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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-07-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,097
Posted By Re_Invention
A bit of a paradox, isn't it? The car is a copy...

A bit of a paradox, isn't it? The car is a copy or emulation, just like the FF Cobra, but what's cool is that it perpetuates something so niche and pure (and hardcore!) it can't help but be cool...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-24-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,808
Posted By Re_Invention
They also have a model specifically called the...

They also have a model specifically called the '427'

http://www.chevrolet.com/corvette-427-convertible-sports-car.html

No harm no foul :happy0180:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-22-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,808
Posted By Re_Invention
Why the convertible??? I'd say a Gran Sport is...

Why the convertible??? I'd say a Gran Sport is fast on any track, not just the Ring. ;)
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-08-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,500
Posted By Re_Invention
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-07-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 53,628
Posted By Re_Invention
I agree with your skepticism - my take; this is a...

I agree with your skepticism - my take; this is a potentially sensitive issue for the rental company (maybe they have a standing agreement with the manufacture?) and for them to start advertising...
Forum: Southern California 06-19-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2,516
Views: 208,338
Posted By Re_Invention
JDM under panels for sale. They are brand new in...

JDM under panels for sale. They are brand new in packaging with supporting hardware. $250 pick up in Ontario area.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-10-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,798
Posted By Re_Invention
Thanks for that. Looks cool.

Thanks for that. Looks cool.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-10-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,464
Posted By Re_Invention
Pound for pound, I see Honda and Toyota being the...

Pound for pound, I see Honda and Toyota being the only two top tier Japanese brands - apples to apples. Responding to global markets/anticipating trends, running successful profitable companies,...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-10-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,464
Posted By Re_Invention
I don't see it that way given the market...

I don't see it that way given the market conditions & landscape of competitor offerings - or more specifically, against Toyota. What did Toyota have 10 years ago and what do they have today that is...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-10-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,464
Posted By Re_Invention
Hahah! Well played! :happy0180: It is rightfully...

Hahah! Well played! :happy0180: It is rightfully BS and color me impressed, you seem to know what you're talking about :bow: (definitely more input that I thought of). But to deflect here a bit (or...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-09-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,464
Posted By Re_Invention
You kindly ignored the percentage adjustment :p....

You kindly ignored the percentage adjustment :p. But that's what I accused you of doing with Honda anyways, choosing what you want to see - but I'll bite anyways, why is it a dumb idea (details...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-09-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,464
Posted By Re_Invention
:bellyroll: over-dramatic much?! The Prelude...

:bellyroll: over-dramatic much?!

The Prelude was 3000lbs and cost $23,500 14 years ago. An SH model would've set you back $26,000. That's $35,109 in today's dollars according to the BLS CPI...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-07-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,798
Posted By Re_Invention
What a funny thread... I'm in a similar...

What a funny thread...

I'm in a similar boat. Here's my 0.02 on the scenario:

-Being that the 2014 models are due out in a matter of months, it's absurd to NOT wait. What are you, 12? More...
Forum: Southern California 06-03-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 32,285
Posted By Re_Invention
Thursday night preferably around 8 pm or Friday...

Thursday night preferably around 8 pm or Friday late(r) in the evening. I'd be down for a ~2-3 hour meet. The Kinod meets I went to with the miata guys and gals on Clubroadster used to meet a Krispy...
Forum: Southern California 06-03-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 32,285
Posted By Re_Invention
I'll likely be making it out bimonthly to...

I'll likely be making it out bimonthly to meetings depending on scheduling. Thanks for organizing it! :thumbup:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-31-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,071
Posted By Re_Invention
If you like it, good job! Thanks for the pics. ...

If you like it, good job! Thanks for the pics.

:happy0180:
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-31-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,780
Posted By Re_Invention
Thanks, yeah I had read this article when it came...

Thanks, yeah I had read this article when it came out. I was really hoping for a 'track package' to come out. Those Sachs dampers/BBS wheels, higher final drive and mechanical diff. sound dreamy but...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-31-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,780
Posted By Re_Invention
Please find it! I'd love to read it. I'm waiting...

Please find it! I'd love to read it. I'm waiting for 2014's as well, at this point it's just to get that extra year subtracted for resale value 4 years later. Although, 2013 Premium's are going for...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-29-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
Will do, soon. I planned on flying out to...

Will do, soon. I planned on flying out to Colorado to pick it up and have a nice scenic drive home. But I'm curious to hear about 2014 updates, so I'm holding tight for a month longer.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-28-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
Maybe I am taking crazy pills. Not to...

Maybe I am taking crazy pills.

Not to back-track but the first test drive was coming out of a Corvette Grand Sport (ZO6 brakes) and the second test drive was coming out of a Honda S2000...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-28-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
Yeah, I put the rear seats down and was happy...

Yeah, I put the rear seats down and was happy with the space - scuba gear, appraisal equipment, hiking gear, etc. will all fit without hassle. :happyanim:

Please, say more. That's my number two...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-28-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
That is a superlative adjective to use! It...

That is a superlative adjective to use! It describes it with greater accuracy, I'm gonna be using that from now on, thanks. And yes, completely agree; rsx type s, celica gt-s and prelude are cars I'm...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-28-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
I wasn't going to respond to this initially but...

I wasn't going to respond to this initially but feel the need to defend my transparency as you come off defending yourself, as well. I'm not making money through advertisements or endorsements of any...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-28-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
I also wanted to add, this has been a great forum...

I also wanted to add, this has been a great forum and positive community and I appreciate the discussion. I know I'm in a unique situation compared to many other members here; I'm shopping for a car...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-28-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
Interesting, I'd never heard that before. Looking...

Interesting, I'd never heard that before. Looking forward to trying it out. Again, I'm sure the brakes do a perfectly fine job of stopping the car. I don't doubt the numbers but the pedal feel wasn't...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-27-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
I don't care if a car is front wheel drive or...

I don't care if a car is front wheel drive or rear wheel drive. A fun car is a fun car, I don't think about which tires are being driven nor do I expect it to behave in a specific manner - if it...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-27-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
No, in fact this car drove remarkably better than...

No, in fact this car drove remarkably better than the last FR-S I test drove. The engine still takes its time to rev and doesn't feel like 200 hp. The brakes are dismal. Long pedal travel with little...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-27-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
I've had a bad experience there as well but this...

I've had a bad experience there as well but this attitude was rampant at 3 other Scion dealerships in the LA/OC area. But I get it, folks hooning around on test drives - putting miles on a car that...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-27-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By Re_Invention
The $25k daily driver challenge - multi car review inside

Hey Everyone,

So this past Sunday I did a full test drive day of these cars:

Subaru WRX
Volkswagen GTI
Mazdaspeed 3
Ford Focus ST
Honda Civic SI
Scion FR-S
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 05-26-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,536
Posted By Re_Invention
Sorry to hear, condolences to you and yours.

Sorry to hear, condolences to you and yours.
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