FAST Open Autocross - SUNDAY, Mar 11 @ Brooksville

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Postby Rpwolf » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:59 pm

Good news, the clutch is in, the car is on the road!

Bad news, there's a drive line groan... I don't know of the car will be ready for this event :(
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Postby Carracer » Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:10 pm

Rpwolf wrote:Good news, the clutch is in, the car is on the road!

Bad news, there's a drive line groan... I don't know of the car will be ready for this event :(
You are free to run my car but it might not be enough for S1 even with your skill.
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Postby Rpwolf » Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:30 pm

Carracer wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:10 pm
Rpwolf wrote:Good news, the clutch is in, the car is on the road!

Bad news, there's a drive line groan... I don't know of the car will be ready for this event :(
You are free to run my car but it might not be enough for S1 even with your skill.
I won't be as fast as you but I could try, thanks KS for the offer. We shall see what happens.
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Postby CalebChristy » Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:27 am

Rpwolf wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:59 pm
Good news, the clutch is in, the car is on the road!

Bad news, there's a drive line groan... I don't know of the car will be ready for this event :(
You're welcome to run mine too!
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Postby Native » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:39 pm

You guys are awesome! :lust:
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Postby CaptainSquirts » Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:04 pm

CalebChristy wrote:
Rpwolf wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:59 pm
Good news, the clutch is in, the car is on the road!

Bad news, there's a drive line groan... I don't know of the car will be ready for this event :(
You're welcome to run mine too!
As long as you class in fun runs....
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Postby Lava Speed 05 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:29 pm

Well I replaced my rear left wheel bearing. It started failing after the Endurocross and it's the second time I've had to replace that particular bearing in about four years.

I should be good to go for Sunday.

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Postby Loren » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:35 pm

But, Matt... it's only Wednesday.
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Postby Lava Speed 05 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:59 pm

Loren wrote:But, Matt... it's only Wednesday.
I actually did it last Saturday. 🤯

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Postby Loren » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:11 pm

Oh, so you're planning to replace the other side this Saturday starting about 10pm, then?
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Postby Rpwolf » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:22 pm

Thanks guys, this whole clutch thing has had me down for a week now. I appreciate everyone's offer, if I do I'll make sure it's fun runs only

Good mews? I think the clutch is broken in now.

Bad news: I'll have to drop the oil and see if there's any metal in it. If so, probably needs a new midshaft needle bearing. If not, it's probably the pressure plate and I'll have to drive to Dixie and pray I don't break anything.
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Postby Lava Speed 05 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:25 pm

Loren wrote:Oh, so you're planning to replace the other side this Saturday starting about 10pm, then?
Something like that

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Postby CaptainSquirts » Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:34 pm

Looks like it will most likely be raining throughout most of the day. Umbrellas out boys!

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Postby Magooiii » Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:23 pm

Rain tires? Lmao. :chuckle:
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Postby twistedwankel » Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:48 pm

Why do people with AWD computer cars care about weather? Yet they seem to hide from it? Must be the sugar glazing wax. Should be almost a guaranteed 1st place against most 2wd race cars in the same heat. These Rally cars were built for dirt and mud as I recall.

BTW: Poncho's are much better in FL rain/wind than sunshades. (nice video tho')
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Postby Jamie » Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:27 pm

CaptainSquirts wrote:Looks like it will most likely be raining throughout most of the day. Umbrellas out boys!
Not necessarily. Rain chances have just spread out and reduced for our particular location. And forecasts are worthless outside of 48 hours anyhow.
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Postby Loren » Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:29 pm

What he said. :sunny:
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Postby Magooiii » Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:36 pm

Hmmmm. Maybe I ditched the all seasons prematurely.....
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Postby CaptainSquirts » Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:47 pm

You heard it here, short sleeve shirts and short shorts everyone 8-) . I ain't no threat in the rain Mr governor, never autocrosss in the rain yet.
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Postby twistedwankel » Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:18 pm

Since I've been running in R1 all season - in theory the ONLY advantage I would have is that straight line of open water tread on fat 100wear tires. I got thumped by someone early on who left their Hoosier 40wear car on the trailer and borrowed a new Gerry rigged full tread Miata (which he put into the grass on the 2nd run) just to get a 2nd place sticker after the one guy who ran in the AM in the dry. Hmmmm. So I have options/living close by to bring a car at the last minute with WD tires and run R1. Nah. If the guys in R1 want an advantage in the rain they can run their tow vehicles with AS tires. I will continue to run what I brung under it's own power w/ street race tires and I have yet to finish last.

Sunday there are only 3 of us in R1 running together so that record might get totally smashed:( But I'll still get 3 pts for showing up in last place AND a sticker:) :lust:

Since there are fewer people running in the AM than normal can we start at Noon again?

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