Boone's BBB '05 GT Optima & CAM Build

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  1. Boone

    Boone TMO Intermediate

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    Weekend auto-x at Zmax in Concord, NC.



    Some stiff competition (including Ryan Mathews for you Optima fans) landed me in P5 of 15 cars. My car and I really need to loose weight to be competitive. I have decisions to make.

    As always... feedback is appreciated. I've only been doing autocross for 1 year. Still lots to learn.
     
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  2. Roy Lowder

    Roy Lowder TMO Beginner

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    Boone, saw your beautiful car at Zmax! I was running Cam C also in the Blue 2014 GT. My second event in the mustang, autocrossed a Subaru for a while. I will introduce myself next time.
     
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  3. Boone

    Boone TMO Intermediate

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    I shall be humbled to meet you. Especially since you were P4 to my P5. ;) I run with Triad the majority of the time, but I'm going to eventually do more with CCR since they run more on Saturday, and that fits in better with my wife's work schedule.
     
  4. Boone

    Boone TMO Intermediate

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    Winter projects coming up since the auto-x season just ended. Suggestions on the following:

    Rear LCA rolo brackets. Don't mind welding on.

    Seats for 6'-3" / 250# / 38" waist. (No relationship offers please. This is not a personal add.) Wants: submarine belt slot, fixed back, street car convenience, stock 3-point belt compatible.

    Thanks in advance.


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  5. Grant 302

    Grant 302 OPM Spent: $328,347 Moderator

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    Personally, I don't think the brands matter. But get ones that have the adjustment point(s) you want for your ride height. For example, I think the FR ones have a -2" and -3". Whiteline has a -4".
     
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    Boone TMO Intermediate

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    Where did the winter go. I really need to start working on my car sooner. Leak from the lower radiator hose clamp, diff is leaking, battery needs a better hold down to pass tech.

    Ended up second in CAM to another Mustang. Guess I shouldn't be too upset, and he is a good guy.
     
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    ChrisM No bad days.

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    Nice, congrats!
     
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    Roy Lowder TMO Beginner

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    Are you going to Zmax on 3/3/18 event 1 of the new season?
     
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    Boone TMO Intermediate

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    I'm not signed up at this time, but I think that's a splendid idea. I'm heading up to VIR to run the Grand Course on 1/24 and the Full Course on 1/25, so if all goes well and the weather forecast doesn't suck, I'll sign up for Zmax and start getting some more Saturday parking lot races in.
     

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