FINALLY.............YEE HA!!!!!!

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after over a year of trying, making engine changes and spending a small fortune i've cracked it! :cheers:

went to crail raceway today for the "ultimate scottish street car" day and ran my bus.......................

was well chuffed when i seen my times!

hopefully you guys will think i'm worthy of the BWA wings!

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weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa fella!

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Nice work fella - took me much longer than a year to get there!

The ranks are swelling all the time - next stop? - World domination :wink:

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Well done matey, great feeling ah!
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orb wrote:Nice work fella - took me much longer than a year to get there!

The ranks are swelling all the time - next stop? - World domination :wink:

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cheers fella's! :D

i always new my engine had the power, it was just the diy interior weighed a tonne that slowed me down! :lol:

the look on other racer's faces was superb! :cheers:
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Yep well done - especially at Crail!!! Should be well faster then down south!
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well done fella :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

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well done fella

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thanks very much for all your posts/comments! :cheers:

i am waiting to hear back from rikki to see if he'll let me in the gang!

here is a wee photo of the golf rallye that took a dooin! :lol:

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and here is a wee video of my last run, sorry 'bout the quality! :oops:

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Quality :D - especially that you help your own against that Golf - bet the look on his face was a picture - bit like the guy that tried it on with me in an R32 the other day - he didn't see that coming :wink:

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What's your engine setup? Gearing??

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Nice one Rich ;)

Glad you got it set up by pro's in the end, rather than the comedians that did it before! :roll:

Catch up with you next time at the Pod mate 8)

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vanagonman wrote:What's your engine setup? Gearing??
hey fella, off the top of my head.........................

2165cc all balanced, lightened etc
78mm crank
94mm barrels & pistons
cb 044 heads
chrome moly pushrods
engle 110 cam
heavy duty followers
8 dowel flywheel
26mm heavy duty oil pump
chrome moly head studs
44" idf's carbs
petronix electronic ign.
full flow oil system with mid mounted mocal external oil cooler
kenedy stage 2 clutch
A1 python style exhaust

pro comp box built to spec by bears transmissions
fitted with superdiff. heavy duty aluminium side plate. 3.78 superbeetle 1st gear. welded 3rd and 4th gear hubs. hardened keys. steel shift forks. late clutch release mechanism with tig welded forks.Close ratio 3rd and 4th gears

70mph = 3500rpm

its all good stuff and pretty quick!!!!!!!! :lol:
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