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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Purist
Handling is fine but grip... My daughter's 2001...

Handling is fine but grip... My daughter's 2001 Corolla has more grip in the wet than my BRZ.

My theory is that in the wet, the reduced contact patch means you can't generate enough lateral force...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Purist
Your launches will be slow and lacking in grip. ...

Your launches will be slow and lacking in grip.

Your grip will be poor in the wet.

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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-19-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Purist
Yeah. Could be an interesting learning...

Yeah. Could be an interesting learning experience.

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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-19-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Purist
Early 2000s. Sent from my SM-G973F using...

Early 2000s.

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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-19-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,042
Posted By Purist
Fair call. They definitely look light. Sent...

Fair call. They definitely look light.

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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-19-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,042
Posted By Purist
Pretty unimaginative wheels for a concept ...

Pretty unimaginative wheels for a concept

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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-19-2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Purist
Hesitation on no load throttle opening

Hi all, I have a Ford courier (not sure if or what this is called overseas). It has EFI and it has the briefest 'stutter' when you floor it from idle. ( No load, in neutral). It really is brief. It...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-11-2022, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Purist
I'd put money on it. Maybe even the bush where...

I'd put money on it. Maybe even the bush where the arm bolts onto the chassis (not sure of the technical term).

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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-07-2022, 02:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,769
Posted By Purist
Here goes:( I don't mean to be patronising but I...

Here goes:( I don't mean to be patronising but I wasn't sure what you meant when you said you had no knowledge about spring rates) but here are the main points.

*When a car corners, the weight of...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-06-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,769
Posted By Purist
I might go down this path yet. Do they drop the...

I might go down this path yet. Do they drop the car much?

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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-06-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,769
Posted By Purist
I'd consider lowering springs, keeping the 225...

I'd consider lowering springs, keeping the 225 tyres and increasing the offset of the wheels to get your flush fit. A flush 225 looks good on these cars, filling out the guard makes it look much...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-06-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Purist
Very possibly a front ball joint. Check again. I...

Very possibly a front ball joint. Check again. I had almost the exact same symptoms. Turned out to be a lower ball joint.

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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-06-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By Purist
Advice given to me: don't buy anything unless it...

Advice given to me: don't buy anything unless it is going so solve a problem that you have identified.

Unless you have identified problems that these items will solve, I would save my money. I...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-06-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,769
Posted By Purist
What I wish I'd known before changing my...

What I wish I'd known before changing my suspension:

Lowering will change rear camber and toe and wear out tyres.

Changes in the geometry will also change bump steer characteristics, and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-04-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Purist
Go to a reputable shop and have them inspect...

Go to a reputable shop and have them inspect everything. Almost certainly damaged components. Could be a ball joint or something.

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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-27-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By Purist
One would assume he would read the link before...

One would assume he would read the link before filling his car up with E85. I hope so.

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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-27-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By Purist
That's exactly right. If you have ready access to...

That's exactly right. If you have ready access to E85 its no problem. It's a great solution if you're on a limited budget, you can add flex fuel later

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Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 12-21-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By Purist
Nailed it. Sent from my SM-G973F using...

Nailed it.

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Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 12-21-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,357
Posted By Purist
I burned out my clutch doing short warm up...

I burned out my clutch doing short warm up burnouts and aggressive gear changes on slicks. It was magical; the air was full of shiny little fragments of clutch reflecting the sunlight.




Sent...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-19-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By Purist
Good News: You don't need flex fuel to run...

Good News:

You don't need flex fuel to run E85. OFT E85 tune is fine for anything from E60 upwards. Many of us have been running this option for years. Headers and an OFT will come in just over...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-11-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,456
Posted By Purist
Heard a trauma surgeon sarcastically suggest that...

Heard a trauma surgeon sarcastically suggest that airbags should be replaced with large, metal spikes in order to really modify driver behaviour.

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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-04-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By Purist
Ceramic coating looks like paint. These are...

Ceramic coating looks like paint. These are brushed stainless.

(IMO they will sexy as hell when they go all blue from the heat)

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Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 12-01-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Purist
Mine makes 500kW at the brakes. Sent from my...

Mine makes 500kW at the brakes.

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Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 12-01-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Purist
You'll probably give them a run for their money. ...

You'll probably give them a run for their money.

Depending on dyno blah blah blah a de-catted gen 1 on E85 can make over 230 BHP, a 2022 states 228.

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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-01-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,390
Posted By Purist
My house is dry, safe, and has hot and cold...

My house is dry, safe, and has hot and cold running water, and warm beds for all my family members. I eat enough food every day. This makes me wealthier than about 75% of the world's population. And...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By Purist
I've heard this before. What's the issue? What...

I've heard this before. What's the issue? What does it change?

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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-30-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By Purist
Hey, I can only go off experience but I have an...

Hey, I can only go off experience but I have an Exedy 'heavy duty' clutch kit in mine (Stage 1 I assume). I was told it uses a WRX pressure plate.

I have done many hillclimbs since then with many...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-27-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By Purist
Ask the Rolling Stones [emoji16] Sent from...

Ask the Rolling Stones [emoji16]

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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-25-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By Purist
https://www.boltscience.com/pages/strength.htm ...

https://www.boltscience.com/pages/strength.htm

Interesting read.

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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-25-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By Purist
Holy crap! I swap to track wheels every meet so...

Holy crap! I swap to track wheels every meet so I've changed my wheels 20-30 times with no issues. Have I been really lucky??

What contributes to the stripping? Overtightening? Work hardening of...
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