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Monday, April 30, 2012

HKS ETC and EDA Drag Adapter Instructions

I had these translated years ago. Not all of the HKS EDA Drag Instructions are here, but there is enough to get the gist of how it works. The ATTESA system in the Nissan Skyline GT-R is not very well understood.  I have a lot of notes and information on the system that I will try and get up on this blog over time.

HKS ETC Instructions Page 1

Handwritten notes on HKS ETC operation
HKS ETC Instructions Page 2
HKS EDA ETC Drag Adapter Instructions
ETC when ETC power volume is ON/AUTO ETA will only work when Gross volume is set to OPTION.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Motorsports West Coast Z Nationals 2012

Motorsports West Coast Z Nationals 2012 was this weekend April 27-29.  The road out front of Motorsports Auto was closed down for the nationals. A huge number of 240, and 260Z's were in attendance. Every engine and swap from stock to RB's, and Chevrolet LS1's.

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Sunday, April 22, 2012

World Challenge 2012 Long Beach Grand Prix : Standing Start

The Volvo of Randy Pobst in the #1 spot, with the Cadillacs of Andy Pilgrim, and Johnny O'Connell in 2nd and 3rd spot during the standing start of the World Challenge 2012 race at Long Beach. This here, is one of the reasons I love World Challenge racing. Recognizable cars, great racing, and standing starts.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Long Beach Grand Prix 2012 - Saturday and Sunday

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The Queen Mary in Long Beach

Long Beach Grand Prix put on its 38th annual event last weekend, April 14th and 15th. Long Beach is my adopted home, as I have spent about 10 years living there. In 2006, with the R34 GT-R, it was the first race that we finished in World Challenge.  In 2010 with the Scion, Robert won the TC class, the youngest World Challenge winner, and the first of five for him that year.

Friday was wet some pretty intense rain, thunder and lightning. Saturday morning early, early was World Challenge practice, followed later in the day with Indy lights, Indy car, and the ALMS race in the afternoon.  Sunday early was the World Challenge qualifying, followed by the Indycar race, and the World Challenge race as the end cap to the weekend.

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ALMS cars at the Hairpin

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Ebay/Tiger Racing Mustang in the World Challenge Paddock

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Engine change on the Blackdog Racing Corvette
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K-Pax Volvo Engine
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Friday, April 13, 2012

Long Beach Grand Prix 2012 - Friday

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Long Beach Grand Prix 2012 was a little unusual on Friday due to a lot of rain, and even some thunder and lightning. This put a damper on some of the festivities. Saturday and Sunday to come, along with videos.

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