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Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 05-30-2017, 12:18 PM
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Views: 698
Posted By glamcem
Those are not gmail attachments but I have fixed...

Those are not gmail attachments but I have fixed them now . Thanks for the heads up :thumbsup:
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 05-29-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By glamcem
FS: SOLD_PLEASE_DELETE_WA - OMP WRC R seat

SOLD PLEASE DELETE

BRAND NEW (in plastics) OMP WRC-R SEAT and Planted Aluminum Side Mount - $700 for local pickup (+shipping)

They are both new and never opened.I didn't get a chance to install...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 04-30-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,232
Posted By glamcem
Sorry, I no longer have the car :/ I was planning...

Sorry, I no longer have the car :/ I was planning to get one of these but didn't get a chance to do it
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-24-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,812
Posted By glamcem
Besides all the financial nonsense (Sticker price...

Besides all the financial nonsense (Sticker price and dealer markups) and the competitive advantage of all the cars that can be had for that kind of money, Focus RS would still be an awful choice...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-22-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
GT350 looks like a great car but 1LE will be...

GT350 looks like a great car but 1LE will be faster at track days and they also cost a lot more, and with the dealer markups they even cost more than ZL1 s which is absurd IMHO :) The GT350R, OTOH, ...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-22-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
was it an SS 1LE or V6? Two Porsche owners...

was it an SS 1LE or V6?

Two Porsche owners on Camaro forums (one with GT4 and the other with GT3 IIRC) both say that they have a change to compare 1LE to them and favor their 1LEs so I don't...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-20-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 102,410
Posted By glamcem
Noticed that I forgot to include my improved lap...

Noticed that I forgot to include my improved lap times :)

Ridge:
FI 1:57.61 NT01s, ST43s

ORP:

FI 1:58.18 Hankook Z214s, ST43 pads
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-20-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
My lap times are also in that list but I forgot...

My lap times are also in that list but I forgot to include my improved lap times in there :bonk:

I didn't know you also had a twin at some point but I knew that screen name looked familiar...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-20-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
With the Z214s possibly, with NT01s not so much...

With the Z214s possibly, with NT01s not so much :) I was comparing sector lap times and trying to keep it as close as possible and even I did it would be within a fraction of a second, it's not like...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-20-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
Yes, I've seen this . The gap is very big stock...

Yes, I've seen this . The gap is very big stock vs stock :)
I was referring to my Rotrex build BRZ at our local tracks. It is somewhat hard to use crossreferences since the track layout and other...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-20-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
That's a great question, and I appreciate that...

That's a great question, and I appreciate that you brought up this very important point. I am not offended or anything :thumbsup: In fact, I was asking the same question to myself and still do,...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-20-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
I should've missed this sorry. Will respond...

I should've missed this sorry. Will respond quickly
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-20-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
I agree with you for the most part. I think the...

I agree with you for the most part. I think the part of the reason why the performance variant (BRZ STI and whatnot) is not available in the US is because the cost. In Japan, and Europe (and for most...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-19-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
:dnftt: He doesn't seem to care about it and...

:dnftt:
He doesn't seem to care about it and rather stick to his fanboyism. :)
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-19-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
We did already. You just "don't give a shit"...

We did already. You just "don't give a shit" :)
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-19-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
285/30/20 Fronts 305/30/20 Rears

285/30/20 Fronts
305/30/20 Rears
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-19-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
bingo, Healthy is the keyword here :) that's what...

bingo, Healthy is the keyword here :) that's what many people are struggling to understand; real world experience will be very different than what it looks on the paper. In this case, it doesn't...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-19-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
You actually summarized your problem very good....

You actually summarized your problem very good. It doesn't matter whatever has been discussed in this very thread and no matter what the data proven facts won't change your "beliefs"
I couldn't have...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-18-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
Yes, I've mentioned this previously. I am...

Yes, I've mentioned this previously. I am planning to switch to Multimatic DSSV adjustable coilovers when they're available as the road surface of the tracks in my area not bad and I am not concerned...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-18-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
:thumbsup: I agree race cars have different...

:thumbsup:

I agree race cars have different goals from the get-go so it's not really apples to apples. They can revalve those dampers between races which is not the case for many of us.
...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-18-2017, 01:51 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
that's a common misconception, it is most likely...

that's a common misconception, it is most likely because twins in stock form do not have too much power to get many people in trouble and car is very well balanced because of that. I am not saying...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-17-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
I remember seeing that test and a few others done...

I remember seeing that test and a few others done with Tire Rack sponsored event just couldn't remember the numbers.

Keep in mind though, they also put some Volk TE37s in the mix which will...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-17-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
What makes you think Ferrari, GM or Porsche uses...

What makes you think Ferrari, GM or Porsche uses BS dampers on their high end models?

We cannot easily compare a race car to a track ready sports car because race teams have different goals when...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-17-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
You're thinking of instant lateral G readings....

You're thinking of instant lateral G readings. MT, however, has different procedure to come up with those numbers. And no, it won't be with minimal effort :) 1.09g with street tires take a lot more...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-17-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
No it won't.. otherwise nobody would buy McLaren...

No it won't.. otherwise nobody would buy McLaren 570s or GT350R but simply get some "good tires" on their FRS/BRZs and get done with it :) It's not just the tires, it's the total package that makes...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-16-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
"Streets of Willow" not "buttonwillow" :) and I...

"Streets of Willow" not "buttonwillow" :) and I was referring to the V6 1LE. It's only 335hp (vs 205hp Toyota 86). My 1LE feels equally fun with the BRZ, S2000 and Miata since it's really predictable...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-15-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
I shared the same link since I didn't pay...

I shared the same link since I didn't pay attention to this post my apologies :)



No that is the manufacturer's official curb weight, magazines typically get the cars loaded with options and...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-15-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
Well it "IS" heavier but heavier doesn't...

Well it "IS" heavier but heavier doesn't necessarily mean it will handle worse than the lighter car otherwise Viper, GT3, C7 Z06 wouldn't break lap and road holding records :) I agree with you...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-14-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
It's interesting you say that because the new...

It's interesting you say that because the new alpha platform is very very light. The conception of "American heavy muscle/pony cars that cannot turn" is changing.

For the reference, V6 Camaro...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-14-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,601
Posted By glamcem
I test drove my friend's '14 1LE but the new 1LE...

I test drove my friend's '14 1LE but the new 1LE is definitely felt a lot better and smaller than the previous car so it's really apples to avocados. Keep in mind the new 1LE surpasses the previous...
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