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06-28-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By k24madness

Those definitely look like type R tie rods to me....

Those definitely look like type R tie rods to me. Clean looking castings on the outer shell. I’ll hit it for sure when my current ones die.
Forum: Race Prep
06-26-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,001
Posted By k24madness

I have to believe if you build it they will come.

I have to believe if you build it they will come.
Forum: Race Prep
06-17-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,026
Posted By k24madness

That's the proper way to go about leaving a job...

That's the proper way to go about leaving a job and venturing out on your own! All to often I see poaching/raiding/discrediting former employer to jump start a new venture. Kudos Dan I wish you the...
Forum: Race Prep
06-15-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 21,001
Posted By k24madness

What about a larger pulley for the stock one?...

What about a larger pulley for the stock one? While it may not be light it does work well. Would love to just slow it down.
Forum: Race Prep
05-25-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,561
Posted By k24madness

I have no doubt the Keisler spherical lowers...

I have no doubt the Keisler spherical lowers would be sweet! I have a full set from another vendor (janky ones?). Having sphericals on the lowers is ideal IMHO. Solves the bind problems and it’s the...
Forum: Race Prep
05-20-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,252
Posted By k24madness

I toyed with the idea of doing the same but...

I toyed with the idea of doing the same but realized the only way to make it work was to bleed vacuum to the booster not restrict it. Dumping that much vacuum had other unintended consequences. How...
Forum: Race Prep
05-17-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 207,124
Posted By k24madness

I loved my 1993 Land Cruiser! With the AWD and...

I loved my 1993 Land Cruiser! With the AWD and boxed frame the truck was a SOLID tow vehicle! I had the 4.5liter 6 engine so it was under powered. I bet with that 8 banger you have all the good I had...
Forum: Race Prep
05-15-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 207,124
Posted By k24madness

Cayenne diesels are a bargain on the used market!...

Cayenne diesels are a bargain on the used market! Lots of value there. It also has the benefit of being a great second vehicle. The repairs are the only thing that would cause me to hesitate...
Forum: Race Prep
05-03-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 207,124
Posted By k24madness

TPD trailer with AC is about as good as it gets....

TPD trailer with AC is about as good as it gets. With AC you can sleep in there too! I've seen some cool ones with folding bunk beds.
05-03-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,610
Posted By k24madness

Yeah WTF? Make your best offer and move on.

Yeah WTF? Make your best offer and move on.
Forum: Race Prep
05-02-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,086
Posted By k24madness

NASA as a whole is tough for rule changes. Seems...

NASA as a whole is tough for rule changes. Seems like the rules are in constant flux. Power to weight ETC. Just be happy you're not one of the GTS guys that builds a car to compete in a series then...
04-18-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,318
Posted By k24madness

Damn it Charlie!

Damn it Charlie!
Forum: Race Prep
04-18-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,238
Posted By k24madness

While the future of my car still remains...

While the future of my car still remains uncertain I have opted to pull the trigger on a set of these hubs anyway. The potential failures are well documented and horrific to imagine at speed. With...
Forum: Race Prep
04-06-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By k24madness

I agree a long rod short stoke engine is ideal...

I agree a long rod short stoke engine is ideal for a track car build. Starting with a pushrod engine that is known to have oiling issues at high Gs would not be my first choice though. Id pick...
Forum: Race Prep
03-26-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,238
Posted By k24madness

I would expect so with endurance type calipers...

I would expect so with endurance type calipers when the pistons come out of the bore by a substantial amount. Pad shims work great for eliminating this. I think youll fight that regardless of how...
Forum: Race Prep
03-24-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,238
Posted By k24madness

Thanks jpreston! Something else to...

Thanks jpreston!

Something else to consider. If the hubs deflect enough to cause knockback imagine what they’re doing to your alignment specs!
Forum: Race Prep
03-24-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,238
Posted By k24madness

Well done jpreston! Do these hubs help pad...

Well done jpreston!

Do these hubs help pad knockback? I know there are multiple areas of deflection but I expected the hubs to be the worst offender.
Forum: Race Prep
03-14-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 51,893
Posted By k24madness

Trailer is being offered with the car. If buyer...

Trailer is being offered with the car. If buyer passes I’ll post it for sale locally. Send me a PM if interested. Please keep this thread clean.

Ramps 7.5’
Inside runway deck 4’
Outside runway...
03-14-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,339
Posted By k24madness

The trailer stays with the car. If the buyer does...

The trailer stays with the car. If the buyer does not want it then it will go up for sale.
03-12-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,339
Posted By k24madness

I have a nice light Aluminum Trailer that can be...

I have a nice light Aluminum Trailer that can be included at the right price.
...
Forum: Race Prep
03-12-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 51,893
Posted By k24madness

800-900Lbs

800-900Lbs
Forum: Race Prep
03-12-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 51,893
Posted By k24madness

I have a nice lightweight Aluminum Trailer that...

I have a nice lightweight Aluminum Trailer that can be part of the deal at the right price. Electric brakes, Breakaway Switch, Torsion Suspension Axles, Long ramps (8'?) hidden under trailer and nice...
Forum: Race Prep
03-10-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 145,640
Posted By k24madness

You got that thing moving quite well these days....

You got that thing moving quite well these days. Have you considered adding a roll cage? I know its additional weigh but with the speed and grip you got it kinda makes sense.
Forum: Race Prep
02-22-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 51,893
Posted By k24madness

That's only one piece of the puzzle that makes...

That's only one piece of the puzzle that makes this car work.
Forum: Race Prep
02-20-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 51,893
Posted By k24madness

I posted it in the classified today....

I posted it in the classified today. https://www.miataturbo.net/cars-sale-trade-6/300whp-miata-race-car-99384/#post1523821

While taking photos I could not help but appreciate how well this body...
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