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Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By TommyW
Gee, let me guess which one. Doesn't belong on a...

Gee, let me guess which one. Doesn't belong on a car forum anyway.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By TommyW
Jeez tell me you're joking.

Jeez tell me you're joking.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By TommyW
Break in for a new engine with the correct oil...

Break in for a new engine with the correct oil change intervals and limited RPM and no cruise control is super important if you plan on keeping the car long term. With my IAG motor I had to stick to...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-24-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 1,025,796
Posted By TommyW
I'd stay there. I think you'll find that's pretty...

I'd stay there. I think you'll find that's pretty damn good. STX is a totally different car. I'm guessing with the extra weight and possibly more body roll the -4 works
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 07-24-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By TommyW
The most important upgrade is to make sure the...

The most important upgrade is to make sure the tech doing the work is versed on replacing the timing cover. You can do all the other upgrade mentioned that you want however ANY sealant, old or new,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-24-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By TommyW
This is not an out of the box racecar off the...

This is not an out of the box racecar off the showroom floor however it's a good platform to modify to personal desired specs.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-24-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5,017
Views: 1,025,796
Posted By TommyW
For good reason. Iím not sure what type of setup...

For good reason. Iím not sure what type of setup would warrant -4. If you do it Iíd check tire temps.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-23-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By TommyW
I don’t think you’ll get -2.5 with bolts.

I don’t think you’ll get -2.5 with bolts.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-23-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,152
Posted By TommyW
interesting.

interesting.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-22-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,152
Posted By TommyW
the race cars needed rear diffusers and that...

the race cars needed rear diffusers and that necessitated a slightly more forward engine placement. It wasnt about something that was previously poorly placed.

A good amount of people that drive...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-22-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,152
Posted By TommyW
Pretty much this, plus there are so many variants...

Pretty much this, plus there are so many variants of each that you'd need to determine which 2 you wanted to compare.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-21-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,152
Posted By TommyW
Yep. Danny Ongas. People were blown away that a...

Yep. Danny Ongas. People were blown away that a drag racer could actually turn corners
Forum: Engine Swaps 07-21-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,263
Posted By TommyW
Not to mention Honda's reliability which is why...

Not to mention Honda's reliability which is why I'd do the swap. Awesome build Irace.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 07-21-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By TommyW
Our first Gen cars with headers and correct tune...

Our first Gen cars with headers and correct tune will probably be close in performance. Once the same is done to G2 cars there will be no comparison
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-21-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,152
Posted By TommyW
Nothing comes off a corner like a 911. Once you...

Nothing comes off a corner like a 911. Once you learn the handling characteristics that are unique in almost every way, they are amazing. You get something like an analog 996 GT2 and you'd better...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-20-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 307,077
Posted By TommyW
He came in too hot and got understeer. Look at...

He came in too hot and got understeer. Look at his trajectory after the incident. He was wayy off....
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-19-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 307,077
Posted By TommyW
Correct. The qualifying line is fastest and...

Correct. The qualifying line is fastest and racing like will depend on traffic. The average driver may have 2 or 3 lines per corner and an F1 driver has several
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-19-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 307,077
Posted By TommyW
That's how they're presenting it, adding to a...

That's how they're presenting it, adding to a classic rivalry. Too bad Max had to take such a big hit though.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-19-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 307,077
Posted By TommyW
Hahaha awesome

Hahaha awesome
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-19-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,676
Views: 307,077
Posted By TommyW
I’m not a Hamilton fan. He came in too hot,...

I’m not a Hamilton fan. He came in too hot, missed the apex and it was Max’s corner anyway. Look at his line after the contact. There is no way he could have held his line after turn in.

It’s the...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-15-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,401
Poll: Vacci-Nation
Views: 117,709
Posted By TommyW
Your answer to my post just substantiates my...

Your answer to my post just substantiates my perspective.

You have a lot of initials after your name. Should I be impressed? Asking for a friend
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-15-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3,401
Poll: Vacci-Nation
Views: 117,709
Posted By TommyW
There are different types of being smart. There...

There are different types of being smart. There is book smart, degree smart and common sense smart. The latter is generally the most valuable
Forum: Software Tuning 07-13-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,235
Posted By TommyW
Hahaha got it. I run 101 at the track ohhh the...

Hahaha got it. I run 101 at the track ohhh the feels.
Forum: Software Tuning 07-13-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,235
Posted By TommyW
Huh? Sorry not getting that

Huh? Sorry not getting that
Forum: Software Tuning 07-13-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,235
Posted By TommyW
My butt dyno tells me that a JDL 421 and a dyno...

My butt dyno tells me that a JDL 421 and a dyno tune by Zach made this car what it should have been all along. I don't care about numbers on a silly graph only what it feels like when driving.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 07-13-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By TommyW
Seems like a lot of miles to be doing a swap with

Seems like a lot of miles to be doing a swap with
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-11-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By TommyW
Is the car warmed up?

Is the car warmed up?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-11-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,152
Posted By TommyW
50 to 60k will get you a decent 996 Twin Turbo....

50 to 60k will get you a decent 996 Twin Turbo. No need to swap the motor as it has that wonderful Metzger unit. I had an Ď02 and it was a fantastic car. Had it for 4 years and never had 1 issue with...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-10-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,152
Posted By TommyW
well when you deal with cars like this itís...

well when you deal with cars like this itís inevitable that youíll need to put some effort out and not expect em to show up on your neighborhood car lot so thereís that. You arenít dealing with a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-10-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,152
Posted By TommyW
there are 7 996 GT3’s just on Auto Trader alone...

there are 7 996 GT3’s just on Auto Trader alone right now. 74k on up. Not sure of the locations.
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