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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,568
Posted By DarkSunrise
Update on the Delicious red coilpacks: The...

Update on the Delicious red coilpacks:

The last two canyon days, I started seeing moderate FLKC (approximately -4 degrees) in the 6500-7500 RPM band in my logs under full load. Well today my...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-22-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yep thanks, I realized that but I'll cross that...

Yep thanks, I realized that but I'll cross that bridge when the time comes.
Forum: Software Tuning 07-21-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By DarkSunrise
Nvm got a response from Vishnu! For anyone...

Nvm got a response from Vishnu! For anyone wondering, no issues flashing to stock this way.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 07-21-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By DarkSunrise
Before warranty is up: - Move my RCE T2...

Before warranty is up:
- Move my RCE T2 coilovers over (assuming they bolt on)
- Track alignment
- Move my Wilwood BBK over (assuming I don't buy the PP)
- Move my wheels/tires over (assuming...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-21-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By DarkSunrise
OFT Question re. Flashing Stock Tune

steve99 Wayno (or anyone else with knowledge)

Are there any issues with flashing my original tune (.ori) onto my ECU the same way I would any other OFT tune file? In other words, can I load it...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 07-17-2021, 12:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,015
Posted By DarkSunrise
Currently carrying: - 12v powered tire...

Currently carrying:

- 12v powered tire inflator/gauge and flashlight
- lug nut key
- sunscreen
- phone cable
- ear plugs (for longer drives)

I removed my spare a while back since it doesn’t...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-15-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,493
Posted By DarkSunrise
I'm more shocked that your original TOB is still...

I'm more shocked that your original TOB is still going strong!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-14-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,493
Posted By DarkSunrise
I’m surprised I haven’t had this issue yet. I’ve...

I’m surprised I haven’t had this issue yet. I’ve got a 2013 MY. I try to be careful with my studs, but I wonder if it’s because I switched out to black gorilla lugs early on.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 07-13-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 20,308
Posted By DarkSunrise
A friend and I were talking about the lack of...

A friend and I were talking about the lack of affordable lightweight rwd sports cars, but I realized that as long as the second gen BRZ and ND2 Miata exist, Iím perfectly happy. As sad as it is that...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-09-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,152
Posted By DarkSunrise
GT3. Any generation. 996, 997, 991. Like you...

GT3. Any generation. 996, 997, 991. Like you said, thereís something special about those cars. Iíve always been impressed by the ones Iíve come across at the track and even in the canyons. I had...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-07-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 774
Posted By DarkSunrise
I donít like a lot of modern automotive design...

I donít like a lot of modern automotive design (especially BMW), but the proportions on this side profile shot are amazing. :wub:.
...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 07-06-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By DarkSunrise
No problem and glad you found it useful!

No problem and glad you found it useful!
Forum: Member's Car Journals 07-04-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By DarkSunrise
This thread is worth reading. This guy managed...

This thread is worth reading. This guy managed to get his FR-S down to 2280 lbs, which is pretty remarkable. Also has all the weights of various components listed, so you can pick and choose how...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 07-03-2021, 02:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By DarkSunrise
Agree with the above. IMO the quickest way to...

Agree with the above. IMO the quickest way to build a fast mountain pass car:

1. Driver mod / HPDE
2. Driver mod / HPDE
3. Driver mod / HPDE
4. Driver mod / HPDE
5. Sticky tires (71R,...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-03-2021, 02:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By DarkSunrise
Short answer is yes. The Ace and JDL 4-2-1...

Short answer is yes. The Ace and JDL 4-2-1 headers both add significant power in that 3200-4700 RPM band but you'll need a custom tune (which it sounds like you're planning to do anyway).
...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-03-2021, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 688
Posted By DarkSunrise
This is about what you can expect with a nearly...

This is about what you can expect with a nearly stock car and a tune:

http://imageshack.us/a/img89/2433/8poo.jpg

You reduce the duration of the torque dip by 500 rpm (3200-4200 vs. 3200-4700...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-01-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 160,533
Posted By DarkSunrise
I'm at 13.2k miles past the recall and have been...

I'm at 13.2k miles past the recall and have been running the engine hard the entire time (nearly all canyon and track days), but your post led me to try a UOA to see what kind of wear I'm seeing. ...
Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 07-01-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 67,686
Posted By DarkSunrise
I’m running 235/40 SX2’s on my 17x9 Apex wheels. ...

I’m running 235/40 SX2’s on my 17x9 Apex wheels. I feel like 235/40 is the ideal tire size for NA. Slightly wider than 225, slightly lighter than 245, shorter gearing than both, smallest sidewall. ...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-01-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,176
Posted By DarkSunrise
I think you depicted exactly what I didnít like...

I think you depicted exactly what I didnít like about the new car from the pictures. It has this narrower, less athletic look to it, especially the front and rear ends. Glad to hear it looks more...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-30-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,176
Posted By DarkSunrise
Oh mea culpa, I didnít realize you were talking...

Oh mea culpa, I didnít realize you were talking about the torque dip area. Yes my catless header made a noticeable difference in that rpm band. I only drive my car at the track or canyons these...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-30-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,176
Posted By DarkSunrise
Hahaha ok if you've got a very sensitive butt...

Hahaha ok if you've got a very sensitive butt dyno, it'll feel like a 2013 with ALL the bolt-ons AND E85. :) Honestly I went from a catless header and full exhaust back to nearly stock setup (2017...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-30-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By DarkSunrise
Haha yep basically that.

Haha yep basically that.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-29-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By DarkSunrise
Checked this recently and saw that my bellhousing...

Checked this recently and saw that my bellhousing cover was gone too. Installed the Verus cover today. Iím not convinced itís necessary (especially at $37) but I do feel a little better knowing...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-29-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,176
Posted By DarkSunrise
Nice article. Pretty much confirmed what I had...

Nice article. Pretty much confirmed what I had been expecting. The new car is going to feel like a 2013 FR-S running e85 and will make about the same power.

Also agree with it looking like a...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-29-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By DarkSunrise
Do you have any stiffer bushings or inserts on...

Do you have any stiffer bushings or inserts on your car? The slight supercharger whine is exactly how I’d describe the sound after putting in the Whiteline positive shift kit (trans bushing insert)....
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-29-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,755
Posted By DarkSunrise
:lol: If there's two things that have grown on...

:lol: If there's two things that have grown on me, it's the 2017 86 looks and the 2013-16 tail lights.

That said, 1st gen FR-S is still *clearly* the best looking. And no I'm not biased haha. ...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-28-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,863
Posted By DarkSunrise
Neither is particularly reliable but e36m3 sedan...

Neither is particularly reliable but e36m3 sedan and rx-8 are probably the closest matches. I love the e36m personally, especially the sound of the bmw straight 6. Iíve seen tons of them at the...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 06-24-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 790
Posted By DarkSunrise
It’s definitely useless, especially next to the...

It’s definitely useless, especially next to the super legible digital speedometer readout. They should have used that space to display oil pressure and temp. Or digital dash.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-23-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,031
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yep definitely and good point. Out of curiosity,...

Yep definitely and good point. Out of curiosity, are the pressures you’re seeing consistent with those from Dezoris’ oil pressure testing?

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=76760
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-23-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,031
Posted By DarkSunrise
That's true, but not all oil coolers are built...

That's true, but not all oil coolers are built the same. Generally speaking, a narrower width oil cooler with more rows (taller) will have much less of a reduction in oil pressure.
...
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