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Old 09-14-2009, 06:17 PM   #101
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**** I have 20 points. I have a feeling there would be a lot more expected out of this car than what I can give right now.
I'd be happy to let you know if it meets expectations. I'll be your "volunteer" driver.

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It was sad to go so slow in my car. I really need to step it up.
We'll get you up to speed, though, i don't think speed is the problem.
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Old 09-14-2009, 06:55 PM   #102
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You have 15 points. This puts you in modified class.

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Excessive rice +2
Non male -1

spoolin2bars don't forget to check off that first other box


ouch! lol ......... that's fine, but it's gonna suck for you when a riced out, totally jdm eunos blows by you. and you don't forget to check off the second "other" box.
that'll give you 1 point back, which will allow you to use it for a big gay wing like mine!
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I'd be happy to let you know if it meets expectations. I'll be your "volunteer" driver.
John. You are so selfless. I don't know how I could thank you for offering, but I wouldn't want to be an imposition on your good time.
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What's up? This event is only three weeks away, and the only one signed up is jeff man. No ZX-Tex, no johnwag, and no spoolin2bars! Are you guys all talk and no action?

This is a good way to get this event canceled.

By the way, big ups to jeff man for stepping up and registering first.
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I signed up, but their dumb *** system still has me down as green, so we will see how well that goes. I sent a message about it to see if they could clear that up.
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Not signed up yet. Still trying to figure out if I can get my LS1 ready in time. I think I can, but I hate signing up only to have to cancel later on. I already did that once this year for H2R.

Right now I have two Miatas I can bring, but neither are ready. One of them has the motor in the back of my truck, and needs proper tuning upon reinstallation (turbo car). The other runs, but at a minimum needs a lot of suspension/brake work, radiator ducting, a proper racing seat with a harness, and an oil cooler before it is ready for the track. Running an LS1 on the track without an oil cooler is a well established cause of engine death.

Oh yeah, and this is further complicated by the fact that I need to keep the LS1 car running as a DD, at least until the turbo car is back on-line. My wife's car just died a tragic death so she needs my truck as a daily driver until she gets another car

Either way, it is a lot to get done in three weeks, especially being pretty busy at work and at home. But I am highly motivated to get one of them ready in time.

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Old 09-17-2009, 04:18 PM   #107
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waiting to see if this car stays together after this weekend.
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Old 09-17-2009, 06:13 PM   #108
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We'll have the LS1 Ready...maybe I'll bring the Cobra to play if it hasn't sold by then. I'll need plenty of fire power...
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What's up? This event is only three weeks away, and the only one signed up is jeff man. No ZX-Tex, no johnwag, and no spoolin2bars! Are you guys all talk and no action?

This is a good way to get this event canceled.

By the way, big ups to jeff man for stepping up and registering first.
maybe you missed the post where i said i would be signing up next week, since i just went to hhr this past weekend. unless you wanna front me some cash. i get paid tomorrow, and i'll sign up as soon as i can. i will be there with my friends regardless if any of you guys show up. and just to be clear, this is happening during an open trackday at tws. it is NOT a race. (although it's fun to have some battles) and to get your best lap, you will need clear track. also, this will happen wether there's 8 cars there or 30.
that being said, yes we want as many people to sign up as possible, but more importantly, we need people to actually show up. if you have to pay when you get there thats cool, just get there!
zx-tex, if hustler shows up and you don't, you'll never live it down! lol
get that big v8 there. i think it's important for you to be there for comaparison and r&d! of course, if you have to drive your turbo car, we won't be mad at ya'
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If I have time I will be testing out different hoods to see what is most effective that day. I have an FM extractor and the new one I am STILL in process of making, if I have it done by then. I may even try a combination of both the FM hood with an extractor behind the radiator as well.
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If I have time I will be testing out different hoods to see what is most effective that day. I have an FM extractor and the new one I am STILL in process of making, if I have it done by then. I may even try a combination of both the FM hood with an extractor behind the radiator as well.
^^^ awesome, i like that. r&d that could benefit everybody.
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We'll have the LS1 Ready...maybe I'll bring the Cobra to play if it hasn't sold by then. I'll need plenty of fire power...
The one whose help I desperately need, with getting the LS1 ready, has spoken

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zx-tex, if hustler shows up and you don't, you'll never live it down! lol
Yep, If I do not make it, and Hustler does, I'll never hear the end of it.
If we do make it, and I and/or Ryan (more likely) smoke Hustler's best lap time, then Hustler will never hear the end of it.
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If I have time I will be testing out different hoods to see what is most effective that day. I have an FM extractor and the new one I am STILL in process of making, if I have it done by then. I may even try a combination of both the FM hood with an extractor behind the radiator as well.
Awesome. This could be an epic track day.
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If they aren't lame and not let me come it could be good
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lol i signed up and when i get there will only pay them $115 not 125, just say it wouldn't let you pay for some reason, paypal did like you or something =P
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I have a 92 chassis with a 99 motor and instruct with DriversEdge, Harris Hill, BMWCCA and Texas World Speedway for the past 6yrs. I will be at TWS on 9/25 - 27 just in case you get a wild hair and want to come out and get familiar with the track. I welcome ride alongs and love to talk track.

I might need ZX-Tex help with my Megasquirt after I instal my Mazdaspeed or maybe before to get rid of tha crappy flapper AFM.

Stay well
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Just tell them we will have an instructor there...I can do some ride alongs.
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Old 09-22-2009, 02:16 PM   #118
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you guys that are going to be there. can you send me your class and why.
street 8 points or less, modified 9-15 points, unlimited 16+ points
example: my car

tires: 100 treadwear +6
wheels: 7.5-8.0'' +1
suspension: +2
diff.: torsen +1
exhaust: +1
internal eng. mod: +2 not sure if i need to take this with f/i,won't matter
forced induction: +4
wing/splitter non-oem +1
totaL 18 = UNLIMITED CLASS

thanks, it'll help alot if i can make a time sheet for you guys before hand.
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I call "Last Place in Unlimited".
Put me down for 'Unlimited'. My mods are top secret.
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Tires:
100 or less treadwear +6

Wheels:
Wheel width <7.5" +0

Suspension:
Any change to factory suspension +2
Any Torsen (including OE) or clutch type differential +1

Power:
Any exhaust mod +1
Any external engine mod (intake, ECU, pulley, NOS) +1
Forced induction +4

Other:
Non male -1


You have 14 points. This puts you in modified class.
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