I've used Formula 1 in Derby for all the family cars, inc my AMG, for 25 years. The MoT guy is behind a Chinese wall from the sales guy. Always been totally straight with no unneeded upsales. The MoT is the best value safety inspection you can get. Like a MB service B for £25 without oil change.
My limiter was deleted during a remap on my 113k. Ran to 170mph (GPS) in Germany and still accelerating before finding traffic.
Phil took it to 183 in 4th on the dyno. When I asked why he didn't go to 5th he said my tyres were only rated to 186.
425bhp in a 'kin go-kart!
Well before your time a pal had a home made space frame kart with Triumph 500cc engine, front brakes from a Mini, Triumph sequential gearbox, chain drive to some sort of Austin rear end and dual rear wheels each side.
We took it out for a shakedown at some disused...
NP "Err, Hello Vladimir. "
NP "Vlad it's Nancy."
NP "Nancy, Nancy Pelosi."
VP "How did you get my number?"
NP "Vladi, I'm Speaker of the US House of Representaives."
VP "So, you are on our payroll."
NP "No Vlad baby. After the President and Vice-President I am the most...
Donington is my favourite for car or bike. Wide, swooping, great sight lines and slingshots onto straights. Craner Curves is a bit spooky. Schwantz out of the Old Hairpin is magical. Corner speed is the key.
Oulton is my number 2.
As long as it was legitimately issued and conforms to rules of fonts spacing etc it's ok. If you muck with this it's not. Seems to me that Plod aren't too bothered about minor infractions but don't like it when you take the piss. I got fed up with being pulled for having a mini plate on my...