follow ft86club on our blog, twitter or facebook.
FT86CLUB
Ft86Club
RR Racing
Register Garage Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   Scion FR-S Forum | Subaru BRZ Forum | Toyota 86 GT 86 Forum | AS1 Forum - FT86CLUB > Search Forums


Showing results 1 to 30 of 500
Search took 1.48 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: churchx
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-14-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
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: 132
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: 334
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: 309
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: 309
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: 624
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: 51
Views: 1,257
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: 51
Views: 1,257
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: 51
Views: 1,257
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: 38
Views: 3,294
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: 18
Views: 631
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: 1,596
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: 3,171
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: 788
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: 788
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: 3,680
Views: 711,666
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).
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-28-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By churchx
steverife: it's ok if rear "later" means car left...

steverife: it's ok if rear "later" means car left on alignment rig. Suggest doing all alignment at once if you meant otherwise, as there is such thing as eg. "total toe"/"overall thrust angle", and...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-28-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,341
Posted By churchx
Don't expect too much of it though. It will be...

Don't expect too much of it though. It will be slightly louder when you floor it, and that's it. Cheap enough (or free in way of plugging off or removing foam varieties), but also of little change....
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-28-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,341
Posted By churchx
Why not possible? Just google by it's part number...

Why not possible? Just google by it's part number MS162-18001 or name in one of miriad car shops or ebay or amazon or whatever, and choose where it's price+shipping cheapest. Won't list any links,...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-28-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,341
Posted By churchx
No clue, but 95% guessing that MY2017 still has...

No clue, but 95% guessing that MY2017 still has similar soundtube and probably in similar way it has second ciglighter port in glovebox, thus most probably you can both reuse it's plug/cap to test...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-24-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2,454
Views: 1,260,071
Posted By churchx
Zero toe everywhere is not exactly best choice....

Zero toe everywhere is not exactly best choice. There is reason why some rear toe-in is there even in OE alignment. Slight toe-in doesn't wear tires excessive and is acceptable trade-off for more...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-22-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By churchx
It's not by chance one of most common reasons,...

It's not by chance one of most common reasons, such as different tire pressure (easiest and quickest free check), or misalignment? I seen many cases where people start searching different other...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-22-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By churchx
Suggest to never use any grease or anti-seize on...

Suggest to never use any grease or anti-seize on wheel stud threads. Just clean them, with eg. rug.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-22-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By churchx
+1. Quality forged alu lugnuts should be safe, if...

+1. Quality forged alu lugnuts should be safe, if one doesn't expect them to do unreasonable things. For example, if you do very frequent wheel mounts (such as changing wheels many times like in eg....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-22-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By churchx
I wouldn't write off completely, if it's clearly...

I wouldn't write off completely, if it's clearly marked as subjective. There might be both subjective performance gains and fuel economy drop. - simply because if exhaust sounds better, one can...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-18-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By churchx
Problem i see, that even such proper diagnosing...

Problem i see, that even such proper diagnosing what is wrong and what worth fixing, also needs consistency and experience from driver.
I know for one, that my lacking skills and imprecise "butt...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-18-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,680
Views: 711,666
Posted By churchx
Whiteline ALK may fail for some, with metallic...

Whiteline ALK may fail for some, with metallic insert separating from poly bushing. Well, at least it did fail this way for me. Currently replaced it with non-eccentric power suspensions front LCA...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-16-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By churchx
AFAIK it's possible to get something via OFT, eg....

AFAIK it's possible to get something via OFT, eg. trying long tube header avcs tables and work from there, but usually people choosing/buying ace headers have clear goal of getting best, and for best...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-15-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By churchx
Shouldn't 205/50 be better choice on 17 for...

Shouldn't 205/50 be better choice on 17 for winter tires? Imho 215 is too wide for winter tires with our cars (relatively light) weight. Myself having 16" wheel set for winter, but that probably...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-13-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By churchx
I don't think that just listed oiling mods will...

I don't think that just listed oiling mods will suffice. At very least i'd think of dry sump / independent oil pump and alike things. And even then.. afaik element tuning tried to build 8.5-9K...
Showing results 1 to 30 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:59 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.