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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-22-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,861
Posted By Turbo
Good thing you caught it! I had the exact same...

Good thing you caught it! I had the exact same problem - it ended up causing the stability control and then ABS systems to crash due to erroneous readings in the middle of a high speed braking zone,...
Forum: CANADA 10-22-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By Turbo
But does that really make sense? Historically the...

But does that really make sense? Historically the Subaru BRZ has been the most expensive of the vaious FT86 nameplates.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-21-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Turbo
Did you check all your suspension arm bolts? Rear...

Did you check all your suspension arm bolts? Rear wheels for play? Alignment specs?


Curious what you found out because in my situation it was pretty cut and dried.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-21-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Turbo
Yes - I nuked my set of AR1s because of a massive...

Yes - I nuked my set of AR1s because of a massive front lock up as the systems we're talking about failed (and turned off) in the middle of a heavy braking zone.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 10-21-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,272
Posted By Turbo
May I ask why you are advising this? From...

May I ask why you are advising this? From something you saw in the video, I'm guessing?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-30-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By Turbo
Zdan - it's still worth verifying your alignment....

Zdan - it's still worth verifying your alignment. I would also strongly recommend getting your car in the air and reefing on both back wheels to make sure you don't have any play back there.

I had...
Forum: CANADA 09-30-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By Turbo
I can melt a set of plastic hubcentric rings...

I can melt a set of plastic hubcentric rings almost to beyond recognition in just 1 evening at the track.




Then you aren't pushing anywhere near hard enough :)



He's on the right path,...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 09-03-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Turbo
Setup/install details for RCE T3 coilovers

Does anyone have a manual (or recommendations) for a track setting starting point with the Racecomp Engineering Tarmac 3 coilovers?


Looking for help setting a baseline. Thanks!
Forum: Canada Classifieds 08-12-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By Turbo
Wanted: OEM tow hook

Hey guys- looking for 2x OEM tow hooks.

Preferably in the Kitchener or London area. Anything out there?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-21-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo
I'm not sure - as soon as the dash lit up I...

I'm not sure - as soon as the dash lit up I putted back to the pits and parked it.


Thanks for the wheel speed tip! :)
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-17-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo
Thank you for the tip! I presume I need...

Thank you for the tip!


I presume I need to remove the sensors to clean out in there. Are we thinking compressed air or will brake parts cleaner do the trick ?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-17-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo
Always something to think about! However...

Always something to think about!


However in my case, so far only the attachment hardware has been removed from the end of the toe links, so there will be no change to alignment settings as the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-13-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo
I didn't check that when I worked on the car...

I didn't check that when I worked on the car yesterday but will definitely do so once I go back in.

I imagine there is also some kind of 'ring' the ABS sensor reads off of so I will also check all...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-13-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo
I definitely noticed the car behaving differently...

I definitely noticed the car behaving differently between pedal dance on/off.

The way the back end swayed around was definitely less pronounced in pedal dance mode, which makes sense.


However...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-13-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By Turbo
UPDATE: So - had the car on the quickjack. ...

UPDATE:

So - had the car on the quickjack.

Rear wheels BOTH had lots of play. Thought bearings but they were too quiet for that - and on further examination it was clear the wheels were...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-13-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo
And now thinking further, I'm wondering if the...

And now thinking further, I'm wondering if the excess toe movement that was happening damaged an ABS sensor ?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-13-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo
UPDATE: So - had the car on the quickjack. ...

UPDATE:

So - had the car on the quickjack.

Rear wheels BOTH had lots of play. Thought bearings but they were too quiet for that - and on further examination it was clear the wheels were...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-06-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By Turbo
Interesting! Thanks!! Am I correct in...

Interesting! Thanks!!

Am I correct in thinking that the EPS coupler issue won't cause problems with the clock spring?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-06-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By Turbo
Tire pressures were within 1 psi on all 4 wheels...

Tire pressures were within 1 psi on all 4 wheels hot on track, and the same when cold.

Tire wear was essentially even all around.


Good advice on the ABS fuse - I'll give that a try. Is there...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-05-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By Turbo
Just to clarify the 'center dash idiot light' I'm...

Just to clarify the 'center dash idiot light' I'm referring to is the light that flashes when the traction control system is doing it's thing/notifying of a loss of traction - except it's staying on...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-05-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By Turbo
ABS/traction control failure help

Hey guys-

Hoping someone has had a similar experience or maybe help shed some light on a problem-


When I had the car out for the last track day, I experienced a rather unusual sensation...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-05-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By Turbo
ABS/traction control failure help

Hey guys-

Hoping someone has had a similar experience or maybe help shed some light on a problem.



When I had the car out for the last track day, I experienced a rather unusual sensation...
Forum: CANADA 06-25-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By Turbo
On the plus side, tho - an eye patch WOULD help...

On the plus side, tho - an eye patch WOULD help Rachel stand out from the sea of basic girls out there :popcorn:
Forum: Canada Classifieds 06-25-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By Turbo
This is a great upgrade - especially for track...

This is a great upgrade - especially for track guys !
Forum: CANADA 06-15-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,510
Posted By Turbo
Hmmmm..............bring your son! Would make for...

Hmmmm..............bring your son! Would make for a real cool birthday outing!!
Forum: CANADA 06-14-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By Turbo
What size are you looking for? I have a pair of...

What size are you looking for? I have a pair of lightly used Altezzo's for sale :)
Forum: CANADA 06-13-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,510
Posted By Turbo
Any of you London guys going to come out and join...

Any of you London guys going to come out and join me Wednesday June 24th to Grand Bend Motorplex for the lapping night?

Great track!
Forum: Canada Classifieds 06-13-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Turbo
I have a pretty mint set of HKS Hipermax IV SP...

I have a pretty mint set of HKS Hipermax IV SP that I was about to list. Complete with front camber plates and rear pillow ball mounts. Low mileage, never seen a winter. Removed from the car and...
Forum: Canada Classifieds 05-29-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By Turbo
WANTED: Asphalt front fender(s)

Hey guys - looking for either side (or both).


Not looking to pay a lot as I'm going to experiment with them, hacking them up hehehe so obviously they don't have to be mint - just mount up...
Forum: CANADA 01-15-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,922
Posted By Turbo
Thanks, Glenn! Nice that it's available...

Thanks, Glenn!


Nice that it's available in 5 gallon pails. Looks like that will drop the cost by about 50% compared to buying the 32oz cans.
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