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Old 02-28-2013, 08:04 AM   #1
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Question Anyone autocrossing a V6 w/performance package

I just bought a '13 manual trans, v6, with PP. Wondering how it handles out of the box on an autocross course. It's still off season for me, but getting ready to start up again.
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The rear needs lowering, stiffer suspension parts, better brake lines. That will get you
started. Out of the box it will spin out & the brakes will go soft.
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One of the partners at my work races in LeMons and Chumpcar, he started in Autocross...

When I asked him for advice on how to start, he told me this:
-Make sure all your fluids are at the right levels, maybe even change them.
-Get everything out of the car that doesn't need to be there (not so much seats, but random things, stuff that can fly around.
-Get a Snell 2010 helmet, 2005 ones are cheaper but you'll need to buy another one soon if you decide you want to go to the track.
-Don't bother with any mods yet, learn your limits and your car's current limits, then see what you can do to improve handling.
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