Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by Scuffcakes » Sun Apr 25, 2010 10:12 pm

Well, I went out and took a look at the lot finally. Looks like very old pavement that's been worn smooth over time and sealed many times. There are lots of cracks running all over the lot with grass growing up through them. The biggest lot has 6 light poles spaced pretty evenly through the middle of the lot. The smaller lot has 3 poles. Here's a few pics.

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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by gbwrx » Mon Apr 26, 2010 7:06 am

Do you think it's usable?
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by thrdeye » Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:09 am

Did you happen to drive across it at speed to judge the bumpiness? I am in stock class this year so it doesn't matter to me, but there are other cars that would make a difference with.
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by John Brown » Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:11 am

thrdeye wrote:Did you happen to drive across it at speed to judge the bumpiness? I am in stock class this year so it doesn't matter to me, but there are other cars that would make a difference with.

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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by Wheelman_13 » Mon Apr 26, 2010 9:54 am

Right, I think we should bear in mind that beggars can't be choosers to some extent. I say as long as there are no car-breaker bumps (ala smokies stadium) we should issue mouth guards as necessary and go for it. :wink:

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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by gbwrx » Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:04 am

X2. This coming from some guys running in stock classes.
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by Scuffcakes » Mon Apr 26, 2010 11:02 am

I'd say it's usable. I didn't do any driving over 15 mph but the cracks all seemed smoth enough. I would class it about a step or two above the Rockwood lot.
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by gbwrx » Mon Apr 26, 2010 11:27 am

You talking about the old Walmart parking lot? If so then that sounds good.
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by steverife » Mon Apr 26, 2010 11:34 am

Cracks like that generally aren't too bad in my experience.

It is surface changes like Smokies and ripples like Bristol that suck and tend to break stuff. :cry:
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by Scuffcakes » Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:03 pm

Yeah. I'm sure we can use it. Just gotta see what we can do to get it.
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by PushinTheLimit » Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:21 pm

As long as those cracks are sealed in a way to where tires wouldn't chunk up the pavement... it looks fine for use to me.
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by 01badz28 » Mon Apr 26, 2010 3:30 pm

They have any May dates available? :eating:
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by gbwrx » Mon Apr 26, 2010 4:09 pm

That's what I'm talking about. How about this weekend?
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by safetyfast » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:35 am

They have an annual car show there and I believe do free muffler installs on borla purchases during the show.
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Re: Borla Exhaust Factory - Unicoi

Post by Oberstwill » Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:02 pm

If you have a line, or want to try to get us in there, then please go for it and we can provide any information they need about the organization.
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