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  1. VAD17

    Denbies??

    Provisionally yes[emoji3] Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  2. VAD17

    Hey GT86 Crew

    Welcome onboard! Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  3. VAD17

    TD or Invidia N1 Cat Back

    Are you sure you want non-res? I can vouch for TD, the quality of their work is top notch and very responsive and friendly service. Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  4. Thruxton Circuit - Car Track Day (Opentrack) Monday, July 13th, 2020 £175 https://www.opentrack.co.uk/product/thruxton-circuit-monday-13th-july-2020/ Open Pit lane Format ** LIMITED NUMBERS EVENT WITH A MAXIMUM OF 50 CARS ATTENDING ** Times for Thruxton Events: 07:30am Sign on starts 08.40am Briefing 09:00am Sighting laps 12:00pm till 13:00pm Lunch 17:00pm Track time ends Price includes: Tuition (depends on COVID rules) Photography Snacks & Drinks Static Noise: 90Db Drive by Noise: 87.5Db Thruxton Circuit is a superb circuit located in Hampshire and it offers 11 turns over 2.35 miles of High speed fun. Thruxton is one of the fastest circuits in the Uk and still hosts rounds of the BTCC, British Super-bikes and Formula 3 championship. Located in Hampshire Thruxton can be found just of the A303. ***Spaces still available***
  5. VAD17

    New member - planning mods and trying TSS

    Welcome onboard! You cant go wrong with TD NA tune (or turbo in you want more). I have Gramlight Rays, not as expensive and Lucas at Partbox often has a good deal on them. I have Tein Flex As, popular and very good for the price, both on normal roads and track (although a bit wobbly for my liking beyond 10 clicks from hard). Ksports are pretty good (I had them for nearly 2.5 yrs now), consider Reyland kit though as well. Reyland also do disks for Ksport, which are cheaper and aparently just as good. Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  6. Track Day - Brands Hatch Indy Track days are back! Even with social distancing rules in place we can enjoy GT86 on track and shout at each other across the pits! Thursday, June 18th (MSVT) £259 Brands Hatch Circuit is a real favourite amongst track day drivers. This Indy circuit is surprisingly difficult to perfect with double apexes at both Druids and Clearways. The swoops and dips add to excitement culminating in Paddock Hill Bend often described as being like dropping off the edge of the world! It should be on the list of must-dos for every track day driver in the country! https://www.msvtrackdays.com/car/circuits/brands-hatch/ Link to book: https://www.msvtrackdays.com/car/calendar/2020/june/18-bh/ Good circuit guide https://driver61.com/circuit-guide/brands-hatch-indy/ Lets see who's going: 1. @VAD17 2. @Kaltorak 3. @AJ124 4. @maurice … + couple non-GT86 friends
  7. I cant count number of times I had the same issue. Even today my 4m old battery died (to be fair have not used the car for over 2 weeks due to cov and prior to that it was a 1.5mile round trip to shop), but at least it opened first time. 11 counterclockwise/ 3 clockwise is about right, and depending on how lucky/ unlucky you are it can take 15-20 mins to unlock (its like continuous and frustrating rocking). This thread has good recommendations tried and tested by many members: - WD40 - Allen Key (I use padded garden glove as well) - applying slightly more force counterclockwise Solar battery charger may be a good purchase for the future. Good luck!
  8. Glad you finally got in [emoji846] Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  9. I had to apply force, particularly counter clockwise (had to limit it though, was afraid of breaking the key). Out of 3 times I tried only 1st took a long time, but I wouldn't want to try locking it and unlocking again. I assume you tried spraying WD40 on the key as well? Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  10. I had same issue (all 3 times before Toyota replaced the battery) - clockwise it was moving about 1/4 or more of the revolution, while anticlockwise only just a bit. 1st time it took me around 20 mins to unlock (i found padded gloves to make it slightly more bearable). I'd say try again, but yeah its very very annoying Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  11. VAD17

    Will300's Subaru BRZ Build

    AWESOME! Like the new look a lot. Want to order longer wheel nuts as well now for my CR57, but think of L32 instead. Need to decide on colour (was also thinking blue, but don't know if they would look ok with grey car - may be black again). Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  12. VAD17

    Club Events - 2020

    Well, life is basically on hold, no track days or club events until further notice. (Washed the car, still dirty... fuel gets cheaper, nowhere to go... ) Stay safe until the life re-starts [emoji40] Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  13. VAD17

    New to the forum...

    Welcome onboard![emoji3] Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  14. Details updated Club stand code works Once you have booked please let me know Should be fun!
  15. Event Title: Go Japan! - Brands Hatch, Sunday September 13th Event Author: VAD17 Event Date: 13.09.2020 Go Japan! Sunday, September 13th Brands Hatch Circuit https://gojapan.co.uk/ Go Japan is an automotive celebration of anything Japanese, taking place at Brands Hatch for the first time. It's sure to be a season highlight! The event is 'Japanese only' in terms of cars, and will feature many interactive displays plus Japanese arts and crafts and cultural experiences. It will also feature Comicon characters, live music, industry celebrities and much more. Time Attack will headline at this event on-track, with professional, Japanese drift cars also set to thrill. There will also be a showcase of 'Japanese Legends‘ and a presentation of tuning and race cars from the present and past. What to expect at Go Japan!? Motorsport on track: Time Attack / Racing / Drifting / Special Exhibits Car clubs & displays off track Visitor participatory experiences Car Show Japanese food vendors Performers & Cosplay Live stage Live music, DJ & cultural displays Competitions Harajuku fashion show Hobby & enthusiasts groups Celebrity race drivers / influencers Iconic race cars Trade Zones – Car/Bike/Culture Family fun To see what's on go to: http://gojapan.co.uk/whats-on/ We will have club stand. To book space on the club stand go to: http://gojapan.co.uk/club-stands/ and click "Join your club stand" (red button) to register Club code: 96006631 (please make sure you register to for us to get space) To book tickets (separate to club stand) go to: https://brandshatch.msv.com/BH-20-gojapan Once you booked tickets and club stand please let me know. See you there! Attending: 1. @VAD17 (organiser) Go Japan! - Brands Hatch, Sunday September 13th
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