MD's Racer-The Flying Brick

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Post by MD » Tue Feb 05, 2008 2:07 am

Two years of blood and sweat and an international consultancy with a cast that reads like the epilogue in the movies...eleven days to launch date..still got some key items to finish..will he make it???

The "Flying Brick" is my TS powered '78 Alfetta. You'll be hearing a lot more about it soon. All made possible due to this Forum.

Some of the photos you will see elsewhere on the Forum due to different topic discussions I have been invovled in. For readers who have not seen them, the additional photos will give more continuity to this topic. So here's some to start with..where it all began :wink:
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Post by Alfettish » Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:56 pm

Ooh i'm pissing my pink panties in anticipation. :shock: :shock:
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Post by MD » Tue Feb 05, 2008 2:28 pm

Owning a race car for the first time in your life certainly is exciting even if it is a humble Alfetta. It's not a fire breather nor a whimp..It's even more pants wetting when you realise it's gonna be driven by the world's oldest rookie !! :D

..getting exhaust fitted today..yeehaaaww !!


Meanwhile have a gander of the finished paintwork.
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Post by MD » Wed Feb 06, 2008 12:18 am

Nope.
No exhaust today.
Story of my life.......


I need one of those large brown paper bags that I can stick head inside and yell FAAAAAAARRRRKKKKK !!!!

..another day down the toilet.
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Post by Dennis » Wed Feb 06, 2008 4:35 am

I'm sure hoping you get the cam-dizzy-thingy in time :wall:

I'm nearly as excited as you are!
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Post by Barry » Wed Feb 06, 2008 8:20 am

Its about bloody time !!
Good one Mike,waiting in anticipation... :wink: :D :D

Picshas please... 8)
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Post by OzMidnight » Wed Feb 06, 2008 1:38 pm

Yes, some pics would be great! Who is doing the tuning?
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Post by MD » Wed Feb 06, 2008 3:36 pm

Yes, I promise lots of photos when it's all together. May not be the fastest thing but it is bristling with lots of neat ideas which I want to share with you.

Checked the mail box today Dennis, not here yet. Sheit, I used to have finger nails once but I have chewed them down to my knuckles.. :D

Soon I will joining the ranks with Kevin, Mats, Dennis , Micke and others and find out what it's like to go white knuckling, he hee.

The exhaust didn't happen because they couldn't find mufflers shallow enough to give sufficient ground clearance. At one stage we are talking cutting up the floor pan to put the muffler in the cabin.... you see my problems here?

Thanks for the encouragement. I sure need it.

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Post by Zamani » Wed Feb 06, 2008 4:02 pm

Ah, one of the few who believes in a thousand words are worth more than a picture. :lol:
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Post by sh0rtlife » Wed Feb 06, 2008 6:32 pm

im glad im not the only one looking at cutting the floor to make muffler room LOL

sounds liek a hell of a car cant wait for pic's ..love to know what ya run for a muf
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Post by Barry » Wed Feb 06, 2008 8:41 pm

Mike`s too old for Muf....
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Post by MD » Thu Feb 07, 2008 1:35 am

...I'm not touchin that. It's GOLD.
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Post by sh0rtlife » Thu Feb 07, 2008 2:59 am

lol i guess abbreviation's should be carefully worded

get ya minds outa the gutter :p :lol:
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Post by Micke » Thu Feb 07, 2008 4:18 am

Keep stuffing the muf for yourselves. This is a car forum ;-)

BTW did cut out a big piece of floor to fit a silencer in the exhaust.
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Post by GTV27 » Thu Feb 07, 2008 7:09 pm

real racing cars don't need mufflers :twisted:

MD - when is the first event?
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