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Mr_Asa
Mr_Asa SuperDork
10/26/20 2:00 p.m.

In reply to ckosacranoid :

No, but he borrowed someone's wife and put her in a wedding dress so he had a stolen bride in the passenger seat.  I didn't catch her name, though.

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 HalfDork
10/26/20 2:10 p.m.

In reply to Patrick (Forum Supporter) :

the vettes had arm restraints. i actually saw the tech guy come back over and make sure they did. that was good to see at least. 

I agree people should be more attentive to their safety. Coming from a drag race background i just build the car like i would if i were competing like i normally do that way in the end you don't have to worry about anything. it only takes one slip up to make you realize you shouldn't skimp on safety. 

Patrick (Forum Supporter)
Patrick (Forum Supporter) MegaDork
10/26/20 2:17 p.m.

In reply to surfshibby07 :

sorry I deleted my E36 M3 before your reply popped up, i didn't want to clog up the pictures and stories thread with safety stuff

 

surfshibby07
surfshibby07 HalfDork
10/26/20 2:24 p.m.

In reply to Patrick (Forum Supporter) :

lol no worries. i get it. I havent even shared my stories or pics because i have a lot, and still havent been able to formulate a good cliffnotes version of my weekend. it was just awesome. 

cruisermatt
cruisermatt New Reader
10/26/20 2:26 p.m.

The previously mentioned cooler water. Civic radiator for the lose.

 

barefootskater (Shaun)
barefootskater (Shaun) UberDork
10/27/20 11:06 a.m.

The short version:

We had a ton of fun and surprised nobody by finishing dead last. The trip home has been quite eventful. 

Needless to say, the mustang will not be returning for next years revenge. It has passed into the next life. Hopefully to be recycled into something with a clutch pedal. Goodbye, little mustang. You were always fast enough for me. 
 

*everything and everyone are ok. Two staples in my dome, dad was unharmed. Car is totaled. Life goes on. 

maschinenbau (I live here)
maschinenbau (I live here) GRM+ Memberand SuperDork
10/27/20 12:09 p.m.

Oh no!! Hope you're okay!

Robbie (Forum Supporter)
Robbie (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/27/20 12:13 p.m.
maschinenbau (I live here) said:

Oh no!! Hope you're okay!

yeah, holy moly!

eastsideTim
eastsideTim PowerDork
10/27/20 7:22 p.m.

Just finished pulling pics off the camera.  Not the best picture, but the Datsun looked like it was a handful.

wae
wae UberDork
10/27/20 8:48 p.m.

I didn't take many pictures this year, but I finally culled through what I had and got them uploaded: https://piwigo.putrescence.org/index.php?/category/111

 

 

Kbags
Kbags New Reader
11/3/20 6:44 p.m.

In reply to barefootskater (Shaun) : damn sorry to hear that hopefully everyone is doing better

 

914Driver
914Driver GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
2/1/21 12:02 p.m.
barefootskater (Shaun) said:

The short version:

We had a ton of fun and surprised nobody by finishing dead last. The trip home has been quite eventful. 

Needless to say, the mustang will not be returning for next years revenge. It has passed into the next life. Hopefully to be recycled into something with a clutch pedal. Goodbye, little mustang. You were always fast enough for me. 
 

*everything and everyone are ok. Two staples in my dome, dad was unharmed. Car is totaled. Life goes on. 

Does anyone else see a hint of Jack Nicholson here?

admc58
admc58 Reader
2/1/21 10:17 p.m.

In reply to eastsideTim :

Unless you have enough front spring/roll rate.... Don't install a rear sway bar.... and.... make sure the rear suspension will not bind up excessively. 

Or add more power to the point that tires are always greasy and slides!

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