TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by tsfall » Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:14 pm

The Civic was...impressive.

The half cage had done its job pretty well and kept the driver from becoming a pancake. From anecdotal experience of rolling fully caged 4x4s the cage not deforming will have shunted most of the energy from the roll into the surrounding panels, hence the horrible "tin can" rip down the sides of the roof.
We did similar on a Defender we end overed onto its roof. At first glance, bodywork etc was ok. On closer inspection one of the chassis outriggers had been snapped off by the force because the cage mounted to it!

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by PeteH » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:01 pm

Is this one a member on here? I was watching the track session and this one sounded really interesting. It had a sort of low booming sound. Quite unlike most 8s. I just wondered what exhaust was under there?
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Shagrington » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:42 pm

No, he isn't on here (my skills of persuasion have been sadly lacking so far :oops: ) - that belongs to Luke Murdoch and he is in Guildford. You can find him on Facebook under Murdoch's Rotary Spares. I can't remember what exhaust he said he has on it.
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by ChrisHolmes » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:47 pm

Ah! so that was Luke Murdoch!
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Jimwil » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:49 pm

Borla catback and straight through custom decat with standard manifold. He usually has a custom single exit catback which is really loud hence the borla to try to quiet it down a bit for the track.

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Shagrington » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:51 pm

Thanks James - you have to love the sound of a Borla 8) I did wonder as it is usually louder when he arrives at Cobham. :twisted:
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Conan » Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:57 pm

Shagrington wrote:No, he isn't on here (my skills of persuasion have been sadly lacking so far :oops: ) - that belongs to Luke Murdoch and he is in Guildford. You can find him on Facebook under Murdoch's Rotary Spares. I can't remember what exhaust he said he has on it.
Well I'm sure he'll join after having such a great time on Sunday :)
I also have a Borla with de-cat on mine
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by ChrisHolmes » Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:03 pm

Here are the next three videos comprising the whole session

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC63M1mJdNY[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zl10C2SDWU[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KSb8lRohSs[/youtube]

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by PeteH » Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:30 pm

Conan wrote:I also have a Borla with de-cat on mine
(I noticed yours too, but I know who you are :thumright: )
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by wgimenes » Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:19 pm

I honked the horn when I passed you by the pits.

At least I assume it was you, Pete.

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TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by GreySilver Beast » Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:24 pm

Conan wrote:Well I'm sure he'll join after having such a great time on Sunday :)
Good Luck :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Mpv2k3 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:27 am

It Was a really good day and I didn't end up a lobster! :thumleft:

God help anyone who parks on our clubstand uninvited though :finger:

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Conan » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:21 am

Well done Marc
Some nice smooth laps there for your first time around Brands.
You can easily see the improvement as you learn the circuit.
It's a pity we only get 15 mins but it's a great day out.
Keep the pics and vids coming guys
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Mpv2k3 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:27 am

I totally agree.....my first few laps I was struggling with my gears and braking but as the laps went by i started to find my feet.

I started with 1.34 lap times and ended up with getting down to 1.04 and then the session was over but it gave me a taster for my track day in December
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Conan » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:36 am

A 1:04 is good for your first ever 15 mins around Brands.
I can see that your car pulls strong on the straights as well
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by wgimenes » Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:38 am

1:07 from me, but I wasn't pushing much ;)

(more like lack of talent and no cojones)

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Jimwil » Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:49 pm

Jimwil wrote:Borla catback and straight through custom decat with standard manifold. He usually has a custom single exit catback which is really loud hence the borla to try to quiet it down a bit for the track.
Sorry guys I got that completely wrong :oops:
It was a cobra catback.

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by James_EP3 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:22 pm

The guy in the civic already has a new shell. would love to know what happened... just dont want to ask as it looks like he just went to fast on cold tyres. These sh*t's do snap when the rear lets go.... Shame i missed it. still disapionted.
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by TerryH » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:38 pm

Mark,

Vid looks good, as we said on the day you definately spead up.

Did you get a rear veiw vid would be good to see me from that :twisted:

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Mpv2k3 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:48 pm

Yes Terry.

I've just not had time to match all the data up.

When I'm finish, hopefully the video will have the rear view footage too. And a video with harrylaptiner data overlayed :thumleft:
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Motorracingbruce1980 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:00 pm

James_EP3 wrote:The guy in the civic already has a new shell. would love to know what happened... just dont want to ask as it looks like he just went to fast on cold tyres. These sh*t's do snap when the rear lets go.... Shame i missed it. still disapionted.

It was the normal too fast too early on paddock. rear went wide then dug in to the gravel and the rest as they say is history!!

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by SeanP » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:43 pm

Here's my session - I was in front of Chris Holmes at the start :)

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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Shagrington » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:59 pm

Jimwil wrote:
Jimwil wrote:Borla catback and straight through custom decat with standard manifold. He usually has a custom single exit catback which is really loud hence the borla to try to quiet it down a bit for the track.
Sorry guys I got that completely wrong :oops:
It was a cobra catback.
I did wonder - it didn't sound like Pete's :?
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

Post by Mpv2k3 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:11 pm

SeanP........ how did you input the video like that on the thread :-k
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Re: TunerFest South, Brands Hatch 25th June 2017

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