A racecar Noob, a Sube and the Mexican 1000 Rally

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by oregoncoast, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. oregoncoast

    oregoncoast Racing Like a Noob

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    Damn, I hope I can remember some of it......

  2. C-Stain

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    Time to cough it up OC! If you don't remember, get the Mrs to write it up. Women never forget anything.
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    sandalscout blah blah blah

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  5. southforkspeedster

    southforkspeedster koolaidless

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    even though we do not see eachother as much as we used to..................I will never stop caring for you and Laura:1drink
  6. Bricen18

    Bricen18 Been here awhile

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    i want to hear more as well!!!!
  7. wilkinsonk

    wilkinsonk soup de grimace

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    Yes, more please. Not only do we want to hear about the rest of the 1000, but inquiring minds want to know about the future of the car and how you are going to tackle the strut issue.

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    Yes, yes..... more!
  10. oregoncoast

    oregoncoast Racing Like a Noob

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    Ok, I,lied about having an update done. But here's a video from David from the end of the last special on Day 1, coming out to Chapala. I am beat and look it. Laura is too, but looks gorgeous and relaxed - a natural.

    I did forget to mention that as the Dude started getting worried about us late in the day on Day 1, he tried to reach us on the Mag 7 radio channel. Luckily I was scanning all racing freqs in my car. Mag 7 was kind enough to relay radio traffic for us for a few minutes. Of course, the woman on the radio did say that normally they don't provide the service for non Mag 7 users. I responded that I had paid for Mag 7 full service for the last two years and only used about 2 gallons worth of gas, so that should count for something! Then we all had a laugh at the idiot that thought racing a stock Subaru was a good idea :deal




    http://s1329.photobucket.com/user/KingDavid1955/media/baja001_zpse382efca.mp4.html

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  11. rider1150gsadv

    rider1150gsadv € Fl Keys Fishing Guide €

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    I'd lost track of this thread and it took me over an hour to catch up :knary , but it was well worth it!! :clap WELL DONE!!!!!! :clap:clap:clap
    So where's the rest of the story ??:ddog.....:rofl:rofl
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    Mr. Fisherman PROUD 2B Riff Raff!

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  13. oregoncoast

    oregoncoast Racing Like a Noob

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    I know, I know......where the hell are the updates already!!!

    Well, we've been busy....busy making dust in Hell's Canyon! :freaky

    1000 mile trip. One flat tire. Haven't even changed the oil since before running the Mexican 1000. :1drink

    We ran Dirty Dorothy pretty hard and she never complained!!





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  14. Road Rash

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    AAAARRRGGGHHHH

    You finally update and I can't see any of the pictures!!!

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  16. Lee Dodge

    Lee Dodge Been here awhile

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    Did your wheel spacers have any effect on steering feel, kickback over bumps, or braking stability?
  17. oregoncoast

    oregoncoast Racing Like a Noob

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    NO negative effects whatsoever. Huge positive effect in handling.

    http://mywheeladapters.com/

    HIghly recommended and tough as nails. Again, we doubled them up on one wheel to aid in tire clearance after a strut failure and raced that way for 300 more miles. :D
  18. oregoncoast

    oregoncoast Racing Like a Noob

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    OH boy. At this rate, I will probably just be finishing the damn race report for the Mexican 1000 while we are starting to post prep stories to get ready for this

    :deal

    http://www.norra.com/mexican500.php


    Anybody want to help out with that steep entry fee?? :deal :lol3


  19. Treadless

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    D00d, not getting any younger here and at the rate you're going... well I may not be able to remember reading this. :gerg



    ps: heading north on the 13th with Rog for a 2 week escape. Don't have a route down yet, depends on the temps at the time. You're on my Locals To Harass list. Give you a heads up a few days out so you can find a convenient excuse to be outa town. :lol3
  20. oregoncoast

    oregoncoast Racing Like a Noob

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    I have a camping spot waiting for you. But you're still buying the first beer! :freaky