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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-14-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,349
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Posted By dnieves
Assuming our 10Series were built in one batch...

Assuming our 10Series were built in one batch will they be part of the recall?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-07-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
Got the FR-S back from the body shop, scratch &...

Got the FR-S back from the body shop, scratch & ding are gone -back to 100% new looking! Chemical smell of paint/thinner stinks beyond belief when you close the windows and let the car marinate for...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-02-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
Dropped 10 Series off with Cadillac dealership...

Dropped 10 Series off with Cadillac dealership bodyshop to fix a ding (PDR) and a scratch from some Hyundai owner suddenly losing a part from his POS on the Long Island Expressway. :(
Forum: Site Announcements / Questions / Issues 09-22-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By dnieves
If you read closer it says there are going to be...

If you read closer it says there are going to be new Star Wars movies by Disney! Go figure!!
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-16-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By dnieves
Folding mirrors, turn signals, and...

Folding mirrors, turn signals, and defoggers?!?!?! Holy crap our USDM mirrors don't do anything!


Mono spec was a big fail of Scion. Even the special editions weren't totally loaded. If they...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-15-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By dnieves
You mean if I can get my hands on a Canadian 10...

You mean if I can get my hands on a Canadian 10 Series I can have defoggers in my mirrors!??!?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-02-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
Yesterday drove to Foxwoods casino in CT and back...

Yesterday drove to Foxwoods casino in CT and back to LI to catch dinner, a show, and a (very) little gambling. Drag on the way up but tons of fun on the way back except for the number Civic owners...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-02-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
Please post pics of the installed JDM black trim...

Please post pics of the installed JDM black trim (and part numbers) sounds like it's going to look great!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-27-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20,080
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Posted By dnieves
You have to keep in mind the sun beating on the...

You have to keep in mind the sun beating on the plastic turns it yellow and when you're driving it's like getting sandblasted with all the stuff in the air, sand, bugs, rocks ant etc your clear...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-27-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
O'Reilly's can't deliver it and Amazon has it for...

O'Reilly's can't deliver it and Amazon has it for double the price. I'll pick it up in the next I head to CT (unless I find it elsewhere before that).
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-27-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
I masked like crazy so I don't know what it'll do...

I masked like crazy so I don't know what it'll do to paint but the label says remove with rubbing alcohol in case you get some on.


Another option is to use Xpel Paint Protection Film -that has...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-26-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
If you use regular clear coat it'll keep...

If you use regular clear coat it'll keep happening, if you use something like Meguair's you have to reapply every year. You could also use Aerospace 303 every time you wash the car (which you should...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-26-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
Buffed out the head and tail lights then sprayed...

Buffed out the head and tail lights then sprayed them with Meguiar's headlight coating. They weren't hazed yet but I did it to be proactive as worked out so well on the tC. Then used DUB to eat...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-24-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By dnieves
Makes sense there's a battery or some kind of...

Makes sense there's a battery or some kind of capacitor to store the energy the solar cells are collecting while the car is sitting in the sunlight (otherwise how would it light up at night?).

...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-21-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By dnieves
Doesn't it have an internal battery like every...

Doesn't it have an internal battery like every other solar light? I would look into finding a way to replace that.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-11-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,504
Posted By dnieves
For affordable sporty cars, I think you may be...

For affordable sporty cars, I think you may be happy with: a Civic Si coupe/Civic Type R/Toyota 86 TRD or BRZ tS.


They're all well built, very reliable, easy to mod, get great mileage, and quick...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-07-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By dnieves
Outputting to the rear view mirror on an 86? Are...

Outputting to the rear view mirror on an 86? Are you sure that's not a aftermarket item? I like the mirror because your instinctive look at the mirror when you reverse compared to the headunit but...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-24-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 21,185
Posted By dnieves
If this thing had a different spoiler, extra...

If this thing had a different spoiler, extra 40hp, blue ribbon metallic (or whatever you call that red Mazda uses on the new Miata) & light up badges then I'd learn to live with the catfish mouthed...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-07-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
Just hit this the other day took 4 years and 11...

Just hit this the other day took 4 years and 11 months. Original summer tires, brakes, and clutch. Nothing in comparison to Johan.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-04-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By dnieves
Usually the first sign something is amiss with...

Usually the first sign something is amiss with the fobs' battery is the gradual reduction in distance to lock/unlock the doors. Once you need to be within a few feet I change the batteries on both.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-04-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
Washed, clay bar and waxed. Worth it despite the...

Washed, clay bar and waxed. Worth it despite the potential of heat stroke.


BTW Old timers are right, Liquid Glass is pretty good.


FYI Coke Cola doesn't remove synthetic oil stains from...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-03-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
Got the FR-S back, cause of leak was a creased...

Got the FR-S back, cause of leak was a creased crush washer. Dealer replaced the washer and topped off the oil. Second oil change since Saturday, does this count as a flush?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-01-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
took the car for it\s 30k oil change at Toyota. ...

took the car for it\s 30k oil change at Toyota. Car came home leaking oil, screwing up the pavers royally. Funny how the receipt said everything checked out 100% (including no leaks). Gotta call...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-01-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20,080
Views: 4,047,408
Posted By dnieves
39.5mpg?!??!?! Wow!!! It's like have a cool...

39.5mpg?!??!?! Wow!!! It's like have a cool Prius. Good job! For a twin does this count as hypermiling?
How'd you do it? The usual tricks? No jack rabbit starts, avoid stopping, highest...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-21-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,315
Posted By dnieves
Where do you get custom WeatherTech badges made?!?

Where do you get custom WeatherTech badges made?!?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-05-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By dnieves
I want a front lower bumper garnish, a proper arm...

I want a front lower bumper garnish, a proper arm rest, under body panels without paying an arm and a leg or having to order from Japan.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 06-02-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,782
Posted By dnieves
I've used Sonax, it creates a chemical reaction...

I've used Sonax, it creates a chemical reaction that dissolves brake dust. If your brake dust isn't baked on over the years then you just spray it on, wait a few minutes for it to turn dark...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-31-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 459,797
Posted By dnieves
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-30-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 459,797
Posted By dnieves
I replaced almost all my bulbs with LEDs and an...

I replaced almost all my bulbs with LEDs and an electronic flasher (to prevent hyperflash and errors) since I purchased my 10 Series in 2013. I finally changed the last two bulbs when I swapped out...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-29-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,383
Posted By dnieves
How about putting a drop of gorilla glue (or...

How about putting a drop of gorilla glue (or epoxy) to keep the clips in place? Good luck.
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