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Old 06-23-2015, 07:23 PM   #1721
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It used to be so fantastic, you used to be able to slap anything into google shopping for free and google had such a fantastic and well documented API that even I figured it out. Everything was there, or the vast percentage.

Whoever at google made that decision needs to be fired. They moved to paid model late 2012 I think.
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<p></p><p>My BMW friends are E30 guys. So not much better than us. </p>
Ah, OK

Still, my experience is that Supertech 9.0:1s are pinging at 200 kpa, and that's with a 50/50 mix of CA crap-gas 91 and 100 (thus delivering around 95). Currently running the car on straight 100 (ow) until I can pull the head off again (ugh) and measure the actual compression ratio. It's a month 'til the FM open house, so I'm not going to do that now. Of course, after that I'm moving and it's only 2 months til Laguna, so it may not happen til this winter. Sigh.

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<p>Traded out my &quot;1.3 bar&quot; CXracing cap for a Stant 16psi cap today. Why? Because Amazon Prime.</p><p><br /></p>
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Old 06-24-2015, 12:33 PM   #1724
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Ah, OK <img alt="" src="images/smilies/smile.gif" title="" /> Still, my experience is that Supertech 9.0:1s are pinging at 200 kpa, and that's with a 50/50 mix of CA crap-gas 91 and 100 (thus delivering around 95). Currently running the car on straight 100 (ow) until I can pull the head off again (ugh) and measure the actual compression ratio. It's a month 'til the FM open house, so I'm not going to do that now. Of course, after that I'm moving and it's only 2 months til Laguna, so it may not happen til this winter. Sigh. --Ian
</p><p>Pinging even when timing is pulled? That sounds odd.</p>
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<p></p><p>Pinging even when timing is pulled? That sounds odd.</p>
No, when I yank large amounts of timing it stops pinging, but 9.0:1 pistons should be able to reach MBT on 95 octane, and with my current motor it won't.

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<p>Interesting. I'll keep following that in your thread.</p>
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<p></p><p>I have too many browser favorites. They get way disorganized. Google helps me. Occasionally I'll send an email to myself.</p>
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<p>Lol, all this compression ratio talk. And it turns out I can't even find cheap pistons in a 10:1 or 10.5:1. I'll probably end up with 9.5:1 supertechs.</p>
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Kickin' *** <em>and</em> taking names. Apparently. <img alt="" src="images/smilies/gay.gif" title="Giggle" /> No seriously, about the only thing I see failing in that setup is the rubber hanger. Maybe time for a poly one or a hose clamp?
</p><p>Can't you see my spare rubber hangar in the upper left of the first picture. I keep it on me at all times </p><p>
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<p>New toy <img alt="" src="http://www.miataturbo.net/images/smilies/smile.gif" title="" /> 4 channels, RF input, 16&nbsp;digital channels.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://imgur.com/kuiVNZW" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.miataturbo.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=142537&amp;dateline=14 35199477" /></a></p>
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<p>get a real helmet</p>
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<p>lol. That is not my motorcycle helmet. I got this beauty. Or my driving helmet.</p><p></p>
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<p>much better</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>btw one of the inlaws just gave me a tektronix 465B! my first fully working o scope lol. my other 2 are a little screwy.</p>
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<p>Dammmnnn. Thats old school stuff. Wish I could show you what I just started on at work. The new scopes are epic. This one doesn't work yet. I'm taking it in tomorrow to do some debugging and figure out why it won't boot.</p><p>This is my day to day scope right now:</p><p></p><p>Little 2 channel guy.</p>
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<p>yea its ancient. the last year of school (2003) we had some new top of the line digital whatevers. they were awesome and expensive, thats all i remember.&nbsp;i just need to do audio frequency signal tracing, it works for me and was free</p>
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<p>Dammmnnn. Thats old school stuff. Wish I could show you what I just started on at work. The new scopes are epic.
Heh, yeah, the hardware guys at work use scopes for 100Gbps ethernet streams -- I think those scopes cost about as much as a Ferrari!

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Or more....I work on mid level performance scopes. I worked with some AWGs and those are upwards of 500k.
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While were on the topic of scopes, some pics from a storage cart I found this morning:
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What do those do?
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