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Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 05-10-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 79,841
Posted By jkamelo
Is the header-to-overpipe gasket the same as the...

Is the header-to-overpipe gasket the same as the front pipe-to-catback gasket? Should I replace the front pipe-to-catback gasket at the same time?
Forum: GR86 General Topics 05-07-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,679
Posted By jkamelo
Now hold on one goddamn second. We’re here to...

Now hold on one goddamn second. We’re here to talk about GR86 colors, not slander the RS2. You wanna shit on the Lunar Storm you go through me!

edit: but those were some weird ass ads
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-30-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By jkamelo
Header to Overpipe Gasket?

I'm planning a header install soon, and I"m just making sure I have everything.

I know that these...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-10-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,174
Posted By jkamelo
Update: So I went out without insurance, and it...

Update: So I went out without insurance, and it was fine. But I still plan to buy insurance for all future track days I run. Several other cars had incidents (no car-to-car collisions though).
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-08-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,174
Posted By jkamelo
Additional context: This is my first HPDE and I’m...

Additional context: This is my first HPDE and I’m in the Novice group. I don’t think I’ll be fast or ballsy enough to cause any real damage...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-08-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,174
Posted By jkamelo
Is track day insurance worth it?

I think I’m going to do it since this is my only car. Just wanted to get some second opinions. They’re quoting me at $300.

Update: So I went out without insurance, and it was fine. But I still...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-05-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23,068
Views: 5,540,846
Posted By jkamelo
Put on some XP10 pads in preparation for my first...

Put on some XP10 pads in preparation for my first track day and they’re loud as hell. I sound like a school bus coming to a stop.
Forum: GR86 General Topics 04-05-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 32,546
Posted By jkamelo
IG stancebois are complaining, but TBH, I like...

IG stancebois are complaining, but TBH, I like it.

it’s 2021 and we’re getting a new, cheap-ish, NA, RWD MANUAL sports car. I’m happy with it. 30HP bump over the previous gen and no torque dip...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-01-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,359
Posted By jkamelo
Seconded - 215s look stretched on 7.5s and...

Seconded - 215s look stretched on 7.5s and honestly it’s not a good look. They look malnourished. 225 is where it’s at!
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 03-24-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,253
Posted By jkamelo
If it’s still available, can I see pics of the...

If it’s still available, can I see pics of the Q300?
Forum: Want-To-Buy Requests 03-23-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By jkamelo
WTB: Catted UEL Header and OFT

Any catted header, and any OFT. If you PM me, please include a picture!
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 03-23-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By jkamelo
pm’d

pm’d
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-17-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By jkamelo
Thanks for all the great responses. I...

Thanks for all the great responses.

I think I’ll roll with the header + DEI tape and call it a day. This car is my DD and I don’t plan to take it to the track enough to justify the “added...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-16-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By jkamelo
Interesting. Whatís your reasoning behind those...

Interesting. Whatís your reasoning behind those two recommendations? And whatís an ďeffectiveĒ oil cooler?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-16-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By jkamelo
FT86SF Catted Header and engine temps

Dumb question, but I plan on swapping my stock header with the ceramic-coated FT86SF catted header and was wondering: Has anyone noticed an overall increase in engine temps while running this?
...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-12-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,359
Posted By jkamelo
I just upgraded from my stock Turanza EL400...

I just upgraded from my stock Turanza EL400 215/45/17 (trash tire) to a Pilot Sport AS4 225/45/17. I wanted to get the Pilot Sports in 215, but 225 was as close as I could get with the sizing they...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 01-17-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By jkamelo
Good NOVA-area shops for a suspension install?

I got halfway through a suspension mod and canít do it. I donít need laughter, I just need recommendations. Help me out? :(
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-16-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By jkamelo
That was it! I finally weighed them...

That was it!

I finally weighed them myself. The wheel/tire combo was 38lbs. Tire rack told me that my tire was 22lbs in a 215/45/17, meaning the wheel is 16lbs. Might be forged after all...
Forum: Want-To-Buy Requests 01-05-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By jkamelo
Wanted: RCE Yellows

UPDATE - no longer needed. Bunch of scammers kept PM’ing me so I just ordered them new.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-04-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By jkamelo
Thanks for the thread and the advice. Assuming...

Thanks for the thread and the advice. Assuming my wheels are ACTUALLY forged and are light enough, I think this is the way to go. But it’s good to know that weight isn’t a big deal since my car is...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 01-04-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By jkamelo
Question Stock Wheel Weight - FRS Release Series 2.0

UPDATE: I weighed them myself. They’re 16lbs.



I was shopping for new wheels when it occurred to me that my FRS Release Series 2.0 came with 17x7.5 forged TRDs. Although 7.5 is a bit...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-01-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034
Posted By jkamelo
How has this unit held up for you?

How has this unit held up for you?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-01-2021, 01:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,136
Posted By jkamelo
Yep - at the end of the day, I decided to go with...

Yep - at the end of the day, I decided to go with RCE over CSG solely because RCE is local. It was super close!
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-31-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,136
Posted By jkamelo
Thanks! Iíve ruled out the FAís, but am still...

Thanks! Iíve ruled out the FAís, but am still curious as to what you didnít like?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,136
Posted By jkamelo
Got it. Even though itís...

Got it.



Even though itís metal-on-metal contact? Not saying I doubt you, just curious.



I appreciate you posting this - it really has come down to process of elimination for me. I...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,136
Posted By jkamelo
What would be the advantage of using the stock...

What would be the advantage of using the stock tophat? Iíd lose camber adjustment, right?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,136
Posted By jkamelo
Yikes, thanks for finding this. No rebuilds for...

Yikes, thanks for finding this. No rebuilds for this guy.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,136
Posted By jkamelo
Fantastic advice, thanks. I think for the...

Fantastic advice, thanks. I think for the reasons you listed above, I’m leaning more toward the CSGs or RCEs now. I don’t want useless damper clicks :(





CSG, that track looks fun as hell....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,136
Posted By jkamelo
Thanks - Iíll look into it, though Iím still...

Thanks - Iíll look into it, though Iím still drawn toward a coilover because the spring is perfectly matched to the damper.



Thanks Andrew! The girlfriend endorsement is an important one.
...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 12-30-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,136
Posted By jkamelo
Coilover decision fatigue - would love a recommendation

Coilover shopping is hard. Iím down to these five:

- CSG Flex A
- Racecomp SS1
- Fortune Auto 500
- Flex A (dat price)
- Flex Z (dat price)

Iíd love to hear some opinions on which ones I...
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