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#41 comp1839

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:54 PM

thanks a bunch guys! really appreciate it! back to working on the engine again. fuel pump drive, fuel pump, dual pro mags and some injector stuff. i'll post pics soon as i can.



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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:01 PM

keep the updates coming will be following this one



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Posted 23 April 2013 - 06:57 PM

Dave... I am looking forward to your updates... can't wait to see them. I have having withdrawls... :lol:



#44 comp1839

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:22 PM

well, i lucked out and had a little extra time so,....off to the mill. i machined the fuel pump extension, drive system, fuel pump  and 2 pro mags.

 

fuel pump drive extension.

 

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drive system, pump and mags.

 

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some mock up shots.

 

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Edited by comp1839, 24 April 2013 - 02:23 PM.


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Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:50 PM

That's good. That's real good!



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Posted 24 April 2013 - 02:54 PM

You never cease to amaze me Dave. beautiful work as usual.



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Posted 24 April 2013 - 07:40 PM

Beautiful Work Dave!

 

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 01:22 AM

killer machining Dave!! way cool



#49 Mr.1/16th

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 03:37 PM

sweet!!



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Posted 25 April 2013 - 06:55 PM

Dave.... You are always impressing me with your Skills.... You have Talent my friend. That engine is looking great!!! You have me drooling over here.



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Posted 26 April 2013 - 03:11 PM

SUPERB. BEAUTIFUL. Love it.



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Posted 03 May 2013 - 01:13 PM

so i'm back on the motor for the salt flat car. machined some butterflies for the injector hat.  they are a scale 5" in diameter.

 

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put some c/f decals on the injector hat.

 

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did a little more work to the mags and fuel pump.

 

 

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Posted 03 May 2013 - 02:10 PM

W I C K E D !!!



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Posted 04 May 2013 - 02:05 AM

Is the hat carbon fiber?

Noticed the weave pattern looks like woven mat.



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Posted 04 May 2013 - 02:43 AM

the hat was machined from renshape, then painted matte black, then scalemotorsports c/f decals were applied, then cleared. still needs wet sanding and buffing.



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Posted 04 May 2013 - 04:56 PM

Love the progress Dave.



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Posted 05 May 2013 - 05:07 PM

Superb job, Dave.  I am totally mesmerized by the work you do...



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Posted 06 May 2013 - 12:54 PM

Just one word for this Dave : WOW

I just love this build.

 

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 01:09 PM

Jeez that's nice.



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Posted 06 May 2013 - 01:22 PM

Beautiful work. You're a real craftsman.