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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by goodeggbob » Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:41 am

Glad you got it back in one piece,and hope it is to your satisfaction.May you have many more trouble free miles from it,rob.
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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by Vian » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:14 pm

Look if Nigel wants to skip directly from vibrant youth to old age, that's up to him... :lol:
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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by GreySilver Beast » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:25 pm

I could take the Camry on the track as it has a "Sports Mode" , although would need to change the Brake Pads to ones with better bite on them :thumright:
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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by Vian » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:28 pm

Mate, the missus' Nissan Juke has a sports mode too. I still have to negotiate in advance with the corners in it.
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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by qwakers » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:43 pm

well yes, it is a nissan joke after all :D
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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by GreySilver Beast » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:45 pm

I tested out the Sport Button and the car does shift in that mode ;)
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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by shroom » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:52 pm

Vian wrote:Mate, the missus' Nissan Juke has a sports mode too. I still have to negotiate in advance with the corners in it.
I suppose he is in a position where he can gauge how it handles and performs in relation to his GT86 so must be pretty good to be a contender to replace it. After all im pretty sure Nigel has pushed his gt86 to the limits many times!

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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by Vian » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:53 pm

qwakers wrote:
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well yes, it is a nissan joke after all :D
Believe me, I don't disagree. She loves it though. ](*,)
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:07 pm

Something that you are all probably not aware of :roll: , but the ECUtek Race Rom is transferable to other cars and am aware of Fensport Mapping Toyota & Lexus Hybrids to get more power =D> =D> =D> =D>

I would of course need to buy another License at a cost of £160 but could increase the power from 218bhp to 228bhp give or take :twisted:

So get the best of both worlds :lol:
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:25 pm

Now if the GR Gazoo version looks like this then wow :inlove:

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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by CLOVERLEAF159 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:34 pm

Nigel. Might be possible to get the gr bodykit as a separate item retrofitted if they don't bring the car over and then get fensport to work their magic.

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:56 pm

Toyota Camry, 4 Door Saloon Excel 2.5 Petrol Hybrid (218hp) Automatic (Front Wheel Drive - FWD)

Price £31,295 inc Tyrol Silver Metallic & Beige Leather (Built to Order) before Discount & P/X

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:07 pm

Found a whole load of Aftermarket Options for the Camry on AliExpress Website =D> =D> =D> =D>

Given me a few ideas to make the car even more interesting Image :twisted:

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Trade in Figure for Dad's car from Online Toyota - £4,873
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:13 pm

Just ordered the following from eBay :thumleft:

EBC YELLOWSTUFF FRONT PADS = £94.22 x2

EBC YELLOWSTUFF REAR PADS = £62.45 x1
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:44 pm

4 New Kumho PS71 Tyres on order from NickD via MOT Motorsport =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:46 pm

So 4 New Kumho PS71 215 45 R17 91Y Tyres including delivery come to £280 from MOT Motorsport =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Re: GSB III 03/08/13 - Present

Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:38 pm

Soooooooooooooooooo cheap :mrgreen: :crybaby: :lol:

Get some pics up once they're fitted 8)

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Post by CLOVERLEAF159 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:55 pm

Ha ha. Mark. Is this a good time to mention the lack of boot space in an Fk8. Lol.

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Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:08 pm

:nod: mate :D

The boot is slightly smaller than the FK2 but overall load space (with seats folded) is greater :p

But then I'm preaching to the converted :lol:
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Post by kopite72 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:46 pm

Should have went with that low mileage R3 Major :whistle: :whistle: :giggle:
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Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:22 am

But the R3 only has 19" castors :p

I will soon be TIS :D

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Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:00 pm

Do you all think I got enough Brake Pads for this year :lol:

2 sets of Front Brake Pads which makes this the 8th and 9th set for the GT86 :shock:

1 set of Rear Brake Pads which is the 8th on the GT86 :shock:

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RX-8OC Club Calendar - R.A.C.E Car Club - NPT Website - GSB III 03/08/13 - Present
S/D-C/limits - RX-8,3MPS,RX-8 R3,GT86 =17 Skid Pan =1 Go Karting =1 Cars Driven =184
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GT86 T/D = 58.5 + 31 session's
Total T/Days Jan 2011 = 69.5 + 38 session's

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