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Forum: Race Car Tech
12-22-09, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,710
Posted By Speed Raycer

In case you didn't feel it when it happened, we...

In case you didn't feel it when it happened, we all just got F'd. The CRB asked, we told them and the BOD said F them we're doing what we want.

Write the BOD and let them know or save up for...
11-06-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Speed Raycer

You'll want Satin Black. Gloss is too gaudy and...

You'll want Satin Black. Gloss is too gaudy and never use flat black. The first time you touch flat black it soaks up the oil from your skin and you'll never get it off.

You'll be very happy with...
Forum: Race Car Tech
07-19-09, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By Speed Raycer

Then you need an FIA approved cage kit, installed...

Then you need an FIA approved cage kit, installed per the manufacturers instructions and not modified.
Then find yourself a different car to track. Everyone above was right- it won't be a nice car...
Forum: Race Car Tech
07-04-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 205,853
Posted By Speed Raycer

I've been looking for a different way to do the X...

I've been looking for a different way to do the X bars. The traditional 3 bar X's have been seeing a large number of failures lately where the main bar will tear at the HAZ of the joint.
...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-28-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 205,853
Posted By Speed Raycer

Been a while since I've done anything rotary...

Been a while since I've done anything rotary powered. Just finished a 2nd Gen RX7 for SCCA's ITS.

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd187/IzzysCages/Cages/CH%20FC%20RX7/IMG_4031.jpg...
06-10-09, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,785
Posted By Speed Raycer

NHRA requires a 6"x6" (36 sq inches) pad. SCCA...

NHRA requires a 6"x6" (36 sq inches) pad. SCCA allows up to 144 sq. inches in most classes



The actual pad can mount much further forward but it looks like it lines up with the a pillar nicely....
Forum: Race Car Tech
11-21-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,710
Posted By Speed Raycer

SCCA Manditory Head and Neck Restraints

Write your letters guys. Its YOUR club. They WILL mandate a 38.1 device on you. $700 SFI device, + $800 winged seat + $100 Right side net = $1600 out of your pocket.

(now before anyone flames me,...
Forum: Race Car Tech
11-21-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 48,024
Posted By Speed Raycer

Write your letters guys. Its YOUR club. They WILL...

Write your letters guys. Its YOUR club. They WILL mandate a 38.1 device on you. $700 SFI device, + $800 winged seat + $100 Right side net = $1600 out of your pocket.

(now before anyone flames me,...
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-04-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By Speed Raycer

If you built the car to one of NASA's classes,...

If you built the car to one of NASA's classes, you could run the car in ITE for SCCA weekends... at least in MiDiv anyway ITE is for cars built to other classes or sanctioning body rules AS LONG as...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-23-08, 10:32 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 205,853
Posted By Speed Raycer

Russ... just remember... the cage did it's job....

Russ... just remember... the cage did it's job. The owner walked away and from the looks of it, it was a very hard hit on the weakest part of the cage.... Yes, the higher mount might have saved the...
Forum: Race Car Tech
10-09-07, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Speed Raycer

What wheels are these???

What wheels are these???? I know they're AR wheels, and I always thought they were Libra's, but apparently not....

http://www.izzyscustomcages.com/images/ForSale/RX7ForSale/IMG_1644.JPG

What do...
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-24-07, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Speed Raycer

It can be done, but it wouldn't be something the...

It can be done, but it wouldn't be something the significant other would look forward to riding in.

Biggest problem is that it'll be the worst kind of compromise. If you stay street legal, you...
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-09-07, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,883
Posted By Speed Raycer

If the SCCA would just move the cars to ITB,...

If the SCCA would just move the cars to ITB, there'd be new life in the 1st Gens. I think they're moving towards it. One huge hurtle is going away... the cage rules. Minimum weight for 1.5x.095 is...
Forum: Race Car Tech
07-23-07, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Speed Raycer

I'm a little confused. As others have said, a...

I'm a little confused. As others have said, a cool down lap is when you're done.

If you're doing some sort of TT event where fastest lap wins, and you've got other cars out on track with you...
...
Forum: Race Car Tech
07-23-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,054
Posted By Speed Raycer

Didn't look at the link, but assuming you're...

Didn't look at the link, but assuming you're talking about the foam in a can from Home Depot, don't plan on welding anything to the rocker after you've done it.

I had a customer that came in with...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-19-07, 05:55 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 205,853
Posted By Speed Raycer

Hrmmm... John, I'm digging the sleeve idea on the...

Hrmmm... John, I'm digging the sleeve idea on the main doorbar. I tend to run the main bar of the X a little higher on the Hoop attachment point so I can access the weld through the side window. I'm...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-19-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 205,853
Posted By Speed Raycer

I thought you might have some issues with the...

I thought you might have some issues with the glass top crap. Huge about of mass to have to worm your way around to get anything to fit snug. Probably where the first builder started running into...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-15-07, 10:08 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 205,853
Posted By Speed Raycer

ACK! Good thing they brought the Vette to you...

ACK! Good thing they brought the Vette to you Russ! That cage had roundy round builder written all over it!
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-15-07, 09:58 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 205,853
Posted By Speed Raycer

Sorry Russ! Too many things going on lately......

Sorry Russ! Too many things going on lately... I'm way behind!

A spec 944:
http://www.izzyscustomcages.com/images/CustCars/Porsche/Spec944/P1010014.JPG...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-05-07, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,180
Posted By Speed Raycer

:D I think just about everyone can say that the...

:D I think just about everyone can say that the IT car they have for sale/sold cost them WAY more to build than what they are/were selling it for.

Good luck with the sale!
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-17-07, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Speed Raycer

There's some organization up in Canada that runs...

There's some organization up in Canada that runs something like Spec 7 or IT7.

GO over to www.improvedtouring.com and ask there. I know there are a couple of guys who run 7's north of the border.
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-15-07, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By Speed Raycer

Put the main kill switch inside the car where you...

Put the main kill switch inside the car where you can reach it while strapped in. Mines outside on the cowl and 50% of the time I have to unbuckle and climb out because I forgot to turn on the main...
04-26-07, 01:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By Speed Raycer

Racing Beat 12a Header gasket needed STL

Anyone in the STL region have a spare Racing Beat header outlet gasket?

Need one PDQ for this weekend.

314-302-3395 or scott(AT)izzyscustomcages.com
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-20-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,151
Posted By Speed Raycer

Awesome looking car!!! [T&S Hat On] The...

Awesome looking car!!!

[T&S Hat On] The numbers will be very hard to read at speed & in a group. Need more contrast betweeen the orange and the red. White would do very well, and a slightly...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-17-07, 05:57 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 205,853
Posted By Speed Raycer

Take some pics Russ! I've got a Civic coming in ...

Take some pics Russ! I've got a Civic coming in Sep. 1st and would like to know what I'm getting myself into ;)
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