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Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 05-27-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By bfrank1972
SOLD, thanks all!

SOLD, thanks all!
Forum: Forced Induction 05-15-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By bfrank1972
I doubt anything on a 2017 motor will save you if...

I doubt anything on a 2017 motor will save you if something goes wrong on an FI setup, you have cooling/oiling issues, or you load the rods too much. Motors will likely behave the same way.

Sent...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 05-07-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By bfrank1972
Thanks! I don't ask my car to do anything I...

Thanks! I don't ask my car to do anything I wouldn't do - when I wake up in the morning I don't jump out of bed immediately and go for a run, I'd hurt myself for sure lol. I have my coffee, take 10...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 05-07-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By bfrank1972
SOLD: 2013 Argento FR-S / supercharged / 38,864 miles

$16,500 CAR HAS SOLD



After much delibration I've decided to put my Argento 2013 FR-S supercharged on the market. The car is located in Westport, CT.

Engine:
Vortech V3 intercooled...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 05-06-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,959
Posted By bfrank1972
SOLD: 2013 Argento FR-S / supercharged / 38,864 miles

$16,500 CAR HAS SOLD



After much delibration I've decided to put my Argento 2013 FR-S supercharged on the market. The car is located in Westport, CT.

Engine:
Vortech V3 intercooled...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-06-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By bfrank1972
Probably directly related to popularity - JR or...

Probably directly related to popularity - JR or Edelbrock probably best bet. You could also mitigate depreciation by picking up a well cared for used kit off the board here when it pops up.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-18-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,449
Posted By bfrank1972
I personally wouldn't do flex fuel if e85 isn't...

I personally wouldn't do flex fuel if e85 isn't conveniently available. I also personally would not spend nearly 2 grand for an ACE header that will get me 200whp on pump. And let's not even talk...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-16-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,313
Posted By bfrank1972
Hah, you can't WOT more, but I bet you can WOT...

Hah, you can't WOT more, but I bet you can WOT for longer...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-13-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,313
Posted By bfrank1972
E85 can be a pain in the ass if it's not readily...

E85 can be a pain in the ass if it's not readily available. Too much work IMHO unless you have it everywhere (we don't in CT). And it will help with detonation but not with engine temps. Put your...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-12-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,750
Posted By bfrank1972
Mmmm... I see your points, but this is on par...

Mmmm... I see your points, but this is on par with marketing everywhere. Lies are a relative thing in that domain. The point that people will die due to his marketing claims - well Tesla doesn't...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-12-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 142,446
Posted By bfrank1972
Yeah you might have to reach a bit further into...

Yeah you might have to reach a bit further into the low 30's, but I've seen nice ones both nice shape track modded as well as nice shape stock in that range. Rod bearings in the E92's are fixable,...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-04-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,677
Posted By bfrank1972
That's a similar experience I had with OFT stage...

That's a similar experience I had with OFT stage 2+ (EL aftermarket headers + E85). I could feel a difference but it wasn't really night and day. Wasn't worth the effort of finding E85 near my house...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-30-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,490
Posted By bfrank1972
Yep! Rear seats are quite usable. When my kids...

Yep! Rear seats are quite usable. When my kids were younger the whole family (me, wife, 2 kids, cross legged) would fit. We are not small people either, I'm 6'2" wife is 5'10. Now kids won't really...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-28-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 55,846
Posted By bfrank1972
Yep world is full of them, but how does this...

Yep world is full of them, but how does this apply to anything we're talking about? I don't believe John Kerry is posting in this thread unless.... Irace???
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-27-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 55,846
Posted By bfrank1972
Yeah I think for the city the boroughs would get...

Yeah I think for the city the boroughs would get hit the worst, maybe some of the tunnels. The city itself sits up pretty high. I think we'll see a ton of impact from inland waterways as well....
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-27-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 55,846
Posted By bfrank1972
Yeah but we can just drill a hole and drain the...

Yeah but we can just drill a hole and drain the ocean a little bit and we'll be ok.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-27-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 55,846
Posted By bfrank1972
I would go on about how folks like you, if not...

I would go on about how folks like you, if not you, are making the problem worse. I could go on about how there are 6 people I know well, most of them quite fit, that are no longer here due to COVID....
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 01-12-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By bfrank1972
I second that recommendation. Not too far from...

I second that recommendation. Not too far from you.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-08-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,145
Posted By bfrank1972
That makes sense too - I didn't think about...

That makes sense too - I didn't think about tires. I bet we see a lot of failures in drag racing where we see high grip tires + shock/wheel hop. Temperature failure I would think would more of a long...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-03-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 101,241
Posted By bfrank1972
Bpbs make a difference, I had them. I didn't run...

Bpbs make a difference, I had them. I didn't run e85 but I don't see why they shouldn't affect the torque curve in the same way. I think perhaps the difference is in the tuning options. In any...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-27-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By bfrank1972
My setup (before supercharger), p&l 4-1 catted...

My setup (before supercharger), p&l 4-1 catted header, greddy sp elite muffler, stock everything else except OFT:

https://youtu.be/fs057AZR9OU

And a long boring in-car:...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-27-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By bfrank1972
I think one point to make is headers aren't...

I think one point to make is headers aren't really about peak hp gains. It is about your midrange and helping out where the torque dip is, that plus a tune (mostly timing tweaks plus a remap of...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 12-22-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 142,446
Posted By bfrank1972
Here is a good/short article on the subject: ...

Here is a good/short article on the subject:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/blog.amsoil.com/what-happens-if-i-use-the-wrong-weight-viscosity-of-oil/amp/

Basically supports both general ideas...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 12-21-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 142,446
Posted By bfrank1972
Just give up :) Sent from my SM-G965U using...

Just give up :)

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Forum: Forced Induction 12-19-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,438
Posted By bfrank1972
The holidays wouldn't be the same without one of...

The holidays wouldn't be the same without one of these threads popping up:D

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Forum: Forced Induction 12-18-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,855
Views: 1,850,121
Posted By bfrank1972
Wait, so you're saying you *didn't* budget for a...

Wait, so you're saying you *didn't* budget for a spare engine? tsk tsk...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-15-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,039
Posted By bfrank1972
It's too complex IMHO. We humans like to simplify...

It's too complex IMHO. We humans like to simplify things but in this case don't think it's simple, too many variables and combination of those variables can lead to a failure.



Forget all...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-10-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,039
Posted By bfrank1972
Holy zombie thread Sent from my SM-G965U...

Holy zombie thread

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Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 12-01-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 142,446
Posted By bfrank1972
It's all about perspective :D Look at it...

It's all about perspective :D

Look at it this way, I bought my FR-S new for 25K, without all the goodies I invested in it's probably worth 13-14k, so I've suffered a 12k loss. Not that much less...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 11-30-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 142,446
Posted By bfrank1972
I vote for an FA20 swap :bellyroll: ...

I vote for an FA20 swap :bellyroll:


Sorry, bad timing for humor, hopefully someone is looking for a well cared for Cayman chassis for a 3.8 swap.
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