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by Coupe Racing
Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:51 am
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Budget for Sprinting
Replies: 229
Views: 22298

Steve thats the bit I am trying to keep quiet for now getting his hands dirty and the thought of work will put him off Hi Bob I spent years professionally getting me hands mucky - and then around 1994 the industry discovered latex gloves as used in the medical world and the image of the technician ...
by Coupe Racing
Mon Mar 23, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Budget for Sprinting
Replies: 229
Views: 22298

Hi Bob why not get your son involved in the repair and prep of the car - lots to share - lots to learn. Once driving - there is a whole field of learning to explore to get faster without spending money..... Breaking the speed limit and driving hard with out fear of getting hurt is a great incentive....
by Coupe Racing
Mon Mar 23, 2009 4:14 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Budget for Sprinting
Replies: 229
Views: 22298

Hi Bob take a look at some of the hillclimb sites - many have video footage , or come along to a sprint and hillclimb and get a feel for what goes on. Hope your son doesnt mind early mornings and a bit of travelling as often you need to be on site by 08.30 - get the car ready - walk the course for f...
by Coupe Racing
Sun Mar 22, 2009 9:07 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Budget for Sprinting
Replies: 229
Views: 22298

Was your first car the Coupe Steve? A few questions:- 1/ does the car have to be roadworthy ie taxed tested insured etc and if so is the insurance far more expensive? 2/You mentioned an MSa lisence what are the costs an what is involved in getting one? 3/ I assume even if running a standard car som...
by Coupe Racing
Sat Mar 21, 2009 11:38 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Budget for Sprinting
Replies: 229
Views: 22298

Hi Bob I dont wish to sound funny etc - - - but it really does depend on what you want to do and at what level. 3 routes are open to you. 1.Standard car - but you will need some equipment regardless of what you do - more a bit later. 2.Modify your car - the sky is the limit - and everything inbetwee...
by Coupe Racing
Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: have you got your car weighed or rolling roaded yet?
Replies: 27
Views: 3676

Will the dyno figure be at wheels or flywheel. Mine were at the wheels - so is there a formula to calc flywheel ( gross ) ? Ref weighing - despite spot checks - will the car be dry with no fuel etc - or fully laden etc. I appreciate we are waiting for final regs from the MSA to be rubber stamped - b...
by Coupe Racing
Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:28 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Aintree 25 April 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 2242

Hi Guys

would love to come and play but the court is out at the moment - hoping for MIRA.

Craig - had more bad news - will keep you informed . :cry:

Cheers

Steve
by Coupe Racing
Sun Mar 15, 2009 10:17 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey all
Replies: 12
Views: 2017

I cant see the pictures either and I dont use RSS

Steve
by Coupe Racing
Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: SS1 Racecar progress - 2009 Season
Replies: 269
Views: 23968

Lockwiring is something I'm quite accomplished at after 10 years working on ejection seats :P Hi Raz when I popped down the road to Cosford - there was a huge display showing the development of the ejector seat - didnt Cosford play a major part in its early development ? Good luck with the car - ca...
by Coupe Racing
Wed Feb 25, 2009 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Perfect 10 car garage
Replies: 52
Views: 6890

In no particular order: :o

1.Shelby Mustang ( Bullit )
2.GT40
3.Plymouth Roadrunner
4.Z3M Coupe
5.Type 35 Bugatti
6.RS1800
7.Lancia Stratos
8.ISO Griffo
9.Triumph 1800 ( 1938)
10.DB5

Quite a mix..... :shock:

Cheers

Steve
by Coupe Racing
Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:23 pm
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: Sprint / Race Car Prep 2009
Replies: 39
Views: 4386

Hi Chris

did you do that welding mate ???

Drop me a line please

Cheers

Steve
by Coupe Racing
Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: Non-Technical Discussion
Topic: Theiving Toerags - Should be Hanged !!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2544

Re: Theiving Toerags - Should be Hanged !!!

The Police were as efficient as usual and haven't bothered to even turn up. In 22 years of living here and having had numerous incidents and also with other nearby residents suffering to - Hi Viv you do supprise me - when I visited last - you seemed to live in a nice area. Bloody annoying none the ...
by Coupe Racing
Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:14 pm
Forum: Forum Issues & News
Topic: How to upload a picture
Replies: 73
Views: 2618

For the life of me - I cannot seem to use option 1 and post a picture directly into a posting.

The picture I have is not on a website etc.

A numpty guide please as I must be missing a step some where.

Cheers

Steve
by Coupe Racing
Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Computer Problems and Solutions
Topic: Data swap over ???
Replies: 19
Views: 3568

Data swap over ???

Hi my old pc has an Athlon 1700 motherboard in an ATX case. The poor old thing is so slow now even after checking and cleaning.Throwing more memory at it is going to be silly expensive because the memory is so dated. I dont mind replacing the pc - but my hard drive with all my software is an IDE int...
by Coupe Racing
Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:34 am
Forum: General Sprint and Hillclimb Chat
Topic: 2009 registrations
Replies: 10
Views: 1523

2009 registrations

Hi

I maybe a bit premature - or optomistic

But are we able to register for this season yet please ?

Want to go and play soon :twisted:

Cheers

Steve

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