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Old 11-13-2022, 09:57 PM   #61
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Healthy pulls, you're near 100 hp/liter now if i'm mathing right?
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Old 11-14-2022, 06:44 PM   #62
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Healthy pulls, you're near 100 hp/liter now if i'm mathing right?
Yup, at the wheels Pretty much S2k type hp numbers without the extra 1400 RPM

Replaced the stupid huge tips on my exhaust with some aliexpress tips that are knock offs of Akrapovic's Ti tips

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Old 11-20-2022, 02:12 PM   #63
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Yup, at the wheels Pretty much S2k type hp numbers without the extra 1400 RPM

Replaced the stupid huge tips on my exhaust with some aliexpress tips that are knock offs of Akrapovic's Ti tips

Very nice!

Love the tips haha

Went to the car show today, really liking the GR86/BRZ twins of this generation. The seating felt GOOD and the size is perfect for throwing it around mountain roads out here. I'll have to look at some mods for them to price out a build.

Meanwhile, the mk8 feels so cheap now. Big disappointment.
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Old 01-17-2023, 10:09 AM   #64
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The Mk8 really really needs to get rid of the touch controls, it seems like a winner otherwise and the looks are even growing on me.

Finally got my APEX Racing VS-5RS wheels that I ordered in July...





Got some hood struts for Christmas so I installed those yesterday

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Old 02-20-2023, 03:35 PM   #65
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All settled into our new place, I was ceramic coating the wheels and weighed them.





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Old 02-23-2023, 09:01 PM   #66
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Installed eightyzips shift & handbrake boots. They look amazing and while the install was fiddly, it went smoothly and they installed well.







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I was just looking at BRZ's and thought to come check on your thread. Looks like things are carrying along nicely! 232whp is a strong number. Do you know approx what they dyno stock?
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Old 03-21-2023, 05:01 PM   #68
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I was just looking at BRZ's and thought to come check on your thread. Looks like things are carrying along nicely! 232whp is a strong number. Do you know approx what they dyno stock?
Bone stock, in the ~210 whp or so range. Not bad, considering.
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Working on a copy of the GR86 Cup car hood vent... an expensive print to reproduce at a print shop, not too bad at home but a bit annoying. I'll print it in ASA on my Ender, it's too big for my Method even split into three pieces. Annoying because the Method has way better surface finish but oh well.

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Bone stock, in the ~210 whp or so range. Not bad, considering.
Not bad at all, factoring in stock reliability. 200whp in an e30 feels quick for the chassis (assuming you don't have any other reference lol).

A BRZ is roughly the same weight as a well equipped E30. Everyone's quick to say "that's not enough power" in theory, but I bet the driving experience says otherwise.
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Old 03-31-2023, 10:49 AM   #71
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It's definitely enough power, haha. I do plan on FI... but no "need" for sure.

My GTI was ~175 whp and ~2400 pounds or so, old German cars really really hid their power well, they're quicker than they let on.
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STI Performance Muffler & STI wing arrived today! Threw the muffler on real quick to replace my CSG Touring 86. It's too quiet inside the car, but I am so excited to do a mid pipe & front pipe to open it up now.

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Old 04-01-2023, 03:29 PM   #73
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NICE!! Congrats bet you wanted that for a bit
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Old 04-10-2023, 06:11 PM   #75
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NICE!! Congrats bet you wanted that for a bit
Two days shipping time (would have been literally overnight but there was a customs snafu)

Total time was a week from order to receipt

Not too bad, haha. Paid a pretty penny though!
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Installed a JDL Ultra Quiet frontpipe today, I found a gasket that works to adapt from 2.5" frontpipes to stock midpipe, which is nice


Walker 31398 fits perfectly with no hassle, but does have a smaller ID (which is about the same as the stock midpipe anyway)



If you want to dork around cutting some of the gasket's built in metal flange that fits into the frontpipe, a Walker 31554 "fits" as well if you cut away most of the metal ring so it only has a few tabs left to center it/support it in the front pipe. It seals fine and all, just know it's a bit of a hassle up front for essentially no benefit. The other gasket wasn't available locally to me so I did this

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NNJR Autocross from last weekend! I finished 4th in PAX and had a friend from *way* back in my 3000GT days codrive, his first time in a proper ST car after years of the wrong DS car

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Not the greatest pics... I've gotta clean up the car and install a little longer front studs before I can go anywhere for better pics. Only 5.5 turns of lug nut engagement with 13mm front spacer compared to the 10mm spacer I was using before with the Enkeis, not quite enough!





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Replaced my Eibach front studs with ARP for a bit of extra length for more spacer options, mostly so I could run 13mm front spacer for my new wheels.





Found a shredded A052, sadly. I was hoping to use the rest of this (very bald) set of tires for a Track Night, oh well.



New wheels installed with 13mm of spacer up front.





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