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Old 06-24-2011, 04:56 PM   #221
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I'm guessing the thing on the left is the ***** pump attachment..
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Old 06-24-2011, 06:21 PM   #222
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I'm guessing the thing on the left is the ***** pump attachment..
Yes, your mum gave it to me.
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Old 07-02-2011, 01:39 PM   #223
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Now that I've got the SuperMiata GTC-200 wing and to counter act the non-effort mounting of the wing - I will spend the rest of the year working on a DIY splitter.

I am trying to make the splitter painless to mount and unmount to the car. I will use 12mm layered hardwood or layered poplar.

Was thinking of using a U-shape alu profile and two alu strips to slide the splitter in and out of.
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Old 07-02-2011, 01:50 PM   #224
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Find that picture of Sav's car with the nose off, his splitter mount seemed really easy and straight forward. Couple bolts and the thing dropped off.
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Old 07-02-2011, 01:57 PM   #225
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Find that picture of Sav's car with the nose off, his splitter mount seemed really easy and straight forward. Couple bolts and the thing dropped off.
Yep, find it for me I think it was in a cooling thread where he talked about his oil cooler location.
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Old 07-02-2011, 02:01 PM   #226
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Here's one:
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Yup, and at the end of those square stock pieces is a line of square stock bolted to the splitter.
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Old 07-03-2011, 05:24 PM   #228
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Moar wing picz
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Old 07-03-2011, 05:42 PM   #229
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Came up with these dimensions for the front splitter/undertray. All are in centimeters, so divide by 2.5408 to get inches.

The front will be just fore of the foremost part of the bumper.
The rear portion will mount to the aft control arm stubs on the subframe.
This give a total depth of 120cm (47.2")

Width will be 166cm (65.3") to get all the tire 'inside' when I add spats.
Inner width is 62.5cm (25.6")

I'm thinking of using 12mm hardwood triplex:


Who has a splitter and has they dimensions ready?
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Old 07-05-2011, 02:47 AM   #230
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Whooping some more:
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Old 07-05-2011, 09:34 AM   #231
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Man, that splitter is gonna be heavy with that ply - why not do something out of alumilite or something else rigid yet light? I bet you wouldn't have to use turnbuckles with that up front? I used the alumilite and I think it's been working great (not that you have to - just looking at it from a weight POV). Several others here use it too. I pull 6 pins and it drops right out...

Loving the double stacker clutch combo!
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Man, that splitter is gonna be heavy with that ply - why not do something out of alumilite or something else rigid yet light? I bet you wouldn't have to use turnbuckles with that up front? I used the alumilite and I think it's been working great (not that you have to - just looking at it from a weight POV). Several others here use it too. I pull 6 pins and it drops right out...

Loving the double stacker clutch combo!
I think wood is good, and that is what Sav uses. I need Savington to comment on wood type and thickness vs acceptable weight?
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If you're going wood, Birchwood laminate is what I hear is best - strong and lightest. It just looked like yours was 3/4" thick but 12mm is shy of 1/2". Cost comes to play too - wood is cheaper than the other stuff.
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Birch is about 700kg/m3 while poplar is only 370kg/m3...
That means a poplar splitter would be just about 8-9kgs (17-20 lbs)

Is that what's seen in the field as well?
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Finally mounted the 1" Wilwood MC with 01+ Sports Booster. Also mounted the Wilwood prop valve with it.

Feels very good on the street (FWIW) and will know more next Tuesday on the track.

Also new CAI construction with NACA duct headlight cover I've had for ages now.
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Old 08-03-2011, 06:22 PM   #236
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You still want my splitter for a template?

Also, have fun dialing in brake bias.
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The 1st picture also shows how I keep the dip stick in.
The 2nd picture shows how the Carbing MC brace is still rocking.
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You still want my splitter for a template?
Yes, are you at [email protected] next Tuesday?
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No, I can't take any days off work for the time being. Come unbolt it yourself some time.

Edit- I asked at D-F.com. Maybe someone local to me can bring it over.

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Edit- I asked at D-F.com. Maybe someone local to me can bring it over.
Thanks for the effort.

Mounted DRLs tonight so I can blind the ones to be overtaken:
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