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    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 time, the cost of a higher final drive setup was out of reach, so I opted to just go with a higher 5th...
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    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 new numbers. Enter the tyre diameter & the final drive ratio, & you will get graphs of rpm vs...
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    Jokes anyone? -

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    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 lessons. The teacher would wind up his hearing aids, & all would be good - until - the end of class...
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    Jokes anyone? -

    Not too PC, but what the ... <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> <w:PunctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>...
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    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.
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    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 !!
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    Adventures in flying

    Some of the best R/C flying I have ever seen - thanks Bill !
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    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, & Frank's chief designer (Henry Nehribecki) did the dropped floors in my GT40 !! All the best to you & Di...
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    Migrant crisis: a solution.....

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    Jokes anyone? -

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    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 it would not really be a restoration - the original cars would only be capable of providing...
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    Jokes anyone? -

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    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 ??
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    EU suckers.

    For some reason, I thought that we had a monopoly on cretinous bureaucrats & politicians here in Oz - clearly wrong !!