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Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-13-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,384
Posted By Sketchl
This project could become the ultimate AR105...

This project could become the ultimate AR105 drift car.......some inspiration!

https://youtu.be/obUnEqsTmLg
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-12-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,384
Posted By Sketchl
Thanks Vivace, interesting threads. Can now...

Thanks Vivace, interesting threads. Can now understand this build with Tim Doyle’s interest with V8 transplants! Actually come to think about it Zoo did have 105 drag car with a Chevy v8 in his yard...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   07-11-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,384
Posted By Sketchl
You can thank ColinB for the steering solution: ...

You can thank ColinB for the steering solution:

https://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/gt-1963-1977/333162-105-rally-car-version-2-a-3.html#post5917817


PS. Note that this thread should be moved to...
Forum: Engine Conversions   07-08-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 41,828
Posted By Sketchl
Lol, I’ll install them when someone produces...

Lol, I’ll install them when someone produces light weight one!



Thanks Rob,
Not sure if 10 laps for 2000 km + cost is classed as successful!
At least I’ll have more to accomplish at PI next...
Forum: Engine Conversions   07-07-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 41,828
Posted By Sketchl
Phillip Island July19

Gotta say that I had one of the most eventful track days at Phillip Island.......

Night prior to driving down to Phillip Island I stripped one of the exhaust manifold studs which thankfully Bruno...
Forum: Motorsports   06-30-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 10,183
Posted By Sketchl
Nothing wrong with a bit of wheel...

Nothing wrong with a bit of wheel banging............

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSxIHDPEYKw
Forum: Motorsports   06-23-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 10,183
Posted By Sketchl
Our man Ricciardo telling it as it is......... I...

Our man Ricciardo telling it as it is......... I believe he's made the right decision and we'll reconvene in 2021 and see if I'm wrong!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RMBR79h444
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   06-04-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 66,060
Posted By Sketchl
Great work Bigmart. This is from a 66’ which...

Great work Bigmart.

This is from a 66’ which should be the same and trust that someone with the same model as yours can confirm!
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   06-01-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,895
Posted By Sketchl
Ciao Jeff, All the best with your 105...

Ciao Jeff,

All the best with your 105 project.
I’d suggest that you research on the forum via the ‘search key’ before tackling any job as you’ve made bloody hard work in extracting the engine as...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-30-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By Sketchl
The engine block and head work including stud...

The engine block and head work including stud replacement, crank machining, head shaving, valve and guide work, balancing,.......etc was done by https://balmainengineering.com.au/ in Sydney.

As...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   05-30-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By Sketchl
Geez, this brings back memories......Congrats &...

Geez, this brings back memories......Congrats & Good Luck.

I agree with Ian, here’s pictures of my TS block which was salvageable. For added comfort we utilised a special sealant when setting the...
Forum: Picture Room   05-09-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,167
Views: 2,668,148
Posted By Sketchl
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Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   05-06-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 36,585
Posted By Sketchl
Exactly........ I’ve experience the new Giulia...

Exactly........ I’ve experience the new Giulia several times and unfortunately the auto doesn’t do it me! Should I compromise, NO.
Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   05-06-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 36,585
Posted By Sketchl
After 12 mins of praising every aspect of the ZF...

After 12 mins of praising every aspect of the ZF auto transmission the would be blogger states........

"Now personally, of course, I would prefer that everything came with a manual transmission, I...
Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   05-05-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 36,585
Posted By Sketchl
Ciao ARwrench, I just stayed awake for the whole...

Ciao ARwrench, I just stayed awake for the whole video and the most interesting comment was at 12:18!! (I've set to below video at that time to make it easy)

PS. I'm sure that the new ZF auto is...
Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   05-03-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 36,585
Posted By Sketchl
Nothing wrong with a bit of torque...

Nothing wrong with a bit of torque gapping........I think I’ll wait for the official announcement before putting down a deposit for a manual.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-29-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Sketchl
As it's been mentioned, find a proven ceramic...

As it's been mentioned, find a proven ceramic coating provider as I when through the process three times before I was able to achieve the desired result.
Straight after a track/road session I can...
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-28-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Sketchl
I wouldn’t recommend wrapping headers, I’d...

I wouldn’t recommend wrapping headers, I’d suggest having the headers properly ceramic coated for best heat and performance benefits.
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-24-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Sketchl
I thought you’d have the roll bar covered :wink2:...

I thought you’d have the roll bar covered :wink2:

Here’s my LED strip interior look........it’s good i’m not a junkie!!!!
Forum: GT (1963-1977)   04-23-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Sketchl
Great work Trich, you’re a braver man than me....

Great work Trich, you’re a braver man than me. Well done.

Note that the roll bar might obscure the effectiveness of the courtesy lights?
I installed LED strips under the dash as an internal...
Forum: Australian Forum   04-19-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Sketchl
Agree with gprocket that there is enough...

Agree with gprocket that there is enough information on this forum to manage a Burman rebuild.
Alternatively the very helpful Alfisita specialist in Canberra is known as ‘Clayton105’ on this forum.
Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   04-19-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 36,585
Posted By Sketchl
You chaps just don’t get it! I’ve taken out a new...

You chaps just don’t get it! I’ve taken out a new Giulia and driven it sensibly in traffic and also thrashed it to an inch of it’s life in the back country. Sorry but without a manual the small...
Forum: Giulia (2017-current)   04-18-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 36,585
Posted By Sketchl
To be honest 90% of drivers should be in whatever...

To be honest 90% of drivers should be in whatever powered self drive vehicles......we’re on this AlfaBB because we are passionate about our cars and manuals along with fossil fuel engine sounds are...
Forum: Engine Conversions   04-15-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 41,828
Posted By Sketchl
SMSP Apr 19

Some GoPro footage at a recent track day at SMSP........ The Yokohama A050 slashed my best lap times by 3.12sec!! :smile2:


https://youtu.be/I0kj-H2Q4Ek



.......How not to take Turn 1 @...
Forum: Motorsports   04-13-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 10,183
Posted By Sketchl
WOW, what a breath of fresh air......... to be...

WOW, what a breath of fresh air......... to be honest I’ve become very sceptical of the general broadcast facade of F1 lately and this Netflix series goes back scenes without all the politically...
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