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04-13-09, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,162
Posted By DamonB

Exclamation DFW: Beware today everyone who is "emissions challenged"

The entrance ramp onto westbound 635 from the frontage road between Macarther and Beltline has a sniffer station setup there this morning. I assume citations are being issued as there is a camera...
02-06-09, 09:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,257
Posted By DamonB

Hey Spud. I was in your neck of the woods some...

Hey Spud. I was in your neck of the woods some months ago. I flew into Newark and shortly after leaving the airport I called my cohort from the rental car. I told him something must be rotten under...
02-05-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,257
Posted By DamonB

So when do I get to test the launch control in...

So when do I get to test the launch control in this one? :fingersx:
05-02-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,498
Posted By DamonB

In our new building I get a phone call from our...

In our new building I get a phone call from our alarm company at least once a week about the phone lines being down. It always turns out to be some sort of test from the phone company but...
04-28-08, 07:04 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,498
Posted By DamonB

Gotham Racing robbed!

I have not spoken with Steve but just received the email below. Keep your eyes peeled guys. Sorry to hear about this Steve :(

Subject: [thedriversedge] Need help, one of our own got robbed.
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04-14-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,507
Posted By DamonB

Sorry. Cut to size dimensions would have been...

Sorry. Cut to size dimensions would have been nice but would only work if everyone used the same thickness of material, so I listed the as-built external dimensions and everyone has to figure out...
03-21-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 947
Views: 313,327
Posted By DamonB

Beautiful. Sometime the best solution has been...

Beautiful. Sometime the best solution has been staring us all in the face the entire time :p:
Forum: Race Car Tech
02-28-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,556
Posted By DamonB

Vinyl on a G-Force Pro Force Aero. I had a fairly...

Vinyl on a G-Force Pro Force Aero. I had a fairly complex multi-color "rolling flag" checkerboard pattern in mind and spent quite a bit of time laying it out over and over on the helmet. I realized I...
01-21-08, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,071
Posted By DamonB

Sure. But IMHO the diff bushings are designed to...

Sure. But IMHO the diff bushings are designed to hold the diff in place, not to support half the dead weight of the car when a floor jack is under them. Ruptured diff bushings are a known problem and...
01-21-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,071
Posted By DamonB

Agreed. If one wants the stands out from under...

Agreed. If one wants the stands out from under the front subframe then rest them under the frame rails where they extend from the chassis floor pan. See Six Rotors pics above.
01-21-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,071
Posted By DamonB

I avoid jacking the rear of the car from the...

I avoid jacking the rear of the car from the differential because I don't like putting so much sustained stress on the fluid filled differential bushings.
01-21-08, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,397
Posted By DamonB

Zee forum is great but it doesn't pay nearly as...

Zee forum is great but it doesn't pay nearly as well as zee job :p:
01-21-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,397
Posted By DamonB

...and I was no where close when it happened! ;) ...

...and I was no where close when it happened! ;)

Sorry to hear about it.
Forum: Race Car Tech
11-21-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,863
Posted By DamonB

I agree with what's been said here. The...

I agree with what's been said here.

The bridgeported 13B in the car I've been driving this season runs RX-8 gears. My buddy/engine builder tells me the only difference in the part numbers is the...
11-08-07, 01:45 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,564
Posted By DamonB

He's great about accepting advice as long as it's...

He's great about accepting advice as long as it's what he wants to hear ;) Thanks for taking care of him that day.

John and I are tied for first heading into the final two ER events this weekend...
11-07-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,564
Posted By DamonB

A lot. Higher than I can count :p: I hold...

A lot. Higher than I can count :p:

I hold the loud pedal down until it starts going "Brah, Brah, Brah, Brah, Brah" and then I upshift ;)
11-07-07, 11:54 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 23,564
Posted By DamonB

First the FD. It's in semi-retirement as I've...

First the FD. It's in semi-retirement as I've been competing this season in a friend's 13B powered Ralt.
11-06-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By DamonB

The harder you brake the more weight transfers to...

The harder you brake the more weight transfers to the front and the lighter the rear end gets. You get the rear end light enough and it feels like it's gently rocking side to side because it is ;)...
08-16-07, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By DamonB

Southwest Solo2 Divisional in Fort Worth this weekend

Texas Region is hosting a Divisional event at La Grave field in Fort Worth this Saturday and Sunday. I'll be piloting my buddy's bridgeported Ralt RT-5 in B-Mod and the Strelnieks' 3 rotor FD terror...
08-16-07, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,647
Posted By DamonB

Don has gone down a bad path. He's not around the...

Don has gone down a bad path. He's not around the rotary scene any longer and probably won't ever return.
06-22-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By DamonB

Something needs to be recalibrated then ;) No...

Something needs to be recalibrated then ;) No offense to the driver or the car but it doesn't have that ability. It typically runs times slower than the stock Miatas in CS. Like many beginners he's...
06-20-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By DamonB

Just this once for fun. We got there with...

Just this once for fun.

We got there with the B-Mod car and decided that running an open cockpit, open wheel car in rain that was going to soak us the entire time was not something we were looking...
06-20-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By DamonB

25 seconds into this vid there might be a large...

25 seconds into this vid there might be a large silver sedan attending its first autocross event. Traction and stability control were off for this one ;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6g1sr9s7JRY
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-12-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By DamonB

That's the story I heard. Pure conjecture:...

That's the story I heard.

Pure conjecture: I imagine since the wheels were aftermarket that the hubcentric rings "stuck" the wheels on tight enough that they were fine until loaded up. The lugs...
Forum: Race Car Tech
06-12-07, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By DamonB

Before launch, always check your nuts

Deceiving as it may seem, you do in fact need more than two nuts to go fast.

https://www.rx7club.com/showthread.php?t=661547
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