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Ryan CieChanski

Classing a GTS car

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Ryan CieChanski

Been reading the classing system and using the calculator. I'm having trouble figuring this out (as easy as it seems). 

I'm stuck with a particular car (S52 Z3M). 

I haven't dyno'd the car yet, but it looks like stock S52 motors come in around 200-205whp and about 210-220 tq. 

Using the online calculator, GTS1 showed about 3,400 lbs. GTS2 showed about 2,600lbs. and GTS3 1,900 or so. Looks like it would "naturally class" in GTS2. Pretty sure I can't get down to 1,900 within normal people budgets.

Can I even run a S52 car in GTS1? It looked like I could until I keep reading about CC restrictions, but don't really see that called out anywhere. I know it would be porky. 

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Zach H.

Rayn, 

your car would fit perfectly into GTS2. I have a fair amount of experience setting up semi rear trailing arm cars so shoot me a message if you need help. would love to help in any way I can! what region with you be running with. 

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Brett B.

Ryan, this is what opportunity looks like. Zach is a two-time GTS2 national champion. 

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Zach H.

@Brett B cant tell if you're trolling......  ;)

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Brett B.

Not trolling at all. If a national champion offered to help me, I'd call that opportunity. 

 

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Zach H.

@Brett B no I meant by "two time champion" lol 

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Brett B.

Did I get that wrong? Is it more or less? 

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