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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 10-12-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 49,311
Posted By MVJ1975
Ho ho ho, now I have the gun of Han Solo! ...

Ho ho ho, now I have the gun of Han Solo!

http://i747.photobucket.com/albums/xx116/MVolkJ1975/Milsurps/Mauser%20C96/C961_zpsf9e65d4e.jpg...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-05-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,204
Posted By MVJ1975
WRB is actually one of the most common colors for...

WRB is actually one of the most common colors for the BRZ. The rarest BRZ color is in fact GBS, as it was only made on the 2013s; Ultramarine is Scion-exclusive now.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-08-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,005
Posted By MVJ1975
27900, purchased May 31 2012.

27900, purchased May 31 2012.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-08-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,948
Posted By MVJ1975
We don't get a ton of snow around here, but I...

We don't get a ton of snow around here, but I drive mine year-round. I swap winter wheels (my OEM wheels with Wintersport M3) on in November and then back off again in March.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,411
Posted By MVJ1975
Nah, wife drives the SUV. Married, three...

Nah, wife drives the SUV.

Married, three kids.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,126
Posted By MVJ1975
One of these days, I'll get there!

One of these days, I'll get there!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,411
Posted By MVJ1975
When I replace the FR-S, it'll be with some...

When I replace the FR-S, it'll be with some flavor of Cayman.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-28-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,970
Posted By MVJ1975
Sure, I owned a tC1 (2010) that I traded in on my...

Sure, I owned a tC1 (2010) that I traded in on my FR-S.

Snowblind is correct. The only thing the tC is better at is getting groceries. It's more practical, mostly due to the hatchback, but saying...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-16-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,487
Posted By MVJ1975
I dumped my tC because it was too practical. I...

I dumped my tC because it was too practical. I had these backseats and this cargo room, and I found I almost never used them. I was sacrificing driving fun and performance for dead space.

ETA: My...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-16-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 61,220
Posted By MVJ1975
I did this when my car was down with The Dreaded...

I did this when my car was down with The Dreaded CEL™ and I was driving a loaner Corolla. Oops!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-15-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,126
Posted By MVJ1975
Engine braking is very significant in the lower...

Engine braking is very significant in the lower gears (1-2). I generally just downshift to slow down and only apply the brakes in 1st.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-15-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,194
Posted By MVJ1975
I hit 40 next May. I have a rather large...

I hit 40 next May.

I have a rather large 80's playlist on my iPod, it gets played heavily in the car. Awesome music.

Most of my mods so far are cosmetic - BeatSonic sharkfin, FiveAD spoiler,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-11-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,126
Posted By MVJ1975
Agreed. And thanks to the car's very reasonable...

Agreed. And thanks to the car's very reasonable price, it's likely a first MT for many of its owners. They're going to be hard on the transmission until they learn to drive it smoothly.

I've never...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-11-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,473
Posted By MVJ1975
Fantastic. Cleveland's economy is once again...

Fantastic. Cleveland's economy is once again based on LeBron James.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZzgAjjuqZM&feature=
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By MVJ1975
I've shot the P-64, and debated picking one up...

I've shot the P-64, and debated picking one up from AIM when they had them earlier this year, but they're really unpleasant to shoot even with a reduced power recoil spring. They just beat up the web...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-10-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By MVJ1975
9mm Makarov, usually.

9mm Makarov, usually.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-09-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,126
Posted By MVJ1975
Absolutely. I generally only use the paddles in D...

Absolutely. I generally only use the paddles in D mode to take temporary control. If I'm running in full manual mode, I don't use the paddles at all, just the shifter.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-08-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,730
Posted By MVJ1975
Jesus, Brazil is getting stomped.

Jesus, Brazil is getting stomped.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-08-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,126
Posted By MVJ1975
I deal with shitty traffic, shitty drivers, and...

I deal with shitty traffic, shitty drivers, and sciatica in my legs on a daily basis, so I'm happy with my AT.

I'm glad that people are passionate about the MT, and it fits the car very well, I...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-06-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,002
Posted By MVJ1975
I haven't really noticed a huge difference...

I haven't really noticed a huge difference between auto and manual mode; I'll have to mess with it a bit more and see. Sport mode definitely doesn't do anything in M.

1st gear in M is extremely...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-04-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5,513
Views: 276,928
Posted By MVJ1975
Argento FR-S with a plate relocation kit parked...

Argento FR-S with a plate relocation kit parked on the side of Newington Forest a few minutes ago.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 06-29-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 49,311
Posted By MVJ1975
Took me quite a bit longer than expected... a...

Took me quite a bit longer than expected... a slow process when I had time... but here's the end result of this.

http://i747.photobucket.com/albums/xx116/MVolkJ1975/Milsurps/MHMkII_zps38ed8fb6.jpg...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-29-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,441
Posted By MVJ1975
It's worse than that. It'll also raise the...

It's worse than that. It'll also raise the beltline due to pedestrian safety regs. The end result will be a much less attractive car.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 06-29-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,850
Posted By MVJ1975
http://i747.photobucket.com/albums/xx116/MVolkJ197...

http://i747.photobucket.com/albums/xx116/MVolkJ1975/FR-S/FRSRear_zps3f696ba1.jpg (http://s747.photobucket.com/user/MVolkJ1975/media/FR-S/FRSRear_zps3f696ba1.jpg.html)
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-20-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,437
Posted By MVJ1975
I've had my FR-S for two years. My car was built...

I've had my FR-S for two years. My car was built in the first month of production, so it's had all the little annoying issues; rear deck popping, condensation in both tail-lights, and it even threw a...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-18-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,129
Posted By MVJ1975
Maybe I did, but it's not all that hard to write...

Maybe I did, but it's not all that hard to write 6MT or manual. You're taking this far too seriously. It's not a personal attack, just a suggestion that you be more specific.

To address the OP's...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-17-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,016
Posted By MVJ1975
This sentence resembles me, so I guess you can...

This sentence resembles me, so I guess you can safely discount my opinion! :D

I'd DD a Caterham... if I could find/afford one!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-17-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By MVJ1975
What tires do you get stock up there? The...

What tires do you get stock up there? The Bridgestone all-seasons may be different, I have no idea with those, but the Primacy HP we mostly get down here are notoriously screechy, and it's not just...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By MVJ1975
Yeah, that's a bit excessive.

Yeah, that's a bit excessive.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-17-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By MVJ1975
While I'm not trying to excuse bad behavior, do...

While I'm not trying to excuse bad behavior, do note that the stock tire/suspension combo on the twins is very noisy, even without being at particularly dangerous speeds.

When I was on stock...
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