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Photos & Videos / Re: WINTON FESTIVAL OF SPEED R...
Last post by Mick A - Today at 07:49:27 AM
Quote from: MD on September 20, 2023, 07:55:13 PMHey Mick,

Such a pity we are location-wise so far apart. With your driving skills, I would love you to enter a racing event behind the wheel of my car. I also think you would get a kick out driving something familiar but different at the same time.  8)

Thanks mate that's quite humbling to hear that. What did you have in mind?
Victoria / Re: GTV plastic bumper/spoiler...
Last post by GeeTV - September 22, 2023, 12:41:08 PM
Did you get anywhere with this Chris?

I've seen some very straight & repainted bumpers but not any restored to the original look.
New South Wales / Memorial service for Stuart Ra...
Last post by GTV6SA - September 22, 2023, 10:40:52 AM
Service details for Stuart Randall
Date: Tuesday 26th September Time: 10am
Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens & Crematorium
South Chapel
Address: 199 Delhi Road,                     
                  North Ryde
160 Series (90, 75, 164 Sedans) / Re: Odd clunk on the 75
Last post by LukeC - September 22, 2023, 06:59:40 AM
Check the bolts holding the longitudinal braces under the car are tight. There are six bolts (3 per side). I have seen them loose on a few cars. Causes clunking noises on less than smooth roads.
Buy/Swap/Sell [Announce ONLY] / Re: FS: 916 GTV Sportiva 3.0 (...
Last post by AlexR - September 21, 2023, 01:09:53 PM
Due for rego again. $15k will take it home.
Buy/Swap/Sell [Announce ONLY] / NSW EOI: 1985 Alfetta GTV6 - 2...
Last post by harrysal - September 21, 2023, 11:39:16 AM
Expressions of interest;

Located in the hunter valley NSW, I am not with the car currently due to recovering from surgery and will add additional photos of the interior when possible. I also have a number of photos of the top end during the cambelt change I will try and locate.

Due to the number of projects I currently have on the go I'm looking at offloading my 85 116 GTV 6.
Vehicle is red in colour with black interior. Car has been in my family for close to 20 years and I purchased it from my father in 2015.

The car is a runner however is midway through being put back on the road, would suit an enthusiast who understands these majestic vehicles.

Pros -
Fresh rebuilt 3.0L 12v hot tanked. This came from a roll-over vehicle and was rarely driven before being parked up in 2005.
LSD 75 tspark transaxle with tight clutches.
Cambelt changed 10/10/21 and has done no work since.
Simmons wheels
No rust.

Frozen rear passenger brake caliper.
Rear passenger driveshaft has been removed to allow the vehicle to be moved.
Front drivers tie rod end castellated nut missing. (Both tie rods will need replacing)
Dent and scratch in passenger side front quarter panel.

To clarify the works required to get this back on the road,

Refit radiator and thermofans
Refit cambelt covers
Rebuild rear brakes (all caliper rebuild kits included in sale).
Refit rear passenger drive shaft.
Fit new tie rod ends.
Secure fuel pump and filter in cradle (these are new but from memory are not secured under the vehicle).
Bolt airfilter housing in.
Bleed clutch system.

The vehicle represents mechanically excellent for its age and I'm sad at the thought of not getting to finish the project but other priorities now come first.

Videos of the car running can be found here: The airfilter housing is not bolted in and so there is a rattle in the video.
Transaxles / Re: Internal shifting refineme...
Last post by MD - September 20, 2023, 08:30:46 PM
Haha, you get the Gong Award straight up !! I am visualising you in the white coat, monical and a smoking pipe touring the development lab.

I do like the supplementary synchro braking idea and doing lateral thinking on the subject, I can see a substitute for the motor because at the end of the day, electric motors are just a bunch of windings and electromagnetic fields. So if the field windings were actually formed on the gearbox shafts and casing, opposing fields could be deployed for a "no contact" braking of the gear sets just relying on opposing magnetic fields. Much like the same poles on magnets oppose each other. The greater the current flow in the "braking windings" the greater the rate of synchro slow down. How the current magnitude could be varied at will is perhaps for another discussion.

Getting back to a less exotic deviation, I got to thinking on the existing shifting mechanism. I am disappointed to see so much clearance in the gate activating the pull and push of the selectors. A 2mm gap would result in a substantial fore and aft gear lever travel for no gain. The design of the "hokey stick" selector could be changed from what it currently is to a substantial needle roller type bearing taking up the wasted space doing nothing. If this space is for any heat expansion provision, I do not think it is required because all the components would heat in the same area to maintain the relativity.

Do they serve coffee at your lab Duk...?
160 Series (90, 75, 164 Sedans) / Re: Odd clunk on the 75
Last post by MD - September 20, 2023, 08:02:32 PM
The clutch cover could be hitting the bump stop above it fixed to the underside of the transmission tunnel if the gearbox mounts are damaged or loose.

Do not rule out the up/down exhaust mount possibility.