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Offline leeroy20vt

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #40 on: 14 January 2011, 22:01 »
ok kool i always have trackin done once i done somethink with suspension anyway

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #41 on: 14 January 2011, 22:02 »
Wow - amazing insight there.

For some bedtime reading, try this article I've put up on the web for you:

Link

It might further your understanding of some of this stuff.

not sure if that was aimed at me but cheers dh

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #42 on: 14 January 2011, 22:26 »
Am back on phone so I'll have a look tomorow

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #43 on: 14 January 2011, 22:50 »
good link i'm sure but i hant red it all cus it gives me a hedache i'll read the rest another day


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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #44 on: 15 January 2011, 01:35 »
Wow - amazing insight there.

For some bedtime reading, try this article I've put up on the web for you:

Link

It might further your understanding of some of this stuff.

nice link.

Not geeky enough for a son of a maths teacher type like me though.

try purchasing this:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Competition-Car-Suspension-Practical-Handbook/dp/1844253287/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1295056057&sr=8-1

for the basics

or this:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Race-Vehicle-Dynamics-William-Milliken/dp/1560915269/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1295056103&sr=1-1

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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #45 on: 15 January 2011, 07:26 »
nice link.

Not geeky enough for a son of a maths teacher type like me though.

It's all about getting the level of the information correct.

Turns out I was shooting a little high anyway.  :grin:
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Re: trackday prep - what you have done and what do you recommend?
« Reply #46 on: 15 January 2011, 12:41 »
if your isnisting on going really low you need ball joint extenders or custom frount hubs, end off or it won't handel
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what do you need licence wise to do track days and about insurance?

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You need a driving license and track days are done 'at your own risk'.

If someone wipes out and take you with them you just lost your car.

Do the same to them and they just lost their car.

Unless you take out insurance to cover your car, but my approach to trackdays has always been 'risk nothing you cannot afford to lose'.
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if your isnisting on going really low you need ball joint extenders or custom frount hubs, end off or it won't handel

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