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Northern Rolling Road Meet

AL_B Mar 18, 2003

  1. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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    After my general Rolling Road Meet post generated little interest...

    Does anyone fancy a Northern Rolling Road meet? People from the South are more than welcome to come along too, just means you'll have a long drive?

    I'll be ringing two places tomorrow to find out prices. Its likely to be at Well Lane Turbos, Batley near Leeds, OR Prosport in Stockport near Manchester.

    Watch this space!

    AL
     
  2. Steve_C_NWales

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    Last I heard of Tim @ central ws that they where waiting on planning to be cleared then it would be all go. I'll be speaking with them again later this week on my gearbox so will ask them about it.

     
  3. silvers3uk

    silvers3uk Up North

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    Yea I'm interested, £25 sounds like a bargain. Well Lane is within 2 miles of a couple of Shell Optimax stations
     
  4. Doug_RS2

    Doug_RS2 Member

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    I could be up for this - as long as it isn't too close to GTi - I need time to fix it inbetween outings!
     
  5. RAPS3

    RAPS3 Well-Known Member

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    I'd be interseted in the Well Lane option too, name the date. Do they have a 4 wheel drive rolling road. I Dont fancy the 2 wheel option, too dodgy.
     
  6. AL_B

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    R88per,

    Good point. Well Lane have both a 4wd and 2wd Rolling Road.

    All,

    As soon as I get 12 firm-ish interested people, I will then get some available dates from Well Lane.

    I'm looking forward to it.

    AL
     
  7. [Dave B]

    [Dave B] Daddy

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    I'm very interested in the Well Lane £25 offer! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/froggie_red.gif As long as its on a weekend then count me in! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
     
  8. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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    So up to now we have:

    me
    matt
    Funky_Junky
    Moresauce (maybe)
    silvers3uk
    Doug_RS2 (if car sorted)
    r88per

    So we need 5 or 7 more people.

    Moff are you not up for this?

    AL
     
  9. DavidT

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    Al,

    Put my name down please mate.

    I seem to remember the S3's having haldex trouble at the last RR meet I went too. It may be worth checking they will run OK ?


    David
     
  10. Simon

    Simon Member

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    Count me in for this as a definate.

    Simon

    Standard A4 1.8t
     
  11. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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    Based on the last few posts, we are only 2 or 3 people away from the minimum.

    Come on guys, it will be really good to see people their with different chips, AmD, REVO, APR etc.

    AL
     
  12. riz

    riz New Member

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    Al,

    I am more or less new to the forum and have recently acquired an s3 which I think may be under-performing???

    I would be quite interested in attending but could you please give me some indication of possible dates and times for the meet?
     
  13. [Dave B]

    [Dave B] Daddy

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    Come on people! the more that go means that I get to see chipped cars in action /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif, and convince myself to have it done /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/devil.gif. Is anyone going who owns a chipped 1.8T?? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
     
  14. Drystone

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    Hi Andy,

    Hope you're well. What've you had done to her? How much faster is she going to be since I had my little ride??!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif

    I believe you're after an RS6, is this in addition to the RS4? If so you obviously have far too much money. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    Cheers,

    Christian
     
  15. Moresauce

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    Cheers, Al depedning on the deal for some printout etc. I will come! How long is the drive from Nottingham to there?
     
  16. AL_B

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    Matt,

    No probs about your mate with the Leon coming along.


    Summary so far: (depending on date of course)

    Defos:

    Me (4wd)
    Matt (2wd)
    FunkyJunky (2wd)
    Silvers3UK (4wd)
    R88per (4wd)
    GolfBygobe (4wd)
    DavidT (4wd)
    Simon (2wd)
    Riz (4wd)

    Maybe's:
    Moresauce (2wd)
    Doug_RS2 (4wd)
    Andiroo (4wd)
    Matts Leon mate? (2wd)
    SteveC? (4wd)
    Drystone? (2wd)

    So that just about gives us 12, excluding Leon, SteveC and Drystone.

    I will ring Well Lane in a bit and get some dates and get answers to some questions, namely:-

    1) print outs, & how much extra for a diag run for Moresauce
    2) S3/TT experience, tying down etc. Smooth readings etc
    3) check if 2wd & 4wd on the same day will cause a problem

    Anything else?

    AL
     
  17. ooooaudi

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    Al
    i will ask my mate in his IBIZA /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif if he's def coming along
    although he'll prob need a firmish date !
     
  18. Steve_C_NWales

    Steve_C_NWales Member

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    ok, count me in on this, as the car seems to be running well at the moment.
     
  19. [Dave B]

    [Dave B] Daddy

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    Any news on date for this yet?? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
     
  20. RAPS3

    RAPS3 Well-Known Member

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    Come on AL B, I thought you where the man with a plan?? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Any dates yet???? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
     
  21. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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    I am I am. Just been busy. I rang them at the weekend, and the guy wasn't there.

    AL
     
  22. AL_B

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    Right.

    The first date available is Sunday 4th of May.

    Now, there is one problem with this date. Granada Men & Motors TV will be there filming rolling road sessions.
    Before you get excited they film cars they have already pre-arranged to take along themselves. This means our "club" session could be disrupted numerous times, whilst Men&Motors do their runs and filming etc. Basically, it could end up being a long day.

    Questions and Answers:

    1) Q: Are diagnostic runs possible?
    A: No. Not on a Sunday

    2) Q: Is £25 the right price?
    A: Yes. Normally it is £35 for 4wd, £25 for 2wd. But because we are a club, it will be £25 for all cars

    3) Q: Are they experienced with S3/TT haldex systems.
    A: Yes. They have chipped numerous S3's and TT's, and have had them on the rolling road on many occasions. Cars are tied down at each corner (if possible). Yes the S3's TT's can be tricky to do, but they've done it a number of times now, and they've achieved good graphs.

    4) Q: How many power runs are done per car?
    A: Firstly, the car is warmed up on the rollers and a couple of gentle runs are performed to make sure the car is mechanically ok, no smoke, nothing leaking etc. They then do a power run. If the power run doesn't result in a good graph, they'll do another one. And they'll do that until a decent power run is done and a good graph produced.

    So that's it. Please provide feedback regarding the above date ASAP.

    Remember we need 12 definite "YES's", no dropping out, otherwise each one of us will end up paying more money.

    Cheers

    AL
     
  23. ooooaudi

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    im up 4 it !! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  24. [Dave B]

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    I'm a definite yes!
     
  25. Simon

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    I am a definate yes for at least my car, if you end up struggling for numbers then I will get the skyline brought along also.

    Simon
     
  26. RAPS3

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    Sounds good to me I'm a defo for the 5th. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif

    A long day - right I'll make myself a packed lunch then /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  27. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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    I take it that was a typo R88per? Its the 4th.

    AL
     
  28. Moresauce

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    Hi,
    That weekend is bad for me (Badminton Horse Trials) so count me out /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cry.gif Thanks for all the hard work preparing this one Al.
     
  29. Doug_RS2

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    I'll be there
     
  30. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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    Nice one Doug.

    Come on everyone, please confirm if the 4th is okay (if you haven't already). Otherwise we are in danger of loosing the date.

    AL
     
  31. RAPS3

    RAPS3 Well-Known Member

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    /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif Fat fingers

    How many more people do we need to confirm for it to be a definate?
     
  32. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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  33. [Dave B]

    [Dave B] Daddy

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    If we're short on people I can try and recruit some friends?? however they don't drive Audi's??
     
  34. Simon

    Simon Member

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    How about a list of who is definate?
     
  35. AL_B

    AL_B Active Member

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    OK.

    Definites for Sunday 4th of May:

    me
    Matt
    FunkyJunky
    R88per
    Simon
    Doug_RS2
    DavidT
    SteveC
    GolfTTish
    DaveCav
    SiTaS3

    Drystone (attending but not putting car on)

    Still awaiting confirmation from:

    SilverS3UK
    GolfBygone (defo can't make it)
    Riz
    Andiroo
    Matts Ibiza Mate


    AL
     
  36. Simon

    Simon Member

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    Just need five more then - come on guys!!
     
  37. Steve_C_NWales

    Steve_C_NWales Member

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    I'm in on this one for deff.
    Nice work AL.




     
  38. MushroomMan

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    Al,

    I just have to check the fixture list but more than likely I am up for the Sunday session.

    Will let you know soon.

    Bruno
     
  39. AL_B

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    Great Steve. Can't wait to see what power your north-wales power station is cranking out! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    Bruno. No probs.

    AL
     
  40. Andiroo

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    No probs Al, like I said, will deffo be joining you - she ain't ready yet ( /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif) but soon...... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

    Andiroo
     

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