Red Victor

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redvictor

3,152 posts

196 months

Wednesday 22nd March 2017
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Benni said:
Andy, you really are a stubborn brit..........and I have deep respect for that.

Raising the bar to top level and not giving up in achieving your goal.

Since I am not on fb and will not attend the BBQ, how can I give a little support ?

There once was a bank account that I could use, is that still active ?
Indeed i am Benni. It's a trait unfortunately.. lol
You can use redvictor1@hotmail.com on Paypal. Other than that i would need to send you the current bank details as the old ones aren't relevant now.
If the latter i would need your e mail address.

Look forward to seeing you there Ian. And thank you for your introduction to Sheik Mohammed.

Flying Phil

1,186 posts

104 months

Friday 24th March 2017
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Thanks for the update and sorry that the heads didn't get the job done - best wishes for November!

callyman

3,119 posts

171 months

Monday 31st July 2017
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New heads are now made.
Will be winging their way over here soon.

There is another 5 second club (open to anyone) get together end of September.
Be great to see as many as possible come along.
All goes towards getting the engine rebuilt and ship it and the crew back over to bahrain to complete the job.


HappyMidget

5,584 posts

74 months

Wednesday 17th January 2018
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New PB of 6.18 on a test run yesterday in Bahrain smile

coopedup

3,741 posts

98 months

Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Brilliant clap

oldbanger

Original Poster:

4,121 posts

197 months

Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Live feed is here https://www.youtube.com/user/bahrainbic for future reference smile


HappyMidget

5,584 posts

74 months

Wednesday 17th January 2018
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6.04!

oldbanger

Original Poster:

4,121 posts

197 months

Wednesday 17th January 2018
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HappyMidget said:
6.04!
Oh yeah!

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Turn7

18,819 posts

180 months

Wednesday 17th January 2018
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...and at 244.....

with a 1.1 60 foot....in a heavy old girl...thats UK 100% street legal.....

fkin mental...

HappyMidget

5,584 posts

74 months

Wednesday 17th January 2018
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6.036, prev was 6.046

oldbanger

Original Poster:

4,121 posts

197 months

Friday 19th January 2018
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6.022 today, so far!

Flying Phil

1,186 posts

104 months

Friday 19th January 2018
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oldbanger said:
6.022 today, so far!
So close to the 5!

Camaro

1,332 posts

134 months

Monday 22nd January 2018
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Just on the cusp of breaking the 5s and I believe the diff has let go.

Decision being made to whether the car stays out there or comes back to the UK.

HappyMidget

5,584 posts

74 months

Monday 22nd January 2018
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Diff decided to call it a day under load causing an over rev which took out some other components, but all is now sorted and the car is staying out there for now and looking to run in the BDRC round 5 at the start of march depending on funds.

callyman

3,119 posts

171 months

Monday 29th January 2018
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Pretty much confirmed, Andy and team will be going back for Round 5.

First on the agenda is a 5 second pass and with a previous PB of 6.02 that 'should' happen.
The speed record is almost a given with a 5, Prev speed PB of 250.92 mph.

After the 5 is done then they will wind it up to 11 and give it all it's got to go for the ET record.

The 6.02 / 250.92 mph was done at approx 3/4 of that the turbos can produce, the question is can the engine take 100% of what they can produce.


HappyMidget

5,584 posts

74 months

Monday 29th January 2018
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Yup, an amazing week of fundraising. Surprised to be nominated for a spot on the dash for my name smile

callyman

3,119 posts

171 months

Monday 29th January 2018
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HappyMidget said:
Yup, an amazing week of fundraising. Surprised to be nominated for a spot on the dash for my name smile
Good man, Me and the Mrs will be on there too.

The fund raising is going very well.
I've been totaling it up for Andy.
Wish I could afford to go over there for the week.

IanUAE

2,823 posts

123 months

Tuesday 30th January 2018
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I was in Bahrain and at the track during round 3 (I help run MSK Racing in the bike and track racing). Sadly I will be in India with work for round 5.

The record will be broken.

Robmarriott

2,062 posts

117 months

Thursday 8th March 2018
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Any updates with this? The RV Instagram and Andy’s Facebook pages don’t have much info but they’re definitely already in Bahrain

crikey

1,676 posts

170 months

Thursday 8th March 2018
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Robmarriott said:
Any updates with this? The RV Instagram and Andy’s Facebook pages don’t have much info but they’re definitely already in Bahrain
https://www.facebook.com/groups/redvictor5secondclub/