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Forum: Engine Swaps 03-31-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By wparsons
If the region you live in does emissions tests...

If the region you live in does emissions tests plugged into the OBD port it'll check the VIN and validate it against the chassis VIN.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-31-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By wparsons
You're thinking 2017+ For 2015/2016 the only...

You're thinking 2017+

For 2015/2016 the only difference is the coil pack plugs. Run the coil packs that came in the car and it'll be fine, no need for a different tune or anything else.

2017+...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-26-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By wparsons
BC isn't good quality either... they'll get you...

BC isn't good quality either... they'll get you low and aren't expensive, but that's about it.
Forum: Canada Classifieds 03-26-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By wparsons
WTB: stock FRONT control arms

Looking for a pair of front LCA's. Don't care what condition the bushings/balljoints are in (they'll be replaced), but I don't want damaged or rotted arms.


Let me know what you've got. I'm in...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-22-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 75,980
Posted By wparsons
Confirmed for an automatic, or for a manual? ...

Confirmed for an automatic, or for a manual?

Based on your setup, I would be selling this and going back to a stock ECU. I don't see any reason why you would benefit from the motec over EcuTek on...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-19-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 75,980
Posted By wparsons
Your earlier comments made it sound like there is...

Your earlier comments made it sound like there is a video of someone else with an automatic and the same ECU working properly.

Based on your video, it looks like there are multiple issues.

1)...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-18-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 75,980
Posted By wparsons
Earlier you said this: This is the...

Earlier you said this:




This is the review video I'm talking about. Was the car in that video automatic or manual?
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-16-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 75,980
Posted By wparsons
No, I meant the other car you mentioned that...

No, I meant the other car you mentioned that shows it working properly. Is that car automatic or manual?
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-11-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 75,980
Posted By wparsons
The review showing it working perfectly, is that...

The review showing it working perfectly, is that a manual car or automatic?
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-09-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 75,980
Posted By wparsons
Why wouldn't you just post the details here so...

Why wouldn't you just post the details here so others can help too?





and my response:
Forum: CANADA 03-04-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By wparsons
Most coilovers can't raise the car back up to...

Most coilovers can't raise the car back up to stock height, so that won't work at all.

You'll also need an alignment every time you adjust the height that much.

Like it was already said, even...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-03-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 54,362
Posted By wparsons
Static alignments for drag cars are tricky. ...

Static alignments for drag cars are tricky. Ideally you want the tires as straight and flat as possible as it squats at launch, without ending up with too much toe later down the track.


I'd...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-03-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 75,980
Posted By wparsons
You're going to need to provide A LOT more detail...

You're going to need to provide A LOT more detail to get any help...


What firmware are you running? Does it support the integration with the TCU?


What exactly are the issues you're having? ...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 02-25-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By wparsons
Which ones are you seeing? This is what I...

Which ones are you seeing?

This is what I see as compatible for these cars on crutchfield.com:...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 02-25-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By wparsons
Needle in haystack? Looking for wireless carplay with a volume knob

Trying to find a new head unit, but looks like it's basically impossible.

I'm looking for wireless carplay, and has a physical volume knob. Kenwood has a 10" floating one, but it's $1500 CDN. ...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-25-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,840
Posted By wparsons
I meant the 86 stock ECU. Running them in...

I meant the 86 stock ECU. Running them in parallel with a translator could work.
Forum: CANADA 02-23-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By wparsons
Why do you want coilovers? What's the end goal...

Why do you want coilovers? What's the end goal with how you'll drive the car? For most people quality lowering springs are a better solution than cheap coilovers.
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-23-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,840
Posted By wparsons
I wonder if KPower approached him to help with...

I wonder if KPower approached him to help with their stock ECU solution...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-23-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,840
Posted By wparsons
The stock maps won't work on the K24 either, it...

The stock maps won't work on the K24 either, it would need a ton of custom development and tuning to make it work on the stock ECU. Once that's done once it would be easy to tweak on a car by car...
Forum: CANADA 02-19-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By wparsons
Relocating across the country is different than...

Relocating across the country is different than relocating from the US, which also requires a bigger inspection because the car is being imported from the US into Canada at the same time.


His...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-19-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,840
Posted By wparsons
IIRC it has VTEC disabled to do that though, and...

IIRC it has VTEC disabled to do that though, and a bunch of custom work.
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-15-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,840
Posted By wparsons
The Pure Automotive K24 swap kit is like $18k in...

The Pure Automotive K24 swap kit is like $18k in parts alone, using a ~$1000 k24. The K Power kit is looking like it'll be more like $10k (uses a Haltech instead of Motec, and keeps the stock...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-08-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,263
Posted By wparsons
An internally stock K24 with intake manifold...

An internally stock K24 with intake manifold (required for RWD unless you want the TB facing the firewall), header, and tune will make around 230whp on pump gas easily. 75whp over an FA20 is an...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-04-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By wparsons
I was questioning why the specific BMW one, and...

I was questioning why the specific BMW one, and not another option.
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-30-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By wparsons
Why are they suggesting such a downgrade? A K24...

Why are they suggesting such a downgrade? A K24 is a better engine in every way. There's also well known ways to have it be reliable in a RWD configuration even under heavy track use.

Why the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-28-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By wparsons
If it's never been aligned, there's a good chance...

If it's never been aligned, there's a good chance they could be seized and the shop didn't want to remove them or heat them to unseize them.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-03-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By wparsons
17x8 +35 with 225/45/17's will be better for...

17x8 +35 with 225/45/17's will be better for handling/performance. If you're after performance, there are FAR better budget options for suspension than the Flex Z as well. All depends on what you...
Forum: CANADA 11-03-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,543
Posted By wparsons
XCopper type places use that as a way to try to...

XCopper type places use that as a way to try to win ALL the time. Find reasons to delay multiple times until the right is violated and it gets tossed.
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-30-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,747
Posted By wparsons
Unit 2 Fabrication is also working on a kit too,...

Unit 2 Fabrication is also working on a kit too, both of them using the stock gearbox vs the S2K gearbox of the Pure Automotive kit.
Forum: CANADA 10-28-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By wparsons
I've found most parts are actually cheaper at...

I've found most parts are actually cheaper at subaru than toyota, and subaru is much more likely to have them in stock.
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