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JDM Castle Combe Japanese Car Show Saturday 10th June 2017 ***STAND CLOSED***

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Re: JDM Castle Combe Japanese Car Show Saturday 10th June 2017 ***STAND CLOSED***

Post by Mpv2k3 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:59 am

Quick question.......

I've got the 4 track sessions booked. It will be my First time.

Is it best to have a full tank of fuel or would half be enough?
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Re: JDM Castle Combe Japanese Car Show Saturday 10th June 2017 ***STAND CLOSED***

Post by Ian.Mothersole » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:09 pm

If it is dry [-o< then you will want a fairly full tank of fuel for 4 sessions.
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Post by Mpv2k3 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:10 pm

Cheers. See you later today
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Post by wgimenes » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:14 pm

Mpv2k3 wrote:Is it best to have a full tank of fuel or would half be enough?
Is that to save weight or money?

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Post by Mpv2k3 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:20 pm

Weight.

Would need to fill up before going home anyway.
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Post by jondkent » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:28 pm

Booked this before I joined up so I'll be popping over at some time to say hi etc.

Weather finally looking like it'll be ok, so looking forward to it.

Hope to see you guys

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Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:35 pm

Fuel wise you'll be fine if it's wet! lol. I got all the way through the Silverstone track day last year on a single tank (I usually use 2 tanks on a track day) - although that was partially to spending most of my time in the pits due to red flags... :lol:
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Post by Mpv2k3 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:44 pm

Full tank it is then :thumleft:
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:01 pm

Got my car cleaned this morning at a cost of £14.00 :P plus they cleaned up the Exhaust Pipes :lol: and it does look nice now 8)
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Post by Dr. FrankenRex » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:11 pm

Mine is being cleaned by the local bods as we speak! :D

Will most likely have to clean my own zorst pipes as they don't normally... The advantage of the cobra system, though. Can take them off when the car has cooled down, clean them, polish them up and fit them first thing in the morning! :D
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Post by Mpv2k3 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:12 pm

The journey starts........ hopefully I've not forgotten anything
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Post by Conan » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:17 pm

jondkent wrote:Booked this before I joined up so I'll be popping over at some time to say hi etc.

Weather finally looking like it'll be ok, so looking forward to it.

Hope to see you guys

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:21 pm

Mpv2k3 wrote:The journey starts........ hopefully I've not forgotten anything
Yes you have because you will be messaging me later Marc :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Mpv2k3 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:27 pm

Yep lol
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Post by Mpv2k3 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:28 pm

I've got my licence, pass and helmet. So the main things sorted
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Post by jondkent » Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:41 pm

Conan wrote:
jondkent wrote:Booked this before I joined up so I'll be popping over at some time to say hi etc.

Weather finally looking like it'll be ok, so looking forward to it.

Hope to see you guys

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Post by Conan » Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:00 pm

You have to be on the stand by 9am at the latest
Any time after 7:45 :)
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Post by Lemon » Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:07 pm

Tariq wrote:
Lemon wrote:for those who will be needing fuel, there is a BP garage as you aproach chippenham (after leaving the M4 head south down the A350 through 2 sets of lights and at the first roundabout take the 3rd exit) current pricing for unleaded is 115p a litre (so 125p for ultimate) otherwise there is a sainsbury's on the south side of town where their super is a good deal cheaper (not been there this week though so not sure on pricing but usually around a 7p a litre saving over BP)
Regular is 112.9 so id imagine its 118.9/L for "Premium"

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Post by jondkent » Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:20 pm

Conan wrote:You have to be on the stand by 9am at the latest
Any time after 7:45 :)
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Hopefully be there before 8:30

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Post by Conan » Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:27 pm

But if he's over 16 and pays £5 for a passenger band he can go round the track :)
I guess he is so not too much beer the night before ;)
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Post by RandyMcShag » Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:37 pm

Guys being lazy!! Get out and show your car some love yourself!! Have never paid someone to clean my car yet!!
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Post by 13Black » Fri Jun 09, 2017 3:01 pm

I will warn everyone, I'm just here for the track sessions and looking at nice cars. I don't mind leaving mine in a shed somewhere or under a camouflage netting.
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Post by boosted » Fri Jun 09, 2017 3:05 pm

Imageme 2 Nick...mine looks sh*t not even washed.....god i wanna hit the track!!!!....but running well despite the low comp numbers...lol
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Post by RandyMcShag » Fri Jun 09, 2017 3:06 pm

I only make mine look shiny cuz I'm not taking it on track!!

If I had a track car, it would be covered in bugs, dirt and scrapes!!
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Post by RandyMcShag » Fri Jun 09, 2017 3:08 pm

Yeah agree on the weather, not been a bad day today (just down the road in swindon)!

Gutted, was hoping to see the westory at long last!!
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