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Forum: Member's Car Journals Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 119,093
Posted By Takumi788
I had a depressingly low amount of on track...

I had a depressingly low amount of on track pictures this year. But the last one is certainly the best. I feel like every track driver dreams of a picture of their car with some wheels in the air....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-28-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,978
Views: 800,317
Posted By Takumi788
I ran the specs below all of 2020 but recently...

I ran the specs below all of 2020 but recently purchased some caster plates. The pyrometer suggested I could use a little more front camber with A052s. I am planning on bumping the camber up to -4.0...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-26-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,090
Posted By Takumi788
HP Academy has some amazing content teaching you...

HP Academy has some amazing content teaching you how to tune, wire harnesses, corner balance and a bunch of other things. Right now they are building an 86 with an SR20VET for endurance racing.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 10-26-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 102,808
Posted By Takumi788
SOLD

SOLD
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-22-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,043
Posted By Takumi788
Love that fender vent. I might have to get one of...

Love that fender vent. I might have to get one of those.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-15-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By Takumi788
I am not part of this TT5/St5 world but this idea...

I am not part of this TT5/St5 world but this idea has merit. Especially in wheel to wheel. There is currently a competitor in GLTC with this same idea. His idea is that it is easier to pass on the...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-14-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,116
Posted By Takumi788
This really bums me out. :sigh: Again, no...

This really bums me out. :sigh:

Again, no hate from me. I could never talk on camera like you do. So props there. Just my 2 cents on why this hasn't been well taken on the forum.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-14-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,116
Posted By Takumi788
OMG this. As an HPDE instructor I constantly see...

OMG this. As an HPDE instructor I constantly see novice, first time drivers adding aero to their car WAY before their skills have developed enough to even remember where they are going on track. I...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-14-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,116
Posted By Takumi788
No hate here. Just my honest take on why this...

No hate here. Just my honest take on why this hasn't been well received.

I think what he is doing is extremely outdated. There have been an exhausting amount of street/track builds now and we...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-13-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,413
Posted By Takumi788
Just get centric premiums. Most "performance"...

Just get centric premiums. Most "performance" (non 2-piece) rotors are just centric premiums that are drilled and slotted anyway. Dont waste money on rotors, spend the money on the pads.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-12-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 119,093
Posted By Takumi788
Meh. Not very happy about it. But it was the best...

Meh. Not very happy about it. But it was the best of the day. There is easily another 1 second on the table. That was a cold session with a lot of coasting. Thanks tho!
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-12-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By Takumi788
RBF 600 or 660 is always a good budget bet. I...

RBF 600 or 660 is always a good budget bet. I flush mine in the beginning of the track season, then again halfway through.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-12-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 119,093
Posted By Takumi788
After many attempts at a clean lap a 1.39.5 is...

After many attempts at a clean lap a 1.39.5 is the best I could do at NYST on this occasion. I appreciate the effort by 86 cup to recover as much of a season as they can but it was clear that the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-12-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,791
Posted By Takumi788
I love his "i dont know what i am doing, but I...

I love his "i dont know what i am doing, but I can learn anything" approach. So many people are so concerned about what other people think that they are afraid to learn and possibly fail. So they...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-11-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,791
Posted By Takumi788
IDK who Dustin Williams is but I am certainly not...

IDK who Dustin Williams is but I am certainly not interested in watching his stuff if he is that dumb. It is very easy to see who is out there for likes and who is out there to teach. Thats why HPA...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-09-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,043
Posted By Takumi788
Thank you for the pictures. Wow. Doing all...

Thank you for the pictures.

Wow. Doing all this with a kid. Respect
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-09-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,043
Posted By Takumi788
I meant with the trunk off but no biggie. Do you...

I meant with the trunk off but no biggie. Do you remember where you had the mounts welded? I am thinking 41.5.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-09-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 119,093
Posted By Takumi788
Oh yes. OBD functionality is the difference...

Oh yes. OBD functionality is the difference between the DL and the non-DL.

What type of bugs have you heard about?
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-09-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,043
Posted By Takumi788
This is brilliant. Does the builders wing...

This is brilliant.

Does the builders wing come with those uprights? Do you have a picture of the outside of the uprights mounted to the car? Just trying to figure this out.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-09-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 119,093
Posted By Takumi788
YES. It is invaluable once you learn how to use...

YES. It is invaluable once you learn how to use it. There is a great tutorial on youtube. For example, I am the type of driver that can feel out a track pretty well. But when I try a new line I want...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-08-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 43,043
Posted By Takumi788
Sorry to hear about your hood but it looks pretty...

Sorry to hear about your hood but it looks pretty good black!

I scrolled through your thread and didnt see anything about that chassis mounted 9 lives wing. I need to know more about it! Also....
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-08-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 119,093
Posted By Takumi788
Depending on how awesome it is I might just...

Depending on how awesome it is I might just follow 86cup around next year. I did switch to E85 recently. So at least I have that up my sleeve. We will see.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-08-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 119,093
Posted By Takumi788
Yah. As of right now I have an old aim solo. One...

Yah. As of right now I have an old aim solo. One of my upgrades for 2021 is upgrading that to a new solo DL so I can log come OBD parameters. That is actually how we will be recording lap times for...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-08-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 119,093
Posted By Takumi788
Welp. I am competing in my first ever 86 cup...

Welp. I am competing in my first ever 86 cup event this weekend at NYST. It all started out when a group of friends decided to go to a masstuning track day and I figured I would join. After I signed...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-05-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,034
Posted By Takumi788
I wrapped my car myself as well. Good job. I wish...

I wrapped my car myself as well. Good job. I wish I were as creative as you. I just went with matte metallic grey. lol
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-05-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,551
Posted By Takumi788
The first few months with it (2013) I just drove...

The first few months with it (2013) I just drove it on the street. Coming from a 350hp 240sx with all the handling goodies, I actually considered selling the FRS. I missed the power and it was kinda...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-05-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,978
Views: 800,317
Posted By Takumi788
I attached that exact thread and mentioned it in...

I attached that exact thread and mentioned it in my original question on the last page of this thread. lol. That thread is bookmarked
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-03-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,791
Posted By Takumi788
Speed academy blew up their evo engine and, now...

Speed academy blew up their evo engine and, now hp. These Youtube builds are tough in 2020. Fingers crossed for Rob Dahm. I hope these guys get this figured out. This is my favorite build to follow...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-01-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,978
Views: 800,317
Posted By Takumi788
Still need to know how you got down to 2300 lbs...

Still need to know how you got down to 2300 lbs with a cage! lol. I am out of things to remove and apparently my car is still fat.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-01-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,978
Views: 800,317
Posted By Takumi788
If you are going to seriously track the car you...

If you are going to seriously track the car you should absolutely have your coilovers custom valved. I went from a pair of off the shelf units to a custom valved set and it made a huge difference in...
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