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Hey All, Here is the 2013 calendar for Drifting Tasmania. And if you haven't liked us on facebook yet http://www.facebook.com/DriftingTas DO IT NOW! If you've got any questions about drifting, what mods you need or how to enter, feel free to either ask here or send me a PM or e-mail me email@example.com
Mandi posted a topic in Drifting in TasmaniaOk everyone! Well with enough response for a want for another practice day Drifting Tas has managed to bring us another praccy for the year! When: December 3rd (Saturday) Where: Baskerville Raceway As usual entry forms are attached below, along with approved sup regs and drift practice flyer to print out Anyone who missed out last practice day and wanted to have a go now is the time! And I'm sure everyone who has been out will be looking forward to one last crack this year at Basky, I know I am Important info: Sponsor rides will be from 11:30am - 12:30pm again, so ALL sponsors intending to participate in getting in with drivers need to be at the track BY 11:15am to sign disclaimers. Regular practice runs will be allowed during the sponsor hour as well. Please note that vehicles with CAMS approved cages will be able to take other drivers as passengers for training purposes at any time throughout the day! Another thing to be aware of is passenger rides are single runs only (ie no tandems) A note to NEW drivers = You will need to be part of a CAMS approved club with a current membership and CAMS license (these forms are available on the day to fill out if required) The usual dress code applies = Covered from ankle to wrist to neck, no polar fleece jumpers and leather upper shoes. Approved helmet is also expected on the day. A Christmas lunch BBQ and drinks will be running from 3pm onwards at the track Any questions or comments post them up approved entry form (2).DOC approved sup regs.pdf
This is my build thread, car was originally a street used car as well until the tards at Transport put a stop to that.. 1992 Nissan 180sx, manual, with a blacktop type x sr20det MODS Engine GReddy Front mounted cooler Zorst (tomei style dump, front pipe, catback and flutes at rear) Rocker arm stoppers GT2871rs disco tato z32 afm 740cc nismo injectors Bosch 040 fuel pump Cams Tomei oil pan Drift? catch can Pod air filter and metal induction pipe Suspension Greddy coilovers front & rear with camber tops Front strut brace Steering rack spacers Adjustable caster bars JJR hardened tie rods JJR adjustable tie rod ends Drivetrain Standard 180 box Exedy brass button clutch Shimmed diff Electrics Apexi power fc n hand controller Greddy profec b II Ebc Boost gauge Alarm & immobilizer ^.^ Exterior ca pig nose front bar S14a jdm front bar s13.4 conversion guards s14a bonnet s14a headlights/corner lights standard rear bar lowered black respray Custom airbrushing, base coat res various mandatory stickers for the tas drift competition F1 mirrors Topstage roof wing Origin duckwing Aero plastic skirts Vertex skirts Greddy grace genuine plastic front lip Origin style 25-30mm rear wide guards Interior Type x interior Greddy gear shift GKTech deep dish steering wheel Future mods S14a front (have bonnet, headlights, corner lights) on Respray Undisclosed rims 17x9 +12 fronts 17x9.5 0 rears aswell as 15x8.5 -8 and 15x10 -40 longchamps Velo seat Origin type duckwing spoiler Rear lip to be fitted Factory skirts GReddy gracer front lip CAMs approved roll cage Tuned by Andy @ Pro Automotive! Let me just say was a pleasure to go there, was patient and did a good thorough job and very friendly! Powerssss 195rwkws @ 13.56psi 222.1rwkws @ 17psi Can chuck up dyno sheets later on. I got the car about 18 months ago, bought it off ebay ^.^ he looked heaps different when I first got it (actually tidy minus the fitment disaster wheels). Anywho just to bring this thread up to speed is a few things Ive done since owning it. A few pics below of what Ive done, will try keep it brief. This is what it looked like when I first got it... Not styled to my liking but got it for a great price and it was what I was after (s13/180). First thing I did was pull the decals off the side. Got hold of a set of drifteks (Black, multistud 17x9.5 +18 front & rear, wrapped in federal 595s 235/45/17s) and threw on various stickers for the track to keep CAMs happy. Entered my first drift practise day (Dec 09') and came away with a rubber water hose at the rear of the engine being cut through by those terribad worm drive hose clamps and a touch up on the front passenger side headlight after smacking into the tyre wall at the bottom of the S's at the track. Other than than no majors and car ran well I entered last years state drift series purely for the fact to get as much track time as I can to improve myself. Practise practise practise! To get the car re-rego'd (as bought the car from another state) I had to pull off the kit and put the 18s back on the car and raise it up, all the boring things no one wants to do to their car. So it all came off and I got hold of standard rear bar and a ca front bar, chucked them on and sprayed them in primer, looks pretty ratty but better than bright red/maroon imo. Used 400grit sandpaper and primer in a prssure pack XD loves it. I have since relowered the car and ran some drift days with the drifteks on it, I had to put a 5mm spacer on the front as the wheels kept smashing into the coilover on hard lock at the track, they also munched into my main wiring loom running along the driver side, which when it did it I was on the track and the headlights kept popping up when I entered a corner lol and the horn earthed out and I had to drive the rest of the way around the track an in the pits with the horn going off, kinda embarrassing As you can see from the last pic the loom now sits on the lip/seam rather than under it, completely removing any possibility of some tyre on wire action. Ran out of time for a bash plate so the last track day (few weeks back) I did terrible all day with a combination of shitting myself about smashing my new sump on the ripple strip (which sits a good deal lower than the stock one) and poor quality tyres spinning me off the track, wasnt a good day in regards as far as progression was concerned. Also in one of my battles my brakes line split and put the car out of more battles :/ From the day though I have taken a new found appreciation for good quality tires, the combination of power, speed and bad tires has been learnt. Here is a few pics I have seen of me on track, the car atm is in dire need of presentation, especially considering how many of the other cars down here have really stepped it up on vehicle presentation, the turbo shat itself a few weeks back so hence buying the gt2871rs so the new s14 front was put on hold for a bit. Hopefully guards will be ordered soon.