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Krzys' 2002 Nighthawk Black Track EP3 Type R - Dave

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Right, so a couple of months ago I was getting moaned at for tracking Bob and people were worried about me wrecking or crashing the car. 

 

So my brother and I bought another EP3 to use purely as a track slut.

 

Pictures from the sale advert:

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This was an M2 unsilenced cat-back, this fucker came straight off before we even fetched the car! Far too loud and wank! 
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The day we picked it up.
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First comedy fault, not worth dealing with!
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Show plate for on the track!
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So we got the car back to my brothers house where it has sat for a couple of months doing fuck all. Until last weekend when we got all the servicing items together plus a sump baffle to drop in to get the car ready for it's first track day, which is in December!
 
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Fluids, filters, sump baffle, plugs etc etc
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Bob was supervising.
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Bob's old airbox and S2000 filter.
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Not bad for 137k, chain is tight, cams look decent!
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These looked original!
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So did the fuel filter, not good!
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Back together and all is well!
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What we did find was that we need new front brakes before the session rather than after, so I'm hopefully ordering a big brake kit today, we have fluid ready to change and braided lines on the way too! Radiator looks like it's ready for the scrap too so going to get one ordered ready!
 
Track day is on Sunday December 13th at Donington Park should anyone fancy watching us kill or bin the car! :lol:

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Schlaaaagggggg 

 

Love it mate, will be cracking 

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Ha ha.. Nice one.

Krzys 2 ep3s

Greedy eh?

 

It feels funny because Bob (the other one) was going to be an awesome all rounder, but now that's kind of redundant. Well I still plan to take it to the 'Ring at least! Dave might be too harsh to travel with eventually! 

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Nice one! Looking forward to this build mate, and jammy sod having A) a track EP3  & B) having two EP3;s! lol  Looks a pretty decent base to start with too. What air filter is Bob running now?

 

 

And Dave?? lol

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Are you going to strip Dave?

Yes @Dave will be stripped bare!

Nice one! Looking forward to this build mate, and jammy sod having A) a track EP3 & B) having two EP3;s! lol Looks a pretty decent base to start with too. What air filter is Bob running now?

And Dave?? lol

Have a look in the other thread and find out you lazy git @Dave! :lol:

It's what we decided to call this one, you should be happy!

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Bit off topic but hope you don't mind me asking, I fancy an EP3 soon and seeing you previous had MB6, can you tell me what it is like on fuel and maintenance costs compared to MB6? 

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Bit off topic but hope you don't mind me asking, I fancy an EP3 soon and seeing you previous had MB6, can you tell me what it is like on fuel and maintenance costs compared to MB6? 

Don't you already have one? I've seen your exact username on the TRO forums ;)

 

To answer your question. EP3 doesn't have as much range on a tank of fuel driving it normal but I'm pretty sure that's because it's smaller by 5 litres, I don't care what anyone says, I can't get more than 50 litres into mine but I need to run it dry and have a can of fuel handy to check :lol:

 

Parts wise, I've always gone with better quality parts than the motor factors on items I think need it so I've always paid more but not had to visit the same job twice ;)

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Don't you already have one? I've seen your exact username on the TRO forums ;)

To answer your question. EP3 doesn't have as much range on a tank of fuel driving it normal but I'm pretty sure that's because it's smaller by 5 litres, I don't care what anyone says, I can't get more than 50 litres into mine but I need to run it dry and have a can of fuel handy to check :lol:

Parts wise, I've always gone with better quality parts than the motor factors on items I think need it so I've always paid more but not had to visit the same job twice ;)

No that must be someone else lol, I registered on CTR forum to find bit more info but I can't even decide what colour I like lol they all look good. I plan to keep my MB6 too for turbo project but want something modern for daily so was considering the EP3. Got to wait until summer, hope I will be decided on the colour lol

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There's not many colours to choose from really haha! 

 

The only one I'm not a fan of is Silver, but all Silver cars are in the same box for me :lol:

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Have to agree with that, seen too many silver EKs and MBs and now not a fan of silver cars lol.

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So more stuff has arrived, road/wet set of Uniroyal tyres and short shifter. 4pot big brake kit has been ordered along with braided hoses. I have enough brake fluid left over from Bob to change Dave's 8-)

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Bob and dave share fluids shock!

Bob and Dave both sucked from the same pipe work too!  WACK11111

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Epic! A dedicated track car which means more balls heading into corners! Good choice rather than risk your daily ;)

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awesome! only saw this now, would love to have a dedicated track car! see if I can convince my brother to go halfs on one, just a shame we don't have any racetracks close by :(

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Another box arrived yesterday! I won't torment you this time but should be fitting it on Saturday! 

 

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Sweet! Your cars are getting some good loving at the mo :)

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Fair play mate. Good times ahead. Think it is a wise choice

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Man alive those brakes are beeeeaaaauuutiful

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