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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-24-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 737
Posted By CSG Mike
Or if the driver pitches the car too abruptly. ...

Or if the driver pitches the car too abruptly.

Or if there's a track element that causes additional compression.

It can be many things.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-23-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By CSG Mike
If you get a complete pumpkin, then you can...

If you get a complete pumpkin, then you can hot-swap the entire differential assembly.

Remember to stock up on axle seals, as they tear rather easily.

OS Giken LSDs are backordered. PM me to...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 05-21-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By CSG Mike
Drain, and fill the same amount of oil as normal....

Drain, and fill the same amount of oil as normal. Double check oil level.

The cooler doesn't drain when you do an oil change.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-21-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 737
Posted By CSG Mike
Don't turn full lock, or use a small spacer on...

Don't turn full lock, or use a small spacer on the front wheels.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-19-2022, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,149
Posted By CSG Mike
It's entirely possible that they just took a...

It's entirely possible that they just took a larger pad and machined it down to the shape of your smaller pad.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-19-2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,149
Posted By CSG Mike
Really depends on the ultimate weight of your...

Really depends on the ultimate weight of your car, and to a degree, the tracks you run.

Balance wise, the 299 is better; if you want a larger kit, I'd point you to something else. If you want AP,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-18-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 737
Posted By CSG Mike
Where in the wheel well are you rubbing?

Where in the wheel well are you rubbing?
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-18-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,149
Posted By CSG Mike
Not with Hoosiers!

Not with Hoosiers!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-15-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By CSG Mike
use case first, followed by compound and aero,...

use case first, followed by compound and aero, then power. Size is not as big of a consideration.

For what you posted, one spec can cover both.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-15-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By CSG Mike
Lugod isn't at OSG anymore; he has his own place...

Lugod isn't at OSG anymore; he has his own place now.

https://shaftworksusa.com/

That said, the folks who tune LSDs do it for a living; don't expect them to just give you their knowledge for...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-13-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By CSG Mike
Best is subjective. More important is that...

Best is subjective.

More important is that you get a diff that is tuned to what YOU specifically want.

I would recommend the OS Giken unit, with some modifications for your supercharger and...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 05-13-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By CSG Mike
Try getting those injectors cleaned.

Try getting those injectors cleaned.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-12-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By CSG Mike
I don't have any apples to apples data, but...

I don't have any apples to apples data, but they're definitely faster than the RS4, with also faster wear.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-12-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By CSG Mike
RS4 on stock wheels for track, 17"with RT660 for...

RS4 on stock wheels for track, 17"with RT660 for SSC, could be your winning combo here!

LMK if you want those Enkeis.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-12-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By CSG Mike
With the appropriate BBK, long term operating...

With the appropriate BBK, long term operating cost can come down substantially.

The cheapest upgrade path would be a good condition used set of PP Brembos.

Unless this is a race car, generally...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-10-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By CSG Mike
It is not. Don't do that!

It is not. Don't do that!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-10-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By CSG Mike
But, this isn't a WRX. You'll be good with...

But, this isn't a WRX.

You'll be good with just pads and fluid.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-08-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,539
Posted By CSG Mike
Color fittings. PM me to order.

Color fittings.

PM me to order.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-08-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By CSG Mike
Toyota has already stated production numbers. ...

Toyota has already stated production numbers. Unless you're paying a FAT markup, or are one of the first few in line at a dealer that doesn't mark up, you're not gonna get a GR Corolla.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-08-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 735
Posted By CSG Mike
Congrats on the 2020 LE! Wacha got planned...

Congrats on the 2020 LE!

Wacha got planned for it? I'm doing 700+WHP on mine, as is Zach with his. :lol:

Yes, both of our cars are trackable at 700WHP, although the tire budget can get uh......
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-07-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By CSG Mike
You can't tune inner rear grip with alignment. ...

You can't tune inner rear grip with alignment.

Sounds like a well tuned LSD is actually your solution, IMO.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-06-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By CSG Mike
Basically everything is interchangeable with the...

Basically everything is interchangeable with the 1st gen *except* for some air filters, and of course, excluding factory Brembos.

If you're having trouble finding something, feel free to message...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-05-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,894
Posted By CSG Mike
It was never "just a header". It's a long...

It was never "just a header".

It's a long tube header that uses up the entire space occupied by the stock header and overpipe. In other words, it's both a header AND an overpipe; the comparable...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-04-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,894
Posted By CSG Mike
Yup!

Yup!
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-04-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,317
Posted By CSG Mike
thicker =/= larger or more. While Sprint...

thicker =/= larger or more.

While Sprint pads are 20mm thick including the backing plate, the actual volume of pad is about identical to stock.

The benefit (and perhaps double edged sword) of...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-04-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,317
Posted By CSG Mike
10.3mm, for both the front and rear.

10.3mm, for both the front and rear.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-04-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,344
Posted By CSG Mike
Part of the challenge with an old Miata, is the...

Part of the challenge with an old Miata, is the "old car problems". Parts are getting scarce, and I don't think OP wants to deal with any sort of unreliability.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-04-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,894
Posted By CSG Mike
Basically this. Ace's welds were top notch,...

Basically this.

Ace's welds were top notch, and it was obvious when you looked at the end product. The ultimate power and powerband speaks for itself. Unfortunately, the general concensus is that...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-04-2022, 01:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,262
Posted By CSG Mike
yes, and you can see brake pressure data!

yes, and you can see brake pressure data!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-04-2022, 01:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,262
Posted By CSG Mike
Precisely, proving my point about biasing. You...

Precisely, proving my point about biasing. You find what you look for.


Useful or not is up to you, and what you're trying to accomplish. It's neither here nor there.


Fact remains...
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