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Post by MikeyBikey » Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:07 pm

Can I have a pint of what brian's had.

Anyways on the drive to work today I took the orange bus. I was giving it some, and 20 mils from Plymouth I came up behind an audi r8. He didn't want to give way so we had a fantastic drive on the a38 for 15 miles. What a buzz. Lots of hills, traffic, short overtaking sections that I know like the back of my hand. I got him on the final roundabout.... Adrenalin and more
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Post by chrisgallacher » Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:23 pm

MikeyBikey wrote:
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:lol: I out braked him. Adrenalin and more
"...and more" ??


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Post by Oldconn » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:40 pm

Of course, nobody on the Police force ever reads this forum.................. :wink:


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Post by efi_sprintgte » Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:12 pm

MikeyBikey wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:07 pm
Can I have a pint of what brian's had.

Anyways on the drive to work today I took the orange bus. I was giving it some, and 20 mils from Plymouth I came up behind an audi r8. He didn't want to give way so we raced on the a38 for 15 miles. What a buzz.lots of hills, traffic, short overtaking sections that I know like the back of my hand. I had him on the final roundabout. :lol: I out braked him. Adrenalin and more

Wasn’t sure you knew how to brake :lol:


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Post by MikeyBikey » Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:22 pm

chrisgallacher wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:23 pm
MikeyBikey wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:07 pm
:lol: I out braked him. Adrenalin and more
"...and more" ??
knocking knees. :oops:

So the reason for the new found performance is black electrical tape. honestly

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I was only bemoaning to ben this week about how poor the engine felt. Running very lean despite loads of lpg going in. So out of desperation to try to richen the mix used the tape and knocked the timing back very slightly and :shock: :shock: immediate effect. The wide band is now showing 13-15 not 18-24 and she pulls like a train. easily up to three figures where the sprint on sunday I couldn't get over 75 on the airfield.

Happy days. Although when I refilled today I was doing less than 3 miles to a litre of lpg, although when its only 61 p a litre ....
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Post by Rev Light » Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:44 pm

We all enjoy a spirited drive when the time is right and the roads are clear.

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Post by Coupe Racing » Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:25 pm

So how will that affect your declared power figures :twisted:


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Post by MikeyBikey » Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:27 pm

not chasing points this year.


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Post by lozzzzzz » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:05 am

It seems these throttle bodies have serious potential, its a pain that mixture can't be pinned down


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Post by philynnbob » Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:45 am

Almost lends itself to fitting butterfly valves, operating on a Bowden cable from the cockpit. Not unlike a choke, at least you could set it up whilst driving under different conditions.
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Post by MikeyBikey » Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:57 pm

Just did a drag and drift day at perranporth airstrip. I didn't drift, but I did three 1/4 mile drag races. So so exciting. The last was against a supercharged mini cooper s with, he claimed, 200 BHP.

I beat him by about 0.2s
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Post by Corky » Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:16 pm

Brilliant!


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Post by MikeyBikey » Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:25 pm

For the whole 1/4 mile we were neck and neck. I had an edge and somehow managed to keep it. We were looking across at each other and grinning like idiots.


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Post by lozzzzzz » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:54 am

Too cool! I can't wait to have mine back on the road!!!!


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Post by MikeyBikey » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:38 am

curbs 2018. Sat & Sun

Good result considered i dropped the gearbox friday night ( in Falmouth ) due to failed clutch and was up in lichfield for 10am Sat
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