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Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 06-11-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 993
Posted By ashtray
FS: (SoCal) 2013 SWP BRZ Limited 9k Miles

*********SOLD**********


Garaged from day 1, and NEVER MODDED.

Under 9k miles. Excellent+ condition. never parked next to another car I didn't know. Clean title, and no liens. No dings,...
Forum: Want-To-Buy Requests 06-06-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By ashtray
I have a '13 SWP, Limited, manual, with right...

I have a '13 SWP, Limited, manual, with right under 9k miles, bone stock, garaged since day 1, no front plate holes. No scratches, door dings, etc. Been considering selling it since I obviously...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-28-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,707
Posted By ashtray
Do you routinely leave your car running when...

Do you routinely leave your car running when visiting the pizza place late at night? If so, and if you are there regularly on your way to work, its possible someone saw you do this once and has...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-28-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,490
Posted By ashtray
Plugging that sound tube was the best mod I have...

Plugging that sound tube was the best mod I have done to the car. Made the engine sound like a tractor. Now plugged the inside is much more quiet and the car seems more refined.

I have no...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 03-18-2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 221,076
Posted By ashtray
Re: 5hp increase. I wonder if they got rid of...

Re: 5hp increase. I wonder if they got rid of the torque dip at lower rpms though? There's a bunch of tuning they could do to make the car faster and give it a healthly bump in hp but still not...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-27-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,283
Posted By ashtray
Selling this car as a Toyota without changing any...

Selling this car as a Toyota without changing any of the styling would be a huge mistake.

*looks at the global market for the GT86*

Uh - never mind. It seems they're already been selling this...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 02-24-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,057
Posted By ashtray
I have 225/45/17 MPSS on 17x7.75" wheels. The...

I have 225/45/17 MPSS on 17x7.75" wheels. The difference in feel from stock is unreal. Confidence in cornering whereas before I never knew if the front or rear would wash out on a turn. There's sharp...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-14-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,110
Posted By ashtray
But it also changed spring rates, suspension...

But it also changed spring rates, suspension travel, and suspension geometry. So yeah, pot holes are ZERO problem with a stock suspension. You can hit a pot hole mid turn and not be thrown off your...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-13-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,110
Posted By ashtray
http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo97/ashtray_ta...

http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo97/ashtray_talkbass/04C78AAB-D9B4-48F0-BF08-F4E8C533FA8B.jpg
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-08-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,503
Posted By ashtray
http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo97/ashtray_ta...

http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo97/ashtray_talkbass/E31F96A4-099E-42DA-ABA7-24EB9E98962C.jpg
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-23-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,619
Posted By ashtray
I had a right foot injury so I tried driving...

I had a right foot injury so I tried driving using only my left foot. I was doing ok until I had to hit the brakes - then I almost broke my jaw on the steering wheel as I was unaware of how touch...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-23-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 55,529
Posted By ashtray
Trolling comment? Iphone 5 has bigger screen...

Trolling comment?

Iphone 5 has bigger screen and better cameras. Iphone 6 again has bigger screen and better cameras and better display. Sure, you can make a phone call just as good on an iphone 4...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-20-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,779
Posted By ashtray
$16k for a 23k mile Limited is a real good price....

$16k for a 23k mile Limited is a real good price. Why would you buy a newer one instead of financing the 2013 purchase? Unless you beat on your lease car or had issues. I don't see a reason to...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-13-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,342
Posted By ashtray
This is why I only shop at reputable stores like...

This is why I only shop at reputable stores like Target, Home Depot, and... oh. :(

Yeah - id theft and fraudulent cc charges are super commonplace now. The CC have to fight to stay ahead of the...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-10-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,005
Posted By ashtray
A PRHT Miata shoukd weigh less than 3,200 lbs (a...

A PRHT Miata shoukd weigh less than 3,200 lbs (a bunch less I'd think). Prices are super affordable compared to the BMW, both in initial purchase price and maintenance. But its a different car than...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-03-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,576
Posted By ashtray
3,000 miles? Sounds like a nice bonding session!

3,000 miles? Sounds like a nice bonding session!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 22,778
Posted By ashtray
I'm right there with ya - bought my car June...

I'm right there with ya - bought my car June 2012, and have 8k miles on mine too! :party0030: Wait, did you say 81k?! :confused0068:

Is 3 1/2 years too long to wait for first oil change? Or did...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-26-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,318
Posted By ashtray
One: forget drag racing. If a V6 Camry pulls up...

One: forget drag racing. If a V6 Camry pulls up next to you, they *could* take you - BUT they won't 99% of the time. Why? Bc they're not flooring it when the light turns green.

You want the car...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-26-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,785
Posted By ashtray
Welcome to CA - prepare to return your car to...

Welcome to CA - prepare to return your car to stock. (you need to have your car pass smog inspection, meaning every component of the engine from the intake to the exhaust has to be either original or...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-26-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,041
Posted By ashtray
My first car had twice the weight, half the...

My first car had twice the weight, half the power, and 1/10th the handling ability (but 500x the ride quality - floating on air, sitting on a sofa... front bench seat came in handy too. :D ) - sorry,...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-26-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By ashtray
Totaled.

Totaled.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-10-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By ashtray
I knew a girl in college who had gotten her dad's...

I knew a girl in college who had gotten her dad's 4 year old Saab (expensive car at the time) as her car to drive. She didn't know how to use the clutch do she "just didn't". Car needed a full trans...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 12-09-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By ashtray
Depends which lights you have on yours. The BRZ...

Depends which lights you have on yours. The BRZ has an adjustment switch, but the standard FRS does not. (The special editions might, if they use the BRZ headlights.)
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-09-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,456
Posted By ashtray
I've read the middle pedal wears out the brake...

I've read the middle pedal wears out the brake pads, so I've been trying to avoid touching it. The far left pedal wears out the clutch plate if you use it too much or improperly. Don't even get me...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-06-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By ashtray
Taken from *another* (ahem) webpage: ...

Taken from *another* (ahem) webpage:


Doctor: Madam, your husband needs rest and peace, so here are some sleeping pills.
Wife: Doc, when should I give them to him?
Doctor: They are for you.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-06-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,627
Posted By ashtray
I wonder how much the sticker weighs? Do they...

I wonder how much the sticker weighs? Do they have to add another sticker warning about the weight the first sticker added? And then another to warn about the 2nd sticker? Will it ever end?! ;)
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-25-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,962
Posted By ashtray
Is your BRZ turbo'd? If not, which are you - old...

Is your BRZ turbo'd? If not, which are you - old or lesbian? Or both? :lol:

Back to OP - I will commonly park next to another Subaru if given a choice in a lot full of cars. I typically park away...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-09-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,516
Posted By ashtray
45 minutes? How about destroying a clutch in...

45 minutes? How about destroying a clutch in under 45 SECONDS?!

http://youtu.be/oebzAIZEfxQ

Seriously - its not likely, but trying to launch an AWD car can destroy a clutch easily. In a rwd...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 09-21-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,311
Posted By ashtray
NYC area driving? AWD. If you can have two...

NYC area driving? AWD.

If you can have two cars, then a BRZ could be your fair weather car.

NYC parking? WRX - its a little taller and if parallel parking is involved, it might get hit...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 09-21-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,424
Posted By ashtray
Wow - smart financial decision making! Most...

Wow - smart financial decision making! Most people drive beaters in college then get their first real job and run out and buy/lease a BMW (ahem, not that I'd know anything about that... :D ).
...
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