Exhausting

Regardless of how you feel about it track day noise limits are with us and only likely to get more restrictive as time goes on. Despite the benefits to the local economies located close to racing circuits it seems a common trend that pressure from residents and local authorities mean

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Orranje Brake Ducts

In addition to swapping the original master cylinder for the uprated version from an E46 M3 (you can read the blog post here) the other area of the brakes I knew needed attention is the cooling. On longer circuits the brakes have a bit of time to recover between heavy

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E46 M3 Master Cylinder Swap

Please Note: this doesn’t work unless you have someone who can make a new rod to connect between the pedal and the master cylinder, the stock one isn’t long enough. I gave up and decided to concentrate on something else, maybe I’ll revisit some day… One of the areas of my car I’d

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Back on Track

It’s been a couple of months since I got the car back after the engine rebuild at 1320Mini and I’ve finally managed to get the car back on track. After the engine rebuild there was the small issue of 500 “gentle” miles on mineral oil to bed the engine in

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Ouch

I like to do as much of the work on my car as possible but sometimes there are jobs that are outside of my abilities, this is one of those examples. A few weeks ago I took my car to 1320Mini with the intention of having CatCam fitted along with

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2012 Review

In the last post I’d replaced the leaking stock radiator with a new all aluminium Mishimoto part, sadly that wasn’t the last of the problems I experienced with the cooling system. With only a couple of weeks to go before my final track day of the season at Donington the

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