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Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 5th October 2018, 06:16
Replies: 30
Views: 3,880
Posted By Axel
Sorry, I should read the whole thread before...

Sorry, I should read the whole thread before saying something you already know... :dizzy:
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 4th October 2018, 06:17
Replies: 30
Views: 3,880
Posted By Axel
The front and the rear from the Deon always drop...

The front and the rear from the Deon always drop because it is moulded from the early Dino 206 GT which had this shape, with the 246 GT Pininfarina has corrected this...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 7th July 2017, 06:01
Replies: 80
Views: 10,773
Posted By Axel
Could be interesting for you: ...

Could be interesting for you:

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Weber-Vergaseranlage-fuer-Jaguar-V12-E-Type-/332289454646?clk_rvr_id=1251266896079&rmvSB=true
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th June 2017, 20:10
Replies: 80
Views: 10,773
Posted By Axel
Do you know the site allmetalshaping.com? You...

Do you know the site allmetalshaping.com?
You will find a lot of info and help there.
If you have the fibreglass body it would be easy to produce the metal panels after you have joined a shaping...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 30th June 2017, 06:17
Replies: 80
Views: 10,773
Posted By Axel
I would think about throwing a metal body over...

I would think about throwing a metal body over this fantastic frame and engine instead of fibreglass...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 31st May 2017, 07:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,962
Posted By Axel
Lamborghini originally used the motors from the...

Lamborghini originally used the motors from the Fiat X1/9, I had them as well and they worked fine.
They were a bit tricky with the electrics to get them stopping at the right point up or down....
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 5th January 2017, 09:38
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
No problem for me as I have no important updates...

No problem for me as I have no important updates at the moment...just minor work done during the holidays!

Happy new year to everyone!!
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 15th December 2016, 07:36
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
That is right Ross, you cannot take a sideview...

That is right Ross, you cannot take a sideview outline from photos, I always overlaid the photos I have taken from my car with some I found in the inet and tried to use the same distortion and lens....
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 12th December 2016, 07:19
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Thanks a lot guys, I am still working at it,...

Thanks a lot guys,
I am still working at it, but it is so many little details, brackets, reinforcements so I did not take the time to take pictures and post, but there is progress!
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 11th November 2016, 09:00
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Thanks Gary! Took some pics this morning,...

Thanks Gary!

Took some pics this morning, finally a face...!

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c236/axelkloehn/IMG_6027_zpsec3huncv.jpg...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th November 2016, 08:27
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Since the weather switched to winter this week...

Since the weather switched to winter this week with cold temperatures and lots of snow it is no fun in the workshop...so there is only minor progress.

I did the inner panels for the headlights and...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 2nd November 2016, 10:32
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Both sides welded in, sorry for the picture...

Both sides welded in, sorry for the picture quality but germany is wet and dark at the moment so I cannot pull the car out of its garage...
...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 1st November 2016, 12:06
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Another piece welded in...very complicated area...

Another piece welded in...very complicated area but I am almost done!

Can't wait to put the headlights in...!

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c236/axelkloehn/IMG_5417b_zpsyjltafvp.jpg...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 1st November 2016, 11:25
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Thanks and yeah, I will put it under primer...

Thanks and yeah, I will put it under primer myself and drive it like that for a while to see if everything stays or if I have tension cracks or other issues...if everything is fine I will first spray...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 31st October 2016, 07:38
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Thanks guys, I wanted the front to be quite stiff...

Thanks guys, I wanted the front to be quite stiff so I have been using 1mm sheetmetal, the rest is 0.75mm... it is solid but not too heavy, I can push the car with two finger at the moment!
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 28th October 2016, 14:30
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Another part of the airintake, I used the same...

Another part of the airintake, I used the same handtools to shape it. Something happened to the flat surface with the round flange but I solved it with shrinking to flatten it again.
...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 28th October 2016, 07:58
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
I made a simple handtool to round that corner of...

I made a simple handtool to round that corner of with a hammer, works fine!

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c236/axelkloehn/IMG_5176_zps35cvkig0.jpg...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 27th October 2016, 15:28
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Here is the pieces I did for the headlight area...

Here is the pieces I did for the headlight area with an offset, it has the benefit that I can use the cut out piece as a template for the plexi headlight cover...
...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 24th October 2016, 09:32
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
For those who are interested in welding, I used...

For those who are interested in welding, I used CuSi wire with Argon, the reason is that you work quicker and there is not so much heat transfered in the panels, the weld seam is non-corroding and...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 14th October 2016, 08:01
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Here you can see pics from the suspension, in the...

Here you can see pics from the suspension, in the front a Ford Taunus (I think Cortina in UK) is used and in the rear it is Ford Granada/Scorpio with a custom upright made from steel.
Steering is...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 12th October 2016, 10:18
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
It is a GT40 chassis build in Poland and they...

It is a GT40 chassis build in Poland and they copied the KVA frame and uprights...
I did not do any changes to the frame and uprights, I just build a scaled Dino 206 body to fit the GT40 chassis!
I...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 9th September 2016, 12:50
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
oh yeah the car...still on hold unfortunately......

oh yeah the car...still on hold unfortunately... :hurt:
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 9th September 2016, 07:50
Replies: 178
Views: 44,717
Posted By Axel
Thanks Paul :-)

Thanks Paul :-)
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 7th September 2016, 12:58
Replies: 13
Views: 6,318
Posted By Axel
Woow!! Thanks!!! so you have got an...

Woow!! Thanks!!!

so you have got an extremely cool engine/tranny Combo!
I am in deep respect of your Engineering capabilities!

Axel
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 7th September 2016, 11:14
Replies: 13
Views: 6,318
Posted By Axel
Can you give me some Information about the Alfa...

Can you give me some Information about the Alfa engine and which gearbox is attached?
Is there an adaptor plate used?

Thanks, Axel
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