You are probably out on the track and wont see this for a couple of days but you might try to find some green locktite , its for holding bearings in their retainers
Absolutely LOVE that first pic! That's what life is all about, being on a beach somewhere. Have done that most of my life.Loreto is a great town , good food and nice people, we stayed at the golf resort all the way south of town , beautiful sunrises and beautiful beaches and great riding your a lucky man
Keep at it!So Monday morning before we left San Felipe I found a radiator shop and had the guy there make a tee fitting by braising a piece of 5/8 steel tubing into a piece of 1” tubing. I also got another piece of 1” straight tubing. I didn’t have time to do anything else before our start time.
Went off the line way in the back of the field due to our poor finish on day 1. We passed at least a dozen cars on the short 19 mile sprint even though I couldn’t go more than about 60 or the engine would get hot. Rudy had similar issues on his section.... car working good but can’t go full power. We got to Bay of LA mid pack or so. Then we pulled the skid plates again and removed the thermostat housing and bypassed it using the makeshift fittings from the radiator shop. After a quick test drive we hit the rack feeling good about the car for day three.
Rudy did the first leg and the motor ran a lot cooler so he was able to stay on the gas a lot more and finish third in the stage. I got in the car with my buddy jack and we did the 208 mile leg to Loreto. At the pit where I got in, we decided to take the front light bar off for more cooling. I spent a healthy portion of the next four hours just pinned and the engine never got hot. Finished in 4th, about ten minutes behind the leader.
We started inspecting the car and found another loose front axle. This time it was still seated in the diff (passenger side) but was moving around like something internal to the diff was broken. So once again the whole front end comes apart so I can replace the diff with a spare. Also while we had it part i notice the wheel bearings are popping out of the knuckles again. So Rudy takes them to get pressed back in while we finish changing the diff. Good times. This time after we got them back in I used a large punch and hammer to form the aluminum lip of the knuckle hard up against the snap ring. I think I have a picture of what I’m talking about. Anyway the car is all back together and resting up to start day 4 in the morning.
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The second pic is at the hotel/golf resort south of Loreto Same place with the race trucks and support vehicles in a pic or 2 above it was 3000 peso’s a night during the 1000 so It was probably bumped up ,about 160 us It was the nicest place westayed at the whole tripWhere exactly is the second pic?
Looks pretty phenomenal!The second pic is at the hotel/golf resort south of Loreto Same place with the race trucks and support vehicles in a pic or 2 above it was 3000 peso’s a night during the 1000 so It was probably bumped up ,about 160 us It was the nicest place westayed at the whole trip
I just looked up the resort , its the Loreto Bay Golf Resort and Spa. It shows rooms starting at 99.00 https://www.booking.com/searchresults.en-us.html?aid=942273;sid=67f5f3b99a143b9a6af18e4d178ea9be;city=-1680155;expand_sb=1;highlighted_hotels=359660;hlrd=no_dates;keep_landing=1;redirected=1;source=hotel&The second pic is at the hotel/golf resort south of Loreto Same place with the race trucks and support vehicles in a pic or 2 above it was 3000 peso’s a night during the 1000 so It was probably bumped up ,about 160 us It was the nicest place westayed at the whole trip