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Forum: Engine Swaps Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By mrg666
Good question! But, I am afraid, there will not...

Good question! But, I am afraid, there will not be an answer.
Forum: Engine Swaps 08-20-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 18,363
Posted By mrg666
okay, i could do that too. have fun, stay safe!

okay, i could do that too. have fun, stay safe!
Forum: Engine Swaps 08-20-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 18,363
Posted By mrg666
Why can't you get an mpg at least comparable to...

Why can't you get an mpg at least comparable to Corvette?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-15-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,354
Posted By mrg666
How does saying "you did a good job but that car...

How does saying "you did a good job but that car is really stupid" sound? Would it be helpful for the next car? I am not that kind of a nice guy. He can hate me all he wants but hopefully he does not...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-13-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,939
Posted By mrg666
I agree, short low gears are a common problem...

I agree, short low gears are a common problem after increased power and torque. Although launch control becomes harder, some like that instant acceleration feeling. With the power level of stock...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-12-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,939
Posted By mrg666
Somebody said this and it is you again :thumbsup:

Somebody said this and it is you again :thumbsup:
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-12-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By mrg666
I think that requires a driver change ;)

I think that requires a driver change ;)
Forum: Forced Induction 08-10-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,519
Posted By mrg666
You forgot asking the tune which is more...

You forgot asking the tune which is more important than whp regarding reliability, imho.

>25K miles with JRSC and JR factory tune
whp and torque are typical of JRSC ~270 whp, ~220 torque
Stock...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-02-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By mrg666
Oh another; if you have installed, make sure oil...

Oh another; if you have installed, make sure oil catch cans, especially PCV, are not overflowing or leaking air from the cap.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-02-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 142,105
Posted By mrg666
Thanks! My FRS is also AT, I usually drive manual...

Thanks! My FRS is also AT, I usually drive manual unless the road is really boring.

I have installed dual-resonated HKS front pipe and 2017+ catted header recently without any change in tune. I...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-02-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By mrg666
When I see mpg decreased, it always comes with...

When I see mpg decreased, it always comes with decreased power. All of them were related to air leak, vacuum leak, of dirty MAF ... well, other than very hot humid weather.

Most serious leak I had...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-02-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 142,105
Posted By mrg666
Your route should have really few stops to have...

Your route should have really few stops to have such good mileage. Are you driving in manual mode?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-01-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,100
Posted By mrg666
I can say that my JRSC is aging well. More than...

I can say that my JRSC is aging well. More than 25K miles with boost now and still driving like new.
Forum: Engine Swaps 08-01-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 184,744
Posted By mrg666
oh no! will you need to rebuild the engine?

oh no! will you need to rebuild the engine?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-28-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 46,411
Posted By mrg666
I haven't seen that discussion before. But MR2...

I haven't seen that discussion before. But MR2 and Fiero were not supercars and never intended to be; C8 is a supercar. Based on that fact, I was comparing the $60K price of C8 with Ferrari and...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-28-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 46,411
Posted By mrg666
Nobody was wrong. Mid engine super cars are/were...

Nobody was wrong. Mid engine super cars are/were expensive. It is just that GM did outstanding engineering and changed the game.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-21-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 46,411
Posted By mrg666
If you let me I will take that word "hate" and...

If you let me I will take that word "hate" and replace with "not care". Sorry for offending you.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-21-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 46,411
Posted By mrg666
Dumb and stupid are words only dumb and stupid...

Dumb and stupid are words only dumb and stupid use.

If you care, read the following
https://www.wired.com/2015/05/porsche-calls-end-horsepower-war/
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-21-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 46,411
Posted By mrg666
For what? 0-60 is said to be sub 3 secs. If I had...

For what? 0-60 is said to be sub 3 secs. If I had that Corvette I would let that NA LT2 purr (or roar whatever) and improve only handling if needed.

This car is done as it is and should be way...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-18-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 1,252,750
Posted By mrg666
Thanks for the data, I wish I could have...

Thanks for the data, I wish I could have installed the Ace header. With a cat requirement for emissions in NY, it is not happening, unfortunately.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-14-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By mrg666
When I installed the catback alone the...

When I installed the catback alone the improvement at high rpm was very subtle, maybe it was just placebo. Combined with the front pipe, exhaust is straight-through all the way after the first cat...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-14-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By mrg666
Thanks for this very nice review. I have the Ti...

Thanks for this very nice review. I have the Ti tip version of the exhaust combined with HKS dual resonator front pipe (with stock header and overpipe). I agree with all of your review. The sound is...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-07-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 1,252,750
Posted By mrg666
We have emissions inspection in NY every year...

We have emissions inspection in NY every year that requires CARB certified header. I also wanted to keep the JR CARB tune which will not work with a catless header.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-06-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 1,252,750
Posted By mrg666
Engine is working great up to 7000 rpm. But I...

Engine is working great up to 7000 rpm. But I will post the data log here anyway; just give me a couple days and thank you for offering to check the data log.

BTW, I now have 2017+ header...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-05-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 1,252,750
Posted By mrg666
Heh, replying to myself here. I started...

Heh, replying to myself here.

I started with installing the HKS dual resonator front pipe between the stock header and HKS HiPower Spec L catback. The HKS front pipe is 2 pounds lighter than...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-05-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 1,252,750
Posted By mrg666
Before I make any further comments, let me write...

Before I make any further comments, let me write this warning. Recirculation valve is there to protect the compressor from surge damage. It is soft enough to make sure compressor is not damaged. You...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-30-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 1,252,750
Posted By mrg666
Did anybody replace one or both of the cats after...

Did anybody replace one or both of the cats after using with supercharger? I am wondering if the cats wear out earlier than stock engine.

Edit: I ordered a 2019 stock header (2017+ design), new...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-30-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 1,252,750
Posted By mrg666
Thank you for the step-by-step instructions. This...

Thank you for the step-by-step instructions. This looks like the recommended method in the Rotrex manual. I just did my first fluid change last week. It was very easy. There was some sludge in the...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-30-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,147
Posted By mrg666
Do you know any such case of an incorrect...

Do you know any such case of an incorrect installation leading to blown up engine with JRSC? Have you ever seen a failing Rotrex unit blowing the engine with it? Beyond wrong installation (assuming...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-28-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 1,252,750
Posted By mrg666
Stock recirculation valve is very soft. It opens...

Stock recirculation valve is very soft. It opens early and closes late giving a sluggish throttle response. But, and this is important, it protects the compressor from surge. I have replaced my...
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