favorite - strut/shock/spring combo?
centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 9 19:54:57 PDT 2008
i did an open track event with my old 92 for taurus SHO, sho shop stage I, lots of suspension and chassis mods - 211 front wheel HP (approx. 250HP at the crank) - i had a blast - went to thunderhill in northern california. love that track - no walls to hit ;-)
yeah, just wanna get th 200q20v up to snuff. once there, ian will let me borrow his intended acceleration chip.
--- On Wed, 7/9/08, Phil Rose <pjrose at frontiernet.net> wrote:
> From: Phil Rose <pjrose at frontiernet.net>
> Subject: Re: favorite - strut/shock/spring combo?
> To: centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
> Cc: "200q20V mailing list" <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 7:44 PM
> At 5:50 PM -0700 7/9/08, robert weinberg wrote:
> >again, i MAY track the car at some point - like once
> just to see how
> >it does - but it's a big ass sedan, it's not a
> track car. it's meant
> >to tear up the highway and the occasional mountain
> So what IS a "track car"? I don't think
> we're talking about racing
> here. Generally when this list discusses "the
> track" it's in
> reference to non-timed, non-competitive lapping (road
> course) events,
> not 1/4 mile timed runs, etc. I think that if you can get
> your "big
> ass" '91 200q to be fun for a "tear up the
> highway" and on "twisty"
> mountain roads, you'll probably find it will do fine as
> a "track car"
> in most any of the Audi Club Driver's Ed type of event
> (i.e., road
> courses). Yes indeed, a '91 200q, if modestly set up
> with decent
> pads, good shocks and grippy tires (of course a chip
> wouldn't hurt
> either) and if competently driven-- should be able to
> provide a
> reasonable (and fun) test your driving skills at these
> types of track
> events. Sure, you will get passed by many cars, but you
> ought to be
> able to pass your share, too.
> Phil Rose
> Rochester, NY
> mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net
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