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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing Today, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By CSG Mike
Why would this be a warranty issue when the...

Why would this be a warranty issue when the problem originates from your accident?

Have your insurance cover the replacement. This isn't a manufacturing defect/warranty issue.

Tein USA will...
Forum: Forced Induction Today, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4,005
Views: 938,761
Posted By CSG Mike
I use 5W30 Motul 300V in my turbocharged brz. My...

I use 5W30 Motul 300V in my turbocharged brz. My turbo is oil cooled (not water cooled like most kits: jdl, ptuning etc.).

Cooling the oil is far more important than the weight you choose.

I...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission Today, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By CSG Mike
I did some digging and I'm told your header is...

I did some digging and I'm told your header is (and has been) at ceramic.

Between the holidays and a massive covid spike in the states, everything is slow. :(
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 07:19 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 271,564
Posted By CSG Mike
You won't be able to "turn on track mode",...

You won't be able to "turn on track mode", because the pedal dance overrides it. Once you're pedal danced, your track/tcs/vsc buttons should do nothing until you turn the car off and then back on.
...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By CSG Mike
It'll depend on your chosen wheel. You're...

It'll depend on your chosen wheel.

You're gonna need a very low offset, which I don't recommend.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-14-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4,005
Views: 938,761
Posted By CSG Mike
I put on enough miles where time hasn't ever been...

I put on enough miles where time hasn't ever been a concern for me.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-13-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By CSG Mike
Yes, yes you would.

Yes, yes you would.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-12-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4,005
Views: 938,761
Posted By CSG Mike
300V is readily available via CSG. Literally a...

300V is readily available via CSG. Literally a matter of submit an order, and get a box a few days later (or overnight if you choose to rush it).

The more important part, IMO, is making sure your...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-11-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By CSG Mike
You want the Solo 2 DL, not the Solo. The DL...

You want the Solo 2 DL, not the Solo.

The DL will get you chassis data, including your inputs to the car, so you can precisely see what you are doing.

PM me to order.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-09-2021, 01:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By CSG Mike
I wouldn't say heat is the direct cause of the...

I wouldn't say heat is the direct cause of the failures, but it's certainly a contributing factor.

Even after long highway drives (4+ hours), the trans doesn't feel the same, but feels normal...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-08-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By CSG Mike
I have both. Nothing out of the ordinary.

I have both. Nothing out of the ordinary.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-08-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By CSG Mike
I've had pretty much all the common ones. -...

I've had pretty much all the common ones.

- 3/4 shaft dead
- input shaft failure (most common for me)
- 3/4 fork bent (and subsequently stuck in gear)
- 3rd gear teeth broken
- 4th gear teeth...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-08-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By CSG Mike
My last transmission failed on the 27th of...

My last transmission failed on the 27th of december, 2020, on the 1st lap of the 2nd session of the day on a rather cold day!

I'd correlate the typical transmission failure more to tire grip and...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-08-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By CSG Mike
Very little audible/kinesthetic warning,...

Very little audible/kinesthetic warning, typically, although you can see warning signs on fluid changes.

I'm not exactly abusive with my shifts; I have a high degree of mechanical sympathy. I...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-07-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5,614
Views: 1,500,301
Posted By CSG Mike
Swap out the 65C to a 300C, and the DW700CC for...

Swap out the 65C to a 300C, and the DW700CC for ID1050.

You're not leaving yourself enough room for growth with your build unless you plan on replacing those items and doing it twice.

Yes, you...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-07-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By CSG Mike
Unless your rebuild is strengthening the casing,...

Unless your rebuild is strengthening the casing, it's not really strengthening anything.

Guy who just broke his 8th stock transmission (but refuses to do a swap).
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-06-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By CSG Mike
Your loose bearing is the issue. Try McMaster...

Your loose bearing is the issue. Try McMaster Carr.

And yes, support is king.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-06-2021, 02:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By CSG Mike
Only the Jackson Racing kit, as in the Kraftwerks...

Only the Jackson Racing kit, as in the Kraftwerks it not recommended.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-05-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,134
Posted By CSG Mike
Only the Jackson Racing kit

Only the Jackson Racing kit
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-04-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By CSG Mike
Have you tried contacting your Vendor? They...

Have you tried contacting your Vendor? They should be the ones helping you, not Evasive, HKS Japan, or Vivid.

HKS USA would be your secondary source of support.

If you bought these used,...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-04-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,365
Posted By CSG Mike
If you want to maintain peak track performance,...

If you want to maintain peak track performance, most coilovers will need rebuilds every 25-50 race hours, or 15k miles.

A more relaxed interval is 30-60k miles.

Stock dampers degrade on track...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-01-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5,614
Views: 1,500,301
Posted By CSG Mike
I've spent hundreds of hours on track with...

I've spent hundreds of hours on track with various JRSCs without belt issues.

Change your idler pulleys regularly, check for play, and make sure your belt is properly aligned.

Shock loads with...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,365
Posted By CSG Mike
There's only noise if there's play. If there's...

There's only noise if there's play. If there's no gap, there's no noise, and there shouldn't be any noise if your top hats are in good condition.

Check out the CSG Flex A review thread. Not a...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,365
Posted By CSG Mike
Precisely why the CSG FLA comes with settings. ...

Precisely why the CSG FLA comes with settings. Install exactly as prescribed, and you get set dead square in the best part of the damper stroke, to enhance both performance and comfort. If you want...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,365
Posted By CSG Mike
Lower cost, loss of camber adjustment. ...

Lower cost, loss of camber adjustment.

Quality top hats are dead silent.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,365
Posted By CSG Mike
ALL dampers, zero exceptions, need regular...

ALL dampers, zero exceptions, need regular rebuilds to maintain peak performance.

Dampers work by controlling motion, by pushing oil through controlled passages. This oil wears out, and needs...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By CSG Mike
Step up to a higher grade pad. Laguna is really...

Step up to a higher grade pad. Laguna is really hard on brakes.

No need for a BBK.

Although not recommended, many folks street drive on CSG C2 pads, since the pads work at both street and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,365
Posted By CSG Mike
The CSG Flex A rides better than stock,...

The CSG Flex A rides better than stock, empirically and independently proven, while utilizing nearly double the factory spring rates. I think it matches exactly what you're looking for.
...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-30-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5,614
Views: 1,500,301
Posted By CSG Mike
Should you feel like supporting CSG, also...

Should you feel like supporting CSG, also available here

https://www.counterspacegarage.com/jackson-racing-supercharger-belt-gt86
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-29-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,348
Posted By CSG Mike
All I can see is a very bouncy, very pushy car. ...

All I can see is a very bouncy, very pushy car. I can't "see" pitch, because the car is bouncing so much.

Try backing all settings off to minimum, and see how it behaves.

Consider flying in a...
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