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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-21-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,242
Posted By ashtray
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Wife bought keychain for me when I got my car - otherwise I'd just...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 07-20-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By ashtray
"One of us. One of us."

"One of us. One of us."
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-08-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,152
Posted By ashtray
What's up with the huge amount of play in your...

What's up with the huge amount of play in your Teg's shifter?

I agree with the mod comments above.

Once you pass break in point, you'll find it pretty fun taking to higher rpms. Grippy tires...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 07-07-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,305
Posted By ashtray
Most of that might buff. (after wet sanding) Look...

Most of that might buff. (after wet sanding) Look closely to see if they just went through the clear coat or if they hit metal. White lines are ok, but if you see metal it needs a repaint.

A...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 07-02-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By ashtray
The car will never pull like a V6 Honda - I know...

The car will never pull like a V6 Honda - I know as my wife has a TL. It'll still scoot but it's not fast, and you can't shoot the gap when you want to like in cars with a bunch of torque. You have...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub 06-29-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,827
Posted By ashtray
I keep coming back to these rims - they look nice...

I keep coming back to these rims - they look nice by themselves, but not sure I like how they look ON a car. Really want TE37's, but don't want to spend $$. As it is, with a set of decent new summer...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-22-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By ashtray
They sell stickers that read "Objects in rearview...

They sell stickers that read "Objects in rearview mirror are LOSING!" :D
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-16-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By ashtray
I think you misunderstood. They're no longer...

I think you misunderstood. They're no longer making the 2014 BRZ. If you want one, don't wait too long, otherwise there might not be any left! (and you'll have to get the basically the same 2015...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-16-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,009
Posted By ashtray
As each dealership probably would quote you a...

As each dealership probably would quote you a different price, there's no way to tell without calling.

That said, what makes you think it's the injectors? And (if they are defective) what makes...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 06-10-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,604
Posted By ashtray
CARB number, or "for offroad use only in...

CARB number, or "for offroad use only in CA"?
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-09-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By ashtray
Try adding a "Regional Market Price Adjustment"...

Try adding a "Regional Market Price Adjustment" to your trade in. :)

"Oh, I know my car sells for $5k at auction, but I want $8k for it bc there's a $3k regional market adjustment. Oh, you don't...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,472
Posted By ashtray
I had this on another car - isolated the sound to...

I had this on another car - isolated the sound to be coming from my left knee. Yes kids, one day your body will crack and creek when you move your joints! :)
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-03-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,375
Posted By ashtray
Maybe Clint will get a job at Porsche or Audi? ...

Maybe Clint will get a job at Porsche or Audi? $5k under invoice on an RS3 might be tempting... ;)
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,711
Posted By ashtray
Hail storm is racist.

Hail storm is racist.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-20-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,712
Posted By ashtray
4th gear in auto is same as 5th gear in manual:...

4th gear in auto is same as 5th gear in manual: 1:1. Same rear end gearing I believe.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-19-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,439
Posted By ashtray
Car on fiber if left unpainted will not last long...

Car on fiber if left unpainted will not last long in the elements. Also, aftermarket hoods tend to have fitment issues and require work to get them to sit on right. If the design shape is different...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-19-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,439
Posted By ashtray
How much weight savings (?) is the carbon fiber...

How much weight savings (?) is the carbon fiber hood over the stock aluminum one? See, it's movies like this that have people spending money to "improve" their car without knowing if they're making...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 05-19-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By ashtray
The ones you want will have a capped "butt" at...

The ones you want will have a capped "butt" at the end so they stay in place properly. Just search for the butt plug types. :D
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-19-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,025
Posted By ashtray
I wouldn't have sold my mint condition, low...

I wouldn't have sold my mint condition, low mileage, tastefully modified NA Miata. :(


I had been itching to get a coupe though and put my WRX in reserve use, so I might have bought a new Boss...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-19-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,439
Posted By ashtray
How exactly was it ok? "Danger to manifold"...

How exactly was it ok? "Danger to manifold" warning on laptop, then passenger floor panel falls out? (Uh, where exactly is his engine located?) The warning itself was comical (data loggers don't do...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-19-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,081
Posted By ashtray
I'm guessing the only downside to driving in...

I'm guessing the only downside to driving in sport mode (auto trans option) 90% of the time is the 10% you're keeping it in "normal".

As it is, the auto is geared for better fuel economy, so...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-19-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,439
Posted By ashtray
Again, to make the point: F&F quotes are a...

Again, to make the point: F&F quotes are a punchline to those who actually know about cars. The movies are an embarrassment - however, they are entertaining.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-19-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,439
Posted By ashtray
I like the F&F movies - but they've made me...

I like the F&F movies - but they've made me embarrassed to outwardly like modified cars, especially modified Japanese cars that the movies seem to use a bunch of. (Yes, they did use some American...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-15-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,878
Posted By ashtray
My randomly assigned state license plate ends in...

My randomly assigned state license plate ends in "86". :D

Otherwise, my vin is something around 12xx, bought 6/1/12.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-07-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,348
Posted By ashtray
So, you "owe" $22,500 on it at the moment? If...

So, you "owe" $22,500 on it at the moment? If you went to a bank and got a 5 year loan on the car now, at say 3.9% (it's a used car, bank rates will vary) - so that's roughly $400/mo in payments. ...
Forum: Southern California 05-04-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 432,575
Posted By ashtray
Still like those tail lights... :thumbsup:

Still like those tail lights... :thumbsup:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-01-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,348
Posted By ashtray
Lease payments, like loans, have built in...

Lease payments, like loans, have built in interest rates. In leases, those interest rates are usually not disclosed but are typically around 10%. If after 3 years your lease buyout is $15k - on a 2...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-30-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,348
Posted By ashtray
When I was 20 my parents gave me some money to...

When I was 20 my parents gave me some money to buy a used car. I bought a low mileage Buick. Sedan. Not even a performance trim. *facepalm* Sometimes being responsible is very over rated! (Now that...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-29-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,348
Posted By ashtray
That's the problem with leasing a car - you got...

That's the problem with leasing a car - you got payments. When the payments stop, you got no car. Last new car I bought (WRX) I paid off in 4 years, and then drove the next 7 without a car payment. ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-29-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,662
Posted By ashtray
Wait, what?? Your current E46M3 has 520 RWHP?!...

Wait, what?? Your current E46M3 has 520 RWHP?! :drool:

What's your setup? My E39 has a Dinan supercharged V8 that's "only" putting out around 450hp at the crank. How'd you get an I6 boosted to 520...
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