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Robert Puertas
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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby Robert Puertas » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:58 am

Can you guys confirm my reading of Appendix A?

2016 Jaguar F-Type R

AS shows F-Type Noc
SS shows F-Type R & SVR (2018)

So a 2018 R is in SS but a 2016 R is in AS. Right?
Based on how the years are handled in parentheses on other combined lines.

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby Craig Naylor » Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:03 pm

Hey Robert, welcome back (in advance)

Trusting your prior knowledge in SOLO already excluded any other F type classing... ergo the NOC line from AS, I would agree with your reading...

While the car was redesigned for MY18, Jaguar's advertised motor & performance specs are identical between MY17 & MY18 R & SVR's. (Didn't look at MY16's specs)
... I find it curious that MY18 is being specifically called out. Since the motor specs are identical, the SEB must believe there is a substantial suspension difference that Jag doesn't feel inclined to point out in their brochure.

Though.... the MY18 SVR does have an optional "deploy-able rear spoiler", it requires a package, and is not avail on the R. - This hardly seams a reason to bump both models up a class.

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby DIEGO TOBAR » Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:18 pm

Hello muchachos

The rule book has the Subaru WRX STI (04-17) classified under BS. Sooooo... Im just gonna assume that my 2018 WRX STI is in the same class?

Makes complete sense to me

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby Reed Gibson » Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:52 pm

DIEGO TOBAR wrote:Hello muchachos

The rule book has the Subaru WRX STI (04-17) classified under BS. Sooooo... Im just gonna assume that my 2018 WRX STI is in the same class?

Makes complete sense to me


Yep, you should be fine in BS so long as you haven't made any modifications outside of the street class rules.

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby DIEGO TOBAR » Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:16 am

Reed Gibson wrote:Yep, you should be fine in BS so long as you haven't made any modifications outside of the street class rules.


Had to double check but nope my modifications are still within the street class. :thumbup:

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby David Watson » Wed Sep 26, 2018 9:23 am

Ok,

I imagine my garden variety Miata is too modded for ES, so here goes;

NB Miata (1999)
single adj coilovers
stainless header and tailpipe/stock cat midpipe
frame rails/fender brackets
racing beat (to be replaced by homemade) intake
15x7s with street tires (Federals, I should get a break for that! :lol: :lol: )
removable steering wheel
Koyo alum radiator
appearance gew gaws that are supposed to look aerodynamic (plastic bumper lip and flat piece down the sides)

Thanks everyone! See you Sat!
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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby Anthony Porta » Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:28 pm

David Watson wrote:Ok,

I imagine my garden variety Miata is too modded for ES, so here goes;

NB Miata (1999)
single adj coilovers
stainless header and tailpipe/stock cat midpipe
frame rails/fender brackets
racing beat (to be replaced by homemade) intake
15x7s with street tires (Federals, I should get a break for that! :lol: :lol: )
removable steering wheel
Koyo alum radiator
appearance gew gaws that are supposed to look aerodynamic (plastic bumper lip and flat piece down the sides)

Thanks everyone! See you Sat!


Well, you know, CST is always good for dual builds. Otherwise those frame braces put you in like SSM or XP.

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby David Watson » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:45 am

Thanks Anthony!
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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby David Watson » Mon Oct 01, 2018 4:14 pm

Perusing the rules, I can do STS, and STR if I go crazy on wheels and tires. Looking at the results from Sunday, my Sat times were in line with that group, which also had similar cars.
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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby Anthony Porta » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:38 pm

David Watson wrote:Perusing the rules, I can do STS, and STR if I go crazy on wheels and tires. Looking at the results from Sunday, my Sat times were in line with that group, which also had similar cars.


NB's are in STR, but yours has frame rails which bump it out of that class

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby ALEX MENDEZ » Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:08 pm

Hello, new here can you guys help me class my car.
Its a 2004 Subaru STI
Mods:
Aftermarket header and full exhaust
CF hood
And a 6 point Roll Cage
Everything else is stock

Thanks

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby Anthony Porta » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:48 pm

ALEX MENDEZ wrote:Hello, new here can you guys help me class my car.
Its a 2004 Subaru STI
Mods:
Aftermarket header and full exhaust
CF hood
And a 6 point Roll Cage
Everything else is stock

Thanks

Tires 200tw or greater CST
Tires less than that on tw CSM

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby Nathan Nichols » Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:57 am

2009 Honda Civic Si: N/A, Coilovers, CAI, Tuned, K-Tuned Race Header, Straight Pipe.

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby Reed Gibson » Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:51 am

Nathan Nichols wrote:2009 Honda Civic Si: N/A, Coilovers, CAI, Tuned, K-Tuned Race Header, Straight Pipe.


Your straight pipe bumps you from Street Touring into Street Prepared (aka Hoosier-land). If you replaced it with a high-flow cat then you'd be in STX as long as you meet the wheel width/tire size requirements.

Check https://www.scca.com/pages/solo-cars-and-rules for the complete rules. If your car doesn't fit into any of these categories then I'd recommend running CST which is are catch-all street tired car class.

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Re: Post Car Classing Help Questions Here!

Postby Justin Erickson » Sat Dec 08, 2018 12:48 am

So I was reading the November FastTrack and I'm a little confused as to the date the Focus RS will be moved from BS to DS. In the FastTrack it states at the top of it that "unless otherwise noted all class changes are effective 01/01/2020." Does that mean it will be another year before the move or is the move going into effect at the start of the 2019 season? Any clarity anyone can provide will be greatly appreciated.
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