New cars for 2019

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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by zossy1 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:14 am

Back on 4 wheels...
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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by mikrace » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:36 pm

This thing is going to be a lil' animal mate! Can't wait to see it turning tyres to fire...
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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by switch » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:43 pm

Blueblood wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:56 pm
Update, we have had confirmation from Ford that 266 were imported and sold in 2000. CAMS Technical has approved the Mondeo ST24 for IPRAWA, but since I am moving to Sydney in a few months, the build will continue over there. Hoping to get on track possibly 2020 in the U3L class in NSW.
Took a while to get the info from Ford, but big thanks to the IPRWA team for chasing it up with CAMS. Onwards we go !
no if only we got the 2.5ltr weight break over the line....

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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by bdinnerv » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:23 pm

I finally managed to get an engine into the Sierra over the weekend. My previous attempt at getting the engine together resulted in me pulling one of the studs out of the block when torquing the head up so I managed to source another block, get it machined, get another set of pistons to suit the different bore size (the original block was .5 oversize, new block still on original bore sizes) and got it assembled on Sat.

Then spent most of Sunday moving cars around - first I had to get the race car out of the garage so I could get the engine hoist out, then back to home where the motor was being built / stored, then get the RS500 out of the garage so I could get the engine of the engine stand, then back in with the RS500, up to the garage where the race car is, slot the engine in, pull the race car out of the garage again so I could put the engine hoist back in then back in with the race car.

With the race engine finally in the engine bay I can get the last couple of jobs finished that were dependant on the engine being in. The main list of outstanding's is as follows:
  • Tailshaft
  • Clutch release bearing
  • Exhaust
  • Install glass
  • Engine Oil cooler
And then a bit of tidying up on wiring harness (install P-clips to secure it), a few filler plates here and there and a few other odd jobs. Is on track for the next round at SMSP :)

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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by Blueblood » Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:05 pm

mikrace wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:41 pm
That's great news that you can build the car you want for IP. Will be good to have another u3L in NSW :)
thanks mate, looking forward to meeting some new peoples also.

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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by Peter Warps » Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:59 am

There's an u3L class?

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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by TwinTurbo » Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:20 pm

https://www.cams.com.au/docs/default-so ... 4f0e4ee7_5

16.1 CAPACITY CLASSES
A 0 – 1600cc
B 1601 – 2000cc
C 2001 – 3000cc
D 3001 – 6000cc
E 6001cc and over
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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by aussieblackjack » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:34 am

any thoughts on s13/14/15? seems s13 best chassis as lightest?

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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by TwinTurbo » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:16 am

aussieblackjack wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:34 am
any thoughts on s13/14/15? seems s13 best chassis as lightest?
Turbo O2L or N/A U2L?
When equal mechanical components are fitted and the unnecessaries removed the weight difference isn't as great as would first appear.
The small amount of additional weight might be an advantage in gaining a larger sized restrictor (without adding ballast).
The rear suspension geometry on the S14/15 is superior to the S13.
I have noticed that it is getting harder to find S13 body parts, whereas S14 and S15 were sold here so easier to source.

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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by aussieblackjack » Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:54 am

o2l
yeah s15 weight is very similar i belkieve once weight reduction is done. Plus better aero and setup as you said. i would think key is keep weight as low as possible and run normal size restrictor

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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by zossy1 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:04 pm

We now have serviceable suspension installed. Lots of little jobs still to do before it hits the track, but we are definitely making progress 👍👍
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Re: New cars for 2019

Post by bdinnerv » Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:40 am

zossy1 wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:04 pm
We now have serviceable suspension installed. Lots of little jobs still to do before it hits the track, but we are definitely making progress 👍👍
Looking good - be great to see it out on the track!
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