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Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 01-13-2022, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Compelica
As a precaution you could wrap the alternator,...

As a precaution you could wrap the alternator, fuse box and DI ECU in plastic bags, then mix up a strong degreaser/APC dilution and spray over. A long dust brush also works for agitating the deeper...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-09-2022, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Compelica
Pulsing lights when accessory is on typically...

Pulsing lights when accessory is on typically means the battery has a low charge.
Forum: ASIA 12-28-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 27,806
Posted By Compelica
Have not seen anyone from Malaysia active here...

Have not seen anyone from Malaysia active here for a long time, but here's some answers:

a) Can't really comment on facelift prices, but be sure to get the auction details for the actual condition...
Forum: Software Tuning 12-27-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 353,280
Posted By Compelica
At that time I was looking for a single procedure...

At that time I was looking for a single procedure that would flash a stock tune to a failed-flash ECU without putting the ECU on a workbench - ECUTek has a procedure where supposedly you can force a...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-23-2021, 02:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,247
Posted By Compelica
geraldjust mentioned that you can turn it off in...

geraldjust mentioned that you can turn it off in Techstream.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-22-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By Compelica
ABS cycle frequency

Does anyone know on the exact frequency the brakes are cycled when ABS is triggered for our cars? I was told that European cars typically have a much higher cyclic rate compared to Japanese models;...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-20-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 23,514
Views: 6,045,352
Posted By Compelica
Attended a 101 course on braking and control in...

Attended a 101 course on braking and control in the middle of a massive downpour. It was postponed soon after - and luckily too as the area was later locked in by rising floods.
...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-14-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 192,952
Posted By Compelica
JRitt just read your guide on brake pads - in...

JRitt just read your guide on brake pads - in your opinion what would be a good interval for rotating them? I suppose the intervals would differ whether the car is track-only/double duty/street only...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-09-2021, 03:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
Anyone looking to explore this option summarizes...

Anyone looking to explore this option summarizes the gains and drawbacks here in this post.

https://www.ericthecarguy.com/forums/topic/whats-the-point-of-lower-temp-thermostats/
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-03-2021, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Compelica
The idle takes some time to relearn, I've listed...

The idle takes some time to relearn, I've listed the procedure here.
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144716
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-02-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
Thanks. Didn't see it officially mentioned in...

Thanks. Didn't see it officially mentioned in stores or on the website itself so was wondering if that detail was on the product manual
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-01-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
JIM THEO do you know at which temperature the...

JIM THEO do you know at which temperature the SARD 82C is fully open?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-01-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
Nice, stock radiator as well?

Nice, stock radiator as well?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-01-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
Some tidbits of info on a low thermostat on our...

Some tidbits of info on a low thermostat on our FA20s by Andre from HP Academy:

"First of all, in terms of the thermostat temperature or the cooling fan. Yes the engine will be more prone to knock...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
The coolant temp was taken from the stock sensor...

The coolant temp was taken from the stock sensor via OBD2.

I watched my track day recording again - it did log a higher coolant temp at 93C when my oil temps were on 120C. Have to admit that I'm a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
It should, no? A thermostat is essentially a...

It should, no? A thermostat is essentially a variable valve which allows a partial amount of coolant to reloop the block to maintain its temperature. The more the thermostat is opened, the more 'hot'...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
Thanks for the input. I believe it's the other...

Thanks for the input. I believe it's the other way around, where the thermostat starts to open at 82C instead of being fully open.

https://www.sard.co.jp/parts/products/cooling/thermo/ - see the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
I see some of your points, though I'm trying to...

I see some of your points, though I'm trying to understand the heatsoak part - if I'm on track and I see coolant temps of 92C, logic tells me that the radiator has capacity to spare if the...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By Compelica
Aftermarket thermostats

I'm toying with the idea of getting an aftermarket thermostat. Based on opinion the stock radiator has significant thermal capacity left to sink more heat, but most don't advocate changing the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-08-2021, 03:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,674
Posted By Compelica
Many years too late but does anyone still have...

Many years too late but does anyone still have the PDF for this? Or ichitaka05 could I still get a PDF copy if you still have it - thanks.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-02-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 23,514
Views: 6,045,352
Posted By Compelica
I have considered it but not fully explored that...

I have considered it but not fully explored that option - last I looked around it was prohibitively expensive for the expected demand.

However the current printed piece is very solid - I would...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-01-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 23,514
Views: 6,045,352
Posted By Compelica
It's ABS - IMO, probably the best balance of cost...

It's ABS - IMO, probably the best balance of cost and purpose when it comes to heat and exposure to the outdoors.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-01-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23,514
Views: 6,045,352
Posted By Compelica
Pretty good so far - during testing I had set up...

Pretty good so far - during testing I had set up a scenario and repeated it several times as consistent as I could; in that particular scenario I would see a significant delta with one side equipped...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-01-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23,514
Views: 6,045,352
Posted By Compelica
These utilize the deflected air coming from the...

These utilize the deflected air coming from the wheel deflector (starting at the shorter side of the arc) and undercarriage (via the fins) where the airflow is diverted to the brake assembly. The...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-01-2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 23,514
Views: 6,045,352
Posted By Compelica
Finally have my custom brake air deflectors up...

Finally have my custom brake air deflectors up and 3D printed - very happy with the additional cooling seen in testing so far.

https://i.imgur.com/mV2ZbiQ.png
https://i.imgur.com/37VSLRW.png...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-28-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,907
Posted By Compelica
I agree with OP's point of view. It's one of the...

I agree with OP's point of view. It's one of the philosophies that I have with my current 86 - if the mod presents no downsides I look for one, even mods with a high benefit / low detriment ratio...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-22-2021, 03:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,588
Posted By Compelica
For strip washes I go with a bucket of water and...

For strip washes I go with a bucket of water and APC spray. Spray onto panel/mitt and wash each panel, then rinse off the sections.
Forum: Software Tuning 10-15-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,342
Posted By Compelica
No filters - I'm using Tactrix to log.

No filters - I'm using Tactrix to log.
Forum: Software Tuning 10-15-2021, 04:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,342
Posted By Compelica
Did a few runs on the exhaust AVCS with a -8, -4,...

Did a few runs on the exhaust AVCS with a -8, -4, 0, +4 and +8 and fed the results back to the tune. Naturally the optimum angles were peaky and wavy so I attempted to smooth out between peaks, with...
Forum: Software Tuning 10-14-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,342
Posted By Compelica
Kodename47 coming back to this again... For...

Kodename47 coming back to this again...

For the WOT Best VVT calculation this was mentioned in the wiki:



I'm trying to understand the reason why you would use commanded values instead of...
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