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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack Today, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By Ernest72
OP, do the experiment yourself and see what you...

OP, do the experiment yourself and see what you like.
But here is my experience.

On my 04 WRX I have summers and winters (snows). This is the best performance for all the conditions you will...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission Today, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 742
Posted By Ernest72
It’s torque, torque, torque. FI cars produce...

It’s torque, torque, torque. FI cars produce gobs of it and it’s fun. If all you do is go light to light you want torque. The Twins lack torque unless you rev it out and get it in the happy zone...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 508
Posted By Ernest72
My summer tires are Michelin PS4. My winter...

My summer tires are Michelin PS4. My winter tires are BFG comp 2 A/S. The grip in the summer is great and you need more speed to get the back out. The grip in the winter is pretty good, and you get...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-11-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Ernest72
Cosworth drop in filter - 5min Perrin silicon...

Cosworth drop in filter - 5min
Perrin silicon intake tube - 10 min. Maybe another 10 min with removing sound gen crap.

Don’t need more than this. Gets you most of any gains. But others will tell...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-11-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 742
Posted By Ernest72
Look at reliable Turbo cars and they need many...

Look at reliable Turbo cars and they need many supporting mods that dramatically increase the price, especially if you are tracking.

Sure you can slap that used turbo kit for 2k but watch those...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 07-11-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By Ernest72
Yes. My 04 WRX has a poly bush in the lower...

Yes. My 04 WRX has a poly bush in the lower control arm and a whiteline antilift kit. Makes railroads crossings rough and you feel every crack perpendicular to the car. With certain stiff sidewall...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 07-08-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Ernest72
Oem gear fluid looked perfect at 40k. So any gear...

Oem gear fluid looked perfect at 40k. So any gear oil brand 75w90 will work.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 07-07-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Ernest72
eBay has used for $600. Just look into...

eBay has used for $600. Just look into safetyrestore.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-06-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By Ernest72
My experience is: Summer setup Michelin PS4s...

My experience is:

Summer setup Michelin PS4s - great grip car feels and handles great.
Winter setup BFG comp 2 A/S - good grip car feels and handles great but that back end can slide a bit when...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-06-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 742
Posted By Ernest72
Do you want subie rumble then get uel, I have...

Do you want subie rumble then get uel, I have the JDL version. If not get el and people love the ACE350 but it’s not cheap. You don’t need an overpipe, as stock will work, but no harm.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 07-05-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Ernest72
I went with safetyrestore.com. Elegant red color....

I went with safetyrestore.com. Elegant red color. $167 shipped. They look great. Way cheaper than oem.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-02-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Ernest72
Unfortunately I can’t find it, but there is a pdf...

Unfortunately I can’t find it, but there is a pdf from Subaru that outlines in detail every change for the 2017 update. I had it once but can’t find it. Someone more savvy then me might be able to...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 07-01-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Ernest72
The FBI know you already. :lol:

The FBI know you already. :lol:
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 07-01-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By Ernest72
How were your tires? The same ones, more wear,...

How were your tires? The same ones, more wear, tire pressures?
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 07-01-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ernest72
Absolutely agree. You are setting up your car and...

Absolutely agree. You are setting up your car and prioritizing your racing over DD. While the forum has many racers, most people should prioritize DD over racing, because most of us do DD 90% of the...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 07-01-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,754
Posted By Ernest72
OP. Start with tires. My PS4s on my summer setup...

OP. Start with tires. My PS4s on my summer setup are completely different then my BFG comp2 All seasons on my winter setup. I like both, with the all season being more tail happy. You are literally...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-29-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,459
Posted By Ernest72
Keep it or give it away at a deal unless you find...

Keep it or give it away at a deal unless you find that right buyer.

No salvage for me unless it was a track toy build, then I would consider. Most just don’t want to deal with it.

Good luck.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 06-29-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Ernest72
Be careful. The Chinese are on to you. ��

Be careful. The Chinese are on to you. ��
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-29-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By Ernest72
Got a $200 gift card - so I did the safetyrestore...

Got a $200 gift card - so I did the safetyrestore elegant red front seatbelts. Cost $167 total and about 1.5hrs total to uninstall and install. Took one week to get them back. Did it now cause...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-29-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ernest72
I would tend to agree if you are racing to win. ...

I would tend to agree if you are racing to win. If you are DD, some spirited mountain runs, autox or even a few track days, this difference in time will mean nothing to your life. We all know if...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-28-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ernest72
They definitely improved things, but nothing you...

They definitely improved things, but nothing you could not do in the aftermarket.

I think itís just noise. Do this comparison 100 times and see where it lands, then I can believe it. When your...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 06-26-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Ernest72
Got to any autoparts. Buy drain pan that fits...

Got to any autoparts. Buy drain pan that fits your volume. Also buy waste oil container because itís cheap and easier to fill then the oil jugs.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-26-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,436
Posted By Ernest72
The dude abides!!

The dude abides!!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-25-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,436
Posted By Ernest72
Prius tires!!

Prius tires!!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-25-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,436
Posted By Ernest72
But they all can be improved! But if itís...

But they all can be improved!

But if itís just for shows, then wheels and body kits or aero.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-23-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,436
Posted By Ernest72
Tires, suspension, exhaust, headers and tune.

Tires, suspension, exhaust, headers and tune.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 06-23-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,397
Posted By Ernest72
I was leaning towards yellows and B6, you think...

I was leaning towards yellows and B6, you think they will do that?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-23-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,057
Posted By Ernest72
I tend to agree, but this is precisely why you...

I tend to agree, but this is precisely why you need to find the right car and inspect it well. Also depends on what brand.

I will not be buying any used Hyundaiís , but took a used Acura TL from...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-23-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,057
Posted By Ernest72
We sat in the new one and it was almost an...

We sat in the new one and it was almost an identical car and the sticker was 44k, maybe some new tech but nothing worthwhile, except a bigger screen. So 19k for a bigger screen, crazy.

I have to...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-22-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,057
Posted By Ernest72
There are deals out there. A few months ago my...

There are deals out there. A few months ago my wife got a CPO 2017 Lexus IS300 with 35k miles, but the car was immaculate, practically brand new. I don’t think anyone sat in it but the driver. No...
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