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Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-10-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,113
Views: 511,642
Posted By DarkSunrise
Early morning sunrise.

Early morning sunrise.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-10-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 150,528
Posted By DarkSunrise
You're not alone lol! Replaced my #1 coil last...

You're not alone lol! Replaced my #1 coil last weekend (3rd time - 20k mi, 27k mi, 40k mi). This time I tried adding DEI gold tape on #1.

Today I got #2 for the first time (41k mi). Will DEI...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-08-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,298
Posted By DarkSunrise
Ah you could be right. I did a quick search and...

Ah you could be right. I did a quick search and found some snippet attributed to the lead engineer (Tada) saying they were put there for styling and to help the driver better locate the front...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-08-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,298
Posted By DarkSunrise
My understanding is it wasnít a styling gimmick...

My understanding is it wasnít a styling gimmick but was designed that way to allow 3-4Ē deformation space between the hood and all hard points in the engine bay in response to Euro pedestrian safety...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-05-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 807
Posted By DarkSunrise
24 percent LTFT is definitely odd. Something is...

24 percent LTFT is definitely odd. Something is going on with your tune or hardware. Would definitely fix that before moving to E85. I found the easiest way to check for exhaust leaks was to pull...
Forum: Southern California 01-04-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13,263
Views: 2,640,400
Posted By DarkSunrise
FS: Black Perrin inlet tube for 2013+ BRZ/FR-S. ...

FS: Black Perrin inlet tube for 2013+ BRZ/FR-S. Brand new (never opened). Shipping got delayed so I purchased another one and never used this one. Price is $85.

PSP-INT-430BK...
Forum: Software Tuning 01-01-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 349,321
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yep that's for diameter. 11.1% and 16.6% were...

Yep that's for diameter. 11.1% and 16.6% were for cross-sectional volume.

I think there's some concern about slowing exhaust velocity, but for something like an E85 build that's guaranteed to...
Forum: Software Tuning 12-31-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 349,321
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah RToyo86 pretty much covered it, around 11%...

Yeah RToyo86 pretty much covered it, around 11% more volume in the primaries and 16% more in the secondaries. Also slightly different (more EL) layout.
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-31-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22,793
Views: 5,328,088
Posted By DarkSunrise
Took out the passenger side DI injector bracket. ...

Took out the passenger side DI injector bracket. Not as heavy as the driver side one but still surprisingly heavy.

Also added some gold ricer bling to the engine bay ;)

Hoping the combination...
Forum: Software Tuning 12-30-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 349,321
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah up to 10 degrees more at the top end, but I...

Yeah up to 10 degrees more at the top end, but I was on 93 octane (east coast) with the catless headers and have been on E85 with the 2013 and 2017 OEM headers.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-30-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22,793
Views: 5,328,088
Posted By DarkSunrise
Took this chunk of metal out of the engine bay...

Took this chunk of metal out of the engine bay and replaced it with a sexy Verus bracket. Planning to do the passenger side ECU rail in a few days after getting some gold DEI tape for the cyl 1...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-30-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,261
Posted By DarkSunrise
Even on my 13 row Perrin kit (Setrab 613), my...

Even on my 13 row Perrin kit (Setrab 613), my highway oil temps were below 170 F when it was cold out. I've mounted my front license plate as a block-off plate and it works fairly decently. I just...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-30-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 210,134
Posted By DarkSunrise
That was almost my exact situation. ...

That was almost my exact situation. Well-maintained 2013 with 32k miles setup exactly the way I wanted it (few thousand in parts) that I was thinking about keeping for a lifetime. Engine was...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-27-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,628
Posted By DarkSunrise
If it makes you feel better, the flywheel is...

If it makes you feel better, the flywheel is closer to the front than the rear of the car!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-27-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22,793
Views: 5,328,088
Posted By DarkSunrise
My favorite shots from an early morning canyon...

My favorite shots from an early morning canyon drive. Had a great time and love the car.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 12-23-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By DarkSunrise
Verus ECU/Fuel rail brackets sold to me. Thanks...

Verus ECU/Fuel rail brackets sold to me. Thanks tehShirt
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-22-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By DarkSunrise
Apparently they lost an engine to a money shift...

Apparently they lost an engine to a money shift as well. Car’s lived a hard life LOL.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-22-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,628
Posted By DarkSunrise
Nice weight reduction list. If you get the...

Nice weight reduction list. If you get the 12.7lbs exedy lightweight flywheel, you’d be at a nice -200 lbs.
Forum: GR86 General Topics 12-22-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 13,624
Posted By DarkSunrise
Hahaha even though this was a completely...

Hahaha even though this was a completely unnecessary jab at MT owners and I drive a MT, this cracked me up. But yeah the torque dip seems to confuse even car enthusiasts. When I let people drive my...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-22-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,179
Posted By DarkSunrise
The only year to watch out for is 2013 because of...

The only year to watch out for is 2013 because of the valve spring recall, but even that should be fine if enough time/miles have elapsed since it was done. For example, Iím one year and 9000 miles...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-21-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By DarkSunrise
The FR-S white tach is still one of my favorite...

The FR-S white tach is still one of my favorite parts of the interior.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-21-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22,793
Views: 5,328,088
Posted By DarkSunrise
Took the Federal SS 595 to the canyons today and...

Took the Federal SS 595 to the canyons today and enjoyed them quite a bit. Grip levels are not super sticky, but the fun part is when youíre approaching the limit, you can get them to lightly sing...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-17-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 1,409,127
Posted By DarkSunrise
Thanks appreciate it.

Thanks appreciate it.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-17-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 1,409,127
Posted By DarkSunrise
Shot in the dark but does anyone know if...

Shot in the dark but does anyone know if 255/40/17 on 17x9 +42 will rub anywhere? This is on rce t2 coilovers, approx. 1” lower. Camber is -2.8 front and -2.0 rear. Tire is falken rt615k+ which I...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-16-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22,793
Views: 5,328,088
Posted By DarkSunrise
Hah we should all drive E85 Twins and save the...

Hah we should all drive E85 Twins and save the world! This reminds me of that old TG episode where Clarkson tests the Porsche Turbo that had just gotten ULEV certified.



Save a tree. Drive...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-15-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22,793
Views: 5,328,088
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah around here it's currently $3.30/gal for 91...

Yeah around here it's currently $3.30/gal for 91 and $2.30/gal for E85. So E85 is 30% cheaper and gets ~25% worse gas mileage.

Honestly though, the power difference alone is worth it. This...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-15-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22,793
Views: 5,328,088
Posted By DarkSunrise
Nice, post up a review if you get them. At that...

Nice, post up a review if you get them. At that price it's hard to go wrong. I was actually thinking of getting 595 RS-RR's, but to use as track tires.



Those are 17x8 +42.



Haha I...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-15-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22,793
Views: 5,328,088
Posted By DarkSunrise
Mounted a new set of tires. These are Federal SS...

Mounted a new set of tires. These are Federal SS 595 in 235/40/17. The SS apparently stands for Super Steel, but they should be ďSuper StealĒ since these were only $55/tire. :D

Iím not too...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-11-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,801
Posted By DarkSunrise
Haha true what was I thinking. Ok carry on with...

Haha true what was I thinking. Ok carry on with this fascinating MT vs AT debate!
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-11-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,801
Posted By DarkSunrise
Arguing AT vs MT is pointless. Itís like telling...

Arguing AT vs MT is pointless. Itís like telling someone theyíre wrong because they like strawberry ice cream instead of chocolate. You can be absolutely right that chocolate tastes better to you,...
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