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Forum: Forced Induction 06-20-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Turdinator
Have you considered posting these in the for sale...

Have you considered posting these in the for sale section?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-18-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Turdinator
Have you checked your tyre pressures?

Have you checked your tyre pressures?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-05-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,498
Posted By Turdinator
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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 05-30-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,346
Posted By Turdinator
I have some experience with this. I have in my...

I have some experience with this. I have in my car TRD engine and gearbox stiffened mounts, whiteline rear subframe inserts, an exedy HD organic clutch, a PST carbon fibre drive shaft and stock diff...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-15-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By Turdinator
2nd hand carbon fibre drive shaft questions

I am looking at buying a carbon fibre drive shaft second hand and was wondering if they deteriorate with age?

It was originally on a boosted car for 20,000kms (~12,500miles) and then 5,000kms...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-14-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Turdinator
Fuel starvation sounds like the low hanging fruit...

Fuel starvation sounds like the low hanging fruit here. Is that corner a left hander? If it is you can get a little flab that you put in the fuel pick up from Verus that can help with that.

LINK...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-10-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By Turdinator
Just going for the low hanging fruit but are you...

Just going for the low hanging fruit but are you sure you have the right one for your transmission? ie not using one for the auto with the manual trans
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-08-2018, 02:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,446
Posted By Turdinator
And they aren't on the Verus website anymore...

And they aren't on the Verus website anymore...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-08-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,144
Posted By Turdinator
From what I have heard personally, the Tomei is...

From what I have heard personally, the Tomei is closer to the proper Subaru rumble but the JDL are capable of a bit more power with the right tune.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-19-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,291
Posted By Turdinator
I know the tune will cut timing a bit as intake...

I know the tune will cut timing a bit as intake temps rise. Here in Aus we can have a 10c morning which will climb to 30c by the afternoon and it will make a noticeable difference to the power. Are...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 04-19-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,034
Posted By Turdinator
Tyres and an alignment are a great place to...

Tyres and an alignment are a great place to start. If traction is an issue you can see if softening the damping on your rear shocks help. I don't have experience Tiens tho so its something you will...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-22-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Turdinator
I would go with JDL's recommendation. Tightening...

I would go with JDL's recommendation. Tightening things like this to the correct torque isn't as critical as you would think by reading these forums.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-08-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,149
Posted By Turdinator
Looking at the photos, I suspect both brands use...

Looking at the photos, I suspect both brands use the same throttles and manifolds to the heads but with their own runners and plenum.

Both brands have a fairly abrupt angle of runner just about...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-08-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,742
Posted By Turdinator
Anyone know the throttle diameters?

Anyone know the throttle diameters?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-11-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,974
Posted By Turdinator
Op didn't say he was looking to make more power,...

Op didn't say he was looking to make more power, just that he wanted it to sound nice.

In my opinion induction noise sounds great, particularly on 4 and 8 cylinder motors. I have the Grimmspeed...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 10-06-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,407
Posted By Turdinator
Park the car and put the handbrake (e-brake) on...

Park the car and put the handbrake (e-brake) on firmly. Grab the front wheel that you suspect has the issue and try to turn it as if to rock the car backwards and forwards. The grab the top of the...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-06-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,274
Posted By Turdinator
The ultimate top speed may be better but general...

The ultimate top speed may be better but general spirited driving doesn't get anywhere near that speed. Even on a track I doubt you get anywhere near top speed.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-05-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 113,215
Posted By Turdinator
Harrop had an open day here in Melbourne Aus last...

Harrop had an open day here in Melbourne Aus last weekend. I went along and took a factory tour. Very impressive state of the art facilities. I was able to have a close look at a number of their...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 10-04-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,431
Posted By Turdinator
Not sure what you budget is but the Ohlins R&T...

Not sure what you budget is but the Ohlins R&T might work for you, especially with the softer spring rates they now have.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-04-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By Turdinator
Supersprint used to have a presence on the forums...

Supersprint used to have a presence on the forums and even a development thread with info on the header and exhaust. I have tried searching it without much luck. It may have been deleted after they...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-01-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,763
Posted By Turdinator
Tomei 80R is loud. Invidia N1 is loud. Custom...

Tomei 80R is loud. Invidia N1 is loud. Custom straight pipe is loud.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-25-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Turdinator
B6

B6
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-24-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Turdinator
I hope you kept an eye on your AFRs. Do you have...

I hope you kept an eye on your AFRs. Do you have E85 available near you?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-20-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Turdinator
Is it a must or needed? No. Would I...

Is it a must or needed?
No.

Would I recommend it if you plan on keeping your car beyond 2 or 3 years?
Yes.

Our cars are split between port and direct fuel injection and any oil that...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-19-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By Turdinator
This is the 2nd thread I have seen about this...

This is the 2nd thread I have seen about this with Teins.
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122105

You may just have to check them as part of your regular maintenance.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-18-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Turdinator
I know what you are saying. If I am honest I...

I know what you are saying. If I am honest I want coilovers, I don't need them. I want them because I'd like to go a bit lower, I want to change some aspects of how the car feels, I want to...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-18-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Turdinator
If the Aussie dollar wasn't so weak and shipping...

If the Aussie dollar wasn't so weak and shipping a killer I'd be calling you guys up :thumbsup:
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-18-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Turdinator
I can cut and paste when I get home later but...

I can cut and paste when I get home later but basically I said that:


Then I had some specific questions for them about their products. For instance I was asking MCA about which set of spring...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-18-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Turdinator
What to ask when choosing a coilover?

I am looking to get some coilovers in the next month or so. I have emailed a few local companies talking about my goals and they are coming back to me with similar responses, they all are offering...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-18-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,785
Posted By Turdinator
JamesK if you aren't tracking your car and aren't...

JamesK if you aren't tracking your car and aren't too fussed about ultimate ride quality then just get the 19" wheels you like the look of. They will add a lot of weight unsprung and rotational...
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