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Forum: Build Threads 08-09-2018, 12:48 PM
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Posted By jpreston
Sexy

Sexy
Forum: Engine Performance 08-02-2018, 10:26 AM
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Views: 696
Posted By jpreston
I would look at this more from a pressure...

I would look at this more from a pressure differential standpoint than fluid dynamics. The stock water pump creates very high pressure inside the block on the heater core supply side, and very low...
Forum: Build Threads 08-01-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 66,037
Posted By jpreston
I almost made the same mistake with a Rockauto...

I almost made the same mistake with a Rockauto ecu for my ecotec swap. Thankfully I caught it in time. I did make the mistake of buying two ebay V6 ECUs though, which can't be reflashed to work with...
Forum: Build Threads 07-27-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 28,019
Posted By jpreston
Yeah yeah... I'm a bum, I know.

Yeah yeah... I'm a bum, I know.
Forum: ECUs and Tuning 07-26-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,037
Posted By jpreston
Truth. I work 2 buildings down the street and I...

Truth. I work 2 buildings down the street and I constantly hear 1000+hp drag cars on the dyno while sitting at my desk. Next time I need to buy a Haltech, I'm going to threaten to call the cops and...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-28-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,100
Posted By jpreston
Rs4 is almost as loud as NT01 on the street. I...

Rs4 is almost as loud as NT01 on the street. I love the RS4 on track but refuse to use it as a dedicated street tire because of the noise.
Forum: Race Prep 06-26-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,543
Posted By jpreston
Looks like a nice seat, but I don't see anything...

Looks like a nice seat, but I don't see anything that makes it especially tall-guy friendly. Have you considered a Tillett B5 or B6-XL?
Forum: Miata parts for sale/trade 06-26-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By jpreston
Great deal for some awesome seats, especially...

Great deal for some awesome seats, especially with the big $$$ Tillett pads. I still love mine.

Slight correction: B6F is the FIA-approved version which is side-mount only. Bottom mount means...
Forum: Race Prep 06-14-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,415
Posted By jpreston
I just saw a discussion about that valve on...

I just saw a discussion about that valve on another forum yesterday. Apparently it's frequently used by honda road racers who have problems with knockback caused by flex from weak hubs and knuckles....
Forum: Build Threads 06-05-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,698
Posted By jpreston
Matching or out-accelerating 6cyl BMWs in a...

Matching or out-accelerating 6cyl BMWs in a straight line. Sweet baby Jesus. I need to quit being a lazy bum and finish my car.
Forum: Race Prep 06-05-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,128
Posted By jpreston
Derp. My bad. Yeah, it was still working great...

Derp. My bad. Yeah, it was still working great last time I used it last year. I'm getting ready to use it this weekend for the first time this year. From memory... I can partially recharge them in...
Forum: Race Prep 06-05-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,128
Posted By jpreston
FYI there are better vests out there than the...

FYI there are better vests out there than the Techniche.

https://www.miataturbo.net/race-prep-75/cool-suit-alternative-hyperkewl-vest-93646/
Forum: Race Prep 05-28-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 138,073
Posted By jpreston
I didn't mind the 26gal tank in my Ram that got...

I didn't mind the 26gal tank in my Ram that got 10-11mpg with the 8.5x20 enclosed, but a 26gal tank was terrible in my Titan that got 6mpg with the same trailer. Fuel stops every hour and a half max....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-24-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,100
Posted By jpreston
I'd probably go with 195 for 15x8 and stock power.

I'd probably go with 195 for 15x8 and stock power.
Forum: Local Meets, Events and Tech Days 05-18-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,785
Posted By jpreston
DQ'd from 3 sessions for a single 4-off??? What...

DQ'd from 3 sessions for a single 4-off??? What the actual fuck, NASA.
Forum: Race Prep 05-17-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,415
Posted By jpreston
A local V8 miata is having really bad problems...

A local V8 miata is having really bad problems with hub/upright flex right now. Running the V8R 11.75 Stoptech kit with 275 hoosiers on the front. He had the car out a week or two ago and the flex...
Forum: Suspension, Brakes, Drivetrain 05-08-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By jpreston
Any clue if these can be ordered with the high hp...

Any clue if these can be ordered with the high hp hubs as well?
Forum: Build Threads 05-02-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,577
Posted By jpreston
So I've had an NB2 ABS pump sitting in the garage...

So I've had an NB2 ABS pump sitting in the garage for a while that I was too lazy to install on my old NA, and I decided I was finally going to use it on this car. I wouldn't complain about having it...
Forum: Engine Performance 05-02-2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 199,558
Posted By jpreston
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Engine Performance 05-01-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 199,558
Posted By jpreston
Details on that snap-in ECU holder? I was just...

Details on that snap-in ECU holder? I was just getting ready to fab up something to mount my E39 ecu but that looks perfect.

Also, did you special order the doors with the kevlar layer, or did you...
Forum: Insert BS here 04-21-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 12,474
Posted By jpreston
Watched the new Wes Anderson movie Isle of Dogs...

Watched the new Wes Anderson movie Isle of Dogs last night. It was really really good. Still very weird, clever, and quirky like all Wes Anderson stuff, but dogs make it more approachable than usual....
Forum: Build Threads 04-20-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 28,019
Posted By jpreston
I fixed it.

I fixed it.
Forum: Build Threads 04-20-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,577
Posted By jpreston
Well I think I fucked up again by buying used...

Well I think I fucked up again by buying used ebay parts. I started playing with the 2011 equinox wiring harness last night and a few of the connectors are wrong for my 2017 motor, and some of the...
Forum: Build Threads 04-19-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,577
Posted By jpreston
Sure. It will probably be another 2-3 weeks until...

Sure. It will probably be another 2-3 weeks until I have the trans mount ready.
Forum: Build Threads 04-18-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,577
Posted By jpreston
Yeah I don't remember how or why I convinced...

Yeah I don't remember how or why I convinced myself it was worth the money. I had a Race Technology dash at the time so maybe I just wanted the easy button for calibration.

The AEM is probably...
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