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Murgatroy
12-21-2010, 03:00 AM
After voting, and prodding, and name calling the date has been set.


The Annual Celicatech Dragon Run will occur on May 21st and May 22nd of 2011

Yup, it is the special time of year again folks. When we all get restless and thinking toward what is our favorite event. This is an event that has been going on for several years now and it is always the highlight of my year.

For the uninitiated, The Dragon (http://www.tailofthedragon.com/) is a stretch of road that lies between Tennessee and North Carolina, it is known by many names, but it is officially known as US Highway 129. It is a marvelous stretch of road known to automotive enthusiasts the entire world over.

Now, some of you might be asking, 'Why is it called the Dragon Run?' Well, let me explain.

We are car fanatics. And the reason we love cars, is that we love to drive them. So in a departure from typical meets, we plan this around driving. Driving through the Great Smokey Mountains and enjoying some beautiful sights and comradeship.

There will be plenty of time for looking at cars, enjoying the companionship and eating, however, the meat and potatoes of this event is driving.

We always expect a large turnout, and this year will be no exception. Barring any landslides, floods and other unforeseen acts of nature, we will have a good run.

One thing I would like to stress is making sure that your car is up to snuff. This is not a Sunday drive through the country. Please, make sure your tires are good, cooling systems are in shape and you have all the gears in your transmission. I will not be performing a tech inspection, so please use some common sense.

Lodging information is listed below.


Lodging is being planned just off of Cedar Bluff in Knoxville. There are many hotels to fit different budgets.

Holiday Inn Select Knoxville-West Hotel (I-40 & I-75)
- www.holidayinn.com - (877) 863-4780

La Quinta Inn-Knoxville West
- www.lq.com - (865) 690-9777

Sleep Inn
- www.sleepinn.com - (865) 531-5900

Holiday Inn Select Cedar Bluff
- www.cedarbluff.hiselect.com - (865) 693-1011
- This is the suggested hotel. This is where most of us stay.

Econo Lodge West
- www.econolodge.com - (865) 693-6061

Hampton Inn Knoxville-west At Cedar Bluff, Tn
- www.hamptoninn.com - (865) 693-1101

Budget Inn
- www.hotelclub.com - (865) 934-1182

Please join in the discussion and we will see who all is coming, where you are staying, and what you would like to see happen this year. Every year is different, and every year is a blast.


2-Way Radios are recommended, this is how we all like to keep in touch with one another and make sure we all know where we are going.


I hope to see you attend.


Now, in a departure of previous years, I am not making an itinerary, and I will leave it up to discussion of how and what we will do. No one stick to the itinerary anyways.

If you need anymore information, feel free to contact myself or post in this thread.

And please, spread the word to other enthusiasts.

4thgenceli
12-21-2010, 03:16 AM
I WILL be attending. Flying in, 95% chance to ATL and catching the Georgia train up. I'm down for a room share as well, PM or text to make arrangements.

Grot
12-21-2010, 03:17 AM
I will be there.

187flatliner
12-21-2010, 05:20 AM
im still planning to be there.....need to find a double car hauler or triple.

manda
12-21-2010, 08:29 AM
I will be there.. and Justin should be there also

MCcelica
12-21-2010, 09:34 AM
I am bringing the 6th gen. I will request those days (and a couple around them) off of work tomorrow. This is freaking going down!

Murg. Have we figured out what we need to do to... "convince" the Holliday Inn to keep the bar open later?

austin.c
12-21-2010, 10:35 AM
I plan on making it in the xB this year.

Mafix
12-21-2010, 03:22 PM
done. time off work approved. time off with maryland state department approved. funds are there. now just need to tune the car.

PearlJammzz
12-21-2010, 03:32 PM
Eh, guess I'll come if I have to.

4thgenceli
12-21-2010, 03:52 PM
Time off for the 19th - 23rd submitted, waiting for response...

Luni
12-21-2010, 05:31 PM
Im already set to be off for this thing.

celica9303
12-21-2010, 07:46 PM
Grrr!!! For the 5 year in a row I won't be able to make it to the one meet I really really want to make it too.....I return from Army basic/ait may 23rd or 24th....
Have fun guys and girls.

Eric Barrera
12-21-2010, 07:58 PM
FUCK! I really wanted to go, I might go still but not sure, If i do, I will be taking the Celica and my dad the supra.

BabyBear
12-21-2010, 08:44 PM
I'll be submitting my take time off sheet soon.

austin.c
12-21-2010, 11:26 PM
Grrr!!! For the 5 year in a row I won't be able to make it to the one meet I really really want to make it too.....I return from Army basic/ait may 23rd or 24th....
Have fun guys and girls.

Tom, what u gotta be like that?! nothing is more important than this meet! lol.
-well since u cant make it, can i take ur celi?? jk, lol

celica9303
12-22-2010, 03:12 AM
Tom, what u gotta be like that?! nothing is more important than this meet! lol.
-well since u cant make it, can i take ur celi?? jk, lol

Yup :-P but only if you fix it first........it will take untill then to get it up to snuff. Lol

You'll enjoy it in the purple people eater....those 19's have some sticky rubber.

Waffles!
12-22-2010, 04:05 AM
Marshall and I will be there, though I don't know if we are taking one car or both.

CriScO
12-22-2010, 04:58 AM
I am bringing the 6th gen. I will request those days (and a couple around them) off of work tomorrow. This is freaking going down!
^ I'll be bringing up the rear. ...In more ways than one! Hello! :hehe:

Waffles!
12-22-2010, 02:58 PM
^ I'll be bringing up the rear. ...In more ways than one! Hello! :hehe:

You might be gayer than Murg.

Eric Barrera
12-22-2010, 05:42 PM
You might be gayer than Murg.

Epic win, anyways, who is going to road trip from the west coast???

187flatliner
12-22-2010, 06:22 PM
me..(rickstar22)(+1) maybe)..put im hauling her, cuz its sooooooo far and i dont want something to happen and not be able to make it back.

Nitro_Alltrac
12-22-2010, 10:59 PM
I'm planning on trying to make it this year. I've got some work to do on the car in the meantime.

The Captain
12-23-2010, 12:10 AM
Guess I have a decision to make.

Murgatroy
12-23-2010, 02:44 AM
Guess I have a decision to make.

One coat of wax or two?

Top or topless?

187flatliner
12-23-2010, 03:36 AM
take the vert....everyone that hasnt seen her wants too. or get a double and take them both.

taking turns going down the dragon, if it rains you got princess....if the sun is out then you got duchess.

alltracNyx
12-23-2010, 08:04 PM
I just put in my time off request.

I. Cannot. Wait.

manda
12-24-2010, 12:29 AM
tell ya what Cappy--- you take Princess, and I'll take the vert. Problem solved :)

4thgenceli
12-24-2010, 01:32 AM
Time off submitted & approved :) Hoooroay.

Now who am I sleeping with (nonsexual of course unless it's Murgy then all bets are off)? :snicker:

187flatliner
12-24-2010, 01:50 AM
well, im still looking for a car hauler....waiting and saving but im gonna use alot of my taxes for this trip........gonna go to a neighbors and see if they owned a car trailer that was parked there last weekend. hopefully they will let me rent it. if not its to uhaul i go to make reservations......if i go by myself then ill just sleep in the truck, and use someones shower......lol, i plan well huh?

Luni
12-24-2010, 02:14 AM
If cappy still has the vert Im thinking Ill prolly be driving it.

So DIBS.

And if Im not driving it, Im totally calling Dibs on Jas' MR2.

Hookecho
12-24-2010, 02:27 AM
I call dibs on everything.

Murgatroy
12-24-2010, 06:26 PM
I call dibs on everything.

Lies. You aren't gonna show up.

I have decided that this year, anyone that says they are gonna show, and don't, I am gonna ban them for the duration of the event.

187flatliner
12-24-2010, 07:50 PM
what about the people that are trying to show but dont.....cant ban them for trying right?

Eric Barrera
12-24-2010, 08:16 PM
Flatliner: uhaul is expensive as fuck, I might be able to get trailer for you for free. I just have to make sure that im going.

Waffles!
12-24-2010, 11:23 PM
what about the people that are trying to show but dont.....cant ban them for trying right?

Except Tony in Rome says he'll go every year and has yet to show.

187flatliner
12-24-2010, 11:45 PM
Flatliner: uhaul is expensive as fuck, I might be able to get trailer for you for free. I just have to make sure that im going.

what size? and how will i get it? im really looking for a triple cuz i know i dont need a cdl to haul it. and my fifth wheel weighs more than 3 of our cars so i know it can pull it.

Hookecho
12-25-2010, 12:06 AM
Lies. You aren't gonna show up.

I have decided that this year, anyone that says they are gonna show, and don't, I am gonna ban them for the duration of the event.


I'm coming. I have something I need to give you.

Murgatroy
12-25-2010, 12:39 AM
I'm coming. I have something I need to give you.

Be careful, your badge doesn't mean anything where we are going...

Eric Barrera
12-25-2010, 12:49 AM
what size? and how will i get it? im really looking for a triple cuz i know i dont need a cdl to haul it. and my fifth wheel weighs more than 3 of our cars so i know it can pull it.

Big enough to carry your Celica. I think that one gets pulled by a tow ball, idk, my dad is thinking about Just hauling both of the cars, we could meet in utah or some state like that, unload my car, and stick urs on it.

( Or we bring a toy hauler)

Hookecho
12-25-2010, 01:13 AM
Be careful, your badge doesn't mean anything where we are going...

Doesn't mean anything where I work either.

Eric Barrera
12-25-2010, 02:46 AM
Doesn't mean anything where I work either.

Fail?

187flatliner
12-25-2010, 05:45 AM
problem is i would have to cars, truck and celice......doesnt work with one driver.

grimmythereaper
12-26-2010, 04:12 AM
i will be asking for the time off monday morning

austin.c
12-27-2010, 02:01 PM
Just posed on facebook:

Tail of the Dragon
WARNING: High winds, loads of snow, low temps. Well over a foot of snow at lower elevations, who knows how much at higher elevations !! Road conditions are terrible in the area. Stay away from the Cherohala Skyway and the Dragon. Our emergency services are stressed and limited.

Murgatroy
12-27-2010, 03:37 PM
Just posed on facebook:

Happens every winter.

I am sure come summer it will be better.

Waffles!
12-27-2010, 04:25 PM
Last year there were rock slides and we still went and ran the Dragon.

ChrisD
01-05-2011, 06:56 PM
Oh damn, the Dragon meet is doomed!!!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_rel_apocalypse_soon;_ylt=ArQORkem52CO.b3qjp.ng2 Ss0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNxbXNmdXEyBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMTEwMT AzL3VzX3JlbF9hcG9jYWx5cHNlX3Nvb24EY2NvZGUDbW9zdHBv cHVsYXIEY3BvcwM5BHBvcwM2BHB0A2hvbWVfY29rZQRzZWMDeW 5faGVhZGxpbmVfbGlzdARzbGsDZW5kb2ZkYXlzaW5t

"Beyond the shadow of a doubt, May 21 will be the date of the Rapture and the day of judgment"

:eek4::eek4:

Waffles!
01-05-2011, 07:10 PM
Bah, even if they are right, which I think is unlikely, I would love to spend the beginning of the end of the world running an awesome road in my beloved car.

Murgatroy
01-05-2011, 08:07 PM
Oh damn, the Dragon meet is doomed!!!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_rel_apocalypse_soon;_ylt=ArQORkem52CO.b3qjp.ng2 Ss0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTNxbXNmdXEyBGFzc2V0A2FwLzIwMTEwMT AzL3VzX3JlbF9hcG9jYWx5cHNlX3Nvb24EY2NvZGUDbW9zdHBv cHVsYXIEY3BvcwM5BHBvcwM2BHB0A2hvbWVfY29rZQRzZWMDeW 5faGVhZGxpbmVfbGlzdARzbGsDZW5kb2ZkYXlzaW5t

"Beyond the shadow of a doubt, May 21 will be the date of the Rapture and the day of judgment"

:eek4::eek4:
Good, I will be surrounded by folks I trust and care about.

Bring your guns this year folks.

Hookecho
01-05-2011, 08:28 PM
For sure.

v3
01-05-2011, 08:53 PM
Started a new job......things are kinda up in the air now.

Hipster Lawrence
01-06-2011, 02:08 AM
I'll be there hopefully in the corolla but at least I wont have to worry about getting a ticket.

Shadowlife25
01-06-2011, 03:42 AM
I.WILL.BE.THERE/

Waffles!
01-06-2011, 05:07 AM
I.WILL.BE.THERE/

I'm gonna hold you to this.

Grot
01-06-2011, 05:29 AM
I'm gonna hold you to this.

x2

85gtsblackman
01-06-2011, 06:23 AM
im starting a new job on jan 17th so i dunno whats going to happen

though so as i get my tax moneys im buying the last 3 expensive things the 3rd gen needs and working on it. plus with my new job ill have time to tinker on it after work.

alltracNyx
01-06-2011, 08:38 PM
I'm gonna hold you to this.

X ∞

manda
01-07-2011, 08:31 AM
I.WILL.BE.THERE/

you better be considering you have a seat saved for you in mah car unless/until it is said that you do not need it any longer.

T-spoon
01-07-2011, 07:29 PM
*sigh* I bet that drive would be a blast in the Spyder. Oh well.

Demz
01-10-2011, 12:55 AM
All plans are showing for up this year so, pending my car being willingness to go.

Was thinking about the Celica and Bonneville for some boost action, but thats probably out of the question. We will be in the bright yellow thing so you know its us flying off the cliffs. It was fighting me this fall by successfully developing overheating issues, tires started cracking, rear suspension died, started having charging issues, and killed its 4th alternator in a year. Seems to me I got some work ahead of me this winter.

Car_Barn_Bandit
01-15-2011, 06:07 AM
I GOT FULL TIME!!!

It's official.

Blackhawk and myself will be at the Dragon. If I play my cards right, she may be V6 powered...

Grot
01-15-2011, 06:47 AM
I GOT FULL TIME!!!

It's official.

Blackhawk and myself will be at the Dragon. If I play my cards right, she may be V6 powered...

Good. Looking forward to meet you and your ride.

Grot
01-15-2011, 06:48 AM
All plans are showing for up this year so, pending my car being willingness to go.

Was thinking about the Celica and Bonneville for some boost action, but thats probably out of the question. We will be in the bright yellow thing so you know its us flying off the cliffs. It was fighting me this fall by successfully developing overheating issues, tires started cracking, rear suspension died, started having charging issues, and killed its 4th alternator in a year. Seems to me I got some work ahead of me this winter.

Would suggest against the Bonneville. I have a Regal GS and as Murgatroy will attest to, Buicks are not built for turns.

Demz
01-15-2011, 09:04 AM
Bah it has 235 Pzero Neros, stiffer front suspension, and the factory SSEi rear suspension which suffices, she does a decent job in the twisties. Pontiacs do build their higher end models to handle, at least compared to Buicks.

Murgatroy
01-15-2011, 01:37 PM
The Buick is a Regal GS, with the Sport Touring Suspension or some such. The car was just too heavy and soft to do it up there without horrid body roll. I don't think I got faster than 15MPH in the curves to be honest. It was too much of a workout on the brakes as well, the car would shoot through the straights, but you had to stand on it to get the binders to slow you enough not to roll off the mountain.

I seriously do not suggest bringing something like that up there, especially if you haven't done it before. You will be hard pressed to find someone that has more experience up there than I do. I am not telling you not to do just because I think it is a bad idea, I am saying it because I think it could be a deadly idea if you intend to try keeping up.

The Captain
01-15-2011, 01:50 PM
I think it could be a deadly idea if you intend to try keeping up.
With Aaron?

Murgatroy
01-15-2011, 02:00 PM
He doesn't have the Ranger anymore.

CriScO
01-16-2011, 05:39 AM
Shit, I couldn't keep up with Aaron's ranger in the coupe! That kid's crazy!

But he means VikingJZ Murgy. :hehe:

Grot
01-16-2011, 06:19 AM
Shit, I couldn't keep up with Aaron's ranger in the coupe! That kid's crazy!

But he means VikingJZ Murgy. :hehe:

Which reminds me i have found out how to get the rear end in front of the front end on my GTS.

She is ALOT of fun but the suspension needs some work to keep up.

jay4prez
01-16-2011, 12:37 PM
Planning my vacation, hopefully I can drive the old girl, I've gotta get cranking on this swap as soon as it gets nice out.

If not, then one of you local guys/girls needs 2 holler @ me so I can bum a ride lol

Luni
01-16-2011, 07:13 PM
Just call him Miss Daisy.

187flatliner
01-16-2011, 07:53 PM
well it doesnt seem im gonna be able to make it after all. but ill still hold hope for it.

Car_Barn_Bandit
01-16-2011, 11:28 PM
You want a ride?

Shadowlife25
01-16-2011, 11:31 PM
I am still hoping I get the monies in time. Have a trade show I cam already committed to 25-26 March.
This is covered since it is a business expense, so my partner paid it.
Whether or not I can get funding to get out to GA/TENN is still not accounted for,
on my end since I am not seeing any income from my device and won't for a while yet.

So I am trying my absolute best to make it happen.
:)
Love you all.

Car_Barn_Bandit
01-16-2011, 11:35 PM
I am still hoping I get the monies in time. Have a trade show I cam already committed to 25-26 March.
This is covered since it is a business expense, so my partner paid it.
Whether or not I can get funding to get out to GA/TENN is still not accounted for,
on my end since I am not seeing any income from my device and won't for a while yet.

So I am trying my absolute best to make it happen.
:)
Love you all.

At the moment I am riding solo across country. I could always use another driver...

Luni
01-17-2011, 12:01 AM
Get on it.

187flatliner
01-17-2011, 03:14 AM
You want a ride?it isn't the ride.....its the monies to get there and back...I just can't seem to make it work...plus I don't have a job so unemployment doesn't pay a lot.

CriScO
01-17-2011, 06:49 AM
I am still hoping I get the monies in time. Have a trade show I cam already committed to 25-26 March.
This is covered since it is a business expense, so my partner paid it.
Whether or not I can get funding to get out to GA/TENN is still not accounted for,
on my end since I am not seeing any income from my device and won't for a while yet.

So I am trying my absolute best to make it happen.
:)
Love you all.
Unacceptable. You know you've got at least Colorado to Knoxville and back covered if you need it.

MCcelica
01-17-2011, 06:49 AM
I am still hoping I get the monies in time. Have a trade show I cam already committed to 25-26 March.
This is covered since it is a business expense, so my partner paid it.
Whether or not I can get funding to get out to GA/TENN is still not accounted for,
on my end since I am not seeing any income from my device and won't for a while yet.

So I am trying my absolute best to make it happen.
:)
Love you all.

Mario, if all you can do is make it to CO. You can leave your hoopty at my place, and ride w/ me. Dunno if that'll help your fundage or not, but if so, lemme know bro.

CriScO
01-17-2011, 06:56 AM
Lol, epic win on us saying the same thing at the same time!

Grot
01-17-2011, 07:11 AM
Ya dude, they are making the drive anyway, it not like an extra passenger is gonna cost them any extra money.

donteatbugs
01-17-2011, 04:40 PM
I might make it this year, Jesse wants me to join Wookies in the Wind this year in april too. maybe if i can split my vacation i can make both trips.

Luni
01-17-2011, 05:08 PM
You MIGHT make it? Bitch you WILL be there.

donteatbugs
01-17-2011, 07:12 PM
luni just confirmed my reservations i guess

Luni
01-17-2011, 09:42 PM
Thats right bitches!

manda
01-19-2011, 04:43 AM
Mario you know if you make it out to ATL you have plenty of ppl here with seats available to you.. including in my car.

METDeath
01-20-2011, 03:09 AM
I might make it this year, Jesse wants me to join Wookies in the Wind this year in april too. maybe if i can split my vacation i can make both trips.

WTF is Wookies in the Wind?

donteatbugs
01-20-2011, 03:23 AM
its the R32 meet...gay wookies

http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5135689-**Wookies-in-the-Woods-2011**

manda
01-20-2011, 03:23 AM
I googled it for you Marshall :P ...but all I found was Wookies in the Woods, nothing abt them in the Wind tho...

http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5135689-**Wookies-in-the-Woods-2011**/page4

Car_Barn_Bandit
01-20-2011, 04:33 PM
I'm looking into expense / time options. A 4,000+ mile trip is nothing to sneeze at.

Drive: $1,000 - 4,000 miles of driving - 5 days min

Fly: $400 - no driving - 3 days

Its a lot to risk on my budget, and I also want to go to the Ogopogo. I've driven across country a few times, but never up the west coast. Flying to Canada is cost prohibitive, but flying to Hotlanta, not so much.

Oh decisions.

Murgatroy
01-20-2011, 11:29 PM
All of you guys planning on flying to Atlanta do realize that adds to the trip, you then have to secure lodging in Atlanta, a seat to Knoxville, and then lodging in Knoxville.

That doesn't count getting back to Atlanta to fly home, if you don't decide to fly out of Knoxville.

Car_Barn_Bandit
01-20-2011, 11:45 PM
Yes.

celicatuner92
01-26-2011, 04:47 AM
coming out for this but i have been looking around trying to see if there are e85 stations near the dragon but it does not look like anything is close? can any one local help me out a little here if not i might have to switch back to preimum. thanks for any help.
jon

Grot
01-26-2011, 05:00 AM
There is one E85 station in Knoxville. Depending on your mileage you may be able to get away with one tank. Once out of knoxville i cant gaurentee anything.

But if you are unsure you can make it on one tank you are welcome to fill up a couple 5 gallon gas cans and throw them in the back of my truck for the trip.


Also i will be driving Tank (my f150) on the dragon. I may have to stop at EVERY gas station, but i will be there.

celicatuner92
01-26-2011, 05:10 AM
that would be sweet. havent found my actuall milage but still working out all the details and all for the trip. i have really started to like the way my car runs on full e85.

austin.c
01-26-2011, 05:19 PM
Seems that I should have my new suspension here in a few weeks and that will leave me plenty of time to get it on b4 the Dragon.
So count me in w/ my xB

alltracNyx
01-27-2011, 12:08 AM
Seems that I should have my new suspension here in a few weeks and that will leave me plenty of time to get it on b4 the Dragon.
So count me in w/ my xB

Don't forget the zipties!

austin.c
01-27-2011, 10:25 AM
Don't forget the zipties!

I wont forget them, but i better not need them! lol

Lonestag
01-27-2011, 11:13 PM
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRHG

I just realized that the meet is the ONLY weekend this spring that I have plans lined up. I have friends and family coming in to hit up Rock on the Range up here that weekend.

That sucks, I freakin LOVED the dragon last year, if I would have figured this out sooner I would have told everyone I planned on being dead that weekend.

This bites, there had better be pleanty of pics.

alltracNyx
01-28-2011, 12:06 AM
Sucks to be you.

Mafix
01-28-2011, 02:27 PM
rofl!

ChrisD
01-28-2011, 05:11 PM
I'm looking into expense / time options. A 4,000+ mile trip is nothing to sneeze at.

Drive: $1,000 - 4,000 miles of driving - 5 days min

Fly: $400 - no driving - 3 days

Its a lot to risk on my budget, and I also want to go to the Ogopogo. I've driven across country a few times, but never up the west coast. Flying to Canada is cost prohibitive, but flying to Hotlanta, not so much.

Oh decisions.

Similar for me. If I go, it will be flying to Knoxville via Chicago with the same return. Ogopogo is a definite for me though.

Still waiting on finding out what's happening with my job. Another interview today...

alltracNyx
01-29-2011, 12:46 AM
Similar for me. If I go, it will be flying to Knoxville via Chicago with the same return.

Well if Chris (bloodMoney) gets a job that doesn't allow him to take vacation that soon, I may have a seat open from Chicago, though I'd like to leave a few days early and drive down to Atlanta first.

Car_Barn_Bandit
01-29-2011, 03:07 AM
I have family in Chicago, and have thought about that as an option. I'm really excited to see the American northwest.

Demz
01-29-2011, 03:58 AM
If I make it to the Dragon and Chris doesn't, he will never hear the end of it.

bloodMoney
01-29-2011, 04:05 AM
Its not a matter of actually making it to the Dragon, were talking about how I'm getting to the Dragon.

Demz
01-29-2011, 07:51 AM
Lies! We both know you only have one Celica capable of making it to the Dragon. Don't make me bring the duramax and a two car trailer. :P

alltracNyx
01-29-2011, 06:42 PM
Dennis, be quiet. Chris may not have the TIME to drive to the Dragon because of the new job, so he may be flying to Knoxville. Technically, we do have two Celicas capable of making it, the 6g already did, and I wouldn't think the st185 would have any problems. That car has been my DD and made a hundred trips to and from MI with basic maintenance. She would make it to the Dragon, but without some serious maintenance and upgrades, she would be no fun ON the Dragon.

Besides, it's looking more like we'll only be taking one car anyway. I don't think the st165 has a chance of being ready by then :(

Demz
01-29-2011, 07:40 PM
Bleh, flying. Me, I'll be towing mine down seeing as I don't have any Celica capable of making a trip that long. Unless Celes decides to stop being a bitch and let me drive her for more than an hour. Who knows tho, at least I know I have tires that will make it now. Haha.

Grot
01-29-2011, 07:49 PM
Well the dragon itself it a 5+ hour round trip.

Demz
01-29-2011, 08:09 PM
Well I will either have to drive faster or make cool down pit stops, lol.

bloodMoney
01-29-2011, 11:27 PM
We had to stop once last year on the way b/c Abby started to overheat.... But by the time Stacy takes her down to the Dragon, Abby will have a better radiator :)

Demz
01-30-2011, 12:56 AM
Im hoping I just have a failing water pump, but my dad thinks I cracked a head. Either way not a bad fix considering I have 22R parts everywhere.

celicatuner92
01-30-2011, 04:53 AM
yeah i just rebuilt the my engine and i ame working on everything else slowy right now. plan to drive all the way there enjoy it and drive back should be fun

Lace
01-31-2011, 01:24 AM
I am a little late to the party, but I will be there!!!!!

Grot
01-31-2011, 01:36 AM
You drive a white 7th gen dont you?

i think i remember you from last year

Lace
01-31-2011, 01:56 AM
You drive a white 7th gen dont you?

i think i remember you from last year

I sure do!!!

CriScO
01-31-2011, 06:50 AM
I am a little late to the party, but I will be there!!!!!
Look forward to seeing you again. Now post more.

MCcelica
02-04-2011, 06:33 AM
I am a little late to the party, but I will be there!!!!!

Oh hai... hahahaha

Lace
02-05-2011, 07:29 PM
Oh hai... hahahaha

Hi, hi!!!!!!

It seems as though I have a Supra and a Lexus coming with me also. The more the merrier!!!

alltracNyx
02-06-2011, 01:52 AM
Is the Supra one of the guys from the OH meet, or someone else you know? Indeed, the more the merrier!

Lace
02-06-2011, 02:11 AM
Is the Supra one of the guys from the OH meet, or someone else you know? Indeed, the more the merrier!

Yes it is Supra Matt. The blue Supra from the Toledo meet. He cam down to go to Import Alliance with me in October and I told him he had to come to this in the spring if he could make it. He has done quite a bit of work since the Toledo meet :)

And Lexus Matt will be flying down from Chicago it looks like and will have to be picked up at the airport.

austin.c
02-07-2011, 05:15 PM
i just asked kyle w/ the red supra if he will be able to make it. he is in the process of a 1jz swap. there is also a few other people i may ask from the toledo area.

genericly
02-11-2011, 08:55 PM
I actually put in for block leave in May, it's pending approval [which means it'll go through (cross fingers?)] I'll be trying to attend, since I took the entire month off I SHOULD be able to make it. However you know what they say about plans. Bah, I'll probably just shoot a rod or something that'll keep me grounded. =x

manda
02-11-2011, 09:12 PM
Bah, I'll probably just shoot a rod or something that'll keep me grounded. =x

self- fulfilling prophecy much?

genericly
02-11-2011, 09:29 PM
self- fulfilling prophecy much?

It happened to my 91 Celica. =( granted it was the 90 hp variant, which then got me into looking into Celicas, discovering AT's and getting hooked. Don't let me derail this thread. I want to go, and that means I probably will - one way or another. I'm not a fast driver, just a fast typer - don't make too much fun of me for bringing up the rear there. :huh:

MCcelica
02-11-2011, 09:33 PM
Either that or someone will do something stupid and they'll pull everyone back from leave...

Azzazzyn
02-14-2011, 11:18 PM
well i guess this is as good a thread as any to announce my newly unemployed status.

manda
02-14-2011, 11:36 PM
^^ still going to the dragon regardless. the end.

alltracNyx
02-14-2011, 11:43 PM
well i guess this is as good a thread as any to announce my newly unemployed status.

Is this a result of the fb post from a few weeks ago? And is Manda correct, does this still mean you're going? Or is the notification of unemployment your way of saying that you're possibly not gonna make it this year?

CriScO
02-15-2011, 12:14 AM
What did you do to the meat Azz? Were you porking the pork?

manda
02-15-2011, 12:31 AM
Is this a result of the fb post from a few weeks ago? And is Manda correct, does this still mean you're going? Or is the notification of unemployment your way of saying that you're possibly not gonna make it this year?

no, manda IS correct. he WILL be there. the end :)

Azzazzyn
02-15-2011, 02:25 AM
Yes yes and yes

donteatbugs
02-15-2011, 12:52 PM
ok burnyd...see ya next year

Azzazzyn
02-15-2011, 02:21 PM
i'll be there fag, wouldnt miss you for the world

MCcelica
02-18-2011, 07:33 AM
So I wound up getting scheduled to work anyway, because the fool who is in charge of scheduling is a worthless waste of space. The email I sent 'em at the end of last year is still in my sent box... which will now get forwarded over his head... with his knowledge... because I refuse to pass up a chance to belittle that shithead. Funny part about that is its amazingly easy to do.

Waffles!
02-18-2011, 02:42 PM
Dude, wtf?

Lace
02-18-2011, 03:06 PM
Dude, wtf?

I concur!!!!

MCcelica
02-18-2011, 05:24 PM
I will ensure this situation gets corrected with the grace of a sledge hammer and the delicacy of a bulldozer.

MCcelica
02-21-2011, 04:12 AM
Well, it now appears that my drill schedule has changed to those exact days. This isn't something I can NOT get out of. I mean, I will try. But lets not count on it unless drill changes days again. So as of this day it appears that I'm out this year.

manda
02-21-2011, 04:23 AM
:( :( :(

CriScO
02-21-2011, 05:12 AM
I may be screwed without Seth, some shit came up that threw my budget out the window. Just a warning.

manda
02-21-2011, 05:55 AM
WTF, the one year I can actually go a ton of ppl that usually go are now possibly not able to???? I'm cursed I think

Waffles!
02-21-2011, 02:19 PM
NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

Does this mean I get to hold Crisco's red pimp hat hostage until he makes it to the Dragon?

Mafix
02-21-2011, 04:45 PM
i'll actually be there for once. seemingly by myself. so i'm still looking foward to it.

MCcelica
02-21-2011, 05:59 PM
I put in a request to RIDT, which is really all I can do. But again, not holding my breath.

alltracNyx
02-21-2011, 06:48 PM
If everyone keeps telling Manda that they won't be able to go, she may have a nervous breakdown, and will no longer be the resident psychologist on ctech..

donteatbugs
02-21-2011, 07:01 PM
i may not make it this year...just because

CriScO
02-21-2011, 07:37 PM
WTF, the one year I can actually go a ton of ppl that usually go are now possibly not able to???? I'm cursed I think
It's okay, I don't do much but get drunk and sleep.


NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

Does this mean I get to hold Crisco's red pimp hat hostage until he makes it to the Dragon?
Yep, it does. I'm trying, trust me.

Grot
02-21-2011, 08:18 PM
Chris, Lemme know if there is anything i can do to help you out.

Waffles!
02-21-2011, 08:48 PM
Crisco: consider your red pimp hat my hostage. I'll only release it if you make it to the Dragon. And by the Dragon, I mean making it to the actual road with the rest of CTech during the meet, not sleeping off your hangover.

manda
02-21-2011, 08:49 PM
It's okay, I don't do much but get drunk and sleep.

This is what I've been told

Azzazzyn
02-21-2011, 10:25 PM
i'll actually be there for once. seemingly by myself. so i'm still looking foward to it.

4 years I've gone. The past 3 at least you haven't made it. last year, I was the lone car from md. You can enjoy that long lonely drive sir

manda
02-21-2011, 11:02 PM
4 years I've gone. The past 3 at least you haven't made it. last year, I was the lone car from md. You can enjoy that long lonely drive sir

I'm feeling just a slight bit of animosity there Azz...

Terracar
02-21-2011, 11:11 PM
4 years I've gone. The past 3 at least you haven't made it. last year, I was the lone car from md. You can enjoy that long lonely drive sir

Man crush? This and the fact you haven't seen Boondock Saints all the way through has me wondering about you.

-Terracar

v3
02-24-2011, 01:05 AM
Girlfriend bought Social Distortion tickets for the 20th....going to leave from the concert and head to the hotel that night and be there bright and early Saturday morning.

I'm putting in for time off from work tomorrow, yay.

manda
02-24-2011, 01:12 AM
Girlfriend bought Social Distortion tickets for the 20th....

my favorite band... EVER. I am jealous.

Azzazzyn
02-26-2011, 01:39 AM
Girlfriend bought Social Distortion tickets for the 20th....going to leave from the concert and head to the hotel that night and be there bright and early Saturday morning.

I'm putting in for time off from work tomorrow, yay.
i put in for vacation time too yay! although mine was more the permanent kind

Mafix
02-26-2011, 05:14 PM
so are you going azz?

manda
02-26-2011, 07:59 PM
yes, he is going Mafix

Azzazzyn
02-26-2011, 08:33 PM
so are you going azz?

yea I'll be going. Whether its driving or flying is up in the air

MCcelica
02-27-2011, 07:17 AM
As flying normally is.

CriScO
02-27-2011, 07:30 AM
:lolhitting: I hate you Seth.

The Captain
02-27-2011, 01:11 PM
yea I'll be going. Whether its driving or flying is up in the air

My employment is totally up in the air too.

manda
02-27-2011, 05:50 PM
My employment is totally up in the air too.

please do elaborate if possible

Grot
02-27-2011, 06:15 PM
please do elaborate if possible

He is employed as a pilot... He flys planes. His employment is entirely in the air.

alltracNyx
02-27-2011, 09:09 PM
please do elaborate if possible

Blond moment Manda?

manda
02-27-2011, 09:20 PM
Blond moment Manda?
no, but since my smart ass comment failed that hard..... we'll just go with blonde moment Stacy

Azzazzyn
02-28-2011, 01:18 AM
i dunno what would be to elaborate. 404: smart ass comment not found?

celicatuner92
02-28-2011, 03:48 AM
so quick question how far of a drive is it from the hotel to the dragon? also how long does it usually take to drive the actual dragon? just currious trying to figure out if the 18gal tank and 2 5gal fuel jugs of e85 will be enough.

Grot
02-28-2011, 04:01 AM
it is around a 7 hour round trip. There is a gas station on the dragon. there are some littered along the way and along the way home. you should not have to worry about fuel. We have radios, and can have someone who knows the way wait with you if you need fuel.

Im running in my old F150. i get around 12 mpg. im gonna have to stop a few times along the way.

alltracNyx
02-28-2011, 05:11 AM
Grot, the reason he is worried about fueling is because he is running E85. Do any of the gas stations around the skyway have E85?

If not, I think it should be enough depending on the mileage you get out of your set up, certainly round trip from the hotel to the Dragon and back should be between 200-300 miles.

Grot
02-28-2011, 05:48 AM
Ohh. I didn't know that. I do not know if there are any. We have one in Knoxville about 3 mins from the hotels. I would happily carry gas cans in the back of my truck if you bring something to secure them with.

maxxhavoc
03-01-2011, 12:01 AM
I plan on coming up this year. Not sure what I will end up bringing, but it will be a Gen5 Celica of some kind.

celicatuner92
03-01-2011, 02:09 AM
yeah if its around 300mi i should be good. i plan to fill the tank and 2 5gallon fuel jugs before we actually head to the dragon so i should be good as i believe i get and average of 16mpg when driving hard but not too hard. either way i will try to take time to set up 2 maps on my ems before the trip so i will be ok on 92 or e85.

bloodMoney
03-01-2011, 02:33 AM
That's probably a good idea Jon.

celicatuner92
03-01-2011, 03:04 AM
yeah i just hope i have time to get both maps done before the meet? if not i will have the fuel jugs as the e85 map is more priority to me

Car_Barn_Bandit
03-02-2011, 09:44 PM
I need to post this up here, as I have chosen to visit my injured other half vs. flying to the Dragon.

Hella sucks, but things will be soooooo much better by the end of this year. I may finally move to solid foods! No more ramen breakfast / lunch / dinner.

alltracNyx
03-03-2011, 01:16 AM
I'm sorry things haven't been working out for you CBB, but I hope things get better.

Mafix
03-03-2011, 07:07 PM
dyno tomorrow so she will be ready

donteatbugs
03-04-2011, 12:48 PM
mmm, since ill be bringing the 7th gen this year, all i have to get ready are tires!

v3
03-05-2011, 11:18 PM
Car is 100% ready this year....as long as this transmission or clutch doesn't grenade on me.

CollapsedNut
03-06-2011, 12:20 AM
If I get my license back by then Ill come lol

Hipster Lawrence
03-06-2011, 12:48 AM
Well I'm 98% sure I've got to skip it this year. I'm driving to Tampa to see Irin Maiden I April and that's 2 hotels and a unpaid day off. In June I'm going to Spanish Wells Bahamas so I gotta get a passport and pay for my plane ticket. Plus a week unpaid. That's alot of extra expense all at the same time of year. So unless I come upe with some extra cash I'm not going.

But hey the Bahamas are going to be epic.

austin.c
03-06-2011, 12:54 AM
Im gonna be in Tampa the week b4 the dragon.

CarolinaJr.
03-07-2011, 01:55 AM
Requesting time off tomorrow. I want to be there badly.

Mafix
03-07-2011, 06:51 PM
dyno done. just a couple ends to sort and ready to roll

Luni
03-07-2011, 09:11 PM
Bad news.

I MIGHT not be making the Dragon this year. Ive been put on suspension from work.

You guys will be so mad when you find out why...


Its cause they think Ctech is a "conflict of interest" since I have paying sponsors and I "make money" off the place and I was "on it while at work on their systems and time"

Yeah, its pretty stupid. But as of right now, Im still employed, but "suspended pending further investigation"

manda
03-07-2011, 09:22 PM
WHAT???????? Papabear!!!!!!!! your work is on MY list now :-/ thats just dumb

Waffles!
03-08-2011, 12:36 AM
Papabear, that sucks.

alltracNyx
03-08-2011, 01:14 AM
NOOOOOOOO!!!!! Anything you can do to fix this, besides sit and await your fate? This SUCK :(

Luni
03-08-2011, 02:15 AM
Nope. I cant do anything at this point. I need to just wait and see what happens.

Ill find another job. Im not HORRIBLY worried about that. I may NOT find one paying me what I currently make now, and whats worse, if I start a new job I start a new vacation calendar and I dont know many places that will give me that much time off that early into my tenure with them. So, if I lose my job, chances are Im not coming to the dragon this year.

Maybe Ill have enough to make it to the fall dragon meet if I cant make it to the spring one. I dunno. I just dont.

alltracNyx
03-08-2011, 05:01 AM
It's kinda the predicament Chris is in right now. Since he's freshly graduated and looking for a job, by the time he has a job, he won't have been there long enough to request any vacation. Til something happens, our plans are up in the air. We'll most likely find a way to get there, just the plans for going to ATL prior may not happen.

Nate84
03-08-2011, 03:24 PM
Im planning on coming out for the meet. Ive got most of my pre-drive work done. since I dont post much I wont really know anyone when I get there....akward....oh well

4thgenceli
03-08-2011, 03:38 PM
Shit, I gotta start finding airfare :(

And boarding lol

ChrisD
03-08-2011, 04:30 PM
Shitty Rob. Really gay. How can they prove you have any money from the site? It's not like they can access your paypal. Also - change your passwords to here and paypal ASAP. Don't want them using any cached PW's to access any of your info.

I'm similar, hoping for a new job, no idea how vacation will work if I get one. Should find out soon though.

celicatuner92
03-10-2011, 03:43 AM
thats shitty.

on another note toyota_todd from frt wayne told me he was gonna try to come this year so we might meet up if he goes.

Mafix
03-10-2011, 03:35 PM
wow that's terrible luni.

Luni
03-10-2011, 06:07 PM
Mother fuckers! I love Todd. If he shows up and Im not there Ill die.

celicatuner92
03-10-2011, 10:48 PM
Well don't hold me too it but when I was talking to him about my rear diff seals he said he was trying

95wrc
03-10-2011, 10:58 PM
I talk to Todd a lot never mentioned this meet.. If he is going for sure i might have to pull off a miracle and get ST205 done in time for meet.

Murgatroy
03-11-2011, 02:42 AM
Todd is the man, I would love it if he could show up.

alltracNyx
03-11-2011, 04:03 AM
Dude, how will we have the Dragon meet without you Luni. It requires both Papabear and Redneck Bear :(

Luni
03-11-2011, 05:52 AM
Well guys, tomorrow at 11am my fate is determined. They called me in for another meeting today. Im sure this is it. For good or bad. We shall see.

bloodMoney
03-11-2011, 01:46 PM
Good luck Rob.... *fingerscrossed*

Luni
03-11-2011, 07:54 PM
Well it didnt work out. I lost my job. There are some technicalities Im not getting into here, but I took an option which pays out all my vacation time, and I am pension eligible so I get a check for that amount too, so Ill be ok for awhile.

Dragon is honestly up in the air right now.

alltracNyx
03-11-2011, 10:29 PM
Well, just because you're being paid vacation time, doesn't mean you get to take a vacation from job searching ;) Get back to work so you can make it to the Dragon!!! ...Please?

Waffles!
03-11-2011, 11:20 PM
Take care of yourself Luni. I hope you find another job soon.

Eric Barrera
03-11-2011, 11:22 PM
I GOT FULL TIME!!!

It's official.

Blackhawk and myself will be at the Dragon. If I play my cards right, she may be V6 powered...

WTF?!!!??!!! I wanna go. But I am honestly afraid of taking my car that far lmao

celicatuner92
03-13-2011, 01:53 AM
Well I hope you figure something out and fast cause its only 2monts away and gonna be haard to ask for vacation time at a new job. Unless you work it into the deal when you get hired

alltracNyx
03-13-2011, 06:16 AM
Im planning on coming out for the meet. Ive got most of my pre-drive work done. since I dont post much I wont really know anyone when I get there....akward....oh well

Shit, Chris and I didn't know anyone when we showed up last year...

MR2Guru
03-13-2011, 06:25 AM
Luni, CTech is you job. Therefore, the trip would be business related. Write that sh*t off. This is a business trip. Its the only way I was ever able to pull it off :) You'll get every penny back the following tax year, which funds the trip again for the following year.

Bring some stuff to the meet to swap/sell to generate income for the trip. I'm sure we'd all pitch in to buy whatever it is you sell, whether its dollar store glow-sticks or a bunch of bottled beverages ;) We'll understand the necessity in the price-markup because we all want you to be there!!

austin.c
03-13-2011, 01:59 PM
Well im kinda up in the air now. Got a speeding ticket yesterday and chances are its gonna be about all i have saved up so far... and who know what my insurance is gonna do.

Mafix
03-13-2011, 05:49 PM
i'm still going, just curious how many spark plugs i'll need to bring, lol.

Murgatroy
03-14-2011, 02:13 AM
Luni, CTech is you job. Therefore, the trip would be business related. Write that sh*t off. This is a business trip. Its the only way I was ever able to pull it off :) You'll get every penny back the following tax year, which funds the trip again for the following year.

Bring some stuff to the meet to swap/sell to generate income for the trip. I'm sure we'd all pitch in to buy whatever it is you sell, whether its dollar store glow-sticks or a bunch of bottled beverages ;) We'll understand the necessity in the price-markup because we all want you to be there!!

That is a very valid point.

Crewperson
03-14-2011, 03:08 AM
I will be there, ..along with the "love of my Life!" ...... Crewperson

Luni
03-14-2011, 05:21 AM
Problem is, CTech doesnt pay my bills, and if I get another job, and I dont have vacation time to take by then, I cant come.

At this point, Im actually getting a good payout for quitting my job. And I didnt get fired, technically I quit. Which means I leave with all my vacation pay, and my pension (which isnt ALOT cause I only had 7 years service, but its double digit figures, so not too bad). Im not concerned about the cost of the trip, its the whether I can get time off for it or not.

If I dont have a job come dragon time, I WILL be coming, unless one comes up and I have to start that week. But if theyll let me put it off, Ill be there. I know you guys will help me if I need it, Im not horribly worried about the money aspect.

MCcelica
03-14-2011, 07:54 AM
Luni, most jobs when you're first getting them are generally pretty helpful if you have "Something coming in this date range that's been planned for a long time". At least they're helpful if you tell them about it in advance.

Luni
03-14-2011, 05:39 PM
I know. But Im not going to miss an opportunity to get a good one for the Dragon.

donteatbugs
03-14-2011, 08:25 PM
bullshit, no one likes the tuna here

vip09
03-14-2011, 08:40 PM
Sorry to hear this Luni, it really sucks!

I won't be making it to the Dragon this year. I've been to every meet since 2008 so I am sad I won't make it :( . I will be down for the 2012 meet, you know before the world ends!!

The Captain
03-14-2011, 09:32 PM
This thread is becoming full of fail.

austin.c
03-14-2011, 09:34 PM
im still gonna try to make it.

donteatbugs
03-15-2011, 04:36 PM
just come to the VW meet john, you will feel right at home

ChrisD
03-15-2011, 04:52 PM
Well good luck dude. Hope you can make a turnaround quick.

Mafix
03-15-2011, 04:53 PM
damn i am finally going to make it to a meet and a lot of the people i'd like to meet are not. oh well. i'm still going. finally sorted my ignition.

alltracNyx
03-16-2011, 04:15 PM
Well, we will be there for sure now. Chris just got a job!!!!!! (I'm stealing his thunder here, as he hasn't even gotten home from the interview yet ;) ) We still need to iron out the details of whether they will allow him time off for us to head to Atlanta first. If not, I may be driving down to Atlanta by myself, and he will fly in Friday night to Knoxville.

I'M. SO. EXCITED. WoOt! I can't wait. We need to fast forward to May right now.

ChrisD
03-16-2011, 04:23 PM
Hmm...looks like all flights for me have to route through Chicago. Still tentative, but hopeful that I can make it.

austin.c
03-16-2011, 04:24 PM
thats great Stacy, and Chris. Best of luck.
I went thru my finances and I should have no problem making it to the meet on my drive home from Florida the week before.
Anyone got an attendance list together?

Waffles!
03-16-2011, 04:51 PM
Congrats Chris!

I think an list of attendees will be posted when we get a bit closer to the date.

4thgenceli
03-16-2011, 04:56 PM
I'm still coming, I'll be buying my ticket here soon to fly. Chances are I'll be flying into ATL and out of ATL Thursday/Monday. I'm still seeking a roomshare in Knoxsville though.

ChrisD
03-16-2011, 04:57 PM
Tim - I just have to hear about my job, but if all goes well we could probably split a room.

4thgenceli
03-16-2011, 05:00 PM
Tim - I just have to hear about my job, but if all goes well we could probably split a room.

Cool Juevos

alltracNyx
03-16-2011, 05:12 PM
Hmm...looks like all flights for me have to route through Chicago. Still tentative, but hopeful that I can make it.

Well, once we see where all the details fall into place, maybe you can hitch a ride from Chicago south to Knoxville, or maybe even Atlanta, if you wanted depending on what day you're able to fly, and what day we end up leaving.

I'm glad someone finally offered to bunk up with Tim :hehe:

4thgenceli
03-16-2011, 05:13 PM
I'm glad someone finally offered to bunk up with Tim :hehe:

I know! Seriously I'm not as strange in person, just ask Marshall.

Waffles!
03-16-2011, 05:30 PM
I know! Seriously I'm not as strange in person, just ask Marshall.

Marshall's opinion doesn't count. He's strange too.

Mafix
03-16-2011, 09:27 PM
nobody is bunking with me as of yet. but i haven't got a room yet either.
and the only thing that may be missing from my car is the speedo. damn you technology!

Night_Wolf
03-16-2011, 10:09 PM
nobody is bunking with me as of yet. but i haven't got a room yet either.
and the only thing that may be missing from my car is the speedo. damn you technology!

You don't "need" a speedo

alltracNyx
03-16-2011, 10:15 PM
Ahahaha, I read that completely differently. I'm on tapatalk on my phone, and it only showed me Night_Wolf's comment, but not what he was quoting until I clicked on the detail. I thought he was telling Mafix that he didn't need his speedo, as in swim suit. Didn't think you all were on that familiar of terms...yet ;)

Luni
03-16-2011, 11:18 PM
Fags...

Night_Wolf
03-16-2011, 11:20 PM
Fags...

Guys in speedos are!

bloodMoney
03-17-2011, 12:51 PM
<--- Nationally Ranked competitive swimmer....

Don't make me ban you from the Midwest meet Wolf!

Mafix
03-17-2011, 02:22 PM
eh hem...
speedometer. hopefully that's better for you guys.
(and i don't own/want a speedo)

bloodMoney
03-17-2011, 04:35 PM
lol

KM
03-17-2011, 04:58 PM
Luni, CTech is you job. Therefore, the trip would be business related. Write that sh*t off. This is a business trip. Its the only way I was ever able to pull it off :) You'll get every penny back the following tax year, which funds the trip again for the following year.

Bring some stuff to the meet to swap/sell to generate income for the trip. I'm sure we'd all pitch in to buy whatever it is you sell, whether its dollar store glow-sticks or a bunch of bottled beverages ;) We'll understand the necessity in the price-markup because we all want you to be there!!

I actually have a box of glowsticks.

v3
03-17-2011, 06:07 PM
Put in for the 20th to the 22nd off......boss said he wouldn't sign it until the date got closer, wtf.

MCcelica
03-18-2011, 02:05 AM
Cell phones now have apps for GPS driven speedometers, just so ya know...

MR2Guru
03-18-2011, 03:31 AM
I actually have a box of glowsticks.

For that, you rock. :)

manda
03-18-2011, 05:21 AM
For that, you rock. :)

x2

Tuminatuh
03-19-2011, 12:16 AM
Will be there. For sure.

In my Cel..... erm, I mean in my MR..... um, I mean, in my CRX. Yeah, I haven't been here in a while. Been busy blowing engines and crashing into cop cars.

I have an '87 CRX, now (whoo, 1st-gen!) and my friend will be tagging along in his modded Cobalt SS (S/C). I look forward to seeing you guys again and, hopefully, no exploding transmissions this time...