- Scott SainParticipantJuly 5, 2019 at 2:42 pmPost count: 196
Speaking of wheels. I made a slight change to my 61 rag. Still loving this car John! Second best car you did for me.John JonesKeymasterJuly 6, 2019 at 10:31 amPost count: 6006
That car looks soo awesome…. What car is your favorite we did for you? curious… 😎 My guess,,, the 11.90?John JonesKeymasterJuly 6, 2019 at 10:32 amPost count: 6006
Franz detailed some SA Sprints for Kelly yesterday…. They look awesome….!!!! That ghia above them would looks awesome with them!!!Scott SainParticipantJuly 6, 2019 at 12:18 pmPost count: 196Scott SainParticipantJuly 7, 2019 at 3:14 pmPost count: 196
I don’t consider the 11.90 a car that you did “for me” but I do love it! I just took it out for some street pulls. I’m hoping for a good showing with it Saturday!Matt FaulknerParticipantJuly 7, 2019 at 9:11 pmPost count: 48
Cool, I wanted to show off some wheels, and I just happened to see this thread! I made these this weekend. Had some machine access, and I thought it would be fun. Identical 3d scanned spokes from a deep 6 15 incher. Then I expanded it to a 16 inch 3 piece version. I’ll do 5.5 wide on the front and 6.5 on the rear of my Beetle project. Still waiting on rim halves and center caps, so I’ve got time to polish and detail. More to come!WAY2COOLParticipantJuly 7, 2019 at 10:10 pmPost count: 167
pretty special stuff there Matt.
Keep the pics a comin’
Test Pilot @ Submarine AirwaysJohn JonesKeymasterJuly 8, 2019 at 5:39 amPost count: 6006
HOLY SHIT MATT!!! Your making it happen!!!!!!!! wowsers!!!!FranzKeymasterJuly 8, 2019 at 7:39 amPost count: 3189
Daaymn! Did you write a program to make those?
The surface looks almost polished.Pat KKeymasterJuly 8, 2019 at 8:12 amPost count: 1196
Nice Matt!! Your job perks are awesome. Becky’s looking good too.
We will build it if it comes.Matt FaulknerParticipantJuly 8, 2019 at 8:59 amPost count: 48
Thanks y’all. Yep they’re all programmed out and reproducible. They should polish up pretty easily. It’s been a crazy project, but i think they’re gonna turn out awesome.
The only sad part is that it costs so much more to make your own wheels than it does to just go buy some. Oh well lol.John JonesKeymasterJuly 8, 2019 at 9:04 amPost count: 6006
My kombi has some 16’s on it, and a narrowed rear.. I was planning on repops.. but shit.. to have some world famous Mat Faulkner wheels might be worth it..,
So your no where near the cost of an empi re-pop?? 😎Matt FaulknerParticipantJuly 8, 2019 at 11:01 amPost count: 48
Haha nowhere near the empi repop range, but i wouldn’t charge John Jones any more for a set than it costs me to make it. I’ll let ya know how bad the $ is when they’re finished.RustabusParticipantJuly 8, 2019 at 6:45 pmPost count: 1799
Holy Shit!! Awesome and WAAAAY outta my skill set!!!!!! 🙂 Nice!!!!!Scott SainParticipantJuly 8, 2019 at 7:37 pmPost count: 196
Looks like it took about 9 hours per wheel!WAY2COOLParticipantJuly 8, 2019 at 8:05 pmPost count: 167
9 hours each !!
A lota whittling there
Test Pilot @ Submarine AirwaysMatt FaulknerParticipantJuly 8, 2019 at 10:12 pmPost count: 48
Yup they started out as 70lb blocks, and they’re down to 6lbs now.AndymParticipantJuly 9, 2019 at 8:47 pmPost count: 902
Dammmmmm!!!!! I’m just happy my cnc table cuts flat shit out… I’d ruin tons of material before I could do anything 1/10th as much as those.. more pictures Matt! That’s shit is badass!!
Do somethingjkhParticipantJuly 10, 2019 at 2:18 pmPost count: 87
Matt, so awesome to have access to machines and have the knowledge…..here is a price point , not that it matters to you ..
16×10 &16×11 $2600,,, 16×6 fuchs cut down,,,,
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