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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-26-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,129
Posted By daiheadjai
I always feel like the quoted 6.2 second 0-60 is...

I always feel like the quoted 6.2 second 0-60 is wildly-optimistic.
And I wonder what unspeakable abuse the clutch had to endure for anything close to that...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-26-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,456
Posted By daiheadjai
Serious orange peel, you say? Hmm.... this is...

Serious orange peel, you say?
Hmm.... this is more like the real thing than I imagined.

Still, for $14 it better come with more than 200hp, and a better interior.
(am I doing this right?)
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 03-02-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 68,212
Views: 4,939,918
Posted By daiheadjai
I've always dreamed of inventing a miniature,...

I've always dreamed of inventing a miniature, low-powered laser turret of some sort, specifically to target bugs.
Think of all the entertainment to be had if you just parked one outside and watched...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-29-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 68,212
Views: 4,939,918
Posted By daiheadjai
That, and take up drinking?

That, and take up drinking?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-29-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 68,212
Views: 4,939,918
Posted By daiheadjai
So what you're saying is, we're boned either way?

So what you're saying is, we're boned either way?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-28-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 68,212
Views: 4,939,918
Posted By daiheadjai
Was hoping to hear your thoughts on this. Great...

Was hoping to hear your thoughts on this.
Great points that I hadn't thought of (re: supporting tools/materials).
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-28-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 68,212
Views: 4,939,918
Posted By daiheadjai
Random thought: what with all the supply chain...

Random thought: what with all the supply chain disruptions due to the effects of the coronavirus on China in particular, does this validate the concept of diversification?

I mean, yes there's...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-27-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 453
Views: 35,177
Posted By daiheadjai
I'm not sure I'd agree with this. Yes, Toyota...

I'm not sure I'd agree with this.
Yes, Toyota from the 90s through till about the mid-aughts was a bland, soulless company of beancounters making cars, but it's hard to ignore the change in tone...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-25-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,988
Posted By daiheadjai
If they do free shipping to the continental US,...

If they do free shipping to the continental US, then try CBI USA - they have PO boxes, and are located at Niagara Falls.
Costs about $6USD to pick up each package (or each tire).

I've picked up...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-25-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,988
Posted By daiheadjai
Man, that would be so tempting! Unfortunately,...

Man, that would be so tempting!
Unfortunately, I think I'll need to wait a couple more years (wife has a 2nd baby on the way) - once the little ones are able to climb into the backseats themselves,...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-24-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,988
Posted By daiheadjai
Don't be surprised if your wife one day says "I...

Don't be surprised if your wife one day says "I miss the BRZ"
We replaced my BRZ with an Impreza hatch.
Even now, my wife points out that the suspension in the Impreza makes her nauseous (much more...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-28-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,239
Posted By daiheadjai
Make sure you get a good test-drive including...

Make sure you get a good test-drive including running it to redline.
I testdrove a 2003 Matrix XRS (I wanted the 2003 for the higher fuel-cutoff) but the thing felt like it wasn't even capable of...
Forum: CANADA 09-06-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7,285
Views: 1,175,323
Posted By daiheadjai
White FRS with Rota Torques and Ferrari 458...

White FRS with Rota Torques and Ferrari 458 taillights at the T&T plaza (Steeles/Warden) on Labour Day Monday ~7pm.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-08-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,932
Posted By daiheadjai
That kinda makes sense..... And I'm kinda...

That kinda makes sense.....
And I'm kinda digging this....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-05-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,932
Posted By daiheadjai
You could set it on fire. Oh wait, you want...

You could set it on fire.

Oh wait, you want "Char Ed", not "Charred"....

Side note: I guess the colour scheme would be too garish, but it'd be nice to have an Amuro edition of something.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-27-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,932
Posted By daiheadjai
Are there any shifter bushings or short shifter...

Are there any shifter bushings or short shifter kits out there for the iM?
I put one in my 2008 Honda Fit (which already had a pretty decent stock shifter for an econobox) and it feels far better. I...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-08-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,654
Posted By daiheadjai
Honestly, I was surprised by how positive their...

Honestly, I was surprised by how positive their response to the Corolla was.
I had been worried that it was going to be another case of Toyota talking big about being more...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-12-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,467
Posted By daiheadjai
I'm really enjoying my 2008 Honda Fit 5spd. ...

I'm really enjoying my 2008 Honda Fit 5spd.
Great shifter for an econobox, as well as surprisingly-good handling.
With the 5-speed, keeping up/ahead of traffic is a breeze. You can also put on...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-12-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 131,858
Posted By daiheadjai
I actually feel like it's a lot harder to add...

I actually feel like it's a lot harder to add stuff that doesn't ruin the overall looks of the car. For a useful example of what not to do, try any 90s/00s Veilside kits.

The door garnish is the...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-09-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By daiheadjai
Thanks - I'll do some research on the 228i (we...

Thanks - I'll do some research on the 228i (we don't get the 220i/d) and see if anything drops into my price range when I'm ready to buy!
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-08-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By daiheadjai
Thanks for the detailed reply. Not planning to...

Thanks for the detailed reply.
Not planning to sell the S2000 - but that's purely a summer car and only has 2 seats so it can't do family duties.

Being from the area, you probably understand why...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-08-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By daiheadjai
Thanks for the great reply! Yes, absolutely I...

Thanks for the great reply!
Yes, absolutely I meant the 128i has lower maintenance costs than the 135i (and definitely not the BRZ/86).

I'm definitely not expecting something that handles as well...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-07-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,493
Posted By daiheadjai
128i Coupe

Looking at the 128i as my next fun commuter and occasional family hauler.
I've got a toddler in a rear-facing Diono R120 seat, and the car would need to be able to handle the prospect of another...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-06-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,050
Posted By daiheadjai
The mane reason that lion is harrier, is because...

The mane reason that lion is harrier, is because it's not a female lion.

I will see myself out.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-05-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,050
Posted By daiheadjai
Before Lexus launched in Japan, I'm sure some...

Before Lexus launched in Japan, I'm sure some owners would have taken their Toyota Aristo (JDM version of Lexus GS series), Harrier (RX series) or Celsior (LS series) for the USDM treatment.

Not...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-05-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,050
Posted By daiheadjai
Or putting Lexus badges on Aristos, Harriers,...

Or putting Lexus badges on Aristos, Harriers, Celsiors, etc.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-05-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,050
Posted By daiheadjai
It's a LHD JDM car. Comment was highly...

It's a LHD JDM car.
Comment was highly tongue-in-cheek.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-04-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,050
Posted By daiheadjai
Wait, I'm confused: from the JDM perspective,...

Wait, I'm confused: from the JDM perspective, wouldn't the LHD USDM Cavalier be the cool one?

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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-04-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,050
Posted By daiheadjai
Hmmm... I was expecting a discussion about owning...

Hmmm... I was expecting a discussion about owning a Toyota Cavalier from the thread title.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 02-02-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 29,318
Posted By daiheadjai
This thread needs a NSFW now... Sent from...

This thread needs a NSFW now...

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