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    Great idea! It has been too quiet around here. ...

    Great idea! It has been too quiet around here. I will be in, if my engine parts are back from the machine shop in a few weeks.
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    Nope. My car is still broken, but AROSC puts on...

    Nope. My car is still broken, but AROSC puts on great events.
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    Sure. I was at the Golden Gate Lotus Club event...

    Sure. I was at the Golden Gate Lotus Club event at Willowsprings in December. On the third or fourth lap of the autocross course there was a loud bang and severe vibration. At the same time the...
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    Never mind. I found the proper transmission in...

    Never mind. I found the proper transmission in England and it should be here in a few weeks.
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    I am not sure the T-9 will fit in a S-3 live axle...

    I am not sure the T-9 will fit in a S-3 live axle car. But I will do some research and get back to you. Thanks for the response.
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    Sierra 4 speed transmission

    I'm looking for a Sierra transmission, preferably 4 speed with integral bell housing. Mine became scrap metal the the GGLC event at Willowsprings a few weeks ago.

    Thanks
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    GGLC Willowsprings

    The Golden Gate Lotus Club is doing another track day at Willowsprings on December 15. I did it last year and it was great! Streets of Willow with a bunch of great folks and cars. The instructor...
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    Apparently getting the Challenge Cup folks to...

    Apparently getting the Challenge Cup folks to ship their cars and themselves over here was too much. But... The Golden Gate Lotus Club is hosting a track day on July 15th. I have attended their...
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    The email I received from Caterham, Abi Hay,...

    The email I received from Caterham, Abi Hay, related that initially they are gauging the interest of the event by their UK Championship drivers. He did not know if they would open it up to us, but...
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    Caterham Challenge Cup at Laguna Seca

    Caterham is bringing their Challenge Cup to (Weathertech Raceway) Laguna Seca in December.

    http://uk.caterhamcars.com/news/iconic-laguna-seca-circuit-host-first-ever-caterham-challenge-cup
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    I will be camping at the Pre-Reunion and working...

    I will be camping at the Pre-Reunion and working at the Reunion. If anyone wants to hang out at the pre-reunion we can do that at the SCRAMP campground, but it's about 1/2 mile from the track...
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    Woo Hoo! Welcome back. Nice ride.

    Woo Hoo! Welcome back. Nice ride.
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    Yes, talked with Ken. The have the pieces but...

    Yes, talked with Ken. The have the pieces but need to have the final machining done. I will see if their completion coincides with my schedule. I am sure it is the right way to go.
    But, it's all...
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    Happy New Year to all. Now that all of that...

    Happy New Year to all.

    Now that all of that is over I am pulling my engine to replace the water pump. If anyone has any experience on pulling a Lotus Twincam out of a Caterham I'd appreciate any...
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    Well, it was a very good event. There were...

    Well, it was a very good event. There were twenty drivers/cars and twenty instructors. Mostly new Loti, Elise and Evora, with one Caterham and one Lotus Seven Series-4, a Miata, and a Porsche. ...
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    Beginners HPDE At Willowsprings

    The Golden Gate Lotus Club is doing a beginners track day at Willowsprings in December. As difficult as it is for me to admit to being a beginner, I have signed up. Apparently my previous experience...
  17. Thread: Picnic 2017?

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    Yes, the Pre-Reunion is the 17th to 19th. I have...

    Yes, the Pre-Reunion is the 17th to 19th. I have come to like it a lot more than the Reunion. The crowd is smaller, nearly non-existent. Some of the big deal cars that are accepted for the Reunion...
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    Next Year- Forgiveness not Permission The...

    Next Year- Forgiveness not Permission

    The Pre-Reunion was a great event. The Island and the Turn 5 camping area were vacant. I ended up giving the Corkscrew camping spot to a bunch of folks from...
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    We will be at the track by Thursday. Our camping...

    We will be at the track by Thursday. Our camping location will be in SCRAMP Camp, on "B" Road south of the shooting ranges. Look for a large white Trailblazer 5th wheel and a red Ram truck. There...
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    Well, this didn't work out too well. In order to...

    Well, this didn't work out too well. In order to use the island they determined that we would have to rent a security guard for 8 hours to keep the Reunion participants from dropping their trailers...
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    I heard back from Mazda Raceway this morning. We...

    I heard back from Mazda Raceway this morning. We can use The Island pergola for the picnic. They will move some picnic tables into place, if they are not already there. We will also be able to park...
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    I will get an answer tomorrow.

    I will get an answer tomorrow.
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    Yes. I will be up for the motorcycle races this...

    Yes. I will be up for the motorcycle races this weekend and will check to see what we can do. I suggested Turn 5 because it has a great view of, well Turn 5. I will also ask about other areas that...
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    If August 12 works, that is the beginning of the...

    If August 12 works, that is the beginning of the Pre-Reunion at Mazda Raceway - Laguna Seca. This event is pretty small, without all of the crowds and drama of the Rolex Reunion the following...
  25. You might try Aircraft Windshields or Shields. ...

    You might try Aircraft Windshields or Shields.

    http://www.aircraftwindshield.com/automotive.html


    http://racingshields.com/

    Aircraft Windshields is a local company, Los Alamitos. There is...
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    You may want to check Sand Canyon Rd before your...

    You may want to check Sand Canyon Rd before your trip back. The LA County website shows that it still closed as of this morning.

    http://dpw.lacounty.gov/roadclosures/map.cfm

    Angeles Crest and...
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    We'll be in SCRAMP camp all weekend. Big 5th...

    We'll be in SCRAMP camp all weekend. Big 5th wheel, red Dodge truck, and ice chest full of adult beverages
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    Rolex Reunion

    I have a reserved campsite at Laguna Seca for the Rolex Reunion that I will not be using. The campsite is a front row spot in the Upper Corkscrew View area, 604M on the map.

    Link to map -...
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    Laguna Seca Races This Weekend

    I have three tickets to the Continental Tire Monterey GP this weekend. Actually I have four but the wife is going to use one of them. Anyway, the tickets are good for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. ...
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    I put them on my car last month. They fit just fine and are a hoot.
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    Papak - I will let you know. At this point I'm...

    Papak - I will let you know. At this point I'm more inclined to buy something because this is turning into a long term project.

    Slomove - No problem removing the old shocks and springs. I'm...
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    Spring Compressor

    Anyone have an idea for source for a spring compressor for the shocks/springs?

    Thanks

    Tom
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    You need to make an appointment for the referee. ...

    You need to make an appointment for the referee. The fellow I saw was not there full-time and left immediately after taking care of me. You can make the appointment at

    http://www.asktheref.org/...
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    Good luck at DMV. I went through the process a...

    Good luck at DMV. I went through the process a couple of months ago and it was nearly painless. The local office, Pasadena, was not at all familiar with the program. It took them about 40 minutes...
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    No problem, I sent you an email. I've still...

    No problem, I sent you an email.

    I've still got tickets for the weekend...
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    I forgot to mention that the tickets are free...

    I forgot to mention that the tickets are free...
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    SCCA Runoffs - Laguna Seca

    I have four tickets to the SCCA Runoffs at Laguna Seca waiting for me at the track. They are for Friday through Sunday and I don't need them. So if anyone would like the tickets let me know. I...
  38. Thread: So Modest!

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    It looks like a pre 1971 car under 1500 pounds...

    It looks like a pre 1971 car under 1500 pounds can do without fenders.

    Fenders and Mudguards

    27600. No person shall operate any motor vehicle having three or more wheels, any trailer, or...
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    We are back in town after a bit of a disastrous...

    We are back in town after a bit of a disastrous trip and I would appreciate the chance to put it on your lift and have someone knowledgeable check it out. Let me know when you have the time.

    Now...
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    1552 From last year. Crabby to be missing it...

    1552

    From last year. Crabby to be missing it this year and gave away my camping spot. The Reunion is what got me re-hooked on cars/racing and forced me to buy the 7...

    Tom
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    Oh my! No one has said this to me for many, many...

    Oh my! No one has said this to me for many, many decades.
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    Why didn't I think of that?

    Why didn't I think of that?
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    I would really appreciate bringing it down for a...

    I would really appreciate bringing it down for a look see. We are up near New York and Allen so it would be all downhill...

    Yep, in my ear. The alarm came with minimal (meaning no) instructions...
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    We are out of town for three weeks but I'll come...

    We are out of town for three weeks but I'll come by when we get back.
    I can't tell you. how many times it's gone off in my ear. The instructions were a bit incomplete so I have stuffed a rag in it.
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    Thanks for all of the advice. After fiddling...

    Thanks for all of the advice. After fiddling around for a few days it was running very well on Sunday. I need to square away some other things, like a coolant recovery tank (apparently unheard of...
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    The car has been in storage for a few years but...

    The car has been in storage for a few years but the previous owner would put gas in it and fire it up every so often. He drained the gas after each run. I put new 91 octane in it over the weekend. ...
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    It will be a bit before I'm ready to participate....

    It will be a bit before I'm ready to participate. We finally got it running a bit today and I think it needs to get warmed up a bit and some good gas needs to gets run through it before we visit the...
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    We are in Altadena.

    We are in Altadena.
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    New Addition

    I may be going through a late onset Mid-Life Crisis. A few weeks ago I purchased a '82 S-3 from a friend up north. The car has a Lotus Twincam and has not been on the road for several years. It...
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