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Forum: Photography 07-01-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,488
Posted By JETPILOT
The tender spring is completely compressed. Needs...

The tender spring is completely compressed. Needs some suspension adjustment. Nice Pics!

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Forum: Brakes & Suspension 06-13-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,650
Posted By JETPILOT
Yeah... I got discouraged for a while and had to...

Yeah... I got discouraged for a while and had to overcome some issues concerning my health. But I'm healthy again and I have a new found relationship with my Z! Thanks for asking.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 06-13-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,650
Posted By JETPILOT
That's not entirely true. I bought my Zeal...

That's not entirely true. I bought my Zeal SuperFunction A for $2800. Most of the SuperFuntion models come in below $5000.



If your just interested in lowering the car then don't get coilovers....
Forum: Exterior & Interior 06-06-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,489
Posted By JETPILOT
The price of manufacturing a real dry carbon...

The price of manufacturing a real dry carbon part, the shipping from Taiwan to the US, and the shipping to the customer sure seems enormously expensive for a savings of a few pounds. It's not like...
Forum: Autocross/Road 05-26-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,083
Posted By JETPILOT
I had issues on the track with 3/4 of a tank. I...

I had issues on the track with 3/4 of a tank. I installed a 1 liter aluminum surge tank. I feed the surge tank with the in tank Walbro pump. From the surge tank I run an Aeromotive pump to feed the...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 01-13-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,698
Posted By JETPILOT
They're overkill on the track too. The 4 pot...

They're overkill on the track too. The 4 pot fronts and the 2 pot rears save weight and offer the same braking performance. The only advantage of the 6 pot 4 pot is that you can run bigger pads for...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 01-13-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,101
Posted By JETPILOT
Is 350EVO still in business? I have the control...

Is 350EVO still in business? I have the control arms and have never run into such an issue or heard of it. I can't imagine how it an interfere with the toe as all the suspension mounting points are...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 08-18-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,799
Posted By JETPILOT
If your using the brakes on the track then...

If your using the brakes on the track then Stoptech has an infinite number of pad choices since they use Porsche pads. Everyone has a pad for Porsche calipers.

You also don't need anything more...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 08-09-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,407
Posted By JETPILOT
I would stay away from any manufacturer I...

I would stay away from any manufacturer I couldn't get directly on the phone. Most parts companies go through distributors. When you call the phone number on the Wilwood and Stoptech website you're...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 12-13-2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,434
Posted By JETPILOT
I need 2 RS 18X9 +29 in dark gun metalic. Please...

I need 2 RS 18X9 +29 in dark gun metalic. Please PM me with a price shipped to 32958.
Forum: Wheels & Tires 12-06-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,423
Posted By JETPILOT
That's not entirely true that it's not a forged...

That's not entirely true that it's not a forged wheel. The wheel is cast in a way that the barrel still needs to be roll forged. So technically like VOLK the barrel is forged and the center is cast...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 12-04-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,806
Posted By JETPILOT
I'm glad I don't get pad knockback. I don't...

I'm glad I don't get pad knockback. I don't understand why some get it and some don't.
Forum: Forced Induction 11-06-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,884
Posted By JETPILOT
Call Dave @ Deatschwerks. They changed cores to...

Call Dave @ Deatschwerks. They changed cores to Denso injectors a few years ago if I'm not mistaken. The Denso injectors are black I think. Before that injectors were purple. I'm not sure if I...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 07-24-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,631
Posted By JETPILOT
I don't have any knock back on my Z with either...

I don't have any knock back on my Z with either the OEM brembos or the my Stoptech brakes, but have heard about people who have it bad.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 07-23-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By JETPILOT
Brakes don't care how much HP a car has? A 300hp...

Brakes don't care how much HP a car has? A 300hp Z going down a 1/2 mi straight will certainly not be going as fast as a 600hp Z at the end of that same straight.

All you need is the Stoptech...
Forum: 370Z Brakes & Suspension 04-25-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,973
Posted By JETPILOT
Damn... "Phonics monkey killed Kenny. God damn...

Damn... "Phonics monkey killed Kenny. God damn right he did." Nice job.... at least someone is using their BBK correctly. Respect!
Forum: Autocross/Road 04-21-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By JETPILOT
Yeah... turn 17 is a bit hard until your used to...

Yeah... turn 17 is a bit hard until your used to it. There are two ways to take it. Single apex or double apex. The entry line close to the wall you had was the double apex line but it seemed like...
Forum: Autocross/Road 04-20-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By JETPILOT
I counted a 2:35 lap time. Very respectable. Some...

I counted a 2:35 lap time. Very respectable. Some nice heel-toe action. Very smooth driving.

You could definately make up some time going into turn 1. It seems like you lifted off the throttle too...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-16-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 18,591
Posted By JETPILOT
Hey Terry... We are approaching the one year...

Hey Terry... We are approaching the one year anniverary of this thread on the 24th! :icon17:
Forum: Forced Induction 04-16-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 64,952
Posted By JETPILOT
It takes time to get the pipping to fit. It...

It takes time to get the pipping to fit. It doesn't always go together the first time. Sometimes you have to take the piping apart and adjust the legnth of the pipes in the couplers. Taking things...
Forum: Autocross/Road 04-13-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By JETPILOT
The only way to know for sure is to make the...

The only way to know for sure is to make the template available from the Stoptech website then place the template inside the wheel.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-12-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By JETPILOT
Next step up from OEM would be ATE Super Blue...

Next step up from OEM would be ATE Super Blue then MOTUL RBF 600. Unless your on r-compound tires, OEM Brembo's/BBK and lapping pads Super Blue will be just fine. The MOTUL is about twice as much as...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-09-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,791
Posted By JETPILOT
During braking weight transfers to the front...

During braking weight transfers to the front tires of the vehicle. The main braking force is generated by the front brakes. The front and rear brakes have to have the correct bias to work correctly....
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-08-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,254
Posted By JETPILOT
Hi Erik, I definetly agree with you there as...

Hi Erik,

I definetly agree with you there as well. The alloy used is very important and the tadeoff between lightnes and rigidity/structureis a fine line and are very important.

Endless happens...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-08-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,254
Posted By JETPILOT
I will clarify my statement. If your not...

I will clarify my statement. If your not competing where hundredths of a second can mean the diference between first place and second then it doesn't matter what brakes are on your car. Racing takes...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-06-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,745
Posted By JETPILOT
Not one person mentioned anything about the tires...

Not one person mentioned anything about the tires being used. Has anyone used these witha set of Hoosier R6's or Toyo R888's? I mean who is serious tracks a car on street tires? :dunno: Let's be...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-04-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,254
Posted By JETPILOT
I have to disagre that Projuect Mu or Endless are...

I have to disagre that Projuect Mu or Endless are better brakes than stoptech. For any type of racing this uni-body road car is going to see which is likely NASA racing or Koni Grand Am at best the...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 04-04-2010, 04:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,819
Posted By JETPILOT
The car looks good. Just to let people know.......

The car looks good. Just to let people know.... These were my old dampers and the rear have been modified to allow a lower drop. I don't think D2 made the modification to their product line that I...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 04-04-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,604
Posted By JETPILOT
Plastic hub centric rings will melt if you use...

Plastic hub centric rings will melt if you use your car on a road course.
Forum: Wheels & Tires 04-01-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,997
Posted By JETPILOT
Those NISMO studs are the same metal as OEM. They...

Those NISMO studs are the same metal as OEM. They aren't any stronger.
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