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Old 11-05-2012, 01:10 PM   #39
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Originally Posted by HaloArchive View Post
Wireless energy transmission, successfully transmitting 800 Watts with 70% efficiency.
Really, or is this a joke? That would be sweet if you could do that over any real range. It reminds me of this:

Originally Posted by Nt_loader View Post
I start out each day with a new project. Basically I eat all the food I want, this process is called packing. By the end of the day the packing gets released into a one of kind sh!t, this is called un-packing.
good one.

Originally Posted by DangerousMind View Post
Turbo kit for my e30.
That's something I've wanted to do for a long time but the whole project seems kind of daunting. I have friends who have made the megasquirt controllers and custom piping. It just seems like a lot of work.

Originally Posted by tinkwithanr View Post
A couple things I have pictures of:

Tubing Bender for Roll Cage Fabriation:

Bead Roller for Sheet Metal Work:

Cast Aluminum intake runners to bolt S54 itb's onto an M25B25 Head:
Very nice, I like the bead roller. It's functional and looks good.

Originally Posted by Tampa02e46 View Post
How about from scratch---with a computer program. lol

Made a Inline 6 motor in Solidworks. Every part I made from 'scratch'
Here is a piston from it.
Well thats the first step for a lot of people. I think SW is great for letting your imagination become reality especially if you can't draw well. Did you put a motor on the whole assembly and animate it?

Look at that subtle jet-black coloring. The tasteful thickness of it. Oh my God, it even has a 6mt.
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