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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 11-12-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By FR-S2GT86
Oil is cheap, engines are not. Use the best oil...

Oil is cheap, engines are not. Use the best oil that you can find that is available to you. All of the research that I have done lately on different brands, weights and grades has led me to the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-07-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By gtpvette
I use these cribs from race ramp. When not...

I use these cribs from race ramp. When not working on suspension they are great!!
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-06-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Summerwolf
The low profile, long race ramps are great. ...

The low profile, long race ramps are great. Anything else, nah. I've had issues with anything else I've tried except on a heavy truck or something.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-05-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By DarkPira7e
Ramps are good for looking. Jackstands are good...

Ramps are good for looking. Jackstands are good for doing
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-05-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Spuds
100% jack stands.

100% jack stands.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-05-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Ohio Enthusiast
I've done all of these on jack stands. As far...

I've done all of these on jack stands.
As far as I know, you can't do the rear subframe inserts on ramps as that would load the subframe, not allowing it to drop to give clearance to put the top...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-01-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,090
Posted By Plumbus
RPF1s are not really cheap. $275 per wheel for...

RPF1s are not really cheap. $275 per wheel for the black ones and 250 for the silver ones. They are what I'd consider middle range, despite the fact they are incredibly old technology and tend to...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-31-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,146
Posted By TommyW
Correct. It depends what you want the car for....

Correct. It depends what you want the car for. Some of the kids that just want a stoplight racer that will never see the track should buy something else.

My philosophy on the track is a monkey...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-30-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,146
Posted By Mr.ac
Torque dip is easy solved buy down shifting. ...

Torque dip is easy solved buy down shifting.
Yes it's 180hp of raging hamsters. But it is a fat Miata so it does feel and at times is quick.

If you want more power, buy something else. Yes you...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-30-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,877
Views: 637,635
Posted By Locust
Assuming you are getting a tune then too? Even if...

Assuming you are getting a tune then too? Even if you opted to build suspension to D-Street spec the header would bump you up. You'll have fun in STX and if you buy wheels to class spec and 245 tires...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,877
Views: 637,635
Posted By steverife
STX is great. You can do a lot of popular street...

STX is great. You can do a lot of popular street mods in the class (though you do need to pay attention to some things like bushings and cats when making your choices).
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-29-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,090
I think the sygfrid worded that a little...

I think the sygfrid worded that a little confusingly...

The higher gas pressure of Bilsteins raises the car a few mm compared to an OEM damper. I think he meant to say that the 1.25 inch drop of...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3,877
Views: 637,635
Posted By strat61caster
Yes. Only oem springs and top hats are allowed in...

Yes. Only oem springs and top hats are allowed in Street class, damper change ok as long as it's built to oe dimensions. Sounds like you're building an STX car, have fun.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-28-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,090
Posted By Ohio Enthusiast
Konig wheels are pretty close to RPF1 - they are...

Konig wheels are pretty close to RPF1 - they are typically cheaper but also weigh a little more. Their Hypergrams are the lightest, but there are a few other models that are fairly light and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-12-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,090
The "OEM" front camber bolts are dirt cheap and...

The "OEM" front camber bolts are dirt cheap and get you a little bit of front camber...not a ton, but it's a really nice improvement. Aftermarket camber bolts are also cheap and will get you a little...
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