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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-13-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,170
Posted By ermax
The year sounds about right. Back then people...

The year sounds about right. Back then people were running the Chameleon TCPIP stack on Windows 3.1 or WFWG3.11 to get on the internet. I think you may be off on his processor though. I doubt someone...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-24-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 138,405
Posted By ermax
The last I checked there were over 100 failure...

The last I checked there were over 100 failure reports on this forum and yes there have been people that joined just to report the failure. I doubt anyone joins just to report a success though.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-24-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 138,405
Posted By ermax
The guy was asking about odds of failure. My...

The guy was asking about odds of failure. My whole point was that even with the limited data we have we already know the odds are worse to do the recall vs not. I understand the limited data creates...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-24-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By ermax
handling after new wheel and bearings

I was coming home late at night after working about 16 hours. It was wet. I was doing about 35mph in 5th gear. The car ahead of me turned off so I was able to speed up. I wasnít tearing around, had...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-24-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 138,405
Posted By ermax
Letís just assume if it wasnít reported here as a...

Letís just assume if it wasnít reported here as a failure then it must have been a success. I still think itís safe to assume the number of failures is higher that we see here. I mean seriously do...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-23-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 138,405
Posted By ermax
That assumes everyone with a failure came here to...

That assumes everyone with a failure came here to report it. There is someone who owns an FRS in my area which I pass daily when on my runs and the car literally never moves. One day I noticed it was...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-18-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,333
Posted By ermax
Iíve done mag mounts in the past and love them...

Iíve done mag mounts in the past and love them but just got an iPhone 11 and donít plan to use a case and want to go wireless. I am thinking about this mount:...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-10-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,148
Posted By ermax
I always enjoy the extra bite the pads have at...

I always enjoy the extra bite the pads have at the end of the driveway after a wash. Hahaha
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-10-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,148
Posted By ermax
This is obviously your first car. If the rotors...

This is obviously your first car. If the rotors are rusty it only proves on thing. The rotors got wet (rain, dew, car wash, sprinklers) and then dried and hasnít moved since.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-27-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 27,769
Posted By ermax
And for anyone interested, the full thread it's...

And for anyone interested, the full thread it's here:
https://www.facebook.com/Moto.Club4AG/posts/10219414422327537
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-26-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By ermax
20mm F 25mm R spacers and TRD springs does a good...

20mm F 25mm R spacers and TRD springs does a good job of reducing gap without the boy racer thinks lower is better look. No clearance issues. I didnít even get an alignment on mine and tire wear is...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 11-26-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By ermax
Hearing a rattling noise everytime I pass over rough roads

There is a rubber coupler that sits between the EPS motor and the worm gear that will completely disintegrate leaving you with metal to metal contact. The EPS unit sits directly on the steering...
Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues 11-26-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,532
Posted By ermax
In my experience with other forums that have...

In my experience with other forums that have crashed the user base takes a massive hit when the knowledge base is lost. I think the data is worth more than you think it is.
Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues 11-20-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,532
Posted By ermax
As others have already said. It isnít the down...

As others have already said. It isnít the down time itís the risk of losing the knowledge base due to a crash. I remember TOV (a Honda forum in the late 90s early 2000s) when down and all the data...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-09-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 138,405
Posted By ermax
Itís not BS. There is a registry thread on here...

Itís not BS. There is a registry thread on here somewhere for people with spun bearing on the 2013 with very low mileage. I think Tcoat is just tossing out the number 30. Could be more, could be less...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-05-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,457
Posted By ermax
This thread has blown up and I haven't read the...

This thread has blown up and I haven't read the whole thing. I'm guessing the new ring times have been talked about. Running a 7:13 is impressive even if it has no interior, Cup 2R's, wing and...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-05-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,457
Posted By ermax
Top Gear still hates Tesla

The engineer in me wants to love EVs, the driver in me wants to hate them.



But really if I hate anything it would be anti-Tesla and Tesla fanboys. Hahaha. I have a co-worker who is in my...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-05-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,229
Posted By ermax
Dang I missed that thread. Thanks for sharing!

Dang I missed that thread. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-05-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,229
Posted By ermax
17+ engine oil temps

There are threads on this forum with mods bringing pressures up to 80psi at redline. These threads have pictures of the pump showing signs of cavitation. Our bar straw sized oil pickup tube with near...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-04-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 90,569
Posted By ermax
Maybe go to the dealer and see if they can loan...

Maybe go to the dealer and see if they can loan you the tool. Not like they replace seals daily. You may be surprised.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-02-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,457
Posted By ermax
That guy from DragTimes also faked a video of a...

That guy from DragTimes also faked a video of a model 3 getting a ticket for running a stop sign in a parking lot while using the summon feature. Hahaha

I donít doubt Top Gear fudged the straight ...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-30-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 138,405
Posted By ermax
Considering it’s #4 every time my bet is they are...

Considering it’s #4 every time my bet is they are using too much packing and blocking the main that feeds #4. That is the most venerable place for overuse of packing.
...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-30-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 138,405
Posted By ermax
Your writing style shows incompetence. Iím not...

Your writing style shows incompetence. Iím not even sure what you post is trying to accomplish. Have you even read this thread at all? You do know that Toyota does not own dealers right? You do know...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,772
Posted By ermax
Well even with the speed requirement itís a hell...

Well even with the speed requirement itís a hell of a lot better than having to do the pedal dance every time the ignition is cut. I suspect I would leave the aids off by default and only turn them...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,772
Posted By ermax
Iím not really concerned about the temperature...

Iím not really concerned about the temperature requirement. Iím not going to drive the car aggressively while itís cold anyways. My concern is the requirement to be stationary. I agree this isnít an...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,772
Posted By ermax
Speaking of push start, can you still push start...

Speaking of push start, can you still push start a MT with push start? Hehe
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,772
Posted By ermax
Iím a software dev so I fully respect the time it...

Iím a software dev so I fully respect the time it takes to develop stuff like this and you deserve to be paid. I would never try to rip off your work. When I said I wasnít sure how you got around the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-29-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,772
Posted By ermax
Since beastronix is no more, whatís the alternative?

Technically PD is not made for track use. Itís a test mode used for diagnostics that just so happens to be useful on track. Itís not a Contra Code that someone stumbled on one day. Itís all...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-29-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 138,405
Posted By ermax
You skipped over the most important bullet point....

You skipped over the most important bullet point. He felt the rear loose traction. This is to be expected when you throw a rod. The hood jumping was probably the fire starting due to a thrown rod....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-28-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,772
Posted By ermax
I made an attempt to emulate the PD with an...

I made an attempt to emulate the PD with an Arduino and CANbus shield but was only able to get the car to respond to it if the car was up to temp and stationary. Not sure how you got around the...
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