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Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By RToyo86
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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By RToyo86
I'm a fan of 5 spoke and 5 spoke splits. OZ...

I'm a fan of 5 spoke and 5 spoke splits.

OZ Superleggera as re on my list to buy.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-29-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By RToyo86
M-tec clutch assist spring was a nice addition...

M-tec clutch assist spring was a nice addition for me.

I like a little bit of weight in the pedal compared to how light it was.
Forum: Northern California 06-27-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 304
Posted By RToyo86
I've got one, had it for years. Good starter. ...

I've got one, had it for years. Good starter.
For not much extra you can grab a backing plate that allows you to use standard Velcro pads. Lake country flat pads have worked for me. Flat pads are...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-27-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By RToyo86
Small chance an iron/fallout remover may get it...

Small chance an iron/fallout remover may get it out.

I'd just use a polish with a MF, and if that doesn't work a compound will get it out. Follow up with a polish to bring back depth and clarity.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 06-26-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,071
Posted By RToyo86
He was reallllly leaning on the nannies. Having...

He was reallllly leaning on the nannies. Having full on and having it cut so much definitely killed a ton of momentum.

I lol'ed when he put it in VSC sport then immediately almost loses it and...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 06-25-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 787
Posted By RToyo86
I snapped a shot of a friend's 17 BRZ with...

I snapped a shot of a friend's 17 BRZ with blacked housings. I'm sure he doesn't mind me sharing.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-25-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By RToyo86
Just to be clear I don't have FK510s on the car...

Just to be clear I don't have FK510s on the car now. My father has them on his 335i. They're dirt cheap for what they are. But the tire behavior was easily noticeable compared to what he had...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-25-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By RToyo86
The only draw back with the FK510s is that...

The only draw back with the FK510s is that they're a bit softer compared to others. My understanding is that they're designed around luxury performance, giving up a bit of turn in response.

Not an...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-25-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 547
Posted By RToyo86
Probably more of a shock from having a stiffer...

Probably more of a shock from having a stiffer spring. The 17 suspension is pretty darn comfortable for what it is.
I easily noticed the stiffness going RCE yellow over the factory MY17 86 spring....
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 06-25-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 787
Posted By RToyo86
I'm a fan of the 2nd gen 86 lights. I like the...

I'm a fan of the 2nd gen 86 lights. I like the 2nd gen BRZ lights too.
It is hard to beat OEM quality.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-24-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By RToyo86
For neglected tips that will work. Mother's...

For neglected tips that will work.
Mother's powerball on a drill with most metal polish make quick work of oxidized tips with carbon carbon buildup. Great on polished wheels too.

soapy MF...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-23-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By RToyo86
Speed academy tried a Corsa system with catless ...

Speed academy tried a Corsa system with catless EL headers and it sounded like garbage. A loud buzzy mess. Might sound a bit better with a stock front pipe but I doubt it's Streetable.

4:07...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-23-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,220
Posted By RToyo86
Goals and budget are important. Plenty to...

Goals and budget are important.

Plenty to spend on all areas of the car.
Track prep
Performance
Aesthetic

Lots of avenues you can focus on.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-16-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,205
Posted By RToyo86
You are limited by using those applicator sleeves...

You are limited by using those applicator sleeves with the polisher you bought.
How effective a pad corrects depends on how hard or soft it is. When you use sleeve type applicators you it is...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-15-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,205
Posted By RToyo86
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=334...

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3340219&postcount=12

Video at 7:05 discusses pad pressure.

The I have a porter cable too it isn't particularly powerful.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-15-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,205
Posted By RToyo86
You do need to use some pressure to keep the pad...

You do need to use some pressure to keep the pad flat, but also follow the curvature of the panel. 15lbs or so is a good start.

I have a bottle of ultimate polish in my shelf, it's worth holding...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-11-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By RToyo86
I've used Cquartz but not Avalon king. It was...

I've used Cquartz but not Avalon king. It was easy to use and should last around 2 years depending on how it's cared for.
I've also used optimum gloss coat. It's currently on my car and used with...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-11-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,205
Posted By RToyo86
Black is unforgiving if product, pad and...

Black is unforgiving if product, pad and techniques aren't considered. Incorrect pad choice especially will cause hazing and holograms if you use random stuff without consideration. Avoid microfiber...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-11-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,205
Posted By RToyo86
Larger pads are fine, they just require more...

Larger pads are fine, they just require more pressure on the paint to get results compared to smaller pads. Also less pad options available in 9" format. The lack of speed control is the issue I see...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-11-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,205
Posted By RToyo86
A smaller buffer will be beneficial for the...

A smaller buffer will be beneficial for the entire car. Areas around the mirror and license plate you'll need a smaller pad. I use a 5" pad that's even too big for some spots, but it's pretty...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-08-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22,105
Views: 5,054,304
Posted By RToyo86
Not that difficult. I have a trim tool which...

Not that difficult. I have a trim tool which makes the job simple. Just slid it between the dash and front of the cover, and slowly pull up to release the tabs. Then unplug the clip seen in the photo...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-07-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22,105
Views: 5,054,304
Posted By RToyo86
My dash rattle near the speaker has been...

My dash rattle near the speaker has been resolved.
A screw came a bit loose as I suspected.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-06-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22,105
Views: 5,054,304
Posted By RToyo86
Mounted my repainted wheels after giving them a...

Mounted my repainted wheels after giving them a week to cure in the garage after ceramic coating.

Still waiting on ARP studs so I can dial in fitment!
Forum: Software Tuning 06-05-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By RToyo86
Does the torque app not accomplish the same...

Does the torque app not accomplish the same thing?

That is what I use for temps and AFR
Forum: GR86 General Topics 06-05-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 93,473
Posted By RToyo86
:thanks: Depends how the car is recieved I...

:thanks:

Depends how the car is recieved I imagine. If it's a far enough departure from the current platform and people don't like it then it will benefit "us" with current gen cars.
...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-05-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 652,123
Posted By RToyo86
Had a kid with an old beat up E46 328i chase me...

Had a kid with an old beat up E46 328i chase me through a round a bout while I took an evening drive.

I always take it quickly since it's in the middle of nowhere leading to an open countryside...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-04-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,143
Posted By RToyo86
I messed around with a new burger recipe this...

I messed around with a new burger recipe this evening.
Two finely shopped pieces of bread, milk, salt, pepper, worcestershire, garlic, ketchup mixed in with the beef.

Turned out pretty damn...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-03-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,143
Posted By RToyo86
My favorite is cooking over a wood fire but I...

My favorite is cooking over a wood fire but I hardly do that anymore.
I used to have a emergency camping grill that ran on small wood blocks, and had a mini fan underneath to feed the fire.

It...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-03-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By RToyo86
I haven't used reload but it's good stuff....

I haven't used reload but it's good stuff. Hopefully it's the coating and not the clear coat underneath that is swirled.
I've amassed enough detailing crap to start my own business if I wanted too...
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