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went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby M20_fever » Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:29 pm

Hit the drag strip yesterday, had a blast. Unfortunately my fuel pump started overheating after my first run, and failed completely after 5 runs. I'll post a couple boring videos later tonight.

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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby ten2doyle102 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:49 pm

This is still something I have yet to try. Maybe once I get Icy back together I can give it a whirl!

13.281 is decent for an N/A powered m20, no?
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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby Yoshi » Mon Jul 06, 2015 9:45 pm

now lets get into the 12s :)
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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby Ryki » Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:25 pm

What Yoshi said! Been through like 4crappy autozone fuel pumps in my E30 as of late, gonna have to buy an oem on or finally install that 255 I have sitting in my apartment back home...
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Postby M20_fever » Tue Jul 07, 2015 3:07 am

13s was faster than I though it would do. I don't think I'll get much faster without boost. That was on the stock chip, so I'm curious what difference the eBay JC knockoff would make. Maybe it would go a bit faster. I was just hitting the Rev limiter at the traps so with the higher redline I could probably get a tenth or so back there. It was running 15s, then 16s as the day wore on, and the pump wore out. Finally it died in grid waiting to pull into the burn out pit.
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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby Ryki » Tue Jul 07, 2015 3:11 am

Lol, that poor pump didn't know what was coming...
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Postby M20_fever » Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:15 pm

Yeah, my last run the car actually died half way down the track, I turned off the key and restarted it to finish the run, lol. You never know, a fresh pump and the ebay chip may get me into the 12s. I know if I got a good transmission I could hit the 12s since I have to baby it from 1-2 and can't launch above 1k rpm with the bad synchro in my current trans.

I've never replaced the pump, so it's probably original. I have like 3 years of track days on it, so I guess I git my monies worth. Now I get to pull the front seat and cross bar to replace it, stupid race seats and roll cage...
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Postby 87e30 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:14 pm

omg I read the thread title at least a dozen times and JUST got it. lol
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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby Yoshi » Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:16 pm

lol one too many drinks today I see. You shouldn't get wasted during the day.
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Postby M20_fever » Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:06 pm

lol.

Having trouble getting the videos off my dash cam, hopefully I can get something up tonight.
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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby 87e30 » Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:33 pm

Yoshi wrote:lol one too many drinks today I see. You shouldn't get wasted during the day.


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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby Ryki » Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:03 am

As a suggestion, get an OEM or a Walboro for your car, most other brands I've tried aren't worth the time, even with the a lifetime warranty and it being so accessible.
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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby M20_fever » Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:20 pm

well I'm using this as a opportunity to upgrade the fuel system for boost, so I'll be going with at least the 255, maybe larger. I have 63# injectors going in and don't want fuel supply to be my bottle neck. I have some time to shop around for a good deal since I still need to rebuild the turbo you gave me, and I really want to get the Chevelle drivable in the next few weeks. Plan is to get the Chevelle to a point where we can enjoy it, and I can put it in storage over the winter so I can bring the e30 into the shop and get the MS, and turbo installed for spring.
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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby Yoshi » Wed Jul 08, 2015 5:49 pm

I put out 520whp on the S52 and 400ish on the LS2 with my walbro 255. Unless you're going around 600whp, you're fine.
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Re: went to the track but someone stole all the corners!

Postby Ryki » Wed Jul 08, 2015 11:22 pm

In that case, you want another sponsorship? I have a spare TRE Performance 255 pump and kit to swap into a E30 fuel pump sitting in Germany. I'm probably just going to get another OEM one for now to go back in my 325is as it's just my mom's DD and I need a new fuel level sender (old one is munched to heck).

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