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551  Events / Autocross / Bill and Tom\'s Excellent Adventure on: October 26, 2005, 03:36:47 PM
The OD's have decided NOT to have a walk-thru/ lunch break between heats 2 and 3 due to the return of standard time.
552  Events / Autocross / Novice School: November 19th.... on: October 26, 2005, 12:01:42 PM
There were 2 guys at last weeks meeting that expressed an interest in attending the school. Audie took down their names.
553  General / Autos and Autosport / A little Corvette trivia.... on: October 25, 2005, 02:31:17 PM
Quote
Originally posted by wahoo5
I think there was one year where no manual was available. Maybe 1983?

 Officially, there was no 83 Corvette, although 43 were built. The quality was so poor, that by the time it was tolerable, it was introduced as a 1984. Only one of the 43 is still known to exist, and it's in the Corvette museum. All '53,and '54 Corvettes were automatics. Somewhere in the mid to late 70's, I think most California Corvettes were automatics, some equipped with a 305 engine.
554  General / Autos and Autosport / A little Corvette trivia.... on: October 25, 2005, 02:24:12 PM
Scott's correct, only 230 Corvettes were built with 3spd in 1969, the last year it was standard.
555  General / Autos and Autosport / A little Corvette trivia.... on: October 25, 2005, 05:43:16 AM
And the 3 speed.........?
556  General / Autos and Autosport / A little Corvette trivia.... on: October 24, 2005, 02:14:55 PM
With so so many folks interested in, and autocrossing Corvettes, I have a few Corvette trivia questions........

1. What was the last year a "big block" was available in a
    Corvette?

2. What was the last year a 3 speed manual was the standard  
     transmission in a Corvette?

3. What was only year a 396 cid engine was optional in a
    Corvette, and what was its' rated hp?
557  Events / Autocross / 10-16 autocross event on: October 22, 2005, 06:02:07 AM
I think Pasha said sometime this weekend at Thursday's meeting.
558  General / Classifieds / Nice ESP car for sale....cheap! on: October 21, 2005, 10:11:50 AM
Pat Griffith is selling his ESP Firebird. Pics can be seen @"www.frrax.com" in the classified forum. I don't need any more "toys", or I'd own it.

[Edited on 21-10-2005 by pipefitter]

[Edited on 23-10-2005 by pipefitter]
559  General / Autos and Autosport / SM2 Vega on: October 18, 2005, 03:36:46 PM
And I figured out how to respond!
560  Events / Autocross / 10-16 autocross event on: October 17, 2005, 05:10:20 PM
Excellent course! Nice job guys!
561  General / Autos and Autosport / SM2 Vega on: October 16, 2005, 03:22:17 PM
I like the way you're thinking Gene!
562  Events / Autocross / classing questions.... on: October 15, 2005, 05:29:53 PM
If there are questions regarding the classing of vehicles, PLEASE ask someone on the comp committee before the end of the event.
We can't change someones class after the event. To aid in properly classing your car, fill out BOTH sides of your registration card. The back of the card asks what mods have been made. The comp committee thanks you.
563  Events / Autocross / OD FOR 10/16 on: October 15, 2005, 12:15:28 PM
I understand that there is a mud bog going on tomorrow @VMP. We may need to close the gate, or post someone at the end of the lot to keep people off of the course.
564  Events / Autocross / OD FOR 10/16 on: October 15, 2005, 12:12:03 PM
Registration opens @ 9, and closes @ 11, drivers meeting around 11:15, FCO is noon.
565  General / Autos and Autosport / SM2 Vega on: October 15, 2005, 04:56:07 AM
Vega restoration/resurrection begins. Potential F/SP, or oddball STS car. Maybe I'll buy another motorcycle. Still thinking about a tractor. Perhaps a set of Hoosiers for the Hyundai? So much stuff, so little time.
566  General / Autos and Autosport / Member does well at Run-Offs... on: October 14, 2005, 06:49:15 PM
Little article in todays paper about one-time member Warren Montague winning the GT Lite class at the run-offs last month. I crewed for Warren at an event many years ago at Summit Point with Jim Moore. Scott Fritchley couldn't make the trip, and another set of hands were needed. He was running an old body style Carolla at that time. I also saw where Bill Hunter qualified well but must have had trouble based on his finish. Pat's Acura hasn't self destructed lately, so I haven't spoken to Bill lately.
567  Events / Autocross / OD FOR 10/16 on: October 11, 2005, 02:36:52 PM
Tom Yost and I have the event on 10-30.

                     Bill
568  Events / Autocross / calling Gene Cooley. on: October 06, 2005, 06:42:10 PM
Gene, we can use my Toyota to pull the club trailer on Sunday. I didn't want to see you drive your Suburban down there with gas like it is. Unless you want to. :omg:
569  General / Technical Help / Ride Height on: September 27, 2005, 04:57:58 PM
Yep, Mike told me the damage was done while in the trailer, on the way to the Nationals. But that car is in A/SP, so he can lower it almost any way he likes.
570  General / Open Forum / Well, Scott you just talked yourself into a job on: September 26, 2005, 05:08:04 PM
After the event that Tom and myself put on at Manchester in August, I feared we were in the same predicament. Looking at the stuff that needed to be loaded, I had already decided I was going to stuff it in as best I could. However, after changing his tires, another of VMSC's "unsung heroes" came down to the course to lend a hand. He knew where everything needed to go, and his help was greatly appreciated. Perhaps better communication between the OD's would have prevented the problem. No one on the current board considers Audie's job as thankless, and I hope she knows this. Her performance is outstanding.
571  Events / Autocross / VMP goodwill on: September 19, 2005, 06:38:11 AM
I can help out on Sunday.

                      Bill Lloyd
572  Events / Autocross / Results : AutoX 11 Sep 2005 : FINAL on: September 12, 2005, 06:01:50 PM
Actually, the times that will count for Roger will be those in his own car. The runs in Keath and Donna's car will be fun runs.
573  Events / Autocross / I left my compressor....... on: September 11, 2005, 04:39:38 PM
Whew! :bouncep: it was a gift from my in-laws!
574  Events / Autocross / I left my compressor....... on: September 11, 2005, 03:38:43 PM
I left my "jump-box", air compressor at the event today, in the grid area after the 3rd heat. PLEASE tell me someone picked it up and took it home. Thanks.

                        Bill
575  General / Autos and Autosport / new car..... on: September 05, 2005, 05:58:06 PM
Well.........we have 4 doors. Do you still have the Camaro?
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