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Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 7th March 2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,650
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Comparative gear ratios in UN1-013 & UN1-07

Hi Peter,

With regard to the big spacing between 4th & 5th - this is from the worksheet tab "G50-xx & Mods". The standard G50 ratios are shown in the worksheet tab "Stock G50-xx".

At the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 6th March 2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,650
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Comparative gear ratios in UN1-013 & UN1-07

Hi Peter,
The attached spreadsheet might be helpful. I set it up to compare the Porsche G50-50 & G50-00 gearboxes, but if you know all the ratios for your UN1 boxes, you could just substitute these...
Forum: The Paddock 11th January 2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

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Forum: The Paddock 28th July 2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,861
Posted By delaneyp
Re: From the new home of Social Engineering and PC

The teachers & students are all wimps these days - we had a maths teacher who wore hearing aids & we would start the class off all talking normally, then gradually lowering our voices during the...
Forum: The Paddock 26th June 2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

Not too PC, but what the ...


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Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 13th March 2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,358
Posted By delaneyp
Re: GT40 Rock Star

Jim - Absolutely Brilliant !

I hope that you get Matt to do some "in progress pics" of the 206 build, & then a final shoot like this one when she is done !

Kind Regards,

Peter D.
Forum: The Paddock 2nd January 2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Are there really this many people with birthdays on January 1st?

Weird stuff going on here - Facebook announced to one & all that I turned 111 years old on 1/1/16 !! Amazing the number of friends who simply sent congrats !!
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 1st January 2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Adventures in flying

Some of the best R/C flying I have ever seen - thanks Bill !
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd December 2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,106
Posted By delaneyp
Re: I Bought a Race Car

Hi Pete, congrats on your new project - 'tis a thing of beauty, & I reckon that you will get heaps of fun out of it !!

Small world re Frank Matich - my daughter's ex is Frank's grandson, &...
Forum: The Paddock 18th September 2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,756
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Migrant crisis: a solution.....

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Forum: The Paddock 13th February 2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

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Forum: The Paddock 10th December 2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Now this is a barn find.

I found that quite depressing - all that history, effectively stored outdoors & neglected for so long that the rust has just about won ! To restore, most cars would probably cost up to $1m, & then...
Forum: The Paddock 16th November 2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

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says, "Your heart,...
Forum: The Paddock 18th September 2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By delaneyp
Re: I'll try another job thsnk you!

Huge respect for these guys - but a little crazy !

It does make you wonder about the really crazy people who built the lighthouse in the first place - how on earth did they do it ??
Forum: The Paddock 25th August 2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,342
Posted By delaneyp
Re: EU suckers.

For some reason, I thought that we had a monopoly on cretinous bureaucrats & politicians here in Oz - clearly wrong !!
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 3rd August 2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 84,138
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Roaring Forties 105

Technical glitch !
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 31st July 2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 84,138
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Roaring Forties 105

Jim, are you still going to the Cars & Coffee at Terry Hills on Sunday 3rd ?

Hope to see you there.

Kind Regards,

Peter D.
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 17th July 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 84,138
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Roaring Forties 105

Jim, that is a truely stunning piece of work - beyond that, words fail me !!!
Forum: The Paddock 11th July 2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

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Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 24th March 2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,200
Posted By delaneyp
Re: What filler to use on Polyester body

Graeme, for what its worth, I used a complete system from Spies Hecker (a DuPont company) on my GT40, and am just about done on my 71 Corvette.

Guidance came from the guy helping me with the Vette...
Forum: The Paddock 1st March 2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

We had a power outage at my place this morning and my PC, laptop, TV, DVD, iPad & my new surround sound music system all shut down.
Then I discovered that my iPhone battery was flat and to top it...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 10th October 2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Tether Cars

Yep - they are amazing ! They have been around for a long time - I remember going to the Model Engineer's park in Sydney when I was about 10 years old & being stunned by them. I re-visited the park...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 18th September 2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Swaging / beading pipes

For what its worth, I found that the easiest way was to take the pipes to an exhaust specialist & get them to put a simple flair on the last 1/4" of the pipes.

All good exhaust guys have a...
Forum: The Race Track 12th September 2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,305
Posted By delaneyp
Re: The Screamer Returns!

This one still gets me - it's the 1950'3 V16 BRM. 585hp out of 1.5 litres, redlined at 14,000rpm. One of the few engine sounds that encompass the stirring base sounds at low revs. then goes insane...
Forum: The Paddock 11th September 2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,958
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Americas Cup

Absolutely, definitely a fixed keel - just a different shape & all within the rules !
Forum: The Paddock 6th September 2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Best drivers in the world.

Pete, its strange that you should come to exactly the same conclusion about British (& Scottish) drivers as we did during our trip to Goodwood in 2008 !! The "keep in the left lane unless...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Fueling, Electrics, & Engine Cooling 28th August 2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,833
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Getting fuel from both tanks with one pump.

This is the way I did it - standard DRB setup with a change-over valve in front of a single LP lift pump, then to swirl pot, then to HP pump & rails. The change-over valve takes care of LP return...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 29th July 2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 84,138
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Roaring Forties 105

Absolutely brilliant work Jim !!
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 17th July 2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 84,138
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Roaring Forties 105

Jim, your wife might just be right !! A sundial for someone who gets up at 4am to do metal-work is a little problematical !!

Beautiful work on the sundial pedestal - looking forward to some more...
Forum: The Paddock 19th June 2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

Someone once asked me, “What is your job?"

I replied, "I am my wife's sex advisor."

Visibly shocked, he said, "I beg your pardon, but what do you mean by that?"

"Very simple: my wife has...
Forum: The Paddock 9th June 2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

Paddy's pregnant sister was in a terrible car accident and went into a deep coma.
After nearly six months, she woke up and saw that she was no longer pregnant.
Frantically she asked the doctor...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 12th November 2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 84,138
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Roaring Forties 105

Jim, every time you post, my jaw drops further !!

As to the commitment to finish the body & go into "maintenance mode" - I know what that means - make room for the P4 !!!

Kind Regards,

Peter...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 6th November 2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 84,138
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Roaring Forties 105

Jim - stunning work !!!

I really had no clue as to the lengths that you will go to avoid finishing the car !!

Kind Regards,

Peter D.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Exterior, Interior, AC, & Trim 23rd October 2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By delaneyp
Re: What's the best way to bleed the heater core?

Chris - much the same solution as Jim C. Heater input spigot angle at 45deg to the flow to divert into the heater, & 45deg spigot on the downstream pipe to suck from the heater. Not perfect or...
Forum: The Paddock 27th August 2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,203
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Watch this space!

Pete, it is a joy to watch this slowly unfold !!!

Kind Regards,

Peter D.
Forum: The Paddock 23rd August 2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Speed or revival?

Pete, the Revival - end of story !

I was lucky enough to manage a visit in 2008 & words fail me when trying to describe the atmosphere, let alone the mind-boggling array of cars being given "a bit...
Forum: The Paddock 19th August 2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,203
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Watch this space!

Spin, deflection & denial - just amazing ! I have been following Larry Pickering avidly and have also wondered why the mainstream press (& the Liberals) have been so reluctant to pick it up.

The...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 26th May 2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,504
Posted By delaneyp
Re: got a # plate

Chris Goldsmith - hint - check Jim's avatar pic !!!
Forum: The Paddock 24th May 2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,464
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Realistic Car drawings

Very nice - you have some serious talent !!
Forum: GT40 Tech - Registration / SVA / Insurance 23rd May 2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,504
Posted By delaneyp
Re: got a # plate

Jim - Congratulations !!!

I'm thrilled that you finally (& inevitably) made it over the line, so you must be absolutely ecstatic !!

Bloody Well Done !!

BTW, I fully support your comments (&...
Forum: The Paddock 4th April 2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

So folks, now you know what Canada thinks about the misuse of human beings.


A Canadian female libertarian wrote a lot of letters to the Canadian

Government, complaining about the treatment...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 3rd April 2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,397
Posted By delaneyp
Re: G-50 tall 5th gear

Hi Mate, Unfortunately, I can't help with instructions :(

But before you start, have you looked at a higher ratio ring & pinion set ?

The reason I ask is that I had a tall 5th gear set...
Forum: The Paddock 14th January 2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4,414
Views: 925,427
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Jokes anyone? -

An Australian ventriloquist visiting New Zealand walks into a small

village and sees a local sitting on his veranda, patting his dog.

He figures he'll have a little fun, so he says to the...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 21st November 2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,380
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Airplane build

Chuck, you probably should have a look at this :

Supermarine Aircraft Spitfire (http://www.supermarineaircraft.com/About.htm)

90% scale Spitfires, all aluminium, 2 seats. V6 or V8 !!

Kind...
Forum: The Paddock 3rd November 2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,760
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Time for Tribal Council ?

There was some mention of a mid-life crisis a while back, & it seemed like people thought that such an event was singular. Trust me, its not. The onset of a mid-life crisis is simply the dropping...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 31st October 2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,572
Posted By delaneyp
Re: PBR parking brakes

Cliff, this all looks very much like my PBR rear brake setup which is from an '88 C4 Vette. I'm guessing that your setup is used for park brake only (given no brake pressure port), whereas I am...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 30th September 2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,467
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Detectives Needed - Clutch Mystery !

Thanks Guys !

It is always way better to learn from other people's mistakes, rather than from your own !!

Kind Regards,

Peter D.
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 28th September 2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,467
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Detectives Needed - Clutch Mystery !

Problem found & fixed !

The main thrust bearing on the crank was chewed out - apparently caused by the clutch "over-throwing" - going past the release point & available spring movement, then...
Forum: The Paddock 11th September 2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,985
Posted By delaneyp
Re: Race Tracks - Australia

George, I would look favourably at an offer of $249,999 AUD for my slightly less famous 40 !
Forum: The Paddock 11th September 2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By delaneyp
Re: An English Refresher

To quote Winston Churchill, who was once chided for ending a sentence with a participle :

"This is the sort of rubbish, up with which, I will not put" !!

Kind Regards,

Peter D.
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