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Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 30,680
Posted By rb92673
Well the car is as ready as it is going to get...

Well the car is as ready as it is going to get and tomorrow I am headed to Sonoma for 24 Hours of Lemons. Weather looks miserable, high of 52F and rain. Running with two drivers since my third...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 870
Posted By rb92673
Is it a shielded wire between the hall sensor and...

Is it a shielded wire between the hall sensor and the EZK?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 870
Posted By rb92673
My old 740 LH 2.2 wiring was Hall/Ezk Black...

My old 740 LH 2.2 wiring was Hall/Ezk Black (shield) 1/10, Blue 2/24, Red 3/4
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By rb92673
I bought two Raybestos reman rear calipers for my...

I bought two Raybestos reman rear calipers for my 740. When they arrived the left and right were different colors gold/silver and one had additional hardware and the other didn't. They both work...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-22-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 725
Posted By rb92673
Like this? ...

Like this?

https://youtu.be/GIVhKtua8s4?t=2145
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By rb92673
When I look at my logs, there is a large fuel...

When I look at my logs, there is a large fuel pressure drop when I get to an end of a straight and let of the throttle. I think a light would need to be a combination of load and pressure. I have...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By rb92673
The magic formula is two pencil beams pointed...

The magic formula is two pencil beams pointed straight ahead and two floods angled at a 30-45 degree angle to light up the corners. LED light bars absolutely suck, will get you black flagged and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By rb92673
Lemons / Lucky Dog racer here with a 740 wagon. ...

Lemons / Lucky Dog racer here with a 740 wagon. I can't answer your ABS question, but we do not get any fade and the only flat spot we have had recently was when our tie rods were both shot on our...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2022, 12:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By rb92673
Just some recommendations based upon my...

Just some recommendations based upon my experiences with Lemons racing:

- grab a cheap oil/gas pressure sensor off eBay and wire it in to Microsquirt. I have had so many fuel pressure problems...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-13-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,337
Posted By rb92673
Oh nice, the MaxxEcu mini has internal logging. ...

Oh nice, the MaxxEcu mini has internal logging. I assume there is software to take those logs and adjust tunes and map historical data? Looks like Windows only, too bad there is not OSX/Linux...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-12-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,337
Posted By rb92673
Yes. I find tunerstudio (live tuning) and...

Yes. I find tunerstudio (live tuning) and megalogviewer (log visualization and offline tuning) both useful for microsquirt. $70+$50 = $120 of software. I don't know what MaxxECU comes with.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By rb92673
Thanks. I'll explore drilling a new holes and...

Thanks. I'll explore drilling a new holes and trimming the sheet metal a bit to see how much camber I can get.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By rb92673
I should also mention, some previous owner cut...

I should also mention, some previous owner cut the inside ends of the strut rods and control arms and replaced with spherical rod ends. I tried lengthening the control arm at the spherical rod end,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By rb92673
Not very good pictures... Car is in storage...

Not very good pictures... Car is in storage until the weekend.

https://i.imgur.com/QspaKfpl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/uv8kbRQl.jpg

Basically as far as I could get them towards the engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By rb92673
No. I am running BNE 2.5" coilovers with...

No. I am running BNE 2.5" coilovers with shortened struts and QSRCs.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By rb92673
740 / 940 camber for track

I have BNE adjustable strut mounts and have maxed what I can for camber on the lower control arm. I get a little more than 1 degree. I am eating the outside edge of the tires on track. The 240...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By rb92673
Meh. I have a decent tire that has a huge flat...

Meh. I have a decent tire that has a huge flat spot from our last race. I feel your pain.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,056
Posted By rb92673
Another option: ...

Another option: https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=344953

Bernal Dads racecar based in NorCal. I have never driven this car, but I believe Randy has.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By rb92673
I have all that stuff too, but we are in B...

I have all that stuff too, but we are in B because we suck at racing. It also has gotten faster in the last 3-4 years.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By rb92673
My dash bar is just below the front window.

My dash bar is just below the front window.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By rb92673
You don’t hit your knees on that dash bar?

You don’t hit your knees on that dash bar?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By rb92673
I haven't run the Porterfields R4s yets, but the...

I haven't run the Porterfields R4s yets, but the Porterfield custom made ST43s lasted 6+ races. Porterfield can custom cut pads in any shape.

Also you should get some high temp brake fluid. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By rb92673
Turbo Volvo with new team, I am 99% certain they...

Turbo Volvo with new team, I am 99% certain they will put you in B. That is where I have been for 12 Lemons races. Maybe you could argue C because its an auto. Just say all that 'cheaty' stuff was...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 30,680
Posted By rb92673
I registered for the Sept HPR race, but not the...

I registered for the Sept HPR race, but not the June. 745 should be available for June. I really don't think I will make the Sept either, but a teammate is really pushing for it. Lemons doesn't...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By rb92673
It's a truck. Shouldn't you put on some smaller...

It's a truck. Shouldn't you put on some smaller wheels with bigger tires? Maybe a 3" lift?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By rb92673
LOL. For $14 a side, I put some new ones on. ...

LOL. For $14 a side, I put some new ones on. Standing on the brakes at 100 MPH going into a corner was very exciting with those old rods.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-31-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,337
Posted By rb92673
How does the ECU know what gear you are in?

How does the ECU know what gear you are in?
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-31-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,337
Posted By rb92673
It looks like there is a new version of...

It looks like there is a new version of Microsquirt by AMP'd. Built in switchable pull up resistors and support for high impedance injectors. I don't have any experience with other ECUs, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By rb92673
DrZiplok has a M52 in their endurance race 245. ...

DrZiplok has a M52 in their endurance race 245. It sounds amazing and is very fast on track. I think he also has the Getrag transmission too.

https://youtu.be/XlYw_-Kaq6M
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 30,680
Posted By rb92673
Teammate Mo came down yesterday to help prep the...

Teammate Mo came down yesterday to help prep the car for Sonoma Dec 3&4. We managed to get through a lot of stuff on the list:

https://i.imgur.com/yPcI9BAl.jpg

Steering was really loose last...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By rb92673
You were right. Both sides were NFG. ...

You were right. Both sides were NFG.

https://i.imgur.com/YPvOYsQ.mp4

It was probably the million curbs we hit on track.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By rb92673
Ya it looks like the timing marks wore away.

Ya it looks like the timing marks wore away.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,976
Posted By rb92673
I will put that on the list to try. I have an...

I will put that on the list to try. I have an open diff, so as soon as the right rear lifts, it spins.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-27-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,976
Posted By rb92673
I don't know much about sway bars, but I do know...

I don't know much about sway bars, but I do know our endurance race 745 has a big bar in front, no bar in back, 300/200# springs front/rear and race konis all the way around. It pushes in corners...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 266,623
Posted By rb92673
That engine/turbo sounds amazing.

That engine/turbo sounds amazing.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 10-26-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By rb92673
There should be two coolant temp sensors on the...

There should be two coolant temp sensors on the head. A two wire and single wire. Two wire should go to MS and single to a gauge. MS wiring is probably a yellow wire and black wire.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 115,357
Posted By rb92673
Pretty amazing work.

Pretty amazing work.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By rb92673
Are you going to rebuild this engine or just...

Are you going to rebuild this engine or just throw it in and +T it? A 92 engine is 30 years old at this point. I would be concerned that it has been damaged from being run with a blown head gasket...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By rb92673
There was a thread about a year ago with the...

There was a thread about a year ago with the exact same question. It didn't really end with a solution.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=363041
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 30,680
Posted By rb92673
Thanks. I used to lock wire the wastegate and...

Thanks. I used to lock wire the wastegate and manifold to turbo studs. I then went nordlocks and squished copper nuts, but I don't think I torqued them enough on the wastegate. Just to be safe,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 30,680
Posted By rb92673
Race Recap 24 Hours of Lemons Buttonwillow Oct...

Race Recap 24 Hours of Lemons Buttonwillow Oct 2022

It could have been better...

We had three drivers for the weekend, so we should have had a lot of seat time...well that didn't work out.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,110
Posted By rb92673
Thank you! Do you know if a standard spade...

Thank you! Do you know if a standard spade connector fits?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By rb92673
Thanks. I had to put the car back in storage for...

Thanks. I had to put the car back in storage for the week. Looking at the boot, I think I have a CAM rack. So I need to also identify if it is the 14mm or 18mm inners?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By rb92673
Steering rack play - 740

At my race last weekend, braking was a little squirly. When we put a jack stand on one side of the front we could wiggle the tire about 1/2" or more. Without any parts or knowledge of how a steering...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,708
Posted By rb92673
Often that warped rotor feeling is inconsistent...

Often that warped rotor feeling is inconsistent pad material buildup on a portion of the rotor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,110
Posted By rb92673
I just need to pull the switch out of the...

I just need to pull the switch out of the radiator and find one that closes the circuit at a lower temperature. I also have a coolant tank from a later model with a level switch. Not having a drain...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,110
Posted By rb92673
Well the NISSENS 65520A radiator kept the water...

Well the NISSENS 65520A radiator kept the water temp at a solid 180-185 degrees in 95+ degree heat while racing. It would get into the low 200s when idling because I don't think the fan switch it...
Forum: events 09-29-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By rb92673
We race 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturday, and 9:00 am...

We race 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturday, and 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Sunday.

Friday is tech 12:00 to 5:00, we will probably be testing on track.

I wonder if there will be a 5 mile track option like...
Forum: events 09-29-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By rb92673
We are packed up and headed out today or tomorrow...

We are packed up and headed out today or tomorrow morning. If you are at the race, stop by garage 8 and say hello. If it is when the track is cold, stop by for a beer.

Robb
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,288
Posted By rb92673
I think what caused a problem for me, is my...

I think what caused a problem for me, is my battery is in the trunk. I verified I had good positive connection, I jumped a ground directly to the starter, then I jumped a ground to the battery. My...
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