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      01-17-2013, 12:02 PM   #89
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other than m3s........what kind of cars do we have running in this event?

hope to see some cool stuff like a ttrs, some 911s, etc....
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Newbie question. Are tech inspections required for Houston ///M Club track days? I checked the website and did not see any info.
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Newbie question. Are tech inspections required for Houston ///M Club track days? I checked the website and did not see any info.
I had one done yesterday by one of the member here that attends M Club events, so I am guessing yes.
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other than m3s........what kind of cars do we have running in this event?

hope to see some cool stuff like a ttrs, some 911s, etc....
Are you saying M3s are not cool?

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Newbie question. Are tech inspections required for Houston ///M Club track days? I checked the website and did not see any info.
Phil will be sending out some relevant documents in just a few days.
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I had one done yesterday by one of the member here that attends M Club events, so I am guessing yes.
Your brake pedal hasn't gone to the floor yet?

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Newbie question. Are tech inspections required for Houston ///M Club track days? I checked the website and did not see any info.
I just use the Driver's Edge or TWS PDS tech form as a guide. They have all of the same requirements and then some. You'll still need to bring the M Club tech of course.
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[quote=bigjae1976;13327155]Your brake pedal hasn't gone to the floor yet?

Nope, Its all good so far!
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Phil will be sending out some relevant documents in just a few days.
Thanks Richard!
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I just use the Driver's Edge or TWS PDS tech form as a guide. They have all of the same requirements and then some. You'll still need to bring the M Club tech of course.
Thanks James, cool I will do that.
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Are you saying M3s are not cool?.
Nah, just specifically black e92s with red interiors
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other than m3s........what kind of cars do we have running in this event?

hope to see some cool stuff like a ttrs, some 911s, etc....
Always a bimmer fan, but I'll bring my GT3
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Is air available for free to tweak tire pressures? If not, I have always wanted an excuse to install a kit from Kilby in my Dodge, so I can run air tools anywhere.
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Is air available for free to tweak tire pressures? If not, I have always wanted an excuse to install a kit from Kilby in my Dodge, so I can run air tools anywhere.
I'm sure there will be a few compressors around.........Phil
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M3's have usually have a 12v compressor in the trunk.
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      01-19-2013, 09:48 PM   #102
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M3's have usually have a 12v compressor in the trunk.
those little 12V reciprocating compressors are slow as hell and noisy as hell. i want an air line hooked up to an 80 gallon tank. off to kilby at www.onboardair.com
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those little 12V reciprocating compressors are slow as hell and noisy as hell. i want an air line hooked up to an 80 gallon tank. off to kilby at www.onboardair.com
So then its compressor wars! I'll race you with ///M pump. First one to 50psi in all 4 corners wins! Mine will win because I'll put an ///M badge on it.

If anyone else wants to play, I've got a manual bike pump. I'll give you a 10psi head start.
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So then its compressor wars! I'll race you with ///M pump. First one to 50psi in all 4 corners wins! Mine will win because I'll put an ///M badge on it.

If anyone else wants to play, I've got a manual bike pump. I'll give you a 10psi head start.
Yeah I like to see these!
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Hello.

I'm interested in purchasing single-day HPDE track insurance for the 2nd of Feb.

By searching the forum, I've found three companies that do this, but all of them have a list of HPDE events from which to select. But we/this event isn't listed on any of their sites.

Suggestions? Should I write to them and ask for inclusion? Does anyone have experience on whether that will fall flat, or?

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Hello.

I'm interested in purchasing single-day HPDE track insurance for the 2nd of Feb.

By searching the forum, I've found three companies that do this, but all of them have a list of HPDE events from which to select. But we/this event isn't listed on any of their sites.

Suggestions? Should I write to them and ask for inclusion? Does anyone have experience on whether that will fall flat, or?

- V a u g h n

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I have used ontrackinsurance.com for M Club Events. They'll need to talk with Phil to understand event format and may require you to have instructor with you.
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Hello.

I'm interested in purchasing single-day HPDE track insurance for the 2nd of Feb.

By searching the forum, I've found three companies that do this, but all of them have a list of HPDE events from which to select. But we/this event isn't listed on any of their sites.

Suggestions? Should I write to them and ask for inclusion? Does anyone have experience on whether that will fall flat, or?

- V a u g h n

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I have a 9-event policy with BMW HPDE Insurance and yes, the ///M Club event is not listed.
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Just updated the run group count. We have 1 spot in the advance group and 5 spots in the intermediate group. I also sent out the track day information to everyone that has registered and paid...............Phil
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Good news. The track has had some improvements. The bump exiting key hole isn't as big, the transition at T1 is better (still there) and they put distance markers on T1 and T3 braking zones for CCW...not sure if they get moved to CW zones.

If you haven't been to MSR for a couple of months, be warned. The track is getting very bumpy. It's getting pretty trashed in areas off the racing line. Probably need to soften those racecar suspensions up or make a Mon chiropractor appointment.
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Good news. The track has had some improvements. The bump exiting key hole isn't as big, the transition at T1 is better (still there) and they put distance markers on T1 and T3 braking zones for CCW...not sure if they get moved to CW zones.

If you haven't been to MSR for a couple of months, be warned. The track is getting very bumpy. It's getting pretty trashed in areas off the racing line. Probably need to soften those racecar suspensions up or make a Mon chiropractor appointment.
What direction did you last run.....CW or CCW? And what areas seem to be getting trashed?...........Phil
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