Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Indy510 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:28 pm

Taterhead wrote: Sometimes I think you just like cutting stuff up and taking pictures....
only sometimes??? ... :lol:

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Indy510 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:34 pm

I've made about $2000 from selling Miata parts I don't need ...

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So I started building a welding cart:

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Indy510 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:38 pm

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Indy510 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:40 pm

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Indy510 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:49 pm

And... there goes the $2000 ... :lol: .... I've had the Miller 140 MIG for 7 years, but I just got this Lincoln squarewave TIG 200 with 110V and 220V plugs. It's AC/DC, so I can do aluminum, stainless, and steel without changing the gas bottle

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3rd mask in 7 years:

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Indy510 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:06 am

I widened the front core support another inch ... so now it's 4" wider:

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Indy510 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:10 am

1st try at TIG welding ... I guess there's a huge learning curve, especially on thin metal:

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Indy510 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:16 am

stoked the radiators fit:

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Indy510 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:48 am

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I shortened the trunk 3/4", to make the back window bigger:

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Laecaon » Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:48 am

I cant wait to see it sitting lower.

You may have to try to find a wheel with a flatter middle section. I do see people running 16x8 et50 on NCs fine. But its all about the rim profile.

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by DRIVEN » Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:31 am

Wow! Congrats on the welding rig.
When the only tool you have is a hammer every problem starts to look like a hippy.

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by flatcat19 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:15 pm

Just wow.

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Re: Really Ratty Rusty Ruby 510/miata

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Post by Ni10 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:24 pm

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your coming right along with it.
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