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      05-31-2011, 07:56 PM   #23
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When your Akrapovic tips turn blue/purple

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      05-31-2011, 08:15 PM   #24
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When your Akrapovic tips turn blue/purple

Wow, mine aren't quite there yet, just a little blurple.



Another one: ....when you're doing laps in your dreams, then go to the track the next day with a solid image of the line in your head.
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      05-31-2011, 09:37 PM   #25
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these are hilarious, I do all of these now. Plus i get annoyed when people early apex left turns and almost hit me in the left turn lane.
Seriously, wtf is wrong with people. I was almost in need of a drive through penalty the other day when somebody in the outside lane in a double-left turn intersection (I was in inside lane) decided that they HAD to be in my lane to make the turn.

He turned in on me, officer! *blank stare*
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...you stop taping your front bumper because it looks like tan lines when you take it off.
...people look at you funny when you tell them you're happy the last set of tires lasted 8k.
...you paint your calipers for temp indication.
...you wonder why this pig didn't come with brake ducts
...there is more brake pad material left on the car/wheels than the pads
...3/32nds of tread on a tire is not dangerous, it's the sweet spot
...you go around the roundabout that extra time, just because nobody is around
...you start giving driving tips to your s/o (never a good idea)
...the collection of tires have to sit in climate control so they don't harden
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My dog swallowed my FOB. Luckily it was Comfort Access so I could still drive the car. Of course I had to take him with me everywhere and every time he rolled over the windows went down.
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      05-31-2011, 10:59 PM   #27
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      05-31-2011, 11:48 PM   #28
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When your Akrapovic tips turn blue/purple
Hell yeah!

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      06-01-2011, 11:56 AM   #29
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... 8 miles/gallon makes you smile.

... on the highway you wait for the guy in the Mustang to point you by before you pass him.


Waiting for the point by.... That was comedy, thanks pal.......
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Ahahaha, I love these, keep 'em coming fellas!
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My dog gets excited when he hears my brakes 3 blocks away from home
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      06-01-2011, 02:13 PM   #32
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...you fill up at an off-track gas station on the way home, see $4.35 and think "cheap gas"!

[93 gas is actually cheaper at VIR than in CT!]
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The runoff from cleaning your wheels stains the driveway & road black with brake dust!
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      06-01-2011, 04:16 PM   #34
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But then you get some help

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      06-01-2011, 05:59 PM   #37
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LOL! You read my mind

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....you no longer care about small nicks and scrapes on your paint?

....when something breaks and you think "oh that's f*cking great, just another day at the track"? (Me currently, whoo....)

....when you're thinking about your next tires two track days after you bought your current set?

....your wife complains about the ride but you think it's not stiff enough, and that compromising for her sucks?

....when you're no longer on asphalt and go "gee, what line should I try the next time" as opposed to "gee, I wonder how much my insurance premiums are going to go up as a result of this"?
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      06-01-2011, 07:42 PM   #39
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... on the highway you wait for the guy in the Mustang to point you by before you pass him.
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...you stop taping your front bumper because it looks like tan lines when you take it off.
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The runoff from cleaning your wheels stains the driveway & road black with brake dust!
+1

When you change your tires it looks like a NASCAR pit stop because of all the brake dust that pours out.
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Seriously my favorite thread in a long time.

...you've got a summer/track bumper (Ericsson) and a winter bumper (OEM), knowing full well each takes a different type of abuse. They even get repainted during their 'off-season'.

...you scrape your studs out of the rotor hats and peel off the track graphic stickers before taking the car in for service so as not to have to answer any unnecessary questions.

...you forget to peel the tape off your rear license plate and take off the number plates before heading off-site to re-fuel... and a cop pulls a U-turn to follow you there... at least until Starbucks appeared before the gas station.
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Summer bumper and winter, that is an awesome idea...

Great thread.
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Hell yeah!
MOAR BLAU!


I'd love to see RLDZHAO's undercarriage....



"....your tires peel apart like Fruit-by-the-Foot."
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      06-02-2011, 07:50 PM   #44
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But then you get some help

Lucky man to have a pit crew like that!!
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