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Old 01-12-2021, 02:58 AM   #1
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Exclamation ZN6 - Track Car

Lava GT86 journey –
I purchased this car from another member on the forum back in March of 2020 as a fun summer car. The focus of this vehicle is to be a simple seat time track car that can still get me around town. For parts, my aim is to use high quality pieces with a “do it once, do it right” mentality. I am sourcing most parts through Sean Yack @ Subieland Canada, if you have any questions feel free to reach out. 2023 update: Bought a daily, this is a track car now.


2020: Stock/Stock-ish

2021: Simple Seat Time

2022: Road Trippin'


Provinces/States visited:
- Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Colombia
- Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Ohio, Indiana

Now for the fun part! Modifications/parts:

Engine:
APEXi Power Intake Filter - 503-T109
MXP v2 Equal Length Header - MXP-MXHDFT86E
Gerald Just Flex Fuel Kit
Tactrix Openport 2.0
Blitz Racing Oil Cooler - 10475
Blitz Racing Engine Oil Filler Cap - 13852
TRD Engine Mount - 12311-ZN600/12315-ZN600
Cusco Oil Catch Can - 965 009 A
Optima Yellowtop - D35 9040-218
KoyoRad Aluminum Filler Neck - FN2320
Blitz Racing Radiator Cap [Type 1] - 18560
Blitz Racing Suction Hose Kit - 55723
Blitz Racing Radiator Hose Kit - 18881
Blitz Racing Temp Sensor Attachment - 19237
Blitz Racing Nur-Spec VSR - 62095V
Cusco Exhaust Muffler Hanger - A160 RM002B
Drivetrain / Suspension:
Ohlins MP20 Road & Track coilovers - SUS MP20
Raceseng Camber + Caster top hats - 3619101-0922-09251-09201
RacerX Fabrication Front Endlinks - 0X0411-2
SPL Rear Lower Camber Arms - SPL RLL FRS
SPL Toe Arms - SPL RTAEL FRS
Mtec Shifter Springs - MSL86
Verus clutch fork + pivot - A0092A/A0068A
Perrin Shifter Mount Bushing - PSP-INR-006
Whiteline Rear Differential - Mount Bushing - KDT925
Whiteline Front Transmission - Mount Bushing - KDT926
Blitz Racing Strut Tower Bar Front - 96133
Blitz Racing Strut Tower Bar Rear - 96101
Brakes / Wheels / Tires:
G-Loc R12 front (Track) - GP929
G-Loc R6 rear (Track) - GP929
Endless MX72 Plus Pads (Street) - EP386472_Type_MX72_Plus_Full_Set
Goodridge Stainless Lines - 28003-CL
DBA 4000 Series Slotted Rotors - 4650S/42663S
Project Mu Caliper Temperature Thermometer - ST-CPTL04
Enkei RPF1 17x9 +35 - Hankook RS4 - 245/40/17
Project Kics Duralumin Hub Centric Ring - KICS-WU7356
Project Kics Leggdura - RL53-13K
APR Extended Wheel Stud - 100-7729
Muteki SR48- 32905B
OEM 12-16 17x7 - Kumho Wi31 215/45/17
Exterior / Aero:
Subaru '12-'16 OEM Headlights
Subaru '17-'20 OEM Taillights
GCS 4th Brake/Reverse Light - GCS-SMOKED-4BL
Project Mu License Plate Frame
Blitz Racing Emblem - 13958
TRD Canard - MS345-18004
TRD Front Fender Aero Fin H8R - MS345-18002-E0
DIY Verus "Inspired" splitter
STI Side Skirts - SG517CA210 (ST96030AS021)
BaysonR STI Style Rear Lip Aprons - RLIP-BRZ12-A-STI
Nine Lives Racing GT86 Big Wang Kit - 69" Bottom Mount w/ CFD v2 Endplates
Ebay Legsport Style Trunk Spoiler
Toyota Japan Front/Rear Toyota Emblems - SU003-03216 SU003-03219
Interior:
Bride Zeta IV Cusco Edition - BRD-HA1ACF
ProCar Innovations Adjustable Seat Mount - SM-FRSL-A1
Bride x DogFight SPL Side Cover Pocket - Black
Bride Seat Belt Guide – Black - BRI-K26APO
Subaru Frameless Mirror - 92039CA001
Grazio & Co Blue Lens Mirror - RM-003
TRD Sport Meter Install Kit - MS418-18001
Blitz Racing Temperature Meter (Oil) - 19563
Blitz Racing Temperature Meter (Coolant) - 19563
Blitz Racing Pressure Meter - 19564
Cusco Acceleration Pedal Attachment - 965 766 A
Vertex Shift Knob - Monochrome V2 White w/ Pink
Vertex Shift Knob - Monochrome V2 White w/ Black
Vertex Shift Knob - Monochrome V2 Black w/ White
TRD Duracon Shift Knob - 33504-SP010-00
Perrin Drift Button - PSP-INR-353BK
HKS String Mesh Pocket- 51007-AK447
ACGG Center Console 86 Plate
Toyota OEM ’16 FRS steering wheel
Gerald Just Trac-Box
Toyota JDM Black Interior Trim
Toyota JDM Zenki GT86 airbag cover
Fluids:
Eneos Racing Street 0W20 - 3901-300 (Oil)
Redline MT90 75w90 - 50304 (Transmission)
Motul Gear 300 - 100093 (Differential)
Project Mu G-Four 335 - GF001 (Brake/Clutch)
Misc / Tools:
Cusco Jack Assist Ramps - CUS-A517-SL99
AiM Sports SOLO DL
Zamp RZ-56 Helmet
Alpinestars Tech-1 Start v2
Subaru Sunshade - SOA3991520
Toyota Key cover - 89751-33070
Previous parts:
• RS*R 2" Drop Springs
• Endless RF650 Fluid
• Stock 17x7 - Michelin AS3+ - 215/45/17 / Bridgestone RE71-R - 215/45/17
• TRD USA Catback
• Whiteline Adjustable end links
• GReddy x KW Coilovers
• SPC Camber Bolts
• New to me OEM ’16 FRS seat
• OFT v1
• OFT v2
• JDL coated UEL header
• OEM BRZ tS Shift Knob
• Dasaita 7” w/ Car Play
• Radium Master Cylinder Brace - 20-0104-00
• Project Mu Master Cylinder Cap - ACC-TC18
• Perrin Engine Mount Kit - PSP-DRV-055
• Bride FO Seat Rail - BRI-T902FO
• Autopower Rollbar - 52783 D
• Bride Side Cover Pocket - Black - BRI-K22APO
• BaysonR US-Spec T-Style Front Lip - FLIP-PU-FRS12-UST
• TRD USA Intake Filter - PTR43-00085
SARD High Pressure Radiator Cap - 61006


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Old 01-12-2021, 03:17 AM   #2
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Ownership until now:

03/2020
- Purchase car
- Plate car
- Purchase odometer 231,xxx kilometers


04/2020
- First oil change
- Headunit swap
- New to me OEM seat + steering wheel

06/2020
- TOB + Verus Clutch Fork
- 17+ Taillights
- Oil change
- Brake service
- Suspension install
- First 86 track day @ Grand Bend Motorplex
- More tracking @ Grand Bend



07/2020
- Tracking @ Grand Bend
- Tracking @ CTMP/Mosport DDT
- Tracking @ Toronto Motorsport Park

08/2020
- Tracking @ GB



09/2020
- Tracking @ GB
- Storage prep
- Final odometer 242,9xx kilometers

10-12/2020
- 2018 BRZ tS Shift Knob swap
- Parts pile grows: Blitz goodies, fluids, RPF1

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Old 01-17-2021, 08:58 PM   #3
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Old 01-17-2021, 08:59 PM   #4
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btw the seats and steering wheel are from a '16
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Old 01-17-2021, 09:39 PM   #5
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Awesome to see this car being driven!
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Old 01-17-2021, 11:06 PM   #6
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Awesome to see this car being driven!
Thanks! It's a great car, and those first few years were just the break in.

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Some more parts for the car. Two months until spring, and it cant come soon enough!
SARD Radiator cap + Project mU master cylinder cap from a friend, and new shoes - 17x9 +35 RPF1 from Sean @ Subieland.


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Some more parts for the car. Two months until spring, and it cant come soon enough!
SARD Radiator cap + Project mU master cylinder cap from a friend, and new shoes - 17x9 +35 RPF1 from Sean @ Subieland.


The poor old girl will be all new soon!
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I do hope that through all of this you have at least washed the engine and bay!
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I like this photo. It's different than most others. It tells a story. There is action, somehow, without any movement. It almost tells a story about grassroots motorsports, and has good composition and lighting. Well done!
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I do hope that through all of this you have at least washed the engine and bay!
Of course! When the bumper comes off in the spring for the oil cooler + some lighting upgrades, the bumper plate will be replaced as well.
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I like this photo. It's different than most others. It tells a story. There is action, somehow, without any movement. It almost tells a story about grassroots motorsports, and has good composition and lighting. Well done!
Thank you! It's definitely one of my favorite pictures I have thus far. With the new wheels I'm looking forward to recreating this exact picture (and get back out on track ).
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