It's Getting Hot in Here, So Take off all your Cores
The falcon has always had an overheating problem. If the ambient temperature is below 80°F then the coolant temperature is fine. But that doesn't work so well in the summer 'round these parts. So I did a little CAD, and then I did a little CAD, and then I did a little more CAD, and then I did some FAD.
Here are a few scribblings on Cardboard.
And then I found a use for that photogrammetry model that I made. Look ma, no hands!
Then I tested the model in 1/4 scale.
Then I went to kinkos and printed out a full size pattern which I glued to some Foamboard. As you can see in the video below, there are no collisions with the the fan shroud model.
Then I built a some tabs to bolt the fan shroud to the radiator.
Now, all I have to do is wait until I can afford to buy the aluminum and the sheet metal brake, and oh yeah, the bar roller. :/
Guess I'll just make due with premium gas and after dark drives next summer.
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