Noble photo's

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Ian Perry

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246 posts

111 months

Friday 29th May
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Brilliant work ,must be nice to be able to complete that with your own skills.

mgbond

6,737 posts

187 months

Saturday 30th May
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Too many mods to mention but hope to move the 2.5 from 467Bhp to 500bhp after my mapper is back to work.


C&C

1,852 posts

176 months

Thursday 18th June
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A few of the usual mods - Compomotive MO wheels, intercooler, Roush exhaust, grooved disks with RS9 pads, relocated oil cooler to front, tunnel mod etc...
442 BHP and 415 ft lbs.

Mrs C&C driving it at Rockingham:

Noble1 by conradsphotos, on Flickr


tonyvan

896 posts

163 months

Friday 19th June
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New pic of body style silhouette change to follow. Looking at some wind tests and some live rd testing so I can analyse the data to confirm aero change actually works as expected:

Edited by tonyvan on Saturday 20th June 14:16

tonyvan

896 posts

163 months

Thursday 25th June
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Testing still in progress but initial testing and data on air flow is showing some surprising results




coolchris

743 posts

157 months

Thursday 25th June
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Wow you have been busy Tony that really transforms the look of the car definitely gives the car that le mans racer look good work as always mate.

tonyvan

896 posts

163 months

Saturday 27th June
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Hi Chris, thanks it’s been a though of mine since owning the noble to get more air into the intercooler and engine Bay Area.
I designed and tried several other “roof and engine bay scoops” but although they worked to a degree, I just wasn’t happy with the ultimate look. This design ticks exactly what I was looking for, from the looks and also from the functionality side. As I said in a previous post, results are really good so far but still got a bit more testing so I can gather all the data and log the comparisons . We must meet up... what happened the noble meet that was going to take place down south?
Perhaps a noble gathering at Portsdown Hill overlooking Portsmouth the south coast and Isle of Wight?? Plenty of room and a great backdrop.

coolchris

743 posts

157 months

Saturday 27th June
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Hi Tony,

It is good to know that the scoop is helping get some more air flow in even if there was no benefit on that front the overall look it has added to the car was worth doing.Yes we must catch up shame gone quiet on the south noble meet Portsdown hill is a great shout plenty of space food and drink on tap and stunning backdrop much better location than boxhill.

Scooby P1

2,601 posts

184 months

Tuesday
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Always said I’d never modify but seem to have done a fair few tasteful mods, m400 gear linkage and engines mods to 430bhp and 410 lb\ft the latest.
Problem is it seems to have an issue with overheating. Especially on track. Very annoying.
But I think it looked good on Goodwood circuit last week.....


Ian Perry

Original Poster:

246 posts

111 months

Tuesday
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coolchris said:
Hi Tony,

It is good to know that the scoop is helping get some more air flow in even if there was no benefit on that front the overall look it has added to the car was worth doing.Yes we must catch up shame gone quiet on the south noble meet Portsdown hill is a great shout plenty of space food and drink on tap and stunning backdrop much better location than boxhill.
Don't worry about us up North ,Boxhill was a decent trek Portsdown is even further .smile

The Big G

910 posts

123 months

Yesterday (08:13)
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Here’s a couple of mine out and about. I’ve enjoyed looking at everyone else’s too. Such a shame this forum is so quiet. I think I’ve barely posted since I bought mine three years ago! I was so busy 13 years ago when I first wanted to get into a noble. But it’s gone the same was as the rest of pistonheads unfortunately. Anyway, hi everyone!

The Big G

910 posts

123 months

Yesterday (08:14)
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The Big G

910 posts

123 months

Yesterday (08:14)
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Ian Perry

Original Poster:

246 posts

111 months

Yesterday (08:58)
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The Big G said:
Here’s a couple of mine out and about. I’ve enjoyed looking at everyone else’s too. Such a shame this forum is so quiet. I think I’ve barely posted since I bought mine three years ago! I was so busy 13 years ago when I first wanted to get into a noble. But it’s gone the same was as the rest of pistonheads unfortunately. Anyway, hi everyone!
Welcome ,I've tried to inject a bit of life back into the forum as I have a deep rooted dislike of facebook . Let's try to keep it going ,nice car.

_Bart_

29 posts

5 months

Yesterday (09:18)
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Ian Perry said:
Welcome ,I've tried to inject a bit of life back into the forum as I have a deep rooted dislike of facebook . Let's try to keep it going ,nice car.
Likewise for me, not on the ol' FB and so keeping my eyes peeled on the Forum. Lovely pics so far, I will take some soon!

C n C

1,852 posts

176 months

Yesterday (13:58)
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Scooby P1 said:
Problem is it seems to have an issue with overheating. Especially on track. Very annoying.
But I think it looked good on Goodwood circuit last week.....
Not that familiar with the GTO3, but does it have an oil cooler mounted under the rear clam near the rear wheel?

If so, one option may be to move the oil cooler to the front where it actually gets some airflow. Pipes can be run down the centre tunnel. Certainly improved cooling on my M400.

The Big G

910 posts

123 months

Yesterday (17:50)
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Ian Perry said:
Welcome ,I've tried to inject a bit of life back into the forum as I have a deep rooted dislike of facebook . Let's try to keep it going ,nice car.
It would be nice if it came back to life. I remember it being really active a long time before buying mine. But it’s changed, the same is true with the TVR section too. New posts/threads would happily spill onto page 2 each day in the s series section and I’d be on daily. Not quite the same these days. Lots more goes on on Facebook. It’s good for chatting, not so great for technical info. Here’s always been best for that.
Now to try and find another photo and hopefully get to meet some other owners at some point. I’m always working/busy when the main annual meet has happened!