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Jhonno
03-06-2009, 07:51 PM
Because now I am suffering Post 'Ring Blues and want to go back!! :D :lol:

I hadn't even done a track day before.. Finished putting the car together at 3am the morning of the trip (8am ferry), so no sleep..

Well, my trip started the day before, seeing as I got no sleep, spannering till 3am, then home to pack and then leave..

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Everyone met up at Maidstone services for a much needed coffee and a bite to eat

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After everyone turned up and had refuelled with caffeine and in my case bacon sandwich, off to Dover!

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After which we (just about in Bob's case..) got on the ferry to France. Later England!!

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Quick stop once we arrived to gather the troops, and decide how we were gonna get there!!

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Jhonno
03-06-2009, 07:52 PM
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Quick stop at services for fuel, and more food.. How long did it take to work out the pre pay system?! :lol:

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Mmmmm proper chariot!! :cool:

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Cheeky...

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One of the very few 'issues' on the trip.. A stuck solenoid..

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Mmmmmm...

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On our way again..

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Jhonno
03-06-2009, 07:53 PM
Hello, hello, hello.. I think we may have arrived B)

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Track was closed, and we needed to drop our stuff off at the guest house, so we headed off..

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Bit of loitering going on here!

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Then back off to the 'Ring for a cheeky lap..

Jhonno
03-06-2009, 07:55 PM
Bit of grub for the evening.. Beer was the best part of it!

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Didn't get any track shots.. Just a few of the car park and general happenings over the few days..

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Then he got into the hairdressers Merc...

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Tagged!

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Jhonno
03-06-2009, 07:56 PM
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Some of the local scenery! The drive to the track was almost as good as the 'Ring itself!!

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Most depressing part of the week.. Preparations to leave.. :cry:

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Nothing but the finest Halfords oil for Bob's chariot!

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Waiting for the ferry home.. :(

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Jhonno
03-06-2009, 07:58 PM
Still looking for pics of the car on track.. Only found 3 so far..

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Trevor
03-06-2009, 08:05 PM
Nice pics of Beemers. Other cars do exist, but not in this thread. Good on ya. Glad you had a good trip. I stayed there last year. Nice drive to the Ring from there as well.

Jim Cameron
03-06-2009, 08:06 PM
Welcome to addiction :thumb:

Guesthouse looked nice, where, and how much?

Jhonno
03-06-2009, 08:17 PM
Originally posted by Trevor@Jun 3 2009, 09:05 PM
Nice pics of Beemers. Other cars do exist, but not in this thread. Good on ya. Glad you had a good trip. I stayed there last year. Nice drive to the Ring from there as well.
:P

To be fair, I am not a massive Porsche fan.. I am pretty these Beemers were the only non Porsches there! :lol:

There were some nice cars out there, I just didn't always have my camera on me to picture them!

Floyd
03-06-2009, 08:18 PM
Some nice cars there. :thumb:

This is golden ammunition, thanks:
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;)

That accommodation looks great, where is it?

Jhonno
03-06-2009, 08:25 PM
Originally posted by Floyd@Jun 3 2009, 09:18 PM
Some nice cars there. :thumb:

This is golden ammunition, thanks:

That accomodation looks great, where is it?
??? Ammunition? :huh:

Place was erm.. Yes.. A small sleepy village outside of Adeneau :fish:

91 Euros for 3 nights, inc breakfast

lemmingzappa
03-06-2009, 08:25 PM
:veryhappy:

Dave G
03-06-2009, 08:28 PM
It's Eddy's Guesthouse in Hohenleimbach, about 10mins from Adenau up the road next to the Sports Bar, or 10mins from the Ring up the B258. Sleeps up to 25 with 2 big garages and a pit.

Great report dude. Scenery is amazing huh.

Glad you had a good time with no mishaps.

Nice one.

White E36 Touring is nice, Simon looks like a massive CHAV.

Trevor
03-06-2009, 08:31 PM
It is the big guest house. Take the road down past Brunchen viewing area and keep going. It is on the right. In the winter it is past the place where families go out on their tobogons and the turn down to Adenau that was closed due to road works. Think it is owned by the guy who runs the hotel at Briedschied, is he called Ed? Hope that helps.

It has lots of rooms, two double garages, one with a pit in it.

Are these Skylines?

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Not sure as all the bonnets are up. :fishing:

Jhonno
03-06-2009, 08:35 PM
Originally posted by Trevor@Jun 3 2009, 09:31 PM
Are these Skylines?

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Not sure as all the bonnets are up. :fishing:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

The silver one was having the camber adjusted, blue one oil level checked and black one.. Er, not sure what he was doing in the boot :P

The only issue we had with the Beemers all weekend was a stuck solenoid!

Trevor
03-06-2009, 08:40 PM
Sorry Jhonno. Couldn't resist. Mind you, mine doesn't even have an engine in at the moment.

Dave G
03-06-2009, 08:45 PM
Trevor.

That's the one.

Yes it has garages, and a pit....I mentioned that. I'm worried about you.

Jhonno
03-06-2009, 08:46 PM
Originally posted by Trevor@Jun 3 2009, 09:40 PM
Sorry Jhonno. Couldn't resist. Mind you, mine doesn't even have an engine in at the moment.
:lol:

It is cool dude.. It does look they should be Skylines..

In fact the e46 Touring with us blew its thermostat apart on it's 1st lap! So much for improvement through the ages.. Even the severely molested E30's wanted for nothing other than a drop of oil before the journey home B)

rossm
03-06-2009, 08:55 PM
Holy lots of pictures Batman:-)

Nige
03-06-2009, 08:56 PM
Thanks for taking the time to write that, I enjoyed it :thumb:

Floyd
03-06-2009, 08:58 PM
There's lots of Japcrap bashing on here due to BMW snobbery :angry: So, seeing a hord of them with bonnets up being fixed is comedy gold :whistle:

Armour
03-06-2009, 09:14 PM
Some nice cars and lovely scenery :thumb:

Jhonno
03-06-2009, 09:28 PM
Originally posted by Floyd@Jun 3 2009, 09:58 PM
There's lots of Japcrap bashing on here due to BMW snobbery :angry: So, seeing a hord of them with bonnets up being fixed is comedy gold :whistle:
But they weren't being fixed as was said above.. They aren't jap crap after all :P :fish:

Simon13
03-06-2009, 09:54 PM
i'm taking some chav bashing! David i can't help the way i look :lol:

I'm just glad my engine was ok, and not :boom: seeing as i had just rebuilt it this winter and it only had 2000 miles on it before we left

As always an epic trip and i such a nice time. Good to get the lap total up 65, but theres still millions of places to improve lines and find the right gear!

More lappage can only improve this and not using road tyres AGAIN!

Kev_G
03-06-2009, 09:56 PM
feel sorry for you knowing my good mate Bob the gay :(

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:lol:

tell him Kev says hello as i cant be bothered to go see him :lol:

Cracking report

Dave G
03-06-2009, 10:14 PM
Pizza night soon to discuss Si.

Dave T
03-06-2009, 10:24 PM
:thumb: but MORE please, more pics, more stories. Getting withdrawal over here.

and :lol: at skyline comment

Dan
03-06-2009, 10:59 PM
Good report there :thumb:

bad_roo
04-06-2009, 07:56 AM
Got the ferry, the motorway, the filling station and the guest house...

How was the Nurburgring for you?

Simon
04-06-2009, 08:48 AM
Originally posted by bad_roo@Jun 4 2009, 08:56 AM
Got the ferry, the motorway, the filling station and the guest house...

How was the Nurburgring for you?
:lol: Is that where they went? :whistle:

Jhonno
04-06-2009, 09:11 AM
Originally posted by bad_roo@Jun 4 2009, 08:56 AM
Got the ferry, the motorway, the filling station and the guest house...

How was the Nurburgring for you?
:lol:

There is the car park also.. ;)

I am looking for track pics of the car!

N/B
04-06-2009, 09:18 AM
Nice C2 2.7 Touring ;)

alclark
04-06-2009, 10:14 AM
Nice pics!

I was followed by an E30 Alpina Touring from Dover to London, looked nice!

Simon13
04-06-2009, 04:46 PM
Originally posted by alclark@Jun 4 2009, 10:14 AM
Nice pics!

I was followed by an E30 Alpina Touring from Dover to London, looked nice!
Were you the guy in the MX5 which is a drifworks safety car?!

i liked the middle lane hogger tactics!

alclark
04-06-2009, 04:47 PM
Originally posted by Simon13+Jun 4 2009, 04:46 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Simon13 @ Jun 4 2009, 04:46 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-alclark@Jun 4 2009, 10:14 AM
Nice pics&#33;

I was followed by an E30 Alpina Touring from Dover to London, looked nice&#33;
Were you the guy in the MX5 which is a drifworks safety car?&#33;

i liked the middle lane hogger tactics&#33; [/b][/quote]
Thats the one&#33;

Middle lane idiots need schooling&#33;

Gary Kinghorn
04-06-2009, 06:00 PM
Thanks for sharing, enjoyed that :thumb:

welly gt
04-06-2009, 08:20 PM
Yeah i saw a couple of them out on track, the tourer looked the biz. I think i nearly went into the back of it whilst pulling a wheelie out of briedschied down to lauders corner.

Simon13
04-06-2009, 08:29 PM
Originally posted by welly gt@Jun 4 2009, 08:20 PM
Yeah i saw a couple of them out on track, the tourer looked the biz. I think i nearly went into the back of it whilst pulling a wheelie out of briedschied down to lauders corner.
yes you did i remember a nutter on a bike behind doing a wheelie as i was reaching for my indicator again&#33;

Thanks for the kind words i&#39;ve worked hard over winter to get the car into A1 condition mechanically for this and the road.......

i only own half the car :whistle:

This was my 6th trip Jim cameron asked if i was Big Dave mate, of course&#33;

65 laps tucked up now working towards some good track knowledge i hope

I&#39;ve never taken a car where i&#39;ve found sooooo many pictures of it after a trip, the snappers where busy on it

Rob_S
04-06-2009, 11:30 PM
glad to say it was, as usual, a truly epic trip for me and well worth all my effort and putting up with my car for more months instead of breaking it through frustration.
She did me proud all weekend, Si will testify that&#33;

Good pics Jhonno.. but you can&#39;t capture idle speed ;)

Kev, how&#39;s the ass cancer?

tertius
05-06-2009, 07:51 PM
Ha&#33;

Saw you guys on the motorway heading back to to Calais - I was in a black GT3 being ferried home as mine is still there ... :(

Loved the Alpina.

Jhonno
07-06-2009, 12:26 PM
Originally posted by tertius@Jun 5 2009, 08:51 PM
Ha&#33;

Saw you guys on the motorway heading back to to Calais - I was in a black GT3 being ferried home as mine is still there ... :(

Loved the Alpina.
Yeah, I saw the incident with yours :(

Any news on it?

tertius
07-06-2009, 09:25 PM
Originally posted by Jhonno+Jun 7 2009, 01:26 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Jhonno &#064; Jun 7 2009, 01:26 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteBegin-tertius@Jun 5 2009, 08:51 PM
Ha&#33;

Saw you guys on the motorway heading back to to Calais - I was in a black GT3 being ferried home as mine is still there ... :(

Loved the Alpina.
Yeah, I saw the incident with yours :(

Any news on it?[/b][/quote]
Nothing yet. Was due to be inspected on Friday.

The insurers implied that they might prefer to have it repaired in Germany. To which I said that&#39;s OK but I want some input as to where it is done.

So I sent them an email suggesting a suitable garage that is conveniently located on an industrial estate in Meuspath only a couple of K from where the car is now ... ;)

If they do, and the timing works I&#39;ll go to get it, and hopefully get a few of the laps I missed out on.

However, many a slip twixt cup and lip as they say. Actually I&#39;ve no idea who would say that, but what the heck?.

karan
07-06-2009, 09:26 PM
good luck getting it sorted mate, motor looks gorgeous on those wheels too&#33;&#33;&#33;