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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Today, 01:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,969
Posted By strat61caster
I mean the FA20 is the highest NA HP/L engine for...

I mean the FA20 is the highest NA HP/L engine for an affordable price at 102.5 HP/l.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4,833
Views: 928,258
Posted By strat61caster
You basically want to make sure that it's...

You basically want to make sure that it's tightened in the neutral position, if the ball joints are biased to one side or the other with the wheels straight ahead they will bind under steering and...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,969
Posted By strat61caster
I don't think there's anyone making a higher HP/L...

I don't think there's anyone making a higher HP/L with NA under $60k right now...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-07-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By strat61caster
Yes, the lower spring perch has a notch for the...

Yes, the lower spring perch has a notch for the last coil to sit in nicely, the upper spring perch is flatter so you got it correct.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-07-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,022
Posted By strat61caster
Over a week on Odyssey PC680 without issue...

Over a week on Odyssey PC680 without issue (shutdown wfh life), coming up on three years old for that battery this fall. Not the lightest but it hasn't skipped a beat and it doesn't break the budget.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-05-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,022
Posted By strat61caster
+40 17x9 should be good to over -4 camber, that's...

+40 17x9 should be good to over -4 camber, that's where I'm at, if I remove spacers I just try to be careful about not turning the wheel all the way.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-05-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 63,018
Posted By strat61caster
Edit; you got a lowering wisefab kit, looks like...

Edit; you got a lowering wisefab kit, looks like you're going to have to live with being very low or very uncomfortable. Remove the wisefab kit or swap back to stock. Slightly stiffer spring will...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-05-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,539
Posted By strat61caster
Rocket Lab electron failed yesterday ...

Rocket Lab electron failed yesterday

https://spacenews.com/rocket-lab-electron-launch-fails/
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-05-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 119,554
Posted By strat61caster
Imho just go buy some bars and try it, nobody...

Imho just go buy some bars and try it, nobody here will be able to accurately describe what effect they will have for you and correlate it to your own expectations and desires.

It's a couple...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-05-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 63,018
Posted By strat61caster
The length of the spring will not change your...

The length of the spring will not change your ride height unless your current springs have failed. The rating of the spring determines how much it compresses under load, if you have the same spring...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-05-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By strat61caster
Brake fluid spill will do that if left unchecked...

Brake fluid spill will do that if left unchecked for too long.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-02-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By strat61caster
No, the second bolt is the exact same as the...

No, the second bolt is the exact same as the camber bolt, swapping it for the factory part does not net any additional camber.

-1.1 maybe a bit more if you're lucky with one set of camber bolts.
...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-02-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By strat61caster
How many track days/sessions on the tires? Most...

How many track days/sessions on the tires? Most tires lose grip after 10-12 heat cycles even though they have plenty of tread left.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-02-2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By strat61caster
+1 tires get old, grip less Some tires get...

+1 tires get old, grip less
Some tires get noticably worse sitting in the garage during the "winter" months
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-01-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By strat61caster
Shouldn't be an issue as long as there is proper...

Shouldn't be an issue as long as there is proper thread engagement and torquing procedures. I've had slip on spacers for like 40k Street miles and a few dozen autox events.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-01-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By strat61caster
Why pinch pennies on the pads and not the rotors?...

Why pinch pennies on the pads and not the rotors? Measure them, I've beat the hell out of my rotors and they've outlasted at least two sets of pads at over 90k miles.

Slotted rotors just waste...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-30-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By strat61caster
3mm wheel spacer

3mm wheel spacer
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-25-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,539
Posted By strat61caster
Bad data.

Bad data.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-24-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,969
Posted By strat61caster
I'm an average height dude, couldn't fit with my...

I'm an average height dude, couldn't fit with my helmet in a sunroof E46 M3, had to gangsta lean to drive it, otherwise modified it was a lovely car to drive hard even with the SMG. I get trading...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-21-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By strat61caster
Peak g, maybe possible, not sustained skidpad g.

Peak g, maybe possible, not sustained skidpad g.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-21-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By strat61caster
Not even Hoosier A7s (60TW) generate 2Gs on...

Not even Hoosier A7s (60TW) generate 2Gs on street legal cars. AR1s aren't as sticky.

Some engineer ran his mouth in front of the marketing department who took it out of context imho. Still a...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-17-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 614,538
Posted By strat61caster
General consensus; long tube EL > UEL >...

General consensus;

long tube EL > UEL > short tube EL
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-10-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By strat61caster
conĚservĚaĚtive /kənˈsərvədiv/ adjective ...

conĚservĚaĚtive
/kənˈsərvədiv/

adjective
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious about change or innovation, typically in relation to politics or religion.
Similar: lame
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-10-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By strat61caster
The traction control is more conservative than...

The traction control is more conservative than your racist grandpa, it is not a reliable indicator of any issues imho.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-10-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 10,102
Posted By strat61caster
smaller number bad smaller number slower ...

smaller number bad
smaller number slower
smaller number smaller pee pee

buyer want big number big pee pee
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-09-2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By strat61caster
They're Street tires, they only put down so much...

They're Street tires, they only put down so much power, it will never be able to use the same amount of power of an SM car on 315 Hoosier A7s, and the dominant 240sx Panda makes less than 400 at the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-08-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By strat61caster
Right now you could probably do pretty well with...

Right now you could probably do pretty well with just a supercharger, e85, 300whp, 18x10s with 275s on them and some ghetto aero. Tweak coilovers appropriately. If anyone takes the class seriously...
Forum: Northern California 06-05-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By strat61caster
Yes they can reuse the oil; ...

Yes they can reuse the oil;
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3170955&postcount=19

I do believe the pan gets removed.

The biggest risk is contamination from a sloppy sealant job,...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-05-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By strat61caster
You WILL be less competitive in STX without...

You WILL be less competitive in STX without header, tune, 17x9 wheels, 245-255 wide tires and suspension+alignment tuned for that grip compared to Street class with the Konis.

You should be faster...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-04-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 15,705
Posted By strat61caster
Oooh factory alignment numbers are green at -1.5░...

Oooh factory alignment numbers are green at -1.5░ camber up front, average -1.8░ in the back.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VHkdV1p_-0

Probably details already posted in thread but whatever;...
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