The Rally Action team at the 2015 Lewana Stages Rally

How did our trek to the Lewana stages rally go in late July? 20% is the answer. What do we mean by 20%? Well, of the 5 cars in our team, only 1 finished. This may seem like disappointing news, however it’s not! We took the trek from Perth to Kirup near the end of…

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The road to restoration part 3

It’s the one area where most people go wrong. Electrics. Considering how critical electrics are, it’s amazing how much poor wiring we see in rally cars. Everything from putting someone out of an event to an electrical fire waiting to happen! The Galant had just about the whole spectrum. [As a side note, we’ve seen…

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The road to restoration part 2

We began our suspension works by tackling the front first. The major issue was the front sway bar. Inspection revealed that the front mount bolt holes were completely stripped in the chassis and the sway bar was freely flapping about. There were no bushes left either which possibly caused vibration, leading to thread wear and…

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The Rally Action team at the 2015 Experts Cup

Last weekend we trekked south to the coal mining town of Collie for round 3 of the State Rally Championship, the Experts Cup Rally. On paper, the event was similar to 2013, with a format of three stages run three times for State and twice for Clubman. The normally hard packed roads around Wellington Dam hold…

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The road to restoration part 1

Quietly over the last 18 months we’ve had a project we’ve been chipping away at. We’ve been rebuilding a little 1971 Chrysler/Mitsubishi Galant rally car so named for this series as the road to restoration. The car was originally built to contest the Clubman Cup in the late 90’s. By the time we got the…

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Our team at the 2015 Quit Forest Rally

During the off season our team was busy in the workshop getting cars ready to start the new season. With a similar line up to last year, the difference was going to come in the form who was competing in what championship rather than changing cars. Both Brad/Richard and Neil/Dannielle had committed to moving up…

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2014 Newmont Boddington Gold Rally – In Car

Since 2006, these famous roads haven’t been used for a rally. We were the first car to hit them for 8 years. Hold onto your seat as we take you for an in-car blast around the 6km super special stage which encompassed the famous jumps and water splash used during the days of Rally Australia.

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Our team at the 2014 Forest Rally

And so it was that the long weeks and 12 hour days culminated when the team headed to Busselton and Nannup for the start of the season in early April. The Quit Forest Rally is the longest and toughest event of the year with 2 days of competition covering some 220km for state championship and…

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All Girl Rally Team at the Darling 200 Rally

Some of you may recognise these faces. If you’ve come for a Rally Driving Experience with us or been a rally competitor in WA, you may have met Karen and/or Shaniece. For the Darling 200 rally- the last event in the 2013 season, the pair teamed up to compete in one of our WRX’s. The…

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Unpacking & installing a Monit rally computer

Monit G100 This article covers the un-packing and installation of the Monit G100, a full review of the unit and its operation will follow in a future article after it is tested at a blind rally. What’s in the box? The first thing you notice about the Monit G100 is its small sized box. When…

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