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      04-05-2012, 08:40 PM   #529
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Dang, that's the definition of being a trooper right there. Hope it's smooth (or at least smoother) sailing from here on out man. I thought Gintani has a stage three car running DCT though? I wonder if there were similar clutch issues?
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      04-10-2012, 04:47 PM   #530
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Dang, that's the definition of being a trooper right there. Hope it's smooth (or at least smoother) sailing from here on out man. I thought Gintani has a stage three car running DCT though? I wonder if there were similar clutch issues?
Thanks man, Eugene said that car had the clutch and was running, other than what he said, I don't know the specifics and I have not seen any info or video's posted on that car.
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      04-10-2012, 07:56 PM   #531
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God speed man. Any chances of you doing some runs with the stock clutch or would it just fry that one as well?
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      04-19-2012, 12:50 PM   #532
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Drew-Did you get your transmission fixed yet?
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      04-19-2012, 12:53 PM   #533
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Drew-Did you get your transmission fixed yet?
Yes all fixed, car will be at Mfest.
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God speed man. Any chances of you doing some runs with the stock clutch or would it just fry that one as well?
I think it will hold for at least awhile, not sure yet, we shall see.
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      04-22-2012, 09:43 PM   #536
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Drew--Did you take the beast to the 1/4 track today? Really want to know of you killed it.
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Drew--Did you take the beast to the 1/4 track today? Really want to know of you killed it.
Had to work Friday and did not get to Vegas until Sat at 6pm, in fact I didn't even make any of the Mfest events. The transmission software is still being worked on, so I was not able to pick up the car yet either. I did have a nice time at dinner with Roman, Jamie (M33), Robert (PG) and a few good friends from Vegas. Hope to have the car this week.
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Had to work Friday and did not get to Vegas until Sat at 6pm, in fact I didn't even make any of the Mfest events. The transmission software is still being worked on, so I was not able to pick up the car yet either. I did have a nice time at dinner with Roman, Jamie (M33), Robert (PG) and a few good friends from Vegas. Hope to have the car this week.
Din din was yum yum was great and you have great friends
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      04-28-2012, 08:51 PM   #541
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Great to finally meet you Jamie, your cousin was a cool cat as well. Looking forward to seeing what you do with your VT650.
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Just spoke to Roman and the car is ready. They uploaded a new version of DCT software, and it took some time, hence the reason I did not pick up the car at Mfest. I couldn't have driven at the drag or tuner challenge events anyway, as I had to work. The car will be at the next Shift-S3ctor track, and side by side racing event though.

It's been a long journey, especially with the tranny / clutch situation, it really set us back quite a bit, as the car would have been done months ago, regardless Roman and his team did a phenomanal job, they worked incredibly hard, and on weekends at times as well, but now everything is dialed in right, thanks Roman and AJ! Can't wait to drive it.
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Thanks man.
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Just spoke to Roman and the car is ready. They uploaded a new version of DCT software, and it took some time, hence the reason I did not pick up the car at Mfest. I couldn't have driven at the drag or tuner challenge events anyway, as I had to work. The car will be at the next Shift-S3ctor track, and side by side racing event though.

It's been a long journey, especially with the tranny / clutch situation, it really set us back quite a bit, as the car would have been done months ago, regardless Roman and his team did a phenomanal job, they worked incredibly hard, and on weekends at times as well, but now everything is dialed in right, thanks Roman and AJ! Can't wait to drive it.
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Just spoke to Roman and the car is ready. They uploaded a new version of DCT software, and it took some time, hence the reason I did not pick up the car at Mfest. I couldn't have driven at the drag or tuner challenge events anyway, as I had to work. The car will be at the next Shift-S3ctor track, and side by side racing event though.

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and so it begins... when are the next events?
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and so it begins... when are the next events?
Shift-S3ctors next track and SBS racing event at Big Willow, SAT June 9th.

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Ready. Thanks Brother!
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