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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-16-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,755
Posted By radroach
Danzo86 bit of a necro bump, seeing as its from 6...

Danzo86 bit of a necro bump, seeing as its from 6 years ago.

Put in the whiteline "positive shift kit" and follow up with the "positive traction kit" and your shifts will be much better. The...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 04-15-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By radroach
O Haiii the diff mounts are part of the Whiteline...

O Haiii the diff mounts are part of the Whiteline "positive traction kit", which along with the "positive shift kit" tightens up the car significantly. In my case, fixed a lot of drivetrain lash as...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-10-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By radroach
lol yes looks like I've done it wrong.. I...

lol yes looks like I've done it wrong..

I snapped most of the 10mm bolts off into the frame..

I think that someone willing should do a proper "how to disassemble and reattach which bolts goes...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-09-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By radroach
Undertray flange bolts question

Question regarding reattaching bolts on the fiberglass undertray on a 2013 BRZ. There are a number of 10mm flange bolts that are used in reattaching the undertray and they don't seem to go in all...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-04-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By radroach
boulderbrz could just be the injectors, a...

boulderbrz could just be the injectors, a clicking that can be annoying.

Another tapping or ticking can be from the clutch throw-out bearing. Should have been upgraded to the new subaru part #,...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 04-01-2022, 11:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By radroach
I don't think lapsio 's driving conditions...

I don't think lapsio 's driving conditions are anywhere near needing a heavy racing oil and that it could be worse for the engine in cold weather. This was a mistake made by the guy running the...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 03-31-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By radroach
Doesn't a thicker oil make the motor run hotter...

Doesn't a thicker oil make the motor run hotter than a thin oil?

Summer weather in Poland seems to average at 70-80*F. Are you sure you need anything above a 0w30?

Isn't it right that most oil...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 03-23-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By radroach
How do I change the front sway bar bushings?

To start, really surprised there aren't any tutorial threads about this 10 years into the car's life. I think I've run into more difficulty on this than I expected - I thought this would be a quick...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-08-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By radroach
DrMusky29 here's a video I took when I noticed...

DrMusky29 here's a video I took when I noticed rattle. Fixed it later by putting in a new TOB.

(there is an audio sync issue in the video)

https://youtu.be/sP8UJeQnaHo
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-08-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By radroach
Take a long screwdriver and put it to the valve...

Take a long screwdriver and put it to the valve covers, and the handle to your ear to listen for vibration. I barely hear any noise from the valvetrain, its very quiet in there. Use this method to...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-08-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By radroach
alfisti there's other wear items you need to look...

alfisti there's other wear items you need to look at.

The rear shifter bushing gets boogered up, makes it hard to get in and out of gear. Mine looked terrible after 80k miles. Also the...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-01-2022, 10:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,285
Posted By radroach
Benefit for regular city driving is that grippy...

Benefit for regular city driving is that grippy summer tires are nicely affordable. Much cheaper than the stock Primacy.

There aren't too many downsides other than they aren't as fun trying to...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 02-26-2022, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By radroach
Probably better off buying what's affordable...

Probably better off buying what's affordable enough to change often. Your biggest concern should probably be fuel dilution in your oil.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-21-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By radroach
Definitely noticed it a few times. One way to...

Definitely noticed it a few times. One way to make it quiet is to fasten it.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-20-2022, 11:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By radroach
karl_boss I graduated high school 20 years...

karl_boss

I graduated high school 20 years ago and was gifted a Toyota Camry by my parents. It was cheaper on fuel, tires, and insurance than the 86 / FR-S / BRZ. I could fit more people in the...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-11-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 182,836
Posted By radroach
"For those that wish to regress back to the stone...

"For those that wish to regress back to the stone age, knock yourselves out but don't try to disrupt our jobs, food supply, security." wbradley

If you want to backbone up you could take their...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-11-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 182,836
Posted By radroach
I was in and out of the hospital all last year...

I was in and out of the hospital all last year dealing with a family member's surgery last summer. We had daily exposure to all kinds of nurses, paramedics. I would ride the hospital elevator with...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-10-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 182,836
Posted By radroach
Spuds persnaps, I'd go back on that. But,...

Spuds persnaps, I'd go back on that. But, there's the idea that the stats are indeed fudged, being plenty of evidence given the labeling of covid (common cold) deaths with comorbidities. Whether by...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-10-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 182,836
Posted By radroach
Spuds reminder the stats weren't ever accurate to...

Spuds reminder the stats weren't ever accurate to the point where people in vehicle accident deaths were counted as covid deaths.

You have different sampling. I can't imagine Swedes being as...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-10-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 182,836
Posted By radroach
I have an aunt who is a nurse and she almost...

I have an aunt who is a nurse and she almost "couldn't even" when I told her I hadn't had the vaccine (and a couple others in our family also).

Thing is I know what her information sources are,...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-10-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 182,836
Posted By radroach
I understand the idea behind serious...

I understand the idea behind serious complications of the virus. You get pneumonia and can't breathe, some die of low oxygenation. Some get long term injury resulting. Others, the maybe 98% live...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-10-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,837
Views: 182,836
Posted By radroach
wbradley" "there were lots of crazy right wingers...

wbradley" "there were lots of crazy right wingers and extremists that latched on, inciting violence and using expletives on their banners toward our PM."

Fake news. Normal people have been...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-28-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By radroach
Driveshaft support bushing

After installing the Whiteline and Perrin "Positive Shift Kit" and the "Positive Traction Kit", I looked towards other parts that might go well with these upgrades. I've seen a driveshaft support...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-27-2022, 01:22 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 50,686
Posted By radroach
I prefer a battery size 26R (positive terminal...

I prefer a battery size 26R (positive terminal right). They weigh less than a group 35 battery.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-18-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,514
Posted By radroach
I always run 0w20 in the winter, and 0w30 in the...

I always run 0w20 in the winter, and 0w30 in the summer. Sometimes add a quart of 5w30 though if its all I have. Choice of oil viscosity on these cars is definitely not negligible, I think I get...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-15-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,090
Posted By radroach
Positive traction kit (differential, subframe,...

Positive traction kit (differential, subframe, and crossmember bushings) helped to fix wheel-hop from my aging subframe and diff bushings
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 01-13-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By radroach
Gunk Wipes are amazing. Follow up with a soft...

Gunk Wipes are amazing. Follow up with a soft brush.

https://gunk.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/EDW75.jpg
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-12-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 91,093
Posted By radroach
Benedict volts, not watts

Benedict volts, not watts
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-12-2022, 04:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,224
Posted By radroach
Wingnutt I had the same sort of issues for years...

Wingnutt I had the same sort of issues for years until I fixed my floppy mounts, reinforced them with the "positive traction kit" and "positive shift kit"s. Though, you might consider refreshing all...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-11-2022, 03:56 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 91,093
Posted By radroach
Benedict you mean you'd have idle RPM's dip at...

Benedict you mean you'd have idle RPM's dip at idle, which might cause the engine to almost stumble? Pretty common thing on the earlier cars. I sometimes get a slight idle dip when turning on my...
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