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Forum: Forced Induction 10-13-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
After doing this 3 or 4 times, the secret I found...

After doing this 3 or 4 times, the secret I found is to just let the socket fall into the hole and to have a small magnetic stick.

For removal, slide a magnetic spark plug socket down the hole by...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-16-2022, 03:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By FunnyGopher
That's almost a 20% increase in power, congrats!...

That's almost a 20% increase in power, congrats! Throw some tires on it and go for whirl.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-19-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,730
Views: 1,265,786
Posted By FunnyGopher
I had this exact thing happen to mine just a few...

I had this exact thing happen to mine just a few months ago! I had it rewelded at a local shop. I'll grab the pics when I get around to it.

EDIT: Looking closer at your picture, my header...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-04-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By FunnyGopher
Also page 42 of the install manual has the part...

Also page 42 of the install manual has the part number for the belt. https://www.hksusa.com/application/files/1515/4662/2419/12001-KT003_KT003AE04215-A40011-00.pdf
Forum: Forced Induction 07-04-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By FunnyGopher
I had to take a look for myself once I read this....

I had to take a look for myself once I read this. Yeah, looking at the install, it's because the belt drives the gear on the backside of the centrifugal unit which is surrounded by that massive...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-02-2022, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By FunnyGopher
Yeah, you really just need the length of the...

Yeah, you really just need the length of the belt. If you can find that, you can find a replacement. Hard to tell what the problem with idle is. I'd either find the tuner who tuned it and have them...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-24-2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
Hmmm. I haven't had mine dyno'd yet, but on 90mm...

Hmmm. I haven't had mine dyno'd yet, but on 90mm pulley and E85, my butt dyno is definitely telling me at least 300. Zach from CSG told me for my goal of ~320whp, the 90 or 85 would get me there...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-17-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,958
Posted By FunnyGopher
I'm running a P3 gauge right now. The car is...

I'm running a P3 gauge right now. The car is really only street driven. I live in the hot desert, so my worry is always oil and coolant temps. I basically leave the gauge on oil temp at all times....
Forum: Forced Induction 06-17-2022, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By FunnyGopher
100%. I personally ran a catless EL header with a...

100%. I personally ran a catless EL header with a good tune and it woke it way up. The torque dip may not necessarily be gone depending on the header you choose, but there will be more torque all...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-16-2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,958
Posted By FunnyGopher
He's had those in his car for a good while now....

He's had those in his car for a good while now. Way before the K swap started.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-16-2022, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By FunnyGopher
This. I am mentally prepared to pull that motor...

This. I am mentally prepared to pull that motor when mine pops and deal with all the consequences of it.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-15-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By FunnyGopher
So I've recently SC'd my BRZ with a positive...

So I've recently SC'd my BRZ with a positive displacement blower and here are my thoughts.

When I think about this topic, there's no other way to put it than in the words the people before me have...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-09-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4,730
Views: 1,265,786
Posted By FunnyGopher
I too just recently SC'd my car at 80k miles,...

I too just recently SC'd my car at 80k miles, only I have a 2015 with the upgraded factory coils, so I can't speak for the 2013's.

According to CSG's "daily driven/spiritedly driven" maintenance...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-06-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
So, I had a sneaking suspicion it might have just...

So, I had a sneaking suspicion it might have just been my driving. I went out to log last night and decided to find the longest flat road I could and just slowly move the pedal throughout the entire...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-05-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
Okay, I'll see if I can get a log where I have...

Okay, I'll see if I can get a log where I have the throttle around the border of where I feel all the boost kicks in and ask my tuner about it. I'm sure we could watch manifold pressure and if it's...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-05-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
Larger throttle bodies (TBs) create the potential...

Larger throttle bodies (TBs) create the potential to deliver more air to the motor. They themselves generate no power. They are a support modification. The motor is requesting air, the TB helps...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-05-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
I've never really wanted a larger throttle body...

I've never really wanted a larger throttle body (TB) for the gains. It's for the throttle response. I threw the Grams 72mm TB on my NA car and I loved it. It made negligibly more HP, but the throttle...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-05-2022, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
So I did swap the OEM TB back on today after...

So I did swap the OEM TB back on today after cleaning it and taking a dremel to the coolant hose barbs. After 10 minutes driving, I could tell it was already so much smoother. Tip in feel wasn't as...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-03-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
Okay, so I've been busy the past couple days, but...

Okay, so I've been busy the past couple days, but the relays I ordered solved the problem and the install has been finished. I'm on the third revision with the tune. I've only done a 3rd gear pull to...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-31-2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
I will be running E52 in the car at all times. I...

I will be running E52 in the car at all times. I do have a flex kit for the situations where I HAVE to get 91, but I've been running nothing but ethanol for the past 4 years.
Forum: Forced Induction 05-30-2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
Right, right, that's what I was thinking. I don't...

Right, right, that's what I was thinking. I don't have a picture of the belt on, but yeah, it fit nice and snug in that pulley. The clearances didn't really change at all. Very happy it all came...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-30-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
So when I asked about making ~320whp and pulley...

So when I asked about making ~320whp and pulley size, I was given the option of running a 90 or 85 to meet those goals. However, I also didn't want to be making over 350whp. So I decided to go with...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-30-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
Made more progress on the kit today, but ran into...

Made more progress on the kit today, but ran into a bit of a snag at the very end. Kit is totally on. Bleeding the coolant, pump won't start. After much diagnosing later, we come to the conclusion...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-29-2022, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
So I got the kit half installed today. Made it to...

So I got the kit half installed today. Made it to step 6.something, but the intake is bolted down and things are sort of hooked back up. I am incredibly excited to say that the Blox 70mm throttle...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-28-2022, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
100% will if it ends up fitting. I received it...

100% will if it ends up fitting. I received it earlier today and it's probably 6mm wider than OEM. It's tapered a bit oddly unlike the OEM though, so it's possible that might save me. We'll find out...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-27-2022, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
Oof, that's expensive for 2mm. No thanks. ...

Oof, that's expensive for 2mm. No thanks.

The Blox TB is showing up tomorrow. I'll be installing the kit over the weekend. I'll be able to confirm fitment or not in the next few days. After some...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-26-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,823
Posted By FunnyGopher
This is what I was suspecting you guys were...

This is what I was suspecting you guys were doing. Cool. Yeah, from my understanding everything from 13-16 is the same. I unfortunately don't know anyone in PA that could help you 100% verify that...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-26-2022, 01:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,823
Posted By FunnyGopher
Why specifically 2016? What about the kit...

Why specifically 2016? What about the kit prevents it from fitting on a 2013+?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-25-2022, 01:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,823
Posted By FunnyGopher
Wow, this sounds great in the videos. Also +1 for...

Wow, this sounds great in the videos. Also +1 for black tips. This would definitely be high on my list if I owned a new gen.
Forum: Forced Induction 05-19-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 327,361
Posted By FunnyGopher
You get a medal sir, thank you so much. :bow: I...

You get a medal sir, thank you so much. :bow: I highly appreciate the rough measurements as well. You're a legend.
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