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crocteau
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:39 am    Post subject: Re: Ghia coming home Reply with quote

halbug wrote:
During the holydays I spent some more time on the aluminum cylinders...
I may have overlooked the details Embarassed; will these be akin to nickies™? (https://lnengineering.com/products/aircooled-cylinders-pistons/vw-type-1.html)
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:27 pm    Post subject: Re: Ghia coming home Reply with quote

crocteau wrote:
halbug wrote:
During the holydays I spent some more time on the aluminum cylinders...
I may have overlooked the details Embarassed; will these be akin to nickies™? (https://lnengineering.com/products/aircooled-cylinders-pistons/vw-type-1.html)


not really Cool - I would say they will be very akin to Porsche Nikasil. I have pretty radical ideas on these. I will open an own thread on the engine. First I need to find someone making them for me... The design is altmost ready.

But you caught my teaser Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:47 am    Post subject: Re: Ghia coming home Reply with quote

Yes, things are moving forward!
What is getting welded on the chassis?
Looking forward to the future development here!

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:43 am    Post subject: Re: Ghia coming home Reply with quote

TRS63 wrote:

What is getting welded on the chassis?

Antoine


Hi Antoine, The bulkhead and the reinforcement sheets where only tac welded in place. I have someone welding it all up.
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