What kind of shocks do you have? KYB or stock? All urethane boots? Itching
to do the same, if it makes that much difference.
(P.S. sorry to all about the post to the list on my message to Les. I
didn't check the TO box and it went to everyone. Good thing my cc# wasn't
> From: Ken Pletcher <email@example.com>
> To: Rob Robinson <FastrTime@t-three.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: High velocity
> Date: Tuesday, December 14, 1999 8:57 PM
> Before I lowered the front of my car and added a beefier sway bar it was
> very twitchy. With the car lowered and sway bar it
> is very stable.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Rob Robinson <FastrTime@t-three.com>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 1999 6:06 AM
> Subject: High velocity
> > I went for a speed run last Saturday just to see what my 2000 would
> > hadn't tried a top speed run since prepping the car for CSP several
> > ago and with all this talk of speed records...I just couldn't stand it!
> > Anyhow, I ran out of steam at 6350rpm in 5th, 3.89's, and 205/50/15.
> > out to about 133mph although the speedo (Autometer) said 142. The car
> > probably would have gone faster with 3.70's or larger diameter tires,
> > 6350rpm is a bit past peak hp. BTW, the 6350rpm figure is not a guess,
> > was plucked from my fuel computer.
> > I'm curious as to how many of you are relying on speedometer readings
> > how many are actually calculating speed? Also, are you using a U20 or
> > something else, and how did the car feel at top speed, handling
> > wise...fairly secure or downright scary? Mine felt rather twitchy, but
> > that's expected of a car set up for under 60mph autocrossing. I don't
> > I would have even attempted such a speed run with stock
> > Non-Roadster content: Anyone got an impressive personal top speed in a
> > non-roadster? I used to own a '70 240Z with a 13B rotary
> > filled the entire nose, header wrapped to the front of the engine where
> > there was room for the turbo, 3.54 viscous LSD (from a Q45) and
> > hit the rev limiter in 4th (8500rpm) and got scared. That calculated to
> > about 185mph, and it could have gone faster...with someone else driving
> > Rob Robinson
> > CSP 67 2000 (not Solexes...45mm throttle bodies)
> > Roanoke, VA