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Old 12-10-2012, 01:47 PM   #1
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Scion FRS 521hp at 20psi. Stock Motor.

And it seems to be holding up the punishment well so far. Very impressed with the FA20 Engine. I wonder how long the rest of the drivetrain holds up.

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19206

¨Car has over 150 dyno runs from testing a bunch of stuff. I would say roughly..

50 runs @ 250-300hp
50 @ 300-380hp
30 @ 420-450hp
20 @ 480 - 520hp

This is just a guesstimate but, we haven't been nice to this car that's for sure.¨
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:56 PM   #2
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I have a feeling the frs/brz/gt86 will be the next tuner's paradise. Definantly considering one for my next car.
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:57 PM   #3
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:04 PM   #4
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I agree... I wish they had the Toyota branded GT86 state side.
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:05 PM   #5
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:06 AM   #6
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Install new engine every 5K miles.
So true. HP +110% will take its toll on any engine. But hey, if they have $$$ to burn then go for it.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:08 AM   #7
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So true. HP +110% will take its toll on any engine. But hey, if they have $$$ to burn then go for it.
Its not like they´re going to replace it with another stock Engine. They said that they have a built one ready for the car when this one fails.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:14 AM   #8
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I don't think it's even close to the 1M. The motor is uninspiring at best. The handling and chassis seem very well balanced and as if they have great potential, but it's a bit hard to tell with the awful tires the car comes with. Brakes- were not all that great. And the gearshift was better than a BMW but not as good as a Honda.

Cars like the S2000 deserve much higher praise than the FR-S/BR-Z.

I'm excited for what the BR-Z has started though, I think we'll see more competitive cars on the market very soon.
S2000 doesn't exist anymore, and was a good bit less practical than the FR-S. That said, I absolutely love the S2000. That thing demands full attention, and MAN is it fun to keep its toes.

S2000 = pure; FR-S/BRZ = compromise
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Old 12-11-2012, 11:01 AM   #9
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s2000 doesn't exist anymore, and was a good bit less practical than the fr-s. That said, i absolutely love the s2000. That thing demands full attention, and man is it fun to keep its toes.

S2000 = pure; fr-s/brz = compromise
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I don´t give a crap about the name BUT I really wish that we could get the Euro-Japanese Headlights. I do prefer the Subaru though because it comes with more stuff. But it is more expensive.
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521 HP and 400 ft-lbs. of torque? Put wings on it and watch it take off.
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:26 PM   #14
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Worlds Fastest Turbo BRZ gets faster! Accelerated Performance Built - Visconti Tuned

STOCK LONGBLOCK.

Another company did this one.

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16680

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They look fantastic, and from what I've heard, they're a "real driver's car".

I'm content with my M though.

However, if these came turbo-charged, and still sold for ~$26,000 brand new, I'd probably have highly considered a white one.
But N/A, 200hp, 0-60 in nearly 7 seconds from what I understand? No thanks. Part of what makes it a "driver's car" in my opinion, is the power.
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:48 PM   #20
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test drove the FRS over the weekend for sh** and giggles. EXTREMELY impressive. i had to keep the revs up to get power in a straight line but the entire chassis is made for corners. the 6 speed gearbox was heaven to work and throw around in corners. turned traction off and sport mode on, it was fantastic.

the R&D that went into this thing is nothing short of amazing. well-balanced, simple, focused. What did Jezzah say about the 1M? (applies well here)...engine in the front, manual gearbox in the middle and drive going to the rear. Page 1 Chapter 1 of the Petrosexual handbook. hell, he even named it top gear car of the year 2012.

I recommend anyone to go and take it for a spin before the "its a scion" comes across your mind. highly considering it to replace my M if I move to NYC.
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