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Old 09-12-2004, 11:31 PM   #1
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What is PIT?
what is the whole spelling of PIT?
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Old 09-13-2004, 11:32 AM   #2
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pit (n)
-A natural or artificial hole or cavity in the ground.

-An excavation for the removal of mineral deposits; a mine.
-The shaft of a mine.
-A concealed hole in the ground used as a trap; a pitfall.

-Hell.
-A miserable or depressing place or situation.
-pits Slang. The worst. Used with the: “New York politics are the pits” (Washington Star).
-A small indentation in a surface: pits in a windshield.

-A natural hollow or depression in the body or an organ.
-A small indented scar left in the skin by smallpox or other eruptive disease; a pockmark.
-Informal. An armpit. Often used in the plural.
-An enclosed, usually sunken area in which animals, such as dogs or gamecocks, are placed for fighting.

-The section directly in front of and below the stage of a theater, in which the musicians sit.
-Chiefly British. The ground floor of a theater behind the stalls.

-The section of an exchange where trading in a specific commodity is carried on.
-The gambling area of a casino.

-A sunken area in a garage floor from which mechanics may work on cars.
-Sports. An area beside an auto racecourse where cars may be refueled or serviced during a race. Used with the. Often used in the plural.
-Football. The middle areas of the defensive and offensive lines.
-Botany. A cavity in the wall of a plant cell where there is no secondary wall, as in fibers, tracheids, and vessels.

v. pit·ted, pit·ting, pits
v. tr.
-To mark with cavities, depressions, or scars: a surface pitted with craters.
-To set in direct opposition or competition: a war that pitted brother against brother.
-To place, bury, or store in a pit.

v. intr.
-To become marked with pits.
-To retain an impression after being indented. Used of the skin.
-To stop at a refueling area during an auto race.

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Old 09-13-2004, 11:49 AM   #3
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I think he means PTI, as in PTI Racing. They make bodies & have a couple new car kits coming out. www.PTIracing.net
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I think he means PIT, as in "I have to pit to refuel.

Pit in RC gas power cars refers to when your in a race that is longer than 5 minutes, every 5 minutes or so your car runs out of fuel, to keep going you have to pit to put more fuel in the tank before you run out an your engine dies..
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Old 09-13-2004, 08:12 PM   #5
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When racing was in its infancy, drivers and mechanics discovered that it was quicker and easier to just dig out a narrow pit for working on the underside of the race car rather that raising the car on jacks. Practically every car had a pit at its disposal, so the repair area naturally became known as "the pits".

When tracks became paved with asphalt, these "pits" disappeared, but the nickname did not. Thus, when a car must stop to refuel or change tires during a race, teams still say the car must come into the "pit", or make a "pit stop".

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when you crashed you need to pick up the pieces back to pit and Put It Together!
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Produced In Taiwan, maybe ?

how is the baby? still waiting for you to tell us his name.
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