Amphicar Rotisserie

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Allan Woodcock

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Craig, I will send you photo's of the rotisserie I built to roll my
car. We used inside connections so as to leave access to the outer
body. This entails a sort of "gooseneck" to get you to the mounting
points and still allow the car to be raised high enough to roll. We
started will two Harbor Freight engine stands. It really was a lot of
work. Have you or anyone else heard of those inflatable bags ( almost
like bean bags) that can do the same job for a lot less hassle?
Allan
'66 red
 
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douglask@turbinedesign.com>

Guest
Allan, there are many of us that would like to see those photo's.
Maybe you could post them to the website.
If not, could you please email them to me also.
I have built a few stands that roll wings, some of them 40 ft. but I would like
to see
if you have any ideas that I might have missed.
Thanks in advance,
DouglasK
----- Original Message -----
From: Allan Woodcock
To: Amphicar Lovers
Sent: Monday, February 10, 2003 9:42 PM
Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Amphicar Rotisserie


Craig, I will send you photo's of the rotisserie I built to roll my
car. We used inside connections so as to leave access to the outer
body. This entails a sort of "gooseneck" to get you to the mounting
points and still allow the car to be raised high enough to roll. We
started will two Harbor Freight engine stands. It really was a lot of
work. Have you or anyone else heard of those inflatable bags ( almost
like bean bags) that can do the same job for a lot less hassle?
Allan
'66 red


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alaskanamphi@gci.net

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Ya Allen I would like to see those pictures. I would assume the hardest part of
a rotisserie style is figuring the hight of the pivit points in relation the
car.
You would want to find the center of gravit so the car could be rotated with out
worrys of it flipping up side down too fast. Does anyone have a patern for the
hull axle mounting points?

Craig in Alaska
Red 66

----- Original Message -----
From: Allan Woodcock <awoodc@earthlink.net>
Date: Monday, February 10, 2003 5:42 pm
Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Amphicar Rotisserie

> Craig, I will send you photo's of the rotisserie I built to roll my
> car. We used inside connections so as to leave access to the outer
> body. This entails a sort of "gooseneck" to get you to the mounting
> points and still allow the car to be raised high enough to roll. We
> started will two Harbor Freight engine stands. It really was a lot of
> work. Have you or anyone else heard of those inflatable bags ( almost
> like bean bags) that can do the same job for a lot less hassle?
> Allan
> '66 red
>
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Ed Price

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Somewhere, there are some pictures of a non-rotisserie Amphi frame. It looks
more like a roll cage, and the pix shows the Amphi rolled about 135 degrees.
This welded frame bolts onto the axle holes, and allows you to just push the
Amphi over onto its side and then continue to roll it as far as needed, all the
way around to right-side up again. Actually, I question the value of taking the
roll beyond about 135 degrees. There might be some times when a full 180 degrees
of roll might be desired, but most any bottom work can be done with the Amphi at
an angle. And, if you want to do the other side, you can bolt the frame on from
the opposite side and roll the Amphi to its opposite side.

Ed
El Cajon
67 Rust Guppy

----- Original Message -----
From: alaskanamphi@gci.net
To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Tuesday, February 11, 2003 10:41 AM
Subject: Re: [amphicar-lovers] Amphicar Rotisserie


Ya Allen I would like to see those pictures. I would assume the hardest part
of
a rotisserie style is figuring the hight of the pivit points in relation the
car.
You would want to find the center of gravit so the car could be rotated with
out
worrys of it flipping up side down too fast. Does anyone have a patern for the
hull axle mounting points?

Craig in Alaska
Red 66

----- Original Message -----
From: Allan Woodcock <awoodc@earthlink.net>
Date: Monday, February 10, 2003 5:42 pm
Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Amphicar Rotisserie

> Craig, I will send you photo's of the rotisserie I built to roll my
> car. We used inside connections so as to leave access to the outer
> body. This entails a sort of "gooseneck" to get you to the mounting
> points and still allow the car to be raised high enough to roll. We
> started will two Harbor Freight engine stands. It really was a lot of
> work. Have you or anyone else heard of those inflatable bags ( almost
> like bean bags) that can do the same job for a lot less hassle?
> Allan
> '66 red
>
>
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alaskanamphi@gci.net

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I think your thinking of Dave the Waves web site. I found it last night. He has
a roll cage type deal that mounts to the axle flange body points. It also looks
like a good stand with the roll cage removed.

Craig in Alaska
Red 66

----- Original Message -----
From: Ed Price <edprice@cox.net>
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2003 10:10 pm
Subject: Re: [amphicar-lovers] Amphicar Rotisserie

> Somewhere, there are some pictures of a non-rotisserie Amphi
> frame. It looks more like a roll cage, and the pix shows the Amphi
> rolled about 135 degrees. This welded frame bolts onto the axle
> holes, and allows you to just push the Amphi over onto its side
> and then continue to roll it as far as needed, all the way around
> to right-side up again. Actually, I question the value of taking
> the roll beyond about 135 degrees. There might be some times when
> a full 180 degrees of roll might be desired, but most any bottom
> work can be done with the Amphi at an angle. And, if you want to
> do the other side, you can bolt the frame on from the opposite
> side and roll the Amphi to its opposite side.
>
> Ed
> El Cajon
> 67 Rust Guppy
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: alaskanamphi@gci.net
> To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Tuesday, February 11, 2003 10:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [amphicar-lovers] Amphicar Rotisserie
>
>
> Ya Allen I would like to see those pictures. I would assume the
> hardest part of
> a rotisserie style is figuring the hight of the pivit points in
> relation the car.
> You would want to find the center of gravit so the car could be
> rotated with out
> worrys of it flipping up side down too fast. Does anyone have a
> patern for the
> hull axle mounting points?
>
> Craig in Alaska
> Red 66
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Allan Woodcock <awoodc@earthlink.net>
> Date: Monday, February 10, 2003 5:42 pm
> Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Amphicar Rotisserie
>
> > Craig, I will send you photo's of the rotisserie I built to
> roll my
> > car. We used inside connections so as to leave access to the
> outer > body. This entails a sort of "gooseneck" to get you to
> the mounting
> > points and still allow the car to be raised high enough to
> roll. We
> > started will two Harbor Freight engine stands. It really was a
> lot of
> > work. Have you or anyone else heard of those inflatable bags
> ( almost
> > like bean bags) that can do the same job for a lot less hassle?
> > Allan
> > '66 red
> >
> >
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