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Forum: Wheels,Tires, and Brakes 10-18-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By Matt93SE
1.5mm is considerably less than the buildup of...

1.5mm is considerably less than the buildup of track rubber on tires. Ain't no big deal.
Forum: Wheels,Tires, and Brakes 10-13-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By Matt93SE
I wouldn't think so. I have more than that in...

I wouldn't think so. I have more than that in many race wheels from curbage and whatnot, and I don't have your knockback issues.

can you swap right to left wheels and see what happens? (long as...
Forum: Events 10-10-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,087
Posted By Matt93SE
nice how even Pobst couldn't decide at first if...

nice how even Pobst couldn't decide at first if it was over or under-damped, while you can plainly see if bouncing around after bumps.. definitely under-damped.. easy fix though, assuming the...
Forum: Introduction/Builds 10-03-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,150
Posted By Matt93SE
:( sorry dude. That sucks balls.

:( sorry dude. That sucks balls.
Forum: 240SX S13/S14/S15 10-03-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,558
Posted By Matt93SE
haha yeah, still alive. just been racing the RX7...

haha yeah, still alive. just been racing the RX7 and the 240 has been sitting in the garage.. so little need to come on here and talk about it. ;) I need to sell it before it falls apart.
...
Forum: 240SX S13/S14/S15 09-30-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,558
Posted By Matt93SE
SCCA now allows a 12" or so piece of square tube...

SCCA now allows a 12" or so piece of square tube along the pinch weld below spec miatas.. different chassis, but same problems with a lifetime of frequently jacking up a track car..

you might...
Forum: General Chat 08-11-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 224,910
Posted By Matt93SE
Just curious.. do you have an estimate of...

Just curious.. do you have an estimate of overall cost of the swap? I'm still trying to sell my S14, but might be able to convince wife to let me keep it for WRL and track days. and I want more...
Forum: Introduction/Builds 08-10-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,216
Posted By Matt93SE
http://forums.mtbr.com/attachments/off-camber-off-...

http://forums.mtbr.com/attachments/off-camber-off-topic/822485d1375740892-happy-simcoe-day-weekend-homer-drool.png
Forum: Introduction/Builds 08-09-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,216
Posted By Matt93SE
no cats = track car. The smell of burning...

no cats = track car. The smell of burning dinosaurs is awesome, but not when it's coming from a 1977 Chevy truck with a poorly adjusted carb that smokes like a diesel. properly running EFI engines...
Forum: Introduction/Builds 08-09-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,216
Posted By Matt93SE
All a matter of opinion, and why "tuning" is a...

All a matter of opinion, and why "tuning" is a great thing. the owner can make the car exactly what they want. sometimes they think they want something and realize later that they don't. others...
Forum: General Chat 08-08-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By Matt93SE
the problem with the 4 speed is that 4th is...

the problem with the 4 speed is that 4th is *typically* 1:1, and our little jap cars and rear gear ratios are set up for an overdrive transmission.
You'll need to do the maths and see what your top...
Forum: Introduction/Builds 08-03-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,216
Posted By Matt93SE
This forum needs a like button for posts. Keep...

This forum needs a like button for posts. Keep doing things right!
Forum: Forced Induction 07-31-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Matt93SE
As jfryjfry said, just extend the hose inside the...

As jfryjfry said, just extend the hose inside the catch can from the fitting on the side down to the bottom of the can. the catch can I bought had an AN fitting screwed into the side, I just pulled...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-28-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Matt93SE
Run a hose into the bottom of your catch can, not...

Run a hose into the bottom of your catch can, not just the side.. and make sure there's a filter on the vent. under no-load conditions, there *should* be a slight vacuum in that line. If you run...
Forum: Introduction/Builds 07-11-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,673
Posted By Matt93SE
Yes, this. These cars aren't as popular as a...

Yes, this. These cars aren't as popular as a Miata, so cages are more 'custom' than a cookie cutter Miata cage. Especially if you're abnormally tall or have other requirements, the one-off work...
Forum: Introduction/Builds 07-11-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,673
Posted By Matt93SE
A proper tech inspector will know what a good and...

A proper tech inspector will know what a good and bad weld looks like. a bit of googling will also tell you that, but it takes some experience to be able to see it. building a cage is similar.. ...
Forum: General Chat 06-27-2017, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Matt93SE
Penetrating oil. If you plan to reuse the...

Penetrating oil. If you plan to reuse the hub/bearing, then try e erything possible before taking a hammer to the wheel flange. Hammering on the wheel flange puts tiny dents in the bearing race and...
Forum: General Chat 06-25-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Matt93SE
What clo said. But go in more than 3-4 turns so...

What clo said. But go in more than 3-4 turns so you don't damage the threads.
Forum: 240SX S13/S14/S15 06-19-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Matt93SE
Not much help today, but go find yourself a 5th...

Not much help today, but go find yourself a 5th gear from a Hardbody pickup. they are like 0.85 or something like that. way better than the stock 5th gear.

The OD is so tall on these...
Forum: General Chat 06-16-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Matt93SE
It needs a 70yr old man to learn how to use new...

It needs a 70yr old man to learn how to use new software. USB? Ha! The man keeps a slide rule in the garage!
Forum: General Chat 06-12-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Matt93SE
It's Dad's car - I don't have access to it. Dad...

It's Dad's car - I don't have access to it. Dad isn't computer savvy enough to do anything with it, so he never bought the software and always let the shop in Tulsa do the tuning.

The current...
Forum: For Sale 06-12-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By Matt93SE
If you say Miata, I'm gonna drive up there and...

If you say Miata, I'm gonna drive up there and punch you in the donk.
Forum: General Chat 06-12-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Matt93SE
Looking for NIStune shop near Tulsa- Maybe OKC or Dallas??

Dad has been using a "Honda shop" in Tulsa, OK to tune his NIStune equipped NA-KA and has blowed up several engines at the track now, all which appear to be from detonation.. He's done through...
Forum: Group Buy 06-08-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 23,614
Posted By Matt93SE
There's also things like rotating and unsprung...

There's also things like rotating and unsprung mass to consider when you only have 150whp and don't need HUGE brakes, just good brakes.. :)
Forum: Group Buy 06-07-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 23,614
Posted By Matt93SE
1/4" difference in radius doesn't make up for 1"...

1/4" difference in radius doesn't make up for 1" of interference...
The differing mounting ear spacing doesn't help.
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