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Patrick’s (track car) Integra

Patrick’s (track car) Integra

You’ve seen the feature of his S2000… Now let’s dive into the build of his FF track car. Patrick has had this car for almost 6 years now and we aren’t talking about just regular driving miles. No, we are talking all out, complete lack of respect for, maximum track attack miles. The kind of miles where all you see is red, where you only live one lap at a time, glueing your eyes to the AIM as you pass…

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Buttonwillow Open test day

Buttonwillow Open test day

Last Friday I was invited to accompany Patrick to California (Buttonwillow raceway). The original reason was to document his journey down there from Las Vegas, and show people what it takes to get yourself to the track,  just how simple, and relatively inexpensive it is to actually track your car.   If you follow FUNCTIONTHEORY on Instagram you will already know that things didn’t go exactly as planned, and he ended up blowing his engine 4 laps into the day. But…

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PSA about hardrace super tie rods/DIY string alignment

PSA about hardrace super tie rods/DIY string alignment

In the quest for faster lap times we always assume that race car stuff is the best and that is what we should upgrade to. Aero, anti-bump-steer, BBK, expensive suspension, spherical this and heim that. It’s easy for us to look at other people’s builds, guys who are fast, or crazy time attack cars, and try to mimic what they are doing because we assume if they are “fast” or have a “big” following they know how to build a…

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Eric’s car… we can rebuild, we have the technology.

Eric’s car… we can rebuild, we have the technology.

Travel back with me to a much greater time, a time when life was simpler. A time when we didn’t have K20’s and we knew not of the struggles that would lay ahead. The year 2014, Eric had run into some money and he wanted to make a car that would pull double duty, Not only did he need a daily driver but also a fast exciting car. Since Eric was a baby he was involved in all my automotive debauchery…

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