Javelin MegaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 1:09 a.m.

My daughter rode in the Javelin for the first time ever:

We went to a car show called the "Under Construction Show" for project cars.

Then at night I went to Portland International Raceway by myself for some 1/4 mile drag racing:

Where I ran into one of the clubs I've raced with and got in on their season-ending bracket race:

Whereupon I laid a beat-down in the first round:

I red-lit the semis (-.018!) but nailed my dial-in.

Drove ~135 miles, made 8 passes, and all I needed was a quart of oil, a screwdriver to adjust my headlight aim, and an air pressure gauge.

Today was good, really good.

Appleseed MegaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 2:33 a.m.

No pics, dude.

Sept. 13, 2015 2:51 a.m.

I see em'

Knurled UltimaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 4:55 a.m.

I don't either. Probably have to be logged into the Google Overmind in order for them to show up.

ddavidv PowerDork
Sept. 13, 2015 5:31 a.m.

No pics for me and I usually see everything.

SVreX MegaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 6:17 a.m.
ddavidv wrote: No pics for me and I usually see everything.

That sounds kind of creepy stalker-ish.

wbjones MegaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 6:20 a.m.
Nick (Not-Stig) Comstock wrote: I see em'

no pic here

yay … now they're up

Knurled UltimaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 6:42 a.m.

There has to be balance. The day was so good that it used up all the good, so the image links are bad

Feedyurhed SuperDork
Sept. 13, 2015 7:19 a.m.

No pics here either, but everything sure sounds good.

Toyman01 MegaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 7:52 a.m.

Sound like a great day.

Javelin MegaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 11:21 a.m.

Should be fixed now.

Adrift
Adrift Reader
Sept. 13, 2015 11:38 a.m.
Javelin wrote:

I like those wheels on that... A lot!

Fitzauto HalfDork
Sept. 13, 2015 11:50 a.m.

Sounds like an awesome day!

Toyman01 MegaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 12:44 p.m.

I do believe that little girl was having a blast!!

JAhmed Reader
Sept. 13, 2015 2:38 p.m.

That car is awesome.

Sept. 13, 2015 4:27 p.m.

I see Sgt. Shultz and a post card looking thing, but no car pictures...

Glad you had a really good day! We all need a win to keep us going.

Gearheadotaku PowerDork
Sept. 13, 2015 6:21 p.m.

Sounds like a great day, wish I could see the pictures!

I really like the "under construction" idea for a car show.

bgkast UberDork
Sept. 13, 2015 8:03 p.m.

Dang, I forgot that show was this weekend.

Nice work putting some miles on the Jav!

Javelin MegaDork
Sept. 13, 2015 10:04 p.m.

Huh, the pictures are on my Google drive and set to public.

Sept. 14, 2015 5:38 a.m.

Maybe Knurled is right. I have not succumbed to Skynet so I'm not logged into the googles & I still can't see any more pics.

You'll need to log in to post.

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