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04-15-2015 08:26 PM
Autoxzx3 I read the whole thread. Nice work. I would like to see updates. I have a zetec I'm preparing for some autocross
03-27-2015 12:32 PM
wrc_fan sorry guys, no updates at the moment, car doesn't do much expect get started periodically to keep the engine spinning :(

I've been stuck living in an apartment, so not much work space. Also got engaged, so that took a chunk of money ;)

But, the focus is still around, it will make it back to the track someday.
03-26-2015 08:42 AM
wordyahurdd Any updates in here?

I ran STF the past 2 years and decided to make the jump to FSP!
08-01-2014 09:54 AM
wrc_fan Haha, I am thinking of going to SMF with the car. Not to be all out competitive, but to be open to add some more performance (hp) items to the car.

So maybe SMF next year...
07-30-2014 11:12 PM
thenorm zombie and a tease.
07-30-2014 02:38 PM
wrc_fan Zombie thread!!!

Haven't done much in a year or so, looking to get back at it this fall...

Stay tuned.
04-17-2012 04:46 PM
Originally Posted by wrc_fan View Post
Bumping my own thread to get to 1500 posts lols.

Waiting on tax return money to do some fun stuff to the car, stay tuned.

just saw this discussion on seats.

i had a sparco seat for racing, but still oem passenger seat.
recently i picked up 2 kirkeys for $150. the guy had bought the "intermediates" instead of the "Drag", and they have this really annoying wings that get in the way.

So, i spend some time with the angle grinder and tig welder and cut them down so they look like the drag seats, and i'll modify the cover to match.

Also, for the passenger seat, since there is no minimum weight, i may take the hole saw to it, and lighten it up.

this should drop quite a few pounds from the car.
Don't worry though, a passenger will never sit in it, its just for official competition.

i swap race seats in for auto-x, i much prefer the oem for commuting to work.
04-17-2012 03:52 PM
wrc_fan Bumping my own thread to get to 1500 posts lols.

Waiting on tax return money to do some fun stuff to the car, stay tuned.
11-21-2011 04:38 PM
Originally Posted by wrc_fan View Post
pkolator, thanks for the input on the sparco and corbeau.

Erik, I've been thinking of the kirkey seats, but I'm not sure how they would ride for trips to events. Thoughts on hour plus rides in the kirkey seats?
We ride 1 hour to Road America once a year and about 90 minutes to Chicago on occasion. Its tolerable. They have nice ass cushion, a little lacking on the back--but some foam could be wedged in there to help...buts not *that* bad that I have done it. Keep in mind that we run on 650/550 springs on a 2350# car. Its stiff.

The nice thing about the Kirkeys is that you can buy new covers and padding at any time; they snap on and off--the frame never wears out. I love they way the seat feels on track...and you can buy them in many different widths to ensure a custom fit.
11-20-2011 02:47 PM
wrc_fan mzmanny, I appreciate the input on the corbeau's, I've been a little leary on the price. I don't daily drive the car, but I do drive it to events. Safety is a concern there, driving in the southeast with some of the least talented drivers in the world occupying the freeways!
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