pacific northwest merkurs?

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pacific northwest merkurs?

Post by 88balooXR » Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:48 pm

I was just looking to see how many people out there are actually in the pacific northwest. We own 3 xr4ti's and want to know if there are any other enthusiast in our area. we are in southern idaho.
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Post by dirtyford » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:02 pm

If you call Southern Idaho the PNW. I guess So. Oregon would be there also!

Problem is, its not green and mossy and dark and cold! :cheers

There are quite a few people from Wa. Or. and Id. btw!

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Post by 88balooXR » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:17 pm

ya i used to know some guys in Seattle but it seems the love of xr's has gotten lost. i am looking for merkur get together s that aren't in like Pennsylvania or Florida or something. are there any happening in the northwest?
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Post by thebronze » Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:24 pm

I started a Facebook group called PNW Merkurs... If Yer on there join up... but it for those in the Pacific North West.... BC, WA, OR, Nor Cal. ....etc


http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id= ... 243900644/
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Post by JOSHUATREEE » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:04 pm

I know more merkur owners that don't surf the web then do. Here in spokane and the valley there are tons of merks driving around, just can't catch up with them.

prediction- going to be a incline in merkur interest, For the next few year in my area.

Off topic- is there a leavenworth car show and cruz this year?
or a close show suitable for merks
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Post by xrattiracer » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:46 pm

check out the PACNW local forum on here, theres an upcoming drive to port townsend (put on by the VW guys much like the yearly leavenworth drive).
my merkur has basically become a dedicated race car so i dont do much street driving with it, but you can catch me at every bscc autocross :)
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Post by thebronze » Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:09 am

xrattiracer wrote: as for a facebook group, i hate facebook! :)

That's ok.... facebook hates You right back...... LOL :cheers
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Post by Razorthirty » Sun Mar 18, 2012 8:55 am

Im not in the PNW but im close to southern idaho, being in SW montana.
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Post by cantgetaway » Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:16 am

im in washington and know couple others i see them scooting around qutie a bit or on sale on craigslist.

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Post by ianmcc » Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:36 pm

I joined up despite living in Calgary!
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Post by John Brennan » Sun Mar 18, 2012 2:59 pm

Idaho's often lumped in with the PNW states, which makes little sense geographically, but then again, you are close enough to make events and stuff. Look at the proximity of Spokane to Coeur d'Alene... and Boise's not far from the Oregon border. Seattle-to-Boise is about the same as Phoenix-to-LA/the coast-- except it's a much prettier drive!
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Post by 88balooXR » Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:59 pm

i've noticed alot of east coast events but rarely do i see one on the west coast. just tryn to get some people contacts over here.
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Post by JOSHUATREEE » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:37 am

Ya not alot of events here. It would be cool to get together for valleyfest here in spokane. Its a nice end of the summer show, and with more then just a car show.
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Post by JediTalen » Mon Mar 26, 2012 1:42 pm

We should plan a Friday thing before the Start of the Olympus Rally (Maybe do a hot lap TSD of the Olympic Penninsula ending at the hotel for the Olympus?) & show some Merk Love for Phlat65 who should have his new Group 5 car there. Also in mid july the AutoSports Labs guys are running a lemons race at the Ridge in Shelton, there's another great oppourtunity for some NW MerkMob action1.
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Post by xR4rally » Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:50 am

I like the Olympic peninsula lap to Olympus rally idea. When is that this year?
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