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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-16-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,628
Posted By radroach
fill holes use solid washers, drain holes use...

fill holes use solid washers, drain holes use crush washers

I used BelMetric brand copper crush washers and solid washers.

BelMetric part numbers GCA18X24 , GA1824T

Total cost with...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-11-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 848
Posted By radroach
Kaily an ABS sensor code will throw the car in...

Kaily an ABS sensor code will throw the car in limp mode. Also might try to stall under braking. Happened to me when I had a broken abs sensor for a week, car barely wants to run under that...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-10-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By radroach
aznchris I added spark plugs and new clutch throw...

aznchris I added spark plugs and new clutch throw out bearing. Not sure about coolant.

I had a small tapping sound before taking mine in, was gone after the service. I think it was my 50k mile...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-08-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By radroach
Never had a window issue on my 2013. Windows...

Never had a window issue on my 2013. Windows seem to go exactly where I want them to.

If you're worried about wrecking your car while using window switches.. um..
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-07-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By radroach
Motor Trend made us a very nice maintenance / build guide

Watching Motor Trend's feature on their BRZ build and they made a nice thorough video guide on installing stuff like spark plugs, clutch, coils, brakes, exhaust, bushings, etc! And a vortech...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-04-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By radroach
AT-JeffT If you're hearing it, then likely...

AT-JeffT

If you're hearing it, then likely its already on its way out. It gets worse and makes cold shifting bad.

https://i.imgur.com/mD89203.jpg

Get the new bearing. It's ~$21 from...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-04-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By radroach
I think if you throw the shifter around while...

I think if you throw the shifter around while you're warming up the car it helps a lot.

Or go into 2nd gear, then into reverse. Always works for me.

If you haven't had a fresh throwout...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-30-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By radroach
haute idle dip and partial stall / lights...

haute idle dip and partial stall / lights flicker was a problem I had when I had an ABS / CEL light for a broken ABS module, throwing me in limp mode.
This was on manual transmission though. ...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 01-29-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By radroach
Check your control arms, ball joints, sway bar...

Check your control arms, ball joints, sway bar links, suspension bits and all the rest of that assembly a couple times a year, clean and spray with an anti-rust oil coating like ACF-50. When it...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-25-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By radroach
lol lay off the gta5 wheel punching, its not a...

lol lay off the gta5 wheel punching, its not a vidya game!
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-24-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By radroach
Thanks for the explanation for that term. I've...

Thanks for the explanation for that term. I've noticed a trammelling feeling from my Firestone Indy 500's as they've worn down, going over uneven pavement. At first I thought it was ball joints but...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-14-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By radroach
N234 how's the exedy stage 1 clutch? Noticeable...

N234 how's the exedy stage 1 clutch? Noticeable difference from stock?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 01-05-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,014
Posted By radroach
https://i.imgur.com/FG7zPtw.jpg One is made...

https://i.imgur.com/FG7zPtw.jpg

One is made in Thailand, other MIJ.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-03-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,723
Posted By radroach
Yes and, no you don't hang it from your mirror. ...

Yes and, no you don't hang it from your mirror. I hang it from my passenger seatbelt or back of the seat. Though, I've considered making something to hold it in my back seats. Also that canadian...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-03-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,770
Posted By radroach
I'm on Stoptech's but I think that the OEM pad is...

I'm on Stoptech's but I think that the OEM pad is better.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 01-03-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By radroach
No, this is incorrect. It just uses regular...

No, this is incorrect. It just uses regular 75w90 gear oil.

I use Motul 300 in both my transmission and diff.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-03-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,723
Posted By radroach
kev0 Arm & Hammer moisture absorber bags. Or...

kev0 Arm & Hammer moisture absorber bags. Or damprid brand, though most of those are heavily scented.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-03-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,723
Posted By radroach
My favorite "air freshener" are those hanging...

My favorite "air freshener" are those hanging moisture absorber bags / odor eliminators, the unscented kind. Keeps the inside of the car feeling nice and dry when you get in, keeps windows from...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-30-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By radroach
ah yes, the hogzaust mod. drive the car a...

ah yes, the hogzaust mod.

drive the car a few years and the stock exhaust will get a little louder
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-28-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By radroach
THE CONTEXT WAS IN THE POST ABOVE WHERE YOU WERE...

THE CONTEXT WAS IN THE POST ABOVE WHERE YOU WERE REPLYING TO ME WHAT

yeah its really great when somebody quotes 5 paragraphs to say a single sentence reply
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-28-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By radroach
DarkSunrise you know you can just @ my name...

DarkSunrise you know you can just @ my name instead of quoting everything I just said before your post
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-27-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By radroach
My stoptechs are only OK for me, though at this...

My stoptechs are only OK for me, though at this time they are probably getting worn. I test them hard braking from 70 sometimes and am not impressed since they barely ever even trip the ABS system. ...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-27-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By radroach
I had these symptoms when my car was in limp mode...

I had these symptoms when my car was in limp mode from a broken ABS module, on a manual transmission car. Braking and clutch-in to a stop, the DRL lights would cut and my engine would almost stall...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 12-22-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By radroach
New Subaru OEM wiper blades are poor quality

About a month ago I installed new wipers, bought from Subaru's Amazon store page. Hadn't driven the car in rain since, but did this morning, on the slow-itermittent and my wiper blades were...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-15-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By radroach
Do you have a master cylinder brace installed? I...

Do you have a master cylinder brace installed? I hear that the clutch and brakes deflect a lot of force into the master cylinder.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 12-08-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,499
Posted By radroach
One area I'd be worried about is the rear frame...

One area I'd be worried about is the rear frame rails. I'll try to take a picture later.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 12-07-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,499
Posted By radroach
Snail you know you can reply to posts by just...

Snail you know you can reply to posts by just saying Username instead of quoting everything I wrote.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 12-07-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,499
Posted By radroach
Early cars had a small issue with window pillar...

Early cars had a small issue with window pillar rust, salt water getting trapped between the seal. I think they fixed it by providing a little bit better insulation there. Easy to handle if you...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-03-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By radroach
Gunman I read people saying this all the time. I...

Gunman I read people saying this all the time. I have a feeling there is a fault that isn't tripping a CEL.

Also for reference, when I had an ABS CEL / limp mode, my idle would dip and nearly...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-15-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By radroach
haute I have read about this issue a few times on...

haute I have read about this issue a few times on this forum, automatics partially stalling on braking to a stop.

On my MT car I had an ABS code once and the car was sent into limp mode, it would...
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