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Old 02-21-2014, 09:56 PM   #3809
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looks like my car, facing off against @MyRx or @mkivsoopra LOL
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Old 02-21-2014, 10:58 PM   #3810
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I've read a couple of these articles today. GT86 sales a dropping everywhere while its just "as expected" here in the US. To my layman understanding, it just makes sense: a widely anticipated car goes on sale, demand is high and everybody wants one, once everybody who wants one gets one, demand drops, sales go down. The thing I don't understand is why are they basing future configurations/improvements on those sales. People who think "eh not enough power" or "wish it came as a convertible" are the same ones who didn't buy the car. I guess there's a reason I'm not a business man

Regarding "needing more power" I think that's just a case of "grass is greener on the otherside". Personally, after going from a WRX to a BRZ, sure I miss the kick in the pants once in a while, but then I also don't miss the orifice-puckering understeer.
Definitely. When I first got it I was thinking a SC was in my future. Now I think a full exhaust and tune will solve any want of my inner Jezza screaming "Poowwwwaaaaaaaahhhhh!". haha. And I really don't miss the understeer. Lol

Though I say this as I still look at used bugeye wagons.....
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Old 02-21-2014, 11:27 PM   #3811
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my inner Jezza screaming "Poowwwwaaaaaaaahhhhh!". haha.

With great powah comes great ... throttle responsiveness...
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Old 02-22-2014, 01:45 PM   #3812
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looks like my car, facing off against @MyRx or @mkivsoopra LOL
If I hadn't driven it myself, I'd say there is a non-FI that is pretty darn fast too. I won't single him out but a worthy test drive in his 86 may convince you that NA can be that fast.
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Old 02-22-2014, 02:22 PM   #3813
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I came from a pretty quick NA RSX-S with Bolt ons/TSX cams/Full tune. PUtting down 213/160wtq

Regarding the people saying "the BRZ/FR-S needs power", They built the car to be an open platform for mods, as they knew people were going to modify them. That's what some of my friends in Florida heard.

about goin FI or staying NA

A lot of my friends said to Boost the BRZ and i'll have fun. I on the other hand think it gas plenty right now. I feel this car may Rival my RSX with a bolt ons/Tune. but thats just me.

What I learned from my RSX and seeing other RSX builds is that, if you want to go FI. Build your motor slowly, do it right, and then do whichever. NA imo is fun because no wait time and you feel power right away.

but i do plan on going FI later on, but right now im more worried about handling since i plan to AutoX soon
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Old 02-22-2014, 05:58 PM   #3814
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I just finished installing the Stivo front lip, rear deck lid, and roof spoiler.will have pics up soon after a wash. Big thanks to @WheelDude.com


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Old 02-22-2014, 08:39 PM   #3815
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I just finished installing the Stivo front lip, rear deck lid, and roof spoiler.will have pics up soon after a wash. Big thanks to @WheelDude.com

I see u have the blackedout headlights.would u like to trade those clear sidemarkers for smoked led sidmarker?

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Old 02-22-2014, 09:04 PM   #3816
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I see u have the blackedout headlights.would u like to trade those clear sidemarkers for smoked led sidmarker?

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Not these lol, they are the JDM version.
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Old 02-22-2014, 09:22 PM   #3817
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man that was fast. Looking good.
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Old 02-22-2014, 09:52 PM   #3818
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Photoshop day for me:

Picking up my Enkei RPF1s next weekend, matte black: 17x9 +35 on Hankook Ventus V12 245/40. I did a quick mockup of what it would look like, it doesn't look super realistic so don't hate - also mocked up clear sidemarkers, as that's next on the list. Also got a quick cell shot of how my roof turned out after a quick wash - it's hard to see in photos but I like to think the effect is beautiful in person :P





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Old 02-22-2014, 10:28 PM   #3819
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Picking up my Enkei RPF1s next weekend, matte black: 17x9 +35 on Hankook Ventus V12 245/40. I did a quick mockup of what it would look like, it doesn't look super realistic so don't hate - also mocked up clear sidemarkers, as that's next on the list. Also got a quick cell shot of how my roof turned out after a quick wash - it's hard to see in photos but I like to think the effect is beautiful in person :P





The car looks great👍
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Not these lol, they are the JDM version.
Mine are from japan aswell..worth 90 bucks there not the normal smoked ones u usually see but ok thought id ask

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Sorry for being so blunt lol I didn't know they have a JDM version in smoked. I thought you were talking about the Helix side markers. Can you send me some pics when you get a chance? Thanks.
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@OmarYasin I would like to see a pic of your JDM smoked side markers, I have been looking online but all I can find are pictures of the clear Thanks in advance.
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