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#1 Neckcheese

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 06:16 AM

Its time again for the annual 5l Race in Neumünster, Germany, and this time we will race the 1970 Porsche 917 Langheck of Elford/Ahrens:

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More photos and details on Picasa and my Blog.

The race is on Saturday, August 25.

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 07:13 AM

BEAUTIFUL car. What type of chassis is that? Where could I get one of the chassis?

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 07:24 AM

Niels,

Amazing work, as usual. I've always wanted to do one.

Keep up the great work.

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#4 Neckcheese

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 07:36 AM

BEAUTIFUL car. What type of chassis is that? Where could I get one of the chassis?


Charley, the chassis is from Fola in Germany - it's called NSF917 - you can find him on this forum.

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 08:18 AM

Amazing work, as usual. I've always wanted to do one.

Keep up the great work.


Thanks, Dave - take care. :-)

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Posted 23 August 2012 - 09:23 AM

Great work - I see that you captured the details very nicely.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 03:40 PM

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Me at the race in our team t-shirt

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At the starting line

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In the night stint

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Just finished a second car for a friend - no lights in this one, though :-)

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 08:06 PM

Fantastic work. The cars look amazing.
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Posted 30 August 2012 - 06:06 PM

Lovely looking cars Niels. Is it a winner?

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Posted 31 August 2012 - 11:30 AM

nah - Concours, yes - on track both yes and no - it handles beautifully, but we did not have any of the super motors necessary to be placed in top 10. Also our preparations were not good enough and was also hampered by illness.

We were placed 25th out of 32, which is our worst result in this race. We even lost some rounds due to a loose wire (for the lights which was not connected for the first two heats) which blocked the gears. So it was not our day :-(

But I have placed 1st and 2nd in our national champs with the same chassis and an identical body, so the potential is there.

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Posted 31 August 2012 - 06:22 PM

Some days chicken, other days feathers... right, Niels? I bet you still had fun.
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Posted 01 September 2012 - 08:51 PM

SWEET!
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Posted 01 September 2012 - 09:03 PM

Oh man Niels! The light kit is AMAZING! Hats off to you!
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Posted 01 September 2012 - 09:20 PM

Don't give up!

Any thoughts about modeling the 1971 version?

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:11 AM

Excellent work! :good:
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Posted 02 September 2012 - 08:39 AM

Gorgeous work!

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