Some of our projects have ranged from one off custom parts for a private customer to multiple orders for hard to find parts for various classic cars and bikes.
STAINLESS STEEL BIER PINS
Custom bier pins for hearse decks and made from stainless steel in place of the old chipped chrome pins if looked after can last a lifetime. These can be made to order or to a pattern provided by the customer to match existing pins. other hearse deck parts can also be made to order such as rollers and plates.
Made to order bespoke items for custom and classic cars, bikes or even aircraft cockpit sections. From brake upgrades like a VW Type2 312mm rake kit to custom water hoses, oil fillers and carb linkage kits to suit one off engines. Bling parts like a stainless gear knob with built in clock an be made to customers requirements.
One that realy stands out is a complete custom dash for a show winning beach buggy. The customer came in with a cardboard template of a dash with an idea. Different concepts was put down and the outcome was a one off aluminium dash with a custom cnc machined speedo surround mirror polished and handbrake surrounfd to match. Now it stands out in a show as a real one off.
RE MANUFACTURE OF OBSOLETE COMPONANTS
A gearbox rebuild for a Herbert Capstan lathe using
and new manufactured parts form patterns and maufacturers drawings.
a customer brought in a bent and what looked like a scrap casting off an aircraft. instruction was to remanufacture as a fabrication for a cockpit build project. The outcome was nearly perfect to the original albeit not for actual flight use but should be very impressive once the whole cockpit comes together.
Another was a custom 1922 race car with a siezed cam. we remanufactured the bronze bearing and line bored to suit the cam.
After Being asked to look at a compressor for charging dive tanks, we took on the challenge of rebuilding and remaking some of the parts that had broken. It came to us in two boxes of parts that had been left from the previous specialist that all but wrote it off as a non viable repair.
The problem was diagnosed as a faulty final piston that was reproduced in a aerospace grade aluminium and set about the rebuild. final out come was a working compressor running up to nearly 5000 psi. for a fraction of the cost of a specialist rebuild or new compressor and even cheaper than the price of the manufactures part for the whole project.
A small selection of components made to patterns or drawings.
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