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by cannonball » Wed May 16, 2018 10:17 pm

Ian Northeast wrote:Cannonball, driving on wet, rutted and bumpy sand is a hell of a lot harder than it looks.
There is a fair amount of drag from the surface and I couldn't put my foot down too quickly as the back wheels were spinning up in top.
The best description of the sensation would be to drive your car with loose track rod ends.
The weekend was simply my only training run before we head out to America. I was deliberately looking for the worse bits of surface to try and get used to the feeling.
If it was easy everyone would do it.

Sorry to miss you Tim, it was a good evening and the IMPS lot were very interested.

Martin I made it to Wales thanks to the generosity of people like you and am eternally grateful.


Well that explains it thank you,,good luck with it,,
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by ChrisP » Thu May 17, 2018 8:45 pm

just curious but to be the worlds fastest jensen
what speed must you reach?
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by Joerg » Fri May 18, 2018 5:57 pm

More than the 164 mph that I did on the Autobahn ( no official time keeping :D )
Frightening speed in a CV8, needed two lanes and wind from the rear 8)
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by DaveT » Sat May 19, 2018 6:15 am

Hi, I believe that when owned and driven by Malcolm Verey, the 541R race car (DS5 engine!) was getting well above 140mph on the track.
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by Steve Payne » Sat May 19, 2018 11:54 am

I once did 147mph on a German Autobahn, as Joerg said two lanes and the the thing that surprised me it seemed to go on tip toes if that makes sense? I presume the going under the front valance caused this.

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by Joerg » Sun May 20, 2018 9:10 am

The front is lifted so much that there is no further movement in the front suspension. The shock absorbers are looked in the upper position - I think that’s the reason for Ian’s front spoiler.
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by Ian Northeast » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:46 pm

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by Martin R » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:26 pm

Very cool 8)
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