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Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-08-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 539
Posted By Stomachbuzz
where the heck did you read the word 'raspy' in...

where the heck did you read the word 'raspy' in my reply?

You are offended? You? With your "bone stock" FRS/BRZ??
You're offended by my comment on someone else's exhaust?
Ooooooookay....
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-30-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,239
Posted By Stomachbuzz
of course nobody is going to hand you the full...

of course nobody is going to hand you the full value.
of course you need to fight for it.

If they just handed out the proper amount of cash, then lawyers wouldn't be necessary

What you're...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-30-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,239
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Lol. Thanks for the reading comprehension. ...

Lol. Thanks for the reading comprehension.

People here (and in general) don't seem to understand different types of insurance...
There's comprehensive and there's collision

Basic coverage vs....
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-30-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,239
Posted By Stomachbuzz
First of all, it looks like you're in Canada,...

First of all, it looks like you're in Canada, so....
Second, here's a website talking about fault vs. no-fault states and their rules...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-27-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,239
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Some of y'all are missing the point entirely in...

Some of y'all are missing the point entirely in your arguments about semantics of fine print.

Here's the deal:
If they break it, they buy it.
Period. The end.

It doesn't matter if you were...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-26-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Can you not just get the part numbers from the...

Can you not just get the part numbers from the dealer?

In this scenario, I usually try to hunt down a good online OEM parts schematic website. Most dealer websites are absolute garbage in terms...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-23-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By Stomachbuzz
bruh...if you hit a curb at 30-40 mph, you bent...

bruh...if you hit a curb at 30-40 mph, you bent some some suspension components for sure.

30-40mph is extremely high speed to slide into and up over a curb.

Even drifting sideways into a curb...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-19-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Stomachbuzz
lol yeah, pretty much ^ It was crazy when I...

lol yeah, pretty much ^

It was crazy when I was a kid. A car would turn off, and it sounded like you were driving on a pebble road with how many "ding!" sounds I heard.
I used to think all the...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-19-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Stomachbuzz
What oil pressure gauge are you using? No...

What oil pressure gauge are you using?
No stock gauge as far as I know, certainly not on my car.
Are you using a mechanical gauge, or tapping into OBD data?

Not that it really matters, just...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-19-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Which gaskets are you talking about exactly? ...

Which gaskets are you talking about exactly?

There's the foam gasket between the tail light and the car body, and then there's the gasket that holds the taillight lens to the body.

I bought a...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-16-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Weird that the dealer wouldn't have the basic...

Weird that the dealer wouldn't have the basic brake fluid.

As stated, you have enough fluid, but maybe do a quick check that you don't have a leak. The system should not lose fluid, but the level...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-15-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By Stomachbuzz
First of all, that's not a CarFax report. That is...

First of all, that's not a CarFax report. That is a vin check history report from a company that is not CarFax.
The reason that CarFax is so expensive ($40 per report vs other reports for $8 or...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-15-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Which is why you would do a comparison... ...

Which is why you would do a comparison...

And what is it you think electricity is made from...?


Here's where you're being short sighted.
First of all, having a shitty product doesn't...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-15-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Yes. This was huge. I actually just watched a...

Yes.
This was huge. I actually just watched a short 10-minute CNBC mini documentary about it. Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDAphEzYAzM

"The Rise and Fall of The Toyota Prius"

The...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-15-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Yes, definitely have to exercise some more...

Yes, definitely have to exercise some more caution with rebuilt title vehicles, but, for the most part, I love 'em!

This being said, I've accidentally bought a "slap 'er back together and get it...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-14-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Yes, Toyota was building the Prius for years...

Yes, Toyota was building the Prius for years before Tesla came along.
No, other several other automakers had heavily invested ventures into hybrid/battery powered vehicles before Tesla.
The Honda...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 01-12-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,428
Posted By Stomachbuzz
the thing I don't get is how you're supposed to...

the thing I don't get is how you're supposed to access the end links with the car on the ground...?

Do you lock the steering wheel to one side and reach in and do it? Then vice versa for the other...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-11-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,837
Posted By Stomachbuzz
That's a pretty awkward list of cars tbh.

That's a pretty awkward list of cars tbh.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-09-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 946
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Took me a minute to understand the idea here. Lol...

Took me a minute to understand the idea here. Lol wow



to OP, I would be pretty hesitant to molest the seat in such a way on a brand new vehicle. But that's just me being a young guy who...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-05-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,098
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Yep... Ended up being the fuse was gone. I...

Yep...
Ended up being the fuse was gone. I vaguely remember borrowing a fuse for some diagnostics a few months back, but still kinda baffled at that one. Weird.
I didn't catch it the first time...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-02-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,980
Posted By Stomachbuzz
I'll make it as blunt as possible: a 1960s...

I'll make it as blunt as possible:

a 1960s Jeep will never handle as well as a 2019 Porsche 911.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 01-01-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,504
Posted By Stomachbuzz
These are good points - a burned cat will have...

These are good points - a burned cat will have some symptoms. There is a CEL for catalytic converter performance below threshold - the dreaded P0420


This is where I suggest you take this 86MLR's...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 12-25-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,980
Posted By Stomachbuzz
I probably wouldn't keep the one I have now. ...

I probably wouldn't keep the one I have now.

While there's nothing wrong with it, and it's still quite young at 54k miles, it's been a street-parked DD.
Couple of small dings, paint chips, faded...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-24-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,023
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Recall comes out --> Subaru "fixes" car for free...

Recall comes out --> Subaru "fixes" car for free --> while doing the recall, Subaru mechanic applies too much RTV goop --> RTV goop 'dislodges' while driving afterwards and gets clogged in the oil...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-24-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,740
Posted By Stomachbuzz
How would they ever know if the fluid isn't OEM?...

How would they ever know if the fluid isn't OEM? It all looks the same after xxxx miles....

You expect them to take a stool sample and send it off to 'the lab'?
Nah, just Bubba in the back who...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-22-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,023
Posted By Stomachbuzz
I'd rather have my engine blow up at dealer's...

I'd rather have my engine blow up at dealer's fault and be part of a legitimate lawsuit than have the motor blow up by a private mechanic and have zero recourse.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-22-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,023
Posted By Stomachbuzz
This knee jerk fear over the valve spring recall...

This knee jerk fear over the valve spring recall is like totally unreal lol

Yall know it's like a 12 hour job as per the shop manual, right? Like, the motor has to be removed, and then the heads...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-19-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 135,569
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Odd way to look at it, but ooooooookay... ...

Odd way to look at it, but ooooooookay...



I was not actively aware that shops had insurance for this type of thing, but that sounds proper, and probably a well-kept secret by shops and...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-18-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 135,569
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Yall are missing the point entirely. What he...

Yall are missing the point entirely.

What he needs to do is contact a lawyer and join the rapidly-growing class action lawsuit for the valve spring issue.

Even if the class-action suit is not...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 12-18-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,554
Posted By Stomachbuzz
Diff fluid should certainly be changed (or at...

Diff fluid should certainly be changed (or at least inspected) somewhat regularly.

The whole 'nah don't worry about it' in post #3 is concerning... but I digress.

Gear fluid is an...
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