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Re: Michelin GT Challenge at VIR Info
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Thanks, as always!

Should be a little different to watch, with only 19 cars on over three miles of track.


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Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway
August 17-19, 2018
Danville, VA

Track: Virginia International Raceway
Race Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
Circuit Length: 3.27 miles

Entry by Class:
GTLM: 8
GTD: 11
 
 
Race Broadcast:
US:  1:00 -2:00 PM ET 8/19 /2018 Fox Sports 1
         2:00-4:00 PM ET  8/19/2018 Fox Sports 2
 
International: 12:55 -3:45 ET 08/19/18  http://imsatv.imsa.com/
 
Live Qualifying:Saturday August 18, 2018
12:25 to 12:40 pm EDT GTD
12:50 to 01:05 pm EDT GTLM
 
Online Qualifying Coverage
 
Radio: IMSA Radio
2)  Scanner frequency 454.000
3) Sirius 138
4) XM 202
5) SiriusXM Online 967
 
 
PIT NOTES:
 
http://twitter.com/   @CorvetteRacing, @IMSA, @IMSAlive, @VIRNow 
 
 

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Re: Thursday Chat 08.16.2018
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RIP Aretha Franklin. She passed away at the age of 76.

I just saw that. Lordy, she could sell a song. RIP.


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Re: Thursday Chat 08.16.2018
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Morning gang.
Looks like rain here for the rest of the week. Not much going on here.

RIP Aretha Franklin. She passed away at the age of 76.

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Ah......glorious rain.....had another 3/4" last night...... loving it....... Today the ADT guys are coming to fix our security panel ......the radio frequency's have changed so our cell phone communications with the panel is not working so out connection to ADT is not working.........it has been about 3 weeks since it quit and we are just now getting someone out....... that's not working for me....... ADT claims their tech guys are so busy putting in new systems they can't hardly get anyone free...... really?

So who is liable if someone breaks in and steals all our cool stuff while the thing is broke? They said they would have someone there today........ thank you.......

Onward and upward my fellow travelers..........

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Re: Thursday Chat 08.16.2018
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HI JOHN---

NO DISTURBANCE HERE, JUST MASSIVE HUMIDITY. EVERY WINDOW IN THE HOUSE IS FOGGED UP. MAYBE A LITTLE MORE RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. NOTHING ON THE AGENDA TODAY, NEED TO GET THE BUMBLEBEE OUT AND RUN IT A LITTLE.

QUESTION: WHY DOES SOMEONE WHO NO LONGER WORKS FOR THE GOVERNMENT NEED A SECURITY CLEARANCE?

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Good morning, all.

Weirdness in my life: for some reason, I've been playing a lot of old Journey recently. My wife thinks I "sensed a disturbance in the force" because yesterday Steve Perry released the first single from what will be his first album in 24 years. Hmmm …


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Re: Wednesday Chat 08.15.2018
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BRAVECAT STRIKES BACK: THE BOB-TAIL CHIPMUNK IS DEAD.

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Hey guys, left early to finish hanging rock, then taping. finished up and came home. Warmer today, high 80s and still humid. I'll go back tomorrow and put another coat of mud on.

GS #1 wrecked his car the other night...it's totaled, he's OK but we can't afford (aren't going to really) to do another car. He'll just have to learn to get around on foot until he can afford one on his own. But we have to go retrieve it...I guess we'll do that Friday.

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Re: Wednesday Chat 08.15.2018
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Working ...... Hot ....... Tired ....... Sweaty

That is all ......

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Re: Wednesday Chat 08.15.2018
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Greetings! Sunny and warm again. It was supposed to rain yesterday, but it was just hazy and muggy for golf, with no breeze. The golf part was actually relatively decent again. At one point, the sprinklers came on right in the middle of my shot, but I didn't mind - it felt very refreshing. I'm off tomorrow to play in a tournament.

Have a great day, all!

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Re: The one word song title transference game
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Re: Wednesday Chat 08.15.2018
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I can't wait to get home so I can go back to sleep. Just when I think I'm sleeping good something disturbs me. Not enough coffee in the day today. Neurologist appt this morning, they're behind right off so my 9:30 happened at 10:40, finally made it to the office just now.
Rain was forecasted 2 weeks straight but we've not seen it yet other than just enough of a sprinkle to ruin the clean on the car.
Tommy - from Tuesday - yes, cameras all around the house - although the batteries are supposed to last 4 months, they don't. May be buying a new system.

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Re: Wednesday Chat 08.15.2018
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Afternoon gang.

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CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Going for an Overall Three-peat
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CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Going for an Overall Three-peat
Three victories in Virginia for Corvette Racing since 2012
 
Quartet of drivers very much in GT Le Mans title chase
Garcia, Magnussen winners last two seasons at VIR
Gavin, Milner looking for second Virginia victory together
 
DETROIT (Aug. 15, 2018) – Corvette Racing’s title chase in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship takes it to a circuit where – not surprisingly – it has shown significant strength: Virginia International Raceway.
 
This weekend’s Michelin GT Challenge is a GT-only weekend with the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class taking top billing. It’s a situation that has worked out well for Corvette Racing in the past with the program looking for a third straight victory – and fourth in class since 2012 – at the 3.27-mile, 17-turn circuit that straddles the borders of North Carolina and Virginia.
 
Corvette Racing is the IMSA co-leader for victories at VIR with three – all in GT categories. Meanwhile, Chevrolet has seven IMSA victories at the track since 2002.
 
All four Corvette C7.R drivers remain well in the hunt for the GTLM Driver’s title with three races to go. Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen, partners in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, stand second in the championship and only four points behind. The duo have won the last two years at VIR and have finished on the GTLM podium in each of the last five IMSA races dating back to May at Mid-Ohio.
 
Magnussen was the pole-winner in 2016 in the No. 3 Corvette, and he also was a winner at VIR in a 2007 race for the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. Garcia set the fastest race lap in 2012 as part of the American Le Mans Series GT class.
 
Oliver Gavin and Virginia’s Tommy Milner, in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C7.R, are fourth in GTLM points and 14 points out of the lead. They clinched the ALMS GT title in 2012 with a victory in Corvette Racing’s VIR debut and are coming off a runner-up finish two weeks ago at Road America – just ahead of the No. 3 Corvette.
 
Milner also won at VIR in 2005’s Rolex Series race and was a GT pole-winner the year prior. He and Gavin were GTLM winners earlier this year at Long Beach.
 
The Michelin GT Challenge is set for 1:05 p.m. ET with FOX Sports 1 airing the race live from 1-2 p.m., followed by coverage on FOX Sports 2 from 2-4 p.m. Streaming in-car footage along with live audio coverage of practice, qualifying and the race from IMSA Radio is available on IMSA.com.
 
ANTONIO GARCIA, NO. 3 MOBIL 1/SiriusXM CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.R: “We obviously would like to win three in a row at VIR. Our Corvette has been very good there. Being able to win that race last year put us in a very good position to win the championship. I hope it’s the same this year. We aren’t leading in points but we are very close. Oftentimes there is less than a half-second between GTLM cars there, so track position and qualifying will be key things. We are hopeful to carry on that momentum this week.”
 
JAN MAGNUSSEN, NO. 3 MOBIL 1/SiriusXM CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.R: “VIR is a fantastic place and we’ve won there the last two years. We hope to find ourselves in contention again. It’s a great, old-school track that is very fast but also has a high level of risk. It’s those tracks I like best. Antonio and I really would like a win here to solidify ourselves in the championship. We’re in contention with a lot of podium finishes. We need that one win to really get our momentum going into the last couple of events.”
 
OLIVER GAVIN, NO. 4 MOBIL 1/SiriusXM CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.R: ““Over the years, VIR has been very positive for us. We’ve all had very strong years there. The No. 3 car of course has won there the last two years. Tommy and I haven’t been far behind, and we had our victory there in 2012 to win the ALMS GT Championship. This year’s competition has been fierce, no matter which manufacturer we are racing. We need to focus and execute, which we did at Road America for two excellent podiums. But it’s getting toward the business end of the year and we need to get back to winning races. A strong and clean weekend is our goal and our focus.”
 
TOMMY MILNER, NO. 4 MOBIL 1/SiriusXM CHEVROLET CORVETTE C7.R: “From a driver’s perspective, all four of us really enjoy VIR, as do most of the other drivers in the series. It’s a lot of fun but difficult to get a perfect lap. There are a lot of places that you are unsighted in areas and really having to trust the car underneath you. These kinds of tracks and these kinds of corners reward a car that handles to your liking. Each year we have been there, we’ve been happy with our car right from the first practice. It’s a combination of all those things that when you put them all together, it’s very good for us.”
 
DOUG FEHAN, CORVETTE RACING PROGRAM MANAGER: “2012 marked the debut of the Corvette Racing program at VIR. Since our first trip there, it has quickly become one of our favorite stops of the year. It’s a unique track layout that has very distinct and defined sectors – one that is slower speed, another with high speeds with quick changes in direction and finally a roller-coaster ride to start-finish. As a result, it takes a very well-developed car to have success throughout the entire lap. In the last six years, our Corvettes have been just that. It’s a testament to the work done by our engineers, crew and drivers. To remain in championship contention, we will need all of that again this year.”
 


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yeah well those work dreams are still going on here...... My wife's alarm goes off at 5:30....... I just roll over and fluff the pillow...... but it's to bad she has to get up that early.......

Got an inch or rain around here yesterday so it will be hot and steamy today....... getting to the end of the summer work...... that will be nice....

have a glorious day Guru's

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Good morning, all.



THAT REMAINS TO BE SEEN ;-)

STILL RAINING ON THE NATIONS, GOT ANOTHER INCH LAST NIGHT. THE WEBS BETWEEN MY TOES ARE STARTING TO MILDEW.

HAD A HORRIBLE NIGHTMARE LAST NIGHT; DREAMED IT WAS O530 AND I HAD TO GET UP AND GO TO WORK. TERRIFYING---

THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING GUNSHOW IS THIS WEEKEND. MAYBE I CAN SELL THAT RANDAL KNIFE.

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Re: The one word song title transference game
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I'm going to show you Crazy.......

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Wednesday Chat 08.15.2018
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Good morning, all.


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Re: Prepping For An NCRS Regional Judging
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August 14th: the pitch gauges and the nut and bolt gauge arrived. I did more research on getting the lighter to work as expected.

38 days to go


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Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer - Nat King Cole

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Re: Tuesday Chat 08.14.2018
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Congrats, Tommy. When it's time to open that blue label let me know

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Hey guys... been a busy day. I was at church helping prepare for the funeral. Then the funeral Mass after that the dinner. I was just about ready to head over to the 'city' when I got a phone call that the lumber truck was twenty minutes out, so I hung tight and unloaded that then headed to the 'city'. Got over there and started cutting the first piece of rock and ready to hang it when I notice the stubs for the plumbing are too short to get the valves on once the rock is hung. So take that piece out and decide to wait, as I knew the plumber was coming to hook up the shower valve and drain. So I start to cut another piece when the plumber shows up and I end up helping him....next thing I know it's 4:45 and I have to head home to make church (tomorrow is a holy day of obligation). So today was a church day for me.

Temps have been below average, but humidity well above.

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Matt, I'd say go ahead and get it. I offer this sage advice;
It's easier to be forgiven than to get permission.
It's worked for me several times.

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We have a couple of those that live under the front porch..... the only time I see them is at night when they walk on the porch by my window in the library........ I just watch them.....they are well fed so I know they are doing some work around here........

Gris..... I don't know if you can have bourbon that is too smooth....... that's like you can't be too rich or something........or too much horsepower.....

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Slow, easy moves with assuring conversation.



Good cat. Nice cat. That's a beautiful rat.


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Slow, easy moves with assuring conversation.



Good cat. Nice cat. That's a beautiful rat.

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Weller Special Reserve...... so we crack that open and had a shot on the rocks. Very smooth....a wheated bourbon...... some folks claim its the same as Pappy Van Winkle bourbon only not aged as long.....


VERY GOOD STUFF, ACTUALLY A LITTLE TOO SMOOTH FOR MY TASTE; I LIKE THE REGULAR OLD WELLERS.

DISASTER!!! WIFE LOST HER GROCERY LIST! STARVATION LOOMS--- (I'M PRACTICING TO BE A JOURNALIST :-)

BRAVE CAT IS DEFINITELY IN HER DOTAGE. WE NOW HAVE TWO CHIPMUNKS HANGING AROUND, ONE WITH A BOB TAIL. WHETHER SHE HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH THAT DETAIL I KNOW NOT.

HAVE A NEW VOLUNTEER BARN CAT, BIG GRAY WITH A WHITE BIB AND BACK FEET. QUITE FOLK-SHY.

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I have a bottle of Johnny Walker Blue Label, Flor de Cana Centenario 12 year single estate rum and a bottle of Crown Royal I have sitting on a table, all with my name on it. I will sample all on my 70th birthday. I figure if I make it to 70 and can cheat a little on my current no drinking policy. Sue is none to thrilled about my plan. May have to do it in private. 16 years sober this month. One day at a time.

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Very cool......thanks for posting Brad......

Raining off and on here. hope it keeps up. makes my job easy.

Had a good client show up last night and we went out to dinner and then he gave me a bottle of Weller Special Reserve...... so we crack that open and had a shot on the rocks. Very smooth....a wheated bourbon...... some folks claim its the same as Pappy Van Winkle bourbon only not aged as long..... all comes out of Buffalo Trace....... did not get to bed early......

Gotta go now.......more later........

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My ass has been dragging the last few days. Started a regimen of vitamins to try and kick start the system into the virile, youthful, tactile example of a human being I know I can be. I would to be able to lift some weighty kettlebells, if I had any.

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IT'S RAINING ON THE NATIONS THIS MORNING, INCH AND THREE QUARTERS IN THE RAIN GAUGE, MORE EXPECTED.

A DISMAL DAY INDEED.

An abundance of uninformed "solutions" has been one of our biggest social problems.
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Greetings! Sunny for now, but naturally there is some rain in the forecast, since it is golf day. Nothing like what there's been out in PA, though - mojo for all affected.

Have a good day, Gurus!

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Re: Monday Chat 08.13.18
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Wow, that '26 was quite a find!

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Good morning, all.

Foggy this morning, but it's burned off.


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Re: Monday Chat 08.13.18
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The 'garage' that's attached to the house is mine. Vette and four wheeler and my crap out there. The 'shop' (larger) is his. He works out there when someone brings him something to work on, his Harley is out there, his big screen tv, game consoles, along with the mowers and what not as well. New shed soon for mowers and crap so he will have more room. I stay out of there, he stays out of garage. Pool house we share.



Alarmed/Cameras/Guard Dog?

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Interesting read .....

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Hey guys...got an early start. Headed over to the 'city' to work on the bathroom remodel. The guy had done quite a bit of work, but we still had more to do before we could start putting things back together. But, I did get about half the sheet rock up and the shower base installed before we called it a day.

Got home, took a shower and went out to play golf. Golf sucked....or I sucked playing golf tonight, but we had a fish fry for eats and it was great.

Tomorrow morning I have a funeral to attend...actually I am doing the readings. Been a friend of the family for a long time and they specifically asked me to read, so I couldn't turn them down.

Then in the afternoon I'll head back over to the 'city' to continue on the bath.

No rain here, it's ok, but I'd like some rain. But it's not real hot either. No complaints.

I'm tired.....butt is dragging...later folks.

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The 'garage' that's attached to the house is mine. Vette and four wheeler and my crap out there. The 'shop' (larger) is his. He works out there when someone brings him something to work on, his Harley is out there, his big screen tv, game consoles, along with the mowers and what not as well. New shed soon for mowers and crap so he will have more room. I stay out of there, he stays out of garage. Pool house we share.
Rain is due here as well, farmers want it, I don't.

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Matt......the problem is that would take up 2 stalls in the garage and Momma's car would have to be outside all winter......or like for 6 months or more....... that aint going to fly......


Actually I have a winter space for the Corvette so wouldn't be a space issue. She just hates me and doesn't want to see me happy

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August 13th: I spent about an hour cleaning the engine compartment. It doesn't look bad on the surface, but I remember the mechanical judge wasn't impressed last October. I hand wash parts with a lot of water, along with some Simple Green and some Griot's Garage Oil and Grease cleaner. It does look better.

I'm remembered today that I need to get the cigarette lighter working—the single most annoying thing about this car.

39 days to go.


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Those FJ's are cavernous....... Matt......the problem is that would take up 2 stalls in the garage and Momma's car would have to be outside all winter......or like for 6 months or more....... that aint going to fly...... I am faced with the same dilemma... my shop is filled with the GS and the Fiddysix........and her Tahoe is outside.....gotta do something..... may have to build another garage....... geez...... life's a bitch...

Looks like rain.....hope it does......a lot and all over..... later Guru's

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Serious struggles in qualifying with of all things the fricken Nitrous WOT switch not touching the carb linkage.

Wasted both qualifying passes screwing with adjusting it before going to the old standby.... a piece of rubber hose slid over the switch arm.

Q1 ran a 6.21@121MPH. The car left on motor until it hit a bump in the surface which jiggled the switch enough for the nitrous to come on about 80ft out. That nearly wrecking the car but I held on to it.

Q2 ran a 6.30@122MPH. The nitrous came on at the hit like it's supposed to, but I had the front suspension limiters too tight and the car spun the tires at the hit.... which popped it into high gear about 30ft out and after I pedaled it to hook it up the car rattle the tires so bad down track the switch kept turning the nitrous on/off/on/off/on all the way down the track.

So with a 6.21 I ended up qualified 8th out of 15 cars.... Hard to believe other 7 drivers were having a worse day than me trying to qualify but it's true. Like I said, we resorted to sliding a piece of rubber hose over the switch arm for E1.

For eliminations, I didn't mess with anything on the tune up. I just wanted the car to make a complete pass so I could get some data.... I did loosen the front suspension limiters one link but left eh front shock rebound full tight.

As far as the tune up. Very easy. I call it "Grandma" because it's so slow even Grandma could make a pass in the car.

Nitrous progressive controller was 10%-15% in .25 second and 15% to 100% all in by 1 second.

Timing ramp was 40*, then dumping -11* at the hit and another -15* .60 sec into the run for a total of 14* going down track.

When I let go of the brake in E1 I knew it was going to be a good pass. The car felt much faster than I thought it would... and I was side by side with my opponent who has an unbelievably fast car (former N/Aa record holder).... he cut a .032 light to my .060 and he had a fender on me the entire pass until high gear, where I crept to within a bumper but with his better light, I just didn't have enough top end charge to get the win.

RT ---- .060
60ft --- 1.230
330ft --- 3.456
1/8th --- 5.327
MPH ----- 132.57

So it sucked to loose in the first round but I was super happy with the ET and MPH the car posted on it's very first full on NO2 pass. I got some great data and there is so much ET to be had by just getting some power in the car earlier in the run. There is also more power to be had by leaning out the nitrous AFR a little as it was pig rich at 11.3 AFR on that pass....

Next race is Friday in 2 weeks August 24. I am excited to get back out there and whittle the ET down to match the MPH.... With some work I hope to get that 5.1X pass before the end of the season.

Next race, I plan to knock some fuel pressure out of the nitrous kit's fuel side and add a little power earlier in the run with the progressive controller... maybe something like 10% to 30% in .25 sec and all in by .75 sec. Gonna work my way up to that a little at a time thou.... don't need anymore smashed oil pans.

Here's video from E1.

https://youtu.be/4qBv-2yI4KI

Will

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^^^ What he said... Monday the 13th. Geez - Might need to stay in the house and sit this one out.

Busy week and pretty much sat on my butt all weekend. Friend came over and we dug up her sagos that I've been 'babysitting'. They came from our recent trip to Mobile, AL for the memorial we drove down to. Her relative has some mature plants that had pups and she wanted the pups removed. She took all of them home in individual pots except for three she left me. I'll keep one and share the other two with others I know. I cannot believe we got all that crap in her FJ Cruiser. My body shop friend that recently moved got himself a new project car as well - he is now the proud owner of a 1926 Model T Doctor's Coupe. Family got it new and parked it in 1955. Selling it due to divorce. He bought it there at a local farm sale last week. pretty cool haul.

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The party has been over for a while, Tommy!

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