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I thought it'd be instructive to have a thread on the priority order of modifications necessary to road-race the JZA80... (higher the number the lower in importance initially)
EDIT - Please read the whole thread before responding as this list is being changed per feedback in this thread.
Latest update: new spring rates info!
Guys it sucks I had to put this in but I just had to. The last thing I want is to get sued over this and I'm just trying to help the community out:
Do not actually ever assemble this suspension and install it because I dont want to be...
I recently noticed that Andi's Supra websites - boostaholic.com and onelapsupra.com (chronicling his '02 and '03 One Lap of America efforts) - are now down unfortunately. I thought it would be cool to copy the contents of his OLA efforts into this thread before they are gone forever (I used the...
- I'd like to decrease weight if the cost/weight ratio is reasonable
- Only high-quality parts desired
- What are the pros and cons of pillowball mounts?
- Which spring rates to purchase?
I helped a friend install his HKS coilovers a couple weeks ago and they were the same...
This will be the official list. Send me your times, name, and notes on your car and I'll add 'em here.
- 2:08 Steve Jarvis - SP63 18psi, 3,745 with driver, Hoosiers - Nov. 2008
- 2:11 - Jero (ideal98supra) - GT4088 @16psi, 3300 lbs, Hoosiers - 11/2/2008
- 2:29.x - Brian...
tracking my car for the first time next month, instill your supra track knowledge upon me
what are the tendencies of our car,
what tires work
just start spitting it out :D
EDIT 12/12/2012 - PICTURES - It appears that since this thread was created in 2007, many of the old, original picture links at supras.com, suprasonic.com, and onelapofamerica.com have fallen out of service. I have all of the original pictures saved, and have since uploaded them to my own Flickr...
I've been running xp10s for years but my fronts are worn out. Who has had positive experience with running the 12s up front?
At VIR (Full Course) this weekend (Nov. 22/23rd 2014) with Track Club USA.
Lots of open track and cool temps led to a new personal best lap time of 2:17 and top speed of 143mph:
At twilight it was easy to see the reflection of the exhaust flames on my rear wing:
A slightly earlier...
Let's liven up this forum section with your track events this year. What do you guys have planned? I'm currently registered/shooting for these HPDEs:
April 28-29: Dominion Raceway (VA)
May 29-30: Pitt Race (PA)
Sept 4-5: Watkins Glen (NY)
Nov 2-3: VIR (VA)
May add one in the Summer (Mid...
I am curious as to what types of racing everyone does and what all you guys have modified?
I already bought all adjustable arms available and I am looking through FK bearings right now to find future replacement costs.
What are you running and how has it helped the dynamic of the car?
What are you guys running on the road course? I want the best protection and heat dissipation possible. I have RP synchromax in the tranny and RP 75w90 in the diff now.
I am start to get serious with road racing. But my car is starting to show her age... I was looking at rebuilding or replacing the rear end...
I have been considering the DSS 9" conversion being that its starting to get hard to find replacement parts for the OE final gear...
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