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by Kurt Rahn
Sat Sep 16, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2017 Novice School and Practice - November 25-26
Replies: 2
Views: 180

Re: 2017 Novice School and Practice - November 25-26

If you need instructors for the school, I'm available and planning to come.
by Kurt Rahn
Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Novice school for 2017?
Replies: 4
Views: 265

Re: Novice school for 2017?

I'd instruct.
by Kurt Rahn
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Free: Mini JCW springs for R56
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: Free: Mini JCW springs for R56

Sorry, I don't get to the forums very often anymore. They're yours, Nic. I can't make this event, but plan to come to the next one.
by Kurt Rahn
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Free: Mini JCW springs for R56
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Free: Mini JCW springs for R56

Cleaning out the garage and since I no longer have a Mini, I no longer need the JCW springs I bought and had mounted. Anybody want them before I just toss them? They're OEM BMW parts, and as I said, they've been mounted once.
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by Kurt Rahn
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteers - April 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1994

Re: Volunteers - April 2017

I would be interested in "shadowing" whoever does course so I'm better prepared for another time around. Or if there is just an information packet I can read over for future reference. Volunteer for course setup on Fri. once or twice. You'll learn a lot and you can pick the designer's bra...
by Kurt Rahn
Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: New to Autocross/New to the Forum
Topic: Pro Solo questions
Replies: 5
Views: 491

Re: Pro Solo questions

I HIGHLY recommend doing the Evo Hole Shot. It basically runs you through what happens during the event (it's complicated and happens really quickly) and you get practice starts which basically makes it worth it right there.
by Kurt Rahn
Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Wheel sizes in F Street
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: Wheel sizes in F Street

I started out with a G35 sedan. it was totally uncompetitive, but a lot of fun! Taught me a lot about throttle control. My advice, given my first experience, is spend year or so learning to drive what you're driving and don't spend an extra cent, other than tires. Then buy something that you can bui...
by Kurt Rahn
Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: New to Autocross/New to the Forum
Topic: Mostly new guy here
Replies: 7
Views: 621

Re: Mostly new guy here

You also have the option of choosing the "No Club" option for your first year so you can get to know people of different clubs
by Kurt Rahn
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: New to Autocross/New to the Forum
Topic: Yet another newbie
Replies: 6
Views: 517

Re: Yet another newbie

Eric Kramer wrote:QV - the 240Z is orange. See you there. Eric


You two must've gotten along swimmingly :lol:
by Kurt Rahn
Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: For Sale: 1989 Toyota MR2 Supercharged & 2014 Ford Focus ST
Replies: 2
Views: 415

Re: For Sale: 1989 Toyota MR2 Supercharged & 2014 Ford Focus ST

Never drove the MR2, but the Focus is a blast to drive!
by Kurt Rahn
Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Got an Open Seat?
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: Got an Open Seat?

Cool. Sending an email now.
by Kurt Rahn
Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Got an Open Seat?
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: Got an Open Seat?

Bump. The wife made it patently clear I'l not autocrossing the DD ever again. Love to find a ride!
by Kurt Rahn
Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Will we run in the rain 2/18 & 2/19?
Replies: 18
Views: 1334

Re: Will we run in the rain 2/18 & 2/19?

Can you care to elaborate a bit more on that? Racing in the rain is statistically slower than in the dry, so doesn't it act as a handicap? Speed has less to do w/ it than the car control skills required at the limit. The rain is less forgiving to "sloppy" driving. It also helps that it's ...
by Kurt Rahn
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Got an Open Seat?
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: Got an Open Seat?

I'm going to run the next event in my new car, but going forward, I'm still looking for a ride if anyone has an open seat.
by Kurt Rahn
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Got an Open Seat?
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: Got an Open Seat?

George Schilling wrote:Open see here. Got a can opener?

Guess I should've mentioned I'm 6'3" and 3 bills. :lol:
by Kurt Rahn
Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Got an Open Seat?
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: Got an Open Seat?

Tom Berry wrote:If I can jump in here....
Kurt is one of the nicest, most appreciative guys in our sport. You will not regret letting this man into your car or your life. :thumbup: Let's help Kurt be a part of our group for this year!

Thanks, Tom! I'm slow, so I'll be nice to your car too ;-)
by Kurt Rahn
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Got an Open Seat?
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Got an Open Seat?

I just found out my co-driver will be taking an extended break from autocross, so I figured I'd post and see if anyone has an open co-drive seat and find out which limbs I'd have to sell to afford it. Email is the best way to get ahold of me: kurtrahn at publicworksinc dot org.
by Kurt Rahn
Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Global RallyCross Flaggers
Replies: 1
Views: 352

Re: Global RallyCross Flaggers

Bump! Did I mention free lunch and snacks. Plus you get to join the drivers' meeting on Friday and rub elbows with the likes of Tanner Foust, Scott Speed, Nelson Piquet Jr., Rhys Millen, Bucky Lasek and Brian Deegan. Plus plus I have free passes for your friends and family and you get GRC swag. It's...
by Kurt Rahn
Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Global RallyCross Flaggers
Replies: 1
Views: 352

Global RallyCross Flaggers

Hey all, I'm the flag chief for the LA leg of the Global RallyCross event, and I need one more flagger. The event is three days, from Oct. 7-9 basically all day, and it pays $100 per day. You'll have the best seat in the house and lunch is furnished. No flagging experience is necessary, but if you h...
by Kurt Rahn
Wed May 04, 2016 5:15 pm
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: 2016 Points Cards
Replies: 3
Views: 5406

Re: 2016 Points Cards

Processing them this afternoon.
by Kurt Rahn
Thu Apr 28, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Autonomous Car Ethics
Replies: 2
Views: 2240

Autonomous Car Ethics

I thought this was a really interesting article, given that we're moving (some of us kicking and screaming) toward a future of autonomous cars:

http://jalopnik.com/crash-tests-for-autonomous-cars-are-going-to-be-way-wei-1773105425
by Kurt Rahn
Thu Apr 28, 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: John Coffey
Replies: 5
Views: 1309

Re: John Coffey

I was shocked and saddened when I heard about this. Just reminds you that it can happen to any of us anytime, so enjoy your family and friends.
by Kurt Rahn
Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: FS: RE-71R 275-35/18 mounted on 18” Forgestar F14
Replies: 13
Views: 1863

Re: FS: RE-71R 275-35/18 mounted on 18” Forgestar F14

What happened to the 370Z? Did you buy something to replace it?
by Kurt Rahn
Tue Mar 22, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Solo Talk
Topic: Looking for a co-drive for a few months
Replies: 11
Views: 1806

Re: Looking for a co-drive for a few months

Robert Puertas wrote:Character reference posts are welcome. :-)

You don't wanna go there :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Kurt Rahn
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Apr 15-17 West Coast RallyCross National Chall, Ridgecrest
Replies: 10
Views: 1420

Re: Apr 15-17 West Coast RallyCross National Chall, Ridgecre

Well hopefully the Sentra can be ready to go in the future then, if I remember right it did pretty well in the past. Thanks for the tips, as for rallycross I won't be driving to win so if the car isn't competitive it won't be a big deal to me. It'll still be fun :mrgreen: ^^^ Just looking for some ...

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