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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-29-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,077
Posted By solidONE
Of course the car is also a sleeper... barely...

Of course the car is also a sleeper... barely distinguishable from a 'standard' 86/brz.

Well done, mate! :cheers:

With similar goals, I've taken a different approach due to obvious budget...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-29-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,077
Posted By solidONE
You've just described what i'd like a set a...

You've just described what i'd like a set a dampers to do. Perfect.. ideal.. except for the $17,000 part. With exotic parts plus heavy customization, it comes with the territory. Definitely not my...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-27-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,077
Posted By solidONE
There's just too much beauty in the world. I can...

There's just too much beauty in the world. I can hardly take it.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-23-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By solidONE
Good that the bar and the mounts survived. Now...

Good that the bar and the mounts survived. Now you have a perfect excuse to get something adjustable. Tax-write-off-able repair expense. haha
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-21-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,072
Posted By solidONE
Good tweeters might be a waste on my ears anyhow....

Good tweeters might be a waste on my ears anyhow. Not sure how much of it i could hear. Other than distortion or other unintended noises, sound quality can depend on who's listening. Only one way to...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-14-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By solidONE
Man.. MCA is like skittles.. they got all the...

Man.. MCA is like skittles.. they got all the colors of the rainbow!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-11-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,593
Posted By solidONE
My bad.. No more damper talk on his thread. Nice...

My bad.. No more damper talk on his thread. Nice set up. Looking forward to hearing your feedback. :w00t:
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-11-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,593
Posted By solidONE
Here's an eample. Say you have a shock with...

Here's an eample.

Say you have a shock with high speed adjustment. The way the high speed adjusters typically work is to add or reduce preload on the shim stack with the adjustment screw....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-05-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By solidONE
Might as well have them cut the body off the...

Might as well have them cut the body off the existing mufflers, leaving the ends and rivet a shell made from material of your choosing. You could put a plexiglass shell and pack it with rainbow...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-04-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By solidONE
How about just some Ti mufflers to replace your...

How about just some Ti mufflers to replace your worn out Q300 glass packs? There are much more effective and cheaper ways to reduce weight than a full Ti pipe. Only thing does better besides weight...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-02-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 952
Posted By solidONE
Worse come to worse , you can just slap on some...

Worse come to worse , you can just slap on some resonators later. Plus quality of exhaust sounds can be somewhat subjective. Some people think the sound of tin cans vibrating against each other...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-26-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By solidONE
It jingles when you go over uneven pavement, but...

It jingles when you go over uneven pavement, but does it jingle all the way? Or just part of the way?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-24-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,773
Posted By solidONE
The intro.. immediately tin can sound. Different...

The intro.. immediately tin can sound. Different strokes for different folks, I guess.

The only time i would put something that sounds like that is if someone payed me to test fit. And you'll...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-23-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,773
Posted By solidONE
The guys complaining about clicky clack fart-can...

The guys complaining about clicky clack fart-can sounds from their headers need to hear this.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-23-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By solidONE
The wheel spins freely when you had it up? No...

The wheel spins freely when you had it up? No dead rodents lodged in the wheel? Steering rack looks okay? No extra resistance turning the steering wheel when parked? No strange sounds when rolling?...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-22-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,239
Posted By solidONE
If they didnt want to retain the power gain from...

If they didnt want to retain the power gain from their header, then we would probably not be having this discussion.

I don't know about the rest, but I'll deal with some extra exhaust noises for...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-19-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By solidONE
I've had similar front tire wear problem for the...

I've had similar front tire wear problem for the life of this car. My car is a first year model. Also I live in california. "Winter Tires" are PSS4+ lol. I recently removed the fronts due to inner...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-15-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By solidONE
I thought your car was a 17 and up form the...

I thought your car was a 17 and up form the taillights... So no warranty coverage.

Are you 100% certain its not the CV joint? I removed my clicking axle at maybe about 60K miles-ish and removed...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-14-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,441
Posted By solidONE
I think it's hard to avoid when you're basically...

I think it's hard to avoid when you're basically doubling the spring rates on the car without adding extra weight to load it. Personally.. how a set of dampers perform over low amplitude/high...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-08-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,441
Posted By solidONE
What made you pick the twin tube Tein Flex A over...

What made you pick the twin tube Tein Flex A over the Annex monotube? Just couldnt wait?

I was checking out Annex's site, which is nicely done, and they do say all the right things. Component QC...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-06-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By solidONE
According to my local Subaru parts counter guy,...

According to my local Subaru parts counter guy, the axle nut on our car and many other subarus including the imprezza, tend to need to be replaced. Something about the metal being used being a lower...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-05-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 141,582
Posted By solidONE
You taught yourself to weld to do this project.....

You taught yourself to weld to do this project.. I'm impressed. I'm a bit of a welding hobbyist myself. Takes a lot of balls start chopping up a car and welding it together without prior experience....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-01-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,441
Posted By solidONE
At the end of the day, what good are any of the...

At the end of the day, what good are any of the fancy features and addition of more valves, ports and knobs if you cant get it to work the way you want? Its just more complication, cost for parts and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-31-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,441
Posted By solidONE
I've personally had the chance to experience a...

I've personally had the chance to experience a few of these well know suspensions that retails above $3K, digressive valving, fancy pistons and all and they were not all very good. Conversely I've...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-19-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,760
Posted By solidONE
We'll have to look, but I'm pretty certain 949...

We'll have to look, but I'm pretty certain 949 took baselines for their Blub right after picking it up from Carmax, before they started to work on it.
...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-07-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,563
Posted By solidONE
I'm 3rd-ing Andy's B14 recommendation. The right...

I'm 3rd-ing Andy's B14 recommendation. The right features, proven durability and quality, extremely serviceable and parts that are designed to fit if you want to revalve or upgrade.

I've been...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-04-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,393
Posted By solidONE
This. I was testing out the Track Mode retrofit...

This. I was testing out the Track Mode retrofit and tried to do a burn out with track mode activated. It would let it spin a bit while pulsing the brakes making it hop up and down.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-04-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,393
Posted By solidONE
BC utilizes a 46mm piston with a 12mm center bore...

BC utilizes a 46mm piston with a 12mm center bore at about .5" thick, like some other popular brands. Nobody would stop you from shoving an Ohlins or Bilstein piston and valving in a BC cartridge....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-31-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,992
Posted By solidONE
I'm on my 3rd set of Stoptech Sport. The "309"...

I'm on my 3rd set of Stoptech Sport. The "309" pads not the Street pads. They are my designated DD pads. I have no reason to try or want anything else for DD use.


Better bite and more heat...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-17-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,500
Posted By solidONE
Same :iono: downside is not a lot of...

Same :iono:

downside is not a lot of adjustment. +- .5~.75 degree adjustment for $30 bux.
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