Stuff I am working on - Page 4 - 6SpeedOnline - Porsche Forum and Luxury Car Resource

Aston Martin DB7, DB9, DBS, Vantage V8, Vanquish, and Classic models
Sponsored by:

Stuff I am working on

Reply

 
 
 
  #46  
Old 02-07-2017, 10:44 AM
Redpants's Avatar
Basic Sponsor
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Tampa, FL
Age: 34
Posts: 5,430
Rep Power: 366
Redpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond repute
I love seeing your projects. Too cool.
 
__________________
Richard Seidlitz (AKA Telum01)
Owner, Redpants LLC
www.redpants.lol/
[email protected]
Reply With Quote
  #47  
Old 02-07-2017, 01:35 PM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Eagle Creek Or
Age: 60
Posts: 276
Rep Power: 13
era2076 is on a distinguished road
Thanks

I am quite fortunate to employ several very gifted fabricators.

chr
 
Reply With Quote
  #48  
Old 02-13-2017, 04:52 PM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Eagle Creek Or
Age: 60
Posts: 276
Rep Power: 13
era2076 is on a distinguished road
Some of Rich's stuff -



Front


Rear


We are going to try to engrave the AM logo on the caps.

Big thanks to Redpants. Rich can you send me some lug nuts?

x-chr
 

Last edited by era2076; 02-13-2017 at 04:53 PM. Reason: puncutation
Reply With Quote
  #49  
Old 02-13-2017, 07:20 PM
DetomasoGTS74's Avatar
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Austin
Posts: 908
Rep Power: 50
DetomasoGTS74 is a glorious beacon of lightDetomasoGTS74 is a glorious beacon of lightDetomasoGTS74 is a glorious beacon of lightDetomasoGTS74 is a glorious beacon of lightDetomasoGTS74 is a glorious beacon of lightDetomasoGTS74 is a glorious beacon of light
These are 19" correct? What are the widths?
 
Reply With Quote
  #50  
Old 02-13-2017, 08:18 PM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Eagle Creek Or
Age: 60
Posts: 276
Rep Power: 13
era2076 is on a distinguished road
Yes - 19 - Stock width - offset to eliminate spacers. I will get dimensions off of boxes tomorrow, but Rich ordered them so I am sure he can tell us what they are -
 
Reply With Quote
  #51  
Old 02-13-2017, 08:21 PM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Eagle Creek Or
Age: 60
Posts: 276
Rep Power: 13
era2076 is on a distinguished road
We cut the buck in half


Then formed around the halves. Eventually we weld the halves together and then to the backing plate.


chr
 
Reply With Quote
  #52  
Old 02-14-2017, 05:12 AM
bunob's Avatar
Registered User
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: France
Posts: 205
Rep Power: 13
bunob is on a distinguished road
Nice project !
 
Reply With Quote
  #53  
Old 02-14-2017, 06:52 AM
Redpants's Avatar
Basic Sponsor
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Tampa, FL
Age: 34
Posts: 5,430
Rep Power: 366
Redpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond repute
They're 19x8.5" +35 in front, 19x9.5" +40 in the rear. Offsets are slightly conservative to allow wider tires and prevent any rubbing concerns when the suspension is under heavy load. Also helps reduce the visual effect of the body wrapping under the car around the tires, which can make the tires look like they're sticking way out at every point except the very top of the tire.

Another guy weighed the OEM wheels a long while back. Based on his weights for the OEM 19" 7-spoke wheels:
24.71 x 2 = 49.42 lbs front
27.56 x 2 = 55.12 lbs rear

And then the weights shown above:
20.890 x 2 = 41.78 lbs front (7.64 lbs less than OEM front pair)
22.375 x 2 = 44.75 lbs rear (10.37 lbs less than OEM rear pair)

So that should be an 18 lb weight loss across the four wheels
 
__________________
Richard Seidlitz (AKA Telum01)
Owner, Redpants LLC
www.redpants.lol/
[email protected]
Reply With Quote
  #54  
Old 02-14-2017, 12:59 PM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Eagle Creek Or
Age: 60
Posts: 276
Rep Power: 13
era2076 is on a distinguished road
Another guy weighed the OEM wheels a long while back. Based on his weights for the OEM 19" 7-spoke wheels:
24.71 x 2 = 49.42 lbs front
27.56 x 2 = 55.12 lbs rear
Those are the numbers I got for my OEM 7 spokes.

chr
 
Reply With Quote
  #55  
Old 02-14-2017, 04:26 PM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Eagle Creek Or
Age: 60
Posts: 276
Rep Power: 13
era2076 is on a distinguished road


chr
 
Reply With Quote
  #56  
Old 02-14-2017, 04:41 PM
Redpants's Avatar
Basic Sponsor
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Tampa, FL
Age: 34
Posts: 5,430
Rep Power: 366
Redpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond repute
YES!! How'd the finish turn out? Nice and clean, or needed a bit of polishing to clean up?
 
Reply With Quote
  #57  
Old 02-14-2017, 04:50 PM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Eagle Creek Or
Age: 60
Posts: 276
Rep Power: 13
era2076 is on a distinguished road
They are very nice as is, but my young guy's will probably want to do more. I am thinking of just running them the way they come off the mill.

chr
 
Reply With Quote
  #58  
Old 02-14-2017, 05:59 PM
handyman2009's Avatar
Registered User
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Age: 54
Posts: 897
Rep Power: 45
handyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to behold
I am guessing that these center caps came with the BC wheels? very nice work
 
Reply With Quote
  #59  
Old 02-14-2017, 06:08 PM
Redpants's Avatar
Basic Sponsor
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Tampa, FL
Age: 34
Posts: 5,430
Rep Power: 366
Redpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond reputeRedpants has a reputation beyond repute
We got a set of blanks along with the standard ones so he could test the engraving. I can't do that with Aston's logo, nor can BC Forged, so I got them to send a set of blanks. Typically wheel companies are hesitant to do that because the center cap is how they do marketing, but I talked to them and they agreed.

Plus, I sent BC Forged the pic and they loved it they can't do it for trademark reasons, but they're car enthusiasts so they appreciate stuff like this!
 
Reply With Quote
  #60  
Old 02-14-2017, 06:24 PM
handyman2009's Avatar
Registered User
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Age: 54
Posts: 897
Rep Power: 45
handyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to beholdhandyman2009 is a splendid one to behold
That's awesome Rich, thank you.
 
Reply With Quote
Reply
 
 
 


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:
Join 6SpeedOnline
Visit our Sponsors