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Forum: Build Threads
11-16-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

Went ahead and bought a skunk2 manifold from...

Went ahead and bought a skunk2 manifold from Kmiata to use while test fitting. Also dropped in my supermiata crossflow with my custom lean brackets to see what hose routing looks like. The dry sump...
Forum: Race Prep
11-09-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,638
Posted By jpreston

Same video stream but with the racemonitor live...

Same video stream but with the racemonitor live timing below the video:

| Live (http://globaltimeattack.com/live/)
Forum: Race Prep
11-08-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,638
Posted By jpreston

Live timing is also on the Race Monitor app....

Live timing is also on the Race Monitor app. Subscription required but 1 month is only $0.99.

Emilio and Ryan in group A, Sonny in group B.

Schedule:
...
Forum: Build Threads
11-01-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

Ecotec pan with a shape pretty close to what I...

Ecotec pan with a shape pretty close to what I think will work. This pan wouldn't work on standard ecotec swap with miata trans and engine 3" farther forward.
...
Forum: Build Threads
11-01-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

Received the fine thread M12 bolts yesterday and...

Received the fine thread M12 bolts yesterday and was able to get the engine/adapter/trans bolted together and dropped in the car last night.

This would be much easier if I'd used a miata trans....
Forum: Build Threads
10-31-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

Sweet. I remember seeing all the little axle...

Sweet. I remember seeing all the little axle spacers for S2000s now that you mention it. Thanks Curly.
Forum: Build Threads
10-30-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

Received the S2000 pinion flange. I think it's...

Received the S2000 pinion flange. I think it's safe to call it "confirmed" that it will be a straight swap into a miata diff housing. The critical diameters are identical and the critical lengths are...
Forum: Build Threads
10-29-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

Lol, props to whoever made the thread title...

Lol, props to whoever made the thread title change.

Made some totally unexpected progress this weekend. I learned last week that a friend of a friend has also been working on a K24 swap with S2000...
Forum: Race Prep
10-26-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,148
Posted By jpreston

I have no personal experience and am just...

I have no personal experience and am just relaying what I've read and been told, but I also know of a V8 swapped RX8 (on a private forum) that just got the non-DSC RX8 module working on his car with...
Forum: Build Threads
10-26-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

That's the plan. WRL just released their 2019...

That's the plan. WRL just released their 2019 schedule yesterday and Mid-O and NCM are both missing, so I'll be running very little WRL and mostly focusing on NASA next year. NASA Nats actually stole...
Forum: Build Threads
10-26-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

Go back to post 43 to see my diff mount solution....

Go back to post 43 to see my diff mount solution. It's the same basic concept as yours, but I wanted to shorten the PPF as much as possible to give room to cross the exhaust over under the...
Forum: Build Threads
10-25-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

In an effort to make this even more complicated...

In an effort to make this even more complicated and dumb, I'm going to use an S2000 transmission. I can't stand the miata 6sp shifter, even with the MR short shifter, and the adapter plate and...
Forum: Build Threads
10-25-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

The Pace dry sump kit that I'll be attempting to...

The Pace dry sump kit that I'll be attempting to use:

...
Forum: Build Threads
10-25-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,528
Posted By jpreston

I've spent the last few months finishing up a...

I've spent the last few months finishing up a huge project at work and then spending a ton of time living in hotels for the project install, and I haven't made any progress at all on the miata. While...
Forum: Race Prep
10-25-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,148
Posted By jpreston

All of the NC pro race teams that I've talked to...

All of the NC pro race teams that I've talked to use an RX8 ABS module in their cars that aren't using the factory ECU. 2004 non-DSC RX8 I believe. It works as a full standalone and doesn't need CAN...
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-18-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,473
Posted By jpreston

Yep, I just had that same thought while driving...

Yep, I just had that same thought while driving to lunch. :likecat:
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-18-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,473
Posted By jpreston

Yeah, I kinda forgot we were talking specifically...

Yeah, I kinda forgot we were talking specifically about hardware for barge boards. Negcat for me. :hatecat:

Idea: Weld or bolt a set of pins onto the outside face of the v8r/FM frame rails, with...
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-18-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,473
Posted By jpreston

Yep, I downloaded the cad and measured it too....

Yep, I downloaded the cad and measured it too. Still not the specific product I've seen used in the past.

Personally, I've used carriage bolts on all of my previous splitters and undertrays and...
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-18-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,473
Posted By jpreston

Close, but those aren't even deep enough to fully...

Close, but those aren't even deep enough to fully cover a button head. The ones I've seen had a full-depth counterbore to use with a socket head cap screw.
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-17-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,473
Posted By jpreston

Do you have a link or mcmaster part number? I...

Do you have a link or mcmaster part number? I know what you're talking about and I've seen them used on splitters before, but I've tried every search term I can think of and I've never been able to...
Forum: Race Prep
10-14-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,505
Posted By jpreston

Take the car to Mark. I did a miatacage in my...

Take the car to Mark. I did a miatacage in my first miata and was never happy with it. After seeing a few of Mark's cages, I sold the car with the miatacage, bought a new NB, and took it to Mark. So...
Forum: Build Threads
10-06-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,905
Posted By jpreston

Did you see the shorty PPF diff mount that the...

Did you see the shorty PPF diff mount that the "TX Track NC" guy just made? Look him up on Facebook. Looks like a much stronger design to me.
Forum: Race Prep
09-24-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 39,903
Posted By jpreston

https://www.facebook.com/jerfspeed/ ​​​​

https://www.facebook.com/jerfspeed/

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Forum: Build Threads
08-09-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 36,234
Posted By jpreston

Sexy

Sexy
08-02-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
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...
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