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    Track day car

    Hi lads just starting a little blog on my first track car project just picked it up today
    2001 saxo vts 1600 16v 62000 miles on the clock it came in from England last year.
    Mods on it already are uprated comp clutch'light weight flywheel induction kit,4-2-1 supersprint manifold and supersprint straight through to kamracing back box.
    I got a set if 306 gti discs and callipers
    With the car so I have started on them today.
    I have a lot of work to do over the winter so all help and tips welcome.The weight loss program has already started this evening and got one side of my brakes done before love hate started:)
    I have some pics and will update more as I progress.

    First day home no work done .




    Weight loss program started





    First disc and calliper on.



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    Re: Track day car

    was looking at this on done deal the last while looked like sone car for the money with some nice extras and spares

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    Re: Track day car

    Very nice man wish I had the space to take something like this on
    had a vtr 8 valve great little car
    have a 106 gti same engine as yours great crack to drive
    Keep us posted on what you do
    IT TOOK ME FOOKING 3 YEARS TO WORK OUT HOW TO PUT THIS SMALL BIT OF TEXT HERE!!!!!

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    Re: Track day car

    fair play Adrian ,great to see ya got a good one they are a savage little car I loved my one ,looks like the ka has a playmate
    if ya need any help give me a shout
    IF YOU ENJOY A LAP OF THE NURBURGRING YOUR NOT DRIVING FAST ENOUGH!!!!!!! (sir Jackie stewart)

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    Re: Track day car


    [quote author=GORDON GT SERIES II link=topic=43155.msg494921#msg494921 date=1414969818]
    was looking at this on done deal the last while looked like sone car for the money with some nice extras and spares
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    Ya ya couldn't go wrong for the money'long drive with a trailer and van 8 hour round trip starting a 6:00 this morning but well worth it can't wait until she is track ready:)

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    [quote author=keith dublin link=topic=43155.msg494922#msg494922 date=1414970038]
    Very nice man wish I had the space to take something like this on
    had a vtr 8 valve great little car
    have a 106 gti same engine as yours great crack to drive
    Keep us posted on what you do
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    Will do Keith I was looking for a 106 or VTS i would have been happy with either when I seen the saxo I could not pass it..

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    Re: Track day car

    going by the spec man it doesnt look like it needs much to get track ready

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    [quote author=WAGON DEC link=topic=43155.msg494925#msg494925 date=1414970199]
    fair play Adrian ,great to see ya got a good one they are a savage little car I loved my one ,looks like the ka has a playmate
    if ya need any help give me a shout
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    Sound Dec call over some evening give me your 50 cent"that Little Ka will haunt me in mondello:)
    I will need your advice on the suspension for a start and if ya see any seats and harness knocking around link them on

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    Re: Track day car

    will do man ill pop over during the week to have a gander .if I see anything ill let ya know
    IF YOU ENJOY A LAP OF THE NURBURGRING YOUR NOT DRIVING FAST ENOUGH!!!!!!! (sir Jackie stewart)

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    [quote author=GORDON GT SERIES II link=topic=43155.msg494931#msg494931 date=1414970641]
    going by the spec man it doesnt look like it needs much to get track ready
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    No she has pucks of power Gordon just suspension brakes seats cage tyres some stickers and paint here and there and she is good but they don't all need to be done yet'all in good time:)

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    [quote author=WAGON DEC link=topic=43155.msg494934#msg494934 date=1414970983]
    will do man ill pop over during the week to have a gander .if I see anything ill let ya know
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    Sound Dec I here most evenings just drop a text I'll be in my bat cave:)

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    Track day car

    Original spare wheel looks like it didn't get much use,don't need that so out it came:)



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    IF YOU ENJOY A LAP OF THE NURBURGRING YOUR NOT DRIVING FAST ENOUGH!!!!!!! (sir Jackie stewart)

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    Re: Track day car

    Looks good Dec I don't like the filter in there wit no cold air feed I'll be having one of them

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    IF YOU ENJOY A LAP OF THE NURBURGRING YOUR NOT DRIVING FAST ENOUGH!!!!!!! (sir Jackie stewart)

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    IF YOU ENJOY A LAP OF THE NURBURGRING YOUR NOT DRIVING FAST ENOUGH!!!!!!! (sir Jackie stewart)

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    Re: Track day car

    Back axel is a weak point on them bearings go
    just put a new one in some differences it makes
    there was one at the track day it was flying the 2 lads were out non-stop in it and it never missed a beat.
    IT TOOK ME FOOKING 3 YEARS TO WORK OUT HOW TO PUT THIS SMALL BIT OF TEXT HERE!!!!!

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    [quote author=keith dublin link=topic=43155.msg494947#msg494947 date=1414997837]
    Back axel is a weak point on them bearings go
    just put a new one in some differences it makes
    there was one at the track day it was flying the 2 lads were out non-stop in it and it never missed a beat.
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    I'll take a look at that Keith would you recommend new axel or just doing the bearings?

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    [quote author=WAGON DEC link=topic=43155.msg494945#msg494945 date=1414973552]
    some seats and harnesses

    http://cars.donedeal.ie/caraccessori...-belts/7994251
    [/quote]thanks Dec I'll make a few calls tody

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    Track day car


    Some paint work to be done.

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