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  1. Now with less available rubber. $22k Datsun not for sale
  2. The "overperformance" part of this graph is actually distance from the center-line. ODOR on Saturday ended up finishing close to how one would expect given their speed. Slow laptime finishes towards the tail end. The best performances are like Legacy Auto Sports finishing in the top 10 on Saturday with a top 40 laptime, and the AMP'd up yellow miata on Sunday punching above their raw speed.
  3. takjak2

    Most comfortable seat for racing?

    We too have the OMP HTE-R 400 in our Miata and I have never tired of it. Still comfortable on a 4 hour drive home no problem. Very similar but slightly more comfortable than the Sparco Ergo in my much faster car.
  4. Anyone care to comment on the battle between Sahlens and Troxell ? The black flag, ignored, and contact?
  5. Two time NASA Mid-Atlantic Time Trials championship car in TT3. The ultimate track toy 370Z. Built to be fast, safe, and reliable. Just add door bars to run EC.Owner is a NASA national instructor with wins at the VIR 24 hour, NASA Time Trials, and SCCA Autocross, and One Lap of America. This is a fun, fast, safe, comfortable, and reliable car ready to go to any track. While there are a few bumps and bruises in the paint and bodywork there is no frame or suspension damage. Under 3000 lbs and over 320 whpEngine:Custom Billet Trap Door Baffled and Finned Extended Oil Pan from the A.M. Performance Grand Am cars, also run by Doran RacingCJM Motorsports Road Race Fuel Pump Kit with integrated Surge Tank and billet top hatsZ1 Motorsports Oil Cooler Kit with Thermostatic sandwich plate and wrapped linesCustom dual coil air intakes wrapped in DEI gold heat reflective tape, resonated test pipes, 3 inch Y pipe, to Vibrant 4” single exit exhaust. UPREV tuned with cable includedDrive-Train:Jim Wolf Technology Lightweight Flywheel from the SFR Racing Pirelli World Challenge teamJWT 3 puck sprung clutchZspeedPerformance HD CSCCarbon Fiber Driveshaft6 Speed Syncro Rev Match transmission4 piston front Akebono brakes, 2 piston rear Akebono brakesMassive 14 inch two piece rotors from Z1 Motorsports front and rearStillen Brake DuctsZ1 Motorsports Urethane/Billet Motor and Transmission MountsSuspension:KWv3 Shocks with Custom Swift SpringsSPL front upper control armsSPL rear camber armsSPL endlinksHotchkis front sway bar Chassis:Reinforced Carbon Fiber Swan Neck Chassis Mounted 64” wingFully welded 4-point roll cage with harness bar, diagonal, and rear staysSparco Ergo size Medium HANS compatible FIA racing driver seat with removable halo head restraintSparco Evo 2 UK size passenger seatSchroth 6 point FIA harnesses for both driver and passengerOdyssey PC680 Lightweight BatteryReinforced Front Strut BarHeadlight delete panels295/315 HoosiersSome of the spares included are:10 Rays Forged Aluminum Wheels and TiresMultiple sets of Carbotech brake padsRacetech two piece front rotorsEnkei Forged Aluminum spare wheelHotchkis rear swaybarSpare Carbon Fiber WingBumpers and Body PanelsOEM Swaybars, Shocks, and CoilsOEM Camber Arms front and rearStock flywheel, clutch, CSCStock muffler and catalytic convertersSpare belts, bolts, brake lines, and plugsA complete set of interior trim is also available to return the car to Street class eligibility with interior panels, door cards, glass and motors, Bose stereo system with head unit and sub, and A/C compressor. Air bags are not included.Goals achieved and moving up. Sold with California Salvage Title and Bill of Sale. $24k OBO. Will not part out.
  6. takjak2

    ISO 94-95 Miata shell

    Further south, but we get a bunch of parts including shell(s) very cheaply from https://www.facebook.com/Miatapartsrichmondva/ Tell him I sent you.
  7. takjak2

    What Tire Size Does Your Team Run?

    205/50R15 same as Spec Miata. On a 15x7 wheel.
  8. Our favorite race of the year. 5 drivers, 4 crew, and a schedule that gets everyone 3-4 hours of sleep. Our car and drivers keep getting faster and I was pleased with our initial pace putting us up to 2nd in the 'A' class of 24 cars. While we don't have anything for Honda powered 2:14s of Beast Mode we do have the plucky Miata endurance. Unfortunately we lost the clutch pedal at the end of the 4th stint. We tried bleeding it to no avail and sent out our next driver without it while getting ready to replace both master and slave cylinders at the next stop. After 40 minutes lost we still didn't get pressure and finally discovered that a line had burst. I jumped in the car and took off for another 2 hour stint without a clutch pedal. At one point coming to a stop under yellow a half dozen cars decided to drive around before I was rolling again. In the next on-schedule stop we were able to bend ourselves a new hard line straight from master to slave that held for the rest of the race. We ticked off laps to come back from 9th to 5th and took the checkered flag without further incident.
  9. takjak2

    Will this windshield pass Tech?

    I would replace that before attempting an endurance race. Champcar does not have a written standard we can point you to. The NASA standard which you might use for a a guide is: 1) Should not interfere with driver visibility. 2) Should not flex if pressed upon. 3) Does not connect to an edge at two or more points.
  10. Please note that the main hoop diagonal shown by @MoparBoyy is not ideal. It is two pieces interrupted by their revised harness bar and because the top portion has been moved it may no longer be spanning >=50% of the main. That configuration will pass tech with Champcar but may cause ire with a strict SCCA inspector.
  11. Camera car is at fault. Even if the Mercedes was erratic, you are the overtaking car and it is your responsibility to make that pass cleanly. That is the rules in ChampCar and maybe it needs to be repeated a few more times. In this case, we can see from the lap record video just posted that the curbing is the line and the lead car has rights to that line.
  12. I drove with Paul at the National Championship at NCM and had a blast. Car is well built, safe, and fun. He comes prepared and was quick to fix the one little issue we had. Hope to see you guys there!