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Old 07-07-2019, 04:41 PM
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I never reset the average MPG before I left. I will reset it when we start heading home and let you know.

As far as being work trip, I am always amazed I get paid to race cars. Worse ways to make a living I suppose...
Who were you driving for this weekend? my buddy Dean is a team owner that was up there this weekend and they finished on the podium for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge
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Old 07-07-2019, 08:31 PM
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Rear air spring bags

The rear driver's side of my X was sagging randomly, and I had the "self leveling suspension inactive" more than once over the last few weeks. But it would fix itself by turning it off, then restarting it. No error codes, and it most days the car remained level overnight. So I assumed the rubber of the original bags was just old. Bought new Arnott bags from Rock Auto for roughly $200. Took about 2 hours because I was doing it by myself. Not too hard of a fix. The hardest part was lining up the new bags to fit in the holes. A second set of hands would have saved me about 15 minutes of struggling. Put it all back together and everything worked perfectly! The pump fired right up, and the new bags are holding her level.
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Old 07-07-2019, 09:34 PM
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Who were you driving for this weekend? my buddy Dean is a team owner that was up there this weekend and they finished on the podium for the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge
I run all the electronics on the #10 Robillard Racing LMP3 Prototype Challenge Norma M30. (I am a little old to be driving still )

We qualified on the pole and our race ran just after the Michelin Pilot Challenge race. 3 hour race and finished top 10 so a good day for points in the 2019 championship.

https://sportscar365.com/imsa/ipc/mc...eer-imsa-pole/

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(I am a little old to be driving still )



We qualified on the pole and our race ran just after the Michelin Pilot Challenge race. 3 hour race and finished top 10 so a good day for points in the 2019 championship.



https://sportscar365.com/imsa/ipc/mc...eer-imsa-pole/



Not too old, remember the old movie with Burgess Meridith and another actor racing across a dystopian America in a F1 while the government tried to stop the car?

Kinda Gumball Rally meets Smokey and the Bandit.

Just saying I'd bet it'd be an awesome trip (hint, hint)
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:26 PM
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Not too old, remember the old movie with Burgess Meridith and another actor racing across a dystopian America in a F1 while the government tried to stop the car?

Kinda Gumball Rally meets Smokey and the Bandit.

Just saying I'd bet it'd be an awesome trip (hint, hint)
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:39 PM
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That was " The Last Chase" with Lee Majors

The car was a Porsche 917 Can Am Car

how backwards they had that story

need to watch that one again has been since I was a kid but remember it well
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Old 07-08-2019, 12:09 AM
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That was " The Last Chase" with Lee Majors

The car was a Porsche 917 Can Am Car

how backwards they had that story

need to watch that one again has been since I was a kid but remember it well
Never saw it. I'll have to look it up.
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Old 07-08-2019, 03:02 AM
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Ah, the 80's when a quart of beer for 99 cents made time fly while jetting my twin 850 Holley dp's. Man I miss carburetors...

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I'm in the middle of a desert so a tire for hot weather is pretty much mandatory (120f-135f) air temps.

I gave up waiting for NT555G2'S or Invo and Perrielli Pzero's were another 1-2 weeks wait.

Said the hell with it and just got some Dunlop sport maxx 050+

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I hear ya.. just spent $1k on the Bridgestone Duelers from Firestone.

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Old 07-08-2019, 07:23 AM
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Replaced front struts, mounts and springs; drivers side was actually broken. Bought a new style spring compressor, made life much easier.
Ouch.. I was in a pinch so I picked up the set of Amazon a few people have had good reviews on. They fit surprisingly perfect

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