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K Lue
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Sunny weather photos
Just a short post. Nothing dramatic happened so far. Just finally good weather, to take a few photos of the velocar.

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More Progress
Stoker bottom bracket mount New rear lights and fairings

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Video shooting with local TV channel
Some months ago I wrote an E- mail to a TV show about my hobby. Now I got an answer. We decided for beginning February, hoping for good weather. I completed a new paint schene just in time. But when the day came, the sky was grey, temperatures below zero an...

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Small repairs
Some time ago, I damaged the velocar at the rear. A small impact has punctured the plywood, which I want to replace now. I removed the damaged part of the rear panel with handsaw and angle grinder, then created a scarf joint to glue old and new part togethe...

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Cruising Tempelhof airfield
Here are some pics from a few days ago, showing us and the velocar driving at the Südstern and Tempelhof airfield in Berlin. This time just for fun and meeting friends. The weather was dry at least and  the sun showed up for a few minutes in fact. And here ...

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Maker Faire Berlin 2016
After a busy week I have enough time to write a few words about our last weekends exhibition in Berlin. Preparations in the final week before the faire: I was too optimistic about my building speed. It needed several attempts to get the drivetrain working p...

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Building update September
Hello, I was a bit lazy with maintaining this blog. No posts since two months. But, because I was not that lazy in building, there's a lot of progress. I have built the front hood, the steering system, the front brakes, pilots drivetrain  and spent several ...

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Future color scheme
Hello, Christian, a guy from the local steampunk community made some color simulations for me. Quite useful, I think. Better than paint it first and hate it afterwards. He also suggested to change the grille from oval to a horseshoe shaped one. Now it looks...

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Front fenders
Hi folks. Currently I'm working on the front fenders of the new velocar. First step was the making of a side panel in the projected shape, then glueing curved girders, which meets the sweeping lines of the panels perfectly. This time I had to glue a much ti...
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