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    Hello everyone, was just wondering what sort of tuning/maintenance/prep i would need to do to use the car for the occasional run around the local track? Will it be ok as it is as long as the cooling is ok and tehre are no oil leaks? Cheers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aburrows88 View Post
    Hello everyone, was just wondering what sort of tuning/maintenance/prep i would need to do to use the car for the occasional run around the local track? Will it be ok as it is as long as the cooling is ok and tehre are no oil leaks? Cheers.
    Keep on top of your brakes maybe some fresh brake fluid. Give it a service before your track day and a good going over.

    As for tuning the world is your oyster. Before power i would sort suspension and brakes out first.

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    Depending on how much you to spend really, I would advise fitting some fast road pads though and ideally have another set of wheels with some Toyo track tyres on them...
     
     

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    Tyres you'll be amazed at how much better a car handles with a good set of tyres and get some better brake pads and race brake fluid then as said above you can go mad.
     
     

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    I will pm you some details regarding tuning the intake side of things.
     
     

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    a good track day is eqivilent to 1000 miles of road use ,so do keep on top of the upkeep .
     
     

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    Cheers everyone, so basically get some good brakes and tyres and sort suspension.... not really interested in going faster at the moment, just want to get some track time in as i can't afford to fully prep a car yet! Cheers!
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