Boosted 7UP track toy - New Toy Revealed

Discussion in 'Projects/Progress Threads' started by DannyAG200, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    Love this. Think the centre exit exhaust is going to look really good once finished.
     

  2. Sean197

    Sean197 RIP Albi :( Moderator

    Fife, Scotland
    Albi 197T - RIP, MK7 Golf GTD Sports Wagon
    Looks great, looking forward to seeing the videos.
     
  3. DannyAG200

    DannyAG200 Gold Member

    241
    Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire
    Alien Green 200, mini cooper d
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    So it's pretty loud up to 3k
    after that it just nice passed the trackday but unsure what it's db reading is

    Car all loaded for donington park

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    Started of very wet to which I learnt how to control the slides etc
    End of the day it was dry. Never swapped to the direzzas by epic grip still with it's setup

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    Car yet again faultless! So going to service and fluid flush brakes and gearbox. Nut and bolt check also

    Here's a link to my day out also
    Excuse the poor edit haha

     
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  4. Pav

    Pav Moderator

    Manchester
    albi blue 197 with boost
    what a great video..like the way you gradually build up the speed..those clios are for for dust and the BMW too..great stuff..looking forward to tracking mine soon...
     
  5. DannyAG200

    DannyAG200 Gold Member

    241
    Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire
    Alien Green 200, mini cooper d
    Not updated in a while.. few things have happened.

    First up was to fit my sabelt wheel and custom cruise control bracket..

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    Next up i got round to fitting my bonnet pins, need to do the boot ones still.

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    The weathers been great so seemed a shame not to treat myself on fathers day to take the car out to a local supercar meet. It did attract quite abit of attention

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    It was also at this point i just cant stand looking at the privacy glass on the rear, so contacted a special someone and got some clear glass. I toyed with poly windows but the weightloss wasnt needed and also having glass is abit more robust and easier to clean

    Next up was to remove some bits that i planned to. Battery was also removed so i could run a small one inside. I actually liked the oem look and the clubsport look but all out i say..


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    Next up was the battery relocation,
    During this i also relocated both fuse boxes. Im making myself a small cover plate to hide the big red fuses. Also im going to be rewrapping the loom so it looks a little neater

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    With that taken care of i decided to fit some carbon goodness.. little touches.. just need to get than engine a little scrub and then to fit my other header tank.

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    Just getting the car ready for french car show now, tarting it up whilst i can :smile:

    More things to follow this weekend
     
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  6. peter

    peter POTM Winner - February 2017 Gold Member

    837
    b e l g i u m
    RB7 #166
    that cruise control bracket looks brilliant! best i've seen so far.
     
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  7. DannyAG200

    DannyAG200 Gold Member

    241
    Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire
    Alien Green 200, mini cooper d
    Update.. its been a while

    So starting off my battery relocation

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    During this i hated the way the engine bay looked so now i thought id move my expansiom bottle over to keep it less spread out

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    I had also made a small foot mount for my feet

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    All this was abit rushed for map check due to my exhaust.. car ran 3bhp less and then just adjusted acordingly, but again didnt want any more power due to a certain mod i had planned....

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    Map all checked it was a few days prior to fcs.. upon arriving to donington literally 10 mins from track the car decided to splutter any time i put my foot down...

    Anyway got to the garage and cracked on..i had a guess and pulled coils to check plugs, 2 didnt look great and nor did 2 coils. Managed 2 cracked coilpacks and swapped out plugs. The team i was with were on it and right away shortly i had 2 new coilpacks delivered to donington and my other half collected them as i went in for briefing etc

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    Wheels going on, was a pleasure in a fully kitted out garage!

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    Apart from that slight hiccup, car saw a good few hours on track! Faultless. Had a cracking time chasing cupracers and playing with time attack cars etc. Otherhalf loved it too! First time out with me on track too, bonus.

    Few pics from the day

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    Sooooo.. didnt want to but ended up selling my seats! Oh not sure i mentioned either i added some carbon to the cage to protect it a little from harnesses and getting in and out

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    However......

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    Also purchased myself a gripper'd gearbox.. another impulse buy!

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    My next task would be to remove the parts and get my new box installed, in the meantime i also purchased some black series bushes for the wishbones ans purple arb bushes whilst the subframes off

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    Thats about it for now too, hopefully this weekend i will have my new bushes and gearbox installed. Topped up with fuchs race synchro oil and rebleed of the brakes and clutch.

    Track day booked for the 23rd. So hopefully we will see how the new ratio and diff feels along with the new bushes :smile:
     

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  8. Sean197

    Sean197 RIP Albi :( Moderator

    Fife, Scotland
    Albi 197T - RIP, MK7 Golf GTD Sports Wagon
    Awesome as usual!
     
  9. tombate911

    tombate911 Paid Member

    529
    2010 Clio RS200
    Great update! keep them coming. Seems like a busy weekend for everyone coming up!
     
  10. DannyAG200

    DannyAG200 Gold Member

    241
    Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire
    Alien Green 200, mini cooper d
    Sorry have to insert this! I love it

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  11. Little dave

    Little dave Paid Member

    18
    Clio 200
    Just had a read through this your a very clever guy love the guy really gives me an idea on what I want mine to be one day
     
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  12. rupe30

    rupe30 Paid Member

    93
    Stratford-upon-Avon
    Albi Blue RS197
    Just had a read though, great read. Turn-in looks spot on from the videos. This is going to be next level with the gripper diff. Think I'm going to have to turn mine into a racer now!
     
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  13. VolumeX

    VolumeX

    653
    Clio mk3 197 & 200 20th
    Looking good.. nice to see all this.
     
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  14. Pav

    Pav Moderator

    Manchester
    albi blue 197 with boost
    always something to be improved on on these..well done Danny..its a great machine and i loved all the pics too..you should be one very proud owner!!!
     
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  15. DannyAG200

    DannyAG200 Gold Member

    241
    Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire
    Alien Green 200, mini cooper d
    Well.. didnt get the box back in however i did manage to get my black series into my wishbones and then purple arb bushes, also been working on my bonnet which i dont think anyone knows about haha.. so here is

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    So as you can see.. its a custom green carbon fibre. Still needs allot of attention to its inner skin however.

    Had a peak inside my box, check.. gripper clio 3

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    Bushes going in.. must say it wasnt too bad once i got myself onto a press. Vice and sockets werent the quickest way!!

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    Today is my birthday also. So spend the day with my feet up, got to say my other half really pulled off the best cake ever, check this out

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    So this weekend the box will be in!

    Booked some track time for the 23rd so lookimg forward to seeing how the day goes, wet or dry
     
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  16. Chris

    Chris Bad cop Administrator

    Wow awesome cake!

    Love the additional air vent mod in the bonnet also!
     
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  17. Pav

    Pav Moderator

    Manchester
    albi blue 197 with boost
    as always..spot on and the cake to top it up..tasty..:thumb:
     
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  18. ///M

    ///M Gold Member

    R27, ///M CS, Exige V6
    My god that cake! She's a diamond mate!

    Bonnet... is that pre-preg carbon or a wrap? If pre-preg, who made it for you?
     
  19. Prototypetom

    Prototypetom Paid Member

    96
    Clio 197 cup No. 164
    Won't be pre preg can tell by the weave. And if it's cloth with green thread it's 100% not. Looks tidy tho
     
  20. DannyAG200

    DannyAG200 Gold Member

    241
    Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire
    Alien Green 200, mini cooper d
    It isnt a wrap at all, its green carbon fibre with resin all done in a vacuum etc. Completely one off piece
    Yeah its just green cloth all done infused in bag or something..
    It was actually going to be a special piece but didnt end up at all how i wanted. Thats another story but trying to make it work since i have it
     

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