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Even the 2.0L version?

We're competing against Celica GT's and Impreza 2.5RS's???

(sorry, my comp is too slow to load the ... ah, what the heck. lets download that sucker!)
 

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Except for a few exceptions (Mini) the SCCA has been classing cars based on "Best of Breed". So the least capable example is lumped in with the most capable.

It's not fair IMO.
 

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I guess they gotta fit the lower cars in somewhere, otherwise they'd probably destroy the competition in the class below it.

Example: MZ3 2.0L in H-stock vs old old Toyota Tercel...

riiiiiiiiight.
 

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Actually the base Mazda3 wouldn't be a class killer in HS by a long shot. The Mini and the Focus (esp the 2.3) would be quite competitive.
 

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The Base mini is, and so is the Focus 2.3. The Cooper S is in GS.

The Mini has been dmoniating HS since it came out. The Focus 2.3 will probably be a serious challenger for the class.
 

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Right I should have been more clear. In Stock class you can replace the shocks/struts, including using adjustable as long as they use the same mouting points. You can also replace the front, but not the rear swaybar.

Springs & Bushings are not allowed to be changed.

You can get a cat-back exhaust and a high flow air filter, and any DOT approved tire that fits on the stock wheel size & in the wheel wells.
 

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How about seats?
For the MZ3, I'd probably stick with stock cuz they're so nice for that sort of thing. But can you change your seat into a Sparco seat or something?
 

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Anybody in the mid-atlantic area ready to start a friendly rivalry with the Mazda6 owners?

BTW, the Mazda Sportcar Club over Washington is going to have a bunch of autocrosses this year. It's a good club, for those in the area.
 

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A rivalry with MZ6 owners?! I'd probably ally with the MZ6's to compete against our other rivals:D:
BMW Mini Cooper
Celica GT/GT-S
Hyudai Tiburon
Honda Civic, etc etc etc.
 
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