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Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
11-27-06, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By macdaddy

I'll be up at VIR next weekend (Dec 2,3)...

I'll be up at VIR next weekend (Dec 2,3) instructing for the Carolinas Region PCA Driving Education event. Come by and I'll see if I can get you out on track for a ride. Look for the black Excursion...
08-04-06, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By macdaddy

see the product info on the Apexi website: ...

see the product info on the Apexi website:
http://www.apexi-usa.com/pdf/productDocumentation/198.pdf
04-05-06, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By macdaddy

Pettit Racing 99 spec and GT fiberglass noses

Anybody with any experience with these care to share your thoughts? I'm getting ready to repaint my car, and am considering a new nose for better cooling. If I decide to go with a new nose, I'm...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
11-08-05, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11,434
Views: 280,541
Posted By macdaddy

Chin Motorsports will be at VIR Sat/Sun Dec...

Chin Motorsports will be at VIR Sat/Sun Dec 10/11. I don't know if they will be doing "parade laps" or not, but most organizations do (during the time that the corner workers break for lunch -...
11-05-05, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By macdaddy

tranny and diff - still using dino juice in the...

tranny and diff - still using dino juice in the crankcase.
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
11-05-05, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11,434
Views: 280,541
Posted By macdaddy

Sorry I missed the Wilmington run, but we had 3...

Sorry I missed the Wilmington run, but we had 3 FDs at Rockingham (NC Speedway) today with the THSCC driving school! My first time on this track, and the first time for my car in almost a year (and...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
06-14-05, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11,434
Views: 280,541
Posted By macdaddy

Raleigh folks- I'll be up at VIR instructing...

Raleigh folks-
I'll be up at VIR instructing for MDA this weekend. Lord be willing and the creek don't rise I'll be driving the FD - if not, the Spec Miata. I can give one or several of you a ride...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-01-05, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By macdaddy

an electric carving knife is what the upholstery...

an electric carving knife is what the upholstery shops use for trimming foam - works great if you happen to have one. new hog rings are cheap - wouldn't fool with trying to reuse old ones.
05-01-05, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,174
Posted By macdaddy

The Bobcat is really a performance...

The Bobcat is really a performance street/autocross pad - I wouldn't recommend it for track events except for a novice. An intermediate or advanced driver would be better off with full-on track pads...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-28-05, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By macdaddy

It sounds ghetto, but it does help - get some of...

It sounds ghetto, but it does help - get some of that sticky rubber mat used under area rugs and sit on it (back and butt). With that and the CG-lock, you should be in good shape.

There is also a...
04-28-05, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By macdaddy

I've been real pleased with Carbotech brake pads....

I've been real pleased with Carbotech brake pads. http://www.carbotecheng.com/
Give Matt or Larry a call, tell him what you're doing and see which of their compounds they recommend (they also sell...
04-26-05, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By macdaddy

No - if the MC was bad, the pedal would sink with...

No - if the MC was bad, the pedal would sink with or without vacuum boost. If the vac line to the booster is OK, the booster itself may be bad.
04-14-05, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By macdaddy

If the holes you are talking about are the seat...

If the holes you are talking about are the seat belt mounting holes for the rear seat, they are the international standard seat belt size: 1/2" x something I can't remember or find right now.
04-08-05, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By macdaddy

Unfortunately, in today's world, any organization...

Unfortunately, in today's world, any organization sponsoring a track event must consider its liability. If you are injured and wearing the OEM seatbelts, any failure of the seatbelt is something your...
04-08-05, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By macdaddy

check tirerack, too.

check tirerack, too.
03-29-05, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By macdaddy

Just to be aware, if you use track pads on the...

Just to be aware, if you use track pads on the track and street pads on the street, but use the same rotors, once you've been on the track and transferred the higher temp friction material to the...
Forum: Race Car Tech
03-28-05, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By macdaddy

You can pass tech for HPDE's with completely...

You can pass tech for HPDE's with completely stock system - seats, seatbelts, etc.

http://www.nasaproracing.com/rules/ccr.pdf

For example, you don't have to have a roll bar (except for...
03-23-05, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By macdaddy

Interesting info from Koni, comparing Koni-Sports...

Interesting info from Koni, comparing Koni-Sports to the competition (the shocks/struts actually tested were for Mustang and Civic fitments, but probably are generalizable). Caveat emptor!
...
03-21-05, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,766
Posted By macdaddy

Don't go for longevity - after 1/1/06, pre-OBDII...

Don't go for longevity - after 1/1/06, pre-OBDII cars in NC only have to pass visual/safety inspection (no sniffer).
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
03-19-05, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By macdaddy

If you haven't been there before, CMP is tough on...

If you haven't been there before, CMP is tough on tires and brakes - make sure you've got at least one extra set of brake pads and fresh fluid.
03-16-05, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By macdaddy

I don't know if this is urban legend or fact, but...

I don't know if this is urban legend or fact, but I have seen recommendations to bleed your brakes as usual, then turn the ignition on (don't actually start the car) and bleed again with the ABS...
03-08-05, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,422
Posted By macdaddy

https://www.rx7club.com/showthread.php?t=311143

https://www.rx7club.com/showthread.php?t=311143
03-03-05, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By macdaddy

Some "race gas" is leaded, some is not. I don't...

Some "race gas" is leaded, some is not. I don't know whether CAM2 is or isn't. Leaded fuel will eventually ruin your catalyst and your O2 sensor. Just don't want to leave the impression out there...
02-25-05, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By macdaddy

The rear pistons turn clockwise back into the...

The rear pistons turn clockwise back into the caliper. They have two triangular "slots" that you use to get traction on them. You can do it with the needle-nose pliers, or a little tool that you can...
02-22-05, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 665
Posted By macdaddy

I've usually gotten my Kosei K1's from Tire Rack....

I've usually gotten my Kosei K1's from Tire Rack. email Connor (see sticky for this forum) or call them, they'll be glad to tell you the offsets.
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