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  Topic: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
macBdog

Replies: 8
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PostForum: 924 Racing Today   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:59 am   Subject: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
Great day out on Saturday at Lakeside for round 2 of timeattack. Fettled around a little the week before and made some sliding window panels inspired by @Vanne - cut on the homebrew CNC. Nothing bette ...
  Topic: The engine in not starting 924 1981
macBdog

Replies: 8
Views: 4750

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:45 pm   Subject: The engine in not starting 924 1981
Yea x2 what fasteddie said. The fuel pressure on these cars is over and above most other cars. Normally, jubilee clamps and barbed connections on carbureted and even low pressure EFI systems are prett ...
  Topic: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
macBdog

Replies: 8
Views: 3593

PostForum: 924 Racing Today   Posted: Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:30 pm   Subject: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
I think you are correct! Will add a few more degrees before next outing. Also noticed the front wheels are on the wrong side (direction arrow round the wrong way)

They are 7" rims on the front ...
  Topic: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
macBdog

Replies: 8
Views: 3593

PostForum: 924 Racing Today   Posted: Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:18 am   Subject: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
Took it out again, this time got a few more laps in, less issues, more speed!

Still all over the place in terms of lines, shifting and camera angles:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRmVOLpTZV8
  Topic: Porsche 924 blueprints
macBdog

Replies: 1
Views: 3379

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:25 pm   Subject: Porsche 924 blueprints
I have the 3D model of the GTR from Forza. I have the original and spent a while cleaning it up to remove all the game options and unify the materials in Blender:

http://charles.henden.com.au/media ...
  Topic: Weld in roll bar install
macBdog

Replies: 11
Views: 4403

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:19 pm   Subject: Weld in roll bar install
CAMS (governing motorsport body) rules in Australia say to do it like this:

http://charles.henden.com.au/media/766/download/20180716_080542.jpg

http://charles.henden.com.au/media/789/download/20 ...
  Topic: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
macBdog

Replies: 8
Views: 3593

PostForum: 924 Racing Today   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:48 pm   Subject: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
Thanks! Setup is still a bit of an unknown quantity, haven't even set the brake bias up. The ride height is stock and it has a set of 20mm spacers for the 250 series tyres.

Front has ground control ...
  Topic: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
macBdog

Replies: 8
Views: 3593

PostForum: 924 Racing Today   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:02 am   Subject: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special
Took my 924 Turbo/GT Special out for a shakedown run @ Lakeside. Went really well! It's been at least 10 years since I've driven a 924 in anger and all the good memories came flooding back.

It real ...
  Topic: ANYONE DOING ANYTHING EXCITING ON THEIR CAR ?
macBdog

Replies: 2185
Views: 1681960

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 10:36 pm   Subject: ANYONE DOING ANYTHING EXCITING ON THEIR CAR ?
Ugh! Life really gets in the way of building racecars right? Some progress:

Mounted up the oil cooler and plumbed in the remote filter boss:
http://charles.henden.com.au/media/827/download/2019040 ...
  Topic: Carrera GT Body Kits in OZ?
macBdog

Replies: 16
Views: 11809

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 10:42 am   Subject: Carrera GT Body Kits in OZ?
I have a kit that came from those moulds, I believe it was organised by the illustrious pita. I haven't seen him around here much due to obvious reasons.

He is active on Sphinctergram though...

...
  Topic: 3d model
macBdog

Replies: 4
Views: 3197

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:10 am   Subject: 3d model
@Juho Thank-you! That is the best 924 model I've seen. I can now test out the livery for my race car and do some renders.

Very happy!
  Topic: 3d model
macBdog

Replies: 4
Views: 3197

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:40 pm   Subject: 3d model
Oh man, where did that GTS model come from? Can I get a copy? Topology looks super clean!
  Topic: Quick upgrades for somebody who is new to working on cars.
macBdog

Replies: 17
Views: 10749

PostForum: Performance Upgrades   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:41 am   Subject: Quick upgrades for somebody who is new to working on cars.
Glad you have got the car running and enjoyable!

If I could go back in time to when I first got my 924 I would tell myself to treat it like an aircraft. Do the maintenance correctly, respect the en ...
  Topic: ANYONE DOING ANYTHING EXCITING ON THEIR CAR ?
macBdog

Replies: 2185
Views: 1681960

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:06 pm   Subject: ANYONE DOING ANYTHING EXCITING ON THEIR CAR ?

My missus has assigned me gardening duties this weekend! So frustrating!

Don't you hate that!! I thought I was getting roped into IKEA this Sunday but instead, I got left at home yessssss.

The ...
  Topic: ANYONE DOING ANYTHING EXCITING ON THEIR CAR ?
macBdog

Replies: 2185
Views: 1681960

PostForum: General Discussions   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:37 pm   Subject: ANYONE DOING ANYTHING EXCITING ON THEIR CAR ?
It's been rough getting workshop time but last weekend the stars aligned: car shop sale, clear weather, missus away at a hens.. GAME ON

http://charles.henden.com.au/media/748/download/20180623_132 ...
 
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