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    Geoff, that was beautiful. Axel, thankfully...

    Geoff, that was beautiful.

    Axel, thankfully not any more.
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    Please come and take some of the advice being...

    Please come and take some of the advice being given to you on the Supra Facebook page.
    If you are trying to post a wanted advert, you are probably posting it in the wrong section of this forum. ...
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    X charger, after all that has been said above you...

    X charger, after all that has been said above you clearly didn't get the point.
    Don't you think that if you used 4 restrictors you might have a significant advantage?
    Read the rules and clarify...
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    I would ask for Clarification before bodging 4...

    I would ask for Clarification before bodging 4 carbs into one restrictor.
    The Rules use the word "carburetor" implying singular.
    Which in itself I don't really recommend, let alone some kind of...
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    yeah the key wording from Pat there is "the exact...

    yeah the key wording from Pat there is "the exact number being relative to how well the team have incorporated the carburetor into their design"
    With regards to the points loss.
    If you were...
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    Malcolm, Yes I agree that it is not the perfect...

    Malcolm,
    Yes I agree that it is not the perfect solution, but if you had a real problem getting to a dyno, the Carb is potentially a good option.
    The university of Dundee have been running a half...
  7. Thread: Carburetor

    by Jon Burford
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    You could use a single carburetor, but then you...

    You could use a single carburetor, but then you would need to fit a restrictor downstream of it and then you would need a manifold to supply all of the inlet ports.
    The carb (containing the...
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    I've not seen one before, but if, as stated...

    I've not seen one before, but if, as stated above, Hoosier aren't coming, maybe Avon will come instead..

    Sarim, I'm sure there is a big team out there who have dozens of tires that they might be...
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    +1 for this or contact the rules people of your...

    +1 for this
    or contact the rules people of your chosen event to get a definitive answer on your grommet.
  10. Thread: Calliper

    by Jon Burford
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    The real question is, why bother with the...

    The real question is, why bother with the banjo/bolt,
    just get some NPT fittings; they don't cost very much.
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    so it does! I take it you want the 1" Pistons...

    so it does!
    I take it you want the 1" Pistons alexandraj?
    If so you could look for an adapter as Racer-x suggested.
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    No, definitely not, NPT is a tapered thread,...

    No, definitely not,
    NPT is a tapered thread, used generally for fluid transfer since it, in theory, will pull tight and seal.
    I had a look and found that you can buy the PS1's with either 1/8th -...
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    Hossein, unfortunately you are going to get shot...

    Hossein,
    unfortunately you are going to get shot for asking your question like that.
    I would recommend doing a google search for competition steering, especially those designed for single seat...
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    yup, we used the stock cvt but with different...

    yup, we used the stock cvt but with different primary/secondary springs, cam and fly weights, although our engagement was still far too low giving us lag coming out of really slow corners.
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    Troy, Sadly not, I'm from the UK and I have...

    Troy,
    Sadly not, I'm from the UK and I have never been to an American Competition. Maybe next year... =]

    I see, so you are using the snow mobile MAP sensors? I don't remember the position of the...
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    the plenum looks as if it shouldn't cause you any...

    the plenum looks as if it shouldn't cause you any problems, I take it those two pipes coming of the runners are for the MAP sensors?

    Running it N/A, so the standard exhaust would be a good place...
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    Right, well if you have no time to dyno then I...

    Right, well if you have no time to dyno then I guess you will have to go with the stock map, just finding a way to get it running I suppose.

    It's nice to hear that you are running the CVT too! I...
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    I never ran the genesis on the stock kit, but I...

    I never ran the genesis on the stock kit, but I do remember the twin MAP sensors on the runners. The ECU will use the MAP values to adjust the fuelling, hence why fitting static resistors is making...
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    what are you planning on doing with the Genesis?

    what are you planning on doing with the Genesis?
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    Maybe we should look at it differently, In most...

    Maybe we should look at it differently, In most motorsport you don't see teams building a car to enter the last race of the season and then expecting to use it for the next year.
    Maybe, if you want...
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    Well, our brake over travel switch does the same...

    Well, our brake over travel switch does the same as our cockpit kill switch.
    They are wired in series.
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    Farookio. What is your question exactly? The...

    Farookio.
    What is your question exactly?

    The rulebook clearly states that you need to use a 19mm/20mm diameter restrictor (depending on fuel choice) regardless of engine capacity. The rulebook...
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    Hi Dash, it's an angle gearbox. 45deg if memory...

    Hi Dash,
    it's an angle gearbox. 45deg if memory serves. Just an alternate way of doing it which gets rid of the UJ's. it adds very little weight and we think it feels better than the UJ's we had.
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    @Jward. Hi, ...

    @Jward.
    Hi,

    http://i48.tinypic.com/a3102c.jpg
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    http://i50.tinypic.com/1230ah4.jpg
    for a close up.
    These were made on a HP machine by a company based at our university, not the same...
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    Because of the configuration we used, the...

    Because of the configuration we used, the throttle was not actually part of the plenum, but yes, I hear you with regards to backfires.
    A risk we take I guess. I am not the carbon guy, I don't know...
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