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Old 01-28-2019, 04:59 PM
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Forte is an interesting pick for AutoX
If it's legit, that's real sleeper status
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Still have the G8 GT?
Did the Focus ever shit on you?
My buddies Focus had horrible issue with synchros.
G8 is gone after paintjob lifter failed and then tranny went fixed it and got rid of it.
focus i sold silver then got beautiful red EAP SVT and had it for over a year. Blew the engine... twice. Never had problem with transmission ever. Parted it out and made decent money on it still have ton of parts for it






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Forte is an interesting pick for AutoX
If it's legit, that's real sleeper status
my friend had great success beating new civics si in autox ad they're cars to beat. Got me into buying and love it people underestimate koreans, really nice car worth giving a try

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Where's your audi?
what Audi??
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G8 is gone after paintjob lifter failed and then tranny went fixed it and got rid of it.
What happened to the G8? I'm not following...
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What happened to the G8? I'm not following...
if you go back page or two you'll see i had my car repainted, soon after than one of the lifter failed it was the 6.0 L76 engine the one with DOD. Lifter failed on it it had horrible knock to it. I was able to do all the work myself and replaced all the lifters with new cam. 6months later tranny wouldn't go into D, found low mileage tranny locally put it in and sold it to the guy in texas. He still has it
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if you go back page or two you'll see i had my car repainted, soon after than one of the lifter failed it was the 6.0 L76 engine the one with DOD. Lifter failed on it it had horrible knock to it. I was able to do all the work myself and replaced all the lifters with new cam. 6months later tranny wouldn't go into D, found low mileage tranny locally put it in and sold it to the guy in texas. He still has it
Ahhhh, got it. Thank you.
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Do you think link bars would have sustained the lifters?

Always wondered if that upgrade is worth it.
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what Audi??
ha, just messing with ya. lot of AZine guys got audis. not sure if you were hiding one in the garage somewhere.....
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Do you think link bars would have sustained the lifters?

Always wondered if that upgrade is worth it.
not sure but people were upgrading to regular ls3 cam or aftermarket lifter it was known issue that got me sooner than i expected

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ha, just messing with ya. lot of AZine guys got audis. not sure if you were hiding one in the garage somewhere.....
Nah never owned german car...yet
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upgraded suspension Kia and got muffler deleted, rear swaybar not seen on the picture and rear engine mount. Looking for set of wheels 17x8 to accommodate 245 tire all around

my brother SS seen in the background
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and someone's shoe too.
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Congrats on the Kia..
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LMAO...
is that tongue in cheek?
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debating on what wheels specs should i go with i found some RPF1 17x9 ET45 that may just fit with small camber, 245/40 tire all around for summer/autox, that would be really fat. Federal 595 RS RR tire has surprisingly good reviews and at $115 a tire it's almost 40% cheaper than the Hankook RS4 or Bridgestone RE71R, i really like that Forte comes with rolled fenders front and rear, have not decided on pads yet but fluid will be definitely changed before first event, Koni set on full stiff should be fun first autox in almost two weeks, finger crossed for decent weather
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Full stiff doesn't cause massive understeer/oversteer in such tight cornered competition?
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Originally Posted by rockstar143 View Post
Full stiff doesn't cause massive understeer/oversteer in such tight cornered competition?
true but there is adjustment if i don't like it. I usually run semi stiff up front and full stiff in the rear, reason for full stiff is that i added swaybar to the rear which helps rotate the car.



can't wait to try these in
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you literally can't go wrong with those
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Damn straight you run full stiff in the rear
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Old 03-07-2019, 02:49 PM
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Koni Yellows, you know your stuff. They even made my boat of an F-body handle okay, I guess.

It's always fun to surprise people! Always like hearing the oohs and ahhs when a sleeper kills it.
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Really interested in how the Kia does in AutoX. The Enkies will be nice. I found out the Atturo tires I’m running are actually manufactured by Federal Tire. I can attest to how good they are for the money. Great tires so far!
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and you have some torque so that is a good opinion...
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I do. And gears to finally take advantage of it. I haven’t been able to fully launch on them because it’s been cold and wet here, but just going 1/2 throttle from a dig they grip WAY better than the monster Nitto NT555 G2s I used to have.
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