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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2310 on: March 13, 2019, 10:52:24 PM »
Hubcentric rings?...

It's a new one on me, I'll have to google it
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2311 on: March 14, 2019, 07:46:46 AM »
Well, they say every day should be an education.....

I never knew these things even existed.....

Surely they take out the "slop" if your centre bore on your wheel is larger than the centre of your hub/disc.

I guess you cant always buy the right centre bore on the wheels you would like. A good example of why you shouldn't rely on the wheel nuts to self centralise.

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2312 on: March 14, 2019, 09:39:30 AM »
7500 rpm in 4th is around 140mph so this is why any minor wheel/hub inbalance  shows up!.

Chances are, I could take the wheels off, bolt them up again and they would settle in a slightly different place. If I run the hub rings to really make sure the wheels are centralised on the hubs then I shouldn't have any more issues. 

Normally across 5 studs the wheel would  centralise itself, but this is obviously not always the case with Christeen, after all she does have a mind of her own  :c002:
« Last Edit: March 14, 2019, 09:41:55 AM by clive »
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2313 on: March 14, 2019, 09:50:22 AM »
These things are sent to try us I guess.

A minor hiccup in the grand scheme of things.
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2314 on: March 14, 2019, 09:55:04 AM »
Better not let Christine find out you are calling her "Christeen", that's really asking for trouble  :)) :))

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2315 on: March 14, 2019, 11:43:12 AM »
Better not let Christine find out you are calling her "Christeen", that's really asking for trouble  :)) :))

I thought a rename may help  >:D

Just thought, some may not know what the Christine is all about.

It's the 1980's horror film with the car that had a mind of its own.

Became, especially poignant after the RX-8 set itself alight at Silverstone a few years back!. 
« Last Edit: March 14, 2019, 11:49:39 AM by clive »
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2316 on: March 14, 2019, 01:09:10 PM »
Am I getting confused over the man that got chased by a HGV that tried to kill him........wasn't that "duel" or something?
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2317 on: March 14, 2019, 01:10:27 PM »
Nah that was Teresa May...rofl...lol

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2318 on: March 14, 2019, 01:17:13 PM »
 :)) :)) :)) :)) :)) :icon_thumright:
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2319 on: March 14, 2019, 03:31:07 PM »
Am I getting confused over the man that got chased by a HGV that tried to kill him........wasn't that "duel" or something?
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2320 on: March 23, 2019, 05:58:34 PM »
Right, we are ready for the off, with the car now sitting out at Brands Hatch ready for the first race of the season tomorrow with some 37 cars taking to the grid .

Wow, its going to be a busy qualifying hopefully without too many lemmings behind the wheel who throw themselves off the track, leading to a plethora of yellow flags. The racing should be fun, on a short track, meaning I will have to keep my tactical head on if we are lapping slower cars so I don't get boxed in  ???

       
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2321 on: March 23, 2019, 06:26:01 PM »
Fingers crossed captain Clive!

Hope Christine behaves.........
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2322 on: March 23, 2019, 06:39:35 PM »
Meant to ring you mate then a mate came round so rushing b4 work....good luck mate for tomoz...

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2323 on: March 23, 2019, 07:31:32 PM »
Thanks Guy's appreciated.

Forgot to add the race can be followed just like a Grand Prix with commentary via

 https://www.tsl-timing.com/
« Last Edit: March 23, 2019, 07:33:52 PM by clive »
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2324 on: March 23, 2019, 07:47:36 PM »
What time is kick off?
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