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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-07-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,797
Posted By 86league
Anyone have experience moving from SX2 to R-S4s? ...

Anyone have experience moving from SX2 to R-S4s?

I've run several sets of SX2s and like the performance and the cost, but some part of me wants quicker lap times. And... kind of like to not have...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-24-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By 86league
My set came in at 18.1 to 18.25 lbs each w/o caps...

My set came in at 18.1 to 18.25 lbs each w/o caps or valve stems, but other than the small miss in weight I'm happy with my ARC-8s. Group buy price was < $800 shipped for the set - think they are...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-14-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 155,138
Posted By 86league
My experience with XP10's are that they are...

My experience with XP10's are that they are fairly quiet when you have a good transfer layer on the rotors. However -- getting a good transfer layer is difficult -- you have to get them HOT - it's...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-11-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,602
Posted By 86league
The one stud I had to replace gave me the...

The one stud I had to replace gave me the impression that the hub centering isn't super robust and if you "crack loose" the lugs while there is significant weight on the wheels the last lug takes a...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-16-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,797
Posted By 86league
I was buying them on-line wherever was cheapest. ...

I was buying them on-line wherever was cheapest. One set from Simpletire, another set from ebay (performance plus tires IIRC), but lately tire crawler is the only place that seems to have them...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-15-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,797
Posted By 86league
I don't have experience with the PS4S, but had a...

I don't have experience with the PS4S, but had a set of PSS.

I had trouble running enough camber to keep the PSS from wearing the outer shoulder for track use. Had -3.5 in front and the tires had...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-05-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,330
Posted By 86league
I think they will tell you tirecrawler - that's...

I think they will tell you tirecrawler - that's where GT radial pointed me.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-30-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 60,384
Posted By 86league
Impressive machine you've built. Look how far...

Impressive machine you've built. Look how far it's come :

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33869070708_45e9b6a6df_b.jpg

Mine on the other hand -- looks the same... :(

Thanks for letting...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 04-21-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By 86league
RCE Yellow springs - BRZ

********** SOLD ****************


Took these off to replace with RCE Super Street-1 coilovers.

Springs plus the shorter bump-stops and rear dust boots. Will ship in the original box. 250...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 04-18-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By 86league
Plates sold. Thanks.

Plates sold.

Thanks.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-16-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By 86league
https://www.verus-engineering.com/product-page/fr-...

https://www.verus-engineering.com/product-page/fr-s-brz-gt86-auto-headlight-level-bracket-for-lca
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 04-15-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By 86league
SOLD *** RCE Street camber plates

**** SOLD *****

Took these off to install coil-overs that came with their own top-hats.

http://www.ft86speedfactory.com/rce-street-camber-plates-2015-wrx-2015-sti.html

$250 shipped (at least...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-11-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By 86league
One other potential downside of the SPC (and I...

One other potential downside of the SPC (and I assume the whiteline) is if you are doing alignments/settings yourself without the help of a real-time display of camber and toe -- they can be hard to...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-08-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,347
Posted By 86league
Yeah that's about what they wanted here. Other...

Yeah that's about what they wanted here. Other repair shops were around $650 labor - $55 part.



I think the warranty rate on the TSB was 2.8 hours though. Honestly - I can't see a decent...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-08-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,347
Posted By 86league
You might call subaru of america and open a case...

You might call subaru of america and open a case - they might help out, might not. They offered me $600 toward the repair on mine (out of 3/36 but within powertrain), but my dealer labor rates were...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-25-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,102
Posted By 86league
My last change after 14 track days (4 20 min...

My last change after 14 track days (4 20 min sessions each) and 4500 total miles was 12 for iron, and 19 for silicon. They told me the averages were 10 and 28. Odd silicon is different in their...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 03-16-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,203
Posted By 86league
Found this thread looking to remove mine. The...

Found this thread looking to remove mine. The subaru parts sites call it "COWL PANEL-SIDE"

The picture of the back posed by inio was helpful - you can see how the blue clip can slide out. I...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-04-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,975
Posted By 86league
Other companies can make throw out bearings that...

Other companies can make throw out bearings that last for >100k miles - hell I've owned 3 manual vehicles that went 80k + over about 8 years each. All of them were traded without needing to touch...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-23-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By 86league
Blox lower control arms - good enough?

Going to be doing a coilover install soon and I want a set of adjustable rear lower control arms that are easier to adjust than the SPC lower control arms I have now. My SPC's have some play before...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 02-22-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By 86league
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 02-22-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By 86league
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-21-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,299
Posted By 86league
This setup was an unholy hybrid of parts from 2...

This setup was an unholy hybrid of parts from 2 different companies for the spring perch and camber plate (raceseng + RCE). I think the combination of of parts that were not designed to work...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-20-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,299
Posted By 86league
Installed a friends RCE Superstreet-1s last...

Installed a friends RCE Superstreet-1s last weekend - replacing a setup very similar to yours (unexpectedly close).

We thought the car had swift spec-R springs (1.1F/1.0R lowering), with Koni...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 01-22-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By 86league
The pedal squeak may have been the fork pivot vs....

The pedal squeak may have been the fork pivot vs. the TOB, but I'd replace the TOB if you have not replaced it with the new spec part. Mine failed at 35k miles - common failure.

The Part is $55...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-12-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 113,254
Posted By 86league
Agree with the others that they shouldn't need to...

Agree with the others that they shouldn't need to take off the pressure plate for this job, but a friend of mine had a new trans installed under warranty and they did the same thing (pulled the...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 12-16-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 136,444
Posted By 86league
Thanks for the info in this thread - very...

Thanks for the info in this thread - very helpful... Did mine this weekend with the expert assistance of Joesurf79. Thanks Joe!

Old TOB was shot, but I caught it before it did a lot of damage. ...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-10-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By 86league
I can't speak for how much they help - but I'm...

I can't speak for how much they help - but I'm prepping to pull the trans from mine to do a TOB/clutch replacement. The shifter carrier on mine has a lot of play - a lot more than I would have...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-10-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By 86league
Yes - that was the question - thanks for...

Yes - that was the question - thanks for annotating the image.

I gave it a go last night - figured that worst case I have to remove the other one... The driveshaft was still in since I'm waiting...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-08-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By 86league
Good info - Thanks to you both.

Good info - Thanks to you both.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-08-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By 86league
Transmission removal

Preparing for a TOB/clutch job.

Have read how to remove the trans - searching and reading threads here, etc. To save time vs. the book method of removing trim and going in from the top of the...
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