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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By DarkSunrise
:bonk: So that's what I've been doing wrong lol.

:bonk: So that's what I've been doing wrong lol.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By DarkSunrise
This thread is getting me nervous. My TOB...

This thread is getting me nervous. My TOB started making noises so I'm replacing it and the clutch/fw tomorrow. I want to avoid this for at least another 80-100k miles, so I bought an updated TOB,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-06-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 22,114
Views: 5,062,912
Posted By DarkSunrise
Heard the dreaded TOB squeal. Looks like it's...

Heard the dreaded TOB squeal. Looks like it's time to put in the Exedy stage 1 clutch/lwfw I've been saving for this moment.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-03-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,027
Posted By DarkSunrise
For what it's worth, I haven't heard of anyone...

For what it's worth, I haven't heard of anyone having engine issues because of e85. Every once in a while, I'll run a tank of 91 through it and I'll change out the oil a little sooner, but that's...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-02-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,027
Posted By DarkSunrise
Since you're in southern CA, you should look into...

Since you're in southern CA, you should look into an e85 tune. It'll do a lot to wake up the engine.

A friend of mine has a stock AP2 S2000. We swap cars often on weekend canyon runs and I...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-29-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,002
Posted By DarkSunrise
Definitely not a mental thing. I switched back...

Definitely not a mental thing. I switched back to stock tune and the throttle response felt really slow. On the e85 OFT tune, it's much better.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-26-2020, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By DarkSunrise
This. I notice I get the code a lot less often...

This. I notice I get the code a lot less often using the stock header and overpipe with OEM heat shielding.

My aftermarket header was ceramic coated.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-25-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,717
Posted By DarkSunrise
From that list, I'd decide between the E46 M3 or...

From that list, I'd decide between the E46 M3 or BRZ/FRS. M3 if it's been well-maintained and you have the cash or ability to fix the well-known flaws with it. BRZ/FRS if you want something...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-24-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 209,705
Posted By DarkSunrise
Just finished up an open lapping day a week ago. ...

Just finished up an open lapping day a week ago. Brakes held up amazingly in 4 hrs track time in 105F ambient temps. I'm running stage 2 fronts with bp20 pads and xp10 pads in the rear, and was on...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-24-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,959
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah gotta love POs like that! Ive gotten lucky...

Yeah gotta love POs like that! Ive gotten lucky over the years with my used car purchases. Bought a 1 yo STI where the PO had bought the car new and clearly took care of it. Had all service...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-23-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,959
Posted By DarkSunrise
Lexus is definitely a brand I would buy used...

Lexus is definitely a brand I would buy used without hesitation. They've got such a strong reputation for reliability and quality. Surprised that it sold for so cheap given their strong resale...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-22-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,959
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah I typically buy new for cars I intend to...

Yeah I typically buy new for cars I intend to keep a long time. I bought my FR-S new in 2012 and still have it today. No desire to sell it. I also bought my GTI new in 2011 and kept it 9 yrs...
Forum: Southern California 06-22-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,209
Posted By DarkSunrise
Probably my last update here. Engine ran great...

Probably my last update here. Engine ran great at the open track day. Total was about 4 hrs of track time in 100-105 F temps with no problems. This engine is in the clear in my books. Glad to...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-20-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 673
Posted By DarkSunrise
That's the exact noise I had when my top nuts...

That's the exact noise I had when my top nuts were coming loose. Went away after I tightened them down again.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-20-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,959
Posted By DarkSunrise
Even driving a 2016 on the track yesterday, it...

Even driving a 2016 on the track yesterday, it was interesting much fresher it felt compared to my 2013. Even before the refresh, I think Toyota/Subaru were making a bunch of small changes behind...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 06-20-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 25,044
Posted By DarkSunrise
Buttonwillow was a success! The car ran great...

Buttonwillow was a success! The car ran great all day, surviving about 4 hrs track time in 100-105 degree temps with zero problems.

Couple of quick thoughts:

1. Forgot how much fun it is...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 06-16-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,932
Views: 474,709
Posted By DarkSunrise
I think that one was from the backside of Angeles...

I think that one was from the backside of Angeles Crest Hwy actually.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 06-16-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 25,044
Posted By DarkSunrise
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/attachment.php?att...

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=189257&stc=1&d=1592183616

Canyon shakedown run went great. No mechanical issues. The rear rotors have a nice even transfer layer on...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 06-14-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,932
Views: 474,709
Posted By DarkSunrise
This morning

This morning
Forum: Member's Car Journals 06-12-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 25,044
Posted By DarkSunrise
Coming up on my first track day in a long while! ...

Coming up on my first track day in a long while! Buttonwillow CW13. Very excited to try out this track. It'll be an open lapping day, so expecting a lot of seat time. In preparation, I knocked...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-07-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 9,848
Posted By DarkSunrise
Here's a render based on that Nissan release...

Here's a render based on that Nissan release video.

http://youtu.be/9z9Gl9Wo0yc
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-07-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22,114
Views: 5,062,912
Posted By DarkSunrise
Personalized the interior a bit (lot of good...

Personalized the interior a bit (lot of good times at various tracks) and also changed out the rear brake rotors.
Forum: Southern California 06-02-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,209
Posted By DarkSunrise
Coming up on 3000 miles since the recall. No...

Coming up on 3000 miles since the recall. No problems so far. I've done some pretty hard drives through the canyons and the engine hasn't missed a beat. Only thing I've done on it was replace the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-31-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 209,705
Posted By DarkSunrise
Update on the Polymatrix Q pads. After a couple...

Update on the Polymatrix Q pads. After a couple of canyon drives, the rotors started turning dark blue and I could see shiny glazing on the surface. Strong brake smell after each pass through the...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 05-31-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,042
Posted By DarkSunrise
Not sure what kind of feedback you're looking...

Not sure what kind of feedback you're looking for, but I've got the Apex ARC-8 wheels. No spacers required to fit over RR Racing Stage 2 BBK. I've had no problems with them on the track or street. ...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 05-29-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 96,155
Posted By DarkSunrise
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnFHOVLvUYs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnFHOVLvUYs
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-28-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 956
Posted By DarkSunrise
Nice looking car!

Nice looking car!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-26-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,600
Posted By DarkSunrise
Ah yeah leather and alcantara probably do have...

Ah yeah leather and alcantara probably do have less stretch to them. I like the upscale look of the leather and alcantara seats, but I can't complain about the old cloth FRS seats. They are some of...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-26-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,600
Posted By DarkSunrise
Interesting to hear about the difference in give...

Interesting to hear about the difference in give of the seats. Do you think there was a change made to the foam used or maybe your old ones had just worn in?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-26-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 22,114
Views: 5,062,912
Posted By DarkSunrise
Morning drive through the canyons with a friend...

Morning drive through the canyons with a friend with an S2000. FR-S felt great - it's such a fun car out there.
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