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Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 11-23-2020, 04:54 PM
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Posted By CSG Mike
Kind of like that worldwide. The price is...

Kind of like that worldwide. The price is justified in the driving experience!
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 11-20-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,240
Posted By CSG Mike
is there a tl;dr?

is there a tl;dr?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-19-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
Around town, 190-210 coolant, and ~210 oil is...

Around town, 190-210 coolant, and ~210 oil is fairly normal, at equilibrium.

Highway cruising, 190 coolant 225-230 oil is also fairly normal.

Highway cruising in 3rd gear, simulating track...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-19-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 151
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Posted By CSG Mike
Only if the coolant temps are low enough to...

Only if the coolant temps are low enough to accelerate oil cooling.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-19-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By CSG Mike
Pedal dance removes e-diff and EBD (braking...

Pedal dance removes e-diff and EBD (braking stability control). ABS (braking traction control) remains.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-19-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 423
Posted By CSG Mike
It's pretty intrusive. Try the pedal dance;...

It's pretty intrusive.

Try the pedal dance; it'll feel even more natural.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-19-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
I was seeing 130C within 2 laps with this type of...

I was seeing 130C within 2 laps with this type of cooler when I was driving the Cusco FRS, which uses the Cusco cooler, which is similar to the OEM type.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-19-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
Have you ever observed your oil temps in normal...

Have you ever observed your oil temps in normal operation? It's significantly higher than 200F, even just cruising on the highway at 70mph. This type of cooler will bring that temp down.

This...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-18-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 151
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Posted By CSG Mike
Don't bother with the pickup and baffle. You...

Don't bother with the pickup and baffle. You won't need them.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-18-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
Surely, there must be a reason someone decided...

Surely, there must be a reason someone decided that lower oil temps were better on the FA24, even though it results in worse fuel economy.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-16-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,187
Posted By CSG Mike
CSG Touring 86 will keep the volume down with...

CSG Touring 86 will keep the volume down with ZERO drone.

You'll ONLY hear the exhaust when you're on-throttle accelerating. At cruise, you won't hear it with any cat, and barely heat it, catless.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-16-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By CSG Mike
Any competent mechanic should have a metal...

Any competent mechanic should have a metal alignment tool for the clutch. The plastic one provided is garbage. They'd be better off just not providing one at all.

Virtually every issue I've seen...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-12-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By CSG Mike
and can handle RPMs ball bearings cant

and can handle RPMs ball bearings cant
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-12-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
Band-aiding pressures with thicker oil is...

Band-aiding pressures with thicker oil is strictly that: a band-aid.

As a general rule, I consider anything over 240F on the higher side, and over 260F questionable, unless known normal (e.g....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-12-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
Outside of installer error (aka carelessness) or...

Outside of installer error (aka carelessness) or very low quality parts (low price leaders), I don't think I've seen any engines fail from having a cooler!

While, in theory, you could lose a motor...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 11-11-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By CSG Mike
Ace updated their flange design this year after...

Ace updated their flange design this year after observing a few cracks.

Getting the area cleaned and repaired locally should be totally fine.

Also, FYI, that overpipe ceramic would be covered...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-11-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 36,829
Posted By CSG Mike
OP has left the 86 platform. I can maintain...

OP has left the 86 platform.

I can maintain a new thread if desired.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-11-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
Exactly what it says on the test: 210F and 100C,...

Exactly what it says on the test: 210F and 100C, depending on the test.

It's just a standardized test for testing viscosity, not an optimal temp.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-10-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
Even then it would be a non-linear trend.

Even then it would be a non-linear trend.
Forum: Forced Induction 11-10-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By CSG Mike
They use water cooling because ball bearings only...

They use water cooling because ball bearings only have a tiny oil flow, not because water cools better.




See above. Modern journal bearing turbos are still oil cooled.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-10-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
Quite the drop in Iron and Copper. THat's a...

Quite the drop in Iron and Copper.

THat's a great sign you're getting less wear.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-10-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
Remember water evaporates before 212F. 212F is...

Remember water evaporates before 212F. 212F is when it boils, but even at 190F, you can see it evaporating/steaming off.

Think of a pot of water on a stove over a fire; you can see vapors coming...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-10-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 449
Posted By CSG Mike
Racecars with motorsport ABS can adjust ABS. ...

Racecars with motorsport ABS can adjust ABS. Street cars, I don't think I've ever seen adjustable ABS, outside of Ferraris.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-09-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
remember your reading is post-cooler, not...

remember your reading is post-cooler, not pre-cooler.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-07-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
You either spin a bearing or you don't.

You either spin a bearing or you don't.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-07-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
You've got a lot of experience, and are likely...

You've got a lot of experience, and are likely intentionally/subconciously driving in a more efficient manner that doesn't generate as much heat.

I've lost count of how many novices I've seen spin...
Forum: Software Tuning 11-06-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 29,771
Posted By CSG Mike
Most "normal" people freak out if the gauge even...

Most "normal" people freak out if the gauge even slightly moves, so it defaults to the no-number scale, and "normal" will be anything from 170F to 220F.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-06-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
surely, there must be a reason why OEMs include...

surely, there must be a reason why OEMs include "unnecessary" oil coolers on most "performance" cars.

Was it cost cutting on the 86, or is the 86's performance that low?

Food for thought.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 11-06-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,015
Posted By CSG Mike
stock is just fine, even with aero/slicks. ...

stock is just fine, even with aero/slicks.

Some folks add a baffle for peace of mind, as it's very easy to do and inexpensive.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 11-04-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,240
Posted By CSG Mike
I recommend Billman; no others. Maybe OEM for a...

I recommend Billman; no others. Maybe OEM for a not-super-long-term but works fix.
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