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 Post subject: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: May 11th, 2017, 1:42 am 
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One of my new projects. First I built every Gilmer part in 3D (except the body). I want to use an old but never run ZENOAH G2D with Tuning MRZ Cylinder head, two disc brakes at the rear axle and shocks in the front...

...just a little space left :-)


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: May 11th, 2017, 5:49 am 
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Nice.


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: May 11th, 2017, 10:16 am 
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Holy smoke...how good will this be.


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: May 11th, 2017, 9:59 pm 
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Thanks. I will post some Pictures from time to time...


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: May 14th, 2017, 12:34 pm 
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Yellow Parts are done... :-)


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: May 22nd, 2017, 11:11 am 
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first test assembling


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: May 23rd, 2017, 12:56 am 
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Sweet!


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: May 24th, 2017, 2:55 am 
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Does anyone knows what kind of starter connector this is and how to built it?


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: June 8th, 2017, 10:26 pm 
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I found a position for the gas tank or it is a problem with the centre of gravity?


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: June 9th, 2017, 6:54 am 
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I think thats jans custom stuff but looks like you can put a rotostart on it, or make a custom hub there that adapts to the starer wand of the roto start ya done
Really nice work there!!!!!


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: June 9th, 2017, 7:57 am 
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This is a rear jan made for his gilmers , was supposed to go behind a maloney100 or something suitable. It has a in out box with working lever. Its smaller than a skellenger but uses same gears and all


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: June 10th, 2017, 12:58 pm 
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Thank you for the helpful ideas and the pictures of the amazing rear.
Wow. Beautiful piece of art.


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: June 24th, 2017, 11:00 am 
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I am so happy. The zenoah fits the body perfectly without large cutouts.


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: June 25th, 2017, 8:35 am 
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Beautiful!


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 Post subject: Re: How to finish a gilmer midget racer
 Post Posted: August 2nd, 2017, 5:05 am 
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Hi Rc, hope you don't mind me posting my Gilmer here? I just got this Gilmer on ebay but haven't received it yet, should be Friday. My question is, looking at the photos from the auction, what are my options for a drivetrain?

Engine has been installed by the previous owner, it is a Zenoah g23. Or should I start over? Thanks.

Emilio


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