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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-25-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,233
Posted By Braces
Sell your FR-S + 20K = Used Cayman S. Or...

Sell your FR-S + 20K = Used Cayman S.


Or buy the Maxima which seems to be your inclination.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-23-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 782
Posted By Braces
1. Turn in car and pay over mileage penalty. 2....

1. Turn in car and pay over mileage penalty.
2. Buy car for the residual and pay no penalty .... then sell the car.
3. Lease or buy another car from ANY Toyota dealership and negotiate the terms. ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-17-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Braces
Car looks dirty.

Car looks dirty.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-15-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,632
Posted By Braces
Looks like cars sales follow a consistent ...

Looks like cars sales follow a consistent predictable pattern.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-14-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,459
Posted By Braces
As I read this thread ... I keep thinking about...

As I read this thread ... I keep thinking about all the budget cuts that the police and fire depts have had to deal with (at least here in Az). A stretched police force having to deal with a stupid...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-12-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,666
Posted By Braces
OP: my condolences re: your grandfather. Do...

OP: my condolences re: your grandfather. Do your grandmother a favor. Make sure you can pay your lease, insurance and maintenance fees BEFORE you start to spend alot of money modding your car.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-07-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,316
Posted By Braces
Wow, All of this lawyer talk over 1...

Wow,

All of this lawyer talk over 1 speeding ticket. Just pay your fine, learn your lesson, and be aware next time. If you were going to lose your license to drive .... then of course ...lawyer...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-04-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By Braces
To put this in perspective. I can purchase my...

To put this in perspective. I can purchase my leased FR-S for the residual of $16,456. The car is a 2013 originally leased for 25,XXX brand new. The car will have approx. 36,000 miles on it at lease...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-30-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By Braces
Yeah, your car does look incredible. Best to...

Yeah, your car does look incredible. Best to ignore the idiots. I'm not sure about hitting the windshield washer squirters. Seems like this would only antagonize them further.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-29-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,479
Posted By Braces
Wow ... some of you guys make it out like buying...

Wow ... some of you guys make it out like buying a car is staged warfare between the dealership (salesperson) and the potential buyer. The key is to be PREPARED before your visit. Have all your...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-24-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By Braces
Cute family. Looks like you even have room for...

Cute family. Looks like you even have room for the diaper bag.

:bow:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,853
Posted By Braces
I took a trip from Scottsdale to Benson, Arizona....

I took a trip from Scottsdale to Benson, Arizona. Not sure how many miles, but it took 3 hours and I drive pretty fast. Car was comfortable. My only complaint is that I wish 6th gear was geared...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-22-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,909
Posted By Braces
Salvage cars are bought all the time by...

Salvage cars are bought all the time by individuals or companies that fix and resell .... at a profit. My father did this for years. He bought the cars from insurance companies or from the salvage...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-20-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,773
Posted By Braces
There's just not alot of cars out there that look...

There's just not alot of cars out there that look like the twins. When I see one in the wild .... the car just looks so low and agile. Looks like a small go cart next to all the huge cars and...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-16-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 16,704
Posted By Braces
Modded twin vs. 911s. I'll take the 911 as...

Modded twin vs. 911s. I'll take the 911 as would most. I've owned both the 996TT and the 997TT. The 996TT developed CELS at around 18000 miles. Something about the variable valve sensors. ...
Forum: Arizona 04-16-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Braces
I can't imagine no IC in the Arizona summers. ...

I can't imagine no IC in the Arizona summers. GLWS.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-16-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,682
Posted By Braces
"It will never have enough power until I can spin...

"It will never have enough power until I can spin the wheels at the end of the straightaway in high gear". Mark Donohue. RIP.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-16-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,892
Posted By Braces
I wouldn't say celebrity. At least where I live....

I wouldn't say celebrity. At least where I live. But the car when it 1st came out was unique and very sleek looking. It garnered alot of admiring glances. Not so much now.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-16-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By Braces
2013 FR-S suspension is best because I own one....

2013 FR-S suspension is best because I own one. Thread over. ;););)
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-14-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By Braces
How many miles on your car before needing the new...

How many miles on your car before needing the new clutch?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-13-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 355,825
Posted By Braces
So true. I believe a large part of this is that...

So true. I believe a large part of this is that Americans in general are PAMPERED in all aspects of their lives. EVERYTHING has to be perfect. Politically correct. Doesn't matter if it cost $1...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-11-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,127
Posted By Braces
Pretty sure only Euro spec R8s have the laser...

Pretty sure only Euro spec R8s have the laser headlight option. Illegal here in the good ole Murica.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,560
Posted By Braces
Oops ... I voted and I have the FR-S, not the BRZ.

Oops ... I voted and I have the FR-S, not the BRZ.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-08-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,435
Posted By Braces
Not a money loser if Toyota/Lexus continue to use...

Not a money loser if Toyota/Lexus continue to use this 86 chassis in future cars. They will recoup the invested R&D and save money with the future cars.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-07-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 946
Posted By Braces
Here's the problem with this inquiry. If the...

Here's the problem with this inquiry. If the fuel pump is BAD as diagnosed by the dealership .... then it should be replaced. The fuel pump is either faulty or not faulty. Were you told that the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-06-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,635
Posted By Braces
I see 1-2 every day in the Phoenix metro area.

I see 1-2 every day in the Phoenix metro area.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-06-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,448
Posted By Braces
OP: Did you by chance test drive the NEW...

OP:

Did you by chance test drive the NEW Mustangs? If so ... curious how it compared with your prior GT.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-05-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,435
Posted By Braces
All this debate over the twins and other more...

All this debate over the twins and other more powerful cars. Seriously, honestly, not going to lie (that's for you KOA) :respekt:... The BEST world is having BOTH. I love the agility of the twins,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-04-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,468
Posted By Braces
Is this the oiled type of air filter?

Is this the oiled type of air filter?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-26-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 23,579
Posted By Braces
I agree, but it doesn't help when the dealerships...

I agree, but it doesn't help when the dealerships are replacing fuel pumps. It gives the impression of faulty pumps to begin with .... even though they may be fine, but just noisy.
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