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by Last Minute Racing
Fri Jan 28, 2011 8:17 am
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Who`s ready,?.
Replies: 34
Views: 15305

Re: Who`s ready,?.

"Nicosiling work done in the States, cheap as, these Aussie bastards are ripping us off " Yep and doing an average job. Last set i sent to England to be recoated but have left it too late :cry: http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww12/Last_Minute_Racing/DLRA/Photo0135.jpg http://i701.photobucket.com/...
by Last Minute Racing
Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Who`s ready,?.
Replies: 34
Views: 15305

Re: Who`s ready,?.

Hey Peter yep im ready except for not having any barrels yet, bought a set from England that were advertised as "as new" as new 25 years ago maybe, so back they went. Then a set from Sydney that "would suite new buyer" one was the other had a big chip out of the nicosil on the exhaust bridge, so yep...
by Last Minute Racing
Wed Jan 26, 2011 10:00 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Who`s ready,?.
Replies: 34
Views: 15305

Re: Who`s ready,?.

Still gathering parts (spending money) but getting close.

Thanx
Dave
by Last Minute Racing
Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:27 am
Forum: DLRA Members
Topic: Tee Shirt
Replies: 2
Views: 1838

Re: Tee Shirt

Well spotted 8)

Thanx
Dave
by Last Minute Racing
Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: QLD Floods
Replies: 33
Views: 12508

Re: QLD Floods

Good to hear David, makes me feel lucky to be in South Oz. We have been very lucky with the weather. I live in Birdwood, we got 135 mm in 12 hrs the other day but nothing at all compared to what the rest of you got.

Hope to see you all at "THE LAKE" soon.

Good luck with ya clean up.

Thanx
Dave
by Last Minute Racing
Tue Jan 11, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: New Electric Super Bike
Replies: 0
Views: 2235

New Electric Super Bike

WOW now this is fast.

Chip Yates an AMA racer in the states has recently put this bike together. Puts out 195hp and 300 lb ft of torque. Topped out at 155mph in this video all in one gear.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIMQ0c7J ... r_embedded#!

Thanx
Dave
by Last Minute Racing
Sat Jan 08, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: wet lake in march because of QLD floods
Replies: 4
Views: 2903

Re: wet lake in march because of QLD floods

Google Earth says elevation of the lake around the canteen is 387 ft for what thats worth.

Thanx
Dave
by Last Minute Racing
Sun Dec 12, 2010 12:05 am
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Water Injection
Replies: 37
Views: 24160

Re: Water Injection

So if its not BIG its not worth mentioning? "Automotive diesel engines are mere toys in the real world of Diesel engineering" I am also a Trade Qualified mechanic, but im not worth shit by the sound of it because i only did my apprenticeship on outboard motors :cry: . I love working on small high pe...
by Last Minute Racing
Sun Dec 05, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Water Injection
Replies: 37
Views: 24160

Re: Water Injection

No, what i meant was that you do not cool the air intake on a diesel because it is the heat from the compressed air ( on the compression Stroke) which ignites the diesel charge. You don't want to cool the intake charge down So please tell me why we run intercoolers on turbo charged diesels?? Thanx D...
by Last Minute Racing
Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:21 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Water Injection
Replies: 37
Views: 24160

Re: Water Injection

Yep that is unusual. Like a Commer Knocker but different. Well not really. :roll:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Napie ... _large.gif

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Oppos ... engine.gif

Thanx
Dave
by Last Minute Racing
Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 105286

Re: It lives

Welcome aboard son of Tiny? VHT heads = $750 + postage :o My heads = a mate with a cnc mill owed me a favour :lol: I just bought a tool for him that he didnt have to do the small radius. $80. Have you joined the UK RGV forum? Heaps of knowledgeable people on there, makes for hours of reading. If ya ...
by Last Minute Racing
Mon Nov 29, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 105286

Re: It lives

Hey Lambo The front and bottom fairing went on pretty easy, had to make a new top front fairing bracket and for the tail i cut off the original subframe off and built a new one. Was a fair bit of messing around. All made from 16mm rhs. http://i701.photobucket.com/albums/ww12/Last_Minute_Racing/Photo...
by Last Minute Racing
Mon Nov 22, 2010 6:54 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: It lives
Replies: 299
Views: 105286

Re: It lives

Yep point taken Dik :roll:

Like you said "I didn't say it would be easy!" and I was just looking for the easy way out i spose.

Now another thing to think about. But i have some ideas, and i spose it dosnt matter what anyone else thinks of it ITS MINE.

Thanx
Dave
by Last Minute Racing
Sun Nov 21, 2010 10:21 pm
Forum: Engine Development and Performance
Topic: Commodore Valuables
Replies: 460
Views: 218464

Re: Commodore Valuables

Coopers Sparkling Ale long neck with a cork in it?? :roll:

Nice looking bits from the States BTW.

Thanx
Dave