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2nd OVERALL AT THE AER SEASON OPENER

AUTOWORX MOTORSPORTS ALUM LEADING DAYTONA! JAN 24-25

WE WON!! AER WGI 10/18-10/19

OUT WITH THE OLD

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BRIGHT LIGHT, BRIGHT LIGHT

GOOSE, I'M GOING TO BUZZ THE TOWER

HOW MANY MONKEYS DOES IT TAKE?

IT'S OKAY, DREAMING UP NEW BAD IDEAS

GOOD, BAD, UGLY...WE DON'T HAVE A FILTER. WATCH IT UNFOLD BELOW.

Jake Charles Donohoe shared David Wolfe's Portable Hot Tub Hammock to the group: Autoworx Motorsports (A division of CrapcanRacing).

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Daniel W. SycksScott Barton Mike Carr BEHOLD THE FUTURE!!!

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Jake Charles DonohoeFinally! The meaning of life is released!

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Daniel W. SycksThink we can run two of these off the quiet genny?

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Jake Charles DonohoeAbsolutely, while we are doing that we might as well fill it with Hawaiian Punch to save the need to get out.

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Jerry SmithDid you get all the pads with them or did you have to modify I pad to work lol things you do just to enjoy racing

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Daniel W. SycksWe are pretty good at raiding OEM parts bins to find stuff we need. Raid the Corvette and newer CTS-V chassis and take the biggest best parts available while cutting as much weight as possible. This gives us literally twice the pad volume as the system that was on the car when it raced and won in Koni Challenge. The rigors of endurance racing are real.

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Alex RubensteinAre those calipers equipped with staggered piston diameters?

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Daniel W. SycksNope.. You would hate them. Horrible. Just butt turrible.

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Alex RubensteinI hear this is a fun track.

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Mike SmithIt is

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Found it!

With almost an hour left in the race Sunday, Nick Contessa called in saying that he lost power and the car was acting odd.

We feared the diff was dying so we cut pace by 8 seconds a lap and protected position.

Then we heard a miss as the car went past the pits on the front straight. Panic set in and we held out hope that the car would hold on.

We got a yellow flag, let the car rest then the power came back and the miss went away. We scratched our heads and limped. Still fast enough that Scott Barton thought we were racing (tease poke) but the goal was to not blow up.

And here it is. We lost a coil.

Thank goodness that's all it is. Big Red is a little maintenance away from being ready to race.

The car is painfully durable and has responded to almost every adjustment and evolution with added magnificence.

I am proud to be associated with this brute as it inches ever closer to legend status.
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Evan HornerThat's a relief

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Daniel W. SycksAND... The diff was full and the fluid was clean. Zero signs of problems or wear.

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Evan HornerOk so no more car development beyond leaks and wheels. Go develop your team. :-)

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Daniel W. SycksWill likely go back to the other tires as they protect the wheels and cost about half as much.

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Scott BartonIt was very noticeable it was down on power as it wasn't pulling away from my like it should. Still quick with 5 cyl though! :)

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Gary DerianI am outraged and offended that you thought my diff was failing.

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Troy TruglioWhat is that?

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Daniel W. SycksOh... Exploded coil pack.

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Troy TruglioReally? How does that happen?

2 weeks ago
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Scott BartonThese things fail a lot. Never seen exploded, but seen many many older used packs go bad quick under racing conditions. Especially if they got wet.

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Evan HornerCould it have been related somehow (effect of more likely than cause) from our jettisoning the ignition/ecu-related relays during my 2nd stint?

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Daniel W. SycksPossible.

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Gary DerianMost likely it was an age thing. AMHIK

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Both Big Red and The UFO have been accepted to the Lemons 10th Anniversary race at Gingerman Raceway.

Its quite an honor to be able to join in a celebration of the birth of affordable street tire endurance racing. To get 2 cars in is quite a plum.

We have a few drivers lined up but have seats at reasonable prices for those interested. This will be more low key and laid back.

We will also be trying out some new organizational stuff in hopes of improving overall experience and efficiency.

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Jerry SmithGet them boys show them how its done

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Shawn RodgersHave a blast! I hope both cars blow the hell up! :P

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Jim ChenowethI'm in.

2 weeks ago   ·  1
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Carter FartuchDates?

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Gary DerianSign me up, also.

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Daniel W. SycksI would sort of like to offer my seat to Alex Rubenstein but with the demand that he bring BBQ.

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Mary Elizabeth HarrisI can't wait. I'm also a primary reason things won't be super serious. 😚

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Ted WetzelThe team dug deep as always! Well done!

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Matt ZollwegWell done ! We have all had the opportunity running in the endurance series to have similar days. That's why I love endurance racing.

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Jason MilesGreat job guys was watching the live feed from the Pacific Northwest

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John WilliamsYes I watched as well, excellent!!!

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The track is slowing down in the horrible heat of the afternoon and our diff cooler is leaking slowly. :(

But. The car is on average 4-5 seconds a lap faster than the field. The top cars are averaging 2:26 or 2:27s and we are doing 2:21s or 2:22s.
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Thomas RossiSlow down. Save the equipment. A 1-2 second delta will be all you need.

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Alex RubensteinUnless they need a 15 minute stop to fill the diff.

2 weeks ago
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Daniel W. SycksWe are not beating on the car. It's a pretty smooth drive. Tires and brakes were good after first stop. PSI was high but the heat is crazy. If they look as good next stop I will feel pretty confident. As far as the diff goes, we are hatching plans and pondering options. The leak is up top so we are currently cycling the pump and not leaving it on all the time to help move fluid but minimize leaking.

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John Williamsracecast.me video is awesome!

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Kevin SmithDiff pumps in chumpcar? Say whaaaaa?

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Solid but imperfect morning at VIR.

Got lucky and found a small leak in the new diff cooler we put in this week which would have taken us out of contention had we no found it.

Sadly we lost 2 laps in the mad thrash to fix it before the green dropped.

Out on the track however, Big Red is majestic and fast. Fast time of the day by 2 seconds and we are blowing through the pack.

Red Reck is making laps and has a short at winning it's class. Steve Lannoch is chopping down smooth consistent laps and looks great!
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2 weeks ago

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Evan HornerHe meant to say a small leak.

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Steve LannochAnd it is HOT

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Evan HornerNumbers?

3 weeks ago   ·  1
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Ali Salih375HP!

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Daniel W. SycksLooks like we will be at around 160ish. That's perfect for a stock m50 as its factory 180 at the crank. No tuning being done, we just want to stress it as any weakness will be found now and not during the 24.

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E. Tyler PedersenSome m20s are 160 at the wheels

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Daniel W. SycksAre those m20s actually legal? Maybe they are, depends on the dyno I guess but we want to race without laps. For AER, we will plug an S52 in and make real powah.

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E. Tyler PedersenI need to go take mine to the dyno to see what it makes

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Patrick J GillinThe Vette wheels look so good on the car.

3 weeks ago
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Alex RubensteinMy m52b28 stock made 175 rw, and then odb1 intake plus s52 cams made 205 rw, for comparison.

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We are a week away from invading VIR for the 24 hour race with Chumpcar.

These are the two cars we are running. Big Red and the Red Reck. Big Red, our E34 is fresh off its win at Watkins Glen pictured here where it was able to get the job done, down on power and limping on 4.5 cylinders.

Now with a fresh M50 we are ready to punch the clock and go to work on one of the most heavily contested endurance racing events in America.

Red Reck is one of the great cars of street tire endurance racing and will be pressed into service as our second car with The UFO (Nissan NX2000) as backup to the two.
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Ben DawsonOh yeah, guess I'm not swinging by to meet the team and bear witness to the annihilation. We are going to be at AMP. I heard that's where Robin Bank is going rather than the 24 too. I need to do the 24 at some point.

3 weeks ago   ·  1
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Daniel W. SycksRobin Bank is scared of us. He's obviously not but I want him to come race with us all the same.

3 weeks ago   ·  4
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Ben DawsonWell, sooner or later, I'll get up with y'all and say hey. Good luck in the 24!!!

3 weeks ago
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Thomas RossiGood luck, guys! Keep em whole for SPR!

3 weeks ago
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Alex RubensteinDaniel W. Sycks.. Next year, keep a seat for me.

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John KolesaBest of luck to you all

3 weeks ago   ·  2
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Robin BankRacing two endurance races in two successive weekends having logged 4700 miles of transport for those two races and having a third successive race this weekend I am a bit busy! By the end of this weekend we will have logged about 6000 transport miles in three weeks time... Would love to race you guys at VIR but getting some more guys their SCCA Licenses is higher prioroty for us at this time so they can run the 25 Hours of Thunderhill.... It is a shame the SCCA Bracket Enduro and the 24 at VIR Conflict in date. :( In any case, good luck at the race!

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Daniel W. SycksThanks Robin. We will try and hold up our end for the rust belt family. If we are able to get the stars to line up right I think we can put up a huge performance. If we do its not going to be as cool without some of the greats like your team there.

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Alex RubensteinI would love to do thunderhill

3 weeks ago   ·  1
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Daniel W. SycksI think we would be game at some point as well. I need to go win a race this weekend before anything else though.

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Robin BankYou can only beat the cars that show up. I am sure it will be a feather in the cap of whomever wins it. It is a very tough race as you know.

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Ben DawsonThunderhill is the VIR of the west coast in my opinion. It's even more so with the added 2mk section. Everybody should get out there if they love themselves and life....at all. I miss it, but having VIR an hour away is consolidation

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Alex RubensteinWhat NASA VIR race is there?

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Joanna Suttles Spar shared The Cutty's video to the group: Autoworx Motorsports (A division of CrapcanRacing).

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3 weeks ago

Want to run the 24 of VIR with us in Aug?

We have 2 seats available in our Nissan up for grabs. 4 hours of seat time, pro coaching feedback from Scott Barton of ProFormance Coaching, rooms for crashing at the track in the AC and real showers, a garage with food and hopefully hot meals and share the paddock with some of the best drivers at the event.

$1200 all in. 2 seats. Let me know if you are interested and lets talk.
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1 month ago

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Daniel W. SycksMake that 1 seat left. Steve Lannoch, the world's fastest Amish Grandfather will be joining us for the 24! Let's hope this one is better than his last. ;)

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Edward TatiosDon't use "crashing at the track"... good luck!

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Pat McHenryFree crashing! Who else has a deal like that?!

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Needed. Urgent. Rebuild kit for Subaru STI, Evo, Cadillac CTS-V Brembo front brakes. Close to Millville NJ. Whole calipers from these cars also work as we can use parts to fix our brakes with parts from these.

Tagging people to get this to show up for as many bodies as possible. Quirt Crawford Mike Kojima Mike Skeen Randy Pobst Terry Fair Dave Carapetyan Brianne Corn
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Edward TatiosAnything from a Porsche fit?

1 month ago
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Daniel W. SycksI think we just hit the jackpot.

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Daniel W. SycksGET TO THE JOPPA! Joppa Maryland that is.

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Daniel W. SycksAnd, I think Nick has a 24 in him... just saying.

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Be aware! We have a seat open for NJMP with AER July 15-17th.

This seat is in the Cadillac CTS-V Koni car, so drivers will need a solid background with high power cars.

We may also be running Big Red which is very adept at picking up a lot of hardware and should be an obvious contender in Group 3. It is not as demanding to drive but drivers would still need to meet the AER requirements for drivers.

Prices will be $1300-1800 depending on car and if you are doing a single or multiple races later in the year.
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Thomas RossiThe caddy enters the fray. Nice!

2 months ago
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Alex Rubensteinremember you said I could have a CTS-v seat for free. You did say that, right?

2 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksYou drive the CTS-V and I drive the Vette! ;)

2 months ago

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Josh ClarkBorrowed or bought?

2 months ago
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Jonathan ShevelBarrowed for now. Looking to buy when we get the funds. Have access to them anytime.

2 months ago
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Jonathan ShevelBig Red is on one hell of a diet.

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Evan HornerWoah now! I am super excited by what I'm seeing here!

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Jonathan ShevelCare to take a guess on what she weighs?

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Jim Chenoweth2600#?

2 months ago

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Jonathan ShevelMy DD weighed 3589 with Jake in the car and a 1/2 tank of gas.

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Jim ChenowethYour DD is rather porculent.

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Evan Horner2850

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Jonathan Shevel3005 with 150lb driver and half tank of gas.

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Kevin LowJonathan Shevel, Is there any way to get her on a diet and trim some off her?

2 months ago
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Jonathan ShevelWe have already removed 600lbs off of her.

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Jim ChenowethThere's no car left in that car. How does it still weigh 2780?

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Jonathan ShevelShe weighs the about 50 lbs more than an E36 M3 IP car.

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Kevin LowI guess it is time for carbon fiber parts.

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Jonathan ShevelJust let mother nature have her for a couple more years and I bet it will be down another couple hundred pounds.

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Evan HornerBut then terrifying to drive...

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Jonathan ShevelCould grab a few pounds out of the trunk lid.

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Jim ChenowethI thought the trunk was already shelled out like the noodly hood.

2 months ago

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Evan HornerYou could probably pull some weight out of the exhaust easily enough.

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Jonathan ShevelYeah.

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Evan HornerAnd you have a loooong ways to go before it becomes a loud car by any standards.

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Mike GehriHeidi this gives me some good ideas. :)

2 months ago
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Dave CarapetyanBen that could be you.

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Patrick J GillinLOVE!

2 months ago
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Steve LannochSomeday...... Just a practice day......

2 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksRandy Pobst needs a spin in this at some point as well.

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Seth SiegelRandy will be with us at NJMP so maybe you will have your chance

2 months ago   ·  3
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Kevin LowThat is looking quite beastly! Be careful working around it, it might take a bite out of your leg.

2 months ago   ·  1
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Joel Nichols2550

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John Peruto3000

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Isaiah Mullins3160

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Chris Rallo3425 Depends on the CF parts left and how much fuel.

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Chris RalloWhat weight driver and how much fuel?

2 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksThe car was full of fuel (a lot) and Jake who has a narrow ass. Also, I should say that we are not going to openly divulge exactly how much the car weighs. But some of you are close.

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Joel NicholsPm me! The curiosity is gonna kill me!

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Alex Rubenstein2996

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Seth Siegel2850

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Richard D Buchholz2916

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Sam Kramer3250

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Alex RubensteinSo, are you going to tell us?

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Eric Rood$1, Bob!

2 months ago   ·  1
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Scott McMichaelDoes it float?

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Daniel W. SycksHell no I ain't telling. :P

2 months ago
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Ali Salihwith stock body panels, easy to guess. Heavy.

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Thomas RossiIt's approximately 300 lbs heavier than it would be if you gave it to Zach for 3 months... with an open checkbook. ;)

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Kyle TilleyI know, I know!!

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For those who couldn't make AER Palmer Motorsports Park this year, plan on next year. It. Is. Awesome!!!!!!!!
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4k drone video from the American Endurance Racing 9 hour race at Palmer Motorsports Park. youtu.be/3zzRTprZQbE

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Ali SalihThat's very fucking cool. At 5:23 time stamp you can see a car went off as well!

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Ben DawsonThis an ongoing thing? I might

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Scott BartonWhy does Jonathan look like he was caught red handed?

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Isaac GortonReminds me I need to get started reviving my Dodge Flathead 6.

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Josh ClarkIt's like a bmw "build a bear"

3 months ago   ·  1
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Joel NicholsDamn, that's a lot of iron, I bet that truck was squattin pretty hard!

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Michael KimballI need one that is flat-four, 19" long and 220#. 3.0l would be nice.

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Mitch TucholskiI want one! Haha

3 months ago
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Ryan DohertyM30 please, we destroy 1 per race. "indestructible"!

3 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksJoel Nichols please make this pic public so we can share it with the masses! :P

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Daniel W. SycksHere is a screen shot.

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Chris RalloDel sol mini stock?

3 months ago   ·  1
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Daniel W. SycksI know it's a DelSol. Not sure what class he runs. I'm hopeful that one day he takes us racing and we share knowledge in order to destroy all comers! ;)

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Roger CochranHe runs 4cylinder class

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Interesting video. I am not going to comment on how I feel about it and welcome others to offer a thought or two on what you see.

I do ask that comments attempt to be constructive and based on safety issues of racing and not devolve into poo tossing as any time two cars make contact, there are at least two cars involved. Maybe more.
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3 months ago

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Richard D BuchholzThey were racing in class one I believe that thing has an LS in it. I could have my cars confused...

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Greg SmithBump drafting on the straight is one thing, but that nudge seemed to be somewhere between the apex and track-out. Is that the "400SX" with a Lexus 4.0 V8 that came out from the east to win the Western region Chumpionship race at Laguna Seca last December? They drove OK then, but I can't say that I was pleased with their entry in general...

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Daniel W. SycksI don't know the car or the team. They had two cars one of which was Speed McQueen?

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Greg SmithWatching the video again, the blue car pops up in the rear view mirror just before the tap. If that was an attempt to get inside before the apex, it was pretty damned optimistic!

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Kyle TilleyI'd have turned him around at the bus stop.... 🙈

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Evan HornerAfter watching it a few times, I want to say that both drivers carry some of the blame. The 240 driver was excessively aggressive in his passing, but the driver of the camera car had poor spacial awareness of the speed differential between the 2 cars and didn't leave room to race. Not a cut and dry situation.

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Justin KobakSuper sketchy.

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Daniel W. SycksI have a thought on this. Several actually. If you are in a pro race with a bunch of pros in a field of pro cars... have at it. Everyone is grown. This was a Chump race. There are people on track for the very first time in their lives in a wide range of cars. This is a very fast section of track and this incident is coming up on a very dangerous area. If the car attempting the pass had made the pass work, they would have still been stuck behind another slower car. As they were nowhere close to making that pass stick they may have hoped the camera car would lay up and let them through? Who knows. Bottom line in my mind is that this is a lot of risk for very little reward. If someone in one of our cars tried this I would not be super pleased and would encourage them to please leave those few seconds on the table and take a safer pass. Its not like the car they are driving will have problems getting around.

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3 months ago

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Daniel W. SycksHe did this for hours today. I would have filmed more but I was laughing too hard.

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Jim ChenowethThat is a never ending battle on the upper deck. Pro-tip: brakleen with the straw will drop them at 15ft.

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Richard D BuchholzWe should buy him the electric version, makes a nice buzzzz noise when you make contact. Or you slap your driver when he screws up

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3 months ago

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Alex RubensteinComplete with swim spaghettis

3 months ago   ·  2

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Pat McHenryI want to sleep on that padding.

3 months ago   ·  1
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Matt WesselhoeftCan't wait to come up to mid Ohio and see it completed.

3 months ago
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Rich SchicklerLove the shifter

3 months ago   ·  1
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Anthony N Tracey ByramNot if it goes home with me

3 months ago
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Patrick J GillinGreat color combo.

3 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksYeah. Paul Armstrong was able to color match the interior to the car pretty well.

3 months ago   ·  1
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Doug KirchbergWhat did you guys do for this client? From the stickers it appears to be a very competitive SCCA car.

3 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksThis car was BMW IP national champion last year. Did full cage, light chassis, full suspension, motec, new fire suppression system and what else Jonathan Shevel?

3 months ago
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Jonathan Shevelnew seat, peddle work, Re wired a number of things.

3 months ago
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3 months ago

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Daniel W. SycksWinning. Pull the fire alarm. Work fast.

3 months ago   ·  2
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Alex RubensteinIs that abs unit the same on non m3?

3 months ago

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The Autoworx Motorsports philosophy.

Hopefully we don't have to learn much more. ;)
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3 months ago

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Gary DerianMust learn something every day. Learning doesn't require not winning. It only requires doing.

3 months ago
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Gary DerianAlso, teach something every day.

3 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksI think the point is that competition and adversity lead to growth and learning?

3 months ago

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Gary DerianOf course. But one can learn while winning, also.

3 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksIndeed. No mutual exclusivity there.

3 months ago
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Jim ChenowethI must do a lot of learning.

3 months ago
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4 months ago

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Ben DawsonThat's super cool!

4 months ago   ·  1
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Jake Charles DonohoeThe wheels on the bus go up in smoke...

4 months ago
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Kyle BarstowOne quick rev up and all the kids would be crying

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Congrats to friends of Autoworx, Mike Kojima and his "skid racing" buddies!

Well done on a hard earned 2nd place. FD has become super competitive and to make it to the podium is seriously not easy!
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4 months ago

Its official! Much hardware today!

Big Red and team take 2nd today and overall victory on the weekend after 3rd yesterday!

Red Reck takes 2nd today for a total of 4 trophies for 2 days of racing!

Autoworx and Proformance taking care of business! Well done drivers and crew! Hell of a hard fought victory!
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4 months ago

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Kevin LowCongrats to the entire team,Crew and Drivers!. I was following along the entire weekend. Hard fought battles in close packed classes.

4 months ago   ·  1
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Wild day at the Glen! Tons of fast strong teams showing up in force.

Big Red is in a dogfight for overall for the weekend in class 3. She's holding down 2nd and trying to pick up a lap on 1st as they just came in to put Eric Pennington into the car with Evan Horner getting out.

Hopefully this is the break we need to get and keep the lead!

The Red Reck is running strong in Group 1 and showing its heals to a lot of faster cars with a solid podium run going!

The Honey Badger just dropped back out, this time the steering went. Likely just one more thing the crash did to the car. Super sad but better to find it now...
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4 months ago

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Jim ChenowethThe big red, which won 18mos. ago, has been demoted to 3rd class? And the 4cyl Red reck is in class 1?

4 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksBig Red was not the best car 18 months ago. It was the best car in the rain and had great drivers. With that said... The water is really deeper his year. There were 3 or 4 teams who could win a race last year most weekends. This year there are 4x that many at this race.

4 months ago
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Jim ChenowethOh, I see how they're numbering classes, 5 is fastest, 1 is 'why are you here?' So 747 is midpack and 469 is IOE candidate.

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Mixed weekend so far for Autoworx and our extended race family.

The big news thus far is a PODIUM and 3rd place for the legendary Big Red. Red was pressed into service last minute when the Cadillac CTS-V developed an unfixable fuel cell bladder leak. Having Mr Nasty sidelined is heart breaking but being able to jump into one of the most legendary low dollar endurance racers as a back up is quite a luxury.

There was more bad news with the Honey Badger E36 that was so dominant last year as it got into the wall during practice.

Jon, Jake and the crew literally worked through the night to repair the car only to find more hidden suspension damage in the rear of the car just before green. Hopefully the car will be on track and back on the top step tomorrow!

As an added bonus, dear friends and associates of Autoworx, Jerry Kaufman and Kaufman Racing took Pole out of 80 plus cars Friday. They showed well today and will hopefully be on podium tomorrow and overall for the weekend.

Right now the focus is getting Big Red ready for tomorrow and on the top step to take an overall win tomorrow... GO TEAM!
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4 months ago

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Mike Carrwow

4 months ago
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Scott BartonVroom vroom!

4 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksDetuned to where we want it. Had a scare last night but things went better than expected to say the least.

4 months ago   ·  3
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Alex RubensteinWhat did it make?

4 months ago
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Greg SmithIt made babies cry.

4 months ago   ·  3
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John L. PagelHear that? that's the sound of consumables evaporating and wallets emptying.. High HP cars eat shit up. Fun, but expensive.

4 months ago   ·  3
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Daniel W. SycksIts not even 400whp. We gave up 100hp in the interest of longevity. :P

4 months ago   ·  1
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Ali SalihNo less than 392.

4 months ago   ·  1
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John L. PagelStill, measure the costs to make sure your seats are priced right. It's an amazing leap in cost per hour of track time as you move up the performance ladder. Don't fool yourself.

4 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksWe are likely underpriced. Pretty sure of it actually.

4 months ago   ·  3
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Troy TruglioSweet baby Jesus.

4 months ago   ·  2

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Isaiah MullinsI just busted my zipper open...

4 months ago   ·  1
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Doug KirchbergI had one w/ the LS6. Both the LS6/2 put out 405hp/400tq stock.

4 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksWhat sort of dyno? Numbers can be wildly different from dyno to dyno and the one we use is a bit of a heart breaker.

4 months ago
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They are TRYING to race today at Mid-Icehio.

Hope folks stay safe. At least sled dogs would be happy.
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5 months ago

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Steve LannochAnd we thought we had it bad yesterday.

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Kathi Sherry FilarSled dogs would love this!!

5 months ago
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Shane BellThis is horrible

5 months ago
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Tom NewmanPlan for aggressive understeer...

5 months ago
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Josh ClarkWhat's the rules for studded tires !

5 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksThey just pulled the plug. No racing today. I feel bad for all the folks who bought and sold seats, towed hundreds of miles and invested thousands of dollars to get snowed out. Ouch. And no, I am not slamming WRL. This sort of weather second week of April is pretty much unprecedented in Ohio. Possible? Sure but 100% oddity. Hopefully nobody loses their ass over this.

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Daniel W. SycksUpside... Maybe we will be able to make it if they have a make-up date.

5 months ago   ·  1
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Josh ClarkIsn't there another race scheduled for tomorrow? High of 56 tomorrow

5 months ago
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Alex RubensteinEhh, they would run the race with snow on the grass?

5 months ago

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Daniel W. SycksI'd run on anything that was safe. This was pretty surly not safe so I applaud them pulling the plug.

5 months ago   ·  1
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Ali SalihI have driven MidO with 3 inches of snow and a truck before, I might have "straighten" some corners :)

5 months ago
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Mike SkeenI don't see the problem.

5 months ago
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Chris RalloSnow tires and go!

5 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksI try and be nice and come down on the side of safety and you guys have to go and out crazy me... I see how it is!

5 months ago
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Steve LannochApparently, they are running today!!!!!!!

5 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksYup... saw video of the green flag drop.

5 months ago
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Ali Salih55-60F around home I heard

5 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksIt's still in the 30s here but will raise into the 50s as the day goes on. No idea what the exact Temps up north at the track are right now.

5 months ago
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Mike SmithIt never got above freezing on Saturday.

5 months ago
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Finishing up some details on a friends car. LOTS of stuff done to this over the past few months and I think its going to turn out pretty special.

Its going to be a shame to cover up this cage with padding. :/
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5 months ago

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Ben DawsonPretty

5 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksPS- Thank you Paul Armstrong for the EPIC paint work. Paul is a true artist with multiple published cars to his credit. We hope to work with him in the future and if we are lucky, maybe get him hooked on road racing as well. ;)

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Steve LannochPainting inside with a cage is NOT an easy thing to do. Props!

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Aaron GilmanIs this your fabrication on the cage?

5 months ago
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Daniel W. SycksJonathan Shevel is our lead dude on such things and yes, his work. Its all tig welded Docol R8 tube and base plate. We will likely try and get a bunch of detail pics so we can show off some details to go along with these sort of "big picture" shots.

5 months ago
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Daniel W. Sycks

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Daniel W. SycksNolan Feathers

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