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Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 01-24-2022, 02:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,619
Posted By humfrz
Oh, go for it. At age 50, you got at least 2...

Oh, go for it. At age 50, you got at least 2 more sports cars left in you - :thumbsup:
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 01-23-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,619
Posted By Christopherow
Just picked up my GR86. I’m 75.

Just picked up my GR86. I’m 75.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-22-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By *Axel
2022 BRZ - a Boomers perspective

OK, I was born in 63, the tail end of the boomer generation. I, myself have dispised boomers since I was a teenager. But I know, most of you will call me a boomer, so I own it.

Since I was a...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-22-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By ZDan
I think most people end up getting them to reduce...

I think most people end up getting them to reduce rear camber on lowered cars, rather than for more camber. But IMO this is still misguided. I've been at -2.7/-2.9 rear camber with stock LCAs on my...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By norcalpb
It sounds fine, I would just periodically check...

It sounds fine, I would just periodically check your rear tires for excessive inner wear.

Going aftermarket RLCA can have its own issues too: I have the whiteline rear arms and I’m getting...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By TommyW
These cars don't like a lot of neg rear camber so...

These cars don't like a lot of neg rear camber so don't bother upgrading anything the get more.
Around -3 front and -2 to -2.5 ish in the rear is a good overall setup You can mess with your sway...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By ZDan
What tires are you on? I would put money on FT86...

What tires are you on? I would put money on FT86 with good street (Conti ECS) or track (A052) tires vs. your daughter's Corolla for wet grip...

In the wet, you don't need as much camber as in the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By strat61caster
If you’re happy leave it alone.

If you’re happy leave it alone.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By ZDan
You don't need LCAs. People overly fixate on...

You don't need LCAs. People overly fixate on "more front than rear" but -2.6 degrees rear camber isn't going to hurt "launch" much if at all, and is no prob at all for "wet grip" (tons of...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By EndlessAzure
@ACT86...

@ACT86 (https://www.ft86club.com/forums/member.php?u=197815) The reason that the general advice for camber on FRS/BRZ/86 platform calls more front than rear camber is due to its general driving...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By Purist
Handling is fine but grip... My daughter's 2001...

Handling is fine but grip... My daughter's 2001 Corolla has more grip in the wet than my BRZ.

My theory is that in the wet, the reduced contact patch means you can't generate enough lateral force...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-21-2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By Purist
Your launches will be slow and lacking in grip. ...

Your launches will be slow and lacking in grip.

Your grip will be poor in the wet.

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Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 01-13-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 48,695
Posted By Powersfrs
https://i.postimg.cc/MH9Nxcks/CF17-A526-0-DB8-4-CD...

https://i.postimg.cc/MH9Nxcks/CF17-A526-0-DB8-4-CDF-A435-B246-E644-CE2-F.jpg (https://postimg.cc/1VNJr336)

https://i.postimg.cc/XYrSjgY9/6-B0-FD9-E4-C463-418-C-82-F6-95-A582-CFACAF.jpg...
Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-10-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 619,405
Posted By Cedric
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220110/89d15d6c...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220110/89d15d6cac79c6e08346b233d4ea59d5.jpg


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Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-07-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By CedN
My oversteer compilation of 2021

Sitting here in the cold snowy winter having a tough time i put this really stupid video together, for no apparent reason other than it makes me smile and think about fun driving :) (though the GT86...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 01-01-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19,415
Views: 7,869,401
Posted By BrahmaBull1990
After two weeks, I couldn’t stand not driving her...

After two weeks, I couldn’t stand not driving her due to being out of town and the weather. The roads are reasonably plowed and sanded up here in the PNW. Drove to Costco for ramen only to remember...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 12-28-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,760
Posted By PBR
it's a great car. Looked at them also. Not...

it's a great car. Looked at them also. Not everybody is cross shopping due to price. My issue with modern BMW is a serious lack of steering feel (huge deal for me after an Elise and an Evora) and...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-28-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Jfheisenberg
Maybe i should reconsider and go with 17x9...

Maybe i should reconsider and go with 17x9 gramlights instead. I like how the 18x9.5 looks, but knowing that i track the car maybe i should stay with a smaller / lighter wheel.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-19-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 41,192
Posted By Simmons
I got my tint done yesterday.

I got my tint done yesterday.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-14-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 48,695
Posted By Stormz
Nothing special, just a stock BRZ.

Nothing special, just a stock BRZ.
Forum: FR-S & 86 Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 12-10-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2,389
Views: 619,405
Posted By Cedric
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211211/4c0d3d6d...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211211/4c0d3d6d4398d7ac6be17e4c3fae49f8.jpg


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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-07-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23,516
Views: 6,049,834
Posted By RToyo86
JDM black buttons arrived and installed. ...

JDM black buttons arrived and installed.

Black hand brake button soon to replace the plasti-chrome button.

https://i.imgur.com/ljeyCCv.jpg
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-04-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Jegan_V
My first impressions of Gen 2 while still having a Gen 1 car

Hey everyone, I finally got to drive a 2nd gen BRZ Sport-tech(or Limited for US). This will be from the perspective of someone who owns a stock Gen 1, I drove my Gen 1 over to test a Gen 2 and I went...
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 12-01-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 48,695
Posted By 22 BRZ
My car isn't going to live the easiest of lives...

My car isn't going to live the easiest of lives in our climate, but it sure is going to be fun!
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-27-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,752
Posted By Poogchomp
They also look like pigs too.

They also look like pigs too.
Forum: BRZ Second-Gen (2022+) -- General Topics 11-23-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 41,192
Posted By MikeNSX2
Ordered a stainless steel WC Lathewerks shift...

Ordered a stainless steel WC Lathewerks shift knob.

Chris makes outstanding shift knobs, and I have one in my Focus ST and had one in my just sold Miata ND.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 11-20-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,292
Posted By Tcoat
I am with you. I went from the 14 with lowering...

I am with you. I went from the 14 with lowering springs to the 20 and other than not hitting the bump stops with things like RR tracks or driveway transitions I don't feel that great a difference. I...
Forum: GR86 General Topics (2nd Gen 2022+ Toyota 86) 11-20-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,268
Posted By Yoshoobaroo
Lowering Springs - Best Option

Counterpoint, lowering springs can work very well if they’re paired with a good damper. RCE yellow springs with Bilstein B6 shocks is one of the best DD supspension combos for this car.

ST...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 11-11-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By Grady
When you say grip issues when is that? If it is...

When you say grip issues when is that? If it is off the line straight? If so how much rear camber do you have? What tires do you have? How much HP are you pushing? Softer springs would allow more...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-07-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23,516
Views: 6,049,834
Posted By RToyo86
The leather on my wheel is scratched to hell so I...

The leather on my wheel is scratched to hell so I thought I'd give this a go.

Way more tedious and challenging that I expected. Not 100% happy with final results but I can always cut out threads...
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