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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-19-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By Qwimby1
Blackstone told me today that they have no...

Blackstone told me today that they have no evidence you need to change oil more often with E85. I got a grade-A report from them after a longer interval between changes than I had planned. With...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 08-18-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Qwimby1
Is it a lot louder than stock?

Is it a lot louder than stock?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-12-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 151,409
Posted By Qwimby1
Once three of us were going down the laces of the...

Once three of us were going down the laces of the boot at the Glen, and a groundhog or something similar ran back and forth in front of all three of us and lived to tell about it. It's pretty fast...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-23-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Qwimby1
E85 oil change interval

Yes, I searched and came up snake eyes. Is there a consensus on how far to go between changes using E85. I think I saw 3000 written somewhere but not certain. I'm about to drop my 0w30 Mobil 1 at...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-18-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By Qwimby1
That AFDC site lists several stations in my area...

That AFDC site lists several stations in my area as having E85, when in fact they don't. In addition, the only station here that has it is not on the AFDC site. Search engines phrased in different...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-16-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,155
Posted By Qwimby1
My new Indy 500s work very well in the Florida...

My new Indy 500s work very well in the Florida rain. I still haven't found somewhere to really test their high-speed cornering capability, but I suspect it's pretty good. Probably not as good,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-07-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,170
Posted By Qwimby1
Mine gets right at 20 highway mileage. Like...

Mine gets right at 20 highway mileage. Like others here, I'll switch to 93 before any potential trip. I'm eager to get a header now.


The only E85 station that I know of in my area is a Citco,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-07-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,296
Posted By Qwimby1
What a shame! That has to be infuriating.

What a shame! That has to be infuriating.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-03-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,155
Posted By Qwimby1
I did a few mods to make the car more comfortable...

I did a few mods to make the car more comfortable as a DD before digging into performance changes. That was the right course for me. A Cusco steering wheel, arm rest, improved dome light,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-03-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,155
Posted By Qwimby1
What make are those seat covers?

What make are those seat covers?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-01-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,155
Posted By Qwimby1
I mounted Indy 500s after my MPSSs went. I'm...

I mounted Indy 500s after my MPSSs went. I'm very happy with them overall. Good in the often-heavy Florida rain.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-24-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,170
Posted By Qwimby1
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-24-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,170
Posted By Qwimby1
I'm interested in responses you'll get to your...

I'm interested in responses you'll get to your question. Instructions I got with my OFT says it shouldn't be left in a hot car. If that's a hard and fast rule, it could be a real problem. ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-20-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,170
Posted By Qwimby1
You're right about the Citgo, and Thornton's does...

You're right about the Citgo, and Thornton's does have it at some of it+'s pumps. I just have to drive a half tank of 93 out of my rig now before re I can fill up at Citgo. I'm so glad you told me...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-19-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,170
Posted By Qwimby1
Thanks! I checked stations on Clark yesterday,...

Thanks! I checked stations on Clark yesterday, but must have missed that one. I'm headed down there right now.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-17-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,170
Posted By Qwimby1
I found two Racetracs which say they sell it, but...

I found two Racetracs which say they sell it, but the closest one is a 25-mile round trip. And I have one less than a mile from me with the nozzles zip tied to the frame and scheduled to be removed.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-17-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,170
Posted By Qwimby1
I haven't found anywhere here where I can get it,...

I haven't found anywhere here where I can get it, and that's a big disappointment. We have a station chain called Racetrack here which had at least one station selling it, but discontinued. An...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-16-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,170
Posted By Qwimby1
What's the real skinny with E85?

The one station in my market that I planned to use, just told me it is discontinuing it and changing the pumps to E15. An internet search pulls up a dozen stations in my market allegedly selling it,...
Forum: Software Tuning 06-13-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 398,873
Posted By Qwimby1
Wow! Great help. Thanks.

Wow! Great help. Thanks.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-12-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,672
Posted By Qwimby1
K&N proof

When the old Bridgehampton course was still alive, I ran the short chute between four and five in fourth gear in my N/A 944 Porsche. I put a K&N in and ran out of revs, having to upshift on the same...
Forum: Software Tuning 06-12-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 398,873
Posted By Qwimby1
Flip-flopping between E85 and 93

Ironically I have an E85 station a stone's throw from my house, but the next closest one is more than 50 miles away. Instructions that came with the OF T say not to leave it in a hot car. My car is...
Forum: Software Tuning 06-12-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 398,873
Posted By Qwimby1
Getting a non-compliant error

BIN files won't load into OFT. Error says file is non complaint. I've had little success reading their FAQs. I'm waiting for an email reply from OFT tech but they tell me it could be two days at...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-04-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Qwimby1
Yeah, in retrospect I see that.

Yeah, in retrospect I see that.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-03-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Qwimby1
I guess our collective experience puts the lie to...

I guess our collective experience puts the lie to the auto manufacturers threatening to pull warranties if the government approved 15% alcohol.
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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-01-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Qwimby1
E85 and engine internals

I searched for this but didn't find anything. Has anyone encountered degrading of fuel-system components running E85 and tune?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-29-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,558
Posted By Qwimby1
While looking at cars over the past couple years,...

While looking at cars over the past couple years, I encountered a couple salesmen who couldn't drive a stick. They insisted on getting the car off the lot for me, but I had to tutor them from the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-29-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Qwimby1
This is all very encouraging. Thanks everyone. ...

This is all very encouraging. Thanks everyone. It'll be a week or so before the OFT arrives and I'm eager to try it.
Not sure how much the mileage drop will be, but E85 here is .60 cheaper than...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-28-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Qwimby1
Good input. Maybe I'll decide I don't need a...

Good input. Maybe I'll decide I don't need a header.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-28-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Qwimby1
Thumbs up Borla tech told me to expect 15-17 HP which is a...

Borla tech told me to expect 15-17 HP which is a lot more than I would expect from what I've read. He didn't give any torque figures.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-28-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Qwimby1
OFT ordered. Header is next

There weren't any used ones I could find so I ordered a new one for $485 delivered. Now the header decision is imminent. I have a Borla axle back and figured I'd mate it with the Borla header. ...
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