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06-10-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By Kubs

Ken is the best!! This is a must for...

Ken is the best!!



This is a must for anyone looking to do activity on track. Pads and fluid are the first things to do before you go out.
06-06-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,460
Posted By Kubs

The rain will teach you how to drive at the...

The rain will teach you how to drive at the limit, just at a slower pace. My first time ever on track was in the wet and I had a similar experience. By the end of the day I felt I had learned so...
05-15-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Kubs

It doesnt really matter, but I prefer to have the...

It doesnt really matter, but I prefer to have the autocross tires on when doing the alignment. Just a peace of mind kind of thing.

I would get as much camber as you can in the front, but set the...
05-02-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Kubs

In my opinion the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 are...

In my opinion the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 are really hard to beat for the money.
04-29-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By Kubs

Exactly. Offset is relative to the wheel...

Exactly. Offset is relative to the wheel centerline. Having the same offset in two different wheel widths does not mean equal fitment. The backspacing is the distance from the mounting flange of...
04-15-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By Kubs

:rofl::rofl: This might be the best...

:rofl::rofl:

This might be the best description of a Corvette I have ever heard!

I rarely have anything set close to the same side to side when I do alignments. As long as the measurements at...
04-10-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Kubs

Unless you make your runs back to back to back, I...

Unless you make your runs back to back to back, I dont think the Pirelli slicks will get warm enough for Autocross. Have you checked with Joe at Phoenix Performance? I get A7 scrubs from him...
02-12-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Kubs

Those OG Goodyears are not doing you any favors...

Those OG Goodyears are not doing you any favors either. Tires and alignment are the best bang for the buck.
02-08-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Kubs

Man, all the cool stuff happens NOT in Ohio......

Man, all the cool stuff happens NOT in Ohio... You guys aren't in need of a mechanical engineer by chance are ya?? lol
01-11-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,344
Posted By Kubs

This is 100% correct. Monoballs are the best of...

This is 100% correct. Monoballs are the best of both worlds. I have driven multiple vehicles with rubbber, poly, monoball both on street and on track. Stock rubber is good at isolating noise and...
11-01-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Kubs

Cannot beat the customer service and knowledge at...

Cannot beat the customer service and knowledge at KNS! Ken is a great guy to talk to. The DBA rotors are also top notch and what I use. I get all my stuff from Ken as well.

The C6 caliper is...
10-10-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,192
Posted By Kubs

Awesome!

Awesome!
08-27-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By Kubs

Its a perfect fit. That combo was king back when...

Its a perfect fit. That combo was king back when NASA's TTA class was around. I still run a 275/35R18 on 18x10.5 wheels.

This picture shows a stack of 275/35R18 on 18x9.5 wheels vs that same...
08-07-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,192
Posted By Kubs

Awesome build!!

Awesome build!!
02-09-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Kubs

Correct. There are 5 grades of base oil stock. ...

Correct. There are 5 grades of base oil stock. Groups I, II, and III still use refined mineral oil as a base and Group III is considered a "Full Synthetic".

I prefer to use AMSOIL's Z-Rod line...
01-24-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,751
Posted By Kubs

:iagree::iagree: I have about 11.3:1...

:iagree::iagree:

I have about 11.3:1 compression in my old school small block C4 race car. I was getting knock counts under load at high RPM on 93 pump gas alone. I now use 25% E85 mixed with...
01-22-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Kubs

I used LS beehive springs from PAC on my build. ...

I used LS beehive springs from PAC on my build. It can rev to 7000+rpm and they do not bind with my 0.565" lift. PAC1219 I think they were. Like $100 for the set. Yes you can reuse the rest of the...
01-16-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,923
Posted By Kubs

Congrats Oli! Looked like a good outing with just...

Congrats Oli! Looked like a good outing with just a few teething issues. :thumbs:
12-20-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,449
Posted By Kubs

When I did mine (about 10 years ago) I didnt...

When I did mine (about 10 years ago) I didnt have some of the fancy tools I have now. I used a big C clamp in a vise to get them out. Worked well. I know people have also used a torch to burn the...
12-19-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,431
Posted By Kubs

I do. I have done several. I even helped a guy...

I do. I have done several. I even helped a guy on this forum do it, and you can search for the thread.

Rebuilding an OEM unit and keeping the OEM electronics is much better than aftermarket. ...
11-17-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,642
Posted By Kubs

Question to those that are recommending the Conti...

Question to those that are recommending the Conti Sport. Have you driven the new Firestone Indy 500? How much better is the Sport over the old DW?

I have driven the Indy 500 and the DW and the...
11-14-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,766
Posted By Kubs

I am using ICON pistons in my 1990 race car. Its...

I am using ICON pistons in my 1990 race car. Its a mild 355 build with about 350whp. I can spin it to 7000-7200 rpm not problem.
10-23-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Kubs

If it is the factory shifter it mounts to a...

If it is the factory shifter it mounts to a bracket which bolts to the crossmember. If it is aftermarket, such as Hurst, it will bolt to the side of the transmission.
10-19-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By Kubs

Take a look at Banski Motorsports for the heim...

Take a look at Banski Motorsports for the heim jointed components in the rear. Definitely a must if you are tracking/autocrossing, and it makes adjusting alignments a snap.

For tires, I would try...
10-19-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Kubs

I have had the Wagner replacements from RockAuto...

I have had the Wagner replacements from RockAuto in my race car for the last 8 years or so. Highly recommend.
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