Race Report: CCR AutoX #8

Race Report: CCR AutoX #8

Race Reports
Race Date: 8/20/2016 Class: Rookie - A Street Prepared Results: – Class: 6th/7 - Overall: 95/151 – My FTD: 72.318 (PAX:62.555) – Class FTD: 70.772 (PAX: 59.165) 2015 Scion FRS - Class Win: 71.505 (PAX: 57.061) 2015 Ford Fiesta ST – The FTD: 61.575 - 1987 Nissan 300ZX Today's autocross was held on another classic Carolina summer day. The morning was muggy and the afternoon was broiling, but fortunately it wasn't as hot as the USCA race at the end of July. Some cloud cover kept the morning and early afternoon at a bearable temperature. The afternoon was a scorcher, but luckily I was driving with the last run group so the heat was easy to ignore. This event was also my first entry in the CCR Rookie class, which…
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RR Brake Drag Solved

RR Brake Drag Solved

Repairs and Upgrades, Uncategorized
For years I had noticed extra brake dust on my right rear wheel. I replaced the rear calipers with re-manufactured calipers, and after a year or two it was back again. I finally addressed the issue last week by inspecting the offending caliper. One of the sliders on the caliper was stuck, and the pads were worn correspondingly. I disassembled the slider mechanism on the stuck caliper and found that the ends of the rubber bushing on the leading slider pin had sheared off. Either they had come apart and jammed up the slider, or the slider wasn't greased and the ends were torn off when the pin was disassembled. (more…)
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Review: Harry’s Laptimer “Petrolhead”

Review: Harry’s Laptimer “Petrolhead”

Reviews, Uncategorized
Version: 20.0.3 Platforms: iOS and Android Price: - iOS: $14.99 - Android: $14.99 My Rating: 8/10 Pros: Easily customizable settings, straightforward autocross track setup, quick, detailed data overlay onto video from onboard camera Cons: Data charts are noisy, menu navigation takes some getting used to, sometimes unclear if settings took effect, some portrait only views force all views into portrait until the screen is returned to portrait and then turned landscape (more…)
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