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…

2016 SCCA round 3

I competed in the latest round of the San Francisco regions SCCA autocross event yesterday. This was the first event with my newly installed Penske 8300 shocks. Overall, the day went pretty well. My first run was trashed due to some dirt or other foreign material in the carburetor, but otherwise the car performed very…

SCCA slush series round #2 – 2015

Here is my best run for the second slush series with the SCCA down in marina. Wasn’t a bad course, it drove better than it looked while walking the course. I was only 6 tenths out of first, and I am on old dead tires. So it wasn’t too bad. SCCA slush series round #2…

AAS round 14

Today was the final round of the 2015 AAS autocross series at Crows Landing. Fast course, and I had Ben Martinez driving my car for the first time. Ben’s fastest run Ben is a very fast driver and multiple time national champion, so keeping up with him is a challenge. Ben beat my best time…

AAS round 12

Ran with AAS again on Sunday. The car felt really well balanced, but I am still limited by the shocks. Today was the first time that I experienced wheel hop under braking… no bueno.. AAS round 12 was last modified: September 27th, 2015 by chrisw52

Weber Carburetor Setup

This blog post discusses how you can setup a new Weber 32/36 DGV carburetor for your Ford powered Formula Ford. With these old Kent powered formula ford race cars, proper carbonation is key to good performance. My race car came with a old and tired carburetor. The throttle shaft had a lot of play in…

who I am and why I’m here

I am a software engineer by trade and I am always looking for new opportunities. Blogging has become a way for me to demonstrate the skills that I have as a developer. That is the clean cut, chiseled response for today’s blog.  I have been working on this blog for a while now.  I think…