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Event 8 in the books

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Event 8 at bms and only 2 more till season ends, wow where has the time gone. Hopefully everyone had a good time as we were there a little longer than normal and not sure why, but all in all a good event by all who help put it on. Thanks to all !!! JY
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Thanks to Randy and Jim for the gas. We ran out about 1/2 mile from the pump.

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Great event, well done everyone! Course was fun, much more challenging that it seemed while walking.
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We had a blast. Super fast, fun! Made it home in record time. 3 hours 30 minutes. See y'all at smokies!
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This was easily one of my favorite courses even if couldn't get it correct. Thanks to everyone for making it happen
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thrdeye wrote: Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:29 pm Thanks to Randy and Jim for the gas. We ran out about 1/2 mile from the pump.
I almost missed registration this morning because of fuel. The Fiat dash computer range just goes to ------ bars when you get below 40 miles before out.

Hoping low fuel was the reason the kart kept bogging and cutting out on the 3 180 turns. :?

Anyone know what cone I hit on my last run? Never felt it. :lol:

Fun times :rockon:
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DiaboJim wrote: Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:04 pm This was easily one of my favorite courses even if couldn't get it correct. Thanks to everyone for making it happen
this......
Never put together a perfect run, but it sure was fun trying
thanks JY nice course
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Fun times.
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Very frustrating in a PAX class.

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not with 600 horzpowahs! :lol:
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John Brown wrote: Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:48 am not with 600 horzpowahs! :lol:
I'd imagine so. :)

The pin cone finish was 19 mph for me. Now I don't know about anyone else but that was my favorite part!! :lol: :lol:
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thrdeye wrote: Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:19 am
John Brown wrote: Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:48 am not with 600 horzpowahs! :lol:
I'd imagine so. :)

The pin cone finish was 19 mph for me. Now I don't know about anyone else but that was my favorite part!! :lol: :lol:
I was about the same speed as my tranny will NOT go to 1st while rolling (needs some sync work), so I had to bog 2nd gear. I watched others have all kinds of fun down shifting, spinning the rear around and take off like a rocket.
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According to wheel speed and RPM, my minimum speed at the last turn was 25 MPH and 2500 RPM. According to my last chassis dyno run, I have about 300 ft lbs of torque at the flywheel at that speed. No need to downshift. I was never happy with my line, though. Mostly I was braking too late and sliding past the cone.
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The downshift to 1 worked for me.
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I liked the downshift to first also. But blew past the pin cone 2 out of three times.
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