STEALTH 316 Technical Information

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Short Notes
Adiabatic Processes
Brake Fluid
Force, Work, and Power - a Review
Fuel Trims
Metric Fastener Tips
A Pressurization Primer
Performance: 0-60 vs 1/4 Mile
Sealing and Bonding Polyolefins

Long Notes
Compressor Flow Maps
Dyna-Batt and Other SLA Batteries

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Recommended Reading
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Calculators
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Air and Fuel Flow
Injector Duty Cycle
1/4-Mile ET & MPH vs. HP & WGT Updated 12/31/07
Turbo & IC Outlet Temperature
Unit Converters
Wire Resistance & Voltage Drop

Illustrated Guides
The 3000GT AWD System

Stealth Tech
Diagnostic Connector (1991-1993)
Fuel Injection Control and Fuel Cut
Fuel Injectors
Ignition System (DOHC)
Karman MAS Air Flow Calibration
Production Numbers by Michael Reid
Spark Plugs
Timing Events

Manuals
W5MG1, W6MG1 AWD Transmission Manual
(2.6 MB pdf file)


1993 3000GT Technical Information Manual
(45.2 MB pdf file - high resolution)


1993 3000GT Technical Information Manual
(12.5 MB pdf file - medium resolution)


1991 Stealth Technical Information Manual
(9 MB pdf file - low resolution)


1991 Stealth Technical Information Manual

1990 Talon Technical Information Manual
(15 MB pdf file)

Dataloggger
¼ Mile Performance
Compatibility with 3000GT/Stealth
RPM Fuel Cut
Injector Comparison

Cutaway Illustrations
Stealth TT 1 (65 KB)
Stealth TT 2 (65 KB)
3000GT VR4 1 (74 KB)
3000GT VR4 2 (84 KB)
Engine (54 KB)

Magazine Articles

Motor and Gear Oil
ExxonMobile Technical Data Sheets by MatWeb
Pennzoil Synchromesh
Red Line MTL & MT-90
Red Line Gear Oils
Red Line Synthetic Motor Oils

Technical Articles at Other Sites
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Aerodynamics
 Splitter Theory  by Gustave Stroes
Audio
 Audio Education Pages  by Electronix Warehouse
 Basic Car Audio Electronics  by Perry Babin
Calculators and Formulas
 Air Duct Calculator  by Michael J. Rocchetti
 Automotive Calculation Programs  by Bruce Bowling
 Automotive Converters and Calculators  by CSGNetwork
 Calculator On-Line Center  by Jim Martindale
 Compression Ratio Calculator  by Eric Fahlgren
 Drag Racing Calculator  by Ray Hall Turbocharging
 New! 12/31/07 Dyno / Acceleration Program Excel Spreadsheet  by OffroadVW.net
 Engine Building Formulas  by MacDizzy
 Formulae, tables, converters specific to materials  by allmeasures.com
 Liquid and Gas Flow  by Beacon Engineers
 Mean Gas Flow  by Eric Fahlgren
 Measure Converter  by allmeasures.com
 Pipe Pressure Loss  by efunda
 Reynolds Number  by efunda
 Scientific Calculator  by Maryland Metrics
 Tire Size Calculator  by The Saab Digest
 Tire Size Calculator  by Miata.net
 Tire Size Calculator  by 1010tires.com
 Tire Size Comparisons  by Club DSM
 Turbo Calculator (intake track simulator)  by Eric Fahlgren
 Tire/Wheel Combination Calculator  by Rick Tolan
 Unit Converter  by Frontiers in Bioscience
 Unit Converter  by Process Associates of America
 Unit Converter  by Robert Fogt
 Wire Gauge  by Mogami Wire
Datalogging
 PocketLOGGER for Dummies  
 TMO: Dyno Session  by Roger Gerl
 TMO: Fuel cut, slipping clutch, 1/4 drags, octane comparo  by Joe Gonsowski
 TMO Modifications  by Kevin Schappell
 Datalogging with LabJack  by Philip Glazatov
Drivetrain
 How an Automobile Clutch Works  by Karim Nice
 Clutch: Location, Design, Operation  by AutoSite
 Differentials (Open, Locked, Limited Slip, EDL, quattro)  by Ian Frechett
 Gear Reduction  by Brian Brown
 How Manual Transmissions Work  by Marshall Brain
 Introduction to All Wheel Drive Systems  by Eliot Lim
 New! 6/20/07  the Transmission Bible  by Chris Longhurst
Electrical
 All About Circuits  by Battery Council International
 All About Lead-Acid Batteries  by Battery Council International
 Automotive Electrics 101  by MG Cars Enthusiast's Club
 Automotive Electronics  by William Gallagher
 Automotive Batteries  by Pacific Power
 Battery Tutorial  by BatteryStuff.com
 Battery Glossary  by Jon Mauney
 Battery Technology Terminology Glossary  by Green Batteries
 New!11/4/07  Battery University  by BatteryUniversity.com
 Battery Voltage Correction  by KEM
 Car Batteries are not 12 Volts  by Dan Landis
 Car Battery and Deep Cycle Battery FAQs and much more  by Bill Darden
 New! 11/4/07  Duracell Battery Tech  by Duracell
 Electrical Tech  by Mad Enterprises
 Electricity Hopefully Made Understandable  by Stu Oltman
 Energy Storage  by HEV Team, San Diego State University
 New! 11/4/07  Exide Battery Tech  by Exide
 Introduction to Batteries and Charging Systems  (pdf) by Sure Power
 Jump Starting  by ACDelco
 Lessons in Electric Circuits  by Tony R. Kuphaldt
 Relays  by Rick Astley
 Relays  by Basic Car Audio Electronics
 Relays Explained  by Mike Frederick
 SLA (VRLA) Batteries  by Accu Oerlikon
 The Electrical System (An Overview)  by Automotive 101
 Understanding Alternators  by Dan Masters
 Understanding Motorcycle Batteries  by Stu Oltman
 Understanding Relays  by Kevin Sullivan
 Wiring Reference Guide  by S King Co., Inc.
Ignition
 All About Plugs  by Luis Haddock
 Champion Spark Plug Handbook  by Cooper Automotive
 Electronic Ignition Overview  by Dave Draper
 Ignition and Combustion  by Racetech Inc.
 NGK Spark Plug FAQ  by Extreme Motorsports
 Reading Your Spark Plugs  by SA750.com
 Spark Plug Conditions  by NGK
 Spark Plug Firing End Analysis  by The Turbo Regal Web Site
 Spark Plug Tech  by NGK
 Spark Plugs  by Century Performance
 Spark Plugs  by Racing Ohio
 Spark Plugs, Reading Them  by Cycle Magazine
 Spark Plugs: What's Next After Platinum?  by Larry Carley
 The Truth About Ignition Wire Conductors  by Magnacor
 Understanding Today's Multi-Coil Ignition Systems  by Larry Carley
Emissions
 EPA and Motor Vehicle Emissions  by US EPA
 How to Detect a bad O2 Sensor  by Jeff Needles
 Low O2 Sensor Readings  by Mark Warren
 Operating Characteristics of [Lambda Sensors]...  by John Bozek and others
 The Oxygen Sensor  by Thwait
 Oxygen Sensor Information  by Rick Kirchoff
 Oxygen Sensor Waveforms  by Anonymous
 The Emission Control System  by Automotive 101
 Understanding EGR Systems  by Henry Guzman
Engine
 Alcohol Injection  by Cah Schwartz
 Basic EFI Theory  by Racetech Inc.
 Bearing Failure Analysis  by BobIsTheOilGuy
 Building a Fuel Rail  by Racetech Inc.
 Causes of Internal Engine Knock and How to Eliminate It  by Ray T. Bohacz
 Comparing Engine Management Systems  by Chris Moran
 Compression Ratio  by Gustave Stroes
 Cylinder Head Flow Bench Results  by Gustave Stroes
 Dangers of Power Pulleys  Steve Dinan
 Detonation and How to Prevent It  by Bob Hewitt
 Detonation and Pre-ignition  by Allen W. Cline
 DSM EPROM Editing, 1st Gen.  by Kyle T.
 DSM Tech Info  by Kyle T.
 Engine Break-In Instructions  by American & Import Engines
 Engine Break-In Period  by Richard Nott's BMW Database
 Engine Break-In Procedure  by North Texas Norton Owners Association
 Engine Break-In Secrets  by Power News Magazine
 Engine Rebuilding Tips  by Larry Carley
 Essential Primer on the DSM ECU  by Sean Costall
 Fabricating an Intake Manifold  by Racetech Inc.
 Fuel Injection Computer - DIY at home!  by Bowling and Grippo
 Fuel Injector Cleaning  by Jim Kerr
 Fuel Injector Cleaning Process  by Cruzin Performance
 Fuel Injector Information  by Tony Garcia
 Head Porting for the DIY'er  by Standard Abrasives
 Horsepower vs Torque  by Ed Lansinger
 How Do Rings Work?  by Total Seal
 Induction Resonance  by Mike Paszti
 Injectors  by Racetech Inc.
 Injectors  by Russ Collins
 Intelligent Engine Modifications  by Racetech Inc.
 Internal Combustion Engine Web Pages  by Colorado State University
 Knock Sensor Sounds  by Bill Sundahl
 Mystery of Detonation  by Robin Tuluie
 OBDII Engine Systems and Fuel Mixture Control  by OutdoorWire, Inc.
 Oil Filter Study  by Russ W. Knize
 Oil and Oil Filters 101, part 5 - filters  by Tim Wright
 Oil Pressure  by David Bradbury
 Piston Diagnostic Guide  by Eric Gorr
 Pushing it Too Far  by Racetech Inc.
 Resetting the ECU  by TechnoMotive
 Rod Ratio - Dynamics  by Gustave Stroes
 Rod Ratio - Kinematics  by Gustave Stroes
 Solenoids  by Russ W. Knize
 Torque and Horsepower  by Gerald Luiz
 Tuning Via EGT  by Racetech Inc.
 The Under Drive Pulley Debate (3000GT related)  by Kevin Schappell
 Under-drive Pulleys: Dangers!  by Steve Dinan
 Vehicle Smoke - Common Causes  by BAAQMD
Exhaust System
 Basic Exhaust Theory  by Scott Croughwell
 Catalytic Converter  by Louis A. Bloomfield
Fluids/Lubricants
 All about Oil by Mark Lawrence
 Automotive and Industrial Lubricants by David Bradbury
 Brake Fluids  by Kenneth Streeter
 New! 6/28/07 Cooling System Additives  by Turbo & High-Tech Performance
 New! 6/20/07  Engine Oil Bible  by Chris Longhurst
 Engine Oils: 201  by Tom Hitchner
 New! 6/20/07  Fuel+Engine Bible  by Chris Longhurst
 Fuel Octane vs. HP  by Racetech Inc.
 Gasoline FAQ - 4 parts  by Bruce Hamilton
 Gasolines - Technical Review  by F1 Kart Technologies
 Grease Selection Criteria  by Lubrizol
 Lubricants Notes from Redline  by Jack L. Poller
 Lubrication Theory and Practice  by Lubrizol
 More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Motor Oil  by Ed Hackett
 Motor Oil 101  by bobistheoilguy.com
 Oil Additives  by Fred Rau
 Red Line Water Wetter  by Gustave Stroes
 Synthetic Oil Life Study  by Paradise Garage
 Viscosity Chart  by bobistheoilguy.com
 Water Contamination in Gasoline  by State of Minnesota
 What is Octane?  by Paul Huizenga
Lighting
 FAQs  by Daniel Stern
 How-To's & Info  by Daniel Stern
 LED Basics  by Don Klipstein, Jr.
Miscellaneous
 Adhesives and Sealants  by Henkel (Loctite)
 Air Conditioning Systems  by Chris Bede
 Air Conditioning Fact Sheets  by US EPA
 Aluminum Radiators  by Griffin Radiator
 Aluminum Composition and Properties  by Maryland Metrics
 AN and NPT Thread Sizes  by Holley
 Auto Diagnostic & Repair  by AA1Car
 Auto Tech Library  by AA1Car
 Autocross Setup Secrets  by DG at Far North Racing
 autoeducation.com  by Kevin Schappell
 Autoshop 101  by Kevin Sullivan
 Automotive 101  by Autoshop Online
 Automotive Tech Shop  by The Automotive Tech Shop
 Basic Automotive Electricity and Mechanics  by Integrated Publishing
 Car Care Encylcopedia  by iCARumba
 Car Cover FAQ  by Bob Krueger
 New! 6/20/07  Car Maintenance Bibles  by Chris Longhurst
 Cryogenics 101  by Diversified Cryogenics
 Dictionary of Automotive Terms  by John Barach
 Dyno Thoughts and HP Losses  by Racetech Inc.
 Engineering Fundamentals  by eFunda, Inc.
 Fastener Engineering  by ARP Automotive Products
 Fastener Information  by BoltDepot.com
 Fastener Terms  by DM Bolt Services
 How an Automotive Air Conditioner Works  by Patrick Parish
 How Stuff Works - Automotive  by Marshall Brain
 How to weigh your car  by Longacre Racing Products, Inc.
 Loctite Solution Guide  by Loctite
 Materials  by eFunda, Inc.
 Measuring Engine Power  by David Baker and Puma Race Engines
 New! 12/31/07 Miscellaneous Technical and Maintenance Car Stuff - nice site  by The Vintage Triumph Register
 Miscellaneous Technical Car Stuff - nice site  by Eric Fahlgren
 Motorola 68HC11 FAQ  
 Motorola 68HC11 Information  by Thomas Dickens
 Motorola 68HC11 Microcontroller  by Rijswijk Institute of Technology
 NACA Digital Library  by National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
 NPT Thread Sizes  by Holley
 O-ring Sizing Chart  by allorings.com
 Plastics Identification Table  by Urethane Supply Company
 Screw Threads  by www.efunda.com
 Tap Drill Tables  Gf Kern Tech
 Tech articles (lots!)  by Grape Ape Racing
 Tech articles (lots!)  by Longacre Racing
 Tech articles (more Longacre)  by Racer Parts Wholesale
 Tech articles (Physics of Racing Series)  by Brian Beckman
 Threaded Fasteners  by Engineered Racing Products
 Using a Dyno  by Hondata
 Waveform Library  by Interro Systems
 Waveform Library  by SJM Auto-Technik
 Waveform Library  by Pico Technology
 Waveform Library  by Sure Seal Products
Suspension
 Front/Chassis Setup  by Longacre Racing Products, Inc.
 Improved Handling with Anti-Sway Bars  by John Comeskey and James Walker
 Lowering  by Gustave Stroes
 Shocks (Autocross Setip Secrets)  by DG at Far North Racing
 Strut Bar Theory  by Gustave Stroes
 Suspension - What you need to know  by Chris Longhurst
 New! 6/20/07  Suspension Bible  by Chris Longhurst
 Suspension Travel  by Gustave Stroes
 The Steering/Suspension System (Overview)  by Automotive 101
 Tender Springs vs. Helper Springs  by Gustave Stroes
 Understanding Coil Springs  by RPMnet.com
 Using Shims to Correct Wheel Alignment  by Larry Carley
Tires, Wheels & Brakes
 Advice on Brake Noise  by AP Racing
 New! 6/20/07  Brake Bible  by Chris Longhurst
 Brake Fluids  by Kenneth Streeter
 Brakes (Porsche-oriented)  by Rennsport Systems
 Brakinfo.com  by Brakinfo.com
 Braking Systems ... in Plain English  by James Walker, Jr
 Brembo Brakes FAQ  by buybrakes.com
 Cross Drilled, Slotted, Vented Rotors  by Paul Gasparola
 Disc Brake Roughness  by Arnold E. Anderson
 Friction Excited Oscillations (brake squeal)  by Arnold E. Anderson
 Pointed the Right Way  by John Hagerman
 The Brake System (An Overview)  by Automotive 101
 Tire Tech  by The Tire Rack
 Tire Plus-Sizing for the 3000GT/Stealth  by Dave Black
 Tire Safety  by USDT HTSA
 Tires and Wheels  by Discount Tire Co.
 Understanding Brake Fluid  by RPM.net
 New! 6/20/07  Wheel & Tyre Bible  by Chris Longhurst
 Wheel Tech  by The Tire Rack
 Wheel Technical Information  by R & S Racing
 Wheels 'n Tyres - Not as complicated as you think  by Chris Longhurst
Turbo Related
 Ball Bearing vs. Journal Bearing  by Garrett Turbochargers
 Backpressure and other topics  by max-boost.co.uk
 The Complete Guide to Intercooling, Part 1  by AutoSpeed
 Compressor Bypass and Blow Off Valves  by Anthony Hyde
 Fabricating an Intercooler  by Racetech Inc.
 Fabricating a Turbo Header  by Racetech Inc.
 Guide to Boost Controllers  by SPL Parts, Inc.
 Heat Exchanger Theory and Intercoolers  by John Estill
 How Turbochargers Work  by Karim Nice
 How Turbochargers Work  by Honeywell/Garrett Turbochargers
 Intercoolers  by ARE Cooling
 PID Algorithms - Control Theory 101  by Curtis Olsen
 PID Controllers  by Wikipedia
 Supercharger Tech Articles  by SuperchargersOnline.com
 Turbo Basics  by Ken Liao
 Turbo Basics (3000GT related)  by Roger Gerl
 Turbo Class 101  by Forced Induction
 Turbo Engineering Explained  by Forced Induction
 Turbo Glossary  by Eric Fahlgren
 Turbo Parts Explained  by Michael Hamilton
 Turbo Rebuilding  by Michael Hamilton
 Turbocharger Compressor Calculations  by John Estill
 Turbochargers  by Honeywell/Garrett Turbochargers
 Turbos by Garrett  by Garrett Performance Products
 Turbos!  by Marlan Davis & Hot Rod Magazine
 Water Injection Links  by Eric Fahlgren

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