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  3. Yours had recall on thus? I have 2015 too but nothing coming up for me? Sent from my CLT-L09 using Tapatalk
  4. Church

    HKS Intake Duct

    I guess more noise, as these replacement snorkels lack stock snorkel resonators, that would had removed some frequencies ..
  5. Church

    Rear Caliper Options

    If wear is any indicator, and as many tracking cars replace front pads twice as often, rears indeed are just for looks. And if so .. in my book rear BBK is too expensive to spend for just looks. And i certainly wouldn't want to make brakes _worse_ by careless retrofit of brakes made for other cars and shifting braking bias or running into other issues compromising braking and reliability of brakes. Caliper paint and branding on them is certainly not worth it.
  6. Tubbytommy

    Rear Caliper Options

    nothing wrong with fitting stuff to improve the the look of the car, no different to valenti's etc.
  7. Stutopia

    Rear Caliper Options

    Indeed, the rears are all about my compulsions on form, the fronts are for function; which is why I’m considering painting or the STI brembos. I do realise loads of very serious track workers are in it for pure bang for buck, but I guess I’m just wired differently.
  8. Tubbytommy

    Rear Caliper Options

    i guess it comes down to personal experience really. i had d2\ksports some time ago on a 400 plus bhp car that was tracked regularly for me the original brembo's they replaced were better once they had 2 piece discs but the ap racing stuff was streets ahead and id never buy anything else. i also had bc coilovers which people rave about i also thought they were cheap chinese crap but they are everywhere, i'm not one for" i've got it so its the best "but i do understand people have had this stuff and are very happy with it.
  9. Adi

    Rear Caliper Options

    You don't need rear BBK. Been doing 20 track days and about 15 Car Limits days last year, and the rears still had about 1/3 left. I did get the StopTech uprated OEM disk replacements and their Sport pads, but still much cheaper than BBK. Fensport race car (a real monster) has the same configuration for the rears. If they didn't bother with BBK in the back at 400+ hp, , 19" wheels, and big semi-slicks ... I have a hard time finding a good reason to do it.
  10. Tubbytommy

    Rear Caliper Options

    It was an older kit before they started fitting dust seals I believe, around 2014. Probably better now but been burned once .
  11. I replaced the diff bushes with the Superpro Poly ones (not the inserts but full replacement). I also have the subframe inserts. The increase in the NVH is there but nowhere near as bad as I thought it will be, and it is all worth it. Same NVH as the transmission mount poly bushing which I had on my other car, but the change in how the car feels is 100 times better. For the first time in an 86 I had this feeling of the rear being really solid, like being in a 911 or Catheram, or Lotus. Every throttle input is felt simultaneously in the lower back, no squating, almost like my back is connected to the chassis. It took the garage about 3 hours to do it, which is more than the inserts would have taken, but I'm really happy with it having tried the inserts first (just the rear ones) and not feeling too happy about it (more NVH for some reason, and the combination of very soft stock bushes in front and hard inserts in the back seemed to generate more clunking, possibly the stock bushes being partially worn out also at 40k).
  12. mart86

    Rear Caliper Options

    I've only heard good things from the people that have them. I've heard some horror stories from some of their older kit but their new monoblock forged calipers seem to get praise all round.
  13. Mike@TD.co.uk

    Rear Caliper Options

    We run KSport on both our GT86 as a road going car and our Celica GT4 as a dedicated track car. Absolutely no issues or complaints. Excellent brake kits. Pads are affordable and replacement discs are also well priced in the market place.
  14. VAD17

    Rear Caliper Options

    I had KSports for 1.5yrs, 9k miles, 10+ track days. No problems at all. Standard AP caliper size pads, on my 3rd set now (EBC reasonably cheap). I understand older version calipers were prone to have issues, but happy with current ones. Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
  15. I’ve just collected my 15 Reg GT 86 (17,000 miles) from Westover Toyota Bournemouth after the recall work. I left the car for 6 days because it was easier. They gave me the impression they were trying as hard as they could to keep me happy - for example one of ‘the two GT86 specialists’ was happy to talk to me for as long as I wanted about the work involved and the training he had received specifically for the recall itself. He said they had done 8 already, there were two more to finish before mine and they were expecting about 24 more eventually. He also said he would make sure he used 5w30 oil as he remembered I had asked for this on my last service. I just paid £85 for new plugs. I had to make the decision whether to book in before, or wait till after, the track day I had booked for this Bank Holiday Monday (May 27th) at Anglesey - watch this space! I’m relieved my car is still within the manufacturer’s original warranty period and will absolutely make sure I extend this when it expires next year. Interestingly our friendly local family workshop owner/mechanic says he always takes out the dealer’s extended warranty on his own cars, when I asked him whether we should take one out on my wife’s CRV after the 3 year warranty expired. Fingers crossed for Monday’s track day when my son and brother-in-law are driving as well...
  16. Tubbytommy

    Rear Caliper Options

    I've had k sports in the past and I'd advise avoiding at all costs. Cheap nasty looking things and before anything I'd enquire about pad and disc replacement prices. I learnt my lesson and only buy ap stuff now
  17. Badger

    HKS Intake Duct

    Not that I can tell. There is more noise like I say and that makes it feel quicker I believe Sent from my LYA-L29 using Tapatalk
  18. knightryder

    HKS Intake Duct

    You'll gain a couple of HP, if anything, Not really sure you'd notice that.
  19. Stutopia

    Rear Caliper Options

    Glad it’s not just me that’s irked by the paucity of rear options. Never knew how good I had it on the 350z with Brembos all round. I’d buy the Blue Edition for the upgrades, if it was in mica blue that is.
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  21. Conscript

    OEM Differential Bushings / Whiteline KDT925

    Managed to find an exploded diagram of the rear sub frame with the part numbers for the bushings...41651 and 41651A. Don't look to hard to replace so I'll see if I can get them from the local dealer before getting the Whiteline inserts.
  22. MartinT

    HKS Intake Duct

    Can you feel any gains at high revs?
  23. Badger

    HKS Intake Duct

    I have the earlier version. Sounds a bit louder on wot. Sent from my LYA-L29 using Tapatalk
  24. smudge

    Smudge's supercharged V8 build

    Car is home again, getting some TLC over the next few weeks whilst we gather some parts before Carson Performance work their magic on engine #3
  25. MartinT

    HKS Intake Duct

    I've ordered one of these HKS Intake Ducts, the shorter mark II, to replace the standard snorkel. Having done pretty much everything else to get NA performance, it seems silly not to replace the snorkel with something better. Has anyone tried one?
  26. Dave86

    OEM Differential Bushings / Whiteline KDT925

    Yeah I only went for the rear insert. I have the Invidia N1 which is loud already, but I can hear the gearbox whine at lower revs. It's a nice sound though. Definitely shouldnt put you off because it makes a big difference to the car, especially with the MTEC detente springs.
  27. mart86

    Rear Caliper Options

    I'm upgrading my fronts soon but going for a 330mm ksport kit as staying 17" wheels. I'll have the same dilemma and it will more than likely annoy me after a while. I'll end up getting the rear kit too eventually even though I know it won't do a lot. For now though I'm going form over function until I can't bring myself to look at the rear wheels anymore.
  28. mart86

    Rear Caliper Options

    Fronts have the most work to do due to the forward bias and weight transfer when slowing down. The quicker you slow down the greater the force on the front brakes, hence they wear quicker. Depending on driving style and how gentle you are with the brakes you could end up with pretty even wear. I've always ended up replacing fronts before rears. On a Lexus I previously had, which was a heavy car, both the rear calipers had seized and it was like that for a year without me even noticing. Only when I checked them coming up to MOT time they had no wear at all. Replaced both calipers and there was barely any difference. Showed just how little they were doing when working.
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