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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By DarkSunrise
Thanks guys. I ordered another set of front pads...

Thanks guys. I ordered another set of front pads to be safe.

BTW these are Stoptech SP pads. Brakes are otherwise stock. Held up better than expected, but I'll probably go with Carbotech XP8 or...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By DarkSunrise
Minimum HPDE Brake Pad Thickness

Does anyone know what the minimum recommended brake pad thickness is for a two-day HPDE? I pulled the front right brake pads on my car today:
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 773
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yes. Just be prepared to spend money.

Yes. Just be prepared to spend money.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-24-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By DarkSunrise
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-24-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 816
Posted By DarkSunrise
MK6 GTI. Have been toying with the idea of...

MK6 GTI. Have been toying with the idea of picking up an Elise SC, but doubtful.
Forum: Software Tuning 10-24-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By DarkSunrise
I agree with the above. I've done around 10...

I agree with the above. I've done around 10 track days with this car running 100 octane gas each time and haven't had any issues with DI seals or coilpacks (yet).

I won't switch to 93 octane...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-24-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,670
Posted By DarkSunrise
Just the Toyota version (called the GT86 RC, not...

Just the Toyota version (called the GT86 RC, not sold here).

Subaru also offers has a track-focused version (BRZ RA), but that one comes with the standard torsen LSD, along with some other nice...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,690
Posted By DarkSunrise
True true, I'll stop derailing this thread now..

True true, I'll stop derailing this thread now..
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,690
Posted By DarkSunrise
I think I found the car for you :D ...

I think I found the car for you :D

http://supercargym.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/20130626-120410.jpg
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,690
Posted By DarkSunrise
Hah you're making me wish I bought orange. I've...

Hah you're making me wish I bought orange. I've always been partial to that color too.

My white car is perpetually dirty. :brokenheart:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,690
Posted By DarkSunrise
Whenever I see a lowered black FR-S with wider...

Whenever I see a lowered black FR-S with wider wheels/tires, it always catches my eye. Black visually shrinks the size of the car, so when lowered on wheels, it looks low and mean.

And yeah my...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,690
Posted By DarkSunrise
Black is the most aggressive IMO.

Black is the most aggressive IMO.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-23-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,306
Posted By DarkSunrise
Hate cowards that do this kind of shit. Sorry to...

Hate cowards that do this kind of shit. Sorry to hear about your car.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-23-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By DarkSunrise
The 3 quietest exhausts are probably 1. ...

The 3 quietest exhausts are probably

1. Invidia Q300
2. Greddy SP Elite (axle-back)
3. Perrin resonated
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-22-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah sad but true. Still, given that one of the...

Yeah sad but true. Still, given that one of the most common complaints about the current Camaro is the lack of visibility, I had hoped Chevy would have made that one of their priorities with the new...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-22-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By DarkSunrise
I like those changes. Now if they could just...

I like those changes. Now if they could just lower the beltline.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-22-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By DarkSunrise
The cap + centering cap solution sounds perfect! ...

The cap + centering cap solution sounds perfect! Too bad about it being a limited production. Want to sell your's? :)
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By DarkSunrise
I've actually been looking into cheap 65mm ebay...

I've actually been looking into cheap 65mm ebay caps. I don't know if these would work, but I bet you could rig them to fit.

Amazon.com: 4x 65Mm Dia Truck Car Hood Emblem Wheel Center Hub Caps...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,680
Posted By DarkSunrise
My wife commented on it once, but once she got...

My wife commented on it once, but once she got used to it, said it's not really an issue.

Take your GF for a test-drive in the Lotus Elise. She'll never complain about how low the BRZ is after...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-22-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,878
Posted By DarkSunrise
Simplicity for me too. Lightweight, FR 2+2 coupe.

Simplicity for me too. Lightweight, FR 2+2 coupe.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-22-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,663
Posted By DarkSunrise
I deleted it, but didn't like it much. For some...

I deleted it, but didn't like it much. For some reason, it made the intake noise sound uneven at some frequencies/RPMs. I put it back for now, at least until I add the UEL header, then will...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,532
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah I don't really understand the Boxster being...

Yeah I don't really understand the Boxster being slower comment either. I had a 2009 Boxster S (310 hp) and it was MUCH faster than the FR-S in a straight line. Even the new 981 base Boxster will...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,897
Posted By DarkSunrise
Only one time - put a friend and his wife in the...

Only one time - put a friend and his wife in the back seats. It was a tight fit. My wife and I had to pull our seats forward to accommodate them.

Still, it worked for a 30 min. trip and we all...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-22-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By DarkSunrise
Haha yeah mine was only on springs and would...

Haha yeah mine was only on springs and would still scrape the front bumper at times. Still I didn't really care too much. Unlike with this FR-S, for which every little scrape annoys me.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-22-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By DarkSunrise
Trying to rank 100 cars of various types from...

Trying to rank 100 cars of various types from different eras is impossible. How do you compare a 1967 Corolla vs. 2011 LFA vs. 1951 Land Cruiser vs. 1992 Camry?

You can't in any sort of...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-22-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By DarkSunrise
I had a 350z and agree with a lot of your...

I had a 350z and agree with a lot of your comparison:

- Loved the VQ35DE revup engine - torque, sound, etc.
- 6MT transmission was better than expected, very smooth into gates
- Also...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-21-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By DarkSunrise
I've got a set of TC105N and love the look,...

I've got a set of TC105N and love the look, weight and quality. Mine weighed in at 15.3 lbs in 17x8 size.

Only two complaints: (1) They're a bit pricey for flow-form cast wheels, (2) Wish there...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-21-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By DarkSunrise
This is reminding me of the 2015 Mustang all over...

This is reminding me of the 2015 Mustang all over again.

I'll believe the weight loss when I see it in the production model.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-21-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By DarkSunrise
Isn't Jalopnik the site that spawned the phrase...

Isn't Jalopnik the site that spawned the phrase "The answer is always Miata." Surprising there aren't more comments about the Miata in there, as it's even slower than the Twins.

For me, the...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 10-21-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 567
Posted By DarkSunrise
When I switched from 215-width Sumi HTR ZIII to...

When I switched from 215-width Sumi HTR ZIII to 235-width Nitto NT05, it did lose some of that progressiveness. Not a whole lot, but enough to be noticeable.

But the bigger difference is how much...
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