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Forum: Forced Induction 11-12-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By whataboutbob
If you look at most of the stock motor failures...

If you look at most of the stock motor failures with boost it is the connecting rods that fail.



Next two most common causes of failure are spun rod bearings (from low oil and/or oil...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-02-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By whataboutbob
+1 on figuring out why you have a CEL first.

+1 on figuring out why you have a CEL first.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-02-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 108,208
Posted By whataboutbob
It's been a long process, but I should have it...

It's been a long process, but I should have it running this weekend. I've been working on a number of other supporting modifications, including an Accusump.



I'll post some photos in the near...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-29-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,592
Posted By whataboutbob
I ended up buying DSS 600HP axles before I...

I ended up buying DSS 600HP axles before I experienced any failure. I didn't disassemble the stock ones to see what might have been wrong.
Forum: CANADA 07-28-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By whataboutbob
I just had a set of front AP endurance callipers...

I just had a set of front AP endurance callipers rebuilt by Essex. It was about $280 for both which included cleaning, replacing needed parts, and testing of the calipers to determine their level of...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-28-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,720
Posted By whataboutbob
After an autocross competition day with 4 60...

After an autocross competition day with 4 60 second runs my wheels were hot enough that I couldn't swap them right after my run group without waiting for them to cool off. This was on stock callipers...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 07-01-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 108,208
Posted By whataboutbob
So much win going on with the car building right...

So much win going on with the car building right now. :popcorn:
Forum: Member's Car Journals 07-01-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 108,208
Posted By whataboutbob
Pete, Look here for more info:...

Pete,


Look here for more info: https://pipercamsusa.com/products/subaru-fa20-camshaft-set-stage-1
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-30-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By whataboutbob
Bump. Eager for any information you may have if...

Bump. Eager for any information you may have if you've looked at the transmission yet.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-11-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,444
Posted By whataboutbob
Did Delicious tune your car on OFT? I've been...

Did Delicious tune your car on OFT? I've been using them for over 5 years w ECUTEK both NA and FI and the tunes have been great. Looking here it seems they offer hardware, but not a tune?...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-09-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,253
Posted By whataboutbob
Any time you deviate from the design you take...

Any time you deviate from the design you take risks. There are ways to mitigate the risk, but nothing is foolproof, even on a built motor IMO.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-09-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,734
Posted By whataboutbob
I chose the large capacity version on the advice...

I chose the large capacity version on the advice of my motor builder, BlueMoon Performance. I have the EB SC and my goal was to make the motor as bulletproof as I could within my budget. I also put a...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-09-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,734
Posted By whataboutbob
Might also want to consider WPC treatment on...

Might also want to consider WPC treatment on friction surfaces. +1 for the Reimax oil pump gear. I chose to use one for my build.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-04-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By whataboutbob
Is there any evidence of it running down the side...

Is there any evidence of it running down the side of the motor before it accumulates in a drip? Or, is it just accumulating in a drip where the picture shows?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-28-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By whataboutbob
Normally they seem to leak near the water pump on...

Normally they seem to leak near the water pump on the driver's side due to a poor seal on the timing chain cover. I suspect your source is the timing chain cover seal as well, but on the passenger's...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-28-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By whataboutbob
You should also consider the case when the car is...

You should also consider the case when the car is yawing as the sway bar rates will come into play.
Forum: User/Vendor/Sponsor Reviews, Feedback, Comments 04-28-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 47,319
Posted By whataboutbob
CSG has taken great care of helping me get my car...

CSG has taken great care of helping me get my car setup properly and given me good advice for the last 3+ years.

:cheers:
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-26-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By whataboutbob
I use Winmax W3s. They work well for me on both...

I use Winmax W3s. They work well for me on both street tires and Hoosiers. No noise if properly bedded, a bit of dust but not too much.
...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-24-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By whataboutbob
3.3 Ohm 1/4 Watt resistor for each bag you...

3.3 Ohm 1/4 Watt resistor for each bag you remove.

https://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=304495
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-23-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By whataboutbob
Email sent. ~Bob

Email sent.

~Bob
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-22-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,761
Posted By whataboutbob
I had not run a baffle previously, but I just had...

I had not run a baffle previously, but I just had Bluemoon build a new race motor and I chose to use one of their baffle plate in conjunction with a Reimax oil pump gear. I'm also going to use an...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-21-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,136
Posted By whataboutbob
Google is your friend:...

Google is your friend: https://www.google.com/search?q=oft+header++FR-S+site:www.ft86club.com
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-20-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By whataboutbob
You will need 2 19MM open ended wrenches to...

You will need 2 19MM open ended wrenches to adjust the preload on the end links. One to hold the inner gold body while you loosen/tighten the black lock nuts, the other to loosen/tighten the black...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-19-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By whataboutbob
Yes, but you need to tighten them with no load on...

Yes, but you need to tighten them with no load on the suspension. This is why I said to lift the front of the car off the ground.

To eliminate the preload on the end links, you need to have the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-19-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By whataboutbob
The clunk you are hearing is the end link...

The clunk you are hearing is the end link mounting bolt floating in the hole on the sway bar. This happens when the sway bar reaches the zero load point. You need to properly tighten the end links to...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-19-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By whataboutbob
It is completely stock from a 2013 car, VIN...

It is completely stock from a 2013 car, VIN number 243 US. Transmission has about 96K on it, 62K of that boosted.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-19-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By whataboutbob
I'd be interested to see what you propose. I've...

I'd be interested to see what you propose. I've got a used AT sitting in my garage that started slipping after about 3 years of Hoosiers and boost while autocrossing. I'd be willing to donate it to...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-17-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,953
Posted By whataboutbob
I'd suggest just buying the RACESENG CASCAMs and...

I'd suggest just buying the RACESENG CASCAMs and be done with it. I have been through the COMCs previously and they never lasted.
...
Forum: Southern California 04-17-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,274
Posted By whataboutbob
It isn't totally private. Not that I am aware of....

It isn't totally private. Not that I am aware of. The grange motor circuit has drifting days. The SCCA isn't really ideal if you want to drift your car, it's more of a grip event.
Forum: Southern California 04-14-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,274
Posted By whataboutbob
If you are in the LA area looking to autocross,...

If you are in the LA area looking to autocross, here is where you should look for events and answers to your questions: https://www.solo2.com/newcomers

I wouldn't upgrade anything on the car until...
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