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    The 'Oh I've broken my car 2 weeks before the weekender' Thread

    Been waiting for scottie to post this for a week or so, so here it is.

    What have you broken?
    Will you're car make it?

    So far as I know that led sandwich aka aaron managed to blow up his sr on a track day at Bedford about 2 weeks ago and it was back on the road with a new engine by last weekend.

    With regards to me my s13 won't make it. Funds dictating that I cant afford to tax mot and insure it because I'm off on holiday on the Monday after....

    Oh and is anyone just a tad excited yet?

    Less than 15 days to go now

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    I'm excited to get my car back this evening. It's been away for 3 weeks with delay after delay due to parts not arriving, having the wrong bits etc. and I can't wait to try it out with its new subframe, bushes, diff mounts, camber arms, braided lines and Z32 brakes

    I've bought myself a GoPro for the weekender too

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    Excited doesnt even begin to explain the joy i feel deep inside me.....

    Trying to use my sx as little as possible so nothing goes wrong haha
    Bought spare gearbox and suspension just incase lol...

    Are any of your 2 household sx's coming mark?
    Bringing up a new generation of drifter....
    The futures bright.The future's RED...
    HERE COMES THE PAIN !!

    M82 OUK..R.I.P
    T220 FJO..R.I.P
    NEXT ???? ???

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    South West Rep Evilchap's Avatar
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    I have a bit of a to-do list still...

    Rebuild carbs
    Get carbs setup and ignition setup
    Fit vernier pulleys
    Finish wiring
    Fix fuel gauge
    Confirm dipstick sizes, then trim mine to size and fit
    Do a full fluids and filters change
    Put interior / dash back together

    I am mostly doomed, but I am going to give it a damned good try!

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    I have the following list of jobs to do before going:-

    Fit gearbox to engine
    Engine in car
    3" turbo back exhaust to custom make
    Remap ECU
    Fit rear springs and shocks (fronts done)
    Get grippy tyres fitted, don't think the Linglongs will like snetterton
    Fit/make a custom FMIC install
    Make a wiring harness
    Fit/adapt a oil cooler to engine
    Fit custom radiator and fan
    Larger brakes
    Custom make a rear anti roll bar
    Fit gear shift etc

    And if I have time, fit sports seats

    Easy

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    My list...

    fill with fuel





    Luckily i am not taking the Disco
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    I like Mark, he seems fair.
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    Mark is right.

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    I had a car lined up, but the headgasket blew last week, so I will be going passo with JP.

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    Mine is still on a ramp at AP-Tuning minus an engine and a gearbox...

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    Mine broke 2 weeks ago - The tubular manifold welds cracked!

    All fixed now tho

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    I broke mine at Le Mans an eternity ago, however, I finally managed to find a free day to fix last weekend. So car is back up and running

    Just need a bloody good clean, and fuel. LOTS of fuel!!

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    Still needs servicing.... I'll get round to it eventually

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    I just need to take my nur spec off and fit some mong(hole)oose exhaust I've brought to try and get down to 105db

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    My gearbox input shaft snapped and I killed another 14a box, 3 in 12 months.
    Got z33 box to go on, time is tight and jez@hdev has limited time to fit it.
    If the s14a doesn't make it I'll bring the mrs mr2 up, it'll be disappointing on track but still better than nothing

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    Mine is off having new bodykit and being painted at the moment plus I decided I wanted an engine rebuild as the valve stem seals seem to be going.
    However the engine rebuilds not even been started yet
    BUT, I bought a spare engine to have rebuilt, so I can still come along with the current engine and then it doesn't really matter if it goes BOOM (it made sense at the time, honest! current engine needs rebuild so buy another engine that needs rebuild and have that rebuilt )
    bovvered?

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    Haven't broken it I have sold it :/

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    The list shrunk a little today - progress is happening!

    Rebuild carbs
    Get carbs setup and ignition setup
    Fit vernier pulleys
    Do a full fluids and filters change

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    I've just got to break someone locals 200sx so I ca get the SRX8 in

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    Killed my diff' on Tuesday after Oulton Park.
    Pretty confident I can sort one ok though.

    And Bristol Blue has either fudged his alternator or some other weird electrical guff is going on! :S

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    Got to swap a load of gaskets and dont have a day off between now and the weekender !!! Luckily my mate is a mechanic, has access to a pit and is off work next week Car WILL be there but looking very sorry for itself

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    Having just been on a weekend tour up to the Lecht ski center, then cairn of mounts and more....I was expecting to be posting here about the death of my gearbox/aero/tyres/brakes....but it survived unscathed and performed phenomenally. Gives me a good indication of how fast I can drive with the right car to follow lol.

    Now I have gearbox swap (long overdue) and remap this weekend...so may be posting here next Monday too lol

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