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      02-07-2019, 07:24 AM   #353
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Thx Azeka,

Nope, without the driver weight..
But just bought the heater core delete kit and a few other bits and pieces still to be removed.. should come down another 50 lbs at least..

So ive beern taking a few notes and it seems that my car runs pretty hot on the track, initially I thought it was just the olil temp that was high (130 degrees) (seems after looking at the logs it even goes up to 135) but I thought the water temp was steady and in the green arc... (it might actually help if I would actually look at the gauges sometimes while screeming round the track) :rofl:

anyways, while looking at the logs, I can see that the water tempo is really high too.. :|

So I bought a new Motorsport thermostat.. (55degree fully open) (probably the old thermostat needed replacing anyways... lol) anyhows, hope this sorts out my issue.

Ive also got the oil divertor and a heater removal kit on order...

anyways, heres to hoping this will look better than this screenshot of one of my 32 laps last session.

(thanks for the info Josh )

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      02-21-2019, 10:39 PM   #354
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Ok slight update...

Motorsport thermo has been cancelled after many talks about correct water temp, which mine is) new OEM thermo ordered. New M6 oil cooler ordered.

Heater core staying in, I've need advised that the heater core will reduce spikes in the water temp, other wise you do run a rush of running a cylinder hot.

(Not my words, but it's plausable enough, so it's staying in)

Prepping for another track evening today.

Removed all four wheels to check lines and pads and rotors, all in awesome Nick.. really loving these brakes, thanks Chris )

Carbon fibre fabrics on the way for my door panel project. Should be super nice. Ordered 2x2 twill. Stay tuned on how my surfboard shaping skills have deteriorated over the years..



Right door mould pretty much complete.. left door mould, not so much so.. haven't started on that one yet..lol..

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      03-03-2019, 12:04 PM   #355
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And new batt showed up. Thanks Alex

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      03-04-2019, 03:08 AM   #356
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Heater core staying in, I've need advised that the heater core will reduce spikes in the water temp, other wise you do run a rush of running a cylinder hot.

(Not my words, but it's plausable enough, so it's staying in
Well that's one I've never heard. Must be why race cars keep their heaters...not.

This could only be plausible if your cooling system is inadequate and you run with your heater valve open (cooking you in the cabin).
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I hear ya Mike, blew me away too, let me see if I can dig up the quote.

On other news, bralle batt is in the car.

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its a work in progress , this whole thread mate, esp after the firikkin PhotoBucket fiasco. Ill clean it up one day .
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Thanks Josh
You'll like these... I run the same engine mounts and the difference in the front end feel really surprised me. There is a bit more vibration at idle to 1200 rpm but i really dont think its that bad.

I am running the Rogue Transmission mounts but he the AKG mounts to put in at some point.
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Bought a set of 2.5inch risers to get that wing in some cleaner airflow.



Modification required of course.
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Bought a set of 2.5inch risers to get that wing in some cleaner airflow.



Modification required of course.
Seriously contemplating this as well.
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Hey Vanne,

I love this build!

I have a Z4m Roadster and I have done a few track days with it, and plan to do many more. Long ago I raced formula cars and, as a result, have great appreciation for a good quality harnesses.

I would like to put a harness, and probably a competition seat, into my Z4M Roadster, but NOT have to mount a roll cage. It looks like your mounting solution might work in a Roadster.

Do you have any info on the harness mounting solution?

Thanks!
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