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Old 11-30-2010, 08:05 PM   #31
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wugcatsvt.. i noticed your name about obama...lol.. we recently had a gymkahna event at out track and i took my 240.. it was SOOOO much fun.. i wish we had more room to make the course bigger but it was still a blast.. as a matter of fact a local ff member was there he placed 4th i think.. i got 2nd because i hit a cone with my mirror.. but i still was only .1 sec slower than the 1st place guy talk about fun.. i hope we do another one soon..
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Old 12-01-2010, 09:51 AM   #32
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i don't think autocrossing is worse for your car then dragging it.. autocross is actually pretty damn safe for cars. i've seen more cars break down at the drag strip then i ever have at an autocross event.
i think you should try one, the people at autocross events are just as helpful as you mentioned up there ^^ everyone wants to help make you faster. i've met some pretty good friends at our local autocross events, they will do ride alongs, they will drive your car. hell, they will even let a rookie like myself drive there cars. (s2000, spec-ish miata, even a cobra.)
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Old 12-01-2010, 11:17 AM   #33
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i would love to do autocross events.. main problem is there isnt alot of them around here and if there is any they are run by the scca which due to the mods on my car they require alot more safety equipment.. and the reason i say autocross is more dangerous isnt because of breaking stuff its the higher chance of hitting stuff... just like in drifting there are very few nice looking drift cars.. because they all hit walls and cones and stuff at one point or another.. thats is why my drift car is a $600 240sx.... lol
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Old 12-01-2010, 04:33 PM   #34
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hey man i'll out pax you any day of the week, even if i go plus two!
i won't even have to look ahead!

joking obv
you said it, autox > drag.

props to Focuzed, even if he can't beat a Mclaren F1!!
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You would to cause Im running DSP.. LOL Im the slowed DSP there is cause I have to run against monster BMWs, etc.. Its not fair.



focuzed.. That is an awesome Video. Im not sure I could do that. I do drift the focus a bit even though it loses time on the course. Its easy to step out when I have the 25mm sway, rear stress, and the Konis all the way stiff. LOL. Very fun but not the same as a RWD car for sure. A bit harder to power through as well. Looks like your getting the best of both worlds though, fast car and fast driver.




Oh and BTW... If you havent checked it out, SCCA does have a region in Columbus
http://www.myautoevents.com/pls/mae/...w?psCLUB_ID=93
http://www.scsportscar.com/
And their Facebook... Would be awesome to take the 240 out there
http://www.facebook.com/scsportscar
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Old 12-01-2010, 05:00 PM   #35
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yeah i know a guy on here that is big in the scca.. and i have really thought ab out taking the 240.. only one major problem with the 240 as a auto-x car.. its designed to slide.. it has a welded rear diff so it wants to kick out around corners and stuff.. as well as i pretty much get my burn tires for free i cant afford to buy nice tires made for traction...lol... maybe some day.. i wish we could get some of the local businesses to let us run events like they do with scca.. we are working on getting a good place though..
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Old 12-01-2010, 05:11 PM   #36
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here is a bit better video of one of our first events.. i was still on stock suspension.. im the orange 240..
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LOL God this is funny. Sorry all the children are bothering you Dan!

You guys calm down. You have not been in his car, nor have you seen it in person. Until you do that and KNOW what it can/can't do, then talk about it. Don't go talking crap about something you don't know anything about. You guys are making yourselves look like the typical ricer. Nothing to show so you make yourself feel good by bashing others.

I have been in the car. It is quite a scare above 2nd gear. No lie. End of story lol.
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Old 12-01-2010, 10:25 PM   #38
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haha.. no its hard to bother me.. i think its funny..
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You would to cause Im running DSP.. LOL Im the slowed DSP there is cause I have to run against monster BMWs, etc.. Its not fair.
haha! ooooh yeah! now imagine me running with the NEW HS pax times!! unreal..
i want to compete in DSP.. but those 328s scare the crap out of me! not to mention a couple of them place in the top 20 at nationals..
but mmm race tires!!
i say we get a crew of foci and meet at next years nationals!! autocross meet FTW!!
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haha! ooooh yeah! now imagine me running with the NEW HS pax times!! unreal..
i want to compete in DSP.. but those 328s scare the crap out of me! not to mention a couple of them place in the top 20 at nationals..
but mmm race tires!!
i say we get a crew of foci and meet at next years nationals!! autocross meet FTW!!
Only the SVT goes to DSP, all other foci are in FSP :D

Edit: Oh wait, I remember you saying you have an SVT too... Write a letter to SEB to get the car moved to FSP.

My car's still not fast enough to go to nationals, I keep saying I'll go every spring, then I look at the local pro FSP guys, still not keeping up with them.

I'll let everyone know once I finally get the car prepped enough to go.
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