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.

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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,…

2016 SCCA round 8 at Marina

Went to the SCCA autocross at Marina airport this past weekend. Name of that game was more shock tuning.. When I first setup the shocks, I had the initial settings for the rebound and compression backwards so I wasn’t getting the maximum benefit of the shocks with the compression at full soft and the rebound…

SCCA round 6 co-hosted with AAS

Learned a lot this weekend at the latest SCCA event out at crows landing. This season I have been running the Avon formula Ford racing slicks. According to Roger Krause racing, the Formula continental racers love them for their consistency and ability to take a lot of heat cycles. Auto crossing introduces a different set…

2016 spca round 5

Did a little autocrossing down in Marina today with the SCCA. First time driving the car in over a month and it showed.. I really need more seat time in this car to figure out the shock and alignment for the car now. The car has a little push going into the corners, and then…