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Old 02-12-2008, 10:28 PM   #1
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Just wondering if someone from Detroit's on here.....I'm in Westland BTW.
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Old 02-13-2008, 10:36 AM   #2
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I am over in Waterford.
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Old 02-13-2008, 01:43 PM   #3
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cool....pretty close to the track huh....planning to do some trackdays this year?
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I do quite a bit of trackdays per year out there. I am exactly 2.5 miles away from the track, so it's convienient. As a matter of fact, that's the reason I bought the house 5 years ago because it was soooooo close to the track (Don't tell the wife!)
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that's great. I'm planning do some events this year. Possible a silly question, but do you have a turbo miata?
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Yessir.....I do have a turbocharged Miata. Planning on doing something a little differnt with my Turbo set up this year though.
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I would like to see your setup sometime cause I'm getting into turbocharging my 92 this spring.
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im in ohio about 2hrs away

would like some info on your track days
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go to http://www.waterfordhills.com/ for track day schedule. Also in the western part of Michigan there's another track called Grattan (http://www.grattanraceway.com/). Check them out too. Never been there but they do have open track days.
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thanks maybe well get together this summer
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Grattan is a far better track than Waterford Hills. I absolutely love it. There is also Gingerman raceway on the west side of the state as well. It is probably the best track to learn on if you haven't road raced much before.
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Old 03-05-2008, 12:55 AM   #12
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Woah, what the hell, people from Detroit? I thought I was alone out here. One was banned and the other sold his Miata.

I'm in Oak Park right across 696 from the Detroit Zoo. I can't afford track days yet (college) but I make it out to alot of auto-x events. Good to see other people here.
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cool...hope to meet you at one of the DCSCC events. I want to take a ride in your Miata just to experience what difference a turbo makes.
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I would definately be up for a GTG once the weather breaks a little. Hopefully by then I will be done ripping the car apart and then putting it back together.
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Just curious, what's the project? You have an MSM dont you?
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The project is de-MSMing an MSM.
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can i have your intercooler tubing then LOL.
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I'm hoping to have my car done in about a month or two. Right now it's sleeping. I have 90% of the parts, just waiting of the weather.

I'm not very good at auto-x. Last year was my first season, I made it to 4 events I think. I have more fun just going crazy than actually making a good time.
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