View Poll Results: Are you interested in AutoX on Sat, May 20th?

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Thread: Gauging Interest: AutoX Event on Saturday, May 20th - Boomer's Stadium in Schaumburg

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    Quote Originally Posted by edsvert View Post
    I think this is the recipe for doing DONUTS.
    Donuts are delicious! But yeah... I may have been mixing up the different fun things to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MGLT View Post
    They are pretty laid back on helmets. Snell SA2005 or higher or Snell M2005 and higher. There is no formal tech inspection. Everyone is responsible for "self tech" (I.e. don't show up with an obviously unsafe car).
    Typical SCCA Tech involves checking your wheel bearings don't seem to be going bad (trying to wiggle your wheels while it's sitting), that your battery is firmly held in place, that you have removed your floormats and anything else that may move about the inside of the car or trunk, you're throttle returns to the closed position with no resistance, and you have a seatbelt.

    Sorry for the double post.

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    Anyone know where to get a decent deal on helmets? Or maybe where you can rent one or something?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SonicBlur View Post
    Anyone know where to get a decent deal on helmets? Or maybe where you can rent one or something?
    If you're not looking for a SA cert and a M cert will work for you, cyclegear on Golf Rd by the Portillos has some inexpensive motorcycle helmets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Milhouse View Post
    If you're not looking for a SA cert and a M cert will work for you, cyclegear on Golf Rd by the Portillos has some inexpensive motorcycle helmets.
    Will they be acceptable for things like autocross?
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    Motorcycle helmets are fine for autocross. Pepboys even sells motorcycle helmets that would be good enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MGLT View Post
    Motorcycle helmets are fine for autocross. Pepboys even sells motorcycle helmets that would be good enough.
    Ah sweet! I still have my dirt bike helmet. Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SonicBlur View Post
    Ah sweet! I still have my dirt bike helmet. Thanks!
    Just make sure it has a sticker that says it is M2005 or newer visible on it.
    I drive a Prius.... and an 88 Mustang GT. Guess which one is more fun.

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    Bump.

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    I spoke to Pat from WCMC a little while ago and she gave the go ahead to pre-register. Click this link below to sign up. Cost is $37. Pre-paying is encouraged. Otherwise if you pay the day of, the cost is $10 more.

    https://www.motorsportreg.com/events...ta-club-156662

    If you don't have a number registered with WCMC already, you'll need to choose a car number and register it. When pre-registering, type in the comments or notes section that you're with Chicagoland Mustang Club.

    If anyone has any questions about autocross, take a look at WCMC's website. The rules and FAQs should answer most questions. If not, send me a PM.

    http://www.windycitymiataclub.com/wc...220&Itemid=181
    Last edited by MGLT; 05-08-2017 at 10:56 PM.
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    Not sure I'll make this one. :-(

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