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Forum: events 09-29-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By rb92673
We race 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturday, and 9:00 am...

We race 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturday, and 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Sunday.

Friday is tech 12:00 to 5:00, we will probably be testing on track.

I wonder if there will be a 5 mile track option like...
Forum: events 09-29-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By rb92673
We are packed up and headed out today or tomorrow...

We are packed up and headed out today or tomorrow morning. If you are at the race, stop by garage 8 and say hello. If it is when the track is cold, stop by for a beer.

Robb
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By rb92673
I think what caused a problem for me, is my...

I think what caused a problem for me, is my battery is in the trunk. I verified I had good positive connection, I jumped a ground directly to the starter, then I jumped a ground to the battery. My...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By rb92673
I did, after I installed a new one. I didn't say...

I did, after I installed a new one. I didn't say I was smart. Now I have a spare and new ground cables.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2022, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By rb92673
I thought my starter was broken and when I...

I thought my starter was broken and when I replaced it, it still didn't work. It was my battery and engine grounds that were bad. I jumped the starter directly to a battery to determine the grounds...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By rb92673
Some good information in this thread: ...

Some good information in this thread:
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=342385
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2022, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By rb92673
For endurance racing we use J-hooks or threaded...

For endurance racing we use J-hooks or threaded rods, through the sheet metal with a solid metal strap on top. The battery should also not be able to slide around.

Something like this....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 880
Posted By rb92673
Why not replace the entire plug on both sides? I...

Why not replace the entire plug on both sides? I like DEUTSCH DT connectors.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 25,152
Posted By rb92673
So we have a race in less than two weeks with the...

So we have a race in less than two weeks with the 24 Hours of Lemons at Buttonwillow. There is a small list of things to do to get ready so I bring the car and trailer home weekend before last to...
Forum: events 09-09-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By rb92673
Ya, I did a couple of Lemons races in June when...

Ya, I did a couple of Lemons races in June when temps were over 100, it was miserable. October can still be pretty warm, but you probably won't die.
Forum: events 09-08-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By rb92673
I plan on doing Sonoma too.

I plan on doing Sonoma too.
Forum: events 09-08-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By rb92673
24HoL Buttonwillow Oct 1-2 2022

Anyone else going to be there? I will be bringing my heap and trying not to blow my turbo innards all over the Bus Stop and Riverside.

If you are, stop by and say hi. Team whatever_racecar garage...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,804
Posted By rb92673
Please do.

Please do.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,804
Posted By rb92673
There are a lot of places on the tracks we race...

There are a lot of places on the tracks we race where it doesn't make sense to shift from 4th to 5th as you near the end of a straight. You just keep it in gear with the foot down until you brake or...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2022, 10:20 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,804
Posted By rb92673
I am only really concerned with power from about...

I am only really concerned with power from about 3700 to 6200. We stay there all day long. Getting from 5500 to 6000 seems an effort with the IPD cam straight up.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 181,804
Posted By rb92673
Did you change the cam timing at all?

Did you change the cam timing at all?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,176
Posted By rb92673
I believe it is M14 x 1.5 for the connection of...

I believe it is M14 x 1.5 for the connection of the fuel line to fuel rail. That is where I connected a fuel pressure test kit.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,098
Posted By rb92673
Interesting. I have two T04Es with the ATP...

Interesting. I have two T04Es with the ATP Ultimate 3" internal wastegate. I think I want to stay with the 3" v-band for now.

Which reminds me, I probably need to source another 90+ manifold and...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,098
Posted By rb92673
Thanks. I feel better now.

Thanks. I feel better now.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,098
Posted By rb92673
Thanks. Does the porting need to be more as...

Thanks.

Does the porting need to be more as you add more boost? It was rock solid at .8 bar, but I am going to try a 1 bar spring for the next race. Before porting on my other T04E and stock...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 25,152
Posted By rb92673
Seems like my last update either didn't get made...

Seems like my last update either didn't get made or got lost.

We did some work on the car for quality of life improvements, and to stop over boosting from our 3" exhaust upgrade.

At our...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-22-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,098
Posted By rb92673
Just to follow up on this. Ported a new...

Just to follow up on this.

Ported a new Garrett T04E to about 27-28mm and went 3" all the way to rear bumper with a round Borla XR1. Wastegate actuator was set at .8 bar. Raced two days at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,105
Posted By rb92673
Heat might help. Be prepared to bust stud or two.

Heat might help. Be prepared to bust stud or two.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By rb92673
What about airbags inside the springs? You could...

What about airbags inside the springs? You could pump them up when loaded, air them down when not.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By rb92673
You should be able to take it to any alignment...

You should be able to take it to any alignment shop. There is no magic to it, but you need to provide them with specs otherwise they will set it to factory specs which favor comfort and understeer. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-09-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By rb92673
Are you street driving or track driving? ...

Are you street driving or track driving? Alignment will be different depending on use case.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,481
Posted By rb92673
Make sure the oil feed is not too restrictive. I...

Make sure the oil feed is not too restrictive. I blew up a brand new cxracing turbo in three laps because chinabay AN adapter on the feed side had too much restriction.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-29-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,515
Posted By rb92673
A guy on my race team started with a 16v swap,...

A guy on my race team started with a 16v swap, then went to LS. He likes the LS swap way better and said it was easier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By rb92673
All the Walbro 255s I have had were loud.

All the Walbro 255s I have had were loud.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By rb92673
Well I have no headlights or turn signals,...

Well I have no headlights or turn signals, because racecar. No side windows to tintz either. =P
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By rb92673
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By rb92673
That would work. Thanks. Aren't those...

That would work. Thanks.



Aren't those 17x7? Too narrow for a 245 tire according to manufacturer.



What are tints and HIDs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By rb92673
I tried that route, the key on the distributor...

I tried that route, the key on the distributor was put on 180 degrees off. So to fix, you had to remove the pin and rotate it. So if you do get the pin out, make sure you put it back together in...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By rb92673
I know some Lincolns and Jaguars are, but I have...

I know some Lincolns and Jaguars are, but I have not found anything wide enough. Widest I have seen on Jags is 17x7.5.

wheel-size.com is a great place to search.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-15-2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By rb92673
When I put coilovers on, I used a cutoff wheel...

When I put coilovers on, I used a cutoff wheel and BFH in the front.

I figure I will have to put some screw on wheel arches like Randy's Flyin' Moose.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By rb92673
Probably with a sawzall to the fenders.

Probably with a sawzall to the fenders.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-11-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,759
Posted By rb92673
Once you have it at stage 0, tires are the...

Once you have it at stage 0, tires are the easiest performance upgrade. Good tires will help you turn and stop better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By rb92673
When the temp gets up to about 190 does the fan...

When the temp gets up to about 190 does the fan turn on? Just idle it in your driveway to find out. If it cools down when you are at speed, that sounds more like a fan problem. If it overheats at...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-07-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By rb92673
Thanks for the feedback on adapters. Enkei...

Thanks for the feedback on adapters.

Enkei RPF1's would be nice.

I was thinking I could find an OEM wheel in the junkyard that I could adapt. Seems like there are lots of 5x120 BMW 328i/X3's...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-06-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,663
Posted By rb92673
17X8 wheels

I want to move from 225/50R16 tires to 245/40R17 tires on our endurance race 745. Hankook recommends 8"-9.5" wheel width for the RS4s we run.

I currently have 8 Voxx MGA wheels that are 16x7 +20...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-05-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,191
Posted By rb92673
I worried about breaking my new engine in until I...

I worried about breaking my new engine in until I hit turn 1 at Thunderhill raceway. It's been full throttle since then for five endurance races. Only other break in it had was driving it into the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-27-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,933
Posted By rb92673
Glad it works for you. I did not notice the...

Glad it works for you.

I did not notice the .63 T04e ATP housing being any different than a Yoshifab or Garrett. Mine seem to have a thread or two above the nut. No gasket.

Those studs seem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By rb92673
I use similar.

I use similar.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By rb92673
I used a banjo adapter for a Cummins at the fuel...

I used a banjo adapter for a Cummins at the fuel filter and a cheap ebay pressure sensor to connect to microsquirt to log fuel pressures.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By rb92673
1 and 4 are a pair, 2 and 3 are a pair.

1 and 4 are a pair, 2 and 3 are a pair.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,363
Posted By rb92673
I have early and late model 700/900 struts in my...

I have early and late model 700/900 struts in my garage. Getting them to you is the problem. Measuring them and sending you pictures is easy.

Sorry to threadjack Nickagriffin
Forum: performance & modifications 06-07-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,363
Posted By rb92673
If there were Wilwood adapters for a 740 I would...

If there were Wilwood adapters for a 740 I would buy them right now.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,363
Posted By rb92673
My 740 is turbo, last dyno was 199.76 RWHP. Saw...

My 740 is turbo, last dyno was 199.76 RWHP. Saw up to 117 mph at Willow Springs last month. Sonoma we see just under 100 mph. Over a dozen races with three of them being full 24 hour races.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By rb92673
Just get some crowfoot wrenches. They are just...

Just get some crowfoot wrenches. They are just the end of a box wrench with a ratchet square instead of a handle.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 06-03-2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By rb92673
Many of the microsquirt installs like mine do not...

Many of the microsquirt installs like mine do not have any knock protection, you should be fine for testing under light load.
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