MR2OCNZ 25th Anniversary-Nationals 23rd Nov 2019

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Re: MR2OCNZ 25th Anniversary-Nationals 23rd Nov 2019

Post by Benckj »

....And I'll 2nd Jim's opinion regards the Gen 3 3SGTE SW motors. SWeet as.
I still think its good practice to keep the oil level approx 1/2 litre over full and check often. Also running a high spec synthetic helps with engine lubrication. Not sure why anyone would run anything less than full synthetic these days unless it burns/leaks a heap or is a diesel.
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Benckj wrote:I still think its good practice to keep the oil level approx 1/2 litre over full and check often. Also running a high spec synthetic helps with engine lubrication. Not sure why anyone would run anything less than full synthetic these days unless it burns/leaks a heap or is a diesel.
Agreed, on both counts. 1/2 litre over-full when on a track. And run a decent fully synthetic oil all the time. Certainly helps the engine, and lasts longer too, which makes up for the extra cost. I'm running Motul in everything now, available from NST at a good price to Club Members. Love it.

:arrow: :arrow: :arrow: Hey Mike, how are we going regards firming up all this mate? Sure hope the last bits of the jigsaw are coming together for you? Hanging out to book a motel room... :mrgreen:
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Re: MR2OCNZ 25th Anniversary-Nationals 23rd Nov 2019

Post by Rosscar »

At the beginning of this thread you suggested a visit to the Coach House museum--note this is not a car museum (there is a Model T Ford) but mainly an agricultural machinery museum from horsedrawn (and driven) to tractors.There is a private car museum (with some racing cars) in the Fielding area we have visited last year--Keith knows the details.

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I'll be there too hopefully with my recent purchased MR-S.
Is it still ok to sign up ?

also anyone know where I can get a roll frame near Wellington Area for a MR-S so I can go on the track too ?
hometown is Churton Park, Wellington .................

previous car a 1990 Red SW20 targa top manual,
now have a 2004 Blue ZZW30 Spyder, 6 speed Manual

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hi has there been any recent development/decision in this post regarding the event :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:
hometown is Churton Park, Wellington .................

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MR2PWR wrote:hi has there been any recent development/decision in this post regarding the event :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?:
Sadly, yes. It hit a wee speed-bump. But I'm sure MikeP and Olaf will have things under control.

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Post by ClanFever »

Don't worry all, event is still on track! In September it'll go live for bookings along with other important details etc! There will be room for everyone so don't worry about that.
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Post by simonaszakra »

Copy and paste from facebook post on the page.

Bit of an update, many gears have been turning in the background.

We have a ferry deal organised for those in the south island. a quick outline below or for the full details please see the bottom of this post.
90% refundable fare if for whatever reason you cant make the trip.
$124 each way off peak times.
Group Booking Reference: FA5269
MR2 Owners Club membership card to be shown at check in

The weekend will include
●Track Cruise/parade laps (sat)
●Trackday (sat)
●Gymkhana (sun)
●Rolling Drags (sat)
●Show and Shine with spot prizes (sat)
●Offsite day planned for those less interested in cars (sat)

If you have a non MR2 or your's is broken not to worry you're still welcome to come along and attend for free.
It will still be $20 for a goodie bag should your want one regardless of if your in the show and shine or not.
We cant promise track time to non mr2s until a later date.

We hope to have this event live with payment options in 4 to 6 weeks. Keep your eyes peeled.

Group Booking Reference: FA5269
The below rates are based on return travel, prices to date, inclusive of GST
and subject to availability.
Fares: Off Peak each way
Adult $47.00
Interislander Plus $55.00 – 18yrs plus
Child $25.00
Motor Cycle $40.00
Car/Van/4x4/trailer up to 5.5 metres $124.00 each
Each half metre over 5.5 metres $20.00
Group Booking conditions and instructions for members are:
● Each reservation must be made direct with Interislander
Book online https://www.greatjourneysofnz.co.nz/members-fares
Entering FA5269 in group discount box
Every reservation will be given an expiry/payment date, required to be
paid in
full by that date
● Space is subject to availability at the time of the booking request
● Motor Cycles - All owners need to bring their own tie downs
● MR2 Owners Club membership card to be shown at check in – no
card then retail fares will be charged. Bookings must be in the name
on the membership card.
● Bookings are 90% refundable if cancelled after payment.
● Fares valid for travel from 15 May through to 15 December 19
when one isn't enough buy 10

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Post by pommy »

Yes, count me in this looks like a lot of fun & keen to get my mr2 on the track.

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Sounds awesome! count me in.
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Will be doing my best to try get one of these to show up
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Post by MIKEP »

That's way cool Olaf.Hope it can make it.Would be cool to look over
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I'll come along for the show-n-shine if I can wrestle Millie off Ken. :lol:
The faster you stop, the bigger the mess....

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Does anyone know if Tats (Russki) still around to do work on MR2s? I need the head gasket done on my other MR2. :shock:
The faster you stop, the bigger the mess....

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PhotonBeams wrote:Does anyone know if Tats (Russki) still around to do work on MR2s? I need the head gasket done on my other MR2. :shock:
I'm not sure if she is working on them herself anymore, I will ask as I think she trusts a local mechanic here in Levin with her mr2s

Edit: Yes, she is too busy to even work on her own cars! She recommends Steve Gross at Ross McColl Autoservices on Totara St in Levin. I can also recommend Justin from TMS Racing in Paraparaumu or Ray Hartley from Ray Hartley Motors in Welly
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