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da Speedinger

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About da Speedinger

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  • Location Vienna/Austria
  • Full Name Michi Frühschütz

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  1. da Speedinger added a post in a topic 67 Mustang - Project "Lenora" - Eleanor's PSYCHO sister- update 3/6 In second-stage primer   

    for me the the body looks chopped, are you planning a chop, too?
  2. da Speedinger added a post in a topic Porsche 911 SC/RS (Tamiya/Scale Production/Fujimi)   

    sharp!
  3. da Speedinger added a post in a topic VW bugs & buses ( any builds in here)   

    WIP: VW Samba Custom Triple Cab Pickup - Kindigit Design style

  4. da Speedinger added a post in a topic '71 Hemi Cuda   

    looks great - yellow and black is always a good contrast! personally i would have lowered the stance a little, at least the front. and maybe a bit wider wheel track.
  5. da Speedinger added a post in a topic Liberty Walk - Nissan GTR   

    i like it a lot!
    your reference car has the wide body kit painted in body color, but i think using semi-gloss black or carbon fibre decals would rock even more.
    here's a sample of what i mean:

  6. da Speedinger added a post in a topic 1924 Fiat Mefistofele   

    would be interesting to know, how much you changed the transmission ratio. normally, with a smaller front sprocket, the car would go slower. so a bigger rear sprocket would be needed. for a car that is supposed to break the landspeed record, this is a very important issue!
  7. da Speedinger added a post in a topic 1958 Plymouth Fury   

    you have a cool photo shooting location down there in southern france!
  8. da Speedinger added a post in a topic 62 Pontiac Custom   

    i like your approach - not oob but make the maximum from nothing. i personally would have also modified the stock exhaust into lake pipes or bellflower tips using pieces from the kit's molding frames.
  9. da Speedinger added a post in a topic 1972 Oldsmobile 442 w30 coupe   

    very sharp!
  10. da Speedinger added a post in a topic 1924 Fiat Mefistofele   

    use prototyping, as we IT-guys do. with this i mean to add some rivets to a spare part and then compare your result with the molded rivets. you should see then which one you like better.
  11. da Speedinger added a post in a topic Tamiya Ferrari 312T4   

    amazing to see on your pics that the drivers legs were the first thing behind the front wing. in these days when you hit another car or the railguards your legs were gone ....
  12. da Speedinger added a topic in All the Rest   

    Spirit of The Seventies
    onother model that already appeared on escale.
    i found this kit, partly started (just glued the fork, no paint):

     
    i haven't made a scrambler so far, the model is already vintage (because the Z1 is a bike from the 70s), so i soon found where i want to end up with this build:

     
    did not look to dramatic to transfer the Z1 into this retro scrambler, except 2 minor issues: cylinder #1 and #4. the Z1 is an inline-four, whilst a scrambler is a single cylinder or a parallel twin (like this one). i thought this will be a challenge for me, which could result in a failure. but it turned out to be a simple job, just a little planning where to cut and very soon the block, the crankcase, the head and the valve-cover where shortened.
    to achieve a slim bike i also narrowned the tank, the seat and the engine covers. exhaust was scratch built, also the engine protector. the other parts where modified according to the photo reference.
    this pic shows the first mock up:

     
    unfortunately the stance was the one of a chopper and not of a offroad bike (although i already extended the length of the rear shocks). after shortening the forks and building 3 further sets of shocks i was happy:

     
    and here is the final result:

     
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  13. da Speedinger added a post in a topic Novecentoundici Cinquino   

    oh i would love to see some pics of the racing cinquecentos from the old days!
  14. da Speedinger added a post in a topic Porsche-powered Fiat 500   

    i had the same issue to fit the 911 engine into my fiat 500 body and i also eliminated the clutch in order to fit the drive shafts in a proper angle.
  15. da Speedinger added a post in a topic Gulf Mustang Ht   

    cool idea!