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Old 12-24-2018, 08:51 PM
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Originally Posted by shuiend View Post
Shift less? Drive FLATOUT more.

I think there are some adjustments in TS if you are running a MS to get rid of that.
I'm running an ms3. I'm guessing decel enrichment is where I should start for that?
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Old 03-06-2019, 10:45 AM
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Another successful track day this past weekend at VIR. Fears of rain were unfounded - couldn't have asked for better weather. Cool and sunny, I had no heat issues (saw 209F water temp maybe once) and the car made great power. I put Thumpetto's wilwood dynapro/11.75" kit to good use, though I thought I might be able to get away with HPS pads. I was wrong - 2 or 3 laps in they were getting hot and I had to swap over to the DTC60's. We ran the north course on Saturday and the full course on Sunday. Some highlights:
* No issues with brake fade once the DTC60's were in (running Pagid endurance pads on the rear).
* The only mechanical issues I had were an exploded shifter bushing (thankfully I pitted next to flatout racing, who had a spare) and tearing the bottom seam off the back window of my soft top. Time for a new one!
* Hitting 130mph on both the front and back straights on the full course (!!!). 6500rpm in 5th gear, almost RPM limited
* Definitely need some aero work, as the steering gets a little light above 125 or so, especially over the hill on the back straight
* Had a ton of fun harassing well-driven E46's and Caymans
* Ran a 2:15.00 on the full course with 225 Rivals, which was about a second faster than the well-driven spec E30's and SM's that were at the event
* Made the round trip from Greenville SC (about 4.5 hours each way in the rain) on a single tank of gas. 36 gallon tank and 17mpg for the win.
* Speaking of gas, I can't make a full day without refilling anymore, so I need to buy a 10gal can or two
* No issues with the exhaust manifold studs this time around; the 3/4 washer seems to have held
* The racecapture makes timing and data display super simple - no more messing with the bluetooth GPS receiver, RaceChrono and MSDroid; just start the app and drive.
* The highlight of the weekend may have been passing 4 spec miatas racing nose-to-tail on the back straight, and having all 4 guys come over after the session to see what was going on

Video to come!
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Video of a faster lap. I can brake later and probably carry a bit more speed through the top of the uphill esses but I wasn't that brave
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Old 03-11-2019, 10:45 AM
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Let me know the next time you're coming down to RA, I'd like to ride along to check out those Xidas. I'm sitting on the bump stops with my Bilstein/FM spring setup and need to upgrade, but I'm undecided on which spring rate to go with. I was thinking 700/400.
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I'll be at AMP with Jzilla this Sunday
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