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Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-06-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Boccaccio
I could 3D scan your part, reverse engineer it,...

I could 3D scan your part, reverse engineer it, make a mirror copy out of it and print it out via an SLS printer (an FDM print - most commonly used and available tech - will be too fragile in the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-18-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Boccaccio
Either way, you'll be getting a quality...

Either way, you'll be getting a quality suspension kit.

Racecomp has been a very strong/positive community supporter and contributor and I wouldn't mind the increased price difference.

In...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-16-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Boccaccio
Since you're from the states, I would rather get...

Since you're from the states, I would rather get my hands on Racecomp Engineering SS1:

https://www.racecompengineering.com/super-street-1-brz-frs-86.html

Basically an ST XTA which received some...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-15-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Boccaccio
I have them installed on my 86. Have a look...

I have them installed on my 86.

Have a look at the RaceComp SS1 thread. My experience corresponds to those in that thread, albeit the valving is not the same, and the spring rates.

You get a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-17-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By Boccaccio
I second the suggestion using Remflex gaskets. ...

I second the suggestion using Remflex gaskets.

The remflex gaskets sealed a stubborn leak between the header-overpipe and overpipe-frontpipe connection.

Pay attention not to bend them,...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 06-15-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,893
Posted By Boccaccio
Correct. Giacomo Pinzoni from Daily Driver...

Correct.

Giacomo Pinzoni from Daily Driver Motorsport (spacershop) manufactures the spacers for 949.

I have one of Giacomo's wheel spacers and it transformed my driving position (and driving...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-08-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By Boccaccio
That's why I avoid dealerships for this...

That's why I avoid dealerships for this particular work :D

If I'm being perfectly honest, going to greater lengths to avoid damaging a component like the aforementioned seized on hub requires...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-08-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By Boccaccio
If you're smashing and wacking with your hammer...

If you're smashing and wacking with your hammer directly on the face or edges of the hub, you can damage it, I agree. Going all ugga dugga on components which house bearings is never a smart idea.
...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-20-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 285,278
Posted By Boccaccio
Ravenol RCS or RUP, both 5W_40: ...

Ravenol RCS or RUP, both 5W_40:

https://www.ravenol.de/en/product-range/rallye-racing-oils-1/ravenol-rcs-sae-5w-40/
...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-28-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,256
Posted By Boccaccio
The HKS charge pipe has an added feature (boss)...

The HKS charge pipe has an added feature (boss) where you can make a threaded hole and add an IAT sensor for the compressed air:

https://i.imgur.com/9PhAhmQ.jpg

These come standard with kits...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-18-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,186
Posted By Boccaccio
"just a stage 1 reflash" can net you around 300+...

"just a stage 1 reflash" can net you around 300+ at the crank and 450+ Nm of torque.

Basically the same engine. Just for illustration:
...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-04-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,833
Posted By Boccaccio
Coming from ST XTA coilovers (Same camber...

Coming from ST XTA coilovers (Same camber plates), yours definitely look they have been "manipulated" (mangled torx bolt head + marks on the camber plate, presumably from a screwdriver for adjusting...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-03-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 285,278
Posted By Boccaccio
You're right, Tomm. I should have said "very...

You're right, Tomm. I should have said "very significant" :D I try to justify not spending additional €€€ on a new header :P

I'll probably swap over to an EL configuration eventually, once I get...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-03-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 285,278
Posted By Boccaccio
SugarBrz It's a small world indeed :) ...

SugarBrz

It's a small world indeed :)

Do you know the cause why your engine blew?

I've seen their HJS cat modification, it's a nice upgrade :)

My car still has the Gruppe-S UEL header...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 12-13-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,028
Posted By Boccaccio
Setting aside the dangerous tyre fitment and...

Setting aside the dangerous tyre fitment and screwed up roll centres due to excessive suspension drop, it looks very nice :)

@OP, me personally, I would tint the foglights with a green hue :)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-09-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By Boccaccio
This part of the engine/timing cover does not see...

This part of the engine/timing cover does not see high oil pressure (somebody correct me if that is not correct) so it should work :)

Thoroughly degrease/clean the area before sealant application,...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 12-02-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,186
Posted By Boccaccio
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NosGPJm0ApE&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NosGPJm0ApE&feature=youtu.be

:iono: :burnrubber:

And going fast in a straight line chasing a Radical SR3:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGqOG0V7-Yk


I...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-02-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By Boccaccio
A google search would net you the following...

A google search would net you the following thread:

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=125848&page=2

Also:

- Disassembly:
...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-16-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 285,278
Posted By Boccaccio
Appreciate it, thank you :)

Appreciate it, thank you :)
Forum: Forced Induction 11-15-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 285,278
Posted By Boccaccio
Caught any significant amount of oil/blow-by...

Caught any significant amount of oil/blow-by sludge?

Closed or vented to atmosphere?

Thank you :D
Forum: Forced Induction 11-15-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 285,278
Posted By Boccaccio
I can almost picture myself doing the same thing,...

I can almost picture myself doing the same thing, if I were in your position :D

Lesson learned...an expensive one :/

How much power/torque were you putting down? Any changes to the fueling...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-15-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 285,278
Posted By Boccaccio
I prefer the gradual/linear power delivery of...

I prefer the gradual/linear power delivery of this kit, so there are no crazy torque spikes in the lower RPM ranges.

Chasing peak numbers is also not a priority.

Did you have to chamfer the...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-15-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 285,278
Posted By Boccaccio
The WRX/Forester XT ones. Nothing too extreme,...

The WRX/Forester XT ones. Nothing too extreme, just to make the engine more resistant to the higher power output.

The pistons are stock.

GP Perfomance owner Patrick shared his experience and...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-15-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 285,278
Posted By Boccaccio
Hey, guys I've just recently become a proud...

Hey, guys

I've just recently become a proud owner of an HKS supercharged toyobarü.

After a tune revision in august this year, I drove up a curvy mountain road to test out the tune and perform...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 10-11-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 157,001
Posted By Boccaccio
@YamahaR86...

@YamahaR86 (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/member.php?u=45842), correct.

It's TheRacersLine [https://www.ft86club.com/forums/member.php?u=43312...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-28-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 816
Posted By Boccaccio
You can also put the car on jackstands (lift is...

You can also put the car on jackstands (lift is preferable), get a vacuum cleaner which can also blow air out and connect the vac to one end of the tailpipe and plug of the other. Turn on the vac and...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-26-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Boccaccio
Hey, Kev Check the resistance of the A/F...

Hey, Kev

Check the resistance of the A/F sensor:

https://demos.starbase7.net/t3Portal/resources/jsp/siviewer/Scion_FR-S_2015_rm_index.html

Engine/Hybrid System -> FA20 Engine Control -> Air...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-12-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,283
Posted By Boccaccio
@jsimon7777...

@jsimon7777 (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/member.php?u=35674), like church already mentioned, I tend to not forget about the indicators, so they don't feel lonely and untouched like in a bmw :P
...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-12-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,283
Posted By Boccaccio
Thank you, JDMJunkie :) @churchx...

Thank you, JDMJunkie :)

@churchx (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/member.php?u=97932), sure thing :) Will let you know and send some pictures along the way. Regarding operating the steering...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-11-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,283
Posted By Boccaccio
The aforementioned adapter looks identical to the...

The aforementioned adapter looks identical to the one I got from Girol, Italy :)

http://www.girol.it/en/motorsport-and-tuning/

Maybe a colab between 949 and Girol?

Installing the spacer...
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