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decepticonzx3 04-02-2008 10:13 AM

my 1st auto-x this sunday!!
 
So my very first autox is this sunday and i am freakn stoked!!![burnout] I'm goning to take my lots of pics and also taking my video camra so ill post em up. wish me luck!!

WeeAsp 04-02-2008 12:47 PM

Good luck and be sure to post your times!! [race]

SVT Robzor 04-02-2008 12:51 PM

First race of my 2nd season is April 26. I was hopelessly addicted after my rookie season. Best of luck, don't sweat the times, have fun!

decepticonzx3 04-02-2008 01:52 PM

Yeah im not worrying about times they will get better with time. i just want to get out there and finally see what my cars got.

five-speed2.3 04-02-2008 09:37 PM

good luck! post some pics and videos, im trying to get into some racing too, especially if i get a car im looking at.

killer ZETEC 04-03-2008 12:07 AM

2 key notes. pupmp your tires up to around 40 psi. and adjsut up dor down fron there.

and second to third gear is where you'll spend msot of the time, so get used to high rpms,lol.

and yes i was also hooked after my first run. (i even went a bit nuts and slid the course a bit effing my times over but it was all good) and dont worry about upgrading tons of stuff. get really good handling the car first . then when you start over driving the car (going beyond the suspension linits, or limits of the tires) it's time to think about upgrades

besthaticouldo 04-03-2008 11:51 AM

good luck!

let us know how you do!

UnFocusedST 04-03-2008 12:19 PM

I used low tire pressure (30lbs) front and rear because the higher the pressure the more sliding I did (including a complete 180 with a stall). One piece of good advise though. If you can see the cone in the turn you are NOT close enough.

Nye 04-03-2008 01:04 PM

I am going to give you the same advice everyone gives but is absolutely true,

Meet people, asks tons of questions, learn as much from others as possible, and try to get someone to go with you on your course walk.

and most of all have fun... Oh yeah and slow is fast or I should say smooth is fast. So if you need slow down a bit.

Dudes ZX3 04-03-2008 05:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by killer ZETEC (Post 2060658)
and second to third gear is where you'll spend msot of the time, so get used to high rpms,lol.

where are you at that you get into third? around here it seems like once your in second theres no reason to shift out.


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