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SikedSyko

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About SikedSyko

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    2005 BMW Z4

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  1. Flip side of this question, what would be a good setup for someone who's primarily a student and wants to just get a decent headset, keep it in decent condition, and buy several different adapters to work with whatever kits instructors are using. My helmet is 5 years old now and I've been thinking about upgrading to one with coms built in.
  2. Slowly chipping away at laptimes in the Z4. Date: 5/15/21 CW lap time: 1:57.06 Car: 2005 BMW Z4 2.5i Est weight: ~3100 Est HP: 190 Tires: 225-45/17 RE71R Temperature: 80°
  3. Date: 4-03-21 CW lap time: 1:56.32 Car: 2012 Mustang Boss 302 Est weight: ~3700 Est HP: ~450 Tires: 255/40-19 & 285/35-19 Hankook Ventus V12 evo2 Temperature: 65° First time getting out and tracking my daily driver Mustang. Only 3 seconds faster than my BMW with about half the power/weight, but its a whole different animal to get used to. Still no bad for a total of about 40 minutes on track. My phone was data recording from inside my center console, so the data is all funky. Lots more to learn about driving a heavier higher horsepower car, but I don't in
  4. Way ahead of you and already got signed up. ?
  5. Shit, missed this till after the signup was closed. Would be a great time for a casual track day in the Mustang.
  6. MSR-C CW 1.7 2005 BMW Z4 2.5i, stock ~3000lbs and ~195hp 225/45R17 RE71R tires Lap Time: 1:32.43 (Harry's) Temp: 60F Starts at about 7 minutes if the timestamp doesn't work.
  7. I just finished up using a set of Cool Carbon Street Sport pads. 2005 BMW Z4 ~200hp and 3000lbs. Part of that time was on Michelin MPSS and part on Bridgestone RE71Rs. I was really happy with the modularity they provided and I never had issues getting outside of their temperature window. Only problem is that I chewed threw them in DE 3 weekends and they were $250 for all 4 corners. That's by far the shortest life I've gotten out of a set of pads. Debating if I want to buy another set or see if I can find something with a better consumable cost but similar performance.
  8. Thanks. Yeah I assumed moving the camlock up onto the gut would be a big no-no. I need to go look again, but I think I could move it up a half inch or so and still keep it largely across my hips. I'm definitely going to have to figure something out. I went and drove the car around for 20 minutes last night and by 10 minutes in, my inner thigh was already in pain. I think something like that Scrotch Endruo 2x2 would be the best solution, but damn are they pricey. I guess I should have done more research before buying harnesses lol
  9. So I just finished having a rollbar installed in my BMW Z4 with some race seats and 6 point harnesses. I have OMP TRS-E seats, which are pretty narrow seats and then I bought Ultrashield's HANS compatible Cam-lock 6 point harness. I'm having some issues getting it all adjusted properly because of the amount the length of the stitched areas where it meets the buckles. Specifically on the lap belts. I have the belts setup to where the belt adjusters are JUST barely inside of the seat and accessible, so basically as tight as I get can them, but then at full tightness the lap belts are
  10. I wondered what the deal was. You were absolutely murdering the average Blue pace. I distinctly remember giving you some passes and you came by like a bat out of hell
  11. Date: 5-3-20 Lap time: 2:55:00 Car: 2005 BMW Z4 2.5i Est weight: ~3100 Est HP: 190 Tires: 225-45/17 MPSS Temperature: 86° First time running this track track for me. Man it was a struggle to learn. By Sunday I finally had a decent grasp on the track, but was still not hitting braking zones very well and I still have no idea how to execute turn 8-9. I was also giving out so many passes that it slowed me down even more. I was basically a green, running around in blue. Still a hell of a fun track. Hopefully I can get back out there again sometime this year.
  12. The swanky golf course near me (in Harris county) never even slowed down for COVID19. I think I saw more foursomes congregating on the greens in the last month than I ever had before.
  13. Date: 2-28-20 CW lap time: 1:59.18 Car: 2005 BMW Z4 2.5i Est weight: ~3100 Est HP: 190 Tires: 225-45/17 MPSS Temperature: 65° First time getting under 2:00 yesterday and I had a total of 3 laps under it. I attribute almost all of the increase to finally getting a race bucket seat into the car. Its a pretty incredible difference vs the factory leather seats with almost no bolstering. Not having to fight to hold yourself in place unsurprisingly makes a big difference on your ability focus and feel what the car is doing ?
  14. Curious how much they charge to refurb an injector? I can buy refurbs online for like $30 (Non-OEM). A local place would be nice to have as an option.
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