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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing Today, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By nikitopo
Just to let you know ... you need the flexible...

Just to let you know ... you need the flexible v-bars too. It doesn't work alone:

From STI site:
"This product was designed under the assumption that the STI flexible tower bar (Part No....
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By nikitopo
Yes that's true. However, Max Orido's car has a...

Yes that's true. However, Max Orido's car has a HKS S/C and Keiichi Tsuchiya's car has a Fujitsubo EPU full exhaust (not some random catless header), a professional tune, a final drive ratio 4.8:1. ...
Forum: Member's Car Journals Yesterday, 10:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,516
Posted By nikitopo
I would go with coilovers only if I wanted...

I would go with coilovers only if I wanted adjustability on a race track. Otherwise, it doesn't worth it and they have some disadvantages with corrosion no matter what the manufacturers are saying. ...
Forum: Engine Swaps Yesterday, 09:17 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 33,092
Posted By nikitopo
There are people trying and in fact achieving...

There are people trying and in fact achieving very interesting results, but as soon as they start posting information they get negativity and hate. There is the perception that Subaru has an...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,455
Posted By nikitopo
It is not an issue of Toyota US. It is the same...

It is not an issue of Toyota US. It is the same for Toyota Japan. Their page says "GR86 is coming" ...
Forum: Forced Induction Yesterday, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 312,207
Posted By nikitopo
I have one badge in new condition. Never...

I have one badge in new condition. Never installed it in my car, because I am badgeless. If interested send me a message.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-25-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,380
Posted By nikitopo
I believe it is without a tune.

I believe it is without a tune.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-25-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By nikitopo
Better tires, same wheels (17").

Better tires, same wheels (17").
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-25-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,166
Posted By nikitopo
He said that if you are under 30 and you want to...

He said that if you are under 30 and you want to buy a daily driver that you'll change in 5 years, then it is a very good option. I suppose the age was mentioned, because someone will want afterwards...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-24-2021, 04:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,166
Posted By nikitopo
Used car market is also different in Japan. Many...

Used car market is also different in Japan. Many owners will treat their cars as something precious and in some cases won't put much mileage too. Not sure if you can still find such a good condition...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-24-2021, 01:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,247
Posted By nikitopo
While waiting the specs for Europe, let's talk...

While waiting the specs for Europe, let's talk about colors :lol:

White always looked good in these cars and was used in the higher performance versions:

TRD 14r60 (only in white)
86 GRMN ...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-23-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,380
Posted By nikitopo
Here is the official Dynapack definition of the...

Here is the official Dynapack definition of the 1.15 parameter:

TC Factor - allows user to enter a driveline loss factor (Transmission Correction) to add a percentage of power to the flywheel...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-23-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,380
Posted By nikitopo
Apexi's dyno in Japan

Result is 204PS which equals to 201hp. Pretty much close with what the official catalog power says in Japan (235PS / 232hp). With a correction parameter of 1.15 which is the common one for Dynapack...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-23-2021, 02:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,166
Posted By nikitopo
They had a problem to keep the 2.4L engine even...

They had a problem to keep the 2.4L engine even in the same revs like the 2.0L engine. First development engines had a lower redline, but they were afraid that it won't be accepted and they fixed it....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-23-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By nikitopo
Just sad see them converting to a SUV company...

Just sad see them converting to a SUV company like many others. Why to make WRX looking like a Crosstrek ?
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-23-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,088
Posted By nikitopo
Are you working for Subaru?

Are you working for Subaru?
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-23-2021, 01:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,166
Posted By nikitopo
I believe his comment on rawness is not related...

I believe his comment on rawness is not related just on sound or NVH. You can install in the BRZ a better exhaust and stiffer bushings and you can have a comparable feeling. Main problem is how to...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-22-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,166
Posted By nikitopo
As expected ... "To me BRZ just feels like...

As expected ...

"To me BRZ just feels like a new and improved version of the older car", but he cannot compare it to the S2k. Especially when his S2k looks in such a good condition and under 60k...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-22-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,166
Posted By nikitopo
The video is still live. Some first comments on...

The video is still live. Some first comments on the Forester STI are exactly up to the point (i.e. this car doesn't exist anymore and the new Forester is just a straight SUV and it's huge if you put...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-22-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,088
Posted By nikitopo
Exactly. Usually it is the other way...

Exactly.


Usually it is the other way around.

Check here (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=112010) as a reminder example how a HUGE improvement the '17 BRZ was considered in...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-22-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By nikitopo
It is a kind of excuse when you don't want to...

It is a kind of excuse when you don't want to design a smaller transmission case without the differential or even better move the whole transaxle at the back which would give also a better F/R weight...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-21-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By nikitopo
Ironically, Subaru does not install the...

Ironically, Subaru does not install the performance oriented CVT on the BRZ. It would make more sense and it could offer a performance advantage, but they never took this platform too seriously. They...
Forum: Forced Induction 10-21-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 1,093,764
Posted By nikitopo
Talk to engine builders who have experience with...

Talk to engine builders who have experience with Subaru engines and they'll tell you how much more they love the EJ engines. The FA20 engine is more complicated with more parts, more screws, more...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 10-21-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By nikitopo
My understanding is that the 2018/2020 tS draw...

My understanding is that the 2018/2020 tS draw stiffener was changed, because it was fitted in the factory. So, they wanted an easier installation. The JDM 2013/2015 tS draw stiffener was installed...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-21-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By nikitopo
Tsuchiya tries to motivate young people, but as...

Tsuchiya tries to motivate young people, but as well to not fell victims of the known modding scene. It is pretty clear in the video. There are many cases in our platform where things can go wrong....
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-21-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By nikitopo
Tsuchiya is one of the few to stand out on this...

Tsuchiya is one of the few to stand out on this topic. I had the same feeling on certain mods. They weren't working that much or they ruined the feel of the car. So it was like burning money, but...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-20-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,756
Posted By nikitopo
Not sure what is the classic sports car formula...

Not sure what is the classic sports car formula that other car manufacturers don't have nowadays. Maybe cars like the 86/BRZ and the MX-5 belong to the entry level sports car category while others...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 10-20-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By nikitopo
I had a few messages about the shipping cost....

I had a few messages about the shipping cost. Shipping is now free!
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-20-2021, 12:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,363
Posted By nikitopo
Hey, welcome back.

Hey, welcome back.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 10-19-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,756
Posted By nikitopo
Matt Farah's review is much better and up to the...

Matt Farah's review is much better and up to the point. I really like it. Not sure why some tubers still prefer to compare the platform with a car from the late '90s or early '20s. It was an icon at...
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