Thanks for the input DF, I see what you're saying. I hope I can get to that but after seeing my pics up, I noticed I have to do that intake completely over ... I guess I fell in love with my own scratch build and wasn't paying attention to the proportions of the carb can ... I also didn't plan on so much work I'll have to do on the exhausts ... oh well
Thanks David, Bruce, Tony, Jeff, and Tim … I hope you won't be disappointed … As I said above, I want to use the factory version engine since that was the actual first factory L-88 and was used right to “just before” race time. But the kit engine looks like a L-68 and needed new intake that worked in conjunction with the cowl-induction hood (!) …
Made from a thimble, pic pipe, mesh, and milliput putty:
Tim, is that the clearcoat hazing or did you miss seeing that in the color coat? What type of clearcoat did you use? It's sort of a neat effect for weathering (without the gloss) ... but if you want to fix it, and it's an acrylic, you can use diluted ammonia to take some off and repaint if needed ... but I wouldn't go near those decals! Hopefully someone here who's expert at this stuff can help you more ... I'm not close to being a paint guru Good luck!
Yes, thanks for noticing David. Here's the reference from he site I posted above:
i could not find what (if any) roll bar was used so I used the drag version from the kit. I doubt if it's true, but that huge extinguisher is pretty The fuel cell is a guess to. I thought the 36 gallon Chevrolet tank probably wasn't up to race specs so I used this version: