For May calendar of events,
Lake Havasu Street Scene
May 30 On McCulloch BE THERE!!
OTHG Brunch Cruise to Havasu
Springs May 18 Meet at BLM 9am
Interested in a bus trip to see a
For all you out there who like big, honking V-8'
engines, check out this tiny version that you could run on your
workbench or kitchen table. This model was built by a craftsmen the
same way the big ones are made by machining billet stock and castings,
but in miniature. This is not just a model that looks like an engine,
it is are real running engine. These photos were taken from the Joe
Martin Foundation Craftsmanship Museum but many more images can be
found elsewhere on the web, and engines like these can be seen in
person at model engineering shows around the country.
The late Lee Root built this scale
Corvette engine. The major components were machined entirely from
solid billet aluminum that has been bead blasted to look like
castings, and it will turn 18,000 RPM! The coin you see in some of the
photos for size reference is a US Quarter. The valve covers are just
4-1/2" long, and the miniature spark plugs are commercially available.
are held on the first Tuesday of each month at Knights of Columbus,
186 London ridge Drive. Our meetings start promptly at 6:00pm. Visitors and
guests are always welcome.
you will find a number of us at the Wienerschnitzel at 4pm to show off our fabulous vehicles, do a
little bench racing and have some great eats. Please come join us
when you can.
you will find a number of us at the
Del Taco at 4pm to take advantage of the special prices offered to all the
car clubs members.
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