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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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505
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Last Post
R 10-Meca Parts 2.5 turns steering issues. 26th December 2018 11:09 AM
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26th October 2014
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    Bustamif liked post by Frans On thread : Big Brake Conversion for R8/R10 A110
    21571, I groove them myself on my little milling machine. I believe that the holes should be cast in, if you drill on an existing casting the molecular structure changes for the worse. You will...
    Liked On: 5th December 2018, 08:48 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Frans On thread : Gordini and Matra outing
    Hi All, About 2 months ago me and my son got an invitation from a photographer to do a photo shoot with the 2 cars for a Classic Car Calendar. We made an appointment and met him at a spot and from...
    Liked On: 19th November 2018, 10:24 AM
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    Bustamif liked post by bowie On thread : My R12 POS Arrived!
    Well in the guest for more silliness, time to chop up those rear doors. But first some plastic windows ready to go in. A little bit of red texta and the old window on a flat sheet and Ta Da.. ...
    Liked On: 5th November 2018, 03:00 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by schlitzaugen On thread : Another R17 owner planning to upgrade
    Best exhaust manifold nuts are copper plated split ring nuts. Honda has some wonderful top quality nuts on their exhausts if you can get your hands on them (dealers/wreckers). Brass is second best....
    Liked On: 27th October 2018, 06:07 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Frans On thread : R5 Alpine Motor for Nauli's A110 !!!
    Yes, but don't forget the difficult parts like rockershaft assembly and pushrods (unless you make it yourself) and I'm sure there will be plenty more. However, I have little experience of the...
    Liked On: 23rd October 2018, 10:01 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by schlitzaugen On thread : Heater Box Permanent Removal 12/15/17
    I was going to add pretty much the same things. Manuals are very good, but they don't warn you of problems that did not exist on the assembly line. I would first check the block to make sure...
    Liked On: 7th October 2018, 09:30 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Kim Luck On thread : Koleos Hints, Tips, Problems
    One of the Samsung Korean mechanics may have left his change in the door well?
    Liked On: 14th September 2018, 06:29 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by schlitzaugen On thread : My R12 POS Arrived!
    Dude. Even fi you cut the hub, that doesn't change anything. Because the stub axle gives the camber angle, not the hub (I assume by that you mean the backing plate). What you need to do is press...
    Liked On: 10th September 2018, 07:56 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by jo proffi On thread : what do I have and what can I use?
    $500 is closer to $0 than what this sort of stuff will cost....so get what you have in the car working without spending a cent, and buy some tyres and go racing. Jo
    Liked On: 28th August 2018, 10:31 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Kim Luck On thread : Wray Supercharger
    This might be close enough for you!https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/thebarton/engine-engine-parts-transmission/vintage-wray-supercharger/1190896645 Love the price!
    Liked On: 12th August 2018, 06:56 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Brianbcs On thread : Renaultís USA
    Only four days into our US road trip and I still canít believe what Iíve seen! Not far out of Crazy Horse,Sth Dakota, I spotted not one,but two DJetís parked in a house block. Today near...
    Liked On: 18th July 2018, 06:36 PM
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    Bustamif liked post by Kim Luck On thread : Cyclist to go single file?
    When you have finished contemplating my statement above "How many cyclists are killed by their own bad judgement and lack of road sense?" instead of your navel or whatever is close to it, will you...
    Liked On: 30th June 2018, 06:30 PM
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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, 10:40 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, 08:29 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, 08:33 AM
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