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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 08:46 AM
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Posted By mikep
A flat flywheel can and will blow, given the...

A flat flywheel can and will blow, given the right conditions. I have seen it happen on many makes. Ford, etc.
Forum: events Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
We ate. We drank. We watch bad drifting. We...

We ate. We drank. We watch bad drifting. We breathed tire smoke from the burnout competition. We did electric bicycle smoky burnouts. We heard so many cars being held on the limiter that next time...
Forum: events 05-16-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
I can drink in the rain. Less pressure to not...

I can drink in the rain. Less pressure to not spill beer on my chest, too..
Forum: events 05-16-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,021
Posted By mikep
Western NC is a beautiful wedding destination..

Western NC is a beautiful wedding destination..
Forum: performance & modifications 05-16-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,327
Posted By mikep
Yes, I think the IPD black springs should be...

Yes, I think the IPD black springs should be split up and the rear paired with stiffer fronts, the fronts paired with softer rears.

Joe Gibbs Racing is where we did the graphs. I stay with Drew...
Forum: events 05-15-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
I was merely being silly. I can paypal you.

I was merely being silly. I can paypal you.
Forum: events 05-14-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
Jen, can i bring my own viet chickens for you to...

Jen, can i bring my own viet chickens for you to marinate for a nominal fee?
If not, will trade Burley beers for a thigh or two.
Forum: events 05-11-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
Thereís an autocross at carlisle.

Thereís an autocross at carlisle.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,327
Posted By mikep
Sedan. I found another set, too. I will test...

Sedan. I found another set, too. I will test those when I test the 7 series IPDs and anything else I find.
Probably going to take the stock 945 springs off when I head back down.
Forum: events 05-08-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,021
Posted By mikep
Do they know about shrinkage?

Do they know about shrinkage?
Forum: showroom 05-06-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 53,066
Posted By mikep
Pouring out some box wine for the crushed homie.

Pouring out some box wine for the crushed homie.
Forum: events 05-04-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
I never look at that side.

I never look at that side.
Forum: events 05-03-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,569
Posted By mikep
You didn't SAY Lil Jon was gonna be there.

You didn't SAY Lil Jon was gonna be there.
Forum: events 05-03-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
If you show up I'll give you a shiny silver tarp.

If you show up I'll give you a shiny silver tarp.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,327
Posted By mikep
I will probably get them from Pete this weekend....

I will probably get them from Pete this weekend. Thanks.
Forum: events 05-01-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,569
Posted By mikep
Don't toy with my emotions, bruh.

Don't toy with my emotions, bruh.
Forum: events 04-24-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,995
Posted By mikep
Me, and someone local.

Me, and someone local.
Forum: events 04-23-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,995
Posted By mikep
Nice meeting all of you. Good seeing you...

Nice meeting all of you.


Good seeing you again, sorry for the brain fade.



I held it up by the lack of a seat. Credit where due.

Thanks for hosting. That was a tasty burger.
Forum: events 04-21-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,995
Posted By mikep
You havenít seen the new shop/school. For...

You havenít seen the new shop/school.

For those who arenít here:
The rave is just starting.
Forum: events 04-20-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,995
Posted By mikep
Let everyone help you move that ****. I have...

Let everyone help you move that ****.
I have caught some sort of cold. Thought it might be allergies, but got weird quick.
Iíll check in tomorrow.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By mikep
That theory has to do with a single angle. ...

That theory has to do with a single angle.
This is about the difference between fron angle and rear angle.
Forum: events 04-17-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,995
Posted By mikep
I think Aaron and I will head back sat night. I...

I think Aaron and I will head back sat night.
I don't want to end up with 40 oz bottles taped to my hands and dicks drawn on my forehead.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By mikep
Use the moly grease, not only on the threads. Get...

Use the moly grease, not only on the threads. Get it on the washers, too.
Follow the de-torque sequence as well (reverse). I would think one time de-torque and re-torque would work, but it's yours,...
Forum: events 04-11-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
Yes, but itís a free for all. Like horizontal...

Yes, but itís a free for all. Like horizontal tetris.
Forum: events 04-10-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,569
Posted By mikep
Only if you promise to blow a head gasket on the...

Only if you promise to blow a head gasket on the dyno so we can change it outdoors.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By mikep
I would keep the ABS if possible, especially if...

I would keep the ABS if possible, especially if you change the front to rear percentage. I like the Volvo ABS. Better than my subaru abs.
Forum: events 04-07-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,569
Posted By mikep
I love you all, especially Kenny's laces. But i...

I love you all, especially Kenny's laces. But i will be tight on money this spring (building engines and what-not), and I'm going to carlisle. Also, the nanticoke tri and the kinetic sculpture race...
Forum: events 04-05-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,995
Posted By mikep
Make it so. I might be dragging Aaron and...

Make it so.
I might be dragging Aaron and possibly more along.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-04-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By mikep
My experience driving my son's S40 a while back...

My experience driving my son's S40 a while back is that it is seriously hobbled by that wee turbo. Start there.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-03-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,269
Posted By mikep
That was towery. You need way more than...

That was towery.


You need way more than that.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By mikep
Aim a little lower.

Aim a little lower.
Forum: events 03-29-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,569
Posted By mikep
Been done. Loved long time. Yadda.

Been done. Loved long time. Yadda.
Forum: events 03-27-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,995
Posted By mikep
Iím tentatively in. Iíll be in glen burnie until...

Iím tentatively in. Iíll be in glen burnie until noon friday, so maybe i can hit key brewing and head down early. If it changes to sunday, iíll adapt.
Forum: events 03-27-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
Letís park all the 7-series under the tent,...

Letís park all the 7-series under the tent, stacked up so they self-crush.
Wait. Not Danaís chalkboard car.
Forum: events 03-26-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
Saturday, unless you want to spend the day...

Saturday, unless you want to spend the day hearing "yeah, he was here, but he just left" on Sunday.
Forum: events 03-21-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,569
Posted By mikep
Well, ****. Guess Iíll have to go now.

Well, ****. Guess Iíll have to go now.
Forum: events 03-13-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
I haven't talked to The Boy about going, but if...

I haven't talked to The Boy about going, but if he takes his kids it will be a day trip.
I would love to finish the crusty-ass 280Z-powered 52 Ford F1 just so I can park it next to the trailer...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,460
Posted By mikep
His name is Chris Ng. CrazyChopstick on here.

His name is Chris Ng. CrazyChopstick on here.
Forum: events 03-09-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,736
Posted By mikep
It varies. I take ear plugs.

It varies. I take ear plugs.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By mikep
Where are you located? I would like to measure...

Where are you located? I would like to measure those if possible.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,327
Posted By mikep
The old ipds? Me too. They were probably unaware...

The old ipds? Me too. They were probably unaware of motion ratio. Most of us were then.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,327
Posted By mikep
My first round of tests, I used wood to spread...

My first round of tests, I used wood to spread the load on my scale (an old shipping scale with springs inside, sheet steel housing, dial indicator).
Follow-up tests to compare my methods with...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,327
Posted By mikep
hit "post" too soon. hang on a minute.. I...

hit "post" too soon. hang on a minute..

I took 2 sets of springs to Drew for testing. Both have been tested on my home-made rig.

1992 245 springs, one of the rears was lower than the other,...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-15-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,327
Posted By mikep
Taking the IPD springs and the wagon springs to...

Taking the IPD springs and the wagon springs to NASCAR-land for checking on Sunday. That way I will know how far off my rig is. I may also purchase a load cell to replace my freight scale.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By mikep
Nope. Building this once.

Nope. Building this once.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-12-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,292
Posted By mikep
I agree. I will add another vote for ďbigger...

I agree.
I will add another vote for ďbigger is betterĒ.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-09-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,327
Posted By mikep
old IPD sport black springs from Mike Rausch. I...

old IPD sport black springs from Mike Rausch.
I will add pics later.
Only measured one each.

Front spring 137 lb/in
330mm (13") free length
6.5" overall Diameter
14.27mm (.562") wire...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By mikep
Thanks for the comments.

Thanks for the comments.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By mikep
I tend to agree, but I need to find out if there...

I tend to agree, but I need to find out if there is a more than 1% difference.
Personally, if I cut off at the green lines and weld the plate there, I will have clearance probs. If I try to turn...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By mikep
According to this, it's only a 1% difference. ...

According to this, it's only a 1% difference.

https://www.performancebyie.com/blog/the-right-bellmouth/

It's from a group selling something, and they only did a computer simulation.
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