Originally Posted by waynoSTI
Congrats on the new record! That's awesome and great driving!
Really sucks it let go on you though. I've heard that the bigger studs distort the block and guys up here are now using L19's instead, have you any thoughts to this?
I plan on running 30+psi and wonder if my studs (Stock diameter ARP's) will be the week link on my sleeved block?
Good luck with the new motor...
We're using the Cosworth L19 studs and stock headgaskets and I can't recall the last time we've lost a headgasket.
Ideally I would like to go all out on a build, but I can't help but wonder if we would just be breaking more expensive engines.
Here's some wrc eye candy in the meantime:
and motoiq has some good pictures of the car in their write up of the GTA event:
although JC decided to list the car as the OMG racing STi...
it also put us up to 9th overall fastest time attack car at WSIR:
I think as is (was) the car is good for a high 1:22 and a set of C91s should put it well into the 1:20s. LIC put on some slicks for the NASA TT session and picked up over 2s, winning TTR with a 1:23.136