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Old 08-08-2012, 12:09 PM   #85891
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probably. he seem's pretty active on the forums I've run across him a few times
Ya.. I'm fairly positive it is but we'll see when he responds.

Also somebody who is better at reading specs/rules and deciphering the 'legal' jargon in them please to do me a favor.

I was reading the BSP thread on my350 (only made it half way through because now have to go back to being productive). and at least up till 2008 where I left off adjustable camber control arms were illegal in _SP classes.. if this is the case I really have no method of getting extra front or rear camber besides offset bushings which only give you so much. I can do camber plates (if they exist for my car, but not adjustable arms).

Wondering if there was a rule change since 4 years ago.
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Old 08-08-2012, 12:12 PM   #85892
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Old 08-08-2012, 01:13 PM   #85893
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Old 08-08-2012, 01:50 PM   #85894
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Ya.. I'm fairly positive it is but we'll see when he responds.

Also somebody who is better at reading specs/rules and deciphering the 'legal' jargon in them please to do me a favor.

I was reading the BSP thread on my350 (only made it half way through because now have to go back to being productive). and at least up till 2008 where I left off adjustable camber control arms were illegal in _SP classes.. if this is the case I really have no method of getting extra front or rear camber besides offset bushings which only give you so much. I can do camber plates (if they exist for my car, but not adjustable arms).

Wondering if there was a rule change since 4 years ago.
camber plates only work on McPherson struts... think about it.
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Old 08-08-2012, 02:34 PM   #85895
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camber plates only work on McPherson struts... think about it.
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I. Camber kits, also known as camber compensators, may be installed. These kits consist of either adjustable length arms or arm mounts that provide a lateral adjustment to the effective length of a control arm. Alignment outside the factory specifi cations is allowed. The following restrictions apply:

1. On double/unequal arm (e.g. wishbone, multi-link) suspensions, only the upper arms OR lower arms may be modified or replaced, but not both. Non-integral longitudinal arms that primarily control fore/aft wheel movement (e.g. trailing arm(s) or link(s) of a multilink suspension) may not be replaced, changed, or modified.

2. On arm-and-strut (MacPherson/Chapman) suspensions, the lower arms may be modifi ed/replaced OR other methods of camber adjustment as allowed by paragraphs 14.8.B, C, or G may be used, but not both.

3. On swing or trailing arm suspensions, the main arms may not be modified or replaced, but lateral locating links/arms may be modified or replaced.

4. The replacement arms or mounts must attach to the original standard mounting points. All bushings must meet the requirements of 14.8.B. Intermediate mounting points (e.g. shock/spring mounts) may not be moved or relocated on the arm , except as incidental to the camber adjustment. The knuckle/bearing housing/spindle assembly cannot be modified or replaced.

Note: Many modern suspension designs known by other names, actually function as double A-arm designs. These include the rear suspensions on 88+ Honda Civic/Integra, Neon, E36 BMW, and most “multi-link” and are covered by 14.8.I.1.'
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Old 08-08-2012, 02:39 PM   #85896
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ok...

well in the EE world, it's considered standard to run a current limiting resistor with an LED, if your LEDs don't match the stock ones (have a lower voltage or can't handle as much forward current) you're going to have issues with them blowing out early (just like you have so far) the PCBs will already have current limiting resistors for the stock LEDs, so you'd only have to swap those out.

just saying there's a right way to do the work so that you can use any LED you wish, including ones that produce more light by allowing a higher forward current.

soldering SMD resistors isn't very hard.
I know they aren't, I've probably done hundreds for the 30+ interior led conversions i've sold here and on FJ. but the reds don't work for me...maybe I need different rated leds which I haven't found yet. There is one guy in the UK that does these LED conversions too and he can do red.

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im fat, need cardio. not muscle building lol. duh
You need weights like stated.

THEN, you do cardio. 21 min. Do intervals of elliptical, stairmaster, and treadmill. You need no more than that. Do them in 1 min slow, 1 min fast paced, for 7 min each. Do the fast paces are FAST or HARD levels, then take a cool-down minute. It'll kick your ass and you'll burn 3x more than what the machine tells you because you've done weights BEFORE any type of cardio.

You can switch it up...hit up a bike the next day, go on the rowing machine the next, etc. Go for a swim one day instead for 20 min.

You HAVE to do some kind of cardio to lose the weight. Interval training is where it's at, not where those retards doing 90 min on a 4mph pace on the treadmill are doing.

If you get used to something, step it up. The only way your body inproves is by shocking it with something it's not used to. Be it weights, intensity, etc.
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Old 08-08-2012, 02:46 PM   #85897
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So apparently yes there was a rule change somewhere between 08 and 12 and I can replace either the upper or the lower control arm with something adjustable but not both of them. got it
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Old 08-08-2012, 02:54 PM   #85898
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Remember these control knobs?



They DO fit the focus just fine. The plug that connects onto the knob just doesn't connect in the same stock location. The way they made it, it'll fit it it's moved around. Tried it last night and the knobs work fine! Don't have to with anything!

They also fit the Mazda3 just fine as well!
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Old 08-08-2012, 03:05 PM   #85899
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Remember these control knobs?


They DO fit the focus just fine. The plug that connects onto the knob just doesn't connect in the same stock location. The way they made it, it'll fit it it's moved around. Tried it last night and the knobs work fine! Don't have to with anything!

They also fit the Mazda3 just fine as well!
gimme. my focus runs, so you dont need them.

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Old 08-08-2012, 03:21 PM   #85900
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