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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 08:33 AM
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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-07-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
For me, 25 hours track usage is nearly 2 years. ...

For me, 25 hours track usage is nearly 2 years. I've been changing after every 4-6 track hours, honestly I think I'll consider extending that to fresh oil beginning of season, with one oil-change...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-04-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
I have the oil changed every ~6 track hours and...

I have the oil changed every ~6 track hours and ~3000-5000 street miles, my oil's not seeing anything like 25 hours of track time. If I was running 24hr endurance events I *might* consider an oil...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-04-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
Hmm, what track and ambient temps have you seen...

Hmm, what track and ambient temps have you seen close to 300F? FWIW I go to New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Palmer Motorsports Park, Thompson Speedway, Watkins Glen, and Mont Tremblant. Hottest days...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-02-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
??? Do you really think I'm not making my...

??? Do you really think I'm not making my arguments "in good faith"? :'(

Are they? Do we really have data to show reliability/lifetime vs. oil temps for components like coil packs?

Like I...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-31-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
Shouldn't be much oil residing between the valve...

Shouldn't be much oil residing between the valve cover and cylinder head... But anyway, if the coils work reliably given the conditions, so what?

Honestly I'm not that worried. If/when I have a...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-31-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
Where does oil touch a coil pack? I didn’t...

Where does oil touch a coil pack?
I didn’t cavalierly dismiss the idea of getting an oil cooler. I looked into it and the more I researched the more I realized I just didn’t need one for my...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-30-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
Just over 70k miles, 40+ track days. ...

Just over 70k miles, 40+ track days.



Temps of all that stuff is going to be driven more by coolant temp than oil temp. My coolant temp holds at 200F at the track, whatever the ambient temp...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-30-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
Just throwing this out there, as I do: If...

Just throwing this out there, as I do:

If you’re doing limited HPDE usage, 20 minute sessions, 275F indicated oil temp with good synth 30wt is not that big a deal. IMO…
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-25-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
Changed factory fill out after ~5k miles with...

Changed factory fill out after ~5k miles with 5w30 for track season. Changed after two track events (4 days with ~4x15min stints/day) + ~3500 street miles. Changed oil ~ every 5k miles or every 2...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-22-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,638
Posted By ZDan
What he said ^^^. I've seen speed traces where...

What he said ^^^. I've seen speed traces where some are able to get more OFF the brakes earlier and make up 2-3 tenths in some corners relative to drivers in similar cars trail-braking deeper into...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-22-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By ZDan
Honestly I haven't had issues just bedding pads...

Honestly I haven't had issues just bedding pads driving normally on the street and 1st session of the day at the track. I haven't tried any "bedding" procedures on the street for probably 15 years...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-22-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 35,763
Posted By ZDan
I know, and I always HATED that look! Just...

I know, and I always HATED that look! Just terrible. But yeah, that's what they were aiming for...

I competed in time trials with my 240Z for years, and even though there was no minimum weight...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-21-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By ZDan
This is a great idea, I've done this too but...

This is a great idea, I've done this too but during track season I'm OK with just bleeding out the fluid that's been in the calipers, that's seen high temps, and replacing with fluid from the MC (aka...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-19-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By ZDan
My understanding is that CR-S is unchanged from...

My understanding is that CR-S is unchanged from CR-1, name change only, izzat right? I ran the CR-1s a couple of events last year and honestly the lap times were within margin of error and my...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-19-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By ZDan
Order isn't going to matter a whole lot, really. ...

Order isn't going to matter a whole lot, really. I'm sure the factory service manual does have a preferred order so if anyone has that, no reason not to follow it.

I have gotten better...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-19-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By ZDan
RE71RS vs. old A052s at Thompson (CT)

Did Thompson Speedway road course with COMSCC last Friday/Saturday.
1st sessions day one were on old A052s (one pair totally slick), I did a best lap of 1:22.3 on them with some understeer with the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-19-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,321
Posted By ZDan
FWIW I always see temps of 270F-275F at the track...

FWIW I always see temps of 270F-275F at the track with my '17, regardless of ambient temps. No oil cooler and not planning on one for my usage, which is 95% street with ~10-12 track days per year...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-14-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,100
Posted By ZDan
The "stronger" Fiata was *significantly* slower...

The "stronger" Fiata was *significantly* slower than the ND1 Miata (15.1 sec @ 91mph for the "hotter" Abarth 124 vs. Miata's 14.6 @ 95mph), had a less engaging engine (laggy as hell), was a couple...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-14-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,100
Posted By ZDan
The title of this thread has annoyed the bejeezus...

The title of this thread has annoyed the bejeezus outta me from day 1...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-14-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,100
Posted By ZDan
I dunno, would you call a '00s/early '10s Cayman...

I dunno, would you call a '00s/early '10s Cayman a Nissan 350/370Z-clone, or Boxster an S2000-clone?

Porsche could *easily* make a mid-engine flat-4 2-seater weighing ~2500 lb. with >250hp. ...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-14-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,100
Posted By ZDan
Puzzled here... My '11 Cayman's switchgear was...

Puzzled here... My '11 Cayman's switchgear was atrocious. Fulcrum points were ridiculous and the haptic feel was chintzy as hell. BRZ's switchgear feels WAY better to me, not even close! Ergos of...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-14-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,100
Posted By ZDan
You guys are kinda missing the point I think... ...

You guys are kinda missing the point I think...


I'm talking about a dual-use daily-driven vehicle. If I were talking about a track-only car I wouldn't even consider a production road car, I'd...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-14-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,100
Posted By ZDan
The problem with most "sports" cars is that they...

The problem with most "sports" cars is that they are really high performance luxury cars. For me, the ideal minimalist lightweight sports car would be a fixed-roof Miata or a cab-rearward 50/50...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-13-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,331
Posted By ZDan
I dunno, if Toyota bar is braced to the subframe,...

I dunno, if Toyota bar is braced to the subframe, which is attached to the mainframe with bushings, that adds compliance, the bar is less firmly grounded to the chassis.

I have to say, from what...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 07-12-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By ZDan
Camber up to -2.5 degrees or more doesn't impact...

Camber up to -2.5 degrees or more doesn't impact tire life nearly as much as you might think, as long as toe is kept reasonably low. FWIW I'm running -3.5 front -2.7 rear on my daily for street and...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-12-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By ZDan
Regarding Conti ECS, they're great and all but if...

Regarding Conti ECS, they're great and all but if you don't care how uncomfortable the ride is and are concerned about tires that aren't responsive, you might look elsewhere.

Want more dry grip,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-11-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By ZDan
For sure I'd run 225/45-17 on 9", but yeah, I...

For sure I'd run 225/45-17 on 9", but yeah, I decided that if I was to get a couple of 215/45-17s they'd go on the factory 17x7.5 wheels.

Was on the fence about that. I'd get a weight break with...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-11-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 66,075
Posted By ZDan
Well, you asked! This was a while back, 2010? ...

Well, you asked! This was a while back, 2010? Damn......
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-11-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By ZDan
215/40-18 is good on 7" to 8.5" wheels, so you're...

215/40-18 is good on 7" to 8.5" wheels, so you're fine. 225/40-18 might look better though...
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