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06-13-2018 04:45 PM
Exige S240 Honestly, for your first day, all I would do is flush the brake fluid with a high quality fluid (like Castrol srf), get yourself a decent tire pressure gauge and have fun! Depending on how much other experience you have (read how fast you're going to be) maybe upgrade the pads. However, the stock Evo x pads aren't terrible for a novice driver. I drove on them for probably 5 track days (4 of them at Watkins Glen which is TORTURE on the brakes) before going the st-43 route. Butt your first track day should be about learning ad much as possible and having fun, not modding the car and worrying about going fast.

EDIT: just noticed how old this thread is. My bad!
03-03-2018 03:06 AM
misterk2003 I would recommend a lap timer, I use race chrono is a works well on my android and is very useful for telling optimal times, understanding exactly how much time you lose when you make a mistake, and get a better understanding of how you actually drive.
01-11-2017 03:45 PM
Atlas J Great thread, thanks for the info.
01-30-2014 02:58 AM
Highgain10 NASA requires you to have back windows up and fronts down, even in the rain, even if you're driving an Aston Martin, though they eventually let him put his front passenger up when it was down pouring


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01-29-2014 08:57 PM
thebearjew Cool. I want to have all windows open but was worried they wanted them closed. Only time my windows are closed is when I park the car.
01-29-2014 07:41 PM
JDCZEvo Open. With the helmet, its a bit awkward with the windows up. Everything is muffled and too quiet.

Windows down allows me to hear more, whether its other cars, engine noise, or tire noise.
01-29-2014 07:05 PM
zabes
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This may be a silly question by do most of you track with windows open or closed?
with the clubs i run with the rule is any seat that is occupied, the window should be open (so the fronts - you + instructor)
01-29-2014 06:42 PM
thebearjew This may be a silly question by do most of you track with windows open or closed?
01-11-2014 05:22 PM
N.G.S.
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and charge cooler and radiator!

this- more than anything!
01-11-2014 05:08 PM
Yxd68
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Oh and clean out the little pieces of rubber from the your rims too!
And charge cooler and radiator!
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