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Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 02-14-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,502
Posted By Sportsguy83
I paid $100, got really lucky.

I paid $100, got really lucky.
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-11-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 960
Posted By Sportsguy83
I did pay a shop to do the swap. I helped along...

I did pay a shop to do the swap. I helped along every step of the way, but still needed to pay them for their time. I agree the cost is a case by case bases and each one is different, it's a tough...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-11-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 960
Posted By Sportsguy83
I agree with everything you said except the cost...

I agree with everything you said except the cost part. When I set on the quest to swap, I was at the crossroads of just building the FA20. Not going to bore with details but here's a breakdown:
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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-07-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Sportsguy83
Unfortunately, no magic will help on that :(

Unfortunately, no magic will help on that :(
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-07-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By Sportsguy83
There's a kit out there for it... ...

There's a kit out there for it...

https://www.mazworx.com/mazworx-favq-transmission-adapter-kit-frs/brz.aspx
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-07-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 555
Posted By Sportsguy83
It's really not rated by HP or even clutch torque...

It's really not rated by HP or even clutch torque capacity. It's rated for 1000 lbs of pressure plate clamping force.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-07-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 555
Posted By Sportsguy83
Once the transmission is out, I don't see why not...

Once the transmission is out, I don't see why not upgrade it. Might as well for peace of mind. It's not excessively expensive and can potentially save a lot of headaches.
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-06-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 158,074
Posted By Sportsguy83
I think it will depend on your plans with the car...

I think it will depend on your plans with the car on the long term.

Among other factors, consider that if you will be adding nice, grippy, wide tires and doing an NA build, I think 3.73 is the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-06-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 158,074
Posted By Sportsguy83
I initially ran the stock 4.1 and it felt like...

I initially ran the stock 4.1 and it felt like 1st and 2nd were extremely short. I've since got a good deal on a IS300 3.73 and it's been a dream to drive the car since. All gears are much more...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-23-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,619
Posted By Sportsguy83
How did you notice?

How did you notice?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-03-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 790
Posted By Sportsguy83
No CEL, secondary cat is not monitored Only the...

No CEL, secondary cat is not monitored Only the header cat is monitored.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-20-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,502
Posted By Sportsguy83
It’s just you [emoji23][emoji23]

It’s just you [emoji23][emoji23]
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-18-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,502
Posted By Sportsguy83
gt86 2017 cluster working on a pre 17 car

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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-14-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By Sportsguy83
The handling changes way less than you would...

The handling changes way less than you would think. The biggest weight added compared to the FA20 and trans combo is in the huge transmission and that sits just below the center of the car. Yes, the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-14-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By Sportsguy83
If I had to choose at gunpoint, I would choose...

If I had to choose at gunpoint, I would choose FBM. They've been with the platform since day one and if I'm not mistaken, they are the first to offer a built block to the masses (Crawford I believe...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-14-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By Sportsguy83
Part of the reason why I engine swapped, you can...

Part of the reason why I engine swapped, you can have a perfectly built motor (not saying this is the case, but it touches a bit on that), and you can still get a pesky CEL that might require...
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-14-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,317
Posted By Sportsguy83
Yes, it is more robust than ours. I have a friend...

Yes, it is more robust than ours. I have a friend with a shop that specializes in S2ks, and he has built plenty with the stock transmission holding 700 whp range (say around 600 wtq). Our...
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-13-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,317
Posted By Sportsguy83
Yes all are retained with the Motec package.

Yes all are retained with the Motec package.
Forum: Forced Induction 12-11-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 185
Sticky: FI Dyno thread
Views: 129,442
Posted By Sportsguy83
I don't know wat google did but they f'd up a...

I don't know wat google did but they f'd up a bunch of my pictures....

The car made right at 300 whp that day. It's vastly different now with a V8 swap.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-10-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Sportsguy83
Yes, the pins can be removed and you don't need...

Yes, the pins can be removed and you don't need to touch the shifter and interior of the car. Lowers the time considerably.
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-09-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,136
Posted By Sportsguy83
Ok, hopefully one of the people who have tracked...

Ok, hopefully one of the people who have tracked it can chime in
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-09-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,136
Posted By Sportsguy83
Mitsurugi: Reforged

Given I have the swap in hot/humid weather, I’d say keep it simple; 2 pass for now. I have the full blown radiator with the bigger spal fans and have not had any temperature issues after getting the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-05-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,317
Posted By Sportsguy83
Awesome!!

Awesome!!
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-05-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 34,288
Posted By Sportsguy83
I get maybe 14 in the highway. I changed...

I get maybe 14 in the highway. I changed injectors since my basetune and adjusted the map slightly.

Will update once tuned and see if there are any differences.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-05-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,502
Posted By Sportsguy83
I confirm the cluster works on older models. Got...

I confirm the cluster works on older models. Got it working yesterday! From a limited 2017 BRZ to a 2013 limited BRZ.
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-05-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 34,288
Posted By Sportsguy83
Yes, fuel gauge works perfect with the Motec....

Yes, fuel gauge works perfect with the Motec. Tune might require minor adjustment depending on what motor you end up getting but there is an adjustable value used for accurate fuel gauge display.
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Forum: Engine Swaps 12-01-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,136
Posted By Sportsguy83
What fans did you end up going with, what part...

What fans did you end up going with, what part no? The same I posted (30102029)?

Or did you go with 30201522? I see those cost 95.03 on Summit.
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-30-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,902
Posted By Sportsguy83
The factory dash communicates with the engine via...

The factory dash communicates with the engine via Canbus. The canbus communications are used throughout the car systems (ABS, PS, CC, Dash, etc..) in order to report accurate information (basically...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-28-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By Sportsguy83
I got a custom turbo kit done, paying minimum...

I got a custom turbo kit done, paying minimum labor with a brand new GTX3076R for around 5500, that included going all out on several things like a garrett IC. I agree it's doable for cheaper than a...
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-21-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,136
Posted By Sportsguy83
AC pressure sensor ...

AC pressure sensor


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