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Old 01-18-2014, 08:09 PM   #15
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They fit and look awesome! but yeah I agree. It'g gonna take a while to go through these. Not planing on using these on the streets
Let me know if you want to go stiffer in springs. I have a bunch
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Random picture of a SSM BRZ that I parked behind. Never realized how lowered I was until now...I kinda like it!


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3/5/14 - Leaky cam plate

As I was inspecting the undercarriage today, I noticed the drop of oil hanging precariously above my over pipe. I won't address this issue with an aftermarket replacement just yet. I feel like a new gasket will remedy the situation.

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Gorgeous.
Love the WRB.

How easy was the wiring for the 4th brake light?
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Old 03-06-2014, 10:46 PM   #20
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Just realized I'm in the car with you on one of those autocross pics. Sucks about that oil leak. :/
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Gorgeous.
Love the WRB.

How easy was the wiring for the 4th brake light?
Thanks! Wiring in the "rear fog" wasn't all that bad. All you really need is some 16 Ga wire, connectors, a bulb socket, and a 194 bulb. It was my first ever venture into wiring of any kind, but I felt comfortable enough doing it.

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Just realized I'm in the car with you on one of those autocross pics. Sucks about that oil leak. :/
Meh, the leak is no big deal. Are you going to make it to more races this year? First one is coming up on the 30th at Devens
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Meh, the leak is no big deal. Are you going to make it to more races this year? First one is coming up on the 30th at Devens
Hell yeah I'll be racing. The 30th happens to be my weekend on at work but I'm going to try and get it switched with someone. I'll assume you'll be there?
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Hell yeah I'll be racing. The 30th happens to be my weekend on at work but I'm going to try and get it switched with someone. I'll assume you'll be there?
I haven't signed up yet, but I will in the next few days. So far it looks like 24 people have signed up so far, but I'm sure that list will grow as we get closer.
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3/12/14 - Fixing the cam plate leak (1st try)

Read up on this issue and decided to take a crack at addressing the small drip from the cam plate, rather than taking it in to the dealer only to have them do exactly what I did while I sit in the waiting room worrying about technicians scratching my paint.

Pretty simple fix if you're willing to put in some work. All I did was pop the (3) 12mm bolts from the plate. Then with a flat head screwdriver or something similar, pry the plate towards the rear of the car. It takes a surprising amount of effort to break the existing silicon seal. After that, degrease the plate and mounting surface with brake clean and scrape the silicon off the plate with a razor.





Next (and this is potentially where I messed up) is re-installation. I used Permatex Red RTV on the mounting surface (cylinder head) only and then carefully guided the cleaned plate into place. First bolt to go on was the top, since it's easiest to access while standing over the fender, then slipped underneath to thread in the bottom 2 bolts leaving a little wiggle room for the RTV to begin to solidify for at least 24 hours before torquing to spec (12 lb-ft)



Now, what I probably should've done was to silicon the plate AND the mounting surface to assure a consistent bead, but we'll see if this method hols up. If not, it's fairly simple to redo.
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