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Old 02-22-2010, 09:41 AM   #61
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Its not so bad when you are sitting in the seat. It is worth it by the way. I also plan to get racing seats so.
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Nice to see another Long Islander, what part you from?

Which sanction of the SCCA do you usually run with?
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Nice to see another Long Islander, what part you from?

Which sanction of the SCCA do you usually run with?
Nassau Merrick. For SCCA I do whatever Auto X they have at Nassau coliseum. I think they are called New York SCCA. I also run with the BMW club.
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Its not so bad when you are sitting in the seat. It is worth it by the way. I also plan to get racing seats so.



You'll enjoy those!
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Old 02-22-2010, 01:16 PM   #65
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You'll enjoy those!
TBH the car was never supposed to get so crazy. I got a new job in the city so I take the train to work. Now my car is only for fun and auto x/track days. So at this point I will do whatever beside a full gutting lol.

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Getting my spec Miata hard top brackets today. No soft top and now the hard top is bolted down. Race car here I come
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Old 02-23-2010, 10:43 PM   #67
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I can't autox with my hardtop, my helmet wont clear it = [

Do you know anyone that could fab up brackets to bolt my seat to the floor?
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It pays to be short. I don't have any problems with my helmet on
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Do you have a picture of the car with the wheels. I was tossing back and forth on nickel or bronzes when placing my order but as you know I got the bronzes. I hope I made the right choice.
I wanna see some pics with the Bronze on. I have bronze on my twilight blue mica but they are being moved to the V8 car. It is going to be painted titanium. I'm adding the 01+ factory skirts, bumper, spoiler, headlights, sport front spoiler and having the shop sand off all of the pebbled rock guard as I think it looks like crap plus painting my HT so I will look almost exactly like yours. I have considered selling the bronze 6ULR's as I don't know if it will look good with the Titanium. I'm actually waffling on ordering black, silver or nickel.
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No pictures yet sorry. I was waiting till I got my coil overs to install the new tires. Maybe I will mount them real quick tomorrow to snap a picture.
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So I spent some time today getting the car ready for my FCM coilover install on Monday.



Out with the old



I also installed the FM front sway and the 949 end links



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After 10 weeks here are the shocks. I am sure they will be worth the wait. My alignment is set for this saturday. After that the car will be done and ready for my first HPDE



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Alignment and ride height is all set now for the new suspension. Car looks great with the 6uls and the new rubber. I am very happy with the outcome of the car. Let me know what you think. Here are the current specs and some pictures. Alignment and ride height numbers came from Fatcat Motorsports.

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Height 12.75
Camber -1.5
Toe 0
Caster 4.5

Rear
Height 13.0
Camber -1.5
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Yeah I hate the rust to LOL.
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Very nice SE.
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Very nice SE.
Thank you
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Very nice!

Might I add a suggestion to your alignment specs to consider on a later date. Add 1/10* tow IN on the front, this will equate to 0* toe when the car is in motion because of centrifugal force.. I used to go with 0* but still had excessive tire wear. On my last alignment, I went with the 1/10 IN and the car feels much better and even with -1.9 camber, there is no excessive wear
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Very nice!

Might I add a suggestion to your alignment specs to consider on a later date. Add 1/10* tow IN on the front, this will equate to 0* toe when the car is in motion because of centrifugal force.. I used to go with 0* but still had excessive tire wear. On my last alignment, I went with the 1/10 IN and the car feels much better and even with -1.9 camber, there is no excessive wear
Thanks for the advice man. I will keep it in mind for next time around
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Well small update. I am on 225/45/15 RS3s for this season of auto x and track days. So far so good. Yesterday I deiced to try added some DIY brake ducting not sure I really need it but I always wanted it so... Well here are some pictures for you guys to laugh at haha







Also I just put in a order for the Rotrex supercharger from 949racing....
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The break ducts look great. I was thinking about doing the same thing with my fog light holes since the lights haven't worked since I got the car.
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