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Forum: Software Tuning 11-23-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 81,690
Posted By SydBRZ
Most of the 'support' you need is actually...

Most of the 'support' you need is actually already carefully documented on his website, in that the process to follow is laid out step-by-step.
If you follow the instructions, you can't go too far...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-21-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 33,503
Posted By SydBRZ
Reasons to stay gen 1: 1) You've spent the...

Reasons to stay gen 1:

1) You've spent the time and money getting it right, overcoming the power/torque deficit, and now have something very well sorted. You're keen to pull up to the lights next...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-20-2021, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By SydBRZ
Bear in mind that's all over 5k RPM - you're...

Bear in mind that's all over 5k RPM - you're going to hear it no matter what : )

At those revs, that sounds really nice and smooth IMO. Not too tinny or raspy.

V cool, but not a great indicator...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-19-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By SydBRZ
Thinner walled header pipes can be a bit more...

Thinner walled header pipes can be a bit more resonant/drummy, so you'll hear more gas flow, and mechanical noise emanating from the heads may carry a bit more. It does seem to settle with a bit of...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-18-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 81,551
Posted By SydBRZ
Have you tried Wayno's tune for regular EL...

Have you tried Wayno's tune for regular EL headers?
ACE are a bit different, in that the 'overpipe' is actually the last merge collector in the '4-2-1' series, so the 'merging' is done over a much...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-18-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By SydBRZ
Are you NA? If you're only changing from the cat...

Are you NA? If you're only changing from the cat back, I wouldn't worry too much.

Maybe log a bit if you're able, and make sure you're not suddenly seeing anything weird in terms of knock or...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-13-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By SydBRZ
A) All headers are quiet when used with the...

A) All headers are quiet when used with the factory frontpipe and catback combo.

B) You may notice a little extra valvetrain and 'gas flow' noise from in-cabin with some headers, due to stainless...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-18-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By SydBRZ
Whine in the transmission... have you tried...

Whine in the transmission... have you tried drinking it?
Might go well with a burger.

(Now that you've had helpful replies, couldn't resist, sorry :D )
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-19-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,397
Posted By SydBRZ
Thanks for that, I'll definitely pay attention to...

Thanks for that, I'll definitely pay attention to these.
Hopefully the thicker flanges introduced on the new revision will make the bolt torqueing a little simpler of a process.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-18-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,397
Posted By SydBRZ
Here's hoping. Certainly seems like the best...

Here's hoping. Certainly seems like the best combination of factors for anyone wishing to stay EL.

Will most likely be installed at my cousin's workshop, so I can act as the 'extra set of hands'....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-20-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By SydBRZ
Counterspace Garage are very well known here, and...

Counterspace Garage are very well known here, and only about 20 miles from Long Beach:

http://counterspacegarage.com/

I'm sure they'd look after you, or recommend someone who would. Either way,...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-27-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By SydBRZ
If you were going to throw a CEL, it would have...

If you were going to throw a CEL, it would have happened when you changed to aftermarket headers. This is because the O2 sensors monitoring the primary cats in the headers would start reading values...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-17-2020, 01:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,676
Posted By SydBRZ
I find it pretty strange that apart from a few...

I find it pretty strange that apart from a few variances, the ACE and HKS torque and power curves more or less just follow the same contour in this graph. If the tuning was optimal, you'd at least...
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