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Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-25-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,657
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, could be on a Lexus engine but I'm pretty...

Yeah, could be on a Lexus engine but I'm pretty sure Yamaha wasn't involved with this Subaru engine. The D-4S was strictly Toyota/Denso. It'd be cool though if Yamaha were to actually tune the heads...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-25-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,657
Posted By Bristecom
Well then it's probably the updated version of...

Well then it's probably the updated version of the official German circuit car I mentioned. Mods like that are never going to make it to a production model in the USA.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,657
Posted By Bristecom
It's just some tuner's car. Not likely to be...

It's just some tuner's car. Not likely to be anything official Toyota or Subaru. They already created a circuit version of the GT86 in Germany with even nicer components.



I have found no...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 06-24-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,657
Posted By Bristecom
To all those who do not wish for this car to...

To all those who do not wish for this car to continue due to wanting your own to increase in value - consider this: Someone smashes into your car a few years from now and it's totaled. Now you have...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 06-24-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By Bristecom
I would love to visit that place and Sega...

I would love to visit that place and Sega Joypolis. One day I hope to take a vacation there and also visit Akihabara.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-21-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,884
Posted By Bristecom
Some people love the look of this car and are...

Some people love the look of this car and are planning to buy one. So when they see downgrades in appearances, it's disappointing. And besides, this is a forum and a thread about the 2015 model...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-14-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,744
Posted By Bristecom
Isn't it interesting how most people want the...

Isn't it interesting how most people want the Monogram edition? They got bought up rather quickly while there are still plenty of 2013 models sitting at my local dealer's lot. I knew this would...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-26-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 11,359
Posted By Bristecom
To some, your car would be considered rice,...

To some, your car would be considered rice, Husker. This sort of thing is inevitable when an affordable sporty car comes out. They want to make their car unique and buy a bunch of aftermarket stuff...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-26-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,932
Posted By Bristecom
That's why I insist on my friends not smoking in...

That's why I insist on my friends not smoking in or around my car. They get pissed but I don't want ashes floating around and potentially starting fire. It's a stupid and expensive habit anyway.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-24-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,099
Posted By Bristecom
Eeeeh... I definitely wouldn't call those sleek,...

Eeeeh... I definitely wouldn't call those sleek, hot, or pretty. But to each their own. :iono:
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-23-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,099
Posted By Bristecom
Meet the Toyota ST185: Toyota Celica Turbo...

Meet the Toyota ST185:

Toyota Celica Turbo 4WD ST185 tarmac action with pure engine sounds (WRC Rallye Catalunya 1993) - YouTube
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 05-23-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Bristecom
Good to see more competition at the highest level...

Good to see more competition at the highest level - especially from the Japanese. I wish they'd of just revealed it though. But I'm sure they don't want to give away too much yet.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-16-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 25,047
Posted By Bristecom
I agree, the shark fin antenna looks awful on...

I agree, the shark fin antenna looks awful on this car. I really don't like the new fake carbon fiber dash compared to the old T patterned one, and I don't like the design of the new key either....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 05-13-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,074
Posted By Bristecom
Yep, this article contains excellent information...

Yep, this article contains excellent information on the development of the car. Thanks again for uploading this. It is definitely sticky-worthy material.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-28-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,222
Posted By Bristecom
Are profits evil? I'd much rather a good company...

Are profits evil? I'd much rather a good company profit than a corrupt government. I am aware that Texas isn't perfect either but no doubt, California is becoming a very hostile environment for...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-28-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,256
Posted By Bristecom
When I went to demo an FR-S one time, the car was...

When I went to demo an FR-S one time, the car was idling terribly when we turned it on like you described. I'm sure it had been sitting for a few weeks though.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-28-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,283
Posted By Bristecom
I agree... But what I meant was, if they felt...

I agree... But what I meant was, if they felt like they needed to cut power in order to keep it safe, then they might has well of just added slightly gripper tires instead - that way you'd still be...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-28-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,283
Posted By Bristecom
SWP, I originally suspected that may be the...

SWP, I originally suspected that may be the reason too. In MotoGP, the crossplane crankshaft was designed to give the engine short breaks in power in order to retain more grip when power sliding....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-25-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,823
Posted By Bristecom
Well, I've only driven it a few times on a...

Well, I've only driven it a few times on a stretch of highway and I don't recall it being unstable. I would prefer a bit more feel/feedback though. Surprisingly, my Evo X MR seems kind of unstable at...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-25-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,823
Posted By Bristecom
Hold up... zero lift? Last I heard it has quite a...

Hold up... zero lift? Last I heard it has quite a bit of lift front and rear. Plus, I've heard quite a few people complain about instability at highway speeds. Now, that could be caused from a lot of...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-25-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,338
Posted By Bristecom
From what I've seen on other 1.6L DI turbo...

From what I've seen on other 1.6L DI turbo engines out there, they do have more torque and potentially more power. But I'd still rather have a higher displacement NA engine. And yeah, if it looks...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-25-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Bristecom
Nope, the tires are assembled in Japan. So that's...

Nope, the tires are assembled in Japan. So that's pure 100% radioactive Japanese air! :party0030:
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 55,185
Posted By Bristecom
I guess that's true. Still... it looks like some...

I guess that's true. Still... it looks like some young kid designed it and was like, "Look! I made the Subaru logo the unlock button! ISN'T THAT COOL!?" :bonk:
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 55,185
Posted By Bristecom
You press the Subaru logo to unlock your car?...

You press the Subaru logo to unlock your car? That's kind of chintzy... I hope they don't use that one on the new FR-S.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-22-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,437
Posted By Bristecom
Assuming they don't make any stupid mistakes,...

Assuming they don't make any stupid mistakes, this new Miata could be a real competitor! In my opinion, the Miata has always been lacking in a few areas: power, fuel economy, styling, technology (eg....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-22-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Bristecom
Yeah, it makes sense, unless they have a larger...

Yeah, it makes sense, unless they have a larger than average fuel tank. But I mean, how likely are these cars to go touring on long trips or even be driven often? Usually when people buy cars like...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-22-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Bristecom
LOL, I always think it's funny when people are...

LOL, I always think it's funny when people are concerned with the fuel mileage on a million dollar car. If you can afford the car, then you can certainly afford the fuel.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-22-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 259,656
Posted By Bristecom
I agree... It's like... come on guys... couldn't...

I agree... It's like... come on guys... couldn't you at least match the interior light colors like virtually every other car in history?
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 04-19-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 169,741
Posted By Bristecom
Mmm... dat torque curve. That's the sort of power...

Mmm... dat torque curve. That's the sort of power band the car should have had stock!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-19-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By Bristecom
Cool story bro. It is so frustrating that people...

Cool story bro. It is so frustrating that people will steal cars like this. We work so hard for these things and they think they can just waltz by and take it. I'm glad he got caught and is in prison.
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