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      09-28-2013, 10:05 AM   #331
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Would you say you are an intermediate driver then? If so I would say take all the instruction you can given your experience and that it is a new track for you. Heck I pay for private coaching as often as I can.
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      10-03-2013, 08:19 PM   #332
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PIR this saturday to hang out with eddie and greg and then ridge on the 10th and 11th, possibly 19th as well for charity day.
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      10-13-2013, 08:54 PM   #333
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PIR this saturday to hang out with eddie and greg and then ridge on the 10th and 11th, possibly 19th as well for charity day.
What's happening on the 19th?
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      10-13-2013, 09:18 PM   #334
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What's happening on the 19th?
The 19th is a charity day for good times camp for kids with cancer. Santo member on here has raised almost 9000 himself for the kids. Last week I had the chance to let a few sit in my car and monkey around. Very cool and worthy cause. I will be driving along with santo. Many items will be auctioned off during the day. The track is also actually donated for the day so all entry fees go to the kids.
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      10-14-2013, 11:41 AM   #335
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I'd love to go. Unfortunately, I cannot make it this Sat. Have fun!
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      10-26-2013, 06:55 PM   #336
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I want to stay local with this sale... which is why I thought I'd post it here vs. the FS section.

Anyone interested in my set of 18x10 EC-7 ET25 Satin Black Apex Wheels? I used these my track setup this year. There is a slight curb rash on one of the wheels but otherwise they're in great condition. I have one track season on them. I will also throw in a set of NT01 that are mounted on them.. there's about about 1-2 trackdays left on the tires..

Will make for a great track setup for someone local for next season..

$600 ... (Brand new this set is $1380 shipped).

I will post pics soon but I thought I'd post this up now to see if there's any interest.
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      11-17-2013, 04:51 PM   #337
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Today was totally ruined due to a crappy 1980s civic shit-box dropping oil from turn 9 through turn 8 - yes - that is the whole bloody track in oil! and on top of it - it was the *first* session!!

Watch the mini in front of me spin; and then I had absolutely zero traction through 5A and 5B.. like ice! Watch my steering after 5A..

I packed it in and came home early that day.. my risk threshold isn't high enough to mix oil and rain.

Any car that looks like a turd needs a special tech inspection.. this is the third time I've seen a crappy 1980s civic boy racer dump oil on the track and ruin everyone's day..

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      11-17-2013, 05:44 PM   #338
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Today was totally ruined due to a crappy 1980s civic shit-box dropping oil from turn 9 through turn 8 - yes - that is the whole bloody track in oil! and on top of it - it was the *first* session!!

Watch the mini in front of me spin; and then I had absolutely zero traction through 5A and 5B.. like ice! Watch my steering after 5A..

I packed it in and came home early that day.. my risk threshold isn't high enough to mix oil and rain.

Any car that looks like a turd needs a special tech inspection.. this is the third time I've seen a crappy 1980s civic boy racer dump oil on the track and ruin everyone's day..

You had a few strikes against you:
Pacific in the wet
oil on the track
cones on the track
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      11-17-2013, 05:45 PM   #339
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Any word if The Ridge will have a winter track program?
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      11-17-2013, 05:51 PM   #340
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You had a few strikes against you:
Pacific in the wet
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yep! I think 1MOREMOD is still out there playing though .. I had to come home early anyway..
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      11-17-2013, 05:52 PM   #341
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Any word if The Ridge will have a winter track program?
yes! Tom said he's running this.. same as last year, he will send email to closed group when a weather window opens up.
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      11-17-2013, 06:50 PM   #342
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Any word if The Ridge will have a winter track program?
yes! Tom said he's running this.. same as last year, he will send email to closed group when a weather window opens up.
I'll be up to the Ridge at some point. I have to take the car down for awhile for a custom wiring harness, radiator and oil cooler. If I'm lucky some more go fast parts
I just got back from two days at Thunderhill! What a great track.....HOD ran both days no point open track in the advanced group. I just bought a new GoPro so hopefully I caught some good footage.
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      11-17-2013, 07:08 PM   #343
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I'll be up to the Ridge at some point. I have to take the car down for awhile for a custom wiring harness, radiator and oil cooler. If I'm lucky some more go fast parts
I just got back from two days at Thunderhill! What a great track.....HOD ran both days no point open track in the advanced group. I just bought a new GoPro so hopefully I caught some good footage.
I love thunderhill - such a great track!

post the videos up so we can see!
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      11-17-2013, 08:27 PM   #344
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yep! I think 1MOREMOD is still out there playing though .. I had to come home early anyway..
just got home. pretty much what w00tw00t said a wasted day. i was there most of the day but it was wet and slow. not much fun at all.
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      11-17-2013, 11:18 PM   #345
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Thill was short sleeve shirt weather....65-70 and mostly sunny.
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      11-17-2013, 11:55 PM   #346
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Thill was short sleeve shirt weather....65-70 and mostly sunny.
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      11-18-2013, 06:56 PM   #347
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Wow oil and rain at PR is seriously bad news. This just echos my concerns with the winter tracks days at PR last year. It's cheap, they pretty much let anyone come out, and they don't throw out the bad eggs. On another note, I bet that Z06 is fun.
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Wow oil and rain at PR is seriously bad news. This just echos my concerns with the winter tracks days at PR last year. It's cheap, they pretty much let anyone come out, and they don't throw out the bad eggs. On another note, I bet that Z06 is fun.
Winter days aren't that bad.. it was just the timing and magnitude that was depressing... I plan to do more winter days, especially with Tom @ the Ridge.

The Z06 is amazing and I'm gearing up to do a full detailed write up soon but I haven't really driven it in anger at the track yet so I'm itching to get to a sunny trackday.
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      11-19-2013, 09:38 AM   #349
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I'm contemplating Nov 30th at PR... (yes I'm a glutton for punishment)...
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I'm contemplating Nov 30th at PR... (yes I'm a glutton for punishment)...
me too im off just depends on weather again.
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me too im off just depends on weather again.
well do the no-rain dance then!
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      11-19-2013, 05:32 PM   #352
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well do the no-rain dance then!
I'm on it.
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