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Forum: Great Lakes 04-15-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 75,675
Posted By CaptainSlow
Saw a raven (I think...whatever the dark gray...

Saw a raven (I think...whatever the dark gray color is) FRS outside of CaFe Zinc in Midland today...not sure if it's anyone here or not. If so, hi :)
Forum: Great Lakes 04-12-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 75,675
Posted By CaptainSlow
There's a new ultramarine in midland...guy works...

There's a new ultramarine in midland...guy works over by Waldo and James savage road. I waved once but he didn't wave back, so not sure if he's here or not (or maybe he didn't see me or is just an...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 04-07-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 136,299
Posted By CaptainSlow
From a quick photoshoot over the weekend. ...

From a quick photoshoot over the weekend.

http://i.imgur.com/VsWxcGb.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/DVDlIW1.jpg
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 04-05-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By CaptainSlow
Couple of quick pictures from tonight

Decided to wash the car and take a couple of quick pictures. I hadn't done anything like this since I lowered the car, and added the new exhaust, spoiler, and lip.

http://i.imgur.com/DVDlIW1.jpg
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Forum: Software Tuning 02-15-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By CaptainSlow
Custom splash screen with OFT?

Anyone know if you can change the default splash screen on the Vishnu OFT? Not that I MIND the one that's there now, but I thought it'd be cool if I could personalize it with one of my own pictures....
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-05-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By CaptainSlow
I have LEDs front and rear...no problems with...

I have LEDs front and rear...no problems with resistors in at both ends.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-03-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,459
Posted By CaptainSlow
I was going to post, then I realized i already...

I was going to post, then I realized i already did 3 months ago LOL
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,096
Posted By CaptainSlow
Yup. Only car, besides my wife's xD (which I'll...

Yup. Only car, besides my wife's xD (which I'll drive if the roads are too bad). This winter has been terrible for me - it's really a good thing we moved to a new house in spring that is only a mile...
Forum: Software Tuning 01-31-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By CaptainSlow
Again, is there an issue with just reverting to...

Again, is there an issue with just reverting to the stock tune for the test?
Forum: Software Tuning 01-31-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 22,385
Posted By CaptainSlow
Hey Shiv - just wanted to confirm this...if you...

Hey Shiv - just wanted to confirm this...if you have a stock header, you go with the EL E85 tune, right? Since they're both Stage 2?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-31-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By CaptainSlow
Another note on the fan speed...the slower the...

Another note on the fan speed...the slower the air is moving in the system, the more time it has to absorb the heat. If you blast air right through, it won't have any time to warm up before it comes...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-31-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By CaptainSlow
You can always turn the heat on full and leave...

You can always turn the heat on full and leave the car closed up for 5-10 minutes. You should definitely tell a difference when you check on it. Remember that even when the engine is up to temp, all...
Forum: Software Tuning 01-31-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 22,385
Posted By CaptainSlow
Awesome. Can't wait to try them out. Thanks for...

Awesome. Can't wait to try them out. Thanks for the continued updates!
Forum: Software Tuning 01-31-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,004
Posted By CaptainSlow
Your local stations actually have E85? The ones...

Your local stations actually have E85? The ones around here are running a winter blend of around E70. I ran through one tank of that and went back to 93 until spring.

My thing is that I can't use...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-31-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By CaptainSlow
Turn the fan down to 1. The higher the fan, the...

Turn the fan down to 1. The higher the fan, the longer it's going to take to feel warm air. You're taking heat out of the cooling system for the heating system...the more heat you take out the longer...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-31-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By CaptainSlow
I think most OTS maps are made rich to be on the...

I think most OTS maps are made rich to be on the safe side...a custom tune would most likely just lean it out a bit in places to get more power. Just my guess.
Forum: Software Tuning 01-31-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By CaptainSlow
Or, flash back to stock for the emissions test....

Or, flash back to stock for the emissions test. Although I'd do it a few days before, because I think tunes tend to be a bit on the rich side until they learn all the various parameters again. I...
Forum: Software Tuning 01-31-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By CaptainSlow
Emissions are cut by catalytic converters. If you...

Emissions are cut by catalytic converters. If you eliminate any of them, you will have trouble with your emissions. Generally, a tune will increase fuel usage, which may raise your emissions levels a...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-31-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By CaptainSlow
Also, when I had an FD it had both a coolant leak...

Also, when I had an FD it had both a coolant leak AND a leak inside the engine. I'll never forget the smell of coolant ever again...burned into my nostrils forever. If you're smelling burning from...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-31-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,940
Posted By CaptainSlow
The 20 AFR was at 0% throttle. There is no fuel...

The 20 AFR was at 0% throttle. There is no fuel to the engine when you are off throttle and in gear (the wheels are keeping the engine going, which is why it will stall if you let it slow down to...
Forum: Software Tuning 01-30-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,865
Posted By CaptainSlow
Yeah...turns out im a moron. Im an idiot and...

Yeah...turns out im a moron. Im an idiot and accidentally flashed the stock file instead of the new tuned file. I thought I had selected it but I was wrong. Loaded it up again and it works like a...
Forum: Software Tuning 01-30-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,865
Posted By CaptainSlow
Edit...nevermind. I was being an idiot. Original...

Edit...nevermind. I was being an idiot. Original post is quoted below, but I didn't want to leave my OP here because there was actually no issue other than user error.
Forum: Software Tuning 01-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,865
Posted By CaptainSlow
Tested it last night (I have a beta 1.4X tune on...

Tested it last night (I have a beta 1.4X tune on the car at the moment...need to update I guess)...can confirm launch control is active on those maps, and is set around the 5500 rpm range.
Forum: Software Tuning 01-29-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,865
Posted By CaptainSlow
OK thanks!

OK thanks!
Forum: Software Tuning 01-29-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,865
Posted By CaptainSlow
These are built in the current released 1.4x maps...

These are built in the current released 1.4x maps or are they in the beta 1.5x maps only?
Forum: Software Tuning 01-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,865
Posted By CaptainSlow
SO, if I have an OFT...how do I go about getting...

SO, if I have an OFT...how do I go about getting this feature to work on my car? Is it in one of the released maps, or is it in the beta maps only? Do you have to modify anything? How do you set the...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-28-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 136,299
Posted By CaptainSlow
That looks great! If you don't mind, what wheels...

That looks great! If you don't mind, what wheels are those? And what lip spoiler? They look terrific together!
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-08-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By CaptainSlow
Everything I've heard and read says that's pretty...

Everything I've heard and read says that's pretty much a myth, unless you're talking over the course of 100k+ miles running nothing but E85.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-08-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By CaptainSlow
OK, so not too bad. That's livable in my case,...

OK, so not too bad. That's livable in my case, for the most part. Luckily I know when a longer trip is coming up and I can plan ahead to switch back to a 93 octane map before going.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-08-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By CaptainSlow
I figured the mileage would drop...not too...

I figured the mileage would drop...not too concerned because I don't really drive very far anyway (live a mile away from work). Just curious, though, what do people usually see for fuel mileage with...
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