R26 track build

Discussion in 'Megane Projects' started by Ryan Butler, Dec 24, 2019.

  1. After owning my r26 for over a year now i thought best finally do one big update as pretty much done all i want so far :smile: spent first year doing what i wanted ready for 2020 track days!

    Sorry for picture overload!

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  2. Just trying to fix my why all my pics has spun upside down

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  3. Car looks great mate! Where did you get the cage? I'm still trying to finally get mine ready for the track after a few more years of ownership! Now thinking I need to forge the engine beforehand, as its running 302bhp and 303lbft on standard internals and I don't want it shitting itself first time out!

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  4. Cage is from Swmotorsport but got 2nd hand yesterday off the facebook group! Ye im hoping dont happen to me too got RStuning "safe" map. Gonna slowly save and get a forged setup over next xmas if all goes to plan lol c3891f3e1ed54b7e1cccdd19d5200dc2.jpg

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  5. Maybe I should get myself back on Facebook! Nice one mate, I'm after one myself at the moment. Which track are you looking at for the first time out?

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  6. Staying localish to me so bedford or abingdon. Im 5 miles from silverstone but far to expensive and i dont think is best track for meganes imo

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  7. Silverstone is great in a Megane, if its raining or damp it levels the playing field :laughing::laughing::laughing:
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  8. For some better info since my ownership ive done..

    PS4's all round
    Godspeed j disks with ds3000 pads with braided lines and motul 660 fluid. Amazing!
    Ktec induction
    Airtec intercooler
    Heat wrapped 3" scorpian decat
    Miltek system soon to be ktec
    R26r spoiler
    Sw motorsport cage and rear strut brace
    Lowered seat rails
    Solid engine mounts and evol enginering torque mounts
    660c injectors
    Rs tuning map 278bhp 290 torque

    All have left is to fit is my battery in boot and oil catch can over next week before back to work on 6th

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  9. Little update. Got myself a spare set of wheels in good nick 3 minutes from my house! Which never happens lol. Send my ones off for powder coating but not sure on colour.. dark gold /bronze or black ready for a set of semi slicks

    Battery isnt in boot yet and probally wont be for a while now as got a small catch can self tapped into the oem air box mount.. bit bodged but it works 5d29ba0a1b883f39105b1e1bec499567.jpg d871f587a23f7a16f4d700740b8e4fc0.jpg

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  10. You keeping the Recaro’s? If not get some buckets - selling the Recaro’s will cover the cost.
  11. Was thinking of just 1 corbeau seat. £210 for 1 isnt bad. Im a bit of a hoarder so id keep both seats even if has both buckets

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  12. So youre from Australia, nice, welcome
  13. ive no idea why there gettĺing flipped! Have to start using photo bucket again

    Wheels are done though and are perfect! Heres a sneak peak

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  14. Like the colour! A bit dizzy from looking at all the pics though ha.
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  15. Got my tyres put on last night and loving the colour! Gave them a wash and sealent this morning but ran out of time for the body work lol. Looks different colour from every angle

    Finally got a daylight photo of engine bay

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    Finally got a daylight photo of engine bay too



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  17. Wheels look awesome to be fair!

    Not sure if the wrap on the pipe post turbo is of any benefit, the air will be hot anyway so may even trap heat? Unless it's for aesthetics?
  18. Hard to get a picture of them in good light.. and i give up with photobucket too

    More of a look for the heatwrap tbf. Will get it powder coated in future along with cold side which i still need to fit as couldnt get the original one out

    Just ordered some plain back centre caps to see me through untill i get my centre caps done in same colour with black logo 6341bb0adc71fc36d5068847b6c2c4fd.jpg 3ebf9fc3b843912459f4ed950cfc62c4.jpg

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  19. wow, thats works really well. I like that a lot
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  20. Real nice!

    Mine is such an ugly duckling compared to this lol!

    Was the cage easy to fit? Thinking of getting an sw myself.
  21. Mine wasnt best either! Just over a year and still got lots of bits the camara dosnt show

    Cant stop looking them lol. Roll on saturday so can clean whole car!

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  22. Spent saturday morning doing best i could detail lol. Polish out some swirls and a good wax!

    Then went caffiene and machine sunday with my little one and now filthy

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  23. Im pretty sure ive seen this near my mates motorcycle dyno place in Buckingham. Its a good looking car.
  24. Ye thats it mate. My sisters unit before she moves her business there so took advantage of somewhere warm to do my car lol. Some lovely sounding bikes there saturday! You local ?

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  25. I was there saturday funny enough. Im over in Aylesbury mate but have sold the 225 and bought a kit car instead

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