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Old 11-10-2010, 10:04 PM   #181
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Old 11-10-2010, 10:22 PM   #182
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Thanks, I went with a little different offset than most. I'd rather roll and pull fenders than have that sunk in look once you add track camber. I have a liitle poke right now but once my springs and camber ball joints come in it ought to be flush. Most setups are 17x9 +63, I went with +38 Plus this setup was wife keeping at $1080 shipped with tires.
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Old 11-10-2010, 10:25 PM   #183
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The car is gorgeous. The color is excellent. The rim size/color is just right.

Basically everything exactly as I'd do it if I had that car.
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Old 11-10-2010, 10:28 PM   #184
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Thanks for the props before Emilio face palms me...lol
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Thanks for the props before Emilio face palms me...lol
Guard rail will do that for me.
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Old 11-10-2010, 11:41 PM   #186
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lol, I've got 381f/244r springs on the way that should tone it down.
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Old 11-11-2010, 02:27 AM   #187
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Where's the rollbar, dude?
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Old 11-11-2010, 02:42 AM   #188
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I want to at least enjoy the enterior for 1 month.
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I love this thread! I had a customer in my store yesterday driving a nice looking well decked out newer 335i BMW. Saw my Miata out front. He asked about the roll bar and if I track it. Said yes, as often as I can. Told me he has an S2K for track duty. We talked about different tracks and clubs to run with, etc.

Because of this thread I could actually ask intelligent questions about his track car and how he has it set up!

I know - "excellent story chap" - but this is a very informative thread about another roadster, with a big enthusiast and track following, I previously knew little about. Just wanted to say thanks.
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Old 11-11-2010, 08:11 PM   #190
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That wheel is on 90% of my Forza cars, lol. Nice stuff.
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I love this thread! I had a customer in my store yesterday driving a nice looking well decked out newer 335i BMW. Saw my Miata out front. He asked about the roll bar and if I track it. Said yes, as often as I can. Told me he has an S2K for track duty. We talked about different tracks and clubs to run with, etc.

Because of this thread I could actually ask intelligent questions about his track car and how he has it set up!

I know - "excellent story chap" - but this is a very informative thread about another roadster, with a big enthusiast and track following, I previously knew little about. Just wanted to say thanks.
Hey thanks man. I'm thinking about keeping it going as I track the car through out this first year. It really is similiar to a turbo miata and they are getting so cheap now most of you will have to make this choice (turbo miata/s2000) sooner or later.

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itrack. nice looking S u got there.
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Old 11-12-2010, 03:35 AM   #193
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lol, thanks William
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Lol, he likes your sweet s!
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Haha, help me put these spc ball joints on tom night.
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Ok, so I got the Megan Racing springs on that actually had the rates I needed, small 1" drop, and were only $130 shipped. I trimmed the bump stop about 3/4" all around and the car rides really nice. Lets hope it handles good on the track. I need to get an alignment Monday since I dropped the car and added the spc camber joints. I'll post pics after it gets the track camber.
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Ok, she is almost ready for Friday. Just waiting on some pads to come in.







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Looks good. Let us know how you do.
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Old 11-21-2010, 09:48 PM   #199
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I could only get a 2:03 Friday, I know where I could get some more time but I spun out and the second time you get the boot off the track. I think a 2:00 flat is in reason if I man up in some of the faster corners. The car needs some stiffer springs, front sway, and better brake pads.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNrV16S_8uQ

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the type of car doesn't matter. if you have those cracks, change them or die!
So, you mean I shouldn't have raced a whole season with cracks like this on my z06, with stoptechs? Those cracks are nothing till they get to the edge. But have a set of replacements handy.
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