Van Diemen RF98 – the build begins.

sigh.. so here I am…  I have two piles of parts.  My old FB91 swift, now with out an engine, shocks, and transmission and the RF98 that has the frame, sump, radiators, and a few other small bits…  I have a lot of stuff to get. overall the chassis isn’t in that bad a shape.…

Van Diemen RF98

Bought a new Formula Ford, a Van Diemen RF98, or most of it anyway This is the introduction to the build thread of this RF98 as a F1600 with a kent engine.

parting out my swift FB91

parting out my old swift after attempting to change the transmission. After taking a detailed look I just kept finding more damage related to the ongoing transmission issues so it’s just not practical to rebuild, and yeah… that’s the way it is. Not too happy about it, but I have another car in the works,…

A little Australian Formula Ford action.

I like the first two cars on the podium. 🙂 I have not seen too many videos from the era when my ’91 swift was built. looks like I need to research what swift was doing in Australia during this period, because it looks like the car was developed more than it was in the…

SCCA slush series round #2 – 2015

Here is my best run for the second slush series with the SCCA down in marina. Wasn’t a bad course, it drove better than it looked while walking the course. I was only 6 tenths out of first, and I am on old dead tires. So it wasn’t too bad. SCCA slush series round #2…