We fix 4 Things that could have killed me in the AWD 4 Rotor RX-7

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Rob Dahm

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Prepping for this race has me fixing anything that could break apart at 180 mph.
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Rob Dahm
Rob Dahm پیش ماه
Huge HUGE HUUUUUGE thank you to everyone watching out for me in the comments. I clearly don’t know everything. And I’m just trying to do anything in my power to make this thing stable in the time I’ve been given. Thank you for the guidance on quenching as well as any other safety issues. Even the conversations between everyone is well appreciated as I can see where I’m supposed to be focusing my effort.
jakebarlow100
jakebarlow100 پیش ماه
This is one of the reasons I really like your channel Rob, you're always willing to admit when you've made a mistake/didn't know something. A lot of people could do to take a page from your book when it comes to learning things and being honest with yourself about your knowledge.
PyscoSquirrel
PyscoSquirrel پیش ماه
Love your build. I work for a company that does machining for the suspension of a certain military battle tank. You should use a helicoil type inserts in that aluminum right from the start if you are going to remove the bolts multiple times. It will protect the aluminum from cross threading or pull out. there are several styles on the market that I think would help.
RX7FDfreak
RX7FDfreak پیش ماه
Huuuuge thank you for being safe about all this. You’re like my Paul Walker man. Can’t live without ya 😂
Sarkazmo Loafy
Sarkazmo Loafy پیش ماه
Rob, the more I watch the more I like you. I'm a recent subscriber but I've known about you and your project for a while now. Your humble attitude, willingness to say "I don't know," and your obvious love of animals have won me over. Keep being you.
Skateboarding on the interstate
Skateboarding on the interstate پیش ماه
Just a thought having built quite a few cars..... once you install the uprights and get a little time on it to make sure its correct why not have complete 1 piece billet units made? No bolted on ears for the steering no annealed spots from the weld and quench etc... i understand doing whats necessary to meet a deadline but might not be a bad idea over the winter.
Noah Parker
Noah Parker پیش 13 روز
That's the cleanest front end I've ever seen omg. Just how?
M_Thre3
M_Thre3 پیش 13 روز
freud would have loved this video
Osarum Obasanjo
Osarum Obasanjo پیش 15 روز
Best wishes from Barbados!!!!
Drift Performance
Drift Performance پیش 17 روز
That intro 😂
Cobaltboi
Cobaltboi پیش 19 روز
1:29 I love this🤣
john k
john k پیش 19 روز
Adopt all the stray cats and turn them into shop cats to kill all the rodents. CNC Cat Door Video.
ostfahrstreifen
ostfahrstreifen پیش 19 روز
so the singer of knocked loose is helping you. nice.
NcfcNathan
NcfcNathan پیش 22 روز
😂😂😂😂😂🤔😂😂😂
Archie Booth
Archie Booth پیش 26 روز
you should never wear gloves anywhere near a milling machine, can end very badly...
twistymcslide2
twistymcslide2 پیش 26 روز
Shimmy shimmy ya shimmy yam shimmy ya
Matthew Gregory
Matthew Gregory پیش ماه
Forgot to weld the lower control-arm mount to the upright..... I beg your-fucking-pardon. Rob, seriously, don't kill yourself bruh; we need content.
PoundsOfPork
PoundsOfPork پیش ماه
You have to hit the axel nut with a chisel to lock it if it isn't already a lock nut axel nut, make sure it has the extra lip there!
Scott Farris
Scott Farris پیش ماه
Better trap those kitties and get them fixed or you’re going to have a cat farm in no time. 😂
Matthew Zuber
Matthew Zuber پیش ماه
for the steering hyme joint bracket. box in the bracket if you can with out interfering with the hyme joint itself. the two pieces that you bolt through with the hyme joint should be connected so that you have a box frame m8.
Lance Davis
Lance Davis پیش ماه
Next time you need to weld thick aluminum like that, pre heat it a bit with a torch. It will help big time.
John East
John East پیش ماه
Should get the cats some flea medicine
Richard Harris
Richard Harris پیش ماه
Ain't nothing about that shit SAFE
Richard Harris
Richard Harris پیش ماه
Why do you dream of penises? Are you LGB or T? WE ALL WANT TO KNOW
Richard Harris
Richard Harris پیش ماه
You're f___ing ignorant, and the beauty of all of it is that you don't even realize it
Maxwell Hughes
Maxwell Hughes پیش ماه
You should really really REALLY timesert all the threaded holes that see load in your billet suspension pieces. That's an old race car trick when you don't want to replace aluminum bits as often.
Cameron Higgins
Cameron Higgins پیش ماه
Cool shop cats!!
Leslie Nordman
Leslie Nordman پیش ماه
22 September 2020 1:00 p.m. CDT Garrett turbochargers has just filed for bankrupcy. You depend on Garrett turbochargers, @Rob. What will you do now? www.roadandtrack.com/news/a34109553/turbocharger-maker-garrett-files-bankruptcy-protection/
actually okay
actually okay پیش ماه
I love the music montages Rob - I know they're more laborious to edit (as I do it myself), but they're very peaceful, or exciting, or just satisfying, all depending on the time and tempo. It ads a good touch of production quality and makes your videos feel like a movie :) Consider doing it more often? It gets easier each time 👍Even just small ones are fun and entertaining for viewers
garandi
garandi پیش ماه
Minnute 1:34 😅🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 to late to go back
Rafeeky
Rafeeky پیش ماه
Is Rob Dahm still alive? >.< rob i need your videos to live how could u...
james dalton
james dalton پیش ماه
Why did Rob Die ? He forgot to Double check it. Awww
unspokenghost82
unspokenghost82 پیش ماه
SEMA 2020 or 2021?
thebrassmonkey100
thebrassmonkey100 پیش ماه
Surf Ninja?! On Deck!!
Max Vang
Max Vang پیش ماه
Is it really a race car if it’s not dangerous?
fot8082
fot8082 پیش ماه
Daily videos means every day Rob
Newground Spencer
Newground Spencer پیش ماه
Rob you may like to have a read of this book, 'Engineer to Win, by Carroll Smith", (www.amazon.ca/Engineer-Win-Carroll-Smith/dp/0879381868 ) , his books enlightened me (and probably saved my ass) when I was messing around with oval track racing years back. It is a solid introduction to the metallurgy and engineering of race cars. (and why things fail!)
The94gtmoose
The94gtmoose پیش ماه
Rob is racing stradman at a airstrip
Brent Frederick
Brent Frederick پیش ماه
Watch the bottom heim bolt the threads are showing in your reses
Suzucci
Suzucci پیش ماه
Rob: “Everything gets torqued to spec” Every bolt and nut Rob touches: “oh, that’s loose” 😂😂😂
Ashraafadilah Abdullah
Ashraafadilah Abdullah پیش ماه
i am glad he did not use ups
Tom Bittikoffer
Tom Bittikoffer پیش ماه
This car will never be finished. Casey's stupid 12 cyl will be done in 1/12th the time. Though I will watch all the way.
Darryl Cavanaugh
Darryl Cavanaugh پیش ماه
So, I have not taken the time to read through the posts, but the first thing that concerned me was the steering attach mount that you commented on. PLEASE, create some form of gusseting/bracing across the outboard side of both ‘legs’ of the bracket that reaches vertically up past the upper mounting bolt. I believe you’ll gain a lot of strength in both directions by doing so. You can afford the weight ‘penalty’.... I’m an old school Rotary guy from when I was in High School (1984), and my first car was a one owner, University Mazda (Seattle- first dealership in the states) purchased/serviced 73 RX2 2 door. Love your enthusiasm, and willingness to take chances, and share all this with us! Digging the shop cats, too. They are worth the investment, both rodent and enjoyment-wise.
Einzel Motorsport
Einzel Motorsport پیش ماه
Seriously, water right after welding😵
buzzedo1
buzzedo1 پیش ماه
Comments are handy, but can I suggest you get a good structural engineer from a race car team to come take a look and give you a list of what else can kill you? Hats off for sharing and having a crack, but if this thing ever gets near a race track or a fast corner I am seriously concerned for your safety. I am sure you could entice a quality engineer over for a good inspection. Thr guys here are right, get a hold of welding procedures for your various weld combos you are using. Brittle welds on suspension will kill you quick smart...but they look nice...your structural engineer won't spot it. Off its nuts car, love watching the adventure and love your can do anything approach, but want to keep seeing your smiling face, not hearing you've been wrapped around you mill or flung into the bushes or had your drive shaft turn you into Rob x2.
Solomon Gainey
Solomon Gainey پیش ماه
After you finished the shake weight did it give you cab fare? Been thinking about getting one for my wife.
Jake K
Jake K پیش ماه
"Everything is torqued to spec"... *2 seconds later* parts are just about to fall off. " That must have been put on by hand and forgot about"
Glauco Dreyer
Glauco Dreyer پیش ماه
Box everything. More stiff, more better. That was she said.
Jimmy Hoffmann
Jimmy Hoffmann پیش ماه
Those threaded tie rod ends at the end of the a-arm are not standard practice. The threads act as a stress concentration point, which can fail because they have a lot of torque at that point of the a-arm
John B
John B پیش ماه
Casey Putsch had a lot of nice things to say about Rob Dahm
Michael Westen
Michael Westen پیش ماه
I came here after watching a VINwiki item, and just watched this video, and first thing that came to mind, this guy needs to get a Darwin Award nomination when he dies driving this car! darwinawards.com/ How to get one:: The Darwin Awards salute the improvement of the human genome by honoring those who accidentally remove themselves from it in a spectacular manner!
Jeffrey Sousa
Jeffrey Sousa پیش ماه
Cooling your welds with water will make the metal hard and brittle. At least with steel. I welded a frame that was close to a rubber bushing so I used water to cool it. The weld cracked two seperate times. Third time I welded it I didn't cool it with water. The weld has held up for years.
Louis669
Louis669 پیش ماه
should have full boxed the face/front of that double sheer heim bracket for the steering...... Because deflection up and down will fatigue it the way it is....
Louis669
Louis669 پیش ماه
what happened to Isiah
Kae'Len White
Kae'Len White پیش ماه
Isiah pearls those welds
Rusty Shackleford
Rusty Shackleford پیش ماه
Be sure to get their nuts chopped off. Otherwise, you will have thousands of cats, spraying everywhere. Otherwise, shop cats are the best!
Thatguywithnopancreas
Thatguywithnopancreas پیش ماه
Man Rob I could REALLy use some advice ,bringing my 88 10thAE back to life,got it runnin ,fuel pump was bad,been sitting for 6 years since i got sick, i don't have much time to get my highschool favorite car 20 years I've had it. If you can help in anyway I'd appreciate it,thanks Joe
Moneyman Rome 🤘🏾💰
Moneyman Rome 🤘🏾💰 پیش ماه
When you said " I introduced him in a video but I stuttered so much I scraped it" I felt that. I've been stuttering since I was in kindergarten and even though other people tell you it's okay, you still have those self conscious moments but bro you're a genius and doing great. Really good inspiration for the car community! 💯
Tony L
Tony L پیش ماه
How about a firewall / footwell
paul holland
paul holland پیش ماه
So its still not finished then? Is he just going to build this thing forever.
pancakefactory
pancakefactory پیش ماه
Flat drilling = counterbore
Buju TM
Buju TM پیش ماه
Hey rob why don’t you just use the new CNC machine and build a complete billet piece
Tarren Gudmundson
Tarren Gudmundson پیش ماه
I lost it when he quenched the metal, cooling aluminum like that makes it softer unlike steel!
Bob Rijlaarsdam
Bob Rijlaarsdam پیش ماه
That's the old Rob. Follows up with using the incorrect endmill 😃
Andrew Durkee
Andrew Durkee پیش ماه
Sounds like you need a dynasty 350 or 400 lol
austin grubbs
austin grubbs پیش ماه
It may be time to invest in a Counterbore Set :) Might make those jobs a little quicker. Love the videos man!
BjornFSE
BjornFSE پیش ماه
Very Nice
Bobby Sweeney
Bobby Sweeney پیش ماه
I'm pretty sure the "O" face is the most commonly used. I just don't know why..
Alex Swanson
Alex Swanson پیش ماه
god I love this build, it just keeps getting better and better and better.
자동차의 모든 것[ Car & Man ]
자동차의 모든 것[ Car & Man ] پیش ماه
감사합니다
Adam Hinchliff
Adam Hinchliff پیش ماه
Robs shop is like a commune for the car community, cats, young smart dudes and King Rob 🤴
Randall Mason
Randall Mason پیش ماه
Looks like You could use a thumb control for the welder.
chris barnsey
chris barnsey پیش ماه
What happened to the c8 ?
skmetal7
skmetal7 پیش ماه
When welding a large aluminum thing, heat it up with a torch. It will make welding easier. Also use the cleaning action or balance control to remove aluminum oxide as you're welding.
Caymccarp
Caymccarp پیش ماه
The hole on the top of your upright where the dbl sher goes @ 4:00 I'd drill and tap them out for helic coils. It be much stronger. And less chance of stripping . I have this done on my up rights for my Ariel Atom. The up rights are forged like yours.
MSEngineering David
MSEngineering David پیش ماه
News flash ; thats not an RX7 you just the body of one on a frame.
Joseph Feliciano
Joseph Feliciano پیش ماه
That cat eating clip is gay!!!
Shawn Dawson
Shawn Dawson پیش ماه
Much respect for you feeding the abandoned kitties!!
thomas west
thomas west پیش ماه
Rob I’m worried for you my dude, please do one last live stream where you check everything over before you do a full test of the car so if it breaks we can all feel alittle responsible
Marc Instone
Marc Instone پیش ماه
You could possibly gusset those tabs that you just welded on also.
kevin yoo
kevin yoo پیش ماه
my boy wanted to budget build an rx8 or some form of rotary.....then i showed him this channel
StanceArmy Jimmy
StanceArmy Jimmy پیش ماه
torque to spec and loctite everything
Kim Soerensen
Kim Soerensen پیش ماه
I think we'll always be able to find things about this car that could kill you. 1000+ WHP for starters :) Love the kittens, love the team, stay safe with the garage family!
Louis-Félix Germain
Louis-Félix Germain پیش ماه
You should adopt those 2 cats, they’re really cute
OPEX_Chris35S
OPEX_Chris35S پیش ماه
As we say DHL " Dauert Halt Länger "
your insecurities
your insecurities پیش ماه
what are those blue gloves you use, im in a shop all day and my old ones smell like ass and need new ones
Danies Alex
Danies Alex پیش ماه
Steering has a problem Rob dahm : ill fix it with a flacid pp
Cooking With Corey
Cooking With Corey پیش ماه
This is the sickest build I've seen in awhile. Can't wait to see this thing in action
Tyler Fiebig
Tyler Fiebig پیش ماه
What about the driveshaft tho??
cuzcuz
cuzcuz پیش ماه
Slim chance you're going to see this but I am a welder, and its really bad practice to quench a weld on anything especially something structural it will cause rapid cooling which can create hairline cracks in the weld and can lead to that part breaking off after vibration in the suspension.
Beck's Armory
Beck's Armory پیش ماه
How you have your steering attached with puny sheet metal bracket is sketchy as ****! Also the thin aluminum sheet squares are NOT ok, even if you do weld those on. You're talking about high speed high HP not a go-kart... Love you channel and your videos but I fear for your life. I'm an engineer not just dome troll trying to trash talk to make myself feel better. Stay safe man!
Asia Assist
Asia Assist پیش ماه
Crown wheel. not ring..
cubonenineO
cubonenineO پیش ماه
*a true KING for having shop cats, and not letting them die* *oorah*
Hanna Mckenzie
Hanna Mckenzie پیش ماه
I don't owe anybody anything now thanks to, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*
Craig R
Craig R پیش ماه
We need a "taming a feral cat in ten minutes" video. 😂👌👍
matad311
matad311 پیش ماه
I think its great with Rob gaining the trust of the local stray cats. Even more funny see the random cat treat bags in the background. Before you know it hes gonna have a shop cat!
James
James پیش ماه
Cooling those parts down with water after welding them is a sure fire way to crack them.
MikeOrkid
MikeOrkid پیش ماه
All the fab work is awesome and stoked you're making progress, BUT, I'm most stoked about you gaining the cats trust.
Stephen Kohtz
Stephen Kohtz پیش ماه
Love the amazing build. Also so cool how your watching out for the cats and helping them out with some food/water! You the f'n man Rob!!!!!
Ron Brick
Ron Brick پیش ماه
my entire life changed thanks to, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*
James Taylor
James Taylor پیش ماه
Rob I've been watching for ten years. There were no outtros then and I don't need one now lol
Nick Simpson
Nick Simpson پیش ماه
Loving the build Rob, one concern I have is the two boxes you welded to the top and bottom of the hubs to mount the wishbones; they don't look that strong! Would it not be possible with your nice new CNC machine to make some new hubs in one piece with rosejoint mounts designed directly into them?
Nick Simpson
Nick Simpson پیش ماه
Also helicoil as has been said
David Windsor
David Windsor پیش ماه
Hay Rob if you need tips with welding hit up metigulous. On IRpost. Should be able to help.
Raptuuh
Raptuuh پیش ماه
damn thats 4 less potential clickbait titles
ajm8127
ajm8127 پیش ماه
Missed opportunity to splice in some Shake Weight video. Here you go: nomageddon.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Shake-Weight.gif
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