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Old 08-31-2012, 12:08 PM   #111
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The rain forecast means I'm just going to bring my car instead of the kart this weekend. Oh well. I've got an open diff right now, so I will run FSP on A6 if it is dry, and STF on DW (on my new wheels!) if it is wet.


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Old 08-31-2012, 10:25 PM   #112
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I've taken advantage of the STF index as well a couple of times on those wet days.
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just going to leave this here. they were setting up for a dealer demo event, so they ran the course a couple times in their ST.



and a couple of my own


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NormNom! Those 275's are so excellent
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A few pics from my first event in my STF Focus




It was damp to a steady rain for most of the event but still had a blast. Finished 2nd in PAX (out of 47). Stock shocks/springs, big Steeda Rear bar, 17x7.5 wheels with 215/40/17 Star Specs. Car needs springs, shocks and camber REALLY bad.

I goofed up my video camera and didn't get ANY incar footage.
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very cool pictures! Nice results as well.
Have you thought about running RS3's? I think those would fare better in STF.
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Nice. I ran the Focus in STF in the rain on my daily-driver Conti DW's, and got 3rd/44 PAX on Sep 2nd at a CCSCC event
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very cool pictures! Nice results as well.
Have you thought about running RS3's? I think those would fare better in STF.
Probably would be better but I wanted a tire that was not great at anything but good at everything.

If I decide to get a bit more serious next year, i'll get a pair of 15" wheels and the 225 Kooks for the front. The SVT could certainly use a bit more gearing.


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Here's from an autocross last month



Well, photobucket is not cooperating so, maybe it'll show up embedded and maybe it won't. Here's the link if it doesn't
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The link isn't working, Mac.. I wanna see!

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Probably would be better but I wanted a tire that was not great at anything but good at everything.

If I decide to get a bit more serious next year, i'll get a pair of 15" wheels and the 225 Kooks for the front. The SVT could certainly use a bit more gearing.


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I like the StarSpecs, but IMO they are terrible in the rain/cold weather.. it seems to me they turn into bricks when it's cold. I think 15's would be ideal for the SVT, good choice.
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