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    Freak Show winter upgrades

    Been pretty silent around here, figured I would start my winter upgrade thread. If no one else, it entertains me ....

    It was warm Sunday, so I got the car “right in the garage and upon jackstands ...
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    The big upgrade for me is the new Black Magic clutch. Entering a whole new world with lots of adjustment, but lots of chance to get lost.

    Custom billet flywheel to fit the 2.3 crank but 5.0 outer ... fully adjustable for base weight and counterweight
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    If your going to adjust the clutch you need data ... autometer Ultimate 3 data logging tach. Data logs RPM as well as drive shaft speed. The rest is billet mounting bracket and magnet collar ...
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    More maintenance than performance, but the rear brake hoses are starting to show their age. All new parts to refresh the SVO discs.
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    looks like fun stuff there , do you have to window the bell now ?
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    Don’t absolutely have to, the hole for the fork is big enough to fight counterweight in if needed. I am going to add a window on the bottom. Also need a hole somewhere to get the Allen wrench in to adjust base.
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    so instead of more rpm are we going to say more base pressure now ?
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    As of this writing, there are no more RPM ... we threw 2 increases at it at the “private” rental and it didn’t pick up. I’m working on getting a part that might help that. Well that plus I’m putting gear to it
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    Fun little project, 7” Rasberry Pi touch screen that will be my digital dash ... runs the full version of tuner studio so I can have the same gauge display as my laptop, run data logging, and actually do drive tuning if needed. Mainly going in for the gauge display. Poor guy racepack, lol
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    who carries those displays ? I might need one for the coupe
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    90 lx supercharged 440 rwhp on 8 lbs
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    Friend of mine on Facebook. You need megasquirt based system to use it
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    All kinds of fun stuff.
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    Started mocking up the new tach and Pi dash ... got the dash loaded up and talking to my ECU.
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    Nice job looks good.
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    how much faster does the new dash make it ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by yeahloh95 View Post
    how much faster does the new dash make it ?
    dashweighs less than laptop so it’s a net weight savings.

    information is power, this gathers information ... more information = more power.

    it will look really cool, I like looking cool.
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    sounds like a cool addition
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    90 lx supercharged 440 rwhp on 8 lbs
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    Over idle launch > off idle launch. Back on topic. Looks good Bob!
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    Got my driveshaft speed sensor and magnet collar installed tonight. That billet bracket is rock solid
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    strange double post
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