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      10-01-2012, 10:35 PM   #45
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Hello, all.

If I bring out a different set of wheels, could someone let me borrow their floor-jack so I can switch them out at the start and finish of the track-day?

(I don't want to buy one of those things if I'm only going to use it once or twice in 2012.)


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Hello, all.

If I bring out a different set of wheels, could someone let me borrow their floor-jack so I can switch them out at the start and finish of the track-day?

(I don't want to buy one of those things if I'm only going to use it once or twice in 2012.)


- V


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going sticky tires?

anyone know anywhere to get hankook rs3? (other than tirerack and discounttire?)
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Hello, all.

If I bring out a different set of wheels, could someone let me borrow their floor-jack so I can switch them out at the start and finish of the track-day?

(I don't want to buy one of those things if I'm only going to use it once or twice in 2012.)


- V
I'll have a jack.

If you want one of your own, check out Harbor Freight. Yes, their tools are total crap but the jacks work fine for track usage. Usually there's a coupon in every automotive magazine for a similar jack below in the $60-$70 range. The do have their issues. You should loctite the bolts because some will get loose. Don't rely on the jack to support the car while you crawl under it. Of all jacks...I would trust this one the least.

Harbor Freight Floor Jack

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going sticky tires?

anyone know anywhere to get hankook rs3? (other than tirerack and discounttire?)
Cheapest place is Discount Tire. Tire rack is cheaper and probably but Discount Tire wil match the price. If you get the road hazard with Discount Tire, make sure Discount knows that Tire Rack's road hazard provides a free replacement for the first 12 months or 2/32" tread...whichever comes first. Discount Tire's program is different.

I got a set of 4 255/40R17's out the door, installed and with road hazard for $700. Which is about the same price as Tire Rack with shipping.
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for whatever reason DT doesnt show my size, tirerack has low availability but comes out to $650/shipped.

might have to find some cheap used tires now.
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going sticky tires?

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Only if I put glue on them... no, actually, I bought a set of 19" wheels awhile back, and they came with Continental Extreme Contacts on the front, with Michelin Pilot Sports on the back. I figure to burn these down a bit at the track instead of a third-time out with my OEM 18" tires.


Well, anyhow, Sears/Craftsman had a sale on 2-1/4 ton floor jack with two stands for $70, so I grabbed it today.

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What size?
205/40-17
205/45-17
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I'll have a jack.

If you want one of your own, check out Harbor Freight. Yes, their tools are total crap but the jacks work fine for track usage. Usually there's a coupon in every automotive magazine for a similar jack below in the $60-$70 range. The do have their issues. You should loctite the bolts because some will get loose. Don't rely on the jack to support the car while you crawl under it. Of all jacks...I would trust this one the least.

Harbor Freight Floor Jack
Is this what they mean by the term "Thread Jacking"?
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205/40-17
205/45-17
215/45-17
The discount tire retail stores can match the price and order the tires for you. Should be enough time before 20 Oct. They do take about 4-5 business days so time is getting tight.

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Is this what they mean by the term "Thread Jacking"?
Nice!
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      10-03-2012, 09:21 PM   #55
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Franklin Joseph did you get your car yet??
ahem....no.

i did find a track prepped 95 M3 - locally (guess i'll run TTC). waiting on some pictures and will then check out the car.
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So you sold a race E36 to end up back in an E36?
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So you sold a race E36 to end up back in an E36?
but its a street legal e36 with AC...something i can drive to/from track.
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After spending some time at the Performance center this past weekend I've acquired the "itch" once again...gonna check my schedule and see if I can make it. I'm interested to see how the F30 performs on the track

Still room in the begginer run group?

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After spending some time at the Performance center this past weekend I've acquired the "itch" once again...gonna check my schedule and see if I can make it. I'm interested to see how the F30 performs on the track

Still room in the begginer run group?

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you sold your 335?

I drove the Momentum F30 328 few months ago at MSR, and wasnt going at speed (had 4 people in the car). I really liked the way the N20 engine performed.
The car did feel big and a little floaty but there's alot of potential (maybe a sports pkg car would be better)
So come on out. Get your coworker to bring his e30 out too.
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After spending some time at the Performance center this past weekend I've acquired the "itch" once again...gonna check my schedule and see if I can make it. I'm interested to see how the F30 performs on the track

Still room in the begginer run group?

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We still have room Scott......let me know.................Phil
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