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BGTV8
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Last Activity: 28-01-20, 07:51 PM
Joined: 26-09-14
Location: Ballarat
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  • Has been true for a couple of years...
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  • BGTV8
    replied to BGTV8's Z34
    NFI on lap times - I've lost a second and a half at least in the past 8-10 years (nudging 70 yo now).

    In theory, with the fat engine, it should go clearly under 1m40s at PI, maybe 1m17 or...
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  • BGTV8
    replied to BGTV8's Z34
    My Z34 project is over 3 years behind schedule ....... and yes, dash pad will be fibreglass ":shell" - 2kg tops .... but Lee has some alfoil ali stuff in the car .... might weigh a kilo all...
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  • BGTV8
    replied to BGTV8's Z34
    GT4 is heavy ...... Lee has pulled almost 200kg out of his, which I inherit .... will have to add a bit of weight back .. needs a dash pad for instance. and the cage was "speed event only" so...
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  • BGTV8
    replied to BGTV8's Z34
    I have an ex-Perkins Engineering engineer working with me on the car .... cage has already had surgery, FUCA replaced (the ones in the car are SPC and not SPL, have put SPL mono-ball bushes in the front...
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    Last edited by BGTV8; 22-01-20, 06:14 AM.

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  • BGTV8
    replied to BGTV8's MGB GT V8 Roadie
    The factory made 2600 of the B GT V8 in the 70's, so they fit neatly if you have a later model shell ('72 onwards)...
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  • BGTV8
    replied to BGTV8's MGB GT V8 Roadie
    Support from Triumph Rover Spares in Adelaide has been brilliant.

    I'll update the original post with a build sheet later today as there has been a bit of interest. Nothing else to do with...
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  • BGTV8
    replied to BGTV8's MGB GT V8 Roadie
    Got it registered in 2013 just before registering with a cage on H-plates became a problem ..............
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  • BGTV8
    started a topic BGTV8's MGB GT V8 Roadie

    BGTV8's MGB GT V8 Roadie

    Finally - after 14 years, we have this thing close to running sweetly.

    Only need to speed the water pump up a bit as it runs hot at low engine speeds (but perfect over 3000rpm), and fit a...
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    Last edited by BGTV8; 30-12-19, 08:47 AM. Reason: Add build details
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