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Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 30-06-2018, 10:18 AM
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Posted By bigal_250
The ups and downs of competitive motorsport: At...

The ups and downs of competitive motorsport: At the last regularity meeting I entered, the gearbox let go 3 laps into the first practice session. A loud crack on exiting the northern hairpin, and it...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-05-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By bigal_250
Starting 2018, I bought a lower control arm bar...

Starting 2018, I bought a lower control arm bar from Rupe, and bolted that in place (easiest mod I imagine I'll ever do)
http://i63.tinypic.com/24yw8di.jpg

First Modern Reg for the year was in...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-05-2018, 08:59 PM
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Posted By bigal_250
We went along to the MCM meet at Mallala, which...

We went along to the MCM meet at Mallala, which was a great day of checking out other mad cars.
http://i66.tinypic.com/112dekz.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/2w24kts.jpg

Rounding out 2017, I...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-05-2018, 08:47 PM
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Posted By bigal_250
It occurs to me now, I don't actually have a lot...

It occurs to me now, I don't actually have a lot of photos that aren't in my back yard, normally too busy driving when I'm at the track. If I find some more, I'll throw them in at some point.
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Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 10-05-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By bigal_250
Start of 2017 now. No mods or anything yet, just...

Start of 2017 now. No mods or anything yet, just a good service and a lot of 'getting to know it' :)
http://i63.tinypic.com/1zn4nmd.jpg

Our motorsport of choice is Modern Regularity, where the...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 08-05-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By bigal_250
This was near the end of 2016, so with no events...

This was near the end of 2016, so with no events coming up until the next year I just started driving it daily, to get used to the gearshift and just driving a FWD.

Shortly after buying it a...
Forum: Your Rides/Project Worklog 08-05-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By bigal_250
BigAL's SP20 Track Car

I bought my SP20 about a year and a half ago, thought I'd start keeping a record of what I've actually been doing to it since then.

Short version of the story, I hope :)
My group of mates and I...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 08-05-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By bigal_250
SP20 Rear Sway Bar Endlinks

Hi guys, another newbie question for you all.

I had a progress rear sway bar shipped over last year and I am looking to get a set of heavy duty end links to go in at the same time.

Looking at...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 12-11-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By bigal_250
Thanks for the replies and advice, haven't found...

Thanks for the replies and advice, haven't found the time to go take a look at it yet, but I checked out the listings for other parts from this car, and saw the interior!
...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 11-11-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,617
Posted By bigal_250
BJII SP20 Suspension - Track focused

Looking for some current wisom on suspension, specifically springs.

Would like lower & somewhat stiffer, handling is no. 1, comfort is less of a priority as I bought the car primarily for...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 25-10-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By bigal_250
I've looked at a few pics of the pacemakers, and...

I've looked at a few pics of the pacemakers, and it doesn't look to me that the arrangement of the piping is the same, so far haven't been able to find a pic of another one that looks similar though.
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 11-10-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By bigal_250
Thanks Rupe, spose the second question(s) then...

Thanks Rupe, spose the second question(s) then is: Worth the money it's being advertised for? What else is currently out there? & what sorts of monies for a new one typically?

Car is all still...
Forum: Performance & General Maintenance 10-10-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By bigal_250
SP20 Extractors

Just a quick question. Found this set of extractors on the ol' gumtrees, anyone have an idea what they are?...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 25-01-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,490
Posted By bigal_250
Thanks for the suggestions guys, I have already...

Thanks for the suggestions guys, I have already since this bought a set of 16"s, as I didn't want to go down to 15" (might be thinking of going bigger brakes down the track) and 17" and up tyres seem...
Forum: Suspension & Wheels 16-01-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,490
Posted By bigal_250
Wheels for SP20

Hi Guys,

Been starting to consider options for a second set of 16" rims, to fit some sticky track rubber on.

Found this link on eBay to a set from an MPV:...
Forum: Introduce yourself 05-12-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,027
Posted By bigal_250
Greetings and Felicitations!

Hello to everyone,

Recently bought a 2001 Astina SP20, because I wanted a fun cheap car to take to the track, and none of my other cars fitted the bill.

My time outside of work mainly revolves...
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