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03-14-2019, 01:02 AM
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Posted By sonofthehill

Had a slow day on CA91. I missed 5th somehow on...

Had a slow day on CA91. I missed 5th somehow on the first pass. Then there was fluid at the top of the track which caused me to get a little squirrelly in 4 the gear. I mentioned it to one of the...
03-10-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By sonofthehill

Yep, this is the guy.

Yep, this is the guy.
03-10-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By sonofthehill

No. They will both be at 70psi.

No.
They will both be at 70psi.
Forum: Build Threads
03-08-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,312
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Posted By sonofthehill

Man, Emilio must be paying you pretty well after...

Man, Emilio must be paying you pretty well after all, look at that dedication. If it ever starts to slip or give me any grief, but I am gonna scratch the shit out of the pretty paint before the first...
Forum: Build Threads
03-07-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 115,556
Posted By sonofthehill

I did a thing. ...

I did a thing.
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Knocked out the spacer/shim and had a stock...
03-07-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,763
Posted By sonofthehill

I could maybe slap this one in, fill up with e85...

I could maybe slap this one in, fill up with e85 and go ALLOFIT with the mid-range timing. Then give people rides. :) It's not like pulling teeth or anything.
Forum: Build Threads
03-07-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3,076
Views: 228,970
Posted By sonofthehill

I can see where this is going. So you worked all...

I can see where this is going. So you worked all month, after the wheels, then the tires, then there's the lift rental, plus the lunch we feed you. So this month you owe us $14.95 ;)

Good to see...
Forum: MEGAsquirt
03-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By sonofthehill

Reduces the amount of cranking pulse needed. You...

Reduces the amount of cranking pulse needed. You might need to adjust cranking pulse some too. Helped me with fuel economy a little too(I think :dunno:) I guess being EFI, we could just spray as much...
Forum: MEGAsquirt
03-05-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By sonofthehill

Sounds right to me. IAC duty is pretty low when...

Sounds right to me. IAC duty is pretty low when cold from my experience, like a choke.
Forum: MEGAsquirt
03-04-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By sonofthehill

Well I don't do everything exactly as suggested...

Well I don't do everything exactly as suggested above. The one thing I will add that 18psi once said to me, not in so many words but, you can choke some with your IAC valve. I have no problem cold...
Forum: Race Prep
02-26-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,686
Posted By sonofthehill

No failed hubs here but I want a pair, put me...

No failed hubs here but I want a pair, put me down for a set.
02-21-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By sonofthehill

^Yep, this. 12 seconds of WOT and 45 seconds...

^Yep, this.

12 seconds of WOT and 45 seconds of return cruise don't tax the cooling system at all. You need to make sure you are warmed up before you go, and coolant temps drop compared to waiting...
Forum: MEGAsquirt
02-21-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By sonofthehill

You should probably do what your local tuner...

You should probably do what your local tuner suggests. :dunno:
02-19-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,763
Posted By sonofthehill

Sorry Emilio, I only have 5 speed boxes. All of...

Sorry Emilio, I only have 5 speed boxes. All of my 5 speeds have sheared teeth on the input shaft in a similar manner. This could seem like a failure in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 5th, but it was always the...
02-19-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By sonofthehill

It should be coming pre throttle body/post...

It should be coming pre throttle body/post intercooler, as you were just told.
The other BOV port is not used, it is BS, I would cap it, looks like a source of boost leaks to me.
I wouldn't snake...
02-18-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,763
Posted By sonofthehill

I emailed with them a few weeks ago. They said...

I emailed with them a few weeks ago. They said their biggest problem was being too busy and it's a 2 man operation. Hopefully I will hear from them soon, as I keep seeing good deals on getrag 260's...
02-13-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,760
Posted By sonofthehill

Good luck with that, like she would listen to one...

Good luck with that, like she would listen to one of us old farts.
02-13-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By sonofthehill

^This.

^This.
Forum: Race Prep
02-13-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 46,808
Posted By sonofthehill

This is an a amazing race car! I had the fortune...

This is an a amazing race car! I had the fortune of seeing it in person a few times. No expense was spared.

Tom is a good honest person. Is this still available?
02-13-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,760
Posted By sonofthehill

:bowrofl: Trying to imagine someone eating a...

:bowrofl:

Trying to imagine someone eating a bag of dicks. A dog with a bag of bullie sticks, no problem.

But yeah, I can run low 12's and I can trap 120, faster than cars in the 11's. Everyone...
01-31-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 55,643
Posted By sonofthehill

Well, I tried to post this the other day to no...

Well, I tried to post this the other day to no avail, let's see if it works now.

Went to the track on Saturday, running CA91 and taking it easy on my last tranny. You know, until I figure out what...
01-20-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,626
Posted By sonofthehill

Are you certain it is engine oil and not gear...

Are you certain it is engine oil and not gear oil, did you change the front seals on the tranny?

I always use locktite blue on my flywheel bolts, but even the new bolt in, "which is the right...
01-17-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,600
Posted By sonofthehill

It takes some experience to get new injectors...

It takes some experience to get new injectors behaving properly, maybe you get lucky and have a semi-compatible base tune, maybe...
I am still running the big injectors that I tested for Nigel and...
01-11-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By sonofthehill

Fair enough. However the bolt shanks could be...

Fair enough. However the bolt shanks could be used to index the flywheel for say, timing marks, if our cars did that sort of thing, which they don't.
So how about this, I would much rather have 6 of...
01-10-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By sonofthehill

You can tell it is the long one because it has a...

You can tell it is the long one because it has a shank or shoulder to locate the flywheel precisely.
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