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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 01-18-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,146
Posted By mrg666
I'm missing him. Hope he is okay.

I'm missing him. Hope he is okay.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-17-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,664
Posted By mrg666
5K miles. They said somebody tested it before me...

5K miles. They said somebody tested it before me :)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-17-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By mrg666
I have installed HKS dual resonator fp on my AT....

I have installed HKS dual resonator fp on my AT. It also works with manual.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 01-17-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By mrg666
I use Chevron Techron once a year. Plus, D4S port...

I use Chevron Techron once a year. Plus, D4S port injectors are supposed to take care of cleaning direct injectors.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-14-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 15,743
Posted By mrg666
If 86 second generation gets a power upgrade, it...

If 86 second generation gets a power upgrade, it will overlap with 4-cylinder Supra in a very small market segment. I think, second generation 86 will either be cancelled or will have the same power....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-14-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21,521
Views: 4,796,641
Posted By mrg666
Yes, my car wasn't in the recall but the springs...

Yes, my car wasn't in the recall but the springs failed anyway. I am not sure if it was related to FI or just a defective part. Dealer did the work and asked if I wanted to go with an aftermarket...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-12-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,554
Posted By mrg666
Let's make our list then. 1st car is our 86/BRZ...

Let's make our list then. 1st car is our 86/BRZ as we are driving it. What else?

I will name Tesla 3.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-11-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21,521
Views: 4,796,641
Posted By mrg666
Stock valve springs failed outside recall and I...

Stock valve springs failed outside recall and I got GSC 5756 valve springs installed with a fresh set of spark plugs this week. It was expensive since my warranty was void. But I had the option of...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-11-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,533
Posted By mrg666
My valve springs failed several weeks ago and I...

My valve springs failed several weeks ago and I had to get them replaced outside warranty. It was expensive and I thought about replacing the short block while the engine is already out and taken...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-11-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,533
Posted By mrg666
All I am saying is that it is a slippery slope...

All I am saying is that it is a slippery slope increasing power after a certain level; increase boost, tune loose timings, lose power, increase boost again ... and the engine needs to be stronger,...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-11-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By mrg666
I would go with CSG touring 86 for the quietest...

I would go with CSG touring 86 for the quietest setup. It is still 8 pounds lighter than stock. If you can tolerate more sound (louder than CSG but much quieter than Invidia N1), HKS SpecL HiPower is...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-11-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,554
Posted By mrg666
One of the 20 best cars of the decade

Nobody posted this yet?
https://www.topgear.com/car-news/electric/20-best-cars-decade#2
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-11-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 786
Posted By mrg666
I started with a light straight-through catback...

I started with a light straight-through catback (HKS SpecL). Then, replaced front pipe with HKS dual resonator. After that, I replaced header with 2017+ improved stock header. And I did not change...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-11-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,533
Posted By mrg666
RS pulley with high compression and 93 octane gas...

RS pulley with high compression and 93 octane gas is not practical for street/daily setup. It only makes sense with lowered compression and/or race gas. To me, it only makes sense for a track...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-10-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5,278
Views: 1,331,708
Posted By mrg666
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3231...

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3231730&postcount=4993
Forum: Forced Induction 01-07-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5,278
Views: 1,331,708
Posted By mrg666
2014 stock springs replaced with GSC 5756...

2014 stock springs replaced with GSC 5756 (https://www.maperformance.com/products/gsc-power-division-single-valve-spring-kit-for-fa20-brz-frs-gsc5756)
Forum: Forced Induction 01-07-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5,278
Views: 1,331,708
Posted By mrg666
if you have smelled the traction fluid, it has a...

if you have smelled the traction fluid, it has a very distinct smell and that was the smell I was getting after WOT. I might be wrong.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-07-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5,278
Views: 1,331,708
Posted By mrg666
For information: I had to replace the valve...

For information: I had to replace the valve springs outside recall and warranty after P0304 CEL. Since my Toyota service recommended installing aftermarket springs for JRSC modification, I got GSC...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-07-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,278
Views: 1,331,708
Posted By mrg666
I had that smell under WOT initially which was...

I had that smell under WOT initially which was the traction fluid smell. But I don't have that anymore. I think it stopped after I clamped the EVAP solenoid hoses under intake manifold.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-07-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By mrg666
GSC 5756 is working ok for now.

GSC 5756 is working ok for now.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-03-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,458
Posted By mrg666
Leather is less durable and less comfortable. I...

Leather is less durable and less comfortable. I would also prefer a good quality fabric/cloth.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-01-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,458
Posted By mrg666
[QUOTE=ApoNono;3282644]and it isn't badged as a...

[QUOTE=ApoNono;3282644]and it isn't badged as a Scion ;)/QUOTE]

I really don't care if the car is Toyota, Subaru, or Scion.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-01-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5,278
Views: 1,331,708
Posted By mrg666
JRSC requires (and provides) a one-way valve...

JRSC requires (and provides) a one-way valve right at the intake manifold, I have it before the catch can. If you don't have it, you can use a Boomba check valve...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-01-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By mrg666
I am getting the GSC 5756 springs installed in a...

I am getting the GSC 5756 springs installed in a week. I will let you know

My springs failed although my car was outside recall. I don't think it is FI but the service recommended something better...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-19-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,278
Views: 1,331,708
Posted By mrg666
I checked your "Garage" link. Your car is...

I checked your "Garage" link. Your car is basically stock under the hood if your configuration is up to date.

Perrin Pulley
Unichip
Injen Intake
Stabilus hood Props

Your injane intake will...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-17-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5,278
Views: 1,331,708
Posted By mrg666
Basically stock JRSC install but since you asked...

Basically stock JRSC install but since you asked these are all the changes related to engine. I use 93 octane gas.

Jackson Racing C30 Supercharger + JR factory tune
STI OEM oil cooler
PCV and...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-16-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,278
Views: 1,331,708
Posted By mrg666
Passed 30K miles with JRSC. Anybody else with...

Passed 30K miles with JRSC. Anybody else with more miles?
Forum: Forced Induction 12-11-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,643
Posted By mrg666
Honda chose Rotrex for an engine that they did...

Honda chose Rotrex for an engine that they did not originally release with FI. I wonder why?

Edit: after so much Rotrex reliability talk, even I found myself listening my three year old compressor...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-11-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,643
Posted By mrg666
Offended with the facts, huh? Read Wikipedia...

Offended with the facts, huh? Read Wikipedia supercharger (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supercharger) and pay attention to keyword "backflow".
Forum: Forced Induction 12-11-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,643
Posted By mrg666
I'm not sure where you got confused. Please read...

I'm not sure where you got confused. Please read by yourself to figure out. Not interested in another back on forth.
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