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Forum: Race / Track talk 02-22-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,650
Posted By Al36rx7
RCTS off of 42ave and just west of blackfoot has...

RCTS off of 42ave and just west of blackfoot has a Dynojet chassis dyno. I'll be hitting there myself near start of April.

Take a read of the dyno procedure. I think they speak to a smoothing of...
Forum: Your Build 06-27-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 29,744
Posted By Al36rx7
Just a thought....Has the thread detoured away...

Just a thought....Has the thread detoured away the build?
Forum: Race / Track talk 05-27-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,233
Posted By Al36rx7
6 laps on the DOV....I am thinking it was good...

6 laps on the DOV....I am thinking it was good you folks ran a good part of last year's race with a partial transmission (and still handily covered the field), or your DOV could have been much worse....
Forum: Your Build 02-21-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,128
Posted By Al36rx7
Slicks...Use a 15" slick. Hoosier...

Slicks...Use a 15" slick. Hoosier radial...245-580-15. I tried an old set on the Bandit during practice. The improvement in gearing was very nice
Forum: Tech Section 01-05-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,458
Posted By Al36rx7
Nice looking job.

Nice looking job.
Forum: Race / Track talk 12-18-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,340
Posted By Al36rx7
RE: ST3 If you are running a peaky engine...

RE: ST3 If you are running a peaky engine (ported rotary) the net difference for a car like mine will mean a few extra pounds. But not excessively with the new division to 10:1.

It'll be...
Forum: Race / Track talk 06-03-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,386
Posted By Al36rx7
I would suggest grouping the corners as a general...

I would suggest grouping the corners as a general speed...
1-2-3-4
5-6-7
8-9-10-11-12-13-14

T4 is a divider to me. Can plop it on the end or the start of the next section.

T5-6-7 are...
Forum: Race / Track talk 05-28-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,552
Posted By Al36rx7
The LSD at Castrol will make a huge difference on...

The LSD at Castrol will make a huge difference on the tight twisty stuff. The LSD went on the Bandit at end of Aug event last year. With the open diff it forces even a lowly rotary to be gentle on...
Forum: Tech Section 04-16-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,262
Posted By Al36rx7
I can't comment much on the automotive paints. I...

I can't comment much on the automotive paints. I have had that happen on some spray bombs jobs where the paint I was attaching it to was not compatible. I have had paint lift where I did not prep...
Forum: Race / Track talk 04-06-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,597
Posted By Al36rx7
Also sounds like it isn't really a race track...

Also sounds like it isn't really a race track (fender to fender). It's a place where you can drive a car you have purchased from one of the car dealerships...possibly a Solo / time attack. ...
Forum: Race / Track talk 04-02-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,597
Posted By Al36rx7
IMO...There's only one way Spring of 2016 is...

IMO...There's only one way Spring of 2016 is possible. The track would be located on aboriginal lands on west side of Duncan. That would be the only way the permitting approval stages could happen...
Forum: Race / Track talk 03-31-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,597
Posted By Al36rx7
I would love for this one to go forward. But...I...

I would love for this one to go forward. But...I think this one will face more opposition than RMS near Balzac that was voted down. There is allot of tree friends on the Island!
Forum: Race / Track talk 03-12-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,603
Posted By Al36rx7
A well prepped car is a must. Castrol is a track...

A well prepped car is a must. Castrol is a track that in my mind will favour a well handling car. As much as I have a hard time to admit it....A Miata could be a very reliable, good package for a...
Forum: Tech Section 02-12-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,099
Posted By Al36rx7
Improper torqueing, quality/max temp range of...

Improper torqueing, quality/max temp range of grease yes. Maybe I have been lucky...I have not had any problems with bearings (cheapo or OEM). But...My only comment is to get more air blowing on...
Forum: Tech Section 02-10-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,658
Posted By Al36rx7
Another way to get a fire system is to buy a race...

Another way to get a fire system is to buy a race car that has one already. It saves all that extra effort how to install, what nozzle goes where...you know.

Ya...I'm being an ass....Honestly, a...
Forum: Race / Track talk 02-09-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,815
Posted By Al36rx7
2 and 7. Both can provide a good angle of...

2 and 7. Both can provide a good angle of catching cars going through the corners at higher speeds. The slower corners may appear to the viewer to be slower that what it for the folks driving the...
Forum: Parts 10-27-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,917
Posted By Al36rx7
1st Gen RX7 Complete Wide Body Moulds

I have a complete set of moulds for a first gen RX7 (79-85) widebody. Nose to tail. Moulds are very solid pieces. Average thickness of mould approximately 4 to 6mm.

I can send pictures to...
Forum: Tech Section 06-19-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,115
Posted By Al36rx7
Justin. Some of these points are good things to...

Justin. Some of these points are good things to consider. So I will add a couple more. Where are your shift points? Have you calc'd circumference of various tire sizes? Once you have these...
Forum: NASCC 03-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,526
Posted By Al36rx7
There likely is sufficient gopro, etc cameras...

There likely is sufficient gopro, etc cameras being used on any given race weekend that could provide a multi class view of what a race weekend looks like. The spec miata group would likely show...
Forum: Race / Track talk 02-13-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,819
Posted By Al36rx7
Very Nice!! I have to agree...Thanks for seeing...

Very Nice!! I have to agree...Thanks for seeing the opportunity and taking on the challenge to make this a reality. A second track in Alberta will be fabulous! Hopefully things continue to move...
Forum: Race / Track talk 08-28-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,984
Posted By Al36rx7
Chris. I really am not following your...

Chris.

I really am not following your reasoning and certainly don't support it. My perspective of the incident is exactly the same as Conroy or Matt has stated above. We all make mistakes in...
Forum: Race / Track talk 08-28-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 43,859
Posted By Al36rx7
Yes...As far as the body goes, I am fortunate all...

Yes...As far as the body goes, I am fortunate all I have to do is build new body panels or go buy a new body and in short..bolt it on. The BMW is going to need some pricey bits, and being a tub car,...
Forum: Race / Track talk 08-27-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,984
Posted By Al36rx7
The BMW did not have his front end clipped. It...

The BMW did not have his front end clipped. It was the Miata. I do agree the Miata was likely driving with a bit of red mist because of this, which lead to a decision to try a pass on the BMW with...
Forum: Race / Track talk 08-27-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,984
Posted By Al36rx7
I can't say how others behind my self eased off...

I can't say how others behind my self eased off when the GT1 car got a bit deep. The two may have been linked, but the actions of one driver was the main contributor to the incident.
Forum: Race / Track talk 08-27-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,984
Posted By Al36rx7
I don't feel a staggered start is necessary. ...

I don't feel a staggered start is necessary. This was the end result of one poor decision. That's all. If the thought process worked a bit better about the potential outcome, everyone would have...
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