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by Albert Gast
Sun May 11, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mike Poorboy RIP
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

Re: Mike Poorboy RIP

Never met Mike in person , but we could talk roadsters all day .
Condolences to his family . RIP Mike Poorboy .

Al Gast
by Albert Gast
Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: Brainerd Int. Raceway and 2013 season start
Replies: 2
Views: 1157

Re: Brainerd Int. Raceway and 2013 season start

hi bill been awhile , hope all are well and safe . nothing like starting the season with a bang ! guess the damage wasn't too bad ,but tha t is a relative statement . just wondering if you have had much trouble with blown head gaskets in the past . placing 'O' rings in the block solved my problem . ...
by Albert Gast
Tue May 17, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: the mitty-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1299

Re: the mitty-2011

excuse the delay in posting . had a great time at the 2011 mitty . was very well attended . started friday with practice and qualifying . had some problems with a nagging oil drip at a fitting to the oilcooler that would not stop . ended up bypassing the cooler . guy found that the msd timing retard...
by Albert Gast
Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:30 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: the mitty-2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1299

the mitty-2011

hey guys spring time ,time to go to the track . will be going to road atlanta this weekend with guy marvin driving the roadster with hopes of a good time and to try out a new engine . trying a new piston and head combo plus crank polishing and a few other tricks . did i mention a brand new clearcoat...
by Albert Gast
Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help with engine clearance specs ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1982

Re: help with engine clearance specs ?

john ;
mike has good advice to follow . my big deal is to make sure all your oil supply gallerys are clean and free flowing . we are learning that a big enemy is dirt also .
good luck with the build , clean clean clean !!
al gast
by Albert Gast
Sun Nov 07, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: 2010 Race Recap- Nashville, Barber, and VIR Prod Festivous
Replies: 6
Views: 2064

Re: 2010 Race Recap- Nashville, Barber, and VIR Prod Festivo

hi roe ; sorrry i missed you at prod fest this year . worked the tech shed this year and didn't get around the padock much . i do remember the balboa datsun . glad you got it back on the track . the roland brothers are a hoot , glad to have guys like them to come to the track with . sam neave and ri...
by Albert Gast
Mon Sep 13, 2010 8:51 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: 2010 SCCA Runoffs
Replies: 11
Views: 2909

Re: 2010 SCCA Runoffs

hi guys ; just a note to remind that the live broadcast of the runoffs can be viewed at speedcasttv on the web all weekend -9/24 25 26 .
al gast
by Albert Gast
Mon Sep 13, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: 2010 SCCA Runoffs
Replies: 11
Views: 2909

Re: 2010 SCCA Runoffs

hi bill ; a little late with a post , but the best to you at the runoffs . can't be there to root for you in person , but i wish you and all the racers the best race ever !!
got to speak to greg today and wish him luck . glue yourself to ken's bumper and go for the gold .
regards ; al gast
by Albert Gast
Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: SVRA Vintage Grand Prix of Mid Ohio 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1686

Re: SVRA Vintage Grand Prix of Mid Ohio 2010

hey steve , good post . nothing like a race weekend to work out the bugs . sounds like you have a lot good backup . it will get better with more track time . you got a good start , work it out . lots of luck .
al gast
by Albert Gast
Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:16 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: WeatherTech June Sprints 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1711

Re: WeatherTech June Sprints 2010

great job bill . with any luck , will see at the runoffs
al gast
by Albert Gast
Thu May 06, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: mitty 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1731

mitty 2010

hi wil the mitty is an HSR event . they run events on the west coast also . did get to meet ron carter and les canaday plus a lot of other people including pete brock . have to get a new front fender made . prodglas is right here in greensboro so thats not a problem . both rear quarters will need to...
by Albert Gast
Wed May 05, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: mitty 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1731

mitty 2010

hi guys entered the mitty at road atlanta this past weekend . had a great time ! started out sam and i were going down to just hang out . then greg entered one of his 240s , then guy expressed intrest in running the roadster . why not !! it was a great weekend . started with a BRE dinner thursday ev...
by Albert Gast
Sun Apr 04, 2010 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Z car front rotors and calipers
Replies: 11
Views: 4356

Z car calipers

hi bill ; used the z cals with stock rotors before changing to vented discs.have a set brackets that were made from stockbrackets . the difference is the spacing of the z cal mounting tabs . 3.5 ". also machined spacers to go in back of the brake pads to account for the stock rotors are thinner...
by Albert Gast
Sat Dec 12, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 46mm (2L) SU's classed in SCCA FP
Replies: 3
Views: 1774

2L SU's in F prod

hi bill , try sam neave at lnaenterprises , he has done a lot with SU,s on the E cars .
al gast
by Albert Gast
Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:53 pm
Forum: Race Reports
Topic: 09 prod fest
Replies: 6
Views: 2097

09 prod fest

well , good news , bad news . there were four roadsters entered in the race . randy , bill roland with his 1600 , jim reilly came from new york with his 2000 and my car with grayson upchurch driving . there were about 33 cars entered . my car was running very well with no problems at all . quaifing ...

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