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Author Topic: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank  (Read 605270 times)

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Offline SPARKY

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2010 on: June 26, 2015, 08:54:15 AM »
had a good day yesterday---spent 15 minutes with 6 different groups of kids whose "summer camp" was kinetic energy with slot cars on ramps

I took some racing stuff:
 a SCTA rule book
on old helmet with the yearly inspection stickers
a moon disc
dictionary,
picture of RATICAL
parachute pack with a pilot chute
my 2008 USFRA "blue hat" trophy
blue hat
wore my 300 chapter t shirt signed, on the salt, by Sum, Ruth and Pork "it doesn't much matter how you open the hole, it is how you close the hole"  Pie .

I played the short run of my 2007 back up attempt  stopping and discussing how KINETICS were in play.

Later in the afternoon I was in the shop for 3 hours cleaning up stuff for re-instaliation.
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« Last Edit: June 28, 2015, 10:09:21 AM by SPARKY »
Miss LIBERTY,  changing TKI  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2011 on: June 26, 2015, 03:56:51 PM »
Sparky- I'm sure some did, but I'll go ahead and say it, too: THANK YOU! The next generation needs real life information and experiences to interest them in science, math, etc. You (and others here) do the sport and hobby a giant service by taking of your time to support that. My hats off to you. :cheers:
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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2012 on: June 26, 2015, 04:25:47 PM »
Cool or is it Kool  :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:.  See you soon,

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2013 on: June 27, 2015, 07:04:25 PM »
Great day yesterday John came by for several hours and Andy last evening and today!

I thought I was through bracket racing but not so we made some new hold downs for the 190# in the very bottom of the car just in front of the rear axel and a new trans shift cable bracket!!

Painted frame with Rustoelum Primer will start back with the eng tomorrow.
Miss LIBERTY,  changing TKI  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2014 on: June 28, 2015, 08:24:21 AM »
Well the monsoon season is alive and well in the AZ desert---Francis reported a big thunder storm downpour west of Tucson and we had our first dust storm roll in last night---picking muddy/bloody buggers---how gross is that!!!!
Miss LIBERTY,  changing TKI  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2015 on: June 28, 2015, 08:31:52 AM »
Ideal breakfast time reading Mate!  :evil:
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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2016 on: June 28, 2015, 05:59:05 PM »
Well, Andy and I almost have the Rat back home---I let a ballast weight move just a little and we spent the AM cutting and chiseling lead---some how it just doesn't all align---4 out of 5 but now --as to why not 5x5--- back to the shop
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Miss LIBERTY,  changing TKI  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2017 on: June 28, 2015, 09:40:02 PM »
found it--evidently the GV housing was resting on the ballast in the past--so when I properly clearance it--down came the mid plate to where it should have been all along. Ms. LIBERTY is beginning to look like a "slinky salt lady"   Andy and I hope to fire her again on the 4th of July !!!!!!!  I have bought a new flag  and plan on putting it up on the 4th and save the old one for nasty days!!  We will post the picts on SSS Flags
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Miss LIBERTY,  changing TKI  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2018 on: June 28, 2015, 11:48:41 PM »
Some photos would be great if you have them. :wink:

Thanks Sparky.

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2019 on: June 29, 2015, 10:17:14 PM »
ok

1. Well on closer inspection after we installed the starter---we had to flapper wheel the starter housing-- this is also the mid plate we had issues with

2. This is the original clearance problem

Andy and I had a good 2 hours dealing with "stuff" and beingengineering  ---so much fun!
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Miss LIBERTY,  changing TKI  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2020 on: June 29, 2015, 11:44:25 PM »
Tight fit is an understatement. :-D

Every time I see stuff like this it scares me.

I know my time is coming.

Thanks Sparky. :cheers: :cheers:

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2021 on: June 30, 2015, 06:51:34 AM »
didn't you just clearance :evil:  a gas tank?   that is what we doo- stuff stuff -- into the proverbial bag  :roll:
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Miss LIBERTY,  changing TKI  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2022 on: June 30, 2015, 07:08:00 AM »
Sparky,

It's always somethin' . . . . . . .    :roll:   :cry:

Just wait 'till Chris and I try to "shoehorn" that Rover into the Milwaukee Midget.

That will be good for some laughs . . . . . .   and some hair pulling . . . . . . .   

I may have to start drinking Miller Genuine Draft again . . . . . . .

Keep at it buddy.
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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2023 on: June 30, 2015, 07:48:37 AM »
FB  are we going to have another Dyno Lottery??????
Miss LIBERTY,  changing TKI  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2024 on: June 30, 2015, 07:53:51 AM »
FB  are we going to have another Dyno Lottery??????

Dunno . . . . .   I think that will be midget's and Slim's call.

I'm just hoping the little turd doesn't blow the "meat" out of the "sandwich" . . . . . .  :roll:

THAT, would really be "Miller time".
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