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M –48
Jensen Beach, Florida
United States

Jims5543 is Out tuning the car.. — updated 7 years ago


About Jims5543’s Garage


About me and my passion for cars

Sports car addict, love all cars. Participate in Autocrosses and Track Days. Love to play on Dragons Tail when I have the time.

My first car

1971 Dodge Colt

Car I wish I still had

1967 Mustang

My dream car

Porsche GT3

Car clubs I’m in

Pelican Parts
Deals Gap Group (Killboy)


  • Type of racing: F1
  • Driver: Schumacher / Raikonnen / Massa
  • Driving song: Thunder Kiss '65
  • Car movie: Ronin
  • Car book: Autocourse
  • Car magazine: Racer
  • Car game: GT4

— Profile last updated: Feb 11, 2010

Date Joined Nov 6, 2006
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Garage Views: 8,697
Challenges W: 2   L: 1
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Photos 96 photos in 9 albums
Videos 12 view
Cars 4 view
Parts 1 for sale

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Group open to all enthusiasts of this wonderful road on the border of NC/TN. 318 turns in 11 miles baby!



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Porsche, the worlds premier sportscar. From humble beginnings to todays top rated sports cars. Porsche loyalists are a very unique group. We love everything about the marque. From street driving, road racing, rallys, fun runs. You name it, Porsche people get together for lots of reasons, but we...

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Dec 8, 2006 at 8:40 pm
Your story about "Some People Just Don't Understand" dead-on...
Especially Chicks, just try to explain to your Wife/Girlfriend/Mom why you need a rebuild kit for your Triple Webbers for Christmas!

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New Paint - Car is purring

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I inherited some money and my wife insisted I spend it on me. So I decided to get the 7 painted, it was getting long in the tooth and needed it bad. All the track days and Ax's...

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Did some tuning pulls, Houston, we have traction issues.

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I took her out Dec 31 and did some tuning pulls, video in my garage, and had a hard time keeping her planted in second gear. Every time the tach hit 5K RPM's the tires gave up...

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I have declared the break in done.

Filed under: 1987 Mazda RX7 (Black Sunshine)

I am boosting at will and just staying clear of redline. I am not taking it over 6K RPM for the next week or 2 and will finish cleaning up the maps to 6K then work on the 6-8K maps. I had to try WOT in second gear again on a warmer afternoon with warm...

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