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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-31-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By SSSoon
Harry recommends certain hardware: ...

Harry recommends certain hardware:

http://www.gps-laptimer.de/Compatibility.html

There can be issues with the cheap OBD dongles.

I link to my external GPS using bluetooth, and to the OBD...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-31-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By SSSoon
Harry's Laptimer now supports multiple cameras on...

Harry's Laptimer now supports multiple cameras on the same lap (picture in picture), so i am going to try using an old iPhone 4S the next time I am out as a slave camera to see how the video...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-30-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 662
Posted By SSSoon
I am using an iPhone 5S with Harry's Laptimer and...

I am using an iPhone 5S with Harry's Laptimer and an external GPS (XGPS160) and a RAM suction mount. I also use an OBDKey dongle that plugs into my car and gives me access to real time engine data to...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-30-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,241
Posted By SSSoon
Thanks man. I just love that course. The...

Thanks man. I just love that course.

The new pavement was great - wider in some spots, which is super, like on the right side of Turn 10 where people sometimes lose it and spin out. I think...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-30-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,641
Posted By SSSoon
It's just a light. You hit the stalk button once...

It's just a light. You hit the stalk button once when you turn the car on and the error message goes away. I drive around all the time with the service airbag light on when my Kirkey's are installed....
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-30-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By SSSoon
May 23-25 VIR event

Guys this is a cut and paste below from the Mustang SVT Club event organizer. I went last year and it was an awesome good event. Great people, very well organized. If they sell out they will be able...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-30-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,051
Posted By SSSoon
Looks good Synner. From pic you did not route it...

Looks good Synner. From pic you did not route it through sway bar, right?



Starting to trailer, huh Johnson? I am starting to wonder what happens the first time I do some serious damage on...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 03-28-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By SSSoon
Yep. I've had my share of wet days. Now I am...

Yep. I've had my share of wet days. Now I am trying to push the limits of my car and can't do that when it's wet.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-28-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,051
Posted By SSSoon
Awesome, dude. I was guessing maybe 30-40% loss...

Awesome, dude. I was guessing maybe 30-40% loss due to all those curves but it looks like the funneling of air at the mouth might be making up for that. Thank you for posting. I always wondered...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 03-26-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By SSSoon
I bailed. Rescheduled for August 15.

I bailed. Rescheduled for August 15.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 03-24-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By SSSoon
I'm 6'3" and I can't see the RPMs under 1000 or...

I'm 6'3" and I can't see the RPMs under 1000 or so on the tach. That's about it. Also depends on where you put your steering column adjustment I suppose.

Yes, drilling and cutting of SLP supplied...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 03-24-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By SSSoon
2i still needs instructor (I have only been on SP...

2i still needs instructor (I have only been on SP Main once, but have a lot of track time under my belt) but you get to run in a faster run group. So I am happy with that.

Right now Weather...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 03-24-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By SSSoon
Yep! 2i run group, so I don't have to be there...

Yep! 2i run group, so I don't have to be there right at the crack of dawn.

Unfortunately forecast is for rain. I hate rain days.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-22-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,051
Posted By SSSoon
I tried the DTC-30 and they were terrible. Wrong...

I tried the DTC-30 and they were terrible. Wrong pad for track use.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=294470&page=14

Now I run Cobalt Friction XR2/XR4 and they are awesome.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-22-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,051
Posted By SSSoon
Whatchagonnado?

Whatchagonnado?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-20-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,051
Posted By SSSoon
Not sure if it matters, but I bought lined hose...

Not sure if it matters, but I bought lined hose clamps - they have an extra long metal tongue on the inside so that when you crank them down they do not shred the hose. I posted part number earlier,...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-19-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,051
Posted By SSSoon
Mine are not the same as yours, but they came...

Mine are not the same as yours, but they came with a 2-3 inch long round section at the back that had a raised area at the very end, that you could clamp onto and be sure that it didn't fall off. ...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-19-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,051
Posted By SSSoon
I think the question of how much they get crushed...

I think the question of how much they get crushed depends on the brand of sway bar you have, as each has different shape right at the 90 degree angle. I have Pfadt, and mine were crushed down to...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-18-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,051
Posted By SSSoon
I am having trouble imagining what exactly...

I am having trouble imagining what exactly shifted and how it melted the diffuser. Inquiring minds want to know.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-18-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By SSSoon
Found a good thread on this :...

Found a good thread on this : http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=276561

Looks like you don't have to upgrade the hubs, FYI. And the axles are a straight swap.



I think I would...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-15-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By SSSoon
Are 1LE axles a simple swap for what is on the...

Are 1LE axles a simple swap for what is on the 2011 SS? Curious how much they cost? Thanks man.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-15-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By SSSoon
Aaaaand lookee what I found on the passenger rear...

Aaaaand lookee what I found on the passenger rear side when I was changing the brakes. Seal starting to go on the outer boot. I imagine if left for a while it would develop into a full blown...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-15-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By SSSoon
Check your CV boots before you go to see if there...

Check your CV boots before you go to see if there are early signs of failure - see attached pics. If <36000 miles you can get them replaced under warrant.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By SSSoon
I hear you, and have read a lot of stuff about...

I hear you, and have read a lot of stuff about bedding, too. I trust Andy from Cobalt Friction, who is the guy who designs their brakes. The guy knows what he is talking about.

Some good info on...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-14-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By SSSoon
The Cobalt Friction folks say that their pads do...

The Cobalt Friction folks say that their pads do not require bedding, and I believe them. So, one set of rotors, no steel wool, etc. Easy. The Cobalt Friction pads also work on the street but after...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By SSSoon
Speaking of belts: Get a CG Lock. $50 and it...

Speaking of belts: Get a CG Lock. $50 and it locks your lap belt in. Really reduces the amount of sliding around in the seat. I loved it (and then got Kirkeys so don't need it on the track anymore,...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-14-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By SSSoon
Get the big aluminum paddle shifters that you can...

Get the big aluminum paddle shifters that you can get for <$100 here somewhere on Camaro5. They are UNBELIEVABLY NICE. No taking hands off the wheel to downshift. Take about 10 minutes to install.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-14-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By SSSoon
Poor judgment. They was listed as a step up...

Poor judgment.

They was listed as a step up from the OEM pads, which I had never really had any problems with, so I figured they would be better. Wrong. They were far worse.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 03-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,051
Posted By SSSoon
Spent most of a weekend at VIR and the new setup...

Spent most of a weekend at VIR and the new setup works great. No rubbing, no damage, and I am hoping it cools the brakes, too ;)

FYI a Vette guy I was talking to about this told me he used to warp...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-14-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,108
Posted By SSSoon
This question wasn't directed at me, but just FYI...

This question wasn't directed at me, but just FYI I roasted (overheated) a set of Hawk DTC-30 pads and warped my rotors as a result, in one day at Summit Point. Pic is on post #371 on the thread:...
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