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BASIC PERFORMANCE MODIFICATIONS

Started by JAY-V, February 01, 2004, 03:42:17 pm

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January 19, 2005, 03:49:04 am #30 Last Edit: February 23, 2014, 05:25:20 am by Brent

MeL8_Alvin

hi guys its been a long time..^^
nice article brent, very informative..

well after 3 years of experience in driving, medyo nakaka relate na ko dun sa mga terms hehe..

i would just like to ask, nag lowering spring(h&r) kasi ako for my car, but..medyo kapos sa budget, so i just bought a gas-filled(kyb) shocks...ask ko lang kng ok ba ung mga gas shocks?

and here's another question, since i usually ride alone in my car, i noticed na mas mababa ung heigt sa left side compared to the right side, i rememberd i asked it already here, but that was 2 yrs ago pa ata..from what i remembered sabi nila switch ko lang ung springs ko sa left to the right...ok lang ba un? applicable ba sya for the front and rear springs?

thanks..^^
kailagan ko ng summer job!hehe

angelo.vs

Quote from: MeL8_Alvin on February 05, 2005, 06:29:37 pm
hi guys its been a long time..^^
nice article brent, very informative..

well after 3 years of experience in driving, medyo nakaka relate na ko dun sa mga terms hehe..

i would just like to ask, nag lowering spring(h&r) kasi ako for my car, but..medyo kapos sa budget, so i just bought a gas-filled(kyb) shocks...ask ko lang kng ok ba
ung mga gas shocks?
and here's another question, since i usually ride alone in my car, i noticed na mas mababa ung heigt sa left side compared to the right side, i rememberd i asked it already here, but that was 2 yrs ago pa ata..from what i remembered sabi nila switch ko lang ung springs ko sa left to the right...ok lang ba un? applicable ba sya for the front and rear springs?

thanks..^^



hey mate, kyb shocks are quite good. i had them on my last car and to answer your question gas is good except if you use them for track days then you obviously will need to upgrade to coilovers.

as for the difference in height, most cars if not all, will be slightly different providing the lowering springs used are off the shelf. there are alot of factors that influence this such as more weight on one side (steering, fuel tank etc), just how it is, involved in an accident or chassis flex. the only way you're going to get a flat out height is if you get your springs compressed or cut or better yet get some adjustable coil overs.

badboysupra

August 20, 2005, 07:26:50 am #33 Last Edit: December 27, 2005, 11:03:44 pm by badboysupra
KBR MKII Supra DDS - BPU (Basic Performance Upgrades)
engine & drivetrain mods:  N/A set-up
stock 5MGE 2.8L Inline 6 engine w/ Redline 20W50 oil
AFM modified to TRD settings & timing advanced
NGK V-power plugs
MSD 8.5mm wires
MSD Blaster 3 coil
KBR 3" Intake pipe
HKS SMF Air filter
Aeromotive adjustable fuel pressure regulator
Autometer sport-comp fuel pressure guage
7MGE fuel injectors
Walbro 255 fuel pump
KBR 3" Exhaust pipe w/ 3" CAT
Borla 3.5" XR-1 muffler
SPEC stage 3 clutch kit
stock LSD w/ Redline 75W90 gear oil
suspension mods:
Ground Control front coil-overs 600 lbs
Blue Coil rear springs  300 lbs
KYB short stroke front struts
KYB short stroke rear shocks
KYB strut mounts
Cusco front strut tower brace
Cusco rear shock tower brace
Energy Suspension front bushings
Energy suspension rear bushings
ADDCO rear sway bars
stock 14x7 Supra rims on 235/60R14 Sumitomo tires (street)
15x8 Enkie Mesh rims on 235/50R15 Falken tires
(drift)
stock 14x7 Supra rims on 235/50R14 BFG drag radials
(drag)

engine mods: Turbo set-up
all mods above PLUS..
7MGTE turbo manifold
Toyota CT26 turbo w/ 60 trim
KBR 3" IC piping
KBR 3.5" Downpipe
KBR 3.5" exhaust piping
Borla XR-1 4" muffler
Megasquirt Fuel management system
MSD boost retard controler
MSD SCI ignition box
Autometer sport-comp boost guage
AEM Uego A/F ratio guage
Turbo XS HPBC
Turbo XS RFL BOV
HKS circle earth grounding system

whew!!! mayn! sorry folks ang haba ng my list of mods, but yeh.. I just wanna list it all down for ya'll to check it out and to show ya'll how I do it when it comes to mods. aite, peace! -Karlo Belarmino / KBR unlimited LLC
www.friendster.com/profiles/kbrunlimited
 


kenet_3

sirs, tanong ko lang kung mga magkano abutin ang complete I/H/E upgrade. and saan saang shops matino bilhan at mag-install
tnx :)

Accord GTR

Quote from: MeL8_Alvin on February 05, 2005, 06:29:37 pm
hi guys its been a long time..^^
nice article brent, very informative..

well after 3 years of experience in driving, medyo nakaka relate na ko dun sa mga terms hehe..

i would just like to ask, nag lowering spring(h&r) kasi ako for my car, but..medyo kapos sa budget, so i just bought a gas-filled(kyb) shocks...ask ko lang kng ok ba ung mga gas shocks?

and here's another question, since i usually ride alone in my car, i noticed na mas mababa ung heigt sa left side compared to the right side, i rememberd i asked it already here, but that was 2 yrs ago pa ata..from what i remembered sabi nila switch ko lang ung springs ko sa left to the right...ok lang ba un? applicable ba sya for the front and rear springs?

thanks..^^


This may be a little advanced or even irrelevant to your application but bear with me, pls.
 
Actually, for me, what's more important is how the car will handles rather than how it will look when it comes to ride height in each corner.   We tried setting my car for an even-ride height with my coilovers and it handled terribly.   I spun in an autocross and was really unstable.   What is more impt is corner-weighting.   That's when you try to get the diagonal corner weights or crossweights equal to each other by adjusting the ride heights.  In other words, the weight of the front-right + rear-left = front left + rear-right.   Whne we did this, my right side was higher than my left side.  Looked wierd but when it came to my race.  Wow!  I broke the course record by almost 3 seconds without any other adjustment.

i know you can't do this to your car but I just wanted you to know that having even ride heights won't necessarily give you a safe and stable ride when it comes time you will need it.


There is no dishonor in losing the race. There is

bidyey

applicable ba yung mga filters sa carburator sedans na 4 cyc. lang?


Quote from: JAY-VEE on February 01, 2004, 03:42:17 pm

guys you might want to check our new article. its all about basic performance mods (i-h-e)

here's the link

http://www.autoindustriya.com/articles/fa00032.shtml

so before posting a new thread regarding i/h/e check this article first coz the answer your'e looking for might be there already.

enjoy...  ;D

Manga

Quote from: Accord GTR on August 23, 2005, 08:39:36 am
This may be a little advanced or even irrelevant to your application but bear with me, pls.
 
Actually, for me, what's more important is how the car will handles rather than how it will look when it comes to ride height in each corner.   We tried setting my car for an even-ride height with my coilovers and it handled terribly.   I spun in an autocross and was really unstable.   What is more impt is corner-weighting.   That's when you try to get the diagonal corner weights or crossweights equal to each other by adjusting the ride heights.  In other words, the weight of the front-right + rear-left = front left + rear-right.   Whne we did this, my right side was higher than my left side.  Looked wierd but when it came to my race.  Wow!  I broke the course record by almost 3 seconds without any other adjustment.

i know you can't do this to your car but I just wanted you to know that having even ride heights won't necessarily give you a safe and stable ride when it comes time you will need it.


Adjusting and playing with the ride height? You're the MAN!
Beating a record @ 3 seconds is a great thing! Hmmm... nagpractice ka sa grand turismo bago sa tsikot mo noh? hehe 8)
Quote from: Nacho Libre on August 31, 2008, 06:23:06 pm
...Some people get too hung up on hardware and technology and for

Accord GTR

Quote from: Jmen on September 28, 2005, 01:15:14 pm
Adjusting and playing with the ride height? You're the MAN!
Beating a record @ 3 seconds is a great thing! Hmmm... nagpractice ka sa grand turismo bago sa tsikot mo noh? hehe 8)


I'm kinda average in GT.  Some say it's accurate but I drive by the seat-of-my-pants, feeling the car, the g's and the noise of the tires and engine.  Hard to get that with PS or PC.  nothing beats track-time

Manga

Quote from: Accord GTR on September 29, 2005, 08:18:10 am
I'm kinda average in GT.  Some say it's accurate but I drive by the seat-of-my-pants, feeling the car, the g's and the noise of the tires and engine.  Hard to get that with PS or PC.  nothing beats track-time


The adrenaline rush is very different in FPG like GT. A slight modification setting is felt. It is a controlled environment.
I agree with the fact that everything you do in GT cannot be done in real life. Maybe, practice on ps2 like memorizing tracks and speed bumps and traps and some suspension settings.
How i just wish real cars are as durable as virtual ones. :)

berns69

basic performance: air filter K&N ICE MAN etc..
                           muffler and headers..
                             H&R springs
                               racing suspension
                         port and polish...   :)
                              short shifter kit
                             racing clutch...
              HID - porma...hehe... :) :D 8) :P

sun burn

it dosent matter if you win by inch or by mile, winning is winnig.


Troy

what a nice article...very helpful to novice's like me  :D

_tom_

nice thread ah..rami kong natutunan! ;D
"Racing is an addiction that can be cured by poverty"

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