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by hawkwind
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: World Speed Trials Australia
Replies: 10
Views: 155

Re: World Speed Trials Australia

Ok so far have applied to join an affiliated club MA NSW on waiting list many don't take competition memberships until next year will have to ring around,will they accept fossils? costs between $25 to 55 ....Joining MA NSW ??? national competition licence road racing quoted $365 per year, is FIM lic...
by hawkwind
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: World Speed Trials Australia
Replies: 10
Views: 155

Re: World Speed Trials Australia

For those that have jumped through all the hurdles could you in point form list all the procedures that one has to do to enter , I have read through the information above and seem to have trouble finding any reference to speed trials on either Motorcycling Australia or the FIM ...do you need to obta...
by hawkwind
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: rule clarification
Replies: 4
Views: 239

Re: rule clarification

Thanks ... but my question is for a streamliner CAR the rules only stipulate you can use more than ! engine my question how many more than one can be used as the rules do not say or does more than one engine have no limit ?
cheers.
by hawkwind
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: rule clarification
Replies: 4
Views: 239

rule clarification

Reading the latest rule book , for a streamliner car they can have more than one engine ,question how many more than one ? 2,3, ,4? the rule book does not make this clear. ....... Also I take it that motorcycle engines can be used.as other vehicles have used motorcycle engines in cars previously tha...
by hawkwind
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: Greg Watters
Replies: 7
Views: 400

Re: Greg Watters

Thank God you are ok but did the bike come out of it as well ? how fast were you going when SHTF ?
by hawkwind
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: International Event News
Topic: Ack Attack in Bolivia
Replies: 25
Views: 2127

Re: Ack Attack in Bolivia

Interesting what deep pockets and altitude can produce. Seems the place for forced induction speed attempts . congrats to the participants
by hawkwind
Mon May 15, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Bike Guys
Replies: 31
Views: 2384

Re: Bike Guys

Dave maybe I need to be more specific I envisage "some " of the voluntary positions be made redundant and be replaced with paid staff ( these could well be existing club members ? )....those being the mainstays of the racing week Monday to Friday, timing, starters , fire / rescue , medical & race di...
by hawkwind
Sun May 14, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Bike Guys
Replies: 31
Views: 2384

Re: Bike Guys

Maybe its now time to look to a paid organisation or payed staff to run speed week as it would fix the majority of problems now encountered with a purely volunteer base, only one big negative I can see is would racers be prepared to cough up substantially more $$$$ to pay for it? Agree with this sit...
by hawkwind
Sat May 13, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Bike Guys
Replies: 31
Views: 2384

Re: Bike Guys

Chris Historically the DLRA has always been a car orientated organisation particularly for hotrods and the main committee by and large is a Victorian affair ... A quick look at all the committees; produces car people 35 bike people 11 the only committee with equal numbers is the state reps each with...
by hawkwind
Fri May 12, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Volunteers 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 3302

Re: Volunteers 2017

Oh I forgot to say a very big thank you Dave for all those years of effort on your part to make speed week what it is now take a well deserved rest :)
by hawkwind
Fri May 12, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Volunteers 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 3302

Re: Volunteers 2017

Hey David ...... It works both ways , for the first time ever I came this year with a crew ( sadly no vehicle) I registered myself and 2 crew members on the volunteers list pre race. Sunday entries/memberships & fees and Monday morning track 1 starter assistants , we arrived Saturday and after setti...
by hawkwind
Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Toyota Soarer/Lexus SC400 E/Pro
Replies: 111
Views: 29205

Re: Toyota Soarer/Lexus SC400 E/Pro

Back in Aus at least for a while....just seeing how you were going as I have a soft spot for the uzz have 2 sc400's, would be interested to check it out some time :)
by hawkwind
Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Electric gear changer
Replies: 1
Views: 3852

Electric gear changer

Cheap working 2nd hand up/ down electric gear changer with or without ign cut out...new ones are stupid prices...nothing on fleabay , Chinese or cheap that I can find :cry:
by hawkwind
Sat Sep 03, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Toyota Soarer/Lexus SC400 E/Pro
Replies: 111
Views: 29205

Re: Toyota Soarer/Lexus SC400 E/Pro

Are you still around Rob ? do you still have this project ? any further progress? just wondering :)