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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 08-22-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By norcalpb
Great master cylinder brace, it’s the only one...

Great master cylinder brace, it’s the only one that has a “puck” the same size as the master cylinder.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-22-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,869
Posted By norcalpb
130,000 miles of hard driving: 1. All 4 of the...

130,000 miles of hard driving:
1. All 4 of the CV joints on my 2 axles split open, leaked, and caused CV damage.
2. The differential inlet shaft bearing started to spin at an off-axis, requiring...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-20-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,761
Posted By norcalpb
Spare tire > fix a flat ...

Spare tire > fix a flat

https://www.campanellas.com/car-tips/tire-repair-with-fixaflat-use-caution
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-20-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By norcalpb
I agree that seat time is the best, but every...

I agree that seat time is the best, but every time I would floor it out of the carousel it would stay flat until I got to the outer straight away rumble strip and I could feel the rear getting really...
Forum: Northern California 08-20-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10,789
Views: 1,809,681
Posted By norcalpb
WTB stock overpipe

WTB stock overpipe
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-19-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By norcalpb
So I've ruled out the overpipe hitting the sway...

So I've ruled out the overpipe hitting the sway bar and/or overpipe.

A mechanic found some slop in my driveshaft. I had no idea there were 3 U joints and even a bearing lol. I will be replacing...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-19-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By norcalpb
Did the alignment and the track day. Car...

Did the alignment and the track day.

Car handled amazingly. It was my first time at Sonoma so I didn't want to go 10/10 but the car did everything I asked for and more. No more does my tires...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-19-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By norcalpb
Just wanted to point out that the front control...

Just wanted to point out that the front control arms rely on the front struts for support, and that’s why it can be a good idea to brace the tops. This car has its strut towers very close to the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-18-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By norcalpb
Do you need the lower bar to run the V bar?

Do you need the lower bar to run the V bar?
Forum: Northern California 08-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By norcalpb
The car ended up needing an entire alignment so...

The car ended up needing an entire alignment so I’m good now.
Forum: Northern California 08-14-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By norcalpb
Like unplugging the negative terminal from the...

Like unplugging the negative terminal from the battery, letting it sit and then plugging it back in?
Forum: Northern California 08-14-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By norcalpb
Can anyone help me out with a Techstream steering angle sensor reset?

I am located in San Ramon and dont have the cable and software...would anyone be willing to assist me with this? Id pay $20.

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-14-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 33,818
Posted By norcalpb
Most likely not. You’d need a strut bar like...

Most likely not.

You’d need a strut bar like this, which is actually flexible in its own way.
...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-14-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By norcalpb
New diff is installed but the noise persists... ...

New diff is installed but the noise persists...

My latest theory is that it’s the oem overpipe hitting the crossmember or even my 19mm Perrin sway bar, but everything has proper clearance and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-13-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By norcalpb
Finally had a chance to do an alignment. ...

Finally had a chance to do an alignment.

First one was trash, took away all my rear camber.

Second one was ok, but a little on the understeery side.

I will be doing a 3rd alignment this...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-12-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By norcalpb
Does this mean the 2017 diff got beefed up too?

Does this mean the 2017 diff got beefed up too?
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-11-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By norcalpb
For the right side of the trim: Put both...

For the right side of the trim:

Put both thumbs on the bottom of the trim and the rest of your fingers on top of the trim.

Push up towards the roof of the car with your thumbs, and then pull...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-09-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 928
Posted By norcalpb
Ive found you only need adjustable toe arms in...

Ive found you only need adjustable toe arms in the rear if you are trying to DECREASE camber.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-09-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By norcalpb
Here’s a camaro with a similar piece ...

Here’s a camaro with a similar piece

https://www.camaro6.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=896138&stc=1&d=1505137855
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-08-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,472
Posted By norcalpb
Not really, you just need to order brackets from...

Not really, you just need to order brackets from a company that has a kit with the same core as you have. For example with a 613/19 core you could use racer-x crash bar or bumper mounts, or if you...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-08-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By norcalpb
Try replacing the harness itself to see if that...

Try replacing the harness itself to see if that works:
...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-08-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 928
Posted By norcalpb
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Vo5usn8-HZk/maxresdefault.j...

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Vo5usn8-HZk/maxresdefault.jpg

You could try to see if this black/white wire is damaged (wheel speed sensor)
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-07-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17,974
Views: 6,665,972
Posted By norcalpb
I wonder what would happen if you rubbed the...

I wonder what would happen if you rubbed the lettering off with Iso alcohol or something similar...being ultra careful of course.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-07-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,035
Posted By norcalpb
https://b.cdnbrm.com/images/products/rell/car_bras...

https://b.cdnbrm.com/images/products/rell/car_bras/3856_colgan_frs.jpg
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-07-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By norcalpb
Just wanted to update this thread: I...

Just wanted to update this thread:

I installed used axles from eBay ($85 each for excellent condition axles) and a new clutch with the updated TOB and Verus clutch fork. My axles did indeed have...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-05-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,472
Posted By norcalpb
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1...

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135548
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 08-05-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By norcalpb
Damn good price on that PERRIN front bar, the...

Damn good price on that PERRIN front bar, the 19mm is so good for a mild street/track setup. I’d buy if I didn’t already have one GLWS
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-05-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,472
Posted By norcalpb
This guy is selling a thermostatic plate, oil...

This guy is selling a thermostatic plate, oil filter adapter, and tube for $100. All you’d need is a core ($160), core mounts ($40) and the hoses/AN fittings ($50)
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-05-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,029
Posted By norcalpb
Honestly, Id rather replace the clutch twice on...

Honestly, Id rather replace the clutch twice on my 13 BRZ over 6 years than buy a Mini Cooper thatd Id sell in one year. But to each their own.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-03-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,029
Posted By norcalpb
1 every 65k-70k. I just got the new one. At...

1 every 65k-70k. I just got the new one.

At 70k my first TOB failed, and at 130k I could still drive the car but the pilot bearing seized and I decided to replace it with the new bearing for my...
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