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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-02-2022, 04:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,558
Posted By Dirty Harry
1st dyno pic are “stock” (Mishimoto inlet tube...

1st dyno pic are “stock” (Mishimoto inlet tube and STI axle back exhaust) runs.

2nd dyno pic is with the HKS GT-Spec catted header installed and a BMC drop in air filter comparing it to stock.
...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-02-2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 19,627
Views: 8,175,905
Posted By Dirty Harry
Pics of the header too.

Pics of the header too.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-02-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 19,627
Views: 8,175,905
Posted By Dirty Harry
Well this week I got a set of HKS GT-spec catted...

Well this week I got a set of HKS GT-spec catted headers installed on my car and an Ecutek custom Dyno tune. Very happy with the result, an extra 11.4kW at the wheels (15hp, standard amount I guess)....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-22-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By Dirty Harry
Some of the numbers from their site:...

Some of the numbers from their site: https://www.mishimoto.com/engineering/2014/05/2013-subaru-brz-scion-fr-s-performance-induction-hose-part-2-testing-and-development-completion/
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-22-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By Dirty Harry
I did say slight, it’s not like it turns it into...

I did say slight, it’s not like it turns it into a Hellcat. I was sceptical about any performance gains and did it mainly to clean up the engine bay. I was pleasantly surprised after I took it for a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-22-2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By Dirty Harry
The Mishimoto inlet tube did make a slight...

The Mishimoto inlet tube did make a slight difference for me with throttle response.

Looks to be a repeatable slight improvement to performance —>...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-27-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,249
Posted By Dirty Harry
Yeah good review, looks wise, I really like the...

Yeah good review, looks wise, I really like the look of the new Supra. I thought it was a bit busy when I first saw it in photos, but having seen a few in person now, they really turn heads.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-26-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,249
Posted By Dirty Harry
If money is no option and now that the Supra has...

If money is no option and now that the Supra has a manual option, I’d test drive both to see which one I prefer. The lack of a manual on the Supra was a bit of dealbreaker for me before.

I’d love...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-16-2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By Dirty Harry
Drift King AE86 vs GT 86

Enjoy! Looks like a 2021 video but was only posted a day ago :iono:, still worth a look.

https://youtu.be/lnFwhVb5k4A
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-13-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 22,687
Posted By Dirty Harry
Looks alright, I guess we’ll know for sure next...

Looks alright, I guess we’ll know for sure next week.

https://youtu.be/B-zXJhKfnnw
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-11-2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 75,301
Posted By Dirty Harry
I meant the power plants in Tasmania now. The...

I meant the power plants in Tasmania now. The state is 100% green and looking at generating 200% of its energy needs and exporting electricity to the mainland. So plugging in an eFuel refinery to the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-08-2022, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 75,301
Posted By Dirty Harry
The renewables won’t be a problem as Tasmania is...

The renewables won’t be a problem as Tasmania is powered 100% by renewables, large hydro electric system there. Likely one of the main reasons they chose the site. Nearly all our fuel is imported at...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-08-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 75,301
Posted By Dirty Harry
I think carbon neutral fuel (eFuel) will be a...

I think carbon neutral fuel (eFuel) will be a thing, at least down here. Looks like a new commercial eFuel plant is opening in Tasmania with backing from Porsche.
...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 07-07-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,544
Posted By Dirty Harry
Yeah there was a recall on power steering for Ď13...

Yeah there was a recall on power steering for Ď13 to Ď15 model years. Iíve had mine done.

ďWhat are the defects?

The poor electrical connection may cause the vehicle to lose power assistance...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 07-01-2022, 04:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,544
Posted By Dirty Harry
Love the setup, similar colour and wheel setup as...

Love the setup, similar colour and wheel setup as my Ď13. What are the wheels and what are you lowered on?
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-28-2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,544
Posted By Dirty Harry
Sounds like you’ve owned some pretty impressive...

Sounds like you’ve owned some pretty impressive cars. Can’t say I’ve driven any of those, only comparable one would be a 986 Boxster, which I did enjoy. I’d love to own a 993 911 or any air cooled...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-27-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,544
Posted By Dirty Harry
It was meant to be a light hearted wind up after...

It was meant to be a light hearted wind up after Savage Geese had a similar view to us all. Hence the wink at the end. All good. :cheers:



Yeah probably too hard, I have Pilot Super Sports on...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-27-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,544
Posted By Dirty Harry
Are you sure itís not second gen confirmation...

Are you sure itís not second gen confirmation bias? ;)
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-26-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,544
Posted By Dirty Harry
Thatís fair enough, steering feel is a bit more...

Thatís fair enough, steering feel is a bit more of an intangible and will be down to personal preference. To see if you prefer it or like it less, the only way is to test drive one yourself.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-26-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,544
Posted By Dirty Harry
Well this guy owns a GR86 and has had a few first...

Well this guy owns a GR86 and has had a few first gens and he had similar observations about the steering. I think it is personal preference as to what you like.
...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-26-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,544
Posted By Dirty Harry
You really need to test drive it back to back...

You really need to test drive it back to back with your first gen car. For me the steering feel was the biggest let down on the new gen, others on here have a similar view to me and then there are...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-16-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,706
Posted By Dirty Harry
I think they use better materials in the...

I think they use better materials in the catalytic converter so it might be more efficient. But good points you make, the HKS headers do sound good though.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-12-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By Dirty Harry
Ď19 Turbo BRZ Performance Pack vs Ď22 BRZ

Enjoy!

https://youtu.be/-2B1j0-qRl8
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-09-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,856
Posted By Dirty Harry
Lol. I thought it looked pretty fancy, the...

Lol. I thought it looked pretty fancy, the checkered floor and all, Iíve just got a carport at my place. Being in Australia we donít get snow though.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-09-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,856
Posted By Dirty Harry
^looks like a cool garage you have there.

^looks like a cool garage you have there.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-09-2022, 02:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,706
Posted By Dirty Harry
I’m looking at HKS GT-Spec headers, they would...

I’m looking at HKS GT-Spec headers, they would get my vote.

I was literally about to pull the trigger on these but the price jumped from $1985.50 (which was already on the expensive side for me)...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-08-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,856
Posted By Dirty Harry
Well I thought this was the carís final form lol....

Well I thought this was the carís final form lol. But since writing the above post Iíve added a Mishimoto silicon inlet tube and debadged the rear. Iíve updated my original post reflecting the...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 06-05-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,923
Posted By Dirty Harry
The 33% luxury car tax here doesnít help either,...

The 33% luxury car tax here doesnít help either, but at least the threshold amount is being raised.

https://www.drive.com.au/news/luxury-car-tax-thresholds-increased-fy2022-23/
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-03-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 38,563
Posted By Dirty Harry
https://www.sti.jp/en/parts/feature/flexibletowerb...

https://www.sti.jp/en/parts/feature/flexibletowerbar.html

This page explains it well.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 06-02-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 38,563
Posted By Dirty Harry
Some cool parts on this site. ...

Some cool parts on this site.

https://www.sti.jp/en/parts/subarubrz_zd/
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