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Old 03-20-2017, 10:46 AM   #151
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if you see a fuel fire, once, up close in person, you'll wear your full fire gear.

its not unlike a Saturn 5 rocket lift off, the heat of the sun, or steel smelting. damn hot!
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Old 03-22-2017, 05:11 PM   #153
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Can't imagine why you wouldn't. I'd wear it around town if it was socially acceptable 😁
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Old 03-22-2017, 05:35 PM   #154
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if you see a fuel fire, once, up close in person, you'll wear your full fire gear.

its not unlike a Saturn 5 rocket lift off, the heat of the sun, or steel smelting. damn hot!
I stood in fire fully attired on a sweltering VIR day trying to push my car. It was friggin hot and my heart was pounding.
Speedsport crew broke the rules and jumped over the fence and put the fire out! Thank you very much!
This was also when I learned that pulling my fire suppression resulted in a dribble of foam. So that got all replaced!
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"Can't imagine why you wouldn't. I'd wear it around town if it was socially acceptable �� "

I laugh at the guys that go fill up there cars on the way to the track in there nomex suits.......
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Old 03-23-2017, 06:02 PM   #156
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...I laugh at the guys that go fill up there cars on the way to the track in there nomex suits.......
I wear my suit going to the gas station down the street for $3.25/gal vs. $7.00 at the track between sessions.
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Old 03-23-2017, 07:20 PM   #157
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"Can't imagine why you wouldn't. I'd wear it around town if it was socially acceptable �� "

I laugh at the guys that go fill up there cars on the way to the track in there nomex suits.......
I've had enough women laugh at me. No need to add to it...😂😂😂
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Who wears nomex under the racing suit?
If yes, do you wear it every time? Or only for races?
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Who wears nomex under the racing suit?
If yes, do you wear it every time? Or only for races?
Last year I made it a point to ALWAYS wear nomex undies/socks/long sleeve shirt/balaclava in Nomex every time I got in the car.
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OKAY that is really upping the game. Bravo!

Ps: By undies do you mean long johns
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OKAY that is really upping the game. Bravo!

Ps: By undies do you mean long johns
Well by definition any undies for me have to be long.
In reality, I wear long ones when it's cooler and short ones in the heat.
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Makes sense...I like the long nomex in spring and late fall.
But I live in the south, and Summer Season is a whole 'nother animal. For ex I did Sebring in July: my nonstop sweating was, compared to social norms, at a criminal level.
I'm wondering if they make a Borat-style mankini or just a regular thong in nomex.
Anyone out there know?
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Makes sense...I like the long nomex in spring and late fall.
But I live in the south, and Summer Season is a whole 'nother animal. For ex I did Sebring in July: my nonstop sweating was, compared to social norms, at a criminal level.
I'm wondering if they make a Borat-style mankini or just a regular thong in nomex.
Anyone out there know?
A banana hammock in nomex? We should tell TraqGear!
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Old 03-23-2017, 09:27 PM   #164
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What is the objective of wearing nomex underwear under a suit? Another layer of protection or does it serve a different purpose in combination with the suit?
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"Can't imagine why you wouldn't. I'd wear it around town if it was socially acceptable �� "

I laugh at the guys that go fill up there cars on the way to the track in there nomex suits.......
I wear mine for breakfast at the hotel to show off.



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I wear my suit going to the gas station down the street for $3.25/gal vs. $7.00 at the track between sessions.
I'm as cheap as you are.



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Who wears nomex under the racing suit?
If yes, do you wear it every time? Or only for races?
You change that often?



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I'm wondering if they make a Borat-style mankini or just a regular thong in nomex.
A banana hammock in nomex? We should tell TraqGear!


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What is the objective of wearing nomex underwear under a suit? Another layer of protection or does it serve a different purpose in combination with the suit?
Extra time to protect you know what unless you don't plan to use it later in life.

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