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Today 01:34 PM
FXTerrific i thought you ment like an additional "core" and setup that you added. you mean a line off the oem setup in rad that is seeping, ok.
Today 01:22 PM
Superacerc I assumed it was a factory tranny cooler. I didnt put it on but theres one there.

Ill update the suspension.
Today 12:54 PM
FXTerrific what tranny cooler do you have? i didnt see one in the mod list. and looks like you need to update your susp section as well.
Today 12:30 PM
Superacerc So it was the lower ball joint. Took about 35 minutes to change it out. Nice and quiet now.

Next thing on my todo list is to fix some seeping tranny fluid around the tranny cooler. Its not drastic but is leaving a residue and gathering grime.

Still hoping to make a sale in the next couple days on ebay to pay for half the tranny. Then ill order it. Fingers crossed.
Yesterday 10:37 PM
Turbaru Sounds like heavy-metal angels :D
Yesterday 07:35 PM
Superacerc A little 66 audible pleasure from after i finished swapping the foz joint ball joint.
Yesterday 11:00 AM
Superacerc Parked at the airport.
Yesterday 10:04 AM
Superacerc Since ive had the sti suspension on I've had a clunk on my driver's side suspension. Only happens when i hit bumps. Not while turning or anything else.

At first i thought it was because i slotted the holes too much. I took it off filled it back in with new plate and weld and the clunk still is there. Dont make fun of my welding skills. I'm no professional.

Next i took the endlinks off and drove it around to confirm its not that. It wasn't.

Tierod is nice and tight and i get no noise from turning wheel with engine off (no power steering).

Down to lower ball joint or clackety CV joint. picking up the ball joint from the stealership in a few minutes before catching my float plane to a job site. (Anyone interested in a picture of that). Lovely views.

Hopefully that solves it. If not it might be a bad CV hinge clanking. In that case ill probably wait till i get the new tranny and axles.
12-16-2014 07:54 PM
FXTerrific Figured as much, thanks Super. Well gonna enjoy it until "stage 2" happens, lol.

Ahh well, on the tranny. Ull get it...itll give u more time to enjoy that susp.
12-16-2014 07:43 PM
Superacerc Sad news. My tranny funding didnt come through. Relisted lol. When it or my motorcycle sells ill get a tranny.
12-16-2014 05:35 PM
Superacerc Timing and psi. Ray will probably bring it in as early as possible youcan ask him if he can squeeze any more low wastegate out to get it there quicker but i imagine he has it set for pretty much full duty cycle off the line untill it responds and he pulls back. i never had success roasting tires on e85 and 18g with my michelins and warm roads. Id slip a little but nothing super crazy.
12-16-2014 05:13 PM
FXTerrific Do u and @nate_fisher think my Blouch 18g can be brought in sooner/more aggressive and not run into tranny problems (I imagine that's the first spot to die with a less linear TQ curve?). Seeing how I never launch it, just loooove to roll into the throttle hard...could a 41lb/min turbo pack to much punch down low? I guess id have to share a pick to show where I'm at....just wondering if there's anymore grunt. I don't used the up top really, esp with fueling as is...but I'm not afraid to roll into it quick at like 2.5k

But id imagine ray has it where its actually "correct". It spools quick I feel, but listening to u two I just wanna roast em sometimes. Is that just a matter of more psi in general?
12-16-2014 04:46 PM
Superacerc Thats a good tip. Hadnt thought of that. Learn something new every day. I like boost as much as possible if i can get the grip. Hopefully the 255 tures will help next summer. And the limited slip diffs.
12-16-2014 04:43 PM
nate_fisher You can do it by lowering the requested torque in each gear to close the throttle there a couple guys on romraider that do it that way. I have never tried it personally as i like high boost in the lower gears to get a good launch and the load of the gearing lowers it anyway. I hit 28 psi in 3rd but will only hit 25 psi in 1st anyway.
12-16-2014 02:16 PM
Superacerc Essentially yes. Although on cobb you can only tune boost down or up on gear 1. At least thats the only 1 ive found you can do. Helps make 1st useable.
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