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11-16-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,721
Posted By DaveB

A good friend and A&E introduced me to Hylomar in...

A good friend and A&E introduced me to Hylomar in 1972 when we were experiencing blowby around the cylinder studs on our Bultaco engines. He brought me a 4 oz. tube of Hylomar in a yellow tube and...
08-08-08, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By DaveB

We put in the RTEK programmable ECU for a pull to...

We put in the RTEK programmable ECU for a pull to datalog all the sensors. It is a modified stock ECU that acts like a standalone. We added 10% fuel at 5500 RPM which is exactly opposite of what...
08-07-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By DaveB

Can you figure this one out?

We are stumped and are calling on the wisdom of the masses. Here is the scenario.

New S5 engine build.
New S5 wiring harness
Known good S5 ECU
Known good OMP

Car runs great in monsoon...
12-12-07, 08:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,629
Posted By DaveB

Unfortunately, Stan doesn't seem to be in...

Unfortunately, Stan doesn't seem to be in business any longer. I bought his IT/Prod header a couple of years ago and am completely satisfied with it. I read on one of the discussion boards that...
12-07-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,859
Posted By DaveB

In reading through the articles, they did not say...

In reading through the articles, they did not say whether the HP rating was flywheel or rear wheel, but that should be remedied in a few months. It will go on the dyno in a chassis. I am impressed...
12-06-07, 10:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,859
Posted By DaveB

from Grassroots Motorsports Magazine -...

from Grassroots Motorsports Magazine - July/August 1995
Article title "Mazda Project RX-7 pg. 49

"Our completed four port 13B features street porting and programmable electronic fuel injection,...
12-03-07, 05:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,979
Posted By DaveB

Just be VERY careful about touching a wheel to...

Just be VERY careful about touching a wheel to anyone else. That's when things get VERY expensive.
12-03-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,979
Posted By DaveB

www.iscracing.net

www.iscracing.net
12-03-07, 03:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,979
Posted By DaveB

Van Steenberg - owner of ISC racing in Florida....

Van Steenberg - owner of ISC racing in Florida. Kip has been a winner in rotary powered cars for a number of years. Along with the gang at Speedsource, considered to be among the best prep shop and...
11-27-07, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,893
Posted By DaveB

And you are correct to then set your car up as...

And you are correct to then set your car up as you would like it. I have a street car with the S5 wing that I like the looks of and a race car with the Sport spoiler that I don't care how it looks,...
11-27-07, 06:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,893
Posted By DaveB

Depends on what your definition of better is. In...

Depends on what your definition of better is. In a racing situation, it has better aero in that it exhibits less drag and still adds some weight to the rear of the car. Some like the looks of the S5...
11-27-07, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,893
Posted By DaveB

You would do much better with the Mustang wheels....

You would do much better with the Mustang wheels. Correct offset, correct bolt pattern, cheap, and SUPER lightweight. I see lots of racers with those wheels.

The S4 Sport spoiler has much better...
Forum: Race Car Tech
11-23-07, 12:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,182
Posted By DaveB

I tow my enclosed trailer with a 35' Fleetwood...

I tow my enclosed trailer with a 35' Fleetwood motorhome without much trouble. Also tow a 14' Trailex trailer with my S10 Blazer with no problems. The trailer has surge brakes that work great. The...
10-10-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,013
Posted By DaveB

The whole build ran in the Nov/Dec '93 through...

The whole build ran in the Nov/Dec '93 through Sept/Oct '94 issues. The specific engine build was in the May/June '94 and July/Aug '94 issues. When the car came to my area, I was willing to go in on...
10-02-07, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,013
Posted By DaveB

Grassroots Motorsports built a 13b with the help...

Grassroots Motorsports built a 13b with the help of Petit Racing for a 1st Gen car as a project for the magazine. There is a good discussion of what they used and how they went about it for the...
09-21-07, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By DaveB

I was thinking fire too. The whole area around...

I was thinking fire too. The whole area around the pulsation dampner looks rather sooty to me.
08-25-07, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,321
Posted By DaveB

From a purely aerodynamic point of view, the...

From a purely aerodynamic point of view, the sport spoiler is better because it has significantly less drag. Then again, we are talking speeds in excess of 100 mph. At normal highway speeds, I really...
08-25-07, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,558
Posted By DaveB

I don't own the car....just the blown 13b and...

I don't own the car....just the blown 13b and fuel system. The car is complete with a legal ITA/IT7 engine at this point and is offered for sale. I am planning to put that Petit built engine in my 87...
08-25-07, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,558
Posted By DaveB

I will look through all my photos and see if I...

I will look through all my photos and see if I have any. Otherwise I could scan the article. All the parts are in boxes in the basement. By the way......the car is for sale right now in ITA trim with...
08-24-07, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,558
Posted By DaveB

Grassroots Motorsports used a TRW ITB setup on...

Grassroots Motorsports used a TRW ITB setup on their 1st gen build project car done in 1994. It was used on a Petit built 13b in the car. I have that engine in boxes in the basement just waiting to...
08-24-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,405
Posted By DaveB

Patman, which part numbers are you planning to...

Patman, which part numbers are you planning to use? I have used the Viton oil rings from McMaster with good results.
07-02-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,645
Posted By DaveB

Black 91 is on the right track. Dot 4 does not...

Black 91 is on the right track. Dot 4 does not guarantee a higher boiling point. I use the Dot 3 Ford heavy duty in my IT car with great results. It has, as was stated a 550 boiling point.

I use...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-17-07, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By DaveB

It's a 10 point cage so it most likely is one of...

It's a 10 point cage so it most likely is one of the ERW drag cages. 8 points is the max for IT
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-13-06, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By DaveB

There are a number of people who use the Mustang...

There are a number of people who use the Mustang wheels from the mid 90's. They are the same bolt pattern and are cheap and very light. They are the 3 spoke wheels.
10-04-06, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,754
Posted By DaveB

I am using it on an S5 set up as an SCCA ITS road...

I am using it on an S5 set up as an SCCA ITS road race car. It has the cross over tube in place. All my dyno time and Stan's dyno time indicate that it creates more torque earlier and more horsepower...
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