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Forum: Autocross/Road 11-02-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By OPTIMO
Thanks guys. I'll give the shop in NC a call. ...

Thanks guys. I'll give the shop in NC a call. That's not too bad. Maybe drive down, fly back, fly down, drive back or something.

Just need the back half since the car will still be driven on...
Forum: Autocross/Road 11-02-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,583
Posted By OPTIMO
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Autocross/Road 11-02-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By OPTIMO
Northern Virginia - best place to get a custom rollbar done?

I have an old quote from Piper Motorsport here in VA to do one for around $1,800.

Any other recommendations? Ideally it would be some place that could put in the seats and 6 point harnesses (yet...
Forum: Autocross/Road 11-02-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,583
Posted By OPTIMO
Titek Air ducts mated to new Nissan Motorsport Brake Duct?

I'm thinking of trying to mount the Titek duct in the usual spot but a few inches lower, running tubing out of the circle end of the Titek duct, and then down to the new Nissan brake duct.
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Forum: Autocross/Road 01-29-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,475
Posted By OPTIMO
Autocross is good if you have very novice driving...

Autocross is good if you have very novice driving skills. Otherwise, it will just set you up with bad habits to break once you start doing HPDEs.

I think Auto-Xs are not worth the time.
Forum: Autocross/Road 06-06-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By OPTIMO
Any concerns with running a CAI/JWT Pop while doing HPDE/Time Trials?

My favorite "performance" mod (besides additional track time) on my previous cars, E30 M3, E46, was an intake. It's amazing how it made the exhaust sound.

I would like to do the same on my Z. It...
Forum: Autocross/Road 06-06-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,203
Posted By OPTIMO
I have an Aiptek AHD that I used all of last...

I have an Aiptek AHD that I used all of last season mated to a headrest mount. The Aiptek base shattered at Pocono last fall so I have taken the guts of the camera out and am putting them in a...
Forum: Exterior & Interior 05-24-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By OPTIMO
PIC Request: White Zs with front splitter that's white on edges and black in center

I've seen a few cars here painted this way. I have a white 06 Track Z and I am looking to get the front splitter from Evo-R (already have the rear spoiler with CF) as well as the rear diffuser in...
Forum: Autocross/Road 03-22-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By OPTIMO
Chin Event at Watkins Glen in May - Anyone going?

This will be my season opener this year, unfortunately I've been too busy to get my stuff in order.

I still need to flush all the fluids and order some new rubber, but WGI will be the start of an...
Forum: Autocross/Road 01-11-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 99,077
Posted By OPTIMO
I'm in this ballpark. I normally start with...

I'm in this ballpark.

I normally start with 35PSI COLD.

Then after my first session, I immediately take a reading of PSI. It's normally 41-42. I normally shoot for 38psi hot, so I would let...
Forum: Autocross/Road 10-20-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,840
Posted By OPTIMO
If I can find a cooling solution (yes I know this...

If I can find a cooling solution (yes I know this event is in December) for my Z before then, maybe I will. Tough time of year for me but I might be able to swing it.
Forum: Autocross/Road 10-19-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,840
Posted By OPTIMO
**** same here. This is pretty tempting though.

**** same here. This is pretty tempting though.
Forum: Autocross/Road 10-13-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By OPTIMO
Just out of curiosity, what run group did you run...

Just out of curiosity, what run group did you run in?

Great pics and VIR is great. Good to know Car Guys runs a nice event as I was looking at them for an event earlier in the year.

Not sure...
Forum: Autocross/Road 10-13-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By OPTIMO
Pocono North (Del Valley BMW CCA) Recap

Pocono North Course Recap:

I got back yesterday evening from a Delaware Valley BMW CCA event at Ponoco running the North Course configuration.

http://www.emraracing.org/pocnorth.gif
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Forum: Autocross/Road 07-15-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By OPTIMO
Then work on your driving skill first.

Then work on your driving skill first.
Forum: Autocross/Road 07-13-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By OPTIMO
Start doing HPDEs. I ran one of the world's...

Start doing HPDEs.

I ran one of the world's largest simracing leagues for a long time (then got married and didn't have time for it). I simraced for about 4 years and it's amazing how much it's...
Forum: Autocross/Road 07-07-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 983
Posted By OPTIMO
The greatest thing about waiting is that it's...

The greatest thing about waiting is that it's cheaper and when you do actually spend money, you'll know exactly what you want out of it and will do it right the first time, and will have the skill...
Forum: Autocross/Road 07-07-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,928
Posted By OPTIMO
100% agreed.

100% agreed.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 07-06-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,744
Posted By OPTIMO
Why in the world would you need that much...

Why in the world would you need that much stopping power? I'm guessing you have some crazy engine build?

Can tires even supply you with enough grip to use those things?
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 07-05-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By OPTIMO
Don't trade in your car - just replace your TPS.

Don't trade in your car - just replace your TPS.
Forum: Autocross/Road 07-03-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By OPTIMO
I like the graphics - well done. What did it run?

I like the graphics - well done. What did it run?
Forum: Drag 07-02-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,852
Posted By OPTIMO
I'm not sure why I've given the impression I am...

I'm not sure why I've given the impression I am an auto-x fan (I thought my sig was pretty clear on that). Not knocking auto-x either, I've done it a bit and it's safe fun when you're first starting...
Forum: Drag 07-02-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,852
Posted By OPTIMO
Maybe. ...

Maybe.

http://zoltantakacs.com/zt/im/scan/animals/monkey_capuchin_3722_340.jpg
Forum: Drag 07-02-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,852
Posted By OPTIMO
See my sig for my thoughts on parking lot racing....

See my sig for my thoughts on parking lot racing. :icon44:
Forum: Drag 07-02-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,852
Posted By OPTIMO
Drag racing doesn't appeal to me. I understand...

Drag racing doesn't appeal to me. I understand it appeals to some, just like Nascar, but I prefer more involving forms of motorsport that require a larger skill set. Not knocking drag strip too...
Forum: Drag 07-02-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,852
Posted By OPTIMO
You two should go to an HPDE and see how has...

You two should go to an HPDE and see how has better driving skill. All the drag proves is who is a better shifter. I almost think I can train a monkey to hold the wheel straight and shift. Maybe...
Forum: Autocross/Road 07-02-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,622
Posted By OPTIMO
I use ATE Super Blue as well with no complaints.

I use ATE Super Blue as well with no complaints.
Forum: Autocross/Road 07-02-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,021
Posted By OPTIMO
What's wrong with an E30? You see far more E30...

What's wrong with an E30? You see far more E30 and E36s at events than E46s or E90s.

What series does your friend race in? The E46 isn't light but it's still fairly light by 2008 standards.

I...
Forum: Autocross/Road 07-02-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,021
Posted By OPTIMO
:icon8: :icon8: :icon8: :icon8: :icon8: :icon8:...

:icon8: :icon8: :icon8: :icon8: :icon8: :icon8: :icon8: :icon8:
Forum: Exterior & Interior 07-01-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 983
Posted By OPTIMO
You are an idiot. Relinquish keys to the Z and...

You are an idiot. Relinquish keys to the Z and start taking public transportation.
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