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Postby Marland » Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:06 pm

That truck with the cans all over it is part of the TCM team. A few nights ago at my local bar these Canadains come in fresh off the 500 wearing a TCM shirt. Thanks for the drinks boys.

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Postby J.Johnson » Sat Jun 08, 2013 4:51 pm

How is that 2.4 ltr treating you guys now?? :D
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Postby craigincali » Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:27 pm

after blowing up an engine while testing, breaking a floor tube and having fuel pump issue and destroying another rim we are GOING to Mexico Friday to race. We will have an untested new engine, only one fuel pump (we run two usually), only 4 spares and pocket full of hope. Wish us luck, we have NEVER finished lower than second place and we intend to win this race!!!!!
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Postby bajablood » Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:31 pm

You guys are going to kick ass. You only need one fuel pump. Thats all I've got. you can borrow mine if you need an extra.
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Postby craigincali » Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:34 pm

The main man Jake has steeped up (like always) and has given us a spare. He has also put everything on hold to get the cracked tube fixed via Matt Helton. Everyone has given this effort their all and we are on a mission !!!
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Postby ErikIrvine » Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:34 pm

Good luck!!!!
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Postby Marland » Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:27 pm

Failed motor test:(

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Ok new motor two days later.

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Helton with the fix and then some.

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Postby bajablood » Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:04 pm

What was the deal with the motor? Tuning? or just shit to start with?
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Postby craigincali » Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:27 pm

Not sure. I am not 100% certain it is blown. We had problems from the get go with a few things timing being one of them. It sure sounded like shit when it "went". We will be pulling it apart as a learning project soon.

I must admit that this is the absolute least prepared race I have raced in. Usually we have tested the car a few times over and made sure its 100% before the race. This time its an unknown. I look at it like this: If we break we will still be in Mexico with fresh shrimp tacos, fresh clams and ice cold beer. Beats the crap out of being broke in Barstow or Lucerne !!!!

We drew an 8th place starting spot out of 10 cars so far.....I am not gonna get any sleep tonight !!!
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Postby 3GTech » Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:55 pm

Still fun race adventures in Mexico.
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Postby Marland » Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:04 am

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Postby Marland » Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:35 pm

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Some photos from the last race. Can't believe it went so good after all the trouble leading up to the race. I guess that's why it's important to test with a month advance. Have a great time. Can now say I've driven in Mexico. More to say soon.
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Postby ray promer » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:07 pm

O CRAP !!!! Now I need to wash my eyes out with some bleach!!!!!!
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Postby bajablood » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:19 pm

Sexy. Your pictures are as good as erics videos and that is impressive!
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