Dec 21, 2005 update to the Subaru Impeza project car

Updates to the Subaru’s “List”

Registration and License 1) Become a NASA member. Status: form is filled out, on Per’s desk, waiting on a check for $40. 2) Apply for NASA RallySport license. Status: Form is filled out, on Per’s desk, waiting for a check for $50. 3) Fill out medical questionaire. Status: Done, waiting to go out. 4) Sign liability form: Status: Done, waiting to go out. 5) Photocopy Subaru registration and insurance card, send in with entry to event. 6) Photocopy tow vehicle registration and insurance card, send in with entry to event.

Personal Safety Gear: 1) Driver’s Suit: Have. 2) Nomex underwear, socks: Have 3) Helmet: have SA2000 close face 4) shoes: Piloti DTMs… 5) Neck protection: have high-density collar from Pyrotect. 6) Gloves: have

Car Prep: 1) Basic car status: It runs and is reliable. Need to wire up horn so it works and check all bulbs for functionality. 2) Rollcage. Status: Done..check with NASA guys to insure legality…done, added gussets. 3) harnesses. Status: brand new GForce harnesses installed. 4) Rollcage padding. Status: new high density padding installed. 5) FIA legal seats. Status: have 2 Racetech seats, need to mount. 6) seat brackets to mount seats. Status: on way 7) Fire bottles: Have one 1a-10bc, bought second…just in case. 8) Tow Hooks. Status: installed. 9) skidplates. Status: installed….need to fix intereference with engine after last event. 10) mudflaps. Status: Found OE ones at junkyard, need to install.
11) Window nets: have, need to install. Not required but recommended. 12) Rally computer: not necessary, but helpful. Cherokee is a Recce event, so not as important there. May hold off on this purchase. 13) 3 warning triangles: need to get from SafeDrives 14) First aid kit: need to get from Safe Drives 15) Tow Rope: need to source and buy 25’ one. 16) Intercom: need to source and buy. Terraphone? 17) Paul Eklund recommended some spares of the lower control arms and struts. Got several front LCAs, looking for a few spare struts.

Event Stuff: 1) Tow vehicle. Make sure we have a tow vehicle and trailer to get up to TN. Status: working on that. 2) pack food (Paul Eklund recommends lots of comfort food to calm driver/co-driver down. Good idea!) 3) Get car teched.
4) Go through novice orientation to complete license requirements. 5) Buy the stage notes.
6) Go on Recce with tow vehicle with co-driver taking notes. 7) Find some darn fool that would want to be our co-driver.

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