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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-08-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By dhuang
Replaced the FR-S w/ the ACT with a newer BRZ....

Replaced the FR-S w/ the ACT with a newer BRZ. Then replaced the BRZ. :lol:

From my research, most people experiencing this issue with aftermarket clutches go back to stock or some Exedy.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-23-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By dhuang
It's the clutch. I had 1st gear lockout...

It's the clutch.

I had 1st gear lockout issues with my ACT clutch -- same symptoms once the car was slightly warmed up. Never solved the issue.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-25-2021, 03:32 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 64,106
Posted By dhuang
I'm at 60k miles and it still works. :D I've...

I'm at 60k miles and it still works. :D

I've spent a total of $162 on parts to fix issues outside of routine items (tires, alignments, oil changes).
Honestly the car is mechanically simple and...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-24-2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 64,106
Posted By dhuang
Trust me, you won't miss the third pedal. My...

Trust me, you won't miss the third pedal.

My last three cars were manual and when I got the 4C, I wondered if I made a mistake... but the car has so much sensory overload that a manual would make...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-09-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,078
Posted By dhuang
Yeah your Corsa sounds off. Luckily Corsa...

Yeah your Corsa sounds off.

Luckily Corsa support is awesome -- they sent me a brand new muffler section.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 05-03-2021, 02:08 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 50,752
Posted By dhuang
That's what I did. In stock form, it is a...

That's what I did.

In stock form, it is a flawed car at the limit.

With the BRZ, I've always been able to control that car at the limit. Not the case with the Alfa... luckily suspension tweaks...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-22-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,078
Posted By dhuang
Imo, the Corsa is one of the quietest setups when...

Imo, the Corsa is one of the quietest setups when cruising. Never experienced the drone mentioned, but the exhaust is definitely more audible under load, and loud when you stomp on it (it is an...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 10-05-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By dhuang
Great exhaust. Miss mine!

Great exhaust. Miss mine!
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-02-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,363
Posted By dhuang
If you have a yellow pressure plate, it is an ACT...

If you have a yellow pressure plate, it is an ACT clutch, and they are garbage.

I had lockout issues with mine. When the car is cold, it will get into gear fine up until it warms up.

Made the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-15-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By dhuang
Try and drive one to see if it is for you -- you...

Try and drive one to see if it is for you -- you will quickly find that out in less than a minute. :D

I think of it as a Lotus Elige with more way more drama + character, but more daily-able.
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-09-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By dhuang
The MC20 is a natural big brother to my Alfa...

The MC20 is a natural big brother to my Alfa Romeo 4C, it uses the same CF tub after all.

Liking this direction Maserati is going... the Ghibli left a sour taste in my mouth. :thumbdown:
...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 09-07-2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,491
Posted By dhuang
Had the same issues with my ACT SB7-HDSS. Even...

Had the same issues with my ACT SB7-HDSS. Even put in the Verus billet fork by a master tech and still experienced lockout issues after 5k miles.

FR-S ended up being a total loss and I started...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-04-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By dhuang
Huracan's A-pillar wasn't nearly that massive --...

Huracan's A-pillar wasn't nearly that massive -- I'm guessing there's a cage built into that.

But visibility is similar to what you're seeing. The Huracan's windshield feels like an ultra-wide...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-03-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By dhuang
The Huracan is excellent, especially the steering...

The Huracan is excellent, especially the steering (haven't tried a H Perf yet). Best attempt by Lamborghini so far when it comes to handling. The Gallardo felt floaty (and dated) by comparison...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-02-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,653
Posted By dhuang
I plead guilty with my Dodge "Dart"... I also...

I plead guilty with my Dodge "Dart"... I also shoot flames. :popcorn:

The 4C (yes, I share some stuff with a Dart ;)) is nuts though and does sound like a Group-B WRC rally car.
I've heard a new...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 07-28-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By dhuang
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe the...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe the Series.Blue was only in 2015.
Series.HyperBlue in 2016
I had a Series.Yellow that was MY 2017
Next year was the tS in 2018
Series.Gray in 2019
...and...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 07-22-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,623
Posted By dhuang
Detailed and straight to the point with quality...

Detailed and straight to the point with quality pics -- this should be a template for FS posts from now on. ;)

Car looks awesome too! GLWS!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-27-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23,695
Views: 6,227,551
Posted By dhuang
Watched her leave. :cry: Thanks FT86Club for...

Watched her leave. :cry:

Thanks FT86Club for being an excellent time waster for the past 8 years. :lol:
And the brilliant FR-S / 86 / BRZ platform playing a part in my life for 6 years and 134k...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 05-27-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19,522
Views: 8,014,613
Posted By dhuang
Watched her leave. :cry: Thanks FT86Club for...

Watched her leave. :cry:

Thanks FT86Club for being an excellent time waster for the past 8 years. :lol:
And the brilliant FR-S / 86 / BRZ platform playing a part in my life for 6 years and 134k...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 05-27-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,646
Posted By dhuang
Sold. https://i.imgur.com/hhs2KTF.mp4

Sold.

https://i.imgur.com/hhs2KTF.mp4
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 05-26-2020, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,646
Posted By dhuang
Price Drop. Took her out of storage to...

Price Drop.

Took her out of storage to detail and put her right back. :bonk:

https://i.imgur.com/iiOxsBDh.jpg
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-26-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By dhuang
I replaced the clutch in my '13 FR-S around ~63k...

I replaced the clutch in my '13 FR-S around ~63k miles because the TOB is doing what you are describing. Apparently the grease in the earlier TOB will stop doing its job, which is why you are hearing...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-26-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By dhuang
Throwout bearing.

Throwout bearing.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-08-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 355,808
Posted By dhuang
Yep. My Subaru BRZ Series.Yellow got mistaken for...

Yep. My Subaru BRZ Series.Yellow got mistaken for a new Supra before the A90 even came out... not sure how that happens. :lol:
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-04-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,082
Posted By dhuang
Interesting, the green car icon doesn't blink on...

Interesting, the green car icon doesn't blink on my Series.Yellow BRZ, but the feature still works on steeper hills.

I wonder if there's a difference between Toyota and Subaru in that regard.
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 04-24-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,646
Posted By dhuang
Lowered As-she-sits price. Car has been...

Lowered As-she-sits price.

Car has been sitting in storage and hasn't really been driven during this time period.

Be safe y'all! :)
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-15-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,067
Posted By dhuang
For some reason, this reminds me of when Steve...

For some reason, this reminds me of when Steve Ballmer laughed off Apple's announcement of the iPhone... At the time, Microsoft was finally releasing competitive Zune products against the iPod.
...
Forum: Canada Classifieds 03-25-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By dhuang
Dang, I sold mine for only $250 -- Someone got a...

Dang, I sold mine for only $250 -- Someone got a deal. :P
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-21-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By dhuang
jordanaintshittt, I had a Verus forged fork and...

jordanaintshittt, I had a Verus forged fork and pivot installed when I did my ACT clutch, but the problem still eventually developed and got worse with time -- made the car unenjoyable to drive.
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-16-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By dhuang
Had the same problem with my SB7-HDSS on my '13...

Had the same problem with my SB7-HDSS on my '13 FR-S. Was alright at first, but eventually I got locked out of all gears. Bled the system, replaced the slave -- nothing helped. I think ACT have some...
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