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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-17-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,642
Posted By FT_Monk
Sound like the DI seals are craps. What do you...

Sound like the DI seals are craps. What do you expect when they use plastics to seal combustion chambers! Down the road, it probably will take a BRZ or FRS to burst into flames and injures the...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 09-28-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,308
Posted By FT_Monk
The front track width is different from the rear...

The front track width is different from the rear track width of the car. When using strings set up for alignment, you are attempting to square the wheels to a reference point. The distance from the...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 09-28-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,308
Posted By FT_Monk
The string set up is wrong.

The string set up is wrong.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 09-26-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,308
Posted By FT_Monk
I have not work with the twin, but the wider rear...

I have not work with the twin, but the wider rear track should be there. When you set up your string, if the front is 103mm from the center of the wheel, the rear should be 93mm.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 09-26-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,308
Posted By FT_Monk
I have the opposite experience lol. My SVT was...

I have the opposite experience lol. My SVT was aligned every year with new tires, my WRX was aligned for 10 times and 2 set of tires before I realized that these alignment places were trully hit or...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-22-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,942
Posted By FT_Monk
Nice water catcher!

Nice water catcher!
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-17-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,491
Posted By FT_Monk
This cooler works on the WRX, STI and the...

This cooler works on the WRX, STI and the Forester turbo. Why wouldn't it works on the BRZ? The heats in the coolant helps the oil gets to temp faster, reduces engine wear and keep oil close to...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-16-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
Here is a unit from a OEM supplier: ...

Here is a unit from a OEM supplier:

http://www.valeo.com/en/page-transverses-gb/popin-diaporama-en/popin-diaporama-pts-en/diaporama-electric-supercharger.html
Forum: Forced Induction 09-14-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,544
Posted By FT_Monk
200 hp...

200 hp...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-05-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
This is a form of FI for sure: electric turbo...

This is a form of FI for sure: electric turbo charger. While the exhaust driven turbo charger is like a professional marathon runner, capable of much higher speed with stamina. This electric FI is...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-25-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 62,436
Posted By FT_Monk
They should just install the V6 in the Camry or...

They should just install the V6 in the Camry or the IS 3.5 V6 into the twin, problem solved.
Forum: Forced Induction 08-14-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
Was the current draw actually measured or based...

Was the current draw actually measured or based on the ESC advertised rating?
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-05-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 65,492
Posted By FT_Monk
This "Ts" model is a glorified paint and tape...

This "Ts" model is a glorified paint and tape package, not interested.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 08-03-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 30,569
Posted By FT_Monk
Rear wheel drive "feels" better, allows...

Rear wheel drive "feels" better, allows "slippery" driving style through the corner (with the right driving skill). Unfortunately the FT will need more power to have better lap times.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-28-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
It better be tuned at the specific RPM when the...

It better be tuned at the specific RPM when the charger is engaged, or risk melting the DI seal or other engine problems.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-28-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
17:1 is possible when throttle lift off, don't...

17:1 is possible when throttle lift off, don't know the AFR was measured with a wide band.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-25-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
Well your is turbo too, it just electric powered....

Well your is turbo too, it just electric powered. And like you said, the boost came on instantly without lag and there is no parasitic loss. It is not that bad, at the end your car catch up rather...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-17-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By FT_Monk
I love the classic feels of muscle car, rumbling...

I love the classic feels of muscle car, rumbling exhaust mixed with mechanical sounds and tire squeals... However I always watch the rear view mirror for people fainted from the exhaust fumes. Also...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-16-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 62,461
Posted By FT_Monk
How about using two big motors and gear it up to...

How about using two big motors and gear it up to get the desired RPM. Big motor with lower speed has the torque to spin gears and draw less current.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-01-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
The engine is in vacuum at idle, there is not...

The engine is in vacuum at idle, there is not enough pressure to overcome the vacuum. However there is pressure before the throttle body (meaning the turbo is spinning at some rpm) I found this out...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-30-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
My WRX turbo generates light air pressure even at...

My WRX turbo generates light air pressure even at idle. I have a port for water injection and you can feel air pumping out at idle.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-30-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By FT_Monk
My WRX has rear deck rattle and was cured with a...

My WRX has rear deck rattle and was cured with a rear strut bar. Don't know if the 2 issues are the same, but then BRZ is just another reincarnation of the Impreza.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-29-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
That just means that the "haters" are not haters...

That just means that the "haters" are not haters at all. They are skeptical but not in denial when proofs are available. Unlike blind believer who always responded to skeptical questions or...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-28-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
To the OP, how is the motor attach to the...

To the OP, how is the motor attach to the compressor wheel of the turbo? Does it only turns the turbo shaft and needs oiling or the motor is attached directly to the compressor wheel?
Thanks.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-27-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
This set up will work... for close to half a...

This set up will work... for close to half a second, maybe less. Then the batteries are run down and the alternator is full fielded (become super heavy to turn). It is pay back time for the engine...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-22-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 536,463
Posted By FT_Monk
I think this system will make 9 hp at the crank....

I think this system will make 9 hp at the crank. Before the mechanical lost turning the alternator.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-13-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 54,382
Posted By FT_Monk
Should I just go out and buy a used Corvette? It...

Should I just go out and buy a used Corvette? It is cheaper and less headache.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-07-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 34,224
Posted By FT_Monk
That plastic piece acts as a seal in a location...

That plastic piece acts as a seal in a location near the combustion chamber? Even if there is no knocks it will deteriorates just from continuously sustaining temperature cycling.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-06-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 34,224
Posted By FT_Monk
If the code clear itself then $10 say this...

If the code clear itself then $10 say this problems is known to Subaru/Toyota engineer.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-02-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,184
Posted By FT_Monk
How about copper seal for the DI injector?

How about copper seal for the DI injector?
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