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Old 09-16-2013, 03:19 PM
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300sd won 1st in 24 hrs of lemons at thunderhill

I'd love to know more about it.
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Old 09-16-2013, 03:39 PM
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lemons?

um... that sounds like an insult...

not 24 hour at le mans?
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Old 09-16-2013, 03:42 PM
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I've heard about this, seen footage, etc. Looks like hella fun. PP should get a team together.
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Old 09-16-2013, 07:03 PM
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lemons?

um... that sounds like an insult...

not 24 hour at le mans?
John, there's an event 70 miles from you at Carolina Motorsports Park this weekend!

24 Hours of Lemons - Home Page

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Old 09-16-2013, 11:28 PM
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heh, I oughta go run...

I could put the wonderwagon in ...
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John HAUL AWAY, OR CRUSHED CARS!!! HELP ME keep the cars out of the crusher! A/C Thread
"as I ride with my a/c on... I have fond memories of sweaty oily saturdays and spewing R12 into the air. THANKS for all you do!

My drivers:
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5-5SPEED!!!

1987 300TD
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1994GMC 2500 6.5Turbo truck... I had to put the ladder somewhere!
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:10 AM
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It does look like fun! there is a spinoff series too that does a series of six hour races.
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:15 AM
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Chump race is running road atlanta in feb. The local hacker/maker group Freeside ATL is running a NA wide body 300zx. I want to join them..... I've missed out on 2 lemons races so far.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:00 AM
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Sweet the next one happening near me is April. Might have to take the o'l SD.....

Looks like a blast!
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:46 AM
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Remember that you'll spend probably another $2000 on top of the car for repairs, prep, safety stuff, fire suit, roll cage, extra wheels and tires....

I'd love to do Lemons again. It was a blast

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Old 09-17-2013, 08:47 AM
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The nice young man who bought my Miata races in Chump car. Sounds like fun. they have a Porsche 944 na I believe.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:14 PM
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A guy on here races in the Lemons races.. uses a 190 16V. They just won a race recently, can't remember which one though.
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