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Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-13-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,064
Posted By daiheadjai
I think it might be premature for performance...

I think it might be premature for performance mods (F/I, upgraded brakes, coilovers, etc.), but I heartily-endorse mods that improve the "feel" of the driving experience (which is really what this...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-12-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 511,906
Posted By daiheadjai
I've never liked silver paint, but I have to say...

I've never liked silver paint, but I have to say that silver (or a very metallic grey) really lets you appreciate the curves and character lines of a car.

Of course, that's not always a good...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-11-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 511,906
Posted By daiheadjai
Must be all the "needs moar trubo" comments he...

Must be all the "needs moar trubo" comments he reads on the interwebs.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 12-07-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,001
Posted By daiheadjai
I'm told humfrz walked with the dinosaurs. I...

I'm told humfrz walked with the dinosaurs.

I work at a bank, with a focus on compliance and data analysis.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-07-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,070
Posted By daiheadjai
Thanks for that news, Debbie Downer.....

Thanks for that news, Debbie Downer.....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-07-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,070
Posted By daiheadjai
I gotta say I have much admiration for Akio. ...

I gotta say I have much admiration for Akio.
And it does seem like some segments of autojournos and YouTubers are seeing the change - the latest Corolla has received strong recommendations in all of...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-07-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By daiheadjai
I was quoted $3,000 Canuckbucks to wrap the S2000...

I was quoted $3,000 Canuckbucks to wrap the S2000 (I hate silver, but it everything else about it was fantastic). Promptly got that expensive fool idea out of my head, and just learned to love the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-20-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,201
Posted By daiheadjai
Yeah, but define "do something" first. "Do...

Yeah, but define "do something" first.
"Do something" could mean anything from deliver small-to-moderate downforce or aero, to "transform car into rear-biased race car"

I mean, even the 86's $700...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-13-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,546
Posted By daiheadjai
Does anyone else get a hankering for Tex-Mex food...

Does anyone else get a hankering for Tex-Mex food every time they read TNGA?
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 11-13-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,980
Posted By daiheadjai
My first fall with the BRZ (I think it was like...

My first fall with the BRZ (I think it was like mid-late October or November), I drove through some relatively wet weather (not even snow and ice) on the Primacys.

My first few passes through some...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-13-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,270
Posted By daiheadjai
That's down to taste. I'd have preferred if...

That's down to taste.
I'd have preferred if they went for the TOMS look instead of the faux-lentis.

But that's just me - I'm sure it's a problem with plenty of aftermarket solutions.

EDIT: To...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-09-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,270
Posted By daiheadjai
I would buy one. And bring back the old...

I would buy one.
And bring back the old taillight cluster too.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-08-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,546
Posted By daiheadjai
I wouldn't worry - this is all speculation. The...

I wouldn't worry - this is all speculation.
The same news was spun in the opposite direction on Jalopnik:

There, the logic went that the 86 would be safe because Toyota needs a halo car to get...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-05-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,071
Posted By daiheadjai
Those exposed ankles got me all hot under the...

Those exposed ankles got me all hot under the collar....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-29-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,071
Posted By daiheadjai
The engine might not be an issue, but the gearbox...

The engine might not be an issue, but the gearbox does seem to have some documented problems (grinding etc.).

Gotta say, Honda's recent offerings seem to have lost the reliability plot. A buddy...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-29-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By daiheadjai
Plus the occasional crossover with...

Plus the occasional crossover with Savagegeese/Dezoris...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-24-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,881
Posted By daiheadjai
Currently, I find Musk-worshippers to be rude for...

Currently, I find Musk-worshippers to be rude for their smarmy, smug sanctimoniousness*.

So I guess they're ahead of the ICE pack after all!

* Irace - I'm not referring to you, but there are...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-23-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,989
Posted By daiheadjai
If we don't buy new, we have no one to blame but...

If we don't buy new, we have no one to blame but ourselves for a lack of sporty options out there (and eventually, this will trickle to our beloved used car market).

EDIT: Tcoat beat me to it -...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-11-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,177
Posted By daiheadjai
If you're mechanically-inclined, and willing to...

If you're mechanically-inclined, and willing to pay at the pump, the RX8 is a dream family-hauler for me (sadly, I am only somewhat OK with #1, and not so much with #2).
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 10-03-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By daiheadjai
Several others have also pointed out that the...

Several others have also pointed out that the Cayman (I think it was a Cayman) also has a similar dip, albeit less-pronounced (or perhaps less an issue due to higher power/torque), suggesting it...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-26-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 511,906
Posted By daiheadjai
OR just stuff a ready-built 2JZ-GTE in there.

OR just stuff a ready-built 2JZ-GTE in there.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-25-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,859
Posted By daiheadjai
Oh please let it be Mazda.... Maybe Toyota can...

Oh please let it be Mazda....
Maybe Toyota can do what they couldn't: Make rotaries both reliable and less thirsty.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-19-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 23,701
Posted By daiheadjai
Fair point. If the latest Jalopnik...

Fair point.
If the latest Jalopnik article/interview of Tada is correct, Toyota initially planned a Supra successor as early as 1997, but then canned it to chase their goal of being the #1 volume...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-14-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By daiheadjai
And Manuel Tranny used to have an "ita" at the...

And Manuel Tranny used to have an "ita" at the end of "senor"
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-14-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By daiheadjai
100% cars come with manuals. They're usually in...

100% cars come with manuals. They're usually in the glove box.

I'm sorry - just thought a Dad joke would salve the pain.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-05-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 23,701
Posted By daiheadjai
...and it has to cost $20,000 or else its...

...and it has to cost $20,000 or else its overpriced!

"My Mom's Odyssey can stomp this POS from a stop, all day"
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-05-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 23,701
Posted By daiheadjai
Yeah - that's more of a tongue-in-cheek remark...

Yeah - that's more of a tongue-in-cheek remark about how much bashing the Toyobaru gets for its power. I have no doubt that it is a sports car. As impressive as a Cobalt SS or Neon SRT4 is, I...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-05-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By daiheadjai
To my knowledge, the BRZ (and FRS/86) always came...

To my knowledge, the BRZ (and FRS/86) always came with the option of an automatic.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-05-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 23,701
Posted By daiheadjai
Hmmm..... is 200hp excellent enough? (Running...

Hmmm..... is 200hp excellent enough?
(Running away after lighting the fuse)
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-04-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 23,701
Posted By daiheadjai
Side note: for anyone reading Jalopnik, I love...

Side note: for anyone reading Jalopnik, I love how the peanut gallery there is so quick to bust Toyota's balls (and Honda/Acura) for the "lengthy" gestation of the next gen Supra and NSX, but I'm not...
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