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Kansas City, Missouri
Topeka was great. I ended up running a 1:54.03 my first session out. Unfortunately I couldn’t get any clean laps the rest of the day to try and go faster. I was the first car out in intermediate and caught traffic as I started my second lap:rolleyes:
I think I’m gonna bump up to Advanced next time around.


 
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Updates.

We ran our last event of the season here in Kansas City. I didn't do near as well as I had hoped but I feel it was respectable given the turnout. I finished 1st in CAM-T and then 7th overall in PAX and 15th overall RAW out of 143 drivers.

My wife came with me this time and got a few good shots of the car including one lifting the front wheel.
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Also one with the pit crew.
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Official Results
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10-20 Years
Kansas City, Missouri
I've also started on the offseason upgrades. A couple months back I called Maier Racing to see if they were still willing to make some of their SN95 fender flares, turns out they were. I'm also upgrading to some Rocket Racing 18x11's so I can run 315's next season.
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HPDE
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Under 3 Years
Houston, TX
Topeka was great. I ended up running a 1:54.03 my first session out. Unfortunately I couldn’t get any clean laps the rest of the day to try and go faster. I was the first car out in intermediate and caught traffic as I started my second lap:rolleyes:
I think I’m gonna bump up to Advanced next time around.


Man, is that speed data real?? How much whp are you pushing??!!
 
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Autocross
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10-20 Years
Kansas City, Missouri
Yesterday I got my new tires mounted on my old wheels and my old tires mounted on my new wheels. The new tires are Kumho V730's in 275/35-18, these are going to be my track and street driving tires. They went on my old 18x10.5 wheels. The 275's are slightly stretched on the 10.5's and would probably be better on a 10" wheel. I think Kumho's tend to run a little narrow though too.
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My old 295/30-18 Yokohama's went on my new Rocket Racing 18x11's. The 295 Yoks are perfectly square on the 11" wheels. These tires still have some left left in them and they're way too expensive not to use so I'm going to run these the first half of next season and then upgrade to 315's before Nationals. Here's a couple comparison pictures of the 295's on 10.5's vs 11's.
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The new Kumho's on the back of the trailer here.
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10-20 Years
Kansas City, Missouri
Next I started working on getting the fender flares mounted. I notched out the front fenders to give more room to the wider wheels.
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Maier recommended using panel bond adhesive to mount these. I just used some stainless bolts #becauseracecar. Here is the front passenger mounted.
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The flares didn't match the Roush bumper very well so I had to massage them a little to fit tight to the bumper. They also cover up where my Dzus fasteners were so I'm going to have to make a couple new brackets to mount the bumper. Here's before and after trimming.
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W2W Racing
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20+ Years
Pleasanton: 1/2 way between Sonoma and Laguna Seca

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