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Old 03-05-2007, 12:22 PM   #1
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Default lol turbos r fun!!

see the pics here of my last autox, the first pic in this set especially should be inspiring to those who aren't feeling 12psi yet:
http://www.photoreflect.com/pr3/Thum...2802&g=07&s=25
first pic and all the others in this set as well. i was havin tons of fun. went for speed in the first part, fun in the second.
http://www.photoreflect.com/pr3/Thum...802&g=07&s=100
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where's the videos?! Awesome shots showing some serious lateral loads. Did ya get a flat spot on the braking zone "smoker"?
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where's the videos?! Awesome shots showing some serious lateral loads. Did ya get a flat spot on the braking zone "smoker"?
ABS FTW! Well maybe not the win, but no flat spots!
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Where are you from? 411 is only a few hours from me. I know some of the people who went to that event.
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Holy power squat haha. Wish it was warm here!
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Yeah, overheated azenis, overzealous driver, and no ABS FTL! No flat spots though, just locked em for a few feet. It's incredible how fast you can go around those banked turns. I'm really gonna miss that place.

I was just amazed by that squat, it looks like the rear suspension has broken, tons of toe in and negative camber.

I'm from Knoxville. Are you going to come to the first ETR event this sunday?
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Home of the Dogwood Grand Prix! I made the road trip for the event over ten years ago and brought home 1st in SSC for my 1991 Miata. Do they still do that? running on old parts of the interstate/hwy? That was as close as autocrossing gets to a track event.
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Yeah I remember going to watch that as a kid. I wish they still did it. That section of road is too heavily used now. It was only a couple minutes from my house.
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Nice shots !
BTW where did you get that rear spolier from ?
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Thanks, it was on the car when we got it. It is the stock R package spoiler.
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nice al,looks like a blast to drive on.
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Yeah I remember going to watch that as a kid...
were you cheering for me? :gay:
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I'm from Knoxville. Are you going to come to the first ETR event this sunday?
No, I'm from just south of Nashville and have an event with the TRSCCA this weekend. A lot of the ETR guys come and run with us since we have a little bigger lot and typically have faster courses. Check out www.trscca.com if you want to make the trip over sometime.
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Sure, I was cheering from my stroller!

I've heard a bunch of people from ETR doing that. ETR's a great bunch but we have a really tough time finding anywhere to race that isn't a postage stamp. I might do it sometime, I just got this thing about driving long distances in my buzzy little miata.
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