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Which and how much Engine oil – importance of oil.

When starting a cold engine let it tick over for a few moments to circulate the oil – most engine wear occurs within the first minutes of switching it on

Oil is an often overlooked part of the engine but more internal friction = lower power and more heat produced.

So the aim is to reduce the internal friction and cool the engine with a good oil and changing the oil frequently is vital to add longevity to your engine – certainly for the paranoid before and after a track day session and every 3-6 months.

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How to remove rust and treating rust on cars

Rust is metals version of cancer.

Once it gets hold it takes over eating into more and more of the metal. Rust needs Oxygen and moisture to perform its stuff.

When metal is protect by a layer of paint the oxygen cannot penetrate. However a stone chip is all it takes to start off the process.

Initially rust will bubble up the surface of the metal gradually eating deeper and deeper. The earlier it is caught the better it will be.

Driving tips for track days

Many tracks offer beginners track days to enable the novice to enjoy a track day without winding up the seasoned track day drivers. Don’t ever feel pressured to push the car too hard until your confidence builds up.

You will typically have no insurance cover for trackday driving and a mistake can be rather costly! Here are a few track day tips passed on from some regular track day drivers.

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