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Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-31-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By sting808
Did some reading and it seems Carbotech AX6 can...

Did some reading and it seems Carbotech AX6 can be a streetable pad that may not be as harsh on rotors. Is it fair to compare them to Hawk HP+ or their new Street/Race pads? Hawk doesn't offer HP+...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-30-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By sting808
Not yet. Thought I could get away with swapping...

Not yet. Thought I could get away with swapping out from HPS 5.0 with street/race and leaving as my DD but no zl1 fronts yet. Hawk has limited streetable pads with high bite. HPS 5.0 is a good...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-30-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By sting808
For Auto-X, I wouldn't mind trying the Hawk...

For Auto-X, I wouldn't mind trying the Hawk Street/Race pads for the CTS-V/ZL1 front calipers... Currently using the HPS 5.0 and not much options for agressive street/track pads. Trying to avoid...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-25-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By sting808
Replace the entire piece. Bearings cannot be...

Replace the entire piece. Bearings cannot be replaced like older cars. When ordered, they come complete with wheel studs. Or upgrade to zl1/z28 beefier unit with better bearings, but more $$$. ...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-23-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By sting808
I've had camber eccentrics strip and the nut/jam...

I've had camber eccentrics strip and the nut/jam loosen. This threw off the alignment and made the rear unstable. Replaced a couple eccentrics over the past 4 years with the numerous alignments. ...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-23-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,083
Posted By sting808
160* motorad/SLP, 174* Lingenfelter, 180*...

160* motorad/SLP, 174* Lingenfelter, 180* Murrary, 180* Napa, 186* OE

I thought the Napa would perform well based on the large diaphragm, but it appeared to be the worst. I tested the 160* in...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-23-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,083
Posted By sting808
No track, but auto-x. I often get stuck in...

No track, but auto-x. I often get stuck in stop-go traffic for long periods. My observations are unscientific and based on factory sensors/gauges. I really like the delco design and performance,...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-23-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,083
Posted By sting808
I'm testing the lingenfelter 174 stat on the...

I'm testing the lingenfelter 174 stat on the street for the last 2 days. No auto-x or hard racing yet. So far, it is a little better than OE and much better than the (2) other 180 stats, but not as...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-20-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By sting808
Which pads do you have? I had Hawk Ceramics...

Which pads do you have?

I had Hawk Ceramics with SS Brembos for over 4 years (~22K miles) and they were quiet. Just did a quick bedding of HPS 5.0 pads in CTSV calipers. Been good for the last 4...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-18-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By sting808
Well, I found some Tygon 5/16" hose from a...

Well, I found some Tygon 5/16" hose from a chemical supply shop. Pressured and began... Fluid started to leak through cap. I used the motive and never had problems the first year. Guess the...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 07-17-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By sting808
Check your hoses after 1-2 years and replace when...

Check your hoses after 1-2 years and replace when in doubt. Mine is around 2 years old with 3 use cycles. Pumped up to 14 psi and began bleeding. Hose cracked and had to shoot down the car in the...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-08-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,083
Posted By sting808
Thanks for the clarification on the AFCO for...

Thanks for the clarification on the AFCO for airflow. Without a custom OS, I thought 192 was the earliest you can program the fans to turn on. Could go 100% at 192 or slightly higher, but wonder...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 07-08-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,083
Posted By sting808
I don't track but I autoX and encounter heavy...

I don't track but I autoX and encounter heavy traffic in +90* ambient. Using DeWitt(same as BeCool) with the built-in manual transmission cooler in the lower radiator. 160 stat and KB HE on the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-30-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By sting808
I'm currently using the Pedders camber plate(JPSS...

I'm currently using the Pedders camber plate(JPSS original design). I set the camber plate to (1) notch/hash mark outboard from center. Then, set -1.1* at the strut. R888 285/35 is about 1/4"...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 06-30-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By sting808
SCCA is trying to be neighborhood friendly with...

SCCA is trying to be neighborhood friendly with noise. Check with the venue regarding noise rules. Warnings first and above 100dB, run is disqualified for auto-x. My KB with full ARH and Cats get...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 06-19-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 17,398
Posted By sting808
What is your knuckle toe settings at normal...

What is your knuckle toe settings at normal camber plate setting? I run -1.1* camber with a slight toe-in and max caster with eccentrics. I notice the toe out when I max out my camber plate, but...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-29-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,129
Posted By sting808
295s come in 3 versions. 'K1 XL'(extra load and...

295s come in 3 versions. 'K1 XL'(extra load and widest), 'K1 SL', and 'NO' porsche.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Michelin&tireModel=Pilot+Super+Sport

I've seen a K1 SL on...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-28-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,129
Posted By sting808
Invos are a great value tire when bought from...

Invos are a great value tire when bought from Amazon. General street use only, suck at any type of racing.
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-28-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,129
Posted By sting808
Which version? XL, SL, or Porsche? OE 20x10...

Which version? XL, SL, or Porsche? OE 20x10 ZL-1 and offsets? I believe my ccw's are around 33, sticks out a slightly more than TSW 35mm offsets. Running -1.1* street, -2.5 to -3* camber.
...
Forum: Wheels and Tires Talk Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-27-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,129
Posted By sting808
Talk to the guys at JDP. Jordan was running 295...

Talk to the guys at JDP. Jordan was running 295 up front, but not sure which one. I run the 295/35 K1 Ferrari XL on 20x11.5 since it is the widest. The other K1 SL is noticably more narrow. I...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-26-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,485
Posted By sting808
It'll take a lot of speed or some obstruction to...

It'll take a lot of speed or some obstruction to roll this car. Can't see it happening for auto-X. I've peaked a couple time at 1.2g lateral, but mostly between 1.0-1.1g on turns using iPhone and...
Forum: Road Course/Track and Autocross 05-26-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,485
Posted By sting808
Would be interesting to see stats in deployed...

Would be interesting to see stats in deployed bags.

Year, model, engine, trans, settings

2010 SS/RS LS3, all nannies off, slid out a couple times overdriving auto-X over the years. No problems...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 05-20-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,223
Posted By sting808
Temp sensor appears to be past intercooler. ...

Temp sensor appears to be past intercooler. Older non-modified Whipple were before intercooler, but a simple mod to older units and newer units placed temp sensor past intercooler.

Anyone have...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 05-16-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,223
Posted By sting808
I have a custom semi polished unit from a...

I have a custom semi polished unit from a preferred KB shop and he gave me a modified KB tune with only change was less timing, 14-15*. My IATs are higher with 88-92* ambient. In the shop, ambient...
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 05-13-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By sting808
ARH LT w/cats and 10 lbs boost. Over 4 years and...

ARH LT w/cats and 10 lbs boost. Over 4 years and not melted, yet. Inspected with borescope last Fall. Usually check every year.
Forum: Forced Induction - V8 05-05-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By sting808
Did you order the correct fitting injector(long...

Did you order the correct fitting injector(long version)? I went with ID1000 for the correct height as confirmed by ID through a reseller. May need to measure and see if ID has fittings to use the...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 04-27-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By sting808
Pull the housing. Position the opening facing...

Pull the housing. Position the opening facing downwards. Use a precision screwdriver, ice pick, tweazers, or tool to stand the bulb vertical to pull out. Could try heavy Duty 3M mounting tape on...
Forum: Camaro DIY & HOW-TO instructions & discussions 04-24-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By sting808
I haven't done it in years, but there is mounting...

I haven't done it in years, but there is mounting screws and an aiming screw in the bumper. If you can get under the car or remove the tire/fender liner, you should see them. Housing comes out from...
Forum: Suspension / Brakes / Chassis 04-14-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,954
Posted By sting808
soon?

soon?
Forum: USA - Southwest 04-08-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 104,168
Posted By sting808
Thx. PMd

Thx. PMd
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