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    Well done - I'm jealous! That's a great showing...

    Well done - I'm jealous! That's a great showing - you are showing us all how to go out there and conquer that bucket list.

    Mark
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    Double Amen on this - I've actually raced quite a...

    Double Amen on this - I've actually raced quite a bit over the years, even at the professional level occasionally (not Bob Woodhouse level, but I've set 6 different track records in various classes),...
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    Fabulous - thank you for driving this car as it...

    Fabulous - thank you for driving this car as it was intended and for inspiring others to do the same!

    Mark
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    Just an update on an old thread. JonB helped me...

    Just an update on an old thread. JonB helped me find the remaining center, and I was able to rebuild the wheels as a matching set - the two World Challenge centers are now for sale in the...
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    I can't tell you exactly, but it seemed to be...

    I can't tell you exactly, but it seemed to be quite a lot for my little 40 cu ft bottle. After futzing with it for 3 or so cycles I was down about half (although I didn't start quite full). My...
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    That's a good thought - what system do you have?...

    That's a good thought - what system do you have?

    The old style Krontec system is interesting - it doesn't work like I expected. The connector on the car is a "one-way" valve by default - you can...
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    I just wanted to give an update - the air jacks...

    I just wanted to give an update - the air jacks seem to work great!

    I used the Old style Lance, a 3/8 BSP to 3/8 NPT adapter (to match the hose), 500psi rated Continental "Gorilla" hose, then...
  8. My head just exploded - you mean our comp coupes...

    My head just exploded - you mean our comp coupes are eligible for SVRA!!! I had NO idea - that's awesome!

    Mark
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    Alright, I got the BSP Male to NPT Female 3/8"...

    Alright, I got the BSP Male to NPT Female 3/8" adapter and the great news is that it fits in the old Krontec Lance like a glove. So the old style Krontec Lance (at least mine) has female 3/8" BSP...
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    Interesting - that's a pretty nice part - it says...

    Interesting - that's a pretty nice part - it says it has a M16 x 1.5 male thread - I'm fairly certain I tested an M16 x 1.5 threaded bolt and it wouldn't thread into the old Lance, so I suspect this...
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    That could be it - its so VERY close to an NPT...

    That could be it - its so VERY close to an NPT but just not quite and my attempts to match it up to other fittings have been futile. You can get BST to NPT adapters so I will give that a shot -...
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    So I received the used old-style Krontec Lance,...

    So I received the used old-style Krontec Lance, and it mates correctly to the connector on the back of the car. So that part is good.

    I also bought 25' long Contintental Gorilla hose (500 PSI...
  13. Beautiful car - great story - you are going to...

    Beautiful car - great story - you are going to have a blast with it!

    Mark
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    Thanks Mike - glad to hear the connectors aren't...

    Thanks Mike - glad to hear the connectors aren't difficult to retrofit. I don't really want to be cutting / re-drilling the bumper if I don't need to,

    Minor Update: I did take your advice and...
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    Was it fairly easy to swap out the receptacle? ...

    Was it fairly easy to swap out the receptacle?

    Mark
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    So I take it Steve that there really is no...

    So I take it Steve that there really is no industry standard connector, so if you buy a new lance you will most likely need to replace the connector on the car with one for that specific lance? Is...
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    Thank you for the pointer Mike - I see both of...

    Thank you for the pointer Mike - I see both of them on that site and have contacted the sellers - waiting to hear back. Hopefully the one in the US is still available as international shipping can...
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    I know I'm reopening an old thread but I have a...

    I know I'm reopening an old thread but I have a similar need - I am looking for an air Lance for my Comp Coupe. I don't feel the need to have it be the same as the original.

    Is the connector...
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    Totally worth it. Man that took a big pair to...

    Totally worth it.

    Man that took a big pair to cut that hood - definitely a measure twice cut once moment!

    Mark
  20. Thread: Zaino Fail

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    I dare say that I agree with Zaino - that is one...

    I dare say that I agree with Zaino - that is one of the most stunning vettes I've ever seen!

    Mark
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    Wow that is fantastic! Whatever you spent I'm...

    Wow that is fantastic! Whatever you spent I'm sure it was worth it. The car just looks fabulous and from the pic's you did a pro job at it.

    If you don't mind my asking, can you summarize your...
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    Thanks for the additional datapoints - I have run...

    Thanks for the additional datapoints - I have run a set of R7's on my much lighter and lower power M3 and I got 3 long track weekends out of them - which was 1 more track weekend than I got out of...
  23. Thread: Roval Advice

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    It has been my experience that on tight ovals...

    It has been my experience that on tight ovals (less than 1.5mile diameter) if you run a lot of camber, the inside front tire (in this case the driver side front) will get a lot of wear on the inner...
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    Just to clarify - R7's only last 2 track days...

    Just to clarify - R7's only last 2 track days (i.e. one track weekend)?

    Mark
  25. Good advice all - thank you for sharing! Mark

    Good advice all - thank you for sharing!

    Mark
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