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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Today, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By strat61caster
Is everything in your spreadsheet allowed in the...

Is everything in your spreadsheet allowed in the series you want to race in?
What is your current alignment?

I'd wager the RE71R if you don't have much camber (<3 up front) or the A052 if you...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-14-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By strat61caster
I'm at -4.1 and -2.3, coming up on a year at...

I'm at -4.1 and -2.3, coming up on a year at those numbers.
I'd suggest -3 and -2 to start, 2.5/1.5 won't be bad, but you'll destroy the shoulders of the Contis before track day #5 if you're able to...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-13-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,287
Posted By strat61caster
no need to overstress the drivetrain since brake...

no need to overstress the drivetrain since brake pads for racecars go on racecars that may have powertrains that aren't super durable

Also many modern ECU's cut power when brake and gas are...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-11-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 553,831
Posted By strat61caster
You can still step through the changes and see...

You can still step through the changes and see how they feel, I think ride height as an adjustment seems under utilised in autox, understandable as it's not easy to do on a car with fenders. Problem...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-11-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By strat61caster
There is an OE specified camber bolt that is...

There is an OE specified camber bolt that is legal for street class, regardless of C or D.
225 on 7 was the preferred setup for street class on these cars.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-11-2019, 02:48 PM
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Posted By strat61caster
CoolHandMoss I'm in a very similar place with...

CoolHandMoss
I'm in a very similar place with my setup (spring rates, camber, rake etc. close but not quite the same, different front bar though), and I agree, the car feels mid-corner front grip...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-11-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By strat61caster
17x8+40 gets -3.1 to -3.2 on a pair of camber...

17x8+40 gets -3.1 to -3.2 on a pair of camber bolts on the big-hole Konis in SSC without additional spacing, 25mm spacer is totally unnecessary unless you're super conservative about wheel/strut...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-11-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By strat61caster
FRS, BRZ, and 86 base model shocks are the same...

FRS, BRZ, and 86 base model shocks are the same given the same model year, they did change over the years
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-11-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By strat61caster
Staggered would definitely upset balance Two...

Staggered would definitely upset balance
Two camber bolts are not uncommon and is the default for SSC
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-10-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,524
Posted By strat61caster
:suicide:

:suicide:
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-10-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By strat61caster
Stick with 225 Not sure what DS means either,...

Stick with 225
Not sure what DS means either, if you mean autocross classing the 7.5" wheel isn't allowable in DS on this car, all the 86s that came with 7.5" wheels are in CS
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-10-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By strat61caster
I thought race comp put them on a Dyno and posted...

I thought race comp put them on a Dyno and posted somewhere that got taken down after a few weeks (pretty common for most vendor posts I've seen), might be able to email them.

Could also buy them...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-10-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,771
Posted By strat61caster
Do the cam bolts, no issue if properly installed

Do the cam bolts, no issue if properly installed
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-10-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,524
Posted By strat61caster
Holy shit, I think that's the first time I've...

Holy shit, I think that's the first time I've seen a book time I can beat, and I don't have any power tools aside from a handheld impact to zip the lugs off and a mityvac brake bleeder.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-10-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By strat61caster
For locals I think you've nailed it plus the...

For locals I think you've nailed it plus the above about the cylinder brace.

nitpicky nationals level problems:
SPC LCA's have a spherical bearing that's not legal, you can press in a replacement...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-09-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By strat61caster
How wide is the wheel

How wide is the wheel
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-09-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,524
Posted By strat61caster
Napa, AutoZone, rockauto, same calipers as an...

Napa, AutoZone, rockauto, same calipers as an Impreza/wrx iirc, probably lots of dirt cheap options.

Centric blanks are like $40 each on Amazon, can probably get decent OEM like pads there too,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-09-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By strat61caster
Locust most groups don't let you register without...

Locust most groups don't let you register without picking a class, picking the right one is as easy as starting a thread on a message board with a list of mods.

The rest of your advice is great...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-09-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By strat61caster
What "update" are you referring to?

What "update" are you referring to?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-09-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By strat61caster
*shouldn't be an issue at a local event Some...

*shouldn't be an issue at a local event

Some people get uptight and butthurt about little things, and if there's any amateur level group that represents that it's SCCA.

In any case with the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-07-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 113,429
Posted By strat61caster
Three fingers hold my phone, two fingers shift....

Three fingers hold my phone, two fingers shift. I've caught a lot of Pokemon in my MT FRS.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-06-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 633
Posted By strat61caster
Catless FP+Catless headers is also an SP/SM mod. ...

Catless FP+Catless headers is also an SP/SM mod. You need to keep one cat for ST*

Edit: Try it out, if you get hooked and want to start building competitive SP it will be a blast, but cutting...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-05-2019, 02:17 PM
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Views: 553,831
Posted By strat61caster
That was my first or second mod to the car, I...

That was my first or second mod to the car, I loved the car with camber, hated it without, was autocrossing but not considering an SCCA build at the time. You'll be sinking more money into the car...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-05-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,057
Posted By strat61caster
They're worth mentioning as a budget beater tire,...

They're worth mentioning as a budget beater tire, probably better than a Sumitomo, not quite as good as a PSS in my experience but that's about all there is to say about them when it comes to driving...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-04-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By strat61caster
No it doesn't, read it again. Warm engine, five+...

No it doesn't, read it again. Warm engine, five+ minutes after shut down to allow the oil to drain into the pan.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-04-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By strat61caster
You can buy insurance to lessen the blow of...

You can buy insurance to lessen the blow of walking away from a wrecked car.

https://locktonmotorsports.com/hpde-insurance/

There are other companies that offer coverage as well.

Edit: imho...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-03-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By strat61caster
The car doesn't like aggressively staggered pads,...

The car doesn't like aggressively staggered pads, might be fine depending on how easy you take it.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-03-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,898
Views: 842,970
Posted By strat61caster
Why do you want a different tire? imho they're...

Why do you want a different tire? imho they're good past the wear bars with little exception.
If you're getting 16 track days out of an RE71R you'll get 32 track days out of a Hankook RS3 or Maxxis...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-03-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By strat61caster
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25...

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25485

Risk of your car failing if you don't do anything stupid (money shift, ignore fading brakes, etc): very low
Risk of your car spinning into a...
Forum: Software Tuning 08-31-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,174
Posted By strat61caster
Or not, say that Dyno reads a stock 86 at 160-ish...

Or not, say that Dyno reads a stock 86 at 160-ish hp, that's pretty in the ballpark for a stock car, +12 hp is on par for what I'd expect from a canned tune and short tube header. Maybe it reads...
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