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Forum: OTLounge 11-02-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 29,411
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
What, someone expected anything to change. They...

What, someone expected anything to change. They are all just politicians looking to keep their jobs by lying to all the groups. Tell everyone what they want to hear.

What we need is a whole lot...
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 07-30-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,688
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
Something overlooked here is un-sprung weight. ...

Something overlooked here is un-sprung weight. Going with the lightest 15" wheels would save a lot of weight located in a very bad spot. Comparing un-sprung to sprung weight there is either a 6 to...
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 07-30-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,735
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
Don't forget to use 'Never-Seize' on the...

Don't forget to use 'Never-Seize' on the attachment hardware.
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 07-30-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,481
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
I have seen heavy webbing tow straps used at...

I have seen heavy webbing tow straps used at various events. They seem to be approved by various racing organizations. This would certainly meet the requirement of not protruding past the bumper....
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 07-30-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,056
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
At that price it is most likely made in China...

At that price it is most likely made in China with a faked DOT cert and it is more than likely older than a 1990 or 2000 certification/manufacture date. Either way I would not touch it. Most...
Forum: Checkered Flag 06-18-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,012
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
Since 2008 there have been 30 - 40 more auto-x...

Since 2008 there have been 30 - 40 more auto-x days and 6 track days. 4 @ Watkins Glen, 1 @ Lime Rock and 1 @ Pocono (north, south and east courses).

Addictive! Need a track toy!
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 36,030
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
Any updates for 2010 yet?

Any updates for 2010 yet?
Forum: OTLounge 05-18-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 9,116
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
I'll vote for New Haven and Boston(North End)...

I'll vote for New Haven and Boston(North End) pizza. Lived on both coasts and east coast pizza is the bomb.

Beer is a different issue, there are great beers from both coasts. Whenever I travel I...
Forum: Braking 09-30-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,457
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
Can't really say anything one way or the other...

Can't really say anything one way or the other about the TSW engine mount. But, I do have a few things to say about cross drilled rotors.

If the holes go through, instead of just being dimples,...
Forum: Checkered Flag 02-29-2008, 04:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,012
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
About 25 Auto-X days with my first HP Driver...

About 25 Auto-X days with my first HP Driver Education Day this coming May.

sillylittlecar, who's roll bar is that? It is a nice looking one.
Forum: Featured Discussions 02-23-2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,912
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
Did the overlays ever get done to compare the...

Did the overlays ever get done to compare the area under the curve?

From what I can see the stock intake has a stronger midrange thru 5,400 rpm than any of the others. It would be nice to see the...
Forum: Tire & Wheel 09-04-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,795
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
I'll second the vote for the Falken Azenis RT-615...

I'll second the vote for the Falken Azenis RT-615 215/45R17. Awesome tire! Excellent road manners, smoother ride than the runflats, incredible traction, excellent turn-in, great in the rain.
...
Forum: OTLounge 01-25-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15,684
Views: 839,847
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
I don't know, but there is just something very...

I don't know, but there is just something very sexy about a drop dead gorgeous lady with a gun, or two.

A woman after my own heart.
Forum: Checkered Flag 01-16-2006, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
I'm with polyclef on this. Looks like piss poor...

I'm with polyclef on this. Looks like piss poor course setup. And, not to bright course workers (if they were course workers and not just dumb spectators).
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 01-16-2006, 02:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,027
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
I am useing a Bieffe F-1 and find it very...

I am useing a Bieffe F-1 and find it very comfortable. Proper auto helmet with Nomex interior. I also use a nomex balaclava, it is an easier way to keep the interior of the helmet clean and...
Forum: Cornering 12-02-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,862
Posted By Bilbo Baggins
This could be a double edged sword. You get the...

This could be a double edged sword. You get the coilovers and you improve the preformance of your MINI by taking out some weight.:tu:
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