Monthly Archives: August 2006

One light goes out, they all go out!

The four fuel injectors, the two O2 sensors, the auto shutdown relay, the alternator, the coil pack, the intake air temp / manifold pressure sensor, and an electrical noise suppressor all sitting on the same circuit as the fuel pump, … Continue reading

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Video from the Gorman Ridge Rally

This year I let Google Video take a little more of the bandwidth hit, but I still have all the videos on-line available for download. They are all 640X480 and at least 1MBps, so if you liked what you saw … Continue reading

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ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ZAP RALLYNOTES TEAM AT GORMAN.

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Gorman Gallery

Click here for pictures from the Gorman Ridge Rally!

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A musical story – Our Gorman Rally.

Summary: Brake fade on SS1, Rear O2 grounded on transit to SS3, got car going for SS4, flew on SS5 & 6. Started SS7 (Libre Mountain), 10 miles in – sensor circut fries the ECU, DNF on SS7. We had … Continue reading

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Heading up to Gorman Ridge! – YARR!

The rear Bilstein struts are back together and on the car. Fresh seals and grease for all four dampers. The skidplate fought me a little bit – as when I took it off the subrame was less then straight. Now … Continue reading

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Rally is a spectator sport!

Okay peeps… If you’re in SoCal, then this is for you. It’s an hour north of LA and a short cruise up the 5. You’ll get to see the same stages run by the X Games. You’ll get a hundred … Continue reading

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Burning Rubber

We ordered a tire groover. It’s a giant soldering iron with a razorblade ‘U’ at the tip. It heats up to a bajillion degrees and makes quick work of cutting tread blocks. Yes – It smells exactly like that… Awesome … Continue reading

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RALLYNOTES TEAM TO MARK ONE YEAR OF RALLY AT GORMAN.

Hungry Valley, the same stages and location used by the inaugural X Games Rally competition, will once again host the Gorman Ridge Rally on August 19th. This is a tough regional event that those local to Southern California always enjoy. … Continue reading

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X Games Rally!

Pictures are up in the gallery!

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