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Old 12-19-2007, 12:43 AM   #21
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Old 12-19-2007, 12:44 AM   #22
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You don't own this thread... The internet does... You're ego is writing checks your body can't cash son.

Sorry I couldn't resist... and you'll just have to look at my car a little longer.

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I'm the one that started the thread by saying miatas are better than my escort and that I'm going to buy one. I don't think you need to go out of your way to convince me
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Old 12-19-2007, 12:45 AM   #23
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Yea buddy!! Escort GT build is in my near future plans.. I've got bigger fish (well, smaller car actually) to fry first.

Doing a 1.8GT swap into a 1992 Festiva. Plan on bone stock engine with about 7psi. 180fwhp + 1700 pound car == Fun!
I know a guy with a gutted festiva and a nitroused BP. It's a pretty intense little car
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Old 12-19-2007, 12:46 AM   #24
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Hmm I wonder what aspects of the miata's chassis makes it so it won't lift the rear tire and an escort will.

P.S. I replaced the struts after that race

Can a moderator please remove his posts from my thread?
Jesus ******* christ are you being serious? If you have any hope of lasting here more than a week you need to step back from the keyboard and remove that stick from your *** and chill out. If you think a mod is going to help you out you have another thing coming ... beware people can get creative around here.

How many are people are running STS in your region?
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I'm the one that started the thread by saying miatas are better than my escort and that I'm going to buy one. I don't think you need to go out of your way to convince me
Eh, I am thinking I am going to sell mine... The escort GT (and I was being serious before) can be a sleeper and quite an evil foe on the Auto-x circuit because you can dial in a crazy amount of camber on them.

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Jesus ******* christ are you being serious? If you have any hope of lasting here more than a week you need to step back from the keyboard and remove that stick from your *** and chill out. If you think a mod is going to help you out you have another thing coming ... beware people can get creative around here.

How many are people are running STS in your region?
I just didn't want that argument to spread to another thread and clutter it up.

Participants vary from race to race, but normally 15-20 cars until the end of the season, where there were less but they were all serious people.
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There are a couple of KL swapped Escorts semi local to me, one is a wagon, the other isnt but its pink.. Now THATS a sleeper.
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Eh, I am thinking I am going to sell mine... The escort GT (and I was being serious before) can be a sleeper and quite an evil foe on the Auto-x circuit because you can dial in a crazy amount of camber on them.

Mark
Yeah, I got about 2 degrees of negative camber out of the back just from lowering it with the ground controls. As far as the front, you NEED camber plates to a reasonable amount (around -3). I don't think one can win nationally in STS but maybe in FSP where it can have an LSD and shorter diameter tires (slicks).

Also the car could be lighter for the tire it can fit in STS trim, the biggest basically being 205's and the weight being just about 2300#. The civic hatches on the same tires weigh 300+# less :(
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Old 12-19-2007, 09:02 AM   #29
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