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      08-07-2008, 03:53 PM   #1
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Thunderhill Friday Sept 12th!!!

I'm going to trackmasters DE at thunderhill Friday Sept 12th....is anyone else going?? It will be the 1st track day for my M3 DCT coupe!!!

I'm wondering what tire pressures to run (hot) to save the front tires from destruction???
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I just ordered a Hero camera for the track day!!

http://www.electricsupercharger.com/products-hero.html

Its gonna be SWEET
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anyone else going???? Several of my P-car friends will be there..... it would be great to see another E9x M3 out there
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too far for me.

as far as destroying the front tires - good luck!
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won't be able to make this one - what tire wheel combo do you run - standard PS2 on 19"?
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won't be able to make this one - what tire wheel combo do you run - standard PS2 on 19"?
yup bone stock.......but i will check pressure-temps and chalk the sidewalls to make sure they don't chew up the sidewalls too much
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yup bone stock.......but i will check pressure-temps and chalk the sidewalls to make sure they don't chew up the sidewalls too much
That is your best bet for now. Just monitor wear and adjust from there.

I have not tracked this car yet, so I cannot help you much! Your approach is exactly what I would do though. I would prolly start with 36 hot and go from there.
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That is your best bet for now. Just monitor wear and adjust from there.

I have not tracked this car yet, so I cannot help you much! Your approach is exactly what I would do though. I would prolly start with 36 hot and go from there.
Bingo....thats my plan....36 hot all the way around and monitor temps and chalk marks + shoulder wear to see how things are holding up....I do plan on taking it easy as I learn the M3 the 1st couple sessions..... so it shouldn't be as hard on tires.....
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I just ordered a Hero camera for the track day!!
http://www.electricsupercharger.com/products-hero.html
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Cool, are you going to mount to front tow hook?
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Cool, are you going to mount to front tow hook?
no i have the suction cup window mount...so I'll use that.....its a bummer you can't see the driver-dash......
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Sorry, will be in Boston; but am doing a few of the upcoming TMR events Doug sent out last night.

Let us know if they fixed the burms!!! Last month, those things were the equivalent of a sidewalk curb.
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Sorry, will be in Boston; but am doing a few of the upcoming TMR events Doug sent out last night.

Let us know if they fixed the burms!!! Last month, those things were the equivalent of a sidewalk curb.
are you looking into the Infineon events? I might sign up for those as well
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are you looking into the Infineon events? I might sign up for those as well
Infineon scares me.....too many walls!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But it is the closest to me
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