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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-25-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 94,201
Posted By RRnold
Yup it doesn't look complete. It's similar on the...

Yup it doesn't look complete. It's similar on the driver's side but still TBD if the ducting will be standard, available on the GT4 or a DIY mod.
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-24-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 94,201
Posted By RRnold
The GT4 concept had the fake vents opened up,...

The GT4 concept had the fake vents opened up, even the door vent. Most are still trying to figure out the function of that one though.

https://www.supramkv.com/attachments/img_5103-jpg.13149/...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-13-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,752
Posted By RRnold
That's awesome! We donated ours a long time ago....

That's awesome! We donated ours a long time ago. I'm sure someone picked up and restored it to its glory.


Back on topic, I see more BC c/o installs then FA. I couldn't go with those...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-12-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,752
Posted By RRnold
The term JDM used to have so much value back in...

The term JDM used to have so much value back in the days. This was from family bringing us a Pa*****o machine and Super Famicon with games all in when we were kids. Watching my neighborhood friends...
Forum: Southern California 04-11-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By RRnold
Start taking off the damaged parts; bumper, hood,...

Start taking off the damaged parts; bumper, hood, fenders, airbox and start assessing the damage. Download the manual, document everything with pics and specific bags.

I'm sure you'll find what...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-12-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 94,201
Posted By RRnold
We still have that today with the ugly Liberty...

We still have that today with the ugly Liberty Walk kits on stretched tires. An ugly part of history and repeating itself.

If the folks down the hall can make a F Track Edition, TRD can make...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-07-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,883
Posted By RRnold
:laughabove: There goes another rumorville!

:laughabove: There goes another rumorville!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-06-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 94,201
Posted By RRnold
Back in the days, before the bubble bursted,...

Back in the days, before the bubble bursted, Japan was spending. Not so much today and this is what we have to accept.

Speaking of which, I was really looking at buying the "Yamaha" generator...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-06-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 94,201
Posted By RRnold
There are a lot of factors, many changes,...

There are a lot of factors, many changes, outsourcing that have impacted the difference between what was once Japanese 90's OEM vs a modern OEM. The slave cylinder pin finally went out on my 93 Supra...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-30-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 29,243
Posted By RRnold
:bellyroll: I say give it 15 yrs ...

:bellyroll: I say give it 15 yrs

http://carsalesbase.com/us-car-sales-data/toyota/scion-fr-s/
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-29-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 29,243
Posted By RRnold
All you need to know is that the 86 and BRZ are...

All you need to know is that the 86 and BRZ are done.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-29-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 29,243
Posted By RRnold
https://media1.tenor.com/images/5a2524041fbb9f67c5...

https://media1.tenor.com/images/5a2524041fbb9f67c577ff4e1018745e/tenor.gif?itemid=9196308
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-29-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,807
Posted By RRnold
Of course, that's the protocol. Now that the...

Of course, that's the protocol. Now that the 86/BRZ are sayonara, he can finally kiss his 86's-in-manual excuse out the window. Woohoo, more rumors on top of rumors and rehashed news for you to...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-28-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,807
Posted By RRnold
I understand your distrust as I feel the same way...

I understand your distrust as I feel the same way with the mainstream media in the U.S. However, this question of a manual transmission availability is a direct question that language barriers...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-28-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,807
Posted By RRnold
Absolutely and that's why it's tough for me to...

Absolutely and that's why it's tough for me to believe what he says. Are the fake vents really functional? Toyota has been doing it for a while now; Tacoma hood scoop, Lexus and Camry bumper...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-28-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,807
Posted By RRnold
My point wasn't the article rumors vs validity. ...

My point wasn't the article rumors vs validity. It was about the manual gearbox excuses. He mentioned it was due to power and then in another interview it was because of the 86? If Toyota is going...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-25-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,807
Posted By RRnold
Yeah, excuses is right. First it was the torque...

Yeah, excuses is right. First it was the torque then it's because the 86 has a manual. Supra forums wants to kill it fire, BMW forums are sitting back laughing at the Toyota Z4 Coupe. FT86 Club is...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-25-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,807
Posted By RRnold
Yep, damn those flippers and what they did to the...

Yep, damn those flippers and what they did to the R :bellyroll:

Technically it did leave and wasn't available for the 991.1 GT3 like it was for the 997.2. Then it was "brought back" in the 991.2...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-25-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,807
Posted By RRnold
I'm sorry but that's also 100% false. :D Porsche...

I'm sorry but that's also 100% false. :D Porsche brought back the manual for the 2016 911R. AP realized the "Principle of Purity" by actually listening to his customers that it was offered for the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-06-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,038
Posted By RRnold
:barf::barf::barf:

:barf::barf::barf:
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-19-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By RRnold
I completely agree with Doug's review and...

I completely agree with Doug's review and hopefully Andreas Preuninger is true to his word by cracking down on dealers who try and flip them for profit. Only 918 owners get dibs on the 911R, same...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 04-05-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,292
Posted By RRnold
Mag blue is darker so it's closer to F-Zero blue...

Mag blue is darker so it's closer to F-Zero blue but a tone off.

http://www.ek9.org/forum/attachments/tyre-wheels/13762d1321287831-volk-te37-colour-choice-te91.jpg
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-22-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 601,786
Posted By RRnold
:clap: This is the video I remember. It was...

:clap:

This is the video I remember. It was definitely a wolf in sheep's clothing.

THE SUPRA (JZA80) - YouTube
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-20-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 601,786
Posted By RRnold
That "Performance" font was definitely 1990's! ...

That "Performance" font was definitely 1990's!

There was a shop that used to function in San Diego during that time that used the same P font
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-20-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 601,786
Posted By RRnold
The JDM Supras and the other halo cars were we...

The JDM Supras and the other halo cars were we all under powered per the gentlemen's aggreement.

Toyota gave the U.S the better version Supra to compete with the Vette and 911. A decision which...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-17-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 601,786
Posted By RRnold
Truth!! Those who were old enough to drive...

Truth!!

Those who were old enough to drive before FnF knew how special this Supra was... along with all of the other Japanese halo cars of the 90's.

Those were also the guys who used to buy...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-01-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,383
Posted By RRnold
I get the PWR and wind in your face, I ride...

I get the PWR and wind in your face, I ride motorcycles.

The RC213V is 184K so I wouldn't be surprised if this thing isn't cheap.

So, there's that.
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-01-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,383
Posted By RRnold
Tiny 1.0L V4 at 212hp... yawn.

Tiny 1.0L V4 at 212hp... yawn.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-18-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 33,752
Posted By RRnold
:lol::lol::lol: Good one! :clap:

:lol::lol::lol: Good one! :clap:
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-12-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 601,786
Posted By RRnold
A Toyota V6TT would a good choice. I'm hoping...

A Toyota V6TT would a good choice. I'm hoping that Toyota wouldn't cut corners on this project, esp the engine and keep it true to it's roots since they plan to call it a Supra. To me, I'm not...
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