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    unorthodox track car :)

    Its been a long time since i had a car as a hobby but the itch to get back on trackdays is too strong so i broke the bank a bought what could be the ultimate race car... £200 worh of mercedes c200k.

    Ill post some pics and vids as i go. and no doubt ill be looking for some knowledge when i find sticking points.

    In the time iv been away from the forum id like to point out that my spelling and grammar have in no way improved.

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    I bet not many know who you are now mate , nice to see you back shame its not in a supra
    never under estimate stupid people in large numbers

    sorry i know i cant spell im distexic

    Hi stall is that some sort of chair ?

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    Welcome back mate.. is thatís a auto or manual? Iíve still got your old Supra still running strong. With a few new upgrades
    i love my toys

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    No such think as an unorthodox track car when you've witnessed a man sending a stock LS400 round Blyton Park.
    I would gladly pay you £10 to never log onto this forum again, and I am serious. Scott M

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swampy442 View Post
    No such think as an unorthodox track car when you've witnessed a man sending a stock LS400 round Blyton Park.
    Now that i would pay to see
    Track attack
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    It wasn't very happy, the gearbox was venting pretty heavily by mid morning lol, he was having fun though
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    its an auto.ill be retro fitting some flappy paddles into it and adding a fair bit of trans cooling.. its just going to be some cheap fun. although i am sizing up a small turbo into charger compound setup... maybe.

    I was thinking of taking it on a day as bone stock to see how much faster i can make it without spending a fortune.

    It would be nice to have another mkiv track car but the prices these days make it not viable for me e.g. its a bit of an expensive classic now days to be parking it in a tyre wall. and i dont go on a track without pushing my luck,

    good to know the old girl is still going dan

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    Wow, definite retirement blue! What's it's specs now before you start as in hp etc.

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    ill do something fancy with the body just for fun, wont be staying like that.

    as it stands its completely OEM.
    2.0 4cylinder approx 160bhp
    5 speed auto
    a smidge under 1600kgs
    195/65/15s all around
    single piston calipers front and back on vented steel discs
    not sure on spring rates but ill go with super bounce spec
    0-60 eventually

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    Can the SC be updated instead of Turboing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Annabella View Post
    Can the SC be updated instead of Turboing?
    yes i can over spin it and get the car upto 200 ish bhp but its not the most efficient way you get a bit of drop off up high and they make alot of heat. i was thinking of a simple compound setup just because its something ive never done and it should offer a huge power band. but that will be way down the line. power is in no way my priority. i was never a good enough driver to get the most out of my supra. ill only upthe power when ive got it handling as good as it can for what it is and if im out driving the car

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    Quote Originally Posted by dr_jekyll View Post
    yes i can over spin it and get the car upto 200 ish bhp but its not the most efficient way you get a bit of drop off up high and they make alot of heat. i was thinking of a simple compound setup just because its something ive never done and it should offer a huge power band. but that will be way down the line. power is in no way my priority. i was never a good enough driver to get the most out of my supra. ill only upthe power when ive got it handling as good as it can for what it is and if im out driving the car
    Will that involve some serious weight reductions ?
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    yes as much as possible, its actually not the heaviest car to start with. books at just over 1400 .

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