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3rd generation RX-7's / Re: Dax's FD return to the road after 6 years sorned
« Last post by Casey on June 22, 2018, 07:58:06 PM »
Don't I know it  I'm getting the oil cooler on KIMI 2 re-cored as it sprang a leak. That meant taking out the under-tray, which had a big dent and needed straightening and repainting. Then saw some rusty fixings I thought I'd replace. Took off front valance and saw some chassis rail rust that needed sorting. Front bumper about t [...]
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3rd generation RX-7's / Re: Dax's FD return to the road after 6 years sorned
« Last post by Dax on June 22, 2018, 06:47:20 PM »
Always the same with these older cars tho take one thing off to fix something and find many more things that need to be sorted it’s never ending Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by boosted on June 22, 2018, 06:44:53 PM »
Science and physics aside...what we looking at 80kg plus downforce...so can you stand on it in the middle? If it can take that then will be fine me thinks..Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by rote8 on June 22, 2018, 06:00:18 PM »
With the increased speed Clive can now carry this wing is likely to take the rear end off the car. 
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by boosted on June 22, 2018, 04:49:29 PM »
Are you sure its big enough giggle...Ideally need some better piccys but looks very good and mahoosive! Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by clive on June 22, 2018, 04:46:37 PM »
We have the new wing assembly finished, just got to strap the unfinished boot lid on, which will be prepped and painted for Silverstone  O' yes and I have a new company slogan   
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by boosted on June 22, 2018, 08:58:57 AM »
Similiar but not what he had " pit king" catches...Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by clive on June 22, 2018, 08:40:37 AM »
I -------- have a low tech solution Jon, Rather than payout I have four of these below sitting on the shelf to fit on the quick.I have some aero catches but these are fiddly to fit so they can come laterToday's mission is to fit the wing and the boot lid.
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by boosted on June 22, 2018, 08:10:04 AM »
Im trying to find out what there calledbut a mate was over the other day and his boot is on new style pinlock system, you just push ident down and they camlock, it a track day car and 4 hold his de skinned metal lexus is200 boot on...ill find out what they were called. Look neat and very secure.Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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Just a heads up that this trackday is now at a special offer price of just £120 (web price £179 before discount)! Use code CDTT18 at the checkout! WE've already got 12 RX-8's paid up and 5 garages booked to share at no extra cost  I can't guarantee how long the offer will stay!SNETTERTON 300 (Norfolk), Tuesday, 24 July 2018. F [...]
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by clive on June 21, 2018, 07:11:04 PM »
Quote from: rote8 on June 21, 2018, 05:08:01 PMOne more development with hidden benefits as you will be able to monitor tyre wear as you drive the circuit.  You obviously need to become my development engineer adviser Ray, as I didn't think of that one,   
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by rote8 on June 21, 2018, 05:08:01 PM »
One more development with hidden benefits as you will be able to monitor tyre wear as you drive the circuit. 
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: TODAYS QUICK PIC
« Last post by clive on June 20, 2018, 08:06:18 PM »
OK lets have something real nice now and not battered 
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: TODAYS QUICK PIC
« Last post by clive on June 20, 2018, 08:05:01 PM »
I think if he can jump that high, he's in the wrong sport, blimey he could have won the Olympics 
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Last post by clive on June 20, 2018, 07:57:58 PM »
Trying now to develop the car more and more now.Tore out the arch liners completely and cut these apertures you can see below in the back edge of the front wings so air can only come out not in.According to what I read in my monthly Race Tech and Race Car Engineering mags this should not only aid brake and oil cooler cooling, but also increase fron [...]
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: TODAYS QUICK PIC
« Last post by Grant Monkhouse on June 20, 2018, 07:57:26 PM »
Quote from: boosted on June 20, 2018, 07:48:25 PMWhat the hell is he doing? Must be story behind this? Sent from my SM-N950F using TapatalkI’m going to say that car got rolled so he was making sure that he dented the only panel that didn’t get dentedSent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: TODAYS QUICK PIC
« Last post by boosted on June 20, 2018, 07:48:25 PM »
What the hell is he doing? Must be story behind this? Sent from my SM-N950F using Tapatalk
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3rd generation RX-7's / Re: BOOSTED FD BUILD.
« Last post by clive on June 20, 2018, 07:19:38 PM »
Please all is well with the Rad, you could see he did this properly for you.My old mate Tim is a real clever guy, worked as a fabricator for Brabham F1 for years, on the Piquet car pictured I know he fabbed the roll bar wishbones etc along the way 
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Rotary and General Chit-Chat / Re: TODAYS QUICK PIC
« Last post by clive on June 20, 2018, 07:13:14 PM »
Basil Fawlty has nothing on this guy 
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RX-8's / Re: Exiled Vikings Long Orange Project
« Last post by clive on June 20, 2018, 07:11:14 PM »
Good to see you posting, tried to ring a couple of times lately to catch up. Cars looking as good as ever 
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