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 Post subject: stainless steel radiatior cover
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:03 pm 
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hey all currntly i am working on a radiator stainless steel cover.has any body made one and if so how did you bend it to the desired shape?pics would be great for ideas
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Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:07 pm 
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ryanalder wrote:
hey all currntly i am working on a radiator stainless steel cover.has any body made one and if so how did you bend it to the desired shape?pics would be great for ideas

bash it with a hammer lols

 

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 Post subject: Re: stainless steel radiatior cover
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 10:32 pm 
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Something like this?

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 Post subject: Re: stainless steel radiatior cover
Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:23 am 
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yeah you make that looks great .i tryed to bend the metal by hamer but it leaves the metal all lumpy
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 Post subject: Re: stainless steel radiatior cover
Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:33 am 
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Best bet would be to take it somewhere to get put in a press brake machine and have them bend the edges to whatever angle you need. Could also try putting the steel on a flat bench, line up the edge where you want the bend with the edge of the bench and push/fold it down by hand while you get someone else to hold the rest of the sheet flat against the bench top. How thick is the stainless you are using?

 

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Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:37 am 
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Sloxr6 wrote:
Something like this?

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That looks awesome, thanks for the idea.

 

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Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 12:21 pm 
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A bloke on Boosted falcon makes them just pm waghoonEF he is quite happy to make a few more.

here is his normal ones.

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 Post subject: Re: stainless steel radiatior cover
Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:58 am 
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hell yeah, these look great. i was thinking of doing something like this but not as big, just to cover the top of the radiator as it looks ugly

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:24 pm 
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I made one just to go over the radiator when I converted to thermos and shot the shroud out. but it didn't look as good as that. I bent up a piece of channel to cover the core only.

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