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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 10-30-2019, 05:03 PM
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Posted By nikitopo
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-27-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,680
Posted By nikitopo
If you race track the car, then it might worth it...

If you race track the car, then it might worth it if you chasing times. As it was mentioned above there is some improvement in acceleration. I noticed the same and the improvement is consistent in...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-26-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,680
Posted By nikitopo
I have the same lwfw kit and as it was mentioned...

I have the same lwfw kit and as it was mentioned above you get used to it. It is not un-drivable on daily traffic, but you have to be a bit more careful. Nevertheless, a couple of people that tried...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-21-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By nikitopo
This is the fist time to hear this. I have the...

This is the fist time to hear this. I have the revised exhaust manifold (header) and when I installed it in the shop they didn't tell me anything about fitting issues.

ABGHUNTER_86 Is this TRD...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-20-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
LOL. More like this. I have AI now: ...

LOL. More like this. I have AI now:

https://www.mobgen.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/knight-rider-woo-woo.gif
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-20-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
I am evolving ;)

I am evolving ;)
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-20-2019, 03:29 AM
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Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
Yes I remember the arguments of that time. I...

Yes I remember the arguments of that time. I believe that you were right from the beginning.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-17-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
It was a decision to get as much as possible from...

It was a decision to get as much as possible from the 2017-on FA20 on specific regions and have a differentiation in the EU cars which still use the old intake and exhaust manifolds. This doesn't...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 09-15-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 121,730
Posted By nikitopo
Is it the STi sports muffler or the STi...

Is it the STi sports muffler or the STi performance muffler? There were two different products with the latter offering a bit better back pressure.

I haven't seen any performance increase with...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 09-14-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 660,911
Posted By nikitopo
I like the side air fins. One of the best design...

I like the side air fins. One of the best design elements of the newer cars.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 09-13-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,861
Posted By nikitopo
BRZ if you want handling or 370Z if you want more...

BRZ if you want handling or 370Z if you want more power.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-03-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
Yes the Supra is quite heavy, but it is also...

Yes the Supra is quite heavy, but it is also another category car. Much more in the grand tourer category. Subaru on the other side is quite an expert in the area of chassis and materials technology....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-03-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
86/BRZ a biggish/heavyish ... OK! You should...

86/BRZ a biggish/heavyish ... OK! You should check how much heavier are most of today cars in order to pass crash tests and regulations.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-02-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
What the tS? Nah, it is even heavier. If I...

What the tS? Nah, it is even heavier. If I recall correctly, it was around 2842 lbs.

They would have to make the new car lighter, but this means going into a more expensive materials territory....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-02-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
MX-5 doesn't weight 2400 lbs. Are you checking...

MX-5 doesn't weight 2400 lbs. Are you checking the automatic or maybe the RF? It is closer in the 2339 lbs area.

Meaning:

(2339 +165)/181 = 13.83 lb/hp

To achieve the same ratio with BRZ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-02-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
The video of Tada san is very old. They need to...

The video of Tada san is very old. They need to adapt these days. The MX-5 has nowadays a much better power to weight ratio and other sports cars like the TT and 718 Boxster are way far in engine...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 09-01-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,524
Posted By nikitopo
They did the same thing here back in 2015 by stop...

They did the same thing here back in 2015 by stop offering the base model. Main reason was that it didn't sell too much, but on the other side it was 35 kg lighter. It was a much better starting...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-31-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
Do you believe that a fully internal combustion...

Do you believe that a fully internal combustion engine cannot survive for one more generation? The FA20 managed to get here Euro-6d without changing any of the internals or exhaust.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-31-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 41,864
Posted By nikitopo
The platform looks that it has not be abandoned....

The platform looks that it has not be abandoned. There was a great representation on the latest Fuji 86 Style exhibition. They said that although the FA20 engine has already a 10 years history, it is...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-31-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,284
Posted By nikitopo
If you are looking for a budget friendly wheel ,...

If you are looking for a budget friendly wheel , then they are a good choice!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-21-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,844
Posted By nikitopo
Any news on the s209? I haven't heard anything...

Any news on the s209? I haven't heard anything lately ...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-16-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,487
Posted By nikitopo
And white the most common color ;)

And white the most common color ;)
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-15-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,487
Posted By nikitopo
Lol. Yes, I forgot that. :)

Lol. Yes, I forgot that. :)
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-15-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,487
Posted By nikitopo
This is not really a tS model. Not much relation...

This is not really a tS model. Not much relation with the original JDM tS models. They should better name it STI sport or something similar.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-15-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,877
Posted By nikitopo
Yes. You can have them either stock height or up...

Yes. You can have them either stock height or up to 25mm lower. They are available for sale, but too expensive to ship in Canada/U.S. I am located in Europe.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-15-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,877
Posted By nikitopo
Sachs performance coilovers were removed....

Sachs performance coilovers were removed. Bilstein JDM tS suspesion was installed. Pictures of the Bilstein on the first page. Sachs suspension here:

http://i65.tinypic.com/dlicjo.jpg
Forum: Forced Induction 08-06-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 235,895
Posted By nikitopo
Did you change the catback?

Did you change the catback?
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 08-04-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,283
Posted By nikitopo
Both front and rear are 24% stiffer than stock.

Both front and rear are 24% stiffer than stock.
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 08-03-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,283
Posted By nikitopo
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 07-26-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,487
Posted By nikitopo
It is a way to hold the price on same levels. You...

It is a way to hold the price on same levels. You could add the wing as an aftermarket parts option. This is what they did with the 2nd generation JDM tS back in 2015.
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