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07-13-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By Tom W

I think mine is 1/4". I've been racing with PC...

I think mine is 1/4". I've been racing with PC windscreens for ~10 years and have to replace it about every 2-3 years - not because I must but I just like it with less scratches. When you clean it...
09-19-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,610
Posted By Tom W

God don't I wish a GTL car had that power! I...

God don't I wish a GTL car had that power!

I think my Turtle was the first car built for the GTL class. The JWE GTL cars have bodywork manufactured by JWE that is 993 RSR-ish and so they look...
09-19-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,892
Posted By Tom W

Boy, run away to Utah for a week to race and a...

Boy, run away to Utah for a week to race and a thread goes nuts. A few comments ...

As mentioned PRC is a non-profit group that runs under the NASA umbrella. All drivers must meet NASA...
09-11-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,892
Posted By Tom W

Mike: We always try and talk to the people...

Mike: We always try and talk to the people involved in an incident. The cup cars that were there last weekend are not folk I've ever seen race with PRC in the past. Over the last 2 years we've...
09-11-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,892
Posted By Tom W

It was during a PRC race so PRC stewards will...

It was during a PRC race so PRC stewards will assess the penalty. Penalty report is usually available to members of PRC a few days after the event.
08-28-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Tom W

Tough competition with a West Coast PCA event and...

Tough competition with a West Coast PCA event and a bunch of us going to Road America. Have fun, I'll be at Road America.
08-26-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,741
Posted By Tom W

If you are going to 24V, you can buy 24V panels. ...

If you are going to 24V, you can buy 24V panels. I ran an irrigation system for a few years off 2 80W panels, 2 batteries and an inverter (silly irrigation controllers require 24V AC). The...
08-23-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,330
Posted By Tom W

I'll be with the Jerry Woods group. We have 5...

I'll be with the Jerry Woods group. We have 5 garages (I think in the Orion Garages) - stop by and say hello.
08-23-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,741
Posted By Tom W

If all you need to keep a battery fully charged...

If all you need to keep a battery fully charged is about 20W. I went with 40W as I was living in an area that got a lot of coastal fog and not much sun. I have a generator for providing power for...
08-23-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,741
Posted By Tom W

My panel is smallish (about 1.5x3' for a 40W...

My panel is smallish (about 1.5x3' for a 40W panel to charge the battery) but is raised a couple inches off the roof by metal brackets. It is bolted to the brackets. It's been there for ~4 years...
08-08-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,287
Posted By Tom W

I'm not a big fan of $5 trophies at every race. ...

I'm not a big fan of $5 trophies at every race. But PCA does give trophies for each class annually (which I support). The folk who win points races consistently should (and do) get rewarded.
08-06-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 18,259
Posted By Tom W

Mark, you really should think or check the facts...

Mark, you really should think or check the facts before you post crap like this.

PRC's rule is that there is no 3-wide until after the first turn. It has proven to significantly reduce carnage at...
07-24-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By Tom W

I use mounts from ProClip...

I use mounts from ProClip http://www.proclipusa.com

I have mounts for both my iPhone 7+ and my iPad in the Sierra (mounted in center of console). I have a window mount I use in my daily driver. ...
07-18-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,330
Posted By Tom W

Will you be there again? :) There are 7...

Will you be there again? :)

There are 7 of us heading out from SF this year. I'm looking forward to a another great time. I think we've all signed up for the 2 day event prior to PCA too. ...
07-14-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,550
Posted By Tom W

Custom Splice sells aluminum, roller-free...

Custom Splice sells aluminum, roller-free fairleads. Unfortunately, nothing that's a direct replacement for a SuoerWinch. It requires a minor fab job. I have yet to replace my steel rollers and see...
07-13-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Tom W

Mike: It's fun but it would be so much nicer...

Mike:

It's fun but it would be so much nicer with a data overlay. :) Be kind to your fans, give us data! It's amazing what a well driven newer car will do compared to my Turtle. Hell, my max...
07-13-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,550
Posted By Tom W

I got the rope for my SuperWinch from Custom...

I got the rope for my SuperWinch from Custom Splice: https://customsplice.com


That's like saying what's wrong with a Model T on the track in a race against our cars. It's hard on your hands,...
07-08-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Tom W

I have used a simple VESA mount for a 32" monitor...

I have used a simple VESA mount for a 32" monitor (old and heavy) without issue for a couple years. Bolted one side tot the wall with some reinforcement and then attached the monitor. It works...
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Tom W

Opened Windows for the first time in 4 months...

Opened Windows for the first time in 4 months today. Let it do any software updates, rebooted and then loaded the latest version of i2Pro. Then went to properties and disabled compatibility mode. ...
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Tom W

I simply would not run i2Pro. I don't recall the...

I simply would not run i2Pro. I don't recall the specifics but I tried removing a re-installing i2Pro a couple times. Dave Ferguson and I spent an hour or more on the phone trying different things...
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Tom W

I had some issues getting Win10 to run MoteC...

I had some issues getting Win10 to run MoteC i2Pro on my new MB Pro via BootCamp (thanks to Dave Ferguson we got it going). Was resolved by getting it to run in emulation mode. That all happened a...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,383
Posted By Tom W

To ask the obvious question - did you save your...

To ask the obvious question - did you save your workspace before you close i2Pro (with the edited map)?

It's been a while since I edited a map but I do think I changed the venue names from the...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,501
Posted By Tom W

Peter, it wasn't clear (at least to me) if the...

Peter, it wasn't clear (at least to me) if the annual license to use files from a locked dash in i2Pro must be purchased from PMNA or MoTeC. Also out of curiosity, what's the annual fee? Typical...
04-30-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Tom W

Did you at any time accidentally connect the...

Did you at any time accidentally connect the battery with the wires the wrong way? If you did, you could have fried the alternator and ECU.
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Tom W

Peter, One of the nice things about...

Peter,

One of the nice things about Race-Keeper is that it does NTFS format for the cards and that eliminates the 4 Gb size limit for files in FAT32.

Race-Keeper does appear to work fine with...
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