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by twistedwankel
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Upcoming Autocross
Topic: FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland
Replies: 29
Views: 965

FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland

If you'd like to pay me 10 bucks to show the Old Bat how it's done, I'm in. :whip: My codriver won't be around 12/28 - I'll be looking for a ride that day, unless you'll be around and are tired of that big ol' heavy wallet that I can lighten up for you a bit? Okay. We were originally just going to ...
by twistedwankel
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Upcoming Autocross
Topic: FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland
Replies: 29
Views: 965

FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland

Well that sure came out of left field. (::) Steve, It's time for you to find the $10 bill under the windshield wiper again. :lust: Rules: We both run with the Old Bat but you and I run in Heats where the old Bat (wife) rides with you when I'm working and she rides with me otherwise because you don'...
by twistedwankel
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Upcoming Autocross
Topic: FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland
Replies: 29
Views: 965

FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland

Dudes. It's a ball park. Bring an old bat with you if you think you can win.
by twistedwankel
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Upcoming Autocross
Topic: FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland
Replies: 29
Views: 965

FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland

The bump marked in blue is neat. The really slow area is marked with a 4. This means for AWD is useless area. Only patience required 4 U.
by twistedwankel
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Upcoming Autocross
Topic: FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland
Replies: 29
Views: 965

FAST Open Autocross - Dec 14 - Lakeland

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=ai ... &FORM=VIRE

Avoid bumps with stiff springs. Cute lady will point at you.
by twistedwankel
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Non-Autocross, Casual Meets, etc.
Topic: FAST Monday - State Championship Edition - Nov 18
Replies: 14
Views: 432

FAST Monday - State Championship Edition - Nov 18

Results from new website:

https://autocross.cfrscca.org/wp-conten ... AL_fin.htm

Kind of weird that they put so many people in large index classes and basically screwed them.
A few well know people did very well in normal classes.
by twistedwankel
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: The Not-A-Project Miata Project
Replies: 77
Views: 6640

The Not-A-Project Miata Project

Loren wrote:The car was behaving normally (minus one cooling fan) until the water pump blew.

I'll KEEP fixing the Miata and keep driving it, thanks.
There fixed that typo for you. :whip: It's much better to look good than to run good. 8-)
by twistedwankel
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: The Not-A-Project Miata Project
Replies: 77
Views: 6640

The Not-A-Project Miata Project

Loren wrote:Have I mentioned that I hate this car?
It felt really good driving TO the parts store, at least.
:headscratch: You drove the unreliable car to the parts store? A guy out here collects blown Skidoos, fills them with dirt and puts them in his yard as ornamental planters. :thought:
by twistedwankel
Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Past Autocross
Topic: September 28 Points Event
Replies: 31
Views: 2382

September 28 Points Event

Loren wrote:Miatas aren't supposed to do this:
You've got the doors too stiff now.
by twistedwankel
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: The Not-A-Project Miata Project
Replies: 77
Views: 6640

The Not-A-Project Miata Project

Most people drive a lot faster in other people's cars simply because they don't have to fix them or know the car's limits yet. (They always find limits given 2 runs.) The Professor drives even faster when he is driving your car with you in it and he will talk you thru the whole damned course while c...
by twistedwankel
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Upcoming Autocross
Topic: FAST Open Autocross - Sep 28 - Lakeland
Replies: 14
Views: 1983

FAST Open Autocross - Sep 28 - Lakeland

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by twistedwankel
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Car Set Up
Topic: Rear bang over bumps/railroad tracks
Replies: 88
Views: 14902

Rear bang over bumps/railroad tracks

Not to worry as I have met deductible for medical insurance all ready this year :wise: Let the games begin. I did over 1100 continuous hops on one as a kid just because. Hey we didn't even have hula hoops or frisbies yet and had party lines so you had to wait your turn with a dial phone several othe...
by twistedwankel
Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Car Set Up
Topic: Gear Ratios and You
Replies: 15
Views: 1185

Gear Ratios and You

Loren wrote:Remember that Miata I bought from Ben, that I keep saying isn't a "project"?
Yep. That lasted about a week. Loren is a veryientertaining man. :rolling:


**Having another one of my spells.
by twistedwankel
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Painting a Miata
Replies: 62
Views: 6431

Painting a Miata

Considering the amount of work you did on this car it looks really good. ALL that you have described are why I will never paint a car again unless it's with rattle cans flat black or with some of that power wash off crap. Hopefully you have a gravity feed spray gun. I had to use an old siphon design...
by twistedwankel
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Past Autocross
Topic: Aug 10, a Sunny day in Venice
Replies: 68
Views: 4530

Aug 10, a Sunny day in Venice

Ah true you'd have to compete with Philip for the championship, never mind lol. Philip cannot keep his car running and AKA "Farm Truck" in a real stock race car is kind of dirty. Just let him co-drive the REVO. You guys crack me up. FTD = Foolish Turd Display. (You are all shitting yourselves.) Gue...
by twistedwankel
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Past Autocross
Topic: Aug 10, a Sunny day in Venice
Replies: 68
Views: 4530

Aug 10, a Sunny day in Venice

p.s I welcome all the AWD comments, especially from the Mayor . Well. I haven't watched very many of your old races but you were always jerky as a light switch. This time you were very smooth and utilized actual steering and braking in a straight line. If you stay this smooth in the dry you will be...
by twistedwankel
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: here we go again....need a project name though..
Replies: 181
Views: 35331

here we go again....need a project name though..

At least you're "Avoiding the Toe Tagger." Keep up the quick work.
by twistedwankel
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Car Set Up
Topic: Remember Toyo T1-R's?
Replies: 5
Views: 720

Remember Toyo T1-R's?

Still the coolest mirage I’ve seen Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk +1 with Ken there. Sometimes I go to get a cheapo oil change in the Port Richey Ford next to their Mitsubishi Shop. I have to shield my eyes from the ugly coming off that lot. Even tho' I think the Prius are even uglier with thei...
by twistedwankel
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Car Set Up
Topic: Remember Toyo T1-R's?
Replies: 5
Views: 720

Remember Toyo T1-R's?

I ran a set of Proxies T1 Sports on the C5 a few years ago. Got the C5 stock sizes (same as your pickup) from a local George's Tire for $650 installed (nearly 1/2 price of most tires). Tire Rack has only one 19" size now. They were really good all around tires rain or shine xcross/hwy. They used to ...

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