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Started by RS_Sprint, September 23, 2003, 08:36:42 PM
Quote from: hesperusph on January 29, 2004, 05:48:29 PMQuotefull tank ? . . . i say bring na lang reserve. full tank makes your car heavier.QuoteYES, full tank definitely. if your car generates high g-loads, you run the risk of experiencing fuel surge if you start running low on fuel.and you know what happens when you run lean on the track for even a few seconds...KA-BLOOIE!i'd rather carry a few kg extra weight, than run the risk of blowing her up because i was at 1/4 tank nalang...
Quote from: mz_danni on January 29, 2004, 05:17:25 AManother question:how about the clutch assembly?do they have certain mileage to replace them?if so, what do need replacing? the disk? the pressure plate? or both?
Quote from: mz_danni on February 02, 2004, 01:26:07 AMQuote from: mz_danni on January 29, 2004, 05:17:25 AManother question:how about the clutch assembly?do they have certain mileage to replace them?if so, what do need replacing? the disk? the pressure plate? or both?follow up question lang.
Quote from: hesperusph on January 31, 2004, 04:07:13 PMif you're running low fuel levels na, and your car is pulling very heavy g-loads in the corners, the little fuel that's left gets thrown around the fuel tank, and the pick-up may be unable to get at the fuel.so you may suddenly find yourself running lean, and on a highly stressed, highly tuned engine that demands a lot of fuel-- lalo na pag F.I.-- you may damage something. remember, even only a few seconds of bad detonation can be all it takes to damage your pistons.granted, this is a relatively rare occurence (i.e., fuel surge). but it CAN happen.i have one of those old Best Motoring "super battle" races around a long high speed track (not tsukuba), where they had an Evo 5 chasing a Ferrari F355 for the lead. the Evo was gaining, and suddenly the engine gave up. i don't speak or understand japanese, but a friend of mine who had it translated said that the engine let go as a result of fuel surge.and one time before, while at BRC, i was having so much fun around the track, i suddenly felt the car "stutter" rather severely particularly at casino. i checked my fuel gauge, and saw i was running kinda low na. but the problem only occured when pulling high lateral g's... so it was a fuel pick-up issue.chances of it happening to you? probably quite low, especially if you just keep track of your gas level.but do you REALLY want to take those chances?