From: jackhackettuk on
On 7 Jan, 06:24, Timo Geusch <tnewsSPAMME...(a)unixconsult.co.uk> wrote:
> jackhacket...(a)yahoo.co.uk writes:
> > I've not been moving in those circles much for the last couple of
> > years, but they were having a meet once every two weeks in Ashford
> > actually, of all places, the last time I was.
>
> > You should pop over one Saturday and meet the mate who works down the
> > local rolling road I told you about, as aside from the fact he's in
> > the process of finally getting his S13 200SX RB26 conversion ready for
> > the road, I think he's still well connected with some of the drifter
> > peeps I mention above.
>
> Sounds like a plan, that...

<nods>

He's back off holiday next week - I'll have a word.

--
JackH
From: Carl Gibbs on

"Pete M" <pete.murray(a)blueSPAMFREEyonder.co.uk> wrote in message
news:flrnmg$hhu$1(a)registered.motzarella.org...
> Accompanied by the sound of a chisel on slate Doki,<mrdoki(a)gmail.com>
> managed to produce the following words of wisdom
>> Tom De Moor wrote:
>>> In article <xn0fku78kkug8b003(a)nermal.unix-consult.com>,
>>> tnewsSPAMMENOT(a)unixconsult.co.uk says...
>>>>
>>> snip
>>>
>>>
>>> Sell everything and buy dedicated cars.
>>>
>>> Buy a *new* Citro´┐Żn Berlingo to go shopping, generally farting
>>> around, big enough to seat 4 people and some luggage, etc et
>>>
>>> Buy a second hand, sorted Lotus ELise S1 for the track and the
>>> week-end runs.
>>>
>>> Budget? 15 kUKP and you will end up with 2 very reliable cars with
>>> close to negligent running costs.
>>
>> I reckon some of the people who've owned cars I've had in the past
>> have believed in negligent running costs :D. Neglible is that word
>> you're looking for.
>>
>> And I think you're bloody cruel suggesting a Berlingo as day to day
>> transport.
>
> I use a Berlingo in Czech sometimes. It's actually pretty good day to day
> transport.
>
Ditto, I used to use a 1.9D every day at work. TBH it was quite relaxing to
drive and handled quite nicely too.


From: Timo Geusch on
jackhackettuk(a)yahoo.co.uk writes:

> On 7 Jan, 06:24, Timo Geusch <tnewsSPAMME...(a)unixconsult.co.uk> wrote:
>> jackhacket...(a)yahoo.co.uk writes:
>> > I've not been moving in those circles much for the last couple of
>> > years, but they were having a meet once every two weeks in Ashford
>> > actually, of all places, the last time I was.
>>
>> > You should pop over one Saturday and meet the mate who works down the
>> > local rolling road I told you about, as aside from the fact he's in
>> > the process of finally getting his S13 200SX RB26 conversion ready for
>> > the road, I think he's still well connected with some of the drifter
>> > peeps I mention above.
>>
>> Sounds like a plan, that...
>
> <nods>
>
> He's back off holiday next week - I'll have a word.

Ta muchly.

--
'89 Mazda RX-7 Convertible
'92 Mazda RX-7
From: Fraser Johnston on

"Elder" <carl.robson(a)bouncing-czechs.com> wrote in message
news:MPG.21eb45dd5128d70a989ba7(a)news.individual.net...
> In article <xn0fkvg9eqou63003(a)nermal.unix-consult.com>,
> tnewsSPAMMENOT(a)unixconsult.co.uk says...
>> I'm not overly enamoured with Scoobies in general, especially since I
>> blew up the gearbox in the Legacy TT I had.
>>
>> Actually I've just come back from driving an Evo III and I know which
>> one I'd prefer. Useless for drifting, though.
>>
> Some import scoobs have adjustable biasing of the 4wd so you can set the
> balance more toward rwd and make it more drift friendly.

The scoobs are great road cars but just don't drift. I never got any of mine
sideways except for the wagon when I put race rubber on it on a wet day. Even
then it was boringly predictible. A 200sx would be the weapon of choice.

Fraser


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