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Old 07-13-2015, 08:27 PM
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Test fitting some bigger wheels.

wheel model: Enkei RPF1
whee; size/offset: 18x9.5+38
tire brand/model: Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport
tire size: 255/35/18



So far, no rubbing.
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Old 07-15-2015, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by JourdanWithaU View Post
Test fitting some bigger wheels.

wheel model: Enkei RPF1
whee; size/offset: 18x9.5+38
tire brand/model: Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport
tire size: 255/35/18



So far, no rubbing.
Looks good. I've been debating whether or not to get some RPF1's for my wagon.
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Old 07-15-2015, 08:56 AM
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Old 07-15-2015, 09:17 AM
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Looks good. I've been debating whether or not to get some RPF1's for my wagon.
If you want a cheap light wheel, they can't be beat.

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Originally Posted by JourdanWithaU View Post
Test fitting some bigger wheels.

wheel model: Enkei RPF1
whee; size/offset: 18x9.5+38
tire brand/model: Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport
tire size: 255/35/18



So far, no rubbing.
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Old 07-17-2015, 08:47 PM
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Finally installed the brakes I had sitting on the shelf.







Hawk Quietslot Rotors and HP+ pads front and rear.
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Old 08-10-2015, 08:36 AM
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Track day! Spent that weekend at Thunderhill Raceway Park.



Here's a rough cut of my first session.


M3 driver posted up looking for video. I happened to encounter him. This was during the 3rd session on Saturday.


More videos coming. Just got to put them together.

I did 3-mile Bypass on Saturday and 3-mile Cyclone on Sunday. Ran Solo Group (1-8 day experience, point-by on the straights only) on both days.

Car ran great the whole weekend.

Temps got really high late Sunday. I saw outside temp at 96* on my dash. Track started to get greasy, I started to feel some new vibrations... It was weird. Engine temp stayed pretty consistent as far as I could tell.

Brakes were... OK. My braking zones were pretty long. But they didn't seem to fade to me.

Tires were great. Dunlops are known to overheat and be ****ty on track. I thought the traction was really good and consistent throughout the weekend.

Suspension was good. Didn't seem too soft. There are some bumpy sections on the track and the suspension coped with them really well. The car was very balanced, comfortable, and confident.

No engine problems. No power steering problems. No transmission problems. Did burn/leak about half a quart of oil. I did a fresh change on Friday. But I wasn't really counting how much I put in and the dipstick was weird. Either way, I'm not worried about it.

First day I ran 103 miles and burned 8.9 gallons for 11.6 MPG. Second day, I cleared 120 miles and burned 11.8 gallons for 10.2 MPG. Seriously not bad. I made it though the whole day on one tank. Meanwhile My friends needed more fuel at lunch. I spent $65.56 on gas for the whole weekend.

But man... Pulling 3,100 pounds with 140whp sucks. Cornering was great, acceleration was poor. I was a Miata in Subaru clothing.

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Old 08-10-2015, 10:05 AM
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10:35 - 11:46

This was an RSX and it was hauling ***. It comes in at 7:04 on my Session 1 video.
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Hey, saw you there on saturday, threw the deuces to you and your buddies when i drove by to get gas. I was in the blue sti with the black trunk.
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Old 08-11-2015, 12:56 PM
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That Team Moist lanyard though.
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Old 08-11-2015, 01:23 PM
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Hey, saw you there on saturday, threw the deuces to you and your buddies when i drove by to get gas. I was in the blue sti with the black trunk.
Rock on. What group were you in?

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That Team Moist lanyard though.
Needed a lanyard, Team Moist was perfect.

Here's all my sessions with timing.











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Rock on. What group were you in?
i believe I was in Solo with you, but I didn't see you around the track we probably went out at different times.
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Old 08-11-2015, 02:37 PM
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Ah yeah. We probably had similar lap times and just kept going around.

Were you out on Sunday? There was a Craftsman truck in the group. I finally saw it during the 4th session. It was a couple turns ahead of me with traffic. Only time I saw that truck on track the whole day. I wanted to catch that truck so bad.
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Old 08-12-2015, 08:48 PM
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To add to the stupidity... I took the car to the dragstrip.




Overall, not bad.
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