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by panhead_pete
Wed Mar 28, 2007 12:01 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: J/FL ?????
Replies: 5
Views: 4922

Just got a little more info through anotherv site. "Hi Robert said that this car use to race at Liverpool speedway in the late 60's and early 70's the owner he brought it from came second in the NSW championships (not sure what year )and his name was Allan Bond, the car was built by Clive Polla...
by panhead_pete
Wed Mar 28, 2007 1:00 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: J/FL ?????
Replies: 5
Views: 4922

J/FL ?????

Wondering if this might provide a nice cheap entry to DLR. Would this be eliagable to race with appropiate cage, lifting the wing to 12" and harness etc? If so would it be J/FL. The little nose cone has got me thinking m Edit: Bugger it pays to re-read the rule books time and time gain doesnt i...
by panhead_pete
Fri Mar 23, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: Hot Rod Chassis Building Info Wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 12960

The only reason I have steered away from 'glass is the fear of a fire. Am I being paranoid, considering I'd need 2 extinguishers systems anyway????
by panhead_pete
Fri Mar 23, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: Hot Rod Chassis Building Info Wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 12960

Under the TAC guidelines here in WA the chassis need to be made from an original or RHS (100x50x3mm) and its unlikley Id ever get a space frame rego'd and I want to be able to use the car more frequently then just at the drags and DLRA. I have a 29 Tudor in a shed, as we all should , http://i31.phot...
by panhead_pete
Thu Mar 22, 2007 3:58 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: Hot Rod Chassis Building Info Wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 12960

Hot Rod Chassis Building Info Wanted

Hi Guys Starting to do some serious planning for a build and am wondering if there are any applicable books or articles specific to building a car for the salt that I should be reading prior to chassis design. Car will be built to meet TAC Guidelines, NHRA and WA rego as well. I'm a fan of doing thi...
by panhead_pete
Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:47 am
Forum: General Information
Topic: WA Car Guys??
Replies: 5
Views: 5634

WA Car Guys??

Hi guys how would I get in contact with the WA guys re building a car for next year. Would like to have a chat with someone over some beers and bounce a few ideas about re a street roadster or coupe. Thanks.
by panhead_pete
Sun Mar 18, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: tech inspections
Replies: 13
Views: 10726

As a newbie who is hoping to have a car ready by '08 I think there would be real merit if say 2 months out from speed week a tech inspection could occur in Perth and the other states. That way if there were any issues they could be addrerssed within the 2 months as my biggest fear would be to get to...
by panhead_pete
Sat Mar 17, 2007 6:26 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Can I use this body?
Replies: 8
Views: 8731

Thanks guys I passed on the glass body and have (re) bought a steel one instead, although with a roof. :D
by panhead_pete
Thu Mar 08, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Can I use this body?
Replies: 8
Views: 8731

Hey Boris
I have read the book and it seems it will fit in within street roadster - just need to confirm this. The US guys seem to think it will.
Cheers
Pete
PS One day I will join a auto based forum on which you arent a member - one day :D
by panhead_pete
Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:31 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Can I use this body?
Replies: 8
Views: 8731

Can I use this body?

Hi Guys Im hoping to go to the salt next year with a roadster powered by a 500 caddy motor rather the repowering my 32 coupe. Can you please have a look at the image below of a Duece Customs roadster body, especially the firewall. Would the way its set up (recessed) exclude it from being used on a s...
by panhead_pete
Mon Feb 26, 2007 12:06 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Good luck and a few questions for '08
Replies: 1
Views: 2901

Good luck and a few questions for '08

Hi guys have been lurking for a while but am starting to plan out my 08 trip to race. Couldnt come this year. I realise everyone will now be flat out preping so no rush to respond. Next year Im planning on being there in this car, although probably highboy. Im starting to do a few mods for the 1/4 a...