– for those times in life when a flare less than 14″ just won’t do. Shown with the narrow version, for mere 9-11″ applications… Have a great weekend, and if you’re lucky enough to be at the Techno Classica, have one for us!
Work continues on the Mary Stuart project @ Zuffenhaus. Technology is useful, but at the end of the day the hand (and eye) must be involved. This is the final handwork – contouring the quarter panel positive plugs, checking the shape where they will interface with the metal body, and correcting digital attempts to replicate flowing shape. Shortly, these plugs will be used to create molds to form the composite body panels.
A quick image from today, showing Mary and her right hand rear quarter panel plug, in the shop for visual checking/verification of the shape/details before final handwork.
Test fitting of the 18″ RSR Center Lock Wheel center with the Porsche Center Lock Hub and corresponding nut. Everything looks good!
Work continues on the Zuffenhaus Products 18″ 3-piece RSR Center Lock Wheel center, as you can see in the video: if the video doesn’t show, click here Look for this product to debut on a handful of notable builds, including the Zuffenhaus Mary Stuart RSR project. In the meantime, here it is in digital format, followed by the prototype in process:
Yes, I am the world’s worst blogger. Despite the excellent example John Glynn sets, I simply forget about this tool. So, once again I attempt to change my ways and offer you all this- a short clip of our 18inch RSR Center Lock wheel prototyping: This wheel is being developed as an alternative to the (now very old) original Center Lock wheels on vintage Porsches and will be constructed as a 3-piece wheel (the part above is the narrow version for cars with 9/11 inch flares) in the manner of our popular 17inch Fuchs-style 3-piece line. The new wheel will …
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