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Forum: Runoffs 11-05-2019, 09:50 AM
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Posted By jimwheeler
My guess is that the contract is in place and...

My guess is that the contract is in place and would not change with change of ownership. Now, no telling with SCCA, what they will do.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-30-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By jimwheeler
I use the Wilwood H compound. The 30 compound...

I use the Wilwood H compound. The 30 compound works very well, also and is compatible with the H.
Forum: American Sedan Rules 10-30-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,925
Posted By jimwheeler
Ted, I saw Frank's posts on facebook. What...

Ted,
I saw Frank's posts on facebook. What kind of times do you guys turn at HMP with the wings and big splitters?
Forum: Runoffs 10-25-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By jimwheeler
here's some of the stuff in my radiator after my...

here's some of the stuff in my radiator after my many spins.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-24-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By jimwheeler
While Chairman of the CRB, I submitted several...

While Chairman of the CRB, I submitted several requests through the normal process for changes in ASedan. Almost all of them were turned down. It never bothered me that they did not agree with my...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-24-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By jimwheeler
This is a pretty good debate about tires and...

This is a pretty good debate about tires and wheels. I think the consensus is that harder tires, whether it is "R" compound or harder, would be good for the class. The extensive research that Pam...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-23-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By jimwheeler
I could go along with that. R tires in 255 max. ...

I could go along with that. R tires in 255 max. That would level the playing field.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-22-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By jimwheeler
I agree with Andy. If you are going to go to a...

I agree with Andy. If you are going to go to a "R" tire rule, you should also consider making the wheel rim rules match the available tires. Why go half ass on something like this. I'm a racer...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-19-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By jimwheeler
Tim, That would be the way to do it. There...

Tim, That would be the way to do it. There would be time to get member input before the end of the year. Then let everyone use up their "A" tires next season and start fresh in 2021.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-18-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By jimwheeler
The subject of tires came up when the ASedan...

The subject of tires came up when the ASedan racers met with the CRB at the Runoffs. Before I left the CRB, the ASAC recommended a tire rule that basically outlawed the "A" compound tires. The rule...
Forum: Runoffs 10-16-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By jimwheeler
I was sorry to see Danny on the side of the track...

I was sorry to see Danny on the side of the track on the first lap. He had been very fast all week, nailing provisional pole on Wednesday. Shit happens. I spent more time off road than all of my...
Forum: Runoffs 10-15-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By jimwheeler
I struggled with handling all week, and think I...

I struggled with handling all week, and think I had too much front camber for the track. After spinning in the Mustang's oil, I charged back hard, only to lose all the teeth on third gear. I...
Forum: Runoffs 10-14-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By jimwheeler
It usually takes several weeks, and they start...

It usually takes several weeks, and they start with race 1 and go on. My guess is early Nov.
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Forum: Runoffs 10-14-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By jimwheeler
One of those I passed on the first lap was Danny....

One of those I passed on the first lap was Danny. He was off on the left side at turn 2. Pam can tell us what happened. Danny was really fast all week, taking second day pole and being 2nd when we...
Forum: Runoffs 10-14-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By jimwheeler
Vir

Claudia and I did the two day tow to VIR, with rain most of one day. Last several hours was up and down hill on ok roads. We bypassed the real twisty stuff, as we were told that the Big Kahuna...
Forum: Runoffs 10-04-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By jimwheeler
Thanks. Should be fun and good to see lots of...

Thanks. Should be fun and good to see lots of old friends. This is my first Runoffs (in 10 years) as a civilian and not the Chairman of the CRB. I won't have to go to impound for multiple...
Forum: Runoffs 10-04-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,362
Posted By jimwheeler
There are quite a few really strong car/driver...

There are quite a few really strong car/driver combos on this list. Hopefully, everyone will have fun, safe weekend. I'm looking forward to having a fun time learning a new track. I didn't buy a...
Forum: American Sedan General 09-12-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,398
Posted By jimwheeler
Just for perspective..... The SMG issue really...

Just for perspective..... The SMG issue really had nothing to do with potential lap times or whether they would or would not be competitive. The initial discussions were always based around the...
Forum: American Sedan Race Results 09-03-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By jimwheeler
He must not have scored points for his 2nd place...

He must not have scored points for his 2nd place at High Plains.
Forum: American Sedan Race Results 08-27-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By jimwheeler
Mid States conference

Congrats to Tim White, Andy Schneidemeyer and Kim McDonald for their 1-2-3 finish in the Mid States conference of the SCCA Majors. Kim came back from crashing his Gen III at the Sprints last year,...
Forum: American Sedan News 08-16-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By jimwheeler
There is no way that ASedan will not be invited...

There is no way that ASedan will not be invited to the Runoffs for the foreseeable future.
Forum: American Sedan News 08-16-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By jimwheeler
Getting my car ready for the Runoffs.

Getting my car ready for the Runoffs.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-17-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By jimwheeler
I agree, about the springs. For what it is...

I agree, about the springs. For what it is worth, on the GenIII, I use 1000 front and 210 rear. Kim McDonald just built a Gen IV full prep and will be testing spring rates at High Plains in August....
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-17-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By jimwheeler
I like the Wilwood radial mount calipers...

I like the Wilwood radial mount calipers -BSL4R,ST. I have the ones with 1.88/1.62 pistons. They are very easy to mount and service, also reasonably priced. I use the H compound with the Spec 37...
Forum: American Sedan Race Results 06-24-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By jimwheeler
Philip, Congratulations to all of you. I...

Philip,
Congratulations to all of you. I watched on line, such as it was, but think I have to do WG next year. It was the second track I visited, after Bridgehampton, when I was 14 or 15 in high...
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