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Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning Yesterday, 09:08 PM
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Posted By IROCZman15
Oh, trust me, it was "super sketchy" to say the...

Oh, trust me, it was "super sketchy" to say the least. I was terrified of burning the car down for 100% of every second of the entire weekend. I looked (and felt) like an idiot because I had my...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-26-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Whew, what a weekend! I will certainly type up...

Whew, what a weekend! I will certainly type up an event recap in the coming days, perhaps even next week. Gotta upload photos, videos, etc.

I did ensure that the "replacement" injector stayed...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-24-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
I will type up a better version if this next week...

I will type up a better version if this next week after this ordeal is all said and done, but just as a brief update here is where I am at now.

After learning from this forum that I can't just go...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-22-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Just when I thought everything was in place for a...

Just when I thought everything was in place for a great weekend, a complete curveball comes my way! During my drive out to the event I had a misfire, and checking the holley sniper handheld I...
Forum: Cruisers' Corner / Other Events 07-21-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By IROCZman15
That was way cool. great Wednesday night of...

That was way cool. great Wednesday night of racing, which is now unheard of in New Jersey. Saw a lot of people I know, including Larry who was hanging out with Scott Taylor and buddies.

I asked...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-21-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
heading out to Clearfield, PA tomorrow mid-day...

heading out to Clearfield, PA tomorrow mid-day for the UMI Performance Autocross. Still have to pack the car up tomorrow morning and then it is about a 4 hour drive to get out there. Scott, Billy,...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-18-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
The AUTOCROSS at Met-Life stadium got canceled...

The AUTOCROSS at Met-Life stadium got canceled today. Not because of rain, not because of low turnout, but for a really unfortunate reason....parking.
So, yesterday there was supposed to be a...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-13-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
cool, thanks. Got the new tires put on....

cool, thanks.

Got the new tires put on. Alignment done also. Put about 80 miles on the tires so far, damn they are great! They do throw around a LOT of road pebbles into the wheel-wells and the...
Forum: Cruisers' Corner / Other Events 07-13-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By IROCZman15
Street Outlaws of Texas are testing at Island Dragway on Wednesday July 21

A buddy of mine passed this on to me.


https://www.islanddragway.com/2021/07/11/12814/

https://www.facebook.com/pg/IslandDragway/posts/


Some of the Texas Street Outlaw No-Prep Kings...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-07-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
thanks fellas. Glad it turned out well. Nick,...

thanks fellas. Glad it turned out well.
Nick, I might try that fabric paint, if ya want to text me the product info, I will do some research. The seats I have are an off-brand and I can't find any...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-05-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Thanks! I'm pretty stoked about it for sure. ...

Thanks! I'm pretty stoked about it for sure.

Got the interior back in today and did a half-setup of the 5-point harnesses too. Gotta spend some time getting them adjusted. No big deal really,...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-03-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Many hours of masking the car off, covering...

Many hours of masking the car off, covering everything exterior and interior, scuffing surfaces with red scuff pads, wiping down with acetone; and finally primer, and paint. Also used some $5...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 07-02-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Picked up the car today from M.T. FABRICATION, in...

Picked up the car today from M.T. FABRICATION, in Stanhope, NJ...just 15 minutes from my house.

Miro is an incredibly welder and a very easy person to talk to. He took good care of the car while...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 06-27-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Had dropped the car off a few weeks ago at the...

Had dropped the car off a few weeks ago at the fabrication shop. He had some other projects to finish, but once mine arrived at the shop it was in-line. Miro is a 1-man operation at his shop, but his...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 06-09-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
cool, thanks! great suggestions. I am...

cool, thanks!

great suggestions. I am surprisingly having a bit of difficulty in determining which primer is suggested, even on the spray max websites, and data sheets. Nothing on the back of the...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 06-08-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
A buddy of mine sent me these two photos that...

A buddy of mine sent me these two photos that someone random posted online from that Lake Hopatcong cruise:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51235047068_c1a83003da_c.jpg

...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-23-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
I had success today getting the wheels repaired....

I had success today getting the wheels repaired. I am now ready for Drag Week 2021 and the Pikes Peak hill climb.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51199719435_2e7024e43e_c.jpg
...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-22-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Still Not Panicking These aren’t daily...

Still
Not
Panicking

These aren’t daily driver wheels on a daily driver and I don’t do the king of the hammers competition with this car. I have plenty of time to decide what do to and how to go...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-21-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Yup, I get it. but think about how many OTHER...

Yup, I get it. but think about how many OTHER thongs could fail or come loose on a car which could cause havoc. Especially a modified car built by a hobbiest like me. A simple 0-ring could go out...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-20-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
no, not offended at all. I am always in search...

no, not offended at all. I am always in search of tech advice and opinions from those who know mroe than me, so I would not get offended. I tend to write a LOT in my posts but only in an effort to...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-19-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Understood; both sides of keeping/tossing the...

Understood; both sides of keeping/tossing the wheels. Not going to immediately scrap them, I have several months before drag racing again. They are repairable, and thats probably the route I am going...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-19-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Good point. I’m pretty sure that they aren’t...

Good point. I’m pretty sure that they aren’t bottoming out but I’d really have to check. I know I have always had to use a 1/4” spacer between the rotor and wheel to deliver the clearance from...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-19-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
No way would I be comfortable torquing them to...

No way would I be comfortable torquing them to only 40 foot pounds. I’ll get em fixed and maybe torque then to 80-90. 40 seems so low. I’m no metallurgist or science guy but I don’t know how 40...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-18-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
Hubs on the rotors are clean and clear. In fact,...

Hubs on the rotors are clean and clear. In fact, from time to time I clean them and then I smear a little coat of silver anti-sieze on the hub part of the rotor hat too, as it helps with removal on...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-17-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 98,481
Posted By IROCZman15
I can get into more details about the 1st gear...

I can get into more details about the 1st gear bog if anyone would like to discuss that further. Spent lots of time looking at past datalogs and examining the VE table and modifier tables. Also...
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