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    17th October 2017, 07:34 PM
    Absolutely agree Henry. Since I had to design, improvise and build my own cars, if something broke and took out a few more parts in the process, I...
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    17th October 2017, 09:32 AM
    There has been AF discussion on drive shaft rebuilds some time ago. Some opinion was to wait until something breaks then repair it. My practice is...
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    16th October 2017, 10:42 PM
    If you want serious skids just weld-r-up. Takes a little time to get a handle on the driving technique but very cost effective.
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    13th October 2017, 08:59 PM
    Yes KB, that spoiler has been tested through turn 1 Phillip Island @ 243 KPH (Renault powered Lotus of course) That spoiler started life on a...
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    13th October 2017, 07:58 PM
    Brettr called in today to check progress and discuss a few design ideas. We came up with a mock up front spoiler to keep the nose down and more...
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    12th October 2017, 11:12 PM
    I am no Caravelle guru but I would expect that the suspension dampers are the same as R10/8. The lower engine bay sheet metal and shields could also...
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    11th October 2017, 10:20 PM
    Considering the revs you have reached on that motor I would definitely balance the clutch and flywheel as an assembly and not assume the factory...
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    11th October 2017, 09:26 AM
    The reading is real time instantly. On a left hand bend you can see the RHS pressures rise as the working side tyres warm up under load. Some basic...
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    29th September 2017, 03:01 PM
    In circuit racing (which is what Frans races) Porsche have used solid spool diffs and welded diffs in rear engined cars to win many endurance races...
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Retired Professional Race driver, Race Engineer, Insurance Legal Liability & Motorsport Operations Consultant
Windsor 2756 NSW Australia
Driving, good food & wine, live music
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R8G 1700, R10 Alconi 1.4, Race spec road registered Lotus 54 (Europa) 1800, !984 JWS GpC Sports Prototype - plus various others.


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