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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Posted By DarkPira7e
Look for a 2015, the coilpacks alone are worth...

Look for a 2015, the coilpacks alone are worth the search in my opinion.

You'll end up likely following the same formula; wheels, tires, brakes, oil. I think just tires will be enough for you to...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,237
Posted By DarkPira7e
Today I learned snowblower carburetors are more...

Today I learned snowblower carburetors are more cost and time efficient to replace, rather than waste carb cleaner on fixing
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Posted By DarkPira7e
There's something that needs clarification here. ...

There's something that needs clarification here.

When you say "track car"- are you talking about a car that can be driven on track? Or a car modified for track purpose? Because there's a huge...
Forum: Northern California Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 199
Posted By DarkPira7e
You don't know me. I'll cut a nickel in half and...

You don't know me. I'll cut a nickel in half and say it's all I've got.
Dealerships are haggling territory, just like work at a garage is- you know there's markup and it's up to you if you want to...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,469
Views: 236,688
Posted By DarkPira7e
Maybe " powerful" hardware is relative

Maybe " powerful" hardware is relative
Forum: Northern California Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 199
Posted By DarkPira7e
This depends on demographic. Dealerships in...

This depends on demographic. Dealerships in Vermont have to push hard to move a BRZ, my friend walked out with a 2017 series.yellow PP BRZ for 26k out the door. Almost no dealerships here dare have...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 82
Posted By DarkPira7e
Zdan said it best. Find something that's in your...

Zdan said it best. Find something that's in your price range and has good reviews.
The plug I typically give is to stick with the Hankook V2 Concept 2 if you want a decent all season tire. I've...
Forum: GR86 General Topics Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By DarkPira7e
Nah. Material famine affects all industries.

Nah. Material famine affects all industries.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 894
Posted By DarkPira7e
I think a mix of packaging and product are well...

I think a mix of packaging and product are well called for; Nothing is worse than getting a great product with broken styrofoam and a blank box. Let me display the Enkei box in my garage to flex the...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By DarkPira7e
Maybe check your intercooler piping ( inside) to...

Maybe check your intercooler piping ( inside) to see if it is wet. If the blow-off valve is pointed upwards, it could be releasing vapor (indicating that something is wrong, you shouldn't have that...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By DarkPira7e
For anyone driving in the rain, I'd be afraid of...

For anyone driving in the rain, I'd be afraid of introducing a direct water stream onto piping hot exhaust purposefully. I guess it could have a blockoff like the Verus hood vents do. This is...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By DarkPira7e
I can't really comment on that, since the wheels...

I can't really comment on that, since the wheels are something incredible; I'd see if you can search for the lug seat style on those wheels ( typically it'll be conical "acorn" style) I'd peruse...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By DarkPira7e
Sounds like you got yourself set up good; the...

Sounds like you got yourself set up good; the Gorilla lug nuts would be totally fine then :)
Forum: Northern California Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 199
Posted By DarkPira7e
As blackhawkdown said, you're not there to make...

As blackhawkdown said, you're not there to make friends. Set a boundary and be immovable. Even though they're smiling and happy, they're already fighting to get you to spend the most possible to...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,496
Posted By DarkPira7e
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1...

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=143919

This thread did it for me.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By DarkPira7e
If the lug nuts are cross threaded and were still...

If the lug nuts are cross threaded and were still ON, that means your lug bolts might be, too. Your adventure doesn't end with new lug nuts

To be honest, any lug nut will works; the question is...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] Yesterday, 08:56 AM
Replies: 74,821
Views: 6,094,824
Posted By DarkPira7e
Housing prices where I live are still being...

Housing prices where I live are still being driven up by rich old Floridians and New Jersey escapees.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By DarkPira7e
I was going to see if I could figure something...

I was going to see if I could figure something out for a heatshield, but I realized that part of the issue is that there's no moving air. Once the heat gets trapped between the coilpacks and the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,448
Posted By DarkPira7e
Makes sense for a test name. Owning the name is...

Makes sense for a test name. Owning the name is a good move, you're right. Last thing we need is GM owning it and assigning it to their vehicle with built in microwaves to align with a pre-cooked...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By DarkPira7e
Damn, I thought it was more like 5k. Makes a lot...

Damn, I thought it was more like 5k. Makes a lot of sense!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-19-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,448
Posted By DarkPira7e
For exactly that reason- it's the future now, but...

For exactly that reason- it's the future now, but in 40 years it'll be some prehistoric tech that started something possibly worthwhile.
Imagine if Nintendo or someone named their next ground...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-19-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 138,290
Posted By DarkPira7e
There is nothing weak about this, or other subaru...

There is nothing weak about this, or other subaru engines. It's the fault of technicians that this happens, not the engine.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-19-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 894
Posted By DarkPira7e
Right, I meant heatwrap...

Right, I meant heatwrap...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-19-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,237
Posted By DarkPira7e
OOF. Hopefully your eyes aren't burning

OOF. Hopefully your eyes aren't burning
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-19-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By DarkPira7e
The sidewalls on the RT615K are super strong-...

The sidewalls on the RT615K are super strong- swap your wheels front to back as an experiment to see how the car feels
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-19-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 894
Posted By DarkPira7e
There's no way Toyota, or any manufacturer would...

There's no way Toyota, or any manufacturer would wrap exhaust parts. That's way too much maintenance to expect from the end user.
Imagine if in the frequent maintenance, part of it was " Re-secure...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-19-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By DarkPira7e
Those should be similar to stock stiffness from...

Those should be similar to stock stiffness from what I've heard in the past.
Any upgrades to your bushings up front? What tires/pressures are you running? What is your right height set at?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-19-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By DarkPira7e
I see a mention of Tein- what model of Tein...

I see a mention of Tein- what model of Tein coilovers did you buy, exactly?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 01-19-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 74,821
Views: 6,094,824
Posted By DarkPira7e
Guess it's time to experience hell and buy a plot...

Guess it's time to experience hell and buy a plot of land! Better to have something built than trust someone else if you've that kind of a budget. Your family can fit in the car for a few months...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-19-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By DarkPira7e
I'm curious about this as well. I wanted to buy...

I'm curious about this as well. I wanted to buy the IP coils but I'm too afraid of the wiring harness not fitting; I'm happy enough putting gold tape on new OEM coils and seeing how long they last. ...
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