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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-28-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,536
Posted By empower-auto
They look good but don't do anything worth...

They look good but don't do anything worth mentioning performance wise.

Get a light flywheel.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-28-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,047
Posted By empower-auto
Jesus. Everyone boosted should be tuned on speed...

Jesus. Everyone boosted should be tuned on speed density. It works fantastic on these cars.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-28-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By empower-auto
Assuming this could be a pressure sensor...

Assuming this could be a pressure sensor associated with AVCS functions
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-26-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,257
Posted By empower-auto
My HKS cooler adds like 1qt or more. That's a...

My HKS cooler adds like 1qt or more. That's a fair amount. I just stick to a low change interval.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-26-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,047
Posted By empower-auto
what? no. your MAF is directly after your airbox....

what? no. your MAF is directly after your airbox. you're thinking MAP which is on top of your intake manifold
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-25-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By empower-auto
how would this be dependant on being at operating...

how would this be dependant on being at operating temperature? sounds like a bad ground would present issues at any temp.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-24-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By empower-auto
I've narrowed this down as far as I can. This...

I've narrowed this down as far as I can. This seems to be related to warm-up.

If I start the car and don't drive it until it's fully warm the problem will not return.

Now what the hell is...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-23-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By empower-auto
I don't mean cold weather.. I mean when the...

I don't mean cold weather.. I mean when the engine itself hasn't warmed up much.

It did this twice now with outside temperatures of 24C and then 16C
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-23-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By empower-auto
Exclamation Popping / Misfire / Dead throttle while cold

Hey guys, I have been having a very rough issue with my car and have been unable to troubleshoot it.

HKS V2 Supercharger, stock everything other than intake and exhaust, ECUtek with Delicious...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-23-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,731
Posted By empower-auto
my car is doing this severely when cold. I will...

my car is doing this severely when cold. I will get loud popping / misfire / unresponsive throttle but the CEL will only flash when it happens then go away entirely. as soon as it's a little warmer...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-21-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,155
Posted By empower-auto
That tuner is probably the same one as the one...

That tuner is probably the same one as the one that has been available from HKS Japan all along. Maybe there just wasn't English language support.

Either way ECUtek is the way to go. HKS support...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-20-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,155
Posted By empower-auto
ohhhhh man this is real confusing. hope my...

ohhhhh man this is real confusing.

hope my V2 holds up!
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-19-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By empower-auto
Sounds like you have an issue similar to one I...

Sounds like you have an issue similar to one I had / may still experience.

I am running an HKS V2 Supercharger and ECUtek Racerom. My car ran good however I kept getting these phantom P2096 and...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-09-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
UPDATE: and this is going to be a disheartening...

UPDATE: and this is going to be a disheartening one. No amount of troubleshooting revealed a cause for a misfire so I very adamantly had them perform a check up on the cam position sensors. I got a...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-27-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,155
Posted By empower-auto
No offense - as I am a huge HKS fan and have half...

No offense - as I am a huge HKS fan and have half your catalog including the Supercharger on my 86 - but your network setup at least here in Canada is severely skewed. I didn't purchase through an...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-23-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,155
Posted By empower-auto
HKSUSA this would be a slick time to tune in! ...

HKSUSA this would be a slick time to tune in!

<--- also currently using your V2 kit
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-21-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By empower-auto
bump?

bump?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-15-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
Well I have a backup plan. It's toss this engine...

Well I have a backup plan. It's toss this engine in the garbage. However I need to know what's not working before I make any decisions. Over a week and still no results other than report of a cam...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-10-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,285
Posted By empower-auto
I'll take your word for it. CX Racing is a...

I'll take your word for it.

CX Racing is a low quality company and their products are super questionable. They work for some people and they brag about it all day because they made something work...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-09-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
UPDATE The tech informed me today that the...

UPDATE

The tech informed me today that the cam sensor is out of spec and repair parts are on order.

Why do I feel like this may be a thing but not the cause if my misfire? Maybe I have no faith...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-09-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,285
Posted By empower-auto
if you torqued a sandwich plate to hell -- it's...

if you torqued a sandwich plate to hell -- it's not a shock to me that you now have a mess.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
Yes I do. Cusco AOS type, plumbed into the rear...

Yes I do. Cusco AOS type, plumbed into the rear line on the battery side
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
well I just ruled out ECU or tune issues. I...

well I just ruled out ECU or tune issues. I played a bit and the car is definitely suffering the most at idle and only lightly smoothing out as you go up in rpm. It will either idle miss a very...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
the ducking and weaving is real. this is painful....

the ducking and weaving is real. this is painful.

I'm just trying to get them to do an actual diagnosis and not just act so bewildered like I've broken the car with scary aftermarket wizardry.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
one thing they mentioned was that on their tool...

one thing they mentioned was that on their tool the timing was reading some completely weird arbitrary numbers that made no sense. Should I be leaning on this bulletin?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
They flat out told me if this was the issue that...

They flat out told me if this was the issue that there would be other DTC's present. What you're saying is that they are blowing smoke up my ass?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-07-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
The codes were cleared however nothing changed or...

The codes were cleared however nothing changed or improved. The car will not idle or drive.

Only P0300 and P0304 are throwing. Tomorrow I am going to stick it on ECUtek because I am concerned...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-06-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
HKS Ver2 Supercharger with Ecutek Racerom ...

HKS Ver2 Supercharger with Ecutek Racerom

ORC clutch and flywheel, perrin light crank pulley also
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-06-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
Update: Coilpack, plug, all around inspection and...

Update: Coilpack, plug, all around inspection and no results. Compression is good. No visual warning signs.

Moving onto reflashing. This is a weird one.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-06-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By empower-auto
Thumbs down P0300 and P0304 CEL -- uh oh!

Cruising in 4th, low rpm, last week my FRS suddenly developed a misfire which quickly turned into a failure to idle entirely and difficulty starting.

P0300 and P0304 came up and I had to have the...
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