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    Get a Pro to scrub your tyres in ;-)

    My Astra is getting fettled for an outing in December.....and its gonna have the last 2 stages in the dark, so the lamps are getting sorted

    While it was down at Dave Keen's garage, being fettled, a certain Jonathon Wigmore had popped in to see him....and as a Super 1600 driver, with a Puma, he's a fair judge of a rally car

    So what did he think?

    He liked it. Not sufficient power, as you'd imagine, but well impressed Stable, smooth, balanced....

    although to be fair, he'd probably be able to drive most stuff well.

    Anyone know what kinda of power the Super 1600 Puma churns out?

    Over 250 bhp , revving to 9500 rpm.

    Makes my 112 seem a tad lowly

    Onward...ever onward

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    thoguht you were getting something sorted? temp guage wasnt it?
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    Astra is all fettled now....new fuel pump (cheers Trig) and she;s ready.....trouble jhas been that me and Sair are buying a new house, so money's been short.

    But I;ve saved a bit for one more event....in fact...there's two events in December....sorely tempted

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    I've got half an XE in the back garden chap n a m8 of mines just had his GTE TBoned by some old bint so thats being stripped

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    doh... and theres me reading the topic and thinking this would be about zak33 driving through a "nawty" part of town and getting his car cleaning

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    Love having a pro drive my mota.

    Learnt a few interesting tips along the way too.

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    Smile

    Did you get to go out with him Zak?.

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    250bhp from a 1.6?

    Nutters!

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    thats a conservative horsepower ....its likely to be higher.

    No I didnt go with him...I was at work, 20 miles away

    tbh.....I'd like to have met him, but hey ho

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33
    thats a conservative horsepower ....its likely to be higher.

    No I didnt go with him...I was at work, 20 miles away

    tbh.....I'd like to have met him, but hey ho

    I reckon it was just some burberry scally then who ragged ya car about............ wasnt really a pro was it



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    oih..dont...I'll start having nightmares

    Quote Originally Posted by Advice Trinity by Knoxville
    "The second you aren't paying attention to the tool you're using, it will take your fingers from you. It does not know sympathy." |
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