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06-21-2019, 01:28 PM
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Posted By fatbillybob

Interesting story! How does Fehan exert that...

Interesting story! How does Fehan exert that control? Porsche must be happy that GM is so dumb.
05-09-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By fatbillybob

I have only sent in 1 that I epoxied. No one...

I have only sent in 1 that I epoxied. No one cared or noticed and I did not even think to volunteer. If I was receiving a rebuilt rack the 1st thing I would do is clean and epoxy the wires bundle...
05-06-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By fatbillybob

Yes those are the tips I used that happen to fit...

Yes those are the tips I used that happen to fit the epoxy tube. Anything will work. It is just hard to reach in there if you don't take things apart. I was lazy. Even a new rebuild rack can leak...
05-02-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By fatbillybob

Because you did not use new pads. You can use an...

Because you did not use new pads. You can use an old pad but it is suboptimal. New flat square pads touch new flat rotor surface 100%. Anything used will have small gaps until the pads and rotors...
04-09-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By fatbillybob

If you got no blurp with nannies off it would...

If you got no blurp with nannies off it would mean the nannies are intruding. I assume the C7 still allows owner freedom?
03-16-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By fatbillybob

Tub modifications

Does anyone have any pictures of C5/C6 interior TUB modifications like cutting out the spare tire area and replacing with aluminum Dzus fastners to gain access to top of gearbox/differential? I'm...
02-19-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By fatbillybob

That is very sound advice.

That is very sound advice.
02-15-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,983
Posted By fatbillybob

Sebring was a blood bath! I travel with 2 other...

Sebring was a blood bath! I travel with 2 other seasoned drivers and we never have incidents. Each of us took body damage not of our fault, because drivers were just out of their minds. Kids at...
01-01-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,513
Posted By fatbillybob

I think you got a great idea for a learning...

I think you got a great idea for a learning series. But is the pdr reliable and accurate to do that? I have a hard time trusting these kinds of data things. Your data based conclusion is trailing...
12-31-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,393
Posted By fatbillybob

My years of racing have taught me the fastest...

My years of racing have taught me the fastest tire is always on the other guy's car.
12-09-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By fatbillybob

I align and scale my car on a twin post lift. I...

I align and scale my car on a twin post lift. I find the bucket of water, aquarium tubing, and ruler to be the most effective and accurate way to level your scale pad locations. I used to use 1/4"...
12-08-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,876
Posted By fatbillybob

RDP Store, Does GiroDisc make bobbin/pins...

RDP Store,

Does GiroDisc make bobbin/pins that allow full floating rotor? Is there a general part number if yes.
11-21-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By fatbillybob

Shoulder wear is normal. Also it is worse when...

Shoulder wear is normal. Also it is worse when you have lots of body roll and rubber bushings.
10-27-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By fatbillybob

Thanks bill. I learned something about that...

Thanks bill. I learned something about that corner. I have only raced WGI once and hope to go back there and have another crack at it. WGI is my 2nd most difficult track.
10-20-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By fatbillybob

Yes

Yes
08-27-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By fatbillybob

That's the wrong direction. Stock is 295 on that...

That's the wrong direction. Stock is 295 on that wheel. Often 315s are run square with 10.5 z06 wheels up front. 275s are better on 10" wheel and with rain tires to reduce aquaplane. There is no...
08-23-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By fatbillybob

I like the Trump 2020 sticker!

I like the Trump 2020 sticker!
08-06-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,001
Posted By fatbillybob

Or just use a PCV valve in reverse and problem...

Or just use a PCV valve in reverse and problem solved. That way you can't suck oil up to the catch can. If you look at OEM solutions with drysumps like on Ferraris what they do it valvecover to...
07-20-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By fatbillybob

Wow! C5 slave cylinders PSA

You would think with stock C5 clutch you could buy a stock slave and just bolt it in. Many say you need to measure the "A" distance PP fingers to mating surface vs. the "B" distance fully...
07-20-2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,641
Posted By fatbillybob

50/50 cross @ 50 % fuel load. Conventional...

50/50 cross @ 50 % fuel load. Conventional wisdom is unquestioned. Is that because it is absolutely correct or secret sauce only tasted by the consistent pointy end of the grid?
What happens if...
07-08-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By fatbillybob

FWIW I think trailers are rated in the deck...

FWIW I think trailers are rated in the deck length. So my Carson trailer is sold as a steel diamond plate 16ft dovetail. That means the deck is 16ft but overall length something more with the "A"...
06-26-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By fatbillybob

I only got 1 thing to say about VIR 2019...make...

I only got 1 thing to say about VIR 2019...make room... I'll be at Lexington Barbeque
05-30-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,428
Posted By fatbillybob

A whole bunch of us racers use the aluminum...

A whole bunch of us racers use the aluminum fleabay nuts in SCCA and NASA. They are totally obvious too because they are in anodized colors.

We us those nuts for 1 season then throw them away. ...
05-03-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By fatbillybob

Primary Drysump advantages: 1- engine lower in...

Primary Drysump advantages:
1- engine lower in chassis = lower chassis CG
2- engine increase in power from dry sump created vacuum
3- engine better reduction in oil starvation

This thread makes...
04-19-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,346
Posted By fatbillybob

Got it! I have a different opinion of what is...

Got it! I have a different opinion of what is happening with sticking clutch. I think we allow abrasive clutch dust to eat at the seals. We see that as evidenced by dirty master reservoir fluid. ...
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