Race Animal ?

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Race Animal ?

Post by Daniel » Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:19 am

Does anyone have any details on this car?
Like, where can I get this bonnet ?
Hell, where can I get the engine ? :shock:
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by kevin » Tue Aug 19, 2008 8:53 am

Hi MD, I took that pic a few years ago of Dawie and my dad(grey haired 70+) sinchronising the throttle bodies on a 3.7L before a tarmac rally. The bonnet is still lying around here the car has another designed one on it now. The initial bulge on the bonnet was to clear a large intercooler then the car went NA and now its back to tt. Sad thing is i have just made five lightweight 3.0l bonnets but as I said before I cannot export them. This car is pictured in 'budget race car' . On the subject of race animals Domingoes (from GOTEC) has just let loose his new upgraded 3.4 tt on the track on Saurday in a national street car event. He came sevnth ahead of all Nobles, Scoobies, Cobras. What beat were caterhams ,3mill bucks Skyline GTR, 350kw(wheels) BMW's. Not bad for a car that is 20yrs old, electric windows, RS suspension, Getrag box and 285kw on the wheels on our twistiest track we have !!
Note the BMW's are ex factory touring cars with new m3 tt setup.
Will send you pics of bonnets
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by MD » Tue Aug 19, 2008 2:01 pm

Hi Kevin,

Love the photos and the car. However you have miscued. It's Daniel's post. I campaign an Alfetta sedan.

By all means, let's see some more exciting pics.

Cheers.
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by Daniel » Wed Aug 20, 2008 1:00 am

That's right Kev, Mike and I are not interchangable. He's shorter than me, and then there's looks too. :lol: We do live in the same city and have the same Alfa disease though.

I'd love some more pics of the bonnets and the car and any spec details you have and can give freely.
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by kevin » Thu Aug 21, 2008 11:43 am

Yep, missed the ball completely there.(dyslexia coming out). Problem was MD covered for you when you were absent on your thread - excuses .
I posted all these specs and pics somewhere before but I will find them with there updates. Notice this engine sits further back. Only hassle as that wheel bearings are not lasting on this due to wide slicks. I have noticed on all the"super" alfas with 400hp plus they all use 119 front wheel bearings(hubs) mainly for there size as according to the chaps. However as this been a newer car and barely used this mod was never done. Out of interest I drove a front mount gearbox with sedan diff rear(race Giulietta) and you cant even feel the difference. I thought it would be totally tail happy.
Start digging for pics.
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Post by Giuliettaevo2 » Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:06 pm

kevin wrote: Out of interest I drove a front mount gearbox with sedan diff rear(race Giulietta) and you cant even feel the difference. I thought it would be totally tail happy.
Start digging for pics.
maybe that's because the Sei diff weighs almost as much as a transaxle gearbox? :roll: The weight of the frontmount gearbox is behind the front axle so it shouldn't be to bad for the distribution i guess...

Time to put that Giulietta on some scales i say! 8)
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by fortom » Fri Aug 22, 2008 7:11 pm

Kevin you got pics off the bonnets?
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by lucass81 » Tue Aug 26, 2008 5:57 am

Kevin, is somewere a webpage about this events were this Alfas are racing?
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by kevin » Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:40 am

lucass, this car will probably race in our next race at the end of next month but with 3.4 24vtt motor in(Dawie De Villiers). Scary thing is that there will be two of these cars racing as the other one belongs to Domingoes. When you think you are fast on the track pushing to the limits, these GTV's just fly past and my car is not slow as 355 Ferrari struggles to get past it. Will find more pics. Howvever here some pics of new lightweight race 3.0l bonnets i had made. Only two left. Probably put them on other two GTV's.
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by fortom » Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:44 am

Hi Kevin , bonnets look good.
Will you be doing anymore and if so how much do you want for one. Could organize a mate in Greytown to collect......
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by kevin » Tue Sep 02, 2008 1:26 pm

Hi Tom , I got one for you. Send me a PM. I am making fiberglass doors at the moment. I will post pics showing how they came out.
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by Frost » Tue Sep 02, 2008 1:33 pm

Hey Kevin ,who is doing the fiberglass work for u I'm gonna need a fiberglass bonnet and bootlid for the alfetta sedan?
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by ALFA GTV6 GP » Wed Sep 03, 2008 3:09 am

Kevin
I need a bonnet for my original SA GTV6 hell I'd buy Four.
Also interested in the doors!
Last time I inquired I was told it was too hard work to ship Parts from SA to OZ.But that can be true can it ?
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by fortom » Thu Sep 04, 2008 1:03 am

Hey John, i am in the auto trade here in Auckland and we have freight companies het bring parts in for us from europe. Gonna find about if the will pick up in SA as they are a worldwide company. Also have friends and family in SA that live near Kevin for pick up.
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by ALFA GTV6 GP » Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:46 am

Hey Tom
Good info there thanks for that !
Keep me posted as buying from SA makes a great deal of sense for us Alfa lovers down here in OZ.
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