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The Clinic kicks off the season

Even though the spagetti dinner got snowed out, the clinic on April 16 offered an education to the new drivers and an opportunity to learn the intricacies of alignment and weights.

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Now let's begin with the trangulation of the axle to get a straight line reference.

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Now the steering cable can be tightened and other adjustments made.

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Love the involvement of all the kids.

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Check out these weights.

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Sometimes the shell just doesn't fit as tight as you want it and it takes more time to put it on the floorboard

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A very important adjustment to check is the toe-in, and Bob's got just the tool.

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The fun part is the weighing.

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Assume the racing position for an official weigh-in.

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I'd say we're ready.

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  See you at the races.

After a Snow Delay, the Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser is held

Many thanks to our hard workers.

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And the Standers for the facility.

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Let's eat.

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Many thanks also to Bob Parmley for the donation of the eight classic model cars that made the auction such a success.

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Thanks also to YouFit Health Club, Tony's, the Outback, Olive Garden, Chilis, Karen Todd, and Karen Lauter for the additional auction items.

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And of course, the mini track was its usual hit with the kids.

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