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      07-15-2012, 09:13 PM   #23
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that last shot is great. wheel is def off the ground there. nice
I'd never expect to see my lifting a wheel off the ground on ST on stock suspension. But I'm not complaining.

Today I was at Toledo Express Airport...Concrete!

Gave the car some trouble.

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      07-25-2012, 09:24 PM   #24
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Lifting a wheel shouldn't be a surprise since u changed out the front bar.
With wheel in air more weight is transferred to rear so get on the throttle.
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Lifting a wheel shouldn't be a surprise since u changed out the front bar.
With wheel in air more weight is transferred to rear so get on the throttle.
True...i usually only see it on E36s though with modified suspension

Here is the video from last weekend...to keep on adding to this thread:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?nomobile=1&v=pAJGHhjMRrE
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I learned alot of things today with the car.

First, I think I'm better off strapping ice stakes to my car somehow and giving it a go. Dear god the Hook suck like no other in the wet. UGH!

Secondly, the car is actually surprisingly easy to control with oversteer and throttle control. I didn't loop it, which I'm actually really surprised about. The last turn I found my self hammering down on the throttle with minor oversteer to carry speed through. I think it helped actually.

With that being said, I put down my fastest run when it was starting to dry up, go figure. 53.521

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^^ I'm refreshing NOAA constantly 48hrs leading up to a track event in case I need to switch out the 'kooks for the Star Specs..
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      08-07-2012, 09:26 AM   #28
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^^ I'm refreshing NOAA constantly 48hrs leading up to a track event in case I need to switch out the 'kooks for the Star Specs..
Yea, I'm unfortunate to choose between RS3s and Toyo T1Rs...lol

I lowered pressure and did the best I could. It was hard getting power down out of turns, the rear kept on coming out...in controllable fashion though
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      08-20-2012, 06:53 PM   #29
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Here's mine from this weekend's event. Last tune up before Nat'ls.
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Pappa. Just watched your run and couldn't get over how much your seat is moving. Does it need tightened?
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Yes that was pointed out and is being addressed tomorrow. Race seats have a tendency to loosen up over time. I won't lie. I'm big - 6'6" 270 and while it's not terribly loose, my size and strength is probably accentuating the issue but I'll pull the seat, loctite everything again and make sure it is very tight because at Nat's this is one of the pet peeves in car tech.
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Local AX run, tried a new camera position. Kinda cool.


Just for fun here's my last run, last corner, slideways finish.
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In a similar vein to local AX competition, does anyone know Kevin Kent? He held the flag for the Z crowd at SCCA Nationals last week & came away a reasonable (but I'm sure disappointing for him) 12th place in BSP.

See Nationals results at http://sololive.scca.com/

Well done & curious minds want to know whats your setup?
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      10-07-2012, 10:05 PM   #34
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Didn't run the Z4M due to cold temperatures, so I ran a prep'ed Honda S2000 in STR co-driving it with the owner.

Took 3rd overall in PAX, 1st in class, pretty happy about that.


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