Big Up for the RACESHACK.

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Big Up for the RACESHACK.

Post by orb » Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:02 pm

I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank Ben, Kevo, Matty and Gareth for the tippity top engine that they have just built me.

These boys know what they're doing, haver the equipment to do the job (the dyno is amazing) and have treated me really, really well going way beyond the call of duty.

I asked for a engine to be built and both the experience and the engine itself has exceeded my expectations in everyway.

If you are after any work whatsoever on your bus then these are the boys - they may not be the cheapest but quality doesn't come cheap and personally I tend to buy things based on John Ruskins famous quote;

"It's unwise to pay too much but it's unwise to pay too little.

When you pay too much you lose a little money, that is all.

When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything,

because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing you bought it to do.

The common law of business balance prohibits paying a little and getting a lot.

It can't be done.

If you deal with the lowest bidder, it's well to add something for the risk you run.

And if you do that, you will have enough to pay for something better!"



Wise words indeed...........

Also - if you're contemplating a rack conversion then again I say speak to the boys - I drove Gareth's bus yesterday and whilst it's insanely low it is the best driving bus I've ever been in - the steering is a revelation (and the Boxwagon brakes are awesome) - it's certainly on my "to-do" list now.

Sorry if this has become a bit long winded and no, I am not on commision, but I, like many others, have been let down by people who promise lots and deliver little so it makes a pleasant change for that to be the other way round and to receive more than you thought you'd get. Credit where's credits due.

Oh - and if you've never experienced 180+ bhp in a bus then please let me assure you it is barking mad and more addictive that crack - after the 150 mile drive home last night I was on such a high that I couldn't get to sleep for 3 hours and my face is killing me from the mental grin that seems to be etched onto it.

Cheers boys - you are the Dons :wink:

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Re: Big Up for the RACESHACK.

Post by paulbugman » Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:17 pm

i have to pop round for a sit in passenger seat whilst you give it some

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Post by de-inked » Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:27 pm

hey orb... whatzya mpg like?.... :roll:

... mind you - sod it - it's bound to be cheap for a high as big as ya just described... good on ya fella... :cheers:
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Post by orb » Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:39 pm

de-inked wrote:hey orb... whatzya mpg like?.... :roll:

... mind you - sod it - it's bound to be cheap for a high as big as ya just described... good on ya fella... :cheers:
It did about 130 miles on a tank but that was we me driving it briskly and cruising at 70-80 most of the way - so who'd like to work that out? :wink:

Actually do I want to know 8O - any how that's certainly not what I had it built for - I've got a diesel day car for that rubbish - a man MUST have his toys :D


Paul - you're welcome anytime :wink:

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Post by vwJim » Fri Jan 30, 2009 9:00 pm

Sweet.
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Post by dubbus56 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:05 pm

Cheers Orb

Glad you were pleased.

That engine was the most fun we've had in a road car I think. Wait til you get to throw it down the strip.

You'll beat my times for sure.

Should get my new one done really eh?

See you on the blue line :wink:

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Post by Dipsy » Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:10 am

So what's the story with the steering racks, Ben?
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Post by dubbus56 » Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:34 am

Dipsy wrote:So what's the story with the steering racks, Ben?
They were developed by Gareth hence the name the "G RAQ". We've done a bit on them here to get them tip top.
They're great, nice drive, fairly quick to do and improve the steering like you wouldn't believe.
And we've now got them sorted so the horn push works off the steering wheel as it should. (Lots of them need a separate switch putting on the dash)

You tempted?

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Post by Dipsy » Sat Jan 31, 2009 5:52 pm

dubbus56 wrote:
Dipsy wrote:So what's the story with the steering racks, Ben?
They were developed by Gareth hence the name the "G RAQ". We've done a bit on them here to get them tip top.
They're great, nice drive, fairly quick to do and improve the steering like you wouldn't believe.
And we've now got them sorted so the horn push works off the steering wheel as it should. (Lots of them need a separate switch putting on the dash)

You tempted?

Ben
Seriously tempted what sort of $ are we looking at (as this is so often the deciding factor :cry: )
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Post by dubbus56 » Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:18 am

We have been doing them at £1000 drive in drive out, as a special to introduce them.
Give me a call if you like we'll have a chat on them.

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Post by orb » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:43 am

I've now decided that life would be that much more wonderful and that much safer with a G-Rack (I like the name) - so as soon as my old TL streetfighter is sold then I'll be booking in for one of these - unless you fancy a deal on TL-Zeebub Ben :wink:

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Post by Huw » Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:46 pm

Whos running the Race Shack now, I seem to be rather out of touch?

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Post by dubbus56 » Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:20 pm

orb wrote:I've now decided that life would be that much more wonderful and that much safer with a G-Rack (I like the name) - so as soon as my old TL streetfighter is sold then I'll be booking in for one of these - unless you fancy a deal on TL-Zeebub Ben :wink:
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I'd love to do a deal on TL-Zeebub, but the bank manager would prefer the money I think. I don't think it'll take long to sell though by those pictures we saw last week.
Huw wrote:Whos running the Race Shack now, I seem to be rather out of touch?
That'll be me then. :D

Bought it in June with Jim and then Jim left in October.

Come up and see us some time,

It's been a change........
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