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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-23-2016, 12:54 AM
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Posted By StormTrooper
Custom tune or canned?

Custom tune or canned?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-19-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,033
Posted By StormTrooper
That's why you ceramic coat or furnace paint...

That's why you ceramic coat or furnace paint first... Some sort of sealant to keep whatever moisture your wrap holds to the header from causing rust.

Wrap is pretty cheap but a coating can be a...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-19-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 809,174
Posted By StormTrooper
New headlights.... Better than frs not as good...

New headlights.... Better than frs not as good as brz.
Front bumper slightly worse than brz which was the second of two.
Shark fin and wheels are better.
Taillights are a pass.
Steering...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-15-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,546
Posted By StormTrooper
Like AVLS or toyotas vvtli (lift)

Like AVLS or toyotas vvtli (lift)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-15-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,143
Posted By StormTrooper
I know the diesel truck guys here in Idaho and...

I know the diesel truck guys here in Idaho and Wyoming put cardboard over the radiator when it gets crazy cold outside.

But like csg Mike said 165 isn't that low. He'd probably know better at...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-15-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 248,365
Posted By StormTrooper
You can almost not really hit stuff with low...

You can almost not really hit stuff with low caliber hand guns.... That's about it.

Ammo is nuts anymore, so are track fees though.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-14-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 68,442
Posted By StormTrooper
Any proof that intakes do more than noise on this...

Any proof that intakes do more than noise on this car...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-14-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,365
Views: 378,929
Posted By StormTrooper
Yeah idk, I had a friend who liked it. To me it...

Yeah idk, I had a friend who liked it. To me it sounded trashy. Mine was ceramic coated on the outside
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-14-2016, 04:33 PM
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Posted By StormTrooper
Hmmm not sure if I want to do that again.... Sold...

Hmmm not sure if I want to do that again.... Sold the car due to having a kid sooner than expected. Plan on buying one this coming winter when prices drop.

Guess I'll look into UEL. Sound is...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-14-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 63,500
Posted By StormTrooper
I understand cleaning up the engine bay, getting...

I understand cleaning up the engine bay, getting induction noise that's not artificial.... But has anyone proved this or any intake on this platform will make power on a car that already has a full...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-14-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,365
Views: 378,929
Posted By StormTrooper
I've been following this for a while and would...

I've been following this for a while and would like to see results of the cs400 when it's fully tested.

That being said does anyone know if the "tinny resonance" I noticed is unavoidable in an...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-02-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4,502
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Posted By StormTrooper
Hhhhmmm I've put a couple thousand miles on mine...

Hhhhmmm I've put a couple thousand miles on mine with the OFT EL stg2 map and no codes or issues... Just the dumb civic noise.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 04-23-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 403,906
Posted By StormTrooper
True but not having insurance is different than...

True but not having insurance is different than using an airfilter....

I know places are pretty nazi but here in the ussa I couldn't imagine them caring about your filter in an accident.
...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 04-22-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 403,906
Posted By StormTrooper
Do they really check your airfilter during the...

Do they really check your airfilter during the inspection?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-19-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,239
Posted By StormTrooper
My lawn mower is catless.... So is my weedeater...

My lawn mower is catless.... So is my weedeater and any bike you find for sale.


Also they changed "global warming" to climate change because they had lost the debate. Now anything abnormal is...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 04-07-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 403,906
Posted By StormTrooper
If I put any color under hood it would be...

If I put any color under hood it would be matching fasteners for various parts in the engine bay.

Torx would be fine as long as you included the wrench. I have no reason to own a torx set lol
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-05-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,650
Posted By StormTrooper
The possibility of more power is why I went EL...

The possibility of more power is why I went EL but I don't expect an OTS tune for my exact setup.

When the only real local tuner for me gets a chance to get experience with this car I'll have a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-05-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,650
Posted By StormTrooper
There are EL stg2 maps not sure what you're...

There are EL stg2 maps not sure what you're talking about. If this was released it would be the first map available for UEL that wasn't for EL and we don't know if that isn't the next map in the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-05-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 1,087,827
Posted By StormTrooper
I can tell you that with the stock exhaust it...

I can tell you that with the stock exhaust it sounds fine from outside but I think it makes the vvt resonance worse.

Cruising it's dead quiet, when you get on it the noise while not loud is well...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-04-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 111,375
Posted By StormTrooper
I would guess it has more to do with full exhaust...

I would guess it has more to do with full exhaust setup vs a stock car....

Essentially hitting a ceiling on power without FI or changing parts internal to the engine.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 04-04-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 403,906
Posted By StormTrooper
Since my engine bay is going all black I'd like...

Since my engine bay is going all black I'd like black Allen or torx. If you do torx please include the one wrench in the package.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-04-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4,502
Views: 1,087,827
Posted By StormTrooper
The sound is from the vvt timing, the stock tune...

The sound is from the vvt timing, the stock tune has some noise there while any tune for EL headers will have more. It resonates in the exhaust so some piping makes it worse.

I had it with the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-04-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 111,375
Posted By StormTrooper
Is that with the JDL or just the stock exhaust...

Is that with the JDL or just the stock exhaust test?

I would imagine different headers would also affect this as well.

Hopefully someone can get nameless headers and test that, but I'm not...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-02-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,256
Posted By StormTrooper
Reminds me of the HPI takumi series headers.....

Reminds me of the HPI takumi series headers.....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 111,375
Posted By StormTrooper
Interested in if you get similar results to...

Interested in if you get similar results to nelsmar....

If it works out that way and adds to a full bolt on NA car.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 03-31-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 403,906
Posted By StormTrooper
I like the strut tower style. Maybe for the...

I like the strut tower style. Maybe for the intake it would be a larger shallower print.

Also you should look into an engine cover that allows your strut tower brace to be used with the BPBs...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 111,375
Posted By StormTrooper
On a dyno that reads our cars around...

On a dyno that reads our cars around 175...assuming we actually have 200 at the crank and average losses. That is where breaking 200whp comes from but like Hawaiian mentioned every dyno is different...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-30-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 111,375
Posted By StormTrooper
Ahhh reading comprehension is hard lol..... ...

Ahhh reading comprehension is hard lol.....

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-30-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 111,375
Posted By StormTrooper
nelsmar I'd quote the issues I'm having reading...

nelsmar I'd quote the issues I'm having reading your post but I'm on my phone and don't want to quote all of it or mess around.

Where is the 116 and 119whp coming from if stock is 130whp?
...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-29-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 248,769
Posted By StormTrooper
Very curious to see the details... Also what...

Very curious to see the details... Also what happens when you add headers as well.
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