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Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
« Reply #30 on: September 21, 2013, 09:01:00 PM »
Looks great.


Not anymore. I boched the crankshaft. Will start over soon.

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Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
« Reply #31 on: October 08, 2013, 06:59:22 AM »
Very nice indeed, and screwing things up is all part of the process, I should know :)

Hood
Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
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Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
« Reply #33 on: January 26, 2014, 11:05:45 AM »
TOTALLY PEGGING THE COOL METER!!!

Man, how in the world do you turn a crank on a Lathe (just small time lathe hobby guy here).

Scott
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Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
« Reply #34 on: February 02, 2014, 09:19:14 PM »
TOTALLY PEGGING THE COOL METER!!!

Man, how in the world do you turn a crank on a Lathe (just small time lathe hobby guy here).

Scott

Drill all 5 centers in both ends. Then I rough out the ends and centers. Mill down the crank arms and then finish them. Then the last thing I do is finish all the mains last in the same setup.




The rest was done in the mill.




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Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
« Reply #35 on: February 03, 2014, 02:20:54 AM »
Beautiful work Steve.

I had been puzzling about the setup for machining the offset cranks but now you mention the 5 centres it all seems so obvious.  ;)

Tweakie.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.  Winston Churchill.

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Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
« Reply #36 on: February 03, 2014, 05:24:42 AM »
Nice work Steve.

RICH

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Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
« Reply #37 on: February 03, 2014, 06:49:00 PM »
Your motor is STILL bigger than the motor in my Kia soul........  :)  and wayyyyyy cooler.

Scott
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Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
« Reply #38 on: February 06, 2014, 08:17:39 PM »


Thanks Fellows. I need to get back to this project. Maybe by the end of the year I can have it running. No promises
Re: 1/5th Scale V8 Blown
« Reply #39 on: September 19, 2014, 08:16:24 PM »