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04-03-09, 09:42 PM
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Posted By adax

I assume they were milled by Pettit who built the...

I assume they were milled by Pettit who built the engine I rebuilt.

Solid OEM Mazda seals.

Since the housing is damaged so close to the exhaust port, I didn't see how it would have much if any...
04-03-09, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By adax

Here is the damaged housing which was reused, the...

Here is the damaged housing which was reused, the other was perfect with approximately 20K miles on it.

It also shows a fine example of what a Pettit street port looks like.
04-03-09, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By adax

Previous failure was due to a bad corner seal on...

Previous failure was due to a bad corner seal on one rotor taking out the corners of all three apex seals. Surprisingly very little damage to the housing (once scrape just before the exhaust port,...
04-03-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By adax

Odd compression pattern

I'm trying to track down a hot start problem. My FD starts fine when cold but cranks without firing once it is hot. I checked compression and get 3 even bounces on each rotor of about 40 PSI....
10-09-08, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By adax

Thanks, yet another Pettit problem I discovered...

Thanks, yet another Pettit problem I discovered during this rebuild.
10-08-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By adax

Re-assembly Question

I'm getting the engine back together after a rebuild and I so far have only one hole that is missing a bolt of some sort. It is just below and to the pass. side of the oil filler neck in the...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
07-15-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,076
Posted By adax

I'm not sure if you are all aware of this but the...

I'm not sure if you are all aware of this but the event is held in conjunction with an SCCA race weekend. The link to the schedule is below. In short, there is qualifying all day Sat. and racing...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-21-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By adax

There's no way the Ultrashields will be low...

There's no way the Ultrashields will be low enough unless you are 5'0" With the bottom of my Sparco Evo on the floor, I've got 0.5" helmet clearance - I'm 5'10". My Spec Miata has much more head...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-01-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 793
Posted By adax

FS: Traqmate GPS Complete Data Acquisition System

Look here:

https://www.rx7club.com/showthread.php?p=8245635#post8245635
04-30-08, 02:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 34,697
Posted By adax

I can't find the pieces I set out last fall, I'll...

I can't find the pieces I set out last fall, I'll try nailing some down tonight. The appearance otherwise has not changed. I clean it with a vacuum cleaner upholstery attachment.
04-09-08, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By adax

This happened to me once several years ago. I...

This happened to me once several years ago. I cured it by getting pissed off after driving onto a curb and slamming it into reverse (I didn't realize what I had done until a few seconds later, but...
Forum: SE RX-7 Forum
04-08-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By adax

I'm concerned as well. Doesn't Tom know where he...

I'm concerned as well. Doesn't Tom know where he lives?
04-04-08, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,215
Posted By adax

I run 285 Hoosiers up front with a Mavel...

I run 285 Hoosiers up front with a Mavel converted rack and a 330 mm steering wheel. It is not a problem and honestly, I've never noticed (or even thought about) the difference between the 285's and...
03-23-08, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By adax

GT3540 is dual BB. I think they are the same but...

GT3540 is dual BB. I think they are the same but I can't find confirmation.
03-23-08, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By adax

GT3540 GT35R question

Does anyone know if these two turbos as sold by A-Spec have the same CHRA?

Thanks,
Alan
01-14-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 32,538
Posted By adax

Here's everything known about Miata radios,...

Here's everything known about Miata radios, including how to add an aux input.

http://www.miata.net/garage/nbaudio/index.html
01-12-08, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By adax

Getting the wiring diagram is not a problem...

Getting the wiring diagram is not a problem (posted above). My plan was to try option B.

Thanks
01-11-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By adax

Bose with aftermarket amp

I've read through past posts and it looks like I can use the line level outputs from a stock Bose head unit to supply an after-market amp and speakers. Has anyone actually done this successfully? ...
12-18-07, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,847
Posted By adax

Image links for those having trouble.

Image links for those having trouble.
12-15-07, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 179,016
Posted By adax

Contact them about returning the entire kit. You...

Contact them about returning the entire kit. You should get the updated brackets, rotors, and calipers. Return the ET800's for Hawks as well.
12-15-07, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 179,016
Posted By adax

That's odd because I've received a several...

That's odd because I've received a several unsolicited emails from Steve offering to correct the problems with the first gen kit. The first for new lines, another for bracket / rotor hat revision,...
12-15-07, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 179,016
Posted By adax

I've spent a lot of time talking with Warren and...

I've spent a lot of time talking with Warren and have some sympathy for him. I think it will be a long time before he accepts another project like this, and he's learned some valuable lessons. It's...
11-28-07, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 179,016
Posted By adax

The easiest way to tap up for me is to do it with...

The easiest way to tap up for me is to do it with my left foot while still on the gas well before the braking zone. It doesn't disrupt my rhythm this way as it does if you try to do it right footed...
11-27-07, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 179,016
Posted By adax

^ Well put hyperion, that makes a lot of sense. ...

^ Well put hyperion, that makes a lot of sense. On with the springs.

Regarding only changing one variable at a time, I couldn't agree more being a scientist by training. I would have used my...
11-27-07, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 179,016
Posted By adax

This potential solution looks attractive! Did...

This potential solution looks attractive! Did they recommend one per wheel or just one off the MC? Since it is not designed for the application we are discussing, I assume they have some experience...
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