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10-27-2018, 09:08 AM
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Posted By timk

I thought it was funny, I can relate to the...

I thought it was funny, I can relate to the gearbox noise as I have also experienced that myself.

Thanks for sharing Doug.
Forum: Build Threads
02-20-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,587
Posted By timk

In before dumping M45 and swapping to turbo like...

In before dumping M45 and swapping to turbo like I (and every other M45 owner) did...
01-09-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By timk

Yep, and no concern about destroying oil pumps or...

Yep, and no concern about destroying oil pumps or sticky relief valves. No concern about EGT, turbos coming loose etc. It's a big list. :)

Obviously you have other concerns like battery and motor...
01-09-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,360
Posted By timk

BNR do "TD05 into MSM exhaust housing" upgrades...

BNR do "TD05 into MSM exhaust housing" upgrades but after having done this and then pissing it off for an EFR, I wouldn't bother. It gets you maybe 40hp.
01-09-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5,596
Views: 363,615
Posted By timk

hustler that sounds like a decent buy, several...

hustler that sounds like a decent buy, several people have mentioned they have tried the latest R91xx Dura-Ace and the groupo you have and can't tell the difference. In saying that I wonder if SRAM...
01-09-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By timk

I like this thread so far. Vlad, that is badass. ...

I like this thread so far. Vlad, that is badass.

thumpetto007 this is definitely the right thread for it if it is even slightly EV related. :)

If I ever get the opportunity to do this (and I...
01-08-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By timk

Has anyone considered an EV conversion?

I was looking at this neat FD RX-7 (no affiliation) and it got me thinking:
Zero Emission Vehicles Australia (http://zeva.com.au/Projects/RX7/)
...
01-05-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5,596
Views: 363,615
Posted By timk

Nice, I'd like to go DI2 on my next bike. How do...

Nice, I'd like to go DI2 on my next bike. How do you find it?
01-03-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 16,512
Posted By timk

This is my daily, I call it "The Truck": ...

This is my daily, I call it "The Truck":

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/397/31152640940_c80466121b_b.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/773/31408358181_4cc8d78a63_b.jpg

It has quite high...
12-31-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By timk

Looks like a nice project. Welcome!

Looks like a nice project. Welcome!
12-31-2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By timk

I don't have my car any more but I used to do...

I don't have my car any more but I used to do this all the time, my two kids both loved it.

We have two standards here, both ISOFIX and a conventional type tether thing. I had a steel plate made...
12-24-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 19,704
Posted By timk

LOL! It does seem eerily similar.

LOL! It does seem eerily similar.
12-23-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5,596
Views: 363,615
Posted By timk

I had to put my so called "everyday" car on the...

I had to put my so called "everyday" car on the battery charger because it keeps going flat. I use it maybe once a month. The bike gets all the love now. :)
07-07-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,242
Posted By timk

Man that sounds like a frustrating problem. Cam...

Man that sounds like a frustrating problem. Cam timing a tooth out perhaps?
Forum: Build Threads
01-22-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 28,571
Posted By timk

You have 300hp at the moment and are aiming for...

You have 300hp at the moment and are aiming for 400hp?

The last thing on my mind when driving my 300hp Miata was wanting to add more power!
11-29-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 337,225
Posted By timk

I designed a shim stack I was going to use but it...

I designed a shim stack I was going to use but it never eventuated due to time constraints. The BC BR has a piston bypass (twisting the knob on the top dictates how much the bypass is open) so you...
11-29-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 337,225
Posted By timk

Although I'm out of the MX-5 game now, back in...

Although I'm out of the MX-5 game now, back in the day I played around a bit with BC BR shocks which use a 46mm piston so you can swap Bilstein bits into them (both valve stacks and pistons). They...
Forum: Build Threads
06-03-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 118,510
Posted By timk

Nice having that lift, I hope you never hit your...

Nice having that lift, I hope you never hit your head on it when getting out of the car underneath!

Any reason you went for a series 6 RX-7 over a 7 or 8? Do you like the look of them without so...
12-22-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,806
Posted By timk

Yeah, I guess if you are keeping it sensible, but...

Yeah, I guess if you are keeping it sensible, but I wasn't disciplined enough for that! :giggle:

Looks mint! :bigtu:

What's first on the list? My favourite bang-for-buck mod was a LSD.

Also...
12-21-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,806
Posted By timk

The shift is nicer in the 5 speed, but I stripped...

The shift is nicer in the 5 speed, but I stripped 3rd from two of them before changing to 6 speed. Not a cheap swap.
12-21-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,806
Posted By timk

Don't do it! The 8B has bigger brakes, ABS,...

Don't do it!

The 8B has bigger brakes, ABS, more bracing, flat top manifold, VVT, 6 speed gearbox, main bearing support plate, beefier oil pump, easier routing of intercooler piping (hole behind...
Forum: Gaming
12-17-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,415
Posted By timk

I much prefer AC over Project CARS. I signed...

I much prefer AC over Project CARS.

I signed up for Project CARS very early on in development and got a copy of the game and 150% of my money back for being an investor or something, so that...
12-17-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,798
Posted By timk

I upgraded my MTX-L from a 4.2 sensor to 4.9...

I upgraded my MTX-L from a 4.2 sensor to 4.9 (just a firmware update and a new cable required) in the hope I wouldn't have to do any more free air calibrations. The controller still required me to do...
12-12-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,806
Posted By timk

Definitely go for the 8B, our of ours (Aussie...

Definitely go for the 8B, our of ours (Aussie ones) get the 6 speed, flat top manifold and Sport brakes as standard.
Forum: Build Threads
12-05-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 19,843
Posted By timk

Hey mate, I've been looking at an E92 335i...

Hey mate,

I've been looking at an E92 335i or something along those lines. I'm not going to rush into anything though, taking a break from cars for a while! :)

Cheers
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