Category Archives: Technology

Yoshi’s Drift Box: Day 3

Well at least I’ve made some form of progress. I originally wanted to make the log files queue all data then export gut the gps polling and other parts of the system don’t update in unison so it was simpler … Continue reading

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Yoshi’s Drift Box: Day 2

It’s only been a year and two months since my last update. I did get a lot of interest in this project so I figure I’d update. Before I put this away last time, I managed to get all major … Continue reading

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Snap oversteer on drift transitions

Haven’t written in a while so let’s give this a go with some setup theory. This past weekend I got to drive quite a few cars. But the two that stuck out were an E36 and E30. The E36 was … Continue reading

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Wiring gauges and automotive 12v systems

The other day I upgraded my anemic 16″ pusher fan for a smaller fan that pushed out twice as much air. Sadly, it’s amp rating went from 15 ish to 25 amps. I wired in the new fan in place … Continue reading

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Rear Mount Radiator

Warning: I don’t do rear mount setups. This is simply a brain dump of my current understanding. Drifting at the professional level, rear mount radiators are becoming very common. There are many good reasons and a few reasons not to … Continue reading

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Yoshi’s Drift Box: Day 1

The package from Freematics in Austrailia came in yesterday. I’ve never messed with an Arduino before but the process was simple. Windows 10 automatically had the drivers set to COM3. Step by step instructions here if you need them. Then … Continue reading

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Yoshi’s Drift Box: Day 0

I love drifting but I hate how subjective it is. I do enjoy some of the subjectivity but things like “did he straighten out” or “was he off clip” should be easily and definitively answerable. I also love data. I … Continue reading

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