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Re: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Post by CNHSS1 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:24 pm

A little work today. Stripped and check a few of the broken gearboxes and my last unused spare.

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Post by CNHSS1 » Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:09 pm

Shiny shiny...

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Post by BigBobPilot » Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:52 pm

No more charge cooler...


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Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:11 am

Nope that'll all be up for sale soon. The charge cooler was awesome as an all rounder, rock steady air temps in any weather, traffic or track when its was a dual purpose road/race car but I'm looking to simplify tyebswtup and remove some weight so going back to intercooler. Bath towel soaked on water draped over it in the paddock to stop sunshine heating it should stop heating in the paddock hopefully, just have to remember to remove before a run!


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Post by Nick » Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:43 am

Simplify and loose weight...............(how's the driver doing?)


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Post by swoakes » Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:14 am

Nick wrote:Simplify and loose weight...............(how's the driver doing?)
First bit was sorted some years ago :mrgreen: :wink: :lol:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:37 am

Ha ha :-) Yep, don't come much simpler than I, but only the car loses weight, driver eats and drinks too much :-D


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Post by swoakes » Thu Mar 09, 2017 11:45 am

tell me about it.......another pre-season diet required for me too :roll: :oops:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:07 pm

Behave, we all see you doing eleventy thousand miles a week on your bike according to Strava. Or do you tie it to the neighbours dog? :lol:


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Post by swoakes » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:40 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:Behave, we all see you doing eleventy thousand miles a week on your bike according to Strava. Or do you tie it to the neighbours dog? :lol:
No I just eat like a pig when I'm not riding the bike :roll: :lol:

To loose weight I need to diet even doing those miles :(


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Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:48 pm

One of the guys that works for me has lost 2st in 7weeks on a diet but he's now a miserable sod :lol:


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Re: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Post by swoakes » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:00 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:One of the guys that works for me has lost 2st in 7weeks on a diet but he's now a miserable sod :lol:
Yes I know what that's like.

Sad reality is that if I eat as I do; the exercise only maintains my weight :( To loose I need to cut out bread, cheese, chocolate beer........ Basically everything I like :!:

When I'm on diet its a yoghurt for breakfast, soup for lunch and a low fat ready meal for tea with a few healthy snacks in between. Its damned depressing but it does work.
I can loose a stone a month like this. Some years ago I lost 4 stone in 4 months :shock: People thought I was ill I was so thin (for me anyway :lol: )

Sorry lets talk about Cars again..... come on get that Sabre sorted Chop Chop :wink:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:09 pm

I like Chops, lamb mainly, not keen on pork ones, roasties with mint sauce and gravy, yum yum...

Oh, err , sorry back to cars :lol:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:12 pm

For size...

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Re: Sabre Turbo racer: 'Light Sabre'

Post by BigBobPilot » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:13 pm

CNHSS1 wrote:For size...

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The size? Yes it looks plenty big enough for all the burgers & sausages. It is the new club BBQ grill to match the gazebo isn't it?


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