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Forum: Other Muscle Today, 12:01 PM
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Posted By A12pilot
100% correct on that, Tim. Why not? Iíll be...

100% correct on that, Tim. Why not? Iíll be making an aluminum top for the 507, so this will be the next step in learning!

Itís a ways off but itís still going to be a fun project. :scholar:
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Forum: Other Muscle Today, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By A12pilot
Ford vs. Ferrari: SuperDave style!

With the BMW 507 build going strong, another car headed here shortly, why not buy something else to keep my hands busy? :hmmm:

Enter a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO fiberglass body made from the mold that...
Forum: Lounge 06-05-2023, 11:17 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Here you can see the factory shielding which is...

Here you can see the factory shielding which is incorrect Red in color from my understanding. They were either natural or black. This is an over-restored, stunning, beautiful 507 done by RPM styling...
Forum: Lounge 06-05-2023, 11:13 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
:youguysrock::youguysrock::youguysrock: ...

:youguysrock::youguysrock::youguysrock:

Thanks guys!! I spent yesterday fabricating the exhaust shielding. The factory shielding which is originally an asbestos material and keeps the exhaust...
Forum: Lounge 06-05-2023, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By A12pilot
Coolest ride? The Charley-Cruiser!! That thing...

Coolest ride? The Charley-Cruiser!! That thing is off-the-charts AWESOME!!

Thanks for posting, Rick!

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Lounge 06-05-2023, 12:53 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
You guys are so kind, thank...

You guys are so kind, thank you!:worship::worship::worship::worship:

What an incredible journey this has been, and Iím glad you all enjoy following along. The support I get here is second to...
Forum: Lounge 06-04-2023, 01:51 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Today was a montabulous day! We're back on all...

Today was a montabulous day! We're back on all four feetsies.... well, for a little while, anyway. Rear suspension in, tires on, and man, this thing is starting to look like what it was supposed...
Forum: Lounge 06-04-2023, 01:43 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
241188 241189 241190 241191 ...

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Wiring harness in! If you recall, I welded retainer tabs all along the inner frame rail, under the dash, engine bay, and trunk so the harness is secure. I...
Forum: Lounge 06-04-2023, 01:34 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
A radio, while not necessary, was on the list of...

A radio, while not necessary, was on the list of things to do. And since I was knee deep into wiring, might as well work on that today!

I combined parts from a correct Becker-Mexico one with a...
Forum: Lounge 06-01-2023, 08:36 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Man, thanks Joe! What a nice compliment. Glad...

Man, thanks Joe! What a nice compliment. Glad youíre enjoying the build!:biggthumpup: Iím looking forward to this month and making progress on getting it on four wheels. This site and everyoneís...
Forum: Lounge 06-01-2023, 12:39 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
I do know the car, Lee. But not the owner. The...

I do know the car, Lee. But not the owner. The other Japan Red car I know of (which is actually Rosso Corsa Ferrari Red) is Tom Pesikey's which I posted that I visited and sat in last month....
Forum: Lounge 05-26-2023, 11:29 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Ha! Right, I see where this is going. Maybe I’ll...

Ha! Right, I see where this is going. Maybe I’ll run myself through an auction. “You’re bidding on one (1) 1973 vintage male, average miles, runs like a champ and doesn’t know when to stop!”
...
Forum: Lounge 05-26-2023, 03:17 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
240890 So trim panel time! Behind the rear...

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So trim panel time! Behind the rear seat is a package tray where the tops rests upon when folded down. This is just light plywood which will be covered by the upholstery shop when the...
Forum: Lounge 05-26-2023, 01:39 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Jack Castor owned it and worked a deal with BMW...

Jack Castor owned it and worked a deal with BMW to take it and restored it with the caveat they restored his other one as well. Vids on YouTube of the restoration is this car and it now resides in...
Forum: Lounge 05-26-2023, 10:03 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Here's a rarely seen photo of Elvis' car when it...

Here's a rarely seen photo of Elvis' car when it was white having the lipstick love letters removed right before it was painted Fire Engine red at his request. The second photo shows his car after...
Forum: Lounge 05-26-2023, 10:00 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Thanks men!:worship: I appreciate the feedback...

Thanks men!:worship: I appreciate the feedback and compliments! Fortunately, the wheel centers can also be used to prepare scrumptious Bavarian meals as well! :smirk:

Here's the first batch of...
Forum: Lounge 05-25-2023, 10:19 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
240865 240866 And seeing how a real set...

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And seeing how a real set is about $35,000, I think these will work! :eek2:

Cheers:beers:
Dave
Forum: Lounge 05-25-2023, 09:54 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
In keeping with the original plan of using parts...

In keeping with the original plan of using parts that are similar but not exact due to outrageous costlyness, my Rudge knock-off wheel simulation uses something you'd not expect to find on a car. ...
Forum: Lounge 05-23-2023, 01:59 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
https://youtu.be/YwuAGLPm8SU Just a quick...

https://youtu.be/YwuAGLPm8SU

Just a quick update video! :eek2:

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Lounge 05-20-2023, 05:05 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Wheels painted today before work. This is just...

Wheels painted today before work. This is just to match them to the body. Final details will be chrome edge with a painted center. Next up will be exhaust heat shielding that gets bolted to the...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 05-20-2023, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By A12pilot
https://silodrome.com/kellison-j-5-car/ More...

https://silodrome.com/kellison-j-5-car/

More info here!:3gears:

Thanks Lee!:cool2:

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Lounge 05-20-2023, 01:06 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Ha! Thanks Charley!:headbang: Yes, canít put...

Ha! Thanks Charley!:headbang:

Yes, canít put a wrong firing order on there. Iíll confuse myself!:shocked::dunno:

Up next will be formulating the next phase and plan. Iíll be in the...
Forum: Lounge 05-19-2023, 10:09 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
Thanks guys! Very happy it for now. I turned my...

Thanks guys! Very happy it for now. I turned my attention to the engine and decided to make stock stamped steel covers look like cast aluminum BMW covers. Sounds easy, right? :hmmm: Actually, it...
Forum: Lounge 05-19-2023, 05:24 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
PS: this was sprayed outside in 10mph winds. ...

PS: this was sprayed outside in 10mph winds. Less bugs in this paint than in my Mustang sprayed in a booth! :bs:
Forum: Lounge 05-19-2023, 05:22 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 167,685
Posted By A12pilot
And here we are in flat Papyrus White!:headbang: ...

And here we are in flat Papyrus White!:headbang: No gloss, as this isn't the final paint (and may not be the final color). :dunno:

Now I can clean the shop head to toe and get ready for...
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