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Hobby Design RB26 engine


NewTom
05-29-2013, 09:29 AM
Just found this: http://www.hobbyeasy.com/en/data/u98myxpgwy5mnsn9qfwr.html

Hobby Design is releasing a RB26DETT engine kit with resin parts and etched set :runaround:

looking forward to more pictures :sly:

Aventador
05-29-2013, 11:09 AM
Resin portion

http://img142.poco.cn/mypoco/myphoto/20130529/23/65994856201305292306578628726753894_000.jpg

eyckles
05-29-2013, 07:00 PM
For what model can this engine be used?

Best regards,
Lesley

drunken monkey
05-29-2013, 07:40 PM
ok, does anyone recognise that?
:biggrin:

da_ashman
05-29-2013, 08:05 PM
There Facebook page showed 2 versions, the stock engine with Twin Turbos & a Signle large turbo option. Def gonna get one of these badboys!!!

hirofkd
05-30-2013, 01:19 AM
For what model can this engine be used?

Best regards,
Lesley
None of the R33 or R34 kits include engine details, so those kits can benefit from the engine kit.
But if you can detail yourself, Tamiya's R32 kit will suffice. You can build it into a curbside, and use the engine parts for something else, and Tamiya's R32 kit is not too expensive.

exhaust smoke
05-30-2013, 04:19 AM
I would be interested to see whether there will be a photoetch set included and whether this will improve it.

The intercooler on the photo looks a bit basic.

Veyron
05-30-2013, 07:30 AM
I'm sure there will be photo etch included, HD put PE in about everything they make.

eyckles
05-30-2013, 07:41 AM
None of the R33 or R34 kits include engine details, so those kits can benefit from the engine kit.
But if you can detail yourself, Tamiya's R32 kit will suffice. You can build it into a curbside, and use the engine parts for something else, and Tamiya's R32 kit is not too expensive.

Can i use it for this model?

http://www.benl.ebay.be/itm/Tamiya-PENNZOIL-NISMO-GT-R-R34-1-24-MODEL-KIT-Nissan-/130916673082?pt=Model_Kit_US&hash=item1e7b3de63a

Best regards,
Lesley

exhaust smoke
05-30-2013, 10:18 AM
Can i use it for this model?

http://www.benl.ebay.be/itm/Tamiya-PENNZOIL-NISMO-GT-R-R34-1-24-MODEL-KIT-Nissan-/130916673082?pt=Model_Kit_US&hash=item1e7b3de63a

Best regards,
Lesley

You can use the block, but it will require some modification for the race version.

eyckles
05-30-2013, 12:19 PM
You can use the block, but it will require some modification for the race version.

Thanks for the help. I think i'm going to build them curbside then.

Best regards,
Lesley

exhaust smoke
05-30-2013, 12:34 PM
Thanks for the help. I think i'm going to build them curbside then.

Best regards,
Lesley

If you wanted to spend a little more money and are prepared to wait, Gionic (who is on this Forum) has produced a cracking little RB26, which has the parts for the race engine.

eyckles
05-30-2013, 01:19 PM
If you wanted to spend a little more money and are prepared to wait, Gionic (who is on this Forum) has produced a cracking little RB26, which has the parts for the race engine.

I know him, but the engines are no longer available.

Fangi0
05-30-2013, 04:36 PM
I'm a bit disppointed with this - I hoped it would include a head with seperate cam covers (ala Gionc's RB26) to enable race versions to be built.....

HD recently released a really nice detail up set for the Group A R32, but we still can't build an accurate engine bay... Wish Gio would recast his.....

Offlabeluse
05-30-2013, 06:27 PM
Hm...

...got a half finished Aoshima R32 here and that one is indeed stuck at the somewhat simplyfied engine. That might just be what I need... :)

exhaust smoke
05-31-2013, 11:48 AM
I've heard that Eighty One are producing their own RB26. There may be hope yet ...

Kinnam
05-31-2013, 12:05 PM
I've heard that Eighty One are producing their own RB26. There may be hope yet ...

yes, they are still working on the computer drawing...not cast yet...

avd
05-31-2013, 01:44 PM
Eightyone used to have Rb26 but it was taking down due to copy from someone else. So Thomas and his team have to redesign the engine again.

MidMazar
05-31-2013, 02:02 PM
Looks good, either way both have similarities with Gios Rb engine. Either way they will be the only ones avaliable since gios is out of production. Will have to get one and mess with it first before moving on to a masterpiece like Gios motor.

PS Nice to see engines being avaliable. Maybe we will see some new ones and not copies.

exhaust smoke
06-04-2013, 06:01 AM
Glad I invested in a couple of Gio's engines when I had the opportunity.

drunken monkey
06-04-2013, 03:34 PM
As has been pointed out, the Tamiya R32 GTR kit has an engine in it and as far as I can remember, it is far from being an expensive kit.

I have to wonder what the extra money would actually get you over the one found in the Tamiya kit.

MidMazar
06-04-2013, 05:33 PM
I have to wonder what the extra money would actually get you over the one found in the Tamiya kit.

A different turbo. :lol:

avd
06-04-2013, 06:00 PM
A different turbo. :lol:

You mean a "BIGGER" turbo :naughty:

racer93
06-16-2013, 10:40 PM
Thanks for the help. I think i'm going to build them curbside then.

Best regards,
Lesley
The "other" GTR engine kit fits very nicely into that model. It's on my short list of to dos. Would make a really, really cool detailed model. I plan on detailing the trunk and the engine bay.

Look for another thread with this engine for sale. There *might* be some similarities...

turbothirtytwo
06-18-2013, 12:59 AM
I'm a bit disppointed with this - I hoped it would include a head with seperate cam covers (ala Gionc's RB26) to enable race versions to be built.....

HD recently released a really nice detail up set for the Group A R32, but we still can't build an accurate engine bay... Wish Gio would recast his.....

actually Gr.A R32 engine is very close to stock in appareance, main difference is airbox which, if I remember right is included in detail set

R33, R34 engines were with sseparate cam covers

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