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Forum: Member Car Journals Yesterday, 12:38 PM
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Posted By SSSoon
Hey James - thanks for the note and for the...

Hey James - thanks for the note and for the compliments.

Believe it or not, we are still running the stock 6L80E. I am personally flabbergasted that it hasn't puked and died yet, but so far so...
Forum: Member Car Journals Yesterday, 10:58 AM
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Posted By SSSoon
Next week's gonna be fun! :biggrin:

Next week's gonna be fun! :biggrin:
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 07-20-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 17,408
Posted By SSSoon
Wow that discussion is great. Thanks RLHMARINES....

Wow that discussion is great. Thanks RLHMARINES. I've been watching a lot of other people's track videos and this is key stuff to look for and get comfortable with.
Forum: Interior Parts & Accessories 07-14-2015, 03:56 PM
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Posted By SSSoon
FS: Air bags! Fire extinguisher! Can't ship, so meet you at Camaro5Fest!

Ok, here we go. Been waiting a long time to do this. I'll haul all this stuff to Camaro5Fest in Bowling Green KY if you're interested, because these babies can't legally be shipped by private...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 07-13-2015, 08:26 PM
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Views: 28,861
Posted By SSSoon
And, in case anyone's interested, here's the...

And, in case anyone's interested, here's the track map with corners numbered (so you can line them up to Danny's walk-through in the video above). Pit In/Out in red does not seem to line up with the...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 07-13-2015, 07:16 PM
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Posted By SSSoon
Johnson rod posted a great walkthrough of the...

Johnson rod posted a great walkthrough of the track. This is our configuration:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eBqayowMJY4

He also has a fast lap on a different video:...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-13-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,534
Posted By SSSoon
Great video Danny. Got lots of wide side-views of...

Great video Danny. Got lots of wide side-views of that grey Camaro in front of you... wow was he wide in some turns. Thanks for posting - this is great for those of us who are getting ready to go to...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 07-13-2015, 04:28 PM
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Posted By SSSoon
I have been looking at various videos online. ...

I have been looking at various videos online.

I assume that we will be running the "Grand Course With Chicane", because that is what most of the other track day groups seem to run. Does someone...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-09-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 208
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Posted By SSSoon
Don't have any other details on the Thursday...

Don't have any other details on the Thursday event, beyond what is posted. Would love to have you ride along but I am betting that you would need to be an instructor for that to work. Pretty much...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 07-08-2015, 08:43 AM
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Posted By SSSoon
Ordered last weekend, and very thankful that you...

Ordered last weekend, and very thankful that you are going through all this extra effort for us on this. Really appreciate it, Doug.

C'mon folks, let's show our support for all the great efforts...
Forum: USA - Mid-Atlantic 07-07-2015, 09:37 AM
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Posted By SSSoon
I'm in Charlottesville, but need to be there...

I'm in Charlottesville, but need to be there Wednesday because I'm on the track Thursday. So, will miss you by a day. But, hope to connect to any Virginia folks when I'm there at some point. Pete
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-06-2015, 07:35 PM
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Posted By SSSoon
Danny, love the sound of your new engine. That...

Danny, love the sound of your new engine. That sounds like great progress on the suspension upgrade! Wish I could have been there for VIR NCM but not this year. Still, hoping to get it down to...
Forum: Member Car Journals 06-05-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 544
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Posted By SSSoon
Thanks man. I am looking forward to bing there...

Thanks man. I am looking forward to bing there too!

We are still ironing out some, ahem, glitches that JP has detailed above, but I am looking forward to being at VIR end of June, Optima Street...
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-20-2015, 07:17 PM
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Posted By SSSoon
Yep. We have a Daily dry sump with a huge tank in...

Yep. We have a Daily dry sump with a huge tank in the trunk. Just using the Accusump to prime the engine after it's been off a while. Engine builder recommendation. Pump from Accusump into engine,...
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-20-2015, 01:47 PM
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Posted By SSSoon
As long as I keep breaking stuff and deciding I...

As long as I keep breaking stuff and deciding I want better stuff, it's gonna be a while before we hit perfection... :)
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-20-2015, 09:52 AM
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Posted By SSSoon
Another quick update. Headed to a Mustang SVT...

Another quick update. Headed to a Mustang SVT event at VIR Fri May 22 - Sun May 24 (c'mon down if you're looking for a great event! 17 people in my run group. Awesome group of guys.)

Lots of...
Forum: Camaro Fest Discussions 05-07-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 17,408
Posted By SSSoon
Danny this is terrific. Thanks for taking the...

Danny this is terrific. Thanks for taking the time to make it - really helpful!
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-05-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 44,320
Posted By SSSoon
I've dropped off the radar a bit as this is my...

I've dropped off the radar a bit as this is my crazy busy work month. Things lighten up a lot by the end of May, but between now and then it's intense. Not much to report that JusticePete hasn't...
Forum: Member Car Journals 05-03-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 44,320
Posted By SSSoon
Lol!

Lol!
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 04-27-2015, 06:16 PM
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Views: 13,534
Posted By SSSoon
Sweet, both of you! That looks like a fun track....

Sweet, both of you! That looks like a fun track. Looking forward to getting out there.

In the mean time, here's last weekend at Summit Point. Harry tells me that his Laptimer app will get better...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-24-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 44,320
Posted By SSSoon
Honeycomb was from Summit Racing:...

Honeycomb was from Summit Racing: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/aaf-all30158?seid=srese1&gclid=CJfjrMr4jsUCFU1o7AodCikAYw

In other news....

Engine start knocking late in the day last Sunday...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-21-2015, 09:33 PM
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Posted By SSSoon
Yep. No regrets! Auto tranny is holding up...

Yep. No regrets!

Auto tranny is holding up remarkably well. I am surprised, personally. I am not easy on it.

Heat is okay but I am not sure it will remain cool in really hot weather, so we...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-20-2015, 01:24 PM
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Posted By SSSoon
So, while I don't think I *need* more power... I...

So, while I don't think I *need* more power... I am pretty damn interested in a software change that lets me get more power from race gas!!



He really is.
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-20-2015, 11:33 AM
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Posted By SSSoon
Good questions! First: The power is...

Good questions!

First: The power is wonderfully fun. You get set into the straight and just put your foot down and pass most cars easy. No stress, no fuss. I am okay passing in some straights...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-20-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 44,320
Posted By SSSoon
Great weather, good friends and good organization...

Great weather, good friends and good organization (NASA mid atlantic) but a tough weekend on Summit Point Main. A few cars went into the gravel traps (great invention - I think it saved their asses),...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-16-2015, 07:57 PM
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Views: 44,320
Posted By SSSoon
My son looks into the garage and says, "Hey, I...

My son looks into the garage and says, "Hey, I remember that car!" First night it's been in my garage since the old L99 died last summer.



Awesome! Bunch of guys I know will be up near the...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-15-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 44,320
Posted By SSSoon
:) Heading this weekend to Summit Point. I...

:)

Heading this weekend to Summit Point. I hope to have good video to post.
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-11-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 44,320
Posted By SSSoon
4k includes driver and gas. By our calcs if you...

4k includes driver and gas. By our calcs if you are comparing "curb weight" the way that manufacturers report it, we're probably right around 3700.

I don't think we ever weighed it. 5 gallons of...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-11-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 44,320
Posted By SSSoon
Good question on daily driving the pads. Since...

Good question on daily driving the pads. Since the guys at JPSS have been tweaking my car and dialing it in, I haven't been in the same city as my car for a while now - I just pick it up on my way to...
Forum: Member Car Journals 04-10-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 44,320
Posted By SSSoon
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