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Forum: New England Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 263,777
Posted By venturaII
Who has a black frs/brz/86 that was doing a...

Who has a black frs/brz/86 that was doing a little stoplight dragracing with a silver frs on Rt9 in Southboro yesterday?
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-14-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,563
Posted By venturaII
It'd be like driving a cammed up 4 cyl car, I...

It'd be like driving a cammed up 4 cyl car, I suppose? Not terrible, unless you were in daily stop and go traffic...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-07-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By venturaII
Ironically (I guess...?), General Tire is owned...

Ironically (I guess...?), General Tire is owned by Continental, so it doesn't surprise me that both companies offer similar performing models...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-07-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,536
Posted By venturaII
450 or 500 - it's still twice than what the 86...

450 or 500 - it's still twice than what the 86 trans can reliably tolerate, from what I've read...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-07-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,239
Posted By venturaII
That's a great picture of some old timey...

That's a great picture of some old timey surveying.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-07-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,239
Posted By venturaII
That's a great picture of some old timey...

That's a great picture of some old timey surveying.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-07-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By venturaII
I don't know the specific difference between the...

I don't know the specific difference between the two lubes, but if the "regular 75W-90" lube is meant to be used in their transaxle cars, I'd bet it's also GL5 rated due to it's intended use with...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-07-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,536
Posted By venturaII
Is the S2000 box capable of supporting 500whp...

Is the S2000 box capable of supporting 500whp though? I'd assume since it's somewhat closely related to ours that it would immediately grenade at that level, but I have no experience or knowledge...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-05-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By venturaII
If you're using Subaru gear lube, it's GL5. Not...

If you're using Subaru gear lube, it's GL5. Not long-term healthy for our transmissions. Toyota recommends using their LV 75W GL4 transmission fluid as a replacement for the factory GL3 fill. ...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-05-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,536
Posted By venturaII
Keep it stealthy. No fart cans. :D

Keep it stealthy. No fart cans. :D
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-29-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By venturaII
Hey, that's not a bad idea right there....

Hey, that's not a bad idea right there....
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-29-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By venturaII
Yeah, a cheap dropcloth from the hardware store...

Yeah, a cheap dropcloth from the hardware store would accomplish the same, but I was hoping there was more of a fitted and waterproof solution without breaking the bank...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-29-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By venturaII
Utility seat cover

So, I used to carry my medium sized (~55 pounds, and tall-ish) dog around in a second vehicle (small SUV), but I recently no longer have that option, so I need to start using my FR-S. Not really...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-27-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,536
Posted By venturaII
Thumbs up That is the right answer. I could care less that...

That is the right answer. I could care less that the pan looks like...as long as it holds oil and doesn't look like someone made it with a lump mallet.. Function first.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 01-27-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,415
Posted By venturaII
I bought my Redline on Amazon. Which Lucas lube...

I bought my Redline on Amazon. Which Lucas lube did you use in the transmission?

EDIT: Nevermind...I looked up Lucas Synthetic SAE 75W-90 Gear Oil, and it's rated as GL5. No bueno.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-27-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By venturaII
I have a dual pattern clutch disk on a Beetle...

I have a dual pattern clutch disk on a Beetle with a Type 4 motor...full face on one side and 6 pucks on the other. It's grabby, but manageable. Not something I'd want on a daily car though.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-27-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By venturaII
Gimme a clue...does Central Mass mean you're in...

Gimme a clue...does Central Mass mean you're in The Woo? Or somewhere else? I don't recognize the Wally-World in the background (somewhat thankfully...). I just want to know so I can keep my eyes...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-27-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,536
Posted By venturaII
Yeah, I was assuming the same, but it's worth...

Yeah, I was assuming the same, but it's worth asking at any rate. :iono:
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-27-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,536
Posted By venturaII
Does the use of the steel pan change the...

Does the use of the steel pan change the positioning of the engine in the bay compared to when the aluminum pan was originally being considered?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 01-27-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,415
Posted By venturaII
I've already done the diff once around 30K with...

I've already done the diff once around 30K with Mobil1 GL5...I think 80W-90 weight or thereabouts... I didn't do it again this time...I'll let to go a little longer. I just wasn't happy with the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-24-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,235
Posted By venturaII
Depending on where you're trying to rent, not...

Depending on where you're trying to rent, not having a credit rating (let alone a bad one...) could absolutely mean the difference between getting in or not. But the reason it's such a big deal with...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-24-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By venturaII
The Five Finger Death Punch decal filling up the...

The Five Finger Death Punch decal filling up the back window really pulls the whole Scion/Pink Floyd theme together...wtf...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-24-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By venturaII
Jezus...that's just.....:barf: Where on...

Jezus...that's just.....:barf:

Where on earth did you see that??
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-24-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,235
Posted By venturaII
Of course....no one is making you have a credit...

Of course....no one is making you have a credit rating. BUT, if you want to buy a car or rent an apartment or do any other sort of normal thing that involves credit, it's a pain in the ass without a...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-24-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,235
Posted By venturaII
You have to take on debt in order to prove you're...

You have to take on debt in order to prove you're a reliable debtor, thus pushing your credit score up. The trick is to maintain a small, ongoing amount that influences the accumulative rating...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-23-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,235
Posted By venturaII
Insurance is a killer on these cars at your age,...

Insurance is a killer on these cars at your age, but ANY car is going to be expensive at your age. As already mentioned, get rid of the Camry and use that cash plus what you save for a down payment...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-17-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,039
Posted By venturaII
I used to work at a VW/Mazda dealership in high...

I used to work at a VW/Mazda dealership in high school in the early 80s and then a few years after that at an Alfa/SAAB dealership. The mileage is somewhat irrelevant...everyone in the shop would...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-15-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 633,906
Posted By venturaII
Uhhh, do we know each other...?

Uhhh, do we know each other...?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 01-15-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,415
Posted By venturaII
So, I put it off a bit longer than I thought I...

So, I put it off a bit longer than I thought I would, but I just did another fluid dump/refill last week, but this time I used Redline MT-90 GL-4. About the same cost as Amsoil, and a little bit...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-13-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,343
Posted By venturaII
Mission: Successful :D

Mission: Successful

:D
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