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9 Replies and 595 Views Toyota revs it up and sings along  595  9 Started by  squid STL folk: I think there are events in KC and Chi.Toyota - Put it in Play&91url='      '&      &91/URL&93Free Live Music, Prizes & Games  at Toyota's Outdoor Event Series.From another list:&91quote&93Is this the Toyota gathering that I heard a 5 secondradio spot about today on KCBS A quick search foundsome more details below.8/28-8/29: Toyota Put It In Play Festival (alameda)Reply to: anon-37649301craigslist.orgDate: 2004-07-27, 5:59PM PDTTo...
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by  csmithbluesJump to last post
08/27/2004 12:10 AM
0 Replies and 156 Views 1500 hp go kart?  156  0 Started by  Scooby Do
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08/12/2004 4:26 PM
7 Replies and 261 Views VWs catch selves on tape  261  7 Started by  squid Why not to videotape yourself. wait a while for the URL to load, then it will beginplay.
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by  LynnJump to last post
08/12/2004 11:51 AM
2 Replies and 157 Views Rally thrills, spills: Rally4u WRCrash 4  157  2 Started by  squid &91url=''& My faves: The tankslapper Golf I (Rabbit) at 1:58 and theSubaru save at 1:30.(source: Rally4u WRCrash 4)
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by  Egg RollJump to last post
08/10/2004 1:27 PM
80 Replies and 1051 Views What cars have you owned...  1051  80 Started by  Egg Roll
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...what condition were they in and what happened to themMy list:'82 Thunderbird purchased in '98 for $200.It had 140,000 miles and a slushbox 3.8 that leaked every fluid that was put into it.My first car.Nearly every stupid thing that can be done with or to a car was done to it and with it.The detent cable didn't work or wasn't there(I never bothered to look)so freeway merges required a deft downshift.This was made more difficult thanks to the vague column shifter and more than once an over-ent...
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by  squidJump to last post
08/06/2004 12:05 AM
2 Replies and 140 Views videos for safety  140  2 Started by  squid &91url=''&93bike&91/URL&93 &91url=''&93Classic Mini&91/URL&93 &91url=''&93killer&91/URL&93 .Makes you think of rims and floor jacks piled upin the back of your car.
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by  christocJump to last post
07/06/2004 1:58 PM
9 Replies and 211 Views slalom design  211  9 Started by  94delsolsi I've looked around at differnt places but have yet to find what standard magazines use for slalom tests. If anyone could point me point me in the right direction I'd appreciate it. Thanks in advance....
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by  rkoradiJump to last post
06/27/2004 12:53 AM
15 Replies and 267 Views Run for the Border  267  15 Started by  Scooby Do When: Next Saturday the 12th, around 1Where: from here to Potosi via all the twisty backroad goodness our route man (Mark Macnamera) can find (3 hours) to the Taco Bell in potosi for lunchWho: anyone who can keep upCost: whatever you want to eat your gasMore details like meet time etc to come...
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by  Scooby DoJump to last post
06/08/2004 10:37 AM
37 Replies and 481 Views How much time is weight worth?  481  37 Started by  rjsams
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Out of curiousity given two car with equal power to weight and on the same size tires. One which weights ~3200lbs and one at ~2600lbs. Anyone have an idea how much time that weight diffrence might be worth. The reason I ask is I am trying to figure out if I have any hope of competing in SM with the E46. The E36 guys out here are all in the 2600lbs range and I am currently sitting around 3400. I can drop up to 200 but thats about the limit and keep the car streetable. They are running tires...
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by  jsarinoJump to last post
05/21/2004 6:00 PM
9 Replies and 238 Views Slalom Technique  238  9 Started by  kenkamm I just ordered the Secrets of Solo Racing book. I've done about 10 events and I'm struggling the most with the slaloms. My car, an 03 M3, is on the stock suspension and I'm competing in A-Stock. I'm having a bit of trouble figuring out how to dance this car through the slaloms. The slaloms I tend to encounter at my local events are not the evenly spaced type, or even the opening or closing type, but tend to be more of a combination, which really keeps you on your toes trying to speed up, slow do...
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by  IamRascalJump to last post
05/18/2004 2:21 PM
3 Replies and 147 Views NY Times finally notices drifting  147  3 Started by  squid &91url=''& Initial D and all. &91QUOTE&93Drift Academy offers $80-to-$110 drifting lessons at several tracks in the San Francisco area &91/QUOTE&93
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by  IamRascalJump to last post
05/18/2004 2:15 PM
7 Replies and 198 Views Driving Day?  198  7 Started by  Scooby Do I've been bouncing this off a few people lately and the idea of a driving day/ BBQ sounds fun...Meet around 9-10'ish, drive till 3-4'ish and then go to some nice park, grill and socialize...Or maybe just drive all day then go drink somehwere I dunno....anyone up for it
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by  Scooby DoJump to last post
05/14/2004 1:37 PM
2 Replies and 151 Views COURSE DESIGN  151  2 Started by  ONEBADBUG Can anybody give me the link to the course design power point by roger johnson It has moved from where it used to be.
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by  ONEBADBUGJump to last post
05/01/2004 12:46 AM
11 Replies and 206 Views Kansas City Region's Jensen Irvine Memorial Charity Autocross Weekend & Chick School  206  11 Started by  rande Kansas City Region's Jensen Irvine MemorialCharity Weekend During the weekend of May 22 & 23, the KC Region SCCA is offering a great opportunity to support a worthy cause and scare some cones. First up on May 22 is a Ladies' Autocross School. The next day, May 23, is a regular SCCA event. All net proceeds from both events will be donated to Operation Breakthrough in memory of Jensen Irvine, son of local autocrossers Jerry and Lorena Irvine. Operation Breakthrough is a Kansas City area organizati...
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by  jsarinoJump to last post
04/29/2004 10:58 AM
14 Replies and 224 Views Walter Rorhl's happy feet (streaming video)  224  14 Started by  squid &91url='http://mms://'&93streaming wmv akamai&91/URL&93 edit:solo2 keeps preprending an http to this url, breaking it.Here's the urlmms:// his right foot. You're seeing downshifts (matching revs), upshifts, and throttle steering (managing ov...
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by  Bane2871Jump to last post
04/23/2004 8:51 AM
14 Replies and 251 Views Switching from AWD to RWD--help!  251  14 Started by  Stephanie After two full seasons in AWD I'm making the switch to RWD. As the St Louis crew knows, I improved greatly over the past two years (thank you Evo school :) and seat time) but still wasn't competitive in STX. From the start of last year until the end of the year I picked up about 3-4s off Phil's (aka, husband's) time but that still left me 1.5s at best off the NJE pace (yes, I'm slow in case you haven't figured that out yet). Part of the reason I struggle is because I tend to underdrive the ...
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by  tripledigitsJump to last post
04/06/2004 1:07 PM
12 Replies and 278 Views entering a corner with fwd car  278  12 Started by  peterdmiller I'm looking for a little bit of advice on what people think is the best way to enter a corner with a fwd car. I run a new sentra spec V and do pretty well with it(usually one of the top 3 spots in the class), but I think there is room for me to improve, especially entering a corner. Everybody always says to completely finish braking before entering the turn, but I generally am still a little on the brakes or engine braking as I enter a turn to unweight the rear wheels. If I oversteer too much...
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by  peterdmillerJump to last post
03/22/2004 1:34 AM
27 Replies and 430 Views Too Fast Too Furious  430  27 Started by  jeyping
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Showed up on the Subaru forums this month.... &91IMG&93 &91IMG&93 &91IMG&93 &91IMG&93, this was NOT a Rally accident - occured on the streets... then obviously skittered off the streets. The ultimate "e;don't drink and dr...
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by  Yell03SpecVJump to last post
03/08/2004 9:17 PM
10 Replies and 231 Views Automatic Tranny, how to drive?  231  10 Started by  Dubwho I've seen a few fast autocrossers driving automatics. A few vettes have changed their valve bodies to manual versions. I know very little, except that it is supposed allow you to chose the gear at any time. Well, for down shifting, can you revmatch from 2nd to 1st without upsetting the suspension (jerking the hell out of it) I just don't see how downshifting through a tight turn can be done efficiently in an automatic. Please help educate me!
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by  mingaaJump to last post
03/08/2004 8:31 AM
7 Replies and 167 Views I can't drive.  167  7 Started by  The_Driver So, I bought a 2002 Honda S2000 last friday. My problem is that I can't drive my car, well, I can, but then I can't. See, it's a 6-speed manual transmission and it's the first one that I've owned. I've driven others before for a few hours or even had my friends NSX for the weekend and no problems driving those manuals. This S2000 though, is pissing me off. I can drive it great in a spirited manner, on curvy roads at high speeds, sideways, or just quick acceleration. The thing that ge...
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by  vtluuJump to last post
03/02/2004 10:43 AM
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