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Forum: Forced Induction Yesterday, 09:07 PM
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Posted By CSG Mike
Reliable in what context? One-lap wonder? 25...

Reliable in what context? One-lap wonder? 25 hours of run time? 200 Hours?

I'd probably tell them to take their money to the dealer and just buy a faster base car, unless they're absolutely...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By CSG Mike
I mean, if I were choosing and building a car to...

I mean, if I were choosing and building a car to be competitive, it would be a ND Miata....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By CSG Mike
The Supra is quite wide, which is a huge...

The Supra is quite wide, which is a huge detriment in AutoX.
Forum: Forced Induction Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,351
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Posted By CSG Mike
By that point, it would be more cost effective to...

By that point, it would be more cost effective to use a larger displacement engine that will be run at a significantly lower stress level, and consequently, have a much longer life.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-26-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,351
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Posted By CSG Mike
I would say similar, as 400whp of output is still...

I would say similar, as 400whp of output is still 400whp of output.

If you're not swapping pulleys for more boost, the Edelbrock/Harrop/Jackson kits are all rock solid.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-26-2021, 01:37 PM
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Views: 1,094,285
Posted By CSG Mike
A K swap makes no sense to me, as you're still...

A K swap makes no sense to me, as you're still limited by the factory transmission.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-21-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4,351
Views: 1,094,285
Posted By CSG Mike
Therein lies the problem. Everyone tries to...

Therein lies the problem. Everyone tries to "only do what they need" aka what they think is the bare minimum (typically rods and pistons), blow up, and then abandon the project.

They forget...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-20-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4,351
Views: 1,094,285
Posted By CSG Mike
It takes a built engine, which is why it's rare. ...

It takes a built engine, which is why it's rare. Furthermore, the stock trans is a ticking time bomb at that power level, so you'd want to have a spare on hand, or build/swap the trans as well.
...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-19-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By CSG Mike
If you don't mind the loss in braking power, you...

If you don't mind the loss in braking power, you can use the pads you linked.

Centric rotors on a budget.

If you like the factory pads, then get the actual factory pads.

OEM rotors are...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-19-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By CSG Mike
FYI that is not the OE pad. It's just a cheap OE...

FYI that is not the OE pad. It's just a cheap OE shape pad. You'll have vastly decreased braking performance with the pad you linked, compared to OEM.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-13-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By CSG Mike
Making the torque is easy. Making the powertrain...

Making the torque is easy. Making the powertrain survive that torque is not.

Have you previously owned any turbocharged cars? Boosting a NA car is typically very different from increasing the...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-11-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By CSG Mike
Bed your pads in. Check what pads you're running.

Bed your pads in. Check what pads you're running.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-08-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5,742
Views: 1,661,088
Posted By CSG Mike
Why not just get it done remote like the fast...

Why not just get it done remote like the fast majority of the owners that are boosted?
Forum: Forced Induction 10-08-2021, 12:47 AM
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Views: 1,661,088
Posted By CSG Mike
I would guess 20-30whp and a good amount of torque

I would guess 20-30whp and a good amount of torque
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-06-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 1,060,053
Posted By CSG Mike
"cheap insurance". I've seen slick equipped cars...

"cheap insurance". I've seen slick equipped cars on banked tracks run without issue.

I Have no opinion on Wayne's ROMs, as I've never seen a car with one running in person.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-05-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5,068
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Posted By CSG Mike
Align via what the pyrometer says. 949 has an...

Align via what the pyrometer says. 949 has an excellent guide here.

http://949racing.com/using-a-tire-pyrometer-949-Racing.aspx

Get a proper Ecutek tune. You do not need the tuner to be local...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-05-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By CSG Mike
Most ACT stories I've seen ultimately have come...

Most ACT stories I've seen ultimately have come down to install. Lazy techs that just gun everything on, combined with a (pretty poor) plastic install tool.

Install the ACT with an OS Giken tool...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-05-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 1,060,053
Posted By CSG Mike
Get a track alignment, a proper tune, and upgrade...

Get a track alignment, a proper tune, and upgrade the brake pads/fluid.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-05-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,208
Posted By CSG Mike
If they know the logger is there, they will still...

If they know the logger is there, they will still drive to it, because they know they're being recorded.

Better to eliminate that possibility altogether.

In-car video is plenty to determine...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-05-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5,068
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Posted By CSG Mike
None of the oil coolers I'm aware of attach to...

None of the oil coolers I'm aware of attach to the front bumper.

I have a used Perrin (with setrab core, no the chinese cores) for sale.

I would recommend a Jackson Racing or GReddy oil cooler....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-05-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,208
Posted By CSG Mike
This is sometimes by design.

This is sometimes by design.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-05-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,208
Posted By CSG Mike
I go as far as when I'm with novices, I don't...

I go as far as when I'm with novices, I don't allow dataloggers or timers in the car. With private coaching clients, I'll remind them that they had previously stated that they were more interested...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-04-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 1,060,053
Posted By CSG Mike
Also, check out 86cup. 86cup.us

Also, check out 86cup.

86cup.us
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-04-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 1,060,053
Posted By CSG Mike
Seems you need camber. Bolts for a cheap...

Seems you need camber.

Bolts for a cheap solution, plates for a proper solution.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-04-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 1,060,053
Posted By CSG Mike
Do you have a complete modification list and...

Do you have a complete modification list and alignment spec?
Forum: Forced Induction 10-04-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 388,950
Posted By CSG Mike
I actually have mine mounted "floating" with just...

I actually have mine mounted "floating" with just foam cushioning on the top and bottom. Normally it's secured to the impact beam the bash bar replaces.

I've had it floating like this for 3 years...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-04-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 1,060,053
Posted By CSG Mike
This indicates either a setup error or driver...

This indicates either a setup error or driver error.

I suggest you figure out why your tires chunked before going with stickier/faster tires.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-01-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 1,060,053
Posted By CSG Mike
https://www.icefabrication.com/product/coil-pack-c...

https://www.icefabrication.com/product/coil-pack-connector-upgrade-to-2015/

I just know they exist. I don't have any opinion for or against them.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-01-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,068
Views: 1,060,053
Posted By CSG Mike
You'll want to do ALL of them. You can also...

You'll want to do ALL of them.

You can also get newer coil packs and an adapter harness.

Or, just upgrade coil packs to IP.

The latter is the easiest solution.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-30-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,208
Posted By CSG Mike
I regret to inform you C2 rears (non brembo) are...

I regret to inform you C2 rears (non brembo) are now out of stock. Should be restocked shortly.

CP rears are still available, as are other options.
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