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  2. Lauren

    FB and rival Club Stands

    A question I would ask is why Cult 86 didn't speak to us about joining with our stand seeing as it's been organised for a year and a half. Cult 86 could have had a section on our stand. Maybe you should ask them? GT86 OC have always been invited to join us at Japfest. The GT86 DC FB page is exactly that. It is not a joint venture with the OC. If you would like to liaise with Cult 86 and direct them here, Jeff, Will and I would be more than happy to talk. People will always ask the same questions over and over. It's simply the nature of the beast. We can't really help that many spend their entire lives on FB and don't look at forums, it's just the way things have gone.
  3. Yesterday
  4. The Minion

    FB and rival Club Stands

    The forums seem to be getting ignored when events are arranged and people NOT on FB don't get to hear about them. A lot of forum type questions get asked on FB when the answers are on the club forums, which can be searched for (not on FB!). This results in the same old questions being asked. FB users need to be pointed in the direction of the 2 existing forums, Drivers' Club and Owners' Club. Another club has started up (Cult 86 which I admittedly have joined) that are having separate Club Stands at shows i.e Japfest Silverstone surely we all want a gathering together of as many 86's as possible not rival stands!
  5. Last week
  6. maurice

    P3 Vent Gauge

    Try changing the url in your post from v3 to v2. [edit] just seen this post was weeks ago, hopefully you've found it by now
  7. I never limited myself to one country shops for car parts. Have bought from JP, USA, UK, DE, and last one even from Canada with shipping via US shipping proxy :). I buy what i need wherever i find it cheapest. Especially because i don't live in UK and local (in LV) carpart offering is scarce and often overpriced. As for diff riser kits .. IIRC most were also solid metal ones, thus probably will also increase NVH. Well, not a problem for me, as i never considered making car worse for sake of arguable looks, and it's better both for comfort and handling wise to actually let suspension do it's job, even more so on cars that don't have much bumpstop free shock travel to begin with. Mine still at stock heigth and even with such there are some kerbs i cannot park over, and on some worse badly plown roads with deep ridges (such as in my yard) i have to enjoy listening scraping ice against buffer underside. Lower even more? Never. Thus i never searched much on lowering related parts, just few bits that remained in memory from few threads on twins related forums. In your place i'd dial back lowering to that of within 1", and stop bothering about extra parts needed to fix issues caused by overlowering. As side bonus, your ride will also become more comfortable and capable of being actually used as driven car over wider road selection
  8. 70UGE

    GT86 Racecar build

    Glad to hear it's all good! Well, yeah, it didn't see a lot of miles but still, it sees sustained oil temps with repetitive high G cornering, if your upgrades work on track they should work just as well on street. Went on and bought a new std cover, I'll do some more research and decide later on capacity upgrades. Are you running on standard main and rod bearing clearances or larger?
  9. Rich196

    Front Roll Centre/ Bump Steer Correction Kit

    Can you get a diff riser kit in the UK? Dont think I have seen one!
  10. maurice

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    If those Bilstein coilovers are using the same bodies as KW which I think they are, the fronts are adjustable for camber at the bottom via a slotted hole, so you do not need an adjustable top mount or camber bolt.
  11. I'd probably think via guiding by what is usually called reasonable lowering for twins, and what is - excessive. Most commonly people say that lowering within 1 inch is former, and advise to add extra parts to fix geometry and other issues, if you lower even more (eg. said roll center correction kit, diff riser and so on).
  12. At what point would you consider the above kit a necessity and at what point would it be considered pointless? I already have the Whiteline KCA435 kit fitted due to a 25mm drop on coilovers and it had a positive effect, but I am now considering raising the front end approx. 10mm. The reason being the rear was raised for safe Helholtz resonator clearance a little while ago and I would like to even out the ride height.
  13. Varelco

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    Whilst not mandatory, definitely recommended. I have camber bolts and LCAs on lowering springs and I'm glad I did. I could offset the increased camber on the rear caused by lowering it whilst dialling in some at the front. The balance is lovely.
  14. Church

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    Neil-h: in general, our cars as stock have front and rear toe adjustment. While it's nice to have camber adjustability, even more so if one wishes non-standard alignment (eg. optimized for track), for no handling artifacts (or abnormal tire wear) getting toe right is more important. Unfortunately while it's cheap to gain camber adjustability for front via camberbolts, for rear, if one wishes camber adjustability, one needs more expensive then plain camberbolts adjustable LCA-s. (there are other ways too, but one - eccentric bushings while are cheaper, are PITA to adjust and work to install them may rise total cost to more then LCA+work, and another - adjustable UCAs are even more expensive then LCAs).
  15. nerdstrike

    SOLD: 2014 Red GT86 on 64k miles - £11k

    Sold to Nat, good luck with it kid!
  16. maurice

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    Fitting can be straightforward when you know what you’re doing, I wouldn’t call it easy. Transferring the top mounts is a bit of a faff, can be tricky to tighten adequately onto the coil over as you may need to grip the shaft to stop it spinning. It’s an easier job to fit coil overs that come with their own top mounts. The front drop links tend to put up a fight and may need a word with an angle grinder. It’s worth having replacements ready to fit.
  17. Neil-h

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    How are you going to adjust the geometry then? There's very little in the way of adjustability at either end.
  18. ThatGuyThere

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    Neither of those are required!
  19. Neil-h

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    This is the big one to be honest. That and the fact you'll need camber bolts for the front and replacement suspension arms for the rear to get the geometry sorted.
  20. 86iain

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    Hadn't clicked on the link. They seem expensive, the name I'm guessing.
  21. Mani

    Post your GT86 / BRZ pic of day!

    Sure … I am trying to get the car checked in early next month so will look forward to see your wheels Re the 18” wheels it will really depend on what the budget allows as need to start saving aggressively. Top of the wish list are the likes of Rays / Enkei / Oz, but could settle in on some Japan Racing / Sparco / XXRs - looking to go slightly wider as well so maybe 18x9.5 with new PS4 all around 🤞
  22. Jay Bamrah

    Post your GT86 / BRZ pic of day!

    What wheels u wanna get?? Il show u mine when they’re done
  23. Varelco

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    You do when you need to reuse the stop mounts as per those coilovers.
  24. Mani

    Post your GT86 / BRZ pic of day!

    Thanks … this is very useful… good luck with refurb. I am planning to upgrade to 18” next year so didn’t want to spend a lot on the stock wheels (other than getting them painted) we can always exchanges pictures once the wheels are painted
  25. BigBoyBananas

    HKS Hi-Power Single Exit Exhaust V2 T

    Price drop to £350
  26. 86iain

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    To fit lowering springs you need compressors. To fit coilovers you don't. Spring compressors are a bit iffy.
  27. Varelco

    Eibach springs and coilovers

    Why would you attempt to fit springs yourself but not coilovers? Its exactly the same scope of work. You haven't mentioned what your intentions are, are you lowering for looks? Improved performance? Better ride quality? Those pro street coilovers look suspiciously like rebranded Bilsteins.
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