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    Chapter Event I'm sorry to hear that. I hope you weren't in the...

    I'm sorry to hear that. I hope you weren't in the coupe. It would have been good to catch up.

    Try and rest and get better. Last thing you want is to prolonging any pain.
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    Chapter Event I can make it if you need a hand.

    I can make it if you need a hand.
  3. Chapter Event Oops. The forum used to automatically resize it....

    Oops. The forum used to automatically resize it. I guess not with the new one. I'll get that fixed one of these days. LOL
  4. Chapter Event I think my wife and I can make this.

    I think my wife and I can make this.
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    This is a pleasant surprise. In the past we never...

    This is a pleasant surprise. In the past we never gave out trophies for X classes but I'm not going to complain.

    :)
  6. I stayed in 2nd on all of my runs last Saturday....

    I stayed in 2nd on all of my runs last Saturday. Due to the understeer that I was experiencing, I didn't want to drop in to 1rst as my acceleration would have taken too much weight of the front end...
  7. Wooho! Lots of pictures of my car. Thanks...

    Wooho! Lots of pictures of my car.

    Thanks Katie!

    Edit: what gives. I can't save them like I used to. Darn :(
  8. Glad I could help. I thought my lines where good...

    Glad I could help. I thought my lines where good but the tires just didn't hold up like they did at the beginning of the year. I tried to mess with tire pressures a bit to help the balance of the car...
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    This usually isn't a problem. Once in a while,...

    This usually isn't a problem. Once in a while, some people will not show up to work their portion of the event. If we find that becomes an issue, the person/people is given a talking to. If it...
  10. Pavement is nowhere near as slick as SP but that...

    Pavement is nowhere near as slick as SP but that venue has some unique challenges. Due to it's smaller lot, it frequently requires more tight turns so it can be much more technical a course layout.
  11. It rained after my first run. I couldn't put any...

    It rained after my first run. I couldn't put any heat in to the tires as grip was so bad. I just understeered through every corner except the 90 degree box. I couldn't do much as I was bogging the...
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    We did run a 3 heat session with regards to the...

    We did run a 3 heat session with regards to the past seasons. And to set the record straight, the past volunteers from team BAR and WTF hosted almost equal attendee count's. As I recall, there where...
  13. With regards to rules: I think tire compound...

    With regards to rules:

    I think tire compound limitations/treadwear limitations are the least of your worries and quite frankly won't be an equalizer in X class. Keep in mind that X class is a...
  14. I pray for cool weather.

    I pray for cool weather.
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    I'm Pete (see Sig), former NCC Autocross...

    I'm Pete (see Sig), former NCC Autocross chairman. I drive a 99 almost stock (Only mod: Exhuast) 911 (see below). I have been autocrossing for the better part of 8 years now and got my start with NCC...
  16. My advice is keep the car the same as there is...

    My advice is keep the car the same as there is much to learn your first few seasons autocrossing. Often times, many novices will miss attribute over driving the car with understeer and try to dial...
  17. Yeah it was hot. I was pretty dehydrated and...

    Yeah it was hot. I was pretty dehydrated and empty headed towards the end of the day. I didn't drive my best but I'm glad my time stood up. I was really glad the breeze picked up towards the end of...
  18. Great photo's Katie! Thanks a lot, Pete

    Great photo's Katie!

    Thanks a lot,

    Pete
  19. There really is no advantage running in the AM vs...

    There really is no advantage running in the AM vs PM. It depends on weather and part of the year the even it being held. It has happened many times that AM drivers have had dry weather and PM drivers...
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    Here you go. ...

    Here you go.

    http://www.nccbmwcca.org/usermedia/results/autocross/090502_fin.htm
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    Heck, I never even put them on anymore but I'm...

    Heck, I never even put them on anymore but I'm extremely lazy. It does no harm leaving them off.
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    I bought a $14 dollar model with a hose and...

    I bought a $14 dollar model with a hose and bleeder valve. Nothing special but it works well.
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    Start out with 6-8 lbs over manufacturers spec....

    Start out with 6-8 lbs over manufacturers spec. Then chalk your tires to see if you're rolling over or not getting to the edge of your tires (in terms of wear). Adjust accordingly until you get all...
  24. Trust me, washing my car used to be fun. Now it's...

    Trust me, washing my car used to be fun. Now it's a chore (Hence I have all silver cars now). My car is green from pollen as I drove it to work all last week so, it needs a bath.
  25. Sweet, I guess I have a chance in the wet against...

    Sweet, I guess I have a chance in the wet against the higher hp/grip cars. Guess I won't be washing my car before the event.
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