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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 08:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,354
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 Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,324
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: 25
Views: 983
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: 69
Views: 1,985
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: 29
Views: 1,865
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: 1,860
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.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-20-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,589
Posted By Braces
Prius lease to a FRS lease. Needed a little more...

Prius lease to a FRS lease. Needed a little more driving excitement in my life.
Forum: Arizona 11-19-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By Braces
I agree. I checked all over and I got the best...

I agree. I checked all over and I got the best deal there. I did have a lease trade in which actually had a little equity. The finance guy was terrible. Everyone else was good.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-19-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,879
Posted By Braces
If it's a steep hill .... I use the parking brake...

If it's a steep hill .... I use the parking brake method. Much easier on the clutch and safer. Everything else .... the pedal dance.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-19-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,767
Posted By Braces
If you had an opportunity to buy an R8 .... you...

If you had an opportunity to buy an R8 .... you should have. Just sayin.:D
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-19-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,767
Posted By Braces
Congrats, but did you even consider the 4C? The...

Congrats, but did you even consider the 4C? The 4C seems more in line with what the 86 is all about. The 4C carbon fiber body shell, midengine, and exotic good looks.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-18-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,693
Posted By Braces
Okay. So no FI .... ever. Possible soft-top...

Okay. So no FI .... ever. Possible soft-top which I think would look good. A new upcoming "upgraded" 86 which has piqued my interest. Hopefully no more external garnishments, but PERFORMANCE...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-16-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,424
Posted By Braces
I agree. Not a fan of suits in car dealerships...

I agree. Not a fan of suits in car dealerships or anywhere for that matter. Suits remind me of attorneys. Think about it. Suits. Lawsuits. Suits also remind me of politians ... Which are...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-14-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,804
Posted By Braces
World record for longest sentence. Just messing...

World record for longest sentence. Just messing with you.:bonk:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-14-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,610
Posted By Braces
OP ... Save your hard-earned money and ignore...

OP ... Save your hard-earned money and ignore your co worker. Most likely he's just jealous of your FR-S.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-13-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,297
Posted By Braces
I would believe that most manufacturers when...

I would believe that most manufacturers when designing a new car would have already planned ALL of the future variants from the start. The initial platform would have been designed for possible...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-12-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,407
Posted By Braces
52 in a couple of months. Wife tells me I act...

52 in a couple of months. Wife tells me I act like a child ... which I think is good. My FR-S is stock except for tint.

I've driven and owned alot of high powered sportscars. They are fun, but...
Forum: Forced Induction 11-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,941
Posted By Braces
Great post and thank you. I love hearing how...

Great post and thank you. I love hearing how these cars can hold up to FI.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-12-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,804
Posted By Braces
I fail to see the reason to acknowledge someone...

I fail to see the reason to acknowledge someone else in a similar car. Kind of awkward if you ask me.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By Braces
Your going to buy an older car with more miles?

Your going to buy an older car with more miles?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-06-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,297
Posted By Braces
Not sure they have us locked in. Current owners...

Not sure they have us locked in. Current owners can 1: sell their car; 2. return the car if leased (my situation) or 3. trade -up to another possible next gen 86. Of course .... some owners will...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,297
Posted By Braces
If the 86 is relegated as the entry level 25K...

If the 86 is relegated as the entry level 25K sportscar. The upcoming (who knows) FT-1 will be the middle level 50-60K car. What fits in the middle (30-40K)? A lexus? Curious if a boosted 86...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-05-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 986
Posted By Braces
Buy the FR-S for the summers and maybe a beater...

Buy the FR-S for the summers and maybe a beater jeep for the winters.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-05-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,068
Posted By Braces
I'll throw out a different perspective. I think...

I'll throw out a different perspective. I think the car looks silly with the skinny tires. If I go out and put larger wheels and tires on the car ..... this will ultimately add weight that will...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-03-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Braces
Isn't there a bit of bias if the insurance...

Isn't there a bit of bias if the insurance company pays the appraiser's fee?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,888
Posted By Braces
The one thing I have learned in 35 years of...

The one thing I have learned in 35 years of driving is that there is an endless supply of these idiots on the road. All you can do is slow down and let them pass. Sometimes I will wave them ahead.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-03-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,418
Posted By Braces
I liked the review. Nice to see a german POV. ...

I liked the review. Nice to see a german POV. Lets be honest. The Germans know a few things about building sportscars. 1st time I heard anyone mention adaptive suspension dampers. Probably very...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-03-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 52
Poll: Targa top!!
Views: 13,944
Posted By Braces
No on the targa option. Prefer some additional...

No on the targa option. Prefer some additional factory power options with larger wheels and tires.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-02-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,389
Posted By Braces
Opinions aside ... Anyone can do whatever they...

Opinions aside ... Anyone can do whatever they want with THEIR cars.
Forum: Forced Induction 10-29-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,542
Posted By Braces
In Arizona with summers around 120 degrees F .......

In Arizona with summers around 120 degrees F .... I can't imagine a non-intercooled turbocharged car working properly.
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