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Forum: Forced Induction 02-06-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,199
Posted By Docmattic
I can't quite remember how much boost off the top...

I can't quite remember how much boost off the top of my head but I was on the 70mm pulley, so whatever that produces.

As an update, Car is in the shop this week. Most probably getting a new stock...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-01-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,382
Posted By Docmattic
The c7 is built to go fast out the gate stock....

The c7 is built to go fast out the gate stock. Just go with that. If I could get one of those for 38k in aus, id have bought it already.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-31-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,199
Posted By Docmattic
I actually pushed back on them today. Originally...

I actually pushed back on them today. Originally I had been quoted for a top spec rebuild. I had interpreted this as the cost of the build I needed for the sprintex 210 kit. I rang today and said...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-31-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,199
Posted By Docmattic
Who would be responsible for that? Is that a...

Who would be responsible for that? Is that a factory thing.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-30-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,199
Posted By Docmattic
Blew my motor!!!

So I blew up my motor last week. I was devastated to say the least. I was running a Sprintex 210 kit on 94 fuel. The diagnosis was that I've spun a bearing. I had enough oil in it so not exactly sure...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-23-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Docmattic
Yep oil level was spot on. I didn't get any low...

Yep oil level was spot on. I didn't get any low oil pressure warning yet either which after research I found should go hand in hand with a bad bearing.

It might be a dumb question but is this...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-23-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Docmattic
It's a manual guys. It was diagnosed in about 3...

It's a manual guys. It was diagnosed in about 3 seconds. It got significantly worse since I first posted. Its Lower engine. Rattling BAD. I youtube 86 spun bearing noise after they diagnosed and it...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-22-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Docmattic
Yeah pretty sure. It got a lot worse today. Got a...

Yeah pretty sure. It got a lot worse today. Got a mechanic out who thinks I've spun a baring....i'll try get a second opinion.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-22-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Docmattic
bump :)

bump :)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-22-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Docmattic
Thanks for your response. The metallic banging...

Thanks for your response. The metallic banging sound was what I was referring to. This is a new sound.

How would I isolate the sound? Would I hold a tube near certain parts of the engine and see...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-22-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Docmattic
HELP needed to diagnose engine noise

Hey guys,

I started getting a strange engine noise the last few days under light acceleration. it sounds like a rattle of some sort but I can't narrow it down. I was hoping to see if anyone could...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-09-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,730
Posted By Docmattic
Would there be much of a difference between the...

Would there be much of a difference between the sprintex and delicious tunes if you are just on 98?
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 07-07-2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 909
Views: 473,666
Posted By Docmattic
Love the body kit. Which one is it?

Love the body kit. Which one is it?
Forum: Forced Induction 06-30-2017, 01:04 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,172,910
Posted By Docmattic
Thats the same range I have problems in, you have...

Thats the same range I have problems in, you have described it much better than I could. The only difference in mine is once my car is warm i get no problems at all.

When your car is cold, if you...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-29-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,172,910
Posted By Docmattic
Good advice. I try to remember to check it pretty...

Good advice. I try to remember to check it pretty regularly.
I fill until the oil meets the dot on in the middle of the sight guage.
It seems to be about right on the stick (In general though, I do...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-29-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,172,910
Posted By Docmattic
Thanks, this is good to know. Yeah I'm on the...

Thanks, this is good to know. Yeah I'm on the equivalent of 94 pump (98 octane here).

Perhaps its something I will have to learn to live with (like I have been)
and accept as the way the car is.
Forum: Forced Induction 06-29-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,172,910
Posted By Docmattic
Does anyone else find their car runs fairly rough...

Does anyone else find their car runs fairly rough until it reaches optimal operating temperatures?

Until my car is warm, my car runs very poorly under 3k rpm, nearly like its coughing and...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-30-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,213
Posted By Docmattic
dual calipers vs big brake calipers

I just had a thought after watching a few yt vids on drifting. Would dual calipers on each wheel be a cheaper way to upgrade your brakes compared to going with a big brake kit?

I know the drifters...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-30-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 27,459
Posted By Docmattic
The Gt86 is one of the funnest cars I have ever...

The Gt86 is one of the funnest cars I have ever driven (Once i put the supercharger in it was even better). Drive what makes you happy. In regards to the tuner comment, just don't make look it look...
Forum: Forced Induction 04-11-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,172,910
Posted By Docmattic
So does this mean that if the parameters were...

So does this mean that if the parameters were changed regarding boost bypass that the charger could hit full boost much earlier in the rev range (say 3.5k for example?). Or, is this something that is...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 03-14-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By Docmattic
Good point. I meant option number one:...

Good point.
I meant option number one: tightening and easing up on the belt tension.

:cheers:
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 03-14-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By Docmattic
How much movement in Dynamic Tensioner pulley

Hey Guys,

I had a drive belt and tensioner pulley break on me on the weekend. I have replaced both but just wanted to check how much movement is normal in the dynamic tension pulley at idle.
...
Forum: Forced Induction 02-09-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 38,360
Posted By Docmattic
How much was the kit?

How much was the kit?
Forum: Forced Induction 02-02-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 205,867
Posted By Docmattic
Hey Guys, I have the Sprintex 210 kit on my...

Hey Guys,

I have the Sprintex 210 kit on my 86. I am using the tune that was supplied with the car from Bullet/MRT in Australia.

Knowing that you guys helped them with their tune, is there...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-12-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,240
Posted By Docmattic
i've been using nulon 10w40 fully synthethic. I'm...

i've been using nulon 10w40 fully synthethic. I'm not 100 per cent sure its the best choice but my mechanic told me to use that or 5w 30. I got the 10w40 for a good price so that was that. might...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-29-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,172,910
Posted By Docmattic
Love the exhaust sound! What is your setup?

Love the exhaust sound! What is your setup?
Forum: Forced Induction 08-29-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,172,910
Posted By Docmattic
Do you know if bullet or MRT can upgrade an...

Do you know if bullet or MRT can upgrade an old/installed kit to SPS specs?
Probably a questions for them.
Forum: Forced Induction 04-06-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,616
Posted By Docmattic
i know the blitz nur spec is queit

i know the blitz nur spec is queit
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 03-23-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,253
Posted By Docmattic
I don't get much snow where I live. Are snow...

I don't get much snow where I live. Are snow chains an option? but id personally have it at home if I could! Even ask a work mate for a lift and pay for fuel.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 03-23-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,212
Posted By Docmattic
Just checked! 55-60k for the new focus RS! Thats...

Just checked! 55-60k for the new focus RS! Thats mustang v8 money.
Dollar for dollar (from what ive spent) here in AUS, i know a supercharged gt86 is better value compared to an ecoboost stang. I...
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