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12-31-05, 02:07 PM
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Posted By SleepR1

Props! I spent ~$10K doing 6-8 events per...

Props!

I spent ~$10K doing 6-8 events per season as an instructor. My car was not prepped to the level Damien's is b/c mine was also a daily driver.

alberto_mg now has my old ride.
12-31-05, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By SleepR1

Oil pan brace is definitely worth it, if you...

Oil pan brace is definitely worth it, if you don't want the oil pan to leak anymore.
12-29-05, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By SleepR1

By far the best FD Rx7 in-car track vids in...

By far the best FD Rx7 in-car track vids in production :)
12-28-05, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By SleepR1

My old FD Rx7 R1 was the fastest track car I've...

My old FD Rx7 R1 was the fastest track car I've ever had--period. It was at a price--but when Speed Sauce Racing's FD R1 was running--it was running fast. The car belongs to alberto_mg now, so...
12-28-05, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,357
Posted By SleepR1

Alberto, I got the EBC Greenstuffs from Tire...

Alberto, I got the EBC Greenstuffs from Tire Rack. They're the exact same pads for '93 to '96 US-spec FD Rx7s. Car looks great. Hope you're having fun with it :)
08-07-05, 01:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,429
Posted By SleepR1

I had this setup before swapping the RBs out for...

I had this setup before swapping the RBs out for H&Rs. The Showas with RB springs were rough-riding over bumps, but were very predictable for autocross. The RB spring rates were a bit soft, and...
08-07-05, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,429
Posted By SleepR1

Definitely. I used low-mileage stock Showa R1...

Definitely. I used low-mileage stock Showa R1 shocks with H&R springs to good effect. I think the new owner of my old FD still has them. The nonR Showas are too soft for aftermarket performance...
08-07-05, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By SleepR1

That offset is a bit high. Your rears will...

That offset is a bit high. Your rears will contact the rear trailing arms. Your fronts will contact the lower spring perch. You can fix this by adding 5-mm spacers and longer wheel studs fr/rr. ...
07-27-05, 11:08 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,543
Posted By SleepR1

Old? These guys look like pups :)

Old? These guys look like pups :)
07-27-05, 07:24 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,543
Posted By SleepR1

Oh! Sorry, Doc :) The M3forum.net is quiet. ...

Oh! Sorry, Doc :) The M3forum.net is quiet. Same with bimmerfest. C'mon over to the bimmerforum. In the meantime I hope you're enjoying both cars. They handle similarly, except the bimmer...
07-27-05, 07:19 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,543
Posted By SleepR1

It's not fun when the FD breaks at track events.

It's not fun when the FD breaks at track events.
07-26-05, 10:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,921
Posted By SleepR1

None whatsoever--especially with 235/40-17...

None whatsoever--especially with 235/40-17 (shorter and wider than 225/45-17).
07-26-05, 10:01 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,543
Posted By SleepR1

Excellent. Glad medical school is going well. ...

Excellent. Glad medical school is going well.

My original plan was the same as yours, M3/4 for daily driver, FD for track. I had both cars from July to Nov 2004. Financially I couldn't keep...
07-19-05, 07:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,921
Posted By SleepR1

Just stopping in to check things out. Peace!

Just stopping in to check things out. Peace!
07-19-05, 03:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,921
Posted By SleepR1

Cool That's b/c you have Fikse FM10s :)

That's b/c you have Fikse FM10s :)
07-19-05, 05:58 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,543
Posted By SleepR1

Exactly. You're wise for your age! I caught the...

Exactly. You're wise for your age! I caught the car bug when I was 29, so I'm a late in realizing what you did. The FD was great though. I don't regret my 9 years with it. All of my hot track...
07-18-05, 10:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,921
Posted By SleepR1

Those tires must be taller than normal stock...

Those tires must be taller than normal stock 255/40-17s. PM radkins on his solution to avoiding the rubbing with 5Zigen 9 x 17 +43s and 255/40-17 S03s all around. I think he switched to 235/40-17...
07-18-05, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By SleepR1

9 x 17, +43 5Zigens and 255/40-17s

I had no rubbing with my old 9 x 17, +45 offset SSR Integrals with either 255/40-17 Yokohama AVS Intermediates or Pirelli P6000s. The rubbing is minor with some other cars. radkins had this problem...
07-18-05, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By SleepR1

SleepR1 Fitment Rides Again! Chris Regan...

SleepR1 Fitment Rides Again! Chris Regan (CrispyRx7) and I, should have patented this fitment for FD Rx7s--what do you say Crispy--we can go 50/50 on all wheel/tire sales. Should be enough to...
07-18-05, 08:55 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,543
Posted By SleepR1

No money to do much tracking. Looking into...

No money to do much tracking. Looking into buying a 2nd M3/4, so I can start tracking my current M3/4. Lots of parts for this car, and a huge loyal following like this crowd. Tech support is...
Forum: Kills Archive
07-18-05, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By SleepR1

I want a rematch in my '94 SL2. 120 hp, 2300...

I want a rematch in my '94 SL2. 120 hp, 2300 lbs. This thing will Go!
07-18-05, 08:43 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,543
Posted By SleepR1

Michel and Chris--bahh...you're both too old. ...

Michel and Chris--bahh...you're both too old. Come join me with the rest of the geriatrics, and drive a Bimmer M3. Going fast? Ehh...that's for young people now. Heck I don't even track...
07-17-05, 11:07 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 17,543
Posted By SleepR1

I'm too old. Switched to BMW M3/4 LOL :)

I'm too old. Switched to BMW M3/4 LOL :)
05-15-05, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By SleepR1

M3/4's great. Love the low-end torque. I see...

M3/4's great. Love the low-end torque. I see why these cars are great autocross cars. I got the J-spec twins on my old Rx7 (now Alberto's) b/c I wanted that low-end throttle response. There's no...
05-15-05, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By SleepR1

Ask Alberto...

Ask Alberto...
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