Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Forum Top Advertisment

Collapse

Streets of Willow in an MRS 1:26.30

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Streets of Willow in an MRS 1:26.30

    First time at SOW with my new GTC300 wing. It was surprisingly effective and made the car push through the esses whereas before oversteer was the story. My top speeds remained about the same as before the wing, 91 mph on the main strait and 101 mph on the back strait leading into the chicane. I can do the chicane WOT now. As my braking point begins on corner entry, there is no way I could accomplish a WOT chicane without the wing.

    I was expecting a lower lap time, but I am not disappointed. It appears my suspension is now beyond shot. The bouncing ride interfered with my braking points, and also on acceleration into the main strait. It was so bad that I could not make out the road clearly going through the chicane. I may as well have been driving at night!

    I will probably drop at least one second from my time once I install coil-overs that function well. I will probably also corner balance the car and use a pyrometer to set up a proper alignment so that I can actually make use of my RS3s; at the moment, I consistently pull less than 1g with them, which I believe to be under par.

    Comments, criticism, etc is welcome.

    2001 MR2-Eleven
    Experience Points: 21
    Youtube Channel.

  • #2
    Hmm,

    Interesting. What kind of lap times will that car run with good suspension, race tires and a 2zz?

    Did you beat cosmin?
    Elise
    MR2 Spyder
    Mazda RX7 FD
    Porsche 911E

    Comment


    • #3
      -4 with slicks?
      -2 with 2zz?
      -1 with working suspension.

      So, very low 20s according my ricer math.

      Cosmin was too busy scaring passengers to put down fast laps.
      2001 MR2-Eleven
      Experience Points: 21
      Youtube Channel.

      Comment


      • #4
        Originally posted by Silversprint View Post
        Hmm,

        Interesting. What kind of lap times will that car run with good suspension, race tires and a 2zz?

        Did you beat cosmin?
        Yea, I can't keep up anymore.

        edit: my personal best at SOW is 1:26.5 IIRC. I think I was about 2 seconds off pace yesterday, but I wasn't timing.

        Comment


        • #5
          Why does TrackHQ suddenly become stingy with criticism only when I am asking for it?
          2001 MR2-Eleven
          Experience Points: 21
          Youtube Channel.

          Comment


          • #6
            Originally posted by SDSUsnowboards View Post
            Why does TrackHQ suddenly become stingy with criticism only when I am asking for it?
            OK.

            You are ugly and so is your car.
            To the right of The Sheriff. Isn't everyone?

            Comment


            • #7
              sub-1g sounds pretty awful. So low that I'd be suspecting the measuring system.

              I seem to be hearing a bit of wheelspin in the slow turns - does that thing have an LSD and if so is it worn out?

              You seemed to be having fun out there. This is good.

              Comment


              • #8
                It is an open diff. It makes me feel like a hero, spinning that inside tire coming out of slower corners. I am measuring G's with my android, so it's entirely possible that the readings are not accurate. Thanks for you input regarding that.
                2001 MR2-Eleven
                Experience Points: 21
                Youtube Channel.

                Comment


                • #9
                  Originally posted by Olitho View Post
                  OK.

                  You are ugly and so is your car.
                  I was going to say the exact same thing hahaha

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Ha ha. I am glad you took it in jest.
                    To the right of The Sheriff. Isn't everyone?

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by cosmin View Post
                      I was going to say the exact same thing hahaha
                      You're just butt hurt because I turned down your advances.
                      2001 MR2-Eleven
                      Experience Points: 21
                      Youtube Channel.

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by SDSUsnowboards View Post
                        It is an open diff. It makes me feel like a hero, spinning that inside tire coming out of slower corners. I am measuring G's with my android, so it's entirely possible that the readings are not accurate. Thanks for you input regarding that.
                        Phone accelerometers are pretty worthless. I compared when i first got my g2x and the readings are very unreliable. Time to pick up a real datalogger!
                        Follow my racing: https://www.youtube.com/ryandhouck
                        2009 Yamaha R6 (race bike)
                        2014 Triumph Street Triple R (street bike)
                        2009 Honda S2000
                        2008 BMW M3 (sold)

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by rhouck View Post
                          Phone accelerometers are pretty worthless. I compared when i first got my g2x and the readings are very unreliable. Time to pick up a real datalogger!
                          Either that or the G2X is worthless. They are in bankruptcy after all.

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by SDSUsnowboards View Post
                            You're just butt hurt because I turned down your advances.
                            You don't have the power to turn down my advances

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              I'm just kidding. I'm bitter that I'm slow...

                              Comment

                              Working...
                              X