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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By ZDan
I wouldn't get fixated on a specific brand, all...

I wouldn't get fixated on a specific brand, all the big names make some great tires and some crap tires...

For your usage I would stick with either Ultra High Performance All Season or perhaps...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Yesterday, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By ZDan
With good headlights, they just aren't needed. ...

With good headlights, they just aren't needed. The fogs on my car just *barely* fill in a tiny amount to the left and right immediately in front of the car, I've never found them to be needed or...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-18-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By ZDan
34-36psi hot, you'll be fine... No one...

34-36psi hot, you'll be fine...



No one is going to be able to tell you what is "optimal" for your car on your track(s). Without further research on Cup 2 (non-R) vs. R, I'm sticking with...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-18-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By ZDan
Clearly you did not read the link! The Michelin...

Clearly you did not read the link! The Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 is marketed as a track tire, and the pressures recommended are for track usage.

Whilst on track, hot pressures should be between...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-18-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By ZDan
Michelin says 33 to 40 psi hot: ...

Michelin says 33 to 40 psi hot:
https://marketing.michelin.co.uk/p/PDF/Technical%20Bulletin_PSC2R.pdf

Most radials will have a very broad range of pressures over which they will work fine. Some...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-16-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 86,738
Posted By ZDan
noice......

noice......
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-16-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By ZDan
Could be shipping weight including all...

Could be shipping weight including all packaging...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-14-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 798
Poll: 2022 400Z
Views: 41,492
Posted By ZDan
Only a lot bigger... I had a 240Z for a long...

Only a lot bigger...
I had a 240Z for a long time, set up to be a street/track car. I kept the bumpers because I don't like that big gaping square grill opening up front without the front bumper. ...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-14-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By ZDan
Yeah, I'ma say +35, and NO camber from bolts, all...

Yeah, I'ma say +35, and NO camber from bolts, all from camber plates. +42 isn't gonna clear I don't think... I had to run 3mm spacers with my 17x9 +40 wheels to have clearance for 225/40-17...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 01-14-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 14,194
Posted By ZDan
There's a neat shortcut to all the gearing/wheel...

There's a neat shortcut to all the gearing/wheel torque/rpm calcs: power/weight. Pretty much does the same thing and gives a very good picture of relative acceleration performance.
Forum: GR86 General Topics 01-13-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 14,194
Posted By ZDan
It's going to have an acceleration advantage...

It's going to have an acceleration advantage however they gear it. Will need 3.9 diff to hit 60 in 2nd gear, with that gearing it'll still walk the current-gen with 4.3.

Posted this a while back,...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-13-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By ZDan
What would you consider a "purist" approach? I...

What would you consider a "purist" approach?
I don't see how adding >10% more power, 20% more torque throughout most of the rev range, keeping the same 7000rpm power peak, increasing revs slightly...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-13-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By ZDan
He took a lot of time and used a lot of words to...

He took a lot of time and used a lot of words to not really say much. For the math he did, he coulda just gone by power/weight and predicted relative acceleration performance as well or better.

I...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-13-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 86,738
Posted By ZDan
New BRZ vents are real. Please refer to posts...

New BRZ vents are real. Please refer to posts 1333-1335.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-13-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 86,738
Posted By ZDan
Something like that, yeah!

Something like that, yeah!
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-13-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 86,738
Posted By ZDan
I think the new BRZ rear end looks great. ...

I think the new BRZ rear end looks great.
https://gearopen.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/22my_subaru-brz-2-768x512.jpg

Corolla hatch looks great as well, for a fwd 5-door hatch econocar....
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-13-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 86,738
Posted By ZDan
Yeah, it's probably no coincidence that there are...

Yeah, it's probably no coincidence that there are side vents now that there are real front vents that feed air into the wheelwell.

So probably the *real* benefit for those of us who track these...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-13-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By ZDan
I like the idea of having a totally open view out...

I like the idea of having a totally open view out front, with the nose dropping away from the windshield such that you don't see anything through it but the outside world and the road unfolding...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-13-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 86,738
Posted By ZDan
I think they work pretty well stylistically, and...

I think they work pretty well stylistically, and normally I hate added-on side fender vents... Anyway, real front and side vents vs. the fake vents at the front of my '17...
...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-13-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By ZDan
Neat... but I gotta say, "Proud of Boxer", is...

Neat...
but I gotta say, "Proud of Boxer", is kinda cringe-inducing...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-13-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By ZDan
If you have 245s on 8" wheels, probably OK. If...

If you have 245s on 8" wheels, probably OK.
If you have 225s on 9" wheels, lip is vulnerable to curbs, steel carwash rails, etc.... How is this not obvious?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-12-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,567
Posted By ZDan
And your tire pressures are?

And your tire pressures are?
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-12-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By ZDan
The more realistic shots are with paint that...

The more realistic shots are with paint that isn't matte black, and with natural outdoor lighting instead of an indoor setting with light coming from every angle, which even flattens out and mostly...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-11-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By ZDan
PonTOOOONS ...

PonTOOOONS

https://cdn.motor1.com/images/mgl/eJjYE/s1/2022-subaru-brz-exterior-front-quarter.jpg
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-11-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By ZDan
My psychosis compels me to point out that the...

My psychosis compels me to point out that the Cayman is a nobumps car, with fenders more similar to the '22 than the current-gen!

nobumps:...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-10-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By ZDan
Psychotic? If I am I would hardly be in a...

Psychotic? If I am I would hardly be in a position to judge my own mental state, so I guess maybe...

Anyway, every post I made about fenders was a response to someone else's comments on them, if...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-09-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By ZDan
FD steering is *SUPER* slow at 16.6:1. Honestly...

FD steering is *SUPER* slow at 16.6:1. Honestly it's one of the things I couldn't warm up to with mine, and one of the reasons I sold it. Ditto my 987.2 Cayman, which was slow-steering and worse,...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-09-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By ZDan
Disagree. Bumps are/were a styling gimmick. ...

Disagree. Bumps are/were a styling gimmick. Basic underlying car is attractive enough to not need them. IMO.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-09-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By ZDan
In comparison to the current-gen's fender bumps,...

In comparison to the current-gen's fender bumps, yes there is. Fender line starts out flattish at cowl and smoothly curves down over and past the wheel opening.
For all the crying over the loss of...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-08-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By ZDan
I never said the 22 looks like a Daytona. Just...

I never said the 22 looks like a Daytona. Just pointing out for everyone boo-hoo-hooing over the loss of the "fender bumps", that not everybody thinks they're necessarily all that great. And gave...
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