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Old 01-22-2015, 08:34 AM   #11 (permalink)
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HAHAHA thanks guys! I will make a note when I signup Feb. 1st.

I'm not in it to win it. Just to have a good time and do my best. My car will be in the modified 4cyl class. I think....


I do have a lot of fun in the city playing bump bump with the crownvic's.

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Old 01-29-2015, 04:57 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Well I have an airbag light on, no emergency brake, CEL, suspension issues, ghetto wiring ect. Its a jalopy for sure.. hopefully they let me race.
Geeez. Remember that some of your best buds from here will be on the track with you.

I don't think the inspection will find those issues. But I kinda like it when brakes work the way they're supposed to.
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Old 01-29-2015, 06:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Yeah the emergency brakes do work in an emergency. They will "self adjust" after that and stick. Its a decent car nothing really dangerous about it. Working on the suspension now (tie rod ends, ball joints) will also clean up the wiring. (temporary turned permanent kill switch)

I wouldn't drive it if I thought it was an unsafe vehicle. (still a KIA)

just has a few problems.....
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Old 01-29-2015, 09:29 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Subscribed... As always, I hate that this event is so early in the year.

If I come, I'll be in a be-tailed '07 Civic. If they let me cross the border with it, that is. But just to spectate.
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Old 01-31-2015, 08:15 PM   #15 (permalink)
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MetroMPG, I'm sure Bob G would love to see you drive in the event if you make it out here. I would too.
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Old 02-01-2015, 12:30 PM   #17 (permalink)
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C'mon Metro, every bodies doing it...you used to be cool...what happened to you....

I promise I won't bother you about adding a MOD Entry to the fuel economy log, as seen here:http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...log-27964.html

Well, for the first half, at least...lol
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Old 02-01-2015, 10:35 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Oh wow $100!! plus at least $40 in tolls from MD + fuel + fuel for the race + fuel for the drive home!

I had no idea it was so expensive.....

Why Is Toyota the sponsor? WTH are they sponsoring?

imma bout to ask a local KIA dealer for $150 to rep the brand for them......
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Why Is Toyota the sponsor? WTH are they sponsoring?
Toyota PriusC is the most fuel efficient car in the USA and part of the biggest selling and most reliable hybrid family on the planet.
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They donate at least $1000, plus the prize for the best school. Last year they doubled it to 2k (plus school). And that is at the least. There is a lot of stuff to pay for...track, insurance, food, ceremony stuff. Keep in mind the point is for donating to the charity/fund.

Changzuki tied with someone else last year, so they doubled it. On top of him giving me a FREE ROOM, he also donated his winnings back[to the charity]. He doesn't mention it because he has the right idea of charity...you don't tell people about the charitable things you do...but I can, because he's an awesome guy and I have a lot of respect for him.

I should note, I am not 100% certain if it is Toyota, or a local dealership. I believe the reps were all from a local place. It could be either one, but I am not sure which. I could see Toyota sending just local people, but I could also see a local dealership wanting to sponsor it for the cause.

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