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Forum: Member's Car Journals 10-11-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,752
Posted By Rampage
I see there is an upcoming article in Grassroots...

I see there is an upcoming article in Grassroots Motorsports Magazine about buying FR-S and BRZs from Coparts and turning them into track cars. When I saw that I thought of you and Dave. Are you guys...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-09-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
I always liked the appearance of that concept but...

I always liked the appearance of that concept but if I recall correctly from when it was fist shown there were some things that made it unviable as a production car. Like for instance, I believe that...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-03-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
https://cdn.motor1.com/images/mgl/1GoB3/s1/chevy-c...

https://cdn.motor1.com/images/mgl/1GoB3/s1/chevy-corvette-c8-r.jpg

Corvette is wasting no time getting the C8 into racing. The 2020 Daytona 24 Hours will be its debut.
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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-30-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 15,118
Posted By Rampage
Nope, because one is a Subaru and the other is a...

Nope, because one is a Subaru and the other is a BMW.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-28-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 15,118
Posted By Rampage
One sentence about the 86/BRZ and the rest of the...

One sentence about the 86/BRZ and the rest of the article about profound change in the auto industry, CASE, AWD and hybrid. This does not inspire confidence in me that the next gen will continue to...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-22-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 94,485
Posted By Rampage
Nice counterpoint on the drag race video. Just...

Nice counterpoint on the drag race video. Just goes to show you cannot put a lot of trust into one video or test.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-20-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 94,485
Posted By Rampage
Also could be the gearing (FD) of the Stang. It...

Also could be the gearing (FD) of the Stang. It got left at the line but ran down the Z4 and was closing fast on the Supra. The Mustang still wins the "bang for the buck" race over the Supra.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-16-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
With the UAW striking GM, it looks like the wait...

With the UAW striking GM, it looks like the wait for the 2020 C8 mid-engine Corvette is going to get longer. Teamsters are also saying they will not cross UAW picket lines to transport vehicles...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-03-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
People wondered about how much the Z51 package...

People wondered about how much the Z51 package would add to the price.



However, if you want the "fast" Stingray then get the base.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-30-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 94,485
Posted By Rampage
I have now seen 4 Supra in person. Taste in...

I have now seen 4 Supra in person. Taste in styling are subjective but I feel the car is overdone almost to the extent of the Civic Type R. Sorry Toyota, I much prefer the classy appearance of the 86.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-28-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Rampage
That is the best looking new TRD edition that I...

That is the best looking new TRD edition that I have seen.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 08-10-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Rampage
If the battery checks out OK then you need to...

If the battery checks out OK then you need to check your grounds and make sure you have them connected and tightened down.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-29-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
I read today that the 2020 model year of Corvette...

I read today that the 2020 model year of Corvette C8s is nearly sold out. There was no information on what the planned production number was for the first model year of the new car. I do remember...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-28-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
I will gladly admit that I was wrong about the...

I will gladly admit that I was wrong about the price of the mid-engine Corvette. I was sure it would be into the low six digits. I am glad I was wrong. I also think that everyone is shocked that GM...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-28-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,402
Posted By Rampage
Where can you buy a brand new 86 or BRZ for $22K...

Where can you buy a brand new 86 or BRZ for $22K USD?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-27-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 94,485
Posted By Rampage
I did a search of Supras for sale within 300...

I did a search of Supras for sale within 300 miles of Daytona Beach FL. The lowest price I saw was $78,999 and the highest was $159K. One was even listed as used with 5 miles on it for $79,999. I...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 07-24-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By Rampage
Dynasty Racing in Orlando FL ran 86s in the T-4...

Dynasty Racing in Orlando FL ran 86s in the T-4 class of SCCA National Runoffs and the national championship in that class when they raced at Indianapolis Speedway in 2017.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-22-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
It was mentioned in passing during the unveil by...

It was mentioned in passing during the unveil by the retired guy who was in charge of the car's development. It may have been the interview that was posted in this thread. I took it to mean the EMS...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-21-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
I am a bit surprised that there has been no...

I am a bit surprised that there has been no discussion of the "through the air" updates that the car can get. I know GM is one of the manufacturers that wants to restrict aftermarket tuning on their...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-19-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
Toyota did not have to design a new engine for...

Toyota did not have to design a new engine for the Supra. They have plenty of engines that would have fit the bill in the Lexus line. "It is not a Supra without a inline 6 cylinder and a turbo" Yeah,...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-19-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
Liking the appearance of the two cars is...

Liking the appearance of the two cars is subjective. While I am not enamored with the rear of the C8, I really dislike the looks of the Supra from the top of the windshield back; especially the rear...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-19-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 57,063
Posted By Rampage
Wow, 0-60 under 3 sec. Price under $60K and no...

Wow, 0-60 under 3 sec. Price under $60K and no fake vents. Plus it is a Chevrolet with a 495HP, 470tq NA Chevy engine. I am impressed by this car at this price. I liked the white one.

I am a...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 07-15-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,231
Posted By Rampage
It is nice to see another one back from the dead....

It is nice to see another one back from the dead. This was a very informative thread both from the standpoint of dealing with Toyota and the subsequent rebuild process. I believe I learned a lot from...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-09-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By Rampage
Oh, I got it but as a Toyota fanboi I just think...

Oh, I got it but as a Toyota fanboi I just think it is really sad and cannot find the humor in it. I chose to expound on it for those who do not follow Toyota Motorsports and buy into their crowing...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-09-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By Rampage
How many manufacturers entered cars in LMP1 at...

How many manufacturers entered cars in LMP1 at LeMans? Trick question: Toyota was the only factory team in that class. Audi? Porsche? They both quit the class over two years ago. Toyota could not...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-04-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By Rampage
Maybe because a large segment of the Japanese...

Maybe because a large segment of the Japanese love NASCAR. I know that was the case when I was over there. It is funny that we have a lot of people here that try to do the JDM scene and in Japan they...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-04-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By Rampage
The GT4 customer program has nothing to do with...

The GT4 customer program has nothing to do with NASCAR unless someone wants to run on in IMSA which NASCAR owns. They did mention that Supra is competing in NASCAR which is just Supra body paneled...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 06-23-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,007
Posted By Rampage
Judging by your continued improvement is lap...

Judging by your continued improvement is lap times as noted by rice_classic there must not have been any permanent damage due to the overheating.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 06-23-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By Rampage
^^^ Agreed, I had one in my 2ZZ Spyder for a...

^^^ Agreed, I had one in my 2ZZ Spyder for a while. It is small and not weighted. I actually removed it and now use a 86 knob for my 6 speed. :)
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-23-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,626
Posted By Rampage
The #90 Toyota Supra finished 3rd in class and...

The #90 Toyota Supra finished 3rd in class and 44th overall with "Morizo" (Mr Toyoda) taking the final stint and crossing the finish line. The car completed 137 laps of the Nurburgring and finished 5...
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