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Old 06-20-2015, 10:17 PM   #181
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That is a huge improvement.
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Eh, it is a little crooked...

Actually, its a great improvement. I had my 390 breathing through that muffler at one point, isn't it something silly like 3" chambered? Also, how did the drive go on Sunday? There was no way I was going to be conscious early enough to get there by 9am.
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Old 06-22-2015, 06:48 PM   #183
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Eh, it is a little crooked...

Actually, its a great improvement. I had my 390 breathing through that muffler at one point, isn't it something silly like 3" chambered?
I think it's 2.75" and it's full of packing but it actually doesn't sound too bad!

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Also, how did the drive go on Sunday? There was no way I was going to be conscious early enough to get there by 9am.
No worries. The Drive was quite fun! South San Jose to Lick Observatory to Mines Rd to Livermore.

Video will be broken for another hour or so as it's still processing but heres a link.

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Old 06-22-2015, 07:16 PM   #184
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Wow, that looks like a seriously fun drive.
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360 degrees? What did you do, borrow a Google Maps camera to mount on the rollbar?

You should bring it to the NCR meet on Wednesday!

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Old 06-23-2015, 11:34 AM   #186
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Ok, so 360 and 4k? What did you steal from work now?

3:10 sounds like it needs a little torsen

Also, how do I made it do directional perspective thing on my phone, like in the Nissan 360 video you sent me the other day
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It's an awesome drive! Id be happy to do it again!

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You should bring it to the NCR meet on Wednesday!
Depending on how late I stay at work I just may well do that. Need to look up which location this Wednesday is

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Ok, so 360 and 4k? What did you steal from work now?

3:10 sounds like it needs a little torsen

Also, how do I made it do directional perspective thing on my phone, like in the Nissan 360 video you sent me the other day
Camera is one of these guys, pretty cool tech on how it works. V360

It's not technically supported for the really cool 360* video perspective. I'll give it another go tonight and see if I can't convince YouTube to show it that way.

And yeah, I need to put that torsen in pretty badly. I should order axle seals tonight
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Old 06-23-2015, 11:02 PM   #188
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<p>Wow wait what. Only 450? I'm impressed. I was expecting some 5 figure camera.</p>
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Old 06-24-2015, 12:29 AM   #189
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You should bring it to the NCR meet on Wednesday!
Wait, what? I missed this the first time around. Ian, are you going to be there? I get off at 3 tomorrow so this might be do-able for me, though sadly not in the Miata.
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Wait, what? I missed this the first time around. Ian, are you going to be there? I get off at 3 tomorrow so this might be do-able for me, though sadly not in the Miata.
4th wednesday of the month is the south bay meet, at The Garrett in Campbell. Yeah, I'll be there (it's like 3 miles from my house). I'll be there in the Audi, because while I've got the new FPR installed in the Miata, I haven't had a chance to go out and retune it for the new pressures yet.

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Old 06-24-2015, 03:10 AM   #191
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Can't seem to convince youtube to show the video in the sweet pan around mode :(

Also I've just been informed by my SO that I have a dinner commitment tomorrow evening. It seems unlikely that I'll be free in time to make it to the NCR meet. But now that the car is registered I'm way more likely to show up to them in the future.

TODO list for the exocet (in no particular order):
- Install EO2k's stolen torsen
- Replace the drivers side seat slider connecting rod/cable thing
- Build and install some kind of glovebox/smallish storage under "dash"
- Build and install a rear firewall
- Fix/upgrade the front fuel tank mounts
- Clean up headlight wiring the got borked when I needed to change it up for inspection
- Make and install tophat spacers (probably ~3/4" thick, maybe I'll mill them at work)
- Alignment/corner weighting after raising the car up
- Install MegaSquirt
- Install wideband
- Purchase/install bigger injectors and a fuel pump
- Install trubo? (honestly I'm not 100% sure on this one at this point)
- Make better brake line mounts
- Inspect underside of car after scrapping boat loads on the last drive
- Finish my NB
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Old 06-24-2015, 03:13 AM   #192
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TODO list for the exocet (in no particular order):
You forgot one:

- TRACK DAY!

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Old 06-24-2015, 02:41 PM   #193
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4th wednesday of the month is the south bay meet, at The Garrett in Campbell. Yeah, I'll be there (it's like 3 miles from my house). I'll be there in the Audi, because while I've got the new FPR installed in the Miata, I haven't had a chance to go out and retune it for the new pressures yet.

8PM: The Garret of Campbell - Pizza, Burgers, Beer and Friends

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Nice, Campbell is about an hour for me so not that big a deal. Its late enough that I should miss traffic. Hopefully I can make it work this evening. If not, there is always next month.
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I will be there tonight with my Exocet (the other Geoff).
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Nice

I hope I can make it, I'm stuck in the office this afternoon working with a remote consultant and no ETA for completion. Hopefully this does not get messy.
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Old 08-18-2015, 02:42 AM   #196
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Haven't done much to the car recently. I ordered suspension spacers from exomotive a while back and am still waiting I'm excited to get them in as it's pretty rough to drive the car as is. A credit card the long ways can rest against the frame and the exhaust sits even lower than that.

This evening I put my MSLABS MS2e in. I had to do some internet sluthing(guessed correctly at file format naming) to find the correct ini file on malabs.gr but I got it connected. Also wtf is with the female db9 connector having mounting nuts, that is not standard!
Set it to narrow band input and scaled the injectors to 260cc and it started right up. I let it idle for about 30 seconds to make sure it would run and then turned in for the night.

I need to figure out a better way to deal with the db9 (I took the side plate off to get the connecter seated well), mount the thing somewhere (zipties!), run a MAP line, and tune. But I'm super happy it just worked when plugged in
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I'm super jealous it starts. And that's also super awesome!

The female DB9 has nuts? Anatomical jokes notwithstanding, that makes no sense.
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Old 08-18-2015, 12:52 PM   #198
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I'm super jealous it starts. And that's also super awesome!

The female DB9 has nuts? Anatomical jokes notwithstanding, that makes no sense.
Yeah, I was gonna text you but it felt like it would be rubbing it in >.<

I think I might make my own side plate and mount the RS232-USB converter inside the case and add a panel mount USB port to the new side plate. I'll probably just be lazy and cut it out of acrylic with the laser cutter at work.
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Old 09-03-2015, 03:51 AM   #199
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Old 09-03-2015, 03:53 AM   #200
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Um wat no. Give it to me instead.
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