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Forum: Engine Swaps 02-19-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,226
Posted By Code Monkey
Get a used full block, minimal down time and a...

Get a used full block, minimal down time and a minimal headache down the road. If you get a built engine and if fails, the builder will blame it on a poor tune, the tuner on a poor build, and you...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-19-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,629
Posted By Code Monkey
Traction control? I on on my 4th, I think, set...

Traction control? I on on my 4th, I think, set of fronts, and still on the first set of rears, but I am always in pedal dance mode on the track.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-24-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 290,079
Posted By Code Monkey
The RacerX RUCA's are super easy to install. The...

The RacerX RUCA's are super easy to install. The initial alignment is a bit of a pain because to change camber you need to pop out the rod end to turn it and not many alignment shops want to do it. ...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 12-09-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
A note about the JDL ultra quiet FP.... The...

A note about the JDL ultra quiet FP....

The pipe itself is great quality, but the cat and gaskets are not...

Installed at 20,200 miles, the cat is already rattling at 21,043...

The donut...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 12-07-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
Since the transmisison was out and the driveshaft...

Since the transmisison was out and the driveshaft was out, why not kill two birds with one stone and improve the rear end? To wit:

OS Giken 1.5 way, setup by CSG, backlash checked by Controlled...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-24-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
Probably close to 1" thick. Today I bled the...

Probably close to 1" thick.

Today I bled the clutch and removed the clutch spring. The car is still up in the air as I have a couple of mods to install while the driveshaft it out. :)
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-16-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
Took the clutch to Clutch Specialty and they told...

Took the clutch to Clutch Specialty and they told me it was ok to run it so it is back in the car.

Got the Verus clutch fork with a new TOB and a clutch fork pivot but then a brand new Money Shift...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 11-15-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By Code Monkey
Love these pads, super dusty though!

Love these pads, super dusty though!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-13-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,164
Posted By Code Monkey
So.... Road Atlanta that bitch?

So.... Road Atlanta that bitch?
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-05-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
Sourced a used transmission locally, from a...

Sourced a used transmission locally, from a totaled Series.Yellow.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-02-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
Not yet. But I had to pull the FP to remove the...

Not yet. But I had to pull the FP to remove the transmission and the cat is already loose.



When I got the new engine 3k miles ago, I asked the shop to install an aftermarket clutch and a new...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-29-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Code Monkey
Google KNS Brakes and see what they have.

Google KNS Brakes and see what they have.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,734
Posted By Code Monkey
The harness coming out of the seat should be...

The harness coming out of the seat should be angled down 0 to 20 degrees to the harness bar. Make sure when you sit in the seat that the angle is there.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,663
Posted By Code Monkey
When instructing, I often do not have the luxury...

When instructing, I often do not have the luxury to get the car completely up to temp for my session, especially when the temps dip below 50 F. In those cases, you start a car cold with the pedal...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-22-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Code Monkey
I used 949Racing aluminum lug nuts on my...

I used 949Racing aluminum lug nuts on my Mazdaspeed6 racecar with great success. No luck on my BRZ, the lug nuts would fuse to the studs, picture...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-07-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
The engine survived another hpde weekend at Road...

The engine survived another hpde weekend at Road Atlanta. A little bit over 2,000 miles now on the engine.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-03-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 25,364
Posted By Code Monkey
Do not change much, the platform is great as-is. ...

Do not change much, the platform is great as-is.

1. Relocate the turn signals so they do not interfere with front bumper removal.

2. A second fuel pump in tank or a surge tank to prevent gas...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 09-12-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
New street setup: APEX ARC-8 17x9 +42 Satin...

New street setup:
APEX ARC-8 17x9 +42 Satin Black
Nitto NT555 G2 255/40/17
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-12-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By Code Monkey
This may help: linky

This may help:

linky
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 09-07-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Code Monkey
$2.97...

$2.97 (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2983340&postcount=6), you're welcome.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-03-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,506
Posted By Code Monkey
I always carry an assortment of bumper/fender...

I always carry an assortment of bumper/fender liner clips, some usually go missing after an off, part numbers 46064AE000, 909140065, and 909140007.

Needle tire pyrometer.

Also, a cheap ODBII...
Forum: Southwest 08-27-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By Code Monkey
If you are in Austin, try Harris Hill instead,...

If you are in Austin, try Harris Hill instead, they have 2-3 one-day HPDE's per year. A little bumpy but great layout with a nice flow.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-14-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
Break in period completed, back to Motul 300V! ...

Break in period completed, back to Motul 300V! Also, the right front bearings started making noise so I replaced the hub.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-11-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,629
Posted By Code Monkey
Don't overthink it. Plenty of time to do...

Don't overthink it. Plenty of time to do measurements yourself. If you think you are short on time just do the fronts and run the same tire pressure in the rear. In my experience, I have always...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-05-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,809
Posted By Code Monkey
Last round of break in oil and the next fill is...

Last round of break in oil and the next fill is back to the Motul 300V. A brand new RacerX oil cooler is installed, this time the oil lines away from any metal edges. :)
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-02-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By Code Monkey
Ferodo DS1-11, love them.

Ferodo DS1-11, love them.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-16-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Code Monkey
It's just a rubber insulator in case the coils...

It's just a rubber insulator in case the coils touch and make an interesting noise. You can slip it back on if possible or throw it away.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-02-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By Code Monkey
KNS Brakes.

KNS Brakes.
Forum: Southeast 06-29-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,499
Posted By Code Monkey
Perfect, thank you Doug!

Perfect, thank you Doug!
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-25-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By Code Monkey
You want 0 toe in front or a little bit of toe in.

You want 0 toe in front or a little bit of toe in.
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