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Just ran the car after cleaning and recharging the air filters. The weather is cloudy at 61F, and windy. AFR is 13 on idle, and around 11-12 at part throttle. It dips down to about 10 with WOT. It's hard to track the gauge and negotiate these damn squirrels at the same time. They are everywhere right now. Some old guy walking a dog yelled at me, and I even put it in neutral while driving by at 20mph. Not a nice man. Other people waved at me as though they liked the car. I swear, once I put the body back on, I'm sure people will ignore the noise, although it is 92dB at 2,000rpm from the driver's seat. In any case, I saw one exhaust tube was a little cooler than the others, so I adjusted the mixing screw to get it inline. They are all running at 320F. It idled a little smoother, so that was good. Seems like things are going well. Still need to sort out brake bias, but the bias knob turns the bias bar freely, so I can adjust it on the fly. Just need to monitor rotor temps front and rear to adjust for a little more heat in the front set. won't dial that in until I hit the track and see what it likes. I suppose this will be a balancing act between traction, weight bias, and a few other things I'll have to test for sensitivity. Can't do this in my community, with old people yelling at me and all.
 

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I've been trying to get it on our local autocross track to figure some stuff out, but lack the truck and trailer to get it there, and the weather is not all that predictable as of late. I still have to finish the body to be able to put that on, so running just the chassis until I learn a bit more about tuning suspension and brakes. Still need to dial in the motor too. This part of the build is what I have been waiting to learn. Ohio weather is unpredictable this time of year.
 
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