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New Heights, and New DIY
Once again, I've been slacking on the blogging, but as you will see on the standings page, the season has been progressing, and I've got a co-driver who's giving me some solid competition. The first few events were Freezing, Soaked and Soaked, so I pretty m...
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Transmission Oil
Transmission Oil
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Transmission Oil
Transmission oil is easy to forget about. This winter I realized that I probably had let mine go a little longer than I should have. It probably should be changed at least once a season on a car like mine. My car sees 20 autocross races a year at an average...
Transmission Oil
Transmission Oil
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Return of the SoLoti
So yeah I got tired about blogging about how my car wasn't working... probably you got tired of hearing about it. Then when I finally got it working in September I spent all available weekend time driving it rather than blogging about it. I had a little bit...
Return of the SoLoti
Return of the SoLoti
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Devens Tour 2017
With the ongoing saga of my engine upgrades, I am in Nick's STR car again (Thanks Nick!), but this time we're on Justin's 5 year old Hoosier A6 tires (Thanks Justin!). Day 1 was cool and cloudy, but generally dry. The weather just barely misted a little bit...
Devens Tour 2017
Devens Tour 2017
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...Gang aft agley!
The start of this season hasn't gone as I had envisioned it. The vision in my head mid February went something like this: Head swap mid-March Tuning late march/early April Learn the changes to car at Event 1 and in the next Renegade event.  Race #2 expect d...
...Gang aft agley!
...Gang aft agley!
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Looking forward to 2017...
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Looking Back at 2016
2016 was a pretty good year. It started a bit shaky, first with a spectacular spin into the grass at my first renegade event where I learned that the stuff on the edges of the runway has a lot of gravel and very little stopping friction. Next, in my first S...
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Bye Bye Maybes
In several previous posts I have pondered the state of my build and the state of my driving in relation to the ultimate autocross competition, the SCCA Solo Nationals. Those speculations were a matter of finding someone who HAD been to nationals, supposing ...
Bye Bye Maybes
Bye Bye Maybes
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Busy Summer!
I've had almost no time to maintain this blog lately. 50 hours has become
my easy week, with multiple recent 70 hour weeks. However, I have
manged (just barely) to sustain racing as well. The good news is that
things have been improving nicely through th...
Busy Summer!
Busy Summer!
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