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Forum: ASAC News 03-05-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By PbFoot
Great post Dean. I have been a SCCA member for a...

Great post Dean. I have been a SCCA member for a long time and I'm in the rapidly shrinking 5 figure member number club. I love the SCCA, but one thing that sets it apart from many other clubs is...
Forum: ASAC News 03-04-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,901
Posted By PbFoot
To all the back markers out there. ...

To all the back markers out there.

https://getyarn.io/yarn-clip/fdd5f22e-081f-460d-bb7d-89dc1c8b13e2
Forum: ASAC News 03-03-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,901
Posted By PbFoot
We seem to have these spasms about changes to the...

We seem to have these spasms about changes to the rule set on a regular bases. As usual, no changes occur.

I'm in the camp with Ted and Dean, with my difference being that I have raced in AS...
Forum: American Sedan News 01-24-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By PbFoot
You can win tires using "older" tires. Example....

You can win tires using "older" tires.
Example. You buy a new set and go racing. You can use those new tires or an older set of Hoosier's at the next event (less than 90 days since you bought ...
Forum: American Sedan News 01-22-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By PbFoot
You're right Wheel, it is not a huge change and I...

You're right Wheel, it is not a huge change and I understand that Hoosier is in the business to sell tires not give them away. The fact that they have a contingency plan for us back markers is a good...
Forum: American Sedan News 01-21-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By PbFoot
Hoosier

Hoosier changed their contingency program this year after may years of stability. Suffice to say that it did not improve for the racer.
Forum: American Sedan News 01-20-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By PbFoot
Would be kinda nice to know what the rules are...

Would be kinda nice to know what the rules are before we make race season plans.
Forum: American Sedan Rules 01-07-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,022
Posted By PbFoot
The following was posted on 1-5-21 3. #29826...

The following was posted on 1-5-21

3. #29826 (American Sedan Committee) Introduction of restrictor plate for Full
Preparation engines
In AS, GCR Section 9.1.6.D.1.c.1.c., add the following:...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 12-30-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,022
Posted By PbFoot
On "A" tires it looks like a screw up for the Jan...

On "A" tires it looks like a screw up for the Jan 2021 GCR.
I thought the following was going to be the tire rule change. Racing starts in a week down south.

AS
1. #29821 (American Sedan...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 11-28-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By PbFoot
I guess you are saying real men use Lockers, LOL....

I guess you are saying real men use Lockers, LOL. I bet Andy has a Locker.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 11-28-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By PbFoot
Has anyone switched from a Detroit Locker to a...

Has anyone switched from a Detroit Locker to a Torsen and then observed an improvement in lap times?
Forum: American Sedan Technical 11-21-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,228
Posted By PbFoot
Thanks Pam. I would be interested, but the...

Thanks Pam. I would be interested, but the proposed rule does not say what the hole size will be for a particular spec line, just what the max will be.

"The max diameter of the holes is 39.0 mm....
Forum: ASAC News 11-14-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,994
Posted By PbFoot
I'm onboard with most of the changes proposed,...

I'm onboard with most of the changes proposed, but the restrictor plate idea seems odd to me. First the hole size proposed is essentially the same size as our throttle bores, so why do it. Second I...
Forum: ASAC News 11-13-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,994
Posted By PbFoot
Dec 2020 Prelims

A lot of changes announced for AS.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 09-22-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,379
Posted By PbFoot
I melted down a couple of power steering pumps...

I melted down a couple of power steering pumps early in my AS career.
I did the following and have not had a problem with off the shelf stock pumps since. Some of these things have been mentioned...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 09-09-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,379
Posted By PbFoot
I would try to use the smallest crank pulley I...

I would try to use the smallest crank pulley I could find and leave the other pulleys alone. The crank pulley on my Ford is only 3" in dia. Has worked great for years. Simple change that slows down...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 08-16-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,067
Posted By PbFoot
If BFG's are so great why is it that almost no...

If BFG's are so great why is it that almost no one uses them in AS? They have been a legal tire to use in AS for years.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 08-15-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,067
Posted By PbFoot
Sept Fastrack

AS
1. #29175 (American Sedan Committee) Eligible tires for 2021 season
In GCR, Section 9.1.6.D.6.b., Tires, add as follows:
"4. American Sedans must compete on DOT “R-type” road race tires....
Forum: American Sedan Race Results 08-01-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,043
Posted By PbFoot
Great video, thanks. As usual the GM guy looks...

Great video, thanks.
As usual the GM guy looks like he is out for a Sunday drive with the lack of car handling drama, whereas the Ford guys look like they are in a greased pig wrestling contest LOL....
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-21-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,067
Posted By PbFoot
This was in the Aug Prelims. 2. #27519 (Daniel...

This was in the Aug Prelims.
2. #27519 (Daniel Licklider) Spec Tire Request
Thank you for your letter. The American Sedan Adhoc Committee is pursuing a specified list of eligible tires.
Forum: American Sedan Rules 07-21-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,482
Posted By PbFoot
Idea. Simple change to address issues with...

Idea. Simple change to address issues with brakes, tire wear, and driveline stress. Change maximum tire width from 275 to 255.

Our 8" wide wheels are designed to work with 255 tires not 275 tires....
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-21-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,067
Posted By PbFoot
I talked to them today and they said they had...

I talked to them today and they said they had tires to ship. I did not order any because of rumors that they may soon illegal in AS.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-21-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,067
Posted By PbFoot
According to Tire Rack, BFG is still making these...

According to Tire Rack, BFG is still making these tires and they have our sizes in stock.

It does seem odd though that they don't show up at other tire dealers.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-20-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,067
Posted By PbFoot
Tires?

With talk again about changing our tire rules I would like to mention the following.

Don't equate the BFG G Force R1 S with the Hoosier A7. The BFG R1 S is not an autocross tire, but a sprint...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 07-14-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,482
Posted By PbFoot
Why do this? The guys that use 16" wheels can't...

Why do this? The guys that use 16" wheels can't fit a 13.1" rotor.

A set of 16" tires is about $200 cheaper than a set of 17" tires.

Rule changes like this just make the top 10 AS cars in the...
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