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Author Topic: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank  (Read 649445 times)

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Offline SPARKY

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1485 on: November 01, 2013, 11:35:05 PM »
I had a good day  John came over for 3 hours and we got  the drive line fluids verified and ready to go.  I wired gauges and stuff of and on most of the day---guys I will post picts when I have something worth posting  Miss Liberty may soon start working on her tan  Maybe Sunday--if all goes well we can fire her :-D
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1486 on: November 02, 2013, 06:10:49 AM »
Woohoo!
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1487 on: November 02, 2013, 07:52:33 AM »
Yes, yes, yes. Go Sparky. I can't wait to see it!. :cheers:

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1488 on: November 03, 2013, 12:58:34 AM »
High Noon    11-03-2013
Miss LIBERTY,  changing T.K.I.  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1489 on: November 03, 2013, 01:17:12 AM »
Video or it never happened!   :mrgreen:

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1490 on: November 03, 2013, 08:59:55 AM »
VIDEO  :-o We will try  :-P
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1491 on: November 03, 2013, 07:28:28 PM »
Well we lost at least 2.5 hours today trying to find a 2 5/16 electrical water guage  but at high Noon we stopped a got going on trying to fire up Ms Liberty.. about 1:15 Az time e put fuel in and ran our batt almost down before I figured out that I turned on the Master but not the Ign.---lol  chared up the battery and opened my can of ERC fuel and but in 5 gallons for a total of 8 to get it over the mech. fuel pump. Almost ran the batt.  down again before we checked to see if-- I had made the rookie mistake of----You guess it---180 out!!!!!!  took the carb plate off to get to the dist. got a squirt bottle for fuel and  WHAM BAM Thank YOU Ms Liberty she fired and after about 6 seconds I checked the fuel pressure  12 PSI ---T- handle and a small  twisted her back to 7.5 and she settled down--- all the checking and rechecking of the lines and hoses paid off two small leaks one on the rear carb. feed and the other on a return water line!!!!!!

Many thanks to Andy & John for a great day and to my neighbor RIP, his brother Jim, and James to helping clear my back yard so that I can get Miss Liberty LOADED on Wed.


We have video--- if I can figure our how to post on You tube!!!!!!!!!
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Miss LIBERTY,  changing T.K.I.  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1492 on: November 03, 2013, 07:43:40 PM »
Congrats Sparky!!!!! I can almost hear it from here. Can't wait 'till August. :cheers:

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1493 on: November 03, 2013, 08:10:18 PM »
Sparky, good job. Make a easy check out pass on the dry lake, I am off to SEMA tomorrow with the Turbinator II. Sure looks like a great show.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1494 on: November 03, 2013, 09:05:24 PM »
ALL RIGHT!!! Way to go!
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1495 on: November 04, 2013, 05:00:11 AM »
Sparky,

congrats...you be in the 100 Pages Club :cheers:

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1496 on: November 04, 2013, 05:23:57 AM »
&$&%#&$+&#%#+@?+#?+ YEAH!!!!!!*!!!!!
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1497 on: November 04, 2013, 05:52:04 AM »
Sparkeeeeey! Nice one. Congrats. Great stuff. :cheers:

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1498 on: November 04, 2013, 06:24:38 AM »
Great job Sparky, wish I couldve been there to see it. Good luck at EM this weekend, be safe.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1499 on: November 04, 2013, 07:20:56 AM »
Thanks Guys,  We have to finish the right side lower panel and the one like it on the other side.  Lots of small things will try to load the car Wed afternoon or Th  then  a set of hand tools and  more.  It has never had all the panels on at once on the ground on its wheels.  I am looking forward to seeing what it looks like.

Sumner will be through town on the 24th and will help me determine the future body work.
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