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Old 04-18-2010, 08:26 PM   #1
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Talking I did my first rallyx today and it was a blast!(56k warning b/c the video is big.)

I went over to Fort Wayne Indiana and ran with a group called RPMChallenge. They are cool guys. The folks who run it provide the car to keep the playing field equal for every competitor. They used Subaru RS's. Anyone in that region should check them out it is loads of fun!

I'm now a rallyx addict and autox addict.Here is a video of a fun run I did with my car.



a few pics


Unfortunately I did not get any action shots of the cars.

HERE is a link to my Photobucket with more videos and pictures.

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i saw the videos already, but it looked like a blast! glad you had fun!
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so sick! i want to buy a beater for this for sure.

those subie RSs are quick! unfortunetly there is one in my autoX class that whoops me by like 8 seconds every run! he also does RallyX in it as well.
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Old 04-19-2010, 02:09 PM   #4
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I'm thinking about just using my focus and putting some plus size winter tires on my factory 16inch wheels that I have my all seasons on now. Those wheels are bent to hell from pot holes so the ride quality is awful. If you put the wrong rim in front the steering wheel goes crazy from the bend. If I run them it'll only be dry events because cleaning all the mud out is a pain.

Those 2.5 rs Subaru are my favorite body style. The car I drove had amazing torque I loved it. I ran a 1:05 in the RS and in my car I ran a 1:04 and that was with really crappy traction due to me having my summer tires on. Every time I hit the gas the wheels just spun like crazy.
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i saw the videos already, but it looked like a blast! glad you had fun!
I think that was almost more fun than autox because you could slide the car around some if you were going fast enough.
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you're right about the 2.5s body style! so sharp.
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Haha I just realized I actually put this in the wrong section. Oops!

They had A blue RS there too, but I forgot to take pictures of it. They never really used it.
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here is a video from the roof of my car. It is the same as the one above but gives a cool perspective
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Hey bro just to let you know i work at the PaintballPLEX right next to there if u wanna go rally x again ill go with ya they have tournys there racing their car and ites sooo fun you need to go on a tourny day we can compete against each other and BTW thats in LaOtto IN lol its only 15 miles outside of FW but still and if you ever come PBing at the plex ill get you some deals just cause you are a fellow Focus owner o ya and BTW there is a really good Auto cross series in and around FW you should join it would be focus number 3 lol

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Sweet that day I went was a tourney day. I did Kruse solo#1 and the autox school back on April 10th and 11th. The only problem is when I go home from school in the summer is I'll be 4hrs from the region. I plan on doing another rallyx with those guys at least once in the summer and once in the fall.

I may consider taking you up on the paintball offer, but my equipment is less than stellar compared to some of the stuff that I saw the guys there using.
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