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by MikeyBikey
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car
Replies: 590
Views: 69613

Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car

Benc wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:51 pm
MOT PASS today no advisories :D

So the plan is to run it until end of month then sorn.

Pull out the ET. In with the DET, sort all the wires, relays, pipes, exhaust, brakes, wheels, wheel arches...... :help:
Buy another car..... :w :w
by MikeyBikey
Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Porsche Cayman - any experience please
Replies: 12
Views: 509

Porsche Cayman - any experience please

Ooops

I meant race / martini colours . That's me writing a post without my glasses on and squinting to read as I type :lol:
by MikeyBikey
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Other Car Chat
Topic: Porsche Cayman - any experience please
Replies: 12
Views: 509

Porsche Cayman - any experience please

Thank you all for the informed responses . I'll share with my daughter who will, no doubt take on board and pursue. 2 years ago, unbeknown to us she started looking for an SLK and then this summer out of the blue drove tio Kent one saturday traded her mini cooper s in and returned with an immaculate...
by MikeyBikey
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 965
Views: 96218

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

Cheers Brian, agreed with wishbones, hence lifted the front a tad.

I'm dreaming of IRS.....
by MikeyBikey
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 965
Views: 96218

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

So one of these small jobs is tweaking the ride height. I've lifted the front 10mm, and dropped the rear 20. But did that in three steps, rear 10, front 10, rear 10. Driving in between to keep an eye on things. However even though the ride height is now good, the rear handling is diabolical on undul...
by MikeyBikey
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Corky's Scimitars and other short stories
Replies: 2468
Views: 222550

Corky's Scimitars and other short stories

Good spot and fix.
by MikeyBikey
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car
Replies: 590
Views: 69613

Ben's SS1 - Ti Sprint Car

:D :D :D
by MikeyBikey
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 1412
Views: 112143

G130 YCF sprint car

I drove a Z28 camaro at speed for some distance at night across missipppii, when we stopped for a break, we checked the engine and the exhausts were red hot. My first experience of that and I was well impressed :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Annnnnnddd Mikey’s engine wrecking career started :lol: :w ooops you...
by MikeyBikey
Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 1412
Views: 112143

G130 YCF sprint car

CNHSS1 wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:27 pm
Mikey

At night and glowing? Pfft, hold my beer...daylight is how us turbo guys do it👊

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:D :D :D

Ah --- but you need a turbo. I had my right foot :w :w
by MikeyBikey
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Ebay and other Sales Links
Topic: Unusual start to an ad ..?
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Unusual start to an ad ..?

my daughter just traded a good 128000 miles 2007 cooper S turbo charged for £950. And we were pleased. Just sooo many of them around they are hard to sell, and buyers are picky mixed reviwees on it. Generally felt solid to drive and the main mechanical components were fine but so many smaller electr...
by MikeyBikey
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: G130 YCF sprint car
Replies: 1412
Views: 112143

G130 YCF sprint car

I drove a Z28 camaro at speed for some distance at night across missipppii, when we stopped for a break, we checked the engine and the exhausts were red hot. My first experience of that and I was well impressed :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by MikeyBikey
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 965
Views: 96218

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

Yes, I am pleased with that, I must admit. I've also managed to put a full size 15" spare wheel in where the old fuel tank was. I was going to put the focus fuel tank in but I've changed my mind. As much as a great fit the focus fuel tank is, and its basically perfect - thanks for the idea Phil - I ...
by MikeyBikey
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 965
Views: 96218

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

:roll: :roll:

Anyways just got car weighed. With a me sat in,

1200kg overall, 620kg front, 580kg rear so I'm happy with that
by MikeyBikey
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 965
Views: 96218

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

I’ve used sound deadening, the thin stuff, sound proofing, the fatter stuff, and some aluminium tape I’ve had for years and always knew I’d find a use for :lol: :lol: Is it more civilised like you hoped? Def. Cuts down the background noise (eg diff whine) so i can hear my 70's and 80's rock even lo...
by MikeyBikey
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Project Progress
Topic: Mikey Bikey's Scimega
Replies: 965
Views: 96218

Mikey Bikey's Scimega

I’ve used sound deadening, the thin stuff, sound proofing, the fatter stuff, and some aluminium tape I’ve had for years and always knew I’d find a use for :lol: :lol:

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