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Im just a guy trying to do all the racing things and help others enjoy the sport as well!

Tom Armstrong17 hours ago

After some 400 grit sand paper and some aluminum polish....and about an hour of work the bell housing is looking good. I may like this polished look more than paint, you can compare the two cases. Left side was polished

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[]Joost Van Dien

Are you now part of the vw community? Seen guys there that chrome there gearbox housings.. how fare are you planning on polishing it?

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[]Hayden Baker

I usually just clean it with a heavy duty cleaner then paint it silver.

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[]Wilson Oberholzer

It's definitely a huge improvement over how it did look. Do you have any plans to put some form of protection on it to try and inhibit corrosion?

[]Tom Armstrong

Thanks man. Does the polish not put down a protective coat?

[]Wilson Oberholzer

That, I don't know. I had always assumed polish products are just some sort of abrasive and that other protectants should be used.

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[]Robert Sixto

It looks good, but damn that's a ton of work with all the edges and corners, etc. I can't imagine how long it'd take if you were going for mirror finish.

[]Tom Armstrong

No way I’m going any further with this, like I said before I’m only doing it in the hope it makes people want one as well lol

[]Robert Sixto

Yeah, it looks good, any more is just torture.

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Tom Armstrong1 day ago

https://youtu.be/OtDJyIkBsXs

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[]Randy Gross

I almost want to tear into one of these after watching LOL

[]Tom Armstrong

Do It! The internet doesn’t have enough of this type of content

[]Robert Sixto

Another great run through. I feel like such a doof everytime I see you pop off the c-clips now. Lol

[]Tom Armstrong

Thanks man, the clips don’t always pop off the first time, but it’s much better

[]Robert Sixto

I haven't had an opportunity to try it yet myself. I'm sure I'll make a mess of it the first couple tries.

[]Tom Armstrong

It’s all a learning experience, nobody is a pro their first time

[]Robert Sixto

Tis true!

Tom Armstrong2 days ago

This thing needs an engine, is it still worth $800? It’s a 5 speed car with a seemingly straight body....engines for these aren’t that expensive right? Lol

Tom Armstrong4 days ago

I see a lot of companies and the internet selling rebuild kits for transmissions. This got me thinking, is this what people prefer? $260 and higher for these kits, and they include the cheaper failure prone bearings. Every time I install an LSD I only replace what is needed, usually new UPDATED bearings and only the worn synchros. The essential parts are only about $120 from Toyota. What do you prefer?

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[]Randy Gross

I am in the overkill camp. If I am going in there, I might as well replace it all. I still think I can rebuild a GM TH350 trans with my eyes closed I had to do it so much in the past. OEM parts for anything I don't plan on tearing into again for a long time.

[]Tom Armstrong

The thing with clutch type LSD’s is they need to be serviced after a few years of racing. So it’s not like I’ll never be in there again. I just need it to last until the next time.

[]Randy Gross

In that case, you are right. Look it over and replace the things, that need replacing. I would probably make a mental list of things that might be needed the next time you crack it open so you have them beforehand. I am always making lists, my garage looks like the laboratory of a deranged scientist!

[]Tom Armstrong

I have a 12 page guide I made for taking all of the measurements and logging what was replaced and what fluid used.....just haven’t shared it with the public yet

[]Robert Sixto

I do exactly as Sebastian mentioned as well. Although I do tend to take more of a replace it all stance when doing stuff on my own cars. Probably overkill in some instances, but especially with engines, I feel much better doing it that way. I'm betting this healthy mistrust of aftermarket parts is much more prevalent among those who have dealership working experience.

[]Tom Armstrong

I’m glad to hear that these cheap undercut companies aren’t winning among real enthusiasts.

I agree with you on engines, you shouldn’t be replacing only 1 rod bearing or valve seal. And if this was a Honda where most of the bearings are a complete assemblies, I would do the same. But on Toyota the main rotational part is the shaft, so I measured the journals and they’re all good.

This is why I only replace bearings that have visible wear or damage

[]Sebastian Nounou

I take used OEM over aftermarket garbage every day.

If the dealer doesn't offer the part at a reasonable cost, I look for the manufacturer of that part and try and buy directly. Either way, quality is the main concern.

[]Tom Armstrong

I agree, this is why I buy my stuff from the dealer first to verify the correct part numbers. Then next time I can use those numbers on Toyota parts sites.

Tom Armstrong5 days ago

I had a car come into the shop with a no a/c concern, after evaluating the little refrigerant left in the system I inspected everything for leaks. There wasn’t a significant trace of 134 anywhere using the UV light. I found a small amount in the evaporator fins, so I replaced it. I ran the car for an hour with the a/c at max cool, and I started noticing the air getting warm again. I grabbed the low-side pipe

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[]Gregory Garoppolo

Craziness! A good lesson for everyone trying to get by without evacuation!

[]Tom Armstrong

Yeah man, a/c needs to be done right when looking for performance issues

[]Sebastian Nounou

Hah. No thanks! Very interesting failure there. Glad that's never happened to me.

Tom Armstrong6 days ago

This is what happens to a turbo when you run it without a filter. Surprised it’s not worse, just a noisy little bugger.

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[]Robert Sixto

Yuck! On the flip side, I pulled the intake off of mine recently to snap a pic and was pleasantly surprised the mfg markings were still visible! Squeaky clean. 😁

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[]Christopher McDowell EL

who in the hell left the gate open???

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[]Randy Gross

That looks....expensive. Why spend the money and not take care of it?

[]Tom Armstrong

I don’t understand man, people think cars will take care of themselves I guess

[]Randy Gross

Magical car fairy?

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[]Craig Crall

Yeah, but it made a 1,000 more HP without the filter!

I typically pour sand into my turbo to clean it out, it get's rid of all that road tar... :)

That reminds me, think it's time to clean my air filter again.

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[]Wilson Oberholzer

I'm surprised that it's not worse than this. I guess now it could be used as an exhaust driven vacuum cleaner

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[]Joost Van Dien

Still a lot of people run there cars without filter. There is a youtube video with by David Vizard who did some measuring on the amount of dirt that gets trapped in an air filter in a given time. It was suprised how much it was.

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Tom Armstrong7 days ago

I had a car come into the shop on a tow truck, it wouldn't run more than 20 seconds at a time. After looking it over I realized the security light came on as it shut off, and thats normally an immobilizer issue. So I attempted to re-register the key, that wasnt working so I went through and tested the signal wires between the ECM and BIU. Everything was good, so I called tech-support to check for known issues,

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[]Robert Sixto

They sure are! I had to rediscover a couple that had gone missing on my FC from the previous owner. In hindsight I wonder if it was what caused the early demise of two alternators.

[]Tom Armstrong

Hmmm that’s hard to say. I can’t remember for sure but the only part of the alternator that NEEDS ground is the voltage regulator. The rest is 3-phase.

Did you have at least 1 big ground cable for the starter?

[]Robert Sixto

Yeah, big one was intact, but really crusty and corroded. I ended up redoing that whole harness eventually. It had many needs in the wiring department, but it could have just been the alternators were crap to begin with! 😁

[]Gregory Garoppolo

Even on old cars grounds are important; I just had a loose starter ground kill my battery in my 1983 Volvo 242. Just fixed it yesterday, by getting someone else to climb under my car.

[]Tom Armstrong

Yeah that makes sense, the starter ground is usually the main ground point

[]Gregory Garoppolo

My technique for fixing electrical problems is to locate the grounds and then clean and tighten them, if the problem persists I get angry and call a friend, lol.

[]Robert Sixto

Hahaha, solid technique!

[]Gregory Garoppolo

Thank you! It took many years of practice in order to perfect.

[]Robert Sixto

Lol

[]Tom Armstrong

Buahahaha

Tom Armstrong8 days ago

When you forget to change your spark plugs until 120k....the gap should be .30.....but this one was .50!! Didn’t even store a dtc, just started surging

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[]Apple Jack

Just changed my plugs on my Mazda Tribute. They were 100K mile plugs and they were original for sure.

On these plugs, it is not that the gap grew, but how the steel hook electrode wore away. For the right price, you could make a spark plug last forever, with higher end materials.

[]Tom Armstrong

That’s true. Wonder why the electrode hasn’t been made of a stronger material yet....

[]Apple Jack

Cost.

[]Tom Armstrong

Yeah I guess that is the main driving factor between all manufacturers

[]Apple Jack

The all powerful dollar... BTW... I placed photos of the ST in my garage. Started working on it too.

[]Tom Armstrong

Cool!

[]Craig Crall

That's how you know the're working!

[]Tom Armstrong

Yep, quite impressed

[]Craig Crall

Maybe you picked up a few horsepower, since you found a Smoking Gun.

[]Tom Armstrong

Im sure its much stronger now that the ignition system isn't over worked anymore

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Tom Armstrong9 days ago

OMG Rywire makes the most beautiful engine bays I’ve ever seen. I want to be on this level one day!

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[]Hayden Baker

Yeah that's pretty damn clean

[]Tom Armstrong

That’s a lot of money for cosmetics lol

[]Hayden Baker

It was pretty cheap to get mine to look as clean as it does. The main thing was deleting things I didn't use

[]Wilson Oberholzer

I've got to agree, Rywire makes great stuff. I had one of their OBD0 to OBD1 adapter harnesses on my Civic and it was pretty simple to install. The only issue I had was when my chassis harness had a connector go bad. I have to agree with Sebastian though, Honda bays are stupid amounts of easy to wire tuck.

[]Tom Armstrong

I asked them once to make me a harness for my swapped 1.8, I was going to send them the wiring diagram and my Delfi mil-spec connector.....but they weren’t even interested!

One day I’ll do it myself.....one day

[]Sebastian Nounou

Not to take away from Rywire, but Honda bays are relatively easy to shave and make look like this.

[]Tom Armstrong

Must be nice.....that is definitely NOT the case with Toyota. Everything possible is in the engine bay 😒

[]Sebastian Nounou

Hah. Yeah they’re hectic.

I do spy some custom reinforcements and gusseting in there. Definitely trick.

[]Tom Armstrong

Yep.

It has a stroker engine, huge brakes, and all titanium bolts. TON on money in this one.

Take a look, it’s on the hoonigan channel

[]Sebastian Nounou

👍🏿

Tom Armstrong10 days ago

Since I’ve started studying for my advanced hydbrid specialist exam.....again. Thought I’d share this basic video explaining the difference between AC and DC motors. Enjoy the knowledge nuggets! https://youtu.be/5xO-1fDqmnM

Tom Armstrong11 days ago

Wow, this is the reason I deleted YouTube off my phone. They promote these click-bait style nonsense videos that contain nothing but bullishit. This little douche must be related to tj hunt, and the girl is just as bad. Are YT statistics built around millions of 9yr olds? Jesus Christ

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[]Sammie Robertson

Tanner Fox is one of the worst, there's still plenty of good videos out there

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Tom Armstrong12 days ago

Remember the car from yesterday that lost its air filter? Well the guy approved the compression/Leakage test. Compression was good, 150ish across the board....but leakage on the other hand was 20% through the oil cap. Looks like he melted the electrodes off of his new spark plugs too! DANG!

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[]Gregory Garoppolo

Have you scoped it yet? Those cylinder walls must be knackered and the valves shot. Is it leaking oil externally or just into the cylinders?

[]Tom Armstrong

No I’m not scoping it, the guys not interested in spending anymore money on the car. No external leaks, just the loss of compression

[]Gregory Garoppolo

But I'm curious... Haha!

[]Robert Sixto

One does not simply lose their air filter 😁

[]Tom Armstrong

Hahaha

[]Wilson Oberholzer

If you're gonna break something you might as well break it good

[]Tom Armstrong

Haha that’s right. Don’t half-ass anything SENT IT!

[]Sebastian Nounou

LOL oh fuck.

[]Tom Armstrong

The car is pretty much garbage now, it’s in terrible condition

[]Sebastian Nounou

What a shame. Every time....

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Tom Armstrong13 days ago

This is what happens when you don’t regularly check your equipment. This customer lost his cold-air intake filter at some point, and the only reason he came in was because it stalled at a stoplight. Unfortunately the turbo didn’t survive the dirt intrusion.

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[]Hayden Baker

EJ20? What's his compression like now? I'm sure he ring seal is crap now

[]Tom Armstrong

I recommend a compression and leakage test but he declined.....typical

[]Hayden Baker

Sounds about right. My guess is he'll spin a rod bearing from the bad blowby and oil consumption

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[]Wilson Oberholzer

That poor turbo. I can only imagine how bad it looked

[]Tom Armstrong

I’m sure it has that new impeller weight reduction mod lol

[]Wilson Oberholzer

Ported impellers are better for airflow, right? lol

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[]Timothy Markworth

Forgive my NA based ignorance, but how do you not notice that you lost your air filter?

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[]Sebastian Nounou

Lol that MAF is battered.

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Tom Armstrong14 days ago

I’ve asked a few of my closest friends how they would prefer their custom built gearbox to look when done. Some said paint, and some said leave it alone. We briefly mentioned power coating but then thought the baking process would cause issues with the aluminum. Still not sure about that. Anyway. I just ran the wire wheel over my case to clean off the corrosion. Thoughts?

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[]Apple Jack

I have done powder coating... you only bake it at 400 degrees. Should not cause any harm. Aluminum has to be prepped correctly, usually sand blasted, and they pre-baked to out gas any oils in the pores of the metal.

I have a much cheaper solution if you want to keep what ever brushed or polish you do to it.... it's called Shark Hide... its $65 a quart, but seals the metal pretty good. It is used to seal pontoon boat hulls from corrosion. I have a bottle at home. I will see if it can withstand higher temperatures.

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[]Gregory Garoppolo

Machine polish the whole case! You have copious spare time right? ;-)

[]Tom Armstrong

Haha. Going over it with the wire brush is about all the polishing I’m gonna do. It looks way better compared to the bell housing at the bottom of the picture

[]Gregory Garoppolo

It looks good, and I think there's nothing like a nicely polished piece of aluminum machinery, but lets not forget, track car.

[]Tom Armstrong

You are right.

But also I wanna build some of these for paying customers in the future, so I want them to look as good as they perform

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[]Wilson Oberholzer

With the temperatures that powder coating requires I don't think that it would cause any issues with the cast aluminum casings. Powder coating temperatures are generally around 400°F whereas cast aluminum annealing (the point where temperature effects strength) is closer to 600°F.

I personally think that either the powder coating or a quality paint job would look great on a case.

[]Tom Armstrong

Thanks for the clarification, do you know anyone that has had a major aluminum component powder coated?

[]Wilson Oberholzer

I can't say that I do know of anyone who has done a major component, but I'm sure there are people out there who have.

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Tom Armstrong15 days ago

I put together a guide on how to install at hitch on a 2016+ Subaru Crosstrek Step1-Remove rear bumper by removing 2 wheelwell clips, 9 under bumper clips, and 2 10mm bolts under tail lights. Pull bumper outward at corners and back until it "pops" out of position. Step 2-Remove original rear crash beam by removing 4 14mm bolts and 2 14mm nuts. Step 3-Remove bodily plugs in mounting holes for hitch bolts. Step 4-Slide brackets into channels: Step 5-Start 6 17mm bracket

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[]Ernie Szots

Does this mean a trailer for the Yaris is in your future? 🤔😁

[]Tom Armstrong

Haha no.....this was for a customer

[]Apple Jack

A hammer fixes everything.... along with zip ties.

But Subaru should supply a better edge grommet for the cut bumper cover. That looks awful for the premium price they charge for the kit.

[]Tom Armstrong

Maybe that’s my fault. If I cut it as one big hole then I could have use one single strip

[]Apple Jack

Live and learn, brother.

[]Joost Van Dien

That seems as a really easy instal! Nice one. All factory parts?

[]Tom Armstrong

That’s right, all SUBARU accessories

Tom Armstrong16 days ago

I have the transmission apart right now, and I'd really like to compare the before and after product since all of the videos out there are terrible...AND make sure my gears and shafts last the longest...but I also want to put my car back together and get back to racing. My next opportunity to do this would be in 2 years when the LSD needs service. Do it now, or next time?

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[]Hayden Baker

I would say it's not worth it for your set up and planned usage. If you were endure racing the car or doing drag launches at 6,000 rpm and a turbo, then you would definitely need them

[]Tom Armstrong

You may be right, others have mentioned this as well. But knowing others have broken gears in these transmissions is a concern I can’t ignore. It’s also possible these issues are due solely to poor shift practices or drag racing

[]Gregory Garoppolo

I would say that your time is worth money as well and preventing need for further maintenance down the road can be a good thing, but I am more familiar with cryo than WPC. But I also like to over-engineer everything.

[]Tom Armstrong

That’s exactly my thoughts. I research common failures of these transmissions and send those parts for treatment. Then I can sleep well knowing I have done everything possible

[]Apple Jack

Just assembly it using some Liqui Moly 20216 LM48 MoS2 grease and call it a day. Not worth the expense.

[]Tom Armstrong

Maybe. But I want to compare the finish myself since the internet doesn’t have much information on it

[]Apple Jack

Hopefully spending the money makes you some money.

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[]Randy Gross

Sometimes you just gotta jump in and be the guinea pig. I am interested in doing this at some point myself, so I will be eager to see what you think after it's done.

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Tom Armstrong17 days ago

Subaru offers this Kicker speaker upgrade for my Forester, wondering if this will improve the sound ...mainly a little more bass. thoughts?

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[]Gregory Garoppolo

I used to know how to do a lot but things get messy fast with modern audio systems in cars. I would make sure you are looking at things like OEM impedance because even if you have improved speakers, if you can't drive them with the receiver, they are worthless. I hear the difference anyways, and audiophiles online and in magazines agree, but you will find many people that love their bass tube, I'm just not one of them.

[]Tom Armstrong

Yeah it seems like the head unit may be the issue, and I’m not interested in changing that. So maybe a bass tube one day

[]Sebastian Nounou

I like getting OEM options as upgrades. Things work and fit so nicely.

[]Tom Armstrong

thats right. I'm just not convinced I'll notice the difference...

[]Ernie Szots

The print is small on my mobile, so I may be missing it, but it looks like a door speaker replacement. Probably not going to give you a lot more in the bass department. Probably going to give you more volume.

[]Tom Armstrong

Volume would be nice too. The magnet on the Kickers is huge though, doesn’t that have something to do with bass?

[]Ernie Szots

No doubt the bigger the magnet, and magnet capacity, the more volume/power it'll handle and the better it'll sound, but I wouldn't say it's relevant to bass alone. At the price, this sounds like a good upgrade and you will notice a difference but if you're looking for more low end specifically, you might consider a self powered bass tube, or combination of a small amp and sub woofer in a sealed box. It'll cost you a little more than this speaker upgrade, but you can let the factory radio power your current factory speakers and let the tube/sub handle the low end which will really bring everything else up.

[]Tom Armstrong

That sounds like a better idea

Tom Armstrong18 days ago

This 600Hp full race prepared CHR is a beast, it put down a 1:25 at Big Billow....HOLY CRAP thats flying! Only 16 seconds faster than me 😛 check out the video here;https://youtu.be/lIp_LhJqAsY

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[]Apple Jack

The Jetta did a 1:48... only 23 seconds for a billion dollars less. LMAO.

[]Tom Armstrong

That’s a good point of view. Hahaha

[]Apple Jack

Wonder what each of those seconds is worth if you do the math? Hmmmm?

[]Tom Armstrong

Well my car did a 1:41 last year, and its been improved a lot since then. I also shouldn't be considered a pro driver since I always hold back a little, so out of the 16 seconds maybe the car is actually only 13 seconds slower.

To make 600hp it would cost​ me maybe 10k, plus the big ass hoosiers for 2k, then more spring rate and a BBK for another 3k....thats mental

[]Apple Jack

So, rounding up, each one of those 13 seconds is worth $1,155 for you. LOL

[]Tom Armstrong

Yeah....that’s rediculous

[]Hayden Baker

I love atypical builds. I wouldn't do one, but I like seeing them

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[]Joost Van Dien

What a car! It is a big thing to see? Is there a specific class or reason they build it? I don’t know toyota that way. They normally like to give the idea that they protect Johny the polar bear!

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[]Wilson Oberholzer

I never thought I'd see an SUV that looks that good sitting low. It's definitely not an average racecar, lol

[]Tom Armstrong

Well to be fair it’s not much of an suv, it’s about the same size as a Honda CRV.

It is fast as hell though, I was butthurt when I learned how fast it was

Tom Armstrong19 days ago

I hope its more fun when you're not tied down to a showing a car. I'll never understand these things lol

[]Skylar Siegel

See you there dude!

Tom Armstrong20 days ago

Another very important procedure that I implement into ALL of my gearbox builds is chasing the case threads and bolts. When a gearbox is assembled at the factory none of the steel fasteners receive any type of lubricant on the threads, instead they get thread locker. This not only stays on the bolt and case threads, but all of the electrolysis buildup gets trapped in there as well. As you can imagine this affects the torque on the case

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[]Apple Jack

Thread locker at the factory is put on by an evil scientist while laughing, "Muh HA HA HA!"

[]Tom Armstrong

Gotta be. Why the hell else would you need to use it on EVERY SINGLE BOLT??!!

[]Hayden Baker

I love having a thread cleaning kit. Saves so many headaches

[]Tom Armstrong

Yes sir! Definitely a very useful tool

[]Joost Van Dien

Very nice! Proper preperation for proper work! Have you got a full metric and imperial tap set?

Tom Armstrong21 days ago

No company advertises a magnetic drain plug for my car, so in an effort to test-fit one I had to do some research. I removed my drain bolt and measured the diameter and thread spacing with my metric caliper. I ordered the most reasonably priced drain bolt available, and it just st happened to be a Mishimoto. I still need to install the differential and check clearance between the tip of the magnet and differential, but worst case scenario

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[]Joost Van Dien

Seems as a very good mod! The only drawback with these plugs is lack of checking. I’ve seen plugs with so much swarf on them that if that comes loose the box is ruined within seconds. Check it at least once a year.

[]Tom Armstrong

Yep that’s right, I also suggest annual gearbox fluid changes

[]Joost Van Dien

That is what I always do. It really helps to save the gearbox to live another day.

[]Tom Armstrong

That’s exactly right, with no filter and so many metals surfaces in constant mesh a LOT of debris becomes suspended in the fluid

[]Joost Van Dien

And than you read the avarage manual of the new cars. The transmission fluid is in the gearbox for life 😂. Yes with the view of changing it after 100k miles?

[]Tom Armstrong

Yeah that’s ridiculous. Even my Subaru sais to inspect only every 30k.....

I always tell customers “I inspected it, and you can’t see the magnet without draining the fluid....so just change it”

A lot of them say no still lol

Tom Armstrong22 days ago

The Dealership I work at(Frank Subaru) received one of the many Ascent promotional vehicles last week. I asked the sales department to let me have a test drive in it right away, but they were reluctant since its the only one we'll get until its official release late this year. Finally, today they gave me a shot at it (under supervision of course lol). I'm going to skip the blah blah blah about interior space, all of the gadgets, and

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[]Hayden Baker

Man does the STi need a new engine. The EJs have earned their right to retire

[]Gregory Garoppolo

That engine is definitely past its prime. Hopefully this is a solid replacement, but I bet it will be more like a 2.0L in the smaller cars.

[]Tom Armstrong

Totally agree man, I’m excited for the next chapter

Tom Armstrong23 days ago

A while back I was a very active member on Toyota Nation Forum, a decent size forum based out of Canada. I always shared all of my Toyota information there since...I am very knowledgeable in most models. Then one day I get an email from an admin telling me I violated the rules since I offer services on my website, and I need to be a supporting vendor to do that. I email them and ask what I need

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[]Timothy Markworth

So it's a forum for people who buy aftermarket parts and have mechanics do all the work? Got it.

[]Tom Armstrong

Haha certainly seems like that’s the case

[]Randy Gross

So you aren't advertising services on their forum and then in order for you to be unbanned you have to be a supporting vendor, for services you don't advertise on their forum in the first place?

They can kick rocks.

OR, you could tell them for a small monthly donation to your Patreon account, you have no problem sharing the wealth of information you have.

But they can kick rocks. All day.

[]Tom Armstrong

I know man, seriously lame. I was so pissed but somehow restrained myself and only called them a sad excuse of a forum.

They wrote back and said a new company bought the forum and has been enforcing new rules. Like I care....

So I posted my transmission diy video in sections for Corolla, Celica, and MR2.....and they deleted them all.

Whatever it’s their loss, I’m going to share with everyone I know how spiteful TN is

[]Ernie Szots

Wow; they're willing to lose out on a ton of high quality DIY content (which brings/keeps people to the forum and seeing their supporting vendors) on the slim chance someone will follow a link back to your website and find your services, deciding to use you rather than a supporting vendor on the forum. Sounds like a case of cutting off your nose to spite your face. Bunch of geniuses over there, eh? Blame Canada!

[]Tom Armstrong

I know man, it’s very disturbing. I’m on the Lotus forum too and they’ve been nothing but awesome. And I don’t even own a Lotus!

Tom Armstrong24 days ago

https://youtu.be/rL7Od4bM_Rk

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[]Craig Crall

Nicely done Tom, very thorough.

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Tom Armstrong25 days ago

I've started to record my LSD install to post up a few DIY videos. Ive noticed the internet is lacking in information about Toyota transaxles, so I plan to change that. The first video is "Disassembly", and Im thinking of having the following: 1-disassembly 2-input shaft 3-output shaft 4-differential 5-assembly Anything else you guys can think of I may be missing?

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