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Post by MikeyBikey » Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:43 pm

Totally agree. It’s you guys generating the bow wave at the moment. I’m struggling to make a ripple... :roll:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:28 pm

As you say, once its running properly all the hours of heartache will be forgotten. I remember well being at the workshop at work at 130am trying to get mine running for a 5am start to deepest Norfolk for a dyno mapping session. Was so tired i could barely stand, but the numbers on the dyno and hearingbthe car howling at 125mph and yet stationary :shock: made it worthwhile.

As others have said, keep the faith DC, youve done more in 8 months than i did in 2+years on Batmobile.
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Post by Dcrosby13 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:16 am

Thank you, I'm to blame for taking on too much really, I always get carried away.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:23 am

Not to blame DC, to be admired :D
Nothing worthwhile or game changing ever got done by not taking on too much.


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:47 am

True but dont encourage me :lol:


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Post by stevecrosby63 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:41 am

I try and curb Darryls over reaching tendancies, but he knows which of my buttons to press and the whole idea turns into something even more extreme by the time we are done, and it's darryl that brings me back to sanity...well sometimes. the frustration is real, and is compunded by the fact that neither of us have done anything like this before, and this ecu thing is way outside our comfort zone. But we have come too far to give up, and i think we have a solution that should prove to be simple and effective, although right now i feel like i'm an irish mine detector. The biggest frustration has been the problems foisted on us by other people, our own mistakes we can deal with, and given the amount of things done with the car, have been remarkably few. its the time wasted and knowing darryl had a deadline to meet thats been painful. On the upside, we have done almost everything ourselves, learned a lot and enjoyed the process ...and thats before he gets to use it on the track again, which is the point of it all...we will achieve !


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:01 pm

Dad's been beavering away getting the engine back together, he's chucked a new stock headgasket that we had spare on and put some oil down cylinder 4 given the pressure washer injector washed all of the oil away from the rings on that cylinder and we now have 160psi so it looks as if we are back in the game. We definitely will not be attending the test day with the Scimitar as it will need to go on the rollers first which will likely happen at the end of this month.im still tempted to bring my daily driver for a hoon though.


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 12:29 pm

Good work Guys :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:03 pm

Cheers, rolling road session booked for 24th of this month at Chip wizards in Bury, guys name is Wayne Schofield and Google speaks highly which bodes well.


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Post by MikeyBikey » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:11 pm

Dcrosby13 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:03 pm
Cheers, rolling road session booked for 24th of this month at Chip wizards in Bury, guys name is Wayne Schofield and Google speaks highly which bodes well.
Wayne Schofield. Sounds like the something out of the Simpsons :D


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Post by swoakes » Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:15 pm

Been following your thread DC.

Glad you seem to be getting somewhere now.

Good luck on the rollers :!:


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Post by CNHSS1 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:07 pm

Dcrosby13 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:03 pm
Cheers, rolling road session booked for 24th of this month at Chip wizards in Bury, guys name is Wayne Schofield and Google speaks highly which bodes well.
Blimey, name from the past! Late 90s early 2000s he did a lot of suff on silvias and s13s


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Post by philhoward » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:11 pm

I thought the name was familiar for some reason..


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Post by Dcrosby13 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:24 pm

Even Porsche themselves send him stuff to work on

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Post by Dcrosby13 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:25 pm

Cheers man
swoakes wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:15 pm
Been following your thread DC.

Glad you seem to be getting somewhere now.

Good luck on the rollers :!:


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