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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #50 on: December 02, 2017, 09:01:29 PM »

It gets betterer and betterer Ken. It has a great patina of use without the weathering being overdone  :-))

The Grub screws do make it look more realistic, I salute your research.
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #51 on: December 03, 2017, 08:29:35 PM »

Hi all well flitting about decided to start on the front fairing it may not look it but it's a fairly complex bit








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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #52 on: December 05, 2017, 08:36:41 PM »

Moving along now, still a long way to go though, but at least it's looking like a bike now.










Not happy with the oxygen sensor wires I think they're too thick, they're networking wires I don't have anything thinner, any suggestions.
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #53 on: December 14, 2017, 07:10:06 PM »

Not sure what's happened but it appears I can no longer post pictures.
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #54 on: January 12, 2018, 08:25:22 PM »


An experiment to see if I can post pics with my new iPad
Here is what Pocher supply as the rad for this.


Hi all Ron Clark kindly gave me permission to use his PE rad upgrade well it arrived, Iím so excited


thanks to Ron

sooo much better


added the missing wiring for the exhaust valve


and added the missing wiring for the radiator fan
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #55 on: January 12, 2018, 09:30:41 PM »

That radiator upgrade is the real thing scaled down by the looks of it! Good to see you getting pictures up again Ken. The fairing and its mounting system again look superb. In that scale there is no place to hide where 'oopsies' are concerned and you do not need to  :-))
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #56 on: January 13, 2018, 08:44:17 PM »

Hi all well Iíve added a few more missing wires and added the cable for the exhaust valve (fuse wire)weathered the rad a bit Iíd like to say nearing the end now but no still a long way to go[/size][/color]
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #57 on: January 14, 2018, 07:06:27 PM »


Hi Ken,  Just caught up with this build, if I didn't know what I was looking at I'd have said some one is building the full size bike  ok2 one thing's for sure with your customary extra flair for detail it will be far from standard, I'll be following with interest.  :-))


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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #58 on: January 14, 2018, 07:12:27 PM »

Hi all here is the next update I made a bit of an oops in duplicating the wiring of the rad fan which I had done the other end further back in the build will have to watch that in the future (especially as this build is using all my built up stocks of wire)
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #59 on: January 15, 2018, 09:13:38 AM »

Impressive, very impressive. Cant but think of the simplicity of the classic 500/650 twin of yesteryear. nemesis
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #60 on: January 15, 2018, 09:49:03 AM »


Ain't that the truth, thinking of the bikes I had back in the sixties, I'd do a decoke on a week end just for something to do, wouldn't even consider touching one of these new machines. %%


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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #61 on: January 15, 2018, 10:53:33 AM »

Yep theres a lot to be said for keeping things simple i rode bikes most of my life and with a few spanners and a set of points and plugs in my tool bag i always got home if i broke down nowadays you would need to add a fully equiped garage complete with computer diagnostics in your tool kit just to sort out a shorting ht lead.
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #62 on: January 15, 2018, 05:09:44 PM »

Excellent job, total envy at your skill. Re breakdowns, yes you could fix things by the roadside, because you had to. Now they don't breakdown nearly as often.
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #63 on: January 15, 2018, 06:37:59 PM »

Hi all here is an update where nothing has been done. It's just that since the front wheel is now on I can compare and show just what a beast this is these range in scale from the humongous Duc at 1/4 then the Katana at 1/6 the Kwak at 1/8 and the Yam at 1/12 these all have similar size engines so they're all about the same size in real life.




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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #64 on: January 16, 2018, 12:33:15 PM »

Impressive - it's the size of one of those minimoto GP bikes the kids ride!
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Re: Pocher 1/4 ducati panigale
« Reply #65 on: January 16, 2018, 05:56:03 PM »

Just looking at that block and visualizing what it would be like seeing a Guzzi V8 in model form.nemesis
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