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Author Topic: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank  (Read 649446 times)

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Offline SPARKY

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1515 on: November 07, 2013, 07:20:27 AM »
Buddy, over time--lots of things should happen--need to happen.  Starting with cleaning up the eng. bay,  being FIRST. It has lots that need addressing exhaust,  hood scoop body junction, the whole area has lots of over laps ect ect. With the turbos we will need traction enhancements, in the form of more down force.

The first thing is a new rear axle and clean this one up and a gear change for El M only. I plan on making the new rear axle much wider and definitely will have some enhancements for it.

The canopy construction is CRUDE but I want to see how this one Works and how it Tuffs before I tackle its replacement.

 Lots going on in my life right now. I am going to have to see how some of it plays out before I make many more plans for enhancing & "Racing Ms. Liberty".
« Last Edit: November 07, 2013, 07:28:06 AM by SPARKY »
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1516 on: November 07, 2013, 07:29:33 AM »
Franey, will you be at El M?
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1517 on: November 07, 2013, 08:55:06 AM »
Franey, will you be at El M?

unfortunately, no.
I would love to see the car again and watch it run.
it looks great

say hello to Mrs. Sparky for Diane and I.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1518 on: November 07, 2013, 09:53:57 AM »
Will do
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1519 on: November 07, 2013, 12:18:14 PM »
Looks good all buttoned up and on the ground Sparky. Cant wait to hear how the maiden voyage goes.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1520 on: November 07, 2013, 12:57:37 PM »
Congratulations Sparky.

Good luck at Elmo.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1521 on: November 07, 2013, 01:38:25 PM »
Good luck Sparky! Take along a photographer. It's too hard to take pictures and run the operation, including driving, at the same time.  :roll: :roll: :-D

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1522 on: November 07, 2013, 03:25:54 PM »
Go Sparky Go! Time to get down [and a little dirty]!  :cheers: :cheers:
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1523 on: November 07, 2013, 05:29:59 PM »
Great job Sparky, wish I could be at Elmo to see the first run.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1524 on: November 07, 2013, 10:43:52 PM »
Well guys  the Burb is loaded & Ms Liberty is on the bed waiting to have some FUN (trailer bed  that is).

 She has her first date this weekend and tonight is her first night out!!!  I suspect she is going to stay out all night--(brazen Hussy) that she is just itichingb  to get on another bed---Lake Bed.
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1525 on: November 07, 2013, 11:01:49 PM »
If you need me, I have a camera with me.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1526 on: November 07, 2013, 11:11:58 PM »
If you need me, I have a camera with me.

FREUD

He needs you  :-).  Take a telephoto full side view from some distance so we can work on the car's center of pressure point.  Thanks and also have a great time  :-)

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1527 on: November 08, 2013, 03:34:29 AM »
If you need me, I have a camera with me.

FREUD

He needs you  :-).  Take a telephoto full side view from some distance so we can work on the car's center of pressure point.  Thanks and also have a great time  :-)

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1528 on: November 09, 2013, 12:07:05 AM »
I talked to Sparky earlier in the evening.  They have a couple things that need addressed on the car but believe they can handle them and still get a chance to run the car.  He sounded real good about it  and I'm sure he is excited.  I am and would be,

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1529 on: November 10, 2013, 01:02:58 AM »
They got the leg restraint issue taken care of and moved the main elect. shutoff to the extreme rear of the car and were signed off to run up to 150 and are also suppose to deploy both chutes.  They hope to get in at least one run on Sunday.  They say the weather has been great there,

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