biturbo228
BiTurbo228 - Dr Frankenstein of Spitfires
biturbo228
Mar 6 2019
8
Engines galore!

DaveDave reminded me that a while ago I started compiling a list of information on a couple of engines I was looking

Oct 31 2018
4
Painting is hard<em></em>

Gloss on. Lovely deep sheen, but a fair few runs again. I’ve razor-bladed them off which worked a treat, but you’ve

Oct 31 2018
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Painting is hard

Gloss on. Lovely deep sheen, but a fair few runs again. I’ve razor-bladed them off which worked a treat, but you’ve

Oct 12 2018
5
Here we go again<em></em>

4 coats of paint this time. Getting the hang of watching reflections in the paint for orange peel and then squirting

Oct 7 2018
5
Y'know what's depressing?

Block sanding lovely glossy paint because you weren’t anal enough about cleaning dust and went too heavy on vertical

Oct 2 2018
13
We have paint!

To try and avoid orange peel I put the paint on a little thicker than with the primer. Worked beautifully on most

Oct 1 2018
8
Let there be light!

Managed to suss it out. Apparently on later UK X1/9s Fiat added a fog light system using two relays that don’t

Sep 28 2018
11
It's flat!

All my filling and sanding wasn’t for nothing :) I have learnt I was mixing the filler too rigarously, introducing

Sep 27 2018
16
Spit stuff!

Well, the clutch wouldn’t bleed on the Fiat so I switched jobs. Fiat out, Spitfire in and masked ready for paint!