I absolutely love building models. . Still, getting the model to work presented mechanical challenges that were educational in of themselves, and we got through it. As you turn it, each of the parts moves, just like the real thing. The kit features parts molded in clear, metallic charcoal, black, and silver. Always study the assembly drawings included in the packaging before beginning. As afbill said, it was pretty cool watching everything in action and the red lights for the spark plugs.
For this particular model I found that some parts are not necessary. It also has details like a working fan and accessory pulleys, a distributor with plug wires, a carburetor topped with an air cleaner, and much more! Glue and paint not included are required. As you turn the crank, each of the parts move, just like the real thing. They are being used to describe this ebay item and it's condition. It also has details like a working fan and accessory pulleys, a distributor with plug wires, a carburetor topped with an air cleaner, and much more! And yes, it can be bought. A superb educational tool on the inner workings and construction of a V-8 engine! Also included is a display stand and screwdriver for construction.
Because I was patient, clever, and willing, the reward is a fine looking model that I am proud of. All that is built is the crank and pistons. Well, I ended up going in with my son on an old classic truck, and I wanted to teach him something about how things worked back in the day. I would not recommend this model for anyone who does not have patience. The educational tool features moving pistons and connecting rods. Back then it didn't come with a hand crank. Another error in the directions.
I would think if the item is quite expensive it is possible that the tax may also be quite expensive too. It helps them develop coordination, improves dexterity and reading comprehension. Recommended for ages 12 and up skill level 3 , model cement required not included. Model building is a great way to develop learning skills and increase dexterity. I taught my kids a lot with this model. The spark plugs lit up too when they were supposed to due to the working distributor.
All the timing is correct. Feel free to email me your questions or comments before you bid, I will gladly insert your correction in my listing, or answer your question. A superb educational tool on the inner workings and construction of a V-8 engine. It was easy to follow the instructions. So for this reason do not buy or bid on this auction if you intend to ask me to, or hope that I am willing to, misrepresent this item on a customs form.
My descriptions will be as honest and as accurate as possible; but because I'm no expert your comments and corrections are most welcome. But with care and ingenuity, you can have yourself a trophy that attests to your patience and creativity. Rinse and let air dry. It comes with a sep arate write up that explains the operation of an engine. The piece de resistance was the crank on the final assembly. Also included is a display stand and screwdriver for construction. I guess they figure if you made it that far, you can figure it out for yourself.
Allow paint to dry thoroughly before handling parts. Over the years, with popularity of model building become lack luster at best, not so much. Trimming to remove extra plastic and filing to smooth before part assembly is suggested. From what I'm reading the finished product will turn out well, it's just going to take some extra work. I took my time and allowed plenty of time for the glue to dry. Overall the model is nice, and can be really eye catching with some detailing. Since the kit was purchased around 1978-79, the exact kit used was most likely the 1977 Revell reissue of the kit which was originally produced by Renwal.
I have been building plastic models for 35 years. All of my merchandise is guaranteed! The Visible V-8 Engine is sure to please kids, hobbyists, and automotive fans. As you turn the crank, each of the parts move, just like the real thing. From the Manufacturer This 1:4 Scale Visible V-8 Engine Plastic Assembly Kit from Revell is the winner of the 2008 Parents Choice Award and Silver Honor - 1995 Doing and Learning Toys. The kit includes a rubber fan belt and vinyl ignition wires. I don't remember it being very dificult but then again I don't remember much from 35 years ago.