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#181 Brokentail58

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 09:53 AM

Morgan Automotive Detail out of Michigan has them, they come in a set.

http://www.madmodeling.com/store/index.php?app=ccp0&ns=catshow&ref=batcell&sid=i3gt4zu17v864wurvl02bpc69uufoj12

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 12:11 PM

Jordan.
Put me in for a '62 Chevy Impala.
Thanks and have a great evening,

#183 Monte's Motors

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 01:41 PM

Help Guys.
Where are you guys getting the nice all-terrain skinnys? I am also looking for sources for a nice battery box and fuel cell. Thanks in advance and have a great day,

Here's where I got mine.

http://www.flickr.co...57600476058737/

http://www.flickr.co...cort500xl/sets/

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 05:07 PM

These are all great looking builds ... sure looks like a blast building one. The homebrewed touch on them all is awesome!

I do have a question as far as 1:1 demo derby cars. Don't most rules require a large brace across the interior from door to door in front of the driver?

#185 Jordan White

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 05:27 PM

You mean where the dashboard usually is?

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Posted 29 November 2010 - 06:41 PM

These are all great looking builds ... sure looks like a blast building one. The homebrewed touch on them all is awesome!

I do have a question as far as 1:1 demo derby cars. Don't most rules require a large brace across the interior from door to door in front of the driver?



I have never heard of that rule or seen it on any demo derby cars in my area. But demo derbies across the country use different rules and allow for different setups for driver safety.

One thing I noticed on all the builds here is that nobody is making "wreck sticks" on their cars. "Wreck sticks" are brightly paint yard sticks that are attached to the A-pillar on the outside of the drivers side and when the car is to damaged to continue the driver breaks off the stick meaning that car is out of the race. I have seen that at most derbies but not everywhere. Also I have seen at a lot of places drivers having little red flags they can put outside the windshield or drivers door if they are injured and need help before the end of the heat. Another thing I have seen is having to cut triangular slits in the hood so in the case of a fire a marshal can stick the nozzle of the fire extinguisher into the engine bay instead of having to shoot from under the car. It all just depends on where you are.

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Posted 30 November 2010 - 07:32 PM

Well I haven't updated in a while so here is my progress so far. The car is shaping up nicely but I certainly have a lot more to do. The right rear is the kill spot with a flat tire.

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Posted 06 December 2010 - 08:30 AM

These are all great looking builds ... sure looks like a blast building one. The homebrewed touch on them all is awesome!

I do have a question as far as 1:1 demo derby cars. Don't most rules require a large brace across the interior from door to door in front of the driver?

its differnet from place to place but if its stock no welds or nothing you are allowed 1 bar behind the seat but most places allow a four point cage

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 06:07 AM

Jordan.
I am going to change my build to the Rev 66 Chevelle S/W instead of using a sweet little 62 Impala. Thanks,

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 06:57 AM

OK guys. I just threw it into a loose trial look. :huh:

Don't panic, I've got a long way to go yet. :lol:

Question for YJIslander(Jordan): Will the taped on I-beam over the drivers door fall into reinforcing the drivers door OK? B)
The sharp edge corners are cut off. :P

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#191 Nick W.

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Posted 17 December 2010 - 05:41 PM

Hey Tony T what scale is that napa s10 in the background! I work for napa auto parts and wanted to build a delivery vehicle! Sorry to hijack the thread guys! Was curios lol.

#192 Brokentail58

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Posted 23 December 2010 - 07:04 PM

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Is this obnoxious enough for a derby car engine ?

#193 Tony T

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 01:31 PM

Hey Tony T what scale is that napa s10 in the background! I work for napa auto parts and wanted to build a delivery vehicle! Sorry to hijack the thread guys! Was curios lol.


Where?

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 07:47 PM

Where?

Actually Tony, I think Nick W. accidentally asked the wrong person that question about the Napa truck. I believe he meant the one in the background of this one in one of Toby's posts.

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Posted 26 December 2010 - 09:28 PM

i know im new here, but can i still get in on this?

edit: just checked my stash, and if i can enter. i got a 65 Chevy station wagon if that's allowed? let me know thanks! :D

Edited by ROB213, 26 December 2010 - 09:59 PM.


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Posted 27 December 2010 - 05:47 PM

Hey guys! That S-10 is actually huge! I bought that for Toby at a thrift store since he has a 99 S-10. If I remember right it is not an r/c but id almost that size. I'll ask him to take a couple pics of it when I see him later.

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Posted 30 December 2010 - 01:43 PM

Actually Tony, I think Nick W. accidentally asked the wrong person that question about the Napa truck. I believe he meant the one in the background of this one in one of Toby's posts.


Here a better pic on the Napa truck.
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Posted 31 December 2010 - 12:33 AM

Awesome looking cars so far!!


I wish that napa s10/sonoma was mine. Id love to have that!!

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Posted 01 January 2011 - 03:08 PM

Sorry I haven't had a chance to respond lately! Knucklehead, change made and ROB213, you are added! I've been thinking of extending the final date to the beginning of May, since I've been so busy lately and that's when I get out of school for the summer.

#200 Brokentail58

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Posted 15 January 2011 - 01:41 PM

got mine done.
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I scratch built the headers , the cage and a few of the other small parts. I like how it turned out. It is my first finished build of the year.