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Forum: Fabrication
07-23-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,835
Posted By myroc86

Something like this needs to be tig welded...

Something like this needs to be tig welded aluminum .090 maybe .060. Are you just wanting a square/rectangle or something more oddly shaped?


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Forum: Fabrication
04-28-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,778
Posted By myroc86

Re: Custom Fabrication Shop..... Needs help!!

Madcelt is right on with the DOD jobs we've made multiple humvee belly pans along with lockers for the special forces barracks at fort bragg. I work for a small fab shop (3 guys, including myself)...
Forum: Fabrication
03-26-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,148
Posted By myroc86

Re: Building T56 Crossmember

Good fab shop your looking at 75 or more an hour plus material. Since the hawks piece is production jig welded they can only charge 110 bucks for one. Hawks knows they're out so they most likely have...
Forum: Fabrication
03-26-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By myroc86

Re: 4 corner pin to bolt on

Try using some fiberglass bondo to fill the holes
Forum: Fabrication
02-11-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,768
Posted By myroc86

I have a miller 180, .030 wire, works very well....

I have a miller 180, .030 wire, works very well. You can usually find a nice used one on cl or ebay. The old lincoln 175's were good welders too.


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Forum: Fabrication
12-02-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,326
Posted By myroc86

Re: Heater/AC delete panel??

I've seen a few guys use the fiberglass ones you can buy from hawks. Haven't really seen any creative fab work done with this. Get some template paper and start tracing and trimming. That's what I...
Forum: Fabrication
11-09-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,442
Posted By myroc86

Cutting the floor for this job would be no...

Cutting the floor for this job would be no different than cutting them to weld new pans in. You could tack up some bracing if you really wanted to. Welding the rails in though is a different story....
Forum: Fabrication
11-08-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,442
Posted By myroc86

Re: cut floors for sfc's

Don't be scared!! Lol. I plan on doing that with my connectors for exhaust clearance and/or whatever else I throw at it. Just need to spend time on layout and planning. Are you putting a cage in it...
10-30-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,617
Posted By myroc86

The "pumkin" is the center of your rear end...

The "pumkin" is the center of your rear end housing. Jack it from there and place your jack stands as far apart as you can under your axle tubes. As for the front n I just jack it up from the k-frame...
10-29-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,617
Posted By myroc86

Glad someone is on the same wavelength with me,...

Glad someone is on the same wavelength with me, John. I don't get on here for a long enough time to explain **** to ignorant people. Not saying my way is the ONLY way to do it, just saying I've had...
10-28-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,617
Posted By myroc86

[quote=sofakingdom] Quote: That "suspension...

[quote=sofakingdom] Quote:

That "suspension loaded" crap surfaces about EVERYTHING. About 99% of the time, such as in this case, it DOESN'T APPLY. Don't worry about it.



Explain how it...
10-22-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,440
Posted By myroc86

Hey Gabe, best advice is do what YOU want. Look...

Hey Gabe, best advice is do what YOU want. Look at pictures of other members with the same wheel tire combo or somthing close. Chrome doesn't look bad on these cars if done right. I also haven't seen...
Forum: Brakes
10-21-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By myroc86

Re: Brake cooling through the rad or engine compartment?

Here are those pictures I was talking about. We build duct that completely covers the caliper, but the one shown is carbon fiber (couldnt find a pic of the all aluminum duct). Then the exposed rotor...
Forum: Fabrication
10-17-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By myroc86

You would have more than 30 bucks into just the...

You would have more than 30 bucks into just the mold...


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Forum: Brakes
10-16-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By myroc86

Ill try and find some pictures of the ducts we...

Ill try and find some pictures of the ducts we build for some of the Cup teams. Its basically a shell that fits over the caliper and bolts to the spindle with either two or three tubes sticking out...
10-15-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,895
Posted By myroc86

Re: What do tie rod sleeves do?

Solid adjusters are just more heavy duty than a clamp style. They can take more of a beating and help stiffen the steering . Thats it! In a REAL racing situation, meaning door to door with someone...
10-14-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,779
Posted By myroc86

If you have a shop press it should be easy to get...

If you have a shop press it should be easy to get them in and out. Just make sure the A arm is shimmed up level in the press. Get yourself a chunk of tube or a big enough socket so it rests on the...
10-14-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By myroc86

There was a post a few weeks back on this, the...

There was a post a few weeks back on this, the guy did a great job on description and pictures. Try doing a quick search and see what comes up.


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10-14-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,895
Posted By myroc86

I am aware that he didn't say that word for word....

I am aware that he didn't say that word for word. But the whole point of his post was how it is a useless modification that serves no purpose over the stock adjusters. Basically saying there is no...
10-14-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By myroc86

Did you put the insulators back in when you...

Did you put the insulators back in when you swapped springs? Not knocking your abilities but I have seen it happen to a few on here and other forums.


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10-14-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By myroc86

Rotabroach or drill bit can fix that...lol ...

Rotabroach or drill bit can fix that...lol


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10-14-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By myroc86

All you will need to get is get a disc brake prop...

All you will need to get is get a disc brake prop valve. Might be easier to just get the whole master from a disc brake car. Just depends on what you want to spend and your resources. As for the...
09-24-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By myroc86

Just did this the other day on a bare shell. If...

Just did this the other day on a bare shell. If you use the compressor properly you shouldnt have any issues.


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09-24-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By myroc86

Grease the hell out of them, then torque the...

Grease the hell out of them, then torque the bolts down at ride height.


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Forum: Brakes
09-24-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,100
Posted By myroc86

Those wont fit a 15" wheel, I believe a c4 setup...

Those wont fit a 15" wheel, I believe a c4 setup will though. Spindle mod and hub is stupid easy if you are able to do it yourself. You can also take it to a machine shop and have them do it....
09-09-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,687
Posted By myroc86

Interesting build you have here man, dont see too...

Interesting build you have here man, dont see too many camaros or domestic "muscle" cars on a drift course. The drift team that rents a shop across from where I work runs all 240's. Looking at them...
09-08-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,895
Posted By myroc86

Re: What do tie rod sleeves do?

So Nova a solid chrome moly jam nut adjuster is no different than a stock clamp style adjuster, just the looks?? I find that hard to believe..Since the Spohns are a whole $10 more than moog stock...
09-08-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,627
Posted By myroc86

Re: finally alstons and bmr subframe installed with pics

Most of the time if you want it done right you have to build it yourself...
Forum: Fabrication
08-28-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By myroc86

Interesting write up man, havent really put much...

Interesting write up man, havent really put much thought into that since we dont have time to mix our own gases at work. I myself havent welded with helium mix gas but my boss has. I think the bottle...
Forum: Fabrication
08-22-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By myroc86

Looks good! I plan on doing the same thing out of...

Looks good! I plan on doing the same thing out of aluminum. Id use calmocs instead of those wing nut locks they use on the tpi air box.


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Forum: Brakes
08-21-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By myroc86

Re: Ed Help!

Check the threads on the bolt where it starts to enter the hose. Since its gone in that far its the bolt that is the problem.
Forum: Fabrication
08-21-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,069
Posted By myroc86

Re: custom and improved cooling air dam

Forgot the name of the stuff but its a textured black plastic, we use it for side skirts and front valance on our race cars. But that might work better for you than lexan.
Forum: Fabrication
08-20-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,897
Posted By myroc86

How thick of aluminum do you plan on using for...

How thick of aluminum do you plan on using for the emblems?


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Forum: Fabrication
08-20-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 21,996
Posted By myroc86

If anyone needs the adjustable supports, actual...

If anyone needs the adjustable supports, actual "race used" ones for this project PM me. I work right down the street fron Roush Yates used parts. I should be able to get them pretty cheap, since...
Forum: Brakes
08-17-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By myroc86

Re: rear powercoated calpers

Where are you located? A buddy of mine runs a powder coating shop. You should just be able to disassemble your calipers and send them off.
Forum: Brakes
08-16-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,365
Posted By myroc86

Definitely go along the firewall. Thats what I...

Definitely go along the firewall. Thats what I plan on doing with mine when I get to that point.


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08-01-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,009
Posted By myroc86

Re: shipping with flynbye

Hey Sojer I have a couple sets of C5 brackets cut out if you are interested.
Forum: Exhaust
08-01-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By myroc86

Re: broken exhaust manifold bolt.

Yeah man, like everyone else said just weld a nut to it. Done it many many times and it works the best. The extractors work well too, but you have to buy a nice set (snap-on/mac). Took me a few cheap...
Forum: Fabrication
08-01-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By myroc86

Re: what kind of welder do you use

The syncros are nice welders I had a 351 at the last shop I worked at. Older welder but was decent. Nothing beats a Dynasty though :)
Forum: Fabrication
08-01-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,455
Posted By myroc86

Re: Diffuser

Haha got that right man, mine isn't going anywhere fast sitting on jack stands lol
Forum: Fabrication
07-30-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,455
Posted By myroc86

92camaro350 youd be surprised how easy it is to...

92camaro350 youd be surprised how easy it is to copy somthing if you have the right resources. Not everyone on here may have the skills or tools to do so but those that do could do it easily. But the...
Forum: Fabrication
07-30-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,455
Posted By myroc86

Need some pics man, I think a diffuser on these...

Need some pics man, I think a diffuser on these cars would look nice. Whether it is functional or not.


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Forum: Fabrication
07-28-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,455
Posted By myroc86

wait...I dont gain 36 hp with my K&N filter?!?! ...

wait...I dont gain 36 hp with my K&N filter?!?!


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Forum: Fabrication
07-28-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,455
Posted By myroc86

If you are a professional does that make Jimmie...

If you are a professional does that make Jimmie Johnson, Michael Schumacher and Kimi Raikkonen super heroes?? I am honestly glad to hear you survived a near fatal wreck, I myself have done the same....
Forum: Fabrication
07-23-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By myroc86

nice buy man, you got a deal on that one ...

nice buy man, you got a deal on that one


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Forum: Fabrication
07-20-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,067
Posted By myroc86

Id try to fab one up yourself Anthony. Its hard...

Id try to fab one up yourself Anthony. Its hard to see in that picture but all it looks like is a simple box.


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Forum: Fabrication
07-18-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By myroc86

Ive heard good things about those Everlast units,...

Ive heard good things about those Everlast units, never welded with one yet. Where did you get yours from. Tig is awesome if you can pick up on things well. Be prepared to blow holes if you dont...
Forum: Fabrication
07-17-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By myroc86

Re: what kind of welder do you use

Millermatic 250 is a nice welder, we have two of them at work and they are great. Great for medium to heavy fab. If it was in a clean shop and taken care of 700 would be a good price.
Forum: Fabrication
07-17-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By myroc86

It all depends on how much you use it. Buddy of...

It all depends on how much you use it. Buddy of mine has a hobart 190 and loves it. But he only uses it every now and then so it works great for him. If you plan on welding every day or often id get...
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