follow ft86club on our blog, twitter or facebook. Interested in the FT-1? Check out FT1Club
FT86CLUB
Ft86Club
Delicious Tuning
Register Garage Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   Scion FR-S Forum | Subaru BRZ Forum | Toyota 86 GT 86 Forum | AS1 Forum - FT86CLUB > Search Forums


Showing results 1 to 25 of 25
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: gatorac
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 09-14-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,345
Posted By gatorac
I might consider that. I had someone else PM...

I might consider that. I had someone else PM about the front bar. I currently have 2 other possible buyers for the sways right now. I'll let you know by the end of the day.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 06-27-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 388,260
Posted By gatorac
Sebring in the rain.

Sebring in the rain.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-02-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,929
Posted By gatorac
I have this issue all the time. It happens when...

I have this issue all the time. It happens when the suspension is loaded and you need the power steering the most. That past 2 weeks I was at 4 different tracks. At Watkins Glen it was at the toe...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-29-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,139
Posted By gatorac
The SoloDL will show real time data from any of...

The SoloDL will show real time data from any of the Pid's it can read while you are driving in circles on the track. Up to 4 different things can be shown on each of the custom screens. Any Pid,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-28-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By gatorac
Sebring Pic

Here's a shot of my BRZ at Sebring in the rain a few weeks back. Thought it was a pretty cool shot to share. I was the only car on the track then. Not sure if everyone else was just skeered or I'm...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 02-24-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,249
Posted By gatorac
Here's a pic of the homemade tool.

Here's a pic of the homemade tool.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-22-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,411
Posted By gatorac
Missing apexes is one of the mistakes we make as...

Missing apexes is one of the mistakes we make as we start to build up speed. The issue is we have fixed turn in points and when we start to carry more speed, the sideways momentum of the car pushes...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-24-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By gatorac
if you can hit the sweet spot when the sun first...

if you can hit the sweet spot when the sun first goes down, the air is cool and the track is still warm, you can get some good times. You do have to know your way around the track your on though. ...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-22-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By gatorac
Sebring Night video with data overlay

I thought this video turned out pretty cool. Driving laps at night adds another dimension to the experience. I highly recommend it. This was at a Chin Motorsports event a couple of weeks ago.


...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-28-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,389
Posted By gatorac
Thanks for sharing the info from Simpson....

Thanks for sharing the info from Simpson. Everyone will tell you it's best to have the full roll bar. While I agree with that, I understand that's not always an option right now. Finances and our...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-11-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,249
Posted By gatorac
I put the AP Sprint kit on my car as well. I'm on...

I put the AP Sprint kit on my car as well. I'm on pace for 40+ track days this year. I've driven the car 1300 miles to get to an event. I'm usually teaching class and coaching during the event as...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-05-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,389
Posted By gatorac
While I'm not sure I agree that tires would be...

While I'm not sure I agree that tires would be considered as a safety item, I agree that they contribute to corner speed. The raw data shows accidents are more likely to happen in a corner so lower...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-04-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,389
Posted By gatorac
I am currently using the Scroth Rally 3 in my BRZ...

I am currently using the Scroth Rally 3 in my BRZ with a Defender head and neck brace. The Scroth allows your body to rotate much like a factory 3 point does. You can check their website out for...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-03-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,389
Posted By gatorac
I heard the same thing. You know, there's so many...

I heard the same thing. You know, there's so many things that deserve stronger emphasis when we consider safety on the track. Car prep is most certainly one of the things that the driver/car owner...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-03-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,389
Posted By gatorac
It's a different world over there for sure. Come...

It's a different world over there for sure. Come to think of it, not only have I not been to SoCal this year, I haven't been there ever. This year I only got as far West as COTA, South as far as...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-03-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,389
Posted By gatorac
HPDE Safety Equipment

After hearing of the news of the driver killed at an HPDE event at Road Atlanta, The management and Chief Instructors of the group I'm with put our heads together. The conversation was about what we...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-03-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 16,968
Posted By gatorac
This already happens with many groups. Best...

This already happens with many groups. Best practices are already in place. You have the power to vote with your dollars right now and run with the group you feel is safer. More lax groups won't...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-02-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 16,968
Posted By gatorac
Interesting reading about some of the experiences...

Interesting reading about some of the experiences you guys have had with different groups. In the group I'm with, no driver moves up or gets solo without a senior or Chief Instructor riding with...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 08-17-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By gatorac
FS: RCE Tarmac 2 Clubsport coilovers, Ground Control Camber Plates/rear mounts

*****Everything has all been sold including the Tarmac 2's.*****
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-16-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,219
Posted By gatorac
Your looking for a harness with "ASM"...

Your looking for a harness with "ASM" (anti-submarine) tech. Scroth is one if the main companies for this type.

Do not use a standard harness with out a sub belt. while there's a lot of...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 07-26-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,397
Posted By gatorac
Springs are sold. Paid for them on Tuesday,...

Springs are sold. Paid for them on Tuesday, shipped on Wednesday, delivered on Friday exactly as described.

Thanks.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 06-11-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 31,742
Posted By gatorac
http://www.chinmotorsports.com/gallery/2015_03_Seb...

http://www.chinmotorsports.com/gallery/2015_03_Sebring/L/M4S_1818.jpg

Just for the record, this pic was taken before my brake upgrade (notice the stock wheels). That's the primary reason I'm not...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-11-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,432
Posted By gatorac
Pointing by and staying online is great, unless...

Pointing by and staying online is great, unless the passing car leaves you hanging.....
http://youtu.be/LwhDXPXqEdk

We work hard in our group to teach and promote better passing. Some don't care...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-09-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,671
Posted By gatorac
It's so easy to swap pads on these things that it...

It's so easy to swap pads on these things that it doesn't make sense not to swap before you go on track.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-18-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,384
Posted By gatorac
I thought doing a DE event at night would be...

I thought doing a DE event at night would be boring after racing at night. I was wrong. I enjoyed the night driving very much. It does make you focus. It also makes me want an auto-dimming mirror...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 25

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:53 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.