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Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-15-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
I doubt the front wheels will fit with springs,...

I doubt the front wheels will fit with springs, and you won't be able to get enough camber up front with just bolts.

Here's the law:



Even if the tops are tucked (cambers listed above) then...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-11-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
Thanks dude. I have had other guys ask for...

Thanks dude.

I have had other guys ask for advice on white cars as well and I have owned two white 86s. :eyebulge:

My advice is simple. Silver/gold porsche style mesh, or primary/bold colour 5...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-05-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 18,086
Posted By nix
Hey dude, been away for ages but saw you have...

Hey dude, been away for ages but saw you have decided to continue with your plans.

I noticed that we have a very similar taste on things from our time here. I'm sure it will come out nice....
Forum: User/Vendor/Sponsor Reviews, Feedback, Comments 03-05-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 63,717
Posted By nix
While the rest of the world continues as normal,...

While the rest of the world continues as normal, take a moment to eat a **** Florida.

*realised this may need some context ... I'm from Australia yet have been screwed over multiple times from...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-04-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 171,617
Posted By nix
I am not Steve but I have installed both and my...

I am not Steve but I have installed both and my experience is -

STI engine mounts: General increase in background/firewall noise. Not offensive or really that noticeable. Someone who was not...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-04-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
Another PM: It's a good size, no need for...

Another PM:
It's a good size, no need for rolling/pulling, no need to run high camber for clearance. But to tuck the wheel tops needed ~2.2 deg front and ~2ish rear.

57DR has heaps of space for...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 02-12-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
Thanks. Tiny bit of rub on full lock in the first...

Thanks. Tiny bit of rub on full lock in the first week. The tyres ate about 5mm out of the soft fender liner and it was fine ever since. -1.25 deg or so with the stock top hats and kw lower...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-24-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 62
Poll: FI worth it?
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Posted By nix
The avo kit is so much fun (1 year running it)....

The avo kit is so much fun (1 year running it). Go ethanol if you can otherwise you will need lower CR pistons.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 111,179
Posted By nix
Yeah wishful thinking. It's hitting 45c here for...

Yeah wishful thinking. It's hitting 45c here for the second summer in a row since I put my kit on. :suicide:
Forum: Forced Induction 01-24-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 111,179
Posted By nix
That is a brilliant job and what I had considered...

That is a brilliant job and what I had considered doing many times, but with far less skill. Have you monitored your IATs with that setup and if so what peaks have you seen when the car is stationary...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-24-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 111,179
Posted By nix
Yeah we used the biggest (widest) fuck off cable...

Yeah we used the biggest (widest) fuck off cable tie we can find and because the FMIC pipe was actually over length we were able to pull it back out of the way.

Then with the oil cooler install...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-22-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
Depends which issue it is. For overpipe clearance...

Depends which issue it is. For overpipe clearance modified the avo overpipe, bent the solid front pipe exhaust mount to move it over a bit and added some STI engine mounts to reduce engine & exhaust...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-22-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
It's been a while since I used this site. Thanks...

It's been a while since I used this site. Thanks for the comments. The BRZ and 86 are still going strong. If there are any messages I haven't responded to can you please send them again? Thanks and...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-26-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 111,179
Posted By nix
I'm still running e85 at ~9 psi just from their...

I'm still running e85 at ~9 psi just from their stage 2 actuator that was labelled 7 psi. The header is mostly holding up after going to the newer gaskets although I am hearing some leaks under...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-23-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,174
Posted By nix
Sure, I myself have had serious wheel damaging...

Sure, I myself have had serious wheel damaging impacts on my cars over the years. But you want the tyre and outer section of the rim to deform without spoke damage or hub separation. In this example...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-21-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,174
Posted By nix
Why not to buy imitation / fake wheels

Someone linked this to me on fb (top gear Philippines). ow.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/q71/s720x720/1001714_602726179774454_115103825_n.jpg
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-16-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 106,458
Posted By nix
look good man

look good man
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-16-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
Sorry it took me so long to reply. Despite a lot...

Sorry it took me so long to reply. Despite a lot of journal updates or pics on this thread I realised I haven't really talked that much about the cars so if there's any questions fire away.

They...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-02-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
Supercharged 86 on track (Bullet/Innovate/Cusco...

Supercharged 86 on track (Bullet/Innovate/Cusco intercooled Sprintex kit) - YouTube
Forum: Forced Induction 10-02-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5,774
Views: 474,595
Posted By nix
Here's a lap in our 86 making about 260 whp in...

Here's a lap in our 86 making about 260 whp in dynojet numbers.

Supercharged 86 on track (Bullet/Innovate/Cusco intercooled Sprintex kit) - YouTube
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-02-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
Turbo BRZ vs Supercharged 86 on track - YouTube

Turbo BRZ vs Supercharged 86 on track - YouTube
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-02-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 105,143
Posted By nix
Some photos I found on fb from a recent track...

Some photos I found on fb from a recent track day. It was difficult conditions with wind gusts above 100 kph! Both cars performed well, the 86 was flawless and did not run above 115c oil temp even...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-26-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By nix
The Perrin catback needs some real effort to...

The Perrin catback needs some real effort to align it properly.

To check for knocks, just climb under the car and use force to swing the whole exhaust around in every direction and see if you can...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-25-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,807
Posted By nix
That is a different result than most of us. I saw...

That is a different result than most of us. I saw very high oil temps and even some moderate heat soak when my car was NA.

Doesn't matter if you are high or low mount, make sure to watch their IAT...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 09-25-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,591
Posted By nix
You should be OK to drive it back to the dealer,...

You should be OK to drive it back to the dealer, try and maintain rpm higher than normal and bump it into neutral as you begin to stop.
Forum: Forced Induction 09-25-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,807
Posted By nix
Do you monitor your temperatures and especially...

Do you monitor your temperatures and especially IAT? The AVO kit does add a LOT of heat and a vented hood would do a great job of reducing the heat soak that turbo cars have when they are stationary....
Forum: Forced Induction 09-25-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 111,179
Posted By nix
Sorry I don't have any plots handy but didn't...

Sorry I don't have any plots handy but didn't have that big of a drop. With the 7 psi actuator and turbosmart MBC we hit around 16 psi dropping to 14.5.
Forum: Forced Induction 09-24-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,626
Posted By nix
Spot on! On higher boost e85 doesn't last me long...

Spot on! On higher boost e85 doesn't last me long and sometimes get caught out and have to top up with pump when I go for a drive the hills or when I'm on the way back from the track.

I change...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-24-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 111,179
Posted By nix
Around 220-250rwkw range on my dyno. x...

Around 220-250rwkw range on my dyno.

x 1.341 = 295-335 dyno dynamics shootout whp
x 1.15 = 340-385 dynojet whp

I think the AVO heavy duty plate and flywheel are great. You just have to pick...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-24-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 111,179
Posted By nix
The AVO organic clutch started slipping on me...

The AVO organic clutch started slipping on me within 1 week of 'stage 3'.
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