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Old 03-22-15, 12:31 AM   #1
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Few pics from day before thanksgiving. friend showed up with new 2015 turbo s. The F not quite Tuff E NuFF for that MFR.
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All bolts on then you can hang it tougher
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novel would be a nice deal but . If i do that it leads to more maddness .
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Doesn't sound like you've been to a track day with anyone fast. There are lots of faster cars even with a hp bump.
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Been out with other fast cars Gtr vette ect. Just showing couple pics . My F has now prob running up in front of the cars more matched in perfomance . They dont pay any attention to it in the morning But the do after they cant pass it. I dont have lap times to give you. Just running for fun. Muffler delete and re 11s. Only changes.
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How have you found the F as a track car? Do you have track time in other cars? I'll be doing my first road course at Raceway Park in NJ next week and I'm wondering what I should expect. I've only done AutoX before in previous cars but the IS definitely needs someplace to stretch its legs. How do the brakes hold up? I'll be running mostly stock with michelin PSS, recently removed my V3 coils which i'm kind of kicking myself for now
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I've been on track with GTRs and Vettes both with new drivers and with talented drivers. New drivers are easy to get around, but talented drivers will show you just how slow the F is compared to a more focused sports car. It's not a bad thing, it's just fact.

By the same token, I had a guy in a Panoz spin out in front of me trying to keep ahead of me. All driver, believe me. That Panoz in the right hands would have disappeared in front of me.
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How have you found the F as a track car? Do you have track time in other cars? I'll be doing my first road course at Raceway Park in NJ next week and I'm wondering what I should expect. I've only done AutoX before in previous cars but the IS definitely needs someplace to stretch its legs. How do the brakes hold up? I'll be running mostly stock with michelin PSS, recently removed my V3 coils which i'm kind of kicking myself for now
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The OEM setup is very competent. Not sure if your track will be OK with OEM Jurid brake pads, but other than the pads, the rest of the car works just fine.
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Agreed for sure. Fun sleeper car for what it is. Would be nice to have an all out track car But hard to do everything$$$. Can still hall the family around.
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I was able to keep a Viper behind me for multiple sessions. It all depends on the driver
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How have you found the F as a track car? Do you have track time in other cars? I'll be doing my first road course at Raceway Park in NJ next week and I'm wondering what I should expect. I've only done AutoX before in previous cars but the IS definitely needs someplace to stretch its legs. How do the brakes hold up? I'll be running mostly stock with michelin PSS, recently removed my V3 coils which i'm kind of kicking myself for now
Like Lobux mentioned, the car works reasonably well for track use. Based solely on its weight it will never feel as composed and direct on turn in as a Lotus Elise, but of course it was never designed to. Either way it's still a hoot. The stock brakes hold up well but if you plan on tracking on a regular basis I'd definitely recommend a dedicated track compound.
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