P0rn for The ClayTaurus, GotZoom...and? :)

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    Any other RX8'ers around? :)

    Saturday myself and a friend (blue/silverish/whatever miata) participated in track day. It's not so much a 'track' - but abandoned Run way. :) Still, loads of fun. My car saw nearly 120mph on the front straight - The back portion had turns laid out w/ cones...3rd gear, WOT through most of the several 'esses'.

    'twas a good deal of fun for $60. I did four or five 20 minute sessions. After a couple sessions in 'beginner' I was bumped up to 'intermediate' - the biggest difference was not having to deal with VERY slow cars; there were a few in Beginner who were driving at half the speed as others.



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    very cool....time for a shock, sway bar and tire upgrade?
     
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    Brake pads first...then tires. :)
     
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    i love racing the mazdas in forza and gran turismo....suspension first
     
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    Number 11 is slowing you down.

    Sweet bro'.....now, about that week we go to Germany and hit the Nuremburg Ring.......
     
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    Your tire looks like it's about to pop off the rim in that first pic...

    I love our cars :)
     
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    :)

    I'm fairly impressed with how well the car kept up, and passed other cars - a number with aftermarket suspension. :) A set of good coil-overs, the aforementioned brake pads, and good tires would do wonders to help make the rx8 a LOT faster :)
     
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    My PZeros are soooo sticky.

    Of course, you could always get an extra set for just auto-x.
     
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    I don't much care for autocross; if i were going to get an extra set of tires, I suspect I'd get R-compound. My hope is to be able to afford Potenza S03 as replacement for my OEM Dunlops.

    $202? per tire? if I recall. :(
     
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    245/40/18 are 232.00.

    225/40/18 are 208.00

    Tirerack.com
     

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