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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-18-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,375
Posted By churchx
Who being sane cares about absolute results, when...

Who being sane cares about absolute results, when every dyno reads differently. Only relative gains against known baseline (preferably against something easily repeatable & common, eg. untuned stock)...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-18-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,375
Posted By churchx
Not magic .. but most OTS tunes revolve around OH...

Not magic .. but most OTS tunes revolve around OH UEL design and usually i seen lower results with non-DT tunes on Ace's, when tried to see relative gain if there was also baseline. Due longtube...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-18-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By churchx
My experience (not exactly with cusco's though)...

My experience (not exactly with cusco's though) with neoplot (http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2920740&postcount=53) pedal (still wider and slightly closer to driver) + verus spacer was...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-18-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,375
Posted By churchx
Dip was gone even with stock tune, or OFT OTS...

Dip was gone even with stock tune, or OFT OTS tune, from what i recall from those dyno runs few years ago in ace's thread. But gain was ~+5whp :). Probably better with longtube header related changes...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-18-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,375
Posted By churchx
On LHD you should be safe to get A350. As for...

On LHD you should be safe to get A350. As for tune, for Ace headers i suggest to get DT tune (ecutek). Ace headers doesn't show up that much gains (which probably were reason to buy those headers in...
Forum: Software Tuning 01-18-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By churchx
I installed on MBP for virtualization Virtual Box...

I installed on MBP for virtualization Virtual Box (free), +usb hub (due no usb type-A on mbp, only type-C ports), redirected that port & tactrix to windows running in virtual box and it worked. Only...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-18-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 1,027,353
Posted By churchx
That's not my post, i just linked to. According...

That's not my post, i just linked to. According to it i never tried to get that big of diameter tires, so no own experience :)
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-17-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4,195
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Posted By churchx
@HaXx...

@HaXx (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/member.php?u=150203): on stock wheels 225/55/17 rubs, 225/50/17 fine. linkie (http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2422099&postcount=38)
Also i...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-17-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,217
Posted By churchx
Indeed, often even opposite to that. Except if...

Indeed, often even opposite to that. Except if driver is limiting factor. Seen often people pushing less on car that rolls a bit more. They simply are scared to push more according their subjective...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-17-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 49,517
Posted By churchx
Flex A are rebuildable (unlike Flex Z, that...

Flex A are rebuildable (unlike Flex Z, that should be similar to A, minus rebuildability and minus hydraulic bumpstops), but as these are not off the shelve A-s, i guess you need to work with CSG, if...
Forum: Software Tuning 01-17-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 30,670
Posted By churchx
What "existing code"? "as easy"? :D People...

What "existing code"? "as easy"? :D
People have access only to binary firmware dump from ecu, then there goes low level disassembling, no documentation, no comments, no source code and alike, one...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-16-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,506
Posted By churchx
+1. Around that temp here now (up to -5C few days...

+1. Around that temp here now (up to -5C few days ago), and C1 on stockers all around. No braking-wise problems, even for very first cold braking. No comments on daily driving wear though, hard to...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-15-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 316
Posted By churchx
Silent Bob from e-jay

Silent Bob from e-jay
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-15-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,113
Posted By churchx
Also imho FWD provides for many false sense of...

Also imho FWD provides for many false sense of not slipping or more grip just because when one spins fronts on FWD, car tracks straight (torque steer aside) and/or straightens out. Otherwise similar...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-14-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By churchx
Yes, indeed it's so, and i dislike laginess how...

Yes, indeed it's so, and i dislike laginess how gear is displayed due that, relatively long after actual gear change. It shouldn't be too hard to add some not that complex sensors in gearbox to read...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-14-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By churchx
Is gear indicator by default on for MY2017? It...

Is gear indicator by default on for MY2017? It certainly wasn't on early cars, thus battery disconnects were what reverted to default of not displayed, indicator that was manually enabled prior...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-12-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By churchx
Senior citizens like him? :) ...

Senior citizens like him? :)
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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-10-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By churchx
It's not reset that should help. It's things that...

It's not reset that should help. It's things that should happen over longer period of driving after reset, to relearn pedal travel & fuel trims (or some procedures to make it happen in quicker...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-10-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By churchx
Zero3210: if you had disconnected battery (though...

Zero3210: if you had disconnected battery (though i fail to see why would one for wheel change, and that's why it didn't cross my mind from reading OP) then most probable cause for...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-10-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By churchx
Were the wheels & tires really only thing that...

Were the wheels & tires really only thing that was changed between the tests?
Reading something like "would resetting the ecu or a decent tune fix the gearing" leaves impression that there might be...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-09-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 110,218
Posted By churchx
"Pedders only", just like "powerflex bushings...

"Pedders only", just like "powerflex bushings alone" are worth only for partial of needed camber, around 0.75deg IIRC each. Even more so, if powerflex bushings are adjustable, pedders topmounts are...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-09-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 110,218
Posted By churchx
biggie: lowering doesn't add "enough", at least...

biggie: lowering doesn't add "enough", at least if one doesn't overlower, which in turn may cause other issues with geometry/handling/susp. travel & compliance.
For example, for front i seen dual...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-09-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 110,218
Posted By churchx
Depends on tires. If you run street/hybrid tires...

Depends on tires. If you run street/hybrid tires of closer to stock size and not of very low threadwear (thinking of PSS grip level), it's not as if stock suspension is unusable and not as if...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-08-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,628
Posted By churchx
No experience with sachs, but there were NVH...

No experience with sachs, but there were NVH issues with cascams & kouki stock OEM shocks, with some sharper movements sounding like loud hits almost as if something will break. Bad enough to decide...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-08-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 190,839
Posted By churchx
Hmm, why not leave rotors but just rebed them...

Hmm, why not leave rotors but just rebed them with street pads (or with track pads, when switching to them prior track)?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-07-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By churchx
Anyone by chance not having quick touch-up...

Anyone by chance not having quick touch-up generic tune changes for MAF scaling for old stock vs new stock OFT OTS tunes without going all the way of proper rescaling?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-07-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By churchx
But how it's fitment wise with old inlet tube?...

But how it's fitment wise with old inlet tube? Can just airbox be swapped or inlet tube needs to be replaced too? Is airbox/tube connection same size/same place as well?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-06-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By churchx
Hmmm, if it fits, that's mod i'd consider. I'd...

Hmmm, if it fits, that's mod i'd consider. I'd wish to get slight performance gain for cheap, as drop-in airfilters bring, but not at cost of less filtering (which updated OE airfilters should do vs...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-06-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By churchx
Which are "best" depends on intended goals/use...

Which are "best" depends on intended goals/use and tires. For mostly daily driving, i guess comfort is more valued. Then again, "to drop it", of course further reduction of limited shock travel will...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-06-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By churchx
tomm.brz: are you completely sure? AFAIK rubber...

tomm.brz: are you completely sure? AFAIK rubber intake tube connecting new alu manifold and airbox also was listed among changed/"improved" parts, so i predict there to be not exact fitment problems....
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