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Forum: American Sedan Pics and Videos 05-06-2019, 07:40 PM
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Posted By kbsmith1
#03 AS Firebird running Portland No-Chicane

In car from my #03 Pontiac Firebird AS car. This is running Portland International Raceway without the chicane in the front straight.

https://youtu.be/99kwryPv9jg
Forum: American Sedan Technical 04-27-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By kbsmith1
I run a 312 ci chevy. Bore 4.030 using a 350...

I run a 312 ci chevy. Bore 4.030 using a 350 block. Stroke 3.050 with a custom callies crank. 6" manley rods. And custom JE pistons to make the
total deck height come out right.

This goes into...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-27-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By kbsmith1
Yep, chooses not to. And FWIW, the SMG did...

Yep, chooses not to.

And FWIW, the SMG did not run as an AS car. It was listed in SCCA results as the winner in T2.

NO AS cars are listed in SCCA results.

Guess the SMG crowd on the west...
Forum: American Sedan General 03-28-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By kbsmith1
Got my racinng license in 95 from ICSCC in the...

Got my racinng license in 95 from ICSCC in the NW. DHRMX5, do we know each other? Racing a 82 camaro in ICSCC E Production, which is different than SCCA EP.

Started racing AS with ICSCC in April...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 01-17-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,417
Posted By kbsmith1
Here is what I sent to bod: Dear Board of...

Here is what I sent to bod:

Dear Board of Directors,

I am very disappointed in SCCA for its recent change to classify the SMG cars into American Sedan. These cars have since 2014 tried to get...
Forum: Polls 01-15-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By kbsmith1
BTW, I voted no, only because there wasn't a...

BTW, I voted no, only because there wasn't a 'hell no' option.

This is a farce by SCCA. Probably going to need to find some other sanctioning body to race with after this BS again.

Chump Car,...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 01-10-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,417
Posted By kbsmith1
Richard - I am of exactly th same opinion as you....

Richard - I am of exactly th same opinion as you. We went through this is late 2013, early 2014. And got it backed out thankfully.

SMG pretty much renders all other AS cars non-competitive, at...
Forum: Runoffs 10-16-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,797
Posted By kbsmith1
Cost, and bang for the buck. I raced AS four...

Cost, and bang for the buck. I raced AS four weekends this year, qualified for the run-offs.
But 3 20 minute qual sessions and one race in 5 days is way to much down time for a fun event. I do my...
Forum: American Sedan General 01-17-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,576
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: 23,624
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: 2,797
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: 9,249
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: 9,249
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: 3,326
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: 5,893
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: 5,893
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: 3,326
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: 5,893
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: 3,854
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: 7,842
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: 3,670
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: 5
Views: 3,916
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: 8,743
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: 8,743
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: 17,820
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.
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