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06-16-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,003
Posted By BLUE TII

I saw the vid on youtube and groaned "I gotta...

I saw the vid on youtube and groaned "I gotta watch a Miata spank an FD on the ring." to my friend because I know he has much more chassis prep,

But you held your own. Pulled him hard out of the...
06-16-19, 12:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,108
Posted By BLUE TII

500.... so you had a 300 shot of n2o?

500.... so you had a 300 shot of n2o?
06-14-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By BLUE TII

Because the RP smic core is thicker than stock...

Because the RP smic core is thicker than stock the lower IC hose can rub the accessory belt. I fixed that by putting in a silicone lower IC hose.

Also the inlet/outlet were a bit too big diameter...
06-09-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By BLUE TII

I used the RP one both with stock airbox and with...

I used the RP one both with stock airbox and with open element dal Blitz air filters using '95 Y- pipe.

I am using the huge M2 unit now with M2 narrow airbox and relocated battery which uses the...
06-03-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By BLUE TII

Have you had a chance to verify the steering...

Have you had a chance to verify the steering wheel still cocks to the Left when driving on flat pavement (as in not a road crowned for drainage)?

Never had an alignment shop that wasnt able to get...
06-03-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By BLUE TII

If car had accurate 4 wheel alignment then crown...

If car had accurate 4 wheel alignment then crown in the road would still cause the steering wheel to go to the left going straight. More toe and or more camber accentuates this tendency (toe or...
05-30-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By BLUE TII

Full race manifold has poor wastegate priority,...

Full race manifold has poor wastegate priority, but it does have the wg entries far from the exhaust ports which helps make up for it.

If you go FR have them put 2x 44 MVR flanges on it if you...
05-04-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,137
Posted By BLUE TII

RE-71R are still the best gripping 200utqg wthout...

RE-71R are still the best gripping 200utqg wthout needing heat.

Rival S 1.5 wants a bit more heat and likes more slip angle as well as coming in sizes wider than 285/30-18 so it has its place.
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04-03-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,925
Posted By BLUE TII

The RE Amemiya 90mm Dolphin tail has two giant...

The RE Amemiya 90mm Dolphin tail has two giant oval mufflers...
04-02-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,925
Posted By BLUE TII

A.C.E (Auto Craft Evolution) makes a Ti exhaust...

A.C.E (Auto Craft Evolution) makes a Ti exhaust in 78mm and 90mm that is mid pipe back and reasonably priced (under $2,000).

RE Amemiya has the Stainless 90mm Dolphin tail that is mid pipe and cat...
04-02-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By BLUE TII

Open volute turbo exhaust housings also flow more...

Open volute turbo exhaust housings also flow more than divided housings since they have lower frictional losses due to surface area. Especially so the v-band open volume turbo exhaust housings.

A...
03-16-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,977
Posted By BLUE TII

I'm running a completely stock new 13B-REW block...

I'm running a completely stock new 13B-REW block from Mazda that I put in last fall.

Couple of notes-
With just modded/ported throttle body, lightly cleaned up intake manifold runners, emissions...
03-14-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 1,428,260
Posted By BLUE TII

You could probably run a 15mm spacer in back with...

You could probably run a 15mm spacer in back with stock fenders and stock camber.
Not much you can do up front without rolling the fender lip under- its just likely to catch and pull a crease in the...
03-09-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By BLUE TII

I have to use 1st gear fairly frequently at our...

I have to use 1st gear fairly frequently at our local auto-x because its a narrow venue and often has pin cones like in gymkhanna. Usually used in conjunction with the e-brake.
03-09-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By BLUE TII

Just a tired trans, poor clutch disengagement...

Just a tired trans, poor clutch disengagement and/or not rev matching well enough.

Here is vid of my FD with a mystery used trans downshifting fairly seamlessly into 1st.

Its a stock trans-...
03-09-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,144
Posted By BLUE TII

The wastegates stayed shut with no boost...

The wastegates stayed shut with no boost reference.
I think engine VE plummets due to high exhaust manifold pressure which lowers the exhaust output to drive the turbo proportionally.

I had the...
03-06-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,144
Posted By BLUE TII

On my EFR 7670 with divided manifold and dual...

On my EFR 7670 with divided manifold and dual 44mm MVR wastegates I ran the turbo without the wastegate boost reference line (no wastegates) and with.

Without wastegates the torque peaks with...
03-06-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,473
Posted By BLUE TII

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I read on this site that Marcus Read who sells FD parts on Facebook has contacts with SMB and might be able to get batches of exhausts made.
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03-05-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,144
Posted By BLUE TII

My experience on how ports affect torque curve is...

My experience on how ports affect torque curve is from running the same T04B 60-1 on huge street port with big exhaust like yours versus small street port with just slightly earlier opening exhaust....
03-05-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,144
Posted By BLUE TII

If you were on a loading dyno like Dyno Dynamics...

If you were on a loading dyno like Dyno Dynamics and had the RPM locked so dyno load kept increasing holding the engine to that RPM then the SXE with the same compressor would make the same boost and...
02-27-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By BLUE TII

Very Sexy wheel set-up.:yum:

Very Sexy wheel set-up.:yum:
02-25-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 311,856
Posted By BLUE TII

Yeah, I am short with broad shoulders and this is...

Yeah, I am short with broad shoulders and this is how all race seats and some stock seats feel- fine once I put my hands on the steering wheel.

As a passenger I cross my arms and grab the shoulder...
02-23-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,144
Posted By BLUE TII

Damn, the exhaust ports are big as I suspected...

Damn, the exhaust ports are big as I suspected when I saw the high rpm torque.

I hate how little power under 2,000rpm my engines with big exhaust port had though. You notice that every time you...
02-23-19, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By BLUE TII

Yeah, I like Purpley Blue FDs. Local guy had...

Yeah, I like Purpley Blue FDs.

Local guy had an FD with '99 update in some shade of Blurple and I thought it looked sweeeet.

Everyone teased him for having a Purple car, but whatever.
02-23-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,144
Posted By BLUE TII

Your streetport held the torque incredibly well...

Your streetport held the torque incredibly well in the high rpm- there really was no boost creep?

Would you be so kind as to share pics of your exhaust ports?
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