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by Markl17
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Pit project
Replies: 28
Views: 885

Re: Pit project

Don’t forget to buy yourself a life size plastic human skeleton and throw it in with the concrete. It will make you chuckle on cold nights to think of a future home improver or developer maybe many years after we are all long gone uncovering it and the mayhem it would cause until the realisation th...
by Markl17
Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Pit project
Replies: 28
Views: 885

Re: Pit project

Morning Nobody told me the clocks have changed so I have been up since 6.30.not good for moral. Thank you for the comments,this is the only forum I go on and do not use any social media I am not very interested in technology and stuff, As for the pit I have finished the block work the lights and soc...
by Markl17
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Pit project
Replies: 28
Views: 885

Re: Pit project

It was not meant to be aggressive,but I was afended by some of the comments assuming I had not put any thought in to my work,
I did not start the thread for like I just thought some member might be interested.
by Markl17
Fri Oct 23, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Pit project
Replies: 28
Views: 885

Re: Pit project

Hi I need to reply to some of the comments. I do NOT live in the U.K. The pit will NOT become a swimming pool. The broken pipe is just rubbish that was left under the floor before it was concreted. The construction method is appropriate for the application. I am a builder with 30 years experience,16...
by Markl17
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Pit project
Replies: 28
Views: 885

Re: Pit project

Hi I have managed to get a good amount of time to work on the pit this week and good progress has been made, I have concreted the floor and got the block Work up six course,this afternoon I have been first fixing the electrics .i should get the blocks finished tomorrow and that will be the hard manu...
by Markl17
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Pit project
Replies: 28
Views: 885

Re: Pit project

hi Mark, i would advise you to line the hole with heavy gauge polythene or a pond liner in one continuous piece across the base and up the walls before pouring any concrete. Whilst the hole looks dry in the pictures, it is surprising how quickly the water table can rise at this time of year,and the...
by Markl17
Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: Pit project
Replies: 28
Views: 885

Pit project

Hi I have decided to build a pit in my garage,I had a couple of days off work this week so I hired myself a digger and set to digging the hole it was a tight fit operating the digger in the garage but I got it done the only problem was max under dig of the digger was 1.65 meters and I needed 1.85 me...
by Markl17
Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: Markl17 - Track days
Replies: 94
Views: 4958

Re: Markl17 - Track days

Hi Nigel
Yes I can do that over the weekend.
I hope you are keeping fit and well it looks like you have some good trips coming up.
Mark
by Markl17
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: Markl17 - Track days
Replies: 94
Views: 4958

Re: Markl17 - Track days

:) Hi everyone It’s a bit since I have posted on this thread,I did a track day at the circuit de haute Saintonge last Sunday,the weather was good about 22 degrees and sunshine,there was about 45 cars .as work has been busy I just took the car with the road tyres on. In the morning I turned the tract...
by Markl17
Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: Le Mans track day. 24th October
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: Le Mans track day. October

GreySilver Beast wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 12:45 pm
Want to drive Le Mans next year Mark :thumleft: - Events Team
You will not be disappointed,and the hotel ranjan sergested was very nice.
by Markl17
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: Le Mans track day. 24th October
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: Le Mans track day. October

Hi ranjan
I am not sure yet as I have a track day at the circuit de haute saintonge on the 6 September and one in October.i agree with you on the potential clampdown but it would be good to go back.
Mark
by Markl17
Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: Le Mans track day. 24th October
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Le Mans track day. 24th October

Hi everyone
Another track day at le man has become available in October,I know the restrictions might be a problem but thought I would post it any way
Mark
by Markl17
Sat Aug 22, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: What have you done to your RX-8 today????
Replies: 23707
Views: 901661

Re: What have you done to your RX-8 today????

Hi
I fitted new rear brake pads as old ones where over half worn and I have two track days to do,I am trying Delphi ones,
I will see how they go the ones that came off are genuine mazda .
Mark
by Markl17
Fri Aug 21, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Wheel camber gauge
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Wheel camber gauge

Hello
I am thinking of buying one of these does anyone have one and are they any good,it would be for track days .
Mark
by Markl17
Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Trackday Information & FAQ's
Topic: Track day tyres
Replies: 20
Views: 733

Re: Track day tyres

New Duke wrote:
Mon Aug 17, 2020 5:58 pm
Just be very careful with them on public roads in the cold and wet.
The ns2r’s were bad in the wet ,luckily the roads do not get to cold here ,thanks for the heads up.
Mark
by Markl17
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Trackday Information & FAQ's
Topic: Track day tyres
Replies: 20
Views: 733

Re: Track day tyres

I had a delivery today,I just need to get them fitted now.
Then I have a track day on the 6th of September
Mark
Sorry I cannot rotate the pictures
by Markl17
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Car Activity and Track days Archive
Topic: ***TRACKDAY, Pembrey Circuit - Saturday 15th August SOLD OUT***
Replies: 314
Views: 11439

Re: ***TRACKDAY, Pembrey Circuit - Saturday 15th August SOLD OUT***

Have a good day tomorrow everyone.
Hope you all get plenty of track time.
Mark
by Markl17
Thu Aug 13, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Trackday Information & FAQ's
Topic: Track day tyres
Replies: 20
Views: 733

Re: Track day tyres

The curb are very tempting there,
Mark
by Markl17
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Trackday Information & FAQ's
Topic: Track day tyres
Replies: 20
Views: 733

Re: Track day tyres

I think I will order a set is 235/40/18 the best size to buy for stock wheels? This is the size of the nankangs I wrecked.
Thanks mark
by Markl17
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Trackday Information & FAQ's
Topic: Track day tyres
Replies: 20
Views: 733

Re: Track day tyres

That’s way too low for 1500 Kls of car in that heat You probably should have been on 32 pounds not 25 I would advise that you buy Federal 595 RSRs for track day semi slicks Regards Pete Thanks Pete I have just had a look at the federal 595 RSRs and they seam a be good value at 105 euro each do they...
by Markl17
Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Trackday Information & FAQ's
Topic: Track day tyres
Replies: 20
Views: 733

Track day tyres

Hi I use Nankang na 2 r tyres.i have just taken them off to put the road wheels back on and noticed the front left has a ripple in the inner side wall I will post a pic but hard to see. It looks like the side wall is de laminating but this is only a guess.it was very hot on Sunday and I was running ...
by Markl17
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days Archive
Topic: Le Mans Bugatti review
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Le Mans Bugatti review

Here are some more pics.
Thanks to ranjan for his choice of Hôtel it was very nice
by Markl17
Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days Archive
Topic: Le Mans Bugatti review
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Le Mans Bugatti review

As promised my review First of all I would like to thank speed monster for organizing and running another brilliant track day.the day was fully booked but there was very little queuing at the end of the pit lane and loads of room on track. I arrived at the track at 7.30 am signed on and prepped the ...
by Markl17
Tue Aug 04, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: Markl17 - Track days
Replies: 94
Views: 4958

Markl17 - Track days

I am at le man
That is good advice do you think higher Tyre pressures or not also I took the ac out ,bad move I think.
I foregot 10 w 40 new oil this week
Mark
by Markl17
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Car Activity and Track days
Topic: Markl17 - Track days
Replies: 94
Views: 4958

Markl17 - Track days

Hi
I have a track day on Sunday and the weather forecast is for 37 degrees c question is how can I keep the car and me cool?
Any other hot weather advice welcome.
Thanks mark

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