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Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2022, 11:16 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By rb92673
SoCal doesn?t have the moisture problems you...

SoCal doesn?t have the moisture problems you have, but its good to know.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-18-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 609
Posted By rb92673
I second the wirebarn wire. Good quality...

I second the wirebarn wire. Good quality insulation.

If I were to do it over again I would have used Deutsch connectors everywhere I could. Expensive but they work great.

For the other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By rb92673
That sender should fit that adapter.

That sender should fit that adapter.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By rb92673
I need to bring the car home and pull it out of...

I need to bring the car home and pull it out of the trailer to see what I actually have. Not sure if it is the stock or perhaps it is a 3 row. How do you tell if it's a 2 or 3 row?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By rb92673
Thanks for the suggestions. Thanks for...

Thanks for the suggestions.



Thanks for sharing your experience. I understand how f'n hot it get in AZ in the Summer. If I do go the aluminum route, I would probably just go with the do88.
...
Forum: website & board 05-13-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,297
Posted By rb92673
Thank you for getting the board back up.

Thank you for getting the board back up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By rb92673
Stock 740 radiator - all metal

Is there a source for all metal stock radiators anymore? It looks like all I can find have plastic end caps.

Right before the great server crash of 2022, we raced our '85 745T at Willow Springs....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,776
Posted By rb92673
Thanks. Much appreciated.

Thanks. Much appreciated.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,776
Posted By rb92673
Got any pictures? I asked ATP if they could port...

Got any pictures? I asked ATP if they could port before I ordered and they said no.

I think I am going to go at it again with the grinder. Having to short shift during a race is annoying as F....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,776
Posted By rb92673
Bought a new Garrett T3/T4 and 3" Ultimate...

Bought a new Garrett T3/T4 and 3" Ultimate V-Band. It felt wrong to immediately start grinding on a brand new turbo. Original wastegate hole was about 25mm. Opened up to almost 28mm at widest and...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
We have to skip Thunderhill. Too many family...

We have to skip Thunderhill. Too many family things that weekend. Next race is Lucky Dog Willow Springs April 30 - May 1. I have never been on Big Willow, I am excited/scared.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
So this shiny part arrived yesterday from ATP. ...

So this shiny part arrived yesterday from ATP. T3/T4 50 trim .63 a/r

https://i.imgur.com/GQNP8Lxl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/FDWzm8gl.jpg

Does not have a boost reference nipple. Are those...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,592
Posted By rb92673
edit: deleted data, looking for more logs

edit: deleted data, looking for more logs
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,776
Posted By rb92673
Maybe you should add a turbo to reduce the sound?...

Maybe you should add a turbo to reduce the sound?

We were very happy with our results. We worked on the basics of trying to stay out of trouble and efficient driver changes. We had more black...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By rb92673
DrZiplok is BDR, my video is not BDR

DrZiplok is BDR, my video is not BDR
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,776
Posted By rb92673
I dont remember. I could have gone a lot more...

I dont remember. I could have gone a lot more than I did, but I got lazy because my compressor sucks. Certainly not as much as you recommended.

https://i.imgur.com/jCGUWczl.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,776
Posted By rb92673
So I went with 3" mild steel exhaust. ATP...

So I went with 3" mild steel exhaust. ATP Ultimate Wastegate, Borla round XR1 3" muffler, and side exit before the right rear wheel. I ported the wastegate hole what I thought was a bunch....
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By rb92673
I bet it is from the bus stop. I think that is...

I bet it is from the bus stop. I think that is where one of the bolts that holds the ball joint to strut broke on me last race.

https://youtu.be/NVFhf6LBBSI?t=171
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
Thanks for the response. Car is much louder, not...

Thanks for the response. Car is much louder, not as loud as most Miatas.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2022, 05:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
Very hard to tell in my car. Maybe. Didn’t...

Very hard to tell in my car. Maybe. Didn’t notice it this weekend. My team mate has one in his 745 behind a LS and says it doesn’t.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
Interesting. Did you run a resonator or...

Interesting. Did you run a resonator or restrictive muffler?

BNE Suspension is working great.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
CD009 has been rock solid. I have a 3.5 rear end...

CD009 has been rock solid. I have a 3.5 rear end so 6th is useless. Forward mount shifter would be too far forward on 7 series, still using the Yoshifab shifter.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
So much overboost. Above 5 k pegs the boost...

So much overboost. Above 5 k pegs the boost gauge. Oops.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,245
Posted By rb92673
Yes. With a cutting wheel.

Yes. With a cutting wheel.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
So we are racing this weekend and since we blew...

So we are racing this weekend and since we blew up our 2.25" Summit Racing turbo muffler after two races, we built a 3" exhaust with a new ATP 3" Ultimate wastegate and Borla race muffler. Hopefully...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 193,152
Posted By rb92673
I am pretty sure I have that same type of...

I am pretty sure I have that same type of vibration with my CD009 swap, but since I have no side windows, front bushings, interior, carpet, sound deadening, wheel balancing, and I am wearing a...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,592
Posted By rb92673
Summit Racing and siliconeintakes.com have...

Summit Racing and siliconeintakes.com have silicon and aluminum tubing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By rb92673
I bought 12mm FI hose off ebay that was meant for...

I bought 12mm FI hose off ebay that was meant for a BMW. Maybe a BMW stealership has some by the foot? How much do you need?

I would not use hose that is not rated for fuel injection.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By rb92673
Make sure you get hose that is rated for fuel...

Make sure you get hose that is rated for fuel injection. Auto parts hose typically is not. For the 12mm I found some BMW hose on ebay rated for FI.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,438
Posted By rb92673
AGM are nice if the battery is in a location...

AGM are nice if the battery is in a location other than the engine compartment where the fumes or a leak could destroy seats, trunk, etc. I had a lead acid in the factory location in my Mini and it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By rb92673
I used to rent the flatbeds from them with a...

I used to rent the flatbeds from them with a 4Runner until I got my own trailer. You can always rent one of their box trucks and then rent a trailer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By rb92673
When I put a 240 towing a 240 into the U-Haul...

When I put a 240 towing a 240 into the U-Haul reservation system, it won't let me continue with a rental of a dolly or trailer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By rb92673
As a bonus, Uhaul car carriers have surge brakes...

As a bonus, Uhaul car carriers have surge brakes that do not need a brake controller.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
Ahh... Sounds like winning to me.

Ahh...



Sounds like winning to me.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2022, 11:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
We are planning to run LD at Willow Springs. I...

We are planning to run LD at Willow Springs. I got four LD sticker tires in my trailer ready to go on after 24HoL Sonoma in March.

What car are you running? Those are really fast times, what was...
Forum: events 02-21-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By rb92673
24HoL Sonoma Mar 12-13 2022

Headed back to Sonoma in the 745 whatever_racecar. No more dragging a blown up 2.25" muffler, we upgraded to a new 3" from turbo to tailpipe. Welded some of it myself, so it might end up on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
Thanks for the suggestion. We got a Race Capture...

Thanks for the suggestion. We got a Race Capture earlier in the year. I use the predictive timing and have some custom idiot lights. I use a Fire tablet as the display, but it is not in a good...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By rb92673
Thank you for explaining.

Thank you for explaining.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By rb92673
I don't understand what you are asking, but I...

I don't understand what you are asking, but I have a block on a stand in the garage I could measure something for you with calipers. When we did the CD009 trans swap, we just used my m46 bell...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By rb92673
How about flat towing without a trailer?

How about flat towing without a trailer?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,286
Posted By rb92673
I wouldn't do it without trailer brakes and a...

I wouldn't do it without trailer brakes and a good brake controller in the car. I pulled that same setup for three years with a current model 4Runner. Scary without trailer brakes.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By rb92673
So is there a decent knockoff for these? I...

So is there a decent knockoff for these? I bought one and blew it up in 3 laps. I think I under oiled it. Ooops.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 36,897
Posted By rb92673
My car had the same issue and it was fuel...

My car had the same issue and it was fuel related. Torn hose on in-tank pump and tired high pressure pump. I could only duplicate the problem under load.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By rb92673
Is the coolant cap sealing? If it is not holding...

Is the coolant cap sealing? If it is not holding pressure the cooling system will not work correctly. It's a couple bucks to replace.

Have you checked the temp at the outlet elbow with an...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-14-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,657
Posted By rb92673
All you need is a wideband O2 sensor and a gauge...

All you need is a wideband O2 sensor and a gauge on the dash. As you accelerate it should decrease in numbers from 14.7 at idle to 11 to 12 at high RPM under full throttle. If it doesn't you run...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-13-2022, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,657
Posted By rb92673
14.6 at 15 psi boost?

14.6 at 15 psi boost?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,154
Posted By rb92673
Thanks for the history, I purchased it from Pagel...

Thanks for the history, I purchased it from Pagel in 2017. If you are ever at a Lemons race, please stop by.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-08-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By rb92673
In my case a previous owner changed out the crank...

In my case a previous owner changed out the crank pulley and made a bracket.

https://i.imgur.com/d2fXjvwl.jpg
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-08-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By rb92673
If I do it and get it working I certainly will.

If I do it and get it working I certainly will.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 02-08-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By rb92673
Thanks, I give it a try. I don't really know if...

Thanks, I give it a try. I don't really know if I want to do sequential injection, but COP might be useful.
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