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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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Total Posts
Total Posts
426
Posts Per Day
0.32
Last Post
WTB Twin Weber 16ts inlet manifolds 20th June 2018 10:12 PM
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Last Activity
Yesterday 11:22 PM
Join Date
26th October 2014
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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. bowie
    bowie 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, 12:54 PM
  4. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : My R10 has race heritage
    Not Sandown, but I would say coming over the dam at the back of the pits Warwick Farm, the entry to turn 12 before the run to Polo corner. I used to watch a lot of races from that spot on the...
    Liked On: 25th May 2018, 03:12 PM
  5. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : The dry sump Gordini motor.
    The spacers are a high performance engine thing, not a Gordini thing. It is usual practice for an experienced engine builder like Frans and the sort of detail that is reflected in his on track...
    Liked On: 13th May 2018, 10:56 PM
  6. Frans
    Frans liked post by Bustamif On thread : The dry sump Gordini motor.
    The spacers are a high performance engine thing, not a Gordini thing. It is usual practice for an experienced engine builder like Frans and the sort of detail that is reflected in his on track...
    Liked On: 13th May 2018, 09:53 PM
  7. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : Racespec / Renault Track Day
    Thanks for the comments guys and those pics of the car in the pits. I am hoping there may some pics of my 50-year-old Renault actually on the track monstering those Clios :drivin:. I built it for...
    Liked On: 12th May 2018, 03:11 PM
  8. Sunroof
    Sunroof liked post by Bustamif On thread : Racespec / Renault Track Day
    Thanks for the comments guys and those pics of the car in the pits. I am hoping there may some pics of my 50-year-old Renault actually on the track monstering those Clios :drivin:. I built it for...
    Liked On: 12th May 2018, 07:45 AM
  9. jo proffi
    jo proffi liked post by Bustamif On thread : Cam & Pat's 205 Race Car
    Seems like that wiring turned out to be very complicated.
    Liked On: 9th May 2018, 04:47 PM
  10. lozenge
    lozenge 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: 22nd April 2018, 10:33 AM
  11. Stuey
    Stuey liked post by Bustamif On thread : Racespec / Renault Track Day
    The R8G (1600) was far more competitive against the Clios and Meganes than I expected. There were 6 groups, group 1 was for the fastest etc. I was in the second group and generally in the first few...
    Liked On: 21st April 2018, 10:05 PM
  12. bowie
    bowie 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: 21st April 2018, 08:54 PM
  13. JohnW
    JohnW liked post by Bustamif On thread : Gawd, another R8 upgrade
    Yes KB, apart from that 30 mm needed to line up the bottom of the front panel the panels are a really good fit, particularly the bonnet. The dash looks the part and that yellow is a great choice...
    Liked On: 21st April 2018, 07:51 PM
  14. bowie
    bowie liked post by Bustamif On thread : Racespec / Renault Track Day
    The R8G (1600) was far more competitive against the Clios and Meganes than I expected. There were 6 groups, group 1 was for the fastest etc. I was in the second group and generally in the first few...
    Liked On: 21st April 2018, 10:43 AM
  15. JohnW
    JohnW liked post by Bustamif On thread : Two new racecars in NZ
    Hi Frans, Even dry sump systems have their problems. Worn gears in the pump such as a chip or pitting can cause it. Porsche engines (dry sump) in the 1970’s had a problem at constant high revs...
    Liked On: 16th April 2018, 07:55 PM
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