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Old 11-11-2018, 01:49 PM
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After many missed track days I finally got out again. Car had some new parts - Tilton 5.5" clutch & 800 series pedals, Woodward column (stolen from my Camaro!), and fire suppression. Everything worked good. Well, not that fire suppression thankfully.

Only real issue was when I killed it too many times getting ready to get on track for 1st session that I overcooked the battery on the starting grid and had to get towed back to the paddock for a jump.

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Nice save(s)! Glad to see the Sonoma day went off without too many hitches, short of yellow cars in the way . . . SpeedSF still owes me a shirt.
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After many missed track days I finally got out again. Car had some new parts - Tilton 5.5" clutch & 800 series pedals, Woodward column (stolen from my Camaro!), and fire suppression. Everything worked good. Well, not that fire suppression thankfully.

Only real issue was when I killed it too many times getting ready to get on track for 1st session that I overcooked the battery on the starting grid and had to get towed back to the paddock for a jump.

Way to get out there and drive that thing ‘Lloyd’.

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Nice save(s)! Glad to see the Sonoma day went off without too many hitches, short of yellow cars in the way . . . SpeedSF still owes me a shirt.
Thanks! She can be a slider with my horribly unsmooth input skills (as Rob would say).

I had some good fun with a Viper in the previous session. The 2019 Ford GT in my run group seemed to be doing parade laps.

I got me 2 of their t shirts.... this time was free. Sorry not sorry.

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That's definitely Gold, Pony Boy.
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It's so shocking that the GT would be driven like a hot dog cart; god forbid somebody's buns might fall off. I still have fond memories of that green Viper at Thunderhill that provided a similar experience--good thing he'd "upgraded" the thing in various ways before hitting the track. It looked faster parked. We do live in the era of the participation trophy, however . . .

Buy some real tires, like with treads or something. After doing so, avoid trailer burnouts for a more respectable life cycle. My Nitto NT05s work great, so long as 80% of my brakes aren't biased to the rear.

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Thanks! She can be a slider with my horribly unsmooth input skills (as Rob would say).

I had some good fun with a Viper in the previous session. The 2019 Ford GT in my run group seemed to be doing parade laps.

I got me 2 of their t shirts.... this time was free. Sorry not sorry.



That's definitely Gold, Pony Boy.
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I had some good fun with a Viper in the previous session. The 2019 Ford GT in my run group seemed to be doing parade laps.



I got me 2 of their t shirts.... this time was free. Sorry not sorry.







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