White95's Autocross thread

Discussion in 'Auto-Cross' started by white95, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. white95

    white95 Apex Junky Admin

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    I've finally joined the autocross fun and have learned a few things:

    1] Miata's rule your face
    2] What used to feel fast, never really was!!
    3] mostly stock SN95's suck [go figure]

    Looks like I'll have to put my '95 back together sooner than later!

    I'll have pictures when they're available and videos when I upload them. Here are the final results and hey, I didn't finish last!! I did have a blast!!

    http://www.cenla-scca.org/results/2016/10-2/final.htm
     
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    North course, run #1



    [video=youtube_share;5W4suGxNgQk]http://youtu.be/5W4suGxNgQk[/video]


    North course, run #1
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    [video=youtube;2sfPBIFzZQE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sfPBIFzZQE[/video]


    North course, run #2

    [video=youtube_share;0UBeZlD5xlY]http://youtu.be/0UBeZlD5xlY[/video]

    North course, run #2
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    [video=youtube_share;_A4svof8l5Y]http://youtu.be/_A4svof8l5Y[/video]


    North course, run #3 [interior]


    [video=youtube_share;lS2bKsIeEW4]http://youtu.be/lS2bKsIeEW4[/video]


    One of the race stewards "readied" my exterior GoPro for me but in reality, he switched it to single photo mode :deeplist:


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    [59.546] South course, run #1
    This car is begging for a gear swap!! 2.73's have no place in autocross!

    [video=youtube_share;PLHbzvOTCaw]http://youtu.be/PLHbzvOTCaw[/video]


    South course, run #1 [interior]

    [video=youtube_share;2sfPBIFzZQE]http://youtu.be/2sfPBIFzZQE?list=PL1Bfel3xYgWZnsIaK6gwyhL0JcDNsY3G Z[/video]

    [59.330 +1] South course, run #2 - Realizing that my 2.73's were holding me back, I decided to run the course in 1st gear

    [video=youtube_share;64vNKiYy3-A]http://youtu.be/64vNKiYy3-A[/video]

    South course, run #2 [interior]

    [video=youtube_share;64vNKiYy3-A]http://youtu.be/64vNKiYy3-A[/video]

    [57.994] South course, run #3 - "Best of three"

    [video=youtube_share;zOXYm3PViYE]http://youtu.be/zOXYm3PViYE[/video]
     
  5. Frank.JD.Perez

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    So how many cones did you kill?
     
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    Your run looked pretty good though. How fast did you go? I know what you mean about the gears. Go either 373s or 355s. My first event I had the 273s and they weren't great but when I went up to the 410s it's just a bit too much...so 373s it is. For me at least. It's just perfect enough for getting out of the hole but still having gear
     
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    Why, thank you sir :thumbsup:

    Tbh, I was too busy looking at the next corner to check. If I had to estimate I'd say 40-45 mph on the south course, not too terribly fast.

    yeah, I remember you saying that in your thread. I think 3.73's may be the hot ticket for autocross!
     
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    All videos uploaded, but not edited.
     
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    edits up
     
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    Pictures coming soon.. The photographer hasn't posted them yet :deeplist:
     
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    My first time out I came dead last out of the whole crowd and my second time out I managed to gain 1 spot over a stock Accord with the rear seat taken out. Still had more fun doing that than I have anything else. Maybe next year I can get another car together enough to go kill cones.
     
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    Finally!! Have some pictures uploaded!
     
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    Car looks great! Awesome autocross courses you run on.
     
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    Thanks! It was a pretty cool car but it was totaled 16-November :cry:
     
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    At least you got a little experience on the tarmac.

    Get that 95 ready! Don't loose the experience you've gained.

    You can also get the S197 out, I put some track pack wheels on my 05, some HAWK pads, and it held its own out there.
     
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    I was at FedEx Field yesterday for the 3rd. event of the year, I was working the event. I saw a old man in a s197 with pads and a Watts link take the C prepared class! They are very easy to get up to speed.