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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 784
Posted By strat61caster
I'd give the Veloster N a fair shot, I wouldn't...

I'd give the Veloster N a fair shot, I wouldn't bother with the regular Veloster/Turbo as I think I'd rather be in a Civic Si at that price/power point. I have no interest in sedans so the WRX and...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum Yesterday, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By strat61caster
Neat! glws in 9 months!

Neat!
glws in 9 months!
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-26-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By strat61caster
Copy paste this thread ...

Copy paste this thread
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=138782
/thread
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-26-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 784
Posted By strat61caster
List null and void until they include all those...

List null and void until they include all those hot minivans.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-26-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 784
Posted By strat61caster
Most canned tunes put the redline up high enough...

Most canned tunes put the redline up high enough to hit 61-62 mph in second on the first gen cars with the mid-range gearing (i.e. not the tall gearing of the AT's or the shorter gearing of the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-26-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 784
Posted By strat61caster
I've done hundreds of clutch drops around 4k-5k...

I've done hundreds of clutch drops around 4k-5k rpm on much stickier tires than stock, clutch friction material looked great when I pulled it out at 75k miles.

It's not that bad.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 03-26-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 4,954
Posted By strat61caster
Stop saying lockdown, it's not a lockdown until...

Stop saying lockdown, it's not a lockdown until you need papers to travel outside your residence or you get fined/arrested.

If can go get a fuckin' Starbucks right now it's not a lockdown.
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-25-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,770
Posted By strat61caster
Current 'rolla hatch is claimed 3,060 lbs curb...

Current 'rolla hatch is claimed 3,060 lbs curb weight with a FWD powertrain and NA engine. Turbo I3 will likely be heavier than the 2L I4 due to cooling equipment needed to keep ~270hp from cooking...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-25-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,770
Posted By strat61caster
If it comes to the US as a >3,000 lb Corolla I'm...

If it comes to the US as a >3,000 lb Corolla I'm torn, part of me is like fuck it, support it, the other part of me knows I'll be sad every time that it's >200 lbs heavier than it needs to be.
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-23-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By strat61caster
Lemon Law does not really apply to private party...

Lemon Law does not really apply to private party sales in California. Seems pretty annoying if they do in Arizona, I can't imagine all the b.s. you'd have to deal with trying to sell something with...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-23-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By strat61caster
Your toe is fucked because every part you threw...

Your toe is fucked because every part you threw at the car messed it up further and further. Should drive much better after the shop sets the toe properly, hopefully it's a good shop and they'll...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-21-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,977
Views: 892,020
Posted By strat61caster
https://robrobinette.com/ConvertToeInchesToDegrees...

https://robrobinette.com/ConvertToeInchesToDegrees.htm
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-20-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4,977
Views: 892,020
Posted By strat61caster
I found the car to be very neutral with stock...

I found the car to be very neutral with stock everything except -3 degrees camber up front and -1.5 degrees rear, zero toe front and slight toe in rear. If you're stuck with -2 or more rear more...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-13-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By strat61caster
It's underbite is worse than mine.

It's underbite is worse than mine.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-13-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By strat61caster
You do know that's exactly how the MR2 was...

You do know that's exactly how the MR2 was designed right?


https://www.autozine.org/Archive/Toyota/classic/MR2.html

Edit; I didn't realize the idea was stolen from the Fiat X1/9...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-13-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,488
Posted By strat61caster
tolerances are very tight unless you have a...

tolerances are very tight unless you have a fucked up car, geometry change up front will be negligible, rear will add some negative camber and toe in, neither will be problematic, I wouldn't hesitate...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-13-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By strat61caster
They certainly could, all I'm saying is that it...

They certainly could, all I'm saying is that it wouldn't be Corvette based because I don't see how they can get the price <$30k with how that chassis was designed. They'd have to do exactly what was...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-13-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,248
Posted By strat61caster
I'd love a cheapish mid-engined car, but idk how...

I'd love a cheapish mid-engined car, but idk how Chevy could do it in the short term, they're not going to build the chassis cheaper than the c8, maybe downsized engine could knock a few thousand...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-11-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,545
Posted By strat61caster
racingfool yup, I decided to stop making my hobby...

racingfool yup, I decided to stop making my hobby more complicated than my day job and copied someone with results when it comes to damping. 4 years ago I would have thought the damping curves on my...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-10-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By strat61caster
225 RE71R's aren't Hoosiers

225
RE71R's aren't Hoosiers
Forum: Forced Induction 03-08-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 180,307
Posted By strat61caster
Individual car inspection that verifies equipment...

Individual car inspection that verifies equipment that has already been certified to emissions standards is different from aftermarket parts certification.

A ref is much much easier to come by...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-08-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,545
Posted By strat61caster
Not really, playing with double adjustables you...

Not really, playing with double adjustables you just throw comp at it until it gets harsh, if it lets you get that far, rebound has bigger impacts on dynamics you can feel.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-08-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,545
Posted By strat61caster
solidONE yes, I've run from 325#-500# in the...

solidONE yes, I've run from 325#-500# in the front and am likely ordering another pair of springs to for more experimentation.
I don't think I use that big of a bar, up until last weekend I was on a...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-07-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,545
Posted By strat61caster
I'm at -4 up front, so are others who are way...

I'm at -4 up front, so are others who are way faster than me.

Edit: car is sprung as soft as you can to get the roll stiffness to work out, I want it to soak up pavement imperfections, the front...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-07-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,545
Posted By strat61caster
What's alignment? Car isn't that pushy if you...

What's alignment? Car isn't that pushy if you get the front tires on the ground so they're happy.

Most of these cars are setup around how aggressive owners are willing to align it.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-03-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 1,046,739
Posted By strat61caster
Should be able to get away with much more camber...

Should be able to get away with much more camber as the Megan's have a smaller diameter spring than the bilsteins and included camber plates will increase camber without decreasing strut to tire...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-28-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,065
Posted By strat61caster
9 miles; 2 from my test drive, 1 from them...

9 miles; 2 from my test drive, 1 from them filling it up with gas and washing it, 6 when I got in it for the test drive.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-26-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,845
Views: 593,755
Posted By strat61caster
See; Has to be offered by the OEM and...

See;



Has to be offered by the OEM and not from the STI catalog.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-26-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,845
Views: 593,755
Posted By strat61caster
Yes to 1 and 2, looks like lip is ok per 14.F.1 ...

Yes to 1 and 2, looks like lip is ok per 14.F.1

Everything behind the throttle body must be stock to the car, no manifold changes regardless of what was available on the chassis on a different...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-24-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 542
Posted By strat61caster
+1 write it off as a weird road perturbation...

+1 write it off as a weird road perturbation until it repeats somewhere else.
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