1914 Stutz bearcat.

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1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby arni » Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:40 pm

Going to start this in a day or three.
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Hmmm a choice of destructions...
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Re: 1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby arni » Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:11 pm

The Stutz it is a big old beasty judging by the engine.
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The chassis next to a topped and tailed 56..
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Part of the body..
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Re: 1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby arni » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:56 pm

Checked out the engine,it is 6.5 litres or 396 ci = not bad fr a 4 pot!!
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Airfix were in bed with MPC for a long time and I like the detail here.
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Got the wheels test fitted.
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Lower body..
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Firewall fitted,gas tank,tool boxes? and sundries test fitted.
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Re: 1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby arni » Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:34 pm

The Stutz chassis and wheels are silver now.
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While the body is brass,no runs however it will need doing again!
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Re: 1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby arni » Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:08 pm

Decided to remove the heads to raise the comp ratio ( in fact you could see daylight through the head/block....)
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Better.
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The spare wheel - just a rim..
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Real genuine leaver seats guv!
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Got her resprayed,not fantastic but good enough.
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Re: 1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby arni » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:08 pm

CLASSIC DOH! MOMENT..........
What I thought was a manifold as in fact a coolant pipe,so it was relocated..
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Then it was the 'dash' and ''windscreen'' more iike a bathroom mirror!
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Gas caps,pedals etc.
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Re: 1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby Vinny » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:52 pm

Very bling Nigel 8-) You're flying through this one!

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Re: 1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby arni » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:08 pm

Vinny wrote:Very bling Nigel 8-) You're flying through this one!

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Thanks Vinny,she is a big ol girl even in 25th. :P
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Re: 1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby arni » Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:35 pm

Headlights,windscreen,gear change in.
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Steering wheel given a leather rim,and the spare wheel position...
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Starting handle.
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Radiator in place.
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Hood in place.
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The 56 trike snuck in - same scale..
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Re: 1914 Stutz bearcat.

Postby arni » Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:56 pm

This the engine I hope to recreate,got her sprayed ijn green..
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