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Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 12th September 2019, 07:00
Replies: 189
Views: 57,075
Posted By ozi jim
I used a subaru 2.5 turbo liberty box. ...

I used a subaru 2.5 turbo liberty box.
http://www.bremarauto.com/products/subaru-2wd-conversion-kit/

I got a box on ebay for $250 ozzi
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 4th February 2019, 07:20
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
Coming to the end of a divorce.I cant continue...

Coming to the end of a divorce.I cant continue the build while that is going on as it is seen as a part and not a car at this point.

Mums getting old so I had to fly back to NZ and will again to...
Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 10th June 2017, 23:49
Replies: 116
Views: 38,868
Posted By ozi jim
nice work. Not your first bull ride, looks like...

nice work.
Not your first bull ride, looks like its well planned.

Jim
Forum: General Build Chat 7th May 2017, 04:28
Replies: 6
Views: 3,059
Posted By ozi jim
Standard engines often require back pressure in...

Standard engines often require back pressure in the exhaust to help with the scavenge effect in the cylinder combustion cycle,
putting a larger pipe or removing the muffler may not always give you...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 27th April 2017, 10:07
Replies: 155
Views: 42,837
Posted By ozi jim
I think hes an engineer, they love crunching...

I think hes an engineer, they love crunching numbers.
To many numbers to be honest ,he is over thinking it.
People can make it look like a black art, but its not complicated if you keep it simple....
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 21st April 2017, 10:02
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
I have seen Barneys 206 work ,he is a master. ...

I have seen Barneys 206 work ,he is a master.

My work will never be at his level but the more you do the better you get.

I was fortunate to get 50 or so drawings taken off a real 206 that was...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 17th April 2017, 20:33
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
I have profiles so I will make a buck and form it...

I have profiles so I will make a buck and form it out of aluminum.
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 16th April 2017, 16:03
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
steering rack I decided on Strange engineering...

steering rack I decided on Strange engineering 12:1 ,they use them in sand buggy's and drag rails.

I will be extending the end by using a linier pillow block 106mm long mounted to the front .the...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 16th April 2017, 16:01
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
The steering arm is crome moly sheet. I printed...

The steering arm is crome moly sheet.
I printed out the panels and glued to the sheet then cut to get them all the same.

I had worked out through susprog 3 where the arm needed to be.
I then...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 16th April 2017, 15:56
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
the upper arm is split with a clevis. All the...

the upper arm is split with a clevis.
All the camber caster is adjusted off the top arm.

Again brackets are removable and bolts pass in the vertical direction.
The reason for this was mainly to...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 16th April 2017, 15:52
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
The front I wanted removable brackets so that I...

The front I wanted removable brackets so that I have the flexibility to change roll centers further than the bracket allows by replacing it with another.

The lower arm inner joints are a fixed...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 16th April 2017, 15:50
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
I placed the wheel and Tyre in the location and...

I placed the wheel and Tyre in the location and just start making links.
I have 2 lower laterals with a diagonal.
I upper lat and a trailing link.
The original cars had very much a gt40 set up...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 16th April 2017, 15:44
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
Does not feel like a lot considering the time...

Does not feel like a lot considering the time that has lapsed but a lot of things came up over the last few months and it took me away from this project.
Over the last few weeks I got some done on...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 16th April 2017, 15:32
Replies: 155
Views: 42,837
Posted By ozi jim
I had a bit of a look through the posts and I...

I had a bit of a look through the posts and I have built suspension from scratch.

This will give you some rules of thumb that may give you a guide or confuse you more.

My approach.

Start...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 6th February 2017, 05:44
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
No updates Life has taken over and I have...

No updates

Life has taken over and I have not touched it in 3 months.

Will get back into it in the next few weeks.

Jim
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th July 2016, 02:38
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
I mount it to an arbor then do all the profiling...

I mount it to an arbor then do all the profiling on the front.
I then turn the arbor around and remount and do all the rear face.

Cutting the slots is about a 6 step process due to the shape.
...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th July 2016, 02:19
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
Wheels Pic 1 I punch a hole in the billet to...

Wheels

Pic 1 I punch a hole in the billet to center on the table, the 2 outer are just for mounting with bolts, I place these where 2 of the slots will be.

Pic 2 Mounting face for the wheel and...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th July 2016, 02:06
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
I want center lock wheels because its period, I...

I want center lock wheels because its period, I am happy to forgo spinners for nut just because its practical.

The flanges I machined out of 4140 chromemoly, the nuts a 6061 t6.

The pin drives...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th July 2016, 01:59
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
In an earlier post I made sheet metal uprights. ...

In an earlier post I made sheet metal uprights.
The rear I was happy with but the front I never was.
I could also see issues fitting the steering arm.

With the scrap from the center of the...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th July 2016, 01:45
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
Gearbox EBAY $250 Subaru 2.5 lt turbo liberty...

Gearbox
EBAY $250
Subaru 2.5 lt turbo liberty 5speed.

I removed the extension housing ,rear diff ,transfer gears and filed them in the bin .
The center housing I have left the shift casting and...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th July 2016, 01:38
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
Suspension mounts. The upper lateral link is...

Suspension mounts.

The upper lateral link is made with adjustments for rear roll center.

This is the advantage of using a cad system when it comes to making one off brackets.
I print on a4 to...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th July 2016, 01:24
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
Engine and suspension mounts. I use a...

Engine and suspension mounts.
I use a suspension bush for the mounts, I used them on my GT40 and they cost $24 and they last.

The bush presses into the cup that I machined out of a bar,it has a...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 10th July 2016, 01:09
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
Thought I would update the progress. After...

Thought I would update the progress.

After making the rear frame I needed to finalize the engine location so I made the conversion plate.

I opted to use a Subaru 5 speed transaxle modified to...
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 22nd November 2015, 00:02
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
3018 3019 I will tig it next then make...

3018

3019

I will tig it next then make suspension brackets and engine mounts.

Jim
Forum: Dino 246 Builds and Discussion 21st November 2015, 23:57
Replies: 83
Views: 27,592
Posted By ozi jim
Thanks Paul, a lot of my art has gone in the bin...

Thanks Paul, a lot of my art has gone in the bin over the years, thats the learn.

Frame made to the weld up stage.
3014

3015

3016

3017
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