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Forum: Solo Discussion 07-17-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By stevewaclo
Concession!

I finally caved and bought a Snell rated lid!

Youíre welcome for my input!:)
Forum: Track & Trials Discussion 07-10-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By stevewaclo
Share a room/Willows 7/17

My wife won’t be coming with me this go ‘round and the Wyndham (pool!) said I can switch to a two bed room for the next week or so.

$35/ea for just the night of Friday, the 17th.

I tested...
Forum: Solo Discussion 07-02-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By stevewaclo
Helmets

And another thing!

Our Thunderhill registration page says a limited number of loaner helmets will be available. (?)
Forum: Solo Discussion 07-01-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By stevewaclo
I object! :) Any number of simple and...

I object! :)

Any number of simple and effective disinfectant procedures (Spray, wipes, etc.) should render loaner helmets safe to use and even share if necessary.

Where did this decision come...
Forum: Track & Trials Discussion 06-25-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By stevewaclo
Loss of Fire at Thunderhill West

First, thanks to everyone who gathered in the paddock to lend a hand after Pat Housel pulled my disabled Alfa off the West Course :).

Iím sure everyone has been pacing back and forth awaiting...
Forum: General Chat 02-10-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,633
Posted By stevewaclo
All about brakes

Lotís of developments since last I checked in on this technology.

Ceramic pads and different wear sensors!
...
Forum: Motorsports 01-24-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,659
Posted By stevewaclo
Wink Amazing feetís!

If you luv driving (am I at the correct site? :lol:), youíll luv this short video!

https://youtu.be/Sd-vc6Tpx4U
Forum: Track & Trials Discussion 01-08-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,269
Posted By stevewaclo
Question Maybe a double yellow 😱😱😱

Hereís a sobering video of how things can go sideways (180* ?) on track

https://www.roadandtrack.com/motorsports/a30428567/porsche-910-onboard-near-miss/

Fortunately a happy outcome, but those...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-30-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,798
Posted By stevewaclo
Track Driving Techniques

At the bottom of the Race Logic ad in December’s Sportscar Magazine was this link to advanced track driving techniques:
...
Forum: General Chat 11-02-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 803
Posted By stevewaclo
Red face Motion sickness in autonomous vehicles

Put me anywhere but the driverís seat and a dreaded technicolor yawn is imminent. :(.

This brief article discusses research into a malady troubling up to 1/3 of the population, and one that...
Forum: General Chat 10-18-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By stevewaclo
C8 on Thunderhill West

https://youtu.be/nUHNATBzFjE
Forum: General Chat 10-18-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 495
Posted By stevewaclo
Funny mechanic story

This story was included in the latest RockAuto email and I have their permission to share it here.

Sometimes repairs can be the simplest thing :).

Repair Mistakes & Blunders
Back in the...
Forum: Solo Discussion 09-29-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 934
Posted By stevewaclo
Fun with graphs

Here is a simple graph of Raw Times from Event 14 with number of drivers on the Y axis and times on the X. Times are rounded down to next whole second.
Forum: Motorsports 09-27-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,114
Posted By stevewaclo
Hey Maggie, I recently stumbled upon 411 for...

Hey Maggie,

I recently stumbled upon 411 for this event and I’m intrigued.

Did you go?

I put it on my spring 2020 calendar.
Forum: General Chat 09-23-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By stevewaclo
Talking C8/Fun Fact

The new Corvette has adjustable ride-height suspension and if the driver notices a speed bump or steep driveway ahead, the push of a button on the dash will raise the car.

Yawn... No big deal,...
Forum: Motorsports 09-22-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,082
Posted By stevewaclo
Drifting

On the way home from Autocross I stopped by Virginia City to watch some of the Ferrari Hillclimb and met several guys who were drifting at RFR recently. 60 -70 (?) drivers @ $100/ea and conditions...
Forum: General Chat 09-20-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 587
Posted By stevewaclo
Thumbs up Helmets, a history

As a retired guy with perhaps too much time on my hands, YouTube is a favorite pastime and I often come upon videos worth sharing.

Hereís one which explores the development of helmets in motor...
Forum: Track & Trials Discussion 09-13-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By stevewaclo
Share RV at Thunder Hill in October

Truck pooling with Leon worked out well last go around but he will be otherwise occupied in October and Iím looking for someone who may be considering a motel in Willows to instead share fuel cost...
Forum: Track & Trials Discussion 09-13-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By stevewaclo
Thanks to Leon Borden

A suggestion from Carol led me to call Leon and by riding together, we had an excellent conversation and lowered our carbon footprint! Leon didnít want $$$ for fuel, but I twisted his arm.:lol:
...
Forum: Track & Trials Discussion 09-04-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By stevewaclo
Ride share to Thunder Hill?

Looking to leave Reno/Carson early afternoon Friday.

Iím not participating, only volunteer.

Return Saturday after event.

775 883 7927
Forum: General Club Discussion 09-02-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 960
Posted By stevewaclo
Pretty sure Carol has me on the list.

Pretty sure Carol has me on the list.
Forum: Solo Discussion 08-29-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By stevewaclo
CU there, and thanks for doing this!

CU there, and thanks for doing this!
Forum: Track & Trials Discussion 08-08-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 817
Posted By stevewaclo
Talking Thunderhill musings

Thanks to Tony for posting his work to YouTube and Iím sure he wonít mind if I add them here for membership viewing pleasure. :)

Alfa at 50 & 1:46.

https://youtu.be/5GKkIBAWABs

Temps peaked...
Forum: Motorsports 08-04-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 874
Posted By stevewaclo
Wheel tethers

As reluctant as I am to broadcast my ignorance, Iíve not let that stop me before and rather than break an unblemished record, well, here I go again.:lol:

In the front of the latest issue of RACER...
Forum: General Chat 07-29-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 879
Posted By stevewaclo
Thumbs up I aspire to this!

A healthy super senior, with an old, old Model T:

https://www.thedrive.com/news/29197/this-87-year-old-man-has-owned-and-driven-the-same-ford-model-t-pickup-truck-for-70-years
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