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Old 11-27-2017, 05:28 PM   #17949
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Over the weekend had Toyota perform the last service with an oil change, cabin air filter, and spark plugs free of charge. Also, they will fix my AT gear shift under warranty so I can downshift. Not that the using the gear shift mattered to me since I just use the paddles anyways. But a free fix, why not? This is one dealership that has always taken care of my cars.
Free spark plug change? How many miles, and how long did the service take? Is that extended service agreement, or was there another reason for the $0 cost?
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Old 11-27-2017, 05:32 PM   #17950
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Old 11-27-2017, 05:41 PM   #17951
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Sure, most new car sound systems are not that bad... But when you compare our car to any other car, it's definitely near the bottom of the scale.
Even when listening to a CD or through aux it doesn't sound that great. My 1st Gen TSX sounded so much better than the BRZ and current WRX system.

There's also more to the sound than just bit rates.

You think the the twin is near the bottom of the scale? Even if that is true in cars the scale is pretty narrow, (with some exceptions but they are outliers and should not be used to justify upgrading a sound system) the narrowness is more to do with modern tech and cars unsuitability to HI-FI sound.

I don't deny that there are better head units available. But I find that most of the benefits are negated in sports cars and with twins in particular. The acoustic tub in the foot well is a good example of why a twin is a bad place to listen to music. (I know you can plug it , it's just an example)

I also have issue with is the law of diminishing returns. Individuals will spend a lot of money to get a relatively small improvement in sound. You would be better off using the money to reduce road/engine noise, add sound insulation to the doors and stop various other stuff from rattling. (Turning up the volume does not count)

Or even better use the money to have a nice sound system in your man cave and accept that listening to music in a car is at best a mediocre affair.

There are some cars that are pretty much silent when driving on the road. They have excellent sound dampening, special glass that reflects noise, very little or no engine/road noise and integrated sound systems that have noise cancellation. If only the twins were one of those cars, they are not.

I agree there is more to sound that bit rates but unfortunately ALL of the other factors are moot if you have a poor bit rate. Listening to streamed music with a typical bit rate means your highs are mostly missing, your mid range is flat and you bass is way over powered to hide the poor quality.
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Free spark plug change? How many miles, and how long did the service take? Is that extended service agreement, or was there another reason for the $0 cost?
YEP!!! I'm at 57K+ miles and it was part of the extended service agreement that the Scion dealer offered me when I first purchased the car 5 years ago. Oil and Plugs would of been $360. I'll have to look on the report to know the exact time of the work. But I think they told me it was about a 3-4 hour job before they started.
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Old 11-27-2017, 09:09 PM   #17953
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Lol I must be missing something. Listening to the Hotline Miami soundtrack while driving is the single most enjoyable musical experience of my life. Car audio makes you feel like you're on a mission. A bit different from listening to Schubert in your basement. Music in the car is all about the excitement and raw energy and not so much about the subtleties or whatever. Then again, cranked up, there's not much you miss.

That said, I have a hard time telling the difference between different audio systems, outside of the fact that our system can't support bass at high volumes, which is a shame.

But yeah, completely different situations here. Dirty music turned up way too loud vs. High fidelity audiophile classical -- there's not much similarity. And this is coming from a 35 yo who still loves driving, and not an obnoxious teen -- though sometimes driving definitely brings me back.

Btw: Youtube "Miami Disco Hotline Miami for the best twins driving soundtrack you've ever heard.
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Old 11-29-2017, 07:57 PM   #17954
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Lol I must be missing something. Listening to the Hotline Miami soundtrack while driving is the single most enjoyable musical experience of my life. Car audio makes you feel like you're on a mission. A bit different from listening to Schubert in your basement. Music in the car is all about the excitement and raw energy and not so much about the subtleties or whatever. Then again, cranked up, there's not much you miss.

That said, I have a hard time telling the difference between different audio systems, outside of the fact that our system can't support bass at high volumes, which is a shame.

But yeah, completely different situations here. Dirty music turned up way too loud vs. High fidelity audiophile classical -- there's not much similarity. And this is coming from a 35 yo who still loves driving, and not an obnoxious teen -- though sometimes driving definitely brings me back.

Btw: Youtube "Miami Disco Hotline Miami for the best twins driving soundtrack you've ever heard.
I've been jamming similar music in my car lately. If you want some other similar artists, check out Kavinsky and Lazerhawk. Definitely brings the vibe of pop-up headlights and neon colors. haha

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I've been jamming similar music in my car lately. If you want some other similar artists, check out Kavinsky and Lazerhawk. Definitely brings the vibe of pop-up headlights and neon colors. haha
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Old 12-01-2017, 03:03 AM   #17956
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Old 12-01-2017, 04:44 PM   #17959
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I put my headers,over pipe and front pipe on drove it for 2 days went to re check all the bolts and found a small leak at the over pipe and front pipe. So I torqued both bolts then I found a leak at the spring bolts were it meets the trd exhaust so I torqued them and could not get the leak to stop. And I torqued one so hard it broke. Shit. So went to hard ware store got a replacement but before I try again any ideas?
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Old 12-01-2017, 09:28 PM   #17960
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I helped a friend install a Catback and we had a leak at that flange too. I backed off the spring bolts when tightening made it worse. Loosening did the trick. I didn't torque it
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The color matched Beatrush gold is a bit richer than the true Beatrush gold. I can live with it though.

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