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Old 02-14-2015, 12:20 AM   #1381
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Patience grasshoppah! Get the car built and on the track a few times before you quadruple its complexity with boosts.
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OMG don't change turbos until you drive a car with a decent tune.
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Had the car not really been tuned? I thought it had been pretty well sorted.
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GTX2863?
I agree though that your car will be plenty fast at your current power level. Save your money for track days or hire a driving instructor if you want to spend baller money.
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OMG don't change turbos until you drive a car with a decent tune.
agreed. Run what you brung. This party wont last forever. You'll spool plenty fast with a decent tune. What version of megasquirt are you running? V3? Its plenty capable. I'd be curious to see if my 6258 is salvageable...
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Old 02-14-2015, 01:28 PM   #1386
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MS2E.

I still want measurements. But likely won't do anything yet. You all are right -- need to save some money for track time. No point in a baller car with no money to go to the track.

Seriously considering making MRLS happen again this year...
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If I can manage to reserve a track spot I'll likely go this year. Not worth it otherwise(for me at least, Too far)
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Old 02-14-2015, 10:27 PM   #1388
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Better be online tomorrow morning then. You'll need to sign up right away.

I think I'm going to sign up. I mean, if I cancel at least 6 weeks before the event I get a full refund, so why not, just in case I can make it??
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Head should go to the shop either Monday or Tuesday, it'll only be 1 ~12 hour work day from being "finished". Once we bolt on the clutch and tranny, we can slot it in, and it'll be a seat away from being driveable with 10ae suspension and brakes. MRLS would be super easy, just might not be a finished product...
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Better be online tomorrow morning then. You'll need to sign up right away.

I think I'm going to sign up. I mean, if I cancel at least 6 weeks before the event I get a full refund, so why not, just in case I can make it??
Just found out about the full refund, what time do we have to sign up?
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Just found out about the full refund, what time do we have to sign up?
Not sure anyone has said what time the site was going to go live. If anyone knows, please speak up.

DERP! 9am PST it goes live. http://www.miatasatmazdaraceway.com/registration.php

Ed, did you do B or C last year? I'll probably register for C again, not sure if I want to do both days or not though.
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I'm gonna register for both days, novice group. I figure I can always cancel if I need extra cash.

Where's the best budget place to stay? Any good campgrounds around?
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MRLS has a campground Monterey County Parks | Camping at Laguna Seca Recreation Area Plenty of cheap hotels in the area though.
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I'm going to register for C. I have not run LS physically, but many times in iRacing etc, and any time I have ever dropped down a group level I have found myself pushing people around the track.
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Err, whups, run groups were lettered the reverse of what I was expecting. I'll be registering B as I have not yet driven LS physically in my car.
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Old 02-15-2015, 04:32 AM   #1396
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I'm not at all concerned about having the car ready for MRLS in October. The concern is whether the trip and time off work is feasible.

I'll be signing up for Saturday only. After last year, I was cool to just hang out Sunday. Also I won't be there all day Sunday, will probably head north around 2-3 pm to start the trek home.

Last year I did D group, novice, because it was my first track day. This year I will do C.

Hope I can actually make it. Be great to do a Portland caravan. Might be interested in going halfsies on a large trailer and tow two cars down. Or just sack up and drive again.
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Since you "sort of" work for Mazda . . . anyway to tie MRLS into your work? I know you actually work for an independently-owned franchise, but maybe?
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I wish. The owners of this dealership are serious buzzkills.

Anxiously awaiting registration access
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Caravan would be awesome. I should hopefully have a couple more track days under my belt by then so I'll probably do C also.
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Good plan.

WHY ISNT REGISTRATION OPEN YET ??
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