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#76 evolone38

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Posted 23 January 2019 - 11:30 PM

@ evolone38
I know what you mean ... winter months are here!
Where I'm from in Quebec the snow comes early.
Can’t wait to get the mini reliable enough to daily in the summer tho.
By the way your mini is looking great!

Thanks! I have had some fun this summer with it, tribulations aside but I plan to keep it up and go for more in the future.

Winter update: Oregon has had a very mild winter and dry sunny days have been more frequent. I have not worked on it or driven it because of hand surgery but I did get a chance the other day for a light stroll.

The helmet pic is from my day of glory this last summer #memories.

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#77 evolone38

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 07:57 PM

https://youtu.be/_eoALHKFLmU

 

A quick dash shot of the car for your entertainment.



#78 KTS

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 09:55 PM

you've definitely got a loud pedal fitted in there haven't you ?!?

 

nice 



#79 iSonic

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 10:51 AM

Had CTS surgery done? I have very similar pictures of my hand... Takes a long time to recover fully.



#80 evolone38

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 08:37 PM

you've definitely got a loud pedal fitted in there haven't you ?!?

 

nice 

I try to keep it quiet, the RC40 exhaust keeps it tame under 6k.....lol



#81 evolone38

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 08:40 PM

Had CTS surgery done? I have very similar pictures of my hand... Takes a long time to recover fully.

Yes, I got cut open and ravaged... it has been 4 months now and I still cannot turn a wrench or grip stuff. Irritating since I ride bikes / motorcycles and build RC cars. i sure do hope it gets ALOT better.



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Posted 28 February 2019 - 02:00 AM

I have been doing a little bit of testing. Seems something like this, drops the engine temps by about +20 F degrees without the fan and doing 9k instead of 6k. 

 

Update.. Drove 40 miles in 45F degree weather, hit rev limiter alot and kept it rolling... temps never went above 190F and only to 208 when sitting in traffic with no fan needed. Usually I would be sitting at 220+ at 6k with fan. This lightweight, easy chain access intake panel definitely dropped +30 F off my usual. 

 

Mood: STOKED

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