View Profile: Bustamif - aussiefrogs - The Australian French Car Forum Since 1999
  • Register
  • Help
Tab Content
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    9th December 2017, 06:46 PM
    It looks pretty bad and will need a lot of work, but it could be saved with enough commitment. There is not much holding it in shape if the...
    42 replies | 774 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    7th December 2017, 05:03 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    Looks like a victory lap to me ! :wink2:
    77 replies | 2221 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    4th December 2017, 09:03 PM
    Thanks Simon, that is very useful info for my project too and saves me a little research time. I was looking at my dashboard layout yesterday and...
    1019 replies | 122013 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    3rd December 2017, 06:22 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    No, I am referring to country roads with lots of corners usually under 120 kph such as mountain roads or through tropical rainforests especially on...
    77 replies | 2221 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    3rd December 2017, 10:14 AM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    Not in my world. The bikes usually slow me up on twisty bits of road. They have far better acceleration and like to blast up to 200k on straight...
    77 replies | 2221 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    2nd December 2017, 12:46 PM
    If the Mecaparts sump was used, or any normal sump, the engine would not have a dry sump. The purpose of a dry sump is to have the oil in a large...
    92 replies | 7936 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    1st December 2017, 03:31 PM
    Don't stress too much about identification of the engine fellas, he may toss it out and put an 807 or K4M in it. In which case the mystery engine...
    42 replies | 774 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    29th November 2017, 08:42 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    Yes KB I did include FOSC events and although Charles has passed, they are still running events. The Bathurst events run by FOSC suffered the same...
    77 replies | 2221 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    29th November 2017, 09:57 AM
    Love the pics, good update on real progress. Curious about the breather arrangement Ray ?
    71 replies | 7486 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    29th November 2017, 09:34 AM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    The claim by bazzamac to be the first A110 in a speed event at Bathurst would appear to be correct then since the video shows two way traffic below...
    77 replies | 2221 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    28th November 2017, 11:54 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Alpine A110 in Renault Forum
    I have reviewed the records and confirm that you would seem to be the first to drive an A110 in a competition event at the Mount. There may be...
    77 replies | 2221 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    27th November 2017, 10:37 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    Its the opposite Bowie, you need to get less tread on a street tyre so there is less block movement which is why slicks were invented. On...
    875 replies | 51408 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    27th November 2017, 08:59 PM
    Seems like that wiring turned out to be very complicated.
    405 replies | 40345 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    27th November 2017, 08:37 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread My R12 POS Arrived! in Renault Forum
    Well done Bowie. I agree with Frans, a lot of people talk about it but you went out and did it. To add to what Frans said about the read on...
    875 replies | 51408 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    25th November 2017, 10:03 AM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Floride wider rims in Renault Forum
    That is right these days, however back in the day there were other options used including splitting the rim and welding a steel ring also called a...
    11 replies | 381 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    24th November 2017, 03:34 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread R16 cabrio in Renault Forum
    Frankenvelle. Front or rear engine ? Just asking.
    26 replies | 741 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    23rd November 2017, 08:23 AM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Floride wider rims in Renault Forum
    The reason the offset causes a problem in fitting the hub cap with a wider wheel is that the outer rim will be further away from the centre mounting...
    11 replies | 381 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    22nd November 2017, 11:14 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Floride wider rims in Renault Forum
    I am a little confused by the replies on this one. I donít really understand what is meant by positive and negative wheel offsets. It is OK for...
    11 replies | 381 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    21st November 2017, 03:53 PM
    I do not agree that you will still have brakes on one system if you have dual master cylinders working in tandem off the one brake pedal. In real...
    10 replies | 490 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    18th November 2017, 10:31 PM
    More Christmas cleanout parts. Gear stick and what could be and engine lid hinge ?. These bits plus the fuel tank and muffler will be going into...
    1 replies | 170 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    18th November 2017, 10:19 AM
    My guess is convertible, I can upload additional pics if it assists your expert identification.
    2 replies | 115 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    17th November 2017, 08:36 PM
    Good condition no rust holes. Best offer, prefer pick up.
    0 replies | 116 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    17th November 2017, 07:42 PM
    Very good condition, best offer, pick up preferred.
    2 replies | 115 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    15th November 2017, 09:05 AM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Conditional Motorsport in Motorsport
    As Jeremy Clarkson says before the next big adventure, How hard could it be ? :rolleyes:
    13 replies | 363 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    14th November 2017, 08:38 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Conditional Motorsport in Motorsport
    The 4 point belts from the suppliers in Qld I found through here on AF, www.seatsafe.com.au comply but I don't think the proper racing 6 point...
    13 replies | 363 view(s)
  • Bustamif's Avatar
    14th November 2017, 01:14 PM
    Bustamif replied to a thread Conditional Motorsport in Motorsport
    Very very sound advice. A dedicated car for the track will be faster and cheaper no question - 100% When you apply the basic principal for a car...
    13 replies | 363 view(s)
No More Results
About Bustamif

Basic Information

About Bustamif
Biography:
Retired Professional Race driver, Race Engineer, Insurance Legal Liability & Motorsport Operations Consultant
Location:
Windsor 2756 NSW Australia
Occupation:
Consultant
Interests:
Driving, good food & wine, live music
Car(s) - Current:
R8G 1700, R10 Alconi 1.4, Race spec road registered Lotus 54 (Europa) 1800, !984 JWS GpC Sports Prototype - plus various others.

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
360
Posts Per Day
0.31
Last Post
R1190 Project 9th December 2017 06:46 PM
General Information
Last Activity
Yesterday 10:38 PM
Join Date
26th October 2014
Referrals
0