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08-26-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Laur3ns

Dowel pins were not missing of course. Some 12.9...

Dowel pins were not missing of course. Some 12.9 replacement bolts have taken care of this issue.

There is a guy in the UK who went through the same story and it worked for him too. Quaife...
Forum: Race Prep
09-13-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 109,852
Posted By Laur3ns

Ok, wow. Yeah well I got massive pitting and half...

Ok, wow. Yeah well I got massive pitting and half broken teeth after some time.

The failure mode is less harsh than the OEM box it seems, they just give up where the Quaife fades away.

I had...
09-08-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,099
Posted By Laur3ns

I've been through this horror. I had a BEGI cast...

I've been through this horror. I had a BEGI cast manifold that had seen so many abuse that the threads just didn't hold anything longer than a few laps.

The TSE kit is the best you can get, but...
Forum: Race Prep
09-08-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,405
Posted By Laur3ns

Couple of shots from my setup. Look at the...

Couple of shots from my setup. Look at the massive difference between the old 2" ducts and the new 3" version.

No trouble routing the 3", but I did have a fight the the ABS sensor wiring. It is a...
Forum: MEGAsquirt
09-07-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By Laur3ns

I had massive issues with mij MSPNP back in the...

I had massive issues with mij MSPNP back in the days with cutting out under boost. After trying everything I ditched the whole thing and got a DTA ECU.
09-04-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3,737
Views: 343,722
Posted By Laur3ns

Like. Curious how it compares to the BRZ...

Like.
Curious how it compares to the BRZ family:
Power/weight
Wheel base and track width
CoG and other suspension geo.
Forum: Race Prep
08-31-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,405
Posted By Laur3ns

Want!

Want!
Forum: Race Prep
08-27-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 109,852
Posted By Laur3ns

Based on feedback I got on the Quaife gears: -...

Based on feedback I got on the Quaife gears:
- Better material alone will go a very long way. Just scan a Quaife set and make one from the alloy they use in WRC. Expensive, think 4k+ for a one-off....
Forum: Race Prep
08-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By Laur3ns

Which is 1-1/4", good.

Which is 1-1/4", good.
Forum: Race Prep
08-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By Laur3ns

TSE cross flow rad inlet size?

Hi guys,

Any know the TSE cross flow rad inlet size?
Is it 1-1/4" ?
Forum: Media
08-23-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Laur3ns

Yes, that is the red car.

Yes, that is the red car.
Forum: Media
08-23-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Laur3ns

Another video, two MX-5's!

Another video, two MX-5's!
http://youtu.be/QHs9kn3uefY
Forum: Aerodynamics
08-17-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 1,214,424
Posted By Laur3ns

That looks very sharp indeed!

That looks very sharp indeed!
Forum: Media
08-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Laur3ns

20140803 - Keenonracing - Zandvoort - Saker,...

20140803 - Keenonracing - Zandvoort - Saker, Peugeot, McLaren, Radial - YouTube
Forum: Media
08-04-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Laur3ns

Fixed that! Mazda MX-5 - Circuit Park Zandvoort...

Fixed that!
Mazda MX-5 - Circuit Park Zandvoort - 1:56.6 - YouTube
Forum: Media
08-04-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Laur3ns

Onboard: 1:56.6 at Circuit Park Zandvoort on AbsurdFlow bits

Watch a 1:56.6 here.
http://youtu.be/UDtzlGKPNRY
There was a 1:56.3 also, but no footage.

Thanks to Trey for parting with his AF kit last year.

Will post another clip with traffic later.
06-16-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,340
Posted By Laur3ns

Getting - New motor mounts (70D) - New gears...

Getting
- New motor mounts (70D)
- New gears (main+3rd)
- Some Castrol oil
- 12.9 bolts for the extension housing
- Slight detune low-rpm

Should be good for another season.
06-12-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,340
Posted By Laur3ns

I have 100% faith in a guy who gets flown in on...

I have 100% faith in a guy who gets flown in on Dakar other rally events to look after and repair gearboxes. Quaife never said these gears would do 300lb/ft.

My 2860 on a 99 block and EBC makes...
06-12-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,340
Posted By Laur3ns

Well not instadeath. Let's not forget I took the...

Well not instadeath. Let's not forget I took the box out to have the bolt issue fixed, only then we found some missing teeth parts and pitting. The box was still drivable in all gears.

The bolts...
06-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,340
Posted By Laur3ns

The O being a stray tooth.

The O being a stray tooth.
06-08-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,340
Posted By Laur3ns

Not a failed bearing, but some coloring was...

Not a failed bearing, but some coloring was visible was said.
The one right next to 1st gear. So the failed gears are close.

See picture.
06-08-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,340
Posted By Laur3ns

Visuals. Turns out 1-2 are worst. 3-5 look...

Visuals.

Turns out 1-2 are worst. 3-5 look fine still.
Suspect is too much low end torque.
06-07-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,340
Posted By Laur3ns

Thumbs down Death by Quaife

The word is out - my Quaife 5-speed has died.

I already had the issue of extension housing bolts shearing off and replacing them every session, but now - while looking for a permanent fix for that...
Forum: Build Threads
10-02-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 41,563
Posted By Laur3ns

I dont buy that. Id say a sensor. Not sure on the...

I dont buy that. Id say a sensor. Not sure on the code tho...
09-19-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,456
Posted By Laur3ns

I'm replacing these bolts faster than changing...

I'm replacing these bolts faster than changing oil.
I need to check my motor mounts. Something is killing them.
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