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Kip_666
Got a new toy, going to be using this for track things and to tinker with a bit.

It was built in england by some guy in 2005, then in 2007 a dutch person imported it. Since then it's done 8000km.
The kit came from Stuart Taylor Motorsport, since a few years the kit is sold by these people http://ariesmotorsport.co.uk/

It's got a bike engine, from a Honda fireblade which revs to 12k rpm and the sequential gearbox from it too.
130HP and 490KG


Click for a video:



SPA Gauge








Adjustable springs:



Happy car smile.gif
OHirtenfelder
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Razor
Those revs are absolutely BONKERS... that's glorious. Congrats!
moe
That is awesome. Congrats!
bankE46
That thing looks like a blast! Looking forward to some track videos smile.gif
SwissWhiskey
Quality of DS member cars is gettting better and better. Looks like a lot of fun!
fiber optic
QUOTE(SwissWhiskey @ Oct 6 2010, 02:16 PM) *
Quality of DS member cars is gettting better and better. Looks like a lot of fun!



Age and income is increasing.
bankE46
QUOTE(fiber optic @ Oct 6 2010, 06:05 PM) *
Age and income is increasing.


I may be making more money, but I'm actually getting younger with each passing day. And more handsome.
Kip_666
It's not an expensive car, specially to own. Low insurance and very little road tax.

But it's more of a hobby than a car, so you need a second real car. I'm not used to all the attention i'm getting with it. Every kid stops and points, even had a quick conversation with someone in another car while waiting at the lights. Never had that in the saab tongue.gif
Altostratus
if anything im getting poorer.


oh and sexy sexy sexy, uwe and kip are now 7 buddies
misnblu
Pretty sweet ride.
I loved the video and the sound is wonderful.
So how is the shifter and it's location? Is it the standard pedal arrangement or something different.
Some pics of this area would be nice as well as the rear suspension and transaxle.
Nice fun car to have and good luck with it.
Kip_666
QUOTE(misnblu @ Oct 8 2010, 10:26 AM) *
Pretty sweet ride.
I loved the video and the sound is wonderful.
So how is the shifter and it's location? Is it the standard pedal arrangement or something different.
Some pics of this area would be nice as well as the rear suspension and transaxle.
Nice fun car to have and good luck with it.


The shifter is exactly where you want it to be, sequential shifting is awesome. But finding neutral can be tricky sometimes. In terms of pedals it's exactly the same, the clutch is very tricky though.
I'll take some other pics of the rear suspension when i get the chance.
Here's one of the top of the diff.


Here is a photo of the pedals;

Clunky shoes worst nightmare!

Someone else made a pic of me on the track.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/baseart/5513265456/




Kip_666
Had some more track time today, i regularly do slaloms now.
But this time i remembered to bring my cheapo HD spycam thing smile.gif

Here are some videos.






no youtube love for me, so linking to my profile:
http://www.youtube.com/user/TheAnsems#p/a/u/0/LaBzqDHw5UY
Razor
^ Fixed that for you; you only need the video IDs, not the whole URLs.
Kip_666
cheers smile.gif
skr
That looks like SO MUCH FUN! Maan I wish my car was somewhat track ready.. sad.gif
shandyman5
Looks awesome man, and a lot of fun!
dukenukem
QUOTE(skr @ Sep 11 2011, 08:05 PM) *
That looks like SO MUCH FUN! Maan I wish my car was somewhat track ready.. sad.gif

All you really need is brakes and tires.
shandyman5
QUOTE(dukenukem @ Sep 12 2011, 06:39 PM) *
All you really need is brakes and tires.



And some fuggin boooooost. head.gif
Kip_666
Pic of my garage spot, looks like they picked out the spot next to the biggest car there. smile.gif

Kip_666
New wheel to replace the old one. It looks awesome, and feels really solid.

Had to buy a new adaptor for the quick release fixture to fit the modern steering wheel mounting pattern.



It's a OMP Trencento, 300mm
http://www.ompracing.it/detail.html?productcode=OD/1975/N
OD/1975/N
Kip_666
Went for a drive yesterday in my home town, and this time I did not forget to bring my spycam. It's a shame the sound is all distorted with these cheap cams.

http://youtu.be/QrAz5l4E4wk
shandyman5
Kip... buy a GoPro.
Kip_666
NO!

I'd rather buy new tires, which I've just done.

http://www.federaltire.com/en/products_det...cts_detail_sn=5

Federal 595RS-R s, I've been looking out for some nice semi-slick tires these last few months. These are really well priced at the moment, the only really bad thing is that several users have reported tearing in the top rubber layer after track driving. I'll keep a good lookout for that. These are 50% cheaper than the Toyo R888's i really like.
Last sunday I got 2nd place in my slalom class, just missing out 1st place by a few hundreds of a second. The guy who was 1st had semi-slicks! So now I really have to get a set.

Here's another bad quality video from last sunday:

http://youtu.be/81tRyAxCirE?hd=1
dukenukem
QUOTE(Kip_666 @ Sep 11 2012, 10:08 AM) *
NO!

I'd rather buy new tires, which I've just done.

http://www.federaltire.com/en/products_det...cts_detail_sn=5

Federal 595RS-R s, I've been looking out for some nice semi-slick tires these last few months. These are really well priced at the moment, the only really bad thing is that several users have reported tearing in the top rubber layer after track driving. I'll keep a good lookout for that. These are 50% cheaper than the Toyo R888's i really like.
Last sunday I got 2nd place in my slalom class, just missing out 1st place by a few hundreds of a second. The guy who was 1st had semi-slicks! So now I really have to get a set.

Here's another bad quality video from last sunday:

http://youtu.be/81tRyAxCirE?hd=1

I was interested in the RSR but their availability around where I live is shit to non-existent.
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