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Old 07-03-2012, 05:16 PM   #721
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I will be at one of these events once i finish my motor!
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:28 PM   #722
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Holy crap, what club lets the instructors chase cam people on track???
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Good lord that is my dream autocross!
It's such a blast. It's fun too as they let you ride in anyone else's car. It's avery relaxed environment, and being on the airport, far away from everything, you can pretty much do whatever and make all the noise you want!

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I will be at one of these events once i finish my motor!
You better! I'm going to drag Martin to the next one for a little motivation to finish his bucket.
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Old 07-05-2012, 01:21 PM   #723
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Um... $$$$$
$125 is absurd for an autox

wow. for $250 i can go to limerock!
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Um... $$$$$
$125 is absurd for an autox
Might be worth it if i didn't have to work the track and i could run all day.
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:14 PM   #725
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Um... $$$$$
$125 is absurd for an autox

wow. for $250 i can go to limerock!
Yes it's a bit more expensive, but it's the only one in RI, and you get 15+ runs in without having to pick up a damn thing. Every time I've gone I have burned over 1/2 tank of fuel. Also show my another auto-x where you can reach the same speeds you can here as I haven't heard of any in New England. Obviously it won't hold a candle to a track day, but for the guy who just wants to get out and thrash it's perfect.

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Old 07-11-2012, 04:37 PM   #726
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Perspective- My last track day was $150, at Sebring, 3.7 miles, 17 turns, two thirty minute sessions ***** out in the morning, two forty-five minute long sessions wide open in the afternoon, 115mph straightaways.
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Perspective- My last track day was $150, at Sebring, 3.7 miles, 17 turns, two thirty minute sessions ***** out in the morning, two forty-five minute long sessions wide open in the afternoon, 115mph straightaways.

You live down south. Track days are year round.... Therefore cheaper. Up here you dont find any track time for less than 200 usually.

I paid 350ish for 4 15min sessions at Limerock. $75 of that was to get a club licence tho...so it will be slightly cheaper next time.
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This is the only motorsport activity in RI, so he's got the market cornered. I'm not defending it, I think it's too expensive as well, just stating the facts I am aware of.
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I am sure martin's professional shots are 10000 times better than mine, but here is one unedited from when I was messing around with the camera. Great times today! I got some amazing shots of the sunrise and other random stuff...



And some scubaru fun


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More random pics...








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Sexy cars and even sexier roads. I really want that swapped 2.5rs...
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I am sure martin's professional shots are 10000 times better than mine, but here is one unedited from when I was messing around with the camera. Great times today! I got some amazing shots of the sunrise and other random stuff...
I only got one good shot out of the entire shoot and there is some devious guy doing some shady business around the back of the car.

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Old 07-31-2012, 10:43 PM   #732
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LOL. Needed his Deere
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I found one other usable shot, but no car content:

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Nice!!

Haven't updated this in a while, but the car is back up and running. This will be another post without pictures, so I apologize for that. On to the car...

I finished porting the intake manifold out, and had it welded back up here at work. I also had him weld the FM TB adapter directly to the manifold to eliminate a failure point.

I also did a coolant reroute, using the Begi spacer, Kia waterneck, and that big SUV hose everyone uses. I'm seeing 170 deg temps at cruise and sitting in 90 deg traffic, and under boost it creeps up to 190 (t-stat is a 190). I pounded a 30mm freeze plug into the head, and also fabbed a blockoff plate to bolt over that so it can't pop out. I had to also build a new waterline for the turbo as I got rid of the waterneck.

Got a couple of interior goodies for the car as well, which I'll take pictures of later.

The big news, as can be seen above, is I have a new set of wheels for the car, which I've been purposefully keeping under wraps. I rebuilt them this spring, got new tires, and have had them waiting, ready to go.

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Old 10-02-2012, 10:31 AM   #735
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Photo a friend stumbled across from Wekfest East 2012.

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wow as i was searching something on google, i came across a pic of your car and then came here, i rarely look at other build threads and just went through yours.In the begining im like "hey i bought that hood ages ago" and at the end im like "God damn that car turned out awsome " good job !!
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You should come to some Devens events, Renegade Miata and SCCA are both cheaper than that weird place in RI.
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wow as i was searching something on google, i came across a pic of your car and then came here, i rarely look at other build threads and just went through yours.In the begining im like "hey i bought that hood ages ago" and at the end im like "God damn that car turned out awsome " good job !!
haha thanks

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Yeah I made it to an event last year with them, good stuff.
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So this happened...

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Old 08-27-2013, 09:45 PM   #740
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Your battery ran out? Or the hard top? No...you bought a plaid shirt?
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