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Forum: Race Car Tech
12-15-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,114
Posted By thetech

Redline racing 50wt is actually a 15w50 oil.

Redline racing 50wt is actually a 15w50 oil.
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-07-09, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By thetech

I try and keep oil and water at 200*...I am...

I try and keep oil and water at 200*...I am comfortable with water as high as 220-230 but anything over 210 on the oil is cause for concern. Using AFCO dual pass radiator and twin mocal coolers. My...
06-02-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By thetech

Spacers are fine. I have never NOT run spacers on...

Spacers are fine. I have never NOT run spacers on any of my racecars, and know of many other racers who use spacers as well. As long as you have good studs (like ARP) or use a spacer which also...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-22-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,654
Posted By thetech

I use Denso Iridium's (#35 I think)...not much...

I use Denso Iridium's (#35 I think)...not much benefit cost-wise and believe they are just as hard to get hold of, but they work well.
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-21-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By thetech

I used to run 2 x DIS-4 on my 20B. They performed...

I used to run 2 x DIS-4 on my 20B. They performed quite well once I finally figured out they needed to be set to waste spark mode :)

Unfortunately we could never solve a problem where the ignition...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-04-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,096
Posted By thetech

Wow, incredible find. Guess I know what my next...

Wow, incredible find. Guess I know what my next project is :D
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-04-09, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,904
Posted By thetech

I've always run straight water with a splash of...

I've always run straight water with a splash of water wetter.
Forum: Race Car Tech
03-27-09, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By thetech

I ran a T76 0.96AR s-trim on my 20B...made great...

I ran a T76 0.96AR s-trim on my 20B...made great power with tremendous torque (520rwhp/420tq @ 5400rpm)
Forum: Race Car Tech
02-26-09, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,389
Posted By thetech

Great pics damian, your car is looking awesome as...

Great pics damian, your car is looking awesome as always.

One question; don't the competition coupe's also run in ST1 in your region? Why was he so much faster?
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-28-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By thetech

LSD is stock T2 clutch LSD that was rebuilt about...

LSD is stock T2 clutch LSD that was rebuilt about 2 years ago. It definitely needs an upgrade.

Toe varies for me, but either 0 or 1/16" out depending on twistyness. I finally just got the car...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-28-09, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By thetech

I actually have a 13B bridgeport turbo in there...

I actually have a 13B bridgeport turbo in there now. I originally used 650/400 with the 20B, but since switching to the 2-rotor the car still feels quite neutral with the 650lb front. I just added a...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-28-09, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By thetech

No rear bar, front bar is a Speedway bar (rated...

No rear bar, front bar is a Speedway bar (rated at 247lbs). Spring rate 650lb front 400lb rear, Koni double adjustable shocks front and rear (front is 8612 RACE insert in AWR tube, rear is custom...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-28-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By thetech

I am running a 335 rear (hoosier R6) with -2.1*...

I am running a 335 rear (hoosier R6) with -2.1* camber. My temps are about 35* spread (from the inside out of course) starting with 29 psi cold. I could probably do with reducing the camber slightly...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-20-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,118
Posted By thetech

I used 16x10 with 0 offset (5.5" backspacing) and...

I used 16x10 with 0 offset (5.5" backspacing) and it required a 3mm spacer to clear the front struts. The rear fit fine.
01-12-09, 02:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,942
Posted By thetech

I'll probably be there going for Unlimited RWD...

I'll probably be there going for Unlimited RWD glory...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-08-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By thetech

I did this swap a few years ago with an RE motor....

I did this swap a few years ago with an RE motor. It's a pain in the ass, PM me if you want any specifics.
Forum: Haltech Forum
01-08-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 41,930
Posted By thetech

I've been using the truck coils on my bridgeport...

I've been using the truck coils on my bridgeport 13B-RE with a GT35R. Made 405rwhp @ 11psi without really breaking a sweat and have been running strong for a couple of track events and about 150 dyno...
01-07-09, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By thetech

KG Parts sells an RE fuel rail, there's no need...

KG Parts sells an RE fuel rail, there's no need to make an adapter for an FD rail. I am using the rail on my race RE engine.
01-07-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,037
Posted By thetech

And if you are really nervous about the eBay...

And if you are really nervous about the eBay version, the only bad thing I have ever heard about them relates to a diaphragm breaking. Buy an HKS diaphragm, it's a direct fit and costs about $85 from...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-05-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,198
Posted By thetech

Thanks! I haven't updated in a while so here...

Thanks!

I haven't updated in a while so here goes...

I've taken the car out a couple of times, and already rebuilt the engine once ;) We made 405rwhp @ 11psi last time on the dyno which is...
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-29-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,181
Posted By thetech

Now this makes alot of sense too...again, only...

Now this makes alot of sense too...again, only confusion would be that it should happen on the dyno too. I'm going to replumb in parallel and get back on the dyno and see if I can recreate...
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-26-08, 12:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,030
Posted By thetech

I'm not arguing whether one unit is superior to...

I'm not arguing whether one unit is superior to the other, just that for 99.9% of uses it makes no difference at all to the driver. Of course if the unit malfunctions thats a different story, but...
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-25-08, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,030
Posted By thetech

Totally depends on the user. If I'm a guy who...

Totally depends on the user. If I'm a guy who gets my car tuned by a professional and never ever hooks up my laptop to the box, what do I care about the software? As long as it runs the car the way...
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-24-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By thetech

Great video Damian, love the camera setup. Car...

Great video Damian, love the camera setup. Car seemed to be running great, I hope you get it up and running and even better this time. Maybe see you at the nationals? :)
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-24-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,181
Posted By thetech

The pump is external and using an Aeromotive...

The pump is external and using an Aeromotive filter (brand new as well!)...I think my plan is to do the external surge tank setup, try and recreate/fine tune on the dyno, and then hit the track again...
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