Racetrack Stuff

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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by 32wildbilly » Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:58 am

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Less than you'd think. I think the weight distro is 51/49 or 52/48 when done. Of course you're left with a car that tries to kill you at all times.
Yeah...that would tend to be a distraction!

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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by AnthonyS » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:00 pm

All Miata swaps are weight favorable really, when you consider overall performance. The V8 swaps add 100-200 lbs and a lot of it is in the transmission and rear end. The K24 swap loses 20-30 lbs off the front. All of this and you keep the double wishbone suspension front and rear. Another reason I’m considering the k24 is that I can get by on lower spring rates most likely and nice coilovers for a wee bit less. I’m still going to have insane money in the car when done but it should be quickish and pretty durable when beat on.

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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by DTMiller » Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:57 pm

El capitan fixed the attachments issue. So here's the BoMX5ter living dangerously with a used IMS.
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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by 32wildbilly » Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:05 pm

DTMiller wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:57 pm
El capitan fixed the attachments issue. So here's the BoMX5ter living dangerously with a used IMS.

IMG_20180630_062222.jpg
Does He take that everywhere he goes???

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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by gnat » Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:44 pm

32wildbilly wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:05 pm
DTMiller wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:57 pm
El capitan fixed the attachments issue. So here's the BoMX5ter living dangerously with a used IMS.

IMG_20180630_062222.jpg
Does He take that everywhere he goes???
Well duh! There's nothing else worth meeting me for...

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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by 32wildbilly » Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:03 pm

gnat wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:44 pm
32wildbilly wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:05 pm


Does He take that everywhere he goes???
Well duh! There's nothing else worth meeting me for...
Now...Now...I'm sure that's just not true...kinda sure...pretty sure...maybe sure...No no I'm sure! :D

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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by DTMiller » Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:30 pm

2002 Guards Red Targa, Fister exhaust, H&R Sport Springs, semisolid motor mounts
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June 16, 2017 Funland GoKart Champion (6:13 p.m. main event)

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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by gnat » Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:39 pm

That video does not do justice to what it is like sitting in the right seat while you do that :lol:

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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by 32wildbilly » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:21 pm

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Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:30 pm
DT: that looks like soooo much FUN! Great job. How is the new engine running?

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Re: Racetrack Stuff

Post by DTMiller » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:26 am

32wildbilly wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:21 pm
DTMiller wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:30 pm
DT: that looks like soooo much FUN! Great job. How is the new engine running?
Thanks, so far so good. I found a whole host of weird things loose or missing after the first days on track but everything looks good and snug this time. Really really fun day on Friday.
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