TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

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TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by OLDtimer » Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:58 am

Negotiations have just been completed with TAILEM BEND MOTORSPORT PARK, 96 kms south east of Adelaide, for us to hold test & tune weekends at this facility. Our intention is to hold 4 events a year, with the following dates being confirmed.........MAY 7th & 8th 2011,... AUGUST 13th & 14th 2011,...NOVEMBER 5th & 6th 2011,...FEBRUARY 4th & 5th 2012. The meeting is open strictly to vehicles constructed to the DLRA rule book (please bring your log book) & all drivers/riders must hold a current DLRA license & have driving suits etc relevant to their class of vehicle. Camping is allowed on site on the Saturday night. To enter, or for more details, please contact... Michael Brixton 0418 806 650,...Pete Noy 0427 777 661,...Steve Vorwerk 0410 477 316. Regards, Pete, DLRA #6.

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by off tap racing » Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:44 pm

is there any way i could test my bike at one of these events even though i have a log book for the bike but dont hold a licence due to the last two times ive headed up to lake gardiner the event has been washed out, Graeme #613

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by RGV » Sat Apr 02, 2011 3:59 pm

Fan F@#king Tastic Ill be there, Thanx to all involved in making this happen and thanx to TAILEM BEND MOTORSPORT PARK.

Now i have to find my brakes and fit them i spose.

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2010 MPS/G 250 118 MPH
2011 Washed Out
2012 Washed Out
2013 MPS/G 250 131 MPH (RECORD)
2014 MPS/G 250 140 MPH (RECORD)
2015 MPS/F 250 DNF
2016 MPS/F 250 114 MPH (RECORD)
2017 MPS/F 250 DNF

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by Smurf » Sat Apr 02, 2011 4:21 pm

Graeme, that won't be problem, the reason we put that provision in is to prevent people coming off the street, having a run , & falling off. It all gets back to insurance requirements. See ya there, Pete. DLRA #6.

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by DLRA Merchandise » Sat Apr 02, 2011 5:15 pm

Nice work pete and all
Dont forget to take merchandise :D :D :D

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by Greg Watters » Sat Apr 02, 2011 7:37 pm

How much distance do we have to play in :D

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by RGV » Sat Apr 02, 2011 7:47 pm

Re: Lake condition as at Dec.27th
by DirtyDave » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:49 pm

Tailem Bend is 2.6 km long Dave,

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2010 MPS/G 250 118 MPH
2011 Washed Out
2012 Washed Out
2013 MPS/G 250 131 MPH (RECORD)
2014 MPS/G 250 140 MPH (RECORD)
2015 MPS/F 250 DNF
2016 MPS/F 250 114 MPH (RECORD)
2017 MPS/F 250 DNF

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by RGV » Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:48 pm

RGV specs. (standard)

Braking Distances

100-0 mph 89.1 metres
90-0 77
80-0 62.3
70-0 49.9
60-0 40.1
30-0 6.9

2600 meters - 200 meters for braking = 2400 meters of flat out :D

Standing quarter 13.3/106.4 mph

Acceleration Times

0-10 mph 0.7 sec
0-20 1.1
0-30 1.3
0-40 1.8
0-50 2.5
0-60 3.6
0-70 4.6
0-80 7.3
0-90 8.9
0-100 11.3
0-110 14.8
0-120 18.9
0-126 26.7



From that im guessing ill be hitting my top speed depending on gearing. Nice

Although the last 6 mph takes 8 seconds, about the same time it takes to get from 0-85 mph, or approximately 400 meters, so might pay to keep gearing a bit lower that

i planned using on the salt.

I have more HP and a better fairing than standard so this is just a guide.

My head hurts now :shock:

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2010 MPS/G 250 118 MPH
2011 Washed Out
2012 Washed Out
2013 MPS/G 250 131 MPH (RECORD)
2014 MPS/G 250 140 MPH (RECORD)
2015 MPS/F 250 DNF
2016 MPS/F 250 114 MPH (RECORD)
2017 MPS/F 250 DNF

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by momec3 » Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:16 pm

Can l come and be the starter?

Chris
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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by Greg Watters » Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:42 pm

RGV wrote:Re: Lake condition as at Dec.27th
by DirtyDave » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:49 pm

Tailem Bend is 2.6 km long Dave,
I think that may be the complete circuit , I believe there were a few racers there lately and its nowhere near that long, but hey its way better than a 1/4 mile and i'm not trying to throw cold water on any ideas just want to be sure of details :D

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by RGV » Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:43 pm

Yep i thought it was shorter than that but im just passing information i was given.

Their site says 1.4 ks long http://www.tailembendmotorsport.com/abo ... facilities

Still better than what we had yesterday, 0.

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2010 MPS/G 250 118 MPH
2011 Washed Out
2012 Washed Out
2013 MPS/G 250 131 MPH (RECORD)
2014 MPS/G 250 140 MPH (RECORD)
2015 MPS/F 250 DNF
2016 MPS/F 250 114 MPH (RECORD)
2017 MPS/F 250 DNF

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by OLDtimer » Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:49 am

You only have about 600 meters of usable track, then there is the run off area. Give Smurf a call, he ran his truck there last week & can tell you all you need to know re length, surface etc. Regards, Pete.

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by PLUCKA » Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:20 am

Count me in guys 1.4 ks is whole lot better than sitting in the shed looking pretty ( the car that is). Nice work to Michael, Pete and Smurf. This could be good especially if we have a big following . If we support the venue there may be an opportunity to lengthen the straight later on as there is heaps of land.

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by Dr Goggles » Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:10 am

Good effort Crow Eaters, good location for lot of members too.

Way too short for us but, low power, high geared, shit brakes ...we fail the first three items on the list. A 1400m straight would get us into the 170's with the current gearing, then we need probably 250m with a chute to stop..the car is pretty good at what it's supposed to do and sadly not easily adjustable for alternate venues. I'm not that confident that we'll be able to run at the playas that have been mentioned either as the surface tolerance on clay is not as fine as salt because of the solubility ......We chose 40mm of ground clearance and now we have to live with it.
...few understand what I'm trying to do , but they vastly outnumber those who understand why..

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Re: TEST & TUNE WEEKENDS IN S.A.

Post by Greg Watters » Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:10 pm

Taller tires doc ???

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