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Old 10-28-2009, 12:50 AM
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Holy $h1t jeff, can you build me one of those???
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Just wondering why you wouldn't go with the single Whipple 8.3l SC versus two smaller ones? I would think with half the moving parts it'd be more reliable in race conditions.
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Old 10-28-2009, 11:08 AM
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those are the old speed racer mti sterlings, not the OL race engines.
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:04 PM
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We are using 8.3 Whipples, those are not the engines going in this boat.
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Old 10-28-2009, 06:30 PM
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Here are some final primer shots before paint.
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Old 10-28-2009, 08:10 PM
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We are using 8.3 Whipples, those are not the engines going in this boat.
What about that monster 10L charger? Is Dustin still working on that? He said it was too tall for most air scoops.
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Here are some final primer shots before paint.
looks great! cant wait to see it down there


amazing to watch this come together, thanks for the thread
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