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Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 12-16-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By tachi1247
I'm sure you would take a giant hit. The size is...

I'm sure you would take a giant hit. The size is not common relative to most cars so you will have few if any takers and most people don't want studs either. Some cities/states don't even permit them...
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 09-04-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,590
Posted By tachi1247
The whole point of having a fire extinguisher in...

The whole point of having a fire extinguisher in the car is to have it immediately accessible to the driver in the event that it is needed. Putting it in the trunk pretty much defeats the purpose of...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 08-08-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,333
Posted By tachi1247
You're adding 25mm of wheel width so the absolute...

You're adding 25mm of wheel width so the absolute minimum tire I would do with is a 245. 255 will also be fine and won't look pinched.

That said, you're still well under 300 hp at the wheels so a...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 07-28-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,081
Posted By tachi1247
If your insurance estimate lists them at $148/ea...

If your insurance estimate lists them at $148/ea they should be able to provide you with the name of a place where you can get then for that price. If they can't, then they need to give you more...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 02-19-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,537
Posted By tachi1247
I'd switch the bulbs back to stock before taking...

I'd switch the bulbs back to stock before taking it to the dealer....
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 08-29-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By tachi1247
Red, I have a dark grey car now and I've grown...

Red, I have a dark grey car now and I've grown tired of the color. That never happened to me before with my previous cars....metallic red & white.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 04-11-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 272,518
Posted By tachi1247
I doubt the VIP program is really driving any...

I doubt the VIP program is really driving any additional sales. I'm sure the larger figures are due to greater availability.

It is great to see them moving a good number of these vehicles. ...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 03-03-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,122
Posted By tachi1247
none of those cars got worse year to year, only...

none of those cars got worse year to year, only from generation to generation. When the next generation brz comes (it won't be for a long time) you will have plenty of notice to buy the current one...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-28-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 72,307
Posted By tachi1247
it looks ok, but I'd rather lose the rear seats ...

it looks ok, but I'd rather lose the rear seats and get some trunk space back. you can't even take this car on a road trip with two people unless you want to set your luggage on the rest seat. ...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-15-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 66,125
Posted By tachi1247
both from an aesthetic and functional standpoint...

both from an aesthetic and functional standpoint they should have dumped the rear seats. now exe have useless back seats and a useless trunk.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-05-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 32,947
Posted By tachi1247
all the reports coming from other news outlets...

all the reports coming from other news outlets stated that the car you pictured had a supercharger co developed with TRD. nothing about it being made by TRD and definitely nothing about production...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-26-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 87,552
Posted By tachi1247
saw that as well. would be completely insane if...

saw that as well. would be completely insane if they built that. unfortunately, the iQ isn't a very good handling car so driving it wouldn't be as much fun as one might think.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-24-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 87,552
Posted By tachi1247
First, they don't have to have a new model year...

First, they don't have to have a new model year to release a new trim level. They could launch a STi model anytime during the 2014 production run and call it a 2014. Assuming the 2014 BRZ arrives in...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-23-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 87,552
Posted By tachi1247
All the non-sense in this thread is hilarious. ...

All the non-sense in this thread is hilarious.

Nothing is official until it is in writing on manufacturer letterhead as far as a turbo coming and on the other side, nothing is officially "NEVER"...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 07-10-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 139,586
Posted By tachi1247
I noticed this as well. I haven't seen a...

I noticed this as well. I haven't seen a designation like that in manuals that don't offer a turbo model (or at least different engine options). I would say this is a promising sign that a turbo...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 05-04-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,353
Posted By tachi1247
They will just go to 10001.;) I think you...

They will just go to 10001.;)

I think you meant 100000, which we won't have to worry about with this car since they won't sell 100k of them in the U.S. in any year.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-10-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,316
Posted By tachi1247
they might get a sucker or two at that price, but...

they might get a sucker or two at that price, but after that they won't be able to move the car at that price. It will end up on the lot and get sold at MSRP eventually.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 04-08-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 28,690
Posted By tachi1247
ask any lighting professional, high pressure...

ask any lighting professional, high pressure sodium lights have a terrible effect on color palette. They make many colors difficult to distinguish. There is no yellowish-orange light in nature...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 04-08-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 28,690
Posted By tachi1247
That is pretty ridiculous considering Android...

That is pretty ridiculous considering Android surpassed iOS in terms of user base both in the US and worldwide as of early 2011. It's been over a year since that happened, and it was apparent in...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-08-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,507
Posted By tachi1247
only if they want his color and he wants theirs. ...

only if they want his color and he wants theirs.

I'd be surprised if the dealer handed out a list of the pre-order customers to him anyway. I for one would definitely be upset if the dealership...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-07-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 25,711
Posted By tachi1247
This info will be helpful once cars aren't...

This info will be helpful once cars aren't selling for MSRP. Knowing exactly what the dealer is taking home on a certain price definitely helps at the negotiating table. Especially when you order a...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-06-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,359
Posted By tachi1247
that red interior is completely awful and I'm a...

that red interior is completely awful and I'm a big fan if red interiors. glad they aren't bringing that to the states. looks like they asked a 14 year old what would look cool and then decided to...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-06-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,507
Posted By tachi1247
You are likely going to lose your spot. At this...

You are likely going to lose your spot. At this point the car may not be just a number. Subaru said they were going to deliver cars in the order that the sold orders were received from the dealer. ...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-05-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,113
Posted By tachi1247
Wide body kit and those tail lights are gorgeous....

Wide body kit and those tail lights are gorgeous. If those lights and at least some of the wide body look make it to the production model I will be first in line. Love to see them follow the bmw Z3...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-05-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 84,187
Posted By tachi1247
The answer to your question is somewhere around...

The answer to your question is somewhere around pages 9-12 of this thread.

The quick answer is after the initial hype dies down, the BRZ is going to sell under sticker and the Scion will still be...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-05-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,730
Posted By tachi1247
This is what turned me off from buying my buddy's...

This is what turned me off from buying my buddy's very gently used 2005 boxster back in fall of 2009. I could have had a 7500 mile boxster that I know was babied for $21k, but the warranty was going...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-05-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 84,187
Posted By tachi1247
That is a crazy amount of oil for a 2 L engine. ...

That is a crazy amount of oil for a 2 L engine. I've seen V8 engines that use that much. Never seen a 2L engine that takes over 4 qts.
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-05-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,399
Posted By tachi1247
I'm guessing it is an awd dyno and the front and...

I'm guessing it is an awd dyno and the front and rear rollers are mechanically connected. any time the rear rollers spin it will cause the fronts to spin
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-05-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 84,187
Posted By tachi1247
No options on the Scion model. You get what you...

No options on the Scion model. You get what you get. A release series edition may not have the red inserts at some point in the future, but at launch they will all have it. No choice.



I'm...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 04-05-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 84,187
Posted By tachi1247
need to see the 2 cars side by side. I still...

need to see the 2 cars side by side. I still think from all of the photos that the cloth on the center section of the seats in the premium looks different than what is seen in the FRS. side bolster...
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