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09-26-2002, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By Mikey

Fair enough, you'll get no disagreement from me...

Fair enough, you'll get no disagreement from me that most performance chips merely change maps, however a lot more is possible. As I posted earlier, wheel sensors are not required to manage...
Forum: Car Talk
09-26-2002, 01:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,507
Posted By Mikey

Much nicer!

Much nicer!
Forum: S2000 Talk
09-26-2002, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By Mikey

If you get the brakes really hot, they will peel...

If you get the brakes really hot, they will peel right off. At least that's how mine started to go.
09-26-2002, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By Mikey

[QUOTE]Originally posted by gernby [B] ...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by gernby
[B]

Just because there are single chip solutions available, doesn't mean that every ECU in the world actually CONTAINS one.
Forum: S2000 Talk
09-25-2002, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By Mikey

Some of my CE28N stickers fell off within days. ...

Some of my CE28N stickers fell off within days. They're pretty ricey and I wish they had never been there to begin with. I plan to remove the remaining ones shortly.
09-25-2002, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By Mikey

[QUOTE]Originally posted by gernby [B]I...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by gernby
[B]I seriously doubt this could be done in a single ship using the factory ECU.
Forum: Car Talk
09-25-2002, 04:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,273
Posted By Mikey

Pretty econo-boxy looking thing, but I'm sure it...

Pretty econo-boxy looking thing, but I'm sure it will be quick.

http://autoweek.com/images_content/2002_08/0819newsmitsuevo1.jpg

Reliability? I wouldn't count on it...

Evo VII Autoweek...
09-23-2002, 05:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By Mikey

A chip can easily increase turbo boost pressure...

A chip can easily increase turbo boost pressure for vehicles with turbo chargers. With the caveat that increasing boost can impact the reliability of the mechanicals.

But turbocharged cars are...
09-21-2002, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By Mikey

[QUOTE]Originally posted by HondaGuy [B] ...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by HondaGuy
[B]

Funny that you mention David not being able to get the Rays lugs for you too.
Forum: S2000 Talk
08-03-2002, 02:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mikey

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Da Hapa [B] On a...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Da Hapa
[B]
On a side note, I'm even more perplexed now as I found this site (www.radartest.com (http://www.radartest.com)) that didn't rate the V1 very highly at all.
08-02-2002, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Mikey

Did you just bend them or clip them off with some...

Did you just bend them or clip them off with some tin snips?

IIRC, properly removing involves removing the wheel hub, not to be done lightly.
07-31-2002, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Mikey

After track sessions I typically drive around for...

After track sessions I typically drive around for 5 minutes or so to cool down the brakes. Even after a cool down lap my pyrometer often reads over 600 deg f. A short 5 minute drive around the...
07-30-2002, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Mikey

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Scot [B]My last...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Scot
[B]My last session, I hit 100mph a few times down the back straight.... which...
Forum: S2000 Talk
07-30-2002, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,377
Posted By Mikey

There's a video of a stock S2000 going 174.5 mph....

There's a video of a stock S2000 going 174.5 mph. . .
07-29-2002, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Mikey

[QUOTE]Originally posted by jzr [B]I'd...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by jzr
[B]I'd definitely get rid of that choker grill thing.
07-28-2002, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Mikey

Heat Soak at the track

This afternoon when it was over 95 deg I was 8-10 mph slower at the end of the straights from my speed in the cooler morning sessions. And in my morning runs I had a 180lb passenger and a full tank...
Forum: S2000 Talk
07-26-2002, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By Mikey

Yes, you will need a tool of some sort. You'll...

Yes, you will need a tool of some sort. You'll find this little cube in any auto-parts store:
http://www.handsontools.com/image_manager/attributes/image/image_3/2424_2944.jpg
It's designed to...
Forum: S2000 Talk
07-21-2002, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,892
Posted By Mikey

I'm afraid you're wrong. The Mini's motor is...

I'm afraid you're wrong. The Mini's motor is built in Brazil and the car is assembled exclusively at BMW's Oxford factory in the UK.

http://www.miniworld.co.uk/content/cowley/cowley.html
...
07-21-2002, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Mikey

I just use Permatex Anti Seize, you can probably...

I just use Permatex Anti Seize, you can probably pick it up an any auto parts store. The stuff I use is Napa brand and claims to be good up to 1600 degees F.

Although it doesn't burn up, it...
07-20-2002, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Mikey

I don't know who told you the Panthers didn't...

I don't know who told you the Panthers didn't squeal, they're infamous for it.

Although if you want to run them on the street, try using anti-seize compound between the shims and the pad backing. ...
07-18-2002, 12:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,751
Posted By Mikey

If anything, the Japanese drive slower than the...

If anything, the Japanese drive slower than the average US driver. There's not nearly as much open road and the speed limits are generally lower.

That "high-speed European driving style" excuse...
Forum: S2000 Talk
07-18-2002, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,892
Posted By Mikey

Mini can learn a bigger lesson from Honda. ...

Mini can learn a bigger lesson from Honda. Progress tracking is nice but it doesn't seem to do anything for car quality. I'd rather have a car built in Honda's tochigi factory than a m
07-10-2002, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By Mikey

I reviewed it last year. It works, but it's...

I reviewed it last year. It works, but it's expensive and missing some key features. In addition, it's not at all focused on Honda vehicles.

One real problem I had with it was the poor support...
Forum: Car Talk
07-08-2002, 02:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,610
Posted By Mikey

I recall a few months ago I pointed out that the...

I recall a few months ago I pointed out that the curb weight was suspiciously missing from Nissan's tech specs. Now we know the reason.
Forum: S2000 Talk
07-02-2002, 09:11 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 10,055
Posted By Mikey

[QUOTE]Originally posted by SteveUCI [B]where...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by SteveUCI
[B]where new spark plugs will be tightened to 18 lb-ft.
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