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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-14-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,596
Posted By Spartarus
Ah, yes, they are all the same on any given...

Ah, yes, they are all the same on any given engine, so there are only 3 combinations. Fixed.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-14-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,596
Posted By Spartarus
The pipe in that illustration is the same pipe to...

The pipe in that illustration is the same pipe to which I was referring. Yes, it is external. Yes, there's only 1. Sorry, injector cover not valve cover. My bad.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-09-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 39,716
Posted By Spartarus
Well damn. :bonk: Seems that's been a little...

Well damn. :bonk:

Seems that's been a little exaggerated...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-07-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 39,716
Posted By Spartarus
There's a 1J car in South FL running on an Elite...

There's a 1J car in South FL running on an Elite 2500 with everything working.



PS won't do it. Doesn't have the configurability with the CAN. You'll need an Elite... And someone knowledgeable...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 03-02-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,531
Posted By Spartarus
I'm very interested in watching what tuners can...

I'm very interested in watching what tuners can do with Fiat MultiAir. That is a thoroughly unconventional system, and tuning will be interesting, to say the least.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 03-01-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,531
Posted By Spartarus
The G4 chassis for the impreza / xv was new in...

The G4 chassis for the impreza / xv was new in 2011. The WRX jumped on that platform in 2014, when it adopted the DIT engine.

The 260 HP engine to which I was referring is the FA20DIT, which is...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 03-01-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,531
Posted By Spartarus
I've been around plenty long enough to know that...

I've been around plenty long enough to know that we're just going agree to disagree. I have a different perspective on the issue than you do.

I can also understand why you find it irritating. I...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 02-25-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,531
Posted By Spartarus
I wasn't making a comparison of the cars at all. ...

I wasn't making a comparison of the cars at all. It was a demonstration that a small RWD car of nearly identical weight is not "ruined" by having extra horsepower. Quite the opposite, in fact. ...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 02-17-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,531
Posted By Spartarus
"More power would ruin it" :lol: Lol....

"More power would ruin it"

:lol:

Lol. No.

Drive an S2000, get out, and convince me that 50 more horsepower would ruin the twin. It's ok if you've changed your mind, but I'll have my key...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-01-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,382
Posted By Spartarus
That's the point though. The ECU gets the signal...

That's the point though. The ECU gets the signal just fine... It just refuses to do anything with it.

Everything is working fine - All the switches and relays work, but the circuit that grounds...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-31-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,382
Posted By Spartarus
Let me make a wild guess... This happens...

Let me make a wild guess...

This happens when you get in, turn the key from full off, all the way to start immediately without pausing. Nothing happens. Release to "ON" and try again, and it...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-26-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,233
Posted By Spartarus
I know, I was messing with you... You said you...

I know, I was messing with you... You said you had broken two already...

*FALCON KICK*

...

:burnrubber:
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-25-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,233
Posted By Spartarus
Easy there, Captain Falcon, it's only a clutch...

Easy there, Captain Falcon, it's only a clutch pedal.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-19-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,348
Posted By Spartarus
Haven't seen a dyno, but I'd be willing to bet...

Haven't seen a dyno, but I'd be willing to bet that there's an awesome midrange, but the top end is seriously lacking, which explains the small gain in peak numbers.

Look at the exhaust ports on...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-09-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,322
Posted By Spartarus
The Greddy kit is a decent concept with miserable...

The Greddy kit is a decent concept with miserable design and execution.

It turns the 5-minute belt replacement into a 5-hour affair that requires dismounting the turbo, replacing minimum 3...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-08-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,175
Posted By Spartarus
Ah, good thread... Reminds me of living in...

Ah, good thread... Reminds me of living in Alaska..

Ever see what happens to washer fluid at -40?

...Or vodka for that matter...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-07-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,822
Posted By Spartarus
I only have a few complaints about the SBD kit. ...

I only have a few complaints about the SBD kit.

1. The exhaust fasteners are very low quality, but that's almost universal among aftermarket exhaust manufacturers, and is becoming more common with...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-05-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,203
Posted By Spartarus
In the interest of scientific accuracy, advection...

In the interest of scientific accuracy, advection or conduction would both be correct terms, depending on the scale of observation, but convection does not occur in or around an intercooler.

Some...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-04-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,130
Posted By Spartarus
Ok, bickering aside, the upper limit of this...

Ok, bickering aside, the upper limit of this engine is around 8200. It varies a little, but that's slightly below the point where the oil pump quits moving oil.

Some have done 7600-7800 on stock...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-03-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 2,041,963
Posted By Spartarus
:lol: ...EDIT: little too sarcastic......

:lol:

...EDIT: little too sarcastic... Little too mean...

That is a dangerously incorrect statement.



Clarification: MAP, not MAF, sensor.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-02-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By Spartarus
Intake Manifold M8 x 30, 12mm hex flange head. ...

Intake Manifold M8 x 30, 12mm hex flange head.

Brackets... Not sure, still looking through my old docs.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-29-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,480
Posted By Spartarus
Sounds like you need a new tuner... As in,...

Sounds like you need a new tuner...

As in, somebody who didn't feed you that load of bullsh*t with a straight face.
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-29-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,769
Posted By Spartarus
The T56 fits very well compared to the hackery...

The T56 fits very well compared to the hackery you have to do in most swaps.

You only need to drill out spot welds for a single tunnel brace, and weld in a new one.

The 04-06 Pontiac GTO T56...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-28-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,698
Posted By Spartarus
Some people are prepared to accept that...

Some people are prepared to accept that possibility, and would rather handle repairs themselves.

The level of carelessness and negligence present in most dealer techs (and encouraged by their...
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-28-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 101,349
Posted By Spartarus
Don't let sh*tposters ruin something awesome for...

Don't let sh*tposters ruin something awesome for the rest of us.

Everybody here who works for a living, and works on their car, supports this build and understands time and budget constraints. We...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-28-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,698
Posted By Spartarus
...They should offer new cars with a "no...

...They should offer new cars with a "no warranty" option (and discount) for people who don't want to put up with any of that sh*t...

...That alone would probably have sold me a 2017 86 over an...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-26-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,698
Posted By Spartarus
Does your car still have the sound generator...

Does your car still have the sound generator tube?

...Because that tube pipes some intake resonance into the cabin in the passenger footwell, under the dash. It can sound pretty strange...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 12-25-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,512
Posted By Spartarus
The car (and any SUV it may crash into) has to...

The car (and any SUV it may crash into) has to meet bumper compatibility guidelines in order to sell in the US.

It will not underride an SUV unless the truck / SUV is lifted.

The straightedge...
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-25-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,769
Posted By Spartarus
Faith in humanity restored.

Faith in humanity restored.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-25-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By Spartarus
The stock header and overpipe use studs instead...

The stock header and overpipe use studs instead of bolts. Thus, you can not reuse them in another header.

M10-1.25 x 35 flanged-head bolts should work fine. Depending on how thick your overpipe...
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