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Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-07-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By rocketrider807
With 3 track days in ive already got 3 oil...

With 3 track days in ive already got 3 oil changes in (and even an o2 sensor under the belt now). Everything appears to be largely golden! Nothing is siezed, bolts are all of reasonable torque...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 01-02-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By rocketrider807
Too lazy to run outside and check but something...

Too lazy to run outside and check but something like 112k? Im owner like 4 and responsible for only about the past 3-4k mi, so who knows what kind of abuse it went through before me. Dont see any...
Forum: Audio, Video, Bluetooth, Navigation, Radar, Electronics Forum 12-31-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By rocketrider807
Ive had a suction cup on my motorcycle over 130...

Ive had a suction cup on my motorcycle over 130 before. As long as your cup is in good condition and your mating surface is clean you should be ok. That being said I do always tether my cameras.
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-31-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By rocketrider807
Incase anyone was interested, it did turn out to...

Incase anyone was interested, it did turn out to be the wheel bearing. Rotor/pad noise masked the bearing noise but I was able to hear it when I removed the caliper!
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-31-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,195
Posted By rocketrider807
If EBC Yellows squeal too much youre going to in...

If EBC Yellows squeal too much youre going to in general be dipping into pure street pads to get rid of the noise and you'll be compromising on performance. I liked EBC Yellows and EBC Rotors when I...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 12-30-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By rocketrider807
Left Front Suspension issue?

Hey all, wanted to see if people might be able to shed some light on my issue.

Initial cause of concern: Go to track two days ago (yes it was cold but fun anyways!) and I get steering wheel...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 11-15-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Posted By rocketrider807
Inside tire Squeels

So lately ive been noticing that my inside (front) tire will start squeeling in turns long before the outside one does. Last alignment put me at -1.5 camber and 0 toe...also running spacers (~20mm)...
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-06-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By rocketrider807
Wanted to post a quick thanks guys! Guess I'll...

Wanted to post a quick thanks guys! Guess I'll just have to burn the habit, will definitely check out that fix too
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-04-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By rocketrider807
One bump in hopes of ideas. Does anyone know or...

One bump in hopes of ideas. Does anyone know or think a good shift kit would help by ensuring the gears are being shifted fully?
Forum: V8 and V6 Transmissions / Driveline (6L80 / 6L50 / TR6060 / AY6) 09-03-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By rocketrider807
2011 V6 m6 6 to 3 grind

I tend to shift from 6 to 3 if im getting off the freeway (engine braking) or need to make a pass and everyonce in a while itll grind baaaaad. typically wont do it twice in a row. If i grind, go...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-14-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By rocketrider807
If you have aftermarket wheels be sure you use...

If you have aftermarket wheels be sure you use the hub centering ring. I forgot mine once and got some decent shake. Went away as soon as I put them back on
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-29-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,249
Posted By rocketrider807
I mounted to my front bumper in front of the...

I mounted to my front bumper in front of the grill (the lip that the grill and headlights are sunk into). Bonus you can safety wire to the grill if you're paranoid. Video with the view:...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-24-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By rocketrider807
I have the Pilot Super Sports up front. Awesome...

I have the Pilot Super Sports up front. Awesome tire. Will handle spirited driving, not sure how it will handle heavy power or track abuse though (at least with our heavy cars putting so much heat...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-23-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By rocketrider807
I HEAR that the 23 up front and 35 rear works...

I HEAR that the 23 up front and 35 rear works well (TSW Nurbs will be the eventual end result)
At the moment Im working with a 20x8.5 wheel and a (rather thick) spacer. The offset result is perfect...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-23-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By rocketrider807
change stud length?

I have a 2011 ls that Ill be going to a square setup on (20x10 +35 rear and + 23 front), will i need longer studs?
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-19-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,271
Posted By rocketrider807
A taller sidewall allows more flex, which could...

A taller sidewall allows more flex, which could make the tire less responsive.
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-19-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By rocketrider807
Rocking EBC Yellows for the second year now, I...

Rocking EBC Yellows for the second year now, I like em. No experience with Hawk yet. Mine only made noise during break in, otherwise quiet.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-07-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By rocketrider807
New wheels/tires does not require an alignment. ...

New wheels/tires does not require an alignment.

Time/tire wear is a much better indicator of whether or not you need an alignment. Some say after X miles. I say only if you want particular changes...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-06-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,709
Posted By rocketrider807
Michael: What's your average life time with the...

Michael:
What's your average life time with the R888?
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-05-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,709
Posted By rocketrider807
Ive heard Hankook RS3s are great bang for the...

Ive heard Hankook RS3s are great bang for the buck, no direct experience though
Forum: Camaro V6 LLT Engine, Exhaust, and Bolt-Ons 04-30-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By rocketrider807
I run EBC Yellows. They see street, auto-x and...

I run EBC Yellows. They see street, auto-x and track duty. I like em, they last for quite a while, have good bite, are quiet, and don't take long to warm up. The only "issue" I've had are in coooold...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-21-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,059
Posted By rocketrider807
Bannonm (or others with the square setup), ...

Bannonm (or others with the square setup),

is there any room for a smaller offset? If I remember my research right, 20x10 can be run anywhere between +35 to +23 without fitment issues. Can anyone...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-19-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,059
Posted By rocketrider807
T is the street tire modifier to help against ppl...

T is the street tire modifier to help against ppl running slicks. Without at least coil overs or other suspension tuning hardware i dont think i can make the most out of tires with <200TW (though...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-18-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,059
Posted By rocketrider807
TESP. Other mods aside from tires/wheels put me...

TESP. Other mods aside from tires/wheels put me there already (see first post)
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-18-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,059
Posted By rocketrider807
Update: Softening the front sway bar to...

Update:
Softening the front sway bar to loosest definitely helped the second day. Still felt like I was starting to lose grip as things got hotter though. Ill assume it's like Norm said, I was just...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-13-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,059
Posted By rocketrider807
Never sprayed, didnt feel like I needed to (again...

Never sprayed, didnt feel like I needed to (again just by touching the tires after each run, heat didnt feel excessive)

alignment that I got about 3 weeks ago, requested specs as close to the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-12-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,059
Posted By rocketrider807
Balanced to understeer during autocross

Would like some advice. Current setup:
20x10 rear, hankook ventus v12. (275-40-20)
20x8.5 front, michelin pilot super sport (255-45-20)
1" lower
Bmr sway bars, full stiff rear, middle front
BMR...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-12-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By rocketrider807
DELETE PLEASE

DELETE PLEASE. Moved this to more appropriate subforum...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-06-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,217
Posted By rocketrider807
I think the biggest risk with cutting springs is...

I think the biggest risk with cutting springs is digging in to the spring mounts. Coils have closed (flat) ends and if you cut them you will then have a point. You could grind it flat to some degree...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-04-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,426
Posted By rocketrider807
Nice over simplification. If you've got the...

Nice over simplification.
If you've got the eng. degree then think about what causes stress in the rotors. You're correct, it doesnt support the wieght of the car but there is far more to it......
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