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09-09-2018, 04:58 PM
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Posted By JasonC SBB

EE16 is the core geometry. It looks like an...

EE16 is the core geometry. It looks like an inductor because no other windings go to the pins that solder it down.
The red insulation looks like high voltage insulation; I don't know why it would...
Forum: Race Prep
08-21-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,345
Posted By JasonC SBB

Sliders with a bucket seat and 6-point harness...

Sliders with a bucket seat and 6-point harness and HANS is less safe than factory everything??
Forum: Race Prep
08-20-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,345
Posted By JasonC SBB

Wow those are shockingly inexpensive. The...

Wow those are shockingly inexpensive.

The reason I'm so interested in reclineable seats is that my low back really likes to complain on long drives (spondilolysthesis). Changing the angle every...
Forum: Race Prep
08-20-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,345
Posted By JasonC SBB

Which brands of bucket seats have assorted...

Which brands of bucket seats have assorted velcro-in cushions to conform to your back?
I need lots of lumbar support.
Forum: Race Prep
08-19-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,345
Posted By JasonC SBB

OK so 6 point harnesses will not work with a...

OK so 6 point harnesses will not work with a reclineable "race" (not) seat.

What is the lethal failure mode of said reclineable "race" seat in a crash, if used with a 6 point harness that's...
08-17-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,470
Posted By JasonC SBB

"Glycol Ethers for Inks" ...

"Glycol Ethers for Inks"

http://msdssearch.dow.com/PublishedLiteratureDOWCOM/dh_099b/0901b8038099b7ae.pdf?filepath=oxysolvents/pdfs/noreg/110-00640.pdf&fromPage=GetDoc

"When used in ball point...
08-17-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,470
Posted By JasonC SBB

^ That's what I did... until I boiled my 8 month...

^ That's what I did... until I boiled my 8 month old, 4 track day old Motul and bled it... and the damn color was clear like new.
Forum: Race Prep
08-14-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,345
Posted By JasonC SBB

OK if the objective is to not slide around as...

OK if the objective is to not slide around as much, then a reclinable supportive ("race"...not) seat with stock belts is a good step up and not less safe than factory everything?
Then the next step...
Forum: Race Prep
08-14-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,345
Posted By JasonC SBB

Harnesses with factory seats

Wasn't there a big thread regarding this?
What was the tldr version?

https://www.schrothracing.com/products/tuning
08-13-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,470
Posted By JasonC SBB

This is what I could find that resembled what he...

This is what I could find that resembled what he described.
https://www.grainger.com/product/BRIGHT-DYES-Dye-Tracer-Liquid-8ACL5
However it seems to be for water, not hydraulic fluid.

Looking...
08-13-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,470
Posted By JasonC SBB

So why doesn't ATE then sell Super Blue as a "DOT...

So why doesn't ATE then sell Super Blue as a "DOT 4 compatible non DOT legal" fluid?
08-07-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,470
Posted By JasonC SBB

nice find! Would it be compatible with Catrol...

nice find!
Would it be compatible with Catrol SRF?
08-02-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,470
Posted By JasonC SBB

Add dye to brake fluid to mimic the late great ATE Super Blue?

I feel safer now that the fed gov banned ATE's blue brake fluid.

Anyone know of a safe dye to add so you can tell the new fluid is coming out when bleeding?
05-21-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,801
Posted By JasonC SBB

Add trubo to hybrid: AutoSpeed - The Story...

Add trubo to hybrid:

AutoSpeed - The Story of Turbo'ing a Hybrid Prius, Part 5 (http://www.autospeed.com/cms/article.html?&title=The-Story-of-Turboing-a-Hybrid-Prius-Part-5&A=112198)
05-21-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,801
Posted By JasonC SBB

Why didn't the factory do this?

Why didn't the factory do this?
02-05-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

"IWG will be open in vacuum, and closed in boost....

"IWG will be open in vacuum, and closed in boost.
EWG will act as a normal wastegate. "

You can keep the IWG and just change the *actuator* to get something that "acts like a normal wastegate".
01-27-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

"IWG will be open in vacuum, and closed in boost....

"IWG will be open in vacuum, and closed in boost.
EWG will act as a normal wastegate. "

Are you talking about the *actuator* and not the valve that is actually exposed to hot exhaust gas?
01-27-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

Sorry for my absence. I was working nights and...

Sorry for my absence. I was working nights and weekends as a consultant for a company building some newfangled plasma thrusters for satellites. :D

tl:dr - why are you still fixated on adding...
01-13-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

I was talking about the sizing of the two turbos,...

I was talking about the sizing of the two turbos, not the control method.
01-13-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

EWG's have the exhaust valve *and* the...

EWG's have the exhaust valve *and* the canister/actuator in them. You have to do exhaust plumbing.

Your system has the exhaust flapper valve(s), and you just need the right canister to actuate...
01-13-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

The above talks about the black region in your...

The above talks about the black region in your last post. It's about fuel economy at cruise.
The red area is crucial for response and performance. I would like to see a more realistic breakdown of...
01-13-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

Couple of points. Wax on Wax off. The actual...

Couple of points. Wax on Wax off.

The actual wastegate valve is a flapper valve. Looks like a coin on the end of a swing arm. When open, it allows exhaust gas to go around the (exhaust gas)...
01-12-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

Regarding 'C', controlling the wastegates. ...

Regarding 'C', controlling the wastegates.

What you are trying to control is the position of the actuators. Simply putting a solenoid using the HP turbo compressor outlet as a pressure source,...
01-10-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

OK I went through that. The diagram below says...

OK I went through that.
The diagram below says that you do a mix of control of both wastegates at lower power; at higher power the HP turbo is abruptly completely bypassed.
I suppose that the...
01-09-2018, 02:08 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,249
Posted By JasonC SBB

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.miataturbo.net-vbulletin/397x252/80-rs2_fd3920ef61e23c02a06344493d791a999cdc80c9.png
The HP turbo is the smaller, low power turbo, which sits at higher pressure,...
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