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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,370
Posted By Braces
It's a losing proposition regardless of where you...

It's a losing proposition regardless of where you park.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-18-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,680
Posted By Braces
It's unfortunately a sign of our times. You have...

It's unfortunately a sign of our times. You have to be careful with ALL your personal information or some loser will find a way to scam you.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 959
Posted By Braces
Glad everything worked out for you. My advice...

Glad everything worked out for you. My advice with these situations is to skip the middle people and go straight to the top.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,796
Posted By Braces
OP ... it's a simple lightweight driver's car. ...

OP ... it's a simple lightweight driver's car. Due to it's lightweight ... it appears to be fragile. You can hear everything going on due to intentional lack of sound deadening materials. Thin...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-16-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,836
Posted By Braces
Don't know if this was stated or not, but I would...

Don't know if this was stated or not, but I would test drive a fully broke in model (used) so you can shift at the higher ends of the tack. The car comes alive after 5000 rpms.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-15-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,858
Posted By Braces
AWD better for hole shots. Look at 911 Turbo S,...

AWD better for hole shots. Look at 911 Turbo S, GTR, Aventador. Agreed ... the AWD system does add weight, but were talking initial launch. OP: you need to install a state of the art twin -clutch...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-14-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,612
Posted By Braces
I've purchased or leased a lot of cars NEW. There...

I've purchased or leased a lot of cars NEW. There is nothing like the smell of a brand-new car. When you are young ... I say ...go for it, ENJOY your life. Buy that brand-new car. As you get older...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,604
Posted By Braces
OP: I would have brought your concerns to the...

OP: I would have brought your concerns to the service manager. 45 minutes does not seem out of the ordinary. Sounds like you caught someone struggling with a monthly hormonal issue (shouldn't be...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-09-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,609
Posted By Braces
Curious if the Lexus CT200h gets the same amount...

Curious if the Lexus CT200h gets the same amount of hate as the Prius? Wow ... did this thread get offtrack.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Braces
I think the OP was just showing off his nice...

I think the OP was just showing off his nice coilovers. :<)
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-09-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,617
Posted By Braces
Mine had 9 miles. The dealership had no premium,...

Mine had 9 miles. The dealership had no premium, so the saleperson and myself drove to a chevron station and filled the car up on his dime.

As for reliability. My assessment after 25,000 miles....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-08-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,039
Posted By Braces
Glad everything worked out for you. Taking a...

Glad everything worked out for you. Taking a picture of your check is not going to help. The check has to ARRIVE at it's destination and has to be PROCESSED appropriately.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-07-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By Braces
I've purchased other CPO cars and the warranty...

I've purchased other CPO cars and the warranty follows your car. I can't believe Scion would be any different.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-07-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,834
Posted By Braces
Unless I'm serious about buying a car ... I don't...

Unless I'm serious about buying a car ... I don't want to waste my time or the salesperson's time.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-02-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,085
Posted By Braces
Life can't be that bad living in Hawaii.

Life can't be that bad living in Hawaii.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-01-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,766
Posted By Braces
I remember when I was younger ... I swore that I...

I remember when I was younger ... I swore that I would NEVER own a SUV. After marriage, two kids, dogs, cats, groceries, trips back and forth to California, etc ... I've come to the conclusion that...
Forum: User/Vendor/Sponsor Reviews, Feedback, Comments 12-01-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,789
Posted By Braces
Sorry for your misfortune. Not that I condone...

Sorry for your misfortune. Not that I condone lawsuits, but you may want to consult with an attorney. Sometimes a simple letter from the attorney is enough for the shop to come to their senses and...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-01-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By Braces
The FRS is such a good deal at 25K, but is...

The FRS is such a good deal at 25K, but is pushing the threshold at 30K.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-01-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,957
Posted By Braces
Agreed ... you can put the rear seats down and...

Agreed ... you can put the rear seats down and pack a bunch of stuff in that area. More room than you would think.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-30-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,094
Posted By Braces
Seems like the financially responsible answer is...

Seems like the financially responsible answer is to buy the FRS now. The FRS is a HUGE step above your Honda. The FRS will make you a better driver. In 2-4 years ... Assuming your financial status...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-30-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,766
Posted By Braces
I'd say you guys made the right choice. Nice car.

I'd say you guys made the right choice. Nice car.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-29-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,958
Posted By Braces
Tromatic ... I totally agree with you. But all...

Tromatic ... I totally agree with you. But all these cosmetic enhancements to the original 86 is the bean counter's way to make more money on the same platform. Some minimal power upgrades...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-28-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,958
Posted By Braces
The FT1 is not going to compete with the 100K...

The FT1 is not going to compete with the 100K GTR. If anything ... I see the FT1 competing with the C7. It will require FI since we all know that Toyota does not like large displacement cars. Ive...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,085
Posted By Braces
OP ... Just take the gas card. Your car is fine....

OP ... Just take the gas card. Your car is fine. Its not structural. It's cosmetic. You will LOSE if you try to sue. Only attorneys win in lawsuits.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-26-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,630
Posted By Braces
Well ... It will be interesting to see the future...

Well ... It will be interesting to see the future sales numbers for the 86 when essentially every new year will be the SAME car. The SAME car is awesome, but the finicky buying public are always...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-25-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,638
Posted By Braces
I get the sense that the OP and his parents do...

I get the sense that the OP and his parents do not understand the process of financing and purchasing a car. My advice: spend less time here on the forums and more time speaking directly to the...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 11-24-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,684
Posted By Braces
There's more money in porn than car videos. Just...

There's more money in porn than car videos. Just a thought. GLWS.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-24-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,890
Posted By Braces
If they want to sell you this car .... they will...

If they want to sell you this car .... they will work around your schedule. If not .... plenty of other cars out there.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-21-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,844
Posted By Braces
Nice read. I like boats, but not on the road. ...

Nice read. I like boats, but not on the road. Everytime I borrow my wifes SUV ... I feel like the vehicle is floating all over the road. No steering feel. no connection to the road. Then I jump...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-20-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,493
Posted By Braces
The bodyshop should fix this .... not your...

The bodyshop should fix this .... not your problem. If you try and crack the paint .... then it becomes YOUR problem.
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