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Forum: events 09-25-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,782
Posted By mAydAy
Congrats on the awesome finish, especially in the...

Congrats on the awesome finish, especially in the bad weather. Wish I could have made it out there....instead I spent 12hrs setting up an LS1 top end for the dyno tomorrow :grrr:
Forum: events 07-20-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,782
Posted By mAydAy
If someone picks up the phone and calls/texts me...

If someone picks up the phone and calls/texts me so I remember, I'll take the whole 2 mile drive from my house over there if I'm in town
Forum: website & board 04-11-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By mAydAy
This board is full of a lot of long term members,...

This board is full of a lot of long term members, many of which joined in their adolescence. Even in this thread I can see people that have undergone a significant amount of maturing over the course...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,687
Posted By mAydAy
So here's my question Why is a car with a...

So here's my question

Why is a car with a 15g picking up 20.91mph on the big end and a car with a Holset only picking up 21.97 mph?

Something there doesn't add up, that little 15g should be...
Forum: showroom 03-13-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,394
Posted By mAydAy
Just because the majority of people can't do it...

Just because the majority of people can't do it doesn't mean its unattainable. People too often confuse power and respectable time slips as being the result of lots of time/effort/money/parts versus...
Forum: showroom 03-12-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,394
Posted By mAydAy
This car can go 12's easily.There's plenty of...

This car can go 12's easily.There's plenty of room left to improve on the 60ft and track conditions weren't the greatest today.

The car freakin moves out. Everyone at the track all day was...
Forum: events 02-28-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 22,474
Posted By mAydAy
I'll try to make it up there to whoop some ass if...

I'll try to make it up there to whoop some ass if I can get my car together
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,222
Posted By mAydAy
I'd call up Carbotech. They'll make them for you...

I'd call up Carbotech. They'll make them for you (cheaper than Porterfield and very comparable) and they've got a wide selections of linings that they should be able to help you pick through. They're...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-07-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 89,300
Posted By mAydAy
Z-Max dragway is here (well, in Concord right...

Z-Max dragway is here (well, in Concord right beside my house). The wonderful 4 lane drag strip







that is absolutely a waste of time to run because it hooks like dog****. They don't know...
Forum: website & board 11-09-2010, 03:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,126
Posted By mAydAy
Its definitely an option in vB but I'm not sure...

Its definitely an option in vB but I'm not sure its a good one. The way the current setup is allows there to be a record of what transpires for the mods to keep up with.

I've seen several other...
Forum: showroom 10-29-2010, 12:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,090
Posted By mAydAy
Which makes sense. The flat flywheel is a much...

Which makes sense. The flat flywheel is a much better bet but still sketchy.

The problem with the stepped flywheel is the varying thickness/cross sectional area. There's likely a ton of stresses...
Forum: showroom 10-27-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,090
Posted By mAydAy
The problem here isn't "flat vs stepped" its...

The problem here isn't "flat vs stepped" its running a cast iron flywheel in any performance application. There's a reason NHRA (11.99 and under) and just about any other sanctioning body outlaws...
Forum: website & board 07-24-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,377
Posted By mAydAy
Elbow Rd is a blast, sorry to hear its getting...

Elbow Rd is a blast, sorry to hear its getting torn up! I've watched a couple cars slide off of it before, I can certainly understand why they're redoing it.

My favorite around Richmond has...
Forum: website & board 07-18-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,377
Posted By mAydAy
SoBo, hell yeah! Spent a lot of weekends there...

SoBo, hell yeah! Spent a lot of weekends there racing

Former VA-er here
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By mAydAy
Just curious: have you ever read a post before...

Just curious: have you ever read a post before writing a reply?

Not only have I seen inside of shocks, I've personally rebuilt countless Bilsteins, Penske's, Ohlins, Pro's and Afco's, but never a...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By mAydAy
You're pretty much out of luck most likely....

You're pretty much out of luck most likely. Nobody is going to have pistons or shims laying around to fit them and they aren't worth doing any custom work on.

You may get lucky and be able to use...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 374,339
Posted By mAydAy
that's a great way to run the most disappointing...

that's a great way to run the most disappointing ET's ever. I've yet to find someplace with worse track prep

Looking forward to seeing it Kenny, definitely going to be another groundbreaking ride
Forum: performance & modifications 06-29-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By mAydAy
'gasket matching' (there's actually no gasket...

'gasket matching' (there's actually no gasket there) the 90+ turbine flange is a very worthwhile exercise, wouldn't mess with the rest though.
Forum: website & board 06-25-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By mAydAy
I'll come visit when you get back sugar, you...

I'll come visit when you get back sugar, you still owe me lunch at 27. <3 <3 <3
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By mAydAy
Talk to Lawrence (fidel) and he should be able to...

Talk to Lawrence (fidel) and he should be able to properly spec out something for your build.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-18-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,602
Posted By mAydAy
Mad boost leak, check yo turbo hoses, and the...

Mad boost leak, check yo turbo hoses, and the little hose from the idle air controller to the vacuum tree.
Forum: showroom 10-08-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,877
Posted By mAydAy
Lookin badass, Eamonn. Wish I could have come to...

Lookin badass, Eamonn. Wish I could have come to help out the past couple weeks but I've been stuck at school until at least midnight most nights :wtf:

Good luck with it, can't wait to see that...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,709
Posted By mAydAy
Ls6 intake manifold will take care of your...

Ls6 intake manifold will take care of your clearance problems. If keep the 4.10 gears that thing will absolutely rip. I'd definitely run less gear though like 3.42s -- more fuel economy and more than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,802
Posted By mAydAy
I used to work on/tour with Dustin Storm in that...

I used to work on/tour with Dustin Storm in that 16 Late model in the picture on the website (he almost won that race where that picture was taken before a breather broke and sprayed oil all over the...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By mAydAy
On a mandrel bender you have a die for both the...

On a mandrel bender you have a die for both the inside and the outside of the tubing, supporting it all the way around the outside of the tubing which doesn't allow the tubing to deform or be...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-27-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By mAydAy
I too am rather confused here You bought a...

I too am rather confused here

You bought a pipe bender. You're trying to bend tubing, and from looking at that picture not very successfully....
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By mAydAy
They don't sell anything for an XC per say. All...

They don't sell anything for an XC per say. All of the stuff up front is the same as any FWD 850 or S/V/C70. The rear is pretty much the same as a 98-00 V70R and you can swap in some of the V70R...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-26-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By mAydAy
-Injectors are the same between a t5 and low...

-Injectors are the same between a t5 and low pressure turbo

-Boost is controlled by an electronic valve that is located by the airbox with 3 vacuum lines to it and a wire/plug. You can leave it...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-24-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,278
Posted By mAydAy
I've never seen a factory car use a TOB that will...

I've never seen a factory car use a TOB that will work on a clutch like this...the PP fingers are completely flat and require a sharply radiused bearing like he pictured there, versus on most...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,709
Posted By mAydAy
That stainless exhaust tubing will weld pretty...

That stainless exhaust tubing will weld pretty similar to mild steel tubing with that mig.

Back off the wirefeed, perhaps put in a little more heat and just move quickly. You'll never lay down a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By mAydAy
Yes. The turbos are also pretty much identical...

Yes. The turbos are also pretty much identical other than a slightly different compressor.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By mAydAy
HPT/T5 and LPT are identical outside of the...

HPT/T5 and LPT are identical outside of the actual turbocharger unit (external dimensions are the same though), the ECU, and the engine internals.

So yes, it will work fine.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-17-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By mAydAy
Yes, no welding

Yes, no welding
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,679
Posted By mAydAy
A few pictures, some dimensions and a few...

A few pictures, some dimensions and a few calculations and we could have a decent idea as to how likely it is to hold up.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 122,880
Posted By mAydAy
That MPH seems much closer, what altitude is the...

That MPH seems much closer, what altitude is the track and what was the weather like?

Sounds like you need some slicks :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,142
Posted By mAydAy
SpeedTuning is located in Spencerville, MD which...

SpeedTuning is located in Spencerville, MD which is not far outside of Rockville. That's one of the few places on the East Coast that could actually dyno tune that car. Get in contact with Oliver at...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 122,880
Posted By mAydAy
Do they not track prep? :wtf: I'm praying there...

Do they not track prep? :wtf: I'm praying there was just no traction.

Can we get a trap speed (mph or km/h)? Something isn't quite right, I ran quicker in an almost entirely stock 850T with a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,679
Posted By mAydAy
All steel will have a pretty similar elastic...

All steel will have a pretty similar elastic modulus (iirc ~190-210GPa) so for a given cross sectional area they will all have about the same spring rate...different steel alloys will have a...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,679
Posted By mAydAy
The iPd rear bar is welded but last I checked it...

The iPd rear bar is welded but last I checked it went through the rear arm and was welded on both sides so at least the area of the weld was increased some. Who knows, maybe its splined in the middle...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By mAydAy
I ran a '98 S70T5 ecu in my V70XC without any...

I ran a '98 S70T5 ecu in my V70XC without any problems...it being AWD doesn't matter, the transmission is the same as far as the computers are concerned (The AWD is just a FWD trans with a shaft off...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,679
Posted By mAydAy
Hold that thought for a minute. Then...

Hold that thought for a minute.

Then compare the cross section of the weld to the cross section of the bar and explain to me how that's effective. The only possibility that more or less works...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,679
Posted By mAydAy
So long as its a high tensile steel and you heat...

So long as its a high tensile steel and you heat treat it you should be fine, all of our bars were heat treated 4140.

The better question is....how does one attach ends if it isn't splined? Welded...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,679
Posted By mAydAy
http://www.stockcarproducts.com/susp21.htm ...

http://www.stockcarproducts.com/susp21.htm

Any diameter, length and width you could want, hollow or solid plus whatever kind of arms you want. If you go standard dimensions, they've got a whole...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-14-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,679
Posted By mAydAy
Should be made out of spring steel. Spring steel...

Should be made out of spring steel. Spring steel has a higher yield strength, thus it requires a lot more force to be tweaked. I wouldn't trust a typical cold rolled bar, especially since I have seen...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,116
Posted By mAydAy
What specifically do you want to know? And what...

What specifically do you want to know? And what year, that makes a BIG difference with those cars....
Forum: showroom 09-09-2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,155
Posted By mAydAy
Too bad that's a Grand National style 5x5 hub,...

Too bad that's a Grand National style 5x5 hub, not Wide5
http://www.circletracksupply.com/images/P/8024045_L.jpg
This is a Wide 5 hub....this would be the Winters 4045 in Magnesium....pretty much...
Forum: showroom 09-08-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,473
Posted By mAydAy
That's a cool car, I logged quite a few hours...

That's a cool car, I logged quite a few hours around it/working on it when James Packer owned it (After Travis sold it in '04 to Packer it ran a good number of autocrosses and HPDE's). Having driven...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,360
Posted By mAydAy
^^^ Eamonn, now it certainly sounds like you're...

^^^ Eamonn, now it certainly sounds like you're going down the right track. With a little luck, this should open a door for a relatively economical ($1k-ish) clutch option for these cars making real...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-31-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,360
Posted By mAydAy
7.25" multidisc clutches are not that uncommon on...

7.25" multidisc clutches are not that uncommon on the street in extreme conditions. Tilton even sells one off the shelf for Evos and WRX's, and AWD seems to me it would be even harder on a clutch...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,360
Posted By mAydAy
Back to the top for Eamonn.........

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