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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-19-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By radroach
story on the cow? Where in Tennessee I might...

story on the cow? Where in Tennessee I might need to be on the lookout for that cow
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 11-16-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By radroach
While I like their products, the waxes from...

While I like their products, the waxes from Meguiar's and Chemical Guys do not last past a couple washes, probably due to them being California based companies and adhering to strict VOC laws, or has...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-16-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By radroach
xyrodon how big is the oil leak? You said it...

xyrodon how big is the oil leak? You said it was a serious leak but if its just "sweating" as your mechanic is, then that's nothing. My car has had the small seepage behind the camshaft seal its...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-15-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By radroach
If you have the rear diff bushings but not the...

If you have the rear diff bushings but not the rest of the parts set in the "Positive Traction Kit" from whiteline, you might be getting more play in your rear crossmember and subframe bushings.
...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 11-03-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,281
Posted By radroach
lapsio When I'm trying to get into 1st quickly,...

lapsio When I'm trying to get into 1st quickly, say I roll to a stoplight at 1-5 mph, I press the gear lever towards 1st gear two times. The first time you try, it won't go in but you might feel it...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-26-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By radroach
have you ruled out the clutch throw-out bearing?

have you ruled out the clutch throw-out bearing?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-23-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By radroach
Ultramaroon you do point out sometimes when I'm...

Ultramaroon you do point out sometimes when I'm wrong, it doesn't make me feel dumb. I reply with what experience I have, and if you go back 7-years ago to my earliest posts then most of it is...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-23-2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By radroach
Chemical Guys citrus wash n' gloss is pretty...

Chemical Guys citrus wash n' gloss is pretty strong. Add a clay bar, meguiar's clay kit is really nice. I use the wash mitt / car wash soap as a clay lubricant.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-22-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By radroach
Joveen well my apologies Bro since I wasn't up to...

Joveen well my apologies Bro since I wasn't up to date on everybody's build. It just seems kinda a lack of much of a reply "yep they're the same" instead of "I've tried them both, they're the same...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-22-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By radroach
Joveen you probably need to give some credence...

Joveen you probably need to give some credence to the replies. Your profile says "Drives: Bone stock" so how could somone vet your advice? Have you tried both engine mounts?
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 10-21-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,545
Posted By radroach
Not sure how you'll protect against banging off...

Not sure how you'll protect against banging off the rev limiter, that's just negligent since it's pretty rough on a stock tune and how it just bucks you hard if you run into it. If you tuned it for...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-18-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By radroach
Takumi788 what are the coil pack issues on '13-14?

Takumi788 what are the coil pack issues on '13-14?
Forum: Forced Induction 10-15-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By radroach
Devil 86 problem with making mid-range torque is...

Devil 86 problem with making mid-range torque is it cooks the rods
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-09-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By radroach
I think there's a way to tune for a soft redline.

I think there's a way to tune for a soft redline.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-09-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By radroach
Possible a leak from the transmission. I...

Possible a leak from the transmission. I remember some owners had trouble with trans fluid slipping past the seal and getting on the clutch.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-09-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,375
Posted By radroach
Adjust your clutch engagement point. A half-turn...

Adjust your clutch engagement point. A half-turn fixed all my clutch / clearance issues after I sorted the drivetrain flex with the positive shift and positive traction kits.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-05-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,533
Posted By radroach
wbradley we audio nerds have a lot of common...

wbradley we audio nerds have a lot of common ground. I'm into 1980's Yamaha FM synthesizers, notably things that start with DX, PSS and OPL. Also the Sega Genesis with its Yamaha chip. If you're...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-05-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,533
Posted By radroach
(please don't quote me this is a long post) ...

(please don't quote me this is a long post)

Does anybody remember the TRD stick-on aluminum tape that was supposed to reduce static buildup and improve lap times?

".. that + ions are released...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-05-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,533
Posted By radroach
This makes sense because at the amplification...

This makes sense because at the amplification stage small changes in resistance can have a noticeable impact on.. i guess the word is "response". The difference between a quality guitar cable and a...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 09-29-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,640
Posted By radroach
The best option is one of least resistance, just...

The best option is one of least resistance, just move somewhere better. I had places that I enjoyed living for years, then some new neighbors come in and keep me up at night, acted rudely, messed...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 09-21-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,015
Posted By radroach
May be your fuel quality. The couple times I've...

May be your fuel quality. The couple times I've had a starting rattle was from low fuel and old fuel.
Other thought is maybe let your fuel pump prime for a second before turning the key.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 09-19-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,015
Posted By radroach
Probably your clutch throwout bearing.

Probably your clutch throwout bearing.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-18-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,530
Posted By radroach
I tried using a 12v oil pump on my car a couple...

I tried using a 12v oil pump on my car a couple years ago. It worked on the BRZ but you had to push it in-out to try and vacuum up the rest of the oil. This risks scaping off plastic bits into your...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-17-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By radroach
jeepmor then unscrew it and loosen it. If its...

jeepmor then unscrew it and loosen it. If its too tight you won't be able to disengage the clutch and put it in gear!
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-16-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By radroach
jeepmor clutch engagement adjustment, it is right...

jeepmor clutch engagement adjustment, it is right above your gas pedal, the clutch rod/lever goes up from the clutch pedal, over the footwell, and enters the firewall near the gas pedal. All you do...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-15-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,726
Posted By radroach
eman11500 any FR-S over 100k miles, get your...

eman11500 any FR-S over 100k miles, get your transmission mount replaced or get the whiteline insert, as part of a "positive shift kit". Also consider getting the "positive traction kit" to fix...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-14-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By radroach
jeepmor glad you got your bushings set in. ...

jeepmor glad you got your bushings set in.

You probably need to do a clutch engagement adjustment. After I did my bushings job at 130k miles, I did a minimal clutch adjustment, maybe a half turn...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-08-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By radroach
my mistake

my mistake
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 09-08-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By radroach
I think the fuel dilution part is only notable...

I think the fuel dilution part is only notable because the other analysis companies like blackstone don't test for fuel dilution (guessing unless you ask for it).
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-31-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,070
Posted By radroach
Akatzu velox clutch fork, and velox pivot ...

Akatzu

velox clutch fork, and velox pivot

master cylinder brace
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