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05-19-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By miata_racer

Jeremy's setup is about what most stock/street...

Jeremy's setup is about what most stock/street class minis run. Without seeing the tire wear I can't say what you can do. But if you're really destroying the outside edge try adjusting your driving...
05-19-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,737
Posted By miata_racer

The answer is as much as possible up front. That...

The answer is as much as possible up front. That won't be enough. LOL I had over 3 degrees up front on the 2011 I ran and it wasn't enough for even tire wear. In the back I had about 1.5-2.5...
05-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,656
Posted By miata_racer

FWIW I had "ice mode" like issues on the 2011....

FWIW I had "ice mode" like issues on the 2011. The older the car got the worse it seemed to get IMO. When it was newer it wasn't a common thing. By the time July rolled around last year I was having...
03-31-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By miata_racer

Just saying...most of the fast guys nationally...

Just saying...most of the fast guys nationally changed to studs for easier tire changing. It may be listed in SP but its there in black and white for stock class. :)

If you protest someone it will...
Forum: H-Stock
03-27-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,178
Posted By miata_racer

looking @ the parts list it sounds awesome :)

looking @ the parts list it sounds awesome :)
03-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,466
Posted By miata_racer

I'd write a letter to the SEB for clairification....

I'd write a letter to the SEB for clairification. Boost increased by downpipe and up pipe install is legal since it's a byproduct. Modifying boost directly is legal. Is there a provision for...
03-27-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By miata_racer

Great news. I suspect the F56 will go to STC...

Great news. I suspect the F56 will go to STC along with other small turbo cars like the Audi TT and GTI. I would love to see someone do one up for STC :)
03-27-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By miata_racer

http://waymotorworks.com/m14-to-m12-stud-conversio...

http://waymotorworks.com/m14-to-m12-stud-conversion-kit.html

Best $89 you'll ever spend :) Tire changes become a breeze :)
03-27-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By miata_racer

Wrong...page 73 of the rule book. They have...

Wrong...page 73 of the rule book. They have always been legal. That's why all the fast guys nationally with minis have them. Do you really think we would do something like that and risk getting...
03-27-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By miata_racer

Why not do what I did and get the highest offset...

Why not do what I did and get the highest offset possible and the longer studs which make life worth living for tire changes. You can then space the front out to a 42mm offset and tuck the rear in as...
Forum: H-Stock
03-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,178
Posted By miata_racer

IF you need another Schroth harness let me...

IF you need another Schroth harness let me know...I can't remember if I sold mine or not LOL...I'll have to check the garage. :)
03-27-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By miata_racer

http://www.ebay.com/itm/111065632693 +45 offset...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/111065632693 +45 offset :)
03-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By miata_racer

You must be kidding. 15x6.5 is THE MOST common...

You must be kidding. 15x6.5 is THE MOST common 4x100 15" wheel made. There are litterally probably 40 different kinds you can get. Here's a set that took me litterally 30 seconds to find. Under 13lb...
03-27-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By miata_racer

Ahhhh...well you can go down to 15x6.5s and get...

Ahhhh...well you can go down to 15x6.5s and get 205/50-15 anything. For H street that's probably the way to go.
03-27-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By miata_racer

Or stick with Rivals year round ;)

Or stick with Rivals year round ;)
03-27-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,489
Posted By miata_racer

Problem is once they are gone they are gone. And...

Problem is once they are gone they are gone. And there will be no replacement till the end of the year in December
03-25-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,656
Posted By miata_racer

Craig, maybe a fun run on the T&T at the spring...

Craig, maybe a fun run on the T&T at the spring nationals in lincoln? Just for kicks. I'm curious how an OSG feels on a MCS :)

And I'd love to get your feedback on my 3 if you would take it on a...
03-24-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,656
Posted By miata_racer

I would LOVE to see the MCS in STX as a front...

I would LOVE to see the MCS in STX as a front runner with the RX8 and E36s. That would make them a lot of fun since they are dead in the water in the new street classes
03-24-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By miata_racer

Craig is kinda badass like that ;) I'll give him...

Craig is kinda badass like that ;) I'll give him a high 5 when I see him in May in Lincoln :)
03-24-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,681
Posted By miata_racer

I still don't see the worry. I would just torque...

I still don't see the worry. I would just torque them down and be done with it. I removed and installed the bolts on the rear of the 2011 6-7 times and NEVER had an issue.
03-24-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By miata_racer

sale pending

sale pending
03-23-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 12,656
Posted By miata_racer

Yep I posted a thread in the STX section. :) ...

Yep I posted a thread in the STX section. :)

We need some more minis in Texas this coming weekend. For those who haven't ever been the site is awesome. Come make the journey. we have 6 in STF but...
03-23-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By miata_racer

Looks like 2 in a row for Lee. He won again this...

Looks like 2 in a row for Lee. He won again this weekend at the Blytheville Pro Solo. :)
03-22-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By miata_racer

It CAN be done!

for those of you living under a rock wallowing in the monotony of regional only competition, you may not have noticed long time Mini guru Craig WIlcox leading the way in a very competitive STX field...
03-21-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By miata_racer

Mini Do More Hitch

So I bought a hitch from MiniDoMore and it was defective, Out Motoring replaced it under warranty. The new hitch I got was used ONCE. So it's essentially brand new.

What's included? - It's got a...
03-19-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By miata_racer

Congrats!

Well for the 5 of you who actually come to this forum...congrats to Lee Chhit won STF at the season opener for the national season. The Dixie Tour.

Results -...
03-13-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By miata_racer

^yup...I have done a front bar once...and it...

^yup...I have done a front bar once...and it sucked LOL :)
03-13-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By miata_racer

Stripping rear threads is a non issue for me....

Stripping rear threads is a non issue for me. I've never had it happen. The front bar sucks. I hated that lol. On the front disconnect the steering knuckle, hammer the upright off the bottom of the...
03-13-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By miata_racer

It won't be. I never ever ever got on 2 wheels on...

It won't be. I never ever ever got on 2 wheels on street tires. :)
03-12-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By miata_racer

I guess I'd disagree. I could swap shocks on the...

I guess I'd disagree. I could swap shocks on the mini in under 2 hours. If they were assembled it was about a 45 min job. You just need to know the tricks. :)
03-12-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By miata_racer

not easy to tell from a 6 second clip but it...

not easy to tell from a 6 second clip but it LOOKS like you're lifting off and the car was biting coming into the turn there.

FWIW I ran the hotchkis Race bar on the back of mine (solid rear bar)...
02-27-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By miata_racer

it had 51k miles and the clutch was working as...

it had 51k miles and the clutch was working as good as when it was new :)
Forum: H-Stock
02-27-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,178
Posted By miata_racer

FWIW Shaikh decided to get into minis after...

FWIW Shaikh decided to get into minis after driving the one I was running in Houston while he was visiting. ;)

Save up because his valving will be wonderful. :)
02-27-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By miata_racer

In the mini we launched at 4000RPM EVERY RUN in...

In the mini we launched at 4000RPM EVERY RUN in 2011. Whwn we brone the passenger motor mount twice by mid 2012 we changed the way we launched. We learned how to be smoother and easier on the launch...
02-27-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By miata_racer

SOLD and SHIPPED :)

SOLD and SHIPPED :)
02-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By miata_racer

2011 R56 H Stock and STF Mini.

2011 R56 H Stock and STF Mini.
02-18-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By miata_racer

passenger side motor mount. launching in pro...

passenger side motor mount. launching in pro solos and other national events hard we had to replace them every 9-12 months. Electrical gremlins for silly sensors popped up here and there.

Also had...
02-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By miata_racer

price drop!!! $450

price drop!!!

$450
02-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By miata_racer

shots on the car in action... ...

shots on the car in action...

http://www.gotcone.com/pgallery/images/2011_scca_tirerack_solo_nationals/hs/img_7316.jpg

...
02-13-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By miata_racer

Here's what I used to paint them -...

Here's what I used to paint them - http://www.hardwareworld.com/ColorShift-Paint--Gamma-Green-Spray-pKZQZLI.aspx

Gamma Green Rust Oleum Color Shift paint.
02-13-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By miata_racer

Sorry it took so long for pics... 152593...

Sorry it took so long for pics...
152593 (http://s128.photobucket.com/user/miata_racer/media/1465C6B5-0766-407A-A2A7-74AC155734B3_zpslerijdet.jpg.html)


152594...
01-24-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By miata_racer

16x6.5 SSR Competition wheels

SSR Competition wheels - 11lbs each

ORIGINAL casting of these wheels from 2005. They are as light as SSR ever made.

16x6.5 44mm offset (street and street-R class legal). They fit the 12mm AND...
01-24-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By miata_racer

Everything but bumpstops are sold. The...

Everything but bumpstops are sold.

The bumpstops make for a more compliant rear end. This allows for some aggressive rear settings while still making the car VERY drivable at the limit.


OR...
01-22-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,870
Posted By miata_racer

For anyone interested I won many national and...

For anyone interested I won many national and other events on these springs with just bilsteins and camber plates. And the only reason I didn't win a national championship was because I hit a cone....
01-21-2014, 12:14 PM
01-12-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By miata_racer

Price is plus shipping. The bar is a 25.5mm and...

Price is plus shipping. The bar is a 25.5mm and it's solid. The current bars sold for the mini are nowhere near stiff enough. This one worked but was discontinued.
01-11-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By miata_racer

Nah the local mini dealership service department...

Nah the local mini dealership service department was enough to sour the experience of owning one. If the car can't get things fixed under warranty without arguing every step of the way it's not worth...
01-11-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By miata_racer

I'll bump this to help you. You need at least...

I'll bump this to help you. You need at least 10mm (1/2" is better) to get the 15x9 to fit up front with a 225 width tire. To fit a 275 on the 9 the 12mm would be better. I ran the 15x9s and 225s up...
01-11-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 889
Posted By miata_racer

^YUP!!! The wheels you just bought bump you to...

^YUP!!! The wheels you just bought bump you to STX.

If you're not worried about being the top car in the class but want to go fast...PM me :)
01-11-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By miata_racer

the end...

well we sold the mini...but all my stuff off of it is for sale. The suspension is in the classified ads. So if someone wants to take over and win some national events let me know.
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