Monthly Archives: June 2012

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Busy day in the garage

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Busy day at the team HQ this weekend. With team mebers back from all over the globe time to get stuck in a ready for shipping. This is where we started so the job list for this weekend was BIG so we all got stuck in. A little movie magic for you :   So […]

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Bumper repair – Plastic welding

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More fixing. During the build up for the last 24 hours she broke down on the track and got towed back. During the tow the recovery vehicle slowed and the car went over the tow rope and the front valance got damaged. Also as was kindly pointed out we have no protection grid for the […]

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Newsletter 24H BARCELONA 2012

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As you may have read SVDP Racing are off to the Bareclona 24 hours. The orgainsers have just sent out an update with a news letter. 24H BARCELONA The 24H of Barcelona, held at the Circuit de Catalunya is a 24 hour race for GTs, touring cars and 24H Specials. Participation in this endurance event […]

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Dashboard Upgrade

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The car orignally had no additional guages, however over time Water temp, Oil Temp, Oil pressure and now boost pressure have all been added. These were orignally pop riveted to the dashboard, well time for a more fitting home, a new dashboard section. And this is how. Firstly we are working with firbeglass and carbon […]

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Before & After

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A Bad day at the office 247KPH and no brakes, I don’t really want to be in that position again.  The car stood up very well thanks to custom cages

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Barcelona Here We Come

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Having competed in the 2010 Britcar 24hr race at Silverstone and the Dubai 24hr in 2011 and 2012 (well we entered but sadly didn’t start), the team have decided to expand their racing portfolio and enter the 2012 Barcelona 24hr event being held on 7th-9th September. After the unfortunate events of the Dubai 24hr event, […]

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No longer required.

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More work in the Garage and another what’s missing question ? Yes a bit of surgery required, out with the steering coloumn. Steering lock is definately not required. Make pushing around the pits a right pain. Out it comes. Do you want to know how to do it ? NO stop being a thieving scally ! […]

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NACA Scoop & Bonnet

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Well we said that we would let you know how the rebuild of broken things went well here’s something broken. If you remeber the earlier post on the NACA scoop this is it being fitted as well as some bonnet repair after the pins failed. Firstly out with the old scoop and give the bonnet […]