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  1. New Custom Intake Idea

    Subaru BRZ Engine and Technical Discussion
    I recently received a Perrin filter (CAI filter, not the panel filter) from a family member that didn't know that there was more to replace to be able to install it. So, I got to thinking of ways to use this filter with little or no modification to the stock intake system, given how efficient...
  2. FS: 2013 BRZ Limited w/ Innovate Supercharger and a lot of other parts (6M)

    Subaru BRZ Classified Forum
    FS: $27,650 Subaru BRZ 6M Limited w/ Innovate Supercharger and over $21K in parts I’ve owned the car for a little over 17 months. The car has been great, it was always my idea to keep it hence why I put so much into it. The car has ~16.5k miles on it. I’m an adult driver and never abuse the...
  3. 2.0L FA DOHC H-4 Boxer

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    It's my understanding that the engine uses both direct and port injection systems, but when exactly is it doing one or the other? and does the port injection happen enough to dissolve the carbon buildup on the valves caused by direct injection? I ask cause I'm looking at getting a subaru next...
  4. HOW TO increase handling

    Subaru BRZ Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I'm currently running my BRZ on STi 17x7,5" with Potenza RE070 semi R tires 225/45-17". I also have STi lowering springs (-15mm). I have STi front strut brace, Cusco rear strut brace and cusco lower 4-point brace. How can I increase handling? I run a lot of autox as you call it in USA. I'm...
  5. How your Torsen differential works

    Subaru BRZ Engine and Technical Discussion
    YouTube Also check out the related videos on how the Torsen allows differentiation and, if necessary, how an ordinary open diff works. The BRZ uses a 4:1 bias ratio Torsen which is a pretty tight set up. This is why the rear wheels bind in slow speed tight maneuvers.
  6. Twitchy in the wet

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    Don't switch off the traction control the first time you exploit the capabilities of your BRZ in the wet! That Torsen LSD is set up very tight indeed.
  7. Brake fade

    Subaru BRZ Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hi all, I fitting a master cylinder brace and Hawk HPS pads at the end of April in readiness for the May 11th weekend at the Dragon's tail (Deals Gap). The difference was night and day and the car stopped twice as fast and had a nice firm feel on the pedal. While I was at the gap, the brakes...
  8. How do they hold up?

    Subaru BRZ Engine and Technical Discussion
    How robust is the clutch in the BRZ, transmission and diff? I know there are some pretty stout turbo builds, what cracks, and at what hp/tq levels? How does the car hold up to tracking regarding oil-temps and wheel bearings and things like that? For comparison, when I was out at Spring...
  9. Any Issues with your BRZ so far?

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    I'm curious if anyone has developed any problems with their 1st run BRZs so far. Has it proven to be reliable? Is the engine still going strong or has the interior fallen apart yet?
  10. What did you pay for your first oil change / service?

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    Did you get a deal on your first oil change / service? Was it included / free? How much did you pay for your first oil chage / service? What all did it include?
  11. Odd car jolt when going over smooth, gradual bump in road

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    I am experiencing a weird effect, possibly from the differential or traction systems, where I am driving along and accelerating with about 75% pedal depressed, and I hit a small bump in the road. This kind of bump is not a speed bump, but rather a small little smooth hill type bump, the kind...
  12. GT86 Britcar 24H Review 2012

    Subaru BRZ Videos
    Toyota GT86 made its racing debut in the Britcar 24 Hour at Silverstone in 2012. Meet the drivers, watch race highlights and find out how the car performed. Team Toyota GB is celebrating a remarkable UK racing debut for its GT86 sports car , which claimed eighth place overall and third in its...
  13. donwrblue13's Build Journal

    Subaru BRZ Builds and Projects
    So, here we go. The car has a little over 1000 miles on it and is a hell of a lot of fun (maybe that's an understatement, lol). I will be updating this quite frequently as I'm very excited to start modding this car. First up, a set of baseline dyno runs. This will be done on Friday at...
  14. Traction Control / VSC questions

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    Okay, this probably has been asked and answered somewhere else but I didn't see it, so I'll ask here: On the Traction control, I assume it works primarily by engaging the brake on the tire with less grip to keep it from spinning? Sort of an electronic form of limited slip differential? Is that...
  15. Top BRZ Upgrades you PLAN on doing, or have done - also chime in if you keep stock

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    As the title says, list the upgrades that you have planned in the future, have already done or want. Also, if you are not a fan of any upgrades at all (even something like oil, fluids) then say so. Backround for me: I was not initially planning to change anything. I like to keep things stock...
  16. Subaru readies BRZ RA Racing for Japanese trackdays

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    As if we needed any more reasons to take a Subaru BRZ to the track, Subaru has just announced that it will be producing a racing-spec version of the car straight from the assembly line. The only problem is that the BRZ RA Racing is being offered for the Japanese domestic market only, and won't...
  17. Back to the Future: Subaru BRZ - a worthy successor to the Volvo P1800

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    Although I realize a majority of BRZ owners and prospective buyers are probably too young to remember, one of my all-time favourite grand touring, (GT), cars was the iconic Volvo P1800. Like Subaru's BRZ, when it was originally released in the early 1960's, the P1800 was a significant departure...
  18. Motul gear 300 or Redline MT90?

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    I m trying to choose which one is better to use for transmission and differential.Motul or Redline?need some feedback from people who used them please.and this is my first time changing those fluid myself so just to confirm,there is no additive need to be added in right?and also,is the crush...
  19. BRZ Going Away For Winter

    Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    I hate winter more and more and even more so this year since it means I need to put the BRZ away. It's been a fun 3,300 miles. Its going to a 10 X15' self storage space. I got the California car cover for it and will get the oil changed next week before storing it. I will stop over and start...
  20. AJ BRZ Track attempt

    Subaru BRZ Dyno Numbers and Track Times
    In the Pacific Northwest region, a new track has been introduced last fall. the interesting thing is, it has every little bit of the famous tracks such as the corkscrew from Laguna Seca :thumbup: Before I got my BRZ, I was running my 99 ITR (200whp) for a few times with suspension and R888...