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Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 23
Posted By Texas BRZ
Well, at least you should have a good amount of...

Well, at least you should have a good amount of positive equity to go towards your switch. How much equity? That all depends on how much effort you put into shopping your local dealers to acquire...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... Today, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Texas BRZ
This is only my opinion... The two most...

This is only my opinion... The two most disappointing cars I've driven were only so disappointing because my expectations were so high.

One was the Evo X. I test drove one after owning a IX for a...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum Today, 02:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By Texas BRZ
I understand that you're worried about wear and...

I understand that you're worried about wear and tear on your vehicle. And in my opinion, you're punishing and abusing your car by racing other cars on public roads much more than you would compared...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum Today, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By Texas BRZ
You could say that I am your average owner. I...

You could say that I am your average owner. I personally can't prove to you that the blue version causes any damage, and it very likely does a job well done.

To me, it just comes down to...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB Today, 12:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,679
Posted By Texas BRZ
Beats me... Everything feels of high quality to...

Beats me... Everything feels of high quality to me, especially the car being made in Japan and all. Maybe just a sensitive material.

You're right on the excuse. :cheers:
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB Yesterday, 11:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,679
Posted By Texas BRZ
I don't think they've made any changes to the...

I don't think they've made any changes to the steering wheel since, unless they somehow squeezed it in unofficially (I'm not counting on it).

I had a '13 FR-S and drove it for 10k miles before I...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,679
Posted By Texas BRZ
You all made me nervous, therefore I picked up...

You all made me nervous, therefore I picked up some Mechanix gloves for driving usage, lol.

You don't think the steering wheel should peel if I use these as driving gloves, right?

(I know,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting Yesterday, 08:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,923
Posted By Texas BRZ
Thanks for the tips. Picked up a set of...

Thanks for the tips.

Picked up a set of Mechanix gloves for $15 from Wally World... (along with some condoms and beer to go along!) :cheers: :bellyroll: J/K. ;) :D
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Texas BRZ
I'm not a fan of bigger wheels. In my opinion,...

I'm not a fan of bigger wheels. In my opinion, the stock wheels and tires are fantastic in regards to my prior experience.

Sticky tires may help with the speed / grip for this car, but the...
Forum: Southwest Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 72,476
Posted By Texas BRZ
White FR-S with blacked out Scion badges and nice...

White FR-S with blacked out Scion badges and nice looking aftermarket wheels. Heading south on Coit Rd and taking left on Mapleshade (Plano). 3 minutes ago. Looked very sweet.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Texas BRZ
100 Greatest Japanese Cars

*** Brought to you by Edmunds.com HERE (http://www.edmunds.com/car-reviews/features/100-greatest-japanese-cars-of-all-time.html).

Notables:


Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ placed #46.
'04 Prius...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Texas BRZ
I suppose when people get to know your soft spot...

I suppose when people get to know your soft spot (car), they tend to target it when they are not in the right state of mind.

Problem is not within the car you drive, it's within the one(s) who are...
Forum: Southwest Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 72,476
Posted By Texas BRZ
Another gray FR-S going east on Park Blvd...

Another gray FR-S going east on Park Blvd approaching Coit Rd (Plano). 5 min ago.

Darn, these things aren't as uncommon as they used to be, lol.
Forum: Southwest Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 72,476
Posted By Texas BRZ
Lady driving Asphalt FR-S going north on Preston...

Lady driving Asphalt FR-S going north on Preston Rd approaching George Bush intersection (Dallas / Plano). Few minutes ago.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Texas BRZ
I have two small girls, and I can understand that...

I have two small girls, and I can understand that too. BRZ is a solid compromise for my infatuation over a 2 seater, and getting the needed back seats (although small, it's still a great, usable...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Texas BRZ
I can completely understand. My wife has a '13...

I can completely understand. My wife has a '13 4Runner, and boy do I dislike driving it... Massive body roll, so chunky, brake dive like crazy, etc. Nice and strong vehicle otherwise. Can't wait...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By Texas BRZ
Same here. The VIII / IX had the sweet spot...

Same here. The VIII / IX had the sweet spot within me.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By Texas BRZ
I believe the MR trim level only comes in the...

I believe the MR trim level only comes in the auto (TC-SST), and the GSR comes in the 5 speed manual. :)
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Texas BRZ
Thank you for sharing. Seems like you miss the...

Thank you for sharing. Seems like you miss the BRZ a bit already, no? ;)

I saw a '15 base level red STI when I was deciding on the BRZ, and it looked pretty sharp. Although, the response / feel...
Forum: Southwest 10-19-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 72,476
Posted By Texas BRZ
Firestorm FR-S parked at Chipotle off of Hwy 75...

Firestorm FR-S parked at Chipotle off of Hwy 75 and 15th / Plano Pkwy (Plano)... Right now.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-19-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By Texas BRZ
Wow, good info there. I'll make sure to verify...

Wow, good info there. I'll make sure to verify that the genuine Japanese Subaru filter is always installed on my incoming BRZ.

Any other part(s) that would need to be verified or confirmed...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-19-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,249
Posted By Texas BRZ
I suppose I should be grateful. The ETA for mine...

I suppose I should be grateful. The ETA for mine would be some time early December... I would be lucky if it lands mid-late November.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-19-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By Texas BRZ
I researched a bit about this recently, and found...

I researched a bit about this recently, and found out that the black one is made in Japan. The blue one is perhaps made by Fram?

extrashaky's post seems to make sense.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-19-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 91,988
Posted By Texas BRZ
Your dealership should be able to get you out...

Your dealership should be able to get you out since the car you're buying is at the standard price, therefore they should be able to work with you most effectively on the trade / early lease return....
Forum: Southwest 10-19-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 72,476
Posted By Texas BRZ
SWP BRZ heading north on Ohio crossing Plano Pkwy...

SWP BRZ heading north on Ohio crossing Plano Pkwy (Plano). Couple minutes ago.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 91,988
Posted By Texas BRZ
Thank you... Good value at the best price I could...

Thank you... Good value at the best price I could find locally ($24,9xx). Simplicity at its finest! :D
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-19-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 91,988
Posted By Texas BRZ
That, and LALFAN mentioned the following in the...

That, and LALFAN mentioned the following in the quote below of the TRD wheels. I'd prefer to stay with the standard 17's in this case, although I agree that perhaps Scion should have done something...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-18-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,534
Posted By Texas BRZ
From my prior experiences and past vehicles, I've...

From my prior experiences and past vehicles, I've also found out that many dealers put less than what's recommended, and that's why I've specifically written on paper of 'no fuel up' for my ordered...
Forum: Southwest 10-18-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 72,476
Posted By Texas BRZ
DGM BRZ parked at new Bank of America location...

DGM BRZ parked at new Bank of America location off of Hwy 75 and Parker (Plano)... Few minutes ago.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-17-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,809
Posted By Texas BRZ
I simply could not agree with you any more. ...

I simply could not agree with you any more. :thumbsup:
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