Great pic of Brantley's car from the autox yesterday

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by 140cilx, Dec 8, 2003.


  1. 140cilx

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    :hail2: :hail2: That thing looks like it's cornering HARD. but it's hookin with hardly any roll... But how is the ride quality for a daily driver ? or is this track car only ???? GOOD WORK....
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    I really need to it the auto-X course. I am scared though, because I would be thrown into an insane class..... modified street, all becuase I milled the head and a few other little things I did. Since it is all for fun (for me anyway) maybe I could get into the street prepared class. :(
    Cougar, Stinger, and other kansan's.... we need to plan for an auto-X... even if it isn't till march. :D
    Hopefully, by then, I will have rear control arms, 4.10's and front coil overs, and CC plates, and some more lightening.
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    Don't worry about it, you'll still get your butt kicked by an all stock old VW Jetta that's all beat up and only cost the really smooth driver $250.

    Just go have fun like you said.
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    ha! ill bring my mountain bike, cost me 100$, has 12 speeds and takes corners with little to no body roll....mind it is still STOCK :rlaugh:
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    Crovax Type O Danzigative the Dark Founding Member

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    Oh wow 140cilx when did you buy that piece?
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    once spring hit ill be at the local track autocrossing. i dont have any pics, i just have some videos. my be i can get some better times with my 5spd thats goin in and my F 17x8 R 17x9 cobra R's might help alittle
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    140cilx Founding Member

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    It suits me doesn't it? Like a clown car, then I jump out w/ glowing red hair and all the kids come running. :bang:
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    Crovax Type O Danzigative the Dark Founding Member

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    Make me some balloon animals!
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    love the sn95 wheels on the mustang! :nice:

    matthew
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    I emailed the guy who took those pics.. he sent me 3 pics that he had, and in high res! Check them out:

    Pic 1
    Pic 2
    Pic 3

    The race was a blast.. Had a great time hanging out with James and Kerry. That Jetta was crazy. At one point he got it up on 2 wheels! The course was so tight that I basically never got into full boost, but I still had enough power to throttle steer when I wanted. My car was pushing some, which really hurt me in 360* circle around the cones. If I could have gotten the hang of that part, I think I could have knocked off another 0.5 to 1.5 seconds easily. I tried all kinds of different things trying to get around it faster and I just couldn't seem to do it any better. This was the first race with the new engine, caster/camber plates, bigger tires, and subframes, so it felt pretty different. Overall I was really pleased with the car.

    CruzNlife1 - it is pretty harsh for a daily driver, but once you open it up on the autox course or a tight mountain road, it makes it all worth it! :D I have gotten used to it and it doesn't bother me. I actually like the way it feels - tight, together, and responsive.

    bhuff - I'm in SM, and I basically got owned even tho I was pleased with my runs. Just go out and have a good time; no need to worry about winning the class.
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    How much drop did those springs drop you? What size tires? Rub bad? Looks awesome. :nice:
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    Not quite sure, Bill already put those springs in before I bought the car from him. I'm guessing around a 2" drop or so. It's a bit too low with the 17" rims, IHMO. I'd like to raise it up a bit, but it works for now. I do like the way it looks, tho. Tires are Kumho Ecsta 711s. Rears are 255/45/17 and the fronts are 245/45/17. They don't rub too bad. I had to roll the fender lip on all 4 fenders. The rears don't rub much anymore, but the fronts still rub a lot. However, the way I have the fenders rolled, it's not going to damage the tire any. Fronts don't run unless I corner really hard, so for daily driving they don't rub much at all.
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    misslightning Does this truck make my butt look big?

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    it 's an awesome looking car :nice:

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