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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-15-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By Steveiam
I don't think it's a big deal spending money to...

I don't think it's a big deal spending money to change the sound even if it's minimal gain. Some people think it's a waste of money, other people will say otherwise. It's kind of like getting an...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-15-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By Steveiam
I don't think either is known for deep rumble....

I don't think either is known for deep rumble. HKS hi power is drone city according to a lot of people.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-08-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Steveiam
Is this considered a minor leak? I'm just...

Is this considered a minor leak? I'm just wondering if the leak of this size affects the cabin noise.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1m38h43AlU
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-07-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Steveiam
Leaky Exhaust

Hey guys I got the MXP SP catback and I noticed some water dripping on the connection. So I tested to see if there's any leak with soap water and both of the connections started bubbling. The donut...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-02-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Steveiam
JDL has EL option for turbo although I think it's...

JDL has EL option for turbo although I think it's 300 extra. They also have cold air intake for V2 instead of short ram, but it also costs extra.
Forum: Forced Induction 08-28-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 273,160
Posted By Steveiam
I thought that's the power range where pump gas...

I thought that's the power range where pump gas becomes prone to knock
Forum: Forced Induction 08-26-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 273,160
Posted By Steveiam
Is it possible for GTX2860 to make 300-350hp with...

Is it possible for GTX2860 to make 300-350hp with 10:1 CR on 93 octane?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-26-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Steveiam
From start my plan was to go FI so buying header...

From start my plan was to go FI so buying header + OFT just to resell it in few months at depreciated value isn't something that I wanted to do (plus the hassle of shipping). I was going to replace...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-24-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By Steveiam
This thread explains more about CEL with catted...

This thread explains more about CEL with catted header and OFT vs EcuTek.

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=132435

I would have gone header first if I wasn't so determined to go...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-24-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Steveiam
Yeah I primarily got this to reduce the drone...

Yeah I primarily got this to reduce the drone which I'm really happy about. I also saw few threads of people asking if the ultra quiet combo is as quiet as stock so hopefully this helps people out...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-24-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Steveiam
Soundclip - JDL 2.5'' Ultra Quiet Frontpipe Overpipe combo

Hey guys, I just installed the JDL Ultra Quiet Frontpipe/Overpipe combo (catted and resonated) and wanted to share the soundclip of stock frontpipe vs JDL frontpipe. Honestly I can't tell the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-24-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By Steveiam
I highly recommend MXP SP catback. The build...

I highly recommend MXP SP catback. The build quality is top notch and its got 2.75 piping. The catback is tame but probably louder than Perrin 2.5. The tone is very mature but it's not obnoxiously...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 08-20-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Steveiam
Would I just apply the polish in circular motion?

Would I just apply the polish in circular motion?
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 08-19-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Steveiam
Okay thank you. I guess I'll need to get one of...

Okay thank you. I guess I'll need to get one of those rotating polishers
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 08-18-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Steveiam
Clear coat coming off on a 2017

I bought a used 2017 86 a few months back. I noticed few spots on the trunk lid where the clear coats come off a bit while clay baring and waxing the car. Is that considered "paint flaw" where I can...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-17-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,615
Posted By Steveiam
What do you guys think of keeping the...

What do you guys think of keeping the comppression at 12.5:1 if I'm only gonna be using 93 octane on boost at around 300-350 whp?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-12-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Steveiam
I reused the donut flange gasket when I installed...

I reused the donut flange gasket when I installed the exhaust. I'll recheck and secure the flange and v band connections for leaks
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-11-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Steveiam
Yeah I understand. Honestly I'm really enjoying...

Yeah I understand. Honestly I'm really enjoying the exhaust and the drone isn't unbearable. I've had few cars before but this is the first sports car I've owned and modded so I think it's just a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-11-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Steveiam
Now I'm actually torn between Nameless and JDL...

Now I'm actually torn between Nameless and JDL lol. I don't mind it getting quieter as long as the drone is resolved even a little
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-11-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,165
Posted By Steveiam
Best of luck on the engine rebuild. Pretty...

Best of luck on the engine rebuild. Pretty curious to which route that you'll go since I'm thinking of going built in distant future too. And I'm always down for happy endings lol.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-11-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Steveiam
Stock headers

Stock headers
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-11-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Steveiam
MXP SP catback drone

Hey guys, I opted to get the MXP SP exhaust because the general consensus was that the exhaust is fairly tame and it has no drone.

I installed it few days ago and I love the volume and the deep...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-08-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 273,160
Posted By Steveiam
I was following your build thread and I thought...

I was following your build thread and I thought everything got situated. Sorry to hear that happened. Are you thinking of rebuilding the block?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-29-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 47,161
Posted By Steveiam
How have the parts been holding up at that power...

How have the parts been holding up at that power range? Were you able to get your 5th gear smoothed out?
Forum: Member's Car Journals 07-23-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,165
Posted By Steveiam
Glad to hear everything's back and running. I...

Glad to hear everything's back and running. I would really like to hear what you think of the kit as I'm thinking of getting the JDL kit in near future. Also, which gauge mount are you using for the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 07-22-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By Steveiam
I purchased the Ecutek from jayv63. He responded...

I purchased the Ecutek from jayv63. He responded promptly and shipping was very quick.

Thanks
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-20-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21,275
Views: 4,591,509
Posted By Steveiam
Car got hit by a wood panel that fell off a truck...

Car got hit by a wood panel that fell off a truck in front of me going 70 on the highway. Didn't want to brake and get rear ended so the front bumper took the hit. Luckily, the only damage was loose...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-12-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By Steveiam
I did look into the Legamax Sport but it's a bit...

I did look into the Legamax Sport but it's a bit out of my spending range lol
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-11-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By Steveiam
I'm actually planning to stay on low boost so I...

I'm actually planning to stay on low boost so I thought I'd be able to get away with stock overpipe, but I came across this sub and the OP was having some fitment issues with the JDL downpipe to...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-11-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By Steveiam
Is there a chance of the bumper falling off from...

Is there a chance of the bumper falling off from parachuting or is it just purely aerodynamics?
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