Race Animal ?

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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by 75evo » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:38 am

Kev check this video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpY2jjJ4hzs

This GTV6 has ITBs. Can comment on his youtube vids to fish for info.
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by kevin » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:12 am

Ok thanks , I find this clip of it in action . Sounds great.
http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=relmfu&v=4wi-DfrMIG4
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by LacUS » Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:29 pm

kevin wrote:Does anyone have any specs on this GTV . It's looks pretty mean .
This one runs here in Hungary in the Hungarian Rallye Championship. It has a 3.0L 12V almost stock engine with ITB, brembo 4pot calipers, straight cut gears and custom made ECU. The mods are limited because the strict regulations of FIA.
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by kevin » Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:28 pm

A friend sent me some " spy" pics of another one of Dawies GTV race cars that he's building at the moment at Glenwood Motors . Still lots of work to go but I love this throttle set up . Its use those barrel throttles which have been used for a long time in SA .
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by kevin » Thu Aug 06, 2015 2:07 pm

This car which is same as above is for sale in SA . Here's an action shot from few weeks back .
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by Joemart » Sat Aug 08, 2015 5:13 am

huh.... where is this?
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by kevin » Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:13 pm

It was Scoobie day at Z . Dawie got Braam to drive . This car does not run coil overs but keeps torsion bars with RS springs in a cup type holder between lower A arm and reinforced bump stop . Clever way of getting around the " not having coil overs in rules " . Got some pics somewhere ...
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by andy_xx » Thu Aug 13, 2015 12:19 am

any more pics of the car?...it looks perfect. What does it means Scoobie day - does it mean rally event?
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by Joemart » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:48 pm

Hi

Scoobie, I think is a south Africanism (and "englishism"??) for Subaru
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by KevinR » Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:09 pm

We've been waiting a while for Franco to complete this car . It's first competitive outing in the South African exotic super car series is this weekend . Most cars in this series start at 700hp up 1000hp .
Some pics of this longitudinal mount 24v 3.7 twin turbo .
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http://www.motorsport.co.za/News/Displa ... niid=55422
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by SydneyJules » Sun Sep 11, 2016 11:35 pm

what did they do to make it a RWD?

got your email...reply on the way shortly!
Fixing it bit by bit....
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by Duk » Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:11 pm

SydneyJules wrote:what did they do to make it a RWD?
Surely the answer is simple! Front wheel drive, especially bonker powerful front wheel drives, SUCK!!!
Traction deficient, tyre thrashing, undesteering pigs!

Car manufacturers all around the world can do all they can to band aid FWDs, but you'll never see a FWD Ferrari, Lambo, Maserati, Mercedes Benz (well, serious ones), BMW, Jaguar, Aston Martin or any other manufacturer who has been able to survive this long while resisting the vile accountant influence!











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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by KevinR » Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:42 pm

It's RWD as you can see engine has been turned around . I think it's using a Jerico box but I will ask him for some pics .
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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by Jim K » Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:58 pm

Duk:Surely the answer is simple! Front wheel drive, especially bonker powerful front wheel drives, SUCK!!!
Traction deficient, tyre thrashing, undesteering pigs!

Car manufacturers all around the world can do all they can to band aid FWDs, but you'll never see a FWD Ferrari, Lambo, Maserati, Mercedes Benz (well, serious ones), BMW, Jaguar, Aston Martin or any other manufacturer who has been able to survive this long while resisting the vile accountant influence!


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Re: Race Animal ?

Post by 75evo » Thu Sep 15, 2016 1:59 pm

Oh yeah? Bet you won't say no to the new Civic Type-R Turbo :mrgreen:
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