Gas Turbine streamliner

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David Leikvold
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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by David Leikvold » Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:26 am

Ian,
I love the look of your other project :D :D !!!

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by gidge348 » Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:16 pm

Thanks David, yes it was run by Graham Slapp in Qld as "Voodoo Chilli" and before that was Rosco McGlashan's Ausi Invader 4.

I am hoping to run it at the Motorplex here in Perth some time soon....OR.....put a power turbine and a diff in it and run it wheel driven out on the salt. :shock: :shock:

Only joking it would be about as aerodynamic a house brick and have about 4000hp..... not a good combination. :( :(

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by David Leikvold » Fri Feb 05, 2016 1:43 am

Ian, what engine is in it?

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by gidge348 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 1:26 pm

It's a J34 From F2H Banshee (hence the name)

They were originally built from 1947 to 1953 so they are getting on for 70 years old now, a bit old and heavy but still does the job.

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by David Leikvold » Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:07 pm

Ian, I found a pair of jet dragsters for sale on my105 the other day. Both have J34s and come with "lots of spares" for $50k. I can't find the ad now so maybe someone beat me to them. Oh well, that just saved me $50k :D !

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by David Leikvold » Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:44 pm

I think I've already posted this link before, but it was a long time ago.

http://www.caranddriver.com/features/di ... es-feature

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by David Leikvold » Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:17 pm

I found the my105 ad, Graham Slapp was the guy selling the jets!

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by gidge348 » Sun Feb 07, 2016 7:03 pm

Hi David, must have been a really old add probably 2013??

Yes Graham Slapp did own 2 cars originally Ausi Invader 1 & 4. That he named Boomer and Voodo Chilli

I have 4 and Ausi Invader 1 was sold to Jim "jet" Nielson who is running that car in Panama in central America https://twitter.com/jimjetracer .

Jim bought the car only and I got the other car the container and all the spares.

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Graham also ran the cars a few times in New Zealand and Indonesia. http://www.permaisuri.com/autoshow/auto ... dness.html

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by gidge348 » Sun Feb 07, 2016 7:10 pm

The last time Graham ran the car was at the 2014 Gold Coast 600

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4D249QYXGQ

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by Gus » Wed May 18, 2016 2:36 am

That van is gold!! never mind the streamliner, just build a daily!!!
"On the sea that's aquaplaning, in the air that's aeroplaning, but on the land, in the traffic, on the hills, hot diggity dog, THAT'S TERRAPLANING"

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by gidge348 » Thu May 26, 2016 2:04 pm

Gus wrote:That van is gold!! never mind the streamliner, just build a daily!!!
Yep could do, but I have already got a fair way on the streamliner..

Might be fun to put one of the J34's in the back of something..... certainly stop people tail gating... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by Gus » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:16 pm

How's progress?
"On the sea that's aquaplaning, in the air that's aeroplaning, but on the land, in the traffic, on the hills, hot diggity dog, THAT'S TERRAPLANING"

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by gidge348 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:44 pm

Been a while since I posted, but finally getting into the chassis build for the streamliner.

Looks like my Photo bucket account has died so have put a short video on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ek6e6VHGHq8

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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by grumm441 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:00 am

This might sound like a stupid question, but where are you planning to run this car?
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Re: Gas Turbine streamliner

Post by gidge348 » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:17 pm

Planning on running at Lake Gairdner as a Class II (under 1000kg) Gas Turbine streamliner.

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