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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-21-2024, 11:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,819
Posted By lutfy
Been running APR since 2017. Ran both the 300 and...

Been running APR since 2017. Ran both the 300 and 200 rear wings. The 2D with gurney flap was marginally faster (2/10 at Dominion) but hard to decipher the difference.

The 2D wing can go down on...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-29-2023, 12:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,447
Posted By gnarjunkie
^ this. I know there's an advantage to less...

^ this.

I know there's an advantage to less weight for sure and I used to always show up to events on the fuel light. But honestly, I just don't know if I'm consistent and/or fast enough to find...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-28-2023, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,447
Posted By cmiovino
Interesting results this weekend. Car was on...

Interesting results this weekend. Car was on empty with ~19 miles flashing on the dash after some distance driving and an event prior to this. Decided just to fill up fully because I'd be driving a...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-23-2023, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,172
Posted By ZDan
'23 vs. '17 PP at the track

Was super-surprised at 51.5/48.5 weight distribution of the new car with ballast! This is with a '17 spare tire installed in the well, with 120 lb. of steelshot weight bags in and around spare (4x10...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-12-2023, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,208
2nd gen GR86...yes almost certainly. 2nd gen...

2nd gen GR86...yes almost certainly.

2nd gen BRZ...not entirely sure if the aluminum uprights shift things at all for the tie rod. It's so close with all of these 15 inch fitments that even the...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-11-2023, 03:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,208
Posted By Spawn_Of_Creation
Guess i kinda derailed the thread a tiny bit, but...

Guess i kinda derailed the thread a tiny bit, but the 15x8+40 wheel fitment question still applies. This is for offroad or bad country road in sand or wet dirt where i don't want to sink in, not for...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-30-2023, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By rice_classic
More folks should put this sort of contingency...

More folks should put this sort of contingency planning and thought into potential outcomes before doing things like this - it's a smart exercise.

The MX-5 is likely the most cost effective to...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-25-2023, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,805
Posted By RT-BRZ
Hammer, rubber mallet, zip ties.

Hammer, rubber mallet, zip ties.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-24-2023, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By RedReplicant
I don't really feel like going into the story...

I don't really feel like going into the story since it still irks me a bit, but I put a Miata through a tire wall about four years ago in the first session of the first event I ran it after buying...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-08-2023, 01:11 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,758
Posted By Balefire
Multiple local autox regions in my area have a...

Multiple local autox regions in my area have a autox "school" for newbies and a "test n tune" for new and old alike. Both events typically allow more than 20 runs. Last year I taught my son the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-03-2023, 05:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,032
It's true that stock suspension, that alignment,...

It's true that stock suspension, that alignment, and 200tw tires will lead to outer edge wear. But I do agree with the others that some driver mod/instruction could go a long way.

- Andrew
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-01-2023, 07:48 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 32,219
Posted By RT-BRZ
Autocross is A reason for me to have the car. Not...

Autocross is A reason for me to have the car. Not THE reason. I bought my car because I like it and I like to modify it to have fun with it. At this point I'm in ESP because of the fun of PAX/RTP...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-28-2023, 01:32 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,902
Posted By ZDan
True story: At a Zcar convention a long time...

True story: At a Zcar convention a long time ago, a friend asked me to go out on the autocross with his wife driving his 350Z, as he and another friend were having difficulty getting her to get...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-13-2023, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,373
Posted By Muffled
I've had B14s on for about a year now. Mine came...

I've had B14s on for about a year now. Mine came out of the box set to the lowest height Bilstein recommends (they're threaded to allow you to go lower than this, if you choose to use them with...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-12-2023, 02:17 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,902
Posted By rice_classic
THIS. I raced a non-ABS car for 15 years...

THIS.

I raced a non-ABS car for 15 years before the FRS. When your tires are $350+ each, getting a braking moment wrong and writing off $700+ worth of rubber sucks.

Generally if you're...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-12-2023, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,078
Posted By GrandSport
Transmission lessons learned: (McLeod & FA24 transmission upgrade)

(this is a track only car)

So I kept eating syncros.
First one went... okay, it happens.
Second one- maybe it was a bad one. Got it off ebay.
Had the dealership rebuilding my engine and...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-25-2023, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,163
Posted By RToyo86
Inlet tube + high flow filter and call it a day.

Inlet tube + high flow filter and call it a day.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-23-2023, 11:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 50,465
Posted By ZDan
Just throw this out there again: I've never had...

Just throw this out there again:
I've never had any issues at the track just running name-brand DOT4 or DOT5.1 from local parts store. In fact I've found that I have to bleed or flush "racier"...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-19-2023, 04:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,032
Posted By KillerBMotorsport
Typically, you see a pressure drop when something...

Typically, you see a pressure drop when something has been done incorrectly. Adapter ports to small, lines too small, oil cooler too restrictive, etc.

If it's done correctly there should be...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-17-2023, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,266
Posted By JBezugs
Took the car out today to record some clips....

Took the car out today to record some clips. Shitty GoPro mic wasn't the best for the interior shots but it's enough to get a sense I think. I was lifting at the last few seconds of that steady...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-12-2023, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,536
Posted By EndlessAzure
I wouldn't overthink it. Keep collecting more...

I wouldn't overthink it. Keep collecting more data and watch for trends. API rated oil, proper oil temperature management, regular changes.

My car has used normal pedestrian 0W20 all its life...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-11-2023, 05:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,938
Posted By 949 Racing
New Tecna coilovers from 949 Racing?

86'ers,

This is a feeler for a new product that we might develop

We just released Tecnas for the 90-05 Miata. Taiwan made, developed by us, Premium Sport coilover. They have been a huge success...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-10-2023, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By ZDan
Wheel/tire fitments for street/track '23

I am picking up a new '23 tomorrow or Friday! My understanding is that my existing wheels likely won't fit in back without mods...
Current track wheels/tires
WedsSport 17x9 +35 with 225/45-17...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-06-2023, 11:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,069
Posted By Spuds
It's a spoiler. Reduces drag by deflecting...

It's a spoiler. Reduces drag by deflecting airflow away from the wheel well.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-25-2023, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,645
Posted By Tokay444
That's a typical run-flat condition.

That's a typical run-flat condition.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-12-2023, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,313
Posted By RToyo86
Briefly tried OFT stg1 on my 2017 when swapping...

Briefly tried OFT stg1 on my 2017 when swapping headers around and didn't notice a difference. Unlike with a catless/Catted header which gives you a more noticeable power bump. Even that is still...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-11-2023, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,313
Posted By Spuds
Lightweight wheels and tires.

Lightweight wheels and tires.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-06-2023, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,469
Posted By BRZ-G1
2022 BRZ curb weight is surprisingly low

Just wanted to share. I just weighted my BRZ Limited manual


3/4 full tank
180 lbs driver
25 lbs Spare tire (added by me from old gen)
15 lbs miscellaneous

1640 lbs front axle weight ...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-05-2023, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By strat61caster
Two options: Drive slower Get better tires ...

Two options:
Drive slower
Get better tires

:iono:

Rs4 and the gtradial beaters are perfectly fine Street tires.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-29-2023, 11:31 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 32,219
Posted By DocWalt
FWIW I don't see how a bolt on oil pan would be...

FWIW I don't see how a bolt on oil pan would be illegal. Nor do I think a bolt in baffle like Tomei would be illegal.
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