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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-04-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 639
Posted By Braces
To put this in perspective. I can purchase my...

To put this in perspective. I can purchase my leased FR-S for the residual of $16,456. The car is a 2013 originally leased for 25,XXX brand new. The car will have approx. 36,000 miles on it at lease...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-30-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By Braces
Yeah, your car does look incredible. Best to...

Yeah, your car does look incredible. Best to ignore the idiots. I'm not sure about hitting the windshield washer squirters. Seems like this would only antagonize them further.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-29-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,908
Posted By Braces
Wow ... some of you guys make it out like buying...

Wow ... some of you guys make it out like buying a car is staged warfare between the dealership (salesperson) and the potential buyer. The key is to be PREPARED before your visit. Have all your...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-24-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By Braces
Cute family. Looks like you even have room for...

Cute family. Looks like you even have room for the diaper bag.

:bow:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,633
Posted By Braces
I took a trip from Scottsdale to Benson, Arizona....

I took a trip from Scottsdale to Benson, Arizona. Not sure how many miles, but it took 3 hours and I drive pretty fast. Car was comfortable. My only complaint is that I wish 6th gear was geared...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-22-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,197
Posted By Braces
Salvage cars are bought all the time by...

Salvage cars are bought all the time by individuals or companies that fix and resell .... at a profit. My father did this for years. He bought the cars from insurance companies or from the salvage...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-20-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,665
Posted By Braces
There's just not alot of cars out there that look...

There's just not alot of cars out there that look like the twins. When I see one in the wild .... the car just looks so low and agile. Looks like a small go cart next to all the huge cars and...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 04-16-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 14,847
Posted By Braces
Modded twin vs. 911s. I'll take the 911 as...

Modded twin vs. 911s. I'll take the 911 as would most. I've owned both the 996TT and the 997TT. The 996TT developed CELS at around 18000 miles. Something about the variable valve sensors. ...
Forum: Arizona 04-16-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Braces
I can't imagine no IC in the Arizona summers. ...

I can't imagine no IC in the Arizona summers. GLWS.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-16-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,369
Posted By Braces
"It will never have enough power until I can spin...

"It will never have enough power until I can spin the wheels at the end of the straightaway in high gear". Mark Donohue. RIP.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-16-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,691
Posted By Braces
I wouldn't say celebrity. At least where I live....

I wouldn't say celebrity. At least where I live. But the car when it 1st came out was unique and very sleek looking. It garnered alot of admiring glances. Not so much now.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-16-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By Braces
2013 FR-S suspension is best because I own one....

2013 FR-S suspension is best because I own one. Thread over. ;););)
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-14-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 363
Posted By Braces
How many miles on your car before needing the new...

How many miles on your car before needing the new clutch?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-13-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 347,941
Posted By Braces
So true. I believe a large part of this is that...

So true. I believe a large part of this is that Americans in general are PAMPERED in all aspects of their lives. EVERYTHING has to be perfect. Politically correct. Doesn't matter if it cost $1...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-11-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,946
Posted By Braces
Pretty sure only Euro spec R8s have the laser...

Pretty sure only Euro spec R8s have the laser headlight option. Illegal here in the good ole Murica.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,375
Posted By Braces
Oops ... I voted and I have the FR-S, not the BRZ.

Oops ... I voted and I have the FR-S, not the BRZ.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-08-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,088
Posted By Braces
Not a money loser if Toyota/Lexus continue to use...

Not a money loser if Toyota/Lexus continue to use this 86 chassis in future cars. They will recoup the invested R&D and save money with the future cars.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-07-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 871
Posted By Braces
Here's the problem with this inquiry. If the...

Here's the problem with this inquiry. If the fuel pump is BAD as diagnosed by the dealership .... then it should be replaced. The fuel pump is either faulty or not faulty. Were you told that the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-06-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,333
Posted By Braces
I see 1-2 every day in the Phoenix metro area.

I see 1-2 every day in the Phoenix metro area.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-06-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,197
Posted By Braces
OP: Did you by chance test drive the NEW...

OP:

Did you by chance test drive the NEW Mustangs? If so ... curious how it compared with your prior GT.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-05-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,088
Posted By Braces
All this debate over the twins and other more...

All this debate over the twins and other more powerful cars. Seriously, honestly, not going to lie (that's for you KOA) :respekt:... The BEST world is having BOTH. I love the agility of the twins,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-04-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By Braces
Is this the oiled type of air filter?

Is this the oiled type of air filter?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-26-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 22,929
Posted By Braces
I agree, but it doesn't help when the dealerships...

I agree, but it doesn't help when the dealerships are replacing fuel pumps. It gives the impression of faulty pumps to begin with .... even though they may be fine, but just noisy.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-23-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,472
Posted By Braces
Shift at 7000 rpms. That's the fun zone.

Shift at 7000 rpms. That's the fun zone.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-23-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,679
Posted By Braces
Hopefuly the women that you ran into doesn't...

Hopefuly the women that you ran into doesn't magically have "whiplash issues".
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-22-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,697
Posted By Braces
I believe it's been covered, but what about skip...

I believe it's been covered, but what about skip shifting and engine braking? Common sense would dictate that both are not ideal, but I tend to do both alot. Any comments?
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 03-19-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By Braces
Funny, I just saw your car advertised in...

Funny,

I just saw your car advertised in the R8Talk forum. Great looking FR-S. GLWS.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-19-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,426
Posted By Braces
I don't get it. I have always done tons of...

I don't get it. I have always done tons of research on every car that I have purchased. I've never regretted a purchase. Can't imagine spending a relatively large sum of money on a car that you...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-18-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,664
Posted By Braces
1st off: Thank you for your service. Next:...

1st off: Thank you for your service.

Next: really? Do you want the possible headache if they come back at you re: mysterious missing parts? Is it really worth it?

Move on. Take the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-17-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,209
Posted By Braces
OP: 1. I think the FRS cockpit seems...

OP:


1. I think the FRS cockpit seems SMALL to EVERYONE who try it out for the 1st time. The cockpit is designed to cocoon it's driver for lateral stability. I'm 6 feet tall with a 32 inseam...
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