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09-12-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 81
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Posted By ccanepa50

someone may have covered this (i looked...

someone may have covered this (i looked some)........but why would you want 70/30 mix in the cooling? any coolant is a real reduction in heat transfer, just 100% water with some 'wetter' is the way...
Forum: Race Car Tech
11-18-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By ccanepa50

I havent raced on Buttonwillow since just after...

I havent raced on Buttonwillow since just after it was built, i notice a lot of patches done on the asphalt, is it as rough as it looks? T-hill just got repaved because the formula cars were max'ing...
Forum: Race Car Tech
10-30-08, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,468
Posted By ccanepa50

yep, know that on/off feeling well, you can look...

yep, know that on/off feeling well, you can look into "rally" clutches as opposed to "road race" if you use her on the street at all, the rally rated clutches have a slight bit more...
Forum: Race Car Tech
10-04-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By ccanepa50

not sure if they have what you want but...

not sure if they have what you want but GroundControl is the eibach/koni resource.....
eibach in stock
you might consider something (shocks/coilovers) that will allow ride height/weight...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-25-08, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By ccanepa50

how much camber do you need on a track FC? in my...

how much camber do you need on a track FC? in my opinion ALL OF IT! regardless of the ugly wear pattern you might try more camber if you are track only, if you street the car at all oh well, you're...
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-10-08, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By ccanepa50

2008 SCCA GCR pg 90 section 9.3.40 ..........one...

2008 SCCA GCR pg 90 section 9.3.40 ..........one piece bucket type........back of seat firmly attached to the roll hoop, or its cross bracing....... Seats homologated......mounted in accordance...
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-10-08, 09:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,336
Posted By ccanepa50

i think the track just got a little narrower, i...

i think the track just got a little narrower, i dont think we can drive off those burms quite like before.
thanks for the pix......
07-13-08, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,988
Posted By ccanepa50

no biggie, try a simple piece of 16ga alum...

no biggie, try a simple piece of 16ga alum 2x2x10", the plate is above the mouth 100%, i rolled the plate a bit to match the bumper curve.......
Forum: Race Car Tech
07-09-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,095
Posted By ccanepa50

might want to put a baffle/flange (whatever?)...

might want to put a baffle/flange (whatever?) around the oil cooler, have it stick forward 1" so all the air goes thru the cooler not spill around it..did you cut a few vents below the mouth to get...
07-05-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By ccanepa50

Not trying to threadjack janrx7 but have a...

Not trying to threadjack janrx7 but have a directly related question.........we see intake temp/combustion temp/exhaust temp drops as the main benefit of AI.....I accept that....but
how much could...
06-21-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,216
Posted By ccanepa50

2nd to dgeesaman, these are your BRAKES, nothing...

2nd to dgeesaman, these are your BRAKES, nothing less than perfection is the order of the day, please get new or reconditioned calipers for yourself and call it done, the piston/seal relationship is...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-16-08, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By ccanepa50

wheel diameter changes camber need as does which...

wheel diameter changes camber need as does which track you're running, Howard has 18" i think and 10" wide rears, smaller diameter usually = more camber need, his is a street/track car, but the...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-11-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By ccanepa50

BTW: thats 90,000 mi on the orig engine, with few...

BTW: thats 90,000 mi on the orig engine, with few mods, dp, cat back, smic, Apexi ecu, AWR radiator, 99 turbos
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-11-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By ccanepa50

I have the RB BBK with the #7 pads, i dont push...

I have the RB BBK with the #7 pads, i dont push the braking envelope so the pads are just adequate, for those who care the car has 8/6 springs, special valved Koni coil overs from Ground Control,...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-29-08, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By ccanepa50

you might want to get camber plates for the front...

you might want to get camber plates for the front and dial in a bunch of neg camber (easily 3 or more) the Rtriple 8 are really great tires, they like lots 'o' neg camber (or a little more)............
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-11-08, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By ccanepa50

so far you are describing a 4 point...

so far you are describing a 4 point harness....... the 5 (or better 6) point is there to reduce potential submarining (you sliding down/out under the lap belt), but also to hold the lap belt in that...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-29-08, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,457
Posted By ccanepa50

i think icedawg is right on, cheapest and best is...

i think icedawg is right on, cheapest and best is to write off the existing cage completely, you might be able save the main hoop or something (cut it out with the mounting plates still attached) and...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-29-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 737
Posted By ccanepa50

as you can infer from the prev posts E Prod is...

as you can infer from the prev posts E Prod is mostly a national level competition class, you can run it regional but there is little competition so everyone gets a trophy (BFD!!!!)
if expense is...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-27-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,817
Posted By ccanepa50

sorry to see this happen most have done the same...

sorry to see this happen most have done the same and feel just as bummed, for those who haven't yet ...... keep trying, you'll get there....
glad you are fine and the car isnt too bad,
Q:on some...
Forum: Race Car Tech
03-01-08, 11:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,805
Posted By ccanepa50

flat or dolly towing isnt the longer term answer,...

flat or dolly towing isnt the longer term answer, so many things will render you DATT(dead at the track) when its time to go home........ look to setting yourself up with a trailer before too long,...
Forum: Race Car Tech
02-14-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,955
Posted By ccanepa50

http://www.norcal-saac.org/ot/otbook.htm#Tutorials...

http://www.norcal-saac.org/ot/otbook.htm#Tutorials

above link is a track tutorial to refresh your memory of the track layout, for those who have not seen this link it is great prep for first...
02-07-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,684
Posted By ccanepa50

Quote: "Are you serious? Hagerty is just like...

Quote:
"Are you serious? Hagerty is just like any other insurance company when it comes to that stuff. If you wreck it at the track you just trailor it out to the highway shoulder and push it into...
01-21-08, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By ccanepa50

PICK UP THE PHONE AND CALL THEM!!!!! most of...

PICK UP THE PHONE AND CALL THEM!!!!! most of their info is not just thrown out there into the public domain, they are nice folks who know their stuff, just call........ps: get a ship date...... and...
01-12-08, 07:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,502
Posted By ccanepa50

post pic on craigslist right away too, makes it...

post pic on craigslist right away too, makes it more difficult to sell anything off of her
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-10-08, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,262
Posted By ccanepa50

more Q's....are you going to keep your interior...

more Q's....are you going to keep your interior pretty stock looking for day to day use or do you figure to install a roll bar or cage, racing seat, fire system and stripped interior, or are you...
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