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Re: 4-cam for beginners

#16 Post by Martin Benade » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:18 am

Actual Hirth couplings in the crank pieces?

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Re: 4-cam for beginners

#17 Post by Joris Koning » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:20 am

Martin Benade wrote:Actual Hirth couplings in the crank pieces?
No, just individual crank pieces with one piece rods. The kit is detailed but does not have that level of detail
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Re: 4-cam for beginners

#18 Post by Adam Wright » Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:39 am

Mine are showing en route, so Pelican has them, get em while you can.
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#19 Post by Vincent Gillespie » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:14 am

Thanks for pointing this out that's one Christmas present for my wife done and dusted!!
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#20 Post by Martin Benade » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:33 am

Is that like our family's standing joke of the husband giving his wife a rack to hold his tobacco pipes?

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Re: 4-cam for beginners

#21 Post by Vincent Gillespie » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:57 am

No not at all, we've built a few model things together, last was a flying Wright biplane kit. We're working on the '55 at the moment and we've always wanted to play with a 4 cam.

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Re: 4-cam for beginners

#22 Post by Joris Koning » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:15 am

Finished mine this weekend.

Pretty cool piece. It has some mistakes that those with a passion for these engines will notice. You will ahave to take your time to carefully remove all casting flashing etc. especially in the valve guides and other moving parts for smooth operation. Some silicone lube on selected components also helps. Outside of this I have to say that it is a pretty cool kit.
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Re: 4-cam for beginners

#23 Post by jule block » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:55 pm

Mine arrived today. I can't wait to get home and look it over, sounds like fun rainy day project.

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#24 Post by Adam Wright » Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:34 am

My two arrived today, now I need to hurry up and finish the 911 motor, I think this is going to be a fun winter!
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