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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 02:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,174
Posted By CaptainSlow
Gallardo would be my choice...won't ever happen,...

Gallardo would be my choice...won't ever happen, but that would be what I'd look into first if I ever got to that point.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Today, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By CaptainSlow
Wow. Not really even sure what more you can say...

Wow. Not really even sure what more you can say about that.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Today, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 650
Posted By CaptainSlow
I thought the '13 one I had for a week...

I thought the '13 one I had for a week (dealership loaner) was painfully slow, and not very "nice" on the inside, but all that is going to be very subjective.
Forum: Software Tuning Today, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 116,305
Posted By CaptainSlow
Bicycle On Mustang Dyno - YouTube

Bicycle On Mustang Dyno - YouTube
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By CaptainSlow
No. Axleback does nothing to improve...

No. Axleback does nothing to improve performance...only looks and sound. Same with a cat-back, really. Your main restrictions in flow are going to be the primary and secondary cats...once you replace...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 815
Posted By CaptainSlow
E85 is an ethanol based fuel...85% ethanol. In...

E85 is an ethanol based fuel...85% ethanol. In the US it's made using corn. Can't run it without a tune because the fuel consumption is much higher than with normal gasoline, but with it you can make...
Forum: Software Tuning Today, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 116,305
Posted By CaptainSlow
Ah, I'll try that when I get home, thanks!

Ah, I'll try that when I get home, thanks!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 815
Posted By CaptainSlow
Power: OFT tune/header Handling: Good tires,...

Power: OFT tune/header
Handling: Good tires, performance driving course
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By CaptainSlow
Just contact them and ask for an estimated...

Just contact them and ask for an estimated shipping and delivery date.
Forum: Software Tuning Today, 11:27 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,244
Posted By CaptainSlow
I'd also imagine that you need to give the tune a...

I'd also imagine that you need to give the tune a bit of time to settle in...similar to the throttle position, I'm sure things run a little on the safe side before it relearns everything. How many...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By CaptainSlow
I'm thinking now it may have been heat...I had...

I'm thinking now it may have been heat...I had been driving around "spiritedly" before I saw this. I tried it again today during lunch and didn't notice a grind...this was, however, at street speed...
Forum: Software Tuning Today, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 116,305
Posted By CaptainSlow
I asked this a while ago, but figured I'd try...

I asked this a while ago, but figured I'd try again...anyone know if there is a way to change the splash screen picture? The orange FRS is nice, but was hoping to do something custom.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 09:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,174
Posted By CaptainSlow
Assuming an entire group people will be...

Assuming an entire group people will be successful enough to own/maintain a $100k+ car based solely on the type of car they own now is kind of pointless.
Forum: Software Tuning Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 865
Posted By CaptainSlow
Well, yeah. A car is a complex machine (now more...

Well, yeah. A car is a complex machine (now more than ever)...tons of different variables...load, temperature, ignition, timing...It's not going to be a case of "enter the amount of power you...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,322
Posted By CaptainSlow
and a bit of reliability...and a good bit of fuel...

and a bit of reliability...and a good bit of fuel economy. As a general rule, a supercharger will give you more low-end torque, while a turbocharger will give you more high-end power
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) Today, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By CaptainSlow
Changed from stock to Amsoil gear oil...short grind now from 6-5

Not sure if this is a common issue or what, but I just changed the transmission oil in my FRS (around 14k miles) from the stock stuff to Amsoil 75W-90 gear oil, and ever since I've noticed a...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) Today, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 25
Posted By CaptainSlow
Double post :(

Double-post, sorry. Site took a poo while I was posting this.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,322
Posted By CaptainSlow
Making more power is easy...you just throw money...

Making more power is easy...you just throw money at the engine until it's as fast as you'd like it to be.
Forum: Software Tuning Today, 08:08 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,244
Posted By CaptainSlow
2.01

2.01
Forum: Software Tuning Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,244
Posted By CaptainSlow
Yeah it was loud on that tune...much quieter now

Yeah it was loud on that tune...much quieter now
Forum: Software Tuning Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,244
Posted By CaptainSlow
You have to reset the value to what you want...I...

You have to reset the value to what you want...I think by default the FFS set point is right at the rev limiter (delta=0). In RomRaider open that value and reset it for about 600 or so...remember...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By CaptainSlow
Friend's SNTRL Feature

Last year I was asked to do the photography for my friend's feature on a car blog called SNTRL. Things kind of went quiet over the winter, but a few months ago we finally got the OK from the site and...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-27-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 754,177
Posted By CaptainSlow
Updated to OFT v2.01 maps

Updated to OFT v2.01 maps
Forum: Software Tuning 07-27-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,244
Posted By CaptainSlow
Ah, OK...I wasn't sure how to do that in the...

Ah, OK...I wasn't sure how to do that in the software itself. Thanks!
Forum: Software Tuning 07-27-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,244
Posted By CaptainSlow
Nevermind...figured it out. To get the XML...

Nevermind...figured it out.

To get the XML files from 2.01 to work, you have to change the first part from "OFT_" to "RR_". The tunes probably point to that RR_ prefix because that was how it was...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-27-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,244
Posted By CaptainSlow
Still unable to get the FFS and LC to work. I...

Still unable to get the FFS and LC to work. I deleted the XML files that were released with v2.00 and replaced them with the XML files released with v2.01. Before, the tables would show up, but the...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-25-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,244
Posted By CaptainSlow
Ah, OK great! Thanks!

Ah, OK great! Thanks!
Forum: Software Tuning 07-25-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,244
Posted By CaptainSlow
I"m not able to get them to open properly in Rom...

I"m not able to get them to open properly in Rom Raider...gives me this error:

http://i.imgur.com/OTLajvl.png

I deleted all the XML files in the RomRaider folder and replaced them with the new...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-25-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 116,305
Posted By CaptainSlow
Anyone else getting this? ...

Anyone else getting this?

http://i.imgur.com/ydyYpbO.jpg

I got that by going to the website. However, when I followed the link in Shiv's 2.00 release post, it worked fine. So, if you do get...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-25-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 116,305
Posted By CaptainSlow
New maps right before our road trip...Shiv, you...

New maps right before our road trip...Shiv, you are the man :)
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