Put like 56 miles on the car tonight. I went to the car wash and to fill up with some fresh 93 octane Shell. The motor drives perfectly. Idle is a tad rougher than I remember, but I wonder if that's just from a combination of higher compression, lighter flywheel, now-solid side mounts, and just being generally new.

The rear brakes are making some noise which is annoying. I wonder if the ebrake seized while it was on blocks (they aren't seized anymore) and messed up the rotors. I think I may do pads and rotors before the next autocross anyway. It also needs an alignment pretty badly.


Odo read 274149 at the beginning of the night, which means the car had roughly 209,935 miles on it when the motor was rebuilt.

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