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Rx8’s strapped down on the trailer and the cars all packed.
Hopping to use the 150 litres of Tesco’s finest at CASTLE COMBE tomorrow
First time out for this engine so wish me good luck


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Neilparry wrote:Rx8’s strapped down on the trailer and the cars all packed.
Hopping to use the 150 litres of Tesco’s finest at CASTLE COMBE tomorrow
First time out for this engine so wish me good luck Image


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I’ll be wearing my new Red Sparco race shoes so if it’s not the engine it’ll definitely be the driver


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Pembrey in a couple of weeks
Took the cat off and put the de'cat back on due to sound limits at pembrey lol

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nightfire10 wrote:Pembrey in a couple of weeks Image

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So that didn’t go to plan ?

Sighting laps went well and bedded in the new brakes with Tom behind the wheel.
Then Tom went straight back out.
First two laps and all well then just as he changed down to third @ quarry, big loss of power and a huge plume of smoke streaming out the exhaust but kept it running in second gear.
So rather than delaying the session waiting for a recovery we made it back to the paddock on a red flag
So put car back on trailer and departed with our tails between our legs.


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So that didn’t go to plan ?

Sighting laps went well and bedded in the new brakes with Tom behind the wheel.
Then Tom went straight back out.
First two laps and all well then just as he changed down to third @ quarry, big loss of power and a huge plume of smoke streaming out the exhaust Image but kept it running in second gear.
So rather than delaying the session waiting for a recovery we made it back to the paddock on a red flag Image
So put car back on trailer and departed with our tails between our legs.


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Lol me too
first two laps Tom was saying there was a lot more top speed in the later Rev range than the previous engine then pop.

Strange as he was able to keep the engine running all the way around the track but he stalled it in the paddock.

I left it for an hour then started it to put on the trailer, it started instantly and freely revved with no misfire but the area was engulfed in smoke.

If anyone have encountered this let me know any remedies


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Neilparry wrote:Lol me too
first two laps Tom was saying there was a lot more top speed in the later Rev range than the previous engine then pop.

Strange as he was able to keep the engine running all the way around the track but he stalled it in the paddock.

I left it for an hour then started it to put on the trailer, it started instantly and freely revved with no misfire but the area was engulfed in smoke.

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Bad oil burp like we have seen at other track days?

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No loss of oil.
It has the later oil breather on it and a Gready sump and baffle plate so I’m doubtful
I haven’t looked at it yet to see if there’s any oil in the intake.


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My bet is on an oil burp.

Sounds identical to what happened to me with Ranjan's (now Chris's) car at Three Sisters.

That was a massive oil burb, even with a catch can, that we still haven't managed to pin down the cause.

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Let’s hope so Dave
I don’t think my back and my vertigo could cope with another engine change.
I’ll hopefully take a look on Monday and keep you posted.


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warpc0il wrote:My bet is on an oil burp.

Sounds identical to what happened to me with Ranjan's (now Chris's) car at Three Sisters.

That was a massive oil burb, even with a catch can, that we still haven't managed to pin down the cause.

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It a curded to me we don't have a track date in September :shock: , so am currently looking at booking either Castle Combe or Croft with Javelin and using the Credit I have with them :thumleft:
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Just added this trackday to the first post :thumleft: - Events Team


CROFT (North Yorkshire), Thursday 23rd September. Member Event. Full Open Pit-Lane day with the great Team at Javelin, price £199. Book your place BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK. Topic now running JUST CLICK HERE. 1 Booked already.
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Just added another date for Snetterton on 1st September (well, it is my local track :D )

SNETTERTON 300 (Norfolk), Wednesday, 1 September. Member Event. Full Open Pit-Lane day with Javelin, price £209 (£198.55 with club discount). Book your place BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK. Topic now running JUST CLICK HERE. 1 Booked already.
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