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Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-09-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
thanks for the thorough feedback! no plans on...

thanks for the thorough feedback! no plans on modding. need the second row for 2 carseats as well.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-09-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
thanks for the tip on hip room. 2nd row is...

thanks for the tip on hip room.

2nd row is for 2 car seats. 3rd row is for visiting family, which would be 2 adults and a child without car seat.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-09-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
That is very interesting regarding the Honda. We...

That is very interesting regarding the Honda. We tend to be biased towards Toyota too, but I feel like the general consensus is that Toyota and Honda are equally reliable, but I guess that is not the...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-09-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
I would be down with a minivan, wife said no way...

I would be down with a minivan, wife said no way haha
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-09-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
We absolutely love the CX-9, unfortunately the...

We absolutely love the CX-9, unfortunately the third row only seats 2, and the 7 seat version makes the second row a bench so that is a deal breaker. If CX-9 was 2-2-3, we would definitely just get...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-09-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
I was looking at the larger American ones for a...

I was looking at the larger American ones for a bit, but we do a fair bit of downtown city parking so I eventually cut them out of the list. As an example the Pilot and Highlander are both 197 inches...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 12-09-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
give me your thoughts on 3 row family suv

Hey all,

Looking to purchase a new 3 row mid-size family SUV. I need the configuration of seats to be 2-2-3 (so middle row is captain's chairs). Also trying to stay under 60-65k sticker.

So far...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 09-27-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By covance
I am 5'10, I find it to be extremely comfortable....

I am 5'10, I find it to be extremely comfortable. I think I do rest my right leg against the center console while driving but don't find it to be in the way. My car is a 6 speed manual.
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 09-27-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,085
Posted By covance
So if the GPS doesnt work, it won't let me do...

So if the GPS doesnt work, it won't let me do radio/bluetooth etc either? I would be fine with the GPS part not functional as long as everything else was still operational.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 09-23-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By covance
I got the impression from one of those posts that...

I got the impression from one of those posts that in the FRS the GPS was an add on module, but on the Subaru it is included. So do you think I have to remove the headunit and unplug the GPS antenna...
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 09-23-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,085
Posted By covance
On a brz, can I disconnect the BRZ GPS antenna...

On a brz, can I disconnect the BRZ GPS antenna and still have the stock headunit be functional?
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 09-13-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By covance
Is it possible to remove the GPS inside my BRZ?

I have a 2015 BRZ. Is it possible to remove the actual GPS in the car without messing up the original headunit? It can't be as simple as taking out that little SD memory card right?

I always use...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 04-30-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By covance
does the inspection require putting the car up on...

does the inspection require putting the car up on a lift?

do they do emissions too?
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 04-28-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 143,304
Posted By covance
does this still happen

does this still happen
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 04-28-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By covance
Moving to VA - advice on inspection

Hello All,

I am moving to VA and need advice on the annual inspection process. My car has no engine/exhaust mods so it would pass, BUT I am extremely OCD about my car and have had bad experiences...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-31-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By covance
D shaped steering wheel thats airbag compatible for 2015 BRZ and...

not red stitching! I have a series.blue and basically all the d shaped airbag compatible steering wheels I see on ebay/google etc have red stitching.

Anyone have a brand they recommend? I've...
Forum: Want-To-Buy Requests 10-31-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By covance
WTB D shaped steering wheel for 2015 BRZ, airbag compatible

I am looking for anyone parting out a D shaped steering wheel that is plug and play with the OEM airbag and horn.

Please, none with RED stitching. I have a series.blue so it wouldn't match at all....
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-15-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
lol I have my brz, its my daily driver and its...

lol I have my brz, its my daily driver and its not much of a project as it barely has 35k miles on it despite being a 2015 (tho i do do all the maintenance on it myself)
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-15-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
update for you all: after further thinking I...

update for you all: after further thinking I believe neither of these would be a good project. I am not against the work (though it will be a sharp learning curve) but the payoff isn't there.

so...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-10-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,229
Posted By covance
my 2015 brz has same issue

my 2015 brz has same issue
Forum: BRZ First-Gen (2012+) -- General Topics 10-10-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By covance
id say lawyer up but im an american :p idk if...

id say lawyer up but im an american :p idk if that holds the same sway there
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-09-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
thanks, very helpful!

thanks, very helpful!
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-09-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
Not sure yet - haven't gotten my hands on either...

Not sure yet - haven't gotten my hands on either car to assess them well myself.

most common e46 leaks seem to be oil filter housing gasket, the valve cover gasket and the oil pan gasket
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-09-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
so for something like a oil gasket change or...

so for something like a oil gasket change or crank sensor replacement I would need to take the bumper off the e46?
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-09-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
This has me convinced haha, plus theres the...

This has me convinced haha, plus theres the nostalgia factor. The e46 was the car I first used when I got a license in high school, and I miss the orange glow that bmw no longer uses for their...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-09-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
thanks for all the replies so far! to answer...

thanks for all the replies so far!

to answer some questions/provide some clarity:

both these cars belong to my dad who is selling them, so they are my only choices as I wasn't planning on going...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 10-09-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By covance
Whats a better project car between these two?

A 2000 bmw 323i or a 2011 mb e class 4matic. Can only pick between these two.

Both have a little over 200k miles. The bimmer has a oil leak and keeps turning itself off (possibly a sensor problem,...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-21-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By covance
Good recommendation for mobile paint repair company? I live in Montgomery County, MD

Has anyone used a good mobile paint repair company they can recommend? Long story short, I went to a mechanic and they scratched my door. I live in Montgomery County, MD.


I am open to paint...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-24-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,376
Posted By covance
where do you find freelance gigs? I spent a few...

where do you find freelance gigs? I spent a few months applying to them on odesk/upwork but no luck.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge [WARNING: NO POLITICS] 02-21-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,376
Posted By covance
lol been working 8 years full time and still...

lol been working 8 years full time and still sleeping on ikea furniture in a rental! DC cost of living :thumbdown:

we would love to move to a better cost of living area but my wife's industry is...
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