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Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-25-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By RToyo86
Extra money would probably be well spent, but I...

Extra money would probably be well spent, but I get the dillema going down the rabbit Hole spending more money :D
You'll already be adding 10 points via our auto-x rules with coils over 5 points...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-25-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By RToyo86
They use camber plates. Flex Z aren't...

They use camber plates.

Flex Z aren't serviceable if that matters as part of your decision making process.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-25-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23,716
Views: 6,240,003
Posted By RToyo86
The car was street tuned with data logs on the...

The car was street tuned with data logs on the same stretch of road. I have tried using virtual dyno to get a rough idea. I did not do a baseline so numbers are not worth much. Used a different road...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-25-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 751,164
Posted By RToyo86
Thanks now whenever I hear that I'm gonna call it...

Thanks now whenever I hear that I'm gonna call it the ping pong tune. :lol:
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-25-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,893
Posted By RToyo86
Go with B6 in that case. The extra droop travel...

Go with B6 in that case. The extra droop travel with the B6 vs B8 shouldn't be an issue. Swift springs are designed to work with OEM dampers.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-24-2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23,716
Views: 6,240,003
Posted By RToyo86
The powerband with the gruppe-s feels better to...

The powerband with the gruppe-s feels better to me.
Power from 3500-5500 felt smoother and stronger. I also like the sound of UEL with stock catback over stock setup.

Tuning with both headers...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-22-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23,716
Views: 6,240,003
Posted By RToyo86
Suspension refresh, new springs, added some fluid...

Suspension refresh, new springs, added some fluid film black to anything stamped steel, and hit all the rubbers with some silicone lubricant.

https://i.imgur.com/vXgicsT.jpg
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-22-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23,716
Views: 6,240,003
Posted By RToyo86
How do you like the power difference compared to...

How do you like the power difference compared to stock?

I tried a 2017 decatted header and ultimately swapped back to my gruppe-s after trying different header/catback setups.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-22-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,893
Posted By RToyo86
Something I observed when I was refreshing things...

Something I observed when I was refreshing things this spring. When I took my rear springs off and removed the dustboot, the bumpstop lifted the metal washer/tab seen at the top of the strut under...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-22-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,217
Posted By RToyo86
Started a suspension refresh with a new set of...

Started a suspension refresh with a new set of yellow springs. Got the rears done yesterday before a crazy thunderstorm hit and took out power in the city.

Shout out to Racecomp Engineering for...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-20-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 751,164
Posted By RToyo86
There is definitely a sense of "race me bro" with...

There is definitely a sense of "race me bro" with these cars.

If I take the wife's Impreza people are always sleeping at traffic lights, or not paying attention.

In the 86 cars are always...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-17-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,621
Posted By RToyo86
A friend with a 13 also has some pretty bad rust...

A friend with a 13 also has some pretty bad rust issues from untreated stone chips.
By how you describe highway traffic it's similar to traffic here, I've had to touchup 4-5 stone chips along the...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-17-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,621
Posted By RToyo86
Poor exhaust tip. Gonna straighten that out a bit...

Poor exhaust tip. Gonna straighten that out a bit or leave it as a battle scar
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-12-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23,716
Views: 6,240,003
Posted By RToyo86
Where did you get that from? Looks great.

Where did you get that from? Looks great.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-11-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By RToyo86
What size and offset are your wheels? I run...

What size and offset are your wheels?

I run SPC lower/crash bolt upper with 2.3° camber with plenty of clearance running 17x8 +38 and 225/45R17 tires. Worth checking your lower spring perch...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-11-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,200
Posted By RToyo86
What is the weight on the TRD? The heaviest...

What is the weight on the TRD?

The heaviest LW flywheel I could find was around 12.5 pounds.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-10-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23,716
Views: 6,240,003
Posted By RToyo86
Swaped out the crusty rear OEM rotors after 100k...

Swaped out the crusty rear OEM rotors after 100k km.

https://i.imgur.com/2vdDsq1.jpeg
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-10-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By RToyo86
I would do the headlights in retrospect. Mine are...

I would do the headlights in retrospect. Mine are pretty hammered and it's simple and small enough not to be a huge hassle to replace later.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-10-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,602
Posted By RToyo86
Agreed. Was talking with tomm.brz who has...

Agreed.

Was talking with tomm.brz who has done all my custom tuning via much data logging back and forth. Shout out since he can also do tunes like steve99.

Found some info he had posted a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-10-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By RToyo86
Bearings retainer cover. $70 well worth not...

Bearings retainer cover. $70 well worth not having to pull the trans again
https://parts.toyota.com/p/Toyota_2019_86/RETAINER---BEARING---FRONTMTM/62984046/SU00303853.html
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 05-10-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,602
Posted By RToyo86
Open flash performance will probably still come...

Open flash performance will probably still come up with something all though it doesn't offer the same degree of adjustment, and isn't well suited to boost.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-08-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23,716
Views: 6,240,003
Posted By RToyo86
Beautiful weather outside today which allowed me...

Beautiful weather outside today which allowed me to do some paint TLC on my driver door. Booking PDR repair for the dent on Monday, and will do a final polish when I recoat the car this summer.
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-08-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23,716
Views: 6,240,003
Posted By RToyo86
Looks good! Did you need to pull out camber...

Looks good!

Did you need to pull out camber to make it clear the struts or is that just where it's sitting for the time being?
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-08-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,217
Posted By RToyo86
Weather outside is absolutely beautiful, which...

Weather outside is absolutely beautiful, which allowed me to get some cosmetic TLC done to my driver door. Between the two door dings and the residue that is caked on the paint under the mirror it...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-04-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,911
Posted By RToyo86
Cost is what made me steer away from ace. With...

Cost is what made me steer away from ace.
With the Canadian conversion it was around $4000+ to get the correct tune, header and ecutek hardware/license.

A $1000 comparable header is a compelling...
Forum: Canada Classifieds 05-04-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,521
Posted By RToyo86
It's a common theme when he deals with customers....

It's a common theme when he deals with customers. I don't know if it's a language barrier issue since he's french or what.
I've spoken to other locals with similar issues.
Maybe he means well but...
Forum: Canada Classifieds 05-04-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,521
Posted By RToyo86
They switched suppliers which limited...

They switched suppliers which limited availability on parts. Now they're slowly going through the site cleaning up items that are discontinued or not viable to bring in at a reasonable cost.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-03-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By RToyo86
I liked these two combinations. For lots of...

I liked these two combinations. For lots of highway driving avoid front toe. I have 30km highway commute daily and toe out doesn't bother me, but it may bother some.

0 toe front, 1/16(1.5mm) toe...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-02-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,373
Posted By RToyo86
With their new touch screen infotainment/climate...

With their new touch screen infotainment/climate control setup you need eyesight to keep you on the road :lol:
Forum: Canada Classifieds 05-02-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,521
Posted By RToyo86
Return window is definitely long, but I...

Return window is definitely long, but I understand that wasn't why you made the post.

Stinks to hear since I recently had a good email chain with Simon when my exhaust order went into limbo after...
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