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Offline cwelkie

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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #195 on: January 06, 2016, 02:47:13 PM »
Wonderful to hear of your progress.
Inspiring project of the highest accord!
Charlie

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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #196 on: January 06, 2016, 06:13:06 PM »
I quickly remade the plug internals with one length of ptfe rod, with tungsten carbide electrodes, and fired it up last night.
It ran smooth as anything, and idled quite low too.
Still smokes a lot though, so the 3rd ring hasn't helped much.

Please tell me there's a video...PLEASE... :NotWorthy: :NotWorthy: :NotWorthy:

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Offline keith5700

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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #197 on: January 06, 2016, 10:13:12 PM »
Cheers chaps.
Actually I did video the first successful run, but I wasn't going to put it on YouTube as it's a bit too shaky and ameteurish. I'm just making some exhaust gaskets to seal things up a bit and I may take a better video and upload it.
George, I'm hoping that when I run the engine for a while then the rings may seal a bit better and reduce the smoke. I didn't run it for long as the oil spray bars for the camshafts aren't in yet so I didn't want to push my luck.
I was also hoping that the dry sump system may reduce the amount of oil thrown up onto the cylinder walls, but that remains to be seen too.

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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #198 on: February 22, 2016, 01:49:52 PM »
I spent a while getting the anodising right on the cam covers, then I had to do some decorating, and then I tried making one of the inlet manifolds. These are more complex than the V8 ones as each pipe is at a different angle.
Anyway, this one took about 35 hours. Hopefully the other side will go a bit faster.

I only made 2 boo boos on this one. I've shown how I fixed these as well.






























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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #200 on: February 22, 2016, 01:59:01 PM »
WOW.  Speechless.

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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #201 on: February 22, 2016, 04:02:31 PM »
Another fantastic piece of metal sculpture. Beautiful machined and finished.

Isn't it strange the way a CNC will always give you an extra feature for free, just where and when you don't want it.

An excellent, invisible repair. You would never know it had happened.

Mike
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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #202 on: February 22, 2016, 04:11:44 PM »
Hi Mike, don't know about cnc, this was all done on a manual Bridgeport.

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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #203 on: February 22, 2016, 04:20:17 PM »
That makes it even more impressive.

It also shows that there is nothing a CNC can do that a manual machine can't do as well.

Mike
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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #204 on: February 22, 2016, 07:58:29 PM »
That is magnificent  :praise2:  :praise2:
Best regards

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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #205 on: February 22, 2016, 09:52:03 PM »
This is engine modelling at it's highest level.   I could only dream about making something like this. Extremely well done :NotWorthy: :praise2: :praise2  (  I'm glad there are no wires on my steamer)           Terry

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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #206 on: February 22, 2016, 10:25:33 PM »
Wow. What everyone else said.
That is just amazing.  :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp:
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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #207 on: February 22, 2016, 10:51:14 PM »
Keith
great work
why is there pictures with no holes in between ports and in between ports on others????
I was also trying to figure out valve configuration " intake ,spark plug and heather "they match
for number one and then  1/4 of the manifold is missing ???
is it camera angle ???
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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #208 on: February 22, 2016, 10:54:07 PM »
For Sale ... Entire miniature engineering shop. Can't even come close to that quality.

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Re: 1/3rd scale V10
« Reply #209 on: February 22, 2016, 11:11:28 PM »
Simply stunning! Incredible piece of work!

Can we try putting it in my Miata?