who I am and why I’m here

I am a software engineer by trade and I am always looking for new opportunities. Blogging has become a way for me to demonstrate the skills that I have as a developer. That is the clean cut, chiseled response for today’s blog.  I have been working on this blog for a while now.  I think…

FF damage inspected

I got a call from Porter racing.  Looks like the car had an accident at some point and the initial repairs were a hack.  The impact from the accident killed the clutch slave cylinder and it was dented, that is why it was leaking.  The original attempts to repair the transmission included re-welding the top…

The epiphany

I had an epiphany….  Or maybe I am just hitting that mid-life crisis, again. It is something that has been building for quite some time, but due to other issues I have not been able to scratch this itch.  As I have been working at getting a decent plan together for this years race season,…

Front lip install

Back in January I while getting the Evo ready for another season I finally had to address the front lower lip.  It was basically falling off the car because half of the right side mounts had been sheared off from all the past years of hitting hapless cones. A couple of years ago I replace…

AAS round one

This past weekend I race at the first round of the American Autocross series down at Marina airport.  Marina is an awesome place to race with its large concrete paddock.  The grip is consistent, the weather is predictable for the south bay, windy, sunny and cold for this time of year. AAS courses are always…