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Old 09-09-2007, 08:35 PM   #1
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Talking A new track-addict!

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...74765338&hl=en

SCCA PDX at Rockingham Raceway. I'll post some course notes when I'm not wiped out.

It was an absolute blast - got signed off to run solo my last session, and cleared to run Intermediate group next time


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Old 09-09-2007, 08:45 PM   #2
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damn thats so cool looking, how is that experience, i really really wanna do that some day with my fofo
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WELL DONE !!!!

Did you come away feeling like track events are easier than AX?

Looked like it was a great time!
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Old 09-09-2007, 09:03 PM   #4
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Did you come away feeling like track events are easier than AX?!
Well, not shagging cones in 90+deg weather was pretty nice
Seriously - the thing I liked most about it (apart from just how much fun it was to drive on track) was that when you made a mistake or didn't like a line, you immediately had a chance to correct yourself on the next lap, rather than sitting in grid fuming/fretting over it.

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Looked like it was a great time!
You got dat right! My instructor timed my laps in the last session and I was turning consistent times lap after lap, which made me really happy. I was also *eating* cars in the infield - Fear the SVT
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Track days are great aren't they. You're wiped out from driving unlike auto-x where you wiped out from being bored.
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Did you adjust your suspension settings at all?
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Did you adjust your suspension settings at all?
Ended up at WD40's 3Front/8Rear settings on the AGX's.

I'm thinking I might want a bigger swaybar in back, but I'm going to get camber plates first and see how the car feels with them rather than changing 2 things at once.
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cool vid....but i think that camera is way too far.....
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cool vid....but i think that camera is way too far.....

Safety reasons - having a metal bar pointing out of one of the front seats towards the driver or passenger's heads = not good. I have it mounted to one of the back headrests.
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looks like you had a lot of fun. I wish I had a track nearby.
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