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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By CSG Mike
The CSG pads are already proven. I would...

The CSG pads are already proven. I would encourage you to try them, but if you find the ST47 does the job for you regardless of tapering, then there's nothing wrong with sticking with what works for...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By CSG Mike
Good pads work at a WIDE range of temps. Check...

Good pads work at a WIDE range of temps. Check out this feedback of the CSG pads in cold weather.

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=140836&page=2
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 62,167
Posted By CSG Mike
The Wisefab is a drop knuckle by default. ...

The Wisefab is a drop knuckle by default. Preload is not affected by ride height; preload and height are not tied on the CSG FLA.

The Wisefab kit allows you to have a lower ride height without...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By CSG Mike
Taper is a sign you're over the MOT of the pad!

Taper is a sign you're over the MOT of the pad!
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-03-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By CSG Mike
I recommend going a LOT more aggressive. If you...

I recommend going a LOT more aggressive. If you go just a small step up, as soon as you outgrow that next pad, it's now an expensive paper weight.

While it's not recommended, a lot of folks...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-03-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By CSG Mike
Use an external relay. OEM fan signal ->...

Use an external relay. OEM fan signal -> ignitor, relay power source to fan power. Ground is ground.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-03-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By CSG Mike
If you can noticeably feel the degradation,...

If you can noticeably feel the degradation, they're WAY overdue for service!

If you still have your old coilovers, send them in to your local Tein servicer to see what they'd cost to get serviced....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-03-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By CSG Mike
You don't "rebuild" or service them per se. ...

You don't "rebuild" or service them per se. Rather, you buy a replacement cartridge, and replace the old one with the new one. It's fairly inexpensive.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-02-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By CSG Mike
Most aftermarket coilover kits recommend a...

Most aftermarket coilover kits recommend a service interval of 15k miles or 1 year.

Of course, most users aren't going to do this, but for maximum performance and comfort, you really do want to...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-01-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,369
Posted By CSG Mike
Not if you can't put it down :(

Not if you can't put it down :(
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-01-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,652
Posted By CSG Mike
botbs I recommend the one that you can get...

botbs I recommend the one that you can get configured to match your specific use case. It's like comparing high end dampers; it's not the brand that matters, but the one where you get the support...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 07-01-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By CSG Mike
Red cores were a limited production of 50. ...

Red cores were a limited production of 50.

No meaningful effect on pressure, as this is way far back in the chain.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 06-30-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By CSG Mike
No washer bottle in the way on the passenger side.

No washer bottle in the way on the passenger side.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 06-30-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By CSG Mike
You've now become the English install...

You've now become the English install instructions!
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-26-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By CSG Mike
You, sir, are a boss.

You, sir, are a boss.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-25-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,569
Posted By CSG Mike
Slightly stiffer chassis due to the additional...

Slightly stiffer chassis due to the additional bracing, significantly more NVH as there's zero factory sound deadening, but that NVH is what gives the s2k character to begin with! The intake airbox...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-25-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,569
Posted By CSG Mike
zero long term issues. If you're stopped at a...

zero long term issues. If you're stopped at a light, you'll get a little more heat soak than usual, but no more than a K&N FPIK.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-25-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By CSG Mike
It will work on the 2020, but ***nothing*** is...

It will work on the 2020, but ***nothing*** is currently CARB for 2020 models.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 06-25-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,569
Posted By CSG Mike
Spot on! I think the S2000 engine is...

Spot on!

I think the S2000 engine is smoother, only because you have a UEL on the BRZ. Try deleting your airbox cover on the S2000; it will transform your driving experience.
Forum: Software Tuning 06-22-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By CSG Mike
https://www.counterspacegarage.com/csg-spec-fa20-n...

https://www.counterspacegarage.com/csg-spec-fa20-na-lvl2

I haven't had my BRZ on a dyno for tuning in years; my tuning is 100% electronic. The only dyno time it's spent the past few years is just...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-19-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By CSG Mike
Stop top hat =/= stock center nut. Depending on...

Stop top hat =/= stock center nut. Depending on his shaft, it may be different, which may have a different torque spec.

OEM is M12x1.25, but Tein and JRZ are both M14x1.5. AST is typically...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-19-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By CSG Mike
I have no idea; ask your rebuilder or reference...

I have no idea; ask your rebuilder or reference your owner's manual.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-19-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By CSG Mike
Use a pass-through torque wrench.

Use a pass-through torque wrench.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-19-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By CSG Mike
Is your top nut properly tightened?

Is your top nut properly tightened?
Forum: Forced Induction 06-19-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By CSG Mike
It sounds like you're just looking for the answer...

It sounds like you're just looking for the answer you want to hear.

You won't find it here.

Neither exhaust diameter, nor kit choice, is REALLY influenced by your parameters.

Your fuel...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-17-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By CSG Mike
~1mm in 4 months of winter driving? That's...

~1mm in 4 months of winter driving? That's actually pretty damn low, all things considered! :eyebulge:
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-17-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By CSG Mike
Ah, yeah that's pretty cold. The pads will still...

Ah, yeah that's pretty cold. The pads will still retain cold bite, even in those temps, but the rotors will not be too happy.

Street pad definitely the way to go, as you won't be tracking or...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-17-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By CSG Mike
This is how my brake rotor and pad looks (CSG V2...

This is how my brake rotor and pad looks (CSG V2 Brembo BM4) after about 21 months of mixed use with the C1.

https://i.imgur.com/gFOBFU6.jpg


The C2 is more rotor friendly than the C1, but...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-16-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By CSG Mike
The math is sound; I'll have to check on the...

The math is sound; I'll have to check on the actual numbers via measurements!

However, logically speaking, as you can see, Brembo front base rear has a different bias from Brembo front/rear. ...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-15-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By CSG Mike
piston size * radius of rear PP Brembo, vs piston...

piston size * radius of rear PP Brembo, vs piston size * radius of base model.

I don't have the exact numbers as I did the math years ago, but the deviation was north of 14%. It's just a simple...
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