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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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462
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0.32
Last Post
Clio 172/182/1.4 parts 24th September 2018 05:18 PM
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Yesterday 11:22 PM
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26th October 2014
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  1. jaahn
    jaahn liked post by Bustamif On thread : Clio 172/182/1.4 parts
    You have the wrong numbers, should be 4 three stud wheels not 3 four stud wheels.:blackeye:
    Liked On: Yesterday, 09:07 AM
  2. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : A110 - 807/841 engine to 1774cc
    The engine is probably close to 12G spec, built by Bruce Collier it had EFI when I acquired it. Claimed to have “all the good gear” with nearly 200hp on injection. I never believed that but it is a...
    Liked On: 23rd September 2018, 06:22 PM
  3. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : Another R17 owner planning to upgrade
    Looks great, really is worth the effort. The engine bay will suit the standard of the engine build. I can't wait to see it installed but I reckon your grin will be bigger when you hear the Webers...
    Liked On: 22nd September 2018, 10:05 PM
  4. Sunroof
    Sunroof liked post by Bustamif On thread : R10 with an R12 motor
    A standard 10 clutch is barely up to the task with a slightly warm 10 engine when you give it some welly, so a used clutch+water leak+oil leak = slipping clutch when you are being pushed along by a...
    Liked On: 22nd September 2018, 07:48 PM
  5. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : Two new racecars in NZ
    After reading Henry's comments I had a closer look at the video of the two cars as seen from Frans car. Frans car seems stiffer in the front and has a little understeer. Johan's looks to be softer...
    Liked On: 13th September 2018, 12:48 AM
  6. FIVEDOOR
    FIVEDOOR liked post by Bustamif On thread : Two new racecars in NZ
    After reading Henry's comments I had a closer look at the video of the two cars as seen from Frans car. Frans car seems stiffer in the front and has a little understeer. Johan's looks to be softer...
    Liked On: 12th September 2018, 10:53 PM
  7. potentz
    potentz liked post by Bustamif On thread : Two new racecars in NZ
    Frans, the car looks really well set up so you can absolutely get the most out it. Potenz, drive the car that is easy to drive fast. You will be less likely to make a mistake, have more time to...
    Liked On: 12th September 2018, 08:09 AM
  8. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : Wray Supercharger
    Bowie that is a very mild example of a blower explosion - it just seems to fall off. There is footage of a few good ones at your workplace during the drag racing days. One where a blower attempts...
    Liked On: 17th August 2018, 05:48 AM
  9. keith mcelroy
    keith mcelroy liked post by Bustamif On thread : Brake upgrades - Gordini etc
    After seeing a number of brake upgrades on AF where vented discs are used with heavy sliding calipers, I thought I would share this experience with those thinking of spending a lot of time and money...
    Liked On: 4th August 2018, 10:27 AM
  10. alpinesau
    alpinesau liked post by Bustamif On thread : Brake upgrades - Gordini etc
    After seeing a number of brake upgrades on AF where vented discs are used with heavy sliding calipers, I thought I would share this experience with those thinking of spending a lot of time and money...
    Liked On: 3rd August 2018, 04:30 PM
  11. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : Thinking of Bowie here.
    You are only paying half price for the dry sump pump setup and the rest of the car and all the mechanical bits are being handed over for free. I am even tempted.
    Liked On: 28th July 2018, 06:35 PM
  12. geckoeng
    geckoeng liked post by Bustamif On thread : Bruce McLaren
    I used to watch Bruce and a very good Kiwi driver Jim Palmer at Warwick Farm in the Tasman series days. I was a keen follower of Palmer who had partial vision in one eye and had no apparent problem...
    Liked On: 3rd July 2018, 01:22 AM
  13. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : My R10 has race heritage
    It is not Winton, it is, without any doubt, Warwick Farm. See my other posts below
    Liked On: 24th June 2018, 01:48 PM
  14. Shoji
    Shoji liked post by Bustamif On thread : WTB Twin Weber 16ts inlet manifolds
    A pair now on the way from Salv in the UK.
    Liked On: 20th June 2018, 09:34 PM
  15. Sunroof
    Sunroof liked post by Bustamif On thread : My R10 has race heritage
    The track is Warwick Farm for sure as the Hillman in front was run by Nick Ledingham who later won the Renault New Star series for R12's. I worked with Nick who raced in Formula Renault in Europe as...
    Liked On: 27th May 2018, 01:28 PM
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