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by bertvorgon
29 Sep 2003 21:59
Forum: Events
Topic: Oktoberfast
Replies: 118
Views: 6587

Ha!! I new you would never find the transmitter we hid in your car! What do you take us for...never mind.Insurance is NEVER a problem, all the 510s look the SAME! Good luck,and , say when do you leave? We do need time to prep the car.
by bertvorgon
29 Sep 2003 21:53
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Video footage from 2003 All Nissan/Datsun Autocross
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Hello Spencer, The movie was really great. Sure pointed out how BBAAAADD a big camshaft is! I guess we will have to postpone the guest drive till I get that sorted out!! Ha. Just kidding. It is nice to see so many 510's still being loved by a bunch of car nuts! I would never have believed, in 1969, ...
by bertvorgon
29 Sep 2003 21:38
Forum: Events
Topic: Oktoberfast
Replies: 118
Views: 6587

OK! I JUST GOT BACK FROM KMS TOOLS WITH THE BIGGEST BOLT AND LOCK CUTERS EVER MADE!!!! These will cut boom chains no problem. Should we run regular or premium in Byron's car? If the weather is crappy, I would still come, but in my Toyota.....if that was ok. I do not care what I drive, as long as I d...
by bertvorgon
25 Sep 2003 20:33
Forum: Events
Topic: Oktoberfast
Replies: 118
Views: 6587

you know, I thought about that AFTER I posted. We might be able to arrange that...if you promised to be REEEEEL careful!
by bertvorgon
25 Sep 2003 20:17
Forum: Events
Topic: Oktoberfast
Replies: 118
Views: 6587

Lets shoot for the Saturday, gives us a weather window, plus it gives us time on Sunday to fix Byron"s car..er...the new club car. We can all take 10Km stretches in it. I'll buy the gas!!! I hope to have my NEXT try at a camshaft in also. Looking forward to that. Maybe get some of my bottom end back...
by bertvorgon
24 Sep 2003 21:00
Forum: Events
Topic: Oktoberfast
Replies: 118
Views: 6587

Just got back from camping at Manning Park. NEW PAVEMENT on some stretches, most excellant!!!! Hardly any traffic at all. It was just great. Lets hope for good weather. It is about 2.5 hour drive to Manning Park from WhiteRock. Princeton is about another hour from the lodge. SO....we can either just...
by bertvorgon
23 Sep 2003 10:58
Forum: Events
Topic: Mid-Ohio update
Replies: 11
Views: 1137

I believe it will be in November, will let you all know for sure! Going to Manning Park to day, will check out the hillclimb to the lookout for a great photo op. in October. They do close the road and I will find out if it is open on that wekend of our planned trip.
by bertvorgon
22 Sep 2003 19:02
Forum: Events
Topic: Oktoberfast
Replies: 118
Views: 6587

This sounds good to me. All the fall colours, etc.. Lets hope for good weather. One last blast for the Datsuns before the snow flies. How many of you park your cars for the winter? I will write a small tech article on winterizing your car. I store mine in a relatively warm place for the winter....an...
by bertvorgon
21 Sep 2003 19:16
Forum: Events
Topic: Mid-Ohio update
Replies: 11
Views: 1137

Mid-Ohio update

:D :D :D Specialty Engineering wins!!! today, Collin Jackson and Dave Humpries placed 1St and 2Nd respectively at the Valvoline SCCA run-offs at the Mid-Ohio raod course. This is the Holy Grail of amatuer racing! It was a barn burner of a race with Collin holding off all comers and Dave making an aw...
by bertvorgon
18 Sep 2003 17:50
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mid-Ohio up-date
Replies: 4
Views: 575

Mid-Ohio, September 18/03. Collin Jackson on the pole in second round of qualifying! Dave Humpries 5th. First 16 cars are within 2 seconds! Grid will be 33 cars. weather is SUPPOSED to be ok. Collin's time is a blistering 1:32:049. One more round of qualifying to go, Collin feels ther is more in the...
by bertvorgon
15 Sep 2003 20:59
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mid-Ohio up-date
Replies: 4
Views: 575

Mid-Ohio up-date

:D The crew of Specialty Engineering are at the SCCA run offs in Mid-Ohio. Things are going very well! Have been a few technical glitches, but all over come so far. A good lap is in the range of 34's, Colin Jackson has done a 32'...and is not even in qualifying trim yet! Dave Humphreys is a blink be...
by bertvorgon
15 Sep 2003 20:37
Forum: Events
Topic: 2003 All Nissan/Datsun Autocross and Show & Shine
Replies: 43
Views: 7268

Sorry I did not make it. I got up at 4:30, raining, got up at 6:30, raining got up at 7:30, raining, wathched the LOW clouds coming across Semiamoo bay all morning. Turns out we must have been under the edge of the system. Did not clear in Whiterock till about 11:00. Figured at that point I was goin...
by bertvorgon
11 Sep 2003 22:14
Forum: Technical - Archive
Topic: Piston Sources
Replies: 8
Views: 876

I still have a set of JE forged pistons that came out of my last engine, mint shape. I will measure them up and post the specs as soon as i get a minute. I can guarantee an absolutely SMOKING deal on these babys. I really do not want them to have too many birthdays in a box. I would like to see some...
by bertvorgon
11 Sep 2003 22:08
Forum: Events
Topic: 2003 All Nissan/Datsun Autocross and Show & Shine
Replies: 43
Views: 7268

I will be there. I figure its the only way to keep the cones to a minimum!!!!! Maybe 6!
by bertvorgon
11 Sep 2003 22:06
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: October road trip!
Replies: 5
Views: 694

October road trip!

I would like to organize another road trip, to Manning Park, or even to Princeton sometime in October. No tourists, traffic is usually light , and a good mix of twisty bits and cruising sections. Premium gas available in Princeton. If we can get another 10 cars like Duffy, that would be blast. Bert ...

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