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About Bustamif
Biography:
Retired Professional Race driver, Race Engineer, Motorsport Operations & Legal Liability 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) !984 JWS GpC Sports Prototype - plus various others.

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TCR - it all starts happening this weekend 18-19 May 2019 20th May 2019 06:09 PM
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  1. Fordman
    Fordman liked post by Bustamif On thread : TCR - it all starts happening this weekend 18-19 May 2019
    Agree that Moffat really put in a good drive in the last race once he came to grips with the dynamics of the Megane. Some good clean passes to move up the field and he then moved up to 5th after...
    Liked On: 20th May 2019, 09:21 PM
  2. Fordman
    Fordman liked post by Bustamif On thread : TCR - it all starts happening this weekend 18-19 May 2019
    In qualifying this morning Renaults 12th and 13th. Moffat on 1:35.9180 and Pither 1:35.9849. The Honda Civic Type R on provisional pole with a 1:34.1437, notso (Jason Bright) second fastest in...
    Liked On: 18th May 2019, 03:00 PM
  3. Fordman
    Fordman liked post by Bustamif On thread : TCR - it all starts happening this weekend 18-19 May 2019
    First Practice saw Pither fastest of the two GRM Renaults. 8th fastest at 1.36.95.
    Liked On: 17th May 2019, 03:59 PM
  4. COL
    COL liked post by Bustamif On thread : Wanted A110 Master Cylinder seals
    The master cylinder is 22mm so the seals are possibly less common than 19mm dia. It was going to be a weekend job however I will take today off so I can do the rounds of suppliers with a sample in...
    Liked On: 17th May 2019, 10:53 AM
  5. FIVEDOOR
    FIVEDOOR liked post by Bustamif On thread : Faster Floride - upgrade project
    While I'm waiting for the bumpers to be chromed, the next job is sorting all the door fittings from boxes of parts and stripping bits from the donor doors. Seems there are some Floride bits and the...
    Liked On: 1st May 2019, 11:06 AM
  6. JohnW
    JohnW liked post by Bustamif On thread : Faster Floride - upgrade project
    Hard top off of course. Note I tested a car that incorporates mostly new parts and body materials all recently constructed, completely rust free, against a standard 4 door that is over 50 years old....
    Liked On: 29th April 2019, 06:46 PM
  7. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : Faster Floride - upgrade project
    Exceptionally stiff!!. Following the back to bare metal strip, chemical clean and complete chassis rebuild, new floor etc, etc, I put it on the chassis jig used to compare torsional rigidity on our...
    Liked On: 29th April 2019, 01:42 PM
  8. COL
    COL liked post by Bustamif On thread : WTD R8 brake light switch.
    I just use a normal switch available from any auto store, no relay required. Make a steel L shaped bracket and mount it under the floor pressing onto the back of the pedal arm. It worked real good...
    Liked On: 22nd April 2019, 12:20 PM
  9. JohnW
    JohnW liked post by Bustamif On thread : Please drag me away from this PC!!
    You only need it if you want to drive with the top down on the right day, to a suitable location along a great piece of road. That's why I took on my Floride project when I already have too many...
    Liked On: 31st March 2019, 10:20 PM
  10. FIVEDOOR
    FIVEDOOR liked post by Bustamif On thread : Please drag me away from this PC!!
    You only need it if you want to drive with the top down on the right day, to a suitable location along a great piece of road. That's why I took on my Floride project when I already have too many...
    Liked On: 31st March 2019, 10:08 PM
  11. ReidarUF
    ReidarUF liked post by Bustamif On thread : R8/R10 Master Cylinder change.
    Changing a tandem master cylinder with the front radiator hoses restricting access even more, still without a hoist. All character building stuff, just suck it up and get-r-done !
    Liked On: 25th March 2019, 02:27 AM
  12. Fordman
    Fordman liked post by Bustamif On thread : Ricciardo, Renault, Melbourne GP this weekend.
    In motorsport, the harder you work the luckier you are. I believe the media demands/commitments for the Australian round had an impact on Dan's pre race prep. I have often noticed when I was...
    Liked On: 19th March 2019, 12:04 AM
  13. JohnW
    JohnW liked post by Bustamif On thread : R8/R10 Hub Assemblies
    The type of motorsport you intend to participate in will determine the weak points. Most upgrades such as bracing the steering rack and dual shock rear ends are mostly rallying upgrades. I...
    Liked On: 10th March 2019, 12:53 PM
  14. geckoeng
    geckoeng liked post by Bustamif On thread : R8/R10 Hub Assemblies
    The type of motorsport you intend to participate in will determine the weak points. Most upgrades such as bracing the steering rack and dual shock rear ends are mostly rallying upgrades. I...
    Liked On: 10th March 2019, 11:13 AM
  15. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : My R12 POS Arrived!
    Plug reading does require a specific shutdown process to get an accurate colour to read. Mick Doohan used to shut the GP bike off on the main straight at Eastern Creek and immediately park it at the...
    Liked On: 3rd March 2019, 06:53 PM
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