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Forum: Northwest 11-18-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By Fastbrew
Car sold - getting an engine swap - going back to...

Car sold - getting an engine swap - going back to NA. Car is headed to Utah with some snow tires. Was fun while it lasted. Got everything I expected out of it and met some cool people along the way....
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-18-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,985
Posted By Fastbrew
Car sold. Being revived with a new engine - back...

Car sold. Being revived with a new engine - back to NA and headed out to Utah.

Later car! Got everything I was hoping out of it. Worked out my fast and furious revival. Bought it, voided...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-15-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,985
Posted By Fastbrew
My warning is pretty simple - 1) If you are...

My warning is pretty simple -

1) If you are boosted - watch your oil levels like a hawk.
2) If you are boosted and on E-85 - watch your oil levels like a double-hawk
3) If you get a check...
Forum: Northwest 10-15-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By Fastbrew
Fastbrew - later dudes and a Portland popped BRZ

Had fun meeting some of you out here in PDX. Picked up an Elise awhile back and my BRZ kinda sat in the garage more than it should.

So - fast forward to last weekend. I had watched "Baby Driver"...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-15-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,985
Posted By Fastbrew
Long time no post! Well - the news is not...

Long time no post!

Well - the news is not good - I popped my engine at around 48K. Car is perfect otherwise - has all the mods lists in this thread. I don't think I am going to do the engine...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-19-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,089
Posted By Fastbrew
Headlights are so cliche these days.

Headlights are so cliche these days.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-02-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,687
Posted By Fastbrew
Funny - thought the same thing myself. ...

Funny - thought the same thing myself. Apparently - Continental Extreme Contacts are a popular choice. My first thought was "Gotta get some RS3s on there" but they seem to be working just fine. ...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-01-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,687
Posted By Fastbrew
I added a new car next to my DD BRZ

http://i.imgur.com/s1uTHwM.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/M8DpNsw.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/AWggV78.jpg

Very stoked. I have always wanted an Elise from the day I set eyes on one many years ago.
Two very...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-30-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 93,098
Posted By Fastbrew
I am getting ready to add a Lotus Elise but there...

I am getting ready to add a Lotus Elise but there is no way I am ditching the BRZ as it stands with 365WHP E/85 and all the other stuff in it. It is my favorite DD ever. The Lotus will not be that...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-30-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,519
Posted By Fastbrew
If I remember - it is lighter than stock - not...

If I remember - it is lighter than stock - not much but lighter - don't quote - give them a call for the exact weight. They are super responsive. You might have to just get their weight and compare...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-28-2016, 02:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,519
Posted By Fastbrew
I don't remember it being soft - but I babied it....

I don't remember it being soft - but I babied it. It just worked like a normal clutch. I did not take it above about 5K before shifting for a few hundred miles.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-24-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,519
Posted By Fastbrew
Yes - that is my setup. I wasn't really too...

Yes - that is my setup. I wasn't really too bothered with the lighter weight FW - I wanted it to handle nicely as a DD. Which it does perfectly. No chatter. Easy at low RPMs on hills etc. RPMs hang...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-14-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,519
Posted By Fastbrew
Awesome! Make sure to follow the break in...

Awesome! Make sure to follow the break in process correctly. No boosting - messing around (drive like a granny) for the mileage they recommend. I think I did a few hundred miles and it was killing...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-14-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,519
Posted By Fastbrew
Last dyno was around 365whp and 268wtq. All...

Last dyno was around 365whp and 268wtq.

All this said - I have noticed that the car is starting to be more difficult to handle at low rpms on little inclines. (grips/shudders a little) It never...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-26-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,519
Posted By Fastbrew
Still running it like a champ. It has held up...

Still running it like a champ. It has held up great. I run E85 all summer and hammer it all the time. I am going to take the car up to around 400WHP (currently 365) this summer and don't plan on a...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-23-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,530
Posted By Fastbrew
Hookers and blow

Hookers and blow
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-21-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,556
Posted By Fastbrew
No thanks.

No thanks.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-19-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,321
Posted By Fastbrew
I was thinking about this recently. I am...

I was thinking about this recently. I am enjoying my BRZ a ton. However, my eyes are wandering to a Lotus more and more. I decided that I have created a nearly perfect sporty daily driver with my...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 03-17-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,827
Posted By Fastbrew
Yep - That's a race car!

Yep - That's a race car!
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-17-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 17,436
Views: 6,118,884
Posted By Fastbrew
Filled up with "E85" ...

Filled up with "E85"
http://i.imgur.com/exf7dvO.jpg
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-18-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,305
Posted By Fastbrew
I hardly notice it AFTER I added the turbo and...

I hardly notice it AFTER I added the turbo and the e85 conversion ;)
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-29-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,472
Posted By Fastbrew
I bought it, modified it to my hearts content and...

I bought it, modified it to my hearts content and am now enjoying glorious automotive bliss. No deal breakers encountered.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-22-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,704
Posted By Fastbrew
My first instinct is to say "No". I think...

My first instinct is to say "No".

I think there are more suitable cars to learn in.

That said - these cars are safe.

Here are the cons -
1) They are a bit hard to see for other drivers.
2)...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-22-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By Fastbrew
Sweet! I am glad I asked and I am glad you caught...

Sweet! I am glad I asked and I am glad you caught that. I am not sure I even knew WTF that button did before. That did the trick.

Doh!


Thanks!
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-22-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By Fastbrew
No I did not! Let me go check that...

No I did not! Let me go check that...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-22-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By Fastbrew
Passenger side power window circuit

So - my passenger power window controls do not work. Just happened.

I noticed that the lights under the switches are out too.

Anyone know which fuse is the likely culprit and where it is...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-07-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,697
Posted By Fastbrew
Look - don't say anything. Just stop. They will...

Look - don't say anything. Just stop. They will cover it with their insurance or with the Auto company. You will never see a court summons.

End of story.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-02-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,793
Posted By Fastbrew
Go try Fiesta the ST.

Go try Fiesta the ST.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-27-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,036
Posted By Fastbrew
Rear tow ring.

Rear tow ring.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-18-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,870
Posted By Fastbrew
I got a bag, a girl and a cake.

I got a bag, a girl and a cake.
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