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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-08-2019, 02:11 AM
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Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Still don't get the whole comparison of a $49k...

Still don't get the whole comparison of a $49k Supra people will be able to walk out the door with at $45k to a $60k C8 that people will likely have to pay $75k-80k out the door for. Doesn't make...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 11-25-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
No you can't. It has a forged crank, reinforced...

No you can't. It has a forged crank, reinforced mains and girdle, closed deck among other things stock. See how many engines you blow when you don't actually understand what's involved in making...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-27-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Looks like the Flux Capacitor to me.

Looks like the Flux Capacitor to me.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-24-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Not sure why this is a surprise. The M2 is...

Not sure why this is a surprise. The M2 is heavier and has an older less capable chassis design based on a taller longer GT car rather than an actual more compact sports car. That's almost like those...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-23-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Personally, I love the look of the front...

Personally, I love the look of the front grille/nose and the duckbill rear end. Those make it stand out and definitely offer a unique race look. The only reason anything looks off imho is because...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-13-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Cuz the speed difference is negligible in the new...

Cuz the speed difference is negligible in the new autos which are also smaller and lighter to save packaging space and weight.

Go see how much heavier and larger the new Corvette is for reference....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-02-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Beg to differ as this is 2019, lol ...

Beg to differ as this is 2019, lol

https://thumbs.dreamstime.com/b/white-apple-iphone-ios-lockscreen-front-side-back-isolated-background-varna-bulgaria-january-newest-109723617.jpg
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-29-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
You are talking about two completely different...

You are talking about two completely different things wrt handling and speed. I specifically called out agility and nimbleness. That's what you get with the shorter wheelbase cars like the Cayman and...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-28-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
As far as the C8 comparison, it is certainly a...

As far as the C8 comparison, it is certainly a car that requires a hard look if it can actually deliver on a 60k pricetag. I'd consider it solely to bleed GM dry if you can roll off a dealer lot at...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-22-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
:cheers: Thank you for paying attention to...

:cheers:

Thank you for paying attention to what I said and the context of how I was saying it. :bow::cheers:

...and that blue looks really good with the dark and light transitions. I also hate...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-18-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
I'm not. I've had friends that picked the 86 over...

I'm not. I've had friends that picked the 86 over the Cayman. Cayman is faster and does everything technically exceptionally well, but it can be perceived as quite boring and uninvolving for daily...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-28-2019, 04:43 AM
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Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Not to distract from future 4-door convertible...

Not to distract from future 4-door convertible dualie pick-up Supra discussion, but I just finished the latest Car and Driver.

I'd like to thank whatever software engineer at Toyota allowed for...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-26-2019, 01:56 AM
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Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
I've mentioned this before about the Corvette...

I've mentioned this before about the Corvette CoG. Just look at the ride height and wheel gap versus the 86 and you can see how it's lower very easily. It's not really rocket science.

Height:...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-25-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3s3cR2Jm2k ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3s3cR2Jm2k

Soon all the new Supra haters talking shit can finally get the Toyota master race sports car they've been begging for. Should have enough time to sell...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-21-2019, 01:05 AM
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Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
The interesting thing is that Tada is on record...

The interesting thing is that Tada is on record saying the Supra is already the lowest it can go without scraping for normal daily use. In fact, if you lower it anymore, certain sensors might not...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-20-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a28101697/toyota...

https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a28101697/toyota-supra-vs-86-center-of-gravity-claim-tested/
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-07-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Correction, 1.5L BMW turbo making 1450bhp. Had my...

Correction, 1.5L BMW turbo making 1450bhp. Had my 1.8L MR-S on my brain lately....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JIXPqgwQHk
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 06-07-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Ugh, this top speed convo is hurting my head... ...

Ugh, this top speed convo is hurting my head...

Top speed is a function of power, drag, weight and most importantly GEARING! More weight actually helps retain tire traction to transfer power and...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
I don't actually once you comprehend the...

I don't actually once you comprehend the difference between 'Accuracy' and 'Precision'. I thought all the zeroes I used would have given away which I was going for....

I can tell you who does have...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-30-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Disinformation would be NOT considering a 4 or 6...

Disinformation would be NOT considering a 4 or 6 cylinder 3400-3500lb car to be a fat pig.

Actually the 4 and 6 would be more balanced because the V8 puts the weight distribution of the Camaro at...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-29-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Not accurate at all. The Z4 only exists because...

Not accurate at all. The Z4 only exists because BMW came to Toyota to ask Toyota what car they wanted to build. Period. BMW actually had no interest in making a Z4 successor based on the pathetic...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-13-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
You missed my point. It's not about space. The...

You missed my point. It's not about space. The FRS suits your needs more than the Supra. For others the Supra is better. You said you don't want a Supra because it doesn't offer the low weight of the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-12-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
There's definitely a place for both cars in their...

There's definitely a place for both cars in their own right. I don't see one as a direct replacement for the other.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-12-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000172.000006...

https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000172.000006649.html

https://prtimes.jp/i/6649/172/resize/d6649-172-106323-4.png

https://prtimes.jp/i/6649/172/resize/d6649-172-201839-5.png

:thumbup:
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-04-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
the B58 is only the turbo 6 ...

the B58 is only the turbo 6

https://www.bmwblog.com/2016/01/04/bmws-b58-3-0-liter-turbo-engine-wins-the-2016-wards-10-best-engines/
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-03-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
Nah, just lacking sole.

Nah, just lacking sole.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-02-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 107,182
Posted By abraxis
http://www.fiches-auto.fr/sdoms/shiatsu/uploaded/m...

http://www.fiches-auto.fr/sdoms/shiatsu/uploaded/mx5-face.jpg

https://www.scotcat.com/images/hemibagrus_wyckii13.jpg

FTFU
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-03-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 611,278
Posted By abraxis
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jbyzmtgU_0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jbyzmtgU_0
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-29-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 611,278
Posted By abraxis
AWD Hybrid is exactly what you need to live your...

AWD Hybrid is exactly what you need to live your life one 1/4 mile at a time. :lol:

Btw, not a problem for the Porsche 918 and future AWD Mustang Hybrid. One step up on the dated GTR too.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-29-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 611,278
Posted By abraxis
https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/future-cars/...

https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/future-cars/a26064082/toyota-supra-bmw-z4-engines/

So it's far more than just euro spec fuel filters. Can't say I'm happy....

At this point, if the car is...
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