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Re: Advice (rice-burners)

Yeah, but will it stop?  My experience with high-powered rice burners 
running at race track driver's education events is that the brakes are 
undersized for the car power.  

Ray Calvo 
1990 Coupe Quattro
1995 Porsche 993

In a message dated 96-12-23 23:22:03 EST, you write:

 Ray B. raced a Mitsu Mirage Turbo since 1993......he has done 4 Mt.
 Washington Climb's to the Clouds.....won the SSB NARRC and NERRC in SCCA
 in 93, tied for first in both in 94 and took a 3rd, 2nd, 2nd, 2nd at Mt.
 Washington.  We have found the Mitsu to be a wonderful car to maintain.
 If it is properly maintained it will give a long life.  In racing, the
 things to watch for are cracking hugs.....typical of FWD and wheel
 bearings.  We were able to set the turbo to max boost allowable in SCCA
 and it gives a lot of low end torque.....the car is remarkably quick.
 Parts can be as expensive as the Audi, though body parts are a bit
 cheaper.  If you get the Mitsu, you will enjoy.....although, we are going
 to get our old Capri set up for Mt. Washington next year.  The Mitsu is
 retired.....just seen too many races....and last year's Mt. Washington
 trip into the ditch did too much damage to justify fixing it for the one