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Old 09-05-2009, 04:32 PM   #1
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Hi guys, I'm Jack I'm 63 years old and I'm new to this site. Since my heart attack last year my wife Sue is the racer in our family, yes I said my wife! She's pretty darn good too. (First in class, and one of the top three lady drivers in Las Vegas SCCA and she can run with the big boys at Willowbrook or Spring Mountian Race Park) We love to auto cross and road race. We just sold our last race car, a 1972 Datsun 240Z and bought a 1999 Miata which is race ready or at least that's what we were told. So far it seems to have been done right but Ill let my dyno man tell me for sure next Saturday.
I used to race and build street rods but now i'm the pit crew guy and loving it. I've owned two turbo cars before (Audi TT and Soltice) but I'll be the first to admit that I know very little about turbo cars or at least add-on turbo. Our daily driver is a Honda S2000CR, a Dodge 3500 van and a Dodge pickup with a Hemi.
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Old 09-05-2009, 04:56 PM   #2
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That car looks great. Enjoy the sport in any way you can, side lines or not.
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Nice looking 99, welcome!

Any specs on the car?
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Welcome. Awsome car!
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Lets see some videos of the pro

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Welcome, quite a stable you have (between the S2kCR and turbo Miata, etc.), stick around!
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Thanks for the warm welcome guys. I'm getting the car dynoed out at the Las Vegas Speedway (Wicked Hp) on Saturday I'll take some photos for you.
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Welcome Jack. Nice car that you have there. Stick around a bit. Meanwhile, post up a picture or two of the old Z if you have some. When you have some more details about your setup, please be sure to update this thread. We may (or may not) see some things that you might want to address.
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Ok, here's a few pics of our old 240Z. It stuck like glue in the corners! I included a pic of Sue attending her drivers school with a Radical, also a pic of the Fiat and MR2 that we had. Hope you guys enjoy. We're planning on just racing the Miata so she should have her numbers on this week. We're hoping to race her on the 3.2 mile road course in Phrump in two weeks and then autocross at Nellis AFB in three.
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<<< Jealous of ur wifes lifestyle.
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<<< Jealous of ur wifes lifestyle.
Tell I tell you Sue was from South Chicago! We have two special needs boys and a great nurse that allows us to enjoy our racing hobby.
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:make out: so many nice cars in one thread very nice stable man.
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