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Forum: 928 Forum
04-03-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By AO

Having worked in the braking industry in a...

Having worked in the braking industry in a previous life, there could be a sizing issue of the MC. If you increased the size, the MC may not be able to deliver enough fluid. Now you're increasing...
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04-03-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By AO

This is a common mod for S4s driven on the track....

This is a common mod for S4s driven on the track. All you need ot basically a hose or duct to get the air from the front to the inside of the rotor. I recently did this on the Coke car which is an...
Forum: 928 Forum
04-03-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By AO

The "gradually" part makes me pause to confirm...

The "gradually" part makes me pause to confirm your diagnosis.

Are you left-foot "tapping" before your hard braking? You might try and see if that makes a difference. The lateral runout of the...
03-23-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 35,349
Posted By AO

I'm not sure if data would back up that claim,...

I'm not sure if data would back up that claim, but it seem on point. My experience from last weekend's VIR event w Zone2 would indicate this. Student in a 427 "Built" C6 Corvette in Blue group. Said...
03-21-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By AO

One and the same! Could not believe my {bad]luck...

One and the same! Could not believe my {bad]luck that weekend. Still had a ball!


Yep! That was it. I told him before we went out that it was going to be slippery. Take it slow until he got...
03-20-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 712
Posted By AO

Yep this was a great event. Weather was awesome...

Yep this was a great event. Weather was awesome on Friday and Saturday. Unfortunately I spun a bearing on Friday during my 3rd session. My student had a fairly significant "Off-track event" on...
Forum: 928 Forum
03-20-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,822
Posted By AO

Well, that sucks. Just returned from a...

Well, that sucks.

Just returned from a weekend at VIR. Car was running really nicely... until it didn't. Pretty sure it spun a bearing. :( I was hauling ass on the front straight passing a...
03-12-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By AO

Absolute worst job I have ever done on a car is...

Absolute worst job I have ever done on a car is replacing those T's. Next to impossible to reach. I don't think you will notice anything by inspecting them. They likely have NOT been address. My...
03-02-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,817
Posted By AO

The draw for e85 is that you can run more advance...

The draw for e85 is that you can run more advance timing because e85 is quite resilient against pre-ignition/detonation/knock whereas gasoline is prone. However, there are tradeoffs.

if one were...
03-02-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,318
Posted By AO

Got my watch yesterday. Seems quite nice. Wasn't...

Got my watch yesterday. Seems quite nice. Wasn't expecting both a band and a bracelet! :thumbup: At first I thought the 2 buttons were decorative, but if you pull the crown to position 2, that...
Forum: 996 Forum
03-02-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By AO

A quality first post in the wrong forum.

A quality first post in the wrong forum.
02-28-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By AO

At PRI, I saw Chatterbox now has a bluetooth...

At PRI, I saw Chatterbox now has a bluetooth wireless "Tandem" setup. Haven't seen it in action yet. Their website shows it available. If the quality is good, I would go for that, I think.
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02-27-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,318
Posted By AO

Ordered. Was looking fro a new watch, so timing...

Ordered. Was looking fro a new watch, so timing is perfect!
Forum: 928 Forum
02-26-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,709
Posted By AO

You should totally buy the 996. Then tell us if...

You should totally buy the 996. Then tell us if the grass is actually greener.
02-22-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,454
Posted By AO

Clearly decelerates after 2nd downshift, then...

Clearly decelerates after 2nd downshift, then accelerates. Still haulin 'azz, but I call clickbait!
02-15-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 35,349
Posted By AO

Full view: ...

Full view:

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02-15-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 35,349
Posted By AO

Sorry foor the sideline discussion, but I think...

Sorry foor the sideline discussion, but I think it's important for perspective here.



Ummm.... you need to revisit your basic stats /math class. You're not even close. You need to establish...
02-14-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 35,349
Posted By AO

IMO, the fixation comes from the insurance...

IMO, the fixation comes from the insurance underwriters. They want to minimize their exposed risk. If they cannot, then they will simply either increase their rates which may make HPDE insurance...
02-13-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By AO

I promise, it will NOT get better. The Valve...

I promise, it will NOT get better. The Valve Body is shot. Do the RevMax and be done with it. I tried changing the fluid - made it worse. I tried the shift kit - no change. Replaced the VB and...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-13-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By AO

Smart money is on ISV, or some kind of leak that...

Smart money is on ISV, or some kind of leak that the ISV is fighting - hence the bouncing idle. But the idle switch is stupid easy to check/test, so do that first, but my experience is that it just...
Forum: 928 Forum
02-13-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,822
Posted By AO

Swapped out the old injectors. Pretty sure one of...

Swapped out the old injectors. Pretty sure one of them was not working properly. These guys should help. Fired right up , but we got 12" of snow on Saturday, so test drives are still postponed. :(
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02-13-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,731
Posted By AO

Good point. My track car was cheap to purchase,...

Good point. My track car was cheap to purchase, so I only keep storage insurance on it. Rolling the dice!
02-13-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 35,349
Posted By AO

What would that actually accomplish? It...

What would that actually accomplish?

It would be voluntary to self-identify - and in this case, it's not clear if the driver had any kind of identifiable pre-existing condition. Acknowledging that...
02-13-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,731
Posted By AO

OMG! if you're an outlier, then I must be an...

OMG! if you're an outlier, then I must be an anomaly. Of course it depends on the venue and the organizers, but I budget around $500 between tires, brakes, and gas, plus track fees for a weekend....
02-13-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 35,349
Posted By AO

That, right there, is age discrimination. I'm...

That, right there, is age discrimination. I'm not arguing with you thought process, but someone will claim that at 49, they are more fit than a 280lb 29 y.o. standing next to them, and they'd be...
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