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Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-20-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,126
Posted By ultra
That Bimmer will be a nicer place to be 90% of...

That Bimmer will be a nicer place to be 90% of the time IF you get a really pampered used one and IF you get one of the V8 versions.

On the other hand, the Bimmer will have higher repair bills...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 05-20-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By ultra
I'd describe the $500 difference as being an...

I'd describe the $500 difference as being an extra level of adjustability, capability and quality versus the RS*R Sports-i coil overs on my car.

The RS*Rs work great 'out of the box' for aa good...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-14-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,981
Posted By ultra
And the Daniels are nipping at his heels (time...

And the Daniels are nipping at his heels (time wise, not points-wise). :)
Forum: Forced Induction 05-14-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 47,377
Posted By ultra
Ppl always wanting more power. :popcorn: Are...

Ppl always wanting more power. :popcorn:

Are y'all truly revving the crap put of your SC'd cars in every gear and needing more already? :cheers:
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-14-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,780
Posted By ultra
That's good info to know. Seems you've put some...

That's good info to know. Seems you've put some thought into it and are going for a pretty hard core, track biased setup.

With data like that no doubt that somebody like the CSG guys can cook you...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,780
Posted By ultra
Dampers Alignment (including hardware) Wheels...

Dampers
Alignment (including hardware)
Wheels & tires
Brakes

^ All at once if possible. It's a broader concept of 'suspension' but IMHO you need to consider how everything on the chassis works...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-13-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 41,479
Posted By ultra
Which final drive ratio are you running? Cusco...

Which final drive ratio are you running? Cusco 4.56 or more aggressive?

Oh yeah, and you still haven't shown us a pic of where that ABS fuse is either. ;)
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-13-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 41,479
Posted By ultra
Two questions: 1. Do peeps think there's any...

Two questions:

1. Do peeps think there's any benefit to be had from swapping in a higher ratio final drive gear?

2. How is everybody doing on the stock clutch and stock diff? My clutch seems...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-02-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 14,863
Posted By ultra
Not to derail this thread any further but I can...

Not to derail this thread any further but I can see the points of both the leave-it-alone- driver-over-power camp as well as the just-want-a-bit-more-power camps.

This car is plenty fast on track...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-06-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By ultra
Right - seems this is the best we have at the...

Right - seems this is the best we have at the moment in terms of numbers:
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=47937

The raw numbers for basic kits don't seem to be that impressive...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-03-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By ultra
I definitely have to tip my hat to you CSG Mike...

I definitely have to tip my hat to you CSG Mike and CSG David for sharing all the information and data you have so far. It also seems that you're among the minority who have shared on track...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-03-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By ultra
Care to elaborate? :)

Care to elaborate? :)
Forum: Forced Induction 04-03-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By ultra
Yeah, I wish we could get past all the political...

Yeah, I wish we could get past all the political BS and more to people sharing data. If people could get past their personal hangups and initial fears of posting numbers then as more and more folks...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By ultra
Reliability, transient responses, cooling,...

Reliability, transient responses, cooling, repeatable performance. Track worthiness.

It'll mate with a Robispec radiator & oil cooler setup for cooling.

Growth potential - not so much. Don't...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-02-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 47,377
Posted By ultra
Curious: will the JR CARB tune work on a...

Curious: will the JR CARB tune work on a de-catted car as-is then? Or would a catless car require a custom tune?
Forum: Forced Induction 04-02-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By ultra
Question Any performance data for basic AVO, JRSC etc?

I'm currently entertaining the possibility of going FI.

Am wondering if anybody has any real world performance data on things such as 0-60 times, 0-100 times, quarter mile times, etcetera for...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-31-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,980
Posted By ultra
Just make sure you sell it as a kit. If I'm...

Just make sure you sell it as a kit. If I'm proven wrong I'd like to have options. :thumbsup:
Forum: Forced Induction 03-30-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,980
Posted By ultra
C6 Vette curb weight 1510kg - 430hp, power to...

C6 Vette curb weight 1510kg - 430hp, power to weight = 0.129
C6 Z06 curb weight 1420kg - 505 hp, power to weight = 0.161
McLaren MP4 12C curb weight 1434 kg - 605hp, power to weight = 0.191
FR-S...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,085
Posted By ultra
If people think this car is slow...then they're...

If people think this car is slow...then they're not revving it hard enough.

Seriously though - it isn't the quickest to accelerate but when you really wind out the gears and stay in the power band...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-19-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 28,571
Posted By ultra
Has anybody tracked this turbo kit yet? Are they...

Has anybody tracked this turbo kit yet? Are they reliable?
Forum: Forced Induction 03-19-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,717
Posted By ultra
Interested to hear more from folks who've tracked...

Interested to hear more from folks who've tracked these cars with FI.

What kit setups, what supporting mods (particularly cooling), what power levels?

So far the CSG Rotrex car seems to be good...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-13-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 41
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Views: 2,227
Posted By ultra
The car did its job...it took a bullet for you so...

The car did its job...it took a bullet for you so I'd like to think that its little boxer soul gets to go to the big slalom in the sky, even if its twisted metal body has to stay here on terra firma....
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 03-08-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By ultra
Yummy wheels. What make and model are they?

Yummy wheels. What make and model are they?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 32,742
Posted By ultra
The WRX doesn't, does it? :D

The WRX doesn't, does it? :D
Forum: Forced Induction 03-07-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 50,824
Posted By ultra
I love the idea that this is on the CARB tune...

I love the idea that this is on the CARB tune somehow...if it's that reliable on the track it might make sense to just stick with ithe CARB tune, add an oil coller and enjoy.

Reliability and one...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-07-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 32,742
Posted By ultra
They need to get the new WRX engine into the...

They need to get the new WRX engine into the twins like...yesterday.

It's the same general architecture and any packaging issues and such with that engine can't possibly insurmountable. Plus they...
Forum: Forced Induction 02-17-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 37,838
Posted By ultra
Love the design, love the completeness of the...

Love the design, love the completeness of the kit. Any idea if the Robispec radiator will fit with this?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-07-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,760
Posted By ultra
This. I'd love to see the final drive gears...

This. I'd love to see the final drive gears tested but I suspect that the benefits might end up being very track specific.

I'd love to see somebody test out various wheel and tire combos on this...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-07-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,760
Posted By ultra
I have the Whiteline roll centre kit on my car. ...

I have the Whiteline roll centre kit on my car. I'm about 20mm lower on coilovers. Works as advertised - I was getting a whole bunch of bump steer before which is now almost gone, and the steering...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 02-04-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By ultra
17s & BBK clearance

I'm trying to find the best option for 17 inch wheels with good BBK clearance.

I have the Alcon BBK, which has thicker calipers than the Essex kit, but curious to know what's out there that might...
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