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Re: Le Mans recreation

Postby Custard » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:53 pm

Thanks Simon, You just have to get yours done now and I think next year at Prescott there are going to be a good turnout, just go accepted to do the shire Hillclime in September.
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Re: Le Mans recreation

Postby mettersl » Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:04 pm

Stuart, have you modified the suspension too, I assumed the wider and heavier wheels would make it less refined?
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Re: Le Mans recreation

Postby Custard » Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:58 am

The wheels where my biggest worry and l think i changed the spec 4 times re the offsets on the rear but luckily l have come out with the right result, and the ride quality hasn’t changed which is amazing considering I have gone from 225/55 to 265/40. The front has a standard off the shelf wheel but I didn’t have them machined back to the right offset, as I thought if it didn’t work I could then have cut them back and again the ride is only fractionally harder but I have only gone from 195s to 205, but the tyre missed the back of the wheel arch by a fag paper, and I trimmed the wheel arch right back when I put the extensions in.
The frunt wheels are virtually the same Wt as the originals about 2kg difference including tyres which is amazing, the rear wheel rims also not that much difference in Wt over standard just the extra tyre Wt which is not that different ether.
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Re: Le Mans recreation

Postby mettersl » Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:39 pm

Sounds like it works well....I guess the Le Mans spec must work with the original angles or Renault would have to have to have provided some more adjustments like rear camber.
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Re: Le Mans recreation

Postby simontaylor » Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:07 pm

Custard wrote:Thanks Simon, You just have to get yours done now and I think next year at Prescott there are going to be a good turnout, just go accepted to do the shire Hillclime in September.


Stuart, I have been accepted for Shere too. But now the TR is only firing on 6 cylinders, so have an electrical fault to fix, which looks like a couple of wires burned out on the fuse panel.
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Re: Le Mans recreation

Postby Custard » Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:43 pm

So have you been accepted in the Tr or Alpine, if you want a hand with getting the engine done on the alpine so you can compete let me no. Just found out that it’s my old mates 50th berthday the day before :Douh
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