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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-07-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,614
Posted By RadOnc
MEETING 'MR GT86' - Tada San drives GT86 in Scotland (Pistonheads)

Great read from: http://www.pistonheads.com/doc.asp?c=52&i=26612

PistonHeads hangs out with the man behind the Toyota GT86 as he puts it to the ultimate Scottish B-road test
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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 10-16-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,755
Posted By RadOnc
I love that data sheet, i'm laughing loudly right...

I love that data sheet, i'm laughing loudly right now and getting stared at :cool:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,611
Posted By RadOnc
I agree with you, they really should go with the...

I agree with you, they really should go with the AWD route and Toyota go with RWD. Thats what differentiates subarus from other competitors in every other market, why shouldn't they do it in this...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,611
Posted By RadOnc
I hope they had the forsight to agree to market...

I hope they had the forsight to agree to market the two cars differently, with drivetrain options that were in different categories and not try to complete against each other. I cant imagine that...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-16-2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,230
Posted By RadOnc
Agreed and agreed. To be honest, the golf...

Agreed and agreed.

To be honest, the golf is no longer interesting, the cars have gotten to big and too heavy and completly lost the 'im an economy car but im a drivers car too' appeal. Now they...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-16-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 34,353
Posted By RadOnc
Holy crap, they really put alot of attention to...

Holy crap, they really put alot of attention to this interior. It is a great combination of modern technology with vision to make it into something that not only looks great but looks like it would...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,932
Posted By RadOnc
+2. If I hadn't read that FT only meant 'future...

+2. If I hadn't read that FT only meant 'future toyota' I would have thought this was the official name for the car and I thought it was a brilliant name. They really should keep the FT86 name. ...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-16-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,205
Posted By RadOnc
Im just curious, why does the engine need to be...

Im just curious, why does the engine need to be infront of the axle in an AWD layout? Im completly unfamiliar with AWD layouts.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,162
Posted By RadOnc
Thanks! Great resource..

Thanks! Great resource..
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-16-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,044
Posted By RadOnc
You are definitly right, those buttons will...

You are definitly right, those buttons will usually just reduce the safety threshold but not completly defeat the system. I have a feeling by the time the lawyers at Toyota get their hands on this...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,932
Posted By RadOnc
Question about the nomenclature..

I had a question I know the 86 designation comes from the famed AE-86. But I see some people call it the 086 (adding an 0 in front) or sometimes 086a (adding an a after the 86).

Does anyone...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 396,518
Posted By RadOnc
Hey everyone, I'm going to be finishing up my...

Hey everyone, I'm going to be finishing up my training next July and will need a new car then and so it looks like the 86 will be it. I have to give my 328i back at the same time and i'm tired of...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-13-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 134,269
Posted By RadOnc
The comparo next to the Mini is the best one,...

The comparo next to the Mini is the best one, this sucker is going to be small :D
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,291
Posted By RadOnc
2 years?! thats way too long, they gotta put...

2 years?! thats way too long, they gotta put priority on production of this car if their president Toyoda really means what he says and wants to bring the glory back to the company
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,611
Posted By RadOnc
I just feel like they are going to be shooting...

I just feel like they are going to be shooting each other in the foot if the two cars are too similar like the 90s Mitsu eclipse and Eagle Talon...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,556
Posted By RadOnc
You say that now but I bet it will be almost...

You say that now but I bet it will be almost impossible to go from the 86 to a prius every week :) :)

I plan on DDing my 86
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 10-13-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,876
Posted By RadOnc
Thanks for the info! Most transmissions...

Thanks for the info!

Most transmissions wouldn't have a problem but many of us are hoping for an uprated system from the factory so that we can do power upgrades without any fear for the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,131
Posted By RadOnc
I dont see how this car will be above 2600-2800...

I dont see how this car will be above 2600-2800 lbs, they would have to purposely put bricks in the trunk in order to get it that heavy. This is a really small car thats purpose built as a coupe...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,204
Posted By RadOnc
Trading a BMW. Theyve gotten to big and heavy

Trading a BMW. Theyve gotten to big and heavy
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,500
Posted By RadOnc
I feel like the aftermarket will be able to do...

I feel like the aftermarket will be able to do alot more then TRD will just because they are an OEM department that has more rules to follow
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,339
Posted By RadOnc
Whats with all the kids and animals, lol

Whats with all the kids and animals, lol
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-13-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,445
Posted By RadOnc
I honestly never knew that concept car existed. ...

I honestly never knew that concept car existed. This article really helped me understand the progression of design behind this car, was a great read any a must have for any potential future owner IMO
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-13-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 225,669
Posted By RadOnc
I would love to see the rounded dials make it to...

I would love to see the rounded dials make it to production. My main question is this tho, does anyone think the headlights as they are on this concept will make it to production or will it be...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-13-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,740
Posted By RadOnc
Yup! It looks like only the rear might be the...

Yup! It looks like only the rear might be the real car with a Impreza front end hacked on just to have something to sit and drive inside of. They must be testing drivetrain right now. I cant wait...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-13-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,611
Posted By RadOnc
Wow, some of those are way off! It just goes to...

Wow, some of those are way off! It just goes to show you, if a car company wants to keep its design hidden until the last second, it can without a problem. All the 'leaks' are probably planned :)
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-13-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 735,903
Posted By RadOnc
You guys are really talented! Is it just me or...

You guys are really talented! Is it just me or does it seem like this car was born to wear TE37s?

ps. that GT5 shot is rediculous, that is possibly the best marketing this car can get
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-13-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,137
Posted By RadOnc
Im not sure but I think the camaro was in Gran...

Im not sure but I think the camaro was in Gran Turismo before the production car was announced, so thats a good precedent. Regardless I can't wait to buy GT5, it should be an experience...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-13-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,306
Posted By RadOnc
THe blue one seems a bit more realistic since...

THe blue one seems a bit more realistic since they are using some more well known subaru traits such as the blocky fenders and the famous subaru grill. The drawing looks more like an MG then a...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-13-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,199
Posted By RadOnc
That car looks very elementary. The shapes are...

That car looks very elementary. The shapes are very basic with not much thought put into them. As a concept its not exciting and as a road car it lacks the details that any designer worth his salt...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-13-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,877
Posted By RadOnc
Thats rediculous.. tho I bet if there was no...

Thats rediculous.. tho I bet if there was no mention of Skylines in Fast and Furious I bet the gov't and police would be much less aware of that car and not really on the lookout for it.

I can...
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