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02-23-2008 08:45 PM Bat Wings
Assembled the clamps onto the axle then made sure the wings were square and level to the ground using a level clamped to a peace of steel. Tack welded in place making sure all chrome was covered.


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02-23-2008 08:26 PM Bat-Wings
Four bar front bat wings just didn't look right; also it was to close to the ground so back to the drawing board. Decide to use clevis type coupling so need to make a single plate design from 10mm steel plate. Bent a couple of peaces of 40 x 10mm plate steel for the clamps around the axle. Then fabricated the wings from 10mm plate.


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02-23-2008 07:50 PM Front Spring
Got the spring back from the electroplaters was told to put a strip of nylon between each leaf to stop it from binding. The nylon is 1.5mm thick the thinest I could get, should work fine.


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02-11-2008 01:56 AM Front Spring
Removed the front spring stripped it apart and sent it to the chrome platters. I will need to add a thin nylon sheet between each leaf to stop the chrome from binding. Two hard surfaces togeather don't make a good match.


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02-11-2008 01:45 AM Callipers
Fitted the brake callipers onto the brackets to ensure the gap was correct for chrome plating. Approx 3th required both sides. Removed the callipers and stripped them down. Took them to the chrome platters should get them back next week.


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