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PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:59 pm
Here's some raw fabrication starting with a flat sheet. This duct allows better air flow through a front mounted oil cooler on my Porsche 911.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:42 am
Looks like you welded all of it?
Was this made from Steel or Aluminum?
what was your lay up?
Did you bend any of it on a Break?
Are you using any fans in your design? wear does the air exit?
Are you planning the use of Naca ducts to pull the air through ?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:04 pm
Hi,
Two of the flanges were formed on a bead roller. I have a press brake but it only makes linear bends.

No fans. Air exits under the car, Not sure what a naca duct is.

Most of the above is explained in the video, ha ha. Why don't you like video links again?
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