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Forum: Race Car Tech
03-11-13, 02:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 15,138
Posted By gkmccready

Nice! You guys going to Sonoma this weekend?

Nice! You guys going to Sonoma this weekend?
Forum: Race Car Tech
02-20-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,130
Posted By gkmccready

Okay, it's been a while... car has gone back on...

Okay, it's been a while... car has gone back on the dyno multiple times. All sorts of weird crap happening, lots of trouble controlling the boost. Wastegate went back to Tial, came back A-OK. Back on...
Forum: Race Car Tech
02-20-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 219,773
Posted By gkmccready

Congrats! Now get the damn thing on track! When's...

Congrats! Now get the damn thing on track! When's the first event!?
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-27-12, 05:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,685
Posted By gkmccready

Bump (or compression) and rebound. Sure. A two,...

Bump (or compression) and rebound. Sure. A two, three or four-way adjustable shock is nice, but there's nothing stopping you from running those with the GC coilover hardware.

Is your APEXi...
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-27-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,685
Posted By gkmccready

Uh, no. By your definition Penske, Moton, MCS,...

Uh, no. By your definition Penske, Moton, MCS, Ohlins, {insert other high-end, perfectly functional brands} coilovers are not "coilovers."

Coilovers describe the shock/spring configuration and not...
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-13-12, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By gkmccready

When did you try the Solo? I had a Solo DL last...

When did you try the Solo? I had a Solo DL last summer for a while before putting an MXL Pista in that car and it worked great. Display was fine, predictive was good after putting the latest firmware...
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-05-12, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By gkmccready

I'd like to see a 1000hp rotary hold together for...

I'd like to see a 1000hp rotary hold together for a full session... imagine the heat it'd produce... not to mention the sound.
Forum: Race Car Tech
12-05-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By gkmccready

Good luck! I figure I'll regret not grabbing...

Good luck! I figure I'll regret not grabbing either an AMG or 949racing seat, but I'm putting that money towards a run at NASA Nationals next year since they're in Utah...
Forum: Race Car Tech
11-18-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,130
Posted By gkmccready

Car went back on the dyno a couple weeks ago....

Car went back on the dyno a couple weeks ago. Didn't blow up. They think the wastegate spring is too stiff so we're hitting too much boost (north of 14psi!), too early and cutting fuel. So no pulls...
Forum: Race Car Tech
11-02-12, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By gkmccready

Grand-Am / World Challenge Corvettes? ACP? Kerry...

Grand-Am / World Challenge Corvettes? ACP? Kerry rocks.
Forum: Race Car Tech
10-06-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 59,149
Posted By gkmccready

Which wheels are those? They look like Bassett?...

Which wheels are those? They look like Bassett? Do they clear the stock 5-lug front calipers without a spacer? And the GC coilovers?

My notes have the stock 16x7 as having a 5.675" backspacing and...
Forum: Race Car Tech
10-06-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,573
Posted By gkmccready

Diamond Racing Wheels will also build them, I...

Diamond Racing Wheels will also build them, I think for about the same price.
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-13-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By gkmccready

Yup. That's the one. Haag says end of September...

Yup. That's the one. Haag says end of September for the motor back in and tuned. Maybe. Car has missed yet another season...
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-25-12, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By gkmccready

Good to hear. I'm trying to see if I can line up...

Good to hear. I'm trying to see if I can line up crew for the WERC race. The points lead is entirely through attendance, otherwise Bruce and Kurt would be kicking my butt. :-) Definitely not an SM....
Forum: Race Car Tech
08-25-12, 12:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By gkmccready

When are you guys out again? WERC in September?...

When are you guys out again? WERC in September? My RX7 motor is still getting built, but I've been running the Miata all year -- leading PTE points in NorCal right now! :-)
Forum: Race Car Tech
07-03-12, 02:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,130
Posted By gkmccready

Picture of the cracked housing attached. :-(...

Picture of the cracked housing attached. :-( Ordered a new used one off eBay and Haag is waiting for it...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-21-12, 01:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,130
Posted By gkmccready

- It likes to blow the turbo-to-IC piping apart,...

- It likes to blow the turbo-to-IC piping apart, even at 10psi.
- It split the front plate where a galley plug was extracted and tapped for an oil fitting for the turbo. (Shot oil all over the...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-19-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,130
Posted By gkmccready

Re-scheduled. I was just about to hop in the...

Re-scheduled. I was just about to hop in the truck (with trailer) to head over to the dyno in Fremont to watch it get tuned when I got an email from the motor guy (Haag Performance) that his tuner...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-17-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,130
Posted By gkmccready

Started to run hot before they got to tuning on...

Started to run hot before they got to tuning on the dyno. "The fan was wired backwards and was fighting against the dyno fan." So they're trying again Tuesday...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-08-12, 11:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,130
Posted By gkmccready

"Next week" has turned in to the evening of...

"Next week" has turned in to the evening of Monday the 11th. Cross your fingers, folks! I just ran the numbers and NASA ST2 would be around 275rwhp (no way with the 60-1 turbo), while ST1 would be...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-26-12, 12:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,772
Posted By gkmccready

.188" is the wall thickness, not the diameter. ...

.188" is the wall thickness, not the diameter.

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Forum: Race Car Tech
05-21-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 15,138
Posted By gkmccready

I can vouch for the fluids coming out of the car;...

I can vouch for the fluids coming out of the car; thankfully somebody had spray and wipes at my next pit stop. :-)

My FC (turbo) should hit the dyno some time this week hopefully... but I think...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-17-12, 11:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,130
Posted By gkmccready

What gracer said. Mike is a good guy and does his...

What gracer said. Mike is a good guy and does his best. Factory trained Mazda guy. Ex-Rebello. Pricing is dependent on what hard parts are needed more than anything else.
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-17-12, 01:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,130
Posted By gkmccready

Email from Haag this afternoon. Motor is finally...

Email from Haag this afternoon. Motor is finally back in the car and running! It should get dyno'd next week, hopefully!
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-08-12, 11:31 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 29,867
Posted By gkmccready

EP runs 22.8" or 22.9" tall tires (23.0x9.5x15...

EP runs 22.8" or 22.9" tall tires (23.0x9.5x15 bias ply, or 245/580R15 radial slicks, I think). Restricted to 15x7 wheels and 9.5" wide tires by the rules.
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