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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By churchx
In addition that for max grip one needs to dial...

In addition that for max grip one needs to dial specific hot pressures, so not sure if manufacturer data really should be much relied on, i somewhat doubt that overheated from track use temps are...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-16-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,190
Posted By churchx
You shouldn't. If you want more performance, see...

You shouldn't. If you want more performance, see some ecu tuning solution (eg. OFT or Ecutek) (and throttle pedal mapping even stock is not too linear to open throttle much more in initial travel....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-08-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 58,673
Posted By churchx
IIRC nameless headers in fashion like for ace...

IIRC nameless headers in fashion like for ace ones benefited from more specific optimisations in tune a lot, and was not that good with generic OTS EL or UEL tunes. I'd search for long tube headers...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-02-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By churchx
But if bar is longer due extra bends, even of...

But if bar is longer due extra bends, even of same material & thickness it should be easier to bend, no? Though in this case clearance of bracing sounds right reasoning.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-02-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By churchx
Somehow exhaust headers in this pic reminded me...

Somehow exhaust headers in this pic reminded me of facehuggers from "Alien" :)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-27-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,657
Posted By churchx
Even stock brakes may benefit a lot from brake...

Even stock brakes may benefit a lot from brake ducts and often result in something most consider BBK for. Not in lightening area, but at least one will keep great compatibility with different wheels...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-27-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By churchx
jflogerzi: imho more like 0.75 extra negative...

jflogerzi: imho more like 0.75 extra negative camber. Then again that + camberbolts in both holes, and aprox. -3dg (nice starting point for tracked twin) should be reachable.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-27-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,657
Posted By churchx
Mike_ZN6: there is less need to have also BBK...

Mike_ZN6: there is less need to have also BBK rears, as most braking (thus also heat generated and wear happening) is done by fronts. No wonder Essex for their APR sprint & endurance kits for twins...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-27-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,657
Posted By churchx
Mike_ZN6: twins stock brakes are that of wrx...

Mike_ZN6: twins stock brakes are that of wrx (rears IIRC legacy GT). If that kit is made to work with stock rears, it should have same bias. But wrx definitely has different weight distribution, so...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-27-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By churchx
TheFugitiveMind: tech definitely was lazy. Only...

TheFugitiveMind: tech definitely was lazy. Only adjustment twins suspension has in stock is toe one. Tells a bit about importance of getting toe right.
Imho error might be, as toe & camber linked a...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-26-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By churchx
Well, should work just fine for most including...

Well, should work just fine for most including ones that track.
But if i may suggest, that while that extra -1.3dg front camber is obviously better then "nothing", better then rather...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-26-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By churchx
TheFugitiveMind: properly torqued camberbolts...

TheFugitiveMind: properly torqued camberbolts imho don't slip .. at least not if there has been strong enough hit to suspension to also bend or shear something. But for ease of mind you can apply...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-25-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,702
Posted By churchx
With stock brakes, many 16" do, over PP brembos...

With stock brakes, many 16" do, over PP brembos probably won't fit. And some even like looks change with smaller wheels. Obviously with lower diameter wheel but higher tire profile height ride will...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-24-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By churchx
MAF scaling is to compensate different MAF sensor...

MAF scaling is to compensate different MAF sensor readings to not mess up air to fuel ratios and not let engine run with inefficient too rich on one end, or wearing engine with excessive knocking due...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-24-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4,006
Views: 814,625
Posted By churchx
Not sure you need to do much for RC adjustment...

Not sure you need to do much for RC adjustment with reasonable lowering (eg. your mentioned within 1"). Imho just do more performance driving/track oriented alignment, and it should do.
Also...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-23-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By churchx
holeeray: i'd think of those Megan tie rod ends...

holeeray: i'd think of those Megan tie rod ends only for need of slightly more steering angle .. and with some wheel/tire widths you may get rubbing when steered to lock
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-23-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By churchx
I'm certainly no expert, just few youtube vids...

I'm certainly no expert, just few youtube vids here and there ..

Changing diameter changes exhaust gas speed, bigger - slower, smaller - faster (to later if too small also extra resistance to...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-22-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 1,125,169
Posted By churchx
Stock sized tires 215mm wide should definitely...

Stock sized tires 215mm wide should definitely fit on 7.5 wide wheels, and even within "ideal" range of that wheel width...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-21-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 487
Posted By churchx
DS2500 works fine for me on stock (non PP...

DS2500 works fine for me on stock (non PP brembos) twins brakes though.
Also which AP racing kit you have?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-18-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,530
Posted By churchx
Now my interest spiked. What was that another...

Now my interest spiked. What was that another political thread mentioned of? After all, if technical posts get removed and there is way less practical meaning for this thread, maybe some offtopic...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-18-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By churchx
Also take note that in ZDan's link "only 1 left"...

Also take note that in ZDan's link "only 1 left" and they are sold separate, one needs two.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-16-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By churchx
Squealing .. if as in brakes squeal .. my guess...

Squealing .. if as in brakes squeal .. my guess is due lower overall limit, and some real winter tires having (reasonable, but) less grip on tarmac (for gaining most grip on snow/ice), it's simply...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-15-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By churchx
Spring choice .. imho just as with stock shocks,...

Spring choice .. imho just as with stock shocks, as B6 are marketed as OE damper replacement and thus should work sufficiently well with both stock springs and aftermarket ones that don't differ too...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-14-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By churchx
steverife: obviously i do (1.) simultaneously &...

steverife: obviously i do (1.) simultaneously & proportional to unwinding steering wheel back, opposite to trail-braking. Still, zero toe was a bit too nervous, too often did mistakes with...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-14-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By churchx
Toe-in won't prevent wheels from spinning out if...

Toe-in won't prevent wheels from spinning out if you give engine too many beans or car lacks grip (due tire choice, aero setup, road pavement type, overload or mass transfer at specific maneuver)....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-11-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By churchx
Given that you had done few alignments, from that...

Given that you had done few alignments, from that i'm guessing that at least pressure in all tires is same & even (every competent alignment tech should check that first prior starting aligning) and...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-08-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By churchx
Hmm, indeed, 1-3. Though still i don't see...

Hmm, indeed, 1-3. Though still i don't see synchros much to do with 4th gear grenading on massively overboosted car, unless one driving such also flat foot shifts. One should use normally clutch...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-08-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By churchx
I might be wrong, but IIRC triple-cone synchros...

I might be wrong, but IIRC triple-cone synchros were for just 1&2, not 3rd and above.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-07-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,342
Posted By churchx
staples323: on what tires (model/width)?

staples323: on what tires (model/width)?
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-06-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By churchx
Insurance. Good way to fix what aftermarket alarm...

Insurance. Good way to fix what aftermarket alarm couldn't.
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