Archive for April, 2014

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More on the manifold.

April 12th, 2014

Today I finished filing the inlet manifold port by hand as it seems the regulator on my air compressor is playing up. I also started making the backfire valve. This is a spring loaded valve that’s there to vent pressure if there is a backfire in the engine. I tried to find out some guide […]

Inlet manifold.

April 11th, 2014

Today I did moer aluminium bashing. Joss came over and helped me put the skin on the frame which makes it easier to work on. It’s pretty close to ready for attempt two at wrapping it over the frame soon. One thing about all the aluminium work is you end up looking like the tin […]

Slow progress.

April 7th, 2014

Am still feeling a bit disheartened by the body. I have rewelded it where needed and it’s mostly back to shape. Except with the rewelding I need to do more hammer and file work. And it seems I am right back to where I was months ago. I did weld in a new piece where […]

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