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WarShrike

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WarShrike last won the day on January 23 2017

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About WarShrike

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    Century Club
  • Birthday 01/07/1984

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  • Location
    Lubbock, TX

Forever Pontiac

  • Name
    Dane
  • Gender
    Male
  • Year
    2000
  • Car
    Firebird
  • Trim
    V6
  • Engine
    3800 Series 2
  • Style
    Coupe
  • Color
    Maple Red Metallic

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  1. Got some more stuff done on the car, alignment is finished and ran it with the track day wheel set to make sure nothing interfered. New helmet, just a budget setup, we also have some open cockpit cars come into the shop so this might come in handy. SKF hub adapters so I can upgrade the front hubs to something safer with sticky tires. There are quite few documented failures of stock hubs and replacements are dodgy as is. Replaced the stock rack with an FE4 rebuilt setup. I didn't feel like trying to do the EPAS setup because a manual rack alone for the fbod
  2. Got my "trackday, bro!" wheels/tires mounted. Here's hoping I can cut loose for the CAM invitational at Mineral Wells towards the end of June.
  3. Testing out the induction noise from the intake side. Using an external mic tied into the gopro up front. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbdIBsFfeAs
  4. Finally have the dyno sheet scanned. I'll mess with the intake stuff later, busy with a lot of other things, new job (working two jobs, transitioning out of the old one), about to have a new addition to the family, etc.
  5. Here's one of the reasons why I had the car parked at the house all fancy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5mw7-tzu7M My neighbor thought I was working on something to sell the car
  6. So a month ago, I hit some nasty, nasty debris on the highway. Didn't have anywhere to go (sandwiched in with traffic) and the danger wasn't quite apparent until all hell broke loose. At first, I thought it was a pair of ratty blue jeans, and then it sounded like everything exploded under me. Lo and behold, that ratty blue jean was a strap, attached to a tie-down hook. It punched through the barrel of my driver's side rear wheel and left me sidelined. New wheel was ordered and a replacement tire had to be ordered (thank goodness for road hazard warranty). I walked a mile back and
  7. Got out and enjoyed some partly cloudy weather. Wish I had more time to mess around with the shots, but this was my favorite one out of the bunch!
  8. Just scrapes and stuff. It was a tracked set of wheels. Straight, not bent, just really well raced. I didn't want to buy a flashy new set of wheels only to run them through the gravel pit we have for a parking lot, lol!
  9. Halfway finished collecting my budget trackday wheels! Just need one more pair of 18x10.5 C5 Z06 Speedlines and then I can get some sacrificial rubber! Probably not hoosiers A6/7's for the first set, gonna need to save up for replacement front hubs so I don't have any catastrophic failures! [/URL]
  10. Moar! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dzx1X4jCFxw
  11. Thanks! It still doesn't give it justice, but it's sooo much closer than it sounded w/ the regular mic or the cell phone.
  12. Testing out some new camera locations and an external mic for that ohhh so good exhaust burble and lope from the big NA cam on this car. Learning new things, something I always enjoy! This is still only part throttle and maybe 4500 rpm max. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbp1VDltzow
  13. Almost done with break-in! In the mean time, fixing some things now that I've got a little more opportunity. Took it to a friend's shop and got a new headunit and a backup camera installed. The camera wasn't a "NEED" but it is helpful in many aspects including in a cramped paddock at the auto-x events when you're trying to back into your spot and your coordination suddenly is trying to escape you.
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