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Old 06-07-2012, 04:41 PM   #121
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I finally uploaded my March Sebring pics.
Stock wheels for pictures :(









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Old 06-07-2012, 04:56 PM   #122
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you have Rota Slipstreams now, right?
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Old 06-07-2012, 05:30 PM   #123
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you have Rota Slipstreams now, right?
I had them then too. I had used all-seasons on the Slipstreams then and 5yr old RS2s on the factory 14inch wheels. The factory wheels actually had the stickier tires at the time (which isn't saying much). The first pic really shows well how much body roll still exists with 550/350 springs and FM sways with only the old RS2s for grip. With the Hoosier slicks I will be hard on the bump stops I'm sure.

I haven't bought the pics from Homestead with the Hoosiers on it yet. They weren't great angles mostly and the proof pics are very small. I should buy them just to study the suspension travel, though.
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out of curiosity, and if I'm prying, cut me off, but how much do they charge for said pics? I want to be able to prove to hoes that I go on a race track.
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out of curiosity, and if I'm prying, cut me off, but how much do they charge for said pics? I want to be able to prove to hoes that I go on a race track.
Typically they cost less than the price of a good hoe but at least as much as a bad one. $20-35 for the whole hi-res set depending on the photog and how many shots.

There were 22 in the Sebring set.
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Old 06-08-2012, 09:39 AM   #126
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damn ok

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That much for those? Let me know when you've got a track day whenever I manage to be back in FL and I'll shoot you for free. I'll have video too and a better audio recording setup I want a track car to test on (you).
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most of the angles aren't accessible on foot (at least at Homestead)
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That much for those? Let me know when you've got a track day whenever I manage to be back in FL and I'll shoot you for free. I'll have video too and a better audio recording setup I want a track car to test on (you).
Sebring June 23-24 with NASA. After that I'm unsure. I'm on a Chumpcar team for Sept. 22 if everything holds together.
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I'm on a Chumpcar team for Sept. 22 if everything holds together.
Details?
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Y U NO DRIFT?

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I finally uploaded my March Sebring pics.

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I was asked by someone local who was building a team to campaign a 914 Porsche at the 14 hour Cumpcar race at Sebring. I knew him from the Florida Corvette Racing Club events and from the local car scene and he needed one more team member.

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Y U NO DRIFT?
Because Miata.


Because suspension.


Because brakes.


Because faster.


Because college graduate.
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Hahah cheers
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Because college graduate.


because high school graduate more like
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Surprise trackday!

I talked the owner of my company into letting me take three of my good customers up to Road Atlanta for a trackday on the company dime. I'll be dragging the Miata up there and we'll get them some rental cars, lol. It's June 29th (Friday) with Trackdaze. Come visit if you are unemployed or have the day off work.

I hope I don't break anything at Sebring on the 23-24th that can't be fixed by Wedneday night the 27th since we are going up Thursday morning.
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more fun than golf
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Are you going to post the excursion to Sunshine Dragstrip?
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Are you going to post the excursion to Sunshine Dragstrip?
Wut? Huh? I dunno what you are talking about...

I broke an exhaust mani to turbo stud at Homestead and had to drill it out. Drill bit broke; took it to machine shop; they helicoiled it and resurfaced both faces; bought m8 inconel studs and installed them. After remounting my turbo Saturday and adding some more heat management, I added my Hawk Blues and bedded them in.

Saturday evening I wanted to take the car for a check ride so I called Troy to see if he wanted to go. After some insanely hot Thai food, we went riding across the bay and saw the lights on at the local eighth mile drag strip (10:30pm) and went by to check it out. I ended up making five passes on my five year old 195/60/14 street tires, no burnouts. Best was 9.36 at 79.xx mph with a 2.2 60foot. Pretty slack.
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Aw man you should have hit me up. I live not too far from sunshine speedway. I totally would have come out. Probably wouldn't have been able to drag with you due to the fact that my clutch started slipping like a ****. BTW, I ordered the FM2 happy meal last night. You said you were available the weekend of the 7th right? I need to change that ---- out because I have to accelerate like a grandma for it to hold.
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Aw man you should have hit me up. I live not too far from sunshine speedway. I totally would have come out. Probably wouldn't have been able to drag with you due to the fact that my clutch started slipping like a ****. BTW, I ordered the FM2 happy meal last night. You said you were available the weekend of the 7th right? I need to change that ---- out because I have to accelerate like a grandma for it to hold.
Get all of the seals too. Read the how to thread (I think by Samnavy) about clutch replacement.
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