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Markl17 wrote:Hi
Sorry to see the indiscretion,as others have said that is a strange lock up ,I have had spins and hairy moments but the brakes have always been stable,is there much damage ,hopefully it will just be bolt on panels.
Good luck with it ,mark
Will get an assessment when my mate comes around to check the body work. I've removed the bumper and front wing ... Lots of bent bits so farImageImage

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The roll cage did it's job..
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Glad you are ok
You were driving very smoothly and not late braking or taking risks so looks like a brake system failure of some kind resulting in the lock up.
Hope you get it all sorted ok
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Just looking at the photos if the roof pushes back out it does not look to bad,if I was closer to you I have all the panels,and would of happily donated them to the cause,I am sure you will get it back on track soon.
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Glad to see you got out ok.
Surprised how easy the car flipped at the end as the speed at impact doesn’t look that fast on the video.


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I wonder if any captured the external view on their dashcam?
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Neilparry wrote:Glad to see you got out ok.
Surprised how easy the car flipped at the end as the speed at impact doesn’t look that fast on the video.


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My bad yes it was fast
As I was looking at the previous entries to the corner and turning into he corner was about 40mph but your approach was around 70mph with no bakes Image


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Markl17 wrote:Hi
Sorry to see the indiscretion,as others have said that is a strange lock up ,I have had spins and hairy moments but the brakes have always been stable,is there much damage ,hopefully it will just be bolt on panels.
Good luck with it ,mark
Will get an assessment when my mate comes around to check the body work. I've removed the bumper and front wing ... Lots of bent bits so farImageImage

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Steve Harris wrote:Glad you are ok
You were driving very smoothly and not late braking or taking risks so looks like a brake system failure of some kind resulting in the lock up.
Hope you get it all sorted ok
I'm thinking the same... Just not sure how I would diagnose it.

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Markl17 wrote:Just looking at the photos if the roof pushes back out it does not look to bad,if I was closer to you I have all the panels,and would of happily donated them to the cause,I am sure you will get it back on track soon.
Mark
Thanks Mark. I'm hoping for the best. Was thinking of getting a donor car... Just in case.

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Neilparry wrote:Glad to see you got out ok.
Surprised how easy the car flipped at the end as the speed at impact doesn’t look that fast on the video.


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I looked at it as well...I think the impact was only mid 30s...

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warpc0il wrote:I wonder if any captured the external view on their dashcam?
There is, but it's 2 cars behind and not very good quality.



The last is the video

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Great news you walked away from that

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So, fully locked brakes :shock:
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Did you lift off or just keep your foot hard down?
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ChrisHolmes wrote:Did you lift off or just keep your foot hard down?
I just kept it hard down...Image
My cousin who has been on advanced drivers training said to me I should've let off, turn and give it gas... It happened so quickly I didn't think of anything besides oh no... Don't crash don't crash

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Yep! Hardest thing to do is let off the brakes. It if the wheels are locked there is no steering. Biggest danger lurking of course is if you have any lock on then the car will immediately turn and a spin is likely.
Fingers crossed nothing major is bent and also that you can get the suspension arm bolts out easily!
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I need to check but I may have an oil cooler lurking somewhere plus a headlamp but that has some much on the inside. You are welcome to both mate.
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ChrisHolmes wrote:Yep! Hardest thing to do is let off the brakes. It if the wheels are locked there is no steering. Biggest danger lurking of course is if you have any lock on then the car will immediately turn and a spin is likely.
Fingers crossed nothing major is bent and also that you can get the suspension arm bolts out easily!
Struggling to get the lower control arm out...
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ChrisHolmes wrote:I need to check but I may have an oil cooler lurking somewhere plus a headlamp but that has some much on the inside. You are welcome to both mate.
Thanks I'd appreciate any help I can get...

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I've got silver bumper and I am more than happy to donate so you can get back quicker on the track :thumleft:
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They ain't pretty, but they are free as discussed Image

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I might have an oil cooler too if Chris can't find his.
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Make a list of the parts you need and I will have a rummage through my various boxes. I think you have bought a new lower arm already haven’t you?
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Guys I would like to say that I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the support and offers I'm getting.
I've not experienced this type of generosity before.
I'm really grateful for each and every offerSo I would like to thank each and every one!
I will make a list and hopefully she will terrorise the track again soon!

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