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Forum: Forced Induction 12-06-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 742
Posted By wparsons
I'd be EXTREMELY cautious of a used supercharger...

I'd be EXTREMELY cautious of a used supercharger unless you know the previous owner and history very well.


You could be buying something that's almost, or already, shot and in for an expensive...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-05-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,216
Posted By wparsons
Depends on the vehicle, and the age of the OEM...

Depends on the vehicle, and the age of the OEM lines.


I could barely feel the difference between stock lines and SS lines when I put my first set on this car (it was under a year old at that...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-05-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 742
Posted By wparsons
If you want 300whp, and a positive displacement...

If you want 300whp, and a positive displacement supercharger, why aren't you looking at the edelbrock (or harrop since you're in Europe) kit?
Forum: CANADA 11-28-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By wparsons
If you're going with higher than e10, get a...

If you're going with higher than e10, get a proper flex fuel setup with ethanol sensor. I'd go EcuTek since last time I checked there's no Cobb Accessport for our cars.



One thing to keep in...
Forum: CANADA 11-25-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,406
Posted By wparsons
Are you sure they built Pat's car? Pat has his...

Are you sure they built Pat's car? Pat has his own shop, and I'm pretty sure they didn't outsource the work.


NV does have a Formula D pro 2JZ BRZ (now 86) driven by Riley Sexsmith, they also...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-19-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,177
Posted By wparsons
Again, with the long press I've never had it pull...

Again, with the long press I've never had it pull throttle either. I've done full 360's, drifted all the way around a skidpad (and then done a 360), etc.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-18-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 107,119
Posted By wparsons
I'm interested too! that_guy, any chance you...

I'm interested too! that_guy, any chance you have the pictures somewhere that you could share, the originals are gone.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-18-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 120,701
Posted By wparsons
Unless you've already measured and know that the...

Unless you've already measured and know that the attachment points are the same distance apart as on the FRS/BRZ (or have measured the arm lengths), seeing the stock arms doesn't tell you anything. ...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-18-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,177
Posted By wparsons
I've never had VSC intervene after a long press...

I've never had VSC intervene after a long press of the TC button, I've had the car sliding in different kinds of conditions.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-17-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 120,701
Posted By wparsons
Those look like at least 6" flares... your...

Those look like at least 6" flares... your comment about standard track width made me assume you wouldn't be running huge flares.


*edit* - looking at this angle, it looks like it's even more...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-17-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,177
Posted By wparsons
5 second press definitely does not turn it off,...

5 second press definitely does not turn it off, pedal dance does IIRC since it shuts off EBFD.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-17-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 120,701
Posted By wparsons
Is there enough room for a long enough UCA under...

Is there enough room for a long enough UCA under stock fenders? I love the idea, but it's pretty tight in there up front.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-17-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,177
Posted By wparsons
"e-diff" is the sames as a vlsd (virtual lsd),...

"e-diff" is the sames as a vlsd (virtual lsd), it's the ECU applying brakes to one wheel to stop the diff from unloading. If you manage to get a wheel in the air on these cars, the ecu will apply...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-15-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By wparsons
This ^^ At about 1.25" lower I actually...

This ^^


At about 1.25" lower I actually lost camber under compression. When the car was on the alignment rack I'd lose about 0.1 to 0.2 degrees at the left front wheel when is sat down in the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-15-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By wparsons
Depends on the bolts used, and shocks. On my KW...

Depends on the bolts used, and shocks. On my KW V3's, with SPC lobed bolts in the lower holes and the stock lower bolts in the upper holes I hit -3.8* maxed out (dialed back to -3.2* using the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-15-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By wparsons
Right on their website... If you...

Right on their website...




If you read the whole thing it lists some options for knuckle and brakes.
Forum: CANADA 11-14-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By wparsons
^^ Starting the car periodically is actually...

^^ Starting the car periodically is actually worse for it unless you're getting it up to full operating temp enough for the moisture in the oil to burn off, as well as burning all the condensation...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-05-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,876
Posted By wparsons
And if you run the SPC lobed bolts in the lower...

And if you run the SPC lobed bolts in the lower hole with the lower bolts in the upper hole, you'll be closer to -4* without touching the camber plates! I maxed out at -3.8* on my V3's with that...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-04-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,423
Posted By wparsons
Did you miss the articles with higher end brands...

Did you miss the articles with higher end brands using electric superchargers?

Right now the big limiting factor is a 12v electrical system, it requires too many amps for the supercharger to work...
Forum: CANADA 11-02-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By wparsons
Mine is an early 2012 build date, have to check...

Mine is an early 2012 build date, have to check when. Took delivery July 2012, so I suspect it'll be affected.
Forum: Forced Induction 11-02-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,423
Posted By wparsons
Yep, and my comments weren't aimed at you at all...

Yep, and my comments weren't aimed at you at all :thumbsup:

I think the Tesla design works better on more dense fluids with less pressure differential between input and output.
Forum: Forced Induction 11-01-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,423
Posted By wparsons
F1 cars run electric motors to control turbo...

F1 cars run electric motors to control turbo speed, both spooling up and slowing down to control boost.

Given enough battery capacity, there's no reason an electric supercharger won't work as...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-29-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By wparsons
Don't just measure, also look for heatchecking as...

Don't just measure, also look for heatchecking as well. Chances are you're fine with OEM pads, but my current rotors will be replaced in the spring after two years.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-26-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By wparsons
The rear toe adjustment is an eccentric bolt, so...

The rear toe adjustment is an eccentric bolt, so it can slip and look just fine on the toe arm. Depending on the version of the whiteline LCA's, they're also an eccentric bolt and could easily have...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-26-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,987
Posted By wparsons
Yeah, definitely watching to see where this...

Yeah, definitely watching to see where this thread goes now!
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-23-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By wparsons
Awesome, those definitely look like new parts.

Awesome, those definitely look like new parts.
Forum: Canada Classifieds 10-18-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By wparsons
I have my original ones just taking up space in...

I have my original ones just taking up space in the garage, you can have them for $100 with the swift springs on them, or $0 if I pull the springs off. They have about 155k kms on them, and are...
Forum: Canada Classifieds 10-18-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,655
Posted By wparsons
With any luck business will be great and your...

With any luck business will be great and your next car will be german and a boxer engine still :D
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-18-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,825
Posted By wparsons
A new set of stock top hats are just as easy... ...

A new set of stock top hats are just as easy... point is, camber plates aren't for everyone.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-17-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,825
Posted By wparsons
Camber plates aren't good for everyone, so that...

Camber plates aren't good for everyone, so that might not be a plus (other than selling the plates) if they aren't good for the person's usage.
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