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Forum: Forced Induction 05-19-2022, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 305,091
Posted By grumpysnapper
Hope these help

Hope these help
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-05-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,824
Posted By grumpysnapper
Fully agree, the two key words with shocks are...

Fully agree, the two key words with shocks are always quality and expertise.

But its also too simplistic to assume that anything adjustable is therefore going to be badly adjusted.

There is no...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-04-2022, 05:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,824
Posted By grumpysnapper
I'm yet to own a car that I have not been able to...

I'm yet to own a car that I have not been able to improve on OEM with quality dampers, of course there are exceptions (Porsche GT3 anyone?), but fundamentally OEM (anything) on a car is a compromise...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-02-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,250
Posted By grumpysnapper
This really confuses me. It will be horrible to...

This really confuses me.
It will be horrible to drive.
It will literally do nothing well while it is in motion (ie. being a car).
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-25-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,679
Posted By grumpysnapper
Yeah I tend to agree, and with a good wrap, itís...

Yeah I tend to agree, and with a good wrap, itís amazing how much heat is kept in the manifold, which aids the exhaust gas flow.
IMHO ceramic coating is a relative waste of money compared to wrap....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-16-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By grumpysnapper
Root Cause Found?... short shifter RATTLE

That gear stick rattle has bugged me for years.
I've fitted 4 different short shifts, the latest being the IRPv3.
The only one that didn't have some degree of rattle was the TRD version.
I loved...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-01-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 216,909
Posted By grumpysnapper
You can definately run front stock top hats, no...

You can definately run front stock top hats, no dramas.
My original new set came with a pre setup of about -20mm in ride height. I felt they worked much better when I took set them back to standard...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-08-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By grumpysnapper
I fitted one about 2 months ago, and I'm really...

I fitted one about 2 months ago, and I'm really liking it.
The "rattle" is still an annoying factor (and Ive spent hours trying to eradicate it), but I still think its worth it.
I've had many of...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-28-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By grumpysnapper
Decided to give the setup a proper check after a...

Decided to give the setup a proper check after a week of hard use, so took off the rear bumper.
Its working really well, temps appreciably lower in areas/uses that used to concern me, and cool down...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-19-2022, 05:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By grumpysnapper
For sure I agree, but my cooling issues are...

For sure I agree, but my cooling issues are specific to a low speeds and high revs combination, when the fans are doing the heavy lifting (which is also why I added the second oil cooler with fans)....
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-18-2022, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By grumpysnapper
No I dont (and cant, as i do a lot of dirt...

No I dont (and cant, as i do a lot of dirt roads), but I think it could be a benefit... it could possibly mean you could run a larger core and also perhaps use it to direct flow into the radiator.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-17-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By grumpysnapper
Passed its first proof of concept test, with...

Passed its first proof of concept test, with flying colours.
No leaks, electrics working properly and the pump is very effective.
Lots of heat!
The 9" fan overlaps the edge of the radiator so...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-12-2022, 05:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,069
Posted By grumpysnapper
%100 about the banjo fitting!! that one drives me...

%100 about the banjo fitting!! that one drives me internally nuts... but I'm a bit stuck becasue I need the clearance it provides (to the air filter) and I cant find a high flow version that matches...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-11-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,069
Posted By grumpysnapper
Yep, stock.

Yep, stock.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-11-2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,069
Posted By grumpysnapper
I fitted a very accurate industrial grade...

I fitted a very accurate industrial grade pressure sensor a couple of years ago, and have yet to find any noticeable difference in oil pressure after fitting the second cooler.

But they are two...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-08-2022, 07:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,069
Posted By grumpysnapper
Its not a problem though, you can very easily...

Its not a problem though, you can very easily just run an inline thermostat like this
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-07-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,069
Posted By grumpysnapper
This is the fan, with a link to the local seller,...

This is the fan, with a link to the local seller, but I guess it should be available all over the place, and not too expensive.
...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-05-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,069
Posted By grumpysnapper
Yeah these are IP68, 55 CFM, @4500rpm. I'll be...

Yeah these are IP68, 55 CFM, @4500rpm.
I'll be interested to see how they last.
Got them from an old school specialist electrics/solar shop here.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-05-2022, 06:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,069
Posted By grumpysnapper
This is the plate, its a GReddy (filter...

This is the plate, its a GReddy (filter relocation) plate Type E.
Its perfect for this because it has 2 x dual full size outlets, both regulated by a thermostat.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-05-2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By grumpysnapper
No its usually the complete hose...

No its usually the complete hose mounting/thermostat etc area that fouls the lip, usually about a 1/3 of the sandwich plate.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-05-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By grumpysnapper
Well, it still carries a little bit of dribble. ...

Well, it still carries a little bit of dribble.
Yeah, warranty...that boat sailed on the day I bought the car new... weighed it on the way home then drove it into my garage and proceeded to (cough)...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 01-03-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19,522
Views: 8,017,633
Posted By grumpysnapper
Cut away enough of the "dribble" lip so that a...

Cut away enough of the "dribble" lip so that a sandwich plate can now sit where it is supposed to.... lower, more compact and making way more sense.
(no need for a riser plate and its extra seal)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-03-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By grumpysnapper
That stupid oil filter dribble tray

Always hated the ridiculous engineering compromise of having to add an extra seal via an extra spacer if we wanted an oil cooler sandwich plate on our engine.

Bit the bullet and cut away enough of...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-02-2022, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 941,406
Posted By grumpysnapper
For me, the driver/driving is always the biggest...

For me, the driver/driving is always the biggest component, lap times or not. Track or road. Going to the shops or on the perfect mountain run.

A driver can make a great car seem mediocre, or a...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-01-2022, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 941,406
Posted By grumpysnapper
One thing that almost no one does, and I mean...

One thing that almost no one does, and I mean pretty much no one (myself included), is to start the whole process with yourself.

(I absolutely include myself in the following. And this is in no...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-31-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4,181
Views: 941,406
Posted By grumpysnapper
My 2cents (not that you even asked me, or that...

My 2cents (not that you even asked me, or that you should even care) is that this is a great way to potentially ruin a connected driving experience on real world roads.
Most of histories most...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-29-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By grumpysnapper
No idea, sorry. Would have to check with the...

No idea, sorry.
Would have to check with the Motec guru when he gets back from holidays.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-29-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By grumpysnapper
Was fun, but to be fair its a fully built motor...

Was fun, but to be fair its a fully built motor with a supercharger etc. And E85 doesn't help...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-29-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,553
Posted By grumpysnapper
I managed 2.59 mpg, whats your worst fuel consumption figures?

My worst so far, on E85, accurately measured from brimmed tank to brimmed tank at start and end of session, during a (gravel) track day...
48 litres for 53 km = 90.57 litres per 100km.
Or 2.59 mpg...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-27-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By grumpysnapper
Thats my next step if I keep having issues, but...

Thats my next step if I keep having issues, but if i can fix it with some simple insulating, then I'll be happy.
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