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Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 06-06-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,112
Posted By Mim
Happy to confirm that their units are very...

Happy to confirm that their units are very responsive and easy to use. The other consideration though is warranty or lack thereof if shipped to an unsupported region.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-30-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,692
Posted By Mim
Sorry my browser does some odd things with posts...

Sorry my browser does some odd things with posts from time to time. Cant edit it to remove the extra spacing, gg IE.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-30-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,692
Posted By Mim
lolwat? Really? The Auto is not a great...

lolwat? Really? The Auto is not a great transmission?



From my understanding its derived from Lexus to start with and have you ever hit your sports button and or gone full manual with it...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-05-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,859
Posted By Mim
I laughed a little too hard at that last comment....

I laughed a little too hard at that last comment.

My own build has been focussed around a comfortable DD ie street focussed suspension, active dampers, bracing to keep handling clean and a...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By Mim
Images be broken?

Images be broken?
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-13-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,112
Posted By Mim
Sounds like you need a road trip to help break up...

Sounds like you need a road trip to help break up some of the monotony. Perhaps even turn it into a small side hobby to open up a map and plan out a route / mini trip now and then. Make a day of it...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-02-2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,808
Posted By Mim
In order of importance 1. Aluminium drive...

In order of importance

1. Aluminium drive shaft + Cusco 4.556 FD (would do this in the first month every time)
2. Full stereo rip out and upgrade (head unit, amp, sub, speakers)
3. Street...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 09-06-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,912
Posted By Mim
Pretty much this. I'd say mines well on the chu...

Pretty much this. I'd say mines well on the chu chu train to heavily modified.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 09-05-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,175
Posted By Mim
As readers will notice, I'm a bit of a glacial...

As readers will notice, I'm a bit of a glacial poster when it comes to my build.

First cab off the rank would be a fresh post of my engine bay with where it's at now.
...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 09-05-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,175
Posted By Mim
It's the small JL Audio amp you can see fitted in...

It's the small JL Audio amp you can see fitted in the boot from an earlier post. Not sure of the model sorry, but its a 4 channel unit and is so cleanly installed and compact that you can't see it...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 08-17-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,102
Posted By Mim
Nothing too spectacular. More of an N/A sleeper...

Nothing too spectacular. More of an N/A sleeper build.

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=112871

Will update it with a few more pics soon. About to get the STI draw stiffener...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 08-14-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,832
Posted By Mim
Approaching 3 years of ownership and still love...

Approaching 3 years of ownership and still love the A/T. Mind you one of the first big mods was an aluminum one piece drive shaft and a set of Cusco 4.556 final drive gears, which really woke the car...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 08-14-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,102
Posted By Mim
http://i.imgur.com/tXUb2hR.jpg Pioneer...

http://i.imgur.com/tXUb2hR.jpg


Pioneer TS-WX710A amplified Sub. Only weighs 6kg and comes into the boot 9cm. Has 2x 16cm subs, which does not sound like much but its enough to fill out the bass...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-10-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,691
Posted By Mim
Took me a solid year to pay off an existing car...

Took me a solid year to pay off an existing car loan which gave me plenty of time to research everything prior to committing. No surprises, only affirmation of all the good and bad points we already...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-29-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,245
Posted By Mim
Or you could simply adjust the stock mirrors...

Or you could simply adjust the stock mirrors correctly out to cover your blind spots so you only see a slither of your cars body appear in them (if at all).

Our mirrors are huge, compared to many...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-30-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 95,486
Posted By Mim
Or just do headers, custom tune and update the FD...

Or just do headers, custom tune and update the FD ratio on your existing ride to get more or less the same?
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-22-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,175
Posted By Mim
O_o I've maintained 35psi as per the guide on the...

O_o I've maintained 35psi as per the guide on the drivers side door sticker. I imagine handling in the wet might be a bit on the hairy side with 40?
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-22-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,175
Posted By Mim
Figured it's time to pop up a fresh engine bay...

Figured it's time to pop up a fresh engine bay pic with the extra little bits of bling I've since added. Here you will see the Tein Flex Z's, Tein EDFC motors. Some STI bracing with the strut / v...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-22-2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,175
Posted By Mim
Same. I'm just past 19,000km / 2.5 year mark and...

Same. I'm just past 19,000km / 2.5 year mark and I have a feeling they will comfortably see me out to the 6 year mark. If staying N/A and mostly daily driving, the stock tyres are actually pretty...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-22-2017, 03:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,175
Posted By Mim
Really sorry I missed your query. I have since...

Really sorry I missed your query. I have since added the STI V-brace, which had a slight improvement on ride and am next looking to try out the STI Draw stiffener as I hear it will further improve...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 05-22-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,175
Posted By Mim
My local JB-Hifi in Moore Park actually. They got...

My local JB-Hifi in Moore Park actually. They got a mobile installer that comes in and does great work.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-13-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,308
Posted By Mim
Most welcome! I'm considering it for my own BRZ...

Most welcome! I'm considering it for my own BRZ down the line but a CWP color.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 04-08-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,308
Posted By Mim
Have you thought about getting the STI kit and...

Have you thought about getting the STI kit and have all bar the ledge painted body color? This would be for the side skirts and rear spats.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-07-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 20,616
Posted By Mim
I have not used my new car warranty for anything...

I have not used my new car warranty for anything but peace of mind. Had the car for 2.5 years now. Stock engine, but plenty of other mods.

More than happy to buy another one after this one should...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 04-03-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,118
Posted By Mim
Yup. That's what why I pay other people to work...

Yup. That's what why I pay other people to work on my car. Looks like a pita of a process.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-01-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By Mim
Here you go. This will cover the components and...

Here you go. This will cover the components and how they al fit into the performance picture. http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81493
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-09-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,145
Posted By Mim
Only if raining and by accident ie being too...

Only if raining and by accident ie being too enthusiastic for the conditions. Stock tires have more than enough grip otherwise at stock power levels.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-28-2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 25,847
Posted By Mim
Everyone has a different view of what constitutes...

Everyone has a different view of what constitutes acceptable or great about a car. Thankfully there is enough after market support to help tweak and mod your ride to suit your needs.

I wasn't too...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 02-25-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,779
Posted By Mim
Believe the stripper (lol) only made it out in...

Believe the stripper (lol) only made it out in Japan. At least in AU we never saw it and also think it would rarely have been purchased as it only really appeals to the track day crowd and who does...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-17-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,717
Posted By Mim
Isn't the RS 1.0 unique to the US market only?...

Isn't the RS 1.0 unique to the US market only? From memory even the TRD body kit is unique and different to the regular JDM one.

Assuming you love the color then (to me) the RS 1.0 is a no brainer...
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