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Forum: Race / Track talk 07-26-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By JustinL
How hot is this car looking now?

So hot!

https://i.imgur.com/jbJY9Lg.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/EIX3PXd.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/6fMytmO.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/iP8HHxl.jpg
Forum: Your Build 09-11-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 30,865
Posted By JustinL
What the Fuchs?

Bigger wheels, bigger stickier Re71r tires, some beating of the fenders to make clearance where they were rubbing and now it feels a bit like driving with cheat codes. Oh and the wheels look oh so...
Forum: Your Build 08-24-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,802
Posted By JustinL
You know it :)

You know it :)
Forum: Your Build 08-23-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,802
Posted By JustinL
Well, photosucket wrecked a bunch of my posts, so...

Well, photosucket wrecked a bunch of my posts, so I'll have to fix that now. Here's where the project is as of yesterday.

http://i.imgur.com/xUAV9oxh.jpg
Forum: Vehicles 08-15-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By JustinL
Price down to 12,500. Drive it on the street, or...

Price down to 12,500. Drive it on the street, or build into a track weapon.
Forum: Your Build 08-09-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 30,865
Posted By JustinL
The inside of the transaxle

Looks like the ring and pinion were very close to completely giving up! Brock was able to baby the car across the line.

http://i.imgur.com/nK495Cnh.jpg
Forum: Your Build 08-08-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 30,865
Posted By JustinL
The old red Worn Out Tub actually made it through...

The old red Worn Out Tub actually made it through the weekend. We had a tie rod give up on us Saturday late in the race, but we got it fixed and back to take the start on Sunday. 12 hours later, the...
Forum: Race / Track talk 08-04-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,907
Posted By JustinL
Our red 944 is as ready as it's going to be. We...

Our red 944 is as ready as it's going to be. We found some play in a ball joint during our bolt check and changed out a control arm. The car is a bit quicker than last year as we've got the handling...
Forum: Your Build 07-26-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,119
Posted By JustinL
Nice work. You must be making your sponsor really...

Nice work. You must be making your sponsor really proud ;)
Forum: Vehicles 07-17-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By JustinL
So it seems spare parts are not a selling...

So it seems spare parts are not a selling feature, so I'll be selling those separately. Price has been lowered to reflect that.
Forum: Your Build 06-19-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 30,865
Posted By JustinL
We had a good test and shake down day. The car...

We had a good test and shake down day. The car feels more balanced this year with a softer front sway bar and the reduced vibrations seem to have improved our problems with things shaking themselves...
Forum: Your Build 06-06-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,119
Posted By JustinL
Great job Dean! The first weekend is always the...

Great job Dean! The first weekend is always the hardest and you made it. A half second is totally doable with some fine tuning. Tire pressures, alignment settings, then keep on it.
Forum: Vehicles 05-01-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By JustinL
23-Mar-09 Painted reflectors ...

23-Mar-09 Painted reflectors
23-Mar-09 Inspection 2 package
23-Mar-09 Reinfocement package
23-Mar-09 Shim kit and tool
6-Apr-09 Velocity VB3 rear wheels
6-Apr-09 Velocity VB3 front wheels...
Forum: Vehicles 05-01-2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By JustinL
Not sure if anyone is interested in seeing the...

Not sure if anyone is interested in seeing the valve adjustment, but I'll put some maintenance photos in here too. If I was a buyer, I'd be curious to see them. You can see the VANOS tabs on the...
Forum: Vehicles 05-01-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By JustinL
Fs: 2002 e46 m3

Year : 2002
Make and Model : BMW M3
Exterior Color : Titan Silver
Interior Color : Black
Auto or Manual? : Manual
Odometer Reading : 245,000km
Location of Vehicle : Beaumont
Description :
...
Forum: Race / Track talk 04-25-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,235
Posted By JustinL
What ever came of this? Also update to my...

What ever came of this?

Also update to my tire size and class:

ST4: 245/45/16
Forum: Race / Track talk 02-27-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By JustinL
I ran the math again and I think I have a new...

I ran the math again and I think I have a new target with running my narrower tires. Here is my sheet with my guess at power:

Weight: 2740lbs
Power: 240hp
Tires: 245 or smaller (+.7)
...
Forum: Race / Track talk 02-27-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By JustinL
My best ever lap is in the 1:26s. Depending on...

My best ever lap is in the 1:26s. Depending on how old my tires are, I can run as slow as 1:30s. I think I'm going with a fresh set of tires this year and the ST4 rules seem to be a bit more limited...
Forum: Race / Track talk 02-23-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By JustinL
ST4 and 2017 classes discussion

So I just discovered that this is a class this year. My car is currently a fat ST3 car and I've run out of places to cut weight out of it. I currently weigh 2630lbs for my minimum weight of 2475. My...
Forum: Your Build 02-01-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,802
Posted By JustinL
More assembly

Oil pan bolted on. I need to find a new oil level sensor or a block off plate for that hole. The old plastic sensor connector broke on removal, but I'm not sure I need or want the computer monitoring...
Forum: General Automotive Chat 01-03-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,560
Posted By JustinL
I haven't raced in forever, but I like jumping...

I haven't raced in forever, but I like jumping into practice sessions and turning laps.
Forum: Your Build 12-23-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,802
Posted By JustinL
The SCRATH!

I managed to put a scratch in one of the bores while installing one of the pistons. It's enough to snag a nail and it's from the top ring not fully seating when I tapped it in. When I started moving...
Forum: Your Build 12-23-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,802
Posted By JustinL
A couple more close up shots of the pistons

Here are some more pictures of the 9:1 Arias pistons that I'm using.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v624/justinl1979/Car%20stuff/IMG_20160219_181808.jpg...
Forum: Race / Track talk 12-23-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 920
Posted By JustinL
My data from a lap around Castrol

Here's one lap around our little track in data form. This was one of my better laps from a practice day (I think I was chasing a 991 GT3).
...
Forum: General Automotive Chat 11-11-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,477
Posted By JustinL
I have some urethane that I used to stiffen a...

I have some urethane that I used to stiffen a transmission mount. Would that be useful to you?
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