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by the unknown
Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: Cutouts or a good exhaust system on the goat?
Replies: 44
Views: 1632

Re: Cutouts or a good exhaust system on the goat?

if u get a good set of long tubes or stepped headers, the cutouts would be a good match on the race track. i dont kno how GTOs respond to these types of mods, but im thinkin that ull lose some low end torque in favor of top end pwr. however, a good full exhaust with a high flow cat and proper diamet...
by the unknown
Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:07 pm
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: looking for a new toy when it gets warmer in chicago
Replies: 39
Views: 1074

Re: looking for a new toy when it gets warmer in chicago

well thanks for the responses everyone. this has helped me, and now im reconsidering a WRX. i like the GC chassis WRXs because of the styling, lightweight, and the fact that there arent very many of those on the road anymore. and i do agree that unibody double wishbone front suspensions offer great ...
by the unknown
Sun Mar 21, 2010 3:13 am
Forum: Tranny Talk
Topic: looking for a new toy when it gets warmer in chicago
Replies: 39
Views: 1074

looking for a new toy when it gets warmer in chicago

i currently own a 91 manual integra sedan and am looking to pick up another car soon. this would be nice, because then i could make the teggie a DD/back up car if next car i get is ever experiencing downtime. there are 6 very important characteristics that i am looking for in my next purchase: fun f...
by the unknown
Sun Mar 29, 2009 1:39 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: race shifting

thanks :)
by the unknown
Sun Jan 25, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: Parts and Problems
Topic: Question and Answer Session with Race Driver Gary Sheehan
Replies: 101
Views: 147737

Re: Question and Answer Session with Race Driver Gary Sheehan

hey gary i was wondering if you could give me any tips for improving my 0-60 foot times in drag racing. i raced at the drag strip for the first time this past summer and i got sum really bad times. i think my clutch was slipping at that point but i know most of it had to do with my inexperience. my ...
by the unknown
Thu Dec 25, 2008 1:17 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: race shifting

naw i dont decelerate whenever i let out the clutch. it just sounds like the engine is shuddering after i let i out sometimes. i forgot to mention, this usually happens when i shift from 1-2 and ocasionally 2-3. its weird cuz sometimes itll shift fine, then other times itll shudder. i guess i still ...
by the unknown
Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: race shifting

i knew i didnt have a multi plate because i can manipulate the clutch whenever i slip it. thanks guys your knowledge is helping me alot. im gonna go out and practice shifting!
by the unknown
Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:12 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: race shifting

ha ha the motor is a completely stock 130hp b18a. the clutch is single. besides dont multiplate clutches engage alot earlier in the clutch pedal travel? my clutch engages half way up and feels kinda soft when doin regular launches. how do you dump the clutch by sidestepping anyway? is that what keii...
by the unknown
Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:03 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Car that we all like?
Replies: 65
Views: 2004

Re: Car that we all like?

uh u can find an older BMW ///M3 for less than 30k! thats my personal favorite car.
by the unknown
Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: race shifting

im trying to run through all the worn parts that could cause the aftershocks; worn motor mounts? or maybe worn diaphragm spring in the pressure plate?
by the unknown
Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:49 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: race shifting

oh and i havent driven a car with a multidisc clutch yet...
by the unknown
Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:47 am
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: race shifting

ya ur right gizmo...there shouldnt be any aftershocks after the main jolt, but whenever i dump the clutch very hard/fast, that is wut happens. only in my car though. im pretty sure it has a stock single plate clutch. but all the things u guys are telling me make sense. i watched that youtube vid of ...
by the unknown
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: race shifting

or i may not be timing it correctly...
by the unknown
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: race shifting

i drive a 91 acura integra with a cable clutch. i figured that race shifts are gonna be rough, but my clutch seems to engage harder then in other cars ive driven. my friend let my drive his srt4 and whenever i dumped the clutch in that, i didnt seem as harsh. same with my other friends 03 golf, and ...
by the unknown
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: Manual Driving Tips
Topic: race shifting
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

race shifting

my car has been acting kinda weird whenever i drive it fast. i watched the tutorial video about upshifting on this site and figured that i should shift the way greg shifts in the video when i race. i try to shift that same way and i make sure to bring the clutch together before getting on the gas. b...

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