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      04-16-2018, 09:31 AM   #23
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Pretty cool but I think to earn that badge further reductions are needed, like a carbon roof, removal of the head unit and most of the audio, etc.
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      04-17-2018, 08:25 AM   #25
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Wow! Can't believe I am only just coming across this now! Great build!
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      05-05-2018, 02:41 AM   #26
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update III:

- walbro fuel pump
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- carbon fiber bonnet
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      05-05-2018, 08:08 AM   #27
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Nice build!

Where did you get the GTS Gearbox software and how is it compared to the original software?
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      10-21-2018, 07:42 AM   #28
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Nice build!

Where did you get the GTS Gearbox software and how is it compared to the original software?
You can get it from BM3.
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      10-21-2018, 09:35 AM   #29
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Also what was the stock weight and the balance?

Also that dyno is before adding downpipe and IC?
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      10-21-2018, 01:51 PM   #30
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I'm going a bit off topic, but I'm curious and confused. Correct me if I'm wrong anywhere. I'm just postulating here...

Technically aiming for 50/50 weight distribution (or any distribution at a standstill) doesn't matter, since a spoiler is going to add more weight via downforce to the rear on a track?

I was looking at the initial pictures showing 55/45 and was thinking "okay, so a carbon hood and fenders might correct that, and would make sense to keep the metal trunk."

So if you're aiming for a specific weight distribution (I don't know what distribution is best, but it doesn't matter for the sake of this topic), you would need to calculate that in a wind tunnel with wind speeds set at the average speeds of the tracks you would most likely be racing on?

What I'm getting at is... weight distribution doesn't matter as much as people say, is that correct?
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I'm going a bit off topic, but I'm curious and confused. Correct me if I'm wrong anywhere. I'm just postulating here...

Technically aiming for 50/50 weight distribution (or any distribution at a standstill) doesn't matter, since a spoiler is going to add more weight via downforce to the rear on a track?

I was looking at the initial pictures showing 55/45 and was thinking "okay, so a carbon hood and fenders might correct that, and would make sense to keep the metal trunk."

So if you're aiming for a specific weight distribution (I don't know what distribution is best, but it doesn't matter for the sake of this topic), you would need to calculate that in a wind tunnel with wind speeds set at the average speeds of the tracks you would most likely be racing on?

What I'm getting at is... weight distribution doesn't matter as much as people say, is that correct?

Quick note, weight has inertia while aero downforce is just a force with no inertia. For example take a front heavy FWD car that has approx 60/40 and and a rear wing. The down force doesn’t balance out the 60/40 weight distribution and will still understeer/understeer more.
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      10-22-2018, 10:53 PM   #32
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I'm going a bit off topic, but I'm curious and confused. Correct me if I'm wrong anywhere. I'm just postulating here...

Technically aiming for 50/50 weight distribution (or any distribution at a standstill) doesn't matter, since a spoiler is going to add more weight via downforce to the rear on a track?

I was looking at the initial pictures showing 55/45 and was thinking "okay, so a carbon hood and fenders might correct that, and would make sense to keep the metal trunk."

So if you're aiming for a specific weight distribution (I don't know what distribution is best, but it doesn't matter for the sake of this topic), you would need to calculate that in a wind tunnel with wind speeds set at the average speeds of the tracks you would most likely be racing on?

What I'm getting at is... weight distribution doesn't matter as much as people say, is that correct?
There are a few absolutes and a few variables in this discussion. All weight reduction, absent other changes, is good....better acceleration, braking and handling. Weight distribution at 50/50 is preffered, but obviously can not be obtained in many cars, especially FWD, so the suspension set up must address this imbalance. If you just add a wing to a well balanced car you will also need a front spoiler/splitter to even out the effects. Finally, various drivers prefer different handling attributes...young guys like oversteer and old guys ( like me) prefer neutral or slight understeer.
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      10-23-2018, 04:00 PM   #33
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is that mineral grey color?

looks lighter than usual, but looks really good

whered u get the CSL badge?
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      10-24-2018, 04:40 PM   #34
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      10-26-2018, 02:57 PM   #35
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I installed strut bar, camber plates & slicks simultanously, the difference in car's behaviour changed so much, hard to say what part the strut bar makes. But any tuner I talked to recommended the strut bar if you go on track, particulary w slicks/semis.
Great looking car! I searched that web site, can't seem to find the strut brace (bar)?
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      11-05-2018, 05:13 PM   #36
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Properly sorted - I love this
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      11-07-2018, 06:23 PM   #37
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is that mineral grey color?

looks lighter than usual, but looks really good

whered u get the CSL badge?
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      11-10-2018, 06:28 AM   #39
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Great looking car! I searched that web site, can't seem to find the strut brace (bar)?
++ can't find it either anymore

here is the original vendor link

https://www.wiechers-sport.de/shop/d...1552436-detail

If you are interested in strut bar for rear:

https://global.rakuten.com/en/store/...item/10000858/
https://global.rakuten.com/en/store/...item/10000672/
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Here's mine. Corner balanced for a 162lb driver. And there's a full tank of fuel in it.




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Damn this is great!
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      05-19-2019, 05:15 AM   #42
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Recent update:

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- carbon fiber side panels for better ventilation
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Need to modify inside of side panels to allow airflow from inside to outside
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      05-22-2019, 07:11 PM   #43
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www.tunershop.com

I installed strut bar, camber plates & slicks simultanously, the difference in car's behaviour changed so much, hard to say what part the strut bar makes. But any tuner I talked to recommended the strut bar if you go on track, particulary w slicks/semis.
What is the main reason they recommended this?
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Endless MX 72 rear & 22 front
How is the brake balance on track with ME22 front and MX72 rear and why the different type of brake pads front and rear?
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