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Old 09-28-2012, 03:44 PM   #1
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The ST in Action

On 9/15/2012 Dani and I took the st to the track to have a little fun. Here are some photos of us on track.


















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Old 09-29-2012, 06:59 AM   #2
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Man it's looks like a blast how'd she do?
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Old 09-29-2012, 02:01 PM   #3
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that does look awesome! man ill bet it did great!
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Old 09-29-2012, 03:08 PM   #4
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For a stock street car it pretty good, its more tail happy then a svt under trail braking. However it will unserstear if pushed into a corner to hard, I found that out and went 2 wheels of f but that really helped it rotate.

The brake pads are not up to track duty, I was seeing 120+ on the front straight but getting it slowed down for turn one got sketchy after a few laps. Down the front it as quick as my track car doto the 100 foot pounds more tq, but the extra 700lbs weight really was noticeable in braking. The brake where smoking when I came in and I’m sure would have been glazed if it ran all day.

Wheel spin and torque vectoring are bs, coming out of 2 and up the hill to 3 it was fighting the inside tire. I will be putting a diff in the car as soon as I can.

Over all as a daily driver/fun car it pretty spot on. I still get 30mpg everyday and yet with a little tweaking it’s a capable PDX car.
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Old 09-29-2012, 05:08 PM   #5
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Nice photos and track use write up, hope to drive one of these on a track some day.
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Nice to see an ST being (ab)used the way it should be. Nice pics.
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looks like it morphed into an SVT there at the end...
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looks like it morphed into an SVT there at the end...
I just thought that was a cool photo the Miata’s trying to chase me down.
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Old 10-01-2012, 01:11 PM   #9
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Just Drove One !!!

Man I just left the dealership after driving a new ST looks just like yours WOW WHAT A RUSH enjoy.
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