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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #60 on: April 22, 2018, 10:18:27 AM »
For anyone planning to attend the event this is hotel everyone is staying at. We have a group rate of $70.00 a night single double or triple. So far we have booked 42 of the 54 rooms.


http://www.hotelcristalsamana.com.bo



$70 a night in a nice hotel during race week! Don't let the Bolivians talk to the Casino owner in Wendover! Looks like a nice hotel to boot.
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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #61 on: May 04, 2018, 06:04:40 PM »
The Bolivia event is on unfortunately Jamie Williams who has paid the 20K entry fee can not he has most generously donated it to the event Erin Stills and Ralph Hudson have a 40 foot container going that Jamie was going to ship in. The cost split 3 ways would be about 4K. If someone else is interested in going you should call Jamie Williams and see if he is willing to let you run at a reduced cost using his entree.

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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #62 on: May 13, 2018, 07:44:18 AM »
Accuweather just posted a video of sunrise over the Bolivia flats. Ads associated, sorry:  https://www.accuweather.com/en/videos/stunning-aerial-of-sunrise-at-worlds-largest-salt-flat/tqmgjizje6ocedwggmkm92w9ksp5wezk
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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #63 on: May 17, 2018, 09:29:41 PM »
On Monday the 21st the National Geographic channel program One Strange Rock at 7:00 PDT has a segment on the event in Bolivia last year.

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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #64 on: May 18, 2018, 08:41:55 AM »
This jumped into view this morning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3hlz0RLFes

Jim's Wichita built car getting a little dyno time

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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #65 on: May 18, 2018, 02:23:58 PM »
The dyno looks similar to yours, Stainless.

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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #66 on: May 18, 2018, 02:28:24 PM »
The dyno looks similar to yours, Stainless.

John

Yea but their shop is cleaner and better manned  :roll:
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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #67 on: May 18, 2018, 04:30:19 PM »
I'll bet your labor rate is cheaper. :-D :-D

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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #68 on: May 18, 2018, 08:34:13 PM »
Yea, probably... although one of my satisfied customers did send me a bottle of 21 year old Bushmills as well as sending Linda a couple bottles of really nice wine for making gourmet dinners while they were here.  

Waiting for you to bring the car down Ron
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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #69 on: June 30, 2018, 04:21:18 PM »
Jim Knapp/Maro Special not able to make it, according to Facebook.

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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #70 on: July 06, 2018, 01:54:44 PM »
I'm sitting in Houston waiting for my flight to Lima, then on to La Paz.... with any luck I'll be able to post some pictures when I get there
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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #71 on: July 06, 2018, 09:42:01 PM »
How are you getting from La Paz to the salt?

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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #72 on: July 07, 2018, 12:29:44 PM »
Sure hope he is flying Dan
That mobile hypobaric chamber sure feels good after the first night at altitude in LaPaz

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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #73 on: July 07, 2018, 03:59:10 PM »
Jim Knapp/Maro Special not able to make it, according to Facebook.

I heard this is a rumor and the car is under way. Jim has a GPS tracking system on it.
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Re: Ackattack in Bolivia
« Reply #74 on: July 07, 2018, 04:34:34 PM »
Sure hope he is flying Dan
That mobile hypobaric chamber sure feels good after the first night at altitude in LaPaz

Not to be too picky I think you mean Hyperbaric.  :cheers:  When we were in Cusco (11000 ft or so) last year in a nice hotel they were piping oxygen into the bedroom. Nice.


Glad to hear Knapp is going. He has sort of stopped communicating.
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