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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #30 on: December 24, 2018, 09:30:28 am »
watches with interest.

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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #31 on: December 31, 2018, 12:02:35 am »
A little more work on the drivers enclosure today plus progress on building the engine.
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #32 on: January 06, 2019, 01:47:28 am »
Engine.
Yes, it's got a Hemi.
Partially plumbed and not yet wired.
Stoopid Taxi WIP 06-01-2019 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
IRL a race car would have been required to have high pressure rubber or braided steel fuel lines but this is a Team Stoopid car and red plastic is good enough for them.  :mellow:
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #33 on: January 06, 2019, 04:53:03 am »
Oh YES Fred!  :thumbsup:

That's awesome, TWIN 6-71s as well!  :o
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #34 on: January 07, 2019, 03:28:37 am »
That's the optional engine set up from the AMT '53 Studebaker Starliner kit.  "Double Whammy" as the decals put it.
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #35 on: January 09, 2019, 03:12:15 am »
Ladeez an gennulmen <drum roll>the engine is in the chassis.
Now I can make progress with the interior.
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #36 on: January 18, 2019, 04:13:38 am »
Body is now painted.
Stoopid taxi WIP 18-01-2019 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2019, 06:20:19 am »
Very neat  :thumbsup:

I particularly like the fact that it still has it's little "for hire" light bulge  ;)
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #38 on: January 18, 2019, 10:56:25 am »

I particularly like the fact that it still has it's little "for hire" light bulge  ;)


How much do you bet that Fred'll fit the taximeter too?  ;D

The race driver would have to flip it on just before the Christmas Tree counts down.   ;)
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #39 on: January 20, 2019, 03:00:49 am »
I hadn't thought of that Kit.  Good idea.
I'll have to see if Revell include one...
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #40 on: January 20, 2019, 09:03:39 am »
If it was the older version you could carry the luggage alongside the driver. A spare can of nitro for instance.....  ;D
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #41 on: January 20, 2019, 01:20:47 pm »
Great paint job .

Will you be doing a drag moped for when drivers are learning all drag strips .

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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #42 on: January 20, 2019, 11:53:57 pm »
Thanks TC.
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #43 on: January 27, 2019, 12:06:12 am »
Now i've finished the FW-190 I can concentrate my effort on the Stoopid Taxi.
Today I detail painted parts of the chassis, attached pedals, assembled & attached PE six point harness and attached the drivers seat/firewall module to the chassis.
This has enabled me to sit the body on the chassis, set its attitude and think about how to make the hinge.
Stoopid Taxi WIP 27-01-2019 02 by Fred Maillardet, on Flickr
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Re: Drag Cab AKA Stoopid Taxi
« Reply #44 on: January 27, 2019, 05:50:05 am »

This has enabled me to sit the body on the chassis, set its attitude and think about how to make the hinge.


Normally it's the black cab driver who has the attitude not the cab  :rolleyes:
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