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ROYAL CANADIAN 1/16 SCALE TOP FUEL DRAGSTER


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33 minutes ago, Nitrobarry said:

Keep goin Ian, I`m sure Don K will be quite pleased when this is finished! Well done!

Hi Barry   I'm not sure Don even knows about the project, I've been building it fir Bryan Hodges, the current owner.  Here's where I'm at today  Dropped the intake this morning , these 3D printed parts are like handling glass, I was going to change both sides  with HO gauge railroad coupler springs and RB Motion bolt pins and washers anyway. As well as cleaning up the remaining solder joints

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Steering box  mount fabricated and installed.  Now I have the same problem with installing the bellhousing from the top as the real car.  Also fabricated the rear steering shaft mount.  Steering wheel is a kit piece that will be replaced by a Future Attractions photo etch piece.

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The engine is progressing, swapped out the Donovan based blower manifold for a lower profile CRAGAR manifold to match the one that is run on the car.  Lowering the blower a significant amount really enhanced the look of the engine.  Scratch built Hilborn PG-175 fuel pump as per the original and 3 way fuel shutoff valve combined with RB Motion anodized fitting to the main fuel just waiting for addition fuel lines and control cables. Working on control cables, arms and linkages next

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5 hours ago, Lee Yoder said:

Looks great!  Does LPH1320 have a website, or are they strictly Facebook?  I have managed to resist Facebook for all these years and don’t want to go down that rabbit hole. 
 

Later,

Lee

As far as I know they are only on face book. 

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