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Forum: Wheels & Tires   08-01-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,872
Posted By Fig
We can do a single piece forged wheel in an 18...

We can do a single piece forged wheel in an 18 right now. From BC http://www.bcec.com.tw/wheel/en/cs-rs40.html

The above wheels are not really track wheels as they are too heavy. We run a...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   07-29-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,872
Posted By Fig
I just got the wheels back together after...

I just got the wheels back together after replacing the centers on the front with more concave versions as well as one of the rear barrels that was damaged during shipping. I will probably be...
Forum: General Discussion   07-29-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Fig
good info guys, I might have to peak in there and...

good info guys, I might have to peak in there and see how mine is doing after 55k
Mike
Forum: Performance Modifications   06-16-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,423
Posted By Fig
All testing was done with the 2 stg flap enabled....

All testing was done with the 2 stg flap enabled. Dyno testing showed the 2 stage was an improvement.
Forum: Wheels & Tires   06-16-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,872
Posted By Fig
I am refurbishing the fs wheels to sell as we go...

I am refurbishing the fs wheels to sell as we go some more concave centers for the front. The BC wheels are our focus. BC has come out with some outstanding designs in the last year.
Forum: Performance Modifications   07-04-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,113
Posted By Fig
The 5.7 tundra is a totally different animal 3UR...

The 5.7 tundra is a totally different animal 3UR vs 2UR but more than that completely different build specs . The TRD SC requires a new ECU cal file programmed into it for it all to work plus a new...
Forum: Brakes/Suspension/Chassis   07-01-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 40,967
Posted By Fig
there are so many places to get these commodity...

there are so many places to get these commodity parts. I am just going to focus on other parts that no one is making.
Forum: Performance Modifications   06-30-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,423
Posted By Fig
IMO there is not a great intake concept out...

IMO there is not a great intake concept out there, but I did like the takeda for its retention of the 2-stage intake. My main gripe was the quality concerns and the finish on things. I also have...
Forum: Brakes/Suspension/Chassis   06-30-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 40,967
Posted By Fig
I am very happy with the Rabestos rotors and HPS...

I am very happy with the Rabestos rotors and HPS pads. The vent holes are showing no sign of residue and there is no squealing I can distinguish. Braking performance has been good for DD, however I...
Forum: Performance Modifications   06-29-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,423
Posted By Fig
During my Dyno testing I found the Takeda to run...

During my Dyno testing I found the Takeda to run the lowest numbers. All dynoed on same day, with mileage between. On my Takeda the MAF mount was off and the sensor flange needed to be filed. ...
Forum: Brakes/Suspension/Chassis   06-29-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 40,967
Posted By Fig
I am curious as to how many have CONFIRMED the...

I am curious as to how many have CONFIRMED the brake wear issues themselves vs listening to a diagnosis.

45K miles and my rear pads are still wearing fine. The fronts were swapped to test the...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   04-21-2011, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,872
Posted By Fig
Well it was frantic but I managed to wake up...

Well it was frantic but I managed to wake up early this morning and worked a little last night over a full moon to install the wheels for a test drive. I will probably have to pull them off tomorrow...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   04-21-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,880
Posted By Fig
the tire brand issue is a relevant topic because...

the tire brand issue is a relevant topic because I have seen huge variations myself. The tire width is nearly subjective when it comes to cross brand variables.

Another thing to think about is...
Forum: New Member Introductions   04-21-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,875
Posted By Fig
You would be amazed at how a little suspension...

You would be amazed at how a little suspension geometry can make a world of difference :)
Forum: Brakes/Suspension/Chassis   02-24-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 40,967
Posted By Fig
Unfortunately Ceramics never seem to work for me....

Unfortunately Ceramics never seem to work for me. They always seem to burnish too much...need a lot of heat to get proper bed in and service.

The HPS have been great on my DD. It will be hard for...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   02-12-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,872
Posted By Fig
A few pics from today. The BC's with tires ...

A few pics from today. The BC's with tires
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/180898_10150097050598631_365725668630_6083036_7638028_n.jpg...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   01-26-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,610
Posted By Fig
just mounted my front PA2's today. The squish...

just mounted my front PA2's today. The squish difference was untolerable and the front were toast anyway for snow. Will post up some pics of the 255 on the 18x8. snug. Its def a lot firmer shoulder.
Forum: Wheels & Tires   01-22-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,610
Posted By Fig
nearly identical to my setup except I was able to...

nearly identical to my setup except I was able to get the Kosei K1-TS, super light wheels. These Xice tires held up good for 2.5 season despite my heavy foot and 4 wheel drifting up the canyons. In...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   01-22-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,872
Posted By Fig
Yes the rear caliper clearance is a real variable...

Yes the rear caliper clearance is a real variable and seems to be the limitation on a lot of styles. But not many people can answer the question unless they have personally test fit or have access...
Forum: Wheels & Tires   01-22-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,872
Posted By Fig
Tread Quest: The search for 305 fitment, 19x11's and other tales

So being the person I am I try to push the limits. On the gen 1 IS I was the first to run a 19x10 with 275 rubber, what could I do with the F. Carefull measurements are one thing, but what happens...
Forum: Performance Modifications   01-04-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,121
Posted By Fig
darn it, now I am all motivated again. Just...

darn it, now I am all motivated again.

Just did a quick mock up on the rear bumper model I already have in CAD. kinda a slant oval design.

edit, just did a better render....
Forum: Performance Modifications   01-04-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,820
Posted By Fig
Nice work, so did the O2 extension prove to be...

Nice work, so did the O2 extension prove to be effective and still necessary with the new Cats or did you just leave it on there?
Forum: Picture / Media Posts   01-04-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,590
Posted By Fig
Where you at in CO? We should meet up to compare...

Where you at in CO? We should meet up to compare :)
I am based in Golden but I drive all over.
Fig
Forum: Performance Modifications   01-04-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,121
Posted By Fig
I guess my point was that the Fujitsubo exhaust...

I guess my point was that the Fujitsubo exhaust was the same "style" as my proto, so that would speak to them making a production version. I had also started to make a carbon valance, but got little...
Forum: Performance Modifications   01-04-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,121
Posted By Fig
Yeah the problem is there are very few full ti...

Yeah the problem is there are very few full ti canister options to be sourced. And these HKS universal cans are just too long to hide behind the stock valance. I am considering manufacturing my...
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