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Forum: American Sedan General 01-17-2018, 06:21 PM
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Views: 1,092
Posted By kbsmith1
SCCA new Hoosier Shop Manual AS Video

https://www.scca.com/videos/2034251

Love this quote: "Everyone has MaccGyvered the sh*t out of these cars."
Forum: American Sedan General 04-28-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,329
Posted By kbsmith1
I don't like the one-set per weekend. Like wheel...

I don't like the one-set per weekend. Like wheel I usually use a practice or qual to break in a new set of tires, and then run the race on already broken in tires. And if not breaking tires in,...
Forum: Runoffs 04-28-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By kbsmith1
If it really is a split session, it's gonna be...

If it really is a split session, it's gonna be pretty hard to justify spending the time and money to make the trip from the west coast. SCCA sure seems to be trying hard to take the fun out of this...
Forum: American Sedan General 03-18-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,302
Posted By kbsmith1
Hmm. With the Kosei on the Gen4 Fbird, I am...

Hmm. With the Kosei on the Gen4 Fbird, I am running standard 1/2" lug-nuts
on the back (because Ford 9" floater), and standard 12mm lugs on the front.
It is tight with the socket, scrapes a little...
Forum: American Sedan General 03-17-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,302
Posted By kbsmith1
Here's what tire rack has from Kosei now: ...

Here's what tire rack has from Kosei now:

https://www.tirerack.com/wheels/results.jsp?&autoMake=BMW&autoModel=325i+Sedan&autoYear=2006&autoModClar=Sport+Package

Looks like a good choice, and...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 03-17-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,067
Posted By kbsmith1
Jack - See this post from last year about this...

Jack - See this post from last year about this time:

http://www.asedan.net/forums/showthread.php?p=33468#post33468

The wheels worked fine. I used them in about 4 races last year, not all
of...
Forum: Runoffs 03-15-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,184
Posted By kbsmith1
Pam - thanks. Hope the answers are good :-).

Pam - thanks. Hope the answers are good :-).
Forum: Runoffs 03-15-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,184
Posted By kbsmith1
Just read this, and it says that no tow vehicles...

Just read this, and it says that no tow vehicles or motorhomes will be allowed in the paddock areas if you have an enclosed trailer.

Do folks really believe that SCCA will strictly enforce that...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 03-02-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,067
Posted By kbsmith1
Danny are you using 275-35/17? I think when I...

Danny are you using 275-35/17? I think when I switched, I went to the 275-40/17. They do feel a little different. I have only run on them 2 or 3 times, haven't really figured out what works best...
Forum: Runoffs 03-01-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,184
Posted By kbsmith1
I am interested as well.

I am interested as well.
Forum: American Sedan General 01-15-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,120
Posted By kbsmith1
Thanks for creating the page. Looks nice.

Thanks for creating the page. Looks nice.
Forum: American Sedan Rules 12-21-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,582
Posted By kbsmith1
I took the 20 lbs of ballast out when I saw that....

I took the 20 lbs of ballast out when I saw that. The other
30 will be more difficult. They could certainly come off the driver.
That plan hasn't had a lot of success in the past, however.
Forum: Off-Topic 11-16-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,261
Posted By kbsmith1
Hard to believe. Chris encouragement helped get...

Hard to believe. Chris encouragement helped get me into AS racing about
20 years ago. I always enjoyed racing against him, and bench racing with him.
He will be missed.
Forum: Cars 11-15-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,282
Posted By kbsmith1
Dylan Olsen won in this car in 2014. Scott,...

Dylan Olsen won in this car in 2014.

Scott, Dylan's dad led all those laps in this car during the 1996 run-offs.

This car was also driven at Mid-Ohio runoffs for many years by Chris Billings....
Forum: American Sedan General 10-30-2016, 01:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,776
Posted By kbsmith1
Welcome Bryan. Hope to see you out some more. ...

Welcome Bryan. Hope to see you out some more. Let me know if I can
help you in any way. I also know a few other racers out there in Yakima
who may be able to point you to Yakima local folks for...
Forum: American Sedan General 10-25-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,776
Posted By kbsmith1
Congratulations, and welcome to the class. Looks...

Congratulations, and welcome to the class. Looks like you picked up a nice
car to start out with.
Forum: Runoffs 10-20-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,335
Posted By kbsmith1
Ed - thanks for posting the picture of the...

Ed - thanks for posting the picture of the failure. Looks like a Ram 401CT clutch pressure plate, right? Sorry about that, you were looking really strong.
Forum: Runoffs 10-18-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,335
Posted By kbsmith1
I don't see why yoou think the Gen 3 GM cars need...

I don't see why yoou think the Gen 3 GM cars need a weight reduction. Philip Smith has been top 3 in both the last 2 years with a 3rd Gen.

So, what broke on Ed's car? I was hoping Ed would get #2...
Forum: American Sedan General 10-11-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By kbsmith1
I use a Fuel Safe sportsman 22 gal cell. I think...

I use a Fuel Safe sportsman 22 gal cell. I think it was the
SM 122B size. I don't remember how much I paid for it, but that was
back in 2007, so not really relevant to what one costs today.

In...
Forum: American Sedan General 10-11-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,403
Posted By kbsmith1
No, you don't need a dyno sheet for the engine.

No, you don't need a dyno sheet for the engine.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-06-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,257
Posted By kbsmith1
Thanks Pam. I will do exactly as you suggest. ...

Thanks Pam. I will do exactly as you suggest.

I am building a new engine right now, the previous one popped a valve head off, and it destroyed some stuff. But it wasn't due to inadequate parts,...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-06-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,257
Posted By kbsmith1
I'd be dead set against it still. I've been...

I'd be dead set against it still. I've been racing this class since 1997, and so I've seen many oof the changes. Adding the tremec wiith the same basic gear sets was a positive. Allowing the Muncie...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-04-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,257
Posted By kbsmith1
We should not change thee ratios. To simply...

We should not change thee ratios. To simply change the ratios is not possible, as that would make existing transmissions illegal. So, you'd have to allow multiple different legal ratios. And that...
Forum: Runoffs 09-23-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,805
Posted By kbsmith1
I saw it. Lot of contact in the last several...

I saw it. Lot of contact in the last several laps, no sure why.
Really too bad that Ed had problems on the last lap.
Forum: American Sedan General 08-09-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,584
Posted By kbsmith1
It all looked reasonable to me. Definitely agree...

It all looked reasonable to me. Definitely agree with LS1.
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