Recasting Mays Heads ?

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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by beemergb » Sun May 11, 2014 11:01 am

Just a quick update and a thank you to all the people who have given me tips and advice and suggested improvements to make to the head .Here is the head in its line for line stage and shows how much input and work goes into such a project , all I have to do now is join the dots ! [album][/album]
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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by J55 JGL » Wed May 28, 2014 8:31 pm

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Hi thought i'd put some photos on of the Iain Daniels 12 PORT HEAD CONVERSION prototype, it is expected that it will be on a fully working engine by the end of start saving..... :lol:
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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by Oaksey » Wed May 28, 2014 8:34 pm

Oh. My. GOD. :shock: :shock: it's beautiful :lol:

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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by 747PETE » Wed May 28, 2014 9:15 pm

Thats bordering on Tate Modern,superb pattern making skills let alone casting,lovely to see such skills alive and well in this Far East and cheap age :-)

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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by Coupe Racing » Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:44 am

Behind the scenes this country does much of this type of work than most get to see

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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by MikeyBikey » Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:29 am

That looks fantastic....

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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by turbster » Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:04 am

A work of art John, almost worth getting another Sabre just to put it on!! Tell Danny his test driver is ready willing and able :lol: :wink:

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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by chrisgallacher » Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:19 am

Maybe this has come to fruition? link

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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by scimjim » Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:39 am

Wow :shock:

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Re: Recasting Mays Heads ?

Post by Coco La Blanc » Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:03 pm

Brilliant engineering skills !!!

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