No longer a ''budget" race GTV

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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by kevin » Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:05 pm

pic of pre race paddock on Sat 3rd Nov . Note my car still has road leagl number plates on as I drove to and from the track afer a hard days racing . I really need a trailer . oh i did get stopped in a road block and all the cop asked was how many kw does the engine make :shock:
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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by kevin » Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:22 pm

Well it was our final race of the season on Saturday and the car held up superbly again . Coming to the conclusion maybe the project 2 with gearbox upfront might be a waste of time :( .
I managed to sneak in a 2nd for the day in a 33 car field with fastest qualifying in the morning . We ran two reverse grid heats and one scratch race . Only after the whole season and in final race of the day did I start to learn how to really push the 3.7 hard . Anyway it was to late and missed out on beating the two Cobras . But I guess thats what hobby racers are about and seperate me from the more serious guys.
Value for entertainment this car has scored 10/10
Some pics . I finally got hold of DVD of 2nd last race which I will begin to upload sometime .
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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by fedezyl » Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:42 pm

Nice!! love the sunglasses too 8)
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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by MD » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:32 am

We all appreciate a pat on the back for a job well done. Congratulations mate. Looking forward to your video too.
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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by Joemart » Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:41 am

Hey Kev

great looking trophies... well done!!!!! --- and looking forward to video!!!!
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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by dawie botha » Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:36 am

Cool ! Well done
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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by SydneyJules » Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:59 pm

Congrats and nice driving, Kevin! Great to see an Alfa winning trophies!
Fixing it bit by bit....
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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by kevin » Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:32 pm

I did a service on the 3.7 a few weeks ago . Just some pics to show the cam profiles and how to set cam timing when you on own and dont have cam blocks . I just keep the cams on the marks , set the belt tension , tighten up all the pulleys then rotate the engine twice and recheck marks . (firtsly the motor was on tdc to start off with marks i had previously made)
At least on this set up there is space to fit belt behind pulley without having to take it off like on the chain driven oil pump type 24v motors.
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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by kevin » Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:41 pm

Some more pics using the marks on cams to set up. The cam block dont help anyway with the cut cams, as these can move within the original profile.
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Re: No longer a ''budget" race GTV

Post by kevin » Sun Sep 22, 2013 5:49 am

Good to see my old race car being used this year and its looks much better in its new livery by its new owner .
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