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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Today, 05:49 AM
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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Today, 01:11 AM
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Posted By strat61caster
I've been entirely taking notes in one note since...

I've been entirely taking notes in one note since wfh. Probably not going back to a paper notebook at this point except for personal/creative endeavors.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,790
Posted By strat61caster
Whenever you think you've idiot proofed something...

Whenever you think you've idiot proofed something the world comes out with a better idiot.

Anyway did op buy a lamborghini Urus yet?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-26-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,790
Posted By strat61caster
That sounds like 'car built in 1985 problems' not...

That sounds like 'car built in 1985 problems' not 'toyota problems'

former owner of a D21 Nissan
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-25-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 674
Posted By strat61caster
Shoot my bad I thought there was a grm track test...

Shoot my bad I thought there was a grm track test but it was for the 3r which I think might err too sticky and quick wearing for you. Definitely harder to find opinions on a tire before everyone...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-25-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 674
Posted By strat61caster
Hankook RS4 or the gt radial sx2 Maybe goodyear...

Hankook RS4 or the gt radial sx2
Maybe goodyear supercar 3 if they have a compatible size.

You need a tire that is designed to take track abuse, not just something cheap and less then sticky....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-25-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,329
Posted By strat61caster
Because I think that's generally beyond the...

Because I think that's generally beyond the design life of a modern vehicle and we will start seeing more expensive failures then the typical few hundred dollars worth of consumables. I have no idea...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-25-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,329
Posted By strat61caster
NA Subarus have been pretty damn bulletproof from...

NA Subarus have been pretty damn bulletproof from the 90's onward aside from having a bit of oil consumption issues (whether it's leaking out the seals or burning it). This car has been pretty...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-24-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,790
Posted By strat61caster
Mazda 6 Golf R Camry should be very high...

Mazda 6
Golf R

Camry should be very high on your list, shockingly competent at everything, go drive one. Similarly Accord and Acura should be on the long list. Corolla too small and econo-box...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-22-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By strat61caster
Coilovers drop a few lbs, so does header/exhaust,...

Coilovers drop a few lbs, so does header/exhaust, and if you've gotten around to a lighter battery. Heaviest I've weighed my car for STX has been ~2650 with a half tank of gas and the stock catback,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-21-2021, 11:24 PM
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Views: 655,885
Posted By strat61caster
Spc camber arms would need a legal bushing, swap...

Spc camber arms would need a legal bushing, swap toe arms back to factory and it looks legal to me. You'll want to pick up camber plates, you'll want -4 degrees. Otherwise that looks like a great...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-21-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3,892
Views: 655,885
Posted By strat61caster
It excludes trd catalog, sti is also implied...

It excludes trd catalog, sti is also implied although it is not specifically listed.
Again I'd contact local or national tech for an answer.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-12-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 104,961
Posted By strat61caster
Nah, I still use 0W-20, probably will switch to...

Nah, I still use 0W-20, probably will switch to 5W-30 as I cross 100k miles and I'm a little more hopeful to hit up the track this year.

And you're not going to notice a difference unless you're...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-11-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,892
Views: 655,885
Posted By strat61caster
14.2.F. Addition of spoilers, splitters, rear...

14.2.F. Addition of spoilers, splitters, rear wings, bumper covers, valances, side
skirts, and non-functional scoops/vents is allowed provided that either:
1. It is a production part which is...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-10-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 104,961
Posted By strat61caster
Or a course design style that doesn't reward the...

Or a course design style that doesn't reward the agility of the Miata/86 and instead the power/torque of the turbo-hatches.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-08-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By strat61caster
idk I've only ever run stock wheels (17x7) with...

idk I've only ever run stock wheels (17x7) with stock suspension

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15007
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-08-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By strat61caster
With the right offset and alignment there...

With the right offset and alignment there shouldn't be any rub.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-06-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By strat61caster
softer springs = more comfy I'd try OEM...

softer springs = more comfy

I'd try OEM springs with Koni Yellows
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-06-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 744
Posted By strat61caster
Resonated Perrin 2.5 is pretty popular in autox

Resonated Perrin 2.5 is pretty popular in autox
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-05-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,709
Posted By strat61caster
And govt subsidies.

And govt subsidies.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-03-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,974
Posted By strat61caster
Hankook always runs low on supply in the winter,...

Hankook always runs low on supply in the winter, should get a new shipment around spring. Tire rack customer support might have a status on when they expect more stock. I've heard they only send one...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-02-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,974
Posted By strat61caster
Not first hand but consensus is slower, last...

Not first hand but consensus is slower, last longer, need/want more heat to work. Good lapping/hpde tire, often tire of choice for grassroots endurance racing.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-01-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,974
Posted By strat61caster
no idea, test and find out, you may like one I...

no idea, test and find out, you may like one I may like another
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-01-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,974
Posted By strat61caster
Not super confirmed (i.e. I don't think there's...

Not super confirmed (i.e. I don't think there's any press release or official word from Bridgestone) but consensus from the rumor mill is that the supply will quietly dry up over the next few months....
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-31-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,709
Posted By strat61caster
There aren't really many new ideas floating...

There aren't really many new ideas floating around out there, we can only bend the laws of physics so far.

Source: have worked on twin ion engine (TIE) propulsion systems. Now working with plasma...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-30-2021, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By strat61caster
Tire rack actually may not be confident that they...

Tire rack actually may not be confident that they clear the pp brakes, you can contact them directly and they usually know why.

Trd spec doesn't come with any changes to the dampers iirc, which...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-29-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By strat61caster
TR Motorsport C4 shows up just fine when I look. ...

TR Motorsport C4 shows up just fine when I look. Make sure you put in solo spec coupe when selecting a vehicle to shop for.
...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-28-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,731
Posted By strat61caster
iirc oem coilovers put me at around 26.5" F and...

iirc oem coilovers put me at around 26.5" F and 26.75" R

Edit: https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=30129
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-27-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,731
Posted By strat61caster
949 specs, measured from the pinch welds to the...

949 specs, measured from the pinch welds to the ground;
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3231813&postcount=220

jives with what I've found, 25" fender to ground is as low as I want...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-25-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 3,194
Posted By strat61caster
Best Friend Love - two random teenage girls on...

Best Friend Love - two random teenage girls on tumblr that don't want credit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-t7q_Eyl2s
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