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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2955 on: November 10, 2019, 03:35:36 PM »
Took me an 2 hours to get home from Combe  last week...stopped for a pint and then somebody pulled out in front of Brad and he t boned them...luckily a crowbar onboard and Brad was on his way in 20 mins 

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2956 on: November 10, 2019, 03:48:13 PM »
Here you go Clive.
Trigger for rpm...

2AD...White. front trailing coil.
Tag onto cable 100mm from plug at ecu.


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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2957 on: November 10, 2019, 04:51:18 PM »
Thanks Jon :great:
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2958 on: November 10, 2019, 04:58:43 PM »
Perfect to set it up at trackday .

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2959 on: November 10, 2019, 05:55:46 PM »
It’s just a pig of a place to get home from with Friday traffic ......

Most of stay afterwards for a Christmas meal at a nearby pub restaurant to avoid the Friday pm traffic rush, so getting home a bit later. The  place we have used in recent years is already fully booked, so Nigel is looking for an alternative place nearby to book.
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2960 on: November 23, 2019, 07:05:41 PM »
More  down-force please sir  :great:

Seeing the underside of a world touring car, it dawned on me that I could make the RX-8's under tray wider, so we now have a pair of strips 18cm X 100 cm either side of the sump, which as you can see gives a much greater area.

Before Brands,  next up is the plumb the Wilwood  proportioning valve  into the rear line so I can balance the rear brake bias.
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2961 on: December 01, 2019, 09:17:48 PM »
Proud to say I upheld Rotary Honour in 2019 and last night I was presented with the trophy as a Track Attack Champion for the second year running.

Been a great year for the car producing these results below and best of all no real mechanical dramas with 46 races now on my excellent Rotary Engine, something a lot of big power piston racers would love to be able to say  :great:

2019 highlights
10 class wins 2 Overall wins plus one  2nd and 3rd places overall
Plus 6 Fastest laps

Many thanks to all who supported me throughout the year. 👍


     

 
« Last Edit: December 01, 2019, 09:34:33 PM by clive »
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2962 on: December 01, 2019, 09:42:04 PM »
Well done Champion!!

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2963 on: December 01, 2019, 10:00:37 PM »
Well done

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2964 on: December 02, 2019, 12:08:42 AM »
Congrats Clive  :sign0098:
 
Another good year, so glad to see this after you doggedly carried on through those early problem years!
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2965 on: December 02, 2019, 05:37:55 AM »
A well deserved trophy.

I have a feeling next years competition will be biting at your heels even more but with no avail.

Gonna need a larger trophy cabinet I think lol

Everything crossed for 2020

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2966 on: December 04, 2019, 05:42:08 PM »
Well done Clive, nice to see all your hard work and dedication has paid off.
Lead me not into temptation, I can find it myself...
But i can always do with some help now due to, my advancing years!

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2967 on: December 05, 2019, 08:26:45 AM »
Many thanks for the comments above, appreciated.

Off to Brands tomorrow mainly to bed new pads in plus set up the brake ballence front to rear. If all this works I should be able to brake later and deeper into corners, which is an area where the car has suffered.   


looks like rain though, but I can test some better wet weather that I have put on the correct size 9.5" rims rather than the wrong size 8" rims.

"Hopefully" the track will be dry enough to stick drys on at some stage and see if I can feel any more downforce from the extra flat floor area under the front of the car.

       
All the best Clive

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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2968 on: December 05, 2019, 08:53:43 AM »
Many thanks for the comments above, appreciated.

Off to Brands tomorrow mainly to bed new pads in plus set up the brake ballence front to rear. If all this works I should be able to brake later and deeper into corners, which is an area where the car has suffered.   


looks like rain though, but I can test some better wet weather that I have put on the correct size 9.5" rims rather than the wrong size 8" rims.

"Hopefully" the track will be dry enough to stick drys on at some stage and see if I can feel any more downforce from the extra flat floor area under the front of the car.

     
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Re: Clive's 400 BHP Super GT RX-8 Race Car
« Reply #2969 on: December 05, 2019, 12:47:03 PM »
Sorry no passenger seat, but then would you really want to be in a race car with me  ;D ;D
All the best Clive