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Autocross! July 9 im in

Discussion in 'NorthEast' started by TurboMirage, Jul 8, 2006.

  1. TurboMirage

    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    with the new cahhhhh! you guys can check out my tight welding skills.

    its gonna be interesting. the car handles TOTALLY different even though its the same chassis.
     
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    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    I'm broke and the wife wants to go to the flea market....
     
  3. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    The autocross was ok.

    I did everything right in the WRX and still got my ass handed to me by everyone outside of Novice classes. Can't figure this shit out. Ever since giving up the Supra I haven't been able to get into the top3 of anything - the CRX got me into 2 2nd places - and that's it.

    Tin cupping.

    The WRX handles like the Supra with a bucket of glue on the tires. It's lag can be measured with a sundial and shifting it was fruitless. I did 2nd gear the whole time. Luckily the traction meant that I never had to go below 20 mph.

    It was a REAL high speed course. I've never seen a course that high speed. 2 Slaloms. Good times.

    Anyway, wrap up: Chris' car came pretty close to flipping more than 10 times per run, but he held on and walked away with respectable times. Iggy with his Corolla VE was a consisten 5 seconds behind me, but when an autocross pro got behind the wheel he beat my best time by 4 full goddam seconds. Which means that it is me.

    Great.
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    you just need more seat time. don't blame the car- blame your self :D

    me, i lost a lot of desire to auto cross lately... i dunno
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    flipping, bull :)

    iggy and i had a wicked scary encounter with a high speed slide and tractor trailer though. we were... feeeet from it. the red car has so much ass wiggle you would think it was RWD. next mods? advans on the back and a rear sway.

    that neon you guys picked up is amazing! looks like ass but hauls!
     
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    yeah, one of these day's i'll drive it. lol
     
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    unfortunately without those mods i need that i listed above i wont be able to catch it :p
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    Dsp 284 Bill Cranford 95 Neon 55.732 58.038 55.043 57.790 55.096 55.043
    Dsp 59 Christopher Fuhrmann 00 Mirage 59.880 58.159 59.897 70.437 58.432 58.159
    Ds 287 Steven Earl 02 Wrx 59.088 61.089 O/c 59.975 59.088
    Dsp 553 Igor Romashko 98 Corolla 64.575 63.200 62.137 61.196 60.913 60.913
     
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    No, it was definately me. Someone took Igor's Corolla out and beat my time by an embarassing margin.

    I need another test and tune day so I can just go out and get to the bottom of what I'm doing wrong. I was untouchable in the Supra - what the hell happened ?
     
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    the guy who took igors corolla had been autocrossing an older corolla for many many years. plus, it was a fun run. it wasn't official.
     
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    erebunicrx my name is Dale

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    looking forward to next time. i could not go b/c i dont have a full exhaust on my car. next time, next time.
     
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    I'm gonna start doing more FCSCCS and Westchester stuff. The CART folks are just way too stuffy. 10 minutes to decide the semantics of my girlfriend's signature and what it means to do a fun run.

    There needs to be a way to be more open to newbies and those considering the sport.
     
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    i believe i've ranted about the cart staff/rules before.... and i feel you. They are ruiing themselves by running themselves the way they do.
     
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    no mike?
     
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    no mike just got back from vacation with a mouth full of pain, damn wisdom teeth. but i will be there next time oh yes i will be
     
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    fuckin right doggie. no more sidelines for you.
     
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