D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

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D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by Cookey » Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:16 pm

Working towards being on the salt for the 25th Anniversary Speed Week.

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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by gennyshovel » Fri Jun 06, 2014 6:11 pm

Looking good Cookey :wink:
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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by RGV » Fri Jun 06, 2014 10:00 pm

What he said.

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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by momec3 » Fri Jun 06, 2014 10:01 pm

Not sure those tac welds will get past scruit Cookey :lol:
Lookin good mate.
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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by Cookey » Sat Jun 07, 2014 9:20 am

momec3 wrote:Not sure those tac welds will get past scruit Cookey :lol:
Lookin good mate.
It's all good Chris, Bob told me that No-More-Gaps & spray pack matt black covers up all sins :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink: :wink:
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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by BONES » Mon Jun 09, 2014 10:07 am

Hey Cooky
Fabulous work -- but I have a question
My steering system has handlebars so I might be talking out my ass
The tie rods? connected to the steering rack seem to be at a big angle and looks like the ends of the rack might bend.
Does this angle give better steering geometry?
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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by Cookey » Sat Jun 28, 2014 5:54 pm

The photo tends to distort the actual angle of the steering tie rods and the front end isn't at the running ride height. No way I can see the rack ever bending.
Hopefully the front suspension arms will be ready to pick up from the laser cutters this coming week and I can then put the project on 4 wheels and it becomes a CAR :D :D :D :D :D :D

Working on the nose cone mock up this weekend. :) :)
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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by rgn » Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:20 pm

Cookey, this is impressive, you have skills. Is the nose cone the spinner off an A36 bonanza?

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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by Cookey » Sun Jun 29, 2014 10:16 am

Not really sure what aircraft the spinner is from as I have been working on getting this Meteor V12 ready to run for the Greenock Aviation Museum and it was up in the storage loft so I borrowed it for a trial and it looks perfect. :wink: :wink:

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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by grumm441 » Mon Jun 30, 2014 9:16 am

The 374 bellytank is off the Canberra WH700, at the Greenock Aviation Museum
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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by Cookey » Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:03 am

Aware of that vital statistic Grumm :) :)
And I was told on Sunday that there are 2 more of those tip tanks currently residing in a yard in the Adelaide Hills!!
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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by Greg Watters » Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:38 pm

hows the v 12 look for the car :D , realy love the sound of them , boats, tractors, and flying overhead , on the salt would be icing on the cake

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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by dave leaney » Tue Jul 01, 2014 2:46 pm

G'day blokes, sorry for the thread hijack but this clip is too good not to share http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCp261AgS64
Warner Gardner hot lapping the screamin' eagle back in '68. Turn it up loud.

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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by harky » Tue Jul 01, 2014 8:13 pm

YEH
thats a nice noise
imagine the echo of that off the hills as it motor ed in something down the LAKE ------ and that speeeeeed haze behind it
sorry got carried away
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Re: D/FL Racer - Ready for 2015 ???

Post by Cookey » Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:01 pm

On the floor today for the first time. :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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