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Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-17-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By churchx
Porsche .. probably in properly...

Porsche .. probably in properly designed/engineered way, with various safety systems designed/configured to work properly together. Not just some mashup from random aftermarket parts from various...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-15-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By churchx
Their rebranded stuff probably has pro of being...

Their rebranded stuff probably has pro of being more street-legal though, for countries, where it matters. For example - their intake for twins, which had carb sticker. Possible case for their SC kit...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-14-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By churchx
Bucket seat without rollcage - dangerous. ...

Bucket seat without rollcage - dangerous.
Driving without helmet on car with rollcage - dangerous.
Driving with helmet on street due reduced visibility - dangerous.
Multipoint harness without hans...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-14-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By churchx
TRD/GR were certainly not someone i expected to...

TRD/GR were certainly not someone i expected to sell snake oil like those stickers :(
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-11-2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By churchx
If wheels are close to rubbing even with -1dg...

If wheels are close to rubbing even with -1dg camber (suspect probably overly wide wheels/tires used), then adding another camberbolt set imho not the best option, as it also will angle wheels closer...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-06-2022, 04:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,906
Posted By churchx
Except car doesn't accelerate ONLY in 6800-7400...

Except car doesn't accelerate ONLY in 6800-7400 range, it spends enough time from 4000-4500 till that range, if not more. It's overall area under curve that matters if you want best actual...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-27-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By churchx
Rarely people drive on tire grip limits on public...

Rarely people drive on tire grip limits on public roads (and frankly, that's good). But if one drives on same speed in turn or roundabout, that is within grip limits of both ps4 & primacies, ...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-27-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,194
Posted By churchx
With generally positive experiences, makes me...

With generally positive experiences, makes me think, why it was so hard for whiteline to get it right in past.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-26-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 845
Posted By churchx
The point is - different people value different...

The point is - different people value different things in car with different priorities.
Also, if comfort was mentioned, on some accounts twins will always suck (due their essence being - good...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-17-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,200
Posted By churchx
Do report here, if it will help. There are many...

Do report here, if it will help. There are many that still track their early model twins.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-16-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By churchx
Unfortunately higher sidewall can not just...

Unfortunately higher sidewall can not just improve ride comfort, but also make steering less sharp/more mushy for same more sidewall flex that absorbs road defects better. As to which matters to whom...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-15-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By churchx
Stock studs? You won't need extended length...

Stock studs? You won't need extended length lugnuts. Stock lugnuts are rather short closed end ones and have no issues.
If for whatever reason you'll change to longer aftermarket studs (eg. for use...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-15-2022, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By churchx
Used set of forged wheels.

Used set of forged wheels.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-10-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 217,149
Posted By churchx
It's less winter/temperatures, that are...

It's less winter/temperatures, that are aggressive to shocks. It's roadsalt that is commonly used on roads, that may ask for more more resistant shock finish. Thus not sure, if snowmobiles are right...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-05-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,842
Posted By churchx
Unless it's one-off BTO kit, like grumpysnapper's...

Unless it's one-off BTO kit, like grumpysnapper's rally specced custom Ohlins one i can only drool over :)
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-24-2022, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By churchx
And "bigger air filter" seems to me by two orders...

And "bigger air filter" seems to me by two orders less important then reliable brakes. Be it track-only toy or also car that is daily driven (where keeping all nannies working is extra beneficial due...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-23-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By churchx
I'm still driving stock clutch and i have not...

I'm still driving stock clutch and i have not boosted mine or drift it, to require uprated clutch install .. but this topic interests me too. As seen too often "ACT slips, get X instead". I'm...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-23-2022, 03:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,706
Posted By churchx
I wouldn't consider similarity to stock as any...

I wouldn't consider similarity to stock as any kind of pro, rather opposite, as stock header for several prioritized reasons, like emissions, mass production cost, clearance, might be more...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 03-23-2022, 03:45 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 29,688
Posted By churchx
If you trigger ABS / locking wheels on braking,...

If you trigger ABS / locking wheels on braking, most probably you do something wrong with driving inputs, brake too late, turn too much while not having yet eased brakes enough in trailbraking or...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-23-2022, 03:41 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 114,476
Posted By churchx
Most UHP, UUHP are good in rain too. Michelin...

Most UHP, UUHP are good in rain too. Michelin PilotSport 4S (and UHP non "S" 4 & 5), Conti SportContact6, Goodyear Asy5/6. For rain i'd go for UUHP class instead of more track oriented tires.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-12-2022, 03:35 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,887
Posted By churchx
Maybe issue is stock springs i use them with. But...

Maybe issue is stock springs i use them with. But as most of aftermarket ones (whose springrates maybe might be better match) are lowering, which is certain no-no for me to not lower dailydriving on...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-11-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,887
Posted By churchx
B6 for me were slightly, but less comfortable...

B6 for me were slightly, but less comfortable then stock (MY2013 GT86) suspension. At least for smaller road imperfections/rougher roads. Due a bit more firmness car, as some may say, is "more...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-10-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 40,307
Posted By churchx
I'm slightly curious, how exactly they didn't...

I'm slightly curious, how exactly they didn't meet your specs? They weren't of spring rates you ordered them to be made, or by realworld testing car handling with chosen spring rates wasn't what you...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-23-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,771
Posted By churchx
timurrrr: from my experience, looks are only...

timurrrr: from my experience, looks are only ghetto bit about those extenders. Still using my car as daily drive with spacer and those extenders, and purely usability/ergonomics wise they do the job...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-08-2022, 02:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By churchx
Didn't Element tuning stopped at 7800rpm, due...

Didn't Element tuning stopped at 7800rpm, due said oiling limitations? Too lazy to search for those threads. But still, that high redline is what impressed me most. Even more so that it's actually...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-07-2022, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By churchx
What i'd be most interested in most, is how they...

What i'd be most interested in most, is how they got that 8400 rpm redline reliably on FA20 without running into oiling problems.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-05-2022, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By churchx
Cars of past without power steering are way more...

Cars of past without power steering are way more driveable, because they usually have steering designed to make easier even if non-assisted. Different steering wheel diameter & steering rack ratio,...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-16-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By churchx
Hmm .. how rad is protected from rocks flying in...

Hmm .. how rad is protected from rocks flying in air intake path and puncturing it? how it's protected from dust or dirt getting by in air intake path and clodging rad up (probably even more of issue...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-31-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4,186
Views: 943,411
Posted By churchx
"ease of use"? taking out each and every...

"ease of use"? taking out each and every compliant bushing strikes that out. NVH will deteriorate so much, that it would be too unpleasant to daily drive for meaningful distances. Acceptable for some...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By churchx
Adds insurance that they'll not break or bend...

Adds insurance that they'll not break or bend (more needed for stiff aftermarket clutches for high power outpus though). And as changing them also involves dropping transmission, worth doing at same...
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