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Old 10-29-2014, 01:36 PM
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Oh man that sux! Im glad you walked away from it A-ok. The car can be fixed!


What track was that? in wisconsin? I dont recognize it.
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Old 10-29-2014, 01:38 PM
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Oh man that sux! Im glad you walked away from it A-ok. The car can be fixed!


What track was that? in wisconsin? I dont recognize it.
Thanks for the comments, that track is GLD located in WI.
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Old 10-29-2014, 01:44 PM
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Originally Posted by bjankuski View Post
Thanks for the comments, that track is GLD located in WI.
Ok. I havent been there. I usually hit WIR or rock falls since I am in the north central part of wisconsin.

Sorry again about the car. Rebuild it better than ever.
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Old 10-29-2014, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by smooth1990 View Post
Ok. I havent been there. I usually hit WIR or rock falls since I am in the north central part of wisconsin.

Sorry again about the car. Rebuild it better than ever.
I was at GLD just for test and tune, I race every weekend at WIR for points, if you go there you have probably seen my car.
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Old 10-29-2014, 06:24 PM
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Originally Posted by bjankuski View Post
I was at GLD just for test and tune, I race every weekend at WIR for points, if you go there you have probably seen my car.
Probably! Nest time I will be sure to find ya!
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Old 10-29-2014, 07:50 PM
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That is nuts to walk away from something like that you are one lucky man

Wouldnt pay any mind to "C4 related"....were all car guys here and think the C3s are badazz never knew you had that car;good to see a few guys going fast on here. You ever see Hippy out there these days?

Build it back up post up a thread if someone doesnt like it they dont have to read it.
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Old 10-29-2014, 10:38 PM
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Originally Posted by cuisinartvette View Post

Wouldnt pay any mind to "C4 related"....were all car guys here and think the C3s are badazz never knew you had that car;good to see a few guys going fast on here. You ever see Hippy out there these days?

Build it back up post up a thread if someone doesnt like it they dont have to read it.
Hippy stops over about once a month, either to discuss vette's or dare I say it, discuss snowmobiling!

I plan to rebuild it, after closer inspection I believe I can salvage the car.
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Old 10-29-2014, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by bogus View Post
Car's can be fixed/replaced. People can't! Glad you are ok!!!!
My thoughts too. The car did it's job. It protected you. Now you'll be able to do your job. Rebuild and race another day.
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Old 10-30-2014, 05:38 AM
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What engine do you have in her? Big block?
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Old 10-30-2014, 06:28 AM
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what engine do you have in her? Big block?
A fairly mellow 555 bbc making 805 HP at 6300 RPM

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Old 10-31-2014, 07:45 AM
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..... I'm betting that you'll never make another pass without checking out the track first ! ...............
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:22 AM
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..... I'm betting that you'll never make another pass without checking out the track first ! ...............
The funny thing about that comment is I did look down the track but you cannot see the turnoff from the starting line. The track after the finish line drops slightly down hill just far enough that you cannot see the end or the people standing on the track.
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Old 10-31-2014, 03:49 PM
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cool car! what a bummer! ouch on the damage, glad you're ok.

if you read the story of the '72 le mans R.E.D. team and their '68 corvette, just use some wood and duct tape and away you go.....
well, that's what they did when they had a crash that damaged the front end before the race....
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That right there is:

Can only shake my head about the back-end setup.

Super glad you are OK!!!!!
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Old 11-01-2014, 03:04 AM
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Good to hear you were not injured or worse. I would have had my hands around somebody's neck for allowing a group of workers on the track while cars were making passes. I sure would not say it was stupidity either, at 140 things tend to happen real quick and with no time to think what you did was normal reaction.
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