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Forum: CANADA 12-16-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By wbradley
If I didnt already have what I have I'd...

If I didnt already have what I have I'd definitely buy it.

It only needs 1 major mod, that is assuming it comes with better than the lame-ass stock exhaust.

Edit: OK so it might need one major...
Forum: User/Vendor/Sponsor Reviews, Feedback, Comments 12-16-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By wbradley
Kaizen Tuning huge recommendation

Anyone who has dealt with these guys just outside Boston will know.
I had some issues with an HKS product that they went to bat for me on and the end result is they came thru when I expected to be...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-16-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
Hey everybody, it's been a while but I just...

Hey everybody, it's been a while but I just received a new 7040L. As much as I'd love to pop it in and test it now I am going to wait until spring, maybe a week before the car goes back on the road...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-10-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
I was thinking more of the solid rocket boosters...

I was thinking more of the solid rocket boosters on the Space Shuttle.

Since you are from Russia,I just read an article from December 2016 stating 15 Russian rockets have failed in the last 6...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-06-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
I meant "for a fee", not "for a free". ...

I meant "for a fee", not "for a free". LOL
Forum: Forced Induction 07-06-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
Thornhill. I am pretty sure I could get one unit...

Thornhill. I am pretty sure I could get one unit working right away with the swap. Maybe not as good but at least a temp fix for now.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-06-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
Did you do the removal/install on yours? If...

Did you do the removal/install on yours?

If so, would you do it on mine for me (for a free)? I could bring it to you. Removal of broken part and also not broken part to install in the other unit....
Forum: Forced Induction 07-06-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
Where are you located? Perhaps when I can...

Where are you located?

Perhaps when I can take a look at it I will ask you a few things if you dont mind and then maybe I will be able to disassemble.

My concern is me causing damage.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-06-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
Kylebrz- I just dont think I can do the removal...

Kylebrz- I just dont think I can do the removal of the part myself. At least from initial inspection, I'm no mechanic/machinist, it didnt look obvious how to remove it. I'd look now but gotta leave...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-05-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
Kylebrz- I don't think I'd try removing the...

Kylebrz- I don't think I'd try removing the intact annulus or the 2 separated pieces from the other in it myself. The intact annulus from the unit I accidently ran dry could be reassembled into my...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-05-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
I have 2 HKS failed units. One with the...

I have 2 HKS failed units.

One with the annulus separated the other one intact. Kyle do you have the ability to dissassemble mine? I'd provide the remainder of the busted annulus if I could at...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-30-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
I'd love to be able to fix my unit. I have a car...

I'd love to be able to fix my unit. I have a car sitting in the garage until that time. Looks like unless HKS decides to do the right thing I will be all the rest of the year garaged.

Kylebrz- did...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-29-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
There is one roller with a variable geometry. I...

There is one roller with a variable geometry. I have seen it myself in 2 different HKS units. It engages as a result of centrifugal force above a certain revs.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-27-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 42,300
Posted By wbradley
That was the issue I had in 2015. Subsequently my...

That was the issue I had in 2015. Subsequently my replacement, which I paid for has failed now. And it's the same failure as the Russians.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-21-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
Ummm, not to be smug but the HKS centrifugal...

Ummm, not to be smug but the HKS centrifugal compressor is without a doubt based originally on a Rotrex unit. Aside from specific materials or dimensions of components, the only significant...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-20-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
All left drive cars have the blower spinning...

All left drive cars have the blower spinning opposite to the belt direction. That is why the L in 7040L, it blows to the left. The fault internally has nothing to do with spin direction. Look up...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-17-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
Well, I hate to say it but here I am back, the...

Well, I hate to say it but here I am back, the originator of this thread.
My blower appears to have just failed. It was a replacement which I paid for and received in Jan 2016 after waiting 6 months...
Forum: Canada Classifieds 02-28-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By wbradley
I'd trade my Magnaflow +/- for it. Prefer Mag...

I'd trade my Magnaflow +/- for it. Prefer Mag tips but with header and S/C I could stand to reduce a few decibels.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 17,076
Posted By wbradley
Supra /thread

Supra

/thread
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-20-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By wbradley
It's a digital sound field processor (DSP). It is...

It's a digital sound field processor (DSP). It is designed to process the signal to the speakers to add a sort of 3D effect. So, there is probably some latency added to certain signals to create a...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-16-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 145,286
Posted By wbradley
That's not how it worked with mine. At the time...

That's not how it worked with mine. At the time there was an upcoming production of 7040L blowers for the V3 kit. I waited for that to be done and was shipped a new unit without sending my old one....
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-14-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,550
Posted By wbradley
I Aug 85 I purchased a new 85 GTI. A friend had...

I Aug 85 I purchased a new 85 GTI. A friend had purchased anew 84 Corolla SR5 and then traded it for an 86 Corolla GTS. Silver and black with a trunk. I drove it a few times and almost lost it on...
Forum: Northwest 01-12-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,661
Posted By wbradley
C'mon, a little snow on the ground doesn't...

C'mon, a little snow on the ground doesn't eclipse legal weed!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-12-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 26,163
Posted By wbradley
Good news everybody, Toyota and Honda have struck...

Good news everybody, Toyota and Honda have struck a deal. New Toyota models will be able to take some Honda components.

The CHR features a Civic engine and tail lights.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-10-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,607
Posted By wbradley
^^^^ Correct, I was mistaken, the alarm is...

^^^^
Correct, I was mistaken, the alarm is included.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-10-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,607
Posted By wbradley
As a side note here is what you don't get with...

As a side note here is what you don't get with the 10 series vs BRZ Limited/Sport Tech-

Working door lights
Leather/Alcantara seats
Lighted vanity mirrors
Alarm
Heated seats
Radio with...
Forum: CANADA 01-09-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,767
Posted By wbradley
Maybe you looked broke and they don't want to...

Maybe you looked broke and they don't want to drive on summer tires in the winter due to safety.

Joking aside regarding the broke part, I am sure the dealer who is willing to accommodate you will...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-09-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By wbradley
Don't clean the carbon inside the tips. It looks...

Don't clean the carbon inside the tips. It looks mean.

Clean the outside of the tips though.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-09-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,607
Posted By wbradley
Series 10 will stand out amongst a sea of others...

Series 10 will stand out amongst a sea of others for resale IMHO. I have seen maybe 1 on the road and there are tons of twins here.If you like the colour AND IT'S STILL AVAILABLE IN MARCH, you can't...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-09-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,425
Posted By wbradley
Battery electric hybrids make sense in the...

Battery electric hybrids make sense in the relatively short term cost wise. Two major issues though, lithium is a finite element necessary for the batteries and based on current estimated reserves it...
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