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Forum: Tech Section 11-14-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,048
Posted By RSX-TACY
Good point. :thumbup:

Good point. :thumbup:
Forum: Tech Section 11-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,048
Posted By RSX-TACY
The life of bearings are affected by heat, load,...

The life of bearings are affected by heat, load, grease, and overall quality of the bearing itself (materials/design).

It sounds like you're on the right track.
Assuming you were using good...
Forum: Tech Section 11-13-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,196
Posted By RSX-TACY
The rotor brand of choice when I had my RSX...

The rotor brand of choice when I had my RSX was... the cheapest rotor I could find.
Never had a problem, although I do remember Kevin in the blue STi that did the Track Days / Time Attacks that...
Forum: Race / Track talk 01-15-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By RSX-TACY
No hope for me... :(

No hope for me... :(
Forum: General Automotive Chat 12-17-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,480
Posted By RSX-TACY
Takumi develops a new skill in Initial D 5th...

Takumi develops a new skill in Initial D 5th stage, he can now teleport.
Forum: General Automotive Chat 12-04-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,899
Posted By RSX-TACY
SO JELLY! :eek: :thumbup:

SO JELLY! :eek:

:thumbup:
Forum: General Automotive Chat 11-22-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,512
Posted By RSX-TACY
If I can put my car in that spot on the track and...

If I can put my car in that spot on the track and make a faster time, why not? :D

Also, I agree that running at slip angles within the car's and tire's happy-zone is fastest.
At my peak level of...
Forum: Race / Track talk 11-05-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By RSX-TACY
I think it looks awesome but would definitely...

I think it looks awesome but would definitely take time getting used driving the car as the rear track is pretty wide and the front is nearly non-existent.
Forum: General Automotive Chat 10-13-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,059
Posted By RSX-TACY
I want to buy one too! Conroy keep a good one...

I want to buy one too!
Conroy keep a good one for me when I move back!
Forum: General Automotive Chat 10-09-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,386
Posted By RSX-TACY
so you're at the same driving level as I was 3+...

so you're at the same driving level as I was 3+ years ago?
Good job, and here I thought you were actually getting good. :D
Forum: Your Build 10-04-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,632
Posted By RSX-TACY
Don't worry, I am hoping to buy an RX8 when I...

Don't worry, I am hoping to buy an RX8 when I move back.
There are also several rotary owners on this forum, I'm sure some of us will need an engine swap/rebuild sooner or later. :rolleyes:

With...
Forum: Your Build 10-04-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,632
Posted By RSX-TACY
looks like a great build, I'm sure this car +...

looks like a great build, I'm sure this car + conroy can break the 60sec mark.

Seems like all the right parts going in (and coming out), except for the coilovers.
Skip the eibachs, go with the...
Forum: Your Build 09-27-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,988
Posted By RSX-TACY
haha nice DIN panel!

haha nice DIN panel!
Forum: Race / Track talk 09-21-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,102
Posted By RSX-TACY
BTW: all this talk about the limit is the most...

BTW: all this talk about the limit is the most general way to discuss the limit

The limit is elastic and variable.

I think a better way to discuss "the limit" is: your limit + car's limit =...
Forum: Your Build 09-18-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 65,023
Posted By RSX-TACY
I like... me jelly!

I like... me jelly!
Forum: Media Center 09-14-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,545
Posted By RSX-TACY
Car stayed composed :thumbup:

Car stayed composed :thumbup:
Forum: Race / Track talk 09-11-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By RSX-TACY
rut roh, better get that fixed. Good thing...

rut roh, better get that fixed.

Good thing you called it quits before something serious happens. Last thing you want is to go into a corner and then finding out you have no brake pressure.
Forum: Race / Track talk 09-10-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By RSX-TACY
WOW lol, lucky! That would've been a nasty...

WOW lol, lucky! That would've been a nasty pile-up.

I think the first guy blew his braking zone and I think you probably blew your braking zone too, otherwise you should've been able to stop...
Forum: Race / Track talk 09-10-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By RSX-TACY
WOW lol, lucky! That would've been a nasty...

WOW lol, lucky! That would've been a nasty pile-up.

I think the first guy blew his braking zone and I think you probably blew your braking zone too, otherwise you should've been able to stop...
Forum: Race / Track talk 09-07-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 904
Views: 76,930
Posted By RSX-TACY
Where you moving to? I'll be moving back...

Where you moving to?

I'll be moving back hopefully in a year. :D

Don't know if I'll be able to participate though since I make no money working in Taiwan. :bang:
Forum: General Automotive Chat 09-07-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,246
Posted By RSX-TACY
^ don't listen to what zhao said about the...

^ don't listen to what zhao said about the Starspecs, he left them outside on his RX7 during winter.

If want to get more detailed, RS3s have very good grip but is known to have the grip drop off...
Forum: Race / Track talk 09-06-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,325
Posted By RSX-TACY
Wow, even with 3rd party consultants doing...

Wow, even with 3rd party consultants doing testing for noise, neighbours still have something to complain about.

We don't live in a very motorsport-friendly province. :(
Forum: General Automotive Chat 09-04-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,480
Posted By RSX-TACY
As a kid, I got all of my racing literature from...

As a kid, I got all of my racing literature from Cyber Formula and Initial D.
Learned to race by myself from scratch and never attended any formal driving school.

I'd be lying if I said I wasn't...
Forum: Media Center 09-04-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
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Views: 1,153
Posted By RSX-TACY
Looks like a lot of fun, but these types of...

Looks like a lot of fun, but these types of events never have the same type of feel for me as 'real racing'.
Same thing goes with drifting, but what can I say? Never tried it but sure wish I will...
Forum: Race / Track talk 09-03-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,102
Posted By RSX-TACY
Just jumped into this thread and saw this by...

Just jumped into this thread and saw this by chance while skimming

My car at that time wasn't light and didn't have power. It was when I was still running my K20A3 motor modded to 160ish whp....
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