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    Default MPS 3 Race car.

    Hi All,

    I am new here, but after racing nissan's for a fair while I have made the change to the mighty Mazda 3 MPS!
    I stumbled across this site while surfing the net and found some useful information on it for my new car.
    Cheers.

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    Hi and welcome

    Post up some pics of your car


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    Welcome buddy! As above, love to see some pics

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    Racing MPS's.....You are a god sir lol.

    Welcome to the forum. Hope to see some pics and maybe even vids of your car in action.

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    Please let this be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

    What category are you racing in? Track ready MPS's are quite rare so you are a god already around here lol.

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    Welcome.
    I saw this car on my105 for sale.
    Love to see it in action.
    I sense a cruise in the making.
    PLEASE let us know when/where you are racing.
    We might not be the sexiest cheer squad going around, but we are the most enthusiastic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bd581 View Post
    Welcome.
    I saw this car on my105 for sale.
    Love to see it in action.
    I sense a cruise in the making.
    PLEASE let us know when/where you are racing.
    We might not be the sexiest cheer squad going around, but we are the most enthusiastic.
    Amen...................................
    here is a tip move on... **** you all with your memes, if you stay here in the past you have missed her future. I will post a little bit

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    Quote Originally Posted by bd581 View Post
    Welcome.
    I saw this car on my105 for sale.
    Love to see it in action.
    I sense a cruise in the making.
    PLEASE let us know when/where you are racing.
    We might not be the sexiest cheer squad going around, but we are the most enthusiastic.
    This is the car.I actually raced this car long before I owned it and helped develop it.
    If you watched Speedweek today it was on it for the wakefield 300.(6th Outright)
    After driving the car I became addicted to the torque of the MPS and had to have it .
    I will put photos up later just getting used to the forum thing.
    Last edited by dareya; 14-08-2011 at 09:44 PM.

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    You are a gift from god.

    What kind of lap times does this car run at wakefield park? http://www.natsoft.com.au/cgi-bin/re.../2011.WAKE.R22 - Got it, 1:09 best lap in Wakefield 300.
    What regulations/tyres/mods are allowed in this class, and can you give us a bit of an insight into what's been done to improve this cars racetrack performance vs stock?
    What do you wish you could do to it that regulations won't allow?
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    Think i saw this car at Wakefield when i went for my trackday a while back...it was on the back of a trailer. Had abit of damage on the rear right hand side. Drove past me and i gave a thumbs up. May or may not have been you though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by STEALTH_MPS View Post
    May or may not have been you though.
    It was almost definitely at least one of these things.

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    lolz yea it was def an mps3 lol

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    I hope we can be a valuable source of information.

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    interesting car, hope to hear more about it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reedy View Post
    You are a gift from god.

    What kind of lap times does this car run at wakefield park? NATSOFT Race Result - Got it, 1:09 best lap in Wakefield 300.
    What regulations/tyres/mods are allowed in this class, and can you give us a bit of an insight into what's been done to improve this cars racetrack performance vs stock?
    What do you wish you could do to it that regulations won't allow?
    We had to run to a lap time at wakefield within our class,if we had of broken into 1.08 we would have been penalised.Spec r tyres is all thats allowed tyre wise.This car is production car rules so standard boost re flash at the moment ,about to change that? MCA suspension , AP Brakes quaife diff etc.
    More development to come.
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    Ahh so you do have a Quaife, that's the big question I wanted to ask. Are you able to quantify what affect on lap times the LSD had? One of the guys on MSF does autocross with his speed3 and is one of the only people I know of that has fitted a quaife and talked about it. His words are that it basically eliminates power understeer if driven properly but it punishes you harder if you stuff a corner up.

    I really want to hear about things that give a measurable benefit to the cars performance, we really do lack a lot of data in that sense around here. Every man and his dog has a suspension kit these days but exactly what helps and what doesn't is what I really want to filter out.

    My Operation: Car Make Go Faster Thread will benefit a lot from any experience you are willing to share =)
    Operation: Car Make Go Faster
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    sounds like a sweet car..

    keen to see more photos and hear more details on mods!

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    Welcome

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    Cant believe how much interest is in the car?I got on here to learn from you guys who have had the experience with these cars.I have removed the exede piggy back and will be changing to Haltech interceptor.
    I currently have a Racepak Data logging Dash which I am removing from my old race car and installing in the MPS.Its needs more testing as I am not happy with the current wheel alignment.
    The mazda loves fuel and plenty of it.Obviously I wont put everything on here as I compete against others and some things just need to be kept to yourself.
    Thanks for all the welcome wishes and I have loaded some pictures on my profile.
    Cheers

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    You're doing, frankly, what many of us here would love to do of we had the time and money

    There's a lot of great info on this site as you've no doubt already worked out, and good people too. We're a pretty supportive community and it's things like this that really grab our attention

    No doubt you'll be able to provide lots of insight into your successes and failures with the race car (hopefully many more of the former than the latter ).

    Cheers,

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    Have to remember mate, most of us daily drive our cars.

    You are probably one of the very few members who uses an mps as an out and out race beast.

    Also alot of mod suggestions we could give you for more power would probably not be allowable in your class of racing.

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    Touch wood with the failure situation only Front hub has failed on this car,but it only has 9000klms on it from new??

    Quote Originally Posted by Caffeine Fiend View Post
    You're doing, frankly, what many of us here would love to do of we had the time and money

    There's a lot of great info on this site as you've no doubt already worked out, and good people too. We're a pretty supportive community and it's things like this that really grab our attention

    No doubt you'll be able to provide lots of insight into your successes and failures with the race car (hopefully many more of the former than the latter ).


    Cheers,

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    My Daily is a Falcon FG company car and its depressing when you know you have a beast in the garage.If I drove this daily I probably wouldnt have a job as the temptation to drive it how it should be driven would be there and the law doesn't allow it

    This car is made from smokes and piss money.As I am not interested in either I spend it on another habit Racing!
    Cheers

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    Ditch the intercepters and get a flash tune.

    Drive it as a daily (weekly atleast) You know you have the power, just don't use it against Hondas etc. Use it sparingly and you will get satisfaction from knowing you can drive your racecar as a daily.

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    If you can post up the regs for your racing class (what's allowable/what's not in terms of modification) we might be able to help you out further


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    Pics or BAN

    Is it the same one as your Facebook profile pic?

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