FAST Open Autocross - SUNDAY, Dec 16 - Brooksville

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Postby twistedwankel » Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:12 pm

bluesight wrote:3 weeks?? I just came out of 8 months! It's taken a couple weeks to recover..
Mike I drove your Hi bread only once, nearly drove it straight off the course once and have never forgotten how to drive that little monster. "Carefully" and using the accelerator for steering mostly!! Welcome back.
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Postby twistedwankel » Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:35 pm

Loren wrote:Speaking of tire pressure. I checked mine yesterday.
Your car weighs so little you don't need any air except to keep the bead from sucking in like an old man's stomach at a beach.
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Postby aw614 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:58 pm

bluesight wrote:3 weeks?? I just came out of 8 months! It's taken a couple weeks to recover...low 12V and hybrid batteries (hopefully all charged now), a clogged idle air control valve (constant P0505 codes), and misc other issues. But I'm ready (maybe)...crud cleaned off and a new set of tires. Now I just need to remember how to work this thing. And I have to unlearn my rear-drive Miata tricks...

See you all Sunday...

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Postby Kshader » Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:34 am

and you get to join the other insights that have been popping up at events !
For real, I think there might be a secret Spec-Insight class that’s forming around here :snicker:
The Miata in M3 with the gold wheels
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Postby Loren » Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:00 pm

One of them is a little different spec than the others.
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Postby bluesight » Sat Dec 15, 2018 3:56 pm

Insight Insights...Cheap ($2K to $5K), Economical (50MPG+), Aluminum (mostly...don't rust...up north anyway), Performance automatic - CVT (daily driver for wife...and me), Hard to spend a lot on upgrades (since not many exist...unless you want a K20sight), Can last a long time (it's a Honda after all...mine's at 200K), And a great conversation piece (at least until there are enough for the secret Insight class to be official), And it can be fun to AX.

I won't bother with the challenges...but watch for occasional wheels breaking off...

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Postby Native » Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:04 pm

Welcome back, Mike!
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Postby twistedwankel » Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:48 pm

bluesight wrote:...mine's at 200K),
bluesight wrote:..but watch for occasional wheels breaking off...
So Mike is one guy who actually ran the wheel off a Honda!! He and Jamie are in an apparent Honda longevity showdown with the Prelude ahead of the Insight?? Both of those cars have premature names. Mike didn't see the wheel thing coming. Poor Insight :lol:

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Postby Jamie » Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:26 pm

twistedwankel wrote:He and Jamie are in an apparent Honda longevity showdown with the Prelude ahead of the Insight??
Except I've retired the Prelude from chasing cones. Still drive it around, and the occasional long road trip.
Mike didn't see the wheel thing coming.
But he saw it pass him.... :o
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Postby Loren » Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:20 pm

There's a post-event discussion going on over here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=3436
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