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    02-22-19, 08:44 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Got the cable and linkage installed. Still need to wind the return spring.
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    02-22-19, 02:10 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Throttle cable guide with mounting bracket. Aluminum and stainless steel.
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    02-21-19, 07:58 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Thank you Scott! Been working on the Weber carbs. Adding the linkages and more hardware. Even made the tiny screws to sync the carbs.
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    02-11-19, 08:55 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    We have ignition, wires… They will be routed properly after the carbs are installed. Also added the ground point for the battery, the clutch...
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    02-11-19, 02:13 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    The headlights have been installed and wired. I made bulbs for the parking lights too. Radiator is installed. More electrical wiring getting done…
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    02-10-19, 07:12 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    The beginning of the spare tire hold down. PE frame and milled resin handle; brass hinge pin.
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    02-09-19, 06:56 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    The steering shaft was threaded through the header and into the rack & pinion. Then the scratch-built dash was installed.
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    02-09-19, 04:15 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Thanks Roger! And your welcome! The welting for the fenders was cut from flat black vinyl. Taillights are installed and the fenders mounted to...
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    02-08-19, 01:09 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    I broached the aluminum flange with the splines in the steel shaft. After I machined the parts I hand honed the hole with a reamer until it was just...
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    02-07-19, 08:02 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    I decided I could do better. So I made a new flange and nut with broached splines so the flange will fit onto the shaft like a real one.
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    02-07-19, 02:46 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Crush sleeve and mounting nut for steering wheel/shaft.
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    02-06-19, 05:49 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Phillips head stove bolts to hold the steering wheel to the coupler.
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    02-05-19, 08:25 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Thank you! I'm still adding to it... I made and added the tags. The year tag is the actual sticker material from one of my real cars with a...
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    02-04-19, 12:17 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    I painted the spokes of the wheel metallic gray then built up the black with Tamiya Smoke for a subtle gloss anodized black look. Still need to...
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    02-04-19, 12:17 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    A mix of pearl white and silver was shot to match the reflective finish on the face of real plate. (The back was painted flat silver.) I made a...
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    02-04-19, 12:17 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    I milled a license plate frame from some resin I cast into a blank first. I used dye to make it gray when I mixed it, this hasn't been primed yet....
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    02-04-19, 12:16 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    The brass center and aluminum ring are melded together. Front: Back:
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    01-29-19, 12:57 AM
    I hate to be the reinforcer of bad news. (Is it news?) The last time I had a subscription for MCM it was for 1 year/6 issues. I got 3, that's...
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    01-28-19, 11:49 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    I machined the rim for the steering wheel from 7075 aluminum.
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    01-27-19, 04:40 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Thanks! Corrected the center of it. Added a little more material to the spokes for the grip and am continuing to fine tune/shape them.
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    01-27-19, 01:14 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    It's textured with talc mixed into the paint. I started the steering wheel over a week ago. Being 0.032 inches thick it took 8 days to acid cut...
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    01-26-19, 12:10 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Thanks Roger. Yes, I use what ever seems like the best option at the time. The rear window is installed. More machined hardware to hold it all...
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    01-25-19, 09:43 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    I used the piece of brass I cut out of the inner window frame (attached to the inside of the roof) as the template to cut the window from some clear...
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    01-25-19, 08:39 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    The beginning of the license plate. Acid cut brass.
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    01-25-19, 08:38 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    Time to get back to work on the scratch-built brass roof. I used Faux Fabrix for the texture on the exterior but it wasn't as uniform as I wanted so...
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    01-25-19, 08:38 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    I finished the radiator and oil cooler. I machined some bolts and washers to hold it all together as well as a drain petcock, cap, plug and oil line...
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    01-25-19, 08:37 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    I made the mounting and detail hardware for the ignition box. I also made rubber insulators for the four mounting bolts. The (correctly colored and...
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    01-25-19, 08:36 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    The proportioning valve was milled from an aluminum impregnated resin blank I cast. The five fittings and knob were milled from aluminum. The...
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    01-25-19, 08:35 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    I milled the mounting hardware for the intake manifolds and then added them to the engine. It's almost ready to install into the chassis. I...
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    01-25-19, 08:34 PM
    ScaleMaster replied to a thread LHD Seven in Sports & Muscle Cars
    A little paint and a couple custom made decals and they are coming to life. I machined the oil tank and all the ancillary parts for it. ...
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