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Forum: Accelerating 09-29-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,876
Posted By ScottinBend
Most SS kits req the removal/mod of the exhaust...

Most SS kits req the removal/mod of the exhaust heat shield and the lower plastic shifter box.......easy way for heat to get to shifter and cabin.
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 09-21-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,214
Posted By ScottinBend
.....or the water pump PTO from the SC failed.

.....or the water pump PTO from the SC failed.
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 08-25-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By ScottinBend
Yep H11

Yep H11
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 08-25-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,102
Posted By ScottinBend
Coilovers do allow some corner balancing to be...

Coilovers do allow some corner balancing to be done, but it is usually limited to balancing rear left and right and front left to right.......not front to rear (at least on a FWD car, to big of a...
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 08-25-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,182
Posted By ScottinBend
The WRC R60's use the MINI unibody, not the Dakar...

The WRC R60's use the MINI unibody, not the Dakar cars. Two totally different cars. The Prodrive cars are custom built, as all WRC cars are, no off the shelf parts.

You would need a custom cage...
Forum: Braking 07-14-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,449
Posted By ScottinBend
Brake fluid flush should be done every couple of...

Brake fluid flush should be done every couple of years regardless of mileage as the brake fluid will attract moisture and the moisture can cause problems with the internals not just a spongy pedal.
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Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-30-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,622
Posted By ScottinBend
Hub centric wheels were initially done simply to...

Hub centric wheels were initially done simply to aid in the mounting of the wheel to hub to try and minimize the potential for an off-center installation.

It is still very possible to get a wheel...
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-29-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,622
Posted By ScottinBend
All of the forces necessary to support the car on...

All of the forces necessary to support the car on the hub come from the friction/clamping force of the wheel/hub assembly. The lugs are only used to apply this clamping force. The lugs have NO...
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-08-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,944
Posted By ScottinBend
It looks like there is a ridge from the silver...

It looks like there is a ridge from the silver wheel pic.

I would check with a wheel shop and see if they have a generic one that would fit. I found some for mine that a local Tire Factory shop...
Forum: The Paddocks 05-19-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,342
Posted By ScottinBend
The lack of HP has been the biggest gripe of the...

The lack of HP has been the biggest gripe of the car since it's release. Offer more "sport" options at a decent price and just watch the cars leave the lot........IMHO anyway.
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 05-19-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,819
Posted By ScottinBend
The cupped tires may be an indicator of either an...

The cupped tires may be an indicator of either an alignment issue, ball joints, or lca bushings needing an investigation.
Forum: OTLounge 05-08-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By ScottinBend
Hey it is a great product, just thought it was...

Hey it is a great product, just thought it was funny that a lot of folks use old comforters as protection...;)
Forum: OTLounge 05-07-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By ScottinBend
I have relatives in NE and KS and they all use...

I have relatives in NE and KS and they all use old comforters for protection. Sometimes several of them.......lol
Forum: The Paddocks 04-27-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By ScottinBend
They have the capability, just don't have the...

They have the capability, just don't have the passion or talent to pull it off. Look at Ron Howard's Rush.....great film, but no where near as passionate as Le Mans.
Forum: The Parts Bin 04-03-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By ScottinBend
Have you check any salvage yards? That's where...

Have you check any salvage yards? That's where I got mine.
Forum: Accelerating 03-20-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,795
Posted By ScottinBend
Yea......don't monkey around with the pulley. ...

Yea......don't monkey around with the pulley. You f'up the shaft, you are screwed.
Forum: Tire & Wheel 03-17-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,480
Posted By ScottinBend
White Plasti-dip......... Rustoleum even has...

White Plasti-dip.........

Rustoleum even has a flexipaint now!
Forum: Tire & Wheel 03-16-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,973
Posted By ScottinBend
Nice wheels! But I am surprised by the...

Nice wheels!

But I am surprised by the amount of wheel that sticks out from the tire with an ET38........rock chips made easy.
Forum: Accelerating 02-11-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,582
Posted By ScottinBend
Or for a few $$$ more, get a tune from RMW. Will...

Or for a few $$$ more, get a tune from RMW. Will fix all kinds of things.....
Forum: Accelerating 12-30-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,484
Posted By ScottinBend
No worries as he has a flash tool you can buy. ...

No worries as he has a flash tool you can buy. Get a dyno run, send him the file from the flash tool, he sends back first tune, dyno again.......and repeat as necessary.
Forum: Introductions 10-31-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By ScottinBend
Great looking car! But get rid of the MSD...

Great looking car!

But get rid of the MSD coil. Very high potential for some major electrical problems.....like a fried ECU. Stock coil is more than adequate for the R53. Just make sure to...
Forum: The Paddocks 09-17-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,968
Posted By ScottinBend
98explorer(?).......? Or something like...

98explorer(?).......?

Or something like that. No NAM access or I could check.
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,612
Posted By ScottinBend
Nice project. Love seeing the work done.

Nice project. Love seeing the work done.
Forum: The Lineup 08-01-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,694
Posted By ScottinBend
Been keeping up on the car and love what you have...

Been keeping up on the car and love what you have done.

What suspension did you end up going with?
Forum: The Paddocks 06-19-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By ScottinBend
C30 is no longer available. Bummer.....

C30 is no longer available. Bummer.....
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