Exige S2 with added supercharger

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Rob999
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Re: Exige S2 with added supercharger

Post by Rob999 » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:09 am

You may need a new wallet :)

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Re: Exige S2 with added supercharger

Post by andybond » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:26 am

My current on is on fire after all the upgrades ! :)

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ade
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Re: Exige S2 with added supercharger

Post by ade » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:49 am

As long as it is in the back of your mind and are prepared, it will be easier when it does happen

For now though, on track days try not to shock load the gearbox especially in 3rd, IE don't accelerate hard on curbs, also be smooth bringing in the clutch to stop shock loading the gearbox, it won't stop it breaking just delay it, you might get lucky for years, or be unlucky like JFK, mine lasted till the morning of my 2nd day at Spa and 2 previous track days


As far as I'm concerned though, the cost of a lost track day and my time I would put at least some prevention in, like the cooler and just plan to upgrade the gearbox as soon as funds allow

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Re: Exige S2 with added supercharger

Post by andybond » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:57 am

I appreciate each and everyones advice - thanks all.

Firmly in my mind to prepare for failure now. It wont be tracked till March earliest next year. That should allow the shock of these upgrades to go away and prepare for doom.

Andy

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Re: Exige S2 with added supercharger

Post by jfk » Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:45 pm

Another issue that is also wallet related is that the more power you develop the more noise that is created for the track police and their microphones ...
I got called in at Donington on my 2nd lap when I was on my 2.8 pulley ;-)

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Re: Exige S2 with added supercharger

Post by andybond » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:40 pm

With the noise thing I should be ok. Its super quiet with a sports cat and hangar111 exhaust

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Re: Exige S2 with added supercharger

Post by andybond » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:11 pm

I am heading off now from work to collect my car. Anyone want to open a book on how long my gearbox will last?

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Re: Exige S2 with added supercharger

Post by jonnyfox » Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:54 pm

Fingers crossed it won't come to that Andy.
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Re: Exige S2 with added supercharger

Post by andybond » Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:21 pm

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Oh ya fighter!

You know when you have spent the GDP of a developing country fixing things and making your car that bit better ?

You know sometimes you have a niggling thought was it with it?

In a heartbeat - yes.

It’s smooth. Like really smooth. It’s responsive. It’s pretty flipping quick as well.

I have a video of the whine. It’s not me giving it death - just a tickle. In 6th. Then dropping to 5th.


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