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Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By Higgs Boson

are you planning to free rev your cold engine? ...

are you planning to free rev your cold engine?

FWIW, my race car runs down the track around 120 ECT. Oil temp is even lower. 30 weight oil, 9000 RPMs. never blows up or spins bearings.

light...
Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,271
Posted By Higgs Boson

mobil 1. just want to add that since our...

mobil 1.

just want to add that since our tires don't work under 40 deg, I don't understand the concern about oil below 40 deg.
Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,271
Posted By Higgs Boson

proper tuning, yessir. i prefer to...

proper tuning, yessir.




i prefer to run 15-50, it protects better with no cats and is less likely to burn/suck through pcv, etc, imo.
Yesterday, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By Higgs Boson

I installed this intake yesterday on my whipple...

I installed this intake yesterday on my whipple and it fits well. No real testing done yet.
03-20-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,271
Posted By Higgs Boson

the trans temp takes forever to come up on the...

the trans temp takes forever to come up on the street, even in warmer temps, that isn't related to the thermostat.

the oil temp at 160 is also fine, part of the reason you are supposed to change...
03-19-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,271
Posted By Higgs Boson

that's what I get for being blind and posting on...

that's what I get for being blind and posting on the internet. do you like the lime green mustang in my avatar?
03-19-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,271
Posted By Higgs Boson

sounds like you have a stuck open thermostat,...

sounds like you have a stuck open thermostat, remember, the 160 starts to open at 160 and is fully open around 175. coolant staying at 130 is way before the thermostat opens so this should not and...
03-18-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,271
Posted By Higgs Boson

no one has ever suggested using a thermostat at...

no one has ever suggested using a thermostat at an HPDE or road course event, everyone knows the limitation becomes the capacity of the system. some of you track day guys sound like parrots.

not...
02-25-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By Higgs Boson

the pic is in a folder called Alumastar adapters...

the pic is in a folder called Alumastar adapters and the plates says "Mighty...." then you say that "mighty mouse has developed "wheel spacers (adapters)" for the C7, of which a C7 is pictured and...
02-16-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,662
Posted By Higgs Boson

Modern vehicles use wheel speed sensors. The...

Modern vehicles use wheel speed sensors. The only thing that will change your speedometer is tire height. Since the C5 for sure, not sure about the C4.



Gear ratios are pre-programmed into...
02-16-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,709
Posted By Higgs Boson

if people were putting a ZR1 TB on a ZR1 then...

if people were putting a ZR1 TB on a ZR1 then that wouldn't be very interesting would it?
02-07-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 19,635
Posted By Higgs Boson

The liberal comment was tongue in cheek of...

The liberal comment was tongue in cheek of course.

I have a 103 TB and a whipple and without the proper tune adjustments it will still lag and roll open slowly so I don't know what that means.....
02-06-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By Higgs Boson

will rub when lowered. you will have to crank...

will rub when lowered. you will have to crank the spring bolts down to raise the rear.

I am running LG Spindles on my Z07 with spring bolts backed out about 1/4 of the total, have tried many...
02-06-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By Higgs Boson

I sold mine in one day for 1400, could have got...

I sold mine in one day for 1400, could have got more but 100-200 for another week waiting wasn't appealing.
02-06-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 19,635
Posted By Higgs Boson

I know it's 2019 and we are all liberals now but...

I know it's 2019 and we are all liberals now but let's not forget we are car men around here and we drink motor oil and take care of our diaper rash with white lithium and we love the smell of race...
01-30-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By Higgs Boson

word is it doesn't fit in the rear mounted...

word is it doesn't fit in the rear mounted corvette position.
01-28-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Higgs Boson

I have LG spindles because I wanted to keep the...

I have LG spindles because I wanted to keep the mag ride. Coilovers are so C5.
01-27-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,041
Posted By Higgs Boson

I'm running about 18.5 psi with no extra cooling...

I'm running about 18.5 psi with no extra cooling mods or issues.
01-26-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,692
Posted By Higgs Boson

shipping cost is going to depend on distance and...

shipping cost is going to depend on distance and whether you want open or enclosed shipping.

if you are financing then the dealership will need to charge you taxes and fees based on your...
01-26-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,557
Posted By Higgs Boson

Anyone that defends the A8 needs to truly spend...

Anyone that defends the A8 needs to truly spend time in modern 911s or drive a Hellcat or similar ZF equipped vehicle around. We are not not talking about WOT at the track, just simple driving...
01-23-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,218
Posted By Higgs Boson

to be fair there is an efficiency argument to be...

to be fair there is an efficiency argument to be made with a hot air and hot fuel application but keep in mind we are talking about superheated air, not underhood temps. It's fun to pretend like the...
01-15-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By Higgs Boson

the short answer is, do not use any of the...

the short answer is, do not use any of the software it comes with or download anything. you just go to this link and buy a license for $40 and plug the nano into your laptop and follow the prompts...
01-13-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,327
Posted By Higgs Boson

I'm just asking a question that took a really...

I'm just asking a question that took a really long time to get answered, don't get your panties in a bunch. Now that you have answered it, 6.3 ms, we can proceed....not a big deal at all. (btw, did...
01-12-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,327
Posted By Higgs Boson

I am sorry, I don't need to know what injector...

I am sorry, I don't need to know what injector duty cycle is, I was asking for injector pulse width.

Just so you know, since we are talking about injector duty cycle, 80% is considered maximum for...
01-06-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,829
Posted By Higgs Boson

cr207 has been on all the stats since the 14s. ...

cr207 has been on all the stats since the 14s. the number that seems to change every year is the first prefix. K13, E15, A18, etc.

they are all 194 degrees, when they start to open, fully open...
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