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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 04-01-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,698
Posted By Lynxis
I'm with Tcoat here, probably not the 86,...

I'm with Tcoat here, probably not the 86, especially as a lot of (very credible sounding) rumors express that Toyota wants to put off revealing the next generation 86 until next year for... reasons..
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-18-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Lynxis
Racecomp Engineering Superstreet-1

https://i.ibb.co/Z63fcq9/rce-SS1.jpg

So my tax return is helping finance a set of RCE SS1 for my BRZ. The coil overs arrived earlier today and I'm planning to put them on the car once the weather...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 12-20-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By Lynxis
What's been posted here by humfrz is probably the...

What's been posted here by humfrz is probably the best bet but that won't perfectly insulate you from a dealer rejecting warranty claims. It's pretty easy for them to suggest that you must have made...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-10-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,602
Posted By Lynxis
Of course, anyone can have an axle or any other...

Of course, anyone can have an axle or any other part of a car fail on them, even someone driving on the street on OE tires like a grandpa could still be subject to a failure. That's just life.
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-04-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,695
Posted By Lynxis
I admit that these aren't Honda motors but at...

I admit that these aren't Honda motors but at least anecdotally, I find these motors quite robust. At least they aren't EJ motors which I have personally witnessed dozens of failures.


I...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 11-20-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Lynxis
If you have a North American car, then you've got...

If you have a North American car, then you've got 292mm rotors with the vented rear rotors.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-20-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By Lynxis
My local autocross group classes are based a...

My local autocross group classes are based a points system where the primary points contributors are weight and power, with suspension, tires and other modifications contributing a certain number of...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-18-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 130,395
Posted By Lynxis
No one: Literally no one: Absolutely no one: ...

No one:
Literally no one:
Absolutely no one:
My opinion:

Design feels like they took elements from a few other cars and slapped them onto the BRZ and I'm not sure it works for me. Silhouette...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 11-07-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,984
Posted By Lynxis
Not that I have a lot of passengers, just my mom,...

Not that I have a lot of passengers, just my mom, sister and brother-in-law once in a while. None of them get sick, even riding on track or autocross with me although my sister doesn't like riding in...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-30-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,047
Posted By Lynxis
I know these are all notably heavier but I think...

I know these are all notably heavier but I think there are compelling arguments to be had for the likes of the 370z and the Camaro or Mustang. The 4 cyl turbo pony cars are available for around the...
Forum: CANADA 10-17-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,532
Posted By Lynxis
Each insurance company is different but *most*...

Each insurance company is different but *most* will give you a freebie "minor" conviction. I was convicted for rolling a stop sign 2 years ago and then a few weeks later, made an at-fault insurance...
Forum: CANADA 10-17-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,532
Posted By Lynxis
On speeding, I'm very glad that I don't speed as...

On speeding, I'm very glad that I don't speed as a habit because I know cops are already looking extra hard at my car and don't want to give them any more reasons to do so. I've lived and drove in my...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 10-14-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 57,189
Posted By Lynxis
I'm 100% certain the Primacy was chosen because...

I'm 100% certain the Primacy was chosen because it's an economy tire and for little other reason. That the tire allowed for some small, simple skids and "matched the car" has always come across to me...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-19-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,802
Posted By Lynxis
Without having any personal experience with RCEs...

Without having any personal experience with RCEs offerings, I can't compare directly. What interests me most about them is the lowering top hats allow you to run a lower ride height while increasing...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-17-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,802
Posted By Lynxis
The HKS coils, for when they were released,...

The HKS coils, for when they were released, punched above their weight for a streetable, track capable coilover designed for the 86 platform, especially at a time when there weren't many options yet....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-17-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,802
Posted By Lynxis
This is the end of my review thread. The...

This is the end of my review thread. The coilovers are broken. I noticed a clunk in the rear a few months ago and I was due for rotor and pad replacements so I took a closer look at the suspension...
Forum: CANADA 09-05-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,808
Posted By Lynxis
I'd wait till next gen comes out because then...

I'd wait till next gen comes out because then first gen cars are probably gonna flood the market as people decide to upgrade which will push the value down.
Forum: CANADA 08-07-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,871
Posted By Lynxis
You should learn a bit about the physics of how...

You should learn a bit about the physics of how the wheel attaches to the hub before you say stuff like that. Here is some suggested reading:
...
Forum: GR86 General Topics 08-03-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,463
Posted By Lynxis
I don't think it realistically matters much if...

I don't think it realistically matters much if there even is another generation, as values for our cars will experience downward pressure due to the existence of faster cars in the same price and...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 07-17-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 26,215
Posted By Lynxis
Guess I'll give a status update 'cuz it's been a...

Guess I'll give a status update 'cuz it's been a long time. Sleep issues mentioned previously were related to undiagnosed diabetes. I'm on Metformin, adjusted diet and a mild exercise plan and it's...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 07-17-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
Posted By Lynxis
Beautiful car, almost exactly how I'd build mine...

Beautiful car, almost exactly how I'd build mine if money were no issue.
Forum: CANADA 06-27-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By Lynxis
I'm in Kingston but car is in.. a state right now...

I'm in Kingston but car is in.. a state right now lol. In the process of putting the OEM suspension back in because my rear coilovers broke. I noticed this while replacing brake rotors and it turns...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-12-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Lynxis
I understand the Wilwood kit will fit stock 86...

I understand the Wilwood kit will fit stock 86 wheels *barely* but YMMV if you're talking about something else.
Forum: GR86 General Topics 04-24-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 236,080
Posted By Lynxis
This was always my biggest question mark about...

This was always my biggest question mark about the previous rumors. The rumors were for the new car to be based on the TNGA platform with the FA24 but that platform was never designed to take a flat...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-07-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,989
Posted By Lynxis
As someone who has run brand name, replicas, and...

As someone who has run brand name, replicas, and even unbranded alloy wheels over the years, from my experience, you will find places they cut costs. The replicas can be fine but you need to hedge...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-17-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,008
Posted By Lynxis
My BRZ was my year round daily driver until I...

My BRZ was my year round daily driver until I sent it into a barrier on track in the fall of 2018. I've cooled off on track time since then, mostly because I'm still paying for that accident today....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-19-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,450
Posted By Lynxis
I don't believe it even with e85. Believable...

I don't believe it even with e85. Believable jumps in performance from bone stock on 91aki to full intake/exhaust and e85 puts most people at ~30whp peak gains assuming no other issues.

I don't...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-19-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,450
Posted By Lynxis
I've mentioned this before but mouth-pieces with...

I've mentioned this before but mouth-pieces with parts to sell and gullible people who want to believe in the gains they think they bought tend to shut me down on this; Every believable independent...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-12-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 230,851
Posted By Lynxis
7416 for Stage 1/3 7420 for Stage 2/4 and Sport...

7416 for Stage 1/3
7420 for Stage 2/4 and Sport Performance



I had the SP kit for about ~3 years, I never rebuilt it once during my ownership, despite year round daily driving including 2...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-06-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 16,865
Posted By Lynxis
The key is position yourself to have the time and...

The key is position yourself to have the time and energy for one discipline that can cover your living expenses and then take on a second, more risky endeavour that has greater earning potential.
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