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Old 11-29-2007, 09:54 AM   #1
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Winter Upgrades

Anyone else have plans to upgrade/mod/fix their car over the Winter?

I'm looking at a new set of Rota's, RE-01R's, Struts and maybe a high flow cat.

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Old 11-29-2007, 01:26 PM   #2
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Turbo, cause boost is fun! !!!!!!!!!!! and the best part is I can stay in street modified. I don't need the extra power , but straight aways should be more interesting for sure! I think I need bigger..or better brakes after driving my friends roush it's nice to drive deeper into the corner before braking. I'm thinking Hawk HP+ pads.
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Old 12-22-2007, 10:35 AM   #3
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...... I'm thinking Hawk HP+ pads.
Do it, especially if you track the car. I have HP Plus pads on my ST and that thing stops on a dime. The only downside is when they aren't hot they are LOUD as hell. Sounds like you are driving around and stopping on the metal backing plates.

Ask a few people that have been on the track with me. I've actually made people light headed from stopping so fast with these pads.

As for upgrades to the car though, I have to yank the transmission out of the ST and get the 3rd gear synchro replaced. I sorta kinda fried it the last track day of the year, high rpm shifts are now grindy. heheh So more then likely it's going to Terry Haines and getting fully rebuilt for the abuse I put it through on road courses.
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Old 12-24-2007, 04:03 AM   #4
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-dyno tune
-take it out and start enjoying it
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Old 11-29-2007, 02:21 PM   #5
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Oh yes...Getting some Tenzo Blk+Red Rims. Set of goooood tires. And maybe full eibach kit.
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Old 11-29-2007, 09:09 PM   #6
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I've got Corbeau seats and 5-point harnesses ready to go in once I get my Autopower rollbar.
Debating on my wheel options - maybe 16in wheels to share for AX and track, or 15in to go as light as possible and keep using the stockers on track.
Got an in dash display that I'm going to put in and have a CarPC for onboard datalogging (MaxQGPS) - if the guy ever sends me the cables for it.
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Old 12-01-2007, 10:06 PM   #7
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I was planning on Koni Yellow's, custom cat-back, and a set of r comps. Need every edge I can get on otto's damn mini's!
but depending on how finances fall, and what uncle sam sends me back for a tax return I may just look into some boost~
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I'll mainly working on getting the money to get my windows tinted and the window deflectors this spring. Otherwise, I'll just do small inexpensive projects through the winter.
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im saving my money to pay the entry fees....i'll do alot more ax'ing if i can actually afford it lol
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