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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 04-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 912
Posted By zigzagz94
They don't call Washington the "evergreen" state...

They don't call Washington the "evergreen" state for nothing...;)
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-10-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 16,305
Posted By zigzagz94
DAFUQ? Does that sh!t say the xB shoots Scion...

DAFUQ? Does that sh!t say the xB shoots Scion Logo holograms on the ground R2D2 style....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By zigzagz94
http://www.autoblog.com/2014/04/02/jaguar-lightwei...

http://www.autoblog.com/2014/04/02/jaguar-lightweight-f-type-club-sport-rumored/


Autoblog is reporting that Jag is trying to drop 400lbs for a lightweight clubsport model.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 04-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By zigzagz94
No six speed manual option means I won't ever...

No six speed manual option means I won't ever consider this car regardless of how beautiful it is.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 03-28-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,128
Posted By zigzagz94
I will support your right to be a dumbass who...

I will support your right to be a dumbass who talks or texts while driving if you agree that I get to beat the crap out of you if you run into me while on your phone.

Been rear ended by a texter...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-17-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By zigzagz94
Ever since this movie came out the trendy thing...

Ever since this movie came out the trendy thing to do is hate on it, but I remember seeing it at the theater and enjoying it. It's a Hollywood buddy flick/action movie not a documentary on street...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 03-16-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,834
Posted By zigzagz94
Love me some Munn, she seems like a hot chick...

Love me some Munn, she seems like a hot chick who's actually cool to just hang out with too. Plus she's a freak in the sheets...bonus
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 03-05-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,487
Posted By zigzagz94
Same experience with an 02 eclipse, 155,000 miles...

Same experience with an 02 eclipse, 155,000 miles nothing but regular oil changes and recommended maintenance. Still have it as a winter beater.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By zigzagz94
For someone who labels themselves as an engineer...

For someone who labels themselves as an engineer and tech geek, your inability to comprehend the difference between a mid cycle refresh (which I pointed out happened with the WRX almost every two...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-13-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By zigzagz94
What are you talking about? GD WRX was...

What are you talking about?


GD WRX was released in 2000, received a refresh in 2002, another facelift/refresh in 2005, and ended production in 2007. = 7 years


GH/GR WRX was released in...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-13-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By zigzagz94
I didn't say FI 2.0l powerplant. ...

I didn't say FI 2.0l powerplant.


Tada-san has said that Toyota is testing multiple different types of power increases and has been for a long time. Competitors will only force them to release...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-12-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By zigzagz94
If they mated that turbo 4 cyl to their SH-AWD...

If they mated that turbo 4 cyl to their SH-AWD they might be able to steal away some of those WRX/STi owners who are still angry about the loss of the hatch.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,784
Posted By zigzagz94
I agree it's doable but it just doesn't seem like...

I agree it's doable but it just doesn't seem like the optimal platform for this type of car. And the rogue doesn't have a manual transmission so they'd have to come up with a bespoke trans just for...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-11-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,784
Posted By zigzagz94
At 57:00 Jose Munoz, Chairman Nissan North...

At 57:00 Jose Munoz, Chairman Nissan North America, says the freeflow IDx could be built off the Rogue platform if put into production. Last I checked the Rogue was FWD mated to a CVT transmission....
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-11-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By zigzagz94
maybe...maybe not, rumors are it's back on. ...

maybe...maybe not, rumors are it's back on.


http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1446411&postcount=54
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 02-09-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By zigzagz94
They're going to have to do some kind of power...

They're going to have to do some kind of power increase by 2016 with the Nissan IDx confirmed for production and the possibility of competitors like the Kia GT4 Stinger and the on-again-off-again...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-09-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 35,385
Posted By zigzagz94
All interviews with Calty designs have said...

All interviews with Calty designs have said around $60k usd:




"Calty's starting point was to design a sports car with a theoretical $50,000 to $60,000 price tag, Hunter said. That meant...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-08-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,022
Posted By zigzagz94
Good shots of the interior starting around 2:58 ...

Good shots of the interior starting around 2:58


Chief Designer Tom Kearns on the Kia GT4 Stinger concept - YouTube
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-06-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,784
Posted By zigzagz94
I'll take quirky and aggressive over boring and...

I'll take quirky and aggressive over boring and safe like the new Legacy/WRX/STI.


Funny how 10 years ago we were calling Subaru the company with quirky but aggressive designs and now...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-04-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,043
Posted By zigzagz94
http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...t_first_dri...

http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/...t_first_drive/ (http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1401_nissan_idx_concept_first_drive/)




found this quote interesting:


" What is the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-03-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By zigzagz94
http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51...

http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51755

/thread
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-26-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 481
Posted By zigzagz94
http://stream.speedtv.com/rolex24 Speedtv...

http://stream.speedtv.com/rolex24


Speedtv overnight coverage is pretty good
Forum: Photos, Videos, Wallpapers, Gallery Forum 01-25-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By zigzagz94
Really like the TRD 80's style rear windshield...

Really like the TRD 80's style rear windshield louvers. but not if they're going to cost almost $1000 usd


http://www.trdparts.jp/conceptcar/customizeconcept2014/index.html
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-25-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,141
Posted By zigzagz94
The problem is the current Z4 has a base price of...

The problem is the current Z4 has a base price of $49k usd and motor trend is reporting the next joint venture Toyota/BMW version will use a lot of carbon fibre and aluminium to save weight:

...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 01-23-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,141
Posted By zigzagz94
I've said this before but I just don't understand...

I've said this before but I just don't understand the marketing strategy here. You have the FRS at $25-30k and then this FT-1 at $50-60k. So you get the buyers into the brand with the FRS and then...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,834
Posted By zigzagz94
That tight niche appears to be exactly where many...

That tight niche appears to be exactly where many GT86 owners want their car to be. The main complaint about the twins is lack of power. If you told them the next generation would have a turbo 4,...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,834
Posted By zigzagz94
I'm trying to understand. So you think Nissan is...

I'm trying to understand. So you think Nissan is going to reduce the power in the Z35 down to around 250hp and price it at $26k-28k usd to compete with the Twins?


There's no way that's going to...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,834
Posted By zigzagz94
Yes a power bump is coming for the mid cycle...

Yes a power bump is coming for the mid cycle refresh. The question is how much? Unless they introduce a TRD/STi version with 280+hp the twins will not be competing with the Z35.


Only the base...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 29,834
Posted By zigzagz94
http://www.motortrend.com/future/future_vehicles/1...

http://www.motortrend.com/future/future_vehicles/1308_new_nissan_z_car_code_named_z35_in_pipline/





Only if the Twins get a significant power increase. All indications are that even though...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-16-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,022
Posted By zigzagz94
Autoblog named the KIA GT4 Stinger Editors Choice...

Autoblog named the KIA GT4 Stinger Editors Choice of the 2014 Detroit Auto Show:


http://www.autoblog.com/2014/01/15/editors-choice-top-five-2014-detroit-auto-show-debuts/


KIA GT4 Stinger...
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