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Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 5th November 2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,001
Posted By DAZPT
Re: G’day from Downunder

G,day Kyle

Good to see an another Ozzie on site. I have a DRB registered in NSW since 2009, still love driving it. Where are you? Plenty of gt40s spread around and plenty of good advice available...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 20th June 2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 66,944
Posted By DAZPT
Re: the Steinard MK3 takes shape

Hi John

Wow rely looks the businesses, you should be very happy with yourself and we cannot wait to see it in anger. I am always impressed with you work and all without the fancy stuff some other...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th June 2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,180
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Mike's drb #41 build

Hi Mike
Had a quick look at the website and if you cannot make sense of it PM me as i still have their catalog.
Darrell DRB LS1 G50
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 5th June 2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 27,180
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Mike's drb #41 build

Hi Mike

Here in OZ the go to people are Flexible Drive Agencies. They have a cable ordering system that you slot in your dimensions and they will supply you a cable, I think Peter was using one of...
Forum: GT40 Memorabilia, Books, Videos, Apparel 7th May 2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,830
Posted By DAZPT
Re: J.W.E. Check List

Hi Jim

When I was doing my apprenticeship a long long time ago i remember the saying (a tappy tappet is a happy tappet) seriously though, maybe after 24 hours they may mushroom or pound into the...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd March 2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,610
Posted By DAZPT
Re: I Bought a Race Car

Hi Pete
I see your car on the Phillip Island entry list, I will be there hope to see you.
Just purchased a FF in a pile of boxes. Should be a fun project.

Darrell DRB LS1/G50
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 16th February 2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,122
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Plasti Dip Thread

Hi Pete
Your cars look great, I have an old BMW with shot paint it may be something I need to look at.

ps That Pontiac badge should read Holden Commodore. they are killing them of here in Oz but...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 16th February 2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 165,615
Posted By DAZPT
Re: GT90 from ground up

Hi Guys
Maybe Flatchat may be able to shed some light on the situation as he lives Qld and I think he would be the go to man for any specialist machining etc.

Darrell DRB LS1/G50
Forum: The Paddock 15th December 2016, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4,426
Views: 951,095
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Jokes anyone? -

Larry
Peter Crosgrove has retired from the military but his quick wit has not hurt him.
He is now the Governor General of Australia (the Queens representative) He does not suffer fools well, I...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 2nd October 2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,861
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Joest Porsche WSC car

Hi John

Just sent you a message.

Darrell
DRB LS1/G50
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 28th July 2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Wheels ..

Hi John
Wheels, paint etc are so subjective.
My only advice would is have a real good took around and then please only yourself.this is what I did with my car....
Forum: GT40 Enthusiasts Club 11th July 2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,214
Posted By DAZPT
Re: A great weekend

I dropped arround to the tent several times over the weekend be could not find anyone willing to talk much. I did find some owners who were happy to discuss our passion. I managed to purchase...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 29th April 2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Matt Farah drives an SPF

Hi Guys
Where have you been, Matt is all over UTube and has done a lot of work with Chris Harris, possibly the most entertaining journalist come race drive around at the moment.
Jump on UTube when...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 19th March 2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 66,944
Posted By DAZPT
Re: the Steinard MK3 takes shape

John

Your car is looking great.
As documented elsewere I have a LS1 in my car and the bigest downside in my thoughts are the ugly,ugly valve covers. I have moved my coil packs out of sight and...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 19th March 2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 66,944
Posted By DAZPT
Re: the Steinard MK3 takes shape

I was at Phillip Island last weekend as well and the sound of the F5000s as they got the green flag was just fantastic whether you were at the fence on the outside of the circiut or on the roof of...
Forum: The Paddock 19th March 2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Sabine Schmitz racing at the Nurburgring

Hi Guys

I understand that Chris Harris is one of the other presenters. He is not a bad steerer as well. Just watch him in the Goodwood races and you will know what I mean. Not sure if he is a...
Forum: Wings, Wheels, and Keels 8th March 2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,610
Posted By DAZPT
Re: I Bought a Race Car

Hi Pete

I will be at Phillip Island on the weekend, should be a good meeting with 500 plus entries.I will look you up if all goes well. Your car look great,well done to all involved.
Darrell ...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 17th January 2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,621
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Classic Le Mans 2016

Michel,Pierre-Louis,Mike,Charlie
Wow thanks guys for the response; you have really given us some home work to do. We are still in the early stages of planning and now with your help we can start...
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 16th January 2016, 03:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,621
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Classic Le Mans 2016

Hi Guys
Slight thread drift here.; I am going to the Le mans 24 hour and the classic this year, my better half and I are going to do some travelling around the south of France between the two...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 1st December 2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By DAZPT
Re: My DRB KIT

Hi Paul

I have DRB#46
It has been on the road since 2009, it was a pleasure to build and now a pleasure to drive. Chris supplied some parts for me, they were perfect as was his service.
Enjoy...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 14th November 2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Pete's DBR Video This Week!

Hi Gary

I think it should read DRB rather than DBR. It looks to have all the good bits though.
Darrell
DRB LS1 G50
Forum: Worldwide GT40 Events 6th October 2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,461
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Ford GT An American Icon.

An American Icon ??????? DITO
Maybe Anglo-American Icon

Darrell DRB
Newcastle Australia
Forum: The Paddock 23rd September 2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Planning ahead......

Hi David
I will be there, have arranged accomodation for the 24 hour and the classic. I would love to catch up with some of you guys while i am there.

Darrell DRB LS1/G50
Forum: GT40 Tech - Chassis,Brakes,Tires,&Wheels 15th July 2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Which uprights can be used with corvette parts

Hi Steve
I am not sure if you are referring to the front or rear.
But---DRB use corvette front hub/stub axle, upper and lower wishbones and brakes
On the rear they use corvette brakes bearings...
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 24th June 2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,148
Posted By DAZPT
Re: GT40 Headlight Mod?

Hi Marcin

Fronts are 17 rear are 18 (to give it a similar stance as the early cars).
Glad you like it.

Darrell
Forum: RCR Forum - RCR40/SLC/917/Superlite Aero 24th June 2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,148
Posted By DAZPT
Re: GT40 Headlight Mod?

Hi guys

If you do a google image search for (GT40 Newcastle) you may see my car with round headlamps, Tungston with silver stripes. I mooved a little of centre to make my car look a little...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 22nd May 2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,633
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Kaspa's scratch build GT40

Hi Guys

Be kind to us here in oz. In New South Wales when I built my car I had to comply with very stiff emmision rules. The way to get past them is to have a current engine. All the engine...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 21st May 2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By DAZPT
Re: G50/20 gearset interchangablity?

I had the same issues when I first registered my car.
I sourced a 3.1 crownwheel and pinion from Albins gears and it transformed the car. 1st is a real 1st and not a stump puller and it works well...
Forum: GT40s Wanted, and Parts or Services Needed 16th February 2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,855
Posted By DAZPT
Re: sequential trans wanted

Hi Joe

Just had to ask, what are you going to do with a DRB with 700 HP? is it a race car or road/race or just road. I would be looking to pay attention any time the throttle was moved, looking...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 14th July 2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,943
Posted By DAZPT
Re: 180 headers for an LS1

Hi john

Have not yet had any luck uploading pics but try this link it may work, you may have to scroll allong.

Darrell
DRB LS1 G50
...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 10th July 2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,943
Posted By DAZPT
Re: 180 headers for an LS1

Hi John

I made my four into one exhaust for my car, sure you could after watching your magic on the Steinard.
As soon as i can remember how to upload pics i will. Dunn it before just carn't...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 24th June 2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,681
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Goodbye F5000 hello GT40

Hi John

Looking forward to watching you progress (how about a video as well).
Good choice of engine, here in NSW we have to use a current emission compliant engines and the only engine that fits...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Here! 18th June 2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Hello

Hi Gary

DRB are easy car to build and you will have a great and very usable gt40, have fun but don’t pressure yourself with timetables. Plenty of help here if you need it.
Bill I have never seen...
Forum: The Race Track 9th May 2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Fia champion

Hi Jim

Congratulations on your effort.
Have you ever thought about dropping down under? We have a great little track in country NSW called Mount Panorama, they have a 12 hour race in early...
Forum: The Paddock 15th March 2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 35,786
Posted By DAZPT
Re: F1 in 2014.

Hi guys

My son and i flew down to Melbourne yesterday and watched practice and qualifying. The cars sound crap; you can have a conversation as the go past you. The V8 stupidcars sounded fantastic...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 15th January 2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 203,625
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Jason's Coyote Powered RCR40 Downunder

Hi Jason

No return bleed on my car just a bleed screw at the top of the radiator to open when filling the system and thats it. Ive had no overheating issues even at idle on the hottest days with...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Powertrain/Transaxles 1st December 2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,668
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Porsche Boxster transmission

Hi guys

When I finnished my DRB GT 40 with a G50 and LS1. I was disapointed with the ratios. 1st gear was a stump puller and I chose not to use it much, and 5th was to busy at hiway speeds.
I...
Forum: The Race Track 30th September 2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,312
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Like more info on D Type options

Hi John

you may wish to have a look at this one as well. I am not sure if this car is still in production but if ut is anything like the other DRB cars it would be an easy build.

DRB D-Type...
Forum: Original GT40s 28th September 2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,682
Posted By DAZPT
Re: GT40s at Goodwood Revival 2013

Hi Guys, can you help?
Does anyone know who rebuilt Adrian Neweys car after its huge crash, I have had a look arround the web but came to nothing. I would supose that a new gelsco or holman moody...
Forum: Original GT40s 29th March 2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By DAZPT
Re: GT40 Restoration by Ford engineers

Hi Al
Thanks for putting up this very cool story,as luck would have it i have a book titled Motor City Dream Garages and in it is a chapter covering Jim Durhams garage and parked right in the middle...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 12th March 2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,563
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Phillip island

Hi Jim
I to was at phillip Island,if i had of known we could have caught up, just a fantastic event. Fellow forum member Trevor Booth was there in his Nota and had a very succesfull weekend. He...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 25th December 2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Resistor help

Hi Ben
Not sure of what or where you are picking up your rpm from so i may be no help, but i have a LS1 in my car and have conected straight from the ECU rpm signel out wire directly to my VDO tach...
Forum: GT40 Build Logs 23rd November 2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,260
Posted By DAZPT
Re: DRB Build in Mount Isa

Hi Darren
Regarding you intake problem I had a similar issue with my LS1. I think you will just have to turn the manifold 180 and have the exhaust as a twin system. This worked for me,I fitted the...
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 13th November 2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By DAZPT
Re: 90/92 db in australia

Dave
Will do,may take a few days.

Drb #46
LS1 G50
Forum: GT40 Tech - Engines/Induction/Exhaust 13th November 2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By DAZPT
Re: 90/92 db in australia

Hi Chris
I am not sure whether you are looking for historic correctness; i built up a log muffler across the back of my car. The cats are immediately after the extractors and the log is immediately...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 9th November 2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,962
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Emergency Brake actuator

Grant I have only managed to confuse you more, I pulled that statment out of Wills comment second from the top.I do not have a hydraulic hand brake.

Darrell
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 8th November 2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,962
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Emergency Brake actuator

Hi Grant
Sory if I got your intentions wrong. I was going by Wills quote that reads as below.

(I'm doing this on my car. The LA will push on a master cylinder to drive a single caliper on a...
Forum: The SLC Clubhouse 7th November 2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,962
Posted By DAZPT
Re: Emergency Brake actuator

Hi guys
I would surgest you give this some real thought as I would not trust a hydraulic handbrake to hold over a long time, in fact they may not be legal, to my knoledge they not here in Oz.
...
Forum: The Race Track 8th October 2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,890
Posted By DAZPT
Re: The great race Bathurst

Hi John
not wanting to sound disrespectfull but my understanding is and i have only driven a road car arround the place is that the Bathurst track is 100% a public road.

Darrell DRB G50/LS1
Forum: All GT40 16th September 2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,414
Posted By DAZPT
Re: New GT40, require some help

Where is George

Darrell DRB
LS1 G50
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