Sunday, August 21, 2011
Paying for transponders for $20-40 a pop every track day can add up. Here is a great and affordable alternative that can do the timing and much much more. I had a chance to get this product and try it out a few track days. The Performance box is made my racelogic who are also the creators of the very famous V box system.
The P Box can do lap timing, acceleration tests ie 0-60, 0-100, 60-130 and 1/4 mile times. Also gives you complete data logging features such as mph, lap times, acceleration and braking G, latitude G etc. I tried to use the data log feature and study the overlaying feature which allows you to overlay different laps on top of each other to compare the data. I also compared lap times from the Pbox to the transponders borrowed from the track. The times were very accurate with a variance of anywhere from .1 to .01 seconds.
It is very easy to use, compact and affordable at around $500.00
Great product and a must have to any serious tracking enthusiast.
Monday, August 15, 2011
... so i tried making a water hose tube that i didnt need and ended up gashin myself doin it. it left a pretty cool gears of war sorta look on my catalytic, of which i destroyed a bolt trying to strip it from the flange. it now needs some welding action for me to stay in a reasonable budget. some hoses i bought at the zone didnt quite work, so i ended up getting one of those flexy guys, works well enough i suppose. and last but not least, i strategically installed the downpipe with the long block to make life easier. turns out i needed the older pipe with the hole for the o2 sensor; i effectively strategically made more work for myself :( i'm close though, just a little soldering action to extend some wires and figuring out how to bolt the clutch stuff back in place and it should be ready to go!
Monday, August 8, 2011
for those of you guys lookin for lsd's. i found this great article in a grassroots mag a few years back. they tested out the stock torsen, a kaaz i believe, and the osGiken on an s2k to see the differences between performance and value for limited slips. should be a good read for you guys out there who are thinking about spending the extra cash for the osGiken.