Re: [DMCForum] [OT] Re: Jim's Air Filter
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Re: [DMCForum] [OT] Re: Jim's Air Filter



Absolutely nothing, my car is 100% stock.  You are thinking about the older
S which was a 2.5L 8 valve,  I have the S2 with a 3L 16valve engine.



Andrei




----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Strickland" <ihaveanaccount@xxxxxxxx>
To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 6:13 PM
Subject: Re: [DMCForum] [OT] Re: Jim's Air Filter


> What'd you do it it?
>
> 15 years ago, they could only muster 6.7 stock, and that's going up to
> its 7k redline.
>
> Jim
>
> On Sun, 4 Jan 2004 19:37:05 -0500 "Andrei Cular"
> <andreic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Well I had to see what my car would do, so with only pushing it to
> > 4500rpm
> > my g-tec pro told me 6.27sec 0-60.  Remember my car is a s2 which
> > has the 16
> > valve engine.  The 944s had 188hp@6000rpm  the s2 has 208@5800rpm, a
> > nice
> > 20hp gain from a 521cc increase.  But the s2 cabrio (my car) is also
> > 300lb
> > heavier than the s.  Now if you go the 968 they uped the compressino
> > 0.1 to
> > 11.0:1 and added vario-cam which gives 236hp@6200rpm
> >
> > We might have the gallant over in your area on the 15th, if we do I
> > will
> > give you a call.
> >
> > Andrei
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Jim Strickland" <ihaveanaccount@xxxxxxxx>
> > To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2004 7:51 PM
> > Subject: Re: [DMCForum] [OT] Re: Jim's Air Filter
> >
> >
> > > mitsubishi gallant, an amazingly fast car. I hope it has something
> > nice
> > > in it.  Even 'the fast one' could barely pull 8's.  Bring it out.
> > >
> > > i don't know any 944s that can do under 6 seconds stock.  Even the
> > turbo.
> > >
> > > I think the moped has a better shot.  Why don't you bring that out
> > too.
> > >
> > > Jim
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, 31 Dec 2003 10:38:47 -0500 "Andrei Cular"
> > > <andreic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > > My car is getting better and better every day.  And it not
> > running
> > > > 100% has
> > > > to do with the lack of maintenance by the PO not the current
> > owner.
> > > >
> > > > So what do you want to race?  My stock automatic D?  my moped
> > can
> > > > take it
> > > > off the line and up to 35mph.
> > > >
> > > > The Porsche?  your already 1.2sec faster to 60, but what the
> > heck
> > > > maybe you
> > > > will mis a gear or stall it at the line.
> > > >
> > > > Now I could probably get my buddy to bring out his Mitsu
> > Gallant.
> > > > But I for
> > > > him to embarrass you with his 4-door sedan.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Andrei
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Jim Strickland" <ihaveanaccount@xxxxxxxx>
> > > > To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, December 31, 2003 10:16 AM
> > > > Subject: Re: [DMCForum] Re: Jim's Air Filter
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Did you just call me a sparky?  Isn't your car not running as
> > > > well?
> > > > > Besides the occasional 12-hour fuel pump disaster, the car is
> > > > usually
> > > > > running.  Now that it actually runs, we can drag race. Yay!
> > > > >
> > > > > I took out the G-tech pro last night, ran a 4.5 0-60, but I
> > think
> > > > I can
> > > > > get another tenth with a better launch.
> > > > >
> > > > > Jim
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Wed, 31 Dec 2003 08:43:20 -0500 "Andrei Cular"
> > > > > <andreic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > > > > Yet more proof that a sparky shouldn't be given the
> > > > responsibility of
> > > > > > maintaining a car.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > And lastnight I tried to chase down a silver Elise.  It had
> > a
> > > > > > hardtop and
> > > > > > slanted engine cover like an Exige but I didn't notice a
> > wing or
> > > > see
> > > > > > the
> > > > > > rest of the car.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Andrei
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > > From: "Jim Strickland" <ihaveanaccount@xxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 8:01 PM
> > > > > > Subject: Re: jim's car WAS: Re: [DMCForum] Re: Dude, where's
> > my
> > > > key?
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Keep trying, andrei.  some day I might say yes.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > A couple reverse pulses, and the pump is working again.
> > Maybe
> > > > > > there was
> > > > > > > just something lodged in it.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I also noticed that my intercooler pipes were collapsing
> > when
> > > > I
> > > > > > revved
> > > > > > > the engine.  bizarre, I thought.  I talked to my rotary
> > > > friend, he
> > > > > > > suggested i check the turbo and the air filter.  Come to
> > find
> > > > out,
> > > > > > the
> > > > > > > air filter was so blocked up that it held water when I was
> > > > > > cleaning it.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > It's a k&N so i got the kit and cleaned it.  Wow, what a
> > > > change in
> > > > > > > performance.  Got back all the HP I've been losing over
> > the
> > > > past
> > > > > > months.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I suggest everyone look at their filters now and again...
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Jim
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
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