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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-01-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,171
Posted By TommyW
Lol, I built a house for a client and the cost...

Lol, I built a house for a client and the cost with the land was 3m. He sold it for 12m 3 years later so houses can be lucrative. Our area is making a sh*tload of money for people.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-27-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,543
Posted By TommyW
Slow is relative. If someone wants a stoplight...

Slow is relative. If someone wants a stoplight racer they should just get a Mustang.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-27-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By TommyW
Another thing is without coil overs you can’t...

Another thing is without coil overs you can’t adjust front and rear stiffness which makes a difference. I also run B8’s because I don’t like adjusting things more than just bar stiffness.

I get...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-26-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By TommyW
You can play around with tire pressures too.

You can play around with tire pressures too.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-26-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By TommyW
I have a similar setup. I found -3 front and -2...

I have a similar setup. I found -3 front and -2 rear for camber is just about right. I know guys that run -3.2 to 3.5 front that have had good results also. Much has to do with driving styles whether...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-24-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By TommyW
Buck fifty in Calif for a decent garage.

Buck fifty in Calif for a decent garage.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-24-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By TommyW
That's about 3-4 hours of shop time plus parts,...

That's about 3-4 hours of shop time plus parts, oil, etc. so not out of line.
Forum: New England 06-24-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By TommyW
Did you do the recommended drive cycle or just...

Did you do the recommended drive cycle or just drove normal for 100 miles?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-20-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By TommyW
Chuck? Laguna? (even though norcal)

Chuck?

Laguna? (even though norcal)
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-20-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By TommyW
It's probably the way you're driving the car....

It's probably the way you're driving the car. More grip and the car breaks away at a higher speed. When they lose grip they lose it faster which compounds the need for smoother inputs with gas and...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-09-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,476
Posted By TommyW
Added a shark fin and a front splitter since this...

Added a shark fin and a front splitter since this photo but yeah, done. No more money in this car....https://i.imgur.com/W3xZbvo.jpg
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-09-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,435
Posted By TommyW
lol. When I hear someone say they blew their...

lol. When I hear someone say they blew their motor but they have never tracked their car…
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 06-01-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,493
Posted By TommyW
Gen 2 will kill the sale of cars like this at...

Gen 2 will kill the sale of cars like this at these asking prices. This car is awesome and probably better than a stock G2
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-31-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,079
Posted By TommyW
Correct. However it depends on how much downforce...

Correct. However it depends on how much downforce you have dialed in. Too much to where at low speeds it's noticeable then it's most likely compromising speed in the straights so you need to find...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-31-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,079
Posted By TommyW
Go to an autocross event and see how many cars...

Go to an autocross event and see how many cars have aero, very very few, for a reason. As far as planted, in fast corners (80+) you want planted, predictable. In corners where you're using rotation...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 05-30-2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,079
Posted By TommyW
Power isn't the issue. It's more about the...

Power isn't the issue. It's more about the travelled speeds. When you're dealing with speeds in excess of 80 mph the wing can help however it needs to be balanced out with some front aero otherwise...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-23-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,442
Posted By TommyW
One is smaller and lighter and one is bigger and...

One is smaller and lighter and one is bigger and heavier. You need to drive both and see which you prefer
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-16-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By TommyW
IAG has a 1 year warrantee. They have very...

IAG has a 1 year warrantee. They have very specific oil change intervals and you have to use 0-20 Motul. If you’re more than a year out then warranty is expired. That is what it was on mine however I...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-12-2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By TommyW
it was 3,200. They also machine the block for...

it was 3,200. They also machine the block for better oiling. Way better bearings than stock also. I wanted bulletproof. Lol I call it my Toyota boxter. Overengineered like a Toyota motor.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-12-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By TommyW
You can have the heads re done. I went with an...

You can have the heads re done. I went with an IAG shortblock for good measure.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-12-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By TommyW
What’s your budget

What’s your budget
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-11-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By TommyW
Camber plates and probably spacers or different...

Camber plates and probably spacers or different wheels with better offsets and possibly narrower tires.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-02-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,029
Posted By TommyW
That blue is amazing. If I didn't have my Gen 1...

That blue is amazing. If I didn't have my Gen 1 car so dialed in I'd be all over that.
Forum: Canada Classifieds 05-02-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,855
Posted By TommyW
5 months after receiving a product is way too...

5 months after receiving a product is way too long a timeframe to file a complaint. The only comment I would have is the vendor could have used a bit softer language.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 04-29-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By TommyW
LOL, The service manager said his tech has done...

LOL, The service manager said his tech has done over a hundred of em. Motor went 3,000 mi later. The shop I used to rebuild it after that fiasco said everything was clogged with sealant. Doing the...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 04-29-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By TommyW
If you don’t need to do it to renew your...

If you don’t need to do it to renew your registration then don’t do it
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 04-29-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 194,185
Posted By TommyW
Your 1200.00 stimmy will cost you 10x that with...

Your 1200.00 stimmy will cost you 10x that with the inflation it helped create.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 04-28-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 194,185
Posted By TommyW
Aren’t we on to Ukraine and Twitter now?

Aren’t we on to Ukraine and Twitter now?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 04-11-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By TommyW
The 2 things my engine builder was adamant about,...

The 2 things my engine builder was adamant about, an IAG shortblock and a KB oil pickup.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 04-07-2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By TommyW
Great product. Highly recommended

Great product. Highly recommended
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