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Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,683
Posted By shiumai
3.2" from the inside of the hood to the lowest...

3.2" from the inside of the hood to the lowest point. I'm sure you can seal if off with a cap secured by a hose clamp; just like the duct is attached.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 11-04-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 943
Posted By shiumai
His purse might be bigger than yours. :)

His purse might be bigger than yours.


:)
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 10-26-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By shiumai
It's posts like this that make me wish there was...

It's posts like this that make me wish there was a 'Thumbs down/useless post' button to press.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 10-24-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,058
Posted By shiumai
It was tamiya spray paint - it's been so long I...

It was tamiya spray paint - it's been so long I don't recall the exact colour; sorry.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 10-24-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,058
Posted By shiumai
Ain't that the truth! I wanted to build a replica...

Ain't that the truth! I wanted to build a replica of my BRZ a few years ago and really had to hunt down some Rays 57xtremes, but I found them (on a Japanese website of course)! When I got them, I...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 10-20-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By shiumai
Lend him your car to drive while you take the bus...

Lend him your car to drive while you take the bus to work and pay him off slowly.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-19-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 6,911
Posted By shiumai
You can always mod a BRZ/GT86 to make it go...

You can always mod a BRZ/GT86 to make it go faster (like I did with a supercharger); but ugly will always be ugly. That would have been a bigger hurdle for me to get over.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 10-19-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 6,911
Posted By shiumai
This. I think they're ugly, too. It depends on...

This. I think they're ugly, too. It depends on whether you're looking at the numbers on paper, and leaving emotion out of it. For me, buying a car is in part an emotional choice, otherwise i'd have...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-11-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,779
Posted By shiumai
...and I still haven't learned to use mine. I've...

...and I still haven't learned to use mine. I've never had my BRZ on cruise control, lol.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-10-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,779
Posted By shiumai
Well - in some cases. Obviously not in ours. :D ...

Well - in some cases. Obviously not in ours. :D


https://futurism.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/forumla-1-car-wheel1.jpg
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-28-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,698
Posted By shiumai
I got an auto, because after 30 years of driving...

I got an auto, because after 30 years of driving a manual, stop and go traffic just was so easy that I didn't feel engaged. Driving was no longer a pleasure as driving a manual had become second...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-24-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 618,543
Posted By shiumai
Yes, still on CARB tune. Made it home today...

Yes, still on CARB tune. Made it home today without incident - car drove normally. Got some electrical connector cleaner and cleaned the same connectors that you did. Keeping my fingers crossed.

...
Forum: Forced Induction 08-24-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 618,543
Posted By shiumai
I had this happen just today. Sitting at a...

I had this happen just today. Sitting at a traffic light and upon taking off, CEL came on and car went into limp mode. Pulled over, then made it into a parking lot where I pulled out my OBD2 reader...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-18-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,886
Posted By shiumai
I have grey, but I think the traditional Subie...

I have grey, but I think the traditional Subie combo of WRB with gold wheels looks great. Both colours look great, but WRB stands out more and is a real pretty colour. Grey is more subtle and...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-14-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By shiumai
I used to see my old flame's old flame. My...

I used to see my old flame's old flame. My ex-girlfriend sold her car (after we broke up) to some guy in our neighbourhood so I used to see him driving around in it once in a while, lol. It was a...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 07-11-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,000
Posted By shiumai
Off topic here, but what do you plan on doing...

Off topic here, but what do you plan on doing after you get the PharmD? Work as a pharmacist, researcher or something like an MSL for a pharma company?

My wife has her PhD in biochemistry and...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 07-11-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By shiumai
It's not missing anything. That's how it comes....

It's not missing anything. That's how it comes. Just clean that white stuff out with a Q-tip.
Forum: Southern California 07-08-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By shiumai
hey, i think your 280ZX S130 here: ...

hey, i think your 280ZX S130 here:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/578962697/nissan-datsun-280zx-s130-fairlady-z?ref=shop_home_active_2


is really a 280Z S30.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 06-27-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,479
Posted By shiumai
British racing green if it's a solid...

British racing green if it's a solid (non-metallic) colour.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 06-21-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By shiumai
I got mine from: http://www.jdmfv.com/12-16-brz/ ...

I got mine from: http://www.jdmfv.com/12-16-brz/


https://i.imgur.com/vyHzVL3.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/rd7BEdt.jpg
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-30-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,229
Posted By shiumai
I want to see a pic of your car with it 0.9"...

I want to see a pic of your car with it 0.9" ground clearance.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 05-24-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By shiumai
Mine's been doing this since day 1 when I first...

Mine's been doing this since day 1 when I first bought it in 2013. Idles fine, no RPM hunting or fluctuation. Just dips low when stopping and the DRLs will flicker. Figured it was normal and as long...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 05-22-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,168
Posted By shiumai
You need the 3.5 lb hammer. Make sure it's the...

You need the 3.5 lb hammer. Make sure it's the right-handed one. Also the racing grade zip ties are junk - the yellow NHRA-spec racing grade+ zip ties are stronger.

You're welcome.
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 05-07-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 441,565
Posted By shiumai
https://5586.bigcartel.com/category/stickers

https://5586.bigcartel.com/category/stickers
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 05-01-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By shiumai
Does it happen only once when you apply the brake...

Does it happen only once when you apply the brake or every time you let off the brake and step on it again while backing in? Or, does it happen if you don't apply the brake?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-24-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 15,528
Posted By shiumai
You bet it changes it. After installing my...

You bet it changes it. After installing my Edelbrock SC, my car now goes to 11. When it was stock, it would go up to 10. Now it's one faster. When it was N/A, and I was driving at 10/10, where could...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-23-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 15,528
Posted By shiumai
You mean Flatbrimicus Vapious Stancenatiens?

You mean Flatbrimicus Vapious Stancenatiens?
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-23-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 15,528
Posted By shiumai
Depends on how 'undead' (re-animated corpse) is...

Depends on how 'undead' (re-animated corpse) is defined and whether the cat became a zombie due to a zombie virus or magic/witchcraft. :D

Adding to the mix, a quote from one of the most awesome...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-23-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 15,528
Posted By shiumai
Unless it's a zombie cat, which is neither dead...

Unless it's a zombie cat, which is neither dead nor alive, but undead.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-23-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 15,528
Posted By shiumai
Did some quick calcs: Assuming original...

Did some quick calcs:

Assuming original stock c.g. is 18.12" from ground (stock height)

Added Edelbrock supercharger at stock height (estimated added weight 62 lbs at 24"): c.g. = 18.24"
...
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