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Offline miller11386

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #200 on: May 25, 2012, 09:49:03 AM »
right I will order the drum from valspar now..... :nuts:
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #201 on: May 25, 2012, 10:01:47 AM »
Are your wheels hot pink yet?
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #202 on: May 25, 2012, 11:48:45 AM »
still waiting on the powder you are supposed to send me with the new coilovers
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #203 on: May 25, 2012, 03:35:13 PM »
still waiting on the powder you are supposed to send me with the new coilovers


 God damn, coilovers as well???? Geeezzzz, what coilovers would you get??? If you ever did get any?? hehehe
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #204 on: May 26, 2012, 12:06:36 AM »
honestly, BC's with some soft springs. like 3kg ish
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #205 on: May 26, 2012, 12:21:06 AM »
That's softer than the FE3 components which was the one thing about this car I hated when I first bought it. 

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #206 on: May 26, 2012, 01:27:29 PM »
its ok elff... you wont have to drive it ;)
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #207 on: May 26, 2012, 07:57:48 PM »
Hell right now Miller can't even drive it.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #208 on: May 26, 2012, 10:36:53 PM »
honestly, BC's with some soft springs. like 3kg ish


 :barf: BC??????? Really? Do us  all a favor and get some KW variant 3's. You should strive to get the best for your car ALWAYS. BC are horrid!
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #209 on: May 26, 2012, 10:43:30 PM »
I will put on whatever you send in the box 40ty
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #210 on: May 26, 2012, 11:04:43 PM »
i have no idea what to do for suspension. I am still in the market to be honest. I rode and drove the B&G's w. 8kg. And they are WAY to stiff for what I use the car for. my car wont be diving into corners, so super stiff isnt really an option..

As far as brand/ springs, I havent found a set I really want yet. I just want something with a ton of adjust ability. My goal is to figure out what I want for next year suspension wise. I will just be using the stock suspension for the remainder of this driving season... (assuming i get to drive it this season)
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #211 on: May 27, 2012, 06:03:45 AM »
Just read up on some reviews and the KW v.3's has Dampering settings, height adjustment. The good thing is that at 0 the coilover's are similar to stock. You should ask Dave at DDM about them. I bet he'll tell you to go with the KW over the others. 
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #212 on: May 27, 2012, 10:05:55 AM »
40rty
Take a look at the following post
http://www.kappaperformance.com/forum/index.php/topic,8724.0.html

You will see that HKS and KW provide springs that are setup opposite of how the SCCA T2 class winning ZOK

So for the street, the KW, IMHO need a spring swap.   I personally know a lot of people who have not been thrilled with the KW stock springs and have swapped them out to Swift springs.  This is very common in the Mini World
and to further back up my statement.
On the DDMworks AutoX car,  Dave stated that they had to add Stiffer rear springs to their Kws to get the car to handle the way they wanted.  It had way to much understeer.

The good thing is the solution to swap springs on any set of coil overs is just under $400. 

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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #213 on: May 27, 2012, 10:10:07 AM »
Interesting, I don't get the under steer with mine. Guess the front chasis brace is doing its job.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #214 on: May 27, 2012, 10:17:19 AM »
Normally to induce oversteer, you stiffen up the rear.

For miller, the KWs might be a good choice as he will be Drag racing it on occasion and in that setup, you want soft rear stiff front. 
So I guess it's good he is going Black.
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #215 on: May 27, 2012, 10:18:40 AM »
Interesting, I don't get the under steer with mine. Guess the front chasis brace is doing its job.
Every car understeers under high pressure, either tight or wide turns. If u havent got any understeer, means u havent pushed it too much
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #216 on: May 27, 2012, 12:24:39 PM »
Every car understeers under high pressure, either tight or wide turns. If u havent got any understeer, means u havent pushed it too much

 If you are getting understeer(Letting it happen) then I can tell you you're probably slow at a track.  The reason I don't get any is because I give the car a little throttle, provoking slight oversteer to point the car the direction I want it to go, exiting the turn. Knowing how much throttle while making sure you have grip is something I'm very much aware of. I push the limits for grip and braking(light ABS up coming into a turn) in my car everytime I'm at Infineon, Willow, Chuckwalla and Buttonwillow. Unlike most here, I'm not worried(Thinking) about crashing a car.

 It's the Performance Autowerks Brace for the chasis that I was talking about. It works like a charm coupled with some RS3's.     
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Re: Race wheels.... what color? (please post opinions)
« Reply #217 on: May 27, 2012, 01:38:26 PM »
Maybe i m slow at the track. All i m saying is that no brace can prevent understeering. And staying on the throttle doesnt always coz oversteer. It could cause oversteer. It depends on soooooooo many factors...
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