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Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-20-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 315
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Posted By 949 Racing
Headed out to Chuckwalla Valley Raceway for round...

Headed out to Chuckwalla Valley Raceway for round 11 of SoCal 86 Cup. Last thing for us to validate is the geometry of the strut flanges on the Xida shocks with integrated camber adjustment. We...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-31-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,737
Posted By 949 Racing
August 31, 2020 update

We had hoped to have Xidas ready at the end of 2019 but the many little customizations we're making each add time to the R&D process. A the same time we're developing a new Xida system for the NC...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-14-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,924
Posted By 949 Racing
A 25mm spacer at min distance would be within the...

A 25mm spacer at min distance would be within the OEM range of adjustment. Has to be at least 41mm to actually reduce reach to wheel

From the original post:

Extension range, measured from dash...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-29-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,228
Posted By 949 Racing
All aftermarket wheels are built to the same...

All aftermarket wheels are built to the same ETRTO dimensional standards and will not require extended studs, 6UL's included :)
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-22-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,737
Posted By 949 Racing
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=334...

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3340486&postcount=94

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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-12-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,737
Posted By 949 Racing
We still have some testing and BOM validation to...

We still have some testing and BOM validation to do but we have arrived at the point where we think we have our full production configuration for both spring packs. Another day of track testing and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-11-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,737
Posted By 949 Racing
June 11, 2020 update

Some of the recent engineering challenges:

1. Getting enough spring stroke to reach target ride height adjustment range F&R.
2. Reaching our target camber adjustment range with OEM front mounts...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-04-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 55,344
Posted By 949 Racing
Listen to the idle :)

Listen to the idle :)
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-04-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 55,344
Posted By 949 Racing
This is an excellent question for a new thread...

This is an excellent question for a new thread about your project car. Go ahead and start to that new thread and post a link here.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-02-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,737
Posted By 949 Racing
The point is coil bind is unavoidable if the...

The point is coil bind is unavoidable if the spring is too light. It is always possible to get at least one functional ride height with light springs at one specific vehicle weight. Complications...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-01-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,737
Posted By 949 Racing
We'll always take whatever time needed to get...

We'll always take whatever time needed to get things dialed for production regardless :)
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-29-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,737
Posted By 949 Racing
April 28, 2020 development update

One risk of setting such high goals for the final product is that you encounter new obstacles. Making simple shocks is easy :)

In early testing we found the improvement over OEM ride quality by...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-16-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,864
Posted By 949 Racing
Email please

Email please
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-21-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,884
Posted By 949 Racing
William Knose and I developed the tune on Blub...

William Knose and I developed the tune on Blub with all our new tweaks. The unique features of that tune, most of which are incorporated in all DT tunes now, were after his assistant departed. This...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-20-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,884
Posted By 949 Racing
The JDL EL is a 4/2/1.

The JDL EL is a 4/2/1.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-20-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,884
Posted By 949 Racing
Never got a clean graph. Issues with ignition...

Never got a clean graph. Issues with ignition pickup. Even the ones I posted are missing data and spiky. JDL basically same as ACE 350 but didn't fall off as much after 7100, some of that due to the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-20-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,884
Posted By 949 Racing
A few updates, since our dyno plots are being...

A few updates, since our dyno plots are being discussed. We always do a baseline at 100% stock when possible. Always the same dyno. Always the same tire pressure. Always SAE corrected with same...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-16-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,737
Posted By 949 Racing
Same as our previous post, no ETA. We are eager...

Same as our previous post, no ETA. We are eager to get these on the shelf and start selling them but until we have something firm, it's better not to guess.

Currently fine-tuning details with the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-07-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,737
Posted By 949 Racing
We tend to update only when we have actionable...

We tend to update only when we have actionable information. No ETA for 86 ACE at this time. Standard single adjustable still in final steps of R&D.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-28-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,196
Posted By 949 Racing
We turn forum PM's off and don't answer facebook...

We turn forum PM's off and don't answer facebook DM's either. Too many forums across the different platforms we work with. Email or call us about our products.

If it is non-product related, but...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-28-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,924
Posted By 949 Racing
I'm sure you are asking for information that you...

I'm sure you are asking for information that you can use to make a decision. We lack that information currently. Often times for a supply chain on any given product there are two or three, sometimes...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-26-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,196
Posted By 949 Racing
Pasi, From your videos it looks like simple...

Pasi,

From your videos it looks like simple understeer coupled with possibly too late braking. You don't have the front end grip or overall handling balance to tolerate such heavy braking while...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 12-24-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 55,344
Posted By 949 Racing
New front aero. In attempt to reduce weight on...

New front aero. In attempt to reduce weight on the nose and increase aerodynamic surface area, we put the OEM front bumper skin back on and grafted an Ikon Motorsport (ebay) urethane lip for a BRZ....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-24-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 36,972
Posted By 949 Racing
It would be faster :) To us, have the fun is...

It would be faster :)
To us, have the fun is simply doing more with less. A cheap reliable OEM engine and it's still quick and a real blast to drive. Any customers of ours with Xidas and F/I can go...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-24-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 36,972
Posted By 949 Racing
California, USA: Buttonwillow 13CW

Buttonwillow-13CW:
NA:1:56.333
Driver: Sonny Watanasirisuk - Sonnymod driver coaching (https://www.facebook.com/SonnyMod/) / 949 Racing (http://949racing.com/)
2013 FRS "Blub"
stock engine +...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-21-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,196
Posted By 949 Racing
Have you collected tire temps? Sway bar sizes? ...

Have you collected tire temps?
Sway bar sizes?
How is the balance in steady state turning, like in a long sweeper?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-17-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,924
Posted By 949 Racing
We have sourced the necessary connectors in the...

We have sourced the necessary connectors in the relatively small quantities needed for our production volume. Working with our harness supplier on quotes, then testing. Guessing early '20 we should...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-15-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 36,972
Posted By 949 Racing
Sorry. Searched a few key words and didn't see...

Sorry. Searched a few key words and didn't see it. If the video and specs are already up in the other post let me know and I will delete mine.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-13-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 36,972
Posted By 949 Racing
Chuckwalla CCW NA record

Chuckwalla Valley raceway CCW
Sonny Watanasirisuk, in Blub
11/24/19
1:59.311 (1:59.780 on RC1 for 86 Cup Mod class record same day)
Xida 500/500
22mm Perrin front sway, stock rear
-4 camber...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 12-04-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 55,344
Posted By 949 Racing
We are often the first.

We are often the first.
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