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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-13-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
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https://www.instagram.com/p/CLEl6v5n9vN/?utm_sourc...

https://www.instagram.com/p/CLEl6v5n9vN/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Not 86/BRZ specific, but a general overview. For this car, lowering more than an inch on just springs is when you start really...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-12-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,722
I personally wouldn't blame the "environmental...

I personally wouldn't blame the "environmental green movement" for a lack of lightweight interactive sports cars. Lightweight is good for the environment. But the market has never been that...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-11-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Bilstein B6 mounting points lined up with OEM...

Bilstein B6 mounting points lined up with OEM when I checked.

I swear someone is using RCE T2s with the Karcepts front bar but I definitely could be wrong.

- Andrew
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-08-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 34,682
Expecting the next set of prototypes "soon." That...

Expecting the next set of prototypes "soon." That might mean next week, but not 100% sure.

We've got a couple of very exciting projects that might all hit around the same time, so it'll be busy!...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-05-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,825
There's also "trackcross" in our area, which is...

There's also "trackcross" in our area, which is somewhere in between. Higher speed (but not that highspeed) autocross on a track.

- Andrew
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-01-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,825
Surprised no one has mentioned autocross! ...

Surprised no one has mentioned autocross!

It's not for everyone, but if you're new to pushing your car it will get you a little more comfortable.

- Andrew
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-01-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,171
Looks big. Is there a car currently...

Looks big.

Is there a car currently available in both 2 and 4 door form? (or 3 and 5 door hatches)

That wasn't uncommon back in the day...can't think of any now.

- Andrew
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-28-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Your first year autocrossing...just go have fun...

Your first year autocrossing...just go have fun and focus on the learning part. Since you got your car used, get to know it, get the maintenence up to date, and get comfortable.

A 17x8 with 225...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-28-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 795
Let's talk about what happens when you add a...

Let's talk about what happens when you add a bigger front swaybar and keep the rear the same size (and no other changes).

For a given corner at a given speed:

A larger proportion of the weight...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-28-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,232
There were a lot of people tracking their cars...

There were a lot of people tracking their cars from 2013 to 2016, before the PP was a thing. :)

Many on OEM calipers, and also many on quality BBKs. The good kits consider brake bias and are...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-27-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 795
At a 1 inch drop on RCE SS1 coilovers you have...

At a 1 inch drop on RCE SS1 coilovers you have more bump travel than stock...overall stroke is about 10mm less than stock but much more of it is bump travel vs droop at that ride height. Should be...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-21-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
The Reiger 3 way suspension is probably around...

The Reiger 3 way suspension is probably around $7,000 to $10,000 USD. I know the 1 ways are around $6k.

- Andrew
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-20-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,560
More total travel would be nice for sure, but...

More total travel would be nice for sure, but hard to make a big change there without spending a lot of money. The thing about the stock suspension is that it's plenty of droop (extension) travel and...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 09-17-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,873
Get a BRZ in snow or on some loose dirt and...

Get a BRZ in snow or on some loose dirt and you'll have even more fun. ;)

Anyway, this is going as expected:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51487267520_3cf0eb6509_b.jpg

I posted some...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-16-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Use Bilstein B6, they're fantastic for exactly...

Use Bilstein B6, they're fantastic for exactly that.

- Andrew
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 09-01-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
The springs are different on an FRS vs a BRZ....

The springs are different on an FRS vs a BRZ. It's not drastically different but noticeable.

- Andrew
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-17-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
The Koni Yellows are great and work really well...

The Koni Yellows are great and work really well with our RCE Yellows. They're well in range of what the Konis can handle.

Different car, but I ran Koni Yellows and Bilstein B6 back to back on a...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-16-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,585
Oh also...highly recommend a karting league if...

Oh also...highly recommend a karting league if you're curious about wheel to wheel racing. It's super fun and builds actual skills.

http://youtu.be/1bzcOr0VZUI

- Andrew
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-16-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,585
:( Soon. Soon-ish. - Andrew

:(

Soon. Soon-ish.

- Andrew
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-16-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,585
Ohio Enthusiast in 2 years: ...

Ohio Enthusiast in 2 years:

https://steamuserimages-a.akamaihd.net/ugc/1014941430736014593/F3E25BC78940D3BE8D6F099B09D5F6D32CB34789/

Maybe you'd be interested in giving Dirtfish rally school a...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-12-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Yup top mounts for the front struts and rear...

Yup top mounts for the front struts and rear shocks. They're probably okay with 50k miles but I'd still have a look for any play in the front mount bearings (if you have them off the car) or...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-12-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 34,682
Still waiting. I haven't really gotten updates...

Still waiting. I haven't really gotten updates until they're just about ready, so I'm hoping they surprise me soon with some nice new springs. I'll keep bothering them either way.

My car is back...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-11-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
That's probably it. Bilstein B6 is a good...

That's probably it.

Bilstein B6 is a good choice.

Would inspect your top mounts front and rear as well as front control arm bushings if your car is getting up there in mileage. Endlinks and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-04-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Try Counterspace Garage, a vendor on here. -...

Try Counterspace Garage, a vendor on here.

- Andrew
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-30-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Our RCE Tarmac springs are indeed discontinued...

Our RCE Tarmac springs are indeed discontinued for now. We could bring them back someday but not in the immediate future.

17x8 is a better fit for 225s and pretty fun. If budget is a concern, the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-29-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Are you looking solely at laptimes? Or do you...

Are you looking solely at laptimes? Or do you have in-car video, data acquisition, etc.?

You can drive like crap and set a fast lap in ideal conditions, fresh tires, etc. But looking at data...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-29-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
I've never resurfaced rotors before in 15 or so...

I've never resurfaced rotors before in 15 or so years of car ownership.

Your rotors probably aren't warped...it's uneven pad deposits as mentioned. A good rebedding can help if you catch it early....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-19-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4,098
Views: 888,857
Yeah in your case with your location, if it's...

Yeah in your case with your location, if it's just a simple rebuild and the local place has the ability, it's pretty straightforward for them. They shouldn't need to change shim stack arrangement and...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-15-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,268
<-- sees a thread he posted in almost 16 years...

<-- sees a thread he posted in almost 16 years ago.
closes laptop, goes for a walk.

- andrew
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-08-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,491
OptimumG is good stuff! We did a very basic...

OptimumG is good stuff!

We did a very basic primer on suspension frequencies on our instagram here:
https://www.instagram.com/p/B6TKG6UnTaW/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Stock springs do work...
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