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Old 10-06-2015, 02:32 PM   #261
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I wish. Mostly just Geoff, Ed, and G. Its my dad's Nikon D50? And some zoom lense that wasn't enough. I almost got in trouble for trying to climb a fence by the corkscrew for better pictures.

I'm going to post up all the pictures I took and you can try and find yourself. There are like 400+ though.
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I know he dropped a link in my build thread to an album of my car, not sure how many other cars they shot?

I've never really had someone there to hang out and shoot pics. Its super ******* awesome and I love it, can't say thank you enough
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I keep bringing my SLR to track events but I never get around to taking it out and using it.

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Guess thats what girlfriends are for. I had a lot of fun shooting them. Going to try again next year with a bigger lense and SD card.

Link to full album:

https://drive.google.com/folderview?...2c&usp=sharing
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Guess thats what girlfriends are for.
Don't let Gabby hear you say that... She was only a bit off my pace and it's her second day ever at Laguna and her thrid track day total.
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I'm really glad she came out. It got hailey to go from "I will never do a track day" to, "Maybe someday I will consider it"

Has gabby done auto-x? I want to get hailey some car control experience before putting her out on the track like that.
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Nope, no Auto-x. But she dailies a civics si coupe that she drives pretty hard when she wants to.
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Yeah. Hailey's wrangler is a struggle to drive hard. The roll bar is a nice feature though.
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The "silly car" looks great! I need to catch up.. my girlfriend has driven Seca and I haven't..
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I had a great time getting my car back on the track even if I felt super rusty and my turbo only seemed to deliver its massive 3.7psi of boost somewhere around 6,000rpm.

On our run to get gas and sandwiches in town, I can say that the "Gesso-set" rides pretty comfortablely and has a surprising amount of space inside. It certainly turns heads.
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Too bad he does not have a truck. One of these days one of us should buy a truck
You guys can borrow my turbo diesel truck, just don't expect to go over 70 or air conditioning!
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It was great seeing you out there this weekend! I know its been a while for most of us, we all just need to get back in the groove.

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You guys can borrow my turbo diesel truck, just don't expect to go over 70 or air conditioning!
You should know better than to say things like this

(Geoff has the Comanche and I've got the F-250, but I don't think either of us would be comfortable towing with either of those vehicles at this point)
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It was great seeing you out there this weekend! I know its been a while for most of us, we all just need to get back in the groove.



You should know better than to say things like this

(Geoff has the Comanche and I've got the F-250, but I don't think either of us would be comfortable towing with either of those vehicles at this point)
My turbo diesel happily tows at 80 with the AC on. Well, it's mostly happy at the moment, it's an LB7 and I need to replace the injectors on it. :(

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Gabby and I cruised down to a local car meetup this morning. I think she got got more pictures with her DSLR, I'll post them later if anything turned out.

I did nothing to the car but give it a quick wipe down. Feels good to just drive it with minimal worries (brought the AAA card just in case still).
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Gabby and I cruised down to a local car meetup this morning. I think she got got more pictures with her DSLR, I'll post them later if anything turned out.

I did nothing to the car but give it a quick wipe down. Feels good to just drive it with minimal worries (brought the AAA card just in case still).
I bet you were the only ones to show up to the meet with helmets on
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I bet you were the only ones to show up to the meet with helmets on
The guy in the atom had a helmet on, but I dont think the guy in the locost 7 (ztec based) did.

There was a pretty wide range of cars, from a Ferrari mondial convertable to a bone stock 80's Nissan pickup.
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You should bring it to the NCR south bay meet on Thursday!

NCR South Bay meet @ The Garret 10/29/2015 8PM - NorCal Rotary and Roadsters

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Humm... today appears to be Thursday

Also, WTF happened to NCR? Did the upgrade the forum engine and just give up on the template?
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Humm... today appears to be Thursday

Also, WTF happened to NCR? Did the upgrade the forum engine and just give up on the template?
Today is Thursday, yes!

I have no clue about the template, it just turned ugly a couple months ago.

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We'll see how the weather does today. Given the interior is made of two rolls of gaff tape, I'm a bit loathe for driving around when there might be puddles or rain.
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