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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2070 on: June 21, 2018, 07:11:04 PM »
One 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,  :57: 
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2071 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.

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2072 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 later

Today's mission is to fit the wing and the boot lid.
« Last Edit: June 22, 2018, 08:42:37 AM by clive »
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2073 on: June 22, 2018, 08:58:57 AM »
Similiar but not what he had " pit king" catches...

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2074 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  :) 
« Last Edit: June 22, 2018, 04:48:44 PM by clive »
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2075 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!

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2076 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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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2077 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..

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2078 on: June 22, 2018, 08:34:52 PM »
Looks good, but are you sure those uprights are strong enough? They look pretty thin in the pic! But I'm certainly no expert  ;) :P
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2079 on: June 23, 2018, 07:33:18 AM »
I like it.  :sign0098: But it really looks massive  :13:
Power is nothing without control. Weight is enemy of performance, handling and braking.

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2080 on: June 23, 2018, 09:46:12 AM »
Jarno I'll post some better pictures when its out from under my dark lair out at Brands tomorrow.

The middle wing plane is the same as last time , the side plates just make it look bigger ;)


Malcolm, you can give it a wiggle when you see it tomorrow  ;), seriusly the end plates are made from good quality 3mm thick alloy and the double bends add strength. It's actually a lot sturdier than the old wing mounts.       
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2081 on: June 23, 2018, 07:26:12 PM »
Dark lair produces Christines ;)

Anyhoo, I really like. Sides did look abit wobly but as you said, if those are so thick I quess they will handle that downforce :)

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