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New enthusiast from germay wants to say hello!

New enthusiast from germay wants to say hello!

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cooberpedy

Original Poster:

80 posts

65 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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Hello ultima community.
I just wanted to say hello.
I'm from germany (way down south) and i wonder if there are any ultimas around here near the Lake of Constance?

At the moment i am in contact with ted marlow to fix all necessary options to place an order for a GTR.smile
So, lots of work comming up for the winter!

LuckyP

6,235 posts

137 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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Hello wavey

One of, if not THE friendliest, most informative forums on the Web. A one-stop-shop for all things Ultima. Assisted with our pet mod the Stig and with occasional comments from the factory - you couldn't be in a better place.

Only one rule from me.

Lots of pics and Vids please!!!!

Welcome and enjoy!

Pete


spatz

1,783 posts

98 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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herzlich willkommen !

viel spass beim Bauen !

AndreasW

99 posts

73 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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Viel Spaß :-)

UltimaCH

2,978 posts

101 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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Bienvenue de la suisse romande smile
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ultimichael

194 posts

167 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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Auch von mir ein herzliches Willkommen aus der Pfalz.

Michael

Paul.B

3,915 posts

176 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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/\/\/\/\/\ Yeah! What they said and a big hello.

SchimmS

255 posts

170 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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cooberpedy said:
Hello ultima community.
I just wanted to say hello.
I'm from germany (way down south) and i wonder if there are any ultimas around here near the Lake of Constance?

At the moment i am in contact with ted marlow to fix all necessary options to place an order for a GTR.smile
So, lots of work comming up for the winter!
Hello and a big welcome!
Meld dich mal, du hast schon eine email bekommen.

srreck

527 posts

173 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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Five years enjoying holidays in Germany and still not a single word learned frown
A warm welcome herr cooberpedy. You're in good hands

Stig

11,161 posts

196 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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LuckyP said:
Hello wavey

One of, if not THE friendliest, most informative forums on the Web. A one-stop-shop for all things Ultima. Assisted with our pet mod the Stig and with occasional comments from the factory - you couldn't be in a better place.

Only one rule from me.

Lots of pics and Vids please!!!!

Welcome and enjoy!

Pete
pet mod?..... PET???? How very dare you hehe

Welcome and good luck with the spec and the build smile

PS. I'm also 'CJ' of the GTR/Canam build site infamy.

cooberpedy

Original Poster:

80 posts

65 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome.
Maybe i will need some good advise from some experienced builders for my spec.
Therfore it's good to know, that questions are welcome.

Steve_D

10,408 posts

170 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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cooberpedy said:
Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome.
Maybe i will need some good advise from some experienced builders for my spec.
Therfore it's good to know, that questions are welcome.
Hi and welcome.
You would do well to spend a few evenings working your way through CJ's build sites. He's built both GTR and CanAm so knows a bit about the job. The sites are very good and full of fine detail you will not find in the Factory build manual.

Enjoy your build and don't hesitate to ask questions.

Steve

Storer

4,307 posts

127 months

Friday 22nd July 2011
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Welcome.

Best advice would be to contact other owners in Germany as there may be registration/licencing issues that you need to plan for right from the start.

The build is relatively easy (compared with a rebuild anyway) but don't set yourself a deadline. If you take your time you will enjoy the experience far more.

Once you have finished the build do try the car on track. It is the only place where you can really experience how great these car's are.

Paul

cooberpedy

Original Poster:

80 posts

65 months

Tuesday 29th May 2012
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Hi all,
i just wanted to offer a little update:
My status has changed now form an "enthusiast" to a "builder" thumbup

After dealing with the spec for several weeks, thinking of buying an abandoned project to finish (which i couldn't find), i decided to build my own and placed an order.
Finally, my GTR was delivered last month and i'm busy now......:-)




With my spec i decided to deviate a little from factroy standard (mainly different engine and brakes), which obviously will not enhance a short build time, as lot of engineering is required....


AndreasW

99 posts

73 months

Tuesday 29th May 2012
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I love this color. Have fun tinkering.
It often takes longer than you think. Most of the time I spend with waiting for parts for my individual plans.
I am the way, in the middle of Germany.

spatz

1,783 posts

98 months

Tuesday 29th May 2012
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seems like green it the new in color



here a pic of my simplified fuel system with a -12 connection between tanks



here the oil to water cooler



Edited by spatz on Tuesday 29th May 13:09

356Speedster

2,192 posts

143 months

Tuesday 29th May 2012
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spatz said:
seems like green it the new in color
Nice to see another Can Am in build, I was begining to think I was the only one getting ready to go topless this yr wink

dandare

504 posts

166 months

Tuesday 29th May 2012
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cooberpedy said:


With my spec i decided to deviate a little from factroy standard (mainly different engine and brakes), which obviously will not enhance a short build time, as lot of engineering is required....
Hello Cooberpedy,

Great news. Keep us updated. What motor will you use? The brakes?

Are those wheelie bars at the back? smile

Regards from central Germany

Daniel

alfasteve

285 posts

172 months

Tuesday 29th May 2012
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Shon Gutten Tag meine freund

Looking at the picture of the engine it looks like a BMW V8 or V10 which looks like my project
I am preparing a V10 with a bit more power combined with a Xtrac 6 spd sequential had the luck to buy 2 of them
Are you going for the Pectel management system and what with the Vanos
and are you planning drysump


cooberpedy

Original Poster:

80 posts

65 months

Wednesday 30th May 2012
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Hi all,
yes, it seems, that kawa-green is en vogue wink
But i doubt, that there are more than a dozend around?
But no matter what color, you always get stared at in an ultima i suppose.

Hi steve, how are you doing down in PNG?
Regarding the engine:
Its a BMW M5 V10!