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Re: Pro Rally 4000Q
Rui was trying to selling one of his 4000 Pro Rally cars at Rim a few
months ago... I think it was around $8K.
At Prescott on the end of stage 2 Rui was asking us if he could try
one of our rims on his 4000 (Datsun 510 rim will not fit a 4000 we
tried). He had 2 flats on that 18 mile stage and its a turn around. I think
he said that he made it 10 miles before the tire came off the rim on the
We lost our brakes about 6 miles in on stage 3. This forced us to
use the gearing to slow down. This in turn caused our drive shaft U
joint to fail. At one point after the end of the stage on the trasit we
were contemplating what would happen if the u joint completely failed
on the car... there would have been no way to slow down except for some
John Elkin was co-driving in a TQC with IA mods. They were having
problem with the turbo hose coming off. The TQC DNF because the driver over
heated not the car (it had to be about 95 to 100 out on the stages).
If you like more info on Rally check out http://www.reed.edu/~bradley/
I wish we could run Audis for Pro Rally but they cost to much to fix.
84 Euro TQC
86 4000 CS Q