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by Ranjan
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: The thankyou post!
Replies: 143
Views: 15243

Re: The thankyou post!

Can I just say a huge thank you to Nick (13Black) for just the most brilliant, selfless act and all just to help me out. I cannot say much here about the details as still being finalized; all will become clear later.

Thank you Melon, you are just another example of why I love this club.

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^
Replies: 76
Views: 2447

Re: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^

Nigel,

If only I could but they did the rebuild so this is warranty work.
If you want a comparison, when I bought the 777 I booked it in to be fully painted, waited 2 weeks for appointment and then completed in 4 days!
And they were fully booked as well!

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^
Replies: 76
Views: 2447

Re: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^

Just been informed by Rotary Revs that the car will not be seen by them until November; it was dropped off late August. Not a happy bunny.
These time scales are ridiculous, the car has only just come back from being with them for over 6 months for heaven's sake.
OK rant over.

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^
Replies: 76
Views: 2447

Re: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^

Nigel, If the RX8 has not returned from Rotary Revs by this time I have decided to bring the 720S down; want to see how it feels round Gerards. Also, you can play with it to your heart's content. Ranjan. So what’s a 720S ? I have a spare Rx-8 if you prefer, I know you want to test the PZ suspension...
by Ranjan
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^
Replies: 76
Views: 2447

Re: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^

GreySilver Beast wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:20 pm
It's one of these :P


2018-mclaren-720s-1544821930.jpg
To be pedantic it is this colour

Image

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^
Replies: 76
Views: 2447

Re: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^

Nigel, If the RX8 has not returned from Rotary Revs by this time I have decided to bring the 720S down; want to see how it feels round Gerards. Also, you can play with it to your heart's content. Ranjan. I'm not needed then? Tho that does look like i need to come along as i don't want to miss anyth...
by Ranjan
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^
Replies: 76
Views: 2447

Re: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^

The potential chance to drool over a 720s provides an extra incentive to get this one booked. Am considering it, but you can forgive me a little reluctance given recent events... Either way, I'm signed up for Brands in December, so will be getting back on that horse at some point. Sent from my Pixe...
by Ranjan
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Do you see many RX8's?
Replies: 717
Views: 35408

Re: Do you see many RX8's?

Chris,

Instead of being with you two as planned stuck in bloody, boring finance meetings all day ](*,) ](*,) :crybaby:

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^
Replies: 76
Views: 2447

Re: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^

Nigel,

If the RX8 has not returned from Rotary Revs by this time I have decided to bring the 720S down; want to see how it feels round Gerards.
Also, you can play with it to your heart's content.

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: INDICATIVE RX-8 circuit laptimes
Replies: 121
Views: 9170

Re: INDICATIVE RX-8 circuit laptimes

It will be YOU, you just need someone to remind you of your talent :thumright:

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods
Replies: 309
Views: 25672

Re: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods

Tom,

I am back in Kyoto.
I will PM you with detail when sorted, will be a few days.

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: INDICATIVE RX-8 circuit laptimes
Replies: 121
Views: 9170

Re: INDICATIVE RX-8 circuit laptimes

Pembrey new circuit last week , car was impeccable until I ran out of petrol again . 1.12.8 on the new layout . I don’t think there’s a lot more I can get out of the car Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk We will see about that; remember "you're braking too early..." and repeat :) ;) Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^
Replies: 76
Views: 2447

Re: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^

Pete,

Have asked Chris (the original owner of the car) to come and share the driving so I had better turn up in something; thank you though for the very kind offer.
This club really does fortify my soul.

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^
Replies: 76
Views: 2447

Re: ^^^TRACKDAY, Mallory – Saturday 9th November @ £119^^^

Nigel,

As you know the car is back with Rotary Revs for another month or so.....

I will definitely be there even if I have to buy another RX8.

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods
Replies: 309
Views: 25672

Re: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods

Yeah, ever on the Tokyo side? Haven’t tracked in ages (broke). Where are you planning to go and how? Unless it’s an open track day you’ll need a license. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro Tom, This might be a bit of a journey for you, but I am going to book Okayama for some testing soon; there...
by Ranjan
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Recommend me a tow car...
Replies: 45
Views: 1235

Re: Recommend me a tow car...

LOL, let alone double declutching when driving cars without a synchromesh gearbox And I agree, a Range Rover is the best tow car ever! It’s funny both you and Ranjan say the same about the Range Rover . I know the discovery has the same chassis as the Range Rover sport . Yet I find my van a much sm...
by Ranjan
Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Recommend me a tow car...
Replies: 45
Views: 1235

Re: Recommend me a tow car...

This thread has riled up my frustration with another reminder of what older drivers are rewarded with, despite the low standard of historic driving tests. Not to mention the lack of a compulsory theory test back then. Haydn, Ahh the misconceptions of youth, let this oldie educate you on the reality...
by Ranjan
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods
Replies: 309
Views: 25672

Re: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods

Tom,

Luckily, when we first arrived a few months back the weather was lovely.

Have to meet up with you at some point before too long; do you do track days as I have to arrange a test date at a circuit once the weather improves a bit; you could come for a play.

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods
Replies: 309
Views: 25672

Re: tmk's JDM RX-8 2011/S2, for fun mods

Tried to escape the rain in the UK only to be deluged with the stuff in Kyoto.
Have not seen the sun for days :(

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Goodbye... I'm leaving...
Topic: Wrapping up
Replies: 15
Views: 962

Re: Wrapping up

Wow, that is a list of some nice machinery.
I used to race a 1996 Fireblade back in the day; beautifully handling beastie.

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Goodbye... I'm leaving...
Topic: Wrapping up
Replies: 15
Views: 962

Re: Wrapping up

Mark, Is there a particular reason you have picked the Boxster as your next project as the difference in handling between that and the RX8 is very, very marginal; plus, you have all the downside of a convertible set up. For the same kind of money, you could have an early Elise which would be a defin...
by Ranjan
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Social Meets
Topic: Mid Wales Meet 21st-22nd September 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4566

Re: Mid Wales Meet 21st-22nd September 2019

Tom, Sagar, John,

The whole point of buying the RX8 was so I could blend in with you guys and not turn up in something ridiculously inappropriate which is what would happen if I brought the only other car I keep in the UK.
So I will give this a miss until the RX8 returns.

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Social Meets
Topic: Mid Wales Meet 21st-22nd September 2019
Replies: 120
Views: 4566

Re: Mid Wales Meet 21st-22nd September 2019

Sagar,

I am afraid I am going to have to drop out of this as the Rex has gone back to Rotary Revs for repair and will not be back for a month and a half.
This year is not working out too well....

Ranjan.
by Ranjan
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Tyres And Emissions
Replies: 56
Views: 1934

Re: Tyres And Emissions

Can I just second the use of 235/40/18 and the avoidance of 225/40/18. I also did some testing between fitting 225/45 against 235/40 and 245/40 and 225/40; the 225/40 was the worst of the lot, made the car feel very uncomfortable mid corner and skittish. The order of best to worse was: First - 235/4...
by Ranjan
Mon Aug 19, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Social Meets
Topic: Dartford Meet: Tuesday 15/10/19 - **7pm**
Replies: 91
Views: 3037

Re: Dartford Meet: Tuesday 20/08/19 - **7pm**

Haydn,

Saw a great hotel band called the Poo Shifters at The Terrazza but we were drunk at the time so my appreciation may have been a bit skewed :beers:

Ranjan.

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