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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-27-2015, 02:39 PM
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Views: 423
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i just did my whole suspension for 1600.00 bucks....

i just did my whole suspension for 1600.00 bucks. if your on a budget, id go with a good set of stiff lowering springs. bmr adjustable toe links(so you can get the alignment numbers you need), new OE...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-27-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,615
Posted By JOHNSONROD
good video David. you wheel that car very well....

good video David. you wheel that car very well. im no expert but i research a lot. a square tire setup should fix the balance on your car. 295 or 305 30 19s all the way around is the way to go.
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 07-25-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
if the mpss are new, they would be the all around...

if the mpss are new, they would be the all around choice for wear and driving back and forth and still have decent grip. another option is if the R1s will be done after you run, order a set of tires...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-23-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By JOHNSONROD
my car is lower than stock but not as low as...

my car is lower than stock but not as low as yours. i think mine is a little over an inch lower than stock.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-22-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By JOHNSONROD
putting that wider 1LE rear sway bar on would be...

putting that wider 1LE rear sway bar on would be the best cheapest upgrade you could make. it would make your car so much better. you would have to get the 1LE end links too. i just did that swap and...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-21-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 523
Posted By JOHNSONROD
WORD!!!

WORD!!!
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-21-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i think he was on Hoosier slicks. im running Toyo...

i think he was on Hoosier slicks. im running Toyo 888s 295 30 19 square on 10.5 inch wheels. they are better than street tires and they last way longer than slicks. since i have a square setup i can...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-18-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By JOHNSONROD
Looking forward to it guys. i met some of the MTI...

Looking forward to it guys. i met some of the MTI guys down at barber a few years ago and they were great. one of the most experienced racers i know speaks very high of you guys as well. bring the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-12-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,615
Posted By JOHNSONROD
10/10ths Motorsports HPDE at NCM MSP. i have gigs...

10/10ths Motorsports HPDE at NCM MSP. i have gigs of videos from here because im there all the time. i stopped posting because it becomes more of the same. this run yesterday was one of the most fun...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-07-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,615
Posted By JOHNSONROD
thanks Pete. im really excited about everything...

thanks Pete. im really excited about everything working at the same time on this car lol. i do it all myself and i make mistakes but its finally all working at the same time. ill see you over the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-03-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,615
Posted By JOHNSONROD
we have the battery unhooked all the time. it...

we have the battery unhooked all the time. it resets i guess to the build date and goes from there. it doesnt have radio speakers or air conditioning. its just my lead brick track car. its a bang for...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-03-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,615
Posted By JOHNSONROD
first track day on the new shocks was at VIR. i...

first track day on the new shocks was at VIR. i putted around the first session, then i overdrove the whole second session because i looked at the times from the first one. i had a local guy ride...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-02-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,615
Posted By JOHNSONROD
finished a video for my wife. she turned a 2:23...

finished a video for my wife. she turned a 2:23 in our 2011 SS during her solo run. killing these guys in the lead brick. her videos are much more exciting than mine. i run with 1000 HP corvettes...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-02-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,615
Posted By JOHNSONROD
my buddy don was your instructor. i was in the...

my buddy don was your instructor. i was in the red camaro that is so loud lol. my wife got soloed and recommended for black group. she was very excited. don said he recommended you for blue next time...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 06-23-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
the lonestar corvette club was over today. i was...

the lonestar corvette club was over today. i was excited to get some laps on the brick with the new redneck ZLE kit. we were doing mostly ride and drives. this is cool because i drove some amazing...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 06-19-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
its the NCM event at VIR. its the one stop we...

its the NCM event at VIR. its the one stop we make every year. its monday and tuesday june 29th and 30th. you can get to registration through the MSP website. its usually one of our biggest events of...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 06-18-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
it was that 63 woodside and it was bad. my wife...

it was that 63 woodside and it was bad. my wife was in the jet hot tent where we staged and they could see the fireball in 6 from the autocross pad. i have a picture of it but im kinda not wanting to...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 06-18-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i havent chimed in in a while so ill bla bla ocd...

i havent chimed in in a while so ill bla bla ocd ramble about the track a little. its been crazy awesome over at the track. crazy and awesome.
Nismo and corvette have been testing for leman. nismo...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 05-12-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
well, no one was talking at that debrief so i...

well, no one was talking at that debrief so i corn balled out a couple of questions. then the ice is broke and people opened up with their questions. its kinda humbling, im one of the least...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 05-11-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
just found this. its Andy Pilgrim and John...

just found this. its Andy Pilgrim and John Heinricy giving the instructor group a chaulk talk after the first NCM MSP HPDE instructor test day. i didnt realize that anyone was running video. thats my...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 05-08-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
its a good starter. it keeps us safe and lets us...

its a good starter. it keeps us safe and lets us hustle the car. lots of you guys will be smoking fast by the end of it but its a creep up on it track. i still dont push real hard because i see what...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 05-07-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
since i didnt get you any roof video, i made up...

since i didnt get you any roof video, i made up this one. i think it will help people who have never seen the track before. i always have the student drive their first session before they ride with...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-30-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,615
Posted By JOHNSONROD
man that LS7 sounds like an old GT1 vette.

man that LS7 sounds like an old GT1 vette.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-27-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,615
Posted By JOHNSONROD
NCM MSP april 23rd and 24th. the first video is...

NCM MSP april 23rd and 24th. the first video is my wife she runs mid 2:30s. second video is me. i run high 2:20s. the car balance is finally good. im still warping rotors. ive got 18 days to make up...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 04-27-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
sorry I had that middle video private. its ok...

sorry I had that middle video private. its ok now. this one is kinda funny because the park manager is messing with me before we go on track.

...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 04-27-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
I didn't get any roof vids yet. my gopro mount is...

I didn't get any roof vids yet. my gopro mount is messed up. its coming open sometimes so I got to get another one I guess. ill post a couple of videos here and in the road track videos but they are...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 04-05-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
ill rig up the suction mount for a session or...

ill rig up the suction mount for a session or two. i prefer the incar for watching a video but the roof view shows the track much better. ill be at the 10/10ths event april 17, 18, 19 and then the...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 04-05-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
you will be fine. at first turn 12 is the biggest...

you will be fine. at first turn 12 is the biggest chance to tear up a car. its a blind hill but you can see the armco over the hill and it looks like a slight bend in the road. its actually two off...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 04-04-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 17,749
Posted By JOHNSONROD
they still have you listed as a private event on...

they still have you listed as a private event on the MSP website. i would have that linked to your sign up page. the track is taking off and every club that comes there is blown away with the track....
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 03-23-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,929
Posted By JOHNSONROD
i can honestly say that these ole boys are solid...

i can honestly say that these ole boys are solid people. they made me feel like a member of their team and they allowed me to be me while doing the best job on earth. over the three days of the...
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