June 1-15, 2012
This is the story of Ruby Racer’s nose job. She just got it done and hasn’t been seen in public yet.
This is the Plug. The Shape. I did have some problems with the primer when I sprayed in on too thick. Buying cheap primer is not a good idea.
Finished Plug. I used up some 15+ year old Imron Paint called Magenta Mauve. It has been polished and waxed many times.
The Mold has been made around the Plug, but refuses to come out. These are the tools used to persuade. Almost a dozen wooden wedges have been driven between the Mold and the Plug.
When they finally separated, the plug didn’t fare so well. You can see where it stuck.
Good news is the mold is OK. Not perfect, but OK. Here it has been trimmed, mounted, and waxed.
Looking at Ruby’s Ass. You can just see the fairing.
And now, presenting . . . Ruby Racer!
Ruby has signed up to race at Seattle this weekend (June 15-16, 2012).
Later, the Fairing Fish Mouth will direct cool air to the rear cylinder head. I have a trick up my sleeve.
All the best,