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02-25-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,458
Posted By Gilgamesh

That curve is exactly what I want for my set up. ...

That curve is exactly what I want for my set up.

At first i was wondering how the hell is that car 2200 lbs, but i see its stripped out and no cage. Should be an awesome autox and street car,...
02-25-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Gilgamesh

if they made roloc discs in a 12 inch diameter...

if they made roloc discs in a 12 inch diameter that you could but on a DA orbital then i would say go for it.

But the little 3" discs shouldn't be used to rough up a surface that should have a...
Forum: Build Threads
02-11-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 355,562
Posted By Gilgamesh

Good stuff! The race track excursion is nice...

Good stuff!

The race track excursion is nice to hear. I think this car meshes well for time attack events. I am sure it will survive couple of hot laps at a time vs extra wear and tear of full...
01-29-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,613
Posted By Gilgamesh

Sounds like you might grenade a diff pretty soon,...

Sounds like you might grenade a diff pretty soon, even the serious autoxers are blowing stock diffs in Rx8s.

Most guys run bias ply slicks to keep the rear end happy, that wheel hop will kill...
Forum: Race Car Tech
01-25-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,050
Posted By Gilgamesh

Look revalved shocks for your specific setup is...

Look revalved shocks for your specific setup is generally going to be better than off the shelf components designed for mass markets.

Especially if you have any aero on the car.
01-25-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By Gilgamesh

So there is both an air intake actuator and an...

So there is both an air intake actuator and an air mix actuator. I can see the air mix actuator move when i turn the temp dial. Its easy to see from the driver's foot well. But i still do not get...
01-22-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 34,108
Posted By Gilgamesh

Found the thread on that design above. The guy...

Found the thread on that design above. The guy was getting 5-8 Psi at around 2800rpm on a HX60 with a Ford Lightning.

He also said he was getting a 1:1 back pressure ratio. I figure that a low...
01-21-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 34,108
Posted By Gilgamesh

I like Turblowns new exhaust housing idea. ...

I like Turblowns new exhaust housing idea. Granted, they even said BW prototyped it and never brought it to market.

It creates a restriction when it want's to, and completely removes that...
01-18-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,436
Posted By Gilgamesh

In the end, shit does still happen. Throtl...

In the end, shit does still happen.

Throtl youtube channel just blew up their FD on the last dyno vid. Its running a halltech elite and it lost signal on the dyno at the top of the RPM band. ...
01-15-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,345
Posted By Gilgamesh

I liked Mickey's build. The guy is mechanically...

I liked Mickey's build. The guy is mechanically inclined, but not well versed in the rotary. Basically he did a lot of the little things that really makes a quality car while leaving the big...
01-12-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,419
Posted By Gilgamesh

Yes I know about a rotary in Miata’s. I did a...

Yes I know about a rotary in Miata’s. I did a little grinding on an input shaft tonight for my brothers. But building a whole other chassis isn’t in the cards. Easy button is a v8 roadsters subframe...
01-11-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,419
Posted By Gilgamesh

I didn't say " no turbos" specifically as i...

I didn't say " no turbos" specifically as i figured it might be understood that this is the NA performance section lol.

Trans would be a stock miata trans modified to fit a rotary, which has way...
01-11-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,419
Posted By Gilgamesh

I guess i should have clarified no turbos just...

I guess i should have clarified no turbos just yet. The rules doesn't really want built turbo motors to the max torque just yet.

The class is the Grid Life Touring Cup new wheel to wheel class. ...
01-10-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,419
Posted By Gilgamesh

Max Torque with open rules on engine build

Lets say you wanted to run in a hp/weight class.

The rules are open, so intakes and porting are free.

Take your HP and divide it by .08 to get your race weight, so 180 hp is 2250 lbs, 200hp is...
Forum: 20B Forum
01-10-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,122
Posted By Gilgamesh

Wait so because the E shaft was out of alignment...

Wait so because the E shaft was out of alignment you ditched the NA build for a turbo build because you didn't want to spend 2-3k on a new eshaft?

Sounds like you secretly wanted to go turbo all...
01-07-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By Gilgamesh

pretty decent video. i subscribed for the...

pretty decent video. i subscribed for the rebuild part as the tear down was well documented.
Forum: Build Threads
01-07-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 18,733
Posted By Gilgamesh

5,000 for a complete repaint is about right from...

5,000 for a complete repaint is about right from an actual shop. I have seen much much higher. There is a lot of money in the overhead for painting related equipment, and it takes a lot of manual...
Forum: Build Threads
01-03-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,611
Posted By Gilgamesh

I like driving a stock-ish FD, its a different...

I like driving a stock-ish FD, its a different animal for sure. I have NEVER said it out loud that i wanted to convert back from single turbo to twins, but i have thought about it...

DJSeven...
12-21-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,747
Posted By Gilgamesh

Skeese, would a new ecu be able to tell if one of...

Skeese, would a new ecu be able to tell if one of your injector connectors came loose?

This is what happened to my first engine, it had the shitty metal locking clips, I went with the spring...
12-20-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,153
Posted By Gilgamesh

Turbo_dave I have been following you on...

Turbo_dave I have been following you on instagram for about a year now. You do a ton of old school rotary stuff, I love it way more than bolting shit on FDs as you normally see on social media.
...
12-20-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 47,580
Posted By Gilgamesh

That filter through the hood looks ridiculous, I...

That filter through the hood looks ridiculous, I love it!
12-14-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,715
Posted By Gilgamesh

What a fail on my part...it wont let me edit that...

What a fail on my part...it wont let me edit that post either....

I am talking about something like this:...
12-14-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,715
Posted By Gilgamesh

Can you do some in the RX8/CX7 font? ...

Can you do some in the RX8/CX7 font?
...
Forum: Build Threads
12-07-18, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,450
Posted By Gilgamesh

small world, i work for the same company and i...

small world, i work for the same company and i have probably driven that car lol.
Forum: Build Threads
12-06-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,450
Posted By Gilgamesh

Did this car spend some time in Alabama? If so,...

Did this car spend some time in Alabama? If so, my friend used to own it and i have driven it and it gave me the impression it was indeed a low mileage car. I drove it on some rougher roads and the...
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