BMW Dixi/Austin Seven Hot Rod!
Posted 14 January 2012 - 06:58 PM
for those who dont know this kit, heres what it started from:
but it didnt stay looking that way for long!
comments questions criticisms always carefully considered and cheerfully replied to!
Posted 14 January 2012 - 07:51 PM
Posted 14 January 2012 - 08:00 PM
Ya just made that the Coolest Model Ever!!!
I love it..
I'd own that....
Posted 14 January 2012 - 09:13 PM
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Posted 15 January 2012 - 07:07 AM
Congrats on a real nice job!
Posted 15 January 2012 - 07:20 AM
Very cool 'lil rod, and great smooth paint too!
Posted 16 January 2012 - 04:34 PM
heres a few more shots by public demand!
a pair of rods on the shelf:
and a few closeups of the finished engine. this was a tamiya lotus europa twin cam, which of course was a transverse midships mounted motor (edit: i am not at all sure the motor was mounted transversely in an Europa, now that i think of it!), with a transaxle. stuff had to be moved around and a straight line transmission adapted. turned out looking pretty nice in this context:
thanks again for looking and comments welcome!
Edited by jbwelda, 17 January 2012 - 04:57 PM.
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Posted 18 January 2012 - 05:50 PM
robert, feel free to post a pic here of your stock version, i would like to see it!
Posted 19 January 2012 - 05:12 AM