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Forum: Technical 12-14-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By ukemike
Here is a wild-ass guess: If the pads were...

Here is a wild-ass guess:

If the pads were slightly too small and the shifted back and forth in the caliper that would make a clunk like you described. I know our cars have either akibono or nissin...
Forum: Technical 12-14-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By ukemike
Only the battery light before you start it up...

Only the battery light before you start it up works. The rest is dead.

Oh, and I did search. After paging through scores of search results I found one thread that suggested that fuse 13 in the...
Forum: Technical 12-07-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 97
Posted By ukemike
I'd say jack it up and take off that wheel. If...

I'd say jack it up and take off that wheel. If something is loose enough to make a sound it will be loose enough for you to move it.

Check each of the components by grabbing them and trying to...
Forum: Technical 12-07-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By ukemike
Dead instrument cluster

My instrument cluster in my '93 just died overnight. It had all worked fine on friday afternoon, and on saturday morning, almost nothing. The battery light comes on before turning the ignition. ...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 12-07-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
Instrument cluster is dead

The day before our last race at tech our instrument cluster worked. The next morning it was dead. We quickly scanned for burnt fuses and found nothing. We raced without any guages.

Any ideas about...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 12-07-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
We cannot do 15" wheels. Our Acura CL brakes...

We cannot do 15" wheels. Our Acura CL brakes require 16". We actually ran with the non-racy heavy 17" that came with the car and were fitted with slightly used bridgestone RE-11s. I really like...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 12-05-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
The cool thing about that line in 3-3a is that...

The cool thing about that line in 3-3a is that you can use it to end up on the right of the downhill quickly which often gets the pass or at least puts you on the inside of 4.

I'd be scared to not...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 12-03-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
My Fast Lap

This is my fast lap and for the first time in our 10 race history I had the team fast lap, and it is our record at Sonoma. Basically I got lucky and had soooo much open track, and I realized it at...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 12-03-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
My Fast Lap

This is my fast lap and for the first time in our 10 race history I had the team fast lap, and it is our record at Sonoma. Basically I got lucky and had soooo much open track, and I realized it at...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 12-03-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
I saw the car rolling by on the trailer when it...

I saw the car rolling by on the trailer when it arrived. I jumped on the pit bike and tried to chase, but I lost you. Saw the car out there on the track a few times though. 13th and 3rd in B class...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 12-02-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
We started this morning in about 40something...

We started this morning in about 40something place. Jason got us up to 17th! before he had to come in for a noise. It was loose lug nuts on the left rear. Dennis and I swear we torqued those. We...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 11-25-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
Race next weekend! Our next race is at Sonoma...

Race next weekend!

Our next race is at Sonoma Raceway (aka Sears Point) on December 1 and 2.
We are pretty well prepped for the race. We had a big work day and got most of the remaining items off...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 10-18-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
I know the recommended intake manifold upgrade is...

I know the recommended intake manifold upgrade is the h23, or use the F22a6 runners with the h22 or h23 plenum. I'm trying to find them and there is a shortage of h23s in the local junkyards and on...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 10-18-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By ukemike
If you did need to adjust for camber on the rear,...

If you did need to adjust for camber on the rear, and I don't think you will, you can buy Moog or AC Delco adjustable rear upper control arms on Rockauto for dirt cheap. I have the Moogs. They stand...
Forum: Suspension 10-14-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 106,964
Posted By ukemike
Those two sentences are incorrect. Damping...

Those two sentences are incorrect. Damping characteristics are actually very non-linear and complex. Many scholarly papers have been written on the subject of just measuring damping forces. ...
Forum: Technical 10-07-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By ukemike
Engine cuts out under full throttle

At our last race the engine was cutting out or hesitating under full throttle around 5500rpm. It was ver intermittant. It did it a fair bit to me at Tedd on Saturday and did it much less on...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 10-03-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
As much as I would like to take credit, that was...

As much as I would like to take credit, that was Jason driving. He's our new guy. He helps wrench, he's faster than the rest of us, he can driver longer, and he has no black flags.

Having a fair...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 10-01-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
42nd Overall and 14th in Class

It was a great race. Buttonwillow is really technical and really fast. It was an all 3rd and 4th gear track. Ourcar held up through abuse including me going off 4 wheels off once, two-wheels off a...
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 09-27-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
Oh man those captive rotors are a pain in the...

Oh man those captive rotors are a pain in the keister. Once was enough of that for me. Oh, it just occurred to me that I have two hub/bearings for the original front end setup. I don't need them. ...
Forum: Technical 09-24-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By ukemike
First thing Saturday morning I contorted myself...

First thing Saturday morning I contorted myself and made the exact adjustment described. It worked. I had to get back in there a second time to fine tune it.

Thanx all!
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 09-22-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
The race is next weekend. We got the clutch...

The race is next weekend. We got the clutch dragging issue fixed and the new belts installed. That was a trick because they were installed wrong before so we had to come up with all new mouting...
Forum: Technical 09-16-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By ukemike
Good questions. My team mate installed the...

Good questions. My team mate installed the tranny. I'll talk to him about these things.
How do you set the clutch engagement height?
Forum: Technical 09-16-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By ukemike
Clutch won't fully disengage

Our race 93 lx with a prelude transaxel is giving us trouble. Fully depressing the clutch pedal dose not fully disengage the clutch. We've bled it.
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 09-14-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By ukemike
Mine is in there with a combination of both. ...

Mine is in there with a combination of both. Some screws and some zipties. In your car it'll be hidden. No one will know. In my mine, who cares because, racecar.
Forum: Beginner Technical/Performance 09-14-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,691
Posted By ukemike
It would be hard to summarize all the work done...

It would be hard to summarize all the work done recently.

We've got just a few things left, but they aren't too small. It is at the shop now getting new mounts for the harness welded into the...
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