parting out my swift FB91

parting out my old swift after attempting to change the transmission. After taking a detailed look I just kept finding more damage related to the ongoing transmission issues so it’s just not practical to rebuild, and yeah… that’s the way it is. Not too happy about it, but I have another car in the works,…

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AAS round one – 360fly video

So I figured out how to upload the 3d video. If you have firefox, chrome, or the latest IE you can view this video in VR. For mobile devices, use the youtube app to view in VR. AAS round one – 360fly video was last modified: February 13th, 2017 by chrisw52AAS round one – 360fly…

cone call?

It appears that I got a cone on my last and best run on Saturday. Starting with this event I used a 360fly VR camera to record my runs. Cool part about this camera is that I can see all 4 wheels from the cameras mounting point on the roll bar. So did I hit…

2016 SCCA round 8 at Marina

Went to the SCCA autocross at Marina airport this past weekend. Name of that game was more shock tuning.. When I first setup the shocks, I had the initial settings for the rebound and compression backwards so I wasn’t getting the maximum benefit of the shocks with the compression at full soft and the rebound…

SCCA round 6 co-hosted with AAS

Learned a lot this weekend at the latest SCCA event out at crows landing. This season I have been running the Avon formula Ford racing slicks. According to Roger Krause racing, the Formula continental racers love them for their consistency and ability to take a lot of heat cycles. Auto crossing introduces a different set…

what does 1.2 seconds look like?

So what does 1.2 seconds look like on an autocross course? In this video, the main view is my fastest run, while the picture in picture view is my second run of the day. 2nd run time: 52.493 4th run time: 51.659 Looks like I lost most of the time in the first part of…

2016 spca round 5

Did a little autocrossing down in Marina today with the SCCA. First time driving the car in over a month and it showed.. I really need more seat time in this car to figure out the shock and alignment for the car now. The car has a little push going into the corners, and then…