Swoakes SS1 DET Sprint Car Work for 2019 begins

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Post by Corky » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:02 pm

I thought you’d lost your garage keys :lol:


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Post by swoakes » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:03 pm

Corky wrote:
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I thought you’d lost your garage keys :lol:
I wish :roll: :lol:


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Post by Corky » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:34 pm

Should be an absolute monster with all that weight shaved off. Means you can have a few extra pies to compensate.


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Post by swoakes » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:40 pm

Corky wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:34 pm
Should be an absolute monster with all that weight shaved off. Means you can have a few extra pies to compensate.
:lol:

I'm actually trying to go the other way. Nearly a stone lost so far then another to go after that


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Post by nickkeyser » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:32 pm

I’ve been looking forward to this since you mentioned your plans to me at combe. Can’t wait to see it out on track in its new guise. Keep up the good work and updates!


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Post by swoakes » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:41 pm

Cheers Nick and I'll try.....


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Swoakes SS1 DET Sprint Car Work for 2019 begins

Post by swoakes » Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:43 am

Bonnet bracing completed and painted. Bonnet pins replaced with new lighter aluminium versions. Bonnet refitted; rear edge lifted to give more air flow and to avoid the new bracing rattling against the cam cover :roll:
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Steve Oakes
SS1 DET Sprint Car

Former cars
SS1 DET Turbo sprint Project
Sabre Ti
SS1 Ti
1971 Yellow 5a
1985 SS1 1600
1978 Green/Silver 6a

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"Fail to prepare and you are preparing to fail."
Benjamin Franklin

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