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Solo (Autocross) / Last Year's Tires for Sale
« on: April 03, 2015, 08:26:01 am »
225/45-17 Solo Street Class Tires for Sale, Plus...
A cheap way to get those rim protectors off, and go faster
6 - B.F.Goddrich Rival 225/45-17 200TW 2 with 2/32+ tread depth and 4 with 3/32+ tread depth, all 6 for $250.00
4 - Yokohamma A08R 235/40-17 180TW (Still legal for local events as per supplimental rules.) 3/32+ tread depth $200.00.
4 – 17 x 8, 5 x 114.5 mm, 45 mm offset, 70 mm center bore, Ford, Painted 5 Spoke Wheels with Nokian WR G2 “All Season” 235/55-17 Tires. One pair has 6/32 tread depth, the other has 8/32 tread depth. Stock wheels from 2005-2009 Mustang, but fit many different cars from MX-5 to STI.
Mike @

Classifieds / Pre-Season Mustang Parts Sale
« on: March 17, 2014, 08:55:17 am »
Help me clean out the basement Sale:

Wheels: Originally used on my Mustang.
Kosei 5 spoke Wheels
4 – 18 x 8.5, 5 x 114.5 mm, 45 mm offset, 73 mm center bore.
4 – 17 x 8, 5 x 114.5 mm, 45 mm offset, 70 mm center bore, Ford Painted 5 Spoke Wheels with Nokian WR G2 “All Season” 235/55-17 Tires. One pair has 6/32 tread depth, the other has 8/32 tread depth.

Ford Racing Front Lower Control Arms. Part #M-3075-E
Fit 2005-2010 GT Mustangs. (Original equipment on 2007-2009 SVT Mustangs.
Features increased strength ball joints. MSRP $419.00

Mustang S197 Front Calipers (Both Sides) and Rotors. Unused, from “New Take-off”. Complete with pads. Fit 2005 – 2009, (maybe more?).

Located in Buffalo, NY.
Please contact:
Mike Potocki

Solo (Autocross) / Re: Devens Tour Event
« on: July 01, 2013, 03:02:54 pm »
Hey Jim,
Do you know if the Schedule they have on the SCCA site is real?
I'm used to not being allowed on the site until after 5:00 on Friday.
It would be nice to actually have a test course available.
Mike Potocki

Meeting Minutes / Re: June 2013 General Membership Meeting
« on: June 04, 2013, 05:46:49 pm »
Re: Race Report
Good choice Sue!
Mike P  :)

Classifieds / FS: More Wheels/Tires
« on: April 30, 2013, 01:08:01 pm »
I'm posting this for a friend at work. You can call him or email me for more information and pictures:

 Tenzo-R Overdose 18” (18 x 7.5) -Tires & Rims
Bolt Pattern: 5 x 100 48mm offset & 5 x 114.3 w/ 48mm offset
Tires: Toyo Proxes T1-S 225/40/18 92W
$250 for the Tenzos

1990 Toyota (MKIII) Supra 16” (16 x 7) - Rims Only, one with minor chip, all have some minor scuff marks
Bolt Pattern: 5 x 114.3 w/ 40mm offset
$50 for the Supras

 1999 Mercury Cougar 16” (16 x 7) -  Rims Only
Bolt Pattern: 4 x 108 w/ 35mm offset
$75 for the Cougars

My cell phone (contact) is 716-574-3933.

Solo (Autocross) / Re: Brake pad question
« on: March 16, 2013, 10:00:37 am »
The specifications of the R4-1s look interesting. The one thing I remember with the R4-S is the very first stop of the morning after leaving my driveway took some extra force on the pedal.  :)
They never needed any more heat than that to work.

Solo (Autocross) / Re: Brake pad question
« on: March 14, 2013, 03:43:36 pm »
I ran the R4-S on my MR2, and found them really easy to modulate and easy on the rotors. The R4-1 is new, and I have not heard anything about them.
I also ran Hawk HPS on the Shelby, and thought they were OK for autocross use, but no idea if they would stand up to a track day.
Mike Potocki

Solo (Autocross) / Re: New Classing Structure for 2012
« on: March 21, 2012, 06:04:47 pm »
Maybe people just want to "Shut up and drive".
Mike (from the middle of no where)

Solo (Autocross) / Re: pdf's on new SCCA site
« on: October 13, 2011, 06:01:04 pm »
It took me to a porn site.  :)
Mike P

Solo (Autocross) / Re: Intro / First question
« on: April 21, 2011, 12:19:55 pm »
You just got a new option.
The May "Fastrack" is out, and the 2011/2012 V6 Mustangs are moved to D Stock.
(The V6 Genisis and other V6 Pony cars don't move until next year because of how the rules are set up.)
This should be avery cool class. Very course dependent.
Mike P

Solo (Autocross) / Re: Intro / First question
« on: April 20, 2011, 06:17:02 pm »
I saw the GT500 rims at SeAD, but I thought Cody said something about running the 17's, which are, 8" (?) I think.
Everyone is right that the best bang for the buck is improving the space between the ears, but Cody seems to like playing with parts and if by being careful he can make sure he doesn't end up having to run street mod or prepared, the better off he'll be.
Cody, if you're bored, "google" the Vorslag STX Mustang build. I'm not suggesting you need to go that far, but you might get some ideas of what's possible.

Solo (Autocross) / Re: Intro / First question
« on: April 20, 2011, 02:36:53 pm »
Sh!t, I meant 3.31 final drive.

Solo (Autocross) / Re: Intro / First question
« on: April 20, 2011, 09:02:38 am »
Hi Guys,
I don't have a lot of time to get into details right now, but the Mustang is STX legal. Even the 5.0 V8. That's why I ran it Sunday. (It has 4 seats, and is not a sports car, no matter what Detroit says.)
So Cody can run 9" wide rims with 265 tires, do the ECU flash, and if I remember correctly the 3.73 final drive was an option. What I'm not sure of is if it was only available with the Performance Pack" on by itself. If it was only available in the package You'll have to add the other parts that were included in that package to be legal.
Cody, go to the SCCA web site and dig up the rule book. Just remember the ST* rules build off of the stock class rules, so you can only do what the ST* rules say on top of what's allowed in Stock.
As you see, it's not a short answer, and I have to run...
Mike P
(White Shelby)

Solo (Autocross) / Re: "Not at the Great Pumpkin Affair" party
« on: October 14, 2010, 12:09:03 pm »
The Mrs. and I should be there.
We can eat $10.00 worth of sausage each.
Mike P

Solo (Autocross) / Re: Indoor Karting League Starts Tomorrow (10/12/10)
« on: October 14, 2010, 12:07:32 pm »
I'm pretty sure they can/will.
Because they have two larger groups, what they might not allow this time is just showing up once in a while to run one or two weeks.
Tell whoever is interested to show up Tuesday, and we'll figure out something.
I think you might have noticed, everyone is pretty flexible.
Mike P

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