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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 02:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,281
Posted By CSG Mike
Some updates are being made to the internals to...

Some updates are being made to the internals to improve the unit, as well as streamline production.

No firm ETA yet.
Forum: Software Tuning 09-11-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 619
Posted By CSG Mike
You purchased a locked tune from Delicious,...

You purchased a locked tune from Delicious, and/or the previous owner purchased a locked tune from delicious.

Unlocked tunes are available for purchase, but will cost you deep 6 figures, and a...
Forum: Software Tuning 09-10-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 619
Posted By CSG Mike
You don't need to "unlock" it. You can overwrite...

You don't need to "unlock" it. You can overwrite what is on there with any ecutek cable/dongle.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-10-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,797
Posted By CSG Mike
If installed at the recommended ride heights, you...

If installed at the recommended ride heights, you should be able to get the camber range you're looking for.

Have a picture of the top hats? You may need to move the bolts over a hole or two, to...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-09-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By CSG Mike
Time for some pads, and an oil cooler! Check...

Time for some pads, and an oil cooler!

Check out 86cup!

86cup.us
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-08-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 843,064
Posted By CSG Mike
Just because you don't feel fade, doesn't mean...

Just because you don't feel fade, doesn't mean you're not overheating the pad.

The XP8 is the most entry level of pads, and the streakign you are seeing is a result of overheating that pad.

You...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-06-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 843,064
Posted By CSG Mike
Yes, but you DEFINITELY need more pad.

Yes, but you DEFINITELY need more pad.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-05-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By CSG Mike
Total normal.

Total normal.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 950
Posted By CSG Mike
This is more effective than the JR kit, but costs...

This is more effective than the JR kit, but costs a bit more.

Worth every penny.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 950
Posted By CSG Mike
Water will evaporate off, even under 212F! ...

Water will evaporate off, even under 212F!

That said, if you have moisture in your oil, you got way bigger problems to worry about.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-05-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 950
Posted By CSG Mike
Your temps are post-cooler; you can safely add...

Your temps are post-cooler; you can safely add 30-40F to get a pre-cooler temperature reading.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 09-05-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,536
Posted By CSG Mike
MPSS are very, very low on the spectrum of grip,...

MPSS are very, very low on the spectrum of grip, if comparing to performance/summer type tires.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 09-05-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,536
Posted By CSG Mike
Drive the car hard/fast enough, and "real tires"...

Drive the car hard/fast enough, and "real tires" will step out the same as "shit tires".
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 09-04-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,536
Posted By CSG Mike
Have you ever considered equalizing the tires? ...

Have you ever considered equalizing the tires? You may be shocked by the BRZ if you run a CUP2 or similar on it!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-04-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 843,064
Posted By CSG Mike
This is one of those activities where you have to...

This is one of those activities where you have to actually do it while getting instruction, not just read up on it.

It's like reading/watching about going to the gym, vs actually going. All the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-04-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 843,064
Posted By CSG Mike
You'll need to figure out who your local...

You'll need to figure out who your local distributor is for Michelin slicks. These are not available to normal tire dealers, just how Pirelli and Yokohama slicks are only available through their...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-04-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By CSG Mike
Have you checked out the sticky at the top of the...

Have you checked out the sticky at the top of the forums?

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25485
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-04-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,797
Posted By CSG Mike
https://counterspacegarage.r.worldssl.net/media/ca...

https://counterspacegarage.r.worldssl.net/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/650x/040ec09b1e35df139433887a97daa66f/c/s/csg-tein-flex-a-1_web.jpg
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-03-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 20,640
Posted By CSG Mike
Here's a reference lap for you on a stock power...

Here's a reference lap for you on a stock power brz running a 2:00.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Jw0yeTx0Ig

Pedal dance your car, and your issue will go away.

You need new diff seals. ...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-03-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,797
Posted By CSG Mike
Any bolt-on level of aero will not make enough...

Any bolt-on level of aero will not make enough downforce to bottom these out. If you have a well developed aero package making GT3 class levels of downforce, you'll need a different set of dampers,...
Forum: Software Tuning 09-02-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By CSG Mike
CSG tunes are custom to each and every person who...

CSG tunes are custom to each and every person who purchases one.

While you ***START*** with a conservative base, each revision deviates you further and further from the base, until it is...
Forum: Software Tuning 09-01-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,180
Posted By CSG Mike
It happens both on the dyno and on the street,...

It happens both on the dyno and on the street, and in any gear, as long as I hit the RPM, I get a full shutdown. Whole car powers down, like I turned my key off, and then powers back up within about...
Forum: Software Tuning 09-01-2019, 03:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,180
Posted By CSG Mike
Mine is... a bit more extreme. I get a full ECU...

Mine is... a bit more extreme. I get a full ECU crash/shutdown at between 7100 and 7300 rpm at WOT. If you're not going straight... yeah.

Because it's a full shutdown, the log cuts off too.
Forum: Software Tuning 08-31-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,180
Posted By CSG Mike
Much better than what was available before, but...

Much better than what was available before, but unfortunately, my particular car falls victim to the ECU shutdown bug, so not viable for me :(
Forum: Forced Induction 08-30-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 156,089
Posted By CSG Mike
Install kit, throw on a safe tune, and call it a...

Install kit, throw on a safe tune, and call it a day. No need for rods.

Pulling the engine, opening it, doing rods, and then re-installing the engine will cost you more than the supercharger. ...
Forum: Software Tuning 08-30-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,180
Posted By CSG Mike
DI =/= PI =/= D4S no opinion there, but if...

DI =/= PI =/= D4S

no opinion there, but if you're not open to learning, I don't know what to tell you.

I'm sure Pulse did a great job on your car, but that's a testament to their ability and...
Forum: Software Tuning 08-30-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,180
Posted By CSG Mike
All the EJ experience in the world means...

All the EJ experience in the world means absolutely nothing when tuning the FA, whether DIT or not! :thumbsup:

It's similar to saying you have 20 years of tuning carburetors, and that makes you an...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-30-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By CSG Mike
I've seen many national level cars with both aero...

I've seen many national level cars with both aero and/or slicks, on extended bankings (think ACS or Daytona) without issue. Of course, these cars all are better prepared than the average street guy...
Forum: Software Tuning 08-30-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,180
Posted By CSG Mike
Absolutely disagree. While e-tunes are not...

Absolutely disagree. While e-tunes are not viable on all platforms, on this platform, it is 100% viable. Will you get 100% of the gains you can on a dyno tune that is looking for every bit of power...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-29-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By CSG Mike
Have you ever seen what your peak oil temp might...

Have you ever seen what your peak oil temp might be? That's when the damage likely happened, and then slowly kept getting worse until one day, boom, spun bearing.

Preparation is key.
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