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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-07-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By mhiscott
You're likely right. This is the compromise to...

You're likely right. This is the compromise to run the same dampers and avoid a full upgrade vs just swapping out springs. It should be much better than the 230/285s though.

May need to further...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-07-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By mhiscott
I'm going to try some swift 60mm 7 inch 505 in...

I'm going to try some swift 60mm 7 inch 505 in front/rear springs. Hopefully the dampening can keep up. We will see.

The car was having issues hitting the bumpstops last year without aero. It...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-05-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By mhiscott
kwv3 too little spring rate for time attack /w aero, solution???

Hey guys! I'm looking for some advice to fix the lack of spring in my '13 FRS that I use for time attack at my local track.

The car has ~ 300 whp, r compound 255 width tires, and full aero (verus...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 09-19-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 153,145
Posted By mhiscott
The only part I need is the inner star race which...

The only part I need is the inner star race which is the bit that slides onto the axle shaft and retained by a circlip. The one I have has the splines chewed up and it won't engage fully onto the...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 09-18-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 153,145
Posted By mhiscott
How spendy was the new dss CV? I recently...

How spendy was the new dss CV? I recently ordered two of just the boots (with their weird metal rings) from the lads, and when they arrived I found my boot ripped because of an issue with the inner...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-28-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By mhiscott
Temp removal of pass seat (airbag light)

I am about to foster a large breed dog, and will need to be able to transport him around from time to time. Unfortunately, the FRS is my only car, and the dog doesn't fit inside on the front seat.
...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-29-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By mhiscott
Thanks for the tip, the boots are all on there...

Thanks for the tip, the boots are all on there securely. I have a couple thousand miles on them so far and everything seems fine except the few strange noises. I'm thinking I'll take it to a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-29-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By mhiscott
Axle clicks and woosh woosh rotational noise

I recently installed a set of 600hp DSS axles in my '13 FRS. Immediately after doing so, I would get a woosh woosh woosh noise clearly coming from the axle/diff when turning while driving at low...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-08-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By mhiscott
Whiteline swaybar setup

I have recently fitted my FRS with a 20mm non adjustable whiteline front swaybar, as well as an 18mm adjustable whiteline rear swaybar.

I'm wondering what setup I should run on the rear bar to...
Forum: Canada Classifieds 07-06-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,735
Posted By mhiscott
Wish this was closer to Halifax NS. I've been...

Wish this was closer to Halifax NS. I've been looking for a set of RFP1s in that fitment.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-02-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By mhiscott
I think it must be something else about our...

I think it must be something else about our setups that must be different, but I can't think what it could be. Your PCV valve must be working well, it would be interesting to see how it seals up...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-02-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By mhiscott
I've got 50,000 kms (just over 30k miles) with...

I've got 50,000 kms (just over 30k miles) with oil changes every 3k kms. I don't buy that there'd be significant enough delta in ring condition etc to make a measurable difference this early in the...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-02-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By mhiscott
It's bazzare that some seem to have no issues at...

It's bazzare that some seem to have no issues at all with crank case pressurization. You've effectively got a 1/2-3/8th hose feeding boost straight into your oem check valve, but if it's working -...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-02-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By mhiscott
So you're running a hose to the aos from the...

So you're running a hose to the aos from the crankcase breather, another from the pcv (but with a straight through barb fitting), nothing pre turbo, and a long vta hose. How about the intake...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-02-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By mhiscott
I was catching quite a bit of liquid on the PCV...

I was catching quite a bit of liquid on the PCV side with the previous setup, so I'd be inclined to keep at least something in line.

On your GReddy car, are you using one of those JR valves in the...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-01-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By mhiscott
This is what Jackson Racing puts in their kit...

This is what Jackson Racing puts in their kit with their superchargers to avoid crankcase pressurizing.

http://i65.tinypic.com/211mhw1.jpg

I guess what I'd really like to know before trying...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-01-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By mhiscott
This is the link to the Radium page I was...

This is the link to the Radium page I was referencing above:

http://www.radiumauto.com/Catch-Can-Kit-FR-SBRZ86-P374.aspx


Here's a shot of my previous setup, you can see the two cans both VTA...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-01-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By mhiscott
AOS or catch can for track use

For the past three years, I've been tracking my FRS heavily with a dual VTA catch can setup. I modified the original PCV check valve to make it straight flow through, and ran the PCV to one catch...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-07-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 34,370
Posted By mhiscott
Cool stuff that's great! Did the subframes come...

Cool stuff that's great! Did the subframes come with it too or did you pick up the rear one used for mockup seperately?

It's great that a chassis never destined for use will see the track!
...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-07-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 34,370
Posted By mhiscott
Loving the progress - been watching for a while. ...

Loving the progress - been watching for a while. Did you take any pictures before you took the body panels off the shell? The origin of the car fascinates me.
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 12-19-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,220
Posted By mhiscott
Sold! Thanks for the space!

Sold! Thanks for the space!
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 11-19-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,220
Posted By mhiscott
Pms returned. I'm trying to keep as a complete...

Pms returned. I'm trying to keep as a complete package for now. I may part later if no interest, but it would be a shame to split up this full kit.

Link below to the same set I'm selling.
...
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 11-19-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,220
Posted By mhiscott
Carbon interior

These are full carbon fibre replacement panels, not skins. They are DCW, like new condition.

Full dash, steering wheel trim, door handles, and shifter surround.

500 USD shipped /w insurance...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 11-18-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By mhiscott
Thanks for the space! These are now sold :)

Thanks for the space! These are now sold :)
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 11-16-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By mhiscott
Canadian price 950 to your door CAD. I'm in...

Canadian price 950 to your door CAD.

I'm in NL.
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 11-05-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By mhiscott
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Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 10-29-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By mhiscott
BC BR Coilovers

Selling a set of BC BR coilovers. They come with everything you'd receive buying them new, including coilover wrenches, front adjustable links, warranty card/manual and original packaging.

These...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 09-23-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By mhiscott
Ah, I bet based on the above link the swap of the...

Ah, I bet based on the above link the swap of the igniter part was already done. I suppose I'll just swap them back, so I can sell the JDM one as it was originally setup.

Thanks mav.

I should...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 09-23-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By mhiscott
FRS single stage vs dual stage driver's airbag

I recently picked up a car with some damage which I'm working to fix up. I received a bunch of factory parts with the car when I purchased it, as the previous owner had modded it a fair bit.

One...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-19-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,523
Posted By mhiscott
Great work on the rebuild. I'm in the midst of...

Great work on the rebuild. I'm in the midst of one myself. Need to replace the same area you worked on in the front inner fender, as well as driver's side rear quarter. My subframe was bent too. ...
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