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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 04:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,173
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Neutral. Less stress on my knee. As I approach...

Neutral. Less stress on my knee. As I approach a stoplight .... I rev-match and shift to neutral without the clutch ... and coast in.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 704
Posted By Braces
I've driven 911s that have clunkier...

I've driven 911s that have clunkier transmissions. I like the clunky FRS transmission. Provides a nice mechanical feel.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-29-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,527
Posted By Braces
Just like playing the base drum .... Heel off the...

Just like playing the base drum .... Heel off the floor.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-28-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,120
Posted By Braces
White seems to be a good color for future resale....

White seems to be a good color for future resale. Very popular color at the present time.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-25-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,282
Posted By Braces
Welcome to the forum. Nice weekend car (Avatar)....

Welcome to the forum. Nice weekend car (Avatar). Looks like the V8 version Rtronic(I could be wrong). You'll quickly notice that the FR-S at around 2800lbs is alot more nimble than the R8 which...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-15-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,386
Posted By Braces
Noob question. I've had stock turbocharged cars...

Noob question. I've had stock turbocharged cars in the past and iirc they were on low compression engines. Our engine is high compression. does it matter? High vs low compression?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-09-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By Braces
Not sure the dealership owes you anything on...

Not sure the dealership owes you anything on this. Their insurance should be responsible for the hail damage on your car. You are responsible for the hail damage on the rental car. This is just...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-04-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Braces
Beautiful photo.

Beautiful photo.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-03-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,644
Posted By Braces
OP: any discussion regarding a diminished value...

OP: any discussion regarding a diminished value claim on your car after the repairs? What if you told Allstate that you were going to file a diminished value claim on your car. Would that have any...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-03-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,781
Posted By Braces
Hope everyone knows that you never bring up a...

Hope everyone knows that you never bring up a trade until the FINAL price is negotiated on the next car.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-31-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,757
Posted By Braces
Here you go .... by the way ... I'm a Husker!!!!!!

Here you go .... by the way ... I'm a Husker!!!!!!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-31-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,757
Posted By Braces
Maybe go into a totally different direction. A...

Maybe go into a totally different direction. A completely different car.

A BRZ.:party0030:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-29-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,333
Posted By Braces
Mine rattles if the rpms are too low for the gear...

Mine rattles if the rpms are too low for the gear chosen. Pretty normal I believe. I've had manual 911s that also rattle. I love it. Sounds like a real race tranny.
Enjoy it. Nothing like a...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-24-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,992
Posted By Braces
I'm at 1 1/2 yrs with 22,xxx miles. I drive the...

I'm at 1 1/2 yrs with 22,xxx miles. I drive the car pretty hard ..... And NO issues whatsoever. I think most people take this car for granted not realizing just how well this little car performs. ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-24-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,441
Posted By Braces
I don't mind body kits as long as there is...

I don't mind body kits as long as there is something under the hood to match the outer look. Nothing wrong with individuality.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-23-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,441
Posted By Braces
The color white seems to be the latest fad for...

The color white seems to be the latest fad for ALL cars. Not sure how long it will last. Personally ... I prefer car colors with more substance. Again ..it's all subjective.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-14-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,524
Posted By Braces
Not hatin on the build because it's YOUR car to...

Not hatin on the build because it's YOUR car to do what you will, but 315 size rear tires? I hope you have some engine mods to help turn all that extra weight ... or your car will be all show and no...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-14-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,283
Posted By Braces
Dual zone climate control is a joke in these...

Dual zone climate control is a joke in these little cars. It is not necessary. Phone has better nav capabilities. Take the money you saved and buy some new PSS tires and wheels.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 05-13-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,273
Posted By Braces
I personally like the spartan interior of the 86....

I personally like the spartan interior of the 86. Blue tooth is necessary, but a touch screen is not necessary. I like the simplicity of the steering wheel without any buttons. Some additional...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-12-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,556
Posted By Braces
Use the internet. Email every dealership near...

Use the internet. Email every dealership near you. Tell them what your looking for. Ask them what kind of financial incentives are available. Talk to your personal bank or Credit Union. Find out...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-12-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,161
Posted By Braces
Not a hard decision to go from an older...

Not a hard decision to go from an older maintenance challenged Boxster to a brand new 86 with warranty and reliability. Funny .... the knock on the older Boxsters (not "S") was a "lack of power". ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-08-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,544
Posted By Braces
Slightly off topic, but this car has the coldest...

Slightly off topic, but this car has the coldest A/C of any car I have ever owned.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-07-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,323
Posted By Braces
I blame the Germans. They started it. ...

I blame the Germans. They started it. Seriously, alot of us (older middle aged guys) grew up with racing light to light. It was all about traction and weight to HP. Maybe it was easier back then...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By Braces
I was hauling around 10 bags of pool salt each...

I was hauling around 10 bags of pool salt each weighing 50Lbs. Guy pulls next to me and says; "nice car .... like how you've LOWERED the car."
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 05-06-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,077
Posted By Braces
Good luck with the new purchase.

Good luck with the new purchase.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-04-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,530
Posted By Braces
Change is the spice of life. I usually change...

Change is the spice of life. I usually change vehicles after 3 yrs. There is always something more intriguing around the corner. Keeps things interesting.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-30-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,304
Posted By Braces
More beancounters need to think like you.:cheers:

More beancounters need to think like you.:cheers:
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-26-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,020
Posted By Braces
I'm sure most of us have curb rash on our front...

I'm sure most of us have curb rash on our front balance. Its bound to happen.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-24-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Braces
Amazing how you can back up and watch the speedo...

Amazing how you can back up and watch the speedo at the same time. Just being funny.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-24-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,938
Posted By Braces
Curious about the stress on the engine, tranny...

Curious about the stress on the engine, tranny from the eventual engine stalls and slipping the clutch for all those learning the manual. I mean ... do you teach someone in a BRAND NEW CAR?
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