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The Scrapyard Quadra

Discussion in '21 turbo' started by DaveL485, Feb 6, 2014.

Discuss The Scrapyard Quadra in the 21 turbo area at TurboRenault.co.uk.

  1. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    Heard your little chuckle as Mr Porker bailed out on the left for you :)
     
  2. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Mmmmmmmmaybe I had a little snigger :)

    There's a vid on FB from my mates KTM Xbow, he's behind me and we batter it past a Ferrari on the pit straight, before he chips past me on the next bit. It shows quite well that we weren't hanging about lol. Trying to get a public copy...
     
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  3. Larsson7

    Larsson7 Well-Known Member

    Looks like great fun Dave, Andy ever get his 21 road going?
     
  4. r5gordini

    r5gordini Moderator

    Awesome stuff, Dave!
     
  5. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Not yet... :)

    Vid of my mates LS3 powered Ultima Can-Am from yesterday. HOW GOOD does this sound?

     
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  6. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

  7. Brigsy

    Brigsy Media Manager

    Looks well planted on the corners. Porsche driver - "all the gear no idea" lol to put it into the pit wall backwards is a massive fail
     
  8. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

    That can am doesn't sound like it's really trying, whilst still destroying everything in it's wake...! :)
    Couple of comments:
    1. That had to be the most pointless air vent in a dashboard?! Not exactly going to heat you/the car up a lot (no roof) and your not going to complain too much of being hot whilst the wind is whistling round your ear holes?
    2. Your mate needs to learn heel & toe with that car, when he's shifting down without a little blip of the throttle, you can see it unsettles the car. (The names not Rohrl, but that's how it looks to me)
     
  9. Larsson7

    Larsson7 Well-Known Member

    That is a rather quick vehicle and sounds meaty.
     
  10. Turbjj

    Turbjj Well-Known Member

    Seems that you had fun;-)
    and makes me want to go to the track,
    and makes me want to have an Ultima (maybe in another life, LOL)
     
  11. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Mark built the Ultima himself, in a single garage at his house. Took him almost two years, and it's a properly nice job too. It's extremely quick, 500+ bhp LS3 and soon to be more too. He's working on sorting out the handling which by all accounts is pretty bad from the factory with terrible bump steer due to the badly designed steering geometry!
    I did a pax lap of the Nurburgring in it last year, it sounds EPIC.
     
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  12. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Some pics nicked from the PH SS thread :)

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    And yeah thats me overtaking the Fez :)

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  13. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Found this in the week.
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    Not pleased! Bought a new tyre to replace it, had that fitted yesterday. Fitter reckons pothole damage. What a waste of a virtually new tyre :'(

    Did a few bits today. Wired up the Mac valve properly with some shielded cable and routed it properly, then made a loom to put the starter kick on a relay to try and cure the click-no-starter-motor issue that has been annoying the shit outs me lately.

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    Then I fitted it and the starter cranks every time now. Most pleased.
    Tidied up some wiring too, then lobbed the Volvo washer pump in. Its basically an S60 pump jammed in a 16mm hole with a bit of sealer and wired up to the normal wiring. Works really well.
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    I also bought some S60 jets and fitted those with a bit of a faff, and although they're in it was a waste of time as their angle is way way too low.
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    They just clean the back of the wiper blades lol. Can't win em all eh. Pity they were fifteen quid a pair! Bastard.

    Also took a ciggy lighter USB thing apart, soldered some wires to the terminals and hooked it up to the power for the stereo, which I have removed as I haven't switched it on in years. Couldn't hear shit when it was on anyway lol.
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    So today is mostly win, with one small fail!

    Pistonheads meet tomorrow morning. Looking forward to an extended blast!
     

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  14. Big Steve - Raider

    Big Steve - Raider Staff Member

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  15. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    You know that i'll be back!
     
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  16. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Last tweak carried out monday before leaving froggy jaunt. Sickly air filter replaced with shiny new big one. Found on evilbay while browsing for random shit to buy, listed as slightly damaged. Fifteen quid! When it arrived the box was a bit squidged at the corners but the filter is perfect. Winner!

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  17. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    For perspective, the blue boost pipes and the filter neck is 3" :D
     
  18. DaveL485

    DaveL485 Staff Member

    Lack of updates here due to extreme reliability. (I know, WTF, right?!?! :D)

    However the wiper linkage decided to die at Blyton so i'm assembling parts to fix that....brand new motor and i'm going to rebuild the monged linkage with rose joints :)
    In the mean time, have some tracktastic pics of my beloved being hammered around Blyton.

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    Back wheel almost, almost off the floor! Not bad for a 1420kg, 4wd beastie clap.gif
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    This is a great pic, pity about the ugly tosser bent over the engine bay reassembling his broken wiper linkage :D

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    Thanks to @sammytripod@sammytripod and @andybond@andybond for the piccies!
     
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  19. Larsson7

    Larsson7 Well-Known Member

    Ahh memories, the first job I had to do on my old white PH3 was change snapped linkage.

    Had Roddy over at my house the other day with his lovely Datsun and 21, I miss the old 21!
     
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  20. Brigsy

    Brigsy Media Manager

    Still need a pax lap in this! ;)
     
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