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Old 11-23-2011, 12:50 AM   #41
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How is pressure being relieved from the crankcase when the engine is in boost?
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Can you get a couple of pics of the radiator setup by chance. I am rebuilding the front end of my car and it might help in some of the plans I had. Everything between my frame rails is already removed so this might be an option for me
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Nevermind, hadn't seen the whole thread
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How is pressure being relieved from the crankcase when the engine is in boost?
Good question. I assume it's being pushed out the open vent on the drivers side of the valve cover.
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:05 AM   #44
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WOW, That is my dream car. I love the autokonection fast back kit......I would have that in a heartbeat if they were available here !! (New Zealand)

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How is pressure being relieved from the crankcase when the engine is in boost?
That's the first think I noticed when I looked at the engine photo.
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I spy red prancing horse:
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prancing red horse, timing belt[s] exchange
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There's something entirely fucked up and wildly appropriate about a Ferrari engine sitting on an old, greasy wooden rolling dolly.
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ZOMG! that's win. Such a shame it's torqueless.
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Old 12-01-2011, 03:16 PM   #50
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There's something entirely fucked up and wildly appropriate about a Ferrari engine sitting on an old, greasy wooden rolling dolly.
You're right, it should be in the ******* dumpster.
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:32 AM   #51
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Stepping up the game a bit with some AST5220's. After selling my Koni Race suspension the total out of pocket was 2k. Too good of a situation to let pass so I jumped on it.


The car worked so well with the Koni Race setup I was reluctant to make the change. I opted to keep the spring rates the same as before (850/500). This should make for a well controlled test since it's the only thing being changed.

I added the zero rate helpers after the purchase.
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Old 05-02-2012, 11:34 PM   #52
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Why didn't you do tender springs instead of zero-rate helpers?
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Why didn't you do tender springs instead of zero-rate helpers?
That is a can of worms I would rather not open. I looked at the pros and cons of each then ran it by Tony. We arrived at the same conclusion. Not sure if it was for the same reasons because I did not ask.

The scary part of the change is the possibility of going backwards. This thing worked so well with the previous suspension Dean felt I maybe making a mistake changing it. When I bought the car I asked Tony what would be the one thing he would like to change. He said the suspension with AST/Xida. Got to say you played a role in pushing me over the edge.

My goal is to make it a ST2 class winner. Track record at Thunderhill for ST2 is a 1:50.8 using the bypass. Assuming the bypass is worth 2 seconds we are within 1-2 seconds of it before this last round of changes. It's all about the free HooHoo's.

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Old 05-03-2012, 09:02 AM   #54
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People do crazy things for that purple crack
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BTW....this looks like 2 b-series forged at the hip......
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New motor with forged internals, 11:1 CR, E85, Ported head, ATI Damper, oversize supertech valves, Supertech SUB, custom web cams and supertech heavy doubles.

Rebello ported the head and assembled the motor. Trackspeed supplied the supertech valve parts. I spec out the cams, Tony at TC Design fabricated the plumbing, Intercooler, radiator mounts, air filter housing, Skunk 2 intake and tuned the car.

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Looks like somebody wants to race from a roll.
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Old 11-25-2013, 12:09 AM   #58
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It's not a autocross car. It's a ST2 car that lives between 5,200 and 7,700 RPM's. With 4:10's and 6 speed it always in the meat of the power band.
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Looks like fun

What's with the loopy plot in the lower rpm? I haven't seen that before. I'd almost guess wheelspin..

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The loops are gear changes. The light 5.5" unsprung carbon Tilton clutch is a PITA on the dynapac dyno. You can't really slip it underload and high gear.
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