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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-07-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,049
Posted By topazsparrow
yea... So this is an average winter day on...

yea...

So this is an average winter day on the coquihalla: http://www.sott.net/image/s4/86828/full/hi_bc_111111_coquihalla_snow.jpg


I've been driving for over 15 years in vehicles of all...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-08-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,635
Posted By topazsparrow
No offense, but everyone ALWAYS says this about...

No offense, but everyone ALWAYS says this about intake mods. It's been pretty well established that without tuning, the stock intake is more than efficient enough to avoid bottle-necking this engine....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-14-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,603
Posted By topazsparrow
That's a bit inaccurate. It's suspected that...

That's a bit inaccurate.

It's suspected that shifting between redline and 5200 rpm in less than 1 second results in a lean condition which often leads to detonation. This condition is suspected to...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,772
Posted By topazsparrow
Nah, just granny-shift it with the double clutch...

Nah, just granny-shift it with the double clutch in.
Forum: Software Tuning 10-22-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,712
Posted By topazsparrow
If the HP calculations were any more than an...

If the HP calculations were any more than an extremely rough estimate based on the GVW you entered and the accelerometer readings, we wouldn't need Dyno's worth thousands of dollars.

The other...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-22-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,594
Views: 578,617
Posted By topazsparrow
Not likely any perceivable amount. The filter is...

Not likely any perceivable amount. The filter is more restrictive than the tubing.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-21-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,017
Posted By topazsparrow
Ah makes much more sense now. It's just a weird...

Ah makes much more sense now. It's just a weird way to make a graph.

http://i.imgur.com/n3ffrUD.png
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-07-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,857
Posted By topazsparrow
Obvious troll is obvious.

Obvious troll is obvious.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-23-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,078
Posted By topazsparrow
Post your daily commute!

given the nature of our car I can't be the only one who enjoys my drive home every day! Post your commute!

http://i.imgur.com/FBcY3kl.jpg
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-05-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,252
Posted By topazsparrow
My thoughts exactly. While it's probably still...

My thoughts exactly. While it's probably still going to be a great car, if they can't keep the weight in check it will ruin the spirit of the car.

I have no doubts the benefits would outweigh (no...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-22-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,483
Posted By topazsparrow
:lol:lol. Those things are HIDEOUS. Call me vane,...

:lol:lol. Those things are HIDEOUS. Call me vane, but I think I'd rather have the bumper damage.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/511R6vhhe2L.jpg
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-17-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,209
Posted By topazsparrow
Get a big fan in there to keep the air moving....

Get a big fan in there to keep the air moving. Air that sucker out!
Forum: Forced Induction 08-09-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,261
Posted By topazsparrow
Till this engine has some good long term...

Till this engine has some good long term durability testing on it, would want to keep out of boost during most the my daily driving.

It seems perfectly reasonable to have the boost come on at 3.5...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-08-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,286
Posted By topazsparrow
You could tune it in. A Catless header would...

You could tune it in. A Catless header would certainly amplify it.

I get that it sounds cool, but it's not traditionally a good thing. It's a relic of days gone by with no variable valve timing...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-07-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,817
Posted By topazsparrow
Clearly the ZC6 code is much more refined and...

Clearly the ZC6 code is much more refined and generally better.
:bonk:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-02-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,016
Posted By topazsparrow
sounds very much like a bait and switch. ...

sounds very much like a bait and switch.

Dealers have been known to intentionally put wrong information in the contract and then call the buyer back to inform them of the mistake. They'll ask to...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-01-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 84,649
Posted By topazsparrow
The problem is that nobody will know for certain...

The problem is that nobody will know for certain if they have the DI issue unless it's bad enough to warrant pulling the DI's. To my knowledge not more than a handful of cases exist on these forums....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,406
Posted By topazsparrow
Run your AC vents into your intake. BAM Instant...

Run your AC vents into your intake. BAM Instant Cold Air.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-26-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 72,841
Posted By topazsparrow
They can set the price at whatever the market...

They can set the price at whatever the market will pay. It would only be a rip-off if you couldn't buy the car at the listed price (markups and hidden costs)
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-25-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 65,878
Posted By topazsparrow
That's exactly why you will not get a rational...

That's exactly why you will not get a rational discussion or comparison here. There's more than that also.

1) People are going to want to defend and validate their 30k purchase. That will happen...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-24-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,336
Posted By topazsparrow
They will pull the dents as much as they can, add...

They will pull the dents as much as they can, add filler and paint it.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-23-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,216
Posted By topazsparrow
I got one in Hot Lava and couldn't be happier....

I got one in Hot Lava and couldn't be happier. Depending on the weather it's always a different shade too. As an added bonus, it's a really rare color.

Don't be a hater, get a H8R.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-23-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 45,703
Posted By topazsparrow
This is the most ignorant and useless comment...

This is the most ignorant and useless comment I've read on the forums in a while.

It's okay to disagree, but lets not devolve this into a 4chan style message board. At least have the maturity to...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-22-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,066
Posted By topazsparrow
I don't hear a whistle but there is a faint...

I don't hear a whistle but there is a faint whine.

I just pretend its my invisible supercharger.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-18-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 29,684
Posted By topazsparrow
Three or four possible issues: For most,...

Three or four possible issues:

For most, you're hearing the clutch rattle. I'm not sure what causes it but a quick search reveals almost every 6MT car has this at low RPM's and it goes away when...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-17-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 27,154
Posted By topazsparrow
This entire thread is utterly useless and you two...

This entire thread is utterly useless and you two are not helping any.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-15-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,403
Posted By topazsparrow
that looks SOOO great dude. I love the meat on...

that looks SOOO great dude. I love the meat on those tires.

how's the cornering now?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-15-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,499
Posted By topazsparrow
My money is on the rotors.

My money is on the rotors.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-09-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 44,516
Posted By topazsparrow
This whole thread is in bad taste. If OP wants to...

This whole thread is in bad taste. If OP wants to compliment the tuner that helped him out, fine. It's in extremely bad taste to point out the others who could not or didn't help him.

This is...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-09-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,026
Posted By topazsparrow
Thanks to our Outstanding Community Members!

As these forums continue to grow we're seeing a lot more general nonsense, flaming and antagonistic posts.

I just wanted to take a moment to thank forum members like Dezoris and SportsGuy who...
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