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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By DarkSunrise
I had an RSX a long time ago. The interior was...

I had an RSX a long time ago. The interior was probably my favorite part about that car. Never had any rattles and the build quality was high even after eight years of ownership. My second...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-05-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By DarkSunrise
Love that color combo on your Exige! :drool:

Love that color combo on your Exige! :drool:
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 02-05-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 632
Posted By DarkSunrise
This is how I see them too. Cheap reversible...

This is how I see them too. Cheap reversible paint jobs... I can understand the appeal. Just a vinyl wrap by itself I don't think is rice in the same way a car with an aftermarket non-functional...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-05-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By DarkSunrise
Ironically the two cars weight about the same...

Ironically the two cars weight about the same (2723 vs. 2758 lbs.) thanks to the heavy battery packs in the Tesla. :bonk:

Elise or Exige for me please.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-04-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,519
Posted By DarkSunrise
Almost forgot this gorgeous one from Bulletproof...

Almost forgot this gorgeous one from Bulletproof Auto:
http://speedhunters-wp-production.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/04060043/Bulletproof-FRS-13-1200x800.jpg

And the Fensport...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-04-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 11,523
Posted By DarkSunrise
They've got some big shoes to fill, but I'm...

They've got some big shoes to fill, but I'm excited to see the first season.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-04-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,243
Posted By DarkSunrise
Sorry to hear about your troubles OP. This is...

Sorry to hear about your troubles OP. This is one of the reasons I try to be super careful when buying used and usually get PPI's done. At least it's just a rear diff and gives you an excuse to...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-04-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,595
Posted By DarkSunrise
Well what were your reasons for buying an FR-S in...

Well what were your reasons for buying an FR-S in the first place? It's got some definite advantages over a WRX (I used to have an STI myself), but if those aren't things you appreciate then you...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 02-03-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,519
Posted By DarkSunrise
Michele Abbate: ...

Michele Abbate:
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y112/xixltjxix/FRS%20EM2%201_zpsklnrjymv.jpg

Tony Rivera:
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=113873&stc=1&d=1435597705
...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-03-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 26,448
Posted By DarkSunrise
Haha I'm thinking future Toyota GT86 owners will...

Haha I'm thinking future Toyota GT86 owners will be swapping badges for Scion to be different again.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-03-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 26,448
Posted By DarkSunrise
I kind of like having the Scion version of this...

I kind of like having the Scion version of this car now lol.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-03-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,393
Posted By DarkSunrise
If true, it's been a long time coming. Scion...

If true, it's been a long time coming. Scion hasn't exactly been lighting up sales charts. Doesn't really matter though, as the FR-S will simply be imported under the Toyota brand as it is...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-01-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By DarkSunrise
I had a chance to sit in the new ND Miata last...

I had a chance to sit in the new ND Miata last weekend. In terms of the transmission, the shifts felt extremely smooth which I liked, but others might prefer more feedback/notchiness going into each...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-01-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By DarkSunrise
LOL I do the exact same thing when I drive my...

LOL I do the exact same thing when I drive my wife's GTI (auto/DSG). When I start her car, I slam my left foot into the floorboard thinking there's a clutch. She usually doesn't notice but gives me...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-29-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By DarkSunrise
There are other reviewers who preferred the...

There are other reviewers who preferred the FR-S/BRZ. Paul and Todd from Everyday Driver both liked the FR-S better (and Todd eventually bought one for himself). In the Motortrend comparison that...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-28-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By DarkSunrise
Here is the best explanation I've seen so far on...

Here is the best explanation I've seen so far on torque steer:



Taken from this thread:
https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/26smic/eli5_torque_steer_i_know_what_it_is_but_what/
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-28-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 814
Posted By DarkSunrise
Great looking car!

Great looking car!
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-28-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 25,105
Posted By DarkSunrise
LOL truth.

LOL truth.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-28-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,964
Posted By DarkSunrise
Haha I know, I just want that car without the...

Haha I know, I just want that car without the $100k pricetag + markup :thumbup: Porsche should have just saved themselves the effort and rebadged that the next-gen Boxster/Cayman S.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-28-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,964
Posted By DarkSunrise
The new turbo 4 probably generate great numbers...

The new turbo 4 probably generate great numbers on paper (fuel economy, midrange torque), but I still love Porsche's NA engines.

The throttle response and sound of the NA 3.4L flat 6 in my old...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-28-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By DarkSunrise
Would love to hear your thoughts about the...

Would love to hear your thoughts about the Edelbrock SC on track.

Also time to update your signature pic with new color scheme :)
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-28-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 25,105
Posted By DarkSunrise
Yeah one of the reviews said you could just mash...

Yeah one of the reviews said you could just mash the gas mid-corner and the car would initiate a drift then correct itself. Sounds a bit artificial to me.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-24-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,217
Posted By DarkSunrise
I would go for the Chevy SS especially if you can...

I would go for the Chevy SS especially if you can get an employee discount. Looks like they can handle child seats pretty easily:
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-15-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,430
Posted By DarkSunrise
Haha yeah I can kind of see that from that angle.

Haha yeah I can kind of see that from that angle.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-07-2016, 01:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By DarkSunrise
MT Track Comparison: 2016 Viper ACR vs. 2015 Corvette Z06

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vs. 2016 Dodge Viper ACR - Head 2 Head Ep. 72 - YouTube

Wow I expected the Viper be the quickest at MRLS, but did not expect it to be 2.5 seconds faster than the Vette...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 01-06-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,476
Views: 249,717
Posted By DarkSunrise
You're probably looking for this thread: ...

You're probably looking for this thread:

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=91820
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-02-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,210
Posted By DarkSunrise
The 370z sounds terrible from the inside (very...

The 370z sounds terrible from the inside (very thrashy), but sounds surprisingly good on the outside. It's different in that way from the old 350z which managed to sound good both inside and out. ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-31-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,572
Posted By DarkSunrise
Definitely. Even after all these years, there...

Definitely. Even after all these years, there still isn't another sub-2800 lbs. RWD coupe on the market for under $50k. My main issue with the car (engine note) was easily fixed with a UEL header. ...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 12-25-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,388
Posted By DarkSunrise
This is a nice comparison between headers. Same...

This is a nice comparison between headers. Same day, same dyno, same tuner, but different cars. Has some of the top headers (Ace, JDL, PTuning). The low/midrange gains on the Ace are impressive.
...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 12-24-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By DarkSunrise
:D Haha I like that. I'll probably try some...

:D Haha I like that. I'll probably try some night events at VIR this year. How are your laptimes in night vs. day?
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