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Forum: Motor Sports
Jun 19, 2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,780
Posted By Rom

Thanks kaj! By priming I meant the cavitation...

Thanks kaj! By priming I meant the cavitation issue that is mentioned. When that happens the pump has issues priming and nothing flows. Looks like the thread recommended mounting horizontally to get...
Forum: Motor Sports
Jun 13, 2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,780
Posted By Rom

Hey kaj - how did you make it? I've been looking...

Hey kaj - how did you make it? I've been looking at various methods - since I'm very DIY/hands on, I prefer to make my own. Just interested in the route you went. Did you just use an ice cooler with...
Forum: Motor Sports
Jun 12, 2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,780
Posted By Rom

Hi Fox, Right now the max temp is forecasted...

Hi Fox,

Right now the max temp is forecasted to be 96F, which probably wont be reached until later in the afternoon. Honestly not too bad! We also have the main air conditioned building available...
Forum: Motor Sports
Jun 11, 2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,780
Posted By Rom

Buttonwillow - 6/21

Hi all,

With only 10 days to go to our Friday, June 21st Buttonwillow event, the weather promises to be glorious, dry and perfect for honing your lap times! We have several run groups to choose...
Forum: Motor Sports
Apr 22, 2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Rom

Bump! Any one else looking to join?? Thanks!...

Bump! Any one else looking to join??

Thanks!

S.
Forum: Motor Sports
Apr 15, 2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Rom

Hi all, Just bumping this up - we've...

Hi all,

Just bumping this up - we've extended the $99 offer if you can make it! Pretty sure this is the cheapest you'll find a Buttonwillow track day, especially with 5 sessions per run group (100...
Forum: Motor Sports
Apr 7, 2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Rom

Buttonwillow, April 30th

Hey guys,

A friend and I started a new group and were doing a track day on April 30th at Buttonwillow. Were not really looking to make money - just have some fun, safe days with some cool run...
Mar 16, 2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 52,341
Posted By Rom

i got one of the last 6-speed Shep built 600WHP...

i got one of the last 6-speed Shep built 600WHP 6-speed transmissions. Took 2 months to build due to sourcing the special gears from abroad. Its been a few years (2015 to now) and still going...
Forum: Evo General
Mar 15, 2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Rom

Yeah, I saw it on their site too, and have tried...

Yeah, I saw it on their site too, and have tried both calling and emailing them - no response yet. I will keep trying. I wanted to get it overnighted (Saturday delivery), but because I couldn't get...
Forum: Evo General
Mar 15, 2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Rom

i agree - its just an availability (not...

i agree - its just an availability (not financial) issue for me - dealer is saying a week to get them, at least. They are only $8 each - just wish I could get some right now!!

thanks!

S.
Forum: Evo General
Mar 15, 2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Rom

Fuel rail spacer

Hi all,

When I put my engine back together again a year ago I couldnt find the fuel rail spacers so I just used some washers to make one. Of course I wasnt exactly sure how tall the original...
Forum: AEM EMS
Aug 15, 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By Rom

Fly by wire

Hi all,

Just wanted to know if anyone has setup the AEM EMS using fly by wire on an Evo 9? That would mean switching out the throttle for a servo-controlled throttle, and the pedal for a...
Mar 23, 2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 52,341
Posted By Rom

Im at 550WHP on my Shep-built 600HP spec 6-speed...

Im at 550WHP on my Shep-built 600HP spec 6-speed with no issues. Though Im seriously considering building the custom oil cooler through the fill/drain plugs for piece of mind.
Feb 2, 2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 52,341
Posted By Rom

When I got my 6-speed built by Shep they had...

When I got my 6-speed built by Shep they had already stopped doing the 600whp upgrades... I had to find someone else who had previously bought one, buy it
from them, ship it to Shep, and they...
Forum: Evo General
Dec 15, 2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,684
Posted By Rom

I'm a little confused at the daily driver comment...

I'm a little confused at the daily driver comment - did you mean it's not comfortable or something? I got mine (9MR) brand new in Jan 2007, had three kids since then (first kid in 2007, so definitely...
Dec 15, 2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Rom

Just updating this.. I ended up running out of...

Just updating this.. I ended up running out of time and didn't get the brakes or rear spring done in time. I ended up buying the KW 10K spring so will install it soon and report back on how it feels....
Nov 4, 2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Rom

I actually will have a 3" inline fan on each pipe...

I actually will have a 3" inline fan on each pipe too. The fans produce up to 145cfm each, which will help the air along, and help when not moving too. I plan to measure temps to see how they are...
Nov 2, 2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By Rom

Crank and cam angle sensors are notorious for...

Crank and cam angle sensors are notorious for starting issues. My Porsche had a similar issue - cold would start up no problem. Once the engine was warm it would never start (and sometimes died...
Nov 2, 2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,520
Posted By Rom

I'm running the Exedy Twin.. About 560WHP. The...

I'm running the Exedy Twin.. About 560WHP. The only issue I notice is that unless you're careful, getting moving from first gear has a hint of judder (almost imperceptible), but can eliminate it with...
Oct 30, 2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 18,126
Posted By Rom

Approximate Date: December 2015 Year: 2006 ...

Approximate Date: December 2015

Year: 2006

Mileage: 100,000

Modifications: Stock Block, Full bolt ons (stock turbo), Dual map tune E85/91

Power: ~400WHP/411WTQ
Oct 29, 2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Rom

Yeah, that's what I thought too. I was just...

Yeah, that's what I thought too. I was just interested in your reasoning for the stiffer springs.

In my case I will likely stick with the bigger sway bar and softer (9K/10K) springs to keep street...
Oct 29, 2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Rom

Thanks! This is just a shakedown track day,...

Thanks!

This is just a shakedown track day, but it's a 2 day event with 25-30min sessions.

Did you try 9K/10K before your current setup? Why did you decide on the stiffer springs? Just trying...
Oct 29, 2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Rom

Confirm my setup please...

Hi all,

I'm trying to get my Evo setup for my next track event (in about 3 weeks), and this will be the first time since the rebuild I'm taking the Evo on track (only 1 time before, and that's...
Aug 21, 2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By Rom

I ended up getting thrust bearings from Elephant...

I ended up getting thrust bearings from Elephant Racing. They use them on their Porsche race/street cars and it solved the issue 100%! Been meaning to post back to this thread to say that actually....
Aug 20, 2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,350
Posted By Rom

Sorry I meant vacuum line to the BOV, not waste...

Sorry I meant vacuum line to the BOV, not waste gate.

And yes, I let air in via that line which raises idle as expected (if I block the line with my finger idle returns to normal, again as...
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