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Forum: 964 Forum
10-12-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,149
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

amazing looking car, love your choice of door...

amazing looking car, love your choice of door card fabric

weigh it, weigh it, we need to know
Forum: 964 Forum
04-05-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,349
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

This is a very impressive piece of design and...

This is a very impressive piece of design and engineering, RUF for me please!

Looks like them have a chassis shape that will allow them to easily fit a targa hoop to the same carbon chassis as...
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03-19-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,562
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Nice one Colin, can't beat a good bit of billet...

Nice one Colin, can't beat a good bit of billet machining, have you approached Singer about supplying them as I had to lend out my original brand new uprights to use on their new car test mule
...
Forum: 964 Forum
03-05-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 75,990
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Just seen this Singer test mule photo, it was...

Just seen this Singer test mule photo, it was cold -28C
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/rennlist.com-vbulletin/1199x674/test_mule_e2e1688674868446947a578442d19faf04e29114.jpg

Reminded me of these...
Forum: 964 Forum
02-01-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 75,990
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Great start to my work day this morning, got to...

Great start to my work day this morning, got to have a good look around a NISMO works Japanese SUPER GT race car and chat with one of the lead engineers

Interestingly BMW, Mercedes, Audi DTM and...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-29-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,563
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

No such thing as a stupid question if you are...

No such thing as a stupid question if you are unsure of what the right answer is.

100kgs will bring your car alive, it will improve every aspect of performance, acceleration, cornering, and...
Forum: 964 Forum
01-28-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,563
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

1138kg/2508lbs 1/4 tank of fuel, only lightweight...

1138kg/2508lbs 1/4 tank of fuel, only lightweight parts are wheels, all other weight saved by stripping off unnecessary parts while keeping it road legal

target weight is 964kgs as this weight...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-28-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8,612
Views: 2,082,993
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

#leavesinmygarage1stworldproblem :D cool...

#leavesinmygarage1stworldproblem :D

cool garage, wish I had that much space, what's hidden under the car cover?
Forum: 964 Forum
11-27-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,349
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

don't forget about computational fluid dynamic...

don't forget about computational fluid dynamic modelling to simulate cooling distribution through out the heads, a lot has moved on over the last 30 years
Forum: 964 Forum
11-27-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 40,195
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

wow, now that is a collection I'll take the fat...

wow, now that is a collection
I'll take the fat yellow one and the old skinny red one please

But where is Black Betty?
Forum: 964 Forum
11-19-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Love your Toyota, there is something so...

Love your Toyota, there is something so reassuring about old Toyota 4x4's

My daily driver is a much younger 94 4Runner, thought about replacing it with the new Hilux but just couldn't bring myself...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-14-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,349
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Yahoo, we agree :bowdown: A very ambitious...

Yahoo, we agree :bowdown:

A very ambitious step ahead for Singer as a company

I've been waiting for this to go public for quite sometime, I was trying to put into words what was coming but...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-11-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,408
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Cobalt my design/manufacturing experience only...

Cobalt my design/manufacturing experience only goes as far as one production road car, the McLaren F1, rest of my DNA is pure racing.

That experience has lead to being offered the opportunity to...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-11-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,408
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Making a one off car similar to the fit and...

Making a one off car similar to the fit and finish as the Singer is relatively easy, making a production run of cars to the same high standard is a lot more difficult to keep control of.

Don't...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-03-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 75,990
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Thanks for the kind words gents, life is good! ...

Thanks for the kind words gents, life is good!

This news has got me very excited as having worked for many years for Gordon on the McLaren F1 road and GTR race cars I know his car companies first...
Forum: 964 Forum
11-03-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,149
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Great looking car, really like white, keeps the...

Great looking car, really like white, keeps the shape of the car looking fresh and simple

Plenty of weights in my Project Lightweight C2 thread
Forum: 964 Forum
10-12-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 75,990
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Wow, over a year since my last post on my own...

Wow, over a year since my last post on my own thread, not good enough really

Sorry no Project Lightweight 964 news due to work commitments but I've kept my weight saving hand in by helping out on...
Forum: 964 Forum
09-22-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,349
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

That's it, that's the sound, ...

That's it, that's the sound,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIXAjxGiWpo

I should have made the GTR comparison, especially as many moons ago I worked on every GTR ever built
Forum: 964 Forum
09-22-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,349
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

artistic licence, pretty sure the each exhaust...

artistic licence, pretty sure the each exhaust will require a muffler section and I don't see any so I'd imagine this section of the exhaust will be changed

This engine sounds amazing :bowdown:...
Forum: 964 Forum
09-19-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,349
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Did a little bit of design work on this and got...

Did a little bit of design work on this and got to hear for the first time the engine run today.

Sounds like no flat 6 engine I've ever heard before and I mean that it a good way.

Hard to...
Forum: 964 Forum
08-11-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,833
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

I was thinking heat from the exhaust not engine. ...

I was thinking heat from the exhaust not engine.

If you ceramic coat your exhaust headers use Zircotec, it's a plasma sprayed on coating developed from the nuclear industry as used by most F1, WRC...
Forum: 964 Forum
06-29-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,533
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

I contacted Jonny at Classic Retrofit when this...

I contacted Jonny at Classic Retrofit when this system was still being bench tested as I thought it had a a lot of potential for weight saving on a lightweight super car project I was working on.
...
Forum: 964 Forum
06-18-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,236
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Thanks for posting your refresh build Can...

Thanks for posting your refresh build

Can you tell me the name of the company that welded your wheels as I have a wheel I'd like to narrow
Forum: 964 Forum
06-18-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,809
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

Probably something to do with the the panels...

Probably something to do with the the panels being painted in 5 random colours

Never fails to raise a smile or thumbs up from young and old
Forum: 964 Forum
06-17-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,014
Posted By Captain Ahab Jr.

doyesman, thanks for taking the time to do that,...

doyesman, thanks for taking the time to do that, I'll add all my weights as and when I weigh stuff
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