1/8th Pocher F40 Ferrari

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Thx fellas for the sincere compliments .... And Randy you just dont understand how happy I am to be finally working on this project!

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really looks like you're having a good time with it, romell. that is THE most important part. keep up the killer work!

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Romell, I have seen you post in the past about wanting one of these and finally finding one. How great it is that this model is going to find new life in the hands of a very talented builder. Thanks for letting us follow along with you in this journey.

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Looking great, this superb transkit worth every single penney it cost, this is going to be another masterpiece from your worbench.

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Thanks fellas for the encouragement....

Dave your soo correct im having a ball and what good is having a hobby if your not having fun with it RIGHT!

Fred I agree with you, it's worth every penny I spent and its a whole new building experiance for me too...

Here's a few pic of the progress I wont say much, Just that I scratch built the starter and solenoid, And that the horse on the steering wheel is hand painted and polished. enjoy!

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Getting a bit of top end work done now.....

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sorry the wheel was still a bit wet in places....

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Amazing detail!

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Fantastic work! A few years ago Jairus did a multi-part build of this kit in MCM.I don't know if you'll get anything out of it but it might be good read. That upgrade kit sure looks like it was worth it!

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Fantastic work! A few years ago Jairus did a multi-part build of this kit in MCM.I don't know if you'll get anything out of it but it might be good read. That upgrade kit sure looks like it was worth it!

Id like to see that Mike do you have a link to his build??

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Rom... This build is killer man!! The detail is out of this world. Nice work bud!!

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Rom... This build is killer man!! The detail is out of this world. Nice work bud!!

Hey Chris im glad you like it Bro .... I plan to bring it with me next year so hopefully you'll get to see it in person

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Id like to see that Mike do you have a link to his build??

Hi Rom, No link that I know of,it was in the magazine possibly before the birth of the forum.I'll check my back issues and get back to you.

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Looking good, Rom!

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The later Pochers (F40, Testarossa and Porsche) are just a shadow of the Pocher "Classics." Waaaay less parts, much less detail. The aftermarket transkits for those models are pretty much a requirement if you want a detailed, accurate model. The transkits are expensive (they can cost as much as the kit itself), but they're worth it.

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Harry is sooo correct!!!

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Well I have a bit of progress to share with ya, I was able to work on the motor and exhaust today. The exhaust took some soldering and I had a really good time putting this all together. I still have to paint the exhaust parts so I plan to do that tomorrow. I hope you enjoy.......

alternator with scratched pulley.......

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Header flange in place .......

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and the exhaust work.......

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this is the exhaust bracket that you have to build to support the exhaust, the trans kit come with and excellent jig to help you build this piece.......

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Thanks for stopping in .......image107.gif

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This build just keeps on getting better and better.

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That whole motor is just plain cool. Great work, Romell.

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Wow...I'm not a fan of the F40 much at all, but the quality of the build is worth watching. Great work!

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You are too much. Your workmanship is among the best I have seen anywhere.

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Wow...I'm not a fan of the F40 much at all, but the quality of the build is worth watching. Great work!

Yeah there are lots of builds I watch just for the craftmanship involved

You are too much. Your workmanship is among the best I have seen anywhere.

Thanks Ron I appreciate that you enjoy my work!

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Yeah there are lots of builds I watch just for the craftmanship involved

Thanks Ron I appreciate that you enjoy my work!

I watch your work for the same thing too! But if you don't mind me asking, can you PM me on here of afew of the other builders that you watch? I like watching things like that myself. Keep the good model building work also man! Oh yea, I'm watching this build as well.

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I watch your work for the same thing too! But if you don't mind me asking, can you PM me on here of afew of the other builders that you watch? I like watching things like that myself. Keep the good model building work also man! Oh yea, I'm watching this build as well.

Not a problem Jim I'll PM you with those names tomorrow......

Thanks fellas for the compliments on the build I have a small update for you......

I was able to get the exhaust system installed along with most of the pressure lines I also started on the clean air intake I hope you enjoy the photos

here I made all the exhaust pipes in brass.....

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Here the turbo system is started

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the clean air intake started.....

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Heck at this rate the motor will be completed with a few more days thanks for joining me.....

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Wow... Fantastic work. So realistic looking. I love it!

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Not sure how i missed this one, Nice work Rom. That thing is a monster, where the heck you gonna display it lol.

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