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Forum: Off-topic Discussions Yesterday, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 130R
34 seconds... Without a doubt, one of the...

34 seconds...

Without a doubt, one of the greatest athletes of our time...

Like Fred Rogan said before the fight: 'When you watch Ronda Rousey fight, it doesn't just seem like a fight, it seems...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum Yesterday, 12:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,056
Posted By 130R
You can read the rules here...

You can read the rules here (http://driveusca.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/USCARules_v9-3_2015_final.pdf).

You can do pretty much whatever you want mechanically, but you'll get docked points in...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum Yesterday, 12:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,056
Posted By 130R
Hey, beck, sounds like you're pretty fast. Since...

Hey, beck, sounds like you're pretty fast. Since you're in Cali and like to race, you should come out to Fontana for the Optima Search For the Ultimate Street Car Qualifier in October.

You'd...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 08-01-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 776
Posted By 130R
Looking at pictures of the race car, the exhaust...

Looking at pictures of the race car, the exhaust exits on the side of the car just ahead of the rear tires, so they're not utilizing an EBD.

I can only assume they're using the same principle to...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 08-01-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By 130R
His shop is a couple miles from me; I keep...

His shop is a couple miles from me; I keep meaning to stop by...

He builds some really nice stuff. R E S P E C T... :bow:
Forum: USA - California 07-31-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By 130R
Seems like a cool opportunity for someone. I'd...

Seems like a cool opportunity for someone. I'd love to work in the industry, especially some form of raceing or race support.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-31-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 776
Posted By 130R
Awesome! Thanks for sharing. As for the...

Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

As for the sound, the belching (if you will) sounds a lot like off-throttle engine mapping for an EBD (Exhaust Blown Diffuser). When it's on-throttle, I think it...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-31-2015, 07:31 PM
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Views: 130
Posted By 130R
Wrenches, what was your 1st build?

I was digging through a box of old pics today and found some of my 1st build. It was essentially a 300 HP, GT-2 spec 240-Z, that was my daily at the time... :)

It was 1981 and I was 18. Other than...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-31-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By 130R
Rousey V Correia.

This Correia chick looks tough (and a little manly). Hopefully the fight lasts more the 10 or 15 seconds...

Who's your money on?
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Forum: Off-topic Discussions 07-31-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By 130R
I've been riding since the early/mid eighties. I...

I've been riding since the early/mid eighties. I raced downhill for a couple years in the mid-nineties, primarily in Big Bear, but did an event at Mt Baldy once, as well as the infamous Kamikaze at...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-31-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By 130R
Some of the Camaro theft stories out of the South...

Some of the Camaro theft stories out of the South Bay in Cali made me suspect something like this existed for OnStar; it was the most logical way to explain the rash of thefts.

I think the biggest...
Forum: California Meets and Events 07-30-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By 130R
Good luck you guys. Represent! If anyone...

Good luck you guys. Represent!

If anyone needs a hand, don't hesitate to ask. I'd be more than happy to come out and offer any support I can...


Edit: I've also got a fire suit, neck collar...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 07-30-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By 130R
The press release is referring to times at...

The press release is referring to times at Grattan, not the Nurburgring...


Other than the rear wing, that GT 350R is one sweet ride!

Keep it up Ford & Chevy!!! This is getting good. :)
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-20-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By 130R
You need to stop focusing on section widths... ...

You need to stop focusing on section widths...

My car was probably the fastest on a 9.5" tread width tire (10" wheel), which happened to be a 265/35/20 R-S3. That said, I did spend two Test & Tune...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-20-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By 130R
Ron is freakishly knowledgable, and a very nice...

Ron is freakishly knowledgable, and a very nice guy...

Anyone serious about competing needs to have a grasp of the fundamentals of chassis tuning. If one of these seminars were near me, I'd be...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-20-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By 130R
I like the fact you're willing to think outside...

I like the fact you're willing to think outside the box and do some testing; I say do the experiment anyway... I'm willing to bet you'll learn something, either about the car, or your driving, or...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-16-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By 130R
Cool deal. Good luck!

Cool deal. Good luck!
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-15-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,489
Posted By 130R
Gotcha. You've got a nice little product line...

Gotcha. You've got a nice little product line there... :)
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By 130R
I've seen that you've done pretty well at some...

I've seen that you've done pretty well at some events. JOOC, what is your thought process behind thinking about removing the rear bar on a tight course?
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-15-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By 130R
The Detroit Speed kit comes with hardware:...

The Detroit Speed kit comes with hardware: http://www.detroitspeed.com/2010+F-Body-Products/031730-caster-kit.html

I'm sure you could find the appropriate grade bolt locally at a hardware store.
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-14-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,489
Posted By 130R
That's impressive. Do you have an aero background?

That's impressive. Do you have an aero background?
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-14-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By 130R
That was some great racin'... Congrats...

That was some great racin'...

Congrats Corvette Racing!!! Winners of the 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona, Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, and now The 24 Hours of Le Mans!

Amazing how much...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-13-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By 130R
That was a nice clip. Simply stunning car. Still...

That was a nice clip. Simply stunning car. Still trying to wrap my head around the V6, but the future is now, I guess... :)

Can't wait to see it in anger around La Sarthe!
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-13-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By 130R
Yeah, did you hear the comment about Porsche...

Yeah, did you hear the comment about Porsche saying (something to the effect of) the pace of this race might be something not seen again in a long time?

I really like the new Nissan (Ben Bowlby...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 06-13-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By 130R
24 Heures du Mans

I wasn't able to sleep tonight and find myself still up at 5:30AM, and time for the start of Le Mans.

This should be a great race...

Of course, rooting for the one remaining Vette. Yeah, one...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-12-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By 130R
Impossible to say for sure without testing... ...

Impossible to say for sure without testing...

If I asked you what tire has more grip: an 8" racing slick, or a 10" all season tire, which would you pick? Without testing, there's now way to know,...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-12-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,657
Posted By 130R
That's an unanswerable question at this time, as,...

That's an unanswerable question at this time, as, to my knowledge, no-one has tested the R-S3 against the RE-71R. Grassroots did a test recently (with a light weight, short wheelbase car), but the...
Forum: Camaro 1LE Forum 06-12-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,489
Posted By 130R
It's never a good idea to assume that because...

It's never a good idea to assume that because driver A in car A, is faster than driver B in car B, that car A has the better setup, or is the better car. Driver experience and track familiarity can...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 05-06-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,235
Posted By 130R
That is some VERY nice looking bit of kit! Really...

That is some VERY nice looking bit of kit! Really like that rear bar! Hmmm..... :)

Danny Popp laid down some seriously fast times with the new Ride Tech stuff!!!

Wish I had a bigger piggy...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-06-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By 130R
I had to buy a bunch of safety gear to do Optima,...

I had to buy a bunch of safety gear to do Optima, and I got everything from SafeRacer.com (http://www.saferacer.com). They seem to have good prices, free (and fast) shipping, and an SCCA discount.
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