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  1. Thread: ITAC News.

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    Sticky: The proposal, which was tabled with some positive...

    The proposal, which was tabled with some positive feedback, was to create a majors/runoffs only street tire IT mirror category. Only differences with wheel and tire rules. There were a number of...
  2. Thread: ITAC News.

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    Sticky: Lets wake this thread up (4 years later??) IT...

    Lets wake this thread up (4 years later??)

    IT in that time has changed a little. ABS is now allowed with some small weight penalties depending on class and we opened wheel sizes up with...
  3. A bunch of you wrote letters in response to the...

    A bunch of you wrote letters in response to the 200TW proposal and should have gotten a note that those letters have been reviewed and sent to the CRB. The ITAC submitted our recomendation to them...
  4. d'oh I agree WRT crossover from LeChAmp. ...

    d'oh

    I agree WRT crossover from LeChAmp. sounds good but it's not likely.
  5. I was with you until you said the street tires...

    I was with you until you said the street tires are supported by high hp cars argument. the handling advantage of a good handling car is magnified on lesser tires, and top speed is higher, too. but...
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    we have a bunch of letters. this is NOT an easy...

    we have a bunch of letters. this is NOT an easy question and all of the arguments from the emotional "this is great!", "I like my hoosiers!", and "those aren't safe!" (which isn't true but...
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    I think tGA nailed the intent in that the SM...

    I think tGA nailed the intent in that the SM debacle has shed light on the tech shed grey area of allowed bluepringting vs. porting. I believe the thought is that blueprinting should allow...
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    any general supply store, electric, some army...

    any general supply store, electric, some army surplus, etc.. shops have the cable. find a weird old bearded man with a beat up old japanese pickup in your area and ask him. or a fat sweaty guy with...
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    Agreed, I did mine that way because of access. ...

    Agreed, I did mine that way because of access. Single switch installations are preferred.
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    on our hondas, including a '99 Si (same as your...

    on our hondas, including a '99 Si (same as your 2000) we always replaced the stock cable from the battery to the starter and main fuse box with a new cable to a switch mounted inside by the left wing...
  11. Thread: 350z in ITR

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    new cars are an issue not just for the ITAC, but...

    new cars are an issue not just for the ITAC, but for the bulk of the club. when stock-esque examples of pony cars are keeping pace with the ground pounding, purpose built tube frame cars at the top...
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    I have 2, and did so for 2 reasons: 1 - my...

    I have 2, and did so for 2 reasons:
    1 - my preferred mounting in the car wound up being roughly in the middle of the cockpit on the petty bar (diagonal from the main hoop to passenger floor downbar...
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    ^^^ this. affordable, avaialble, and flexible...

    ^^^ this. affordable, avaialble, and flexible makes it a good choice. Don't be affraid to have too large a wire - it's never too big (except weight and cost) but can be too small.

    another good...
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    so an admittedly not full tilt STL integra, a...

    so an admittedly not full tilt STL integra, a full tilt ITS miata (99-00), and a less than East Street spec STL 99-00 miata are all roughly on par at a specific track. groovy. I agree with your...
  15. Thread: ITAC News.

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    Sticky: well, FWIW, we are attempting to make the system...

    well, FWIW, we are attempting to make the system more objective by evaluating basic class-wide statistics like mean, standard deviation, etc.. of engine displacement, OEM hp/litre, and OEM published...
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    agreed, BUT... weren't they an ITS car (ISC /...

    agreed, BUT... weren't they an ITS car (ISC / Mike VS) and an SM, not proper STL cars? agreed that they were equally WELL prepped and well driven, and that they appeared to be well balanced with you...
  17. Thread: ITAC News.

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    Sticky: In all honesty, Chris, I feel roughly the same...

    In all honesty, Chris, I feel roughly the same way and am looking at making the same move. The problem you have with itb isn't going to get fixed here. What would "fix" that, and I use quotes...
  18. Thread: ITAC News.

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    Sticky: Small turnout last night but we did make some...

    Small turnout last night but we did make some progress on B, I'd say we're nearly there. Theres one new ITA classification out there, SHOULD be a no brainer but Will wait a month.

    Jake, my...
  19. Thread: ITAC News.

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    Sticky: We have also discussed the massive process...

    We have also discussed the massive process failing of ITC but decided to just leave it alone. Means that slow ITB cars have no where to go, but keeps the very good balance that exists in C now,...
  20. Thread: ITAC News.

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    Sticky: I will be honest, I don't think there's a lot of...

    I will be honest, I don't think there's a lot of desire to see ITB fixed, or more specifically a lot of perceived need. That lack of group desire along with some personal issues on my part affecting...
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    Sticky: Stiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiil working on it guys. Sorry...

    Stiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiil working on it guys. Sorry it's taking so long, I hope it will be worth the wait.
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    Eric, the BMW 2.0L is saddled with a 2% weight...

    Eric, the BMW 2.0L is saddled with a 2% weight penalty because Americans wouldn't buy it so BMW didn't sell it here. That k20 in an s2000 or nsx would be a lot closer to a bmw in weight, too.

    And...
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    for Ron: 2.0L STL weights RWD w/ SLA: 2849...

    for Ron:
    2.0L STL weights
    RWD w/ SLA: 2849
    RWD w/ F Struts: 2795
    RWD w/ SLA and non USDM 2% penalty (i.e. BMW S14B20): 2905
    RWD w/ F Strut and non USDM 2% penalty: 2850

    FWD w/ SLA:2700
    FWD...
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    it's a LOT of things. RWD is a characteristic,...

    it's a LOT of things. RWD is a characteristic, not an inherent behavior or capability. ditto FWD. that some platforms have more of the good and others less while sharing drive wheels and some...
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    FWIW, I think ST in general and STL in particular...

    FWIW, I think ST in general and STL in particular are the most objective class in SCCA. IT has gain numbers, classing, tq and other adders ... STL at least just has displacement, valve count, drive...
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