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Forum: General Discussion 12-07-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Rally racing - where do you start?

As if by co-incidence, I just stumbled upon this today: https://jalopnik.com/these-are-the-best-entry-level-rally-cars-1821100465
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Need help picking a vehicle

I'd say Speed6, but finding one with less than 100k's would be tricky.

How about a Speed3?
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By Burnsey
Re: EPA Seeks To Prohibit Conversion Of Vehicles Into Racecars

Additional explanation and info: http://jalopnik.com/the-epas-crackdown-on-race-cars-explained-1758111546

So...tube chassis and crate motors for everyone?!
(or do they fall under this decree as...
Forum: Ice Race Specific Forum 01-26-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,092
Posted By Burnsey
Re: 2016 Ice Race Season

I've done demo derbies pretty much every year since high school, and I would have to say that advertising with that crowd could be a bit of a double-edged sword. You would need to be very clear that...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 12-07-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,351
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Le-Mons crash assessment

More details on the team, and their heroic efforts to revive the car, can be found here: http://blackflag.jalopnik.com/repair-of-the-year-lemons-team-obliterates-front-of-ca-1746535318

Definitely...
Forum: For Sale - Racer to Racer 11-30-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By Burnsey
Re: FS: 215/60 R16 Michelin X-Ice (8/32nds)

Bumping for price drop - $400 anyone?
Forum: For Sale - Racer to Racer 11-21-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By Burnsey
FS: 215/60 R16 Michelin X-Ice (8/32nds)

Hi everyone,

For sale - four Michelin X-Ice snow tires.
- 215/60 R16, used for two seasons on a Hyundai Sonata
- Tread depth measures approx 8/32nds on all four.
- Tread wear appears even...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 10-16-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By Burnsey
Re: 2015/16 simulator thread

Hope to be soon - just a few more bits & pieces to complete the sim rig.

And then spare time...sadly I can't build that out of 2x4's from Home Depot...:( :p
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Flying with your helmet

So this is wayyyyy off topic in regards to racing...but since we're in the General Interest section...

Here's a video of the "old" way of sorting bags: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MZqiE3yGlQ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Flying with your helmet

Hi ScotcH - it has to do with the machinery and processes used to sort and transport baggage. It works fine with suitcases full of clothing, and for the most part your stuff ends up un-damaged (the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Flying with your helmet

So - surprisingly - a quick, small sample of Continental Series drivers check their baggage with their helmets :(
I'll let you know if I can dig up any other suggestions...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Flying with your helmet

Hey Ryan - talk with your airline to confirm (a) their maximum allowable size for carry-on items (changes by aircraft and airline) and (b) if they are OK with you carrying a helmet as a carry-on.
...
Forum: Autoslalom Specific Forum 07-27-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Buffalo event this weekend(July 26)

Hi Mike - what type of camera are you using?

-Steve
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,211
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Insurance problem stories needed

Saw this on CTV tonight:

http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.2401689
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,211
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Insurance problem stories needed

That's a ton of great info. Thanks for posting that. I may re-approach my insurance company and get clarification on the "cancelling my insurance" comment the operator made when I spoke to them...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,211
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Insurance problem stories needed

I don't know anyone who has had their policy cancelled as a result of on track happy-fun time (competitive or otherwise).
That being said, when getting a quote from my current insurance company...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 04-19-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By Burnsey
Re: WTB: Seat (for sim rig)

Hi there - a friend is in the midst of a Chump Car build and *might* still have a passenger seat from a 98-ish Integra.
Feel free to PM me if that fits the bill...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,062
Posted By Burnsey
Re: FUEL price yo-yoing in your neighbourhood

So I've heard. Haven't had the dis-pleasure myself, but my colleagues at SFO seem to take great pleasure in complaining about it!

@DavidSim - please enjoy the warm sun on our behalf...and bring...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,062
Posted By Burnsey
Re: FUEL price yo-yoing in your neighbourhood

In general I would agree, but take a lap of LAX around 9pm when all the longer haul flights from the east coast start landing... :( :eek:
Forum: Ice Race Specific Forum 03-26-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By Burnsey
Re: kwrc rallyx if anyone is interested

Nice!

Since you're full, and my car isn't rally-x worthy anyway, are spectators allowed?

Need any volunteer lackeys?

-Steve
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By Burnsey
Re: apparently, I'm Jenson Button...

Did anyone get Bernie?

:p
Forum: Autoslalom Specific Forum 12-10-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By Burnsey
Re: 2015 Canadian Autoslalom Championship - Aug 21-23 Ft. MacLeod, AB

While driving from Calgary to Guelph a few years ago, we cheered once we reached the Ontario border!

...then we realized we were only half way home...:eek:

If I had to do it again, I would...
Forum: Road Race Specific Forum 11-17-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By Burnsey
Re: winter storage needed

Hey Tom - might have something for you in Kitchener. Un-heated former chicken barn, now turned into car storage for several dozen vehicles.
Let me know if that helps and I'll send a few emails ;)
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 76,269
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Using a Canadian charge card at a US Gas pump

So...bad math time...

$1 USD = $1.14 CDN

1 US Gallon = 3.785 Litres

At $2.97 USD/Gallon works out to...

$0.89 CDN per litre?!?
Forum: Time Attack Specific Forum 10-07-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,777
Posted By Burnsey
Re: Ice Racing Primer

Also - some of you may not be aware - in the past there have been a few drivers/teams who offer arrive-and-drive ice racing services.

Great way to check it out and get your feet wet...
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