Exige S2 with added supercharger

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Little and large at the petrol station

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andybond wrote: Mon Apr 18, 2022 8:34 am Little and large at the petrol station

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What little fuel and a large bill?
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😀😀

Don’t look , just pay and run.

Noticed the cashier had a mask on and was riding a horse which I found bizarre.
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andybond wrote: Mon Apr 18, 2022 2:27 pm 😀😀

Don’t look , just pay and run.

Noticed the cashier had a mask on and was riding a horse which I found bizarre.
Not really weird. COVID vulnerable and horses are cheaper than petrol
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Those wheels are far too nice for track use, you need to sell them to me and have my Y spokes :thumbup: ;)
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I took the car out a few days back to a local car event ( no pics, sorry! ) but I noted that the idle was getting "stuck" at 1500rpm and then a tap on the throttle reduced it to normal. It sometimes appeared to hunt as well.

I thought it was about time I learnt a bit more about my map, so I broke out this

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In a hybrid of Rob Dahm ( minus hair ) and page up from the mighty car mods I set about my tweaking

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I saved the map pre page up/down and post. I now have it idling without hunting. Quite happy with that. If it all goes wrong Ill revert to the previous map.

Whilst I was in the boot of the car I couldnt see the illumination of the wideband controller. Curious as to why I discovered that the data cable had unclipped itself and the actual unit was lose in the boot. Now, I am at an early stage of mapping but I know thats not a good thing.

One cable reattached and the display unit velcro'd to the boot space and we are back in business

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I had noticed over the past week weeks that I had a left hand down when going straight. The fine gents @SeriouslyLotus @JDS were super helpful and fitted me in at late notice and have taken corrective actions on the left rear toe which was a way out.

As ever great service.

Car is now fit for Blyton a week Saturday
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Back to an old stomping ground this weekend with ClioSport and TurboRenault.

Took a friend out in the exige and this is what he had to say.

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Delighted with that

Can also confirm the front ARB changed have helped the turn in. Nowhere near so much diving and understeer.
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A few words about my trackday at Blyton. Whilst I appreciate its old ground for me having been there perhaps 8 or 9 times now its also a very familiar test track. I do tend to take the exige on the road but I would never dream of cornering on a B road like I do on track.

For those at the back who havent been following my thread ( shame on you ) I have mad a modification to the adjustable ARB and gone full hard. Thats 5/5 setting.

I have certainly noted a firmer bite on turn in, however dont forget I have the near mythical AD052 tyres on. Could it have been that as well? Either way I am delighted with the car setup, but as ever always wondering what more could be done. I note the roll on the pictures seems to have been reduced but not removed. I am torn here because in theory a stiffer spring might stop the compression but I am curious if it could introduce understeer as the firmer spring would force the tyre to skip , rather than grip? Answers on a postcard or even this thread, please

My new exhaust sounded erm. I dont really know! I have a new lid as well and that basically renders most external noises null and void so I cannot tell. I am awaiting some videos of other track goers to get a better impression.

All in all, I am most pleased with the pace of the car and the confidence it inspires in me pressing on.

Some pictures of the car now. I am sure you have all seen a s2 exige before but tough ...

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