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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-12-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I've also heard rumors that there are a not...

I've also heard rumors that there are a not insignificant percentage of vehicles returning with issues after the valve spring repair. So it's possible that the techs are doing something wrong, or...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-12-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,271
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Subaru can't help it if outside suppliers...

Subaru can't help it if outside suppliers provide/use faulty/sub-par metal in the manufacture of the components they use in their engines. Supplier issues happen. Likewise, I don't blame Subaru for...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-11-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Of course it's legit. It's on the ACE website,...

Of course it's legit. It's on the ACE website, silly goose! Lol.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-07-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Nope. I've got the work scheduled with a local...

Nope. I've got the work scheduled with a local Subaru performance shop on March 4th and 5th. So a few weeks out. I'm also actually going to have them install the parts because the labor cost was very...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-04-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,000
Posted By Stang70Fastback
It's a sports car; not a Jeep. It isn't supposed...

It's a sports car; not a Jeep. It isn't supposed to turn over.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-03-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I've already reached out to two local Subaru/BRZ...

I've already reached out to two local Subaru/BRZ centric performance shops and asked exactly that. I'll be getting quotes tomorrow, but the preliminary answers are I can pay them a fraction what the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-02-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Well thanks again for the tips everyone. I went...

Well thanks again for the tips everyone. I went to do the install this morning, but upon dropping the skid plate, I discovered an oil leak coating the bottom of the driver's side of the engine....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-29-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 10,749
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I'm fine with it. Would rather not have a 2nd gen...

I'm fine with it. Would rather not have a 2nd gen to be jealous of :P
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 01-26-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 7,373
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Joke's on all of you! I don't have any savings or...

Joke's on all of you! I don't have any savings or investments. I just owe the bank a lot of money, so when they go broke, I save money!
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-24-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Thanks for the link! I'm actually going to use...

Thanks for the link! I'm actually going to use the lock washers someone else linked to earlier in this thread, though. Already ordered a bunch.



Hopefully shouldn't be an issue for me. I got...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-23-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Well I received my STI mounts today and they came...

Well I received my STI mounts today and they came with no instructions at all. Only a warning telling me that, "THESE PARTS HAVE NO WARRANTY, AND YOU ARE ON YOUR OWN. ALSO YOUR CAR PROBABLY ISN'T...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-23-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
That yellow-bottled Benzomatic Butane thing from...

That yellow-bottled Benzomatic Butane thing from Home Depot is exactly what we got a few weeks back. We were trying to break my friend's coilover bolts loose, but his other idiot friend had torqued...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-23-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I have to do that datalogging stuff for my...

I have to do that datalogging stuff for my Delicious tune anyway, which IIRC starts with 15 minutes of idling, so I can use that as my "heat cycling/vibration" step before re-torquing everything and...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-23-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
That makes a lot of sense, actually. I suppose...

That makes a lot of sense, actually. I suppose there is no reason to jack the entire engine up at once. I guess I just don't have enough understanding of the entire engine assembly to know how you...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-23-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Yeah, new O2 sensors is pretty much what I was...

Yeah, new O2 sensors is pretty much what I was thinking. Can someone confirm for me if these are the correct part numbers? I never even realized they were different until just now.
...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-22-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Already ordered the STI mounts. CSG "recommends"...

Already ordered the STI mounts. CSG "recommends" them due to the reduced clearance from the ACE setup, and a friend of mine with the same header highly recommended stiffer mounts. Since mine are...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-22-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I just acquired a small butane torch, so we have...

I just acquired a small butane torch, so we have that now! And should something like this work for the O2 sensors?

https://www.amazon.com/ARES-70039-8-inch-Accesses-Preventing/dp/B01C4OB3XC
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-22-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Yeah, this assumes it doesn't come with its own...

Yeah, this assumes it doesn't come with its own torque specs. I haven't received it yet (it's coming Friday.)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-22-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,039
Posted By Stang70Fastback
ACE Header/Overpipe, and STI Engine Mounts: Looking for Tips

Hey folks. I've never done any of this stuff on a car before, so I'm just looking for some tips before I get started. I have installed coilovers, swapped to a BBK, installed a catback, and done other...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-22-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,420
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Which photo? Looks like the original one I posted...

Which photo? Looks like the original one I posted wasn't working. I just fixed the link. It's way better than the one that was still working, lol.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-21-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,871
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I'm not the most experienced autocrosser here,...

I'm not the most experienced autocrosser here, but I have won my class two years in a row. Never used the pedal dance. The 3 second hold until both lights appeared has always been sufficient for me,...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 01-18-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I prefer these. I keep one in my glovebox. The...

I prefer these. I keep one in my glovebox. The fluffiness makes it much better at getting into all the nooks and crannies and curves of the interior, whereas the others people posted are more like...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-17-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I don't have scratched glass, but some "factory...

I don't have scratched glass, but some "factory tinted" windows would be cool - especially since I don't really WANT anything really dark. I live in Chicago, so I could even make a road trip out of...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-09-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17,650
Views: 6,307,404
Posted By Stang70Fastback
WRCS648... though I was just made aware of the...

WRCS648... though I was just made aware of the existence of vanity call signs, so... that may change if they allow those for GMRS licensees.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-09-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17,650
Views: 6,307,404
Posted By Stang70Fastback
My girlfriend got one on her STI also. Now when...

My girlfriend got one on her STI also. Now when we do trips together in both cars (autocross, for example) we will be better able to chat and communicate along the way. That's all we really got it...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-07-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,143
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Here's my custom-made switch panel for control of...

Here's my custom-made switch panel for control of aftermarket accessories, and also the custom fuse/relay block I made that those switches control.
...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-03-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,931
Posted By Stang70Fastback
To clarify, I'm not saying that the RE71Rs aren't...

To clarify, I'm not saying that the RE71Rs aren't "user friendly" either. I'm just saying that I believe they aren't AS easy to control as the stock tires. I have no issues driving them at the limit...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-03-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,931
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Hmm. Well I still 1,000,000% disagree with you!...

Hmm. Well I still 1,000,000% disagree with you! My autocross tires are 245 section RE71Rs, and I can't see how you could possibly consider them anywhere near as "user friendly" at the limit!
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-03-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,931
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I 100% disagree with what you are saying....

I 100% disagree with what you are saying. Stickier tires are absolutely not easier to control once you cross the limit. The stickier a tire is, generally speaking, the less warning you have as you...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-02-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,931
Posted By Stang70Fastback
This worried me when I went from the stock tires...

This worried me when I went from the stock tires to 255 section Michelin Pilot Super Sports, but the end result was far from what I had feared. Some people (those "THE CAR IS WAY TOO UNDERPOWERED"...
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