Looking into the interior of a GR Cup car through the driver's side window
GR Cup Reliability Modifications

Through conversation with first-party sources and paddock sleuthing, I've been able to document many details of how the GR Cup car is prepared to be able to handle 45 minute races.

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Parts catalog drawing of window wiper blades
Wiper blade replacements

For some reason, I need to write a post about replacing wiper blades. (Thanks Subaru!)

Image of oil pan after engine failure

After my engine failure earlier this year, I sent a blind sample into Blackstone Labs to see what they would detect in the oil. I was surprised the results did not significantly diverge from previous tests, so reached out to them to learn more.

Comparison of 20 vs 15 row oil cooler cores
Oil Cooler, Rev. 2

After my original Jackson Racing oil cooler could not be reinstalled due to oil line abrasion, I made a handful of changes to my oil cooler configuration to try and achieve more efficient cooling.

BRZ with a grill mesh insert
Installation guide: Low-cost grill mesh

Adding a metal grill insert to your existing bumper allows you to protect your radiator and oil cooler from rock impacts and rodents. And it’s dirt cheap.

BRZ and GR86 on track
GR86 vs BRZ: Technically speaking

Many people make their 86 purchasing decision based on looks or brand affiliation. There's nothing wrong with that, but there are a handful of material differences you’ll want to be aware of before buying a second generation twin.