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  1. On 11/21/2023 at 9:53 AM, dragcarz said:

    You’re off to a great start, I’ll be watching!



    On 11/25/2023 at 7:55 PM, dwc43 said:

    Looks good, including the lines.



    On 11/26/2023 at 10:37 PM, Andrew McD said:

    Good looking engine!  I'll be keeping an eye on this one.


  2. Engine almost done, headers will go on last. I know the plumbing is probably not accurate, but It's all I can do. I'm satisfied with it. There are lines going to the injectors, hard to see because they are black, should have used blue like the feed line. 




  3. That is looking great. I built this kit a few months ago, but didn't go into many mods like you are. I do wish I had lowered it. I did notice the small tail pipes and fabricated some pipes running out in front of the rear wheels that look a little better. My grandson was here today and saw the built model and wanted it, so it's sitting on his shelf now. I plan to pick up another one, and for next time you have gave me some good tips on lowering it and installing a different engine. Looking forward to seeing your finished work. 



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  4. Thanks for the photos, they help. The next to the last one looks like what I've got except mine is 2 stacks and that one's 4. I have the little box at the front like that. I can just run a line from the fuel pump to it, then 2 lines off that to the stacks. 

  5. 2 hours ago, dwc43 said:

    Depends on the years, but they have a huge fuel line and a smaller return line. Fuel pump mounts off the camshaft and sticks out past the blower belt. From the pump to the barrel valve to the injectors. 


    Top Fuel Dragster Fuel System Diagram




    billy lynch dragster, pat foster chassis, cackle car, nitro thunderfest, slingshot dragster, vintage top fuel, drag racing, nitro hemi

    Thanks. I've got what looks like three connections on the fuel pump, one at the bottom, two at the top. I'm assuming the bottom one is the return, and the one of the top ones is the inlet, the other the outlet? Where would I connect the line at the injectors? Looks like there is a small distribution block on the front of the injectors. I may give it a try if I can find the right wire to do it with. It would not be perfect, but it may give it a better look. 

  6. 1 hour ago, Zippi said:

    That looks pretty kewl there James.  Never built a Dragster before.  

    My first one also Bob. Seems like a simple kit. The frame is all one piece, so no fiddling with it. Nice looking engine with it, I'll add some plug wires, but it will mostly be OOB build. Thought about some fuel lines but not sure how these things are plumbed. 

  7. Well, this one is back in the box. Lots of fitment problems with it but I was working through them, then got to the mating frame and body and could not get it together, broke a bunch of stuff off. Seems I been having problems with my last few builds. Think I will take a few weeks off from building. 

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  8. On 11/8/2023 at 3:39 PM, NOBLNG said:

    Wow, that is bright!😎 It should look awesome when the trim is done.👍



    On 11/8/2023 at 9:07 PM, FLHCAHZ said:

    Looking good!

    Thanks Chaz.


    On 11/10/2023 at 1:07 AM, slusher said:

    Nice color and paint,James!

    Thanks Carl.


    On 11/10/2023 at 3:54 PM, ewetwo said:

    It's going to be pretty cool looking with the yellow and black.


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