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Forum: CANADA 03-22-2023, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I was fortunate enough to have room at home and...

I was fortunate enough to have room at home and did the work myself.

But I will recommend that along with the newest version of the throwout bearing. I would recommend replacing this along with...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-27-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I have one these installed. I have the seats...

I have one these installed. I have the seats replaced with Sparco EVO 2 US seats and 6 pt harnesses. I also use hans device and 3 layer nomex suit as well. I typically only use my car for lapping and...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-23-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,995
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I'm going to post my DM response here so everyone...

I'm going to post my DM response here so everyone can see it.

No problem, I'll try and explain this as best as I can.

The internal part of the throw-out bearing is plastic. This plastic...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-21-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,995
Posted By TRAKRAVN
If you are changing your throw out bearing I...

If you are changing your throw out bearing I would also recommend to change the transmission input shaft housing. I've seen it where the bearing is new but because of the heat the plastic part in the...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-25-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I put the shader rear seat delete in when I put...

I put the shader rear seat delete in when I put in the harness bar. I figured I didn’t want the car to look pieced together by having inaccessible rear seats.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-27-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,533
Posted By TRAKRAVN
That make special pliers for them so itís not too...

That make special pliers for them so itís not too bad.

I would just get an after market electric heater/cooler and put the pad underneath the Recaro fabric above the foam. Then use the new...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-09-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 30,844
Posted By TRAKRAVN
Hey all, Thanks so much for this lengthy...

Hey all,

Thanks so much for this lengthy and informative thread. Ive been searching for quite a bit about the exact same issues I’ve had, and all this info will hopefully be of great help.

I...
Forum: CANADA 02-12-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 28,379
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I attempted this last weekend and it went well...

I attempted this last weekend and it went well athought it did take about 4 hours. It was still better then spending a few hundred dollars. The money I saved I ended up getting a Sonos speaker for...
Forum: Canada Classifieds 01-27-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,742
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I'm not sure how dire your buddy is looking for...

I'm not sure how dire your buddy is looking for this motor but you best bet would be to search www.oara.com (Ontario Auto Recyclers Association). The website has a search tool (Find Your Parts) that...
Forum: CANADA 01-23-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,116
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I ordered the JDL overpipe/front pipe combo from...

I ordered the JDL overpipe/front pipe combo from JDL during the Black Friday sale. They ship with FedEx, I paid about $175 in duty and the exchange at the time I think came to around $950. So total...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-28-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,984
Posted By TRAKRAVN
It feel great aside from highway cruising at...

It feel great aside from highway cruising at 4100rpm. But I think that’s more to do with the Tomei 60R exhaust. On the track it feels similar to a supercharged car and gets jut about the same times...
Forum: CANADA 04-25-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,087
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I had/have the Mishimoto oil cooler kit. The...

I had/have the Mishimoto oil cooler kit. The thermostat plate leaked and pissed all over the engine. I was just lucky it didn't cause a fire. I had the kit professionally installed and the installer...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-09-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,157
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I use 215/45-17 RE71R’s on a 17x8 wheels. I...

I use 215/45-17 RE71R’s on a 17x8 wheels. I haven’t had any issues over the years at the track. I have been through about 3 sets of tires on the same setup. The tire is rated for a 7-8” wheel so I...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-01-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,361
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I do the same thing. I line mine with a garbage...

I do the same thing. I line mine with a garbage bag in case anything leaks.

I also have a duffle bag for the all the soft items. (suit, helmet, gloves, shoes, underwear, Hans, Solo, laptop)
...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-29-2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 43,241
Posted By TRAKRAVN
Does anyone know how these differences compare to...

Does anyone know how these differences compare to the 15-16 engine?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-16-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,043
Posted By TRAKRAVN
Why not try some heat shrink over the shaft? It...

Why not try some heat shrink over the shaft? It should still allow for installation and act as a buffer to keep the rattle down. Plus it's fairly easy and cheap to try.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-08-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,984
Posted By TRAKRAVN
Surething. This is comparing laptimes between...

Surething. This is comparing laptimes between cars and top speeds hit on the striaghts at shannonville. The supercharged car with coilovers and Federal tires (my car is stock suspension on 215 RE17R)...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-06-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,984
Posted By TRAKRAVN
Yes I changed to an 1.5/2.0 way M Factory LSD....

Yes I changed to an 1.5/2.0 way M Factory LSD. Set up as a 1.5way 100% engagement with the steeped ramp.

The Speedometer reads the same as it did before, or at least I didn't notice anything...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-06-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,984
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I have a 5.29 in my manual. If you guys have any...

I have a 5.29 in my manual. If you guys have any questions about it I'll be happy to answer them.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 05-13-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 42,065
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I have the 7000SLX and it's great. I wish I would...

I have the 7000SLX and it's great. I wish I would have bought it a long time ago.

For lowered cars I just sandwiched two 12"x12" peices of 1/2" plywood (1"total height) and use those as a spacer...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-14-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 23,352
Posted By TRAKRAVN
The diff makes a lot of noise when it's cold...

The diff makes a lot of noise when it's cold under low speed and tight turns. More so when releasing. I've only had the diff on the car for about 2000km. It's mostly just for track use and driving to...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-14-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 23,352
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I completely agree. I have a 5.29 with a 1.5way...

I completely agree. I have a 5.29 with a 1.5way MFactory LSD.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-24-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 101,813
Posted By TRAKRAVN
Yes the mishmoto kit uses standard -10 fittings. ...

Yes the mishmoto kit uses standard -10 fittings.

The Kraftwerks adapter I used had -8 outlets. So I had to get a -8 to -10 adapter.

From my data and personal observation the greater the flow...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-23-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 101,813
Posted By TRAKRAVN
Also please keep in mind most of the pressure...

Also please keep in mind most of the pressure drop comes from having the restriction of the thermostat. Without the thermostat -10 or -8 lines will be more then enough through just about any size...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-29-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 102,551
Posted By TRAKRAVN
The simplest explanation is more torque = more...

The simplest explanation is more torque = more friction = more heat = more loss. The percentage comes from the individual friction sources which is a dynamic loss combined with the loss of the energy...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-18-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By TRAKRAVN
That's odd indeed. If it keeps happening maybe I...

That's odd indeed. If it keeps happening maybe I would look at inspecting the clutch fork. At least a quick visual underneath of your shifter just in case something is binding.
Forum: CANADA 09-18-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 63,923
Posted By TRAKRAVN
Maybe but there is a lot more to it then just...

Maybe but there is a lot more to it then just running a wider tire, like suspension setup and what not. If you are on stock suspension run a narrower tire, save some money and track more. The fastest...
Forum: CANADA 09-18-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 63,923
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I have 215/45-17 RE71R's on my car and it will do...

I have 215/45-17 RE71R's on my car and it will do 1.16's on Fabi, stock suspension. The tires get about 3-4 laps really pushing them before then need a little break. I run the tires at 35psi cold and...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-14-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,623
Posted By TRAKRAVN
I have the 5.29 gear set of my car (manual) and I...

I have the 5.29 gear set of my car (manual) and I don't think 1st and 2nd gear are useless. Yes they are short but that was the whole point of getting the shorter gearing in the first place. Even on...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 08-10-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 42,065
Posted By TRAKRAVN
You could always go lower and drive the car up on...

You could always go lower and drive the car up on a 2x4 then slide the BL-7000/5000 in from the sides instead of driving over it and pulling it out.
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