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      08-16-2011, 04:25 PM   #1
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walked out of my house this morning to another cracked 3rd brakelight...this will be my 4th

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If you stop kicking after every cone you hit on the auto-x course, maybe it would last longer...

In all fairness, it looks like you are doing pretty well this year, the competition looks tough.

With Kessel out of D-class this year, I may have had a reasonable shot... pity.

p.s. what mods does Dudak's Z4 have... it kicking your asses.
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walked out of my house this morning to another cracked 3rd brakelight...this will be my 4th

Maybe your dealer isn't installing the new one properly. There's a service bulletin that requires grinding some of the metal, I think, before installing the new one.

Also, are you using the grip inside the trunk to close it, or are you pressing down on the trunk lid? Not sure if that makes a difference, but maybe....
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If you stop kicking after every cone you hit on the auto-x course, maybe it would last longer...

In all fairness, it looks like you are doing pretty well this year, the competition looks tough.

With Kessel out of D-class this year, I may have had a reasonable shot... pity.

p.s. what mods does Dudak's Z4 have... it kicking your asses.
hahaha yeah the cones are still following me around. my avatar probably isn't helping the cause.

dude B is the new A this year. wicked competitive. my car just isn't set up to be competitive right now. actually, let's be honest, what i really need to do is start taking instructors again!

yeah dudek is killing it this year. he did camber plates, wider wheels/tires, and (i think) springs. and he's just an awesome driver. i heard some people grumbling that the z4 doesn't get the right amount of base points...idk how much truth there is to that. i think some people just can't handle not winning

how's belgium going??
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Maybe your dealer isn't installing the new one properly. There's a service bulletin that requires grinding some of the metal, I think, before installing the new one.

Also, are you using the grip inside the trunk to close it, or are you pressing down on the trunk lid? Not sure if that makes a difference, but maybe....
hmmm i'll mention that grinding thing to the dealer. no idea what they've done so far.

always use the grip to close the trunk. lol i'm too much of a psycho to touch the paint
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Damn. You just made me check mine out of nervousness that it still happens.
Big crack down the middle.

You suck for bursting my bubble of ignorance! I was so blissful!
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Damn. You just made me check mine out of nervousness that it still happens.
Big crack down the middle.

You suck for bursting my bubble of ignorance! I was so blissful!
hahahaha *POP*
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hahaha yeah the cones are still following me around. my avatar probably isn't helping the cause.

dude B is the new A this year. wicked competitive. my car just isn't set up to be competitive right now. actually, let's be honest, what i really need to do is start taking instructors again!

yeah dudek is killing it this year. he did camber plates, wider wheels/tires, and (i think) springs. and he's just an awesome driver. i heard some people grumbling that the z4 doesn't get the right amount of base points...idk how much truth there is to that. i think some people just can't handle not winning

how's belgium going??
Cool. I think my ideal (realistic) auto-x car would be a Z4 3.0si coupe, but that certainly won't happen.

Belgium is going well. We are well-settled in now and have been traveling around quite a bit (that's the best part). All-in-all Antwerp is not a bad place to live, but I do miss the convenience (and cheapness) of the US sometimes.

We recently did a road trip covering Ludwigs castles (Germany), Salzburg, Alps in general, and Lauterbrunnen (Switzerland). The Alps and Switzerland were absolutely beautiful.

Some pics for your enjoyment... we didn't get a whole lot of sun in Switzerland, but still awesome.


Hallstadt, Austria



Ludwig's Castle (near Fussen, Germany)



Porsche Speedster in Salzburg, Austria



From Austria into Switzerland... the hard way







Jungfrau/Schilthorn area (near Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland):









And 1... here is Grindelwald for you (from a distance).

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