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Track Day.. Dr30 Clip


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hey here is one of the clips of my dr30 @ sandown on sunday the 23rd a very hot day so only did 1 or two hot laps per session this clip was making a small mistake out of the final turn but i thought it looked good on camera and felt like sharing

the car performed really well..

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my first video upload hope it works

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have you had temp issues with your fj? cause in general mines been really good it hardly gets much past 60-70 deg at the thermostat on hot days (just street) sunday was 30+ 36max i think and it was creeping toward 100 at thermo after hotlaps but cooled back to 80-85 after a cool down lap..

i have got a VN alloy radiator fitted plus using water wetter and a good large thermo fan + i cleaned it all out in preperation for the heat

ill be fitting an oil cooler before the next time out though regardless of the heat as i want to do many more track days in it

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Yea thats pretty good.as long as it cools down !

When I had a fj (like 8 years ago) :( it got hot once and popped the head. I had to source a new head for it it was that gone. Only had stock gauge

Put the head on and bottom end went.

That's when I went Rb.

Water wetter is good stuff.

Oil cooler drops temps heaps and a must if u going to Kane it.

Btw car sounds mad. I want a fj

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Sorry for the hi-jack but while on the subject of temp issues... I've got some issues. Overheated on shakedown drive after dyno tune up an angry hill overflow spewed almost 1/2 a litre stock gauge around 2/3's..

Got thermo fan and temp gauge checked out and apparently sweet. Was told that my rad is prob 50% blocked so removed aircon condesor. Now takes ages to get up operating temp by then heatsoak sets in on the stock intercooler (10.5psi). Gauge is 1/2 way in traffic.

I want to rig the standard secondary fan to kick in with the primary and a bit earlier. Is the thermostat located on the top tank?

Help appreciated is my daily atm just ordered an adaptronic and cactus engine is the last thing I need.

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how hot did you get it though ydr? 100deg under pressure so i understand it is ok.. it was good at cooling it self back to the 80s..

ps d-limo thermostat is in the housing on the engine that the top radiator hose attaches too

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Yea 100 deg is ok. Wouldn't want it higher thou. When I'm drifting it will sit around 90-100.

Like u said but depends on the day I prefer winter skids for that reason.

I cooked my fj hard dude Off the clock. Stock gauge.

Young and dumb ( dumber lol) was on the brake for ages looked down and yea she was cooking.

D-limo. Get a eBay r32 alloy rad. Cheap dude. Don't bother w the fj rad.

Standard fj thermo s arent the greatest so I'd upgrade them

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