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Old 04-13-2011, 11:21 PM   #1
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I am going to race my Bonneville at Milan, Mi Speedway with my school, what are some steps to prep the car everything is stock n/a, not going to win going for the thrill of the ride in my baby.
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Check everything over like a damn hawk make sure nothing is broken bad or could break...Especially axles susp parts and what not...Make sure your luid are good and air filter is clean and FLOOR IT!
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I still have a while hoping to replace air filter with a cold air kit and get a a/c bypass pulley and full synthetic change.
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Got shitty tires on other rims? like not bald but low?
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Nope, should i find some?
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If you have good tires and dont wanna tear em up.....But i know how you drive so i doubt you care LOL
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If it aint nailed down, remove it. Spare tire, jack, trunk liner, rear seat, passenger seat, everything. Keep the weight down, less to get up to speed, and less to slow down.
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x2 on getting rid of all the weights, it helps quite a bit
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make sure everything that is tied down is tight, the inspector will usually try to shake the battery and things like that.
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Track/Race prep.
1. AAA card
2. Track under 100 miles from home
3. A buddy to keep you company if you break

Pulling stuff out of the car/trunk is unrealistic if you are trying to understand how fast your car truly is. Sure..pull the spare at the track if you want. It doesn't make that much of a difference overall.
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