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Forum: Forced Induction Yesterday, 03:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,661
Posted By empower-auto
No offense - as I am a huge HKS fan and have half...

No offense - as I am a huge HKS fan and have half your catalog including the Supercharger on my 86 - but your network setup at least here in Canada is severely skewed. I didn't purchase through an...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-23-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,661
Posted By empower-auto
HKSUSA this would be a slick time to tune in! ...

HKSUSA this would be a slick time to tune in!

<--- also currently using your V2 kit
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-21-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By empower-auto
bump?

bump?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-15-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
Well I have a backup plan. It's toss this engine...

Well I have a backup plan. It's toss this engine in the garbage. However I need to know what's not working before I make any decisions. Over a week and still no results other than report of a cam...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-10-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,849
Posted By empower-auto
I'll take your word for it. CX Racing is a...

I'll take your word for it.

CX Racing is a low quality company and their products are super questionable. They work for some people and they brag about it all day because they made something work...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-09-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
UPDATE The tech informed me today that the...

UPDATE

The tech informed me today that the cam sensor is out of spec and repair parts are on order.

Why do I feel like this may be a thing but not the cause if my misfire? Maybe I have no faith...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-09-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,849
Posted By empower-auto
if you torqued a sandwich plate to hell -- it's...

if you torqued a sandwich plate to hell -- it's not a shock to me that you now have a mess.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
Yes I do. Cusco AOS type, plumbed into the rear...

Yes I do. Cusco AOS type, plumbed into the rear line on the battery side
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
well I just ruled out ECU or tune issues. I...

well I just ruled out ECU or tune issues. I played a bit and the car is definitely suffering the most at idle and only lightly smoothing out as you go up in rpm. It will either idle miss a very...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
the ducking and weaving is real. this is painful....

the ducking and weaving is real. this is painful.

I'm just trying to get them to do an actual diagnosis and not just act so bewildered like I've broken the car with scary aftermarket wizardry.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
one thing they mentioned was that on their tool...

one thing they mentioned was that on their tool the timing was reading some completely weird arbitrary numbers that made no sense. Should I be leaning on this bulletin?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
They flat out told me if this was the issue that...

They flat out told me if this was the issue that there would be other DTC's present. What you're saying is that they are blowing smoke up my ass?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
The codes were cleared however nothing changed or...

The codes were cleared however nothing changed or improved. The car will not idle or drive.

Only P0300 and P0304 are throwing. Tomorrow I am going to stick it on ECUtek because I am concerned...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-06-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
HKS Ver2 Supercharger with Ecutek Racerom ...

HKS Ver2 Supercharger with Ecutek Racerom

ORC clutch and flywheel, perrin light crank pulley also
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-06-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
Update: Coilpack, plug, all around inspection and...

Update: Coilpack, plug, all around inspection and no results. Compression is good. No visual warning signs.

Moving onto reflashing. This is a weird one.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-06-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By empower-auto
Thumbs down P0300 and P0304 CEL -- uh oh!

Cruising in 4th, low rpm, last week my FRS suddenly developed a misfire which quickly turned into a failure to idle entirely and difficulty starting.

P0300 and P0304 came up and I had to have the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-29-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By empower-auto
you should always be in your head not shifting...

you should always be in your head not shifting from one gear direct to another in this type of motion. you are going out of gear, to a neutral position. then you are going from the neutral position...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-29-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By empower-auto
Exclamation What is the thread pitch of the spare tire tie down hole?

I don't have anything handy here for reference but does anyone know?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-29-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By empower-auto
And this is why my car is a rolling ad for HKS...

And this is why my car is a rolling ad for HKS parts right now
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-08-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By empower-auto
I have an internally stock motor

I have an internally stock motor
Forum: Forced Induction 06-05-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,661
Posted By empower-auto
Ver2 here with 43mm restrictor 248whp 209 max...

Ver2 here with 43mm restrictor
248whp 209 max tq at the wheels
REALLY need to kill the stock header / overpipe I think. I have a big dip in power
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-05-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,318
Posted By empower-auto
Exclamation Recommend a 0W-40 for me please

Hey guys, I tried searching but sadly this forum kills search terms like "0W-40" so it's impossible.

I am looking for an ALTERNATIVE to Motul Trophy 300V 0W-40. It's fantastic but has a short life...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-05-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,863
Posted By empower-auto
ITT: you can buy Skunk2 on Walmart.com now

ITT: you can buy Skunk2 on Walmart.com now
Forum: Forced Induction 06-05-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By empower-auto
Header to make gains / improve torque with SC?

Hey guys, short and sweet - I have an HKS V2 SC kit installed with a 43mm restrictor and am tuned on E10 94 Octane.

I am making 248whp right now and still have that dip down low.

My question...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-09-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,985
Posted By empower-auto
does anyone know how to re pin these to work on...

does anyone know how to re pin these to work on USDM cars? Mine came with the signal and running light inputs switched so when I am driving they are amber and when I signal it signals red
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-01-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By empower-auto
Order the stiffer Cusco exhaust hangers. They'll...

Order the stiffer Cusco exhaust hangers. They'll also prevent any movement. Get 3 of them. Should suffice.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-29-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,250
Posted By empower-auto
Yes. THANK YOU. That's perfect

Yes. THANK YOU. That's perfect
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-27-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,785
Posted By empower-auto
guys I am 14 I have been around cars since I was...

guys I am 14 I have been around cars since I was 4. Give me a break
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 04-26-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By empower-auto
So what's the trick? I keep getting told that you...

So what's the trick? I keep getting told that you just can't get tools on the adjusters. I HAVE a good dude for alignments but he gets to work on easy stuff all the time.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-26-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,250
Posted By empower-auto
BUMP Anyone?

BUMP

Anyone?
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