Got the bug

Discussion in 'Auto-Cross' started by Pale Horse, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. Pale Horse

    Pale Horse New Member

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    This year I am hooked on autocross. I went 1 time 2 years ago and decided that is want I wanted to race. Since then the past year I have collected parts and info to build my budget minded car. Thus far I have stripped down some of the interior in the trunk and rear seat. Rear upper and lower control arms "SVE", ford racing c springs, AGX adjustable shocks, steeda rear shock tower brace, eibach sway bar. I just installed sub frames for the next race.I also am using a cold air kit "summit racing" 75mm MAF with adjustable sensor by optimizer, stack racing 70mm TB. I have shaved 6 sec of my time this year thus far. I am a member of a ford club that allows anyone to run. Thus come the ricers, LOL.
     
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    spank 141 New Member

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    I plan on going to some auto x races when my car is done. I built the suspension more towards handling the twisties. I hope its fun i have never tried it and built this car more towards that kinda racing so I hope it works out. If not I will have fun driving the car through the mountains that is for sure.
    I been looking for a ford club to go auto x with but hasn't been that easy most people don't do it around here because it cost 250 to 300 dollars a weekend while you can drag race for only 20 bucks.
     
  3. RichV

    RichV Well-Known Member

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    Got some pics?

    Hows the suspension on that setup? Our cars need help in the chassis department and the rear end. What brake setup do you have?

    6 seconds on a auto-x course is like a time machine. Nice job!
     
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    ba#97 Well-Known Member

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    there is no way autocross costs $250-300 a weekend. you must be thinking of open track days. autocross is much different and the most I've paid for an autocross day is like $75. usually it's about $60 for a weekend.

    Both you guys should look up your local SCCA solo 2 chapter and run with them as well.

    http://www.solo2.com/locations.htm

    also look up the san diego chapter for you. idk where the original poster is to help him out.
     
  5. Pale Horse

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    The arms and swaybar are nonadjustable. The shocks are at the highest setting aswell as the struts. The spring rate I believe is 650 front 250 rear. you may look the tire pressure and tires you run. I use hankook zs214's 32-35psi. Brakes are stock for now. I also use UPR camber caster plates.
     
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    Auto-x is quite fun. It's definitely addictive. I'll get back out one day.
     
  7. MustangChris

    MustangChris Legend Retired Staff SN95 Supporter

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    and so it begins.... . ... lol.