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Forum: Forced Induction 04-30-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,469
Posted By ultra
The intercoolong stuff is common 'best practice'...

The intercoolong stuff is common 'best practice' knowledge. A single mention would have sufficed.

Why not wait for somebody to actually install this particular kit and try it for real before we...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-30-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 67,866
Posted By ultra
^ Useful, thanks man. Do you guys keep your tank...

^ Useful, thanks man. Do you guys keep your tank topped up above a certain level too? Running R compounds with no problems?

Anyone else logging this stuff for that matter?

As far as heat goes...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-29-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 67,866
Posted By ultra
If I ever end up in Cali you can school me pretty...

If I ever end up in Cali you can school me pretty good on that bit, no doubt.

It's just kind of weird that nobody's come up with a fuel surge solution in the course of boosting and building these...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-28-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 67,866
Posted By ultra
I've seen a baffled oil pan for sale somewhere...

I've seen a baffled oil pan for sale somewhere but no idea how effective that is.

Absolutely no clue on solving fuel surge issues beyond carrying a spare tank of gas around and always topping...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 04-28-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By ultra
Same wheels as I have on my car. A good choice -...

Same wheels as I have on my car. A good choice - light, not too expensive, strong and good looking.

A number of GT86 race cars runs these so there's that too. :)
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-28-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,345
Posted By ultra
I've asked this very same questions before on...

I've asked this very same questions before on this forum and was told that it'd probably depend on circuit layout. In some cases more speed from a lighter & narrower rim & tire combo might outweigh...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-28-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 67,866
Posted By ultra
Thread has been very valuable. At this point I'm...

Thread has been very valuable. At this point I'm curious what comes next after combating the heat?

Hypothetically speaking: You've done the suspension, added more grip, stuck on bigger brakes and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 04-13-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 38,082
Posted By ultra
Awesome job man! May the braking force be with...

Awesome job man! May the braking force be with you.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 03-21-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,863
Posted By ultra
Finally! Now I have an upgrade path.

Finally! Now I have an upgrade path.
Forum: Forced Induction 03-21-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,599
Posted By ultra
Seems right in the ballpark for SC systems on...

Seems right in the ballpark for SC systems on this car with a really nice and flat looking torque curve as well.

Super clean install too, which is always nice.

Now let's talk about price and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 02-15-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,914
Posted By ultra
RS*Rs are more than up to autocrossing and semi...

RS*Rs are more than up to autocrossing and semi regular track work.

If you're at a level where you're regionally or nationally competitive, running sticky rubber and/or can tell the difference...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-17-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,926
Posted By ultra
I love my modded GT86 to bits. It doesn't have...

I love my modded GT86 to bits. It doesn't have the power but the chassis is as good as you could ever want and it's practical day to day as well.

My modded 91 Miata was truly special...
Forum: Software Tuning 01-17-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 79,948
Posted By ultra
Are v2.xx Gulf spec (Middle East) maps out yet? ...

Are v2.xx Gulf spec (Middle East) maps out yet?

Downloaded the ZIP, didn't see 'em.

If not, can the v1.59 files be used instead?

Just curious. I like that these maps are based on the...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-01-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,274
Posted By ultra
Can the flash & go tunes safely handle serious...

Can the flash & go tunes safely handle serious track work?

Also, how do you go about getting a version of the tune for a car with, say, a decat or different exhaust? Are there 'off the shelf'...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-05-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,524
Posted By ultra
Really curious to see pics of their suspension...

Really curious to see pics of their suspension setup and any reinforcement / shielding they added under or around the car.

Big ups for taking the 86 to new stomping grounds and absolutely killing...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 32,965
Posted By ultra
Makes sense. Wondering how screwed I am if...

Makes sense.

Wondering how screwed I am if I want to buy the OFT and Vortec SC but already have my own header and exhaust (JDL UEL header, JDL overpipe with no cat + HKS mid pipe with one cat +...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-24-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By ultra
I 'll admit it - I've fantasized about jacking my...

I 'll admit it - I've fantasized about jacking my car up and heading out to find some gravel roads so I'm really interested to know what suspension mods they've done on this thing.

That Nameless...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-24-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,241
Posted By ultra
IMO (as in I tried them) - skip the swaybars. No...

IMO (as in I tried them) - skip the swaybars. No real noticeable benefit although I was technically a few ticks faster with them (within standard deviation though so inconclusive).

The RSR coil...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-24-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,434
Posted By ultra
Thanks, was having trouble finding RA-1s in my...

Thanks, was having trouble finding RA-1s in my size on tirerack.

Next best tire? I'm stuck with 225/40/18 on an 8 inch rim, or thereabouts.

Wish they sold NT01s on there...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 08-24-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 186,188
Posted By ultra
Looking for some better riding coil overs that'll...

Looking for some better riding coil overs that'll also be faster on track.

Street use + HPDE + competitive HPDE (in that order)
Sticky street tires + possible r-compound tires
-3 camber front,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-24-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,434
Posted By ultra
Where can you find either one of these for sale...

Where can you find either one of these for sale online? :iono:
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-20-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,447
Posted By ultra
That Bimmer will be a nicer place to be 90% of...

That Bimmer will be a nicer place to be 90% of the time IF you get a really pampered used one and IF you get one of the V8 versions.

On the other hand, the Bimmer will have higher repair bills...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 05-20-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,244
Posted By ultra
I'd describe the $500 difference as being an...

I'd describe the $500 difference as being an extra level of adjustability, capability and quality versus the RS*R Sports-i coil overs on my car.

The RS*Rs work great 'out of the box' for aa good...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-14-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,200
Posted By ultra
And the Daniels are nipping at his heels (time...

And the Daniels are nipping at his heels (time wise, not points-wise). :)
Forum: Forced Induction 05-14-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 231,697
Posted By ultra
Ppl always wanting more power. :popcorn: Are...

Ppl always wanting more power. :popcorn:

Are y'all truly revving the crap put of your SC'd cars in every gear and needing more already? :cheers:
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-14-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,710
Posted By ultra
That's good info to know. Seems you've put some...

That's good info to know. Seems you've put some thought into it and are going for a pretty hard core, track biased setup.

With data like that no doubt that somebody like the CSG guys can cook you...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-13-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,710
Posted By ultra
Dampers Alignment (including hardware) Wheels...

Dampers
Alignment (including hardware)
Wheels & tires
Brakes

^ All at once if possible. It's a broader concept of 'suspension' but IMHO you need to consider how everything on the chassis works...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-13-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 84,368
Posted By ultra
Which final drive ratio are you running? Cusco...

Which final drive ratio are you running? Cusco 4.56 or more aggressive?

Oh yeah, and you still haven't shown us a pic of where that ABS fuse is either. ;)
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-13-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 84,368
Posted By ultra
Two questions: 1. Do peeps think there's any...

Two questions:

1. Do peeps think there's any benefit to be had from swapping in a higher ratio final drive gear?

2. How is everybody doing on the stock clutch and stock diff? My clutch seems...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-02-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 22,303
Posted By ultra
Not to derail this thread any further but I can...

Not to derail this thread any further but I can see the points of both the leave-it-alone- driver-over-power camp as well as the just-want-a-bit-more-power camps.

This car is plenty fast on track...
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