I’ve heard that’s the case. The outside coolant pipe routing adds a lot of volume and also dissipates heat in a relatively open environment vs the tunnel and may be part of the solution. Also I have the Setrab 25-row oil cooler. Will report back when temps hit 90-100 in the summer.
Man I love this car, how it drives, Rock steady. Great dampers are truly key for uneven roads. And for those who didn’t already know this, the Kooks exhaust note is nothing short of glorious. I return home only thinking about when I will get a chance to go for another drive.
Lots of little stuff to do though for comfort, sealing little gaps, adding sound deadening in the right places, then splitter, diffuser and more camber for track duty. Lovely project. And she’s still in primer.
Shane, I forgot to mention on more thing: I have placed my radiator more flat (rear is higher than original position by ~2.5" and I have a curved aluminim guide seamlesly connecting from the bottom front of the radiator box to the back / bottom of the radiator in a nice wide curve shape.
The (unproven) theory I have is that the airflow now gets curved up and through the radiator as a flow, rather than hitting the radiator in shear and possible stalling in the back of the radiator box with potential aero chaos and pressure build up.. If there's resistance in the box it can of course go through the radiator however it has to fight new air coming in as well, basically just adding a more pressurized zone that in turn would make some air choose a path other than the grille inlet instead of into the grille.
If this theory is correct it'd mean there is more air flowing into the grille and up through the radiator and no stalled air or pressure build up except the resistance of the radiator fins. I imagined trying to flow water at high rate through the grille and out the hood to come up with something that'd make the best flow with least resistance, but CFD simulation would prove this right or totally wrong. Anyway, as mentioned before I will follow up when the summer comes around.
I have an '01 engine, fuel tank harness and torque tube harness. I am planning on using the evap system with the cannister and purge valves.
1. The manual, at p. 185 states:
"On the round connector, there is a thin grey wire at terminal “S”. Follow this wire back the same
length as the...
One follow up to my last bump steer kit adjustment question: the steering arm was drilled to accomodate the non tapered bolt supplied with the original FFR kit. But the bolt of the FFR bump steer kit is tapered - see attached picture. Is it really safe to use this tapered bolt when the steering...
It has been a very long road and I can see a light at the end of the tunnel on the paint and body work on my GTM. More pics will follow once I get everything back together and finalized, but I couldn't wait and wanted to share some pictures now with you all. I figured this group can relate best...
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