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Re: Autocross FAQ

http://www.ner.org/sites/ner.org/fil...nt%203_fin.htm


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post #32 of 134 (permalink) Old 05-28-2008, 04:10 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Autocross FAQ

[quote author=astrob0y link=topic=87808.msg2347441#msg2347441 date=1212004562]
http://www.ner.org/sites/ner.org/fil...nt%203_fin.htm
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Another New England Region member!

Okay, NER runs the PAX/RTP factor for the novice class:

http://www.scca-chicago.com/solo/indexes/rtp2008.html

What this does is allows you to compare your times across classes. A Modified is set at a 1.0 and the numbers drop until HS at .792. Theoretically, if the same driver ran in AMod and HS, and you multiplied the raw time with the factor, you would get the same number.

Your class, STU has a factor of .830, so they were applying that to your time. So even though you ran a faster raw time than the STS car, he ended up higher in the standings because he has a softer factor (the class is not as fast as STU).

Hope this helps.

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Scott knocked off some heavy hitters! Now he's just got to do it in 3 runs.

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post #34 of 134 (permalink) Old 08-25-2008, 05:27 PM
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Re: Autocross FAQ

are there any autocross set up in central florida region?
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post #35 of 134 (permalink) Old 08-27-2008, 09:46 AM
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are there any autocross set up in central florida region?
[/quote]Yup. http://www.cfrsolo2.com/schedule.php


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post #36 of 134 (permalink) Old 10-06-2008, 06:43 PM
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I didn't feel that this was worthy of it's own thread, so I'll say it here. I took my car to a local auto-x and ran into a problem that people may want to watch out for. A coolant hose that runs from the reservoir to the thermostat housing? (buried under intake, can't see) came loose off of one of the clips on the radiator support. It got cut up by the fan, and I lost a bit of coolant before I realized it. Ended my day earlier than I had anticipated, and almost left me stranded if it weren't for some cool guys helping me out. It's probably due to the rear motor mount and how much the engine moves around which would pull the hose from the clip. Keep this in mind and be sure to check after every run or two just to be safe.
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post #37 of 134 (permalink) Old 10-06-2008, 07:07 PM
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Re: Autocross FAQ

Just want to add.

I recently installed my Borla exhaust with race pipe that replaced the second cat.

Before exhaust:
Class: STS (PAX: 0.816):
- Koni Yellows
- Tein H-techs
- RB Rear Sway

After exhaust:
Class: STX (PAX: 0.820)
- Koni Yellows
- Tein H-techs
- RB Rear Sway
- Borla exhaust with race pipe

The ruling was agreed by a few people from the ASA (which is the a local club in Edmonton, AB) that I still had the stock headers (complete with the stock cat) and the second cat was far enough down the line that I would be classed in STX not FSP (or worst M) with the race pipe.

I was willing to take the class change cuz the pax index was a difference of 0.004. So not a big change and the sound is allot better.
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post #38 of 134 (permalink) Old 10-06-2008, 07:27 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Autocross FAQ

[quote author=Drunkn Munky link=topic=87808.msg2671668#msg2671668 date=1223334426]
Just want to add.

I recently installed my Borla exhaust with race pipe that replaced the second cat.

Before exhaust:
Class: STS (PAX: 0.816):
- Koni Yellows
- Tein H-techs
- RB Rear Sway

After exhaust:
Class: STX (PAX: 0.820)
- Koni Yellows
- Tein H-techs
- RB Rear Sway
- Borla exhaust with race pipe

The ruling was agreed by a few people from the ASA (which is the a local club in Edmonton, AB) that I still had the stock headers (complete with the stock cat) and the second cat was far enough down the line that I would be classed in STX not FSP (or worst M) with the race pipe.

I was willing to take the class change cuz the pax index was a difference of 0.004. So not a big change and the sound is allot better.
[/quote]

Wow, all that money just to go (in PAX terms) as fast as FS.

Throw some R-comps on there and go FSP!

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post #39 of 134 (permalink) Old 10-06-2008, 07:58 PM
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Re: Autocross FAQ

Right now I am in Kamloops, BC and the only autocross out here is the Kelowna Corvette club and they follow the old rules so i am in FSP already.  But can't afford R's

Beside I'll stick with pax 0.820. I dont want 0.833. For the new rules.

I can just be cheap like others I raced with in ASA and use Bridgestone RE-01's. Street tires that are almost R's.
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post #40 of 134 (permalink) Old 10-08-2008, 10:40 AM
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Re: Autocross FAQ

Question: Are R-comps only allowed in street prepared? These rules are very confusing to me. Someone told me to run completely stock with R-comps in H stock. is that legal?

How is driving a 100whp car more fun than a 250whp? I KNOW! Right wheel drive.
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