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littlemel 12-08-2014 06:22 PM

Re: PC Sim Racing

Originally Posted by STANG KILLA SS (Post 4962998)
been meaning to post these pics for awhile.

did the nixim brake spring mod. ordered from UK and first one got lost for 6 weeks, so they had to send a 2nd one.


got the pedal set tore down and installing. you can see the difference in the stock silver spring, and the nixim beefy progressive brake spring with the rubber bump stop.

while i was in there i also came up with a gas/throttle spring mod. i always wanted more feel on the gas petal for like 10% throttle ie more pressure and feedback. so i made a 1/4" spacer out of two coils of 14g speaker wire (it was handy and quick)
been testing it for about a month and i love the added feel.

found out the hard way DONT try to run over the red apex curbs at Laguna Seca. did this twice in one race :shock: quite a ride.

got my B class licence!

also picked up the RUF Porsche and some tracks for the GT3 races to get the 20% discount

Is the spring mod a very noticable mod? Progressive spring right?

IM also on Iracing but am a oval guy

STANG KILLA SS 12-08-2014 07:45 PM

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definatly. but it would be pretty useless for oval. athough it is stiffer too so probly would give you more feel for the "just breath on it" braking. but really helps in RR where you need to memorize threshold braking position.

STANG KILLA SS 01-06-2015 05:11 PM

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I had a bit of an issue exiting the pits last night during GT3 practice at Daytona:oops: then got a little help from steve.

nailed the landing:mrgreen:
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ignore the pixilation and poor quality, video has been threw 2 compressions/conversions and digital zoom.

Tommy R 01-11-2015 08:31 PM

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Yee haw! Up to Class B now... :mrgreen:


sgtsteve 01-11-2015 08:32 PM

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STANG KILLA SS 01-12-2015 12:53 PM

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nice irating too!

Tommy R 01-12-2015 03:03 PM

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Thank you, thank you! It's a bit lower now after last night's GT3 race at Daytona, but it was worth it. So much fun! I'm really stoked about running the Spec Racer Fords at Road Atlanta this week. Unfortunately, I won't be home to race 'til Wednesday. Bah!

STANG KILLA SS 01-20-2015 12:23 PM

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cant wait!


STANG KILLA SS 01-21-2015 09:07 AM

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it was too long of an answer to bring up on the mic last night so i kept quiet. heres the long answer
Split times start at 5:10


Tommy R 01-21-2015 03:04 PM

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Thanks, Cory. Unfortunately, that's how I understand it. In my case my best lap was a 1:49.9 and my lap time said I was about half a second better. Crossed the line and saw a 1:50.0 lap. I couldn't make heads or tails of it. :(

STANG KILLA SS 01-28-2015 07:13 PM

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forgot I had these saved, from when me and steve were spending everyday trying to learn COTA.
had a nice drift and was able to drive out of it. :shock:




I like the difference in sheen of the rubber vs asphault in this one. nice details iracing.

STANG KILLA SS 02-06-2015 08:46 AM

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Tommy R 02-06-2015 09:42 AM

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12 Hours of Sebring is coming up! I'd be game to put together a team. I LOVE the idea of endurance racing as a team! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

STANG KILLA SS 02-06-2015 01:58 PM

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talk about heart break after going into the wall and being done after 23.5 hours! :shock:

Tommy R 02-06-2015 02:09 PM

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Originally Posted by STANG KILLA SS (Post 5138082)
talk about heart break after going into the wall and being done after 23.5 hours! :shock:

No doubt! FYI, I talked to Jason about a team endurance race. Maybe we can put something together for a 4 or 6 hour race sometime soon? I think it'd be a lot of fun!

STANG KILLA SS 02-06-2015 04:49 PM

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yeah. even if its not team, just the 4 of us endurance racing each other. (open to public?)
or maybe a 2 hour race of each. team & also individual

that reminds me, I need to learn how to host a race...

STANG KILLA SS 02-10-2015 07:47 PM

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Tommy R 02-10-2015 08:00 PM

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So Cory, Steve, and I are looking into doing some iRacing endurance racing, primarily the 75 minute GT3 races. Anyone else interested in joining us? :)

STANG KILLA SS 02-19-2015 11:25 AM

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check this out fellas.


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rnpnick 02-23-2015 12:58 PM

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I have been loving the skippy car, and finally hit B licence.

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