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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:53 am

cage wrote:When will the blerry thing stop being a mix of pink and purple? It's like a pride rally :mrgreen:
Only after much more time and mula.... :?
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Fransw » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:18 pm

Jan wrote:
Is there only one fuel injector per cylinder? I'm just curious, maybe its a silly question.. :lol:
Yes only one per cylinder as you can see. Six thin SS pipes running from the spider to each one as you can see in the picture.
OK thanks! So there is one spider leg for each cylinder..
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

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cage wrote:When will the blerry thing stop being a mix of pink and purple? It's like a pride rally :mrgreen:
Only after much more time and mula.... :?
Just for you Cage
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No longer pink but abait still in primer....
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Fransw » Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:27 pm

BigglesSA wrote:
BigglesSA wrote:
cage wrote:When will the blerry thing stop being a mix of pink and purple? It's like a pride rally :mrgreen:
Only after much more time and mula.... :?
Just for you Cage

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No longer pink but abait still in primer....
Francois, is that made of glass fibre? The canopy..
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:31 pm

Yip and lots and lots of trimming, fitting, refitting and finishing required.......

Inside and outside!

Ask Jan :?
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by cage » Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:36 pm

BigglesSA wrote: Just for you Cage
Are bits falling off it already? Thought this wasn't a Jabi? :mrgreen:
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BigglesSA wrote: Just for you Cage
Are bits falling off it already? Thought this wasn't a Jabi? :mrgreen:
You know my standard answer soutie...... :lol:

Unfortunately this is not WA......... :wink:
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Jan » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:07 pm

The overhead console taking shape. It will house a speaker and a few other nice to haves for the driver :D What you cannot see is that there are two plastic tubes molded into the windscreen frame section to accommodate wiring to the console.
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:26 pm

BasJan invited me for a visit on Sunday. I only recieved pics during last week of the final finished roof consol. The roof as the pic above was still upside down on a table.

Arriving at Jan's we had some coffee and Jan casually said he had a surprise for me. After coffee he produced a roof mounted seat belt holder he designed and printed on his 3D printer. Absolute work of art!!!!

Soooo I thought that was my surprise! Little be known......

So all talkative we walk into the hanger and big was my surprise!!!!!!

She is no longer hoodless and lying on her belly. No way.......

She was standing on her own feet AND the heart was already in the right place.

Thanks BasJan jy is 'n yster =D>
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:35 pm

Jan I do not know where you got the time since my previous visit but thank you VERY much for my big surprise on Sunday.

Ahead of schedule smack bang on budget =D>
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Jan » Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:57 am

Lekker man. Glad I could brighten up your day :D
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by BigglesSA » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:42 am

Never thought we will reach this point!!!!!

I am happy to report that ZU-XOX is now officially 90% done......



Now for the last 80% :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by heisan » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:43 am

BigglesSA wrote:Now for the last 80% :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
Optimist!

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Enjoy - can't wait to see your new toy in action.
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Orthin Opter » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:48 am

heisan wrote:
BigglesSA wrote:Now for the last 80% :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
Optimist!

:twisted:

Enjoy - can't wait to see your new toy in action.
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Re: RV10 ZU-XOX on track

Unread post by Jan » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:37 am

A lot of work done in November 2017. Those who have done it before will know that cooling baffles is a huge task.
you start of with a kit - or rather a pile of parts.
Then you have to assemble and test and trim. This really takes a lot of patience to get it right. Below most of it is shown painted.
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I am also using my own custom built plenum lid. This means that you do not have rubbers seals that might leak. Note the two blisters to create more space for the two front spark plug leads.
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