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      12-06-2012, 12:08 AM   #1
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Buttonwillow 13CW - wet track 12.01.2012

Been 7 weeks since last track day. Too long!

It rained during previous evening and early mornings, so the track was damp when we got there. Didn't dry up 'til a bit before noon.

First time tracking on a wet track, had a blast!

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      12-06-2012, 03:12 AM   #2
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Chasing you down early afternoon

Here's me chasing OC3 down in the first session after lunch.
Took some hard work but finally caught up...

Had a great time as well driving and socializing with everyone.

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Did you try off line to find more grip in the wet
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Here's me chasing OC3 down in the first session after lunch.
Took some hard work but finally caught up...

Had a great time as well driving and socializing with everyone.
Cool driving gloves!
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Here's me chasing OC3 down in the first session after lunch.
Took some hard work but finally caught up...

Had a great time as well driving and socializing with everyone.

Good seeing you again JS.

The microphone rig sounds awesome!


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Did you try off line to find more grip in the wet
No, but I shall try that the next time I track in the wet.
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No, but I shall try that the next time I track in the wet.
For a wet track, just turn the head light washers around to face the front!
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Thanks I love them.

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Good seeing you again JS.

The microphone rig sounds awesome!
The new xpipe and muffler helps make it even better... Fabspeed HFC with resonator + Dinan muffler. I really like it
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Here's me chasing OC3 down in the first session after lunch.
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Had a great time as well driving and socializing with everyone.

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The new xpipe and muffler helps make it even better... Fabspeed HFC with resonator + Dinan muffler. I really like it
Sounds absolutely epic! I hope my Dinan midpipe/exhaust combo sounds as good at the track this Spring.
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Here's me chasing OC3 down in the first session after lunch.
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How were you able to capture the audio so clearly?
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      12-06-2012, 06:12 PM   #10
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How were you able to capture the audio so clearly?
Here is a post detailing my setup:
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showpos...3&postcount=36

The short answer is that I use a Audio Technica ATR-3350 omnidirectional microphone (only ~$20) that I run from my rear bumper all the way to my GoPro Hero2 in my front bumper. It captures the exhaust sound quite well
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Here is a post detailing my setup:
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showpos...3&postcount=36

The short answer is that I use a Audio Technica ATR-3350 omnidirectional microphone (only ~$20) that I run from my rear bumper all the way to my GoPro Hero2 in my front bumper. It captures the exhaust sound quite well
Awesome thanks...
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It would be nice to run that mic into the audio system to hear the exhaust better. I was trying to do that with a wireless setup but I couldn't find a cheap transmitter and receiver kit.
The audio would be the real deal as opposed to synthesized.
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Here's me chasing OC3 down in the first session after lunch.
Took some hard work but finally caught up...

Had a great time as well driving and socializing with everyone.

That is some nice driving ti-Jean

Your car sounds amazing. I am running the same audio recording set-up as you and can confirm that your exhaust set-up sound delicious .

Is it me, or you seem to be short shifting a lot? Any reason why?

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Here's me chasing OC3 down in the first session after lunch.
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Had a great time as well driving and socializing with everyone.

This setup is fantastic! Any suggestions of the similar app for iphone crowd?
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This setup is fantastic! Any suggestions of the similar app for iphone crowd?
Harrys laptimer.. http://www.gps-laptimer.de/Home.html

the best!
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Harrys laptimer.. http://www.gps-laptimer.de/Home.html

the best!
Thanks a lot!
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Is it me, or you seem to be short shifting a lot? Any reason why?
Good catch... simply a bad habit from the summer. I had lots of overheating issue during the summer and had to short shift to avoid overheating. My previous 2 track days at that track, I had overheating issues. I really didn't have to short shift that day since temperature was pretty cold, I guess muscle memory took over.
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