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  • Buttercup gets tanked.

    Coolant recovery tank that is.
    Since I have the radiator fan thermostat probe in the top tank of the radiator, I have to be sure the radiator stays full at all times. The solution is a coolant recovery tank.
    I dug out my CAD and fabricobbled one.

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    After sorta finishing it I decided it probably wouldn't hold water. So I took my fabricobbled mess up to my favorite aluminum fabricators, Wayne's Industrial, Douglasville, Ga. (formally Precision Race Cars).
    Waited a couple days and went and picked it up.
    It's nice, and it's nice to know some REAL fabricators.

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    More pictures after it's mounted.
    Jerry Forrester
    Forrester's Chrome
    Douglasville, Georgia

    See all of Buttercup's pictures at https://imgur.com/a/tBjGzTk


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    Got it installed. Whew. This is hard work. I think I'll take the rest of the day off. Click image for larger version

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    Jerry Forrester
    Forrester's Chrome
    Douglasville, Georgia

    See all of Buttercup's pictures at https://imgur.com/a/tBjGzTk

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    • #3
      WOW, way to make my Amazon purchased tank look cheap and pathetic.
      You sir, are a true fabricator! Nice work.
      DT Holder - Bakersfield CA, USA
      1950 Commander ("Resto-Mod" in progress)

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      • #4
        Originally posted by DTHolder View Post
        You sir, are a true fabricator! Nice work.
        Not true. I think you missed the part where I said I had someone else make it.
        Jerry Forrester
        Forrester's Chrome
        Douglasville, Georgia

        See all of Buttercup's pictures at https://imgur.com/a/tBjGzTk

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        • #5
          I did miss that.
          Correction: you're a genius for thinking it up and getting someone else to do the work.
          DT Holder - Bakersfield CA, USA
          1950 Commander ("Resto-Mod" in progress)

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          • #6
            Originally posted by DTHolder View Post
            I did miss that.
            Correction: you're a genius for thinking it up and getting someone else to do the work.
            Thanks....
            Jerry Forrester
            Forrester's Chrome
            Douglasville, Georgia

            See all of Buttercup's pictures at https://imgur.com/a/tBjGzTk

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            • #7
              Those welds are darn near decorative in their beauty.
              Andy
              62 GT

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Andy R. View Post
                Those welds are darn near decorative in their beauty.
                I agree. The guy that did this is an artist with a tig. Welding aluminium is all he does. 8 hours a day. 5 days a week. Must be a very boring job for him but the results are fantastic.
                Jerry Forrester
                Forrester's Chrome
                Douglasville, Georgia

                See all of Buttercup's pictures at https://imgur.com/a/tBjGzTk

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