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Prof. Sakai 06-11-2008 01:51 PM

Wheel covers for FOA Tiger.
I know some guys tried same way. I made center caps on wheels of FOA Tiger to hide axles like TigerII.
Outer wheels of TigerI needn't these parts, but it looks better I think so as I have no better idea.

panzerwerk 06-11-2008 01:56 PM

i think they look fantastic , wish i had thought of that !!

xacto11 06-11-2008 02:21 PM

Those do look good. One comment though, the hubs on the outer road wheels should be about flush with the highest point on the face of the road wheel. I guess another way to describe it is that all the axles should end at the same point, with the inner road wheel "long" hub being the greatest width.
This probably doesn't make any sense, but if you look at your photos you will see what I am talking about.

Prof. Sakai 06-11-2008 03:42 PM

Thank you. :D
I found better way though just a plan. I will get shorter axles with correct width for outer wheels and replace and fix outer wheels without push nuts to bring them flush surfaces. ;)

snakeeyes506th 06-11-2008 08:48 PM

Awesome job. I made mine out of large styrene tubing cut to two different lengths but yours are fantastic

Prof. Sakai 06-12-2008 05:35 AM

To snakeeyes506th
Really? :shock:
When I saw your Tiger, Your Tiger inspired me to do this way. I've thought you took same way since that time until today. :lol:

snakeeyes506th 06-13-2008 02:55 AM

Nope. Im still not up to trying to cast anything in resin. I admit I am just nervous about doing it. I have to say that yours are awesome. Thank you for the compliment. I just cut the tube two different lengths then glue a pice of thinner styrene on the top added a nut and bolt to each one and the smaller details. Nothing big

snakeeyes506th 06-14-2008 11:00 PM

Steve Id like to see you make these as well as a few other things for the Tiger myself. I have your hatch set on mine and I love them.

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