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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By DarkSunrise
Sorry guys - apparently a repost!

Sorry guys - apparently a repost!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By DarkSunrise
Track Day Humor

Thought you guys might get a kick out of this video, especially the instructors:

Trackday Comedy - FLAT OUT - YouTube
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 52,914
Posted By DarkSunrise
Hah I feel the same way sometimes. It is like a...

Hah I feel the same way sometimes. It is like a real life hot wheels toy. :)

Reminds me of this old Acura Integra commercial:

1995 Acura Integra - Not Since Hot Wheels TV Commercial - YouTube
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-28-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By DarkSunrise
I was actually thinking the same thing. Will...

I was actually thinking the same thing. Will probably do a full rotor swap this winter to new Centric blanks. Thanks for the recommendation.



Yeah I could see some smearing on the front...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-27-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 52,914
Posted By DarkSunrise
I had a similar story this past weekend. Was...

I had a similar story this past weekend. Was driving through my neighborhood when I saw a little boy excitedly point and say "Daddy, that's a cool car!" Put a smile on my face.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-27-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,323
Posted By DarkSunrise
Agree I loved having throttle cables on my old...

Agree I loved having throttle cables on my old cars. Made smooth take-offs and shifts much more intuitive, especially heel-toe in normal street driving.

I feel like with the 5% dead-zone on the...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-27-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,679
Posted By DarkSunrise
Haha yeah I can't complain for $85/tire though. ...

Haha yeah I can't complain for $85/tire though.

I think they might have held up with more negative camber up front.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-27-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,323
Posted By DarkSunrise
I think this is true for me too. I'm used to the...

I think this is true for me too. I'm used to the clutch, but the throttle pedal has a dead spot in the first 5% of movement.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 73,769
Posted By DarkSunrise
Looks and sounds great!

Looks and sounds great!
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-26-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,679
Posted By DarkSunrise
ZionsWrath while swapping pads, I took pics of...

ZionsWrath while swapping pads, I took pics of the chunking Sumis:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3938/15450928558_65bdb50017_b.jpg
...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-26-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,679
Posted By DarkSunrise
Here's what my front right pads looked like, so...

Here's what my front right pads looked like, so decided to replace them based on advice from this forum.

Ranged from 4/32 - 6/32" (3.2mm - 4.8mm) -- left to right in this shot....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-25-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By DarkSunrise
Thanks guys. I ordered another set of front pads...

Thanks guys. I ordered another set of front pads to be safe.

BTW these are Stoptech SP pads. Brakes are otherwise stock. Held up better than expected, but I'll probably go with Carbotech XP8 or...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-25-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By DarkSunrise
Minimum HPDE Brake Pad Thickness

Does anyone know what the minimum recommended brake pad thickness is for a two-day HPDE? I pulled the front right brake pads on my car today:
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yes. Just be prepared to spend money.

Yes. Just be prepared to spend money.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-24-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By DarkSunrise
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-24-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,253
Posted By DarkSunrise
MK6 GTI. Have been toying with the idea of...

MK6 GTI. Have been toying with the idea of picking up an Elise SC, but doubtful.
Forum: Software Tuning 10-24-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By DarkSunrise
I agree with the above. I've done around 10...

I agree with the above. I've done around 10 track days with this car running 100 octane gas each time and haven't had any issues with DI seals or coilpacks (yet).

I won't switch to 93 octane...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-24-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,947
Posted By DarkSunrise
Just the Toyota version (called the GT86 RC, not...

Just the Toyota version (called the GT86 RC, not sold here).

Subaru also offers has a track-focused version (BRZ RA), but that one comes with the standard torsen LSD, along with some other nice...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,670
Posted By DarkSunrise
True true, I'll stop derailing this thread now..

True true, I'll stop derailing this thread now..
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,670
Posted By DarkSunrise
I think I found the car for you :D ...

I think I found the car for you :D

http://supercargym.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/20130626-120410.jpg
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,670
Posted By DarkSunrise
Hah you're making me wish I bought orange. I've...

Hah you're making me wish I bought orange. I've always been partial to that color too.

My white car is perpetually dirty. :brokenheart:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,670
Posted By DarkSunrise
Whenever I see a lowered black FR-S with wider...

Whenever I see a lowered black FR-S with wider wheels/tires, it always catches my eye. Black visually shrinks the size of the car, so when lowered on wheels, it looks low and mean.

And yeah my...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,670
Posted By DarkSunrise
Black is the most aggressive IMO.

Black is the most aggressive IMO.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-23-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,639
Posted By DarkSunrise
Hate cowards that do this kind of shit. Sorry to...

Hate cowards that do this kind of shit. Sorry to hear about your car.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-23-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By DarkSunrise
The 3 quietest exhausts are probably 1. ...

The 3 quietest exhausts are probably

1. Invidia Q300
2. Greddy SP Elite (axle-back)
3. Perrin resonated
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-22-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah sad but true. Still, given that one of the...

Yeah sad but true. Still, given that one of the most common complaints about the current Camaro is the lack of visibility, I had hoped Chevy would have made that one of their priorities with the new...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-22-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By DarkSunrise
I like those changes. Now if they could just...

I like those changes. Now if they could just lower the beltline.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-22-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By DarkSunrise
The cap + centering cap solution sounds perfect! ...

The cap + centering cap solution sounds perfect! Too bad about it being a limited production. Want to sell your's? :)
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By DarkSunrise
I've actually been looking into cheap 65mm ebay...

I've actually been looking into cheap 65mm ebay caps. I don't know if these would work, but I bet you could rig them to fit.

Amazon.com: 4x 65Mm Dia Truck Car Hood Emblem Wheel Center Hub Caps...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,609
Posted By DarkSunrise
My wife commented on it once, but once she got...

My wife commented on it once, but once she got used to it, said it's not really an issue.

Take your GF for a test-drive in the Lotus Elise. She'll never complain about how low the BRZ is after...
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