OGK - Page 9 - Miata Turbo Forum - Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members
 


Race Prep Miata race-only chat.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-21-2017, 09:57 AM   #161
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 418
Total Cats: 19
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Leafy View Post
No, I've been waiting for it for like half a decade.
Didn't know it's been around for so long. Is this using the MS to send outputs to some OEM ECU to control the throttle?
FatKao is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2017, 10:04 AM   #162
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NH
Posts: 9,178
Total Cats: 96
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by FatKao View Post
Didn't know it's been around for so long. Is this using the MS to send outputs to some OEM ECU to control the throttle?
Cars have been coming with electronic throttle bodies since the early 2000s.
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2017, 11:22 AM   #163
SADFab Destructive Testing Engineer
iTrader: (5)
 
aidandj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Beaverton, USA
Posts: 18,036
Total Cats: 1,487
Default

It is currently set up to send commands to an unreleased piece of hardware, which will in turn control a DBW throttle body.
aidandj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 02:59 PM   #164
Supporting Vendor
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
emilio700's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 5,383
Total Cats: 1,394
Default

Some carbon things arrived today

emilio700 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 03:00 PM   #165
mkturbo.com
iTrader: (24)
 
shuiend's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 13,887
Total Cats: 1,157
Default

Is that a carbon rotor?
shuiend is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 03:14 PM   #166
Elite Member
iTrader: (7)
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 2,170
Total Cats: 79
Default

flier129 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 05:18 PM   #167
Elite Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Canton, Ga
Posts: 1,762
Total Cats: 20
Default

3d printed
Stealth97 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-02-2018, 08:06 PM   #168
Elite Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Leafy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NH
Posts: 9,178
Total Cats: 96
Default

God I wish that was legal in my class.
Leafy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2018, 12:50 PM   #169
Junior Member
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: albion, mi
Posts: 306
Total Cats: 17
Default

PFCs?

Indy lights?

I too was looking into carbon rotors, curious what avenue you've used
glade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2018, 08:21 PM   #170
Supporting Vendor
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
emilio700's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 5,383
Total Cats: 1,394
Default

F1
emilio700 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 02:41 PM   #171
Supporting Vendor
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
emilio700's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 5,383
Total Cats: 1,394
Default Scan this

Pushed the tub across the street to get scanned by Joe at Scarbo Performance. We're also scanning the subframes, spindles and control arms. Current plan is the gen 2 Keisler drop spindles and our own tubular/spherical bearing control arms. If the arms turn out well, we'll probably put them into production for 2019. We would not bother with a bushing version. The performance envelope we are engineering for requires control arms that do not currently exist anywhere on the planet. The tub will get a major portion lopped off front and rear, as GTA Unlimited rules allow that. Firewall modified to move engine back um, a lot. The entire body will be carbon fiber hung on tubular subframes. Plans for aero require removing most of the OEM tub too. Much measuring, many CAD.

Seen in this pic: surface plate, Romer arm, 5 axis CNC mill, Sonny, hacked up Miata.

emilio700 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 02:46 PM   #172
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 185
Total Cats: 5
Default

"Miata". I like where this is headed though. A lot!
HarryB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 02:50 PM   #173
Supporting Vendor
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
emilio700's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 5,383
Total Cats: 1,394
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by HarryB View Post
"Miata". I like where this is headed though. A lot!
Yah. When it's done it'll retain the head casting, block casting, timing belt hardware and the center of the floor pan. Everything else will be fabbed bits. Might keep the tail light lenses.
emilio700 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 02:54 PM   #174
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Auckland, NZ
Posts: 801
Total Cats: 25
Default

Not sure your "really" pushing any boundaries here....



Looking forward to high end parts development for the rest of us!
mx5-kiwi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 03:42 PM   #175
Senior Member
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Colorado
Posts: 763
Total Cats: 51
Default

do you have to run the miata block/heads per rules or just because that's what you know/sell?
dcamp2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 04:01 PM   #176
Supporting Vendor
Thread Starter
iTrader: (3)
 
emilio700's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 5,383
Total Cats: 1,394
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dcamp2 View Post
do you have to run the miata block/heads per rules or just because that's what you know/sell?
Compact, meets our power goals. Also comes with no small measure of satisfaction of being the fastest Miata evar.. and doing it with an actual Miata engine.

Rules are wide open. Rear mounted transverse Cummins, no problem. Side/Mid mounted 26B, no problem.
emilio700 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 06:30 PM   #177
Elite Member
iTrader: (7)
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 2,170
Total Cats: 79
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by emilio700 View Post
Firewall modified to move engine back um, a lot. The entire body will be carbon fiber hung on tubular subframes. Plans for aero require removing most of the OEM tub too. Much measuring, many CAD.




This build is like my wet dream come true.
flier129 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 06:58 PM   #178
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 275
Total Cats: 23
Default

What is that red car on the lift in the top right of the pic?
LukeG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 07:06 PM   #179
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Gilbert, AZ
Posts: 819
Total Cats: 114
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by emilio700 View Post
Yah. When it's done it'll retain the head casting, block casting, timing belt hardware and the center of the floor pan. Everything else will be fabbed bits. Might keep the tail light lenses.
Will need most of the front firewall to still be there as well to stay in Unlimited.

Can't wait to see this thing progress.
Arca_ex is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2018, 07:21 PM   #180
Elite Member
iTrader: (3)
 
concealer404's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 8,678
Total Cats: 884
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LukeG View Post
What is that red car on the lift in the top right of the pic?
355 Challenge i think?
concealer404 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2.0L BP4W 182whp emilio700 Engine Performance 115 02-17-2012 01:30 PM
Aug 15-16: Miata Challenge Round 8 at ACS Speedway (Auto-X and Trackday/Time Attack) VagaXt Local Meets, Events and Tech Days 18 08-21-2009 11:51 PM
Charles Ng in the OGK video emilio700 Local Meets, Events and Tech Days 0 07-07-2009 10:43 PM
Speedventures wheel to wheel @ WSIR June 26-27 emilio700 Local Meets, Events and Tech Days 0 06-24-2009 10:43 PM
Big brakes & chassis braces @ 949Racing emilio700 949Racing - Miata Accessories 42 01-04-2009 03:11 AM


Tags
ogk, rotrex, tc design, there is no spoon

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:39 PM.