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Mears Spitfire

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First Start Video

 

                        

 

 

 

                                              

Pullin' wiring harness

Setting motor in plane

Lookin' at exhaust stacks

Same on other side

Just another angle

Preparing nose cone

Upper cowl

Perfect fit!

Another Shot

Drillin' 3/32nd

Look at all them cleco's!!!

And I still have to drill 1/8th!!!

Trial fitting again

Stick on spinner

Lots and lots of sanding on fiberglass

and refitting

Finished prepping holes and installed solid rivets

Test fit belly scoop

Trial fit radiator

Trial fit radiator

Trial fit radiator

My little helpers!

Makayla and Cassidy

We talk too much!!!

Riveting nose cone

Install coils on motor mount

Set engine in motor mount

Fitting cowl parts

Trial fitting scoop

Fitting left engine hatch

Still fitting

Left side finished

Close up of headers

Starting right engine hatch

Adding stiffeners to left hatch

Trial fitting right hatch

A look from the top

Finished right hatch

Just another angle

Radiator

Coils

Exhaust outlet baffle

Intake manifold

Water and oil tanks installed

Sponge Bob Head protectors

Fuel pumps installed

Second wiring harness installed

Ain't Sponge Bob's cute????