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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-18-2015, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
It's a good question, not sure if there's enough...

It's a good question, not sure if there's enough data out there to know. I do know that NT01s are grippy all the way to cord (at least that was my experience, but I ran them at two tracks that wore...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-18-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 755
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Travis, I drive 60 miles from my...

Travis,

I drive 60 miles from my girlfriend's house to the track on Hoosier R6s / R7s. That tire is amazing. Best all around track tire.

If you're looking for something more streetable and...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-18-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 941
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Guys, I'm wondering if the tire temps that Brian...

Guys, I'm wondering if the tire temps that Brian is seeing are due to him driving the car based on the camber settings. I'm wondering if he would be driving the car harder if he had more front...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-17-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 941
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Haha, Mark those are the fun sessions where you...

Haha, Mark those are the fun sessions where you get to mix it up and challenge someone. Camaros are quick around that track. Did you get any lap times off of the GoPro?

Todd
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-17-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 941
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Yes, this is what I heard too. I hope they'll...

Yes, this is what I heard too. I hope they'll mix in a 5-mile from time to time, to keep it interesting.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-17-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 941
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
I for one would love to race the 5-mile. Maybe...

I for one would love to race the 5-mile. Maybe it's hard to pass on the west side, I dunno. But what a fun course! I do like the idea of not running into lap traffic as much. I had heard that...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-17-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 941
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Thunderhill 5-mile is food for the soul, love...

Thunderhill 5-mile is food for the soul, love that track! Wish I could have joined you Brian. It looks unlikely that SCCA is going to run that config, too long of a track to staff safety workers...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-17-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Guys, I wanted to touch bases to let you...

Guys,

I wanted to touch bases to let you know how things are going. I wanted to complete my first SCCA race weekend before finalizing the decision to sell the Camaro, and I did that weekend...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-17-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
You are a madman, clearly very dedicated and...

You are a madman, clearly very dedicated and committed to getting the rookie title. I can understand the obsession, this is addictive.

I hope to see you out there on the track with me, running...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-12-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Righteous! I will be dropping by Sonoma this...

Righteous! I will be dropping by Sonoma this Sunday to buy a new seat and HANS for the Mustang, I'll try to find you. What color is your Z?

BTW, what was your baseline at T-hill?

Todd
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-12-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Man, I'll be with HOD at Laguna Seca 3/26 in my...

Man, I'll be with HOD at Laguna Seca 3/26 in my Spec Mustang, then racing SCCA on 3/27-3/28. Too many track days booked to add any more. Wish I could join you guys, have fun!

Todd
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 03-06-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,685
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Man, I wanna write it up. I'm so freakin busy but...

Man, I wanna write it up. I'm so freakin busy but I will try. A lot going on prepping for racing season.
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 03-06-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,685
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
I'll miss you guys and this great forum too :( ...

I'll miss you guys and this great forum too :(






Thanks gents! I'm hoping a track rat will pick it up and show what a Camaro can do.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-06-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Thanks man, appreciate it. There's still a...

Thanks man, appreciate it. There's still a chance that I will keep the Camaro, no bites yet and the guys selling Spec Mustangs want very high prices. I will know more Monday after I race this...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-06-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Haha, Tom you're good people. I will really miss...

Haha, Tom you're good people. I will really miss tracking with you. The main challenge for the Camaro is trying to find a well-populated class where they would be competitive. It turns out most cars...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
That's cooking! David Ray ran a 2:01 at T-hill in...

That's cooking! David Ray ran a 2:01 at T-hill in his Spec Mustang on BFGs. I bet he'd close the gap on Addison with some Hoosiers.

One big draw to Spec Mustang are the guys running in it. I know...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-06-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Selling this Camaro is gonna be harder than I...

Selling this Camaro is gonna be harder than I thought. Good group of guys here!
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-05-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Appreciate that! You know, if I don't sell the...

Appreciate that! You know, if I don't sell the Camaro quickly and if I can't make the right deal on the Mustang build, I may just race the Camaro. I'll know next week what the plan is after I race...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-05-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Thanks man. I'm sad too, this is a great...

Thanks man. I'm sad too, this is a great community.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-05-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
I was going into a hairpin while threshold...

I was going into a hairpin while threshold braking and the rear end stepped out more quickly than my Camaro or Viper has. I barely caught it, it was more difficult to save at the limit than my cars....
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-05-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
I've run 4 races in the Spec Mustang already....

I've run 4 races in the Spec Mustang already. Love the car!


Mustang Pros:

Corners like it's on rails. Absolutely no understeer. Rear end will step out before front end plows.
Built like...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-04-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
There's still a small that I will keep the Camaro...

There's still a small that I will keep the Camaro and cage it, decision point is Monday after I race the Mustang this weekend. I've raced the Mustang in four races in the SCCA licensing school. ...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-04-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Damn, I guess the only constant in life is...

Damn, I guess the only constant in life is change. Good luck in Texas Kirk, we ought to catch up before you head that direction.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-04-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
I hear you, I keep thinking about ways to keep...

I hear you, I keep thinking about ways to keep it. I haven't sold it yet, but am charging in that direction. Thanks man.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-04-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,352
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
I see why you built the Miata! As you...

I see why you built the Miata! As you discovered, I added up the maintenance and engine refresh every couple of years on the Camaro and compared it to a stock-drivetrain Spec Mustang. The Spec...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-04-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
I will be racing this weekend at Thunderhill in...

I will be racing this weekend at Thunderhill in the white Mustang with bright blue stripes in the picture above. I'm gonna take my Camaro to the track with a for sale sign. This is killing me.
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 03-04-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,685
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
It's an APR GT-250 wing. Very efficient,...

It's an APR GT-250 wing. Very efficient, adjustable, plenty of downforce and balances well with the APR splitter.
Forum: Autos For Sale / Wanted 03-04-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,685
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Sadly moving to a slower car that I can afford to...

Sadly moving to a slower car that I can afford to race all season. It's a Spec Mustang with a stock 4.6L engine and drivetrain. Inexpensive to run and repair, not nearly the beast that the Camaro...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-04-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Believe it or not I already have two sponsors...

Believe it or not I already have two sponsors tentatively lined up. They don't really help you very much financially, but every little bit helps. :)
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 03-04-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,356
Posted By Orange Crush 1LE
Thanks Matt! I was afraid you were...

Thanks Matt!



I was afraid you were going to ask that, LOL. You may not like my answer, I'm crossing over to the dark side...

I may be buying a SCCA Spec Mustang, which isn't nearly as...
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