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Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-21-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Sleeper_08
It was a fully prepped race car. Unfortunately...

It was a fully prepped race car. Unfortunately something blew up and his day ended early.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 10-21-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Sleeper_08
Track Day - Exotic Car Day Sep 30, 2012

Some video of my final track day of the season :(

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIVARqB1KTI&list=UUSuWJSMf5EfHM0Z7bmF4MSw&index=1&feature=plcp
Forum: S197 Handling Section 06-02-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,247
Posted By Sleeper_08
I use Quantum Motorsports front brake cooling.

I use Quantum Motorsports front brake cooling.
Forum: Mustang Videos 05-22-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Sleeper_08
Nice catch! I had an Acura start blowing...

Nice catch!

I had an Acura start blowing blue smoke as we went into turn 1 at VIR. Fortunately there was no oil but it was a little scary trying get around the corner and trying to get over to the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-19-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By Sleeper_08
I've had both Tokico and Koni adjustables and the...

I've had both Tokico and Koni adjustables and the most noticeable benefit of the Koni's is that they are less 'harsh' as described by Norm.

The instructors that I went to VIR with teach there are...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-12-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,277
Posted By Sleeper_08
If you to hear noise try running Carbotech HP10s...

If you to hear noise try running Carbotech HP10s on the street!

All 4 corners squeal and sometime with different tones. It is like a symphony.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-07-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By Sleeper_08
The Nittos are only track tires and fortunately...

The Nittos are only track tires and fortunately TMP and Mosport are both reasonably flat.

I skipped Frank's day this year because of my trip to VIR. In my case it is not my wife that nags me about...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-07-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By Sleeper_08
At TMP at the the hairpin just before the final...

At TMP at the the hairpin just before the final series of turns onto the the main straight I learned not to go in too hard as it was just eating the left front. The tire was actually getting cupping...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-06-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By Sleeper_08
I found that tire pressures were the biggest...

I found that tire pressures were the biggest single factor on wearing the outside of the tire.

That and going in too hard into really slow corners.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 05-01-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,029
Posted By Sleeper_08
I've been tracking my 08 GT for 4 seasons now and...

I've been tracking my 08 GT for 4 seasons now and have over 25 tracks days on the car. According to the data I'm running in the .9 to 1 G limit on some corners and am thus probably running at 9/S +....
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-29-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,397
Posted By Sleeper_08
As Norm has mentioned before, on a solid rear...

As Norm has mentioned before, on a solid rear axle the wheels are not always exactly perpendicular to the centerline of the axle due to manufacturing tolerances,i.e. they can have small amounts of...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-23-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,895
Posted By Sleeper_08
Do you know what tires the BMW was running?

Do you know what tires the BMW was running?
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-19-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Sleeper_08
Do a search for frederickmith on You Tube to find...

Do a search for frederickmith on You Tube to find my videos.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-19-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Sleeper_08
Here is summary of my thoughts and feelings of...

Here is summary of my thoughts and feelings of the trip to VIR shown in the video above;

It is a long way from Toronto to VIR. I left my apartment at 5:30 Am and we got to our garage at the track...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-19-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,699
Posted By Sleeper_08
Norm I agree with you but based on my...

Norm

I agree with you but based on my experience the available engine power may also be a factor.

My first iteration was poli/poli LCA's, due to lack of knowledge, and a Steeda UCA with poli...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-19-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,833
Posted By Sleeper_08
As one of the members who first bought Tokico...

As one of the members who first bought Tokico D-Specs and then switched to Koni Yellows the choice for me is clear - Koni Yellows!
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-16-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Sleeper_08
Odessey To VIR April 2012

The title says it all.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOm3rb9LcVg&list=UUSuWJSMf5EfHM0Z7bmF4MSw&index=1&feature=plcp

My three fastest laps were in my last session and are at the end of the...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-16-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By Sleeper_08
Because of all of that armco and what they charge...

Because of all of that armco and what they charge you to replace it if you bend it? :(
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-14-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,385
Posted By Sleeper_08
+1 - and the Koni Yellows are still on sale and...

+1 - and the Koni Yellows are still on sale and in stock!

http://www.stranoparts.com/partdetails.php?PartID=197&CategoryID=64&ModelID=5
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-08-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By Sleeper_08
Here is a brief bio from the Canadian Motorsports...

Here is a brief bio from the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fame for one of the two instructors on the trip

Biography
Craig Fisher of Toronto was one of the top sedan drivers in North America in...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-08-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By Sleeper_08
We leave tomorrow morning and will be on track...

We leave tomorrow morning and will be on track Tuesday and Wednesday.

The car is going down and back in a trailer and I get to ride in the truck. :)

We are staying right at the track and have a...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-06-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,371
Posted By Sleeper_08
Another school of thought on rear axle bumpstops...

Another school of thought on rear axle bumpstops is that leaving them stock allows a more progressive effect from when they first contact to when it is like driving a go kart, i.e. solid suspension.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-05-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By Sleeper_08
Nitto NT01 Hot Pressures?

The Nitto NT01s seem pretty popular so I was wondering what hot pressures the rest of were running for track use.

I presently run mine at 39 lb hot.

Thanks.
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-05-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,691
Posted By Sleeper_08
Did you use the O-rings when you installed yours?...

Did you use the O-rings when you installed yours?

Mine has been on for over two years and was getting noisy because the rod ends wear out. after putting in a new set of rods ends and O-rings from...
Forum: S197 Handling Section 04-04-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,691
Posted By Sleeper_08
In case Sam is still as busy as he was; 1) I...

In case Sam is still as busy as he was;
1) I asked Sam the same question
2) I bought a Fays2 from Sam
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