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 24 Hours of Lemons

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cmccabe



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PostSubject: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:42 pm

After talking with Crovo yesterday he suggested that I stop in and post some pictures of the "Project". No its not a b-body, but it is rear wheel drive. We are running in the 24 hours of Lemons race at Loudon (the Loudon Annoying) on May 7th and 8th.










One of these day I will find the time to finish the 77, that is if racing the Meatwagon doesn't take over my life. Volvos Rock well old ones anyway

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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:24 pm

Dude, that is AWESOME! Gonna be a RIOT! Smile I am really gonna try to make it up there and and a bit!

And... Uh... Where are the flames?

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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:42 pm

That is awesome Chris. Are you driving?
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cmccabe



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:22 pm

Yes I will be one of four drivers. We are going to a BMW club driving school tomorrow with it at NHMS.

Here is a video of a little testing we did at work.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ_2_lrCnTM&feature=autoplay&list=ULMWM55LHqm-Y&index=2&playnext=2
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Fishah



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:41 pm

Awesome man!

It actually looks like I may be flying back to Boston on that Friday to be there just in time for the race.

Mostly because I will also be driving in this race. I joined a team as the 4th driver running a 94' Cutlass.

Gonna be a F'n Blast!
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bowtiepimp



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:07 pm

now that is cool.

......you gotta share the info for signing up for next year. I want in Arrow
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Cadet57



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:42 pm

bowtiepimp wrote:
now that is cool.

......you gotta share the info for signing up for next year. I want in Arrow

I'm down too ... Arrow

$500 b-body? Twisted Evil
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Pooge



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:50 pm

So cool.

How did I not know this was going down in Loudon?

Doug

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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 8:56 pm

We need to get a BADASS sticker on that car. Arrow
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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:32 pm

Where would one get one of those? Wink

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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:35 pm

toomanytoyz wrote:
Where would one get one of those? Wink



..... Ive been wondering the same thing......
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boojum



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:39 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
We need to get a BADASS sticker on that car. Arrow

Only if a BADASS paint job goes with it! Flat, satin or gloss?
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Fishah



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:47 pm

You guys definitely need to come out and see both of us kick butt. Obviously my team is gonna get laughed off the track but who cares!
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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:59 pm

I can't believe I didn't know it was in Loudon this year. I totally would have put a car and team together! Dammit! Smile

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A Toasted Marshmallow, A BADASS truck, a unicorn and giant pit to throw money into...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
www.badassofne.net
"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"

LOWER IT!!! Wink
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1984twodoor



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:51 am

REALLY want to go up there to see it! The car needs to have the club logo across the hood....SPONSOR! Very Happy
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cmccabe



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Fri Apr 22, 2011 6:33 am

Well if you do want to do it now is the time to get started. We have been working/planning this for almost 2 years and actively working on the car for a year. Our goal next year is to run 3 races The NJ, CT, and NH races. And the paint job is somewhat Badass It is Swedish flag blue glidon exterior house paint and its semigloss. Get me some stickers and I will put them on.

Chris
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Pooge



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Fri Apr 22, 2011 9:14 am

toomanytoyz wrote:
I can't believe I didn't know it was in Loudon this year. I totally would have put a car and team together! Dammit! Smile

Um yah....I would have been all over that ish. Got Damn!

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cmccabe



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Fri Apr 22, 2011 6:53 pm

Well our day of testing did not goes as planned. We threw a rod through the side of the block on lap 8. On the plus side it handles really well.


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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Fri Apr 22, 2011 7:16 pm

cmccabe wrote:
Well our day of testing did not goes as planned. We threw a rod through the side of the block on lap 8. On the plus side it handles really well.


That is a speed hole. Very Happy

That sucks Chris, but I bet those engines are a dime a dozen.
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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Fri Apr 22, 2011 7:59 pm

Damn Chris, that sucks! Who knew it still had enough juice left in it to do that???

I'm sure you can find and swap another in time. Too bad you missed out on the practice time though.

Were you driving when it blew up?

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A Toasted Marshmallow, A BADASS truck, a unicorn and giant pit to throw money into...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
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"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"

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Fishah



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Fri Apr 22, 2011 9:05 pm

Ouch! That blows man. Better now than the weekend of the race though. There is open test and tune the Friday the day before the race also. Get er mended and back out there!

My parents were so pissed when I told them what I'm coming home for.

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cmccabe



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Fri Apr 22, 2011 9:06 pm

Replacement is on the way. We hope o have it in and running by Tuesday. I was not driving. I was about 6 minutes from driving. I was a little bummed.
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cmccabe



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Sat Apr 30, 2011 6:11 am

New engine is in and runs good.

Picture of the Piston and rod or whats left of it



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Tomz9C1



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:52 am

cmccabe wrote:
Well our day of testing did not goes as planned. We threw a rod through the side of the block on lap 8. On the plus side it handles really well.



Is that hole supposed to be there? Sad Time for an LT1 transplant.
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Fishah



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Tue May 03, 2011 10:17 am

Those of you that still want to drive this weekend:
http://forums.24hoursoflemons.com/viewtopic.php?id=9871
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cmccabe



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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Sat May 07, 2011 6:42 am

Our testing day went well. Car is way faster than we were expecting. And it looks great.
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toomanytoyz
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PostSubject: Re: 24 Hours of Lemons   Sat May 07, 2011 7:57 am

Awesome! Good luck in the race!!! Very Happy

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Bill "The Verb" Crovo - Resident Car Slut

A Toasted Marshmallow, A BADASS truck, a unicorn and giant pit to throw money into...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
www.badassofne.net
"Ooooh! Look! Something shiny!"

LOWER IT!!! Wink
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