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KoreanJoey
09-24-2012, 05:19 AM
And now I definitely want to get an FRS/BRZ... Underpowered but they're so precise. Steering ratio is pretty much perfect.

MCcelica
09-24-2012, 06:59 AM
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII...... fucking hate you.

That is all.

Waffles!
09-24-2012, 01:47 PM
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The Captain
09-24-2012, 02:36 PM
Autocrossed a Subaru BRZ today....
Might has well have said "After landing the Space Shuttle this morning Michael Schumacher gave me a new Ferrari that I picked up two super models in that I drove to the Berverly Hills hotel where we had sex in a bathtub full of Dom Perignon."

.....without pics.

We believe you.

Lonestag
09-24-2012, 08:20 PM
I'm so jealous I can't even come up with a smartass comment...

KoreanJoey
09-25-2012, 06:00 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3VfZ7894L8

Pictures... pft, please.

KoreanJoey
09-25-2012, 06:00 AM
PS: data out of sync and throttle % seems to max out at 80%

CollapsedNut
09-25-2012, 02:28 PM
That could be any car....

Car_Barn_Bandit
09-25-2012, 02:43 PM
Might has well have said "After landing the Space Shuttle this morning Michael Schumacher gave me a new Ferrari that I picked up two super models in that I drove to the Berverly Hills hotel where we had sex in a bathtub full of Dom Perignon."

.....without pics.

We believe you.

The Force sisters forgot to put film in the camera.

KoreanJoey
09-28-2012, 03:37 AM
Next time I'll put film.

The Captain
09-28-2012, 10:42 AM
That could be any car....
with anyone driving.

donteatbugs
09-28-2012, 11:52 AM
I got to coach a noob in a FRS at autox the other day. She was quite bad and I got her to knock 4 seconds off her time in one run. They seem Like a fun Autox car though. Enough power to step out the rear but very controlled.

KoreanJoey
09-28-2012, 11:53 PM
With the hoosiers I found I had to give a lot more throttle in order to get it to rotate. Instead of the smaller 5-15% inputs I needed to do more like 50-60% throttle in order to get the rotation that I wanted.

donteatbugs
10-05-2012, 02:53 AM
well that means Hoosiers > all seasons....who knew?

KoreanJoey
10-05-2012, 04:45 AM
It was star specs before. I think the car handles more neutral on the direzzas to be honest.

Mafix
10-05-2012, 06:46 PM
i only wish i had those issues. i'm still on, no where near enough grip, issues. nice run though. i'm waiting to see what these will do as EP/DP cars. should be very interesting, and i'd think do very well.

KoreanJoey
10-05-2012, 09:18 PM
Honestly, if I was building one, I'd be damn tempted by STX.

Mafix
10-11-2012, 06:00 PM
no doubt.

Car_Barn_Bandit
02-05-2013, 05:44 AM
I was standing on the street corner of 6th Avenue and Houston the other night in NYC, when out of a pack of yellow taxis came roaring up the asphalt, a black FRS. It looked and sounded like perfection as it dodged through traffic, illuminated by streetlights, leaving me impressed. I really, really want that car. I'm glad it gets a full review on Top Gear this season.

The Captain
02-05-2013, 04:56 PM
Boost not found.

KoreanJoey
02-05-2013, 05:40 PM
Boost not found.

The Canadians are giving it a shot.


http://youtu.be/puhX7b2BB7A

MrWOT
02-06-2013, 01:03 AM
Disagree with their choice of boost. A TVS Eaton would really bring it to life.

Car_Barn_Bandit
02-06-2013, 01:21 AM
Low boost for stock bottom end.

KoreanJoey
02-06-2013, 08:33 AM
http://shop.namelessperformance.com/

Those guys are working on a new kit that is putting out some pretty awesome numbers. 270rwhp @ 7lbs boost.

KoreanJoey
02-06-2013, 08:36 AM
If I remember correctly, a twin screw is still more efficient than a roots style blower.

The Captain
02-06-2013, 03:16 PM
If I remember correctly, a twin screw is still more efficient than a roots style blower.
A screw is always preferred. Bonus if it's twins!

That being said I always prefer factory over aftermarket. An STi version would be righteous. This car is very a la s2000. When did torque go out of style?

KoreanJoey
02-06-2013, 05:29 PM
I'm not entirely sure. Maybe it's less likely for talentless drivers to kill themselves with slippery tires and no torque?

Car_Barn_Bandit
02-06-2013, 05:54 PM
When using cheaper parts, isn't torque more likely to shorten the lifespan of the engine and drivetrain?

MrWOT
02-06-2013, 06:55 PM
A few years ago I would have wholeheartedly agreed that a twin screw was better, but anymore. The newer TVS blowers can produce efficient boost like a regular roots but are far more efficient at higher pressure, like good turbo 70%+ efficient. 9psi on a blower would make that thing unbelievably fun to drive.

http://www.eaton.com/Eaton/ProductsServices/Automotive/AutomotiveAftermarket/Superchargers/PCT_221787

Also, now roots style blowers usually have an integrated bypass valve so that under light throttle you can run n/a, makes for great highway mileage.

The Captain
02-06-2013, 10:05 PM
When using cheaper parts, isn't torque more likely to shorten the lifespan of the engine and drivetrain?
No more than zinging the snot out of a tiny motor to get some forward motion.