David's carrier build.

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Phil Woollard
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Lots done.
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The 2.3ah will fit in there with a little modification
The 2.3ah will fit in there with a little modification
I will turn it upside down and cut slots for the terminals.
I will turn it upside down and cut slots for the terminals.
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Lots of under coat which is also a top coat.
Lots of under coat which is also a top coat.
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That's the bulk of the rivets done now.
That's the bulk of the rivets done now.
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Another two cans of paint used
Another two cans of paint used
Silver solder joints to help form a stable battery compartment
Silver solder joints to help form a stable battery compartment
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Re: David's carrier build.

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A morning spent on the electrics today, it's going to be tight as someone put a dirty great big V8 in there.
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The electric motor and the engine is now bolted back in for I hope the last time.
The electric motor and the engine is now bolted back in for I hope the last time.
Adjusting the battery box mounting holes
Adjusting the battery box mounting holes
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I didn't use this wiring route in the end.
I didn't use this wiring route in the end.
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I need to make a cover for that spinning drive shaft
I need to make a cover for that spinning drive shaft
It will fit, all the modules and the rx have Velcro mounts.
It will fit, all the modules and the rx have Velcro mounts.
I need to make some nice brackets for the speaker and the switches.
I need to make some nice brackets for the speaker and the switches.
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Re: David's carrier build.

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very nicely done phil, Tight working conditions indeed, regards simon.

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Re: David's carrier build.

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Lots done today .
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These extra fixings need adding
These extra fixings need adding
Lots of little Armorpax parts.
Lots of little Armorpax parts.
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The prop shaft needs some protection
The prop shaft needs some protection
Transmission tunnel in place
Transmission tunnel in place
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It's getting more organized in there, the rx and the sound card need to be conveniently placed so if necessary you can bind the rx and select the sound card program button.
It's getting more organized in there, the rx and the sound card need to be conveniently placed so if necessary you can bind the rx and select the sound card program button.
Now into these lovely parts
Now into these lovely parts
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Re: David's carrier build.

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Lots done in a sweltering workshop.
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Most of this needs to go and be replaced with an even more compact system with even more goodies.
Most of this needs to go and be replaced with an even more compact system with even more goodies.
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The motor fan and lighting harness.
The motor fan and lighting harness.
So we have a master switch, and engine fan switch and a rear and front light switch.
So we have a master switch, and engine fan switch and a rear and front light switch.
The idea is that all the switches are directly accessible through the rear engine cover hatch, I need to get a charge socket in there too.
The idea is that all the switches are directly accessible through the rear engine cover hatch, I need to get a charge socket in there too.
It's all in but not to tidy just yet and it all works
It's all in but not to tidy just yet and it all works
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Post by Oliver Brüninghaus »

So many exciting and beautiful new details.
It's hard to keep up with so many interesting posts. :oops:
Thank you for all the great examples and inspiration. :!: :!:

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Re: David's carrier build.

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Looking really good Phil. Loving the engine in there, its a cracking detail.

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Re: David's carrier build.

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What a great build, lovely detailing and the engine looks superb.

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Re: David's carrier build.

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Lots done
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Look at the state of my work bench
Look at the state of my work bench
See if we can hang the engine cover access panels like the original
See if we can hang the engine cover access panels like the original
All the wiring is tucked in and cable tied with little room to spare
All the wiring is tucked in and cable tied with little room to spare
I've turned the hex head to form a round profile, that air cleaner looks better olive drab
I've turned the hex head to form a round profile, that air cleaner looks better olive drab
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Some of the Armorpax parts
Some of the Armorpax parts
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I want to use the remote air cleaner piping if I can but I don't think there's enough room in there for the air cleaner.
I want to use the remote air cleaner piping if I can but I don't think there's enough room in there for the air cleaner.
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Re: David's carrier build.

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Great build thread Phil. I am sure Dave will be delighted when its finished 8)

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Re: David's carrier build.

Post by Dave Green »

Big smiles all the way through. Looking forward to the finished vehicle but enjoying watching things come together.

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