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11-15-06, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By RX-Ben

I have Delrin on my FC-- I think it is fine- my...

I have Delrin on my FC-- I think it is fine- my car is a pretty comfy ride, even with pretty high spring rates. I think the quality of your dampers and spring rate have a bigger effect.
caveat- I'm...
06-02-05, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By RX-Ben

I had good luck with them as well- they narrowed...

I had good luck with them as well- they narrowed and changed the offset on a four wheels free of charge.

The did cut the wrong size in the wheel for the hub (FD vs. FC sizing), but their good...
05-24-05, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,561
Posted By RX-Ben

Here's another story about how autox is a huge...

Here's another story about how autox is a huge help for road racing.

In this year's One Lap of America race- Danny Popp gets a number of FTDs and finishes 3rd overall despite clutch and brake...
05-18-05, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,328
Posted By RX-Ben

It looks like there is some rubbing between the...

It looks like there is some rubbing between the tire and the trailing arm? Or was that something else?


On an FC- if you have power (300hp/tq+) you will get rubbing between the tire and the...
05-17-05, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By RX-Ben

Cheers- is your car straight? That would explain...

Cheers- is your car straight? That would explain why you can't get any more camber. On my horribly crooked car, one side can barely get to 1.5 degrees of negative camber (plate is all the way...
05-16-05, 09:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,812
Posted By RX-Ben

As was stated before, 355ci is a standard...

As was stated before, 355ci is a standard LT-1/LT-4 rebuild size. Because of the sleeve design, about the largest displacement you can get from a non-sleeved/non-bored LS-1 is 347ci.

Moreover,...
05-15-05, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By RX-Ben

It should work, though the T56 has 17 pulses per...

It should work, though the T56 has 17 pulses per internal revolution, but the rear end ratio is 4.1:1, so it'll be off by a regular amount. It is certainly better than nothing.

Ben
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05-14-05, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By RX-Ben

I have a Racepak Ultra Street dash. It is pretty...

I have a Racepak Ultra Street dash. It is pretty easy to install because it is programmable and comes with the oil temp, oil pressure, and water temp senders. It'll do warnings on all inputs (and a...
05-07-05, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By RX-Ben

Mine do not squeek. And there are no dust boots...

Mine do not squeek. And there are no dust boots or grease fittings.
Just follow the directions and keep them well greased (not difficult) and you'll be all set.

Unless you are offroading or are...
05-06-05, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By RX-Ben

Yes, the AWR adjusters are the right way to do...

Yes, the AWR adjusters are the right way to do it. And it replaces a rubber bushed part that is probably completely worn out on your car (assuming its never been replaced).

Ben
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-05-05, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By RX-Ben

Thanks again guys. I'm heading back home in a...

Thanks again guys. I'm heading back home in a couple weeks to rebuild the engine and get the car back on the road so I'll try the zip ties, shock settings, as well as stiffer springs. I'd really be...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-04-05, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By RX-Ben

As for the Supra hooking up- it has 1650 pounds...

As for the Supra hooking up- it has 1650 pounds over the rear (not moving), vs. my RX7 which has about 1250 lbs. That extra 400lbs helps the Supra a bit, no?

Also, the 4.1 gears don't help...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-04-05, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By RX-Ben

At least it was only your turbo that was damaged....

At least it was only your turbo that was damaged. I had a freak lifter failure which toasted much of my LS1 and caused me to miss the One Lap race this year. It happened hours before I was to start...
Forum: Race Car Tech
05-04-05, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By RX-Ben

Big power cars- Rear toe in, forward wheel movement?

Hello. This is to anyone out there with some decent hp/tq numbers since from what I understand (from talking to AWR) it doesn't occurr on lower power cars.

Under hard acceleration, the rear...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-23-05, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By RX-Ben

I don't know the history of the car, but some of...

I don't know the history of the car, but some of the inner front quarter panels are crinkled leading me to believe there was an accident somewhere in its history. But a whole inch off? I don't see...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-23-05, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By RX-Ben

FC ride height problem

Hello. I installed my GC strut sleeves, Koni Racing inserts, AWR roll center blocks, and a set of 6" springs on my FC. I have good clearance between the tire/frame on the driver's side, but the...
04-23-05, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By RX-Ben

Uneven Ride Height- FC

Hello. I installed my GC strut sleeves, Koni Racing inserts, AWR roll center blocks, and a set of 6" springs on my FC. I have good clearance between the tire/frame on the driver's side, but the...
04-18-05, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By RX-Ben

Hatch Lock Install

I have the hatch lock cylinder, but I think I'm missing the part that holds it in place. Does anyone know how the lock is held in place?

Thanks
Ben
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-15-05, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By RX-Ben

This event is officially ON. Give me a call if...

This event is officially ON. Give me a call if you'd like to stop by and help out (585-461-1363).

Thanks!
Ben
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-14-05, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By RX-Ben

Delayed until Friday...

Delayed until Friday afternoon..........arghhhhhhhhhh.....
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-12-05, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By RX-Ben

Race Car Wrench Off! April 14-???

Hello. My name is Benjamin Lesnak and I'm entered in this year's One Lap of America race (www.onelapofamerica.com (http://www.onelapofamerica.com/)).
Starting on Thursday afternoon, the final...
Forum: NE RX-7 Forum
04-12-05, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By RX-Ben

Race Car Wrench Off! April 14-???

Hello. My name is Benjamin Lesnak and I'm entered in this year's One Lap of America race (www.onelapofamerica.com (http://www.onelapofamerica.com)).
Starting on Thursday afternoon, the final...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-06-05, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,273
Posted By RX-Ben

Digdug- can you post pics of the cover, mounted...

Digdug- can you post pics of the cover, mounted if possible? That is what I'm really interested in.

Thanks
Ben
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-05-05, 12:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,273
Posted By RX-Ben

DigDug- from how I read the NASA/SCCA rules, that...

DigDug- from how I read the NASA/SCCA rules, that fuel setup wouldn't be legal as there is nothing seperating the fuel cell from the the driver's compartment (which is the whole interior in a...
Forum: Race Car Tech
04-05-05, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,273
Posted By RX-Ben

I've relocated the stock filler to behind the...

I've relocated the stock filler to behind the license plate.
The car will be somewhat of a daily driver and I didn't want to have to have the cabin smell like gas after each refill.

The ATL cell...
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