Ride in a V8 Supercar **pics**

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  1. nitrane

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    Hello lads, for my birthday my parents got me a few hot laps in a V8 supercar, awesome fun.. here's some specs and pics

    Track was Barbagallo Raceway in Western Australia

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    Vehicle Specifications

    Vehicle: Holden Racing Team Commodore VZ

    Aero Kit:
    Homologated parts consist of: Front Spoiler with aerodynamic undertray; side skirts and rear bumper; aerodynamic rear wing.
    All made from carbon fibre

    Vehicle Weight: 1355kg homologated minimum dry weight
    1435kg homologated minimum weight with driver

    Fuel Capicty: 120-litre capacity with safety bladder, Siamese dry brake refuelling system: 5.5 MPG

    Car-To-Pit: Optus digital service to Pi Research software through Radio Telemetry Transfer Dell Computer

    Seat: Racetech

    Steering Wheel:
    Momo

    Engine: Holden Motorsport 5.0 litre fuel injected V8, Holden Racing Team developed cylinder heads, fuel injection, intake and exhaust system, Category control MoTec engine management control system

    Estimated Power : 600 + BHP limited to maximum 7,500 RPM

    Gearbox: 6-speed Holinger gearbox – Australian made, Category controlled ratios

    Differential: Motive 9”

    Top Speed: 300kph
    0-100kph: 4 seconds

    Suspension:

    Front: Holden Racing Team developed double wishbone designed for racing with adjustable camber. Cockpit adjustable front roll bar

    Rear: Holden Racing Team developed. Location by four-link parallel arms and Watts link. Cockpit adjustable rear anti roll bar

    Brakes: AP 6-piston front callipers and 4-piston rear
    Front: 6-piston front calipers with 375mm ventilated discs.
    Rear: 6-piston rear calipers with 340mm ventilated discs.

    Wheels:
    O.Z wheels 17 inch by 11-inch magnesium alloy

    Tyres: Category Control Tyre - front and rear: 285/40 R17
     
  2. Helmer

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    nice, did you drive or just ride?
     
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    just ride :o
     
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    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    That is an AWESOME birthday present.

    That's akin to riding along in a NASCAR racer here in the US.
     
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    is that a 4 cylinder>?
     
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    Supercars > NASCAR
     
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    wonder if that front bumper would fit my GTO :o
     
  9. nitrane

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    uhm... v8
     
  10. nitrane

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    yeah my parents are :cool:

    i'm basically from a motorsport family, my uncle used to race isle of man lol
     
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    Doesn't look like a supercar to me.
     
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    sweet! how come they cover the engine like that?
     
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    lawlz
     
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    not clicking on ihostphotos
     
  16. TriShield

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    Oh it is.

    What's really cool is that they are based on actual production cars like US racing used to be. Not just a blank car with stickers on it.
     
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    I consider it a racecar. :dunno:
     
  18. :bowdown:
     
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    It is a racer, Supercars is the title of the racing.
     
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    secretive of induction methods i think
     
  21. fusion210

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    Oh :uh:
     
  22. nitrane

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    yep, thats a bare commodore shell built up with a killer driveline

    they're revlimited to 7500rpm, must run off pump gas and have to retail 5l displacement
     
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    I'm jealous
     
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    VTEC YO!:noes::noes::noes:
     
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    The way it should be :bowdown:
     

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