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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-01-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,016
Posted By RToyo86
Makes me think they underrated advertised power...

Makes me think they underrated advertised power this time around vs the first gen being more overrated unless you ran optimal fuel.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-30-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,307
Posted By RToyo86
Pedders are a good solution. SPC lower, crash...

Pedders are a good solution.
SPC lower, crash bolt upper is good for -2 to -2.3. That's currently how I am setup.
I have had two alignments done at different shops and the camber read 2.1 and...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By RToyo86
Easiest solution if you want to swap something is...

Easiest solution if you want to swap something is a inlet hose like what Perrin sells.
Removes the stock sound tube in the process which is a bonus if you want that thing gone.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-29-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By RToyo86
If I was parked inside a garage where it would...

If I was parked inside a garage where it would echo it would sound worse.

I greased the fork pivot under the dust boot, and also did the slave as I was already in the area.
Lucas red and tacky...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-28-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 51,440
Posted By RToyo86
Update for people who live in winter climate and...

Update for people who live in winter climate and wash your vehicle.

The door latch and pad on the door froze together and pulled the plastic pads off the door. Fortunately nothing was broken and I...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-28-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By RToyo86
I made a quick video of the before after when I...

I made a quick video of the before after when I greased mine this summer

https://youtu.be/IYNU60bcge8
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-27-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 348
Posted By RToyo86
I would start by greasing the clutch fork. My 86...

I would start by greasing the clutch fork. My 86 did/does this. Went away with some grease, but will come back and need to be relubed.

Pretty simple process, Ultramaroon I recall had a post with...
Forum: Software Tuning 11-27-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 402,193
Posted By RToyo86
AFR is all over the place. Somebody else will...

AFR is all over the place.
Somebody else will Chime in but you start maybe a touch lean at 12.6 and end at 10.9 which is way to fat.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-27-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By RToyo86
I would be willing to bet if you kept the stock...

I would be willing to bet if you kept the stock front pipe you'd end up with a more tame sound. I just grabbed a authorize S, it's probably one of the more/most tame aftermarket options.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-26-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,831
Posted By RToyo86
Ordered a couple of things. Took advantage of...

Ordered a couple of things.
Took advantage of BF sales and ordered a Fujistubo authorize S axleback.

Also ordered a Sony XAV-AX5500 headunit with install hardware via Crutchfield, and a set of...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-23-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 46,902
Posted By RToyo86
They need to fill time so they can insert more...

They need to fill time so they can insert more ads.
I believe 10 minutes was the magic number for a while
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-22-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By RToyo86
Very odd to to remove as a base option unless...

Very odd to to remove as a base option unless they want to nickel and dime people on add ons.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 11-22-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,271
Posted By RToyo86
When temps are down around 0c or colder letting...

When temps are down around 0c or colder letting the car warm up a couple minutes before setting off helps with the first few shifts.
Typically I'll toss the lunchbox in the trunk, start it and go...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 11-22-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 224,803
Posted By RToyo86
Did you say walk? ...

Did you say walk?

https://youtu.be/Y7J79ixCkHI
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-21-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,254
Posted By RToyo86
I am happy with yellow/B6. For a simple street...

I am happy with yellow/B6. For a simple street setup I can install and forget about it ticks the right boxes.

Good condition stock 2017 dampers with yellows worked pretty well for me. Unless you...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-20-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,953
Posted By RToyo86
The dry ice blasting results are so satisfying.

The dry ice blasting results are so satisfying.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-20-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,254
Posted By RToyo86
RCE yellows are a good spring option. Eibach...

RCE yellows are a good spring option. Eibach pro/TRD are popular as well. Yellows lower a bit less and have stiffer front springs which help with bump travel, and keeping you off the bump stops.
...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-19-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By RToyo86
B6s are an upgrade. I'd recommend doing all 4...

B6s are an upgrade. I'd recommend doing all 4 together.

For strut mounts, stick with OEM.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 11-16-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By RToyo86
That looks like road film to me. No amount of...

That looks like road film to me. No amount of protection will stop that from sticking to the paint. Not even a ceramic coating.
Some products might do a bit better at resisting contamination from...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-15-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By RToyo86
What condition is your trans mount in? Stock...

What condition is your trans mount in?
Stock one has a decent amount of slop and can cause bucking in the driveline.
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 11-15-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By RToyo86
I understand that most off the shelf octane...

I understand that most off the shelf octane boosters are junk.
VP racing octanium works pretty well from little research I've done. I've heard redline octane booster works decently as well.

OP...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-14-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23,459
Views: 5,958,784
Posted By RToyo86
Car is in full winter mode. I really tortured the...

Car is in full winter mode. I really tortured the rear tires last winter. They were brand new at the start of the season and they have about 6-7/32 left :lol:

Did a little bit of undercoating with...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-13-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By RToyo86
I ran yellows with stock 2017 dampers until I...

I ran yellows with stock 2017 dampers until I eventually paired with B6s. Stock dampers work pretty well until you wear them out.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-11-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,034
Posted By RToyo86
That angle not doing the front end any justice.

That angle not doing the front end any justice.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-08-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,831
Posted By RToyo86
I decided to give stiching on my own leather...

I decided to give stiching on my own leather steering wheel cover a go. I had a few options on finish, straight leather, leather with perforated grip, suede and tacky faux carbon.
Ordered a...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-07-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23,459
Views: 5,958,784
Posted By RToyo86
The leather on my wheel is scratched to hell so I...

The leather on my wheel is scratched to hell so I thought I'd give this a go.

Way more tedious and challenging that I expected. Not 100% happy with final results but I can always cut out threads...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-07-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By RToyo86
Adjusting window regulator

Does anyone have a diagram of the window regulator and how to adjust it correctly?

The window regulator was replaced just prior to the warranty expiring, but is in need of adjustment. The tint has...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-06-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,831
Posted By RToyo86
So far the entire interior "build" has come from...

So far the entire interior "build" has come from AliExpress. I've been impressed with the quality and price. I noticed a bunch of items I bought are now showing up for sale via US retailers at double...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-05-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,168
Posted By RToyo86
JDL makes some solid products, those welds look...

JDL makes some solid products, those welds look fantastic.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-05-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,831
Posted By RToyo86
I ordered some odds and ends for the interior...

I ordered some odds and ends for the interior that have all shown up. Window shopping turned into a bulk order :lol:


- Door hinge covers (https://i.imgur.com/MCZi5yV.jpeg)
- Wiring to add in...
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