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Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 08-07-2020, 05:45 PM
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Posted By IROCZman15
cool, sounds good to me. I know I am a bit...

cool, sounds good to me. I know I am a bit impatient to run a good number at the track, so I am hyped up to do it soon, but come cooler weather in the Fall, that will be the plan also.

I will see...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 08-06-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
yep, I am probably going to take the cat back...

yep, I am probably going to take the cat back off. I am guessing it weighs about 40 pounds, but I'll do my best to weigh it once it is off for an actual number. Will do this saturday afternoon...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 08-06-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
as for the converter topic, especially the rpm...

as for the converter topic, especially the rpm drop between shifts, I mentioned the same thing on Thirdgen.org and one of the guys who has been helping me throughout my build replied with this:

" ...
Forum: Member's Projects 08-05-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 128,108
Posted By IROCZman15
I had never thought to check/try this So I...

I had never thought to check/try this
So I didn’t have a reply for you about it id was normal or
Not. I might have my car up in the air today and might give it a try just for curiosity sakes
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 08-04-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
mystifies me too guys, it really does. my...

mystifies me too guys, it really does.
my best trap speed was only 113 mph when I ran the 12.07 pass back in late June. I wish I knew what needed to be sorted out to really let this car fly, ...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 08-04-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
Thanks Matt I decided to call Andre at Edge...

Thanks Matt

I decided to call Andre at Edge Racing converters this afternoon just to settle my thoughts and ask his expert advice. I had a few questions which have been rolling around in my head,...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 08-02-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
correct on the 26" tires, but I have a 3.55 gear...

correct on the 26" tires, but I have a 3.55 gear ratio in the rear...not 3.73s

unfortunately all this is real new to me, so if you are able to enlighten me a little bit about how you can...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 08-02-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
I had thought that too when I looked at some logs...

I had thought that too when I looked at some logs back in early June. I looked at my dyno sheet and noticed that it is dropping to just before where the top of peak torque is (see dyno sheet on page...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 08-02-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
Since there was no "test and tune" class this...

Since there was no "test and tune" class this weekend I decided to enter the car into a small little trophy class instead of going into the sportsman classes. I was basically using the class to do...
Forum: Wanted To Buy - Automotive 07-31-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By IROCZman15
thanks for the front wheels dude! !!!!! ...

thanks for the front wheels dude! !!!!!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50174002333_9dc9f2df1c_c.jpg
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-31-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
awesome. thanks for the input guys. I think...

awesome. thanks for the input guys.

I think my first attempt at fixing it will be trying a new vented gas cap. AC delco GT195 was recommended to me, and I have also seen some other fully vented...
Forum: Road Racing / Auto X 07-29-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By IROCZman15
some photos from the UMI facebook page : ...

some photos from the UMI facebook page :
https://www.facebook.com/pg/umiautocrosschallenge/photos/?ref=page_internal


also some photos on their instagram:...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-29-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
yea, evap line is capped (folded over and...

yea, evap line is capped (folded over and crimped) since I removed the charcoal canister this winter. I have no interest in putting in an evap system either. especially nothing ugly and under the...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-29-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
Ha. Yea. So this year I changed up my routine...

Ha. Yea. So this year I changed up my routine and decided no drinking, period. So it was bizarre when I woke up wide awake at 4:30am on Friday morning, and then on Saturday morning I had a...
Forum: Road Racing / Auto X 07-28-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By IROCZman15
UMI Performance AutoCross Event July 2020

I realized I hadn't seen or created a thread about the UMI event. Even though it is over, I will put this here for people to view if they have any comments or questions or want to post photos/videos,...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-28-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
Another great event completed! Short...

Another great event completed!

Short Version:
Left mid morning on Thursday for the 230 mile drive out to the event. Thursday night we went to the track and got our registration packets and went...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-22-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
car is packed up and ready to roll out tomorrow...

car is packed up and ready to roll out tomorrow for the 4 hour drive to UMI motorsports park/and the Holiday Inn for the two day UMI autocross event. I tend to overpack a lot of tools and supplies,...
Forum: The Later Years 93-present 07-20-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 30,127
Posted By IROCZman15
Nice job Brian and team Lt1 ! Looked like quite...

Nice job Brian and team Lt1 ! Looked like quite the scene over there. lots of parts off and removed and reinstalled. quite a day. great writeup and photos.

those blue stick-on fender...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-16-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
that electric fuel pressure monitoring system...

that electric fuel pressure monitoring system sounds like a good idea. I will do some research but it might be an investment I may add into the Nitrous system $budget project for this upcoming...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-16-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
Yep. You guys are right and I am half in...

Yep. You guys are right and I am half in agreement. Due to functionality and also due to aesthetics. Maybe I’ll leave the gauge in place on Monday Wednesday Friday and then remove it the rest of...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-16-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
I have been spending some time on the Holley...

I have been spending some time on the Holley sniper forums looking into the fuel pressure topic. unfortunately, in all the reading I have done, even the experts use a mechanical gauge. holley sniper...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-15-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50116920293_60...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50116920293_60424b33c0_c.jpg


got the fuel pressure gauge installed in the fitting and oriented straight up like I wanted. some Jb-weld on the threads and let...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-14-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
Wretched: awesome! I think I might take you up...

Wretched: awesome! I think I might take you up on this. Much appreciated for you checking for me. I think I will give it a few more days before making a decision. I have one or two places up here...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-13-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
good and bad update: the good: ...

good and bad update:



the good:

-got about 1,500 miles on the engine now and decided to do an oil change since I last did the oil change at 500 miles on the new engine. Got the oil from...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-07-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,314
Posted By IROCZman15
that is the plan, yup

that is the plan, yup
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