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Old Sep 01, 2012, 09:01 AM
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WELL....I hope this doesnt look too goofy looking.....

I had to make the motor look sort of real,so I spent about 12 hours on this part..again ....never thought it takes this much time,but everything is scratch built...

The intake is made from 1/4" wood dowel ,exhaust is from a thin plastic container and some Plastistrut tubes.

I had to paint the motor to match,and added the end screens so the ESC will get some cooling(its hidden in the cylinder head area)

I used thin stiff wire to hold the intake and exhaust assemblies to the case,twisted inside and glued. Holds well.
Not at all! Looks pretty damn spiffy!

One subject I'd like to model has an exposed engine that probably wouldn't be big enough to hide a motor, and your efforts have given me some inspiration.

James
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