Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 11

Thread: Hume City Council to use aggressive road surfaces to slow hoons.

  1. #1
    Miami Sprint. 4Vman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    18,706

    Hume City Council to use aggressive road surfaces to slow hoons.

    http://www.motoring.com.au/hoons-on-...ampaign=buffer

    New road surface spray "makes it difficult" to spin tyres; will destroy them if they do so


    The days of hoon drivers doing dirty big burnouts and lurid doughnuts on public roads could be a thing of the past if a new spray-on technology lives up to claims.

    The Hume City Council has applied a new spray sealant to a number of roads in a bid to reduce hooning in the Victorian region.
    My Falcon family heritage: XY V8 Falcon 500, XYGT, XBGT, XC 351 GS, XD 4.1 Spack, EF wagon, AU Wagon, AU2 Wagon, AU2 XR8, BA XR8, BF XR8, FG XR6, Lucky last: Sprint 8. Oh wait, AU3 XLS Marlin Ute!

  2. #2
    Validated User Road_Warrior's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    In the cockpit. Cruisin' mah hood
    Posts
    5,257
    This better not be that 'stone mastic' shit.
    "You might not notice them, but those few standing proud are the reason some can stand at all."

  3. #3
    Miami Sprint. 4Vman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    18,706
    Quote Originally Posted by Road_Warrior View Post
    This better not be that 'stone mastic' shit.
    Its just coarse spray aggregate, the type every main road in Tassie is covered with.

    Cheaper to apply than hotmix Bitumen too...
    My Falcon family heritage: XY V8 Falcon 500, XYGT, XBGT, XC 351 GS, XD 4.1 Spack, EF wagon, AU Wagon, AU2 Wagon, AU2 XR8, BA XR8, BF XR8, FG XR6, Lucky last: Sprint 8. Oh wait, AU3 XLS Marlin Ute!

  4. #4
    Aka Captain Slow TS50's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Launceston Tasmania
    Posts
    7,093
    Quote Originally Posted by 4Vman View Post
    Its just coarse spray aggregate, the type every main road in Tassie is covered with.

    Cheaper to apply than hotmix Bitumen too...
    is that why our roads are so shit these days?
    2002 T3 Manual Naroma Blue TS-50 (049)Sunroof, Premium Sound, Black/Blue Leather, Brembos

  5. #5
    Miami Sprint. 4Vman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    18,706
    Quote Originally Posted by TS50 View Post
    is that why our roads are so shit these days?
    Its one of the things i've noticed most.

    You guys are obsessed with aggregate over spray, and very little in the way of removal of loose material too.

    Just let the cars roll it in and disperse it off the side over time..

    I know exactly why you guys get gravel damage.

    There is an Aust STD for road prep:

    http://www.ccaa.com.au/imis_prod/doc...inous%20LR.pdf



    And the association guidelines:


    https://www.aapa.asn.au/wp-content/u...-aggregate.pdf

    not sure anyone in Tassie follows them....
    My Falcon family heritage: XY V8 Falcon 500, XYGT, XBGT, XC 351 GS, XD 4.1 Spack, EF wagon, AU Wagon, AU2 Wagon, AU2 XR8, BA XR8, BF XR8, FG XR6, Lucky last: Sprint 8. Oh wait, AU3 XLS Marlin Ute!

  6. #6
    Validated User Road_Warrior's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    In the cockpit. Cruisin' mah hood
    Posts
    5,257
    Roads have been like this in Wait Awhile for decades, especially in country areas because 1) its cheaper and 2) it wears harder which is important for rural shires that have a lot of heavy haulage routes (so, all of them basically) as the trucks don't smash it up as often

    Yes we get lots of stone chip damage to paint and windscreens over here but they're supposed to remove the excess once the layer has settled.
    "You might not notice them, but those few standing proud are the reason some can stand at all."

  7. #7
    Miami Sprint. 4Vman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    18,706
    Quote Originally Posted by Road_Warrior View Post
    Roads have been like this in Wait Awhile for decades, especially in country areas because 1) its cheaper and 2) it wears harder which is important for rural shires that have a lot of heavy haulage routes (so, all of them basically) as the trucks don't smash it up as often

    Yes we get lots of stone chip damage to paint and windscreens over here but they're supposed to remove the excess once the layer has settled.
    They do it here too but they seem to either use more spray binder or more effort to roll and remove lose aggregate afterwards.
    My Falcon family heritage: XY V8 Falcon 500, XYGT, XBGT, XC 351 GS, XD 4.1 Spack, EF wagon, AU Wagon, AU2 Wagon, AU2 XR8, BA XR8, BF XR8, FG XR6, Lucky last: Sprint 8. Oh wait, AU3 XLS Marlin Ute!

  8. #8
    Validated User
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    1,770
    Lookout anyone who owns a sprint....
    2017 FORD PXII WILDTRAK 4X4 (waiting patiently for Raptor).
    2016 FORD FGX XR6 SPRINT LE TURBO 325
    2016 FORD LZ FOCUS SPORT

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to dash gt For This Useful Post:

    FTe217 (2nd August 2017)

  10. #9
    Validated User
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Posts
    1,003
    The manager of our local council works lived 2 doors up from us, we have a idiots doing burnouts - nek minnit we have council trucks come through and put down tar then spread coarse rocks, probably 10mm - that stopped the bastards in their tracks - LOL

  11. #10
    Validated User Road_Warrior's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    In the cockpit. Cruisin' mah hood
    Posts
    5,257
    Yes in my (slightly) younger day when I used to drop skids everywhere in my ex-cop VT, the coarse chip bitumen used to cane the shit out of the tyres

    FMD I loved thrashing that thing
    "You might not notice them, but those few standing proud are the reason some can stand at all."

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to Road_Warrior For This Useful Post:

    Randel (4th August 2017)

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •