Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

Last weekend I had a chance encounter with a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and the owner kindly let me jump in and take a few photos. Specs 6.3L v12 544 KW (740 Horsepower) 690 Nm at 6000RPM 1525 kg 0-100 in 3.1s 0-200 in 8.5s Maximum speed: ‘over 340 km/h’ Was ‘The fastest road car Ferrari ever built’ Photos

November 8, 2020 · 1 min · 58 words · Sam McLeod

New Zealand Otago Trip in a 2019 Mustang GT

In late November of 2018 I was lucky enough to get my hands on the upcoming 2019 Sport spec Mustang GT v8 to be its first driver. I’m not usually an American Muscle enthusiast, but the new 2019 GT really is quite different from its slightly older counterparts, with a new specially developed 10 speed gearbox (yes, 10 gears - because more is better right?), tuned up suspension and so seemed like it would make for a pretty fun trip....

December 20, 2018 · 1 min · 207 words · Sam McLeod

Highlands Festival of Speed 2018

Last weekend I headed to New Zealand and marshalled at the Highlands Festival of Speed. The Highlands Festival of Speed is a weekend packed with some of the best modern classic racing you will see in New Zealand. Featuring the Pre 65 Racing, Mainland Muscle, Formula Libre, South Island Porsche, OSCA, Highlands Modern Classics/Nostalgic Classics and the Highlands Sprint Series. This is a weekend of true blue Kiwi racing starring some of New Zealand’s most well known racing legends....

April 11, 2018 · 1 min · 140 words · Sam McLeod

Castle Hill Winter Trip 2016 Photos

August 6, 2016 · 0 min · 0 words · Sam McLeod

BMW E36 328i Manual Conversion Programming

Reprogram BMW after doing Automatic to Manual Conversion Based on my E36 328is experience, written in 2010. Assumptions This guide assumes the following: You have programmed a BMW ECU/DME before using DIS or similar. You are taking all the necessary safety precautions. (Fully charged battery etc…) You have DIS working (We used EasyDIS 1.0, Base 44) You have Ediabas (INPA, NCS Expert, IFH Serve) installed and working. You’re able to read between the lines of our crappy document, some steps may differ slightly and our wording may be somewhat imprecise....

June 10, 2010 · 6 min · 1081 words · Sam McLeod