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richard

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richard last won the day on October 21 2018

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About richard

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    4th Gear
  • Birthday 12/03/1964

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  • Name
    Richard Batcheler
  • Location
    Auckland
  • Car
    93 , e36
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    front to back
  • Race Car
    E36
  • Race Car Number
    101

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    Male
  • Interests
    Renovating houses , racecars , fishing , BAITING race competitors on Bimmersport , partying with friends , you know , all the good stuff .

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  1. richard

    Eurotrip 2019

    don't forget that Rugby world cup 2019 is on at that time.
  2. richard

    e36 racecar

    well after completing the last round of the BMW race series I must say I'm pleased with the results. the splitter worked a treat if only for 2 laps. It parted company from the car on the 3rd lap and part of it ended up in/on someone else's car. 1.16.3 around Hampton Downs that's a PB for me and a guide line. I'm going to make a better front splitter.
  3. richard

    machinists

    Managed to get down to chevpac today and got sckooled by Syd, 48yrs in the trade and counting. I was trying to fit the arbor in with the fully closed which meant the shaft wouldn't fit properly . I needed to whined it out 15mm . Hay presto it fits. Its a MT2. check. New chuck , went for one that holds a 16mm drill bit. And a set of milling tools. 3-12mm now to find a block of Alloy and turn it to chip.
  4. richard

    machinists

    ET 25 collets
  5. richard

    machinists

    Yes it has a drawbar and yes it came with a set of collets 2-16 mm. I've got the instruction manual for it and read it. I think the previous own brought the collet set because he f**ked up the drill chuck. I'm going to Chevpac today with the tailstock , arbors etc it was brought from them back in 1987 new, that way ill know what iv got.
  6. richard

    machinists

    yes john ill be down for the last race of the year. will catch up then
  7. richard

    machinists

    and im based in greenlane
  8. richard

    machinists

    picture 6-7 chucks that don't fit anywhere
  9. richard

    machinists

    picture 3 ????
  10. richard

    machinists

    picture 2, an assortment of cutters etc
  11. richard

    machinists

    picture 1 I would expect this o fit in the tailstock. it fits but is loose
  12. richard

    machinists

    I'm doing lots of YouTube at the moment, very helpful on how too, but not what each part is for. John, I threw out a bid on a lathe, and won and the guy had a mill/drill that I made a offer on. This is the part that I'm struggling with. There's a mix and match with the mill, drill, and Lathe tools.???
  13. richard

    machinists

    Anyone on here a machinist, I recently purchased a lathe and a mill/drill ( second hand ) to further educate myself on the fine art of machining . They came with a whole heap of stuff, most parts/pieces I understand and how it goes together. However there's some bits that I'm uncertain of and how they interact . Auckland based
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