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Forum: IS - Second Generation Today, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By scott1256c
Those FIGS bushings are another item under...

Those FIGS bushings are another item under consideration.

At a recent autocross, one of the guys I met also races. He said there is a simple test to see if you have what it takes to race. If you...
Forum: Performance Yesterday, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 705
Posted By scott1256c
So having a look at wiki, in Japan premium is 100...

So having a look at wiki, in Japan premium is 100 octane (RON) which corresponds to about 94 octane (AKI) used in Canada and U.S.
Premium here (Canada) is around 91. The 94 stuff, which I don't use,...
Forum: IS - Second Generation Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By scott1256c
Every 2k miles. They recommend their own. :) I...

Every 2k miles. They recommend their own. :) I use amsoil 75/115 or so. And I need to add a half bottle of the friction modifier to that as well.

I changed it after the first 500 miles, just to...
Forum: Performance Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 705
Posted By scott1256c
I think Japan has higher octane gas than just 94....

I think Japan has higher octane gas than just 94. So they can push the timing further than I think we could in North America.
Forum: IS - Second Generation Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By scott1256c
Yeah, I have a conundrum regarding tires and...

Yeah, I have a conundrum regarding tires and wheels. I LIKE having the same setup on the street that I use on the track. I also like the look of my rims vs. stock, and dropping 10lbs per corner...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-22-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By scott1256c
Oh, you read my other thread on the snow!! I know...

Oh, you read my other thread on the snow!! I know that because you commented on it. There was a snowstorm while I was out of town, before I had a chance to swap them with my winters. Trying to be...
Forum: Performance 05-22-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 705
Posted By scott1256c
Do you know how heavy your wheels are compared to...

Do you know how heavy your wheels are compared to stock?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-22-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By scott1256c
If I do this much, I may wind up with a set of...

If I do this much, I may wind up with a set of those. I read some article where the person said if you drive race pads to the track, the first bit of braking you do will be abrasive, not adhesive,...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-22-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By scott1256c
High Speed Driving Course: My first trip to the track

This driving school was my first time on the track, not counting autocross. I had a great time. I think track might become addictive, though. Not to mention a little pricey.

I started this partly...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 05-22-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By scott1256c
I've put off updating this thread long enough, I...

I've put off updating this thread long enough, I guess.
Since the orginal post, I've done 3 autoX sessions and 1 high speed driving school at the track.

After my first autocross, I prepared to...
Forum: Performance 05-22-15, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 705
Posted By scott1256c
Do they look proportional? I can't find much on...

Do they look proportional? I can't find much on any "spec" of whp, only bhp. For whp, the number I could find was done as a "before" for the Joe Z intake. That showed around 265 whp.
From here...
Forum: Performance 05-19-15, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By scott1256c
I'll repeat some of this The rules require...

I'll repeat some of this

The rules require that the loop is mounted within 6 inches of the front U-joint on the driveshaft for support of the driveshaft in the event of a U-joint failure. The loop...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 05-19-15, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By scott1256c
I'd recommend the Akebono as well. I have found...

I'd recommend the Akebono as well. I have found they have good bite, seem very low dust, they are quiet, a bit easier to replace since there are no shims required, and they have worked well in -30...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-14-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By scott1256c
If you are going to pay $300 for a single letter,...

If you are going to pay $300 for a single letter, then I guess "F" would be the correct one! :)

Oh, and by the way Jeff, how the hell do you know all this stuff??
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-14-15, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By scott1256c
isn't going from 255 to 265 the roughly the same...

isn't going from 255 to 265 the roughly the same as 10" to 10.4"? Also, I believe 255 is the largest width generally recommended for an 8.5" wide rim. I have no idea how conservative that...
Forum: Performance 05-13-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By scott1256c
A quick search turned up this....

A quick search turned up this. (https://autoengineer.wordpress.com/2008/04/04/how-to-pick-an-aftermarket-air-intake-filter-that-removes-dust/)
Recommending amsoil ea filters. Take it for what it is...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-08-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By scott1256c
Oh, that is great news! Any wires you know of...

Oh, that is great news! Any wires you know of that we should check that haven't been accidentally cut by rock impacts?? I want to make sure mine is working!
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 05-08-15, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By scott1256c
I don't know if you have problems with your...

I don't know if you have problems with your brakes or not, I can't see anything in that video, so maybe the "movement" you see is not normal, but SOME movement is normal.

I'm assuming the brakes...
Forum: Performance 05-06-15, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By scott1256c
obx does not have a great reputation for quality,...

obx does not have a great reputation for quality, at least concerning headers. What is it about this one that you think you'd like? Why would you prefer it to the stock exhaust?
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 04-29-15, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By scott1256c
no, you don't

no, you don't
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-24-15, 11:06 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 47,735
Posted By scott1256c
50/50 answers the question of water to meth. I am...

50/50 answers the question of water to meth. I am also interested in how much (water/meth) to fuel you were using.
As in
I have read 10% water to fuel (if injecting water only)
Up to 25%...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-24-15, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By scott1256c
I used mineral spirits to remove the bits that I...

I used mineral spirits to remove the bits that I couldn't peel off. It worked just fine and did not damage the rim.
Forum: Performance 04-24-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 492
Posted By scott1256c
I could see this with some of the hot air...

I could see this with some of the hot air intakes, but joe z is just an aluminium pipe, no?
Do you even have to remove the maf? That means there will be the single hose to connect, other than the...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 04-15-15, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By scott1256c
good point. New thread is here....

good point. New thread is here. (http://www.clublexus.com/forums/suspension-and-brakes/781325-swapped-my-coilovers-front-to-back.html)
Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-15-15, 05:04 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 47,735
Posted By scott1256c
I don't know if you question was directed at me...

I don't know if you question was directed at me or not, but I was asking about the ratio of water/meth to FUEL not fuel to air. So 10% to 15% water/meth, 85%-90% fuel is the ratio I see used a lot....
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