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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-29-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By SuperTom
Oh and I also used silicone glue to glue down...

Oh and I also used silicone glue to glue down thick washers to the skid plate as spacers. I believe there were 8 total main mounting bolts. This pushed the plate down a few more mm's
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-29-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By SuperTom
I have just installed Perrin mounts with Ace...

I have just installed Perrin mounts with Ace headers. Havent driven yet as I still have car on jackstands for other projects. But I will say I didn't have to remove the headers to install on my car,...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-27-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By SuperTom
The tiny holes in the structure are from cheap...

The tiny holes in the structure are from cheap casting, fake
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-27-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 36,834
Posted By SuperTom
Car Gods were on my side today! Deciding while I...

Car Gods were on my side today! Deciding while I had the skid plate off I would attempt to install my Perrin Motor Mounts. It was the last thing I bought before the apocalypse was announced. I...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-24-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 36,834
Posted By SuperTom
Well got some good progress with my underbody...

Well got some good progress with my underbody plates. I want to split this up into 2 parts. These are made of coroplast which is cheap, lightweight, readily available. Durability and heat...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-22-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 908
Posted By SuperTom
Lip looks outstanding, glad you didn't go with...

Lip looks outstanding, glad you didn't go with the trd lip which looks bulky. I like the c-west sides the best, they are close looking to the trd but don't have that part that extends up the front...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-22-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By SuperTom
Well in your two choices the top one is 9.5 wide...

Well in your two choices the top one is 9.5 wide vs 8.5 on your bottom link. THe top selection will sit out 8mm more playing with a wheel offset calculator .
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-19-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 273,656
Posted By SuperTom
when I weighted them it came to 30lbs loss total...

when I weighted them it came to 30lbs loss total not 32 as advertised. So 15lbs per corner
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-16-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By SuperTom
Are you just looking to go lighter? The...

Are you just looking to go lighter?


The airbag and metal piece gutted on the stock wheel comes out to exactly the same weight as an aftermarket wheel with adapter. Easier to sneak through...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-16-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 36,834
Posted By SuperTom
Thanks for you interest both are a work in...

Thanks for you interest both are a work in progress. Im still making the parts underneath. If work shuts down in the next week or so ill have enough time.


Ill take a full shot of car after I...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-15-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 36,834
Posted By SuperTom
took a break from the Apocalypse today to install...

took a break from the Apocalypse today to install my genuine SARD wing.

First a few months ago I discoved the Matte finish on my Siebon CF parts was mainly a matte type clearcoat . Underneath...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-14-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,853
Posted By SuperTom
Of course but its all about your budget. If...

Of course but its all about your budget. If money was tight the Gruppe-s OFT combo I coulda been happy with
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-14-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,853
Posted By SuperTom
If you get a header you need a tune. However...

If you get a header you need a tune.
However you can get a tune without a header and feel something good. Also an OFT is easy to sell if you want more or go back to stock.


I had Gruppe-S and...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-14-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,336
Posted By SuperTom
Not committing but interested. I already have CF...

Not committing but interested. I already have CF fenders so cutting an air release hole will be a little easier for me. Obviously cost will be a factor im not paying GRMN prices
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-14-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By SuperTom
Yep this was one of my first exhausts and...

Yep this was one of my first exhausts and favorites. Fitment is perfect. I didn't have an issue with tips sticking out. They are big but fill in the hole.


Only thing is I thought some of...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-14-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By SuperTom
Good point since many of the wheels out there...

Good point since many of the wheels out there would fit perfect if they were 5x100 bolt pattern.
It wouldn't require companies to do anything but have it drilled with different holes
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-13-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By SuperTom
Corvettes and a few other cars are staggered...

Corvettes and a few other cars are staggered front to back by design. And the traction control system is designed for it. Im sure on these cars it would throw something off.
Some do a width...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 03-13-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By SuperTom
Salvage Title

Salvage Title
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 03-10-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,058
Posted By SuperTom
Reminds me of Joy Ride with Paul Walker.

Reminds me of Joy Ride with Paul Walker.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 03-09-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,058
Posted By SuperTom
my 1a & 1b Battle Royale - directors cut ...

my 1a & 1b
Battle Royale - directors cut
Fight Club
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-09-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 36,834
Posted By SuperTom
Yes your SARD wing may be the last piece of...

Yes your SARD wing may be the last piece of weight I add to this thing but visually will look great and provide some downforce without much drag
Forum: Member's Car Journals 03-09-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 36,834
Posted By SuperTom
Just removed my stock wheels and spacers and put...

Just removed my stock wheels and spacers and put my hypergrams back on. Light wheels definitely make a difference in that instant acceleration

Currently working on the undercar aero to mate up...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 03-09-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,058
Posted By SuperTom
Just watched it again last week Ow my Balls!

Just watched it again last week Ow my Balls!
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-06-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 936
Posted By SuperTom
This

This
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-05-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,332
Posted By SuperTom
the torque in those V6 caravans are no joke!

the torque in those V6 caravans are no joke!
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-05-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,332
Posted By SuperTom
no but I did piss off the mom in the minivan...

no but I did piss off the mom in the minivan behind me who was in rush to get home and eat bon bons
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-05-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,332
Posted By SuperTom
well the clutch engagement is a bit different on...

well the clutch engagement is a bit different on these cars. I stalled mine a few times when I first got it, compared to the heavier more normal clutch engagement on my C5
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-05-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By SuperTom
Right you should be able to go to the current...

Right you should be able to go to the current manufactures site and find out the tread width. Then pick a tire with close enough tread width. Either 245 or 255. You will lose a lil bit of sidewall...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-05-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,782
Posted By SuperTom
if you have the extreme OCD why buy a car you...

if you have the extreme OCD why buy a car you know was modded in the the first place?
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-03-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,115
Posted By SuperTom
Well I had the typical 20mm front/25mm rear...

Well I had the typical 20mm front/25mm rear spacers on my car with the stock wheels and wanted to see how the HyperGrams would look pushed out. The 20mm there is too much of the stock studs sticking...
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