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    SOLD But I bought an Elise, so I'll still be...

    SOLD

    But I bought an Elise, so I'll still be around and would love to participate in track days, dyno days, and blats, of course!
  2. Thread: Labor Day Trip

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    Looks like a great trip! I've sold my bastard of...

    Looks like a great trip! I've sold my bastard of a Seven (Locost) but bought an Elise. Am I eligible to join?
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    FS: 2007 R1 Powered Locost 7

    For sale is a 2007 Locost 7 powered by a Yamaha R1 Motorcycle engine. $14,000

    You can reference my post at the end of the For Sale ad here:...
  4. Thread: The good old times

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    Unfortunately, Speedventures 2016 track day...

    Unfortunately, Speedventures 2016 track day calendar does not list any dates at Laguna Seca.
  5. Thread: The good old times

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    Laguna Seca usually has a 92db limit....

    Laguna Seca usually has a 92db limit. Speedventures offered a weekend with 103db and unlimited sound days back in June. Hopefully they will offer more in 2016 so I can attend again.
  6. Thread: dyno in Jan 2015

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    I'm interested. January is tight but I will try...

    I'm interested. January is tight but I will try to make time.
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    This sounds exciting! I'd like to make the...

    This sounds exciting! I'd like to make the journey to Thunderhill and Sears Point, make a long weekend out of it. Does either track have noise limits? My Locost can be a bit loud, which is why I...
  8. Thread: Hi there!

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    I'm in the northwest end of OC. I'm in the final...

    I'm in the northwest end of OC. I'm in the final push to get my car street legal so you're welcome to sit in my Locost. From what I understand it's very similar in dimension to the S3 chassis.
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    That's Beach Blvd. and Slater Ave. in Huntington...

    That's Beach Blvd. and Slater Ave. in Huntington Beach. Local to OC?
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    I was excited to hear of another BEC Seven until...

    I was excited to hear of another BEC Seven until I saw the date on the post. He bought a well-built car from Palatov (dpcars.net) and I only wish he were still around.
  11. Thread: "capn"

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    Am I the only one who received multiple...

    Am I the only one who received multiple unsolicited private messages from him? Same idea as his posts: just advertising his drives.
  12. Thread: Superlight R

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    Seems like the new owner wastes no time, the...

    Seems like the new owner wastes no time, the Superlight was out at Streets of Willow on May 3!

    http://speeddistrict.com/photo_galleries/ (I'm having trouble viewing the photos on my iPad or else...
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    I'll be unable to join due to work schedule. ...

    I'll be unable to join due to work schedule. Please post some pictures as I will be following in spirit. The roads around Ortega Hwy will have to go on my list of drives.

    Sean, where will you...
  14. Wow.

    Wow.
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    Wish I could attend but work/school interferes. ...

    Wish I could attend but work/school interferes. Buttonwillow is a great track and well situated for access from both ends of California. It is even better with less traffic!

    Please continue to...
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    That's an impressive gathering of Sevens in...

    That's an impressive gathering of Sevens in Japan! I wish we could get that kind of turnout here.
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    Interesting video: I spy a 7

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XrhlBWEZ8As&sns=fb&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DXrhlBWEZ8As%26sns%3Dfb

    A friend sent me an interesting video on some Japanese guys who drive their ex-Le Mans race cars...
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    University of VARA 2014

    http://www.vararacing.com/vara-u.html

    Anyone planning to attend this year? I've attended the last 2 years and had a great experience both times. Plenty of track time, excellent instruction, and...
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    I can do the mornings on either of the two...

    I can do the mornings on either of the two remaining Saturdays. Dec 14 and dec 21. My car isn't street legal yet (been saying that for two years, time to get off my arse and finish the SB100, just...
  20. Ooh, I may be able to attend the Driving School...

    Ooh, I may be able to attend the Driving School this year. No vacation or work for that weekend.
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    John West at Dan Fink Metalworks in Huntington...

    John West at Dan Fink Metalworks in Huntington Beach. He did Magnus rollcage and comes highly recommended. But probably a moot point now that you've decided otherwise.
  22. Thread: Next dyno day?

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    July 6 and 13th are best for me.

    July 6 and 13th are best for me.
  23. Thread: Next dyno day?

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    I'm interested as well. The closest I got last...

    I'm interested as well. The closest I got last year was a nice breakfast with Sean.
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    I will miss this one, I have work and I'm already...

    I will miss this one, I have work and I'm already taking off on Memorial Day weekend.
  25. Thread: Hey Doug!

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    Glad to hear that you're safe, although 1/2 mile...

    Glad to hear that you're safe, although 1/2 mile is pretty close in my book, depending on topography of course.

    Please remember that if it ever does get close enough, insurance buys you another...
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    Chuckwalla did not disappoint! It's a great...

    Chuckwalla did not disappoint! It's a great track for Sevens, as Clark promised. The corners are sufficiently technical and the speeds reasonable with good runoff in most corners (fortunately,...
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    I'll be there on Saturday. I'm driving an orange...

    I'll be there on Saturday. I'm driving an orange Locost with full cage. Tow vehicle is a blue Toyota tundra.
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    Any feedback on this question? My repair should...

    Any feedback on this question? My repair should be done today so I can register for chuckwalla.
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    I would likely make it for Saturday only.

    I would likely make it for Saturday only.
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    I'm going to make an honest effort to get to...

    I'm going to make an honest effort to get to Chuckwalla. Need to make a small welding repair to my shift linkage first. I completed the AROSC Driving School back in 2003 but have never run a track...
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    I've wanted to do attend this school for the past...

    I've wanted to do attend this school for the past couple years but I'm out of town once again this year.

    I will be attending the University of VARA this weekend. It should be plenty cold but free...
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    I used 1959 since my Locost was registered as a...

    I used 1959 since my Locost was registered as a 1959 Lotus replica by the previous owner in Pennsylvania. I still had to have a PCV routed to the intake.
  33. Thread: Dyno Day 2012

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    It seems like I missed a good one! With any...

    It seems like I missed a good one!

    With any luck, next year will be my first trip to the dyno.

    Aaron
  34. Thread: Dyno Day 2012

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    Sean, I may be able to sneak out in the early...

    Sean,

    I may be able to sneak out in the early morning if you're still planning for Cars and Coffee in Irvine. I'd need to be back in Huntington Beach by 10am.

    Aaron
  35. Thread: Dyno Day 2012

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    I just had some additional family stuff come up...

    I just had some additional family stuff come up so I'll have to withdraw. If I can get out to Ontario before 3pm I will at least be to meet everyone, but it's looking doubtful at best. My loss.
    ...
  36. Thread: Insurance

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    Just got a quote from Barlow on my Locost. It's...

    Just got a quote from Barlow on my Locost. It's registered as a 2011 under SPCNS rules at an agreed value of $15,000. 100k/300k limits.

    Barlow's quote is $250 compared with my Hagerty renewal at...
  37. My former car is now up for sale by the current...

    My former car is now up for sale by the current owner.

    FOR SALE thread here: http://locostusa.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=13842

    Aaron
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    Just remember that the smog referee should only...

    Just remember that the smog referee should only need to inspect your car once, when he issues your exemption sticker. He won't see the PCV hose ever again.
  39. Thread: Dyno Day 2012

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    I've got a morning meeting from 10am-12pm. What...

    I've got a morning meeting from 10am-12pm. What time will you guys call it quits?

    Aaron
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    Congratulations Nick! Where in Orange County are...

    Congratulations Nick! Where in Orange County are you located? I'm in Huntington Beach and will soon have my Locost registered in the street.
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    I used Gary at Straight Roads to transport my...

    I used Gary at Straight Roads to transport my Locost from Philadelphia to Los Angeles back in December. Price was $1750 for a fully enclosed transport and the service was excellent. I liked that...
  42. Thread: Dyno Day 2012

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    I'm a maybe for now. I have another tentative...

    I'm a maybe for now. I have another tentative event that day and will need to see if it firms up.

    Aaron
  43. Thread: Dyno Day 2012

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    August 11 works for me. I'd like to get a dyno...

    August 11 works for me. I'd like to get a dyno spot this time.
  44. Thread: Dyno Day 2012

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    Is it safe to assume we'll do this on a Saturday...

    Is it safe to assume we'll do this on a Saturday to accommodate work schedules? If so, I am working the last 4 Saturdays in June (9/16/23/30) so would like to avoid those.

    Aaron
  45. Thread: Dyno Day 2012

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    Very interested. I'll bring my new Locost and...

    Very interested. I'll bring my new Locost and I'll put her on the dyno this time. I'm interested to see what kind of power is going to the wheels from the R1 motor.
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    Tell me about it. iPhone to email then upload to here, suddenly it's upside down!
  47. I think it says you have to buy 250 shirts to get...

    I think it says you have to buy 250 shirts to get down to $17 each.
  48. Thread: Small point.

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    I spoke with John about my fabrication needs and...

    I spoke with John about my fabrication needs and he's going to fit me in after he finishes your car and one other, about 2 weeks from now. It won't be cheap, but the shop rate is fair at $70/hr, and...
  49. Thread: Small point.

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    Nevermind, I found it. Not 30 seconds after I...

    Nevermind, I found it. Not 30 seconds after I replied I looked it up on the map. Heading over right now to talk to John West at Dan Fink Metalworks.
  50. I need one to match my car! Please send the...

    I need one to match my car!

    Please send the link, Magnus.

    Here's a crappy iPhone picture of my car...
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