My thought is this: get in to the right mindset early on. So, if that means a late night test session grabbing big mouthfuls of foliage and cutting ditches that are not meant to be cut, then perfect. Ojibwe is a MAX ATTACK! event after all, right?
As I am sure you can guess, my new head and transmission are in. Some people would say that there should be a break-in period for new parts. After thoroughly explaining the sport of rally, those same people would say, “You do WHAT? Why?!”