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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 4:00 pm 
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ITBs, mikes cam, and that turbine noise is all the music ill need..!


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 5:56 pm 
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What is the popular opinion on these in my geo?..i know they handle extreeme loads in a shifter kart(from experiance!)..just no head support..i think they are comfey..and look slick...and weigh near nothin...scca legal?..dont know..


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:33 pm 
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Just read the 3 pages I missed and saw a pic of the interior with the shifter in it. I didn't remember this was an automatic :lol: can't wait to see how it holds up the boost :)

lots of good info in this thread, I think i'm gonna save it on my HD

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:19 pm 
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Looks like some good ball support on the seat. Not sure how I woul handle not having a headrest.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:17 pm 
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What is the popular opinion on these in my geo?..i know they handle extreeme loads in a shifter kart(from experiance!)..just no head support..i think they are comfey..and look slick...and weigh near nothin...scca legal?..dont know..


No seat belt slots...oh well...tracker seats it is untill i can afford the butlers i want...
@turbohull...thanks! Auto should be a-ok..itll eventually need clutches though..the shock loading just isnt there in a auto so im not worried about the diff or gearsets..tough little shits..remember i did nearly 10k miles on the blower motor
With not one whimper..

Some would criticise the use of a auto for track duty..but in my racing background..autos are the choice of winners..and nobody is more on and off the gas than a desert racer...and with big power and no weight..3 speeds is all i need..cart guys will agree..it puts more emphisis on momentum and driving when your not wrestleing a stock gearbox...imagine landers car with a sequential paddle gearbox..like a wiessman unit...'twould be insane..as if it already wasnt...

Im shooting for pikes peak international hill climb 2013-2014...ill get there eventually...


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:22 am 
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Ign maps done!...ill upload a screenshot tomorrow so yall can see my initial map...should be a good one..errd on the conservative side...


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 3:00 pm 
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60 amp bus bar under the msd..the rest of the circuits will be in the glovebox for quick service..


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:27 pm 
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Wireing mostly done..all soldered connections...just have to tie it up...ive had dirtbikes with more wireing!


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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 4:52 pm 
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Made it to payday whoot! Wish me luck as im gonna push to fire this bitch this weekend!...

This week however i managed to get a 727 trans for my 5.2 tracker build:)...and a 14bolt..and a high pinion f250 dana 44...and two pairs of fj80 radius arms...my pile is growing...been quite bz lately


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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 8:07 pm 
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rtsblwn wrote:
rtsblwn wrote:
What is the popular opinion on these in my geo?..i know they handle extreeme loads in a shifter kart(from experiance!)..just no head support..i think they are comfey..and look slick...and weigh near nothin...scca legal?..dont know..


No seat belt slots...oh well...tracker seats it is untill i can afford the butlers i want...
@turbohull...thanks! Auto should be a-ok..itll eventually need clutches though..the shock loading just isnt there in a auto so im not worried about the diff or gearsets..tough little shits..remember i did nearly 10k miles on the blower motor
With not one whimper..

Some would criticise the use of a auto for track duty..but in my racing background..autos are the choice of winners..and nobody is more on and off the gas than a desert racer...and with big power and no weight..3 speeds is all i need..cart guys will agree..it puts more emphisis on momentum and driving when your not wrestleing a stock gearbox...imagine landers car with a sequential paddle gearbox..like a wiessman unit...'twould be insane..as if it already wasnt...

Im shooting for pikes peak international hill climb 2013-2014...ill get there eventually...


i guess that rationale makes sense for desert racing. plus the suzuki auto transmission has a good reputation

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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 10:05 pm 
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Why i like automatics... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IpPVFkH ... ata_player


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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2012 10:24 pm 
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that looks scary as hell. i hope you're not planning on doing something this ballsy when you have children.

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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2012 7:51 pm 
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Racin is definately the goal...silverstate100, sandhills open road challenge, pikes peak, and as many club days i can fit into my sched...racing is plenty safe(especially with my skill set;))..i dont drive over my head...a usefull skill from my motorcycle days carried over..


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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2012 9:41 pm 
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Random shot...


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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2012 11:32 pm 
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blown away with your dedication for the unique! congrats!!!
good choice of head very underrated for boost, port and valves sizes from factory over g13b head.

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PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2012 1:05 pm 
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Thanks d!

I think it will do great!.i really dont know what to expect beyond the need for sourcing a ALTO USA brand trans kit..with koleen steels and red clutches...and some pressure mods to solidify the 1-2 shift...! :twisted:


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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2012 7:45 pm 
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what are yo aiming for in terms of power and torque?

I would like to do the same but using a pommie 2 inch SU carb modded to 2.25 inches.
2 inches can flow 200hp NA way more more boosted so 2.25 is just in case.
I could never tune 4 carbs Id go mad, hence the SU :-P

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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2012 11:13 am 
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I reckon if i can keep the headgasket alive..it would possibly do 225-250 on a race gas tuneup..i dont see why not based on all the builds ive read over the years..id just like to see 200 thru the auto! nice even number...id like it to go 13.0-12.90s @110+ or better...so i can go pick on much more pricy sports vehichles on track days


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Bumper done after much cutting..its a three day thrash to finish..


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Looking purpose tough! good luck with the rush make sure you eat well and get some bloodshot for good reflexes on the day.

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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2012 8:08 pm 
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Thanks d.

Taking a break..uploadin a pic..the pics are huge so quality suffers..via droid..


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Vaccume res for bov and powerbrakes..


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4 bolts to remove bumper...well and the two fender srews...


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looks good, can't wait to see some in and out of car videos of what she sounds like.

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