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Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2012, 01:41:12 PM »
No updates on this for a while, have needed new front tyres on the FC and been busy with other things, also a mass of rain has prevented me from enjoying the FC.

But with most of the afore mentioned stuff out the way (especially the rain, hopefully for the rest of year)I\'ve been out in the FC for the second Sunday in a row today, took her along the coast road, which to be fair isn\'t much of a coastal road. It\'s more of a road that has sea views with frequent beach turn offs, needless to say its much nicer than your average road. Went to a place named pisouri which is actualy spelt with 2 s\'s for added humour, but on the way I stopped of at kourion beach for some pic whoring.

Still living with the iPhone camera but my new camera is supposed to arrive in a week or so, we also found a well from 1890 with was worth a shot with the RX-7 in it for the hell of it. There\'s a discription of what it was and probably a small story about it, but frankly whilst I can read the Greek letters the words mean nothing to me.

Please enjoy the colour of the sky, I love it when it like this. I\'m not exaggerating but I\'ve not seen a cloud all day :D



Really need to get a new number plate.


These 2 pics looked 100x better in the flesh, the sea colour and the cliffs look really good but you can\'t see them to well in the background.




This is what I mentioned earlier it was some kind of well with a small house from the late 1800\'s, not much to look at but interesting non the less. (car needs more stance!)


The well it\'s self...

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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2018, 01:35:59 AM »
Aaaaaaaaand... I'm back!

« Last Edit: April 16, 2018, 05:28:02 PM by B.Martin »

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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2018, 05:00:56 PM »
 :welcome: back Ben.

The white paintwork looks like a bonus for the hot summers  :great:

Looks in good nick too  :icon_thumleft:
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Re: Adventures of Ben's FC
« Reply #18 on: April 18, 2018, 01:40:02 AM »
She's had recent new paint and engine rebuild before being in my possession.

I've had the following done:

New transmission saddle & mounts
New waterpump
Rebuilt oil metering pump
Rebuilt engine harness (loom)
S5 turbo
Ported wastegate
FD fuel pump
New vacuum, coolant & water hoses
New polybushes all around
KYB adjustable shocks
Tanabe GF springs
New Riken Raptor ZR tires
Stoptech grooved rotors & pads
Works Bell QR kit
Works Bell Short hub
Nardi 330mm snap off wheel

and there's a a new magnaflow CARB approved Catalyst on the way.

There's a few things need fixing still, interior needs some love. Oil level light is on, needs sensor replacing, factory boost and water temp not working and the passenger window needs some attention. I'm 500 miles in on the new engine without boosting or going above 4k, once she's registered and smogged I should be able to really start to take off the stabilisers!

Fun, fun, fun... my 3rd FC in 3 countries!  :great:

I'll probably start a new progress thread and leave this one to die.

Ben




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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2018, 09:50:46 AM »
Maybe choosing a different parking space would be appropriate.
Nice car.
Sadly most FCs in the UK have succumbed to the metal moth

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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2018, 05:34:51 PM »
Ha, what was at lucky 7 racing in LA when I picked her up.

And you're assuming I'm not disabled ;) In the modern world that's punishable by the highest of all sentences... social media outrage!!!!  :nono:

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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #21 on: June 06, 2018, 10:18:14 AM »
Holy shizzle Ben is back. Nice FC mate.
I don\'t need to upgrade my stock turbo to beat your ass!

Get your finger out, get it on the road and start driving it then!!! (B.Martin 25/2/12)

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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #22 on: June 06, 2018, 10:19:32 AM »
So what happened to the other car? I need updates!
I don\'t need to upgrade my stock turbo to beat your ass!

Get your finger out, get it on the road and start driving it then!!! (B.Martin 25/2/12)

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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #23 on: June 06, 2018, 10:20:34 AM »
Adrian, haven't seen you on here for ages - hope you are well mate  :icon_thumleft:
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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #24 on: June 10, 2018, 08:31:10 PM »
It seems as though the forum may be stirring from the ashes.


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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #25 on: June 10, 2018, 08:34:40 PM »
Hi Martin - haven't heard from you in a while either  :13:
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Re: Adventures of Ben\'s FC
« Reply #26 on: June 10, 2018, 09:18:28 PM »
It seems as though the forum may be stirring from the ashes.

Yep lots more posts of late, thank you all you Rotary people :bravo_2:

We have still been having lots log on to look, just not ,much in the way of posts, but it has got better again  :great: 
All the best Clive