NC Tag O Rama is here

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by Ridge-Runner, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. 1911tyler

    1911tyler Adventurer

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    Grab. Concord Motor speedway.


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  2. AppFan

    AppFan Been here awhile

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    Nice! Now see if you can continue the streak of tag shots within a mile of my house and I will be able to keep playing without waiting for parts to come in the mail.
  3. 1911tyler

    1911tyler Adventurer

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    Tag#1012 I think.

    2012 NASCAR champions. Well I hope anyway being I work here.


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  4. truck6driver

    truck6driver The Fireman

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    Hey thats cool. Carter and I got to tour Stuart/Haas racing a while back. Bought a LU5 Crossfire injected small block off craigslist and it ended up being the car chief for Danika Patrick. Picked it up at their shop one evening and was given a cool look around to most of it anyway. Wasn't allowed is a few places for reasons I'm sure you know.

    I am surprised it is still sitting.

    I have TAGGED my work before also but it isn't as cool as a race shop.

    Got off work and came home, ate with the kids and then went to see Skyfall at the movies. Late lunch and took some cold meds and went to bed. Slept most of the afternoon and evening. Going back to bed in a few. I have another 24hr shift starting at 7:45am.

    Happy Veterans Day to all that have served. :devildog


    Ray
  5. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Now this takes it up north to Mooresville, which is some good riding. Tempting indeed...
  6. hscrugby

    hscrugby "That guy"

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    Sooo
    We know who to bug for cheap tickets next season...

    :evil

    I haven't been to a race in way too long. Need to go to a few next year.
  7. truck6driver

    truck6driver The Fireman

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    If he is like the rest of us, the workers behind the scenes that do all the work and get no perks for it, he won't get the freebe tickets. :cry

    Ray
  8. 1911tyler

    1911tyler Adventurer

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    I could scape up some allstar tickets on the free deal next year. Maybe even some truck race tickets.
  9. hscrugby

    hscrugby "That guy"

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    Yea, it sucks I got spoiled one of my good friends and her husband both worked for NASCAR back in the day.
    She did the PR side at the races, so she basically met famous people, gave them passes and tours of all the pit areas etc. I forget exactly what he did.
    But both of them traveled to every race.
    She could hook me up with at least 1 usually up to 4 good seats and pit passes to any race I wanted to catch. It was awesome.
    But after they had a kid, they both quit to stop traveling. Bums. :lol3


    That said, I'd be all about taking the kid to the all star race or a truck race next year. Just so she can see one. I still maintain even if you don't like racing everyone should go to at least one. :)
  10. truck6driver

    truck6driver The Fireman

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    Well the Ascot will be down for a while. :cry Clutch cable broke on the way to work this morning. Almost ran into the back of a car when it snapped. :eek1


    Guess the V max will be the main transport for a while.


    Ray
  11. lonewolf97

    lonewolf97 Long timer

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    That shouldnt be too hard to replace. How much is the cable? That reminds me. I need to lube all of mine. What is the best way to do it?
  12. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    I had every intention of grabbing this tag this morning. I woke up, it was a gorgeous day, and I figured I'd hit the gun store before heading out for the tag. On the way, I decided to go down a road I'd never rode before, and the next thing I knew I'd spent two hours tooling around in the Moore County countryside. I had so much fun that I went home, grabbed the Ural and the dog, and did it all over again on a the Ural. I'll call it a win.
  13. truck6driver

    truck6driver The Fireman

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    Nah it isn't hard but I have to find one for a 30 year old bike first. The ball at the end of the cable in the lever pulled off so lubrication would not have helped in this case. I just start at the top and spray WD-40 down it while working the cable. There is a cable luber tool they sell. Not sure how it works though.

    I will find a cable and order it when I have the cash. At least I have a back up bike now. (until I find someone that wants to buy it)

    Ray
  14. wickedthunder.com

    wickedthunder.com Who's leading?!

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    Ray,

    I know NC-Okie's a lot closer than I am as far as dealer connections go, and not sure if there's any other dealers closer...but Parts Unlimited and Motion Pro both offer clutch cables for your Ascot. PU #K28-5502K for $11 and Motion Pro #02-0106 for $17 so not too expensive. I sell a lot of both brands and they both are good quality.

    Hope that helps... :thumb
  15. truck6driver

    truck6driver The Fireman

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    Thanks,

    Yeah I have the parts unlimited #'s already. I looked up most of the parts like that up previously so I would have them on hand. It's more a matter of getting to the store, while they are open, to pay for it and having the extra cash to do that as well. The prices are the same about everywhere. $10.95 plus shipping. Mail order is a dollar cheaper for the cable but $3 more in shipping so local is the cheaper route.
    If I can sneek out early Thursday I should be able to order it then or Friday I hope. Either way I still have the Yami to ride just not as comfortable.

    Ray
  16. now it's just Al

    now it's just Al Long timer

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    :thumb +10!
    Mopar grabbed the NHRA ProStock Championship :clap, hope they can add NASCAR :nod :rilla
  17. now it's just Al

    now it's just Al Long timer

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    :lol3
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  18. 1911tyler

    1911tyler Adventurer

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    We all have our fingers crossed. 20 point lead. Even if jimmy win the race we only have to finish 15 to win the championship. But it's racing and anything can happen.
  19. augiedog

    augiedog augie dog

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    Grab, Penske Racing in Mooresville NC.[​IMG] This place is huge. Never knew it was so big. It must house all of his racing ventures under one roof?
  20. augiedog

    augiedog augie dog

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    Will post the tag shot soon. I am on my way to SC to grab the North America tag and hopefully the upstate SC too. On the fast bike today , got a lot of ground to cover.[​IMG]