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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,679
Posted By strat61caster
Slap some painters tape on the spot to see if it...

Slap some painters tape on the spot to see if it happens again.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 32,722
Posted By strat61caster
Curious if you'll do any injector test/cleaning? ...

Curious if you'll do any injector test/cleaning?
Am I right to presume you'll do a post rebuild Dyno to confirm your comp weight for next year?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
Article 27.5 of the F1 Sporting Regulations...

Article 27.5 of the F1 Sporting Regulations states that “…no car may be driven…in a manner which could be potentially dangerous to other drivers…”. Furthermore, Article 27.8 prohibits any manoeuvre...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
Can you help me understand what factors make a...

Can you help me understand what factors make a brake check in an acceleration zone acceptable?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
While I agree with the theory of your argument,...

While I agree with the theory of your argument, and the fact that this situation happened at all is on the FIA failing to define a clear gray area that's been allowed to fester for years, you don't...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 01:43 PM
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Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
Lmao ok

Lmao ok
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
Lewis was absolutely playing the game, he...

Lewis was absolutely playing the game, he admitted it post race.

It's the brake check I have a problem with that Max and his fans seem to be ignoring.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
Without the brake check I'd be totally on your...

Without the brake check I'd be totally on your side, but the data is there, 2.4g is on purpose.

I wouldn't have passed Max either in that section of track, I don't trust him to race clean. And...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
Nah, nobody should ever sharply apply the brakes...

Nah, nobody should ever sharply apply the brakes the middle of the track on the straight in green flag racing. That's a safety issue plain and simple regardless of who's driving, that's shit you get...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
Because with a broken front wing Lewis should've...

Because with a broken front wing Lewis should've had to pit and should have given Max an easy cruise to a championship.

69 bar on the brake pedal, that's 1,000 psi of brake pressure, 2.4g of...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-05-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
Signed a ten year deal I read somewhere. The...

Signed a ten year deal I read somewhere.

The track is fine, better layout then Monaco for a modern F1 car, the racing for the win would've been a shit show no matter which track was on the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-05-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
Depends on the country. Mexico? Sure. France?...

Depends on the country. Mexico? Sure. France? Nope. That's why most cars sold in volume are built to meet all standards like the 86.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-05-2021, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
He hasn't, this is just how Max normally drives...

He hasn't, this is just how Max normally drives when challenged, it's just been awhile since there's been a circuit where an actual rival can't just drive around him with drs or pit strategy.
:iono:...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-05-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
Are you implying that the gr Yaris doesn't have...

Are you implying that the gr Yaris doesn't have airbags? It most definitely does and all the other safety equipment required to sell it in countries like the UK, EU, Japan, Australia, etc. and weighs...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-05-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
It's built on the tnga platform and passes safety...

It's built on the tnga platform and passes safety everywhere else in the world. It's pure economics why Toyota stopped selling Yaris in the USA, and Honda stopped selling the Fit. Americans don't buy...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-05-2021, 01:45 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
Because there are no lightweight awd cars...

Because there are no lightweight awd cars available in the USA in over 20 years. If I want an AWD >3000# econobox I can buy an Impreza/wrx/sti, golf R/A3, 2 series, mini, or Mazda 3, or used brings a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-04-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
Fanbois gonna fanboi. As a Yaris I would...

Fanbois gonna fanboi.

As a Yaris I would have found up to $40k to make it happen, as a five door Rolla I'll let someone else pony up.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-04-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
? 86s weigh 600# less then a four banger Camaro...

? 86s weigh 600# less then a four banger Camaro and can carry two whole lunch bags that a Miata can't, the 86 fits a niche and price point nobody else does right now the closest is a Cayman or base...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-04-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
I bet that's exactly what they're doing because...

I bet that's exactly what they're doing because 270hp and >3000 lbs is wrx territory and if it costs >$5k more then a wrx nobody will buy it.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-04-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
Eh. They sell the Corolla for <$20k, sticking in...

Eh. They sell the Corolla for <$20k, sticking in the Yaris power train shouldn't be a >$15k markup. No fun things the Yaris has like the lowered carbon fiber roof line and no rear doors and it'll...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-03-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
The caveat is that it will cost $5k more then a...

The caveat is that it will cost $5k more then a WRX and be slower.

At which point why not Veloster N with a diff or the WRX? Drift mode I guess.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-29-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 22,413
Posted By strat61caster
I touched a McLaren 570s yesterday. Smaller...

I touched a McLaren 570s yesterday.
Smaller then I expected, they look way more imposing in pictures.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-27-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By strat61caster
iirc if you flip it over and see a hex key you...

iirc if you flip it over and see a hex key you can unthread it, might be worth filing down the bolt a little so you don't damage the threads in the top hat when taking it apart.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-27-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,058
Posted By strat61caster
The Mazda will still have a size, weight, and...

The Mazda will still have a size, weight, and suspension advantage in both classes, imho the 86 is the underdog in that scenario but can sneak a win on a power course that doesn't punish the bigger...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 11-27-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
I think a crash is the only way Max wins this...

I think a crash is the only way Max wins this year.
Hamilton is 110% hammer time, enjoy the goat while it lasts.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 11-26-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 336,097
Posted By strat61caster
I really really hope it doesn't happen, and while...

I really really hope it doesn't happen, and while red bull has three torpedos on the grid the FIA of today is different from that of 89. Renault crashgate comes to mind with Briatore receiving a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-26-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,684
Posted By strat61caster
We live in a crazy world where Hyundai sets car...

We live in a crazy world where Hyundai sets car styling trends...

https://cdn.jdpower.com/JDPA_2021%20Hyundai%20Veloster%20N%20Black%20Front%20Quarter%20View.jpg

Well designed black plastic...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-26-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 47,781
Posted By strat61caster
I was about to call this bullshit until the motor...

I was about to call this bullshit until the motor 1 article pointing at all the easter eggs.

Least they could have done is use a MT Corolla for the interior shot. Hope they don't overprice it,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-25-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,058
Posted By strat61caster
Stx cars getting down to 2.2 the same event SSC...

Stx cars getting down to 2.2 the same event SSC cars are getting 2.3 with the extra ~20hp and 245 yokes, both '19 and '21, about a tenth quicker across the board. So if less then a tenth is huge...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-25-2021, 01:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,058
Posted By strat61caster
wow, not a single type R showed up to pro solo...

wow, not a single type R showed up to pro solo nats in 21 or 19.

But 2019 and 21 results agree with you, SSC cars putting in 2.3-2.4 60 ft. times and GS Civic Si are matching that, type R should...
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