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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By strat61caster
You’re reading marketing material for the...

You’re reading marketing material for the Japanese RE71RS that came out a few years ago. The USA spec compound is not built for more endurance and is in line with the A052 for pace and wear.

At...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,305
Posted By strat61caster
Yeah I've got the Perrins in the rear, the seem...

Yeah I've got the Perrins in the rear, the seem really sturdy and quiet, if they last a long time they will be worth it. However they are not ideal geometry or easy to adjust. Good sporty street...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 08-13-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By strat61caster
FS: Sway bars - Whiteline & Mann

I’m in Northern California, price below includes shipping.

Mann Engineering 13mm rear sway bar $170
3 hole adjustable from stock bar stiffness to softer. A few rub marks from installation, other...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-10-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 52,163
Posted By strat61caster
I mean a recall would go a long way to restore...

I mean a recall would go a long way to restore faith, it would be like 2 hours of labor to pull the pan, remove debris and reseal. $150x2x10,000 cars = $3m

Better marketing to enthusiasts then a...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-10-2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 52,163
Posted By strat61caster
Are you new to car forums?

Are you new to car forums?
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-08-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By strat61caster
You need to balance noise/dust with bite, any...

You need to balance noise/dust with bite, any sporty street pad that Tirerack sells (stoptech usually) will likely be the least hassle. If I was in your shoes with a mostly stock car and only just...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 08-04-2022, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By strat61caster
Probably in your head unless something is moving...

Probably in your head unless something is moving or those dampers are garbage.
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-02-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 52,163
Posted By strat61caster
I mean I’ve got 116k on my original 12/12 build...

I mean I’ve got 116k on my original 12/12 build date car, replaced TOB, replaced coil packs, replaced axles, did the valve spring recall (which fixed my leaky timing cover, thanks Toyota!) and it’s...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 08-02-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 52,163
Posted By strat61caster
There was also the bad tune not fixed for the...

There was also the bad tune not fixed for the first year of production that under fast shifting would knock, burn up the direct injector seals, go lean, and blow the engine....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-02-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,708
Posted By strat61caster
It’s also way more fun in STX. I did like 3...

It’s also way more fun in STX. I did like 3 autoxs on the stock car before adding camber plates, you have to be a patient fucker to deal with the lack of camber imho.

Dialing the car in is its...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 08-02-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,708
Posted By strat61caster
Probably 85/15 unless the course has no...

Probably 85/15 unless the course has no opportunities to use the additional power, or it’s got a lot of digs where it adds up, probably site/club dependent. I did it for awhile and you can do pretty...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-31-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By strat61caster
A god alignment shop will tell you what’s broken....

A god alignment shop will tell you what’s broken. Those two pictures look like something is broken.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 07-28-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By strat61caster
fwiw factory process is to install dry, if you've...

fwiw factory process is to install dry, if you've got fresh lines I wouldn't add anything to them other then making sure the parts are all clean.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 07-28-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By strat61caster
I got new high pressure fuel lines, iirc they...

I got new high pressure fuel lines, iirc they were pretty cheap (<$200) vs. the time to take to disassemble and replace them if they turned out to not be re-usable. But of course if this is...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-28-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By strat61caster
Yes you will need to hold the damper body to...

Yes you will need to hold the damper body to prevent it from rotating.

I do 3 uga-dugas on an impact driver per vorshlags suggestion.

https://youtu.be/2bab6x47CSs
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-26-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By strat61caster
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1...

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=125559

Justin lived in Denver at the time.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 07-23-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 385,201
Posted By strat61caster
Alonso, Perez, and Button (x2) have done it in...

Alonso, Perez, and Button (x2) have done it in recent memory. Hamilton too if you count starting last in the sprint race in Brazil last year and storming up to first.

The way these cars are...
Forum: Northern California 07-23-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 2,495,721
Posted By strat61caster
Please don’t make me deal with Facebook and grab...

Please don’t make me deal with Facebook and grab these in the next week or so.

Tomei EL header - Sold [$400]
Had on the car for maybe 20k-30k miles, discoloration from use, a few rub marks on...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-20-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 139,605
Posted By strat61caster
Only additional comment is that if you don’t want...

Only additional comment is that if you don’t want to spend money on Karcepts then the Perrin 19mm or whiteline 20mm seem to be a good fit for DS trim.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-20-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 139,605
Posted By strat61caster
1. Same chassis, same theories apply, likely end...

1. Same chassis, same theories apply, likely end up in slightly different places but starting points are good.

2. Front end is too soft, lots of body roll reduces grip via camber loss and uneven...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-14-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By strat61caster
Those are cords. They stopped using weavers...

Those are cords.

They stopped using weavers to make tires last century old man ;)
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-13-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By strat61caster
Tread, no threads in tires, it's not a blanket. ...

Tread, no threads in tires, it's not a blanket.

I only spent about 5 minutes searching, here's some similar issues, plus the two or three sets I've seen do this in person that didn't get posted...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-13-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,556
Posted By strat61caster
ST seems pretty healthy to me, and with currently...

ST seems pretty healthy to me, and with currently 31 entries it's not like STS needs any help. STH is the only class that's lagging but they have more entrants then any SP class last I checked.

No...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-12-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,556
Posted By strat61caster
Complete SSC kit is around $4k last I checked,...

Complete SSC kit is around $4k last I checked, budget stx is a bit over $5k, less if you find good deals, for instance my first header, coils, oft, and second set of wheels I got bargain prices, at...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-12-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,556
Posted By strat61caster
I don’t even know what coilovers I would buy if...

I don’t even know what coilovers I would buy if you gave me $5k to spend on coilovers. I guess call up mcs and buy knobs I don’t need?
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-12-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,556
Posted By strat61caster
In my experience either they’re already in STR...

In my experience either they’re already in STR with the parts from their old STX cars or they’re going to ride out DS until they’re not competitive anymore. Locally I think there’s 5x new cars,...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-12-2022, 01:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By strat61caster
Yes I’ve seen this before on other rt660s,...

Yes I’ve seen this before on other rt660s, stories all over autocross forums and Facebook and Reddit. Glad you got the feedback from their QA that the solution is to just power through it and try not...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-12-2022, 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By strat61caster
Continental Extremecontact Sport Slightly...

Continental Extremecontact Sport

Slightly cheaper then ps4s, comparable performance with a softer sidewall and a little less longevity. I wouldn’t bother with the rest of your list, ECS or PS4S...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-11-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,556
Posted By strat61caster
With STX being the 2nd highest subscribed classes...

With STX being the 2nd highest subscribed classes at Nats so far, I don't think anyone is rushing to put the new twins in.

At least I certainly hope not lol, that would be way worse then the...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-09-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By strat61caster
What’s the car doing when it doesn’t start? ...

What’s the car doing when it doesn’t start? Crank but no fire? No crank?

Personally reminds me of a battery short/ground issue. Make sure battery is super secure and check for arcing near the...
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