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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Today, 03:11 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By blsfrs
Trick for rear tower bar

Since I have to remove and replace my rear tower bar to get my track wheels in my car, I came up with these to make the process just a little quicker.


I could only find 1/4 " ones that were long...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 720
Posted By blsfrs
The driver has to have the desire and ability to...

The driver has to have the desire and ability to be "modded". As a general observation, Mustang and Camaro drivers will talk about their top speed on the straights. These drivers may not be...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-11-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By blsfrs
Old school diagnosis trick: Spray some starter...

Old school diagnosis trick: Spray some starter fluid into the intake. If it tries to start then you know it's a fuel problem. If nothing happens, you are no worse off.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-10-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By blsfrs
But they are recommended for motorsports. ...

But they are recommended for motorsports.


https://www.flameout.com.au/blazecut
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-10-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By blsfrs
I think you are right about the air flow over the...

I think you are right about the air flow over the 1/4 window. My first attempt at a duct was a failure as it did not direct any air into the car. I realized that the A pillar and mirror interfered...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-09-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 187
Posted By blsfrs
If you haven't already, recheck all of electronic...

If you haven't already, recheck all of electronic connections.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-09-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By blsfrs
Fire suppresion system

Any body use this product?


https://www.blazecutusa.com/
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-09-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 720
Posted By blsfrs
I'd suggest leaving the passenger seat in. At...

I'd suggest leaving the passenger seat in. At some point you might want a driving coach or passenger.


I got a Hans Hybrid S. Try one on before you buy. I'm 6'/175lbs (that's naked weight for...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 08-08-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By blsfrs
Usually it's more of a problem when the bumper...

Usually it's more of a problem when the bumper has been on/off a couple of times. Quick release bumper fasteners work like a charm.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-06-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By blsfrs
Works pretty good at 45 mph. In 2 weeks, I'll...

Works pretty good at 45 mph. In 2 weeks, I'll test at higher speeds at VIR.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 08-06-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By blsfrs
Installing an aftermarket primary cat is no...

Installing an aftermarket primary cat is no guarantee that you won't get a CEL. A tune is always recommended. "Usually" the tuner will disable the P0420 function. Now a days, I not sure of the...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 08-05-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19,570
Views: 8,112,488
Posted By blsfrs
Thanks. I've got mine at -7 for street. You've...

Thanks. I've got mine at -7 for street. You've given me good ideas on where to start with track adjustments.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 08-05-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19,570
Views: 8,112,488
Posted By blsfrs
@MrSkubi...

@MrSkubi (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/member.php?u=149127): I also have Tein Flex A's. What damper setting do you use on track?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-05-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,595
Posted By blsfrs
"it cleans fingerprints off of the head unit"? ...

"it cleans fingerprints off of the head unit"? Really?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-05-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,465
Posted By blsfrs
My 25 hours reference is from CSG: CSG's...

My 25 hours reference is from CSG:


CSG's recommended scheduled maintenance for track-oriented Subaru BRZ / Toyota 86

For cars being regularly raced or taken to track days, we recommend a...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 08-03-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,107
Posted By blsfrs
Skip to 13:45 for the AOS install.

Skip to 13:45 for the AOS install.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-03-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,465
Posted By blsfrs
It may "boil" down to which oil you want in you...

It may "boil" down to which oil you want in you engine after 25 hr of track time. Oil "A" that was kept at 230*-240* for 25 hours or oil "B" that was kept at 270*-280* for 25 hours. I've made the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-02-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 454
Posted By blsfrs
Even the 3.5" have a critical speed. With the...

Even the 3.5" have a critical speed. With the 4.55 gearing you might reach it sooner than you think. Like 8100...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 08-01-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By blsfrs
Are you running AOS's. Also, with that kind of...

Are you running AOS's. Also, with that kind of oil consumption you sholud see a lot of blue smoke.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-01-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By blsfrs
Maybe the previous owner watched too many 007...

Maybe the previous owner watched too many 007 movies. A button for the oil slick, another for smoke screen, machine guns...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-31-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,465
Posted By blsfrs
I know this is basically a Mobil 1 advertisement...

I know this is basically a Mobil 1 advertisement and I will keep my oil cooler but it is interesting.


...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-30-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,465
Posted By blsfrs
You know that most of us would feel like we are...

You know that most of us would feel like we are having a colonoscopy (without anesthesia) if our oil temps got anywhere near 250*.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-30-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,465
Posted By blsfrs
As I understand it, oil to water heat transfer is...

As I understand it, oil to water heat transfer is better than oil to air transfer. Is there some way to estimate the size of an air cooler vs the size of a water cooler.


I have a JR dual rad. ...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-30-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 454
Posted By blsfrs
Fa20Toybaru: If you haven't already done so,...

Fa20Toybaru: If you haven't already done so, reinstall your original DS and test drive.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-30-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By blsfrs
My car has over 100k miles and 20-25 track days. ...

My car has over 100k miles and 20-25 track days. 3 of the 4 cp's are original. My #3 was replaced because of other damage. I'm not going to replace one until it fails. They are not going to...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-30-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 761
Posted By blsfrs
Launch control and flat foot shifting:barf:. Two...

Launch control and flat foot shifting:barf:. Two of the worse "features" ever conceived.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-30-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By blsfrs
I agree with Spuds but no real need to replace...

I agree with Spuds but no real need to replace cp's Just carry an extra one to the track. Plan on oil coolers for engine and probably trans too.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-30-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By blsfrs
I agree with Spuds but no real need to replace...

I agree with Spuds but no real need to replace cp's Just carry an extra one to the track. Plan on oil coolers for engine and probably trans too.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-29-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By blsfrs
If he really wanted to be cool, mount the wrx...

If he really wanted to be cool, mount the wrx engine and trans as a mid-engine unit like the 818's. Shouldn't be too hard to do (LOL). I'm surprised there's not a kit for it already.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-29-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 859
Posted By blsfrs
You think yours was bad. My son and I pulled the...

You think yours was bad. My son and I pulled the engine out of his 05 Forester. It took a gallon of PB plaster, and an hour or more of shaking, prying, hammering, cussing and pleas to the car gods....
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