JOS BROWNLIE
My MAC#1 Motorsports Type ZR M1MOC

Kitcar

I bought my kit car from MAC#1 Motorsports in Sheffield on 30th April 2005.

27/08/07
15/09/07
30/10/10
30/11/12
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kitcar
Track day recovery
MAC#1 Reopening Day - Mine stayed at home - cooling problems - still
Final drive of 2010
Washed & ready for bed 2012

 

16/06/07
16/06/07
14/07/07
14/07/07
60
59
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Newark - Xmas Party
See the videos from the weekend
ShACC BBQ
1st Trackday

 

28/04/07
28/04/07
21/04/07
20/05/07
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57
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58
Woo Hoo - Aeroscreen bubbles arrived this morning
SOB SOB - I'm not allowed to put it on for at least a week
Aeroscreen on
MAC#1 Open Day
Capesthorne Hall kitcar show

 

17/06/06
19/07/06
08/09/06
14/04/07
51
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The journey to the Newark kit car show was eventful with the clutch cable snapping with 20 miles to go. A swift call to the AA & I was back on the road. Visit www.m1moc.com for event photos
Home for cleaning
Out for a spin in the country with one of Emma's work colleagues

Verdict - "Theres not much to it (protection) is there"
Lovely weather for it

 

26/02/06
08/04/06
22/04/06
29/05/06
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Oil & filter change done and quick blat to check for leaks. Surprisingly quite with new oil.
Plenty of running miles, getting used to her. Showing off to family
Taking the minister out for a spin
Market Drayton Carnival - Didnt stay nice all day mind !!!

 

07/01/06
14/01/06
28/01/06
25/02/06
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46
Wheel arch braket off for repair weld
Problem with loss of oil pressure under deceleration & braking. Cure = top up oil
Starvation sorted - topped up oil. Problems with ignition barrel.
Trip to my uncles in Chester. Many thanks to his neighbour for their hospitality as they were out. Running in completed. Time for an oil & filter change and then the fun begins.

 

17/12/05
17/12/05
27/12/05
02/01/06

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Post SVA - Pre clean
Ahh, all clean & sparkly
Family visiting over Christmas
Proof you can fit 80+ year olds
Stickers added - One of the hardest jobs of the whole build

 

26/11/05
2/12/05
8/12/05
10/12/05

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Off to Sheffield for pre-SVA check & emissions set-up
SVA - Failed by 3 points. Self centering, dashboard radius & headlights
SVA Passed & DVLA Sorted
Thanks go to my father John, Mark, Colin, Oliver, Darren, Andy and his father and everybody on www.locostbuilders.co.uk
Suddenly a load of bits have started to fall off.....

 

22/10/05
5/11/05
12/11/05
17/11/05

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Nearly there, just a split fuel tank causing problems
Collection of replacement tank & fitting
Pre-SVA - Now I'm begining to worry
SVA - Failed to attend

 

 

17/09/05
24/09/05
01/10/05
08/10/05

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Engine start preparation
Engine startup - No Go
Took engine to MAC#1 for refresh
Engine back from MAC#1

 

27/08/05
29/08/05
10/09/05
17/09/05

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26

F****** SUMP ! ! !
Rolling Chassis -YIPPEEEEE ! !
Brake bled, cooling system completed. Oil pressure reached
No progress - off to the Wales Rally GB 2005

 

23/07/05
06/08/05
13/08/05
20/08/05

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Roll bar, wiring loom, bonnet, radiator
Exhaust & loom progress
Interior, seats & loom progress, only engine spur left to do
Major problems with seized front brake caliper bleed nipples. Front indicators on stalks & aluminium side trim.

 

25/06/05
02/07/05
09/07/05
16/07/05

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Copper slip, torque up rear, drop off axle stands and toy with wheel arches
No progress. On holiday in Italy for Ferrari Auction
Front hubs, discs, calipers & brake lines. Rear arches taken off numerous times
Wiring loom and wheel arches

 

05/06/05
11/06/05
15/06/05
16/06/05

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No progress - BOOO!!!
Interior panels, steering rack,
petrol tank, boot & suspension
washers
Trial fit bonnet and nose cone
Trial fit rear wheels

 

14/05/05
18/05/05
21/05/05
28/05/05

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Brake & fuel lines
Bodywork bonding
Bodywork riveted
Engine in

 

30/04/05
07/05/05
10/05/05
11/05/05

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7

Delivery day
Floor done
Floor & footwell panels
Toying with suspension arms

 

 

 

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