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Forum: H-Stock
03-28-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,229
Posted By 41 h stock

Interesting. He ran Kumhos the majority of the...

Interesting. He ran Kumhos the majority of the year and even dabbled in the BFG Rival S for a very short time.
03-27-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By 41 h stock

This is worth a visit: ...

This is worth a visit: https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/road-racing-discussion/72337-race-car-and-driver-safey-thread.html
Forum: H-Stock
03-27-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,229
Posted By 41 h stock

I am fairly sure he ran the Kumho V720s in...

I am fairly sure he ran the Kumho V720s in 205/50/15 size.
Forum: Suspension
05-29-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,593
Posted By 41 h stock

I have an Alta 19mm with camber plates (-2.5...

I have an Alta 19mm with camber plates (-2.5 camber) among other mods. I have only used the bar on the softest setting, and I would be very reluctant to move it to full stiff except for maybe an...
05-23-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,845
Posted By 41 h stock

To sum it all up. 1) Use track worthy pads....

To sum it all up.

1) Use track worthy pads.
2) Use fresh "high temp" fluid (Ate or Motul, etc.).
3) Remove dust shields behind rotors for a bit more cooling.
4) SS braided lines for added...
03-15-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,725
Posted By 41 h stock

I'm lucky to get to the local events! Hope to...

I'm lucky to get to the local events! Hope to run Nationals this year. Last I ran was 2008, I think.

I have had a lot of battles with Reno in H Stock, and I remember running against Joe a...
03-14-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,725
Posted By 41 h stock

Going with the mods listed in my signature for...

Going with the mods listed in my signature for 2013. I still need to corner weight the coilovers, however. A lighter battery would be nice too.
03-08-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,952
Posted By 41 h stock

I run 205/50/15s (about 1" shorter than stock). ...

I run 205/50/15s (about 1" shorter than stock). The speedo will read slightly higher, but the tach accuracy will remain unchange as it measure the engine rpm directly. Your gearing will be more...
01-27-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By 41 h stock

I second the motion!

I second the motion!
07-24-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,908
Posted By 41 h stock

It sounds like you may have worn pads and dirty...

It sounds like you may have worn pads and dirty brake fluid to me. That would give you a mushy pedal feel even before fade becomes an issue. If you couple that with overheating, then your problem...
06-16-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,115
Posted By 41 h stock

I got the OBX off ebay. Seller User ID:...

I got the OBX off ebay.

Seller User ID: motorenergy
$166.99 per item
$43.00 shipping/handling
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$209.99 = Total

I duplicated what someone else on NAM did using Magnaflow part number...
06-13-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,115
Posted By 41 h stock

Take this with a grain a salt, because I have yet...

Take this with a grain a salt, because I have yet to dyno the results.

I started off with a Magnaflow cat-back exhaust. Mild increase in power, but not dramatic (nice sound too). Added an OBX...
06-06-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By 41 h stock

This makes for good discussion. Here is the list...

This makes for good discussion. Here is the list for the ST "new" class. What does everyone think will be the car to have and why?

Looking at the MINI in ST trim, I think you can get down to...
02-23-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By 41 h stock

Big news for MINI autocrossers! The SCCA is...

Big news for MINI autocrossers!

The SCCA is considering moving the feather light Honda Civic Si from ST to STS.

http://cms.scca.com/documents/Fastrack/11/11-fastrack-feb-solo.pdf

Since...
12-29-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By 41 h stock

It was no fun having to write STS2L for every run...

It was no fun having to write STS2L for every run on the log sheets at Nationals for the "Ladies" class. At least it is shortened a bit now.
12-27-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By 41 h stock

I ran a few local events and one Midwest...

I ran a few local events and one Midwest Divisional this year. I took the win in ST at the divisional, but none of the big guns in Civics were there. It seemed like I wasn't too far off of the times...
09-07-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 51,573
Posted By 41 h stock

Here ya go.

Here ya go.
05-20-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,198
Posted By 41 h stock

B: 84,000 miles on 2003 Cooper that sees...

B: 84,000 miles on 2003 Cooper that sees autocross and a couple of track days a year. I changed to Redline MTL at 73,000. The MTL really made it shift much more nicely when compared to the factory...
Forum: Electrical
02-09-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,068
Posted By 41 h stock

I found the solution. The male pin connectors...

I found the solution. The male pin connectors that come with this Male D-Sub Connector from Radio Shack look like they will work perfectly.
...
Forum: Electrical
02-08-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,068
Posted By 41 h stock

Does anyone know a good source for approriate...

Does anyone know a good source for approriate sized male pin connectors??? I have looked in auto parts stores, electronics stores, and online, but I have yet to find any good connectors to solder...
Forum: Suspension
08-21-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,640
Posted By 41 h stock

I have had my Out Motoring Koni Coilovers on for...

I have had my Out Motoring Koni Coilovers on for about 250 miles now, and I absolutely love them!!! I have 350 lb springs front and rear, camber plates (-2.0), 19mm rear bar. The ride is excellent...
08-02-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By 41 h stock

OBD2 Code P1613?

What is the official code definition of P1613?

I noticed the P1613 code hiding when I scanned for the "Service Engine Soon" light. However, that code was for P2096 "post cat O2 sensor...
07-16-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By 41 h stock

Thanks for the input, but I need the installation...

Thanks for the input, but I need the installation tool used to press the pulley back onto the crank shaft. I was able to remove the pulley without any problems using a puller.

It is a single...
07-16-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By 41 h stock

Where in the heck can you find a MINI crank shaft...

Where in the heck can you find a MINI crank shaft pulley installation tool? I have contacted two separate MINI dealers, but they tell that they do not sell them, and they couldn't steer me in the...
Forum: H-Stock
03-20-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By 41 h stock

Believe it or not people are running 225s on 5.5"...

Believe it or not people are running 225s on 5.5" rims. There were a few cars at Nationals this year competing. I know it is possible to wedge 'em on the rims, but I thought there were rubbing issues...
03-10-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,127
Posted By 41 h stock

That's good to hear. I am leaning toward the...

That's good to hear. I am leaning toward the 215/45/16 XS after I burn through my Dunlop Z1s.
04-11-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By 41 h stock

I found it odd that the driver was not wearing...

I found it odd that the driver was not wearing any safety gear such as gloves, firesuit (no sleeves).:confused:
04-04-2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 51,316
Posted By 41 h stock

Der Abt, Thanks very much for your...

Der Abt,

Thanks very much for your insight!!! Your experience is very helpful. I will post my dyno results as soon as I can.
04-03-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 51,316
Posted By 41 h stock

Der Abt, How much hp (at the wheels and...

Der Abt,

How much hp (at the wheels and crank) would you estimate with the following set-up?
GIAC ECU Tune
OBX header - Similar to SuperSprint
Magnafow catalytic converter
Magnaflow cat-back...
04-01-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By 41 h stock

Sounds like a good plan :thumbsup: Here...

Sounds like a good plan :thumbsup:

Here are photos of my CAI. It's not the most direct path to the throttle body, but it insures the air is cold. I can drive all day in cool weather and then put...
04-01-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By 41 h stock

I should post a photo of my CAI. It is a bit...

I should post a photo of my CAI. It is a bit convoluted, but it does a really good job of shielding the heat from the engine compartment.

Always read the rules to be absolutely sure, but in STS...
03-31-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By 41 h stock

That's good to hear regarding the ECU retune! I...

That's good to hear regarding the ECU retune! I am getting mine done this Friday. I can't wait!
03-30-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,425
Posted By 41 h stock

FYI - Some info from Webb Motorsport's web site...

FYI - Some info from Webb Motorsport's web site FAQ section:

Why do you only use headers that have a catalytic converter?

Because I care for the environment - just kidding (not that there's...
03-26-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,127
Posted By 41 h stock

I haven't personally used them. Based on...

I haven't personally used them. Based on everything I have heard about them they seem to be a very good ultra high performance tire, but not quite nationally competitive.

I am with you regarding...
03-15-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,127
Posted By 41 h stock

I have thought about that too. My gut feeling is...

I have thought about that too. My gut feeling is that a 7" rim is as narrow as you would want to go for a 225 width "street tire". It may not allow you to get the most performance out of the tire...
03-11-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,127
Posted By 41 h stock

He's merely clarifying STS vs Stock rules. ...

He's merely clarifying STS vs Stock rules.

As for a 225 width tire on a narrow rim, I have seen many people stuff a 225/50/13 Hoosier onto a 5" rim (myself included). You may be able to get away...
03-10-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,127
Posted By 41 h stock

"adding tread width - where I have it" ...

"adding tread width - where I have it"

Excellent! :thumbsup: I added your figures along with some additional ones I dug up to my original post.

Cheers.
03-09-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,127
Posted By 41 h stock

I thought I would revive this thead for the 2009...

I thought I would revive this thead for the 2009 season. All of the chosen options were based on tire performance (real or imagined), overall diameter, tread width, and weight. I stayed away from...
02-17-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,934
Posted By 41 h stock

FYI regarding Hi-Flow cats in STS. STREET...

FYI regarding Hi-Flow cats in STS.

STREET TOURING CATEGORY


July 2007 Fastrack News

ITEM 10) Add new 14.10E, re-letter subsequent sections accordingly: Catalytic converters may be...
02-10-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By 41 h stock

I ran fairly successfully in H Stock for quite a...

I ran fairly successfully in H Stock for quite a few years in my 86 CRX & 03 Mini. However, my motivations for running in STS are the following:

Lack of camber adjustment in stock form.
Having...
01-26-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By 41 h stock

I was the lone Mini entry at Nationals! ...

I was the lone Mini entry at Nationals!

Although, I do not think the Mini could ever win Nationals in STS, I am convinced it could do much much better than 47th out of 50.

At Nationals my...
11-17-2007, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,605
Posted By 41 h stock

One note about Treadwear Ratings. As I understand...

One note about Treadwear Ratings. As I understand it, treadwear ratings are not an industry or governmental standard, but rather a manufacturer's interpretation of treadwear based on their own...
09-15-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,125
Posted By 41 h stock

Thanks guys! As for the tool, I checked w/...

Thanks guys!

As for the tool, I checked w/ my local Mini dealer parts guy, and he tells me that BMW does not make the tool. He tells me to check w/ Snap-On to see if they have it. My alignment...
09-10-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,125
Posted By 41 h stock

Setting Rear Toe

I have a question specifically related to setting Rear Toe on an R50 Mini Cooper (May 2003 build date). The car is set up per STS rules with H Sport springs, 19 mm rear bar, and Megan Racing lower...
Forum: Suspension
09-06-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By 41 h stock

I have Megan Racing control arms. Priced right...

I have Megan Racing control arms. Priced right and quiet (bushings vs. heim joints). Under $200 shipped from Out Motoring. No complaints....
Forum: D-Stock
08-02-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,184
Posted By 41 h stock

Pressures in stock trim are quite different than...

Pressures in stock trim are quite different than from a modded set-up. For example, here are some pressures I have run on the exact same set of tires before and after modifications.

Stock Class:...
07-28-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By 41 h stock

I have an OBX header, Magnaflow cat, and...

I have an OBX header, Magnaflow cat, and Magnaflow cat-back on my 03 Cooper. I noticed a slight increase in loudness over the cat-back alone, but mostly when you jump on it. Some people feel the...
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By 41 h stock

H-Sports

PM sent.
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Views: 202
Posted By 41 h stock

WTB: H-Sport Springs

http://www.hotchkis.net/images/imagecache/120x90_19800.jpg (http://www.hotchkis.net/products.php?mainCategory=114&categoryId=402&products_id=389&osCsid=2732a1b0efb9216abee4a4522543a70f) Sport Coil...
Forum: D-Stock
06-22-2007, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By 41 h stock

I will be there running FSP.

I will be there running FSP.
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