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Forum: Member's Car Journals 11-08-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,983
Posted By Dave-ROR
Having quite a bit of experience with a BRZ and...

Having quite a bit of experience with a BRZ and the Essex brake setup, they work great without fad. If you check the various threads on it in the brake subforum you'll see lots of people with that...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 10-02-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,016
Posted By Dave-ROR
Might have to call Bilstein for them. Explain...

Might have to call Bilstein for them. Explain what happened and they may just ship one for free/cheap.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 09-21-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,983
Posted By Dave-ROR
Opie hurry up and get some real brakes on it so I...

Opie hurry up and get some real brakes on it so I can show you how to drive it! hahahaha
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-14-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,330
Posted By Dave-ROR
I left Florida on 8/31. Not running from the...

I left Florida on 8/31. Not running from the storm though, I towed the graffiti ITR up to Road America in Wisconsin, and then to Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham.. couldn't come back until a few...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-14-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,330
Posted By Dave-ROR
While true, his example is still an accurate...

While true, his example is still an accurate portrayal of the concept.

Min $ comes into play clearly to determine a more detailed result as principal balance is required to calculate each month....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-14-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,330
Posted By Dave-ROR
Correct. Some just use KBB numbers, State Farm...

Correct. Some just use KBB numbers, State Farm uses a company to try to find values of recently sold vehicles in similar condition in your area (I can tell you how much of a pain in the ass it is for...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-14-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,330
Posted By Dave-ROR
Location kills me.. I have no accidents or...

Location kills me.. I have no accidents or tickets and pay a shitload. Stupid Florida.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-14-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,330
Posted By Dave-ROR
Unless you tow it. I've done it before without...

Unless you tow it. I've done it before without paying for registration or showing proof of insurance.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 09-14-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,330
Posted By Dave-ROR
This - more or less. I'd actually focus on the...

This - more or less. I'd actually focus on the highest interest first, as that costs more long term.

Reducing insurance to the minimum required by law is fine.. if you have a $1,500 shitbox.
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Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-18-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,983
Posted By Dave-ROR
Wow Will, crazy good progress. I feel bad at the...

Wow Will, crazy good progress. I feel bad at the amount of work I have to do for Road America in a few weeks and I've done... nothing :) minus that 240 POS.
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-11-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,983
Posted By Dave-ROR
2 sets of r comps and 1 set of street (aka wet)...

2 sets of r comps and 1 set of street (aka wet) tires.

Even if it's not street legal I can tow it. You can drive my RS over and I can track that pig.

Let me know what day you pick and I'll see...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-11-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,983
Posted By Dave-ROR
Damn, nice work Will. I have to help Darren...

Damn, nice work Will.

I have to help Darren with his 240 project, but if I have extra time I'll see if you need help.

I need to drop the trans on graffiti soon to replace some shift forks......
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 08-10-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 59,513
Posted By Dave-ROR
The bottom one will still be faster at the track,...

The bottom one will still be faster at the track, and so much more fun on straightaways without that torque dip! haha

I definitely do NOT miss that damn torque dip.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 08-10-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 59,513
Posted By Dave-ROR
You have got to be joking. Any vehicle car...

You have got to be joking.

Any vehicle car be riced, even a RWD lawnmower.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 08-10-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 59,513
Posted By Dave-ROR
Of course, but that doesn't make one not a sports...

Of course, but that doesn't make one not a sports car. If we are limiting it to only the 1 top performing car, then only one car is a sports car at any given time.

There are tons of cars that...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 08-04-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,983
Posted By Dave-ROR
How'd I miss this thread? Good work!

How'd I miss this thread?

Good work!
Forum: Software Tuning 08-02-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 53,692
Posted By Dave-ROR
Sigh.

Sigh.
Forum: Software Tuning 08-02-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 53,692
Posted By Dave-ROR
So you are done with these silly posts then? If...

So you are done with these silly posts then? If not, let me know and I can make you use another account to post nonsense instead.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-02-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,943
Posted By Dave-ROR
Not all insurance companies are good about...

Not all insurance companies are good about reporting to carfax/autocheck. My old 2000 GS-R that I owned since new had a clean carfax and autocheck.... yet I had an accident with it and State Farm...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-02-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By Dave-ROR
I've been without a BRZ for awhile.. helping a...

I've been without a BRZ for awhile.. helping a buddy pick up a 2013 a few weeks ago for a project track car makes me want one again.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-31-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,173
Posted By Dave-ROR
I had a PTU leak as well - although I suspect it...

I had a PTU leak as well - although I suspect it was just very overfilled like a few of the cars (mine was way overfilled but I let the dealer handle it anyways).

I've only seen the drive mode...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-31-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,149
Posted By Dave-ROR
Agreed. Most new cars are guilty of it. I'd go...

Agreed. Most new cars are guilty of it. I'd go down as small as I could if I were to buy a new Fiesta ST - those new wheels are ugly IMO anyways.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-31-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 59,513
Posted By Dave-ROR
Shit my 1998 Honda econobox that's basically...

Shit my 1998 Honda econobox that's basically stock (pads, fluids, dampers/springs and tires) is faster than my BRZ was with the exact same types of mods at Sebring.

So yeah, Honda today can make...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-31-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,149
Posted By Dave-ROR
Yep. And with the exception of the RS, the Fiesta...

Yep. And with the exception of the RS, the Fiesta ST is, by far, the most fun to drive "budget" Ford. The Focus ST is a pile of sh!t in my opinion (from a drivers perspective).

The new Fiesta ST...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-31-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,149
Posted By Dave-ROR
Most of them are automatic anyways, and then who...

Most of them are automatic anyways, and then who even cares?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-31-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,173
Posted By Dave-ROR
10K miles later.. it's had way less warranty work...

10K miles later.. it's had way less warranty work than my BRZ did! ;)

Still a great street car and an OK track car.
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-31-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 59,513
Posted By Dave-ROR
That's one way to look at it. Wrong. But it's one...

That's one way to look at it. Wrong. But it's one way. ;)

As many have said, the definition of what a sports car is can be up for debate. A Boxster Spyder doesn't meet your definition but if you...
Forum: User/Vendor/Sponsor Reviews, Feedback, Comments 07-20-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,392
Posted By Dave-ROR
This has run it's course. People can judge for...

This has run it's course. People can judge for themselves who was right and who was wrong.
Forum: User/Vendor/Sponsor Reviews, Feedback, Comments 07-12-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,392
Posted By Dave-ROR
You lost me when the article said that we (I was...

You lost me when the article said that we (I was born in 1977) have the DRIVE of millennials.. given the "drive" that they have (which seems largely absent in my experience) and I consider that an...
Forum: User/Vendor/Sponsor Reviews, Feedback, Comments 07-11-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,296
Posted By Dave-ROR
True, although I'm not sure anyone but FA20Club...

True, although I'm not sure anyone but FA20Club would actually defend FA20Club :)
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