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07-15-2019, 03:08 PM
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Posted By ThePass

Yeah, different driveshaft/adapter and different...

Yeah, different driveshaft/adapter and different crossmember to fit the MV5. I have all that here.
The reason for the change to MV5 is simply availability and cost. MV5s are everywhere. So long as...
07-15-2019, 02:12 AM
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Posted By ThePass

Fresh 22k mile MV5 transmission going in. One of...

Fresh 22k mile MV5 transmission going in. One of the few times I can say something cost less than the Miata equivalent.
...
Forum: Race Prep
07-13-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,887
Posted By ThePass

We bought another NC end of last year to show how...

We bought another NC end of last year to show how much bang for the buck you can get out of these cars without going overboard on the budget. Car was $5k, did a junkyard 2.5 swap with Grassroots...
07-12-2019, 02:00 AM
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Posted By ThePass

https://photos.smugmug.com/2019-Q2/Drivetrain-jack...

https://photos.smugmug.com/2019-Q2/Drivetrain-jackdolly/i-ZtzvFcD/0/4539cfc0/X2/IMG_2546_E-X2.jpg
07-12-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By ThePass

As long the the top of the expansion tank is the...

As long the the top of the expansion tank is the highest point of your cooling system, you can put it pretty much anywhere you want.
07-11-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By ThePass

In terms of cooling system function, that is...

In terms of cooling system function, that is fine. The overflow hose is just a last-resort escape route for coolant if the cooling system pressure exceeds the cap's rating (i.e. when you overheat)....
07-11-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By ThePass

That tank could work if you add a bleeder port on...

That tank could work if you add a bleeder port on the side of it. The bottom port is low enough that it can work as the fill outlet but it's pretty small so it's going to take a long time to fill the...
07-11-2019, 01:04 PM
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Views: 1,442
Posted By ThePass

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-dcJv9nn/0/be4e...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-dcJv9nn/0/be4e7ab3/L/i-dcJv9nn-L.jpg

This gets you to square one with the expansion tank set up properly, instead of how it is now. If there are other issues in...
07-11-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By ThePass

Your drawing shows only one hose going from the...

Your drawing shows only one hose going from the tank to the rest of the cooling system, so there is at least one thing missing straight away.

An expansion tank for a low-radiator setup like you...
07-10-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By ThePass

Low-mounted radiators require bleed/fill lines....

Low-mounted radiators require bleed/fill lines. Typically you have two ports, independent of the main inlet/outlet. The first port is at the highest point of the top tank for a vertical flow rad like...
07-10-2019, 12:49 PM
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Views: 316,269
Posted By ThePass

Hundreds of hours of fabrication, but now just...

Hundreds of hours of fabrication, but now just minutes to service:

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07-10-2019, 02:03 AM
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Posted By ThePass

Time to get cracking. Now with GTA Finals @...

Time to get cracking. Now with GTA Finals @ Buttonwillow in November followed by Superlap Battle at COTA in February, I'm shifting to a winter-centric test/race schedule with a break in early summer....
Forum: Aerodynamics
07-01-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,826
Posted By ThePass

One year at Laguna Seca I decided to remove the...

One year at Laguna Seca I decided to remove the hardtop since I was just doing fun laps and I thought it would be nice for a change to be driving around with the top off and getting some ariflow...
Forum: Race Prep
07-01-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,593
Posted By ThePass

We currently sell the V8R / Goodwin V5 11.75"...

We currently sell the V8R / Goodwin V5 11.75" BBKs and have not been contacted by Andrew to carry his, so at this time no plans there on our side. AFAIK, Supermiata is developing their own stuff.
Forum: Aerodynamics
06-11-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,037
Posted By ThePass

^ What they said.

^ What they said.
05-03-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,540
Posted By ThePass

Not sure. Compare your footwell with pics of...

Not sure. Compare your footwell with pics of 90-93 footwell and ECU bracket to determine if you have the same mounting points as the 90-93.
05-03-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,540
Posted By ThePass

Yep that'll fit.

Yep that'll fit.
05-03-2019, 04:37 PM
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Posted By ThePass

Yup

Yup
05-02-2019, 03:03 PM
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Views: 316,269
Posted By ThePass

No baffles or other oiling assistance strategies...

No baffles or other oiling assistance strategies added and we've had no issues with oil pressure at high G's. You might say it's... baffling. :squint:
05-02-2019, 03:01 PM
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Views: 23,540
Posted By ThePass

What are the LxWxH dimensions of your case?

What are the LxWxH dimensions of your case?
03-13-2019, 04:27 PM
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Views: 316,269
Posted By ThePass

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1P2oNn0HbWu...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1P2oNn0HbWuKfGypPfRow9Xu4mmR7vOL8_Eb5cTUjA3w/edit?usp=sharing

Keep in mind this is using tefzel wire which can generally carry more current than lower...
Forum: Race Prep
03-08-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,235
Posted By ThePass

Previously eating factory hubs in 1-2 days. We...

Previously eating factory hubs in 1-2 days. We switched to Miatahubs just before COTA. They're exceptionally well made. They served us perfectly and came home with exactly zero play in the hubs....
Forum: Race Prep
03-07-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,389
Posted By ThePass

Lol eventually. That's a long trip.

Lol eventually. That's a long trip.
Forum: Race Prep
03-07-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,389
Posted By ThePass

We're using our experience and data gathered from...

We're using our experience and data gathered from COTA to guide the development plans this year, with the primary focus being a return to COTA in 2020 with significant updates. Astonishing how much...
03-07-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 316,269
Posted By ThePass

Perhaps! Though the Lyfe GTR is a tough act to...

Perhaps! Though the Lyfe GTR is a tough act to follow. Love that car.

I just noticed an earlier post about Road Atlanta. I'm using our experience and data gained from COTA to guide the development...
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