Mumbai’s First Mobile Maker Space


DIY on Instructables

Here it is, the official Maker Auto Instrucable:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Auto/

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Fresh Paint Time

We are nearing the final stages of the build process, and what that means is time for a fresh coat of paint. Look at that baby shine!

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Back to The Future Doors

Ever since the project’s inception, one dream has been to have gull-wing doors, and this was one dream we didn’t want to back down on. This auto won’t be quite like a Lamborghini, but the doors might remind you of one. Here’s the first sneak peak of the doors.

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Gas Welding Time

Most of the work on the auto has been arc welding, but there were a few parts that needed to be a little more sensitive. The new floor and some custom body work was done in no time flat by a professional auto body gas welder.

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Wrenching

The engine was in pretty good shape when we got it, but that doesn’t mean we can ignore the mechanical bits of this vehicle. Shaym, Coby and Mayur all got in pretty deep on the brakes before calling in for a little expert help.

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Oh no, RUST

When you buy an old vehicle in a place where it rains a lot, you need to expect some rust, but somehow we didn’t expect quite this much. Luckily, the maker Auto team isn’t afraid to get down and dirty with an angle grinder. Now its time for a new floor.

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Teardown

Before the reconstruction work on the Auto can begin some deconstruction is necessary. We tore off the whole back of the auto with an angle grinder and some spanners.

The Auto Has Arrived

At long last, the auto has been delivered, and we got right to work stripping off the parts we won’t need. It’s about 8 years old, but all things considered it’s in great shape. Stay tuned to see it fly in the next few days.

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