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Forum: Forced Induction 10-21-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 31,343
Posted By Xanzent
I'm a believer. It seems like the perfect...

I'm a believer. It seems like the perfect compromise for those of us wanting a little more oomph without breaking the bank, and the ease of installation/removal is a real plus.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-23-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,014
Posted By Xanzent
The stops (or almost completely lack there of) is...

The stops (or almost completely lack there of) is aggravating. The damn door won't stay open even on a mild slope. If you don't open it exactly at the indent, the slight bit of momentum will take the...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-09-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,312
Posted By Xanzent
Can we see what the finished product looks like...

Can we see what the finished product looks like from the front?
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-05-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,148
Posted By Xanzent
Very nice. It's something so simple, but if done...

Very nice. It's something so simple, but if done well it could easily open up the option for a single-exist exhaust to many who would not have previously considered it.

It'd be nice if someone...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-03-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 18,045
Posted By Xanzent
The price difference it largely due to two...

The price difference it largely due to two factors:

1) The GT86 you get, as others have mentioned, is like a BRZ limited, and has a lot of features the FR-S does not.

2) VAT. This adds 20% to...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-03-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 807,547
Posted By Xanzent
Hm. is that F-Sport logo on the surface or...

Hm. is that F-Sport logo on the surface or underneath the clear coat? I really like the look of the knob but I'd want to get rid of that.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-01-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By Xanzent
Resistors are only necessary with blinkers to...

Resistors are only necessary with blinkers to avoid high-speed or "hyperblink" when using the stock flasher relay.

With DRLs or any other static light no resistors are necessary.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-27-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,677
Posted By Xanzent
You gain weight because it's an overlay, not a...

You gain weight because it's an overlay, not a replacement. It's all one piece with the rest of the front and can't be removed.

This is purely an aesthetic part.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-25-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,298
Posted By Xanzent
For that price I'd take the OEM armrest every...

For that price I'd take the OEM armrest every time, though this does have the one advantage of being removable and not requiring any modification to the car.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-24-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,960
Posted By Xanzent
No one's asked the important question. What state...

No one's asked the important question. What state are you in? How many letters do you have to work with?

Personally, I was tempted to get "SOMESAY" when Texas was having it's 7-letter plate...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-24-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,902
Posted By Xanzent
That's not a factory option. I'm surprised you're...

That's not a factory option. I'm surprised you're getting an FR-S that comes that way.

With that said, you should have no problem converting to fogs, and you can sell the lights when you replace...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 08-21-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By Xanzent
The only parts that are leather are the shift...

The only parts that are leather are the shift knob and the steering wheel (the perforated parts). Everything else is vinyl.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-19-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,928
Posted By Xanzent
I went with switchback lights like these....

I went with switchback lights like these. (http://www.diodedynamics.com/store/led-bulbs/listed-by-vehicle/scion-1/fr-s/2013-scion-frs-switchback-turn-leds.html) I know it's not exactly what you asked...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-18-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 53,149
Posted By Xanzent
The point of the door stabilizers is not to keep...

The point of the door stabilizers is not to keep the doors closed during spirited driving, they do that just fine on their own.

Their purpose is to put pressure on the door front to back when...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 08-11-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,631
Posted By Xanzent
Paintless Dent Repair is the way to go, no...

Paintless Dent Repair is the way to go, no question, on any dent that is a good candidate for it. As mentioned by others:

1) The dent must be fairly small
2) The paint must be completely intact,...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-11-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,951
Posted By Xanzent
Depends on the size difference. If you go for a...

Depends on the size difference. If you go for a similar overall size and some lighter than stock wheels, it won't be bad.

Road & Track put out a brief but excellent article on this....
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,354
Posted By Xanzent
I can also recommend this tire. Awesome wet grip,...

I can also recommend this tire. Awesome wet grip, and still excellent dry grip. I had a set on my Civic Si of the all season version the Continental ExtremeContact DWS...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-10-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 975
Posted By Xanzent
If you're not going with FI or any significant...

If you're not going with FI or any significant power upgrades, you don't necessarily need bigger wheels, just better tires if you want performance.

Keep in mind that any increase to overall...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-10-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,224
Posted By Xanzent
LEDs unlike traditional filament bulbs are either...

LEDs unlike traditional filament bulbs are either on or off, and require a minimum voltage to operate. Assuming you're in gear the entire time you're stopping, the revs are dipping below normal idle...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 08-07-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,334
Posted By Xanzent
Are the prices for items that come in pairs (door...

Are the prices for items that come in pairs (door handles, for example) per handle or for the pair?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,851
Posted By Xanzent
They can't charge more for the car/options (what...

They can't charge more for the car/options (what few there are) thanks to the no-haggle policy so shadier dealers may end up trying to add on extra BS like this.

My dealer didn't add on any...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 07-16-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 215,637
Posted By Xanzent
Got it installed today. Couple of tips: 1)...

Got it installed today. Couple of tips:

1) take the top off. Seriously, it's worth it.
2) After marking the holes (with hammer and nail), I punched all the way through with a small nail. This...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 07-15-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 215,637
Posted By Xanzent
For anyone that wants one of these and wants it...

For anyone that wants one of these and wants it quickly, Nigel JDM seems to be the way to go right now. I ordered mine Wednesday, it shipped Thursday, and tracking information says it'll be here...
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 07-14-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,304
Posted By Xanzent
For me, I'd be interested if you could magically...

For me, I'd be interested if you could magically make an all-white version that doesn't have all the warning light cutouts (or even if they could simply be made less obvious.

I don't like the 4AG...
Forum: Southwest 06-22-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 420,415
Posted By Xanzent
Please don't take I35. I don't think I could...

Please don't take I35. I don't think I could stand it. The route you have planned out is simple enough.

290 to 281 to 473 into 27. At that point, the worst we could do is end up overshooting into...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 06-18-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By Xanzent
No, and not only is it not compatible with...

No, and not only is it not compatible with Android it's also not compatible with the iPhone 5.

Even when I had an iPhone 4 and it worked, the navigation is terrible. I'd rather use Google Maps and...
Forum: Southwest 06-14-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,055
Views: 420,415
Posted By Xanzent
Apparently I joined the forum a few months ago...

Apparently I joined the forum a few months ago but have managed to never post until now. Whoops!

I'm definitely in for the Leakey run, it'll be fun to do it on 4 wheels instead of 2. I'm in...
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