fujioko Reader
April 28, 2014 8:10 p.m.

For giggles, I filmed and edited a fast paced video on putting my Spitfire back together. It actually came out pretty good. The "wrench cam" shots are awesome!

have a lookie.


Spitsix Reader
April 28, 2014 8:51 p.m.

Nicely done! What is your carb heat shield made from?


fujioko Reader
April 28, 2014 9:22 p.m.

For the carb heat shield I used a sheet of Garolite G-7 from McmasterCarr. G7 is rated for 425F and would probably be fine but I also used a thin sheet of aluminum with some washers to establish an air space.

I have been running without a heat shield for about ten years and I'm curious to see if it will make a difference.

Sine_Qua_Non HalfDork
April 28, 2014 9:24 p.m.
fujioko wrote: I'm curious to see if it will make a difference.

Hurry up and find out. I wanna know too.

T.J. PowerDork
May 7, 2014 12:33 p.m.

Did you compress the springs on your travel trailer so it would fit inside the garage?

fujioko Reader
May 7, 2014 2:14 p.m.
T.J. wrote: Did you compress the springs on your travel trailer so it would fit inside the garage?

The original torsion axles have more or less given up and the camper sits low. This sort of works out pretty good for now.

The roof vent clears the garage door by about an inch.

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