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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing Today, 01:48 PM
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Posted By strat61caster
Shouldn't be any difference

Shouldn't be any difference
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 688
Posted By strat61caster
small **** energy

small **** energy
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-16-2019, 06:11 PM
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Views: 36,204
Posted By strat61caster
If you can lock up the tires (engage ABS) with...

If you can lock up the tires (engage ABS) with your current brakes then the limit of your braking ability is not the brakes it is the tires.
Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues 10-11-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,309
Posted By strat61caster
I think Toyota doesn't know how to make good...

I think Toyota doesn't know how to make good sports cars and they've done a stroke of genius by paying people that do know how to make fun cars to make cars for them, just like they paid Yamaha and...
Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues 10-11-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,309
Posted By strat61caster
Buy a Supra ...

Buy a Supra

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/3e/82/4e/3e824e33da07aa26ee55f04f617828e4.jpg
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-11-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,440
Posted By strat61caster
tl;dr No I'd consider any brand at this point. ...

tl;dr No I'd consider any brand at this point.

Rumored Tesla truck seems awesome, if they can deliver >300 mile range on a full charge and maybe >200 miles towing and their powertrain reliability...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-11-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 72,663
Posted By strat61caster
Not sure the magnitude of toe change, it...

Not sure the magnitude of toe change, it certainly happens I just haven't measured in years, but I've been dailying -4 for the past year, you can grab some toe plates to check.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-10-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 93,456
Posted By strat61caster
I tried it for a few miles on that 34 mpg trip,...

I tried it for a few miles on that 34 mpg trip, too much traffic and I was getting sketched out by people coming up behind me too fast, it'd work great if I was traveling between 1am and 6am.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-10-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 93,456
Posted By strat61caster
Hills too.

Hills too.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-10-2019, 06:38 PM
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Posted By strat61caster
The B58 engine is perfect for the new Supra, C8...

The B58 engine is perfect for the new Supra, C8 Corvette sales are going to end price gouging pretty quick on the standard versions of these things and they'll be slowly rolling out of Austria for...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-10-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By strat61caster
The upside to swapping between DD and autox tires...

The upside to swapping between DD and autox tires - every event gets a rotation.

I'm still wearing the fronts faster with -4 but that's a nut behind the wheel problem... well at least my setup...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-10-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By strat61caster
I too fail to achieve 'slow in, fast out' far too...

I too fail to achieve 'slow in, fast out' far too often.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-10-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 93,456
Posted By strat61caster
Because you don't get freeway mileage by just...

Because you don't get freeway mileage by just putting the car on the freeway, stop and go is stop and go city mileage no matter what the pavement under the car is called.

Drive 100 miles after...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-10-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 72,663
Posted By strat61caster
Yes more camber, wouldn't go any less than...

Yes more camber, wouldn't go any less than -3F/-2R, if the stones are fresh they need to scrub in a bit so they'll get better imho, looks like you've got a good starting point.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-09-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,950
Posted By strat61caster
A bump stop is just another spring, one that...

A bump stop is just another spring, one that progressively gets stiffer and stiffer as it's compressed, it is not inherently evil. What will happen when loaded up and a bump is hit is that the...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-07-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By strat61caster
Do you go up to Tahoe with the car or just stay...

Do you go up to Tahoe with the car or just stay in the Bay?

If no snow have fun and get the Extreme Contact Sports, very highly rated tire, will do great year round here.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-07-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By strat61caster
You have a bent subframe (or maybe upper control...

You have a bent subframe (or maybe upper control arm), the adjustable parts are a bandaid for something that far out of whack, if it's just a daily driver is probably fine but if you want to track or...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-04-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,071
Posted By strat61caster
I'm sure it's posted elsewhere but who is your...

I'm sure it's posted elsewhere but who is your spring supplier?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-03-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,950
Posted By strat61caster
Most national level competitive style courses are...

Most national level competitive style courses are fairly balanced between transitional and sweeping elements.

Edit: here's this year's STX champ
https://youtu.be/aC23BD8fFQk
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-03-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,950
Posted By strat61caster
Many people who comment on autox setups haven't...

Many people who comment on autox setups haven't setup many successful autox cars. (Hell I'll include myself in that category)

Extreme toe is the only thing I see in autox that doesn't carry over...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-01-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 885
Posted By strat61caster
It's a low rolling resistance tire, less contact...

It's a low rolling resistance tire, less contact patch than your typical summer tire, I'm too lazy to looks up the tread width specs on tire rack on my phone but go have fun. Yes it's a touch...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-30-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By strat61caster
Using a torque wrench I've never had issues...

Using a torque wrench I've never had issues swapping the wheels fresh off the autox course, we usually lollygag a half hour or more so they're not hot but rather warm. I've stuck to OEM 89 ft-lbs on...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-30-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 42,414
Posted By strat61caster
They measure the compressed length of the spring...

They measure the compressed length of the spring and compare it to the free length of the spring to measure pre-load. iirc this car lets the suspension hang to full droop unless there's a bound up...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-30-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,203
Posted By strat61caster
The dumbasses with money pay other people to fix...

The dumbasses with money pay other people to fix and mod them instead of making shitty threads on here.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-30-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,203
Posted By strat61caster
More expensive so fewer dumbasses buy them. It's...

More expensive so fewer dumbasses buy them. It's working well for Nissan's 370Z.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 09-30-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,393
Posted By strat61caster
I'm triggered.

I'm triggered.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-30-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By strat61caster
Yeah oil dilution is much easier to solve!

Yeah oil dilution is much easier to solve!
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-29-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By strat61caster
8" wheels don't typically need spacers unless you...

8" wheels don't typically need spacers unless you buy the wrong offset or are going for a specific look with a specific wheel that doesn't come in the offset you want.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-27-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,950
Posted By strat61caster
Yes. Lowering springs (RCE, Swift, Eibach, lots...

Yes. Lowering springs (RCE, Swift, Eibach, lots of other options) and dampers like Bilstein or Koni Yellows land in between OE and aftermarket suspension kits with rates typically under 300# and...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-26-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By strat61caster
Shit, 400whp with a tune and exhaust on pump fuel...

Shit, 400whp with a tune and exhaust on pump fuel is plenty for this car and cake for a B58 to make.
And if you can cross your i's and dot your t's you can even keep it street legal in California.
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