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11-24-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By cjsafski

I run that exact oil cooler in my car. If you...

I run that exact oil cooler in my car. If you carefully cut away the collars and hose underneath it is a regular barb fitting that takes 1/2" hose just fine. That cooler does a decent job cooling....
Forum: Race Prep
09-10-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,425
Posted By cjsafski

I have had good luck using good black duct tape...

I have had good luck using good black duct tape in the past.
09-03-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,026
Posted By cjsafski

That should last a session or two :party:

That should last a session or two :party:
09-03-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 52,026
Posted By cjsafski

I can't wait to hear the sound of this thing in...

I can't wait to hear the sound of this thing in full tilt.
08-27-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,322
Posted By cjsafski

This happened to every single one of my intake...

This happened to every single one of my intake valves. Rev limiter was set to 7K with no over revs. No idea on what the initial lash was since it was built by a reputable shop.
08-22-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,322
Posted By cjsafski

I would do stiffer valve springs. My 99 head had...

I would do stiffer valve springs. My 99 head had +1mm valves and here is the result of 14 psi and the motor's first track day. 70% cylinder leakage is acceptable right?
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08-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,313
Posted By cjsafski

Also consider by bringing a fast car into c group...

Also consider by bringing a fast car into c group you will most likely constantly be needing to wait for point bys. Also you don't want to spend the day wrenching if something goes wrong.
Forum: Build Threads
08-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,372
Posted By cjsafski

Finally got the car together in time for a...

Finally got the car together in time for a Supermiata race. I was working on it still 5 min before the first session. The first time I ever sat in the car with a helmet on was strapping in to head...
08-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,265
Posted By cjsafski

Probably would. I remember distinctly two people...

Probably would. I remember distinctly two people swapping six speeds last year. Maybe a third as well.
Forum: Build Threads
08-07-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,372
Posted By cjsafski

I have been too cheap to upgrade to xidas...

I have been too cheap to upgrade to xidas recently. Nothing against running different suspension in the rules and in fact the only rule mentioning it is that the suspension can only have 1 damping...
Forum: Build Threads
08-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,372
Posted By cjsafski

Cleaned up the engine bay a bit. After having so...

Cleaned up the engine bay a bit. After having so much forced induction crap it seems empty now.

https://www.miataturbo.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=119989&dateline=1407358456...
08-05-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 86,089
Posted By cjsafski

I got my 4.3 torsen for $400 a few months ago....

I got my 4.3 torsen for $400 a few months ago. :dealwithit:

The best deal I got (well passed it to a friend for no profit, I wanted to kill him...) was a $70 complete 4.1 Torsen.
07-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,265
Posted By cjsafski

If a group of you is caravaning and if there is...

If a group of you is caravaning and if there is an extra person coming, you could all chip in for a support vehicle. Would be easier for you guys to bring tools and spare. In the worst case someone...
Forum: Build Threads
07-29-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,372
Posted By cjsafski

It is far enough away to where I dont hit it. I...

It is far enough away to where I dont hit it. I also sat in the seat and went for the shifter in retarded ways to see if it could be a problem and it seemed alright. Also looking at pics of a friends...
07-28-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,265
Posted By cjsafski

There reason was probably related to their own...

There reason was probably related to their own stupidity. Also when I mean refused they refused to honor my AAA premier. When I first called I told them about the trailer and that the car will need a...
Forum: Build Threads
07-28-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,372
Posted By cjsafski

Technically the stuff I got was Makrolon GP which...

Technically the stuff I got was Makrolon GP which should hold up to the sun better than plain lexan. There is no anti-scratch coating on it though. You can buy sheets with the coating but they cost a...
07-28-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,265
Posted By cjsafski

I tried the HF trailer route. On the first event...

I tried the HF trailer route. On the first event the car broke and barely made it home. Not even sure how the motor ran with 70% leakdown... Second time I tried it the car shot the crank pulley out...
Forum: Build Threads
07-28-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,372
Posted By cjsafski

The car is close to getting ready. First it...

The car is close to getting ready. First it needed a windshield. Made one from a sheet of lexan by making a template over another miata's windshield.
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Forum: Race Prep
07-24-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,909
Posted By cjsafski

:party:

:party:
Forum: Race Prep
07-24-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,909
Posted By cjsafski

On the topic of gauges I got my arduino based...

On the topic of gauges I got my arduino based ones working. Temps, Pressures and voltage readings are accurate. Also the displays flash when out of spec. I still need to add a master warning light...
Forum: Build Threads
07-23-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,398
Posted By cjsafski

Looks like you got a nice healthy motor. It's...

Looks like you got a nice healthy motor. It's always a nice relief when you finally see numbers from a somewhat unknown motor and they are good.
Forum: Build Threads
07-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,372
Posted By cjsafski

I am slowly making progress. Interior is starting...

I am slowly making progress. Interior is starting to come together and I have made some progress on the exterior.

https://www.miataturbo.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=118696&dateline=1406054717...
Forum: Race Prep
07-22-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,909
Posted By cjsafski

Have you ever compared times with and without the...

Have you ever compared times with and without the GPS? I plan to do the same so I am curious. Also I am guessing you are using Trackmaster or are you using something else on your phone?
07-15-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,266
Posted By cjsafski

Nice simple solution. I like it. If you want to...

Nice simple solution. I like it. If you want to make it a bit more progressive look into a LM3914 LED driver.
07-07-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,029
Posted By cjsafski

I had a problem with one of my ait sensors when I...

I had a problem with one of my ait sensors when I had it placed upside down like that. Over time it got filled with some water/oil from the pcv system and it completed the circuit well enough to give...
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