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Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 10-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By techno550
Worse yet, if you suspect its cheaty, and you buy...

Worse yet, if you suspect its cheaty, and you buy it for $5k, why would you use it? If you tear it down and fit it to be cheaty, then you certainly can't use it. If you tear it down and its not...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 10-14-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By techno550
can the mirrors serve another purpose? i.e. can I...

can the mirrors serve another purpose? i.e. can I use a mirror/stand (external) as a duct for driver air? (assuming it meets all of the other requirements of 18.11)
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 10-09-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By techno550
From the rule document 18.10. Interior...

From the rule document
18.10. Interior mirror(s) may be added and/or replaced provided the replacement mirror(s) does not extend beyond the confines of the interior of the vehicle.
18.11. Driver...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 10-01-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By techno550
If it is an unknown history, and out of the car,...

If it is an unknown history, and out of the car, I'll do bearings. I'll have the pan off to check/replace the oil pump and baffle the pan. If its a known history car (something I've seen/touched for...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 09-29-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By techno550
"development" questions

The term Development has been tossed around a bit here.

I would love some clarification on what is/isn't allowed.

Brake ducting is permitted. Are the two openings in the front valence the only...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 09-27-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By techno550
Given the nature of the cars in a spec class,...

Given the nature of the cars in a spec class, there are a lot of assumptions that can be made about the cars... but the danger might lie in some of those assumptions.

I have been working on a...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 09-27-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By techno550
The word "development" seems potentially...

The word "development" seems potentially dangerous given the nature of a spec class.
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 09-14-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By techno550
If the data is only to be used for horsepower...

If the data is only to be used for horsepower estimation, then the parameters of where/how that is measured should be established.

For example, I would submit that that comparison should only be...
Forum: Spec E46 racing class forum 09-13-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By techno550
Rules clarification for the use of data

Data analysis as a means of compliance checking is becoming more common. Data is a fantastic way to keep a watchful eye on the vehicles in general. The current problem is that there isn't sufficient...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-02-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 164,741
Posted By techno550
Reading and flashing data won't align the EWS.

Reading and flashing data won't align the EWS.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 12-02-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,233
Posted By techno550
Traction works in all directions. If the car can...

Traction works in all directions. If the car can slow down, and turn, then accelerating at a similar rate should be easy.

In the video, the most agressive change in velocity seems to be...
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-05-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By techno550
ditching the intercooler won't save much. Not...

ditching the intercooler won't save much. Not having one might be a bit more expensive in the long run as well.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 03-05-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,515
Posted By techno550
you need to know a lot more than just the maps in...

you need to know a lot more than just the maps in order to tune a FI car.
Forum: Forced Induction Forum Sponsored by Active Autowerke 01-21-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By techno550
Those threads will help you "install" it. "get it...

Those threads will help you "install" it. "get it working" won't be in the vocabulary though.
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-30-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 18,440
Posted By techno550
IIRC, the motion ratio on the front is close to...

IIRC, the motion ratio on the front is close to 0.95 and in the rear close to 0.65 for the springs.

500 lb/in Front and 335 lb/in Rear which works out to 450 Front 140 Rear as wheel rates......
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