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02-11-10, 12:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,537
Posted By DigDug

Automotive headlight projectors are designed...

Automotive headlight projectors are designed specifically to work with either halogen (filament) or HID/xenon (arc discharge) light sources. Projector optics can be very effective for either type,...
02-10-10, 11:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,537
Posted By DigDug

There are two versions of these Hella 90mm...

There are two versions of these Hella 90mm projectors - a halogen filament version using H9 bulbs, and a HID/xenon version using D2S capsules. If you have the "xenon" projectors (68139), then you...
02-07-10, 03:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,537
Posted By DigDug

Sorry, meant to say that the aftermarket HID...

Sorry, meant to say that the aftermarket HID capsules being used in a halogen projector can be dangerous. HID lighting can actually provide a significant safety gain, if properly designed. Rebased...
02-07-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,537
Posted By DigDug

If you are running rebased/aftermarket HID...

If you are running rebased/aftermarket HID capsules in a projector designed for a halogen light source, don't think for a second that is what real purpose-built HID lighting is like.

The recent...
02-06-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,537
Posted By DigDug

Those HID projectors are really nice. I was...

Those HID projectors are really nice. I was looking forward to seeing the beam shots, and they definitely look good. That is what real HID projectors are all about - a WIDE beam with a much more even...
Forum: Race Car Tech
02-05-10, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By DigDug

Well the Widefoot mounts can work with...

Well the Widefoot mounts can work with stock-style solid bars. I think David made some sort of D-bushing brackets that bolt to the mounts. Maybe a pricey setup for what you want.

Since you...
Forum: Race Car Tech
02-02-10, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By DigDug

What bar are you running? I have the Widefoot...

What bar are you running? I have the Widefoot mounts with bronze bushing blocks and spacers, and they've been perfectly smooth and noise-free for 4 years now - haven't even refreshed the original...
08-31-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By DigDug

I have been very happy with the Stoptech SS...

I have been very happy with the Stoptech SS lines. They are a little pricey, but very high quality and have a thick plastic sheath, and are readily available.
08-10-09, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By DigDug

I had a similar slow leak on mine, and replacing...

I had a similar slow leak on mine, and replacing the rear seal didn't fix it. Turned out the plastic cover with the small rubber boot over the base of the shifter was completely torn apart. On...
06-19-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,496
Posted By DigDug

Sorry to hear that, Matt. Did you notice this...

Sorry to hear that, Matt. Did you notice this just after you got home from VIR?
06-16-09, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,393
Posted By DigDug

DO NOT BUY FROM SR MOTORSPORTS. Do a search to...

DO NOT BUY FROM SR MOTORSPORTS. Do a search to learn about their criminal practices.

Not to mention their prices are absolutely ridiculous.
06-11-09, 12:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,069
Posted By DigDug

Yes, it's sometimes listed as CP5200.

Yes, it's sometimes listed as CP5200.
06-10-09, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,069
Posted By DigDug

I run stock rear brakes. I would just use the...

I run stock rear brakes. I would just use the same PFC 01 compound for the rear, but they don't make pads for stock FD calipers anymore. I have tried a few different rear pads, and the NTech...
06-10-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,069
Posted By DigDug

I run Performance Friction 01 pads, the part...

I run Performance Friction 01 pads, the part number is 7767.01.17.44.

I reused the NAS fasteners this time. I replaced the hardware the first time around because I bought the kit used and did not...
06-09-09, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,069
Posted By DigDug

Got another set of rotors from Coleman, and I now...

Got another set of rotors from Coleman, and I now have all of the measurements (was missing eye diameter).

Part #DV32-1300-150 Custom solid mount rotor

1.150" thickness
12.875" diameter...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-05-09, 02:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 947
Posted By DigDug

Nah, I don't have any usable pads for the stock...

Nah, I don't have any usable pads for the stock calipers, and the 888s would probably kill them anyways. :)
06-05-09, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,882
Posted By DigDug

I ran that first set of 888s at 8 track events...

I ran that first set of 888s at 8 track events last season, plus street driving in between and over the winter. They held up well, but towards the end of the season, camber wear on the inner...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-02-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,152
Posted By DigDug

Wow, you get to a lot of tracks. I've always...

Wow, you get to a lot of tracks. I've always wanted to run Road Atlanta and Barber but I just can't bring myself to sit in a POS FD any longer than the 4.5 hours to VIR, not to mention the...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-29-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 947
Posted By DigDug

Damn, I won't be able to make it to this one. I...

Damn, I won't be able to make it to this one. I just placed an order with Coleman, and they told me that they have a 2+ week backlog on custom rotor orders, so I won't have any usable rotors in time...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-22-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 947
Posted By DigDug

I just registered. Was hoping to have a cool...

I just registered. Was hoping to have a cool shirt by this season, gonna be sweating it out in the car again. :)
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-19-09, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By DigDug

Yes, I've been to a few where the club explicitly...

Yes, I've been to a few where the club explicitly forbid timing devices, and they claim it's for insurance reasons as it's supposed to be a "driving school", and any sort of competition is not...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-19-09, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By DigDug

I haven't needed to setup the beacon for my...

I haven't needed to setup the beacon for my Longacre hot lap timer at most of the events I've attended because somebody else usually has one trackside already. A lot of people use this timer and it's...
05-19-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By DigDug

I was using a trial of Corel Video Studio Pro x2...

I was using a trial of Corel Video Studio Pro x2 for a while. It was easy to use and supported lots of output formats, but it expired and I've been putting off buying anything. I also tried Vegas and...
05-18-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By DigDug

Nice video. What software did you use?

Nice video. What software did you use?
05-09-09, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,680
Posted By DigDug

The alternating colors are definitely nice. I use...

The alternating colors are definitely nice. I use Motul 600, and the stuff darkens noticeably in the presence of air/moisture between events, even in just a week. I put a florescent light behind the...
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