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03-24-2010 07:19 PM
steve35svt
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Originally Posted by GodLovesUgly View Post
that should be fun! i'll be nervous in the rain. fun though.
honestly after my first event, it doesn't really matter what class you are in at first. cause you won't even come close to #1 as you can tell in my class lol. just go out and race and learn. that's what i'm doing. i talked to this older guy that raced a stang gt and he helped A LOT. i walked the course with him and he explained it in RWD and FWD it was awesome for sure. i talked with him all day.
come out and have fun with me! even if you don't have fun (which is impossible.) you'll get to check out some sick cars!
You can learn alot about car control on the rain, makes for a bad time cone picking, but the education is worth it. I'd say a third of last years events were wet up here.
03-23-2010 10:19 PM
GodLovesUgly Mike, you'd be plenty fine!

that might be it.
i've got stock 19mm front (svt waiting to go in) and zts adjustable rsb set at 23mm

what kind of places roll them for you? just plain old body shops?
03-23-2010 08:49 PM
apex214
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Originally Posted by mikebontoft View Post
^^ don't you guys have different sway bars? maybe that could be the difference.

btw oops I totally didn't even notice......that's right, my wheels are 15"s so i'm probably good (on stock size)
Hmmm...my front sway bar is stock SVT, rear is Eibach 25mm, so the back is super stiff. Also, I've got K-Mac camber/caster plates in front, with front camber at more than -2 degrees, so the tops of the tires are tucked in a bit...maybe that accounts for lack of rub?
03-23-2010 07:36 PM
mikebontoft ^^ don't you guys have different sway bars? maybe that could be the difference.

btw oops I totally didn't even notice......that's right, my wheels are 15"s so i'm probably good (on stock size)
03-23-2010 07:34 PM
apex214
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my tires would rub on the hills, like on the side wall, can this be fixed by having the fenders rolled? i have 215/45/17s on svt 6 spokes.
That seems odd...I am running the Spec Focus FRPP suspension set-up and don't get any rub at all, on road or track. I am using both the 6 spoke SVT wheels and the 15 spoke EAP/SVT wheels, both with standard size 215/45-17's. Am I just lucky or is it something else folks?
03-23-2010 07:31 PM
mikebontoft So Mark do you think mine would probably rub too then?
03-23-2010 07:27 PM
SpeedOften
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just take a heat gun to it? like that warm?
yes, I used a base model craftsman...

Get it actually HOT, hot enough to almost melt the fender liner actually - I didn't get my driverside front hot enough and it's pealing, but all of the others we really heated up and I have not had any pealing.
03-23-2010 08:59 AM
GodLovesUgly just take a heat gun to it? like that warm?
03-23-2010 05:27 AM
SpeedOften
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my tires would rub on the hills, like on the side wall, can this be fixed by having the fenders rolled? and would that bump me out of ST? i have 215/45/17s on svt 6 spokes.
also check out some of the cars that were there at the end of the video, THANKS!
I am in ST class as well. YES, you are allowed to roll your fenders - post up once you get a roller though because you have to make sure you get the fender hot before you roll it or the paint is going to crack and peel...
03-23-2010 12:14 AM
mikebontoft That would def be neat
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