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Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-05-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 25,052
Posted By Bristecom
Obviously the 2.0L was decided due to tax reasons...

Obviously the 2.0L was decided due to tax reasons in some countries and also slightly lower costs in achieving a higher redline and the lack of a multi-stage intake also lowers cost and complexity a...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-05-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 25,052
Posted By Bristecom
I've been sayin' all along... they should have...

I've been sayin' all along... they should have used a 2.4L! The Boxer type engines are not penalized by more displacement so unlike inline 4 cylinder engines, they do not need to add a balance shaft....
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-27-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By Bristecom
I also had this happen on mine after a lot of...

I also had this happen on mine after a lot of highway driving on a very rainy and cooler (50ish degrees) night. I'd say it's either the pads not breaking through the wet surface well enough or not...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-23-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Bristecom
I think mine feel the same way mistople. It's not...

I think mine feel the same way mistople. It's not abnormal. In fact, even the Evo X Brembo brakes felt kind of like that. It's almost a sticky feeling. I ordered some Endless pads and fluid so we'll...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-22-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,395
Posted By Bristecom
I think it only flexes with certain forces. The...

I think it only flexes with certain forces. The STI endurance racing team has used them for years and a lot of people have reported positive results so apparently it works. I'm more curious about the...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 02-22-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,395
Posted By Bristecom
I'm curious about this as well. I think the ones...

I'm curious about this as well. I think the ones reporting understeer had also changed the roll bar too so it was most likely that which was causing it. I'm also curious about the difference between...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 02-11-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, that app is so worthless it's practically a...

Yeah, that app is so worthless it's practically a scam. I can't believe they actually charge money for it. And they haven't bothered updating/fixing it at all.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-12-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,687
Posted By Bristecom
I have one and heard it from day one. I know...

I have one and heard it from day one. I know where it is. It's the stupid plastic dash rattling against the plastic of the infotainment system. If I push on it, it stops. I might try realigning it or...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 04-18-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,819
Posted By Bristecom
Sounds pretty normal... performance brake pads...

Sounds pretty normal... performance brake pads can squeal a bit and rotors do get a light layer of rust. If you don't want these things, you can replace the pads with some designed for quietness and...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-12-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,095
Posted By Bristecom
Opti-coat... I can't wait to get it on there but...

Opti-coat... I can't wait to get it on there but I've been so busy with work and stuff lately.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-11-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,095
Posted By Bristecom
I told you... it was only a matter of when not...

I told you... it was only a matter of when not if. :D
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-11-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,095
Posted By Bristecom
When it comes time to upgrade, I may try some...

When it comes time to upgrade, I may try some Endless brake pads. But these stock pads feel really good so far.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-11-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,095
Posted By Bristecom
I'm 99% sure that's the size/offset. I'll be...

I'm 99% sure that's the size/offset. I'll be taking the wheels off to do some coating soon so I'll let you know the details. I'm curious if they are Enkei MAT wheels. I'm pretty sure they are. The...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-08-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,095
Posted By Bristecom
Only a thousand or so. Well worth it IMO if you...

Only a thousand or so. Well worth it IMO if you can still manage to get one.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-07-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,095
Posted By Bristecom
Bristecom's 2017 Subaru BRZ Performance Package

Well, after 5 years of waiting I've finally got myself one! As some of you may know, I held out on the Scion FR-S mostly due to limited options and uncertainties about the power being sufficient for...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-07-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 125,879
Posted By Bristecom
Yep, they are definitely gunmetal wheels. I...

Yep, they are definitely gunmetal wheels. I wasn't sure which I would like more but now I'm certain I like the gunmetal. They have a unique color tone and look so much better in person. The whole car...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-07-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 125,879
Posted By Bristecom
Well boys, my PP has arrived! I'm about to go...

Well boys, my PP has arrived! I'm about to go pick it up! I'll take pictures. The salesman showed me a pic and yeah, the wheels actually looked Gunmetal but they still had the shipping covers on and...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 01-05-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,977
Posted By Bristecom
Can someone upload a video of how this works?...

Can someone upload a video of how this works? Nobody has put one up on YouTube at all!
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-06-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,535
Posted By Bristecom
My friend still has one that was never maintained...

My friend still has one that was never maintained outside of occasional oil changes. I was shocked that it was still running well for how many miles of neglect it had.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-04-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,915
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, well I'm only 29 myself but I definitely...

Yeah, well I'm only 29 myself but I definitely see it. This is a very entitled and lazy generation and it doesn't look like it will get better anytime soon. I don't have high hopes for the future...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-04-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,915
Posted By Bristecom
There is also a Toyota Boshoku facility in...

There is also a Toyota Boshoku facility in Cincinnatti, Ohio. And yeah, I was talking to somebody the other day who said they worked for Aisin/ADVICS and "it was terrible." And I asked, "Oh yeah, and...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-03-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18,098
Views: 6,805,276
Posted By Bristecom
Kimochi = Feels good :thumbsup: ...

Kimochi = Feels good :thumbsup:

Unfortunately, most Americans will probably misread it as "kimchi" and be like, "I guess that guy really likes kimchi. Must be Korean or sumthin." :bellyroll:
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-23-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 125,879
Posted By Bristecom
That would be nice since I live in Jacksonville...

That would be nice since I live in Jacksonville and am awaiting mine. :thumbup:

But I thought they all came from Cali and then truck or train from there?
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-23-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,239
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, I had read that too which is disappointing....

Yeah, I had read that too which is disappointing. So basically it can only be selected when stopped but it can still be seen while driving? Or is it just a log that records previous g-force?
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-16-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,798
Posted By Bristecom
Pee Wee and Motorcycles Don't Mix - YouTube

Pee Wee and Motorcycles Don't Mix - YouTube
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-11-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3,507
Views: 808,819
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, pretty worthless and very late article......

Yeah, pretty worthless and very late article... LOL
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-03-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,750
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, especially if you put a Fumoto QuickValve...

Yeah, especially if you put a Fumoto QuickValve on there. You could probably pull off into some abandoned parking lot and get it done in like 15 minutes. That's the way I see it; even if service is...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-03-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,750
Posted By Bristecom
That's why I try to avoid dealers/repair shops at...

That's why I try to avoid dealers/repair shops at all costs and do stuff like oil changes myself. Honestly, I don't think there's ever been a time where I walked out of a shop without other issues...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-31-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,535
Posted By Bristecom
It sounds more like a company name than a...

It sounds more like a company name than a person's name but I'm honored! :lol:
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-31-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,535
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, Sachs is an OEM for every German automotive...

Yeah, Sachs is an OEM for every German automotive company and many other European car companies. So they should be just as reliable or better compared to other OEM shocks. I noticed that the strut...
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