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Re: Track R8 214 Sprint

#31 Post by Vulgalour » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:46 pm

Vote for #3 here too, but if you do go for one of the others and those spotlights are going spare, colour me interested.
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Re: Track R8 214 Sprint

#32 Post by JOHNDQ » Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:29 am

Vulgalour wrote:
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:46 pm
Vote for #3 here too, but if you do go for one of the others and those spotlights are going spare, colour me interested.
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Re: Track R8 214 Sprint

#33 Post by BazR » Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:42 am

Shaping up well, I would be keen on the Coupe front and rear bumpers myself. Either way she is going to look great I reckon :)

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#34 Post by JOHNDQ » Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:45 am

Fingers crossed it will :laughing2

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#35 Post by JOHNDQ » Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:34 pm

Thought would post quick update, not done much but have been getting bits sorted in back ground, ordered adjustable rear tow and camber arms from a motorsport company so will be able to run upto -4 camber (not that i will) sent of for my 2018 MSA race licence, booked tickets to the Autosport show on the trade day so fingers crossed can get Quife diff, coilovers, brakes and cage deals done there but in mean time i gave it a wash and wax today so can get the cover on it as weather been so bad lately cant believe how well the paint came up :D

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#36 Post by JOHNDQ » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:36 pm

At last I've finally made the panel for the ZR steering rack :) Been a right pain, the front panel/front floor section between the 2 cars are COMPLETELY different might as well be doing the same job between a Rover and a Ford :headbanging Anyway is what it is, I decided not to cut the original and ZR panels for 3 reasons those being the metal is very thin so be a nightmare to weld, car could be put back to original if ever sold it and finally the only bit that can be used from the 200 is the flange where it joins the panel. What I've done is to make it from Fibreglass resin. Glad to say all tho been a real headache the panel fits perfectly to car and around the steering rack so guess that's something :*laughing my fat rear end off* all need to do tomorrow is go over it with body filler to get it nice and smooth then can get it on and seam sealed ready to paint the engine bay :D

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#37 Post by JOHNDQ » Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:08 pm

Well got my adjustable camber arms today (Hardrace 6112), good news is they fit bad news is i can only get between 1-1.3 degrees camber so not much good for me :cursing fingers crossed can sell them on....

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Re: Track R8 214 Sprint

#38 Post by 1234dist » Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:51 am

i've heard a lot of people say the adjustable camber arms snap under track day use and these are guys with the tomcat race cars.

I'd just poly the originals, if it was me for track use.
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#39 Post by JOHNDQ » Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:57 am

Yeah always a risk, I done a fair bit of research and these are used by them on there Time Attack car and they assured me they have never had a problem so thought I try them. Must say they feel heavy which is a good sign.if there ok with will get the toe and lower arms to. Want to run around -2 on the rear I think as that's what had on the ZR and that got rid of all the loose rear end

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#40 Post by 1234dist » Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:01 am

they do look similar to the ones i have on my black coupe, but i would never risk track time on them, but its your car and a quick swap out if needed.

Just keep the OE ones with the car on track day :wink3
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#41 Post by 1234dist » Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:04 am

These are mine.

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#42 Post by JOHNDQ » Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:54 am

Yes I think I came across those ones at some point can't remember looked at so many. The other reason when for these ones is Drew from Roverdose (name may be wrong) said he supply's and uses them with no problem... So far :laughing2 I'm hoping to be on track in March to try them :wink3

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Re: Track R8 214 Sprint

#43 Post by JOHNDQ » Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:46 pm

Got the other camber arms today and glad to say they will work perfect :tt2 got plenty of room for adjustment from standard to around -3 degrees (could go more with coilovers i think as trailing arm hits the lower shock body) So thats one job sorted on to the next hundreds :tumbleweed

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Re: Track R8 214 Sprint

#44 Post by Vulgalour » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:59 am

Those white multispoke alloys look really nice against the factory colour.
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#45 Post by JOHNDQ » Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:13 am

Don't think be brave enough for white wheels, you should see the dust that comes off the pads and if you leave it you can't get it of :mouthshut I've got GTI wheels to fit once I've got front discs made up (has 330x28mm at mo from ZR) just need to see what biggest disc and run hoping for 295x28mm. Not sure on wheel colour yet. Engine bay will be white, engine and gearbox be the orange that's on wheels, bottom half of car and trim be same top half and the red strip in trim be same as wheels.... What ever that will be :laughing2

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