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Ive noticed a lack of anything minnesota related on here recently (besides the normal cars and coffe thread every month)...

whered all you guys go? whats happening? how are the cars? mods? pics?

lets get a good MN thread going! summers almost half over!!!!

Jamie
 

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i have been wanting to get a lotus ride going sometime. i think we have picked out a date of Aug 2 for a drive. you can read about it in this thread..
http://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f93/minneapolis-dealer-50440/index3.html

i have done a few things to my lotus this winter at FVMC
-new carbon seats
-4 pt harnesses
-new steering wheel with removable hub
-new stiffer sway bar
-RTD brace
-carbon fiber canards
-carbon fiber louvers
-AP racing brakes
-carbon fiber side skirts

i also bought a new toy this spring too. a caterham super seven dedion. i already have put 1500 miles on it and love it! it is very different from my elise though.

i think i heard about a few of us going to wheels and wings sometime this fall.

here are some of my pics......
 

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I'm around. Splitting my time between scuba diving, yard work, and driving the car.

Upgrades:
C/F seats with anti-sub bars
LETSLA short shift
Clutch throw mod
Moved the brake pedal towards the gas.
Removed a penny from the seat rail and put it towards the cost of new seats.
Wrapped the U-pipe
New 888's on the rear
Tinted
Extended the Cobra antenna

Nothing really earth shattering.
 

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I don't have an Exige yet (working on it), but I'm game for a joint run if you allow MR2's? A few years back I went with Tim E. on a couple a Runs on the Missi down the La Crosse....lots of great roads on both sides. LMK. Maybe by Summer's end I'll have one.
 

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Where do you go Scuba around here?

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I'm around. Splitting my time between scuba diving, yard work, and driving the car.

Upgrades:
C/F seats with anti-sub bars
LETSLA short shift
Clutch throw mod
Moved the brake pedal towards the gas.
Removed a penny from the seat rail and put it towards the cost of new seats.
Wrapped the U-pipe
New 888's on the rear
Tinted
Extended the Cobra antenna

Nothing really earth shattering.
 

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I like the idea of a Minnesota/Wisconsin river drive. We could meet at the river and drive up the river in one state, then back down in another. There's lots of nice scenery to choose from. :clap:
 

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I like the idea of a Minnesota/Wisconsin river drive. We could meet at the river and drive up the river in one state, then back down in another. There's lots of nice scenery to choose from. :clap:
Good roads too! Gotta time it right and not to late into the Fall months as there's alot of Farm equippment in and out of the fields. They tend to haul big chunks of dirt on the road and little cars do'z not like that. They also scare dear....another do'z not like for the car. :no:
 

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how do you like the LETSLA short shift, and how did you move the brake pedal closer to the gas?
I love the short shift. Our cars should have come with it stock.

I moved the brake pedal by drilling out the two rivets, which attach the pedal plate (what your foot presses on) to the pedal arm. It's pre-drilled in three different locations allowing you to move the pedal closer or further away from the gas pedal.

I have a rivet gun if you need one.

If we ever meet, I would be happy to help you move yours. It's straight forward and doesn't take much time.


Where do you go Scuba around here?

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Well, I did my first cold water dive up in Crosby, at the Crosby mines. I wore a full 7mm suit, a 5mm vest with hood, 6mm gloves, and 5mm boots. I still managed to freeze below 40ft. I bought a dry suit this week, so freezing should be a thing of the past.

I've decided to learn tech diving (deep depths, decompression diving, multi-gas use (pure oxygen....helium....). Lots and lots of math/science involved. I wish I had paid attention in school during my younger years.:wallbang:

I'm looking at going to Turks & Caicos in September.
 

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I frequently drive a loop from about Marine on St Croix down through Dellwood, on to Stillwater and Hudson. Frankly, I'm getting a little bored with it.

Lately I've taken to randomly exploring Wisconsin with the GPS.

I'm always up for meeting another member. Just shoot me a PM. I'm located in Hugo.
 
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