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Old 10-01-2015, 02:22 PM   #241
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  1. Put Exowhatsit on jackstands
  2. Load all wheels and tires into SuperbrŁe
  3. ???
  4. Profit



They are going to be VERY confused when you get there, regardless
Yeah, taking the loose wheels over is what I usually do for the Miata, only using a truck. Not sure if you can fit 8 Miata tires in a scooby.

I did drop the Seven off at Wheel Works for tires once, that got some attention from the shop guys. Peggy followed me over there with the new tires in the minivan, though.

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Old 10-01-2015, 02:27 PM   #242
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Too bad he does not have a truck. One of these days one of us should buy a truck
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Old 10-01-2015, 02:41 PM   #243
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It needed an alignment really badly, so it had to go over anyways.

Raising it a bunch apparently killed the toe as well as the camber? And yes I need to wash the placemats


It drives so much better now, makes me rather happy

A little bit meatier, 225/50 vs 225/45 fills out the wheel wells a little more.

It seems when I installed the dash/guages I broke something in the turn signal circuit as they've stopped working. I need to go over my prep list and see where fixing that stacks up.
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Old 10-01-2015, 03:59 PM   #244
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Updated TODO list - Can't edit my old one any more.

Must be done before [email protected] (1.5 days):
- Install BATinc fuel filler - Sorta done, move the factory fill to a better location
- Install passenger side harness - done
- Pack
- Make sure the harness fits Gabby on the drivers side

If all above is done then do this before [email protected]:
- Remove short shift lever and install factory shift lever
- Install passenger side mirror
- Temporarily tape up major holes from the wheel wells to interior to prevent rocks/rubber/water from spraying the occupants - done
- Fix turn signals
- Build and install a rear firewall
- Some additional rear body supports

Will do eventually:
- Radiator ducting
- Install EO2k's stolen torsen
- complete the flat bottom out to the edge of the body
- Body supports for the ingress/exit areas
- MR shifter
- Paint
- Interior panels
- Build and install some kind of trunk space
- Replace stock fuel tank with fuel cell (make my own?)
- Install MegaSquirt
- Install wideband
- Purchase/install bigger injectors 1/2 DONE: ID725s purchased
- fuel pump
- Install GT2554R for all the boost before 3500 RPM and some of it after
- Side mount exhaust (looks a bit silly with the empty hole)
- Make better brake line mounts
- Finish my NB

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Old 10-01-2015, 04:50 PM   #245
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I like that "finish my NB" is on the Exothing TODO list
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Old 10-02-2015, 10:58 AM   #246
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It seems when I installed the dash/guages I broke something in the turn signal circuit as they've stopped working. I need to go over my prep list and see where fixing that stacks up.
No one in CA uses turn signals anyways, don't worry about it.
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Old 10-02-2015, 07:40 PM   #247
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How much camber did you end up with in the rear?
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Old 10-04-2015, 11:22 PM   #249
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Thanks for taking video! Was great to meet you and Haley in person (in people?).
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Old 10-05-2015, 02:32 PM   #250
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Crazy awesome weekend at MRLS!





The car ran flawlessly all weekend(no oil consumption at all!). My girlfriend and I drove in C1 and C2 on Saturday and I drove in C on Sunday. Looking the gopro videos she turned a 2:10 and I managed a 2:02. I was hoping to break 2 as I was able to with the exocet body and the high comp motor, but it was super fun none the less!

Here's Gabby in 3, a bit off the line but doing great anyways



Also it seems I was estimating a bit high on the weight!


In case you can't read that


That's with no driver and a half tank (~5 gallons), woo under 1600!
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We have a whole pile of of all of you guys too. I'll through them and post when we get home.

I got one of you running over eds belt.
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Gesso, I've got 3 laps of you on Sunday from behind (giggidy) on the GoPro, before the stewards pass-flagged you I'll see if I can get it uploaded somewhere.

This car attracts attention. I think Mazda, Autoblog and a whole crapload of curious people were asking Gesso questions. We could barely hold a conversation with him all weekend
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Does that include my smoke screen?!

I'm hoping my car got some accidental screen time. I made sure to try and park as close to the exofish as I could.
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James Bond smoke screen was on Saturday, I didn't have my GoPro with me :( Did that pic get posted? Because it really needs to be posted.

Just checked, It's the first 3 laps of the Exowut on Sunday, session 4.
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we love pictures from behind
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Teaser (no internet at home, will upload them all at work tomorrow)



Full Res Link: http://imgur.com/C9P2qyc
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[IMG]big man in a little car[IMG]

Full Res Link: Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
Thanks! Super nice to have someone there taking nice pictures. I'll have to check Gabbys camera to see what she got of everyone else
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Great photos man, looking forward to seeing the rest of them.

Our MT.net group was small, but very good. Great hanging with you guys this weekend.
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https://drive.google.com/folderview?...1k&usp=sharing

Pick what you want and post here. There were too many to filter through.
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https://drive.google.com/folderview?...1k&usp=sharing

Pick what you want and post here. There were too many to filter through.
Wow, did you get this many pictures of all of the cars? What lens/body were you using?
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