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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-05-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,705
Posted By Molez93
^ Thanks for the clarification, sounds pretty...

^ Thanks for the clarification, sounds pretty reasonable.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-05-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,705
Posted By Molez93
If "piecing something" together means mixing...

If "piecing something" together means mixing manufacturers across parts, that's exactly what I was asking about. If no one has an 'end link only' suggestion, I'm very open to switching out the FSB...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-04-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,705
Posted By Molez93
Speaking of front end links and understanding how...

Speaking of front end links and understanding how there are variations based on each car's specific set-up...
Anyone found an effective end link to pair with the "original" Ohlins Road &Track...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-06-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
+1 While I understand the "but it doesn't...

+1
While I understand the "but it doesn't really matter" idea, I've come to appreciate the satisfaction of playing within the rule set even when the mod isn't a substantive one. Heck, I even put...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-02-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 172,093
Posted By Molez93
Thanks for that info. I ran the car "as is" for...

Thanks for that info. I ran the car "as is" for two days at Watkins Glen this past weekend. No failures, but now the passenger side shows a TON of contact and grinding where it looked fine before....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-28-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 172,093
Posted By Molez93
Seems this thread is the best place to ask... ...

Seems this thread is the best place to ask...
What alternatives to the Whiteline FSB end links have people used to avoid shearing off the attachment bracket on the coil over? After trading emails...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-01-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,511
Posted By Molez93
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-01-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By Molez93
Basics are unchanged, although more details are...

Basics are unchanged, although more details are listed on Motorsports Reg.
If you are on the fence, keep in mind there will not be same-day, on-site registration. Pre reg only.
Hope to see you in a...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-17-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By Molez93
NY Seneca Army Depot: Aug 10 & 11th two day local

No longer a thing. This has changed to a single day event on Sunday.




folks in the Northeast...
Finger Lakes Region is putting on a two-day event at Seneca Army Depot: Same site as the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-12-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By Molez93
^BBK = Big Brake Kit If he's got the common...

^BBK = Big Brake Kit
If he's got the common set-up, I believe you need a 35mm offset (not 45) to clear those monsters.
GLWS!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-03-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
"Solo Board" as in local folks perhaps offering...

"Solo Board" as in local folks perhaps offering their opinions? I'm probably no more qualified than a local folk either, but DocWalt's point was going to be mine... How can it NOT be legal if it adds...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-09-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 88,505
Posted By Molez93
Depending on how bad your alignment is, that...

Depending on how bad your alignment is, that alone could be some of the issue. My guess though is it's old, not-so-grippy rubber or simply lack of surface grip.

My own well aligned car was the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-11-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
Mine has two Sparco racing seats. Research...

Mine has two Sparco racing seats. Research indicated they only saved 8 lbs off of OE or about 36 lbs as installed.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-10-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
I like the idea and would do what I can as a non...

I like the idea and would do what I can as a non engineer type driver to contribute. This will be my first season with the car, though I have 20+ years racing.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-01-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
Agreed. It is an excellent site. Lots of room,...

Agreed. It is an excellent site. Lots of room, decent grip (~90% asphalt, 10% concrete). I'm biased as I am a Finger Lakes Region guy who helped/is helping, but impressions were quite positive last...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-01-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
Not like most of you STX regulars know who the...

Not like most of you STX regulars know who the heck I am, but I'm definitely going. It will be just my 2nd autocross event in the car. Been racing a blue BStreet Focus RS the past couple years.
...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-29-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 883,513
Posted By Molez93
https://cny-scca.com/solo/rules.php Old data,...

https://cny-scca.com/solo/rules.php
Old data, but decent for starters I hope.

Go to Classing Guidelines in the middle of the 2nd paragraph.

This is just a summarized list, but it sounds like...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-01-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
One last post on this for now. Should have...

One last post on this for now.
Should have watched that SPC bushing video earlier. Without doing so, I had zero chance of understanding what the problem truly was. Thanks for your patience.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-01-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
Awesome. That LCA thread was perfect. Product...

Awesome. That LCA thread was perfect. Product links were quite helpful too- especially as my reply got out of sync.

Thanks so much!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-01-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
Also found a Whiteline option which I think I'd...

Also found a Whiteline option which I think I'd read others were using. ...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-01-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
I'm ok with spending a few hundred bucks and...

I'm ok with spending a few hundred bucks and adding noise, especially if adding greater adjustment is still within the rule. Having read those rules multiple times, it seems like these linked below...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-01-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 587,673
Posted By Molez93
I'm not much of an engineer, so please pardon my...

I'm not much of an engineer, so please pardon my ignorance with this one... What popular replacement set-ups for rear lower control arms are STX legal? SPCs were on the car when I bought it, but I...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-20-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4,821
Views: 900,392
Posted By Molez93
+1 on that plan. As long as I've been racing,...

+1 on that plan. As long as I've been racing, getting some time with it in stock form sounds perfect to me. That's what I did with my Focus RS most recently, and with nearly all of the other...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-30-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,626
Posted By Molez93
Interesting...never heard of those. Will probably...

Interesting...never heard of those. Will probably check that out.

Turns out I was a bit premature in thinking I addressed the issue. Still leaking, but have isolated it to cold start conditions....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-27-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 162,539
Posted By Molez93
Thx! Can you compare the feel of the DTC60 to any...

Thx! Can you compare the feel of the DTC60 to any other compound? I know Hawk Black, Blue, HT 10, & HT12, EBC Yellow (ick), and Carbotech 8 & 9. Thankfully all those had decent feel/modulation for me...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-27-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 162,539
Posted By Molez93
Brake Pad Manufacturer (F/R): Carbotech F&R ...

Brake Pad Manufacturer (F/R): Carbotech F&R
Caliper (F/R): AP Sprint BBK
Rotor Size (F/R - IE OEM or specify): Whatever that kit comes with ;-) Front, OE rear
Compound (F/R): XP12 F&R
Tires:...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-27-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,626
Posted By Molez93
Just to close the loop (I hope) on my issue....

Just to close the loop (I hope) on my issue. Looks like the hoses connected to the filling unit- the part with the cap - were a little loose. The hose clamps were tight based on a brief hand and...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-26-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,624
Posted By Molez93
Clearly I wasn't pushing hard enough as the outer...

Clearly I wasn't pushing hard enough as the outer loop for me at the same event didn't produce any weird steering. ;-) ...or in any turn for that matter.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-23-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,626
Posted By Molez93
I just spent a little over 3hrs of driving time...

I just spent a little over 3hrs of driving time at Watkins Glen this weekend, and I would consistently "loose" whatever coolant was in the resevoir tank. I added to the tank after the first few times...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 09-14-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By Molez93
PM sent, although with only 2 or 3 posts since I...

PM sent, although with only 2 or 3 posts since I joined in July, I have no idea if such a message will get to you.
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