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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-25-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,949
Posted By Ultramaroon
This thread should be stickied. Props to you for...

This thread should be stickied. Props to you for your candor and humility. This kind of experience is the best teacher and we've all done it. If you've sold your stock parts, keep an eye out for...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-25-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,949
Posted By Lakitu
I had only four goals that I thought were pretty...

I had only four goals that I thought were pretty tame when I started out.

- I want to reduce the wheel gap to 2" or 2 fingers - Achieved, but at a substantial loss to highway stability and...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-25-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,949
Posted By Lakitu
Regrets that are my own fault

This is just a rant about my dumbass decisions.
Was new to cars back in 2017, learned some things, then lost interest because my mistakes outweighed the enjoyment of learning and progressing.
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-17-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,565
Posted By Purist
This is why they are removable :) ...

This is why they are removable :)
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210717/b58a15779e653f9f2f16748b608b8bf1.jpg

Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-22-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,397
Posted By Tcoat
You think that crap doesn't go down over here?

You think that crap doesn't go down over here?
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 05-17-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,937
Posted By Decep
Definitely get the roof, front bumper and hood. I...

Definitely get the roof, front bumper and hood. I have a few nasty chips right where the windshield ends. I would highly recommend a good clear wrap on any brand new car you want to keep looking new....
Forum: Software Tuning 05-10-2021, 03:42 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,031
Posted By zakman16
i live in Canada we don't have yearly emissions...

i live in Canada we don't have yearly emissions testing anymore so that wouldn't happen/be an issue here, and imo the big issue with unwanted attention are the big "take overs" that happen every...
Forum: Software Tuning 04-28-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,031
Posted By DeliciousTuning
Nailed it!

Nailed it!
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-24-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 264,342
Posted By N_Raged
Enkei TS-10 17x8" ET45

I couldn't find any photos of the 17x8" TS-10 on this car with Brembos so I messaged Enkei themselves and they said they do clear Brembos. I took their word for it and placed an order. There's around...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 04-16-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,089
Posted By The Red One
Took a pic to show how simple this is. ...

Took a pic to show how simple this is.


The white powder stuff is the Zip tie plastic wearing out...


Look at utilising the Spare wheel area for the small more permanent service stuff...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-15-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,530
Posted By MuseChaser
5.5 years, 90K miles, and still smilin'...

Standing here during .. ahem... "Happy Hour" at the house.. and gazing upon the ol' '13 FR-S parked up at the top of the sloping driveway facing the street with that ol' "Can we play... huh?... can...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-08-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,423
Posted By CSG Mike
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Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 01-23-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By Baldeagle
As a “lesser evil” idea, have you considered...

As a “lesser evil” idea, have you considered covering the scrape with blue reflective tape and adding an identically shaped or mirrored piece of blue tape to the same spot on the left side of the...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 01-23-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By soundman98
iirc, that protective film is supposed to be...

iirc, that protective film is supposed to be replaced every 5-7 years. leaving it on longer than that, it cracks, yellows, and becomes part of the car in a bad way.

could consider addressing this...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 01-21-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,511
Posted By soundman98
i would apply touchup paint to the black so it's...

i would apply touchup paint to the black so it's less noticeable. but it will never, ever match.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-05-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By SUSPECT_BRZ
You should post this here :...

You should post this here : https://www.ft86club.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=8

Also YouTube is your friend.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-27-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,409
Posted By Tcoat
There is a whole sub forum dedicated to this...

There is a whole sub forum dedicated to this topic. A few minutes of reading would answer this question.

Robco - I would make sure you work all the gremlins out of your car before you start...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-26-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,930
Posted By Kiske
Ftspeed (ft86speedfactory) has 10% off with code...

Ftspeed (ft86speedfactory) has 10% off with code BFSALE10, some ft-86 and OLM parts are an additional 15% off https://www.ftspeed.com/pages/ftspeed-2020-bfsale-frs-brz-86-supra

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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-26-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,930
Posted By kyle116
Black Friday/Cyber Moday Deals Thread

Didnt see a post for this year. Already made a list. Will update post if theres other deals posted.

Store Name ------------- Black Friday Sale...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-24-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,250
Posted By paiceyfan
Don't underestimate the 86!

18 months ago I made the switch to a 2014 Porsche Cayman S from my Edelbrock supercharged BRZ. The change in quality was clear, but I wanted to come back and mention some things. The grass isn't...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 11-07-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,268
Posted By Capt Spaulding
If you mount a Subaru oil to water oil cooler...

If you mount a Subaru oil to water oil cooler you'll find that the cooler body has a small tab on the face that mounts to the engine. The tab goes in that slot. It keeps the cooler body from...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 11-06-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,268
Posted By soundman98
yep. normal. both my 2014's had it. you...

yep. normal. both my 2014's had it.


you can clean it out, but it's just a divot in the casting.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 11-03-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,027
Posted By Baldeagle
40 hp gain? Interesting thought exercise. ...

40 hp gain? Interesting thought exercise. Assuming E85 fuel is actually 85% ethanol, it will have a stoichiometric ratio of 9.7:1 under normal load and perhaps 7.5:1 under heavy load when you want...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-26-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,208
Posted By AnalogMan
Thank you for giving the absolutely best take on...

Thank you for giving the absolutely best take on this ever!!

I don't see it so much as a 'torque dip' between 3000-3500 rpm, but a torque bump from 1500-3000 rpm. The engine could always be tuned...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-21-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,208
Posted By PenGun
If you are driving the car to the store, say...

If you are driving the car to the store, say 2,000 - 3500 RPM, you will never have a problem, with torque dip . If you are driving the car hard, say 5,000 - 7,000 RPM, again you will never have a...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-15-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,273
Posted By Opie
It's sold as a road-going car and warrantied as...

It's sold as a road-going car and warrantied as such. Track at your own risk, and keep it to yourself.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-15-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,273
Posted By Sasquachulator
I dont think the dealer itself cares if you track...

I dont think the dealer itself cares if you track the car or not.

Its when you have any kind of warranty work that needs to be done will it become a problem.

Whether track use becomes an...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-08-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,208
Posted By NoHaveMSG
The difference is likely mostly tire. 17'...

The difference is likely mostly tire.

17' PP Michelin Primacy HP, 215/45R-17 87W
18' TS Michelin Pilot Sport 4, 215/40R-18 85Y
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-06-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,208
Posted By TommyW
Header and GOOD tune. Big difference from...

Header and GOOD tune.

Big difference from stock. Mid range torque greatly improved. Past that not much you can do except go FI
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-06-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,208
Posted By Tcoat
This ^ There are loads of things that can be...

This ^
There are loads of things that can be done to the NA engine but none will add up to much more than a header and a tune.
Some will even counter the gains made by others.
The gains made...
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