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Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background

  1. Health Check, Alignment, Brake OH, etc 08

    by , 19-08-2015 at 12:40 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)

    In preparation for the alignment service, refueled the car to about half tank level.


    Before leaving, checked the tyre pressure and the RR tyre that got nail in the tread lost 0.2kgf/cm2 over the last 3 weeks.
    This is with the wheel off the car so once back on the car, it will accelerate the pressure leak due to chassis weight so I hope the owner
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  2. Compliance Pivot seized caster adjuster

    by , 22-05-2013 at 11:03 AM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)







    As the title says, this is the compliance pivot.

    Personally, I dont like it especially when driving hard on the
    circuit and the main reason for several companies developing
    the pivot canceller as an aftermarket parts.

    Initially, I studied the structure for the above reason but
    once I started
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  3. Alignment 02, Final Touch

    by , 11-03-2013 at 10:17 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)






    So, took the car to the alignment place.

    I always use JPS Motorsport because I know their platform is
    re-calibrated every 6 12 months.

    Asked the tyre pressure to be left as it was and
    checked the SAI figure.

    The existing setup was completely wrong.
    The only good figure was actually the
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  4. Final Touch

    by , 31-07-2012 at 10:21 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)
    As all of the tyres are replaced with the Neova AD-08 and
    I felt the steering was not pointing straight during the Health Check,
    recommended the owner to take the alignment service in the near future.










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  5. Alignment 02

    by , 15-04-2012 at 10:37 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)



    Continuing with the pre-inspection before visiting the alignment place.


    All of the bushes were getting tired and lots of hair line cracks were observed.
    Its the same on my NSX and I can feel the sudden changes in load at fairly early
    stage of cornering.

    Honda doesnt sell these bushes as a separate parts so Im
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    Updated 18-04-2012 at 02:10 PM by Kaz-kzukNA1

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