Ford-Porsche Wars 2017 - The Builds

Here we go! Round #2 in what started last year as a proxy duel between both builders and marques.

Re: Ford-Porsche Wars 2017 - The Builds

Postby Audi1 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:58 pm

Very interesting with the lexan chassis. Is it rigid or somewhat flexible?

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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars 2017 - The Builds

Postby yebo » Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:44 am

Its very strong and depending how thick it is, is very flexible.I machine it to between 1mm=1.5mm thick.
Hard to machine thinner as it starts to melt.I use compressed air to keep it cool while machining.
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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars 2017 - The Builds

Postby yebo » Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:36 pm

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This is what I have done lately
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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars 2017 - The Builds

Postby yebo » Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:43 pm

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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars 2017 - The Builds

Postby Cgyracer » Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:53 pm

Looking really nice, looks like a lot of work you did..... Could not imagine how many hours it took to make the chassis and pod. Thanks for the pictures :text-bravo:
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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars 2017 - The Builds

Postby Mitch58 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:02 am

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This one is ready to go. It is Eldon's version of the Porsche 906 using a 3D universal chassis.
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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars 2017 - The Builds

Postby docdoom » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:20 pm

looking good there Mitch. bring that next Thursday I like to see how it runs with my 908.
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Re: Ford-Porsche Wars 2017 - The Builds

Postby Brumos RSR » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:56 pm

Yebo and Mitch, great work! Looking forward to seeing the lean chassis run and EVERYONE loves a 906. Would you happen to have a shot of the underside?
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