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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
Trophies Trophies: 39
Garage Views: 8,670
Challenges W: 2   L: 1
Blog Posts 16 view
Photos 96 photos in 9 albums
Videos 12 view
Cars 4 view
Parts 1 for sale

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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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Nearing engine break in completion.

Filed under: 1987 Mazda RX7 (Black Sunshine)

I considered tearing up a 2004 Mustang GT this morning that was paying with me. I was sure I could do it short shifting and boosting to 7 lbs. I passed it would have been fun though, this car is such a sleeper, its almost comical when a muscle car steps...

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Another 100 miles gone!

I did a nice drive this morning. I filled up from the lake drive and I am now getting 20 MPG. Considering I was driving at triple digits for a good 10 minutes on that tank I am really happy with the mileage. I am hoping to tick off another 200+ tomorrow....

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600 miles left!!

Filed under: 1987 Mazda RX7 (Black Sunshine)

Another 200 miles down, and it seems like 19MPG is becoming the norm for the car. I am hoping for more in the 20's when I drive her up to NC in the spring so I can get some range out of her. When the gas light comes on I have 2 gallons left in my 14 gallon...

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