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  1. Thanks for the information. I do read the rules...

    Thanks for the information. I do read the rules but the version of the IT rules I downloaded from the intertubes did not have that allowance. It all may be for nought due to fitment. I did find the...
  2. Remove the drivers side quarter/vent window? Legal?

    I'm shopping for a halo seat for an ITA Miata. Once I find one that will work am I able according to the rules to remove the drivers side quarter/vent window in order to allow egress from the car?...
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    After scanning through this thread I have to say...

    After scanning through this thread I have to say I'm a little confused. Are folks thinking because Saferacer has offered to sponsor the National Series that we racers are required to buy from them? I...
  4. Thread: New clutch

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    Thanks for the input. I'll run a couple of track...

    Thanks for the input. I'll run a couple of track days before next racing season starts to at least break it in a little bit.
  5. Thread: New clutch

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    Nope, just a Spec Clutch. Carbon graphite clutch...

    Nope, just a Spec Clutch. Carbon graphite clutch material.
  6. Thread: New clutch

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    New clutch

    I've got a new clutch for the racecar that "requires" 500 miles of break in. I don't think I raced more than 500 miles this past season (4 road races and 2 time trial events.) So the stupid question...
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    Never mind.

    Never mind.
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    Thanks Steve. I appreciate the response. No I'm...

    Thanks Steve. I appreciate the response. No I'm not good enough for the multi adjustable Penskes. Koni race shocks are on my list for the ITA car since I have them on my CSP Autocross car. But road...
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    Shocks Shocks Shocks

    I need some education on shock absorbers. Double adjustable, single adjustable, non adjustable, monotube, I've seen cars on just about everything. It has me wondering what is the best route to go.
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    I bought a set of RA1's shaved at 4/32 and I used...

    I bought a set of RA1's shaved at 4/32 and I used then for a Time trail event and the Double RR School at Roebling and a track day at Talladega Gran Prix. 5 events and they're just about done. No...
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    Is this car legal for ITB?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/READY-TO-GO-RACING_W0QQitemZ150342409114QQcmdZViewItemQQptZRace_Cars_Not_Street_Legal_?hash=item150342409114&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245&_trkparms=65%3A10|39%3A1|240%3A1318
  12. Thread: Track Checklist

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    Running in PDX's the guys who were constantly...

    Running in PDX's the guys who were constantly working on their car between sessions were usually the guys that cause your rungroup to be cut short due to a hose clamp that wasn't tightened thereby...
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    That's why autocrossers use the higher spring...

    That's why autocrossers use the higher spring rates. I'm thinking as fat as that SM swaybar is there's plenty of roll control. I'm a total noob when it comes to this Road racing stuff and I never...
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    What is the advantage to going to higher spring...

    What is the advantage to going to higher spring rates?
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    Thanks for the info guys. I believe the Bilsteins...

    Thanks for the info guys. I believe the Bilsteins are just not up to the job of the 700lb springs. AS a matter of fact I believe one if not 2 shocks have bad seals in them. I just wasn't sure if the...
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    1.8L with Eibach Spec Miata 27mm front 15mm rear...

    1.8L with Eibach Spec Miata 27mm front 15mm rear sway bars, I'll be using Kumho V710s 205/50/15
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    I'm using the Spec Miata Bilsteins that came with...

    I'm using the Spec Miata Bilsteins that came with the car.
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    Spring Rate advice for ITA Miata

    Without revealing any personal or team secrets regarding spring rates, is there any particular range of spring rate that works well with the NA Miatas for ITA competition?

    I come from a SOLO...
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    When ever I run in a PDX I wear my race gear...

    When ever I run in a PDX I wear my race gear (firesuit, nomex undies, gloves, etc., etc.)and other drivers might point and laugh at my get-up, while they have short sleeve shirts and jeans on, I tell...
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    Phils Tire Service ...

    Phils Tire Service

    http://www.philstireservice.com/pages/tires/tires_hoosier_4.htm
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    I need a what?...

    I have a Spec Miata that I'm converting to run ITA. The car has the power steering removed and the lines capped off on the rack, to run ITA will I have to replace the power steering pump, belts,...
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    What seat do you use for your Miata?

    I shopping for a seat for my "new" ITA car and was interested in what seat other Miata drivers have used and work best for the confined area. The current aluminum spec-Miata seat is coming out.
    Any...
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    The car is currently in SM trim and I will get...

    The car is currently in SM trim and I will get started prepping the car for ITA service provided I make it through the school.
    I bought it from The Parts Group, a Miata used parts place in Danville...
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    Thanks for the welcome and the kind words! I...

    Thanks for the welcome and the kind words!

    I just need to get the car to the house and start getting ready for the school.
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