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Transmission Mounts

Transmission Mounts

Way back when, in 2012 when we were welding in our King Kong, we decided we should re-evaluate how our transmission mounts. We had the option of welding the stock transmission mounts back in and using the 3 bolt nose cone to attach to the car, we also had a few options on the market […]

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How do you prepare for a race (Chase Plan)

How do you prepare for a race (Chase Plan)

In part two of “how do you prepare for a race” lets go over a long course chase plan, and how we go about making it happen. We are a fairly new and reasonably inexperienced team, so when we started working toward our first Baja 1000 we knew only one thing. Get experience and get […]

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Sponsorship, earn it

Sponsorship, earn it

We have been fortunate to have a number of incredible companies come along to support us. No, this doesn’t pay our way across the finish line, but it certainly helps us in our quest to get there. A lot of people think that companies are just sitting around, sponsorship budget in hand waiting for someone […]

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The Baja 1000 by Paul Massey

The Baja 1000 by Paul Massey

“Whats it going to take to get you guys to come to Baja with us” Two weeks before the race this is not a question I would normally expect to hear and a difficult question to answer. Whatever it took it seemed to happen because its 5am and I am climbing into my car in […]

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2014 Baja 1000, through Josh’s Eyes

2014 Baja 1000, through Josh’s Eyes

In May of 2010 we bought a car and stripped it down. This was going to be our race car and we were certain that we would be racing it this year. Our ambition was as big as many of our accomplishments in the past, but our new project was much larger than anticipated. Fast […]

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They’ve been on course for 28 hours!

They’ve been on course for 28 hours!

So after 28 hours where are the competitors from our favorite class? Eric Solarzano- Car number 1102 is currently at Race mile 510. Eric is the 9 time champion of Class 11 with many other titles under his belt. I am certain that he is fighting hard to make the cutoff. Mark Murrell- car number […]

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It has been over a year now…

It has been over a year now…

Wow, it has been over a year since we first purchased a car and considerably more than a year since we first picked up the rule book from SCORE to start working on this project. In that timeframe we have met a lot of new people (The Desert Dingos, Emme Hall, OMG Motorsports, Fire Guys […]

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Paint? Parts? What’s going on around here!?

Paint? Parts? What’s going on around here!?

During the moments of insanity when things were looking bleak then suddenly we got the Dingo’s car back on the road. One of our team members stayed behind. Wow, how lonely… But he is a productive guy and at one moment just as we received news that we may not be able to go forward […]

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Pushing on, With an Engine!

Pushing on, With an Engine!

Our build has been a bit tough to define recently. One of the things we learned is that we should have really started ordering parts earlier. We assumed that we would be able to just buy those parts as we needed them and unfortunately it has been a bit more challenging than that! So what […]

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If it wasn’t for the Last minute…

If it wasn’t for the Last minute…

There is a saying, If it wasn’t for the last minute nothing would ever get done! Well, it is always incredible how you can pack so much into those last minutes. So what all have we been packing into the last few minutes? Well lets start with the problems! Getting parts! You would think this […]

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