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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 05-07-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By mrg666
Jackson Jr. completed races even won...

Jackson Jr. completed races even won championships with JRSC and stock engine same with Speed Academy. I would just pay attention to cooling; oil cooler, proper ducting as shown below (5:04), and...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-24-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5,683
Views: 1,582,120
Posted By mrg666
The fuel pump replacement did not fix the...

The fuel pump replacement did not fix the problem. But it was going to be replaced anyway. I have ordered a full set of OEM direct and port injectors. I will replace the injectors next. Fingers...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-21-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5,683
Views: 1,582,120
Posted By mrg666
My stock fuel pump failed after 4 years. Engine...

My stock fuel pump failed after 4 years. Engine idles fine, car drives okay normally. But acceleration, especially left turns, lead to engine hesitating. I have bought replacement Deatchwerks 300c...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-03-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,175
Posted By mrg666
Superchargers, especially centrifugal types,...

Superchargers, especially centrifugal types, increase the boost with rpm; that is its advantage over turbo. Why would you implement a boost-by-rpm with a supercharger where it already works that way?...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-02-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,175
Posted By mrg666
Turbo's use similar recirculation valves...

Turbo's use similar recirculation valves (https://www.turbomaster.info/eng/turbos/recirculation.php) in addition to wastegates. Sure, precisely designed turbo systems could omit the valve if the...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-02-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,175
Posted By mrg666
That only happens after a downshift without...

That only happens after a downshift without pushing the throttle. It is a useful *feature*, done on purpose for engine brake or entering a curve with high rev while aiming to exit accelerating. If sc...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-01-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By mrg666
Konig Dekagram 17x8-40 can be an option for that...

Konig Dekagram 17x8-40 can be an option for that style. I think 40mm offset is better.
Forum: Forced Induction 03-01-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,175
Posted By mrg666
I decided JRSC 4 years ago, no regrets. I prefer...

I decided JRSC 4 years ago, no regrets. I prefer increasing torque curve of Rotrex compressor. I think the high low-end torque is only good for casual driving and drag racing. I prefer not wasting...
Forum: Forced Induction 02-27-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,683
Posted By mrg666
I agree that everyone's interests can be...

I agree that everyone's interests can be different and there seems to be some appeal for some drivers.

A couple things I need to add though. My modding experience was not such a challenging one....
Forum: Forced Induction 02-27-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,683
Posted By mrg666
For a standalone FI application, I think the...

For a standalone FI application, I think the Control Box is a must. The on/off switch can be cheap but getting a sudden full boost after a threshold does not sound like a good driving experience. I...
Forum: Forced Induction 02-27-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,683
Posted By mrg666
Anybody interested can check that website. You...

Anybody interested can check that website. You are trying to encourage others on something you are not sure for yourself. When I recommend to go get a real supercharger, there is immediate reaction...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-25-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 14,958
Posted By mrg666
10k rpm? I am suddenly interested!

10k rpm? I am suddenly interested!
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 02-24-2021, 12:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,784
Posted By mrg666
I assume single exit is for saving weight. My...

I assume single exit is for saving weight. My dual exit HKS Hipower SpecL is 24 lbs. How much lighter is a steel single exit?
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-15-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 246,593
Posted By mrg666
Unfortunate but such things bound to happen. I...

Unfortunate but such things bound to happen. I would just focus on moving on and making progress. Can't you just use stock valve covers? Don't you have them?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-15-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 24,209
Posted By mrg666
Dogs fart and smells horrible

Dogs fart and smells horrible
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-15-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23,203
Views: 5,620,031
Posted By mrg666
May I ask what store and where, please?

May I ask what store and where, please?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-15-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23,203
Views: 5,620,031
Posted By mrg666
Replaced the steering wheel. ...

Replaced the steering wheel.

https://i.imgur.com/61ToPUV.jpg
Forum: Forced Induction 02-15-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By mrg666
Do you mean E85 can be used with JR factory tune?

Do you mean E85 can be used with JR factory tune?
Forum: Forced Induction 02-14-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By mrg666
You can just modify the overpipe, extending it to...

You can just modify the overpipe, extending it to insert the compressor between stock header and frontpipe. I think I saw that somewhere done with a turbo kit.

Yep! Check Works...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-12-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By mrg666
I have goodyear eagle f1 on my frs right now....

I have goodyear eagle f1 on my frs right now. They were $112 on sale. Good enough for me 😉
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-12-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By mrg666
Perrin is selling that little rubber hose for the...

Perrin is selling that little rubber hose for the price of a complete tire. And it makes no difference in performance. Save your money!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-11-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By mrg666
Good luck! it will be fun!

Good luck! it will be fun!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-11-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By mrg666
I am happy with the carb certified tune from JR....

I am happy with the carb certified tune from JR. It has been 4 years now.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-10-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By mrg666
The power gain is not worth the legal headache. I...

The power gain is not worth the legal headache. I would just go back to legal configuration and get a CARB certified FI kit.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 02-07-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,309
Posted By mrg666
It takes a lot of time and effort to do it right...

It takes a lot of time and effort to do it right and keep it right. I know because I did and I am doing it. I wouldn't give that recommendation to somebody who just wants to have fun driving.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-07-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By mrg666
An experienced remote tuner is always better than...

An experienced remote tuner is always better than an inexperienced local tuner. The tune that gives the most power is not better if you will throw a rod down the road. A good tuner knows how to...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 02-07-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,309
Posted By mrg666
If I were upgrading mine, BMW M4 (or Audi RS5)...

If I were upgrading mine, BMW M4 (or Audi RS5) for more comfort, 911 for more fun. I love my car inside out though and even the idea of selling it hurts.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-16-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By mrg666
My Mazda-3 and FR-S have automatic transmissions...

My Mazda-3 and FR-S have automatic transmissions with opposite directions for manual shifting on the stick. But I prefer paddles which are in the same position. I never thought about modifying one of...
Forum: Forced Induction 12-30-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5,683
Views: 1,582,120
Posted By mrg666
As always CSG Mike is here with the answer. Thank...

As always CSG Mike is here with the answer. Thank you sir and Happy New Year!

Here is the link to JR belt
https://jacksonracing.com/product/fr-s-brz-supercharger-belt/
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 12-23-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 20,532
Posted By mrg666
I would also love to have the Synergy.

I would also love to have the Synergy.
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