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Autocross
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3-5 Years
Florida
New mount solved the vibration. We adjusted the alignment to have some more toe out in the front. MPT also tweaked my tune for more linear throttle. I shaved 2 seconds off my time at autocross. My new PB is 53.339.

side note: my alignment guy told me the rear axle shows 8/32nd of toe out on both sides. What’s that about??

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New mount solved the vibration. We adjusted the alignment to have some more toe out in the front. MPT also tweaked my tune for more linear throttle. I shaved 2 seconds off my time at autocross. My new PB is 53.339.

side note: my alignment guy told me the rear axle shows 8/32nd of toe out on both sides. What’s that about??

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56
46
Exp. Type
Autocross
Exp. Level
3-5 Years
Florida
I about died when I saw the maximum force adjustment tool. Thank you for sharing this. It’s a bit over my skill level so I may just keep running it as is until I feel it becomes a limiting factor.
 
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46
Exp. Type
Autocross
Exp. Level
3-5 Years
Florida
I’m not happy with the new trans fluid. I switched from the calimer cocktail to the MOTUL and my 2nd gear lockouts are back. I literally cannot get into 2nd at any rpm over 7k. Sometimes 3rd locks me out.
 
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I’m not happy with the new trans fluid. I switched from the calimer cocktail to the MOTUL and my 2nd gear lockouts are back. I literally cannot get into 2nd at any rpm over 7k. Sometimes 3rd locks me out.

These new style transmissions are nothing like the old brass synchro type trannies, they use a fibrous coating on the synchros to engage them, so.. just like any other trans that uses fibrous discs in them (all automatics) they are fluid specific, and changing fluid types can really mess things up.
 
56
46
Exp. Type
Autocross
Exp. Level
3-5 Years
Florida
I happened to score a full Recaro interior off a local guy. He gave me a great deal. I had to replace the airbag and reupholster the drivers seat because it was blown. The good thing is my OEM premium leather seat airbag was a direct fit in the Recaro.
My first impression is amazement. I feel so planted and the car feels faster. I thought these seats compromised grip for comfort, but I really DO NOT move around in the seat anymore.

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