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    Depending how old your 6 box is (especially...

    Depending how old your 6 box is (especially analog vs digital) you could/will see/hear a big difference in the Rev limiter. The old ones sounded like the cut the ignition for 1/2 a second at a time...
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    I think mostly what your paying for is the...

    I think mostly what your paying for is the better/smoother RPM limit or when your on the chip. If you not running on the chip a bunch like a crate car can, then I don't see a ton of advantage to it...
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    I could be wrong, but I don't think all the 7's...

    I could be wrong, but I don't think all the 7's have that just like all the 6's don't either.

    The main reason (IMO) is increased spark and reliability over the 6.

    One of the things is you could...
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    I Forgot the lower control arms. Years past the...

    I Forgot the lower control arms. Years past the RF lower was made of maybe 1.25 x .065 or .083 tubing. Try that now with a bumpstop and it will fold like a pancake. Most are in the .156 wall range...
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    DOM, moly, Docol all weight the same, you can...

    DOM, moly, Docol all weight the same, you can just use thinner wall tubing for a weight savings and still be the same strength. Take a GRT over rail style car from say 2008 and make it out of DOM...
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    Move lead, what lead? Hell 90% of us are trying...

    Move lead, what lead? Hell 90% of us are trying to get weight off the cars, they become so heavy getting to minimum weight is harder then it should be. Carbon fiber seats and anything we can do out...
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    I guess I never really understood the need to...

    I guess I never really understood the need to have a load cell on the coilover besides easy of having the number without having to look it up. Since you have travel, you essentially have the load...
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    At DRP I'm sure you can talk to about anyone but...

    At DRP I'm sure you can talk to about anyone but Cody used to handle the tech part of the evo systems or Lynnie (owner) so might ask for either of those 2 if you want more info. I've had mine for a...
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    I should note you can tie up a lot of time or...

    I should note you can tie up a lot of time or money in making mounts for sensors, especially if you are doing more then one car. The DRP kit has some universal mounts for things like shock sensors...
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    First, how much benefit you get out of a system...

    First, how much benefit you get out of a system regardless of the amount of sensors you have is gonna boil down to how well you’re willing to take the time to learn reading data. There is no real...
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    I'll get you a detailed reply but it's gonna take...

    I'll get you a detailed reply but it's gonna take a fair amount of time to go over everything and I just don't have the time right now but in a day or 2, I will. It may come in multiple posts over...
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    Another thing that pisses me off, with the...

    Another thing that pisses me off, with the sortage on parts and fitting I had to get 2 different brands of 20 fittings (fragola and aeroquip) GO FIGURE THEY ARE 2 DIFFERENT SIZE NUTS ON THEM! Had to...
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    Kevin, like you said that is a strain gauge to...

    Kevin, like you said that is a strain gauge to measure load not travels or speeds, don't know about the one your talking about but 2 or 3 years ago WoO and lucas where all checking for those and...
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    Absolutely nothing different, besides being...

    Absolutely nothing different, besides being lighter in the pocket book from buying a different length spring. Now granted rarely do 2 different length springs have the exact same linearness (Is that...
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    Keep in mind if the spring is on a coilover or...

    Keep in mind if the spring is on a coilover or slider, then the top pivot of that sets the spring table height not the length of the spring. You can put a 3" tall spring on the coilover or slider and...
  16. http://www.longacreracing.com/articles/text/bsdraw...

    http://www.longacreracing.com/articles/text/bsdrawing.jpg

    Normally on a LM since the tie rod ends up between the upper and lower arms (between lines 3 and 4 in drawing not where they show it - due...
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    Power is needed for qualifying at the big tracks...

    Power is needed for qualifying at the big tracks or shows, not helped by the fact at a big show they usually water more then normal too. But after you get past that and maybe a early heat race, power...
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    Yes, but they have had an unwritten in the rule...

    Yes, but they have had an unwritten in the rule book for body skew for a while now. They measured off the RR tire to the front edge of the quarter panel so high up. I haven't calculated from the new...
  19. As a whole this is good, no matter what you think...

    As a whole this is good, no matter what you think of certain parts of the rules. The only issue I see is I wonder how long this will last before someone has the pull to get one sanctioning body to...
  20. Thread: Tires

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    Wait, til you see the price increase coming for...

    Wait, til you see the price increase coming for the first of the year.

    My question is why do we have so many tires that are basically the same compound but just labeled different? I mean do we...
  21. No, it's a long spring steel bar. typically used...

    No, it's a long spring steel bar. typically used in a load distribution for a trailer hitch.


    I'm too lazy to look and find the right style but this will give you an idea....
  22. I have on a LM, removed the coil over spring and...

    I have on a LM, removed the coil over spring and replaced it with a 3" OD piece of tubing the same hieght as the original spring so it could still 6th coil down on decel. It drove fine. Not sure your...
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    Tires, parts availability, and fuel prices are...

    Tires, parts availability, and fuel prices are have a huge effect on car count, sure several people are going to think about going just to say they went. However those factors and the huge inflation...
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    I can tell you years ago when it was done some...

    I can tell you years ago when it was done some (1995ish) both tubes where cambered 1.5 degrees but it was opposite of what you would think. Top of tires to outside wall. I had one in a 95 GRT and...
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    With an older car, your likely to not be able to...

    With an older car, your likely to not be able to get the ground clearance that a new car will have and I would go for as much as you can get. The RF corner of the crossmember/rack will likely be your...
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