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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 05-09-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 287,747
Posted By strat61caster
I'm of the opinion that Lance and Lando are...

I'm of the opinion that Lance and Lando are better then most people give them credit for. Reminder that Sainz was able to hang with Verstappen about as well as Ric did and Lando was right there with...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-07-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By strat61caster
Wait, have you moved the screws over to get the...

Wait, have you moved the screws over to get the top plate slammed to Max negative? Take a picture looking right down at it. Should be able to go to the last white line.

Edit from the ad copy:
The...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-07-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By strat61caster
I'd shoot an email to Jarrett, my only thought is...

I'd shoot an email to Jarrett, my only thought is that most aftermarket dampers are slotted/enlarged holes to allow for some more camber, the Bilstein is one of the few that aren't and the marketing...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-03-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,202
Posted By strat61caster
Interesting, dead coilpack pulled power but left...

Interesting, dead coilpack pulled power but left nannies off when I was tracking. Still enough to hamper a run though.

Long press TC-off for me, if auto-lsd is bothering you on an autox course...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-29-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By strat61caster
Yeah that looks fine, my bad I must have missed...

Yeah that looks fine, my bad I must have missed that one.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-29-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,202
Posted By strat61caster
Rear toe in is stability and predictability, not...

Rear toe in is stability and predictability, not necessarily under steer.

iirc Strano tries to zero out toe, more 'forward thrust' in theory, lots follow that advice but I've seen no testing that...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-28-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By strat61caster
You're only allowed to change one lateral link of...

You're only allowed to change one lateral link of a multi-link suspension per a letter written last year or the year before, better to change the one that isn't factory adjustable and use the OE...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-28-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By strat61caster
I autocrossed my XP10's a few times, they're...

I autocrossed my XP10's a few times, they're good, you'll be happier to have them and not need them then not have them and then need them. I've faded some spongy street pads at high speed hot summer...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-27-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,202
Posted By strat61caster
Springs/bars/damping are all tied together, only...

Springs/bars/damping are all tied together, only someone with a similar setup will have a relevant starting point so ask Sam or whoever sold you the setup, sounds similar to a few other East coast...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-27-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,202
Posted By strat61caster
Preference, and not all bars are created equal,...

Preference, and not all bars are created equal, there's overlap between the 20mm-22mm bars depending on hole settings and mfgr, whiteline generally regarded as stiffer then Perrin in same size. Don't...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-27-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,162
Posted By strat61caster
Show up to a track day or autocross and most of...

Show up to a track day or autocross and most of those S2k and Bimmer's (not just the M2's but the all the M cars from E36 on up) switch to square wheel/tire setups if the ruleset allows, most cars...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-26-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 48,657
Posted By strat61caster
My point is it isn't worth their time and would...

My point is it isn't worth their time and would do worse then the FRZ which was able to move >20k units/year in the first few 2-3 years.

Europe, car is on tng platform, left/right hand drive...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-26-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 48,657
Posted By strat61caster
Doubtful, Focus RS sales were well under...

Doubtful, Focus RS sales were well under <10k/year even at the peak, a Toyota hot hatch of similar performance to the GR Yaris will be in that $35k STI/Golf R/Type R niche.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 04-25-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 287,747
Posted By strat61caster
lol the hate is real Perez and Ricciardo got...

lol the hate is real

Perez and Ricciardo got the same red flag benefit to go swing for a podium, they couldn't do it. :iono:

You want luck how about Lando being nice enough to not pass Max when...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 04-24-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 287,747
Posted By strat61caster
I was pretty bullish on a RB WCC, but Perez needs...

I was pretty bullish on a RB WCC, but Perez needs to start getting on the podium for that to happen and they did have some reliability issues last year, that one might be pretty close.

My money...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-23-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,202
Posted By strat61caster
I've got some 425# but they're 2.25" id :(

I've got some 425# but they're 2.25" id :(
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-22-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,704
Posted By strat61caster
:popcorn:

:popcorn:
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-21-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By strat61caster
That's why I want the gr Yaris :burnrubber:

That's why I want the gr Yaris

:burnrubber:
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-18-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 517
Posted By strat61caster
I got about 15k miles out of my firestones but...

I got about 15k miles out of my firestones but they were probably due to be replaced at 10k miles and were sketchy as fuck at the end, alignment varied throughout.

Big change if you're used to...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-18-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,162
Posted By strat61caster
Front sway bar, maybe a pair of you feel like it....

Front sway bar, maybe a pair of you feel like it.
I like rear subframe bushings

I didn't notice switching to delrin steering rack bushings,
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-18-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 517
Posted By strat61caster
Not great, you'll have to compromise somewhere or...

Not great, you'll have to compromise somewhere or at only 2-3 events per year maybe adjusting front between Street/track specs could pan out.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/raGSjKQ6Bx9amELP9
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-18-2021, 03:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 517
Posted By strat61caster
Yes, but some (most? Idk) camber plates can hit...

Yes, but some (most? Idk) camber plates can hit low -3.x alone, every setup is a little different.
Many aftermarket struts are slotted for more adjustability.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-17-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 517
Posted By strat61caster
More front camber, -3.5 to -4.5 likely much...

More front camber, -3.5 to -4.5 likely much happier, rear could probably go up a touch as well, -2.5 to -3.0

This is where pyro can be very misleading, heat by the time you get back to the pits...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-14-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By strat61caster
Yes you'll be fine driving on 4 lugs for a...

Yes you'll be fine driving on 4 lugs for a handful of miles, probably avoid the freeway though. 10-25 miles is probably fine.
&
Call both of them up and see who's able to fix it quickly and not...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-14-2021, 01:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,556
Posted By strat61caster
16ul http://949racing.com/17x8-6UL-5Lug.aspx ...

16ul
http://949racing.com/17x8-6UL-5Lug.aspx

Not sure why you want such a low offset, 5mm spacer and slightly longer studs, spacer will be a handling tuning tool if you decide to use the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-13-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 799
Posted By strat61caster
Useful thread ...

Useful thread
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2600171
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-13-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 799
Posted By strat61caster
Camber plates offer more range, as mentioned -3...

Camber plates offer more range, as mentioned -3 is a nice starting point for the front, I'm at -4 right now which you can't get with just bolts, as above suspension choice dictates what you need to...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-13-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 799
Posted By strat61caster
lol first year new engine design from Subaru in a...

lol first year new engine design from Subaru in a track car? pass


Unfortunately won't be able to get much camber with the 17x9's without doing top hats, maybe the pedders and a cam bolt could...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-13-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,178
Posted By strat61caster
Cheers, nothing stands out in the vid, time to...

Cheers, nothing stands out in the vid, time to try a new pad imho.

Real brake ducts will help, pipe the front bumper inlet to the disc, shouldn't break the bank.

Shouldn't need to find anywhere...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-12-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,178
Posted By strat61caster
Not being able to activate ABS with ds2500 is a...

Not being able to activate ABS with ds2500 is a problem, something is wrong there, doesn't matter what tire. Hopefully just a thorough fluid flush.

Assuming there's no driving issues (long and...
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