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Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-24-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By YamahaR86
FR-S was cheaper of the twins until they came out...

FR-S was cheaper of the twins until they came out with the Release Series and transferred over to Toyota where more premium stuff was added standard.


One thing was the BRZ had "boomerang"...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-19-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By YamahaR86
I've always had trouble with those gaskets. ...

I've always had trouble with those gaskets.


OEM, then first generation of the Valenti Smoked both had condensation and water in them. The Smoked started cracking too.



Now I'm running...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-19-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By YamahaR86
Interested in this thread as well. I love my FRS...

Interested in this thread as well. I love my FRS "fang" bumper and didn't like the refresh kouki.


Might get a newer 86 in the future and do this swap.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-26-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 212,119
Posted By YamahaR86
Already did my Recall and am safe. Put about 20k...

Already did my Recall and am safe. Put about 20k miles on it with no issues and am turbo'd.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-26-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 212,119
Posted By YamahaR86
Sorry boys. I didn't crash but an idiot merged...

Sorry boys. I didn't crash but an idiot merged onto me.


Was in the pass lane and concrete barrier on my left so I couldn't even swerve to avoid.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 09-28-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By YamahaR86
I'm not sure about the headlight situation, since...

I'm not sure about the headlight situation, since I'm a visual person and have to be there to see it (I hate electrical diagnosing for this reason).


Symptoms of dead battery to me is exactly as...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 09-25-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By YamahaR86
Sounds like a dead battery. Charge it up and try...

Sounds like a dead battery. Charge it up and try to start the car again. If that's the case then there is an electrical draw somewhere that is draining it.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-14-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By YamahaR86
There was one user on here that cut it out and...

There was one user on here that cut it out and put it as a 5 toggle switches to be wired to anything like LEDs, etc.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 09-04-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By YamahaR86
Repair it smooth and wrap the car.

Repair it smooth and wrap the car.
Forum: Forced Induction 09-02-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By YamahaR86
How did you find the EVAP was disconnected? CEL?...

How did you find the EVAP was disconnected? CEL? Or did you just take a look under the manifold randomly?


Mine is not disconnected. In fact, I had to clamp those hoses down since I heard they...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-01-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By YamahaR86
Pretty good idea. Thought another issue I heard...

Pretty good idea. Thought another issue I heard is the engine bay gets dirty quickly but that's a compromise.





True, but we get thunderstorms everyday here. So by the time I leave work,...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-01-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By YamahaR86
Heard that too but another person said the water...

Heard that too but another person said the water goes where their air filter is. Solution was to get an air filter waterproof wrap or something but I believe that restricts airflow to the filter....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-01-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,790
Posted By YamahaR86
0w20 when I was stock. FI, I'm using 5w30.

0w20 when I was stock.


FI, I'm using 5w30.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-01-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By YamahaR86
Not too worried about the spacing then if it's...

Not too worried about the spacing then if it's that small. Just rains every day where I am with thunderstorms.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-01-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By YamahaR86
How is the fitment/installation? I'm...

How is the fitment/installation?


I'm interested in one just because I'm FI and my temperatures are high.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-01-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By YamahaR86
Any thoughts on using a sealer to keep the louver...

Any thoughts on using a sealer to keep the louver from fading?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-31-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,969
Posted By YamahaR86
I was on stock wheels when they broke. Rotating...

I was on stock wheels when they broke. Rotating my tires and I was using the included tools to remove the wheels. Never had an issue breaking studs on any other car.


Not a user error for the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-28-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,969
Posted By YamahaR86
Not major kinks for me but minor ones. ...

Not major kinks for me but minor ones.




Window Indexing issue. It drops the window too much, so it rubs against the rubber door seal, deforms it. Which also messed up my window tint.
Above...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-27-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By YamahaR86
New user joins this month to promote their new...

New user joins this month to promote their new youtube channel.


:clap:


Remember to like, subscribe, and smash that notification bell guys so you get instant notifications on the latest...
Forum: Southeast 08-20-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By YamahaR86
I've been to autocross once and it was too short...

I've been to autocross once and it was too short for me. The instructors were taken up as well.


Was interested in this but Novice group is taken, maybe next time.



Thanks for the post.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-19-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,681
Posted By YamahaR86
It's my understanding is that the forester oil...

It's my understanding is that the forester oil mod you did doesn't really cool the oil, just makes it warm up a bit faster.


I went turbo and my temps were around 205+F normally. Installed a...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 08-18-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,428
Posted By YamahaR86
Mobil 1 is doing a rebate with their oils. I...

Mobil 1 is doing a rebate with their oils. I usually buy mine from walmart. around $23 for a 5 qt. Mobil 1 doing rebate $10 and they're pretty quick. I bought 2 and got my $20 cards already.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 08-17-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,428
Posted By YamahaR86
Heard of people doing it in apartment/condo...

Heard of people doing it in apartment/condo parking lot.



Try Autozone parking lot or walmart too.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-17-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,009
Posted By YamahaR86
Personal preference. I like the looks...

Personal preference.



I like the looks of it and others may not. I would pick one up but want 2 things to change.


Fake Vents: You can't even make them functional without hacking up the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-17-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 800,844
Posted By YamahaR86
Lemme throw in some hate at my issues: ...

Lemme throw in some hate at my issues:


TOB
Valve Spring (not knowing if and when it goes)
Rubber Weather Seal
Dash above AC Center Vent
Plastic Trim on dash
The internet people not...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-13-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By YamahaR86
I see there is a small shield but any issues or...

I see there is a small shield but any issues or concerns about the turbo heat being that close to the battery?
Forum: Forced Induction 08-12-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,338
Posted By YamahaR86
I'm running stock injectors + pump. I...

I'm running stock injectors + pump.


I have some free time so I'll list what I did:

Turbo:
SBD 500X Turbo Kit
OFT V1
Forum: Forced Induction 08-12-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,338
Posted By YamahaR86
Adding on to this, I would recommend adding some...

Adding on to this, I would recommend adding some gauges at least to monitor.



Oil cooler is highly recommended. Was the last thing I did but it actually help me drop 40F.



Other stuff:...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 08-07-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By YamahaR86
There is a built in pressure gauge but it's just...

There is a built in pressure gauge but it's just a dummy switch. The light comes on when the oil pressure is low but by then, it's already too late. So you'd be plugging in an aftermarket one that...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-05-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By YamahaR86
Also the new tech makes them heavier - slower....

Also the new tech makes them heavier - slower. Backup cameras are standard since 2016? Steering wheel controls. Not sure about the other tech. Do they come with the lane assist thing? Blind side...
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