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New to the GVR4 game, not to the DSM game, Doing the Rally Thing


themadcheshire
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1238985 posted 08/10/17 03:39 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Hey everyone,
After a suggestion from another member to get on, register, login and get postin', I finally did! Long time lurker, first time poster!
I bought my first dsm in 2006, it was a white 91 fwd turbo. Went the canyon carver route and eventually picked up my current dsm in 2010, a red 1992 Tsi AWD. She's currently black with silver flake and after 2 years of rallycrossing my turbo'd b13 sentra, we setup the talon for rallycross duty in 2012.
Last year we traveled all over the country(we're in CO, traveled to Texas, California, Maryland, Minnisota, and all in between) specifically to race rallycross. 16k miles traveling later, we started to plan for the next year, and the wife's fateful words: "I think you need to do something more. You're outgrowing the skills of rallycross. We should move to stage rally". And so it was born:
We picked up 179/2000 late last year. She was in bad shape, running on mostly 2 cylinders, stock block, 20g and some big 272 cams. She was slammed to the ground and had some ugly ugly wheels. Over the last several months we've put her on proper rally suspension, converted to 5 lug(matches all my dsm spares), swapped in a 4 bolt, currently rockin' the talon's 2.3 stroker- in NA form, added a big honkin' cage, seats, harness etc all in preparation for running stage rally. Although i really wanted #179 from Rally America, someone already had it. Going with the Mad Cheshire theme we've always rocked, we picked #725 - the 3 cards Alice first meets in the book.
For those of you following the facebook page, I put up a picture from Park Expose when we were up in Rally Colorado. We finished Rally Colorado a few weeks ago and are currently repreping her for Rally Wyoming in a few weeks. Due to RA's coefficient rule, we are rockin' an NA setup currently using the talon's 2.3 stroker block. We're only getting faster and can't wait to move even more forward with this terrific car.



Rally America #725

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iceman69510
Turn Right Racing
855/2000
828/1000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1238986 posted 08/10/17 03:54 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Thanks for the intro. Look forward to hearing and seeing more info and results.



91 VR4 855 Nile Black
92 VR4 828 Belize Green-Daily driver status
91 VR4 115 Nile Black -SOLD

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turbofonz
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153/2000
369/2000
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1238996 posted 08/10/17 09:51 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Very very cool. I have dreams of doing rally america with one of mine, but I just stick to rallycross for the cheapness and ease of doing it.



Ryan W.
91 TSi AWD - 9 sec stock bottom end and corn fed
91 Galant VR-4 - Summit White - 153/2000
91 Galant VR-4 - Summit White - 490/2000
91 Galant VR-4 - Nile Black - 369/2000
92 Galant VR-4 - Summit White - 255/1000 - [email protected] - sold

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idreamidrive
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1239007 posted 08/11/17 01:21 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Post a link to your Facebook page and/or put it in your signature

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Breakerrr
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1239074 posted 08/15/17 03:16 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post   
Glad to see that you made it in...officially. Sounds like you are having a blast with your cars, and including your wife is the coolest part I think. Keep it up, you're doing it right.



Read The Instructions

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