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      09-10-2013, 07:11 AM   #331
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11th should be fine, only 40% chance of rain. 12th on the other hand is going to suck ass.

See you guys at the track!!!
I guess it's not a bad thing that I didn't get in on time to sign up for 6th Gear on the 11th and that I decided against joining EA for the 12th.

Hopefully, the weather will be better for the final 6th Gear event on Oct 2.

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      09-10-2013, 10:16 AM   #332
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I guess it's not a bad thing that I didn't get in on time to sign up for 6th Gear on the 11th and that I decided against joining EA for the 12th.

Hopefully, the weather will be better for the final 6th Gear event on Oct 2.

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A group of us are going to the Glen on the 11 and 12th from here, so its gonna be an exciting few days with the rain.
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      09-12-2013, 08:48 AM   #333
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Another great trip to Watkins Glen!!

Set a new personal best lap time at WGI of 2:23.44! Interesting part is that when I analyze the data, this lap was the only lap where I dropped into 3rd gear in both corners 1 and 11. Speeds through 1 to 6 were typical for me but on this lap I carried more speed through the boot and especially corners 10 & 11, gaining me 3 seconds over my previous best.

If you are in the Watkins Glen area, check out the Map of the Original Watkins Glen Grand Prix Circuit and go for a drive along the route! All the roads a paved and the section through the park is quite interesting!

http://www.grandprixfestival.com/map.html

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      09-12-2013, 08:28 PM   #334
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Awesome time at the Glen!!! Love that place.
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      09-12-2013, 11:18 PM   #335
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Awesome time at the Glen!!! Love that place.
Your car was okay right? False alarm?

Great couple of days at the Glen, it was great seeing old and new faces.
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Awesome time at the Glen!!! Love that place.
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Had a great time as usual!
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Your car was okay right? False alarm?

Great couple of days at the Glen, it was great seeing old and new faces.
I got a coolant error warning. So the heat from the Akra melted a plastic pipe that controls the valves in the exhaust and has a coolant sensor. So when that went, it threw a code. No actual coolant issue though thankfully.
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I got a coolant error warning. So the heat from the Akra melted a plastic pipe that controls the valves in the exhaust and has a coolant sensor. So when that went, it threw a code. No actual coolant issue though thankfully.
So when is the "Good Deal on a Slightly Used Akra Exhaust" thread going to be posted?
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      09-13-2013, 01:32 PM   #339
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So when is the "Good Deal on a Slightly Used Akra Exhaust" thread going to be posted?
LOL, not anytime soon.

Damn thing sounds too good.
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      09-13-2013, 09:17 PM   #340
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LOL, not anytime soon.

Damn thing sounds too good.
It does sound good! I dont think the fact it melts necessary parts is really that big a deal
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      09-14-2013, 10:51 AM   #341
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WGI has awesome fun this last week! Blueberries and high fives for everyone! Looks like we're now down to the final few track days of the year.

So.... Who's coming to Calabogie on October 26-27?
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      09-14-2013, 12:15 PM   #342
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WGI has awesome fun this last week! Blueberries and high fives for everyone! Looks like we're now down to the final few track days of the year.

So.... Who's coming to Calabogie on October 26-27?
Amin and I are in for the 27th!!!

Was great fun running in our little pack this time at the Glen.
Sucks we wont get out there again this year.
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      09-15-2013, 04:04 PM   #343
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Heading down to WGI on Tuesday... doing the Max thing and bringing the wife and baby this time. Hope to see you all at the bar Tuesday night!
THe Max thing! That's exactly what I thought when I saw a picture from the park on FB (particularly how the wife is carrying the baby on the hike ). Not to get sentimental, but I miss all you guys already. I have not found a comparably cool group in BMW/Porsche circles in Bay area yet. I just hope being able to track year round will be enough of a consolation
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      09-15-2013, 06:25 PM   #344
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Not to get sentimental, but I miss all you guys already. I have not found a comparably cool group in BMW/Porsche circles in Bay area yet.
Well that's an effort in futility - you'll never find a group cooler than us.

Oh, and we've already begin auditioning for your replacement; we've got a few good candidates.
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Well that's an effort in futility - you'll never find a group cooler than us.

Oh, and we've already begin auditioning for your replacement; we've got a few good candidates.
So what were your lap times again from the Glen??
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      09-16-2013, 10:18 PM   #346
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So what were your lap times again from the Glen??
Fast lap was a 2:18.88 and consistently in the 2:19 with PSS.
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Fast lap was a 2:18.88 and consistently in the 2:19 with PSS.
Not bad, my fastest lap was 2:16.88 and normally doing 2:17s on stock tires.

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Not bad, my fastest lap was 2:16.88 and normally doing 2:17s on stock tires.

Hee hee hee
^ Well, i think we've found our replacement for MaxL!!!
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You guys are slow - I was doing sub 2:10 while driving in reverse......
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LOL. I told you I was going to do it.
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LOL. I told you I was going to do it.
LOL. Yes you did. As usual, i just fell into it....

... But at least my car felt planted when I was doing my times.
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are the track days still open?
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