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by Jaik
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: 3rd times a charm Karting :-) 3rd of Feb
Replies: 19
Views: 201

Re: 3rd times a charm Karting :-) 3rd of Feb

I’m up for this :)
by Jaik
Wed May 16, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: Highland Fling Long Weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 439

Highland Fling Long Weekend

I took the Elise up to Scotland for a long weekend run with my other half and a group of friends. Great company, incredible scenery and some fantastic roads in an eclectic group of cars: My Elise, 308 GTS, Tuscan S, M3, another M3, R8, Leon Cupra K1, A45 AMG, SLK. The car was a riot, as usual! Casua...
by Jaik
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: Time for the bi-annual wash
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Re: Time for the bi-annual wash

Seriously Lotus. They're Team Dynamics Pro Forged Superlights, the current Elise Cup wheels without “LOTUS” stamped in the rim and about half the price. They're hilariously light.
by Jaik
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: Time for the bi-annual wash
Replies: 4
Views: 511

Time for the bi-annual wash

I put new wheels on the car and they looked too clean against six months of filth and rubber, so I was forced to give it a wash today. https://preview.ibb.co/iEpmic/DSCF0005_7.jpg https://preview.ibb.co/fBwXOc/DSCF0008_5.jpg https://preview.ibb.co/dHRMGx/DSCF0006_6.jpg https://preview.ibb.co/ei4rGx/...
by Jaik
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: Just bought a V10
Replies: 4
Views: 787

Re: Just bought a V10

I’m not sure that counts as a tick on the checklist :lol: I’m glad I’m not the only one who wants to try all the engine configurations.
by Jaik
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: Did anyone get any ‘Lotus’ time this weekend??
Replies: 37
Views: 3697

Re: Did anyone get any ‘Lotus’ time this weekend??

Hi Dave, I met that bunch of guys we did that "run" to Hassop with last year. Bumped into Jaik which was good for a quick catch up but then proceeded on a short run (up the motorway yawn) to a Cars & Coffee type meeting at Trafford Park. I didn't actually realise this until I got there, really not ...
by Jaik
Tue Jul 04, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: Norlog track day interest
Replies: 14
Views: 2700

Re: Norlog track day interest

mikeydude wrote:
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:35 pm
Jaik wrote:
Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:22 pm
I could be up for Blyton on 27th, who's it booked through?

Just two Elises at the moment.....me and another norlog member
I meant which TDO is it, but I see it's Javelin :) I'm booking it now.

1. Boothy
2. Mr & Mrs Dave C
3. mikeydude & Tania
4. Jaik
by Jaik
Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: Norlog track day interest
Replies: 14
Views: 2700

Re: Norlog track day interest

I could be up for Blyton on 27th, who's it booked through?
by Jaik
Sat Oct 22, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R

I did an MSV/Evo “How Fast?” day today at Bedford Autodrome with a couple of friends. We used the West circuit and with a small number of cars had an hour of open pit lane, followed by two flying hot laps each to set a time for their leaderboards. It's the first time I've been to Bedford and the sec...
by Jaik
Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R

Get a good group of friends together and there's nothing like it. Stunning scenery, great food, spectacular roads… Wonderful. I think I've done 8 tours over the past 9 years!

Just don't go with a friend in a 4C if you enjoy your car getting attention :lol:
by Jaik
Tue Oct 11, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R

A few pics from our run to Italy… http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/924/fVi9bu.jpg http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/923/yBXAtm.jpg http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/923/2TTdWM.jpg http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/922/mdstmI.jpg http://imagizer.imageshack...
by Jaik
Tue Oct 11, 2016 12:35 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R

I took the car for a week in the Alps and the Dolomites with a few friends (I'll post more about that soon) and had a couple of minor bits to fix when I got home. I gained a few minor rattles which I'm looked to solve, and one big one. Toward the end of the trip the driver's door started rattling, n...
by Jaik
Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: Oakmere - 3Eleven Launch Evening
Replies: 16
Views: 4495

Re: Oakmere - 3Eleven Launch Evening

As if you didn't already know, the 3-Eleven is nuts. http://i.imgur.com/tyvgb4J.jpg http://i.imgur.com/fqeonOo.jpg http://i.imgur.com/kl7Itrn.jpg http://i.imgur.com/VjpNzFX.jpg http://i.imgur.com/9omAFP2.jpg http://i.imgur.com/c8wnPgT.jpg The jewel-like Esprit Turbo and disgruntled-sounding 340R wer...
by Jaik
Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R

I had a chance to take The Slowtus out for a drive today with an old friend in a 458 Spider. Today was a good day. Given the hot weather, it also served as a nice shakedown before I head off to Italy in a week or so. Everything is tip top! http://i.imgur.com/80M0ZJE.jpg http://i.imgur.com/E777GY4.jp...
by Jaik
Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: Oakmere - 3Eleven Launch Evening
Replies: 16
Views: 4495

Re: Oakmere - 3Eleven Launch Evening

Count me in :)
by Jaik
Mon Aug 29, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R

I've only done one minor job on the car in the past few weeks, which was to spray PTFE onto various bits of the gearstick mechanism/linkage as it was a bit creaky, squeaky and stiff in places. They're known for being a weak part of the package in terms of precision and feel, but just getting things ...
by Jaik
Tue Aug 09, 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R

While I umm and ahh about new seats and harnesses, I've spent £3.66 on a new reflector to replace the one my exhaust melted. I've also ordered a pair of centre caps to replace my missing ones. http://i.imgur.com/7NosfL9.jpg http://i.imgur.com/SeG07cO.jpg I also gave the garage a clear out, so there'...
by Jaik
Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:31 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R

I was at Demon Tweeks today buying some gloves for my first sprint event in a few weeks (different car which I should probably create a thread about) and tried out a few potential seats for the Lotus while I was there. This turned out to be something of a mistake, as I now have to fiddle the maths s...
by Jaik
Mon Aug 01, 2016 4:20 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R

Blyton is a good circuit, has plenty of nice safe run off on most of the track, and is usually very affordable. Oulton Park is a more challenging and fun circuit in my opinion. Having elevation changes makes it quite different to the flat converted airfield locations like Blyton. It also has better ...
by Jaik
Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: New car, K20 SC 135R

It's quicker than I am, for sure. Lots of learning needed! And agreed on the supercharger whine, it's addictive.

It's running R888s and 340R geo, so it holds on well. The spin in the video was partly down to me trying to go at "warm tyre speed" on cold tyres. And partly just bad driving :driving:
by Jaik
Sat Jul 30, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: New car, K20 SC 135R

I took the car on track for the first time under my ownership today, at Blyton Park. Aside from the silencer making a bid for freedom at the start of the day and melting itself onto a reflector, it all went swimmingly It was quickly pushed back into place, the clamp tightened up and was fine for the...
by Jaik
Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: New car, K20 SC 135R

A few engine bay photos… http://i.imgur.com/KcLfOrf.jpg http://i.imgur.com/Ntu9T9C.jpg Jackson Racing supercharger http://i.imgur.com/1Dp5ids.jpg 70mm throttle body http://i.imgur.com/wn86iUi.jpg There's a charge cooler in there somewhere http://i.imgur.com/crh3ETv.jpg The Nimbus heat shielding does...
by Jaik
Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: New car, K20 SC 135R

It will indeed! I remember doing a Wales run in my previous one a couple of weeks after I got that, too. It's becoming a habit.
by Jaik
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: New car, K20 SC 135R

Took it for a pootle this evening to see what's what, and got a few pics in a favourite little spot.

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by Jaik
Tue Jul 12, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Norlog Chat
Topic: The Slowtus - K20 SC 135R
Replies: 36
Views: 8471

Re: New car, K20 SC 135R

Here's the dyno sheet as requested, ~310hp at the wheels and torque everywhere.

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