Bedford TD 17th of Feb

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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by markhurley » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:25 am

THETYRANT wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:29 am
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Looks like an old MK2 escort lifting the front like that! remind me what suspension and ARB are you using ? oh and how were the brakes ?
M3 front arb, YOUR old rear so it's all your fault! Ha ha. Bc shocks. Not sure which or shat springs. Brakes were really good. No fade all day and a little more power than I was comfortable using. Especially once the tyres were warm as they started overheating the tyres :)


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Ah ok, Looks like typical short coilover lack of droop lifting wheel off ground rather than M3 arb causing it, solution fit stiffer springs or front ARB to reduce roll, rear looks fine :D

Glad to hear our pads were doing the job, quite impressive just how powerful they are until you get used to them and that's only XP8 you wana try XP20! 8) , remember to bleed fluid a few pumps before next track outing as will be past its best now.

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Xp8’s where awesome no fade what’s so ever!
Only problem I had was pick up on the tyres had a few laps where it felt terrible I scrapped off the big chunks and it was all good again .

Things I need to do

Firmer Suspension ( going to bung in the stiffer rear springs first as that’s the cheapest option and the car was at its best with them in but just a bit to hard for the rd)
Proper seat to stop me sliding around
And some bigger balls ( ones the size of johns :lol: )

Apart from that car was great, supreme on the brakes plenty of power, loved it !

Need to book another one,Hopefully get my videos sorted this weekend.

Gezzer in the Megane was a complete bell end he was wearing his full Renault sport race suit :roll: he thought he was in a competition.
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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by Graearea » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:27 am

The kid got absolutely crucified on there. And has since made his instagram private cos of all the abuse. Pretty funny :popcorn:


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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by THETYRANT » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:29 am

markhurley wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:25 am

Xp8’s where awesome no fade what’s so ever!
Only problem I had was pick up on the tyres had a few laps where it felt terrible I scrapped off the big chunks and it was all good again .

Things I need to do

Firmer Suspension ( going to bung in the stiffer rear springs first as that’s the cheapest option and the car was at its best with them in but just a bit to hard for the rd)
Proper seat to stop me sliding around
And some bigger balls ( ones the size of johns :lol: )

Apart from that car was great, supreme on the brakes plenty of power, loved it !

Need to book another one,Hopefully get my videos sorted this weekend.

Gezzer in the Megane was a complete bell end he was wearing his full Renault sport race suit :roll: he thought he was in a competition.
Excellent and I cant wait to get some in my Brembos and get on track, even on with the BMW pads I had forgotten how much of an upgrade it is over stock caliper setup, which is pretty decent to be fair.

Any of you guys fancy a trip further north to Cadwell, Oulton or Croft in next few weeks ? im hoping to get something booked soon.

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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by deanw » Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:21 pm

THETYRANT wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:29 am
markhurley wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:25 am

Xp8’s where awesome no fade what’s so ever!
Only problem I had was pick up on the tyres had a few laps where it felt terrible I scrapped off the big chunks and it was all good again .

Things I need to do

Firmer Suspension ( going to bung in the stiffer rear springs first as that’s the cheapest option and the car was at its best with them in but just a bit to hard for the rd)
Proper seat to stop me sliding around
And some bigger balls ( ones the size of johns :lol: )

Apart from that car was great, supreme on the brakes plenty of power, loved it !

Need to book another one,Hopefully get my videos sorted this weekend.

Gezzer in the Megane was a complete bell end he was wearing his full Renault sport race suit :roll: he thought he was in a competition.
Excellent and I cant wait to get some in my Brembos and get on track, even on with the BMW pads I had forgotten how much of an upgrade it is over stock caliper setup, which is pretty decent to be fair.

Any of you guys fancy a trip further north to Cadwell, Oulton or Croft in next few weeks ? im hoping to get something booked soon.

Ian
Ian,

I just did a post in the meets section for Donnington.

And Sam - yes def up for June track days up north.. let us know when you get booked on

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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by godzilla » Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:31 pm

My mate's friend turns to be a pretty handy pro photographer.
Love this shot, it looks like my inside rear is off the ground, although I think that's an optical illusion of the shadow.

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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by Graearea » Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:13 pm

Looks exactly like your rear is lifting. If you floor it the quaife won't lock and you'll 1 tyre fire. I know all this from experience


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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by marco_polo » Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:18 pm

godzilla wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:31 pm
My mate's friend turns to be a pretty handy pro photographer.
Love this shot, it looks like my inside rear is off the ground, although I think that's an optical illusion of the shadow.

http://www.grantpritchard.co.uk/Bedford ... -kQpmGFq/A
Agreed, looks like you're cocking a rear. Are you still running the weird BMW standard balance of stiff rear springs, & soft fronts?

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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by Twenny » Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:55 pm

Is anyone else having a problem on the sprite photo web site?

When I click on track days only the Sunday 18th comes up with no other options to choose the Saturday. It’s getting on my tits now. Emailed the guy and he said it’s on his web site. I said umm no it’s not and he’s not replied.


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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by git-r2 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:42 pm

Rustle wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:06 am
git-r2 wrote:Finally finished my vids:

Highlights of the day - https://youtu.be/fwjleCePb6w

David (Godzilla’s) M140 - https://youtu.be/jjz3yfPhCTQ

I’ll be a whore and make a separate thread for vids, hopefully this will encourage more folk to come to our next BabyBmw World Series :) :) :)
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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by godzilla » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:00 pm

Twenny wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:55 pm
Is anyone else having a problem on the sprite photo web site?

When I click on track days only the Sunday 18th comes up with no other options to choose the Saturday. It’s getting on my tits now. Emailed the guy and he said it’s on his web site. I said umm no it’s not and he’s not replied.


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I think he got the date wrong. If you look at the pics they are from Saturday.
No good ones of my car though...
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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by godzilla » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:09 pm

marco_polo wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:18 pm
godzilla wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:31 pm
My mate's friend turns to be a pretty handy pro photographer.
Love this shot, it looks like my inside rear is off the ground, although I think that's an optical illusion of the shadow.

http://www.grantpritchard.co.uk/Bedford ... -kQpmGFq/A
Agreed, looks like you're cocking a rear. Are you still running the weird BMW standard balance of stiff rear springs, & soft fronts?

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Yeah standard springs. So much better balanced than my pre-LCI M135i as I described earlier.
No sign of single wheelspin.
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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by marco_polo » Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:11 pm

I'd be considering a slightly firmer front ARB.
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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by godzilla » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:55 am

marco_polo wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:11 pm
I'd be considering a slightly firmer front ARB.
Isn't that infinitely more expensive to install than a new set of springs?
To be honest, I am not intending to track the car regularly, it is my every day shopping/school/dog car.

The fact it can more than hold its own on track is simply a bonus.
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Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by Graearea » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:33 am

The other way around surely. On a 130 it's, drop the cover, unbolt the bushes and the drop links, stick the new one in. It's the rear arbs that are a mare.


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Re: Bedford TD 17th of Feb

Post by marco_polo » Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:39 am

F Series are different, the ARB lives above the subframe and is a bit of a nightmare to change.
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