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Forum: Northwest 12-23-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By stockysnail
Wondering if this coating is better than ceramic...

Wondering if this coating is better than ceramic coating? Never heard of it.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-15-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,174,036
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Turn the ignition on but not the car. You'll hear...

Turn the ignition on but not the car. You'll hear a slight buzz noise where the pump is. You'll also see the liquid in the reservoir move a little. My fuse burnt out and I didn't even notice for many...
Forum: Forced Induction 09-15-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,174,036
Posted By stockysnail
My only oil issue is oil coming sneaking out of...

My only oil issue is oil coming sneaking out of the dip stick bolt area, otherwise I'd probably never need to put any more in. The pressure inside is nuts otherwise it wouldn't ninja it's way out. I...
Forum: Northwest 09-09-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By stockysnail
I've run RE71R all year but once the temperatures...

I've run RE71R all year but once the temperatures get below 40 they don't have as much grip and don't even try driving in freezing weather. Regardless they are my favorite tires and my previous...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-12-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,174,036
Posted By stockysnail
You'll get the most whine if you're able to...

You'll get the most whine if you're able to replace the plastic intake post Perrin intake but I don't know of any companies that make one. Nameless made a super small batch but I'm not parting with...
Forum: Northwest 07-16-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By stockysnail
Costco refuses to put tires on my car since my...

Costco refuses to put tires on my car since my wheels aren't the OEM sized wheels otherwise I'd go to Costco. I go to A-N-T tires instead (also known as Trackside Motorsports), but I'm in Portland.
Forum: Northwest 06-09-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 31,967
Posted By stockysnail
When I drive around with ladies in my car with my...

When I drive around with ladies in my car with my Tarmac 2's they complain that they need a sports bra as their lady parts bounce around a lot. ;)
Forum: Forced Induction 05-28-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,174,036
Posted By stockysnail
There's a tiny allen head screw on the side...

There's a tiny allen head screw on the side facing the rear of the car in the middle lower area. I unfortunately stripped it as it's on there really tight and it was only something like a 2 for allen...
Forum: Northwest 05-20-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By stockysnail
With the stock header I like the Nameless 6"...

With the stock header I like the Nameless 6" offset the best with the Nameless high flow cat and resonator. With a catless header I like the Q300 best. I went through a few exhausts with my car. The...
Forum: Northwest 12-03-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By stockysnail
Who's a lurker. :lol: I check the site almost...

Who's a lurker. :lol:
I check the site almost every day, typically for no good reason. :bonk:
If I didn't have first Thursday's taken each month I'd stop in occasionally with my granny driving...
Forum: Northwest 08-28-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By stockysnail
AR Motorsports is good. I agree you should take...

AR Motorsports is good. I agree you should take it to the dealer as they will warranty it as long as it's not a wear item and you haven't modded the car. If you have modded it they may try to blame...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 07-24-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 171,402
Posted By stockysnail
I was taken out by my own teammate while jumping...

I was taken out by my own teammate while jumping up to intercept a pass playing flag football. :paddle:
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 07-22-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 171,402
Posted By stockysnail
I went back to the OEM slave as I broke my left...

I went back to the OEM slave as I broke my left foot (3 middle metatarsals) and got a stronger ACT clutch. Glad I went back as the new clutch with OEM slave is just as hard to push as the OEM clutch...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-22-2019, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,174,036
Posted By stockysnail
Something just didn't feel quite the same. It was...

Something just didn't feel quite the same. It was subtle and hard to explain. I frequently look under the hood and noticed it.
Forum: Forced Induction 07-19-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,174,036
Posted By stockysnail
I had to buy a replacement vacuum actuator years...

I had to buy a replacement vacuum actuator years ago as the plastic came loose from the metal bracket. Poor design in my opinion. I got my from Sprintex directly. A little tedious to get it on and...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-02-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,174,036
Posted By stockysnail
I had an issue with if I remember correctly was...

I had an issue with if I remember correctly was cylinder 4 not firing. It ended up being the water pump power plug wasn't plugged in all the way. I had to really push hard to get it to snap in all...
Forum: Forced Induction 06-20-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,174,036
Posted By stockysnail
Moto-East.

Moto-East.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 06-14-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 82,512
Posted By stockysnail
77777k mile update. 7 year anniversary coming in...

77777k mile update. 7 year anniversary coming in 2 months (Aug 2012). Have I really had it that long? Wow. Car is still going strong supercharged and all.

New parts installed:
Driveshaft Shop...
Forum: Northwest 03-08-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,489
Posted By stockysnail
Since I broke my foot and need surgery, I'd...

Since I broke my foot and need surgery, I'd consider selling mine and I did all the work to mine so I can give you all the history.
Forum: Northwest 03-05-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By stockysnail
If I didn't have other first Thursday events to...

If I didn't have other first Thursday events to do I would be there with you guys, valve springs and all. I'm scared to take mine in for the recall with all the goodies on my engine.
Forum: Northwest 02-03-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,151
Posted By stockysnail
$73/mo for me with Progressive. I only have the...

$73/mo for me with Progressive. I only have the BRZ.
Forum: Northwest 01-15-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,693
Posted By stockysnail
They are not selling very well. Dealers will list...

They are not selling very well. Dealers will list high and you can talk them down quite a bit. My roommate bought a used 2016 hyper blue for a few thousand less than listed price. The dealer admitted...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-14-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By stockysnail
My clutch is still going strong after 76000mi and...

My clutch is still going strong after 76000mi and supercharged for 50+ of those miles. :) Mine makes a little noise when cold but goes away when the car is warmed up. Perhaps I'm just lucky.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-13-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 147,516
Posted By stockysnail
I'm a little weary of taking my car in for the...

I'm a little weary of taking my car in for the valve spring recall. My engine internals are not modified but everything else is (supercharger, oil cooler, etc).
Forum: Northwest 10-13-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By stockysnail
Yes they offer great discounts for in person...

Yes they offer great discounts for in person purchases.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 06-30-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 82,512
Posted By stockysnail
Maintenance day. Replaced oil, oil filter,...

Maintenance day. Replaced oil, oil filter, Sprintex supercharger oil, in cabin air filter, drive belt, brake pads, brake rotors, and brake fluid.

When will I get an electric sports car so I don't...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 06-25-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 82,512
Posted By stockysnail
I'm going back and forth. I may sell it to the...

I'm going back and forth. I may sell it to the right person/price. Unfortunately Californians won't be able to get it to pass emissions since it doesn't have the header cat, only the front pipe cat....
Forum: Member's Car Journals 06-23-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 82,512
Posted By stockysnail
Purchased today: 4 Centric premium rotors for...

Purchased today:
4 Centric premium rotors for the front aka 2 sets (I still have 2 sets of spare rears)
Carbotech 1525 front and rear pads
Motul MBF500 fluid
K&N HP-1004
Forum: Northwest 06-01-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By stockysnail
Cascade Sports Car Club at PIR is where I started...

Cascade Sports Car Club at PIR is where I started when I was a novice and I haven't crashed yet so must have been ok. I did do a 720 in my old Lotus Elise on turn 1 however. Luckily I didn't hit...
Forum: Forced Induction 05-29-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9,068
Views: 2,174,036
Posted By stockysnail
I'm using the NuLine Engine Pulley EP075 which is...

I'm using the NuLine Engine Pulley EP075 which is the same as the original size that came with the kit. For a belt I'm using with my 70mm is the Gates K061015RB which is just a teeny bit smaller than...
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