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Old April 2nd, 2012, 01:59 PM   #101
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He did not run Sunday but saw it on the trailer in pits
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Old April 2nd, 2012, 02:10 PM   #102
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Had a great time...even with 4 wheels in the air...lol
Truck ran great Sunday....now on to some body work
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Old April 3rd, 2012, 08:27 AM   #103
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is that the white beast you had in your garage a few years back when my brother and I were up there for some brackets? Looks pretty badass.
Sorta. I helped him build the first one in my garage but since then the only thing the same is the body. He's built the last two versions of it. I just cut the parts now. He has it dialed in real well.
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Old April 3rd, 2012, 12:30 PM   #104
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I hope they buy their clutches from a competitor. Otherwise Clutchsmoke>Dieselsmoke.
and i would get a competitors clutch why?
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Old April 3rd, 2012, 12:53 PM   #105
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Im thinking he saw clutch smoke when it was prolly a dump off your waste gate. Wasnt there when you ran so i cant be sure but my money is on that
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Old April 3rd, 2012, 01:01 PM   #106
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Im thinking he saw clutch smoke when it was prolly a dump off your waste gate. Wasnt there when you ran so i cant be sure but my money is on that
lol im not sure of anything yet. it wasnt right from the start. turns out we blew a head gasket. better luck next year. it was a great time. first time trying somethin like that.
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Old April 3rd, 2012, 02:53 PM   #107
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Ahhh. Little coolant will put out some smoke thats for sure. Wish i wasnt so heavy of a truck. 9000lbs didnt go through the snow very well
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Old April 3rd, 2012, 04:32 PM   #108
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it was nice to meet some of you guys. It turned out to be a lot of fun. Hopefully evryone can make it there next year.
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Old April 3rd, 2012, 04:50 PM   #109
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Was fun time even with poor snow conditions. Was wierd runnin 4cyl subaru instead of my truck. Did get to do a donut on the side of the hill tho on my first run
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Old April 3rd, 2012, 09:49 PM   #110
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and i would get a competitors clutch why?
Because yours barely make decent door stops. Putting power to the ground isn't a strong suit.
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This has been eating me up and I decided I had to make a comment.

Why do people feel they have the right to STEAL the advertising banners from the SMSC? After nearly a month trying to figure out where the missing banners were, it has been concluded the nearly $1000 worth of banners were stolen. Obviously I didn't state it loudly enough after the previous years events. ***DON'T STEAL THE F*'N BANNERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They aren't free for the taking. When you do take them, you are STEALING! Not from the event, but from the businesses supporting the event. They belong to the companies and each had to pay good money for them.*** Poor Kevin Jefferson, owner of All Automotive, had so many taken that he's looking at over $500 out of his pocket to replace them. And why? So someone can put it in their garage on a shelf to get dirty and eventually turn it into a oil catch under their POS since they have no intention of fixing their oil leak cuz they don't care about S%!t... since they don't care about anyone else either.

I get wanting memorabilia from cool events, but each year I comment on this, and each year it gets worse. It's this kind of shit that makes events stop being fun... for everyone.

BTW- to the guy with the lifted red XJ with the Thornbirds who came to the event... thank you for taking my road signage too. Your tires left a clear bit of evidence in the dirt as you pulled over to take it. Next year when people have a hard time finding their way to Schuss I'll be sure to point out your rig for them to take their frustration out on.

Vented. Done.

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Old May 5th, 2012, 11:53 AM   #112
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I missed it this year
A good freind was going to bring his 61? Ford on 44 boggers,It's in brown primer,or a shitty brown paint job,with a 700 hp big block.It might say "overdue" on the back.
I havn't talked to him,just wondering how he did.
He made it to the bottom of the hill on saturday and that was it.
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Old May 5th, 2012, 12:10 PM   #113
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This has been eating me up and I decided I had to make a comment.

Why do people feel they have the right to STEAL the advertising banners from the SMSC? After nearly a month trying to figure out where the missing banners were, it has been concluded the nearly $1000 worth of banners were stolen. Obviously I didn't state it loudly enough after the previous years events. ***DON'T STEAL THE F*'N BANNERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They aren't free for the taking. When you do take them, you are STEALING! Not from the event, but from the businesses supporting the event. They belong to the companies and each had to pay good money for them.*** Poor Kevin Jefferson, owner of All Automotive, had so many taken that he's looking at over $500 out of his pocket to replace them. And why? So someone can put it in their garage on a shelf to get dirty and eventually turn it into a oil catch under their POS since they have no intention of fixing their oil leak cuz they don't care about S%!t... since they don't care about anyone else either.

I get wanting memorabilia from cool events, but each year I comment on this, and each year it gets worse. It's this kind of shit that makes events stop being fun... for everyone.

BTW- to the guy with the lifted red XJ with the Thornbirds who came to the event... thank you for taking my road signage too. Your tires left a clear bit of evidence in the dirt as you pulled over to take it. Next year when people have a hard time finding their way to Schuss I'll be sure to point out your rig for them to take their frustration out on.

Vented. Done.
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Old May 7th, 2012, 08:04 AM   #114
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This has been eating me up and I decided I had to make a comment.

Why do people feel they have the right to STEAL the advertising banners from the SMSC? After nearly a month trying to figure out where the missing banners were, it has been concluded the nearly $1000 worth of banners were stolen. Obviously I didn't state it loudly enough after the previous years events. ***DON'T STEAL THE F*'N BANNERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They aren't free for the taking. When you do take them, you are STEALING! Not from the event, but from the businesses supporting the event. They belong to the companies and each had to pay good money for them.*** Poor Kevin Jefferson, owner of All Automotive, had so many taken that he's looking at over $500 out of his pocket to replace them. And why? So someone can put it in their garage on a shelf to get dirty and eventually turn it into a oil catch under their POS since they have no intention of fixing their oil leak cuz they don't care about S%!t... since they don't care about anyone else either.

I get wanting memorabilia from cool events, but each year I comment on this, and each year it gets worse. It's this kind of shit that makes events stop being fun... for everyone.

BTW- to the guy with the lifted red XJ with the Thornbirds who came to the event... thank you for taking my road signage too. Your tires left a clear bit of evidence in the dirt as you pulled over to take it. Next year when people have a hard time finding their way to Schuss I'll be sure to point out your rig for them to take their frustration out on.

Vented. Done.
I think allot of it stems from what the big motorsport shows have benn doing. The big moster truck shows and the other large events are just a big time traveling circus. From place to place with big money sponsors that give them 50-100 banners to use. They dont reuse the Pepsi banner or the Lucas oil banner, they use a new one. Lots folks rip them down, and the promoters are happy as its one less thing to throw in the dumpster.

They see this event as a big one with video crews and likely see it as a big money event that doesnt care about the banners.
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Old July 18th, 2012, 02:27 PM   #115
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Here we go! Straight from NeWave Productions:

Super Mod racing from the Schuss Mountain Snow Challenge and V8 Swamp Buggy racing from the Florida Sports Park will be airing within “Lucas Oil…On the Edge!” on SPEED Channel, July 28th!
V8 Swamp Buggy Racing & Super Mod Racing from Schuss Mountain

Premier Airing: Saturday, July 28, 6:00 pm ET

Repeat Airings: Sunday, July 29, 4:30 am ET; Monday, July 30, 4:00 pm ET

---This is just the SuperMod class being shown in this episode. They are currently working on another episode with the 32-35" tire class. Check it out. You just might see yourself.
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Old July 18th, 2012, 02:56 PM   #116
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Sweet.
I made a note on my calendar.
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He made it to the bottom of the hill on saturday and that was it.
Ya his brand new full hydro wasn't steering too well,fixed now.
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