I believe the picture speaks for itself
Maybe just a poor culmination of class and geographical differences but there were definitely a ton of guys who took it way too seriously. I’m all for being competitive but the level that it was taken to made the whole experience miserable - and that was just being around them.
I’ve been holding off on jumping into track days just because where I am now, there’s no good tracks, especially when I literally grew up on Watkins Glen. Plus my region has a pretty good lot where runs are a minimum of 45 seconds and can go upwards of 70 seconds, typically with 8-10 runs each day. Read more
This x1000. I competed at a nationals event last year and it completely turned me off of autocrossing competitively. About half of the guys in my class (STX) had this BS going on to keep their tire temps up. Guys were constantly yelling at their co-drivers because the car wasn’t set up properly, yada yada yada. Read more
Ive got most of that with the M3! It certainly rattles all the time, the interior falls apart frequently, and the valve seals (and maybe piston rings too) are shot so it smells of burning oil constantly!
Now there's an idea worth exploring!
Prudent and logical but the cooling system was just done before I picked it up!
Nah, already have 2 sets of wheels although neither are ideal
That'll be the next box, keep it in the back of your mind!
Ive got a long way to go before there's any carbon parts necessary, haha