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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-02-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,952
Posted By BigTuna
I can't imagine there was much money or design...

I can't imagine there was much money or design priority put on the audio system. Its an affordable, RWD sports car after all.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 12-01-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By BigTuna
You might run into issues fitting something that...

You might run into issues fitting something that wide in the front if you're on stock front struts. 17x9+40 is about where the wheel/tire will start contacting the spring perch, anything over that...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 11-24-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 83,897
Posted By BigTuna
Typically side markers will come with them....

Typically side markers will come with them. Otherwise you can order them separate. https://86speed.com/sidemarker-clips-pair
Forum: Exterior Parts (Aero, Lighting, Etc.) 11-11-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By BigTuna
How does this mount on a twin? Is it a...

How does this mount on a twin? Is it a bolt-through or clamp-on?
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-22-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,482
Posted By BigTuna
This.

This.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-19-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By BigTuna
I had stock suspension and a little oversized...

I had stock suspension and a little oversized winter tire which I think is why I had fender liner contact. A lot of the people there said it was a lot rougher than usual as well. I'd do it again with...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-19-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By BigTuna
Subscribed. I took mine to a rallycross...

Subscribed.

I took mine to a rallycross once. It was a blast. Course was pretty rough though and I ripped out a fender liner and cracked the bumper. I'd do a bit more prep before going back, but...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-19-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,895
Posted By BigTuna
https://youtu.be/YybgfnxZimo

https://youtu.be/YybgfnxZimo
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 10-18-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By BigTuna
Neither the car's ECU, nor OFT sense octane. They...

Neither the car's ECU, nor OFT sense octane. They just adjust timing if the engine starts knocking because of low octane.

However, if you're running the tune for the octane gas you've got in it...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-13-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By BigTuna
You are correct. What I mean when I refer to "use...

You are correct. What I mean when I refer to "use case" is what kind of usage the car will see. Those include daily driver, weekend-only toy, canyon carving, autoX, track days, time attack, or a...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-13-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By BigTuna
Like ones for the wheels themselves? Or tire...

Like ones for the wheels themselves? Or tire letters? I have the latter..

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210818/e568c2065797f6dc4e761fce03811fb3.jpg
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-13-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By BigTuna
Answered question within the quoted section below:

Answered question within the quoted section below:
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-05-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
Posted By BigTuna
There are tons of places ...

There are tons of places

counterspacegarage.com
ftspeed.com
86speed.com
86worx.com
subiespeed.com
lateapexclub.com
oakos.com
Any Turn14 dealers
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-05-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,920
Posted By BigTuna
To your point, I've been to events that have this...

To your point, I've been to events that have this formant for Time Attack and completely agree.

However, if the organization is timing HPDE sessions, then it's not HPDE. Drivers education heats...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-01-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,920
Posted By BigTuna
I was in the same boat earlier this year. I was...

I was in the same boat earlier this year. I was super anxious about the same stuff. Your car has the right mods for you to not have to worry about mechanical issues, so you're fine there.

Nobody...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-24-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By BigTuna
Can you check if the starter is getting power...

Can you check if the starter is getting power with a multimeter? Or run a lead from the battery straight to the starter and see it if spins.




I did this in my other car the other day. spent...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-22-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By BigTuna
Get an alignment ASAP. Lowering will change all...

Get an alignment ASAP. Lowering will change all your alignment specs, and adding in adjustable LCAs will only compound the issue. If you maxed positive camber, you likely have a bunch of toe out in...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-15-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,763
Posted By BigTuna
Seems like you're bogging the engine. I usually...

Seems like you're bogging the engine. I usually try to keep revs between 2-3000 rpm when slipping the clutch. Only when I let it drop to 1200, like you showed, does it shudder/bog.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-25-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By BigTuna
Yes, they are the same

Yes, they are the same
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-18-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,151
Posted By BigTuna
Thatís true and would be an interesting data...

Thatís true and would be an interesting data point. The guys on the podium definitely put a lot of money in to it, but I have a co-worker who bought an ex-ITA spec Miata that he competes in. Heís...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-18-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,151
Posted By BigTuna
Have you checked out GLTC? It's Gridlife's W2W...

Have you checked out GLTC? It's Gridlife's W2W series. While competing for the weekend podium does take some time and money, there are tons of people that are able to race on a budget. Contrary to...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-18-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,151
Posted By BigTuna
Drift Indy has events at Kilkare in Xenia. I'm...

Drift Indy has events at Kilkare in Xenia. I'm not sure how exactly it works, but I think they have regular drift days, and competitions. No Star Bash is coming up Sept 17-19 I think. That'll be a...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-18-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,895
Posted By BigTuna
Some photos of the Mid-Ohio track day! ...

Some photos of the Mid-Ohio track day!

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210818/e568c2065797f6dc4e761fce03811fb3.jpg
...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-16-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,151
Posted By BigTuna
Depends on if you have a set of RallyX springs......

Depends on if you have a set of RallyX springs... ;)
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-16-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,151
Posted By BigTuna
I was just at Mid-Ohio with Gridlife the weekend...

I was just at Mid-Ohio with Gridlife the weekend before you. I only had only done one track day before, so I was in the beginner HPDE group. Mid-Ohio hosts tons of HPDE events throughout the year....
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-09-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 21,895
Posted By BigTuna
Had a blast at Gridlife Mid-Ohio over the weekend...

Had a blast at Gridlife Mid-Ohio over the weekend in HPDE. Here are a couple laps. They turned out to be within .001s of each other. Fastest "unofficial" time of the weekend was a 1:50.6.
...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 07-30-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By BigTuna
If you can find the internal thread pitch of the...

If you can find the internal thread pitch of the knob, just find a threaded insert with that outer thread, and a M12x1.25 internal thread.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By BigTuna
Yes, you'll need adjustable toe arms as well as...

Yes, you'll need adjustable toe arms as well as the LCAs
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-15-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By BigTuna
It's almost like an exhaust hanger for the...

It's almost like an exhaust hanger for the transmission, but it gets bolted to the body. Here is an install guide that might help you see how it goes in.
...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-27-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By BigTuna
I've never noticed vents working to actually flow...

I've never noticed vents working to actually flow air into the helmet. My opinion is that they are more useful to vent out your breath in order to not fog the visor.

Flipping the visor open is...
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