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Forum: Forced Induction 12-13-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,897
Posted By ultra
You're doing it wrong, OP. Find a really...

You're doing it wrong, OP.

Find a really good road, AutoX, track day or drift event and drive the nuts off your car. TheN come back and post again.

If you're just into big lazy power then this...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-05-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,532
Posted By ultra
Depends on your budget and how crazy you want to...

Depends on your budget and how crazy you want to get. If budget isn't a problem and registering modified cars isn't a problem in KSA then I'd ship your car over to EKanoo in Bahrain for a 2JZ swap....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-09-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,885
Posted By ultra
1. Fix your camber. You need more negative in...

1. Fix your camber. You need more negative in front than is the rear. No matter how good you drive you'll be fighting your front tires with your current setup, which will be frustrating.

2. Do...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-08-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 136,160
Posted By ultra
Since everything's in crank hp I gave you 210hp...

Since everything's in crank hp I gave you 210hp at the crank based on your super sick exhaust. If there's better data I'd stick it in.

If we go with one gallon of fluid in the washer reservoir...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-07-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,502
Posted By ultra
Valid point. If your tires & wheels are too wide...

Valid point. If your tires & wheels are too wide it could be tough to get them up to the optimum operating temp on track, depending on how long your stints are, plus the extra drag and weight and...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-07-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 136,160
Posted By ultra
Will do. Do you have an estimate for the...

Will do. Do you have an estimate for the capacity? Looks like nice weight to shave off ahead of the front axle.

Edit: your stats (simple ballpark calc) are looking pretty impressive, Anthony
...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-07-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 136,160
Posted By ultra
I'm a huge fan of weight savings. I've...

I'm a huge fan of weight savings.

I've done a basic amount of weight saving already but am curious what else I can do. There are a few key considerations I need to keep in mind though:

• I...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-07-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 136,160
Posted By ultra
Has anyone tried emptying or removing the the...

Has anyone tried emptying or removing the the washer fluid bottle up front?

My searching indicates that the capacity of that thing is 4 gallons or so, which works out to roughly 8lbs or so of...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-03-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,456
Posted By ultra
In for details on what suspension changes they've...

In for details on what suspension changes they've done to make it off road worthy and where to get the parts.

I know the shocks are by Reiger and that the press kit mentions 'special arms'...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-01-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,559
Posted By ultra
That's exactly the info what I was looking for,...

That's exactly the info what I was looking for, thanks!

So it seems that the Flash Editor calibrations are already designed for a completely catless setup and, hence, no issues with cat related...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-01-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,793
Posted By ultra
I'm going to test this thing out at an AutoX...

I'm going to test this thing out at an AutoX event tomorrow. Will report back.

Certainly won't work for everyone or every situation but it might be useful in cases where one isn't logging and just...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 09-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,617
Posted By ultra
This chassis in its ATS incarnation is being...

This chassis in its ATS incarnation is being compared favorably to the BMW 3 series range so in Camaro form it ought to be quite an impressive handler right out of the box.

I think you'd have to...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-27-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,777
Posted By ultra
Alignment is absolutely the most fun thing to...

Alignment is absolutely the most fun thing to play with on this car in order to fine tune the balance. :)

I'm running a nearly identical setup to Calum ; -2.5 up front, -1.5 rear and 0 toe all...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-27-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By ultra
Good point; it would have been more accurate for...

Good point; it would have been more accurate for me to say that the difference would probably not be be worth the effort on this particular car, even if it were noticeable.

It would make more...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-27-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,536
Posted By ultra
Welcome to competitive motorsports. :) My...

Welcome to competitive motorsports. :)

My advice would be to sit down, have a cup of tea and ask yourself why you're running.

If you're doing it for fun it's best to just let it slide - forget...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 09-27-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 26,067
Posted By ultra
Still love these wheels to death. Nothing fresher...

Still love these wheels to death. Nothing fresher looking or more functional out there IMO.

Just can't justify the cost yet. *Le sigh*.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-27-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By ultra
I don't see how changing bushings alone will make...

I don't see how changing bushings alone will make any noticeable difference in performance since there'd be zero change in the tension/resistance that the swaybars are applying to the car in order to...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-27-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,559
Posted By ultra
If it pans out like you say that'd be absolutely...

If it pans out like you say that'd be absolutely awesome.

Meanwhile I'd really like some more detailed info from the vendor since I've been told in numerous other FI threads that missing/different...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-27-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,699
Posted By ultra
Wasn't there a 'combatting the heat' thread? ...

Wasn't there a 'combatting the heat' thread?

Why, yes there was:
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53580

Edit: Since each situation is unique (oil temp vs. cooling temp) then...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-27-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,057
Posted By ultra
Good luck. Also suggest that you don't forget the...

Good luck. Also suggest that you don't forget the 'high strength steel' part.

Not all bolts are created equal - ideally you'd get the same kind of high quality, high strength bolts in the correct...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-26-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,057
Posted By ultra
Longer, high strength steel seat bolts plus some...

Longer, high strength steel seat bolts plus some spacers, or stacks of washers. You'll want to spread the load with decent sized washers to keep the seat mounted nice and safe.

Swapping in an...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 09-26-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,660
Posted By ultra
The attempt to test and log is admirable but the...

The attempt to test and log is admirable but the execution is flawed - too many variables.

There's lots of things which which could account for a difference in side to side brake temperatures such...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-26-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 125,105
Posted By ultra
This thing 'track certified' yet, CSG Mike ?

This thing 'track certified' yet, CSG Mike ?
Forum: Forced Induction 09-26-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,624
Posted By ultra
6 pages in; this kit seems real hinky. Are there...

6 pages in; this kit seems real hinky. Are there any dudes out there enjoying this kit, tracking it and having zero issues?
Forum: Forced Induction 09-25-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,559
Posted By ultra
Still not 100% certain at this point, based on...

Still not 100% certain at this point, based on the info here or on the HKS USA or JP websites, whether the flash kit tunes available for the v3 supercharger are intended work with both cats removed...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-18-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,253
Posted By ultra
Hmm. SM is where stuff like the Mark Daddio Evo...

Hmm. SM is where stuff like the Mark Daddio Evo used to live, along with plenty of maxed out E36/E46 M3s, right?

If so then the formula would seem to be power increase + traction increase + dialed...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-01-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,457
Posted By ultra
As far as I know they've been tracking the CARB...

As far as I know they've been tracking the CARB setup of the JRSC on their shop car for some time which is great, but that's not the same thing as tracking the small pulley/high boost version.
Forum: Forced Induction 09-01-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 125,105
Posted By ultra
One question - is this kit track worthy, assuming...

One question - is this kit track worthy, assuming you have an oil cooler installed?
Forum: Forced Induction 09-01-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 22,457
Posted By ultra
Would this be track worthy on a stock block with...

Would this be track worthy on a stock block with all of the mentioned supporting mods on 93 octane, plus an oil cooler?

Or is this setup more of a 'street' solution?

I was playing with the idea...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-28-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,959
Posted By ultra
Stock rods don't like big bottom end FI torque....

Stock rods don't like big bottom end FI torque. To ensure reliability you'd either need to build the bottom end of the engine or detune the ECU in the lower rpm/high load areas.

Source: Guy who...
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