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Historic Sandown 2017

PostPost by: rgh0 » Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:45 am

Well I got my engine build finished just in time. The car ran well but I had a cracked clutch pipe which meant I lost all the clutch fluid and the clutch pedal went to the floor on the last lap of the second un-timed practice on Friday. I discovered the spare clutch pipe had the threads on the fitting cross threaded and damaged so a quick trip home was required to make up another pipe.

I had no time to dyno the engine and with a new inlet cam and lower compression ratio in this engine the carb settings were a little off in the mid range. A trip to the dyno in January before my next race at Phillip Island is in order.

some pictures below
cheers
Rohan

sandown-2017-1.jpg and


sandown-2017-2.jpg and


sandown-2017-3.jpg and
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PostPost by: seniorchristo » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:11 pm

Looking good Rohan! :)
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PostPost by: JonB » Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:33 pm

I see you're putting the smackdown on that poxy MGB... bravo, sir!
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