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Marlin 07-19-2011 11:01 PM

The Black Mamba
 
Some of you may follow World Time Attack, although I doubt it :)

It's basically racing for tuner cars to compete purely on lap time, using road legal treaded tyres, not slicks.

Here is one I spend many weekends with, my buddy's Nissan R34 Skyline GTR.

Currently frantically trying to complete the latest round of aero and engine modifications in time for the next International event in Sydney, Australia on the 5th and 6th of August.

This car is a blast to drive.
Over 1,000hp, 2,600lbs, sequential gearbox, and 10,000rpm. It's nuts for a circuit car, and would run into the 8's on the quarter.

Anyway, I know a few of you will enjoy the pics :)

Rolled out the shed the first time
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...0R34/20101.jpg


First test day
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...dr34asmall.jpg


Ready to go
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...0R34/20102.jpg


Going
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...0R34/20103.jpg

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...0R34/20104.jpg

New turbo combo
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...0R34/20111.jpg


New cooling setup... inclined cooler/rad. And yes, the car will be about 6 inched wider too. Note the front wing cut in half :)
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...0R34/20113.jpg


New aero designed by Williams F1 ex Aerodynamics guy - rushing to finish!
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...0R34/20114.jpg


Showing the complete custom double A arm front end (these are more of a trad strut setup std), cut away body to allow air out from under the car, and diffuser.
Decent set of brakes too.
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q...0R34/20112.jpg

2005JGC 07-19-2011 11:28 PM

Re: The Black Mamba
 
its officially been decided... if i ever get off this godforsaken continent im going down under... fortunatly for you you will know I am following you, a 6'5" tall american rolling around in the bushes playing with himself as you guys have fun in all these beautiful cars.

Beautiful car, I would give my left testical to be able to slap the throttle down in an animal like this some day. Be sure to let us know how you guys perform!

Marlin 07-19-2011 11:30 PM

Re: The Black Mamba
 
:) Bring your sunscreen mate! :)


And thanks, fastest Aussie team last year. Hoping to run right up the front this year!


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