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Old 04-29-2020, 08:47 PM   #1
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HKS Turbo 17 BRZ (AT)



Aero/Cosmetic:
Verus Engineering Street 2PC Front Splitter / Air Dam / Endplates / Canards / Rear Diffuser
Toms Clear Tail Lights / Perrin Rear-wing Riser / Maxton Gurney V1

Engine:
HKS Turbo Kit & Oil Cooler / Turbosmart Internal WG @7PSI
JDL UEL Manifold Bronze Coated / HKS Downpipe Bronze Coated / Motiv OverPipe / JDL Ultra Quiet Front Pipe / Greddy Supreme SP Cat Back
Greddy Oil Pan Baffle Plate / KillerB Pickup Tube / Verus AOS
CSF Racing Aluminum Radiator / JDL Slim Fan Shroud - Spal 909 CFM

Tune:
PTuning FF / EcuTek / by Steve99

Suspension/Brakes:
OEM Brembo (PP) / Centric High Carbon Rotors / Track: Hawk DTC-70 Front & DTC-60 Rear - Street: Stoptech Sport Pads
OEM Sachs (PP) / Swift Spec R Springs / SPC Front Camber Bolts / SPC Rear LCA
Enkei RPF1 17x8 5x100 ET45 / Track: Falken Azenis RT615K+ 225/45/17 - Street: Michelin PS4 225/45/17

Fluids:
Motul RBF660
Liquid Moly 5W40 Molygen
Liquid Moly 1800 ATF
Redline 75-90

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Old 04-29-2020, 10:53 PM   #2
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You may want to reconsider/think about a 4.44 or 4:56 FD, 4.88 is so aggressive. 3rd will top out at about 74, and 3 to 4 shift is so long, 4th will top at about 104mph and you stop pulling in 5th gear.. So you’ll be wishing for a little more. 4.56 was perfect for NA full bolt ons in my opinion.
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Old 04-30-2020, 05:31 AM   #3
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Some cool vids of AT with FDs.


4.8 FD AT 86 (he sold me lunatics FD - as he went manual)


5.1 FD AT 86


Looking forward to final drive it puts us AT turtles right on par with Manual gearing. Can’t wait lol

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I enjoyed the videos as I had never seen those before. Any plans for a transmission cooler?
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Old 04-30-2020, 02:21 PM   #5
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I enjoyed the videos as I had never seen those before. Any plans for a transmission cooler?
Had a stark AT cooler. Sold it
https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=139167


I stay in communication with both those drivers in the vids. The second video is someone who used to work for Ace. Not needed just creates another unnecessary fail point. Stock cooler is very capable this information came from both those drivers. It was one of my main concerns. If it overheats it goes into limp mode to let you drive back safely.

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HKS intake came in but WTF UPS


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Got around to finally install and flash stage 1 on OFTv2. Thing opened up power from 3K+ RPM. Can’t believe I drove without it for so long.
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Switching from Ts STI Springs to Swift Spec R Springs and SPC LCA. Sold the stock SHOWA struts and picked up 2019 performance package SACHS off a friend with only 9K miles.

STI Springs



Swift Spec R



After install headed over to Gran Tursimo East for some alignment magic.




Few weeks after the Swift Spec R settled and got my hands on some light Performance Package wheels (same friend who sold me his shocks). Compared to the STI Springs, car sits lower and has more grip overall. I do at times miss the playfulness of the STI springs as they are much softer and made the car more tail happy. However for spirited mountain runs. The Swift Spec Rs are the way to go.


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Went for a drive today with the crew got some more pics. Loving the brake setup no fade at all!


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been a while..

I have since removed the Perrin Wing Risers and Maxton Design V1 Gurney for the 17+ spoiler shown in the pic


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Came VERY close to ordering an HKS SC but holding off for now. Updated OP with a few things installed yesterday (jdl header, greddy snorkel, hks oil cooler). So far WOW and with his cool weather lately butt dyno is happy. Car has some pep ha

Here are some shots of the header when it came in. Packed well and quality welds can be seen through the bronze coating Check out those flanges!





Should be getting the brakes and final drive installed in the next two weeks. Just waiting for my rotors to come in from UPS. Also, for anyone looking to get in contact with Weir I got my 4.56 Final Drive from him with a simple email request.




I'll get some updated pictures once the Brembos are on

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Finally had some time to upload a few pics. Got the Brembos and Greddy Snorkle installed at ASC today. Gearing and driving feels amazing.









Looking forward to Touge Fest at tail of the dragon

I'll also be out there on the 17th for a honda/tuner meet if anyone wants to say hello. Cheers!

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Tail of the Dragon was a blast! Perfect weather and not too many people on out or in the way on Sat. A lot of cool classic Hondas and even randomly saw Adam LZ ripping it out there. My BRZ came out in his video if you watch closely lol

Oil temp was sitting at 220 at the hottest. Loving the HKS oil cooler and would highly recommend if anyone is on the fence. I could literally just keep going and going. Not worried one bit about oil temps.

Anyone heading to TougeFest in 3 weeks?
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I picked up a Maxton Design Gurney Flap V1 last year and it came with a gloss coat that just didn't look right to me after some time. After removing it and debating if I should put it back on. I decided to give it another go with the proper paint color and give it one more try.

Took about 3 weeks between removing 3M sticky crap from my wing and the gurney flap, sanding it down, waiting for the paint to come in, prime, paint and get new 3M tape on. Finally got it back on last night. Its functional for sure and love the unique look it gives.

I'll get some good pics when I have some time.
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