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Old 12-21-2008, 09:03 PM   #31
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In my car i would, I want to just use my 4th gear. at 7500 rpm in 4th, w/ 3.3 ish final drive gears that would be good, talking 130 + . but I would still be fine in the low end too. It all depends on what type of rallying too. the LSPR where I want to be doesn't see much more than 90 mph, so thats high 3rd in those gears. for my car, I already have enough torque for the NA modified 2wd G2 class. Enough to get me into trouble. So depending on what engine mods you have, this can dictate ur gearing. If you need the torque, go w/ taller gears. If you have enough, go w/ shorter. If I was stock, I would go taller gears. I will, if I can find it, go w/ shorter gears. I already have trouble enough putting power down w/ a lsd and dirt tires, so i need shorter. Like i said, it depends on ur power.
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Old 12-23-2008, 01:20 PM   #32
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done:
- inspection sticker. No problems encountered, except for slipsliding around on the ice.
- got car cover

todo:
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- diagnose auxilliary fog lights not working. Hopefully it's a wire harness or relay problem
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- repair front light housing

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http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=96468 (for reach rear ball joint zerk, according to PO)
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Old 12-25-2008, 10:27 PM   #33
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:D Couldn't help myself. Took the car out after the storm dumped all the snow. I had a ton of stalls getting out of my snowpacked parking spot, as I'm still not used to the clutch, but it was quite nice. I used the hydraulic ebrake to take the 90 degree turn back onto the parking lot and the car just swung around.
What kind of clutch does it has again?
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how do you do a hydraulic e-brake?
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Old 12-25-2008, 11:32 PM   #35
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What kind of clutch does it has again?
Clutchmasters stg 4 with an aluminum flywheel. Feels pretty stock to me.

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how do you do a hydraulic e-brake?
The brake lever pushes its own piston, which is hooked up to the brake lines, and drives out to the rear brakes.
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how do you do a hydraulic e-brake?
yeah, how do you do that? that would be like super fun to have in my car
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so then the brake peddle only applies the fronts then?
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so then the brake pedal only applies the fronts then?
No the brake pedal works normally. The hydraulic ebrake just helps send more volume to the rear calipers. There's also a brake bias lever so I can tweak the amount of rotation I want when braking into turns.
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oops, forgot to mention that I totally want to kill you and rob your car. (wrc don't count, they are pros) If a rally car doesn't look effed up, then it is not a rally car , and you man, you got a really freaking sweet effed up car.
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this is a sweet thread....

Congrats on the sweet ride. :)
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