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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-10-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,829
Posted By maj75
Just had this issue with CEL. Dealership was...

Just had this issue with CEL. Dealership was ready to replace transmission, but it turned out to be a melted Teflon seal on one of the direct injectors, causing detonation. If this issue is not...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-28-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,777
Posted By maj75
That would be outside the realm of possibility...

That would be outside the realm of possibility for most people tracking their FRS at your basic HPDE. Any FRS that can SEE 140 on track should have a full cage, race seats, 6 pt harness and a HANS...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-22-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,777
Posted By maj75
I wish people would stop posting incorrect...

I wish people would stop posting incorrect information based on their assumptions...

The hoops for the main bar actually mount outside of the fuel tank area, to the floor area. There are backing...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,777
Posted By maj75
I'm selling my bar for $750 which includes the...

I'm selling my bar for $750 which includes the cut side plastic panels. They are $120each from Scion. That way you can keep your side panels.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-16-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,777
Posted By maj75
You really should be careful in the statements...

You really should be careful in the statements you make. You happen to be 100% wrong. All joints are properly notched and welded. What you see in pic 5 is a shadow. Take a minute to look at every...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,777
Posted By maj75
I don't see why that couldn't be done. Of course...

I don't see why that couldn't be done. Of course the passenger would be screwed if he had long legs, but who cares, right;)

I'm sure it could be added to the bar I have but it wouldn't intersect...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,777
Posted By maj75
An X (or diagonal) in the main hoop would prevent...

An X (or diagonal) in the main hoop would prevent the driver's seat from reclining as far back as necessary for me. That would have made the bar useless for any taller driver. There are NO crush...
Forum: Southeast 04-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By maj75
Roll Bar available, Broward County

My car was used as a platform for a bolt in roll bar. This is not a styling exercise, it provides roll protection, harness mount and full front seat movement. In exchange for using my car, I got to...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,777
Posted By maj75
Roll bar for FRS/BRZ

My car was recently used as a platform for a bolt-in roll bar. In exchange for using my car, I got to keep the roll bar. The link to the pictures is here: http://tunersmotorsports.com/?p=2748

I...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-06-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,947
Posted By maj75
Hi Gents, For the track: In your...

Hi Gents,

For the track:

In your experience, how long do tires last?

[My Kumho Ecxsta XS, stock size, have 7 track days with a couple more to go.]

What are some factors which can...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-17-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5,031
Views: 1,007,485
Posted By maj75
I have the usual cricket noise. This is my...

I have the usual cricket noise. This is my second FRS.

I have tracked the car several times. I always run 93 pump gas, but when I go to the track, I run the car empty and fill up at the track...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-03-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,266
Posted By maj75
Was talking with my Instructor at Sebring today. ...

Was talking with my Instructor at Sebring today. He suffered a broken neck, and two herniated discs in a crash at Sebring while instructing. Was still instructing with a neck collar. I appreciate...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-27-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,671
Posted By maj75
The Berk was on the car when it was baselined, a...

The Berk was on the car when it was baselined, a bunch of stuff was installed, the car lost power and the Berk is to blame.

That's got to be the most ridiculous assumption I've heard in awhile.
...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-11-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,015
Posted By maj75
Been there, done that, posted: ...

Been there, done that, posted:

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?p=585402#post585402
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-02-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,471
Posted By maj75
In my old Miata, I kept hearing a clanging noise...

In my old Miata, I kept hearing a clanging noise from the driver's side rear wheel. Looked at the tire and there was a piece of metal in the tread. Went to the tire shop and they found a 12" long...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-30-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 26,012
Posted By maj75
I have a custom Ecuteck tune from FA20club. ...

I have a custom Ecuteck tune from FA20club. Picked up hp and tq everywhere but the dip is 90% gone and the car pulls harder everywhere. I recently sold that car to my son and got a new FRS. I can...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 08-30-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,057
Posted By maj75
I'll take it. I'm in Broward so we could...

I'll take it.

I'm in Broward so we could meet up and save shipping?

PM me with details. I'm out of town for Labor Day weekend but would be available anytime next Tues - Friday.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-29-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,431
Posted By maj75
I'm sorry, but exactly how are you faster on the...

I'm sorry, but exactly how are you faster on the street with traction control off? I would have hoped this was about the track because if anybody is driving faster on the street without ESC they are...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-29-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 26,012
Posted By maj75
My 2 cents: I had a C6 6 speed Vette and an...

My 2 cents:

I had a C6 6 speed Vette and an ISF prior to the FRS. I really like the FRS, compared to the other two. I wouldn't be able to drive either one of those cars hard on the street,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-29-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,431
Posted By maj75
Old fart rant coming: It is a miracle that...

Old fart rant coming:

It is a miracle that us old farts survived driving all these years without computers to protect us from ourselves... Our whole society has become so risk adverse that is is...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-29-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,431
Posted By maj75
Like you would forgive them otherwise...

Like you would forgive them otherwise...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-22-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,687
Posted By maj75
I did exactly that. Used a dremel tool and an...

I did exactly that. Used a dremel tool and an Xacto knife to cut out the plastic inside the honeycomb. Not perfect, but looked great from 2 feet away.

I then used the dremel to cut slots in the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-21-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 72,540
Posted By maj75
And where would one find these for sale? I went...

And where would one find these for sale? I went to a Robispec site and could find no listing for an oil cooler, sandwich plate or anything to do with engine cooling. In fact, no engine part were...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-30-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 909
Views: 181,073
Posted By maj75
I just read your description of the FT86 Cup in...

I just read your description of the FT86 Cup in the Tracking forum.

I hate to be a downer, but timed competition for prizes sounds like the definition of "racing" even if it isn't wheel to wheel....
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-30-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,895
Posted By maj75
Holy 70's, Batman! I did this kind of thing...

Holy 70's, Batman!

I did this kind of thing back in the early 70s before white letters were required on all "performance" tires.

If you couldn't afford those cool BF Goodrich Radial TA's, you...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-29-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 909
Views: 181,073
Posted By maj75
I am an attorney and you have no clue what you...

I am an attorney and you have no clue what you are talking about.

The manufacturer wrote the warranty. If it does not explicitly exclude track days or HPDE or "driving the car on a closed track"....
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-29-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 909
Views: 181,073
Posted By maj75
I had a similar issue with Suzuki and a pair of...

I had a similar issue with Suzuki and a pair of boat engines. Had to get a lawyer to get them to warranty the damage.

HPDE are not competition or racing events. The ones I attend are very...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-28-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,176
Posted By maj75
I want a set of the 17x8. What color are they? ...

I want a set of the 17x8. What color are they?

PM with quote for tire options.

Thanks
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-22-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,750
Posted By maj75
Paid cash for my white FR-S. Selling it to my...

Paid cash for my white FR-S. Selling it to my son, giving him a deal.

Paying cash for the Ultramarine FR-S which is at the port now, waiting for prep and delivery!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-22-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,856
Posted By maj75
sold

sold
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