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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-21-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By CaptainSlow
RTFM

RTFM
Forum: Great Lakes 08-19-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 140,928
Posted By CaptainSlow
There was a BRZ at the Buschur Racing DSM/Evo/GTR...

There was a BRZ at the Buschur Racing DSM/Evo/GTR Shootout..think an orange FRS showed up later on as well. Anyone here? I was parked near the D-Sport and Buschur spots
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-14-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By CaptainSlow
Yup - with the rear seats folded down it's like a...

Yup - with the rear seats folded down it's like a really nice metal sleeping bag
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,961
Posted By CaptainSlow
True - it just gets old after a while, I guess....

True - it just gets old after a while, I guess. Like, I personally don't care that it's "slow". It's still faster than a couple of cars I've owned, and it's a lot slower than some others. It really...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-13-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,961
Posted By CaptainSlow
"Is it fast?"

Anyone else tired of getting this question? Every person who comes up to me to talk to me about my car asks it...so tired of explaining..."no, it's not fast...it handles great though". Has happened...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-12-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,615
Posted By CaptainSlow
As far as I know, none exist at this point, which...

As far as I know, none exist at this point, which is why I asked the question.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-11-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,615
Posted By CaptainSlow
And to which camshaft would you suggest everyone...

And to which camshaft would you suggest everyone switch? ಠ_ಠ
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-08-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,619
Posted By CaptainSlow
Nothing like a bit of snow on the ground to make...

Nothing like a bit of snow on the ground to make you feel like a drift god...I swear, this is the most controllable car I've ever driven...seems more controllable when it's sideways than some cars...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-08-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,619
Posted By CaptainSlow
Drove it every day last winter (one of the worst...

Drove it every day last winter (one of the worst I can remember here in MI). Worked fine, even on stock tires. Would have been even better with good snow tires. Yes, you get sideways a lot, but if...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 08-05-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By CaptainSlow
FRS Road Trip - Midland to Houghton (450 miles)

This was a video I made during the 450 mile trip from our house in Midland, MI to our hotel in Houghton, MI (traveled there for our 2-year wedding anniversary). Not much to the video, but I figured...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 08-03-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By CaptainSlow
Quick video: M26 in Michigan's UP

I tried while coming back from copper harbor but the road is in terrible shape now. I remember back a few years it was a great road to drive on...now I couldn't go more than 20mph without feeling...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 08-02-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By CaptainSlow
The approximate area of the video is marked by...

The approximate area of the video is marked by the two arrows (left arrow is start, right arrow is finish)

http://i.imgur.com/SZCdc5G.png
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 08-01-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By CaptainSlow
Yeah it was a LOT of fun...video quality sucks,...

Yeah it was a LOT of fun...video quality sucks, so it's hard to tell...hopefully the new upload will finish soon and I can replace this potato video with something you can actually watch

EDIT: New...
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 08-01-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By CaptainSlow
Quick video: M26 in Michigan's UP

I took this video (along with quite a few others) today while out exploring Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This video is from the stretch of M-26 between Eagle Harbor and Copper Harbor in the Keweenaw...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 08-01-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,615
Posted By CaptainSlow
I just drove 400 miles yesterday and averaged...

I just drove 400 miles yesterday and averaged 33mpg...sometimes being a bit slow has it's benefits
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,191
Posted By CaptainSlow
Gallardo would be my choice...won't ever happen,...

Gallardo would be my choice...won't ever happen, but that would be what I'd look into first if I ever got to that point.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-29-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By CaptainSlow
Wow. Not really even sure what more you can say...

Wow. Not really even sure what more you can say about that.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-29-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,182
Posted By CaptainSlow
I thought the '13 one I had for a week...

I thought the '13 one I had for a week (dealership loaner) was painfully slow, and not very "nice" on the inside, but all that is going to be very subjective.
Forum: Software Tuning 07-29-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,592
Views: 145,004
Posted By CaptainSlow
Bicycle On Mustang Dyno - YouTube

Bicycle On Mustang Dyno - YouTube
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 07-29-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By CaptainSlow
No. Axleback does nothing to improve...

No. Axleback does nothing to improve performance...only looks and sound. Same with a cat-back, really. Your main restrictions in flow are going to be the primary and secondary cats...once you replace...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,528
Posted By CaptainSlow
E85 is an ethanol based fuel...85% ethanol. In...

E85 is an ethanol based fuel...85% ethanol. In the US it's made using corn. Can't run it without a tune because the fuel consumption is much higher than with normal gasoline, but with it you can make...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-29-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,592
Views: 145,004
Posted By CaptainSlow
Ah, I'll try that when I get home, thanks!

Ah, I'll try that when I get home, thanks!
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,528
Posted By CaptainSlow
Power: OFT tune/header Handling: Good tires,...

Power: OFT tune/header
Handling: Good tires, performance driving course
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,353
Posted By CaptainSlow
Just contact them and ask for an estimated...

Just contact them and ask for an estimated shipping and delivery date.
Forum: Software Tuning 07-29-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 58,365
Posted By CaptainSlow
I'd also imagine that you need to give the tune a...

I'd also imagine that you need to give the tune a bit of time to settle in...similar to the throttle position, I'm sure things run a little on the safe side before it relearns everything. How many...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 07-29-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By CaptainSlow
I'm thinking now it may have been heat...I had...

I'm thinking now it may have been heat...I had been driving around "spiritedly" before I saw this. I tried it again today during lunch and didn't notice a grind...this was, however, at street speed...
Forum: Software Tuning 07-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,592
Views: 145,004
Posted By CaptainSlow
I asked this a while ago, but figured I'd try...

I asked this a while ago, but figured I'd try again...anyone know if there is a way to change the splash screen picture? The orange FRS is nice, but was hoping to do something custom.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,191
Posted By CaptainSlow
Assuming an entire group people will be...

Assuming an entire group people will be successful enough to own/maintain a $100k+ car based solely on the type of car they own now is kind of pointless.
Forum: Software Tuning 07-29-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,599
Posted By CaptainSlow
Well, yeah. A car is a complex machine (now more...

Well, yeah. A car is a complex machine (now more than ever)...tons of different variables...load, temperature, ignition, timing...It's not going to be a case of "enter the amount of power you...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 07-29-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,615
Posted By CaptainSlow
and a bit of reliability...and a good bit of fuel...

and a bit of reliability...and a good bit of fuel economy. As a general rule, a supercharger will give you more low-end torque, while a turbocharger will give you more high-end power
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