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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By churchx
Adds insurance that they'll not break or bend...

Adds insurance that they'll not break or bend (more needed for stiff aftermarket clutches for high power outpus though). And as changing them also involves dropping transmission, worth doing at same...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-26-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By churchx
My line of thoughts goes that diff riser bushings...

My line of thoughts goes that diff riser bushings are not there with goal to just change said pinion angle for no reason. They are there "to fix"/revert pinion angle closer to stock on overlowered...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-26-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By churchx
I wouldn't strike off TRD intake aswell....

I wouldn't strike off TRD intake aswell. Grimmspeed's might perform a bit better, but TRD also is one that doesn't mess with MAF sensor, and one of rare mods that can be had with official CARB cert...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-22-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,524
Posted By churchx
caster or camber? Many often ignore former and...

caster or camber? Many often ignore former and use whatever there is, concentrating on camber, and toe. And just as camber angle values overall are usually on order or more then toe, same with their...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-10-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 402,817
Posted By churchx
Yeah, red gloving brakes nearby during track day,...

Yeah, red gloving brakes nearby during track day, doesn't help with longetivity of plastic part and how securely it stays in place with small tabs that can deform under heat :)
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-06-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 160,352
Posted By churchx
Veypor: don't know if they sell them in Canada,...

Veypor: don't know if they sell them in Canada, but here in Europe, studded michelin x-ice north 4 are best studded ones. They also retain studs better then eg. hakkapeliitas.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-03-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 160,352
Posted By churchx
If you haven't sold off stock wheels, worth...

If you haven't sold off stock wheels, worth putting your cool aftermarket 18" wheels aside, and reuse for winter stock 17" wheels. Tires will cost less, will have higher sidewall that will protect...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-29-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,516
Posted By churchx
ZDan: but as tube diameter affects exhaust gas...

ZDan: but as tube diameter affects exhaust gas velocity .. i wonder if using larger crossection tubes won't ease designing/packaging of headers, allowing using shorter runner lengths to still get...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 10-17-2021, 01:24 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 24,059
Posted By churchx
norcalpb: do you really have track mode if...

norcalpb: do you really have track mode if pressing track mode button VSC lights up on old dash? :)
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-13-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By churchx
Actually if/when tires are stored in proper...

Actually if/when tires are stored in proper environment they don't age much. I recall one vid with test of tires of different manufacture years, and degradation wasn't that big of as some expected....
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-12-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By churchx
By my book, even if thread not worn down to legal...

By my book, even if thread not worn down to legal limit, i try not to use tires more then 3 years. 8-9 years sound way excessive. With mild winter weather with little to no snow and not regularly low...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-12-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By churchx
Good luck with engine to last any meaningful...

Good luck with engine to last any meaningful mileage. AFAIK competent shops had problems getting FA20 reliably past 7800-7900, due mentioned oiling system limitations.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-09-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By churchx
makinen: IIRC main issue that kept off higher...

makinen: IIRC main issue that kept off higher redline from twins engines was limitations of oiling system.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-07-2021, 03:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,566
Posted By churchx
Double wishbone changes dynamically less camber...

Double wishbone changes dynamically less camber and toe, that's gain .. even if one was to ignore higher production cost, but more space needed may hit in many cases and not be an option. For...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-05-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By churchx
Best & cheapest way imho would be to put back...

Best & cheapest way imho would be to put back stock air box (if you or previous owner still has it) with stock or aftermarket filter for it. As more expensive route i'd consider TRD or Grimmspeed...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-04-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,408
Posted By churchx
I wonder though for how many people "escaping...

I wonder though for how many people "escaping area" is essential/common enough issue. Dying while changing punctured tire also was brought up later on, initially it was "inconvenient" :)
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-01-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,408
Posted By churchx
If one dies because ignoring all warnings how not...

If one dies because ignoring all warnings how not to drive with spacesaver tire, like going full speed on highway or driving too long with it or pushing on grip boundaries like as on normal tires .....
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-01-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,408
Posted By churchx
Isn't it one of most common bmw "mods" - to get...

Isn't it one of most common bmw "mods" - to get rid of runflats, to improve handling & performance & comfort? As for alternatives .. imho nothing beats spacesaver tire. Fix a flat kit & compressor is...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-30-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By churchx
Imho these lugnuts might benefit from optional...

Imho these lugnuts might benefit from optional plastic caps for those that will use it for DD throughout all year, for dirt/sand to not get in due them being open-ended, no? Otherwise both look well...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-28-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,590
Posted By churchx
Also, doesn't pedal-dance, many track with,...

Also, doesn't pedal-dance, many track with, disable EBD in addition to e-diff, leaving only basic ABS?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-28-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,590
Posted By churchx
If you care about car handling and braking...

If you care about car handling and braking efficiency, you should care about not shifting brake bias too much to make car unstable under heavy braking or have it's braking distance longer with those...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-27-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,590
Posted By churchx
When optioned in new car. If one wants to...

When optioned in new car. If one wants to retrofit, all PP brake parts alone will cost you 2.5K (unless sourced used from some crashed PP twin), and by then aftermarket offerings seem more...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-27-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,590
Posted By churchx
Fronts do most of braking. In most cases it's...

Fronts do most of braking. In most cases it's sufficient to go with fronts-only BBK upgrade, if it retains brake bias unchanged. In Essex APR kits case you get real race higher end kit for where it...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-18-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By churchx
I'd check also if wiring is same.

I'd check also if wiring is same.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-12-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By churchx
Akatzu: having BBK may have their drawbacks too...

Akatzu: having BBK may have their drawbacks too on daily only driven car. While painting may enhance looks only partially, it will still be WAAAY cheaper then BBK. And you retain compatibility with...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-12-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By churchx
How about painting stock calipers?

How about painting stock calipers?
Forum: Software Tuning 09-12-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 402,152
Posted By churchx
Or switching intake back :)

Or switching intake back :)
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-07-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,003
Posted By churchx
Then you should have no problems. It was...

Then you should have no problems. It was improved/fixed .. i don't recall when exactly, was it ~ MY2015 or MY2017 restyle, but your, as restyle one, shouldn't have it for certain.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-03-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,101
Posted By churchx
Sasquachulator: or .. used alloys. For example,...

Sasquachulator: or .. used alloys. For example, OE wheels from more common subbies (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56876). Cheap (vs new steelies cost), very common, better looking...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-01-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By churchx
SC with CSG tune in your sig .. so you have dealt...

SC with CSG tune in your sig .. so you have dealt with them in past - imho they would be right people to advise what would be beneficial or not for your use case if you describe all the details. One...
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