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by Joemart
Mon Sep 30, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: Site Feedback / suggestions
Topic: Why was the site down??
Replies: 3
Views: 7740

Re: Why was the site down??

did not notice it either?
by Joemart
Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:52 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

I must also add, that I was a little apprehensive about the brakes, as it would be the first time I would test the new setup with four pot, new disks, etc in anger :evil: - They were phenomenal..... stopped with no fade, no shudder, no long brake pedal all day... 8) ... AND it was a HOT day... saw a...
by Joemart
Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

Right..... here is the link to YouTube video... It is an edited version of race 1, with a fairly interesting spin on last lap.... it is a fairly large file (about 700megs), so give it about 2 hours from now to upload.... our Internet access at home is a little slow :cry: Kevin, u will see some foota...
by Joemart
Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

Kev Thanks :) ... no idea what I am doing through kink, but I am in 5th... the car is VERY lively... I spend a lot of time opposite lock coming out of corners, but well controlled - the LS works very well..TBH, I was feeling like I worked really HARD after Kyalami, even though there is a little more...
by Joemart
Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:48 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

A picture in meantime of the end phase of the spin at Kyalami esses after the tyre blow-out
by Joemart
Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

Hi All As you may know, yesterday was our event at Kyalami - In the major part a great day was had by all, except for a few engine blowup's... never nice... Day started off well, except that I had a blow-out of a rear left in qualifying and spun out into the "kitty litter" at the esses... quite a mo...
by Joemart
Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:52 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

@911.... Strangely enough, the App I use (Harry's lap timer), recoded fastest speed of 169Km/h.... a Navigator I had in the car though, recorded 177km/h, so I think the App does NOT record the top speed at the right place....
by Joemart
Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:03 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

Hi Kev.... thanks... that's what I had to do.... going to leave it as is for now and see what happens - kyalami race coming up this weekend, so should be able to stretch the legs (and eat some Porsche's for breakfast :twisted: ).. The brakes are just great... the car now STOPS!!!!.... I have to be c...
by Joemart
Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

ok... re-measured to centre of tyre....

Front = 1489mm
Rear = 1463mm
by Joemart
Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

the above is measured at the outside extremities of the tyre contact with floor.......which is probably NOT the way it normally gets measured?
by Joemart
Sun Sep 22, 2013 8:08 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category

So, just for interest, measured the front and rear track.... the values are as follows: Front = 1688mm ----- original 2.5V6 = 1373mm Rear = 1662mm ------original 2.5V6 = 1352mm I has a "Small" problem with the front touching on the rear of the wheel arch when on full lock, but managed to resolve it ...
by Joemart
Sat Sep 21, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Alex's barbie & GTV's galore !
Replies: 15
Views: 12227

Re: Alex's barbie & GTV's galore !

some great pics Kev.... thanks!!!
by Joemart
Thu Sep 19, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: Alfetta GTV Turbo - Race Car. Died Dec 1 -14. :(
Replies: 42
Views: 19756

Re: Alfetta GTV Turbo - Race Car update. 85% done.

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by Joemart
Sun Sep 15, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Race Cars and Track preparation
Topic: An original GTV6 3.0 entry into SA Marque car category
Replies: 181
Views: 61399

Re: A new GTV6 2.5 entry into SA Marque car catergory

Hi... here is another soundd and video clip, driving by, but hit rev limiter in 2nd ...

http://youtu.be/PIcn-TnoGtc
by Joemart
Sun Sep 15, 2013 7:34 am
Forum: Introduce yourself - Gallery
Topic: Father son project
Replies: 13
Views: 7320

Re: Father son project

congrats!!!!!!!!