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Forum: The Race Track 13th November 2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By toner
Cool 1985 Toleman F1

This car hasn't seen a race track in a long time, and likely never will again. Stripped of its engine & tranny guts (though the block & housing are still there), it has become a work of art on the...
Forum: The World Market - Share Parts, Sources, and Reviews 16th November 2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By toner
Re: CAV in CA

Based on the listed VIN, this is not a mono but a space frame chassis.
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 6th September 2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,382
Posted By toner
West track. ...

West track.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWDoCln3Dhs
Forum: The Race Track 31st August 2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
Yup, I was down between the exit of "Ecstasy" and...

Yup, I was down between the exit of "Ecstasy" and the "Attitudes" for at least most of that race. So how come I'm not in your picture? :p
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 27th August 2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,382
Posted By toner
Hot Lap Miller Motorsports Park East Track

Hopefully this works. I've just put this up, so the video is not availabel yet as I type this.

The full track is four and a hlaf miles long, but they can break it into two tracks (called the east...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 27th August 2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 989
Posted By toner
I'll get it up on YouTube and post a link then...

I'll get it up on YouTube and post a link then...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 27th August 2006, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 989
Posted By toner
Unhappy Uploading videos

I tried to upload a 9.6 MB mpg video and it's telling me it failed. No reason identified. The file shouldn't be too big - it says it will take them up to 19.07 MB... What am I doing wrong???
Forum: The Paddock 25th August 2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,325
Posted By toner
"Wo ist die Bierhalle?"

"Wo ist die Bierhalle?"
Forum: The Paddock 23rd August 2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,325
Posted By toner
Last train to Pacoima...

Last train to Pacoima...
Forum: The Race Track 22nd August 2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,464
Posted By toner
Motolita steering wheel (Hey, if Clark Gable...

Motolita steering wheel (Hey, if Clark Gable could replace the steering wheel in his 300SL with a Nardi, I can put a Motolita in a Cortina :p)

It might be hard to make out all the pieces here. ...
Forum: The Race Track 22nd August 2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,464
Posted By toner
What they look like in place

What they look like in place
Forum: The Race Track 22nd August 2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,464
Posted By toner
Meanwhile, I'm busy back in my shop... Wheel...

Meanwhile, I'm busy back in my shop...

Wheel centers. These still need a bit of finishing and polishing
Forum: The Paddock 22nd August 2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,325
Posted By toner
No, the squirrels returned...

No, the squirrels returned...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd August 2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,325
Posted By toner
Squirrels are such pests!

Squirrels are such pests!
Forum: The Paddock 21st August 2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,325
Posted By toner
misgivings of my wife

misgivings of my wife
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 21st August 2006, 11:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,919
Posted By toner
Call the guys at March Performance and see if...

Call the guys at March Performance and see if they can set you up with something.

I used Ford pulleys on my engine when I put it together, and ended up with some spare parts. I think I used...
Forum: The Race Track 21st August 2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
By the way, SAAC has announced that they will be...

By the way, SAAC has announced that they will be holding next year's convention (SAAC-32) at this track...
:pepper:
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
Tom Armstrong took 3rd in J11, and the PA...

Tom Armstrong took 3rd in J11, and the PA announcer said "it's a Ford sweep!" Not hard to arrange when the entire field was Fords :p
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
That's how they finished, and the corner workers...

That's how they finished, and the corner workers were pleased.
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
1015 at speed

1015 at speed
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
It didn't take long for 1015 to get to the head...

It didn't take long for 1015 to get to the head of the pack and pull away. Mabey tried to catch him, but could only get within about 6 seconds.

1015 leading the pack:
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
At the start, Tom Mabey in 1037 went flying up...

At the start, Tom Mabey in 1037 went flying up through the pack like he had the thing juiced with nitrous or something. However, he didn't get slowed down enough for turn 1 and after throwing up a...
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
Pace lap. The lined up the Mustangs in front,...

Pace lap. The lined up the Mustangs in front, followed by the Cobras and then the GT40s.
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
1037 to pregrid...

1037 to pregrid...
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
The feature race was the "Larry Miller...

The feature race was the "Larry Miller Invitational." Of course he had several of his own cars in the field (though he was not driving).

Bill Murray (left) getting 1015 ready.
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
Like the other races this season, most of the...

Like the other races this season, most of the drivers were just trying to learn the track.

Somebody tell that Corvette driver the track runs counter-clockwise!
And no, that's not Alex Zanardi...
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
A nice Camaro.

A nice Camaro.
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
A couple of Mustangs. There were quite a few...

A couple of Mustangs. There were quite a few Mustangs there (Cobras too, but they have their own website so I didn't scan any closeup pics).
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
A McLaren. Unfortunately, this was the only...

A McLaren. Unfortunately, this was the only McLaren at the event. There were a number of Lola CamAm cars as well...
Forum: The Race Track 20th August 2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By toner
Heroes of Speed @ Miller Motorsports Park

Vintage races at the new Miller Motorsports Park in Utah August 3-5, 2006

I must say I was disappointed by the turnout - both from participants as well as spectators. Maybe I've been spoiled by...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 13th August 2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,947
Posted By toner
For what it's worth, here is a pictureof the...

For what it's worth, here is a pictureof the early style eccentric.
Forum: The Race Track 12th August 2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,464
Posted By toner
In the shop for body work & paint. Maybe someday...

In the shop for body work & paint. Maybe someday it will be back on the road...
Forum: Site Questions, Suggestions, & Comments 8th August 2006, 12:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By toner
You're only allowed one car?

You're only allowed one car?
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 6th August 2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,472
Posted By toner
Engine #1: Probably C4DE-6015-BA, 5-bolt bell...

Engine #1: Probably C4DE-6015-BA, 5-bolt bell housing from 1963-64
Could the date code be 3K1? This block was cast on October 1st of whatever year is indocated by the first digit, but 5, 8, and B...
Forum: The Paddock 3rd August 2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By toner
Enzo scratched

Ouch!

http://www.sltrib.com/ci_4129176
Forum: The Paddock 31st July 2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By toner
Miles was killed at Riverside while testing J2.

Miles was killed at Riverside while testing J2.
Forum: The Paddock 27th July 2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 654
Posted By toner
4th of July Parade video

This is just goofy...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoYZgqoL3Aw
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
No, there's actually a spectator area right at...

No, there's actually a spectator area right at pit exit. I suspect as time goes on and more spectators start coming to this track, it will be nigh impossible to grab a spot there. As it was, people...
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
...and I'll wind it up with a shot of the turn...

...and I'll wind it up with a shot of the turn called Windup. This leads to a turn called Release, which leads onto the (2/3 mile long) main straightaway. You can see that this is a good place to...
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
And his buddy the 009 car, leaving the pits.

And his buddy the 009 car, leaving the pits.
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
007 in The Attitudes

007 in The Attitudes
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
One of the Aston Martins took the opportunity to...

One of the Aston Martins took the opportunity to have his alternator belt replaced during the yellow. The commentators at the track weren't sure what was going on at the time, but knew he had a lot...
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
But it's also a safe track. There is a lot of...

But it's also a safe track. There is a lot of runoff area before you hit anything hard. There was only one yellow flag the whole race, and that was because a car died near the end of the race and...
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
Hey buddy, this clock runs counter clockwise!

Hey buddy, this clock runs counter clockwise!
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
Looks like this guy was a little too anxious to...

Looks like this guy was a little too anxious to pass the Aston Martin or something...
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
This is a difficult ("technical" is the word...

This is a difficult ("technical" is the word everyone was using) track, as witnessed by the number of off-road excursions and spins even with professional drivers. Of course, being a newtrack has to...
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
In fact, the commentators noted that the Ferrari...

In fact, the commentators noted that the Ferrari that won its class (after having to move to the back of the grid because they changed tires after qualifying got better fuel mileage at the altitude,...
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
Running a little rich? The track is at about...

Running a little rich? The track is at about 4600 feet altitude, but these things aren't running Webers, so they shouldn't have a problem with that...
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
...and he's away

...and he's away
Forum: The Paddock 19th July 2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,049
Posted By toner
Driver change, fuel and fresh tires... They're...

Driver change, fuel and fresh tires... They're not allowed to change tires while they are fueling the car.
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