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Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By churchx
But idea itself can be reused, by making...

But idea itself can be reused, by making "non-ricey" cover for existing visors. If people retrim other interior bits, why not visors? Seems simpler way out vs sourcing other type of visors.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-01-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By churchx
Sapphireho: unfortunately that's where world...

Sapphireho: unfortunately that's where world seems going to (https://jalopnik.com/european-noise-regulations-are-forcing-sports-car-maker-1836817816), with cars required by law laguna-seca like...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-01-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By churchx
I disagree a bit. It may not sound very well, but...

I disagree a bit. It may not sound very well, but without it (and 100% stock exhaust) it sounds even worse, dull, lifeless. Yes, i know, that power/performance is completely same, but after testing...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-01-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By churchx
If you are not trolling asking that, it's usually...

If you are not trolling asking that, it's usually referred here as "soundtube". To pass extra noises into cabin. Some like it (due more engine noise inside w/o bothering others outside), some not...
Forum: Software Tuning 11-27-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By churchx
ROFL: twins stock intake IS CAI. If you want to...

ROFL: twins stock intake IS CAI. If you want to generalize, add "aftermarket" to CAI.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-25-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,064
Posted By churchx
csol: in future i advise to whenever you do...

csol: in future i advise to whenever you do alignment, to ask for printout of it. Only knowing camber/toe numbers others may suggest with more certainty, if certain handling issue is from that or...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-25-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,064
Posted By churchx
Because that nets placebo impression that it's...

Because that nets placebo impression that it's supercar, one cannot afford?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-25-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,064
Posted By churchx
Offset is not that much off, scrub...

Offset is not that much off, scrub radius/steering heaviness should be similar. 255/35/18. Diameter variance is not that different, so acceleration shouldn't be much worse. Wheel weight similar to...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-24-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,213
Posted By churchx
Funny how in that story "Group of bosozukus and...

Funny how in that story "Group of bosozukus and their decorated bikes." pic shows japanese motorcycle police :D
"Video of a typical bosozoku car:" of prius not bad either
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-23-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 939
Posted By churchx
I guess, for proper cage not only tube...

I guess, for proper cage not only tube diameter/material is regulated, but also attachment points and their strength, taking into account your concerns. Be it bolt-on roll cage or welded one.
Issue...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-20-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,237
Posted By churchx
Voah. Such moving pickup seems very innovative...

Voah. Such moving pickup seems very innovative idea imho.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-20-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,707
Posted By churchx
If car & header is customer's, that paid for dyno...

If car & header is customer's, that paid for dyno time .. yes, it might be hard to convince him to pay double own money for header (that's not his) installment & dyno time. Customers may also dislike...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-19-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By churchx
Design/looks is subjective thing, but please,...

Design/looks is subjective thing, but please, don't fault for fog lights to have by design beam of light that is low, close distance but wide. It's so to not reflect from fog or snow storm particles,...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-18-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 939
Posted By churchx
using bucket seats in car w/o cage, multipoint...

using bucket seats in car w/o cage, multipoint harness and helmet is less safe for other reasons, then ease of routing stock seatbelt.

It has to do with possibility to split skull on cage bars if...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-14-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By churchx
I suggest to do homework and consult manuals in...

I suggest to do homework and consult manuals in depth regarding that. Recall botched cases of valve spring recall job on older twin with killed engine due sealant bits blocking off oil passages, so...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-14-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By churchx
Hmm, not synchro by chance, if it's only when...

Hmm, not synchro by chance, if it's only when engaging, not while driving in gear? Still, if you have warranty, i'd use it while car still in it.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-10-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By churchx
I'd check PP brake clearance thread...

I'd check PP brake clearance thread (http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=135328). I guess, for listed sizes, narrower the better (for winter use). For example from ones there enkei pf01...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-10-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By churchx
I'd first rethink what and why and if you want to...

I'd first rethink what and why and if you want to change.
Rethink your goals, better word them in questions, do own homework of gathering info without rush, stick around in forum reading sections...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-10-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By churchx
I'd also reconsider how much you want to drop....

I'd also reconsider how much you want to drop. 1.5" is a lot (OEM there is ~ 2.5" bump travel including bumpstops), as there is not much on twins to begin with. If you are looking for as cheap as...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-08-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By churchx
"stockish" is 0 front. rather...

"stockish" is 0 front. rather understeer-ish.
Forum: Software Tuning 11-07-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,253
Posted By churchx
Well, however it is, looks promising to what i'd...

Well, however it is, looks promising to what i'd wish to get.
Hopefully someone will follow your footsteps and make DIY guide for less tech savvy ones on retrofitting MY2017's track mode. What needs...
Forum: Software Tuning 11-07-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,253
Posted By churchx
solidsnake11: "all in one" - including abs &...

solidsnake11: "all in one" - including abs & hillclimb assist? There was no separate control module for ABS? And i wonder if having restyle dash changes things. Anyway, would appreciate, if you would...
Forum: Software Tuning 11-07-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,253
Posted By churchx
IIRC there was separate VSC ecu, no? But yes, if...

IIRC there was separate VSC ecu, no? But yes, if anything to retrofit from MY2017, "track mode" is highest in my wishlist, as vsc sport is one i drive car at most during all the time of DD and even...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-07-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,890
Posted By churchx
ka-titties: btw, i wouldn't bring small tag with...

ka-titties: btw, i wouldn't bring small tag with keyfob i use though. IIRC number from that tag is needed to reprogram new set of fobs in case you loose original.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-05-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By churchx
I guess that if header is coated & wrapped to...

I guess that if header is coated & wrapped to retain heat inside more, then more of heat can be passed to cats in midpipe aswell, no?
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-01-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,885
Posted By churchx
There are people that didn't like extra sidewall...

There are people that didn't like extra sidewall flex of 225 even on 8", so, especially as tire compound/construction of model plays biggest role in grip, for feel alone i'd get 215 for stock 7" wide...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-01-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,371
Posted By churchx
More caster does two good things, makes steering...

More caster does two good things, makes steering more tending to self-return to center, and increases dynamic negative camber gain on top of static camber for turned wheels, allowing to use less...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-31-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 943
Posted By churchx
"designed to fit four tires in the trunk" not...

"designed to fit four tires in the trunk" not just anecdotal.
At least it seems so from here (http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5274), of last page scan.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-31-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 943
Posted By churchx
BTW, by chance rising headrest as much as...

BTW, by chance rising headrest as much as possible, won't net by chance more clearance? Depending on where helmet touched headrest before of course.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-31-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3,710
Views: 717,586
Posted By churchx
timurrrr: they work fine. Not that cheap though...

timurrrr: they work fine. Not that cheap though (price is for one, you need two).
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