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Forum: Racing 02-25-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 716,689
Posted By homerj
Bring a disreputable friend and pack a lunch,...

Bring a disreputable friend and pack a lunch, whipping him will take all day :D


Good luck in the race
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
at least 4, less than 11 :evil

at least 4, less than 11 :evil
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By homerj
That's really awesome. I think Rob Dyson is a...

That's really awesome. I think Rob Dyson is a team owner now. I can see how racing burns through people. Everyone I know who's been involved is either A) completely insane and spends all of their...
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By homerj
That's really cool. I was reading "Making it...

That's really cool. I was reading "Making it Faster" and Brabbham hated one of those Nissan chassis, just f-ing hated it. Not sure if it was that particular car, but it was so bad they wanted to take...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15,932
Views: 2,499,777
Posted By homerj
Updated available items: the Leatt jacket, and...

Updated available items: the Leatt jacket, and 661 pressure suit
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By homerj
And don't stand on the outside of the curves...

And don't stand on the outside of the curves unless you want to get sand blasted :D
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 66,302
Posted By homerj
I'm sitting here watching the snow blow past and...

I'm sitting here watching the snow blow past and wishing I was out riding a rally route. Thanks so much for the work you've put in, and continue to put in.
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By homerj
I think it would be awesome to have one of the...

I think it would be awesome to have one of the Chevy "Corvette" engines from the DPs in an LMP car. I'm not sure if it would be competitive, make enough power, etc, but they sound fantastic. And it...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By homerj
Here's a great article about the '85 24 hrs at...

Here's a great article about the '85 24 hrs at Daytona

http://www.racer.com/imsa/item/112998-pruett-the-ballad-of-the-1985-sunbank-24-at-daytona?showall=

Crazy days, that's for sure.

IIRC...
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
I'm not a fan of DRS, seems too much like the...

I'm not a fan of DRS, seems too much like the push to pass button.

The ditching of blown and double diffusers was a step in the right direction. To be honest I don't think it will be simple to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15,932
Views: 2,499,777
Posted By homerj
The 661 is a labeled a Large. According to 661's...

The 661 is a labeled a Large. According to 661's size site (http://sixsixone.com/size-chart) that would fit a 41-43 chest.

The pressure suit tortoise shell means it's not eligible for the really...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15,932
Views: 2,499,777
Posted By homerj
Leatt 3df pressure suit and Asterisk knee braces...

Leatt 3df pressure suit and Asterisk knee braces have been claimed pending fit test.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15,932
Views: 2,499,777
Posted By homerj
So I'm a hopeless gear whore and ended up losing...

So I'm a hopeless gear whore and ended up losing a bunch of weight. As a result a bunch of this gear doesn't fit and hopefully never will again, so it's got to go.

KTM Rallye Jacket XL with vest...
Forum: Racing 02-20-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
It's funny, but most retired drivers with a...

It's funny, but most retired drivers with a respected opinion (meaning not Jaques Villenueve, or some other loon that some F1 reporter unearthed so they could get some click bait quote) in aero...
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By homerj
There's also some brinksmanship regarding stage...

There's also some brinksmanship regarding stage finish times and start order IIRC, by keeping the split times out of cockpit is an attempt to halt that, as well as the reason you stated, to make the...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
It's like these kids just don't know how to...

It's like these kids just don't know how to manage a career. They'll follow whatever shiny object you put in front of them.
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,510
Posted By homerj
moussen :deal

moussen :deal
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By homerj
We had a great time. A word about the top class:...

We had a great time. A word about the top class: the DPs are done and dusted in 2016 or 17. The top class will become LMP2 (cars like the Mazda, The Liger/Honda that took pole, or the Liger/Judd that...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 66,302
Posted By homerj
Thanks for the explanation

Thanks for the explanation
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
Force India has been teetering on the brink for a...

Force India has been teetering on the brink for a while, sad but not surprising.

What is surprising is that Renault wants to part ways with Red Bull. Maybe they need to get back into the chassis...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
The point, grandpa, was that you are either...

The point, grandpa, was that you are either ignorant of, or intentionally ignoring, what the new engine formula did for the sport by rejuvenating engine maker interest; evidenced by Honda's...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
Point of order: I didn't say that the Dakar...

Point of order: I didn't say that the Dakar displacement limit was to get more factories involved. I pointed out that one result of the rule change was that more factories did get involved. But that...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 66,302
Posted By homerj
Dave, thanks again for all the work you've put in...

Dave, thanks again for all the work you've put in and continue to put in on RN. With the addition of more "enduro" type stages for bikes, how does the FIM differentiate between a two track "jeep...
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
It's occurred to me :rofl

It's occurred to me :rofl
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 716,689
Posted By homerj
Seb's not quite done beating the dead horse that...

Seb's not quite done beating the dead horse that is the WRC; he's running a few events this year. On top of that he's also got a roundy round endurance racing team in the ELMS (?).

I remember last...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,338
Views: 475,653
Posted By homerj
I built a prototype for my 950 that was bolt on...

I built a prototype for my 950 that was bolt on (but would require you to pull out the computer and tachometer for remounting on a primative dash board). Everything was designed so there were no...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
And watch Honda pull up stakes and walk away...

And watch Honda pull up stakes and walk away again. And kiss goodbye involvement from any of the other serious players that are weighing their options about whether to get involved. You sound like...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By homerj
Or mousse depending on your preference

Or mousse depending on your preference
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,311
Posted By homerj
+1 :getiton Racecar Engineering is one of...

+1 :getiton

Racecar Engineering is one of the best publications if you're interested in the "under the skin" aspects of a car. They did a great breakdown of the old Dakar VW Tuareg.
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 716,689
Posted By homerj
exactly what I was thinking. Similar to a testing...

exactly what I was thinking. Similar to a testing facility I just had to use for a professional cert.
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,936
Posted By homerj
I just spotted this thread. I hate that my...

I just spotted this thread. I hate that my favorite sport takes so many so early :cry
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 716,689
Posted By homerj
Hadn't thought of that, it would work, but you'd...

Hadn't thought of that, it would work, but you'd also have to have them leave any electronic devices at the door as well. Can't have competitors taking images of the RB for someone in their camp to...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5,799
Views: 716,689
Posted By homerj
I think it's something that they can't...

I think it's something that they can't effectively police. In order to do so they'd have to guard nearly every member of a factory team for 2 weeks, which would be nearly impossible to do arrange...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 837,476
Posted By homerj
I think the MC to cars stuff is baseless, more...

I think the MC to cars stuff is baseless, more just people amusing themselves assuming he'll continue in the Dakar, and he can't keep riding like this indefinitely.

I'm betting if Coma moves to...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 837,476
Posted By homerj
Thank you for saying it. It's very tiring to keep...

Thank you for saying it. It's very tiring to keep hearing the same complaints from the same people year after year. We're not vocal, but we are legion, and we're tired of the "Africa was better...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 837,476
Posted By homerj
In Tomas' videos he shows the skid plate and...

In Tomas' videos he shows the skid plate and there's a compartment on the throttle side that I believe he says is for the tools.
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 837,476
Posted By homerj
Quotes not working: Tomas, those videos are...

Quotes not working:

Tomas, those videos are fantastic, thank you for taking the time to subtitle them. :freaky
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 837,476
Posted By homerj
I've got Rallye Fever and the weather hasn't been...

I've got Rallye Fever and the weather hasn't been too bad so I've been out in the garage giving the Rallye Beast some love. And making vroom vroom noises :freaky
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 837,476
Posted By homerj
I miss them too, but they'd have to change the...

I miss them too, but they'd have to change the venue again to get them on the kind of terrain where they'd really shine. Big bikes on WRC style stages wouldn't be much fun to watch IMHO. I do enjoy...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 837,476
Posted By homerj
+1 Doing well on a single Dakar does not...

+1

Doing well on a single Dakar does not make someone an alien. It's the combination of speed, resiliency, and reliability all delivered in circumstances of tremendous pressure and high...
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