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09-22-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gene

You can use a turbo one on a NA, it just looks...

You can use a turbo one on a NA, it just looks weird since it has the extra bit to come out from under the intercooler.
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-23-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,031
Posted By Gene

Do you already have the car? Step 1 is buying...

Do you already have the car? Step 1 is buying someone else's sorted or at least partially sorted car.
Forum: Race Car Tech
02-03-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By Gene

GPS is so worth it compared to a plain timer...

GPS is so worth it compared to a plain timer though. My first time using one I took like 5 seconds off my lap time by the end of the weekend.
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-18-11, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By Gene

It depends... there's ones like the Defi gauges...

It depends... there's ones like the Defi gauges where the senders all feed data into a brain box and the gauges all feed off a central bus, and there's ones where each gauge just hooks directly to...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-10-11, 11:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,971
Posted By Gene

What I mean by stress risers is imperfections...

What I mean by stress risers is imperfections (such as machining marks) in the surface of a material, which can lead to cracks. Stress is at its greatest concentration at the surface of a part, so...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-07-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By Gene

Just document your stuff well, and bring...

Just document your stuff well, and bring something interesting to bribe the judges with. If your car looks crappy enough they probably won't bother. Carbed is nice, you might win the "best finish...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-06-11, 11:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,971
Posted By Gene

Used housings on a rebuild. Maybe 15k miles I...

Used housings on a rebuild. Maybe 15k miles I forget, but a lot of them were on the track. Only one housing cracked.

Do you know what I'm talking about when I say a stress riser? I don't know...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-05-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,971
Posted By Gene

I had something similar done in a motor of mine...

I had something similar done in a motor of mine and ended up with a cracked spark plug hole, and it wasn't a high HP application. Dunno if they were directly related, I didn't take too good a look...
Forum: NE RX-7 Forum
12-15-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 543
Posted By Gene

Friend's CRX-SiR Stolen!

Crosspost from Lounge:

https://www.rx7club.com/showthread.php?p=10367813#post10367813
Forum: Race Car Tech
11-09-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By Gene

Also you need to buy and read all of Carroll...

Also you need to buy and read all of Carroll Smith's "_________ to win" books.
Forum: Race Car Tech
11-05-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By Gene

I use the memory one and it's great. It stores...

I use the memory one and it's great. It stores and displays all 12 temps at once, which is pretty handy, and lets you store several sets of readings.
Forum: Race Car Tech
10-28-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,276
Posted By Gene

You should consider airframe bolts for this sort...

You should consider airframe bolts for this sort of thing. Pegasus has them but they aren't cheap.

http://www.pegasusautoracing.com/productselection.asp?Product=AN12

Can you draw a picture or...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-25-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By Gene

Why are you sending it to AU to get programmed? ...

Why are you sending it to AU to get programmed? Have a local tuner who knows what he's doing work on it. Or do you mean something different by "program"?
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-04-10, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Gene

Well the problem with going up in size is that...

Well the problem with going up in size is that weight increases. On a pure race car bigger is better because you can shove massive brakes under there.

If you're just starting out autocrossing...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-02-10, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By Gene

Wait, an IT7 car? That sounds suspiciously like...

Wait, an IT7 car? That sounds suspiciously like a real race car, not a $500 special.
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-28-10, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,658
Posted By Gene

Huh? The TE-37 are one of the lightest wheels...

Huh? The TE-37 are one of the lightest wheels around. Or are they a special R33 version?
08-27-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Gene

I saw a clutch release fork that had a crack down...

I saw a clutch release fork that had a crack down the middle. When the clutch pedal was pressed the fork would deflect instead of pushing correctly.
08-26-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,314
Posted By Gene

Until the plastic MELTS!

Until the plastic MELTS!
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-26-10, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,870
Posted By Gene

Dunno, I've driven race cars with no heater core...

Dunno, I've driven race cars with no heater core or blower and the windshield can fog right up if the conditions are bad. With a blower alone it might be ok. Rain-x's anti-rain treatment is awesome...
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-26-10, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,473
Posted By Gene

An oil pan baffle will help this. Also what is...

An oil pan baffle will help this. Also what is the vent on the center housing hooked to? An oil separator tank with a drainback might help this too. Do you have the stock oilpan or a racing piece?
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-24-10, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By Gene

Drill a hole the right size in the cap and put a...

Drill a hole the right size in the cap and put a valve stem in the hole :) Use the metal type that uses rubber grommets and a nut.

Or just buy everything ready to go:
...
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-24-10, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,650
Posted By Gene

The composite seats were never designed to have...

The composite seats were never designed to have holes drilled in them though, and may fail around the drilled holes.
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-24-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By Gene

If they're not airtight they're not gonna be...

If they're not airtight they're not gonna be water tight!

Make some caps with tire valve stems on one end and a fitting for a pressure gauge on the other, pump them full of compressed air and see...
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-24-10, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,650
Posted By Gene

I too am a big fan of a properly braced Kirkey...

I too am a big fan of a properly braced Kirkey aluminum seat. Price can't be beat and they don't expire. And they are comfortable!
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-18-10, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,526
Posted By Gene

I don't know why nobody makes a silicone dust...

I don't know why nobody makes a silicone dust boot for racing calipers, it should hold up to the heat better and less dust in your pistons is a good thing.
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