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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2730 on: August 18, 2019, 06:16:52 PM »
Woohoo 3rd..and a another trophy!!
And a 53.6 laptime.

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2731 on: August 18, 2019, 07:02:30 PM »
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2732 on: August 18, 2019, 08:03:26 PM »
Thanks for the support guys, it is appreciated.

Well with a 53.6 I gotta say i'm pleased, as its tough to find lumps of time on a 1 mile track.

The aero must have worked as the car has more front end grip and I had to give the car more rear end grip for the second race then I found a lump of time.

For those who know Brands, before off the end of Cooper straight I always had to have a dab of brake and lift and just about lift and coast up to Clearways. Now I am not braking and still on the throttle right up to Clearways, so the mods worked  :)   

Had two great races and come home with spoils.

Best of all, no work and the cars ready for the next Race@Mallory         
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2733 on: August 18, 2019, 08:12:02 PM »
Thanks for the support guys, it is appreciated.

Well with a 53.6 I gotta say i'm pleased, as its tough to find lumps of time on a 1 mile track.

The aero must have worked as the car has more front end grip and I had to give the car more rear end grip for the second race then I found a lump of time.

For those who know Brands, before off the end of Cooper straight I always had to have a dab of brake and lift and just about lift and coast up to Clearways. Now I am not braking and still on the throttle right up to Clearways, so the mods worked  :)   

Had two great races and come home with spoils.

Best of all, no work and the cars ready for the next Race@Mallory         
Well done!

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2734 on: August 18, 2019, 08:38:04 PM »
On a different note, look at the colour of this exhaust, just about the most optimum colour your ever going to see out of a Rotary.
Well done Pip,
All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2735 on: August 19, 2019, 05:24:16 PM »
Racing with this MGB V8, lots of grunt with 420BHP  plus on full slicks and very lightweight, got very very close at times, but I got him in the end  ;).

Go to say he was a very capable driver as well and much fun was had by both of us.

Then with tyre pressure adjustments to the rear, I  gapped him in the second race  ;).
All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2736 on: August 19, 2019, 06:25:37 PM »
Congrats Clive  :13:

53.6s around Brands Indy  :notworthy:  - and  another trophy for the cabinet - great result. Sounds as though the car was handling and performing well too  :)
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2737 on: August 19, 2019, 06:50:19 PM »
On a different note, look at the colour of this exhaust, just about the most optimum colour your ever going to see out of a Rotary.
Well done Pip,

Biscuit brown!

Same as the electrodes on spark plugs  :sign0098:
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2738 on: August 19, 2019, 07:34:45 PM »
On a different note, look at the colour of this exhaust, just about the most optimum colour your ever going to see out of a Rotary.
Well done Pip,

Biscuit brown!

Same as the electrodes on spark plugs  :sign0098:

Yes, perfecto  :13:

All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2739 on: August 20, 2019, 09:28:09 AM »
Video from Race 1 Mazda RX8 Races V8 420bhp MGB Race car on Slicks

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCDx4HP_Wt4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCDx4HP_Wt4</a>



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCDx4HP_Wt4

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2740 on: August 20, 2019, 10:48:59 AM »
Many thanks Philip.

Stay with it and you will see the battle with the MGB V8 that both he and I really enjoyed.

I sorted the clutch that was slipping when going into 4th down the straight for the next race  ;)
All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2741 on: August 20, 2019, 02:39:36 PM »
Is it me dum from nightshift...but these 2 are both race1?

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2742 on: August 20, 2019, 02:48:41 PM »
Is it me dum from nightshift...but these 2 are both race1?

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This video is Race 1. I haven't done race 2 yet

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2743 on: August 20, 2019, 02:58:38 PM »
Cool. Thanks.woke up now.

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2744 on: August 20, 2019, 03:45:06 PM »
Well done Clive "Hansford"

You were all over his backside like a bad dose of herpes ( ok maybe not the best analogy there)

That's some quick MGB, certainly with around 100 less ponies than yours.

The attached is another MGB to watch out for in the future, this one is work in progress,

Quad cam twin turbo lotus V8......

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