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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-29-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By e_lunatic
i wasn't a fan of the primacys. yes they break...

i wasn't a fan of the primacys. yes they break loose easier but i found them to be unpredictable while sliding.
i upgraded to Falken Azenis 615k+ and love them. now the car doesn't have the power to...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-29-2022, 12:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,871
Posted By e_lunatic
how prominent are the "crackles" on the touring?...

how prominent are the "crackles" on the touring? I've seen a few of the videos from guys running it and one guy said it was too much and 2 other videos didn't even mention it and seemed to not even...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-29-2022, 12:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,498
Posted By e_lunatic
the car is slower than most sports cars for sure....

the car is slower than most sports cars for sure. it was never meant to be a drag racer, it's a momentum canyon carver.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 06-28-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By e_lunatic
will be interested in this thread as I have a...

will be interested in this thread as I have a gruppe-s UEL catless header and would like to upgrade the catback.

The reason you see so many different reviews on the catback is that A) peoples...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-23-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 32,375
Posted By e_lunatic
replaced the door stops and it's a lot better....

replaced the door stops and it's a lot better. the ones i took off the car were greased but the new ones were dry. do these really need to be greased? if so i would guess just any grease will do?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-18-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By e_lunatic
i would recommend getting a bag with a zipper...

i would recommend getting a bag with a zipper from your local tool supply store and building your own kit, especially if room is a factor.
in the bag get a couple screwdrivers, a 3/8 ratchet, a...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-18-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 829
Posted By e_lunatic
the dealership is highly likely to mess up more...

the dealership is highly likely to mess up more studs moving forward. I wouldn't take it back to them and just do the rotation yourself if at all possible using the processes that some of us went...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-09-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 32,375
Posted By e_lunatic
weird i must have gotten the last ones as my dad...

weird i must have gotten the last ones as my dad brought them for me last weekend
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-06-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 829
Posted By e_lunatic
very true. im guessing that the speed either...

very true. im guessing that the speed either makes up for cost of replacing broken parts or maybe some of these places just haven't done the numbers to figure out what the cost benefit might be to...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-04-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 829
Posted By e_lunatic
my process removing lugs: 1/2 drive impact...

my process removing lugs: 1/2 drive impact (battery).


My process installing lugs: anti-seize, hand thread until its clear they have been started, 3/8 drive impact (battery) mid speed just until...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-04-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 829
Posted By e_lunatic
the wheel studs on the car are fairly...

the wheel studs on the car are fairly temperamental. When my car was still under warranty they would rotate my tires for free and they either cross threaded or over torqued the lugs and i broke 1...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-02-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 32,375
Posted By e_lunatic
i'm doing the install of this next week. would it...

i'm doing the install of this next week. would it be worth it to throw a better tack on the nut or just be easy on it once it gets tight?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-02-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,975
Posted By e_lunatic
this. reminds me of the Yadda Yadda Yadda bit...

this. reminds me of the Yadda Yadda Yadda bit from Seinfeld.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 05-26-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,736
Posted By e_lunatic
i concur. i bought my 2015 brand new and it was...

i concur. i bought my 2015 brand new and it was always supposed to be my 2nd "fun weekend car". 3 years ago i got rid of the toyota pickup which may have been one of the few toyota pickups that was a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-23-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,775
Posted By e_lunatic
I was working for a company that does all our...

I was working for a company that does all our manufacturing in the US and we source raw materials from US companies. It's been harder but not impossible to get the specific material we need (we...
Forum: Southeast 05-14-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 45,362
Posted By e_lunatic
Not a dealership but... Dealership Name:...

Not a dealership but...


Dealership Name: Discount Tire
State: TN
City: Franklin (on Southwinds Dr)
Forum: Southeast 05-12-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 121,216
Posted By e_lunatic
I've been wondering the same thing since i moved...

I've been wondering the same thing since i moved from a place that doesn't get snow or even much rain. I have had zero issues with my Falken Azenis 615k's but i'm guessing winter driving or even big...
Forum: Southeast 05-06-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By e_lunatic
i just moved to the area and don't use facebook....

i just moved to the area and don't use facebook. keep posting updates once in awhile on here if you don't mind
Forum: Southeast 04-10-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By e_lunatic
moving to the area soon and bringing my gen1 frs....

moving to the area soon and bringing my gen1 frs. saw recently that all counties except for Davidson have suspended emissions testing and wanted to make sure that was true before i sell my stock...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 02-26-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,448
Posted By e_lunatic
a lot of the drivetrain shock can come down to...

a lot of the drivetrain shock can come down to tires. if you have the ghetto Prius tires on it it's not going to grip enough to do any damage. if you have some good tires on it you will run into...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-19-2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By e_lunatic
i would suggest Carmax. They are really paying...

i would suggest Carmax. They are really paying top dollar for cars right now. We sold my girlfriends car (2013 Kia Optima) to them after they gave us an offer that was over $2k more than anywhere...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-29-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,351
Posted By e_lunatic
I have a gruppe-s UEL with no cat. the rest of...

I have a gruppe-s UEL with no cat. the rest of the exhaust is stock. sounds great and has zero leaks or rasp.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-01-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,602
Posted By e_lunatic
the problem with CA specifically is that the...

the problem with CA specifically is that the overwhelming amount of state legislators are way over the top with climate change stuff.
It's fair to be reasonable when it comes to exhaust emissions...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 12-30-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By e_lunatic
Yep the throw out bearing was on its way out....

Yep the throw out bearing was on its way out. Everything swapped out fine. car has 64k on it. Unfortunately because of the time i had scheduled to have the work done the Versus fork didn't come in...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-26-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,602
Posted By e_lunatic
I'm so glad i'm leaving CA soon. It's so silly to...

I'm so glad i'm leaving CA soon. It's so silly to have to deal with this stuff
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 12-24-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By e_lunatic
I should have said it's my daily now. When I...

I should have said it's my daily now. When I bought the car I used to clutch kick it and beat it up a little as it was my weekend play car. It's been my daily for 2 years now and it's babied now but...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 12-20-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,094
Posted By e_lunatic
Clutch fork upgrade needed

Replacing the clutch in my 2015 FRS and was going to upgrade the clutch fork but reading up on them the description is talking about the upgrade as being needed for use with stronger pressure plates....
Forum: Southern California 06-17-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By e_lunatic
nitrous is to get through the turbo lag. save up...

nitrous is to get through the turbo lag. save up for FI
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 12-24-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,381
Posted By e_lunatic
I'm one of those people that got so tired of not...

I'm one of those people that got so tired of not remembering when the last time I did something was and just winging it or tried to remember the next time I did a service I needed to look at X, Y, Z...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-28-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,090
Posted By e_lunatic
I put Falken Azienas 615k+ on mine. still running...

I put Falken Azienas 615k+ on mine. still running stock wheel and just used the same size as the stock tires. good tire and plenty of grip. would recommend.
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