Van Diemen RF98 – the build continues

and the build continues, albeit much slower than I would like


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.

AAS round one – 360fly video

So I figured out how to upload the 3d video. If you have firefox, chrome, or the latest IE you can view this video in VR. For mobile devices, use the youtube app to view in VR. AAS round one – 360fly video was last modified: February 13th, 2017 by chrisw52AAS round one – 360fly…

AAS round 12

Ran with AAS again on Sunday. The car felt really well balanced, but I am still limited by the shocks. Today was the first time that I experienced wheel hop under braking… no bueno.. AAS round 12 was last modified: September 27th, 2015 by chrisw52AAS round 12 was last modified: September 27th, 2015 by chrisw52

Race car winter maintenance

So, here we are in January in the middle of my winter refresh and maintenance.  This project is taking a bit longer than anticipated.  But I guess that is to be expected from a 21 year old race car. At the end of last season, I managed to break a wheel stud.  While fixing the…

The epiphany

I had an epiphany….  Or maybe I am just hitting that mid-life crisis, again. It is something that has been building for quite some time, but due to other issues I have not been able to scratch this itch.  As I have been working at getting a decent plan together for this years race season,…