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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-16-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,691
Views: 545,271
Posted By e1_griego
I run an oil cooler after I saw ~250*F when doing...

I run an oil cooler after I saw ~250*F when doing a handful of back-to-back runs. I'm sure it's fine without, but the cooler makes me feel better about things and now I don't see much more than...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-01-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 3,691
Views: 545,271
Posted By e1_griego
Seems legal to me. Aftermarket wheels are...

Seems legal to me.

Aftermarket wheels are allowed as long as the whole replacement assembly weighs more than OEM. This is adding weight to OEM, which seems to be the only consideration of the...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-15-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By e1_griego
I wasn't implying the plug was cut, it's just the...

I wasn't implying the plug was cut, it's just the picture I found.

My car had mouse damage which had been fixed, but I bought the W-S connector and wired that in.

Posted about it in another...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-13-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By e1_griego
Well if he was troubleshooting the wiring it...

Well if he was troubleshooting the wiring it should be obvious...

It's on the transmission. The switch itself has a pigtail that runs up the engine bay, where it plugs in.

The grey plug is for...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-13-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 872
Posted By e1_griego
I had to replace the reverse lamp switch on mine...

I had to replace the reverse lamp switch on mine a couple years ago.

It's like $25? for an OEM one.

Not super fun to get to but not terribly difficult to replace.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-29-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,750
Posted By e1_griego
STX competition at Crow's was fun, and we had a...

STX competition at Crow's was fun, and we had a class of 23!

I went with -4.3* of camber in front and it definitely worked better on the concrete. Shoulders of the tires still wore (obviously)...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-17-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,750
Posted By e1_griego
I don't think the diff is necessary at all, I...

I don't think the diff is necessary at all, I just happened to have some dollars burning a hole in my pocket, and I have an OSG in my s13 which I love (especially after swapping from torsen > OSG). ...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-15-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,750
Posted By e1_griego
Here's my setup, going on 2nd year without any...

Here's my setup, going on 2nd year without any real changes.

Suspension
MCS 2WR, 400/400 rates with Raceseng CasCam in front and 1" hats in back
Racer-X RLCA with a custom housing for DIF delrin...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 03-24-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,698
Posted By e1_griego
I use the oem tow hook in front to lift the car...

I use the oem tow hook in front to lift the car enough to get a jack under the front crossmember.

Also been doing it with my 240sx for a number of years with no problems.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-19-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,808
Posted By e1_griego
My new 1WNR a few years ago had a clunk in the RF...

My new 1WNR a few years ago had a clunk in the RF right out of the box so I sent back to MCS for inspection. They said they didn't find anything but rebuilt it anyway and no problems after that.

I...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-28-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,691
Views: 545,271
Posted By e1_griego
I had a CEL pop up a couple times for one that...

I had a CEL pop up a couple times for one that was failing. Went ahead and replaced it and now I carry an additional spare with me just to have at events.
Forum: Want-To-Buy Requests 12-06-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By e1_griego
I'm not really looking to sell, but I suppose for...

I'm not really looking to sell, but I suppose for the right price....

:)

PM me if you want.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-27-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 29,434
Posted By e1_griego
Do you have a ballpark ETA for the Xidas?

Do you have a ballpark ETA for the Xidas?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-20-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By e1_griego
Love the xidas in my miata. Pretty...

Love the xidas in my miata.

Pretty compelling thought to get them for the BRZ, too.
Forum: Northwest 07-13-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 330,289
Posted By e1_griego
They sold tonight. Sorry!

They sold tonight.

Sorry!
Forum: Northwest 07-02-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 330,289
Posted By e1_griego
First week or two of August.

First week or two of August.
Forum: Northwest 07-01-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 330,289
Posted By e1_griego
edit: sold.

edit: sold.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-11-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By e1_griego
My set of MCS 1WNR had similar noise in the right...

My set of MCS 1WNR had similar noise in the right front and I ended up sending it back to get gone through. They didn't find anything but it was silent once it was returned to me. Raceseng mounts...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-30-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,097
Posted By e1_griego
Go here: https://www.chaserace.com/

Go here: https://www.chaserace.com/
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-29-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,097
Posted By e1_griego
Where are you in the NW?

Where are you in the NW?
Forum: Northwest 04-22-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 330,289
Posted By e1_griego
Finally bit the bullet on some Tom's lights, so...

Finally bit the bullet on some Tom's lights, so selling my red-painted stockers.

I had these done by www.smokedouttaillights.com a couple years ago and they're holding up pretty well though a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-05-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By e1_griego
My local napa has a kit full of little C-clips...

My local napa has a kit full of little C-clips like that. I'd take the pin to local parts store and find one that works.
Forum: Northwest 03-30-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 14,715
Posted By e1_griego
ACCO has an ORP day for $175 on April 7. It's on...

ACCO has an ORP day for $175 on April 7. It's on motorsportsreg.
Forum: Northwest 03-26-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By e1_griego
Yup. I've run the BRZ there maybe 3 times in ~2.5...

Yup. I've run the BRZ there maybe 3 times in ~2.5 years.

I take the miata because it's slower and cheaper to replace lol.
Forum: Northwest 03-26-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By e1_griego
No venue is idiot-proof. Use good judgement...

No venue is idiot-proof.

Use good judgement and don't try to be a hero is what I preach.

But yeah, there are definitely curb risks. Also why I prefer not to take anything but a miata there.
Forum: Northwest 03-26-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By e1_griego
Generally the fairgrounds is brutal. I have...

Generally the fairgrounds is brutal.

I have a green NA miata that I will probably run with WMC here and there (as long as there's no other autox going that day), but I usually avoid taking the BRZ...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-20-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3,691
Views: 545,271
Posted By e1_griego
Yup, raceseng.

Yup, raceseng.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-20-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,691
Views: 545,271
Posted By e1_griego
Weird. I ran my strano bar with MCS for nearly 2...

Weird. I ran my strano bar with MCS for nearly 2 years without any issues.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-19-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,691
Views: 545,271
Posted By e1_griego
I have the Mann bar. Running it on middle setting...

I have the Mann bar. Running it on middle setting right now.

I run whiteline endlinks but KLC180-195 which is not the brz replacement ones, but a bit shorter. Have run them with MCS 1WNR and now...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-17-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 34,015
Posted By e1_griego
You can run low pressures on an STX car because...

You can run low pressures on an STX car because of camber, though. Wouldn't go that way on camber-challenged stock car.
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