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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-10-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By TrqlessWonder
I've only just gotten into track days, but I've...

I've only just gotten into track days, but I've had the same 2 sets of dual-drilled Motegi SP10s since ~2009. One set each year was for street, other for autocross and other shenanigans. They're...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-17-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,976
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Can you describe this racket? When my wheel...

Can you describe this racket? When my wheel bearings have let me know they were pretty well shot (both this platform and others), I'm not sure I'd describe the noise as a "racket." My sway bar...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-26-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Ben seems still quite convinced that what's in...

Ben seems still quite convinced that what's in front of him is not a windshield, but rather a computer screen. Too early to dive towards apex, so he then needs bigger inputs, and more mid-turn...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-06-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,430
Posted By TrqlessWonder
We are not. Not sure who bdt is, but Duchess...

We are not. Not sure who bdt is, but Duchess county is NYC/Hudson Valley area, I'm out in the CNY region., So I don't think we're talking about similar places.

Crossing the crown on a runway site...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-24-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,430
Posted By TrqlessWonder
I remain an occasional pedal-dancer, owing more...

I remain an occasional pedal-dancer, owing more to site conditions.

On the long press, If I get a rear up in the air it'll intrude...intrusively. Easier to trigger when Hoosiers were still a...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-04-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4,807
Views: 849,096
Posted By TrqlessWonder
eta: Because we don't know if the cars are that...

eta: Because we don't know if the cars are that close in performance. Rick Ruth thinks/predicts they'll run similar times, based on his data, experience, and some above-average-educated guesswork. ...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-03-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,807
Views: 849,096
Posted By TrqlessWonder
The person trying to devise the PAX index has no...

The person trying to devise the PAX index has no input on the classing. He's just observing results, and trying to set a handicap for the structure given. This is not the first time the indexes...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-13-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,477
Posted By TrqlessWonder
:iono: It's getting me to try it out.

:iono: It's getting me to try it out.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-07-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,714
Posted By TrqlessWonder
And coming from an NA Miata, you might need time...

And coming from an NA Miata, you might need time to figure out what to do with all the power. And refinement.

I don't notice the dip so much as the swell of power coming on starting at 4-4.5k. ...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-09-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Expect p01c0. And c3300. Those are what show up...

Expect p01c0. And c3300. Those are what show up when it does that to me. Gonna seem silly, but check your gas cap. And, in my case, just wait for it to be a persistent electrical issue. It's...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-19-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,861
Views: 821,161
Posted By TrqlessWonder
I suppose it could be that stuff, too. just out...

I suppose it could be that stuff, too. just out of curiosity, where would track day pressure have put the tires cold/hot?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-19-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,861
Views: 821,161
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Just how brand new were they? Zero heat cycles,...

Just how brand new were they? Zero heat cycles, zero street miles, literally put on with the stickers still on the tread?

What I'm saying is that the bridgestones are not their very best on the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-15-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,086
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Is the front end tucking, or is the rear end...

Is the front end tucking, or is the rear end rotating? Also, what inputs are you putting in to get down to that second apex? Now contrast with how you get down and through the first apex.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-06-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,688
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Otherwise, do you still have a stereo in the car?...

Otherwise, do you still have a stereo in the car?

You don't really *need* fender liners, right?

Take off some of the underbody plastic bit clips. You don't need all of them.

Do the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-10-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 149,644
Posted By TrqlessWonder
My Ferodos did that. Basically, every time...

My Ferodos did that. Basically, every time swapping them on (these are daily/ax pads for me), no amount of grease would be sufficient. They'd be quiet for bedding in, then pretty much what you...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-25-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Looking back at your fast time video for that,...

Looking back at your fast time video for that, I'm not sure I'd put a lot of stock in getting dragged by an RS. That's still a drying surface, and there's a couple spots where they can let the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-25-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By TrqlessWonder
If you're not struggling to hold onto it/hit your...

If you're not struggling to hold onto it/hit your intended marks in a few spots, you left time out there.

Go for snapshot in time/pax position by run. We can't do that at CNY, but FLR and WNY...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-22-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,341
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Idk. That looks like you tried something that...

Idk. That looks like you tried something that the car/tires just wasn't gonna do. I would suggest that better-separated inputs would have resolved what you experienced. You're putting in lots of...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-27-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
Posted By TrqlessWonder
I'm starting season 5 with this car in CS trim. ...

I'm starting season 5 with this car in CS trim. Lotsa side-step launching, first season was on A6s, rest on 235/245 bridgestones, still on the OE axles at ~77k.

IIRC, the guys breaking things...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-16-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,146
Posted By TrqlessWonder
If you're feeling adventurous/trusting about...

If you're feeling adventurous/trusting about seeing potential... You could also offer to have an instructor drive your car for a run. Consumes one of your runs as a non-counted run (or can, depends...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-09-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 108,035
Posted By TrqlessWonder
If they tossed the knobs, Tire Rack and/or Koni...

If they tossed the knobs, Tire Rack and/or Koni is quite good about getting you a replacement one. You'll want one with the riser/stadoff on it to make the rears easier to reach. Fronts, it really...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-01-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,240
Posted By TrqlessWonder
I'm not sure you're going to want to long-term...

I'm not sure you're going to want to long-term store your helmet in a sealed container that spends long periods in the dark between openings. Unless I was trying to see what exotic respiratory...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-22-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 108,035
Posted By TrqlessWonder
No TPMS interference at all. As a side note, the...

No TPMS interference at all. As a side note, the car will pick up the sensors 15-20 miles away, all summer long.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-08-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Fixed. I've not yet seen an event so much as...

Fixed. I've not yet seen an event so much as paused temporarily because a worker was not adorned in some form of neon clothing.

glws in any event.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-13-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,212
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Caution: You kind of sound like a disreputable...

Caution: You kind of sound like a disreputable shop's dream with the ready acceptance of their explanations

"oh, naw, man, the shop said it's supposed to be like that."
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-21-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 108,035
Posted By TrqlessWonder
I'd advocate for driving whatever the spec tire...

I'd advocate for driving whatever the spec tire (if that happens) was rain or shine. Just like f1 or any other series that runs in the rain as well, there's always that large gray area when wets are...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-17-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 108,035
Posted By TrqlessWonder
And expected to be just a whisker faster than the...

And expected to be just a whisker faster than the ND. That feels like a bit of a reach for something that is not very different from a CS FR-S.

:iono:
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-03-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By TrqlessWonder
OT, but this caught my attention. You're ripping...

OT, but this caught my attention. You're ripping through a coil 4-8 times annually (engine is ~$3000 before labor)?

If you can't resolve the root issue, maybe you can bring a $100 spare for...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-01-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,538
Posted By TrqlessWonder
We'll have to disagree, I think, but 200 ft-lbs...

We'll have to disagree, I think, but 200 ft-lbs *is* a hulk smash setting. My 1/2" Dewalt won't drive them to final torque, and that's a good thing in my book. We aren't doing green flag pitstops,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-31-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,538
Posted By TrqlessWonder
Yep. I said something to that effect, and then a...

Yep. I said something to that effect, and then a few weeks later, they started letting go. The over/under on their life is ~80 cycles.

eta: the fronts will go first
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