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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By blsfrs
Girl friends can be draining. Especially when...

Girl friends can be draining. Especially when they argue. Glad you got it (the car) fixed.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By blsfrs
Before you buy a new one, investigate why the...

Before you buy a new one, investigate why the battery is dead. How old is the battery? Terminals corroded? Was an interior/trunk light on? Did you have an argument with your girlfriend?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By blsfrs
Decreased aerodynamic drag under the car reduces...

Decreased aerodynamic drag under the car reduces lift. From what I've read, the faster a fluid (air) is moving, the less pressure (lift) it has.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By blsfrs
I'd like to know the reasoning behind Versus not...

I'd like to know the reasoning behind Versus not using the JDM underbody panels. Those reportedly substantially reduce drag.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-29-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By blsfrs
This? ...

This?


https://makezine.com/projects/scoop-fresh-air-into-your-car-window-vent/
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-29-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By blsfrs
In the old days, I saw some drivers tape/ziptie a...

In the old days, I saw some drivers tape/ziptie a short piece of dryer duct to the side mirror. I wasn't pretty, but it worked.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-28-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By blsfrs
I'd definitely get in touch with your tuner. Let...

I'd definitely get in touch with your tuner. Let him check your logs.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-28-2022, 12:47 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 100,590
Posted By blsfrs
Easier said than done. (IMHO)

Easier said than done. (IMHO)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-28-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 100,590
Posted By blsfrs
I'd be curious to know how the ecu monitors...

I'd be curious to know how the ecu monitors intake air volume without a MAF or MAP. If not monitored it's almost like having multiple carburetors.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 06-27-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 359
Posted By blsfrs
I've gotten decent performance out of my Hankook...

I've gotten decent performance out of my Hankook Ventus summer radials. For me, they were a good beginner tire.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-27-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By blsfrs
My na FRS runs a little rough on cold start, no...

My na FRS runs a little rough on cold start, no cel. I've been told it's because I have a lightweight flywheel. Not sure if it's true. Just repeating rumors.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 06-27-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By blsfrs
Which wheel are you working on? Jacking on the...

Which wheel are you working on? Jacking on the seam to lift just one wheel shouldn't cause a problem. With that jack, positioning in the middle of the car would be a nono. Was your jack able to...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-27-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By blsfrs
When I first got my FRS, I intended to add FI. ...

When I first got my FRS, I intended to add FI. After owning it for 4 years now, I'm leaving it na. FI is great if you have a need for speed in a straight line. Our cars are built for twisties. ...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-26-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 307
Posted By blsfrs
Did you check for cracks around the plastic...

Did you check for cracks around the plastic filler neck.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-26-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By blsfrs
A grossly subjective lash test would be to jack...

A grossly subjective lash test would be to jack the car up and twist the drive shaft back and forth. There should be only a slight bit of play when you change the direction of twist. The technique...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-26-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By blsfrs
To my knowledge, the down stream 02 won't affect...

To my knowledge, the down stream 02 won't affect how the engine runs. Some tunes even disable it's function. Just for giggles, clean the MAF while you're at it.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-26-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23,757
Views: 6,287,540
Posted By blsfrs
Looks awesome. I am surprised it retained the...

Looks awesome. I am surprised it retained the sound tube. What is the white thingy with red stripes in front of your battery? AOS?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-26-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By blsfrs
Did you try cycling the gas pedal 5-6x with the...

Did you try cycling the gas pedal 5-6x with the ignition on and mtr off?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-25-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By blsfrs
I kinda doubt valve adjustment is the problem. ...

I kinda doubt valve adjustment is the problem. If I remember the post correctly, the "dealer" told him that. Yes, it was running fine.


It may just be coincidence, but during the time my car...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-24-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By blsfrs
Check/change your tranny lube. Motul is...

Check/change your tranny lube. Motul is considered to be the best by many who think their opinion is important.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-24-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By blsfrs
I had those codes after an engine rebuild. The...

I had those codes after an engine rebuild. The engine ran well but those codes would pop up every 4-5 drive cycles. I checked all over the forums and found a couple of previous references mainly...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-22-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By blsfrs
....tooth brush, tooth paste, bar of soap, bottle...

....tooth brush, tooth paste, bar of soap, bottle of wine, loaf of bread, pack of condoms, and thou.
Forum: Engine Swaps 06-19-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 25,070
Posted By blsfrs
Saw this on FB a while ago. ...

Saw this on FB a while ago.


https://www.facebook.com/Goldentreeracing/photos/a.162057860918745/1442770626180789/
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-16-2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By blsfrs
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/shopping?q=tbn:...

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/shopping?q=tbn:ANd9GcT9Tzv8f4Eiv0Y1PUzNai-wFVs4YSCotpmrKcUlN4o6o66l-9J91pVBzX9c5DDzCqcZMJtscbeWhA&usqp=CAcFrom Subaru. Better?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 06-15-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By blsfrs
https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/shopping?q=tbn:...

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/shopping?q=tbn:ANd9GcT5ukSUmszgkpl-SuDGlqiCe4rxUfYImojrtt6YLYWgRPf1syDqriXJHLiVvljIaz4ODhb6hKvO9A&usqp=CAcFrom Advanced auto parts, Dorman.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-11-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By blsfrs
I take my temp and pressure from the sandwich...

I take my temp and pressure from the sandwich plate. I "remote mounted" my pressure sensor with a 12" braided line. Jackson Racing makes fittings for their sandwich plate. While I agree that sump...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-11-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,359
Posted By blsfrs
It's getting crazy when the cost of a header...

It's getting crazy when the cost of a header exceeds the cost of a short block.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-11-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By blsfrs
I never heard of a flywheel not coming with the...

I never heard of a flywheel not coming with the pilot bearing not installed. Contact your vendor and find out what's going on.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-11-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,373
Posted By blsfrs
Maybe they'll bump the 3rd gen up to 300 hp.(LOL)

Maybe they'll bump the 3rd gen up to 300 hp.(LOL)
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-10-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,373
Posted By blsfrs
How was the change going from WRX to BRZ?

How was the change going from WRX to BRZ?
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