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Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 01-10-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 221
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Posted By ukemike
I believe our next race will be a lemons race at...

I believe our next race will be a lemons race at the full 5 mile Thunderhill course in May. I love that track, it is just epic.
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 01-10-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
Well since we race in 24 hours of lemons, you're...

Well since we race in 24 hours of lemons, you're supposed to have a theme. The first car was done up like the boat, the Minnow from Gilligan's Island. The current car is a Ruth Bader Ginsberg...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 08-25-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
Not the manifold, just from the air filter box to...

Not the manifold, just from the air filter box to and not including the throttle body.
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 08-25-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
Over the course of many weeks we got the clutch...

Over the course of many weeks we got the clutch in. It's a big job. We don't have a hoist so this is a rough sketch.

Disassemble the right side suspension and get the axle out. Remove the frame...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 08-25-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By ukemike
When I replaced our A1 exhaust manifold with an...

When I replaced our A1 exhaust manifold with an a4 I just extended the wires so the O2 sensor would reach the new location. It worked fine. I agree with Deeve. There is no good reason to remove...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 08-25-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By ukemike
I know the konis have different part numbers for...

I know the konis have different part numbers for each of the front shocks. They aren't struts.
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 07-26-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By ukemike
I'm not sure that the Brembos will do much for...

I'm not sure that the Brembos will do much for you other than look cool and force you to use larger wheels. The stock calipers are perfectly adequate for stopping the car in about every imaginable...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 07-20-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
Just ordered one of...

Just ordered one of these
https://www.advancedclutch.com/product/perf-street-sprung-disc-3000110-2?gfid=p2446-c269538
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 07-15-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
My team mate who bought it couldn't recall what...

My team mate who bought it couldn't recall what brand it was, he just remembered that it was "stage 1". I found a part number on it and googled it. It was FX brand which was also called F1. It's...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 07-13-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
Here is how our clutch died, probably from...

Here is how our clutch died, probably from shifting to fast and...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 07-09-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
I forgot to post about our race results. We went...

I forgot to post about our race results. We went to Thunderhill and raced on the full 5 mile track. We were in the top 40 for most of the race. We were actually in the top 30 until our first...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 04-28-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
The rpn actuator doohicky worked once I figured...

The rpn actuator doohicky worked once I figured it out. Actually the folks that made it, Intellitronix, had great tech support. I was having some trouble, I left them a vm on a sunday got a call...
Forum: Technical 04-25-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 60
Posted By ukemike
Wholesaler Closeout at Rockauto

lots of good closeout deals at rockauto right now.
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 04-02-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
Aaaahhh. That's good. Thanks.

Aaaahhh. That's good. Thanks.
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 04-02-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
I did get the device. I installed and and failed...

I did get the device. I installed and and failed to get it working. I got a call back from the company tech support this morning and now I know what I did wrong. Should be working on Saturday. I...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 03-18-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
I tried it again Saturday. Jacked up the front,...

I tried it again Saturday. Jacked up the front, put it in 1st, revved it up and no movement on the butterflies. No worries. We'll get it working or we'll just keep them open all time time. This...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 03-06-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
I would definitely want your extra rpm doohicky!...

I would definitely want your extra rpm doohicky! That's awsome. I'd happily pay shipping. I'll email my address.

I missed the 1 second window to register for the September Laguna Seca race, so we...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 03-05-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
We are going to try this. I wonder what sensor...

We are going to try this. I wonder what sensor it would use to tell it the car is moving? The speed sensor on the trans? Is there a sensor that can tell it is in gear?
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 03-05-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
They stay closed. Just hooking the actuator to...

They stay closed. Just hooking the actuator to the plenum vacuum keeps them open all the time.
Yes revving is how we are testing. I'm sure the neighbors were getting sick of the racket.

We are...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 03-03-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
I'm having difficulty actuating the intake runner...

I'm having difficulty actuating the intake runner butterflies. I believe we are getting good vacuum into the so-called Black Box. So I started checking the electrical signal. If I recall what I read...
Forum: Technical 02-15-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By ukemike
It was a fuse. Nothing to it. Of course I don't...

It was a fuse. Nothing to it. Of course I don't know why the fuse blew...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 02-08-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By ukemike
Electrical issues are no fun. My first thought...

Electrical issues are no fun. My first thought was, "I wonder if this was a flood car?" I wonder if the computer is at fault. It might be worth pulling back the carpet and taking a look at it. If...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 02-08-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By ukemike
Try rockauto.com you'll find that they sell Moog...

Try rockauto.com you'll find that they sell Moog adjustable upper control arms. We have them on our lemons race car we run about 2 to 2.5 deg of negative camber on the rear. We needed that after we...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 02-05-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
Well the instrument cluster seems fixed. Tedd...

Well the instrument cluster seems fixed. Tedd replaced the under dash fuse. That was a lot less trivial than it sounds. Since the dash etc is all gone, all the wiring is zip-tied up and out of the...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 01-07-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 30,216
Posted By ukemike
I see what you did there. Your link is set to...

I see what you did there. Your link is set to play the video starting right before your car passed me. You're just trying to rub it in.

So was that your tach that kept falling down to zero? Our...
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