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Old 01-09-13, 15:22
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party T4 Camper 1/4 Mile in.... 17.4685

Well.... the results are in ....













VERY VERY happy.
Specially as it is a fully working camper with furniture, sink, cooker, bed... the full works.

Massive thanks to Mario (Maz) from MV Engineering, Keith from United Diesel...

And most of all, Tamsin my wonderful super supportive wife!
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Old 01-09-13, 19:54
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Fantastic dude some achievement
I got 2.4 non turbo and I reckon I could do it about 17.4 minutes
Well done
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Old 01-09-13, 19:57
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Fantastic dude some achievement
I got 2.4 non turbo and I reckon I could do it about 17.4 minutes
Well done
Thanks bud...

You need to talk to Brookster about the 2.4 turbo conversion
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Old 01-09-13, 20:44
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Default Re: T4 Camper 1/4 Mile in.... 17.4685

Drive to pod, race up strip all day drive home, with out a single problem, that's how to roll
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Old 01-09-13, 20:45
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Drive to pod, race up strip all day drive home, with out a single problem, that's how to roll
You the man Mario! Thanks....
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Old 01-09-13, 20:46
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Default Re: T4 Camper 1/4 Mile in.... 17.4685

Breakdown of the runs....

1st run. 17.8837
Bongo Fury vs a Beetle.
Turned out the bug was an 11 second car having a warm up, so I had NO chance!
Left the lights with a decent reaction time but the wheels just spun in first AND second up to nearly the first sixth.
Obviously pushed too hard off the line.

2nd Run Vs Honda Civic. 17.6239
Decided to try to put some heat in the tyres, so attempted a wheels spin in the warm up section.
SCHOOL BOY ERROR... red lined in 1st and killed the engine.
Managed to roll to the line but couldn't start her! tried 5 times before I as told I was going to be pushed back.
Tried to start one last time and she fired up!
But she had obviously been flooded so she was running awfuly and rough.
Wasn't paying attention so my reaction time is awful.
Saying that, the fact that I struggled to get full power from her in the first 1/6 meant that I got less wheel spin and got a better time!

3rd Run vs a new Corsa VXR (BEST) 17.4685
Managed to keep the wheel spin down.
Well happy I kept up with the Corsa which is SUPPOSED to be 200bhp.
Best run I managed.

4th run vs Civis (same as run 2) 17.6390
Decided to look at my power graph from the re-map and try to change gear at about 3.5-3.6k.
Obviously it didn't work!
Need to just use my gut and feel when to change.

Might even invest in a pair of slicks for the front tyres next time

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Old 01-09-13, 21:11
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Default Re: T4 Camper 1/4 Mile in.... 17.4685

Thats class! What does a standard van do it in??
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Default Re: T4 Camper 1/4 Mile in.... 17.4685

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater
dunno if u can access that photo , but it was yr van on the strip from up in the stands
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dunno if u can access that photo , but it was yr van on the strip from up in the stands
Fantastic! Thanks ....

Your photo? Are you Melanie?
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yep , my photo , and yes im melanie
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