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I'll bet you know of some cool web sites...

Post by jcollins914 » Sat Feb 16, 2008 8:21 pm

Hey Everyone.

I have recently stumbled across two particular internet resources that I think we could all benefit from.

For example, in the case of the first one, I truly feel like a tool for not knowing this stuff already... but this article (which I've read twice and even highlighted on the second round), is what I would consider a must read (and take the time to understand), for any auto enthusiast. I wish I read it a long time ago, but only recently came across it. It's all about oil. Enjoy, or ignore it:

http://members.rennlist.com/oil/Motor%20Oil%20101.htm

Here's another site I found I recently spent vast amounts of intrigued time on, (caution, you might as well). Specifically, I rifled through all 900+ of their "technical articles", and read many, many of them. Why? They seem to be aimed directly at me, (or the Australian version of me), and to varying degrees to all of you as well. I found several of the articles to have inspired additional lines to my project car's to-do list. I have purchased a magnahelic gauge. I have a better understanding of aerodynamics, cooling systems, intercoolers, turbo-systems, oil, and many other car-related topics as well, (in exchange for hours and hours over the course of weeks reading).

http://www.autospeed.com

The Tech features section I fine tooth combed:

http://www.autospeed.com/cms/S_3/section.html

It occurred to me as I encountered these, (and got sucked into them), that I am undoubtedly not the only one who has sites like these that they "sure are glad they discovered"...

In the interest of expanding my automotive horizons, I would be delighted if others would be willing to share their "must-read" favorites...

Thanks,
Jeff

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Post by STI NICK » Sun Feb 17, 2008 8:26 am

Great info Jeff. I stickied this so it is easy to find.
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Re: I'll bet you know of some cool web sites...

Post by lawdogg » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:35 pm

Bob Is The Oil Guy.

If anyone here is as into oil analysis as I am, you either already know this site or will appreciate it. VOA, UOA posts and discussions among other things. Really a great lubrication resource.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/

Reading the forums, for example, you might learn: the specifics of Mobil 1 switching from a true Grp.IV base stock to a hydrocracked Grp.III + PAO; that really the only true street (i.e. detergented) Grp.IV / V is Redline; and that the HDEO oils like Rotella-T & Castrol Tection show very good shear strength with excellent Zn & Ph levels, making them a cheap alternative to PCMO synthetics. (From reading this site I've switched from Mobil 1 0W-40 to Castrol Tection Extra 15W-40 Diesel oil in my VR-4, and Rotella-T 10W-30 in my Jeep.)

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Stoptech's White Pages.


Excellent technical information regarding many aspects of braking.

http://www.stoptech.com/tech_info/tech_ ... pers.shtml

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Stealth316.com

Although mainly focused on the 3/S platform, Jeff has included a lot of really good technical information. Check it out.

www.stealth316.com

Force, Work, and Power: http://stealth316.com/2-fwp.htm

Pressurization: http://stealth316.com/2-primer.htm

Compressor flow maps: http://stealth316.com/2-3s-compflowmaps.htm


Hope those are in the spirit of this thread. If not, please forgive me - I'll remove them.

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Re: I'll bet you know of some cool web sites...

Post by NY03SVT » Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:42 am

Low mileage 0-200km Subie (mainly STI) engines for what (import tuner says) is Cheap! With ecu's and wiring harnesses too. Your mileage may vary.
http://www.fourstarmotorsports.com/
Figure its worth a shot if anyone on here needs a new subie engine sometime. God knows there are enough owners on this site lol.
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Re: I'll bet you know of some cool web sites...

Post by MX5VT » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:01 pm

Bumping post as all links are still active and valuable resources.
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