Target 550 posts, 2006-2009
Pictures of the car carrier showing the finished product. This moves the car around and also functions as the workstation to work on the car.
Jim Hume as he creates the wooden patterns that will shape the canopy and fits the speed brake to the liner's main structure.
Pictures of the speed (air) brake in its extended and retracted positions.
Pictures of the parts that will surround the wheels to prevent aerodynamic disturbance as as well as minimizing salt accretions.
Hume as he works with the side panels and other components around the Whipple superchargers.
Jim Hume Interview, Part 1.
July 22, 2009. 10a: Jim Hume is interviewed and discusses many portions of the liner's design and construction. The videos of the interview are on YouTube
and open in a new window.
Jim Hume Interview, Part 2.
Jim Hume Interview, Part 3.
The vertical shaft that retains the sliding tail section and the panel immediately in front of the canopy, the left and right side of the car and the
canopy in its final stages of finishing.
The canopy in place for the final fitting before the windshield is molded and the attachment of the vertical shaft to lock the sliding tail assembly in place.
The tail section retainer detail and the High School Students from Granite Falls, Washington High School Manufacturing Class visit Jim Hume's shop.
The tail section subframe is assembled and installed.
The components of the tail section alignment, locking and releasing are fabricated.
The tail section retainer latch and guide roller/channel come together.
An additional safety lock on the tail section was decided on. This post shows the individual components and the finished product.
A Christmas Gift. In addition, the post regarding the carrier has been updated and descriptions have been added to each picture.
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