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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-20-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,561
Posted By JOHNSONROD
my wheels are the same size and offset. im...

my wheels are the same size and offset. im running a 5mm spacer in front and replaced my wheel studs with the truck studs that have longer threads. i trimmed the truck studs back to right before the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,561
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here is that splitter bracket. man, i cant...

here is that splitter bracket. man, i cant believe they did that. i wont even get started on dealership service departments.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-18-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,561
Posted By JOHNSONROD
honestly i dont know for sure. i think for a spec...

honestly i dont know for sure. i think for a spec race car, shaving a spec type R compound tire might help if you are one of the three guys who have the budget to run for the championship. i think...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-18-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,561
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i made brackets out of 1" x 1/16" flat bar with...

i made brackets out of 1" x 1/16" flat bar with gussets that weld to the back and bottom side of the bumper. the struts attach to the bracket just behind the grille. ill try to take some pics if i...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-15-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,826
Posted By JOHNSONROD
TLSTWIN, i know this is a setback but as soon as...

TLSTWIN, i know this is a setback but as soon as that insurance check comes, the fun starts. ill try to come up to mid hiz next year to see your newly setup track beast. or yall come down to BG...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-13-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,879
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here are my seats. i take terrible pictures. one...

here are my seats. i take terrible pictures. one is too close, one is from outside the car and you cant really see the seats.
hey crush, i think we have the same splitter. is that the apr? i got the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-11-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By JOHNSONROD
Painted curbs last weekend. the tire walls are...

Painted curbs last weekend. the tire walls are there and bolted together just not set in place yet. here are a few pics. its kinda corny i guess to post this stuff but ill look back one day and be...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-10-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,879
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i thought the same thing, that the one that looks...

i thought the same thing, that the one that looks like a sports bra kinda didnt need a harness to work properly. since i ride right seat a lot, i wanted one of these. the guy at the pro shop at VIR...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-10-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,879
Posted By JOHNSONROD
good job starting this thread. when i did my...

good job starting this thread. when i did my interior build, i couldnt find very much definite info on what i should do for HPDEs. i wanted to do one setup that would be good for everything from...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-03-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By JOHNSONROD
Hoptown in the house. i worked at the dana plant...

Hoptown in the house. i worked at the dana plant for 14 years.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-01-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i wouldnt care if it was laguna, i like it and i...

i wouldnt care if it was laguna, i like it and i want one. this sticker would piss off all those intitled arrogant drag guys in my hood. i want one for every vehicle i own, my trailer, my sim race...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-01-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here is a video of andy pilgrim taking my green...

here is a video of andy pilgrim taking my green student for a fast ride at sebring. im at work so let me know if this link doesnt work.

https://vimeo.com/92736878
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 08-01-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By JOHNSONROD
its a little higher than the average short track...

its a little higher than the average short track but about on par with big tracks like sebring and daytona. they cost more to rent so they have to charge more for an entrant.
i think its high 400s...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-31-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here is the slow track ride videos. we are...

here is the slow track ride videos. we are supposed to get a day to run a few laps there before the first event.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8OtMKObbug

...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-31-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i cant think of very many tracks that run left....

i cant think of very many tracks that run left. laguna seca, that dangerous jefferson course at summit is sometimes ran counter-clockwise, the pocono infield is ran both directions. most every big...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-31-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i believe they have gotten all they are going to...

i believe they have gotten all they are going to be able to get out of the hole. the last one they pulled out looked like it had spent two tours in iraq as a tank training tool. i think they are...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-31-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,344
Posted By JOHNSONROD
it looks like there are still spots available for...

it looks like there are still spots available for all four days. they are running the grand max course.
the website actually has some decent info on it now to check out. i have a couple of videos...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-30-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,826
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i was wanting to do the september but i dont...

i was wanting to do the september but i dont think its gonna work out. im locked into a contract for the rest of the year and im asking for a lot of time off to go to the new track in the fall. ive...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-30-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,826
Posted By JOHNSONROD
both of you guys will be fine in advanced. you...

both of you guys will be fine in advanced. you have enough laps there to run in red. you are fast enough to run in red. you dont have a lot of offs or do unsafe stuff.
i ran red all weekend at VIR...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-23-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,561
Posted By JOHNSONROD
the splitter is an APR from proven wicked. it...

the splitter is an APR from proven wicked. it made a big difference at VIR. you have to make your own bumper braces for it to work right. ill resize a few more pics and post em soon. it makes my...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,561
Posted By JOHNSONROD
19 x 10.5 square setup with 295 30 19 R888s. i...

19 x 10.5 square setup with 295 30 19 R888s. i havent tracked it yet i just got it all together. last time out at VIR the car was awesome but needed more grip. ive been most of the summer getting the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-03-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By JOHNSONROD
here is that wreck from the first session first...

here is that wreck from the first session first day. most guys were taking it easy.
more car than i can drive - 70,000
jonney oconnell gloves - 500
running off the top of the hill at VIR - ...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-02-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By JOHNSONROD
well pete i didnt get you again this year. im...

well pete i didnt get you again this year. im blaming you get more seat time there. i have several more excuses ready too ha ha. i get passed like four times a lap in that red group but running with...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-28-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By JOHNSONROD
im finally at the hotel. what a frickin drive. i...

im finally at the hotel. what a frickin drive. i love VIR but i absolutely hate the drive. the weather, the traffic, the mountains, and the construction were just too much this time. with the new...
Forum: Suspension / Chassis / Brakes 06-13-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,584
Posted By JOHNSONROD
the prothane inserts must be easy to put in...

the prothane inserts must be easy to put in because they come with no paperwork at all.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-12-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,826
Posted By JOHNSONROD
not trying to hijack. matt had mentioned getting...

not trying to hijack. matt had mentioned getting into helping out with instruction at events. my input on that was that its not how fast you are, its how safe you are that determines whether or not...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-06-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By JOHNSONROD
looking good out there. you ran a good line. it...

looking good out there. you ran a good line. it looks so different now. did the instructor mention the overall opinion of the track changes? do the guys love it or what?
im going in 3 weeks....
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,826
Posted By JOHNSONROD
the last two sessions, i was going out for 15...

the last two sessions, i was going out for 15 minutes and then coming in and getting her buckled in. then we would ride around the paddock for 2 minutes to cool the car. by the time she ran her...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-05-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,826
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i did laugh at that old lady in the red car. just...

i did laugh at that old lady in the red car. just kidding. you did good brother. it was really cool to meet you and the ohio guys were great hosts at their track. not many events that everyone is...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,826
Posted By JOHNSONROD
thats very consistent. i bet it woulda been even...

thats very consistent. i bet it woulda been even better if not for traffic.
here is my best segment of the last session before the free for all. the last mixed class session i ran in, i watched an...
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