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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.

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422
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0.32
Last Post
WTB Twin Weber 16ts inlet manifolds Yesterday 11:09 PM
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Today 08:57 AM
Join Date
26th October 2014
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    Bustamif liked post by Brianbcs On thread : R8 Restoration project
    Some more pics of the R8 project,not a lot of progress over the past week. Will have to get the alternator checked as the warning light is staying on despite showing a charge,also waiting for the...
    Liked On: 29th May 2018, 11:40 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Simon On thread : R17/Virage Master Cylinder Conundrum
    That one looks like the single 15TS/17TL booster, rather than the double 17TS/G unit. The 17TS master cylinder has Lockheed 311409 cast into the body, with the pistons retained by roll pins rather...
    Liked On: 9th May 2018, 09:29 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Sunroof On thread : My R12 POS Arrived!
    That Argantinian track is how tracks used to be in OZ. I raced, marshaled, and spectated at Winton in the 1960's and that is exactly what it was like. Spectators could watch the racing from there...
    Liked On: 23rd April 2018, 09:33 AM
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    Bustamif liked post by Sunroof On thread : Caravelle soft top conversion
    It is not really removable without getting under the upolstery. This does not give normal access but is glued in place. Actually thinking about it why convert a rather rare 4 seat fixed top. When...
    Liked On: 22nd April 2018, 10:47 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by JohnW On thread : Late model Renault 10 side Gearbox mounts.
    Hark the Herald Axles Swing.....
    Liked On: 21st April 2018, 11:02 AM
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    Bustamif liked post by robmac On thread : Instrument Panel
    If you can't find a suitable replacement, the one you have is probably very repairable. Trace the tracks and find the breaks, and overlay with copper wire (stripped single core telephone cable is...
    Liked On: 14th April 2018, 12:58 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by neural revolt On thread : Blue Virage Wagon eBay
    Thank you Simon, I'll just go and take a cold shower...
    Liked On: 29th March 2018, 11:48 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Simon On thread : Blue Virage Wagon eBay
    Before people get too excited and buy something that ends up being useless as a competition car tow vehicle, I'm going to be a wet blanket - again. It can do it, but the police and insurance...
    Liked On: 29th March 2018, 11:48 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Simon On thread : what engine oil should I use R16TS
    How about just asking the person at the source? I'm sure they will have the longevity of the motor, their workmanship and a warranty of the motor in mind. Otherwise you may hear something from a...
    Liked On: 22nd February 2018, 09:16 AM
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    Bustamif liked post by geckoeng On thread : Calling all the A110 fans...
    Unfortunately if Renault are going to allow comments that the Nouvelle Alpine is going to make the Porsche Cayman look like a Porker, it should be entered in GT3 or GT4 competition, and see where it...
    Liked On: 1st February 2018, 11:46 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by renault8&10 On thread : R1190 brake fluid
    That answer really depends on what is in there now. I would be asking Anthony that question. It is most likely dot 4. BUT, some brake fluid types are not compatible and should not be mixed. Many...
    Liked On: 25th January 2018, 10:27 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Simon On thread : R1190 brake fluid
    To a certain extent it depends on what is in there already, as not all brake fluids are miscible. Try to ascertain what is already in there, are there any invoices for service, or does the...
    Liked On: 25th January 2018, 10:27 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Frans On thread : Matra in Cars For Sale !!!
    4cvg, Hardly ever seen such a short comment. I thought it would be a little interesting to put some Matras on here that is for sale. Something to look at and see the variations in price and maybe...
    Liked On: 25th January 2018, 08:33 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by JohnW On thread : Floride Project
    Great to see love heading towards another rear-engined Renault. Welcome to our forum! There's a WA electric car group with good experience - PM me if you want a contact who has electrified a 4CV...
    Liked On: 2nd January 2018, 10:16 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by geckoeng On thread : Eye Watering prices R8
    Personally !!!! I think "eye watering prices" are by people who want something for nothing. They want somebody to spend a lot of time and money building a project car that is sort after. And then...
    Liked On: 22nd December 2017, 09:37 AM
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